After plunging at the opening Tuesday, the Dow Industrial Average regains some ground. But uncertainty over the Japan nuclear crisis could weigh on the economy, and markets, for some time.
The stock market today fell by 166 points, with investors worried about shipping through the Suez Canal and the possibility that protests will spread through the Middle East.
On Wall Street, Goldman Sachs is admired to a certain extent for its ability to generate profits. But the firm is also resented for a certain swagger.
Stocks in Europe and Asia fell overnight after the Federal Reserve moved to raise its 'discount rate' by a quarter point.
President Obama has responded to recent setbacks by striking a more populist tone, and his primary target has been Wall Street. Bankers are hoping he takes a more inclusive line in his State of the Union address Wednesday.
As conglomerate Dubai World delays debt payments, most analysts look for Arab Monetary Fund to step in to avert a crisis in financial markets. That's not likely, though, until Sunday.
Most people interested in trading in an old car – and getting a generous credit on the purchase of a new one – have apparently already rushed to participate in the program.
Liberals and conservatives sign online petitions and complain to Congress. Some push alternative plans.
Stronger financial institutions are purchasing weaker ones. Case in point: Bank of America has announced it will purchase Countrywide Financial.