The Dow lost 119.96 points to close at 11,493.57. The S&P fell 14.47 points to end the day at 1,204.42, and the Nasdaq fell 33.42 points to 2, 546.04
IRS says residents in hard-hit areas of New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina will get an extension until Oct. 31 to make tax payments and file certain IRS returns.
A cost comparison of store-bought and homemade powdered dish detergents
Investors took money out of stocks and piled into cash as market swung wildly. Stocks made up less than half of investors' model portfolios, according to poll of global investment houses.
Conservatives argue that a tax raise for the rich will discourage them from creating more wealth for everyone else. Here's why they're wrong.
Mutual funds trying to earn higher returns faced a nearly impossible task. Individual stocks are tracking the S&P index more now than in at least the last 20 years, a conundrum for managers of mutual funds.
Bankruptcy of Solyndra, once touted by President Obama, is third failure of a US solar firm this month. Bankruptcy will serve as fuel for critics of government stimulus.
The average rate for a 30 year fixed rate morgage fell 7 points last week, while purchase application volume went up 0.9 percent
Private employers added 91,000 jobs in August 2011
The Dow rose 53.58 points to close at 11,613.53 as a wild month for the financial markets ends quietly
The Justice Department's suit to block the merger could boost mobile-phone competition. If successful, the suit could preserve low-price plans that T-Mobile has been pushing.
Social Security benefits from deceased dad won't go to daughter conceived after his death through artificial insemination. Appeals court rules that she didn't meet Social Security eligibility requirements.