Topic: Dow Jones Industrial Average
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03/01/2010 01:09 pm
Stocks rallied in the US and in Europe on Tuesday on expectations of an emergency European Union bailout for Greece. But Greece, with a ballooning national debt, is not out of the woods yet.
02/09/2010 05:19 pm
Concerns about the ability of Greece, Spain, and Portugal to pay their debts caused the Dow Jones Industrial average to drop more than 100 points, closing below 10000 for the first time since early November.
02/08/2010 07:07 pm
After spending much of Friday below 10000, the market recovered lost ground amid positive news about unemployment. But the government-debt crisis in Greece is prompting investors to worry, again, about the health of the financial system.
02/05/2010 05:43 pm
Economists see some optimism in the unemployment rate as well as in other employment data. But overall, jobs are still being lost.
02/05/2010 01:19 pm
Have the sovereign debt woes of European nations pushed the Dow back to the nervous days of last spring?
02/04/2010 06:05 pm
Some key lawmakers in the Senate are saying they will vote against the Bernanke confirmation. The Fed chairman’s term expires at the end of this month.
01/22/2010 07:13 pm
The Dow has lost 552 points since Tuesday. Is it time to worry about US stocks?
01/22/2010 05:16 pm
President Obama Thursday proposed new limits on banks' size as well as their ability to take risks. The move is part of reform measures to avert a repeat of the practices that led to the financial crisis. The stock market fell in response to the news.
01/21/2010 04:35 pm
Democrat Martha Coakley's defeat for the seat that Ted Kennedy held for 46 years could signal big problems for President Obama and his party.
01/19/2010 09:45 pm