The Dow rose 180 points to 11577 during another day of wild swings for the stock market
Workers in London's financial center were greeted today with Occupy London, a growing anticapitalist demonstration in front of St. Paul's Cathedral. Some were surprisingly supportive of the protesters.
While 'Occupy Wall Street' has avoided specifying demands, money in politics is a clear target. Supporters of campaign-finance reform hope the movement gives their cause momentum.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 40 points to close at 11478, but an afternoon rally in technology stocks trimmed some of the market's losses.
Economic conditions have seemed ripe for a popular uprising from the left, and now 'Occupy Wall Street' protests are marshaling those forces. But so far the tea party has greater focus and intensity.
Burgeoning cyberchatter about 'Occupy Wall Street' is creating an evolving database of raw information about the leaderless protest movement, a potential tool for those seeking to anticipate its next steps.
Occupy Wall Street protesters Tuesday marched on the residences of some of the power brokers who they say are responsible, at least in part, for the nation's economic ills.
A three-day rally on the stock market faded Friday after a mixed jobs report and credit-rating cuts for Italy and Spain. The Dow dropped 20 points to end the day at 11103.
Bank of America CEO says wealthy Bank of America clients would support 'millionaire tax' if money used to put US fiscal house in order. Google chairman says higher taxes wouldn't crimp his spending.