Occupy Wall Street protester Chris Philips screams as he is arrested near Zuccotti Park on Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protesters have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.
The Dow rose 146 points to 11190 amid hopes that Europe was moving closer to resolving its debt problems
The German chancellor and Greek prime minister today gave speeches pushing their plan to solve Greece's economic crisis, just days before the German parliament votes on more bailout money.
Deficit-cutting 'super committee' and Obama jobs plan don't have to work at cross purposes.
In Libya's transition from dictator to democracy, the international community should learn from its experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Bosnia. The West should watch out for picking favorite leaders and should use leverage to push Libya toward inclusive politics and a viable oil industry.
New local-content laws in Nigeria, Angola, Gabon, and Ghana aim to ensure African countries gain as much benefit from the oil business as foreign oil companies do.
Stocks rallied Monday amid hopes for a fix to Europe's debt problems. The Dow went up 272 points to close at 11043, making up nearly a third of last week's losses.
Former President Vladimir Putin, who announced yesterday that he will run again next year, is likely to win. But falling oil prices may create social discontent – and push him to make political reforms.