Slowdowns in car sales, manufacturing, home sales, and job creation collectively shook the stock market. Both the Dow and S&P 500 fell more than 2 percent Wednesday.
The Dow plummeted by more than 2 percent on Wednesday, losing about 279 points, after Moody's cut Greece's bond ratings
For two days, Citizens Bank customers have complained that online banking is either slow or unavailable. Citizens Bank says it's a 'technical issue.'
For-profit colleges leave students with too much debt, some in Washington are saying. Even though graduates of for-profit colleges might have huge loans to repay, they are a good deal for taxpayers, a recent study says.
Homeownership is supposed to be better for neighborhoods and children than renting a home. But the rent or own debate is not so clear-cut?
Deadly cucumbers from Spain are not cause of fatal E.coli outbreak, Germany concedes. But if not deadly cucumbers, then what? Officials don't know.
The Dow fell about 240 points in May, which ended a five-month stretch of gains. Stocks closed higher on Tuesday with news of a possible Greek bailout package.
Home prices fell sharply during the first quarter of 2011, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index. The 'double dip' means they dropped below their Great Recession low point, reached in early 2009.
Compromise on the budget deficit shouldn't be a dirty word. Here are four examples where cutting the deficit would forward Democratic and Republican goals.
The S&P/Case-Shiller home prices index for March shows that home prices in 20 US cities declined 0.77 percent from February. The Case-Shiller Composite-10 index fell 0.62 percent in that period.
LinkedIn options, trading for the first time Friday, had twice the premium on the puts compared with calls. Are LinkedIn's investment bankers trying to keep shares from falling?
Stock prices mostly rise on world markets. Germany, France, and several Asian markets see stock prices go up. But markets in US, Britain closed due to holidays.
Usually more growth begets more inflation. But ironically, fiscal austerity and higher taxes are boosting inflation in Greece, Portugal, Spain, and Italy.