The Dow closed about 88 points down, the S&P 500 lost about 7 points, and the Nasdaq fell about 16 points
The price of gold went up $12.90 an ounce on Monday alone, closing at $1,614.40. But if the debt ceiling is raised, the gold price could come down over the short term.
To be able to work at home a few days a week, some employees agree to a pay cut. Work at home for half the time and you could save as much as $6,800 a year.
Bond market debacle seems unlikely, many foreign officials say. But bond market could see loss of America's Triple A rating if there are no big budget cuts long term.
Camaro combines new look with solid feel to attract buyers. In its first five months, Camaro outsold Mustang 40,000 to 30,000 units.
McDonald's net income rises 15 percent with strong growth overseas. But even in US, McDonalds sees revenues growing.
Detroit officials have a radical plan to reduce the geographic size of the Motor City and concentrate its population in a more dense core.
A retooling plan for Detroit – involving controversial razing, shrinking, and repurposing – is under way as the Motor City tries to save itself.
With the possibility of America defaulting on a debt payment just days away, Americans are hoping for the best but bracing for the worst. Lawmakers are raising alarms. Some investors are scrambling to the safety of gold and foreign currencies. What would a US default mean for the American consumer? Here are five ways it would hit your pocketbook:
The Dow closed 43 points lower, the S&P 500 gained just one point, and the Nasdaq rose 24 points on Friday. For the week, each index was up.
Stocks weighed down by Washington debt-limit talks, mixed corporate earnings. Stocks in Europe lifted by second Greek bailout.
Bankruptcy liquidation will start Friday with $700 million in books, DVDs, and furniture discounted up to 40 percent. Borders expects to wrap up the bankruptcy sales in September.
Microsoft fourth-quarter earnings handily beat expectations. But Microsoft Windows division sees revenues dip for third straight quarter.
Zillow sees a big return from Wall Street on Wednesday during the website's initial public offering. Despite a down US housing market, Zillow appears to have a bright future, according to investors.
The Dow gained 152 points, the S&P 500 rose 18 points, and the Nasdaq closed 20 points higher, following news of a new set of loans for Greece
Junk Food Day 2011 sees industry growing despite tough economy. But public isn't jumping for joy on Junk Food Day.
Oil futures swayed by better outlook for US economy and Greek aid deal. It's the first time since early June that oil futures have breached the $100 level.