Topic: Doug Roberts
The Dow recovered almost 430 points Tuesday, after the Fed said it would keep short-term interest rates low until mid-2013. But the Fed's surprise move also points to expectations for slow recovery.
08/09/2011 06:46 pm
Wall Street insiders aren't worried the government might hang an 'out to lunch' sign. The market improved during the 1995 government shutdowns. Of greater concern: raising the debt ceiling.
04/07/2011 04:28 pm
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.
04/27/2010 05:24 pm
A sell-off on Friday drove Dow down 154 points, as traders took stock of postponed debt payment at conglomerate Dubai World.
11/27/2009 12:00 am
In its Beige Book, the Fed sees US economy making 'modest improvements.'
10/22/2009 01:00 am
Though problems remain for housing and jobs, the Fed's Open Market Committee sees further improvement in financial markets in recent weeks.
08/12/2009 01:00 am
The Fed chairman, who is all over the TV news shows this week, may be angling for reappointment in January.
07/27/2009 01:00 am
CIT is one of America’s largest lenders to small businesses. It also made many subprime mortgage loans and is now seeking US assistance.
07/14/2009 01:00 am
Under the new ‘mark-to-market’ rule, banks can consider the value of assets as if they are being sold in an orderly fashion, not in a distress sale.
04/02/2009 01:00 am
Fed chief proposes a super-regulator to police and correct US financial system.
03/10/2009 01:00 am