Topic: Dow Jones Industrial Average
The GDP grew at an annual rate of only 1.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011, announces the Commerce Department, which also revised first-quarter growth down to 0.4 percent.
07/29/2011 01:32 pm
The Dow fell 62 points, and the S&P 500 fell 4. The Nasdaq closed up 1 point.
07/28/2011 05:43 pm
As the Aug. 2 debt deadline approaches, investors can envision everything from the stock market dropping like a rock to the economy shrinking as government vendors lay off thousands of workers.
07/27/2011 08:27 pm
Deven Sharma, president of Standard & Poor's, told a House subcommittee Wednesday that if lawmakers can work out a 'grand bargain' with $4 trillion in deficit cuts over the next decade, the US may yet keep its AAA rating.
07/27/2011 07:56 pm
Stocks fell again on Wednesday, with the Dow losing 199 points, as lawmakers in Washington remained at odds over a debt solution
07/27/2011 05:33 pm
Stocks of small companies, especially, are being sold, and overall, stocks are falling
07/27/2011 04:03 pm
The Dow fell 92 points, the S&P 500 fell 5, and the Nasdaq fell 3, as the debate continued in Washington over whether to raise the debt ceiling
07/26/2011 06:09 pm
Some private economists see devastating effects, such as stock markets plunging. But other economists don't envision such a scenario, suggesting that the Fed, for example, may step in.
07/26/2011 05:32 pm
The Dow closed about 88 points down, the S&P 500 lost about 7 points, and the Nasdaq fell about 16 points
07/25/2011 06:55 pm
The price of gold went up $12.90 an ounce on Monday alone, closing at $1,614.40. But if the debt ceiling is raised, the gold price could come down over the short term.
07/25/2011 06:14 pm