With the unemployment rate holding flat at 9.1 percent, the new report did little to ease debate over whether the nation could be dipping back into recession.
Insurance companies are likely to end 2011 in the black, despite a string of weather disasters. But insurance companies are expected to raise premiums..
Dow loses 419 points as volatility returns to Wall Street. Besides stocks, oil prices and mortgage rates also fall.
Stock traders see the Dow fall 500 points before paring some of its losses. European stock traders endure biggest one-day decline in almost three years.
Credit cards in the US are being paid off in full more often this year, leading to healthy gains by the credit card companies.
Zynga is expected to sell $1.5 billion to $2 billion of its stock to the public as early as this fall. Zynga created Farmville and other popular online games.
The Greek Parliament passed an austerity package today, but the possibility of default still looms.
The Dow rose 109 points as Greece was given more time to repay its debt to France
The Dow fell more than 170 points, continuing a losing streak that is the worst since 2002.
The Dow gained about 75 points, as stocks closed higher for the first time in June