Multinational corporations harbor and invest nearly $1.5 trillion overseas to avoid the 35 percent US corporate tax rate. Giving them a 'repatriation holiday' – a tax break if they bring that cash home and create jobs – will please both sides of the aisle and the American people.
Stocks of small companies, especially, are being sold, and overall, stocks are falling
Tech stocks reported poor earnings Friday, causing shares to fall. Tech stocks are seen as an early indicator for corporate earnings in other sectors.
Apple iBooks infringes on a decade-old trademark, alleges a New York publisher. Now iBooks joins the list of Apple naming feuds.
After Ben Bernanke's worrisome outlook on Tuesday, stocks fell Wednesday, with the Dow losing about 21 points
After gains early in the day, the session closed lower, with the Dow declining about 19 points
The Dow closed down more than 90 points after the Department of Labor released a discouraging jobs report on Friday
The Dow rose about 38 points, with DuPont rising and Verizon falling. The Nasdaq rose about 15 points.
The Dow rose 65 points, and consumer staples and health care drove the S&P 500 up more than 6 points