Topic: Exxon Mobil Corporation
The Dow rose 83 points to close at 12758, its highest close since May 2011, after the Federal Reserve pledged to keep interest rates near zero for almost three more years.
Apple's market value at a session peak on Wednesday was $7.2 billion higher than Exxon's. But can Apple hold onto its new-found glory for long?
A look back at some of the predicted US outcomes for the Iraq war, and what happened.
12/22/2011 12:04 pm
Stocks slid in late afternoon trading. The Dow lost 66 points Tuesday to close at 11954, after gaining as much as 126 points earlier. Stocks on the Nasdaq and S&P 500 also suffered losses.
12/13/2011 05:05 pm
Stocks calmed down after Monday's big declines. Stocks on the Dow gained 69 points by noon Tuesday.
12/13/2011 01:15 pm
Letters to the Editor for the weekly issue of November 28, 2011: One reader argues that Americans need to have a conversation about the role of federal government before they argue over taxes. Another decries loopholes in corporate taxation and the widening income gap.
11/28/2011 12:00 am
Chinese hackers sought to steal designs, formulas, and processes from chemical companies in the US and elsewhere, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Symantec. It's the latest example of Chinese hackers targeting a sector of the US economy.
11/01/2011 05:43 pm
Exxon Mobil's quarterly profit rose 41 percent because the company sold oil and natural gas at higher prices, making up for lower production. Exxon Mobil sold oil in the U.S. for an average of $95.58 a barrel
10/27/2011 01:48 pm
Kinder Morgan purchased rival pipeline operator El Paso Corp for $21 billion, creating what will be by far the country's largest pipeline distributor of natural gas.
10/17/2011 04:29 pm
The Dow rose 166 points Friday, to close at 11644, turning positive for 2011. Meanwhile, the S&P had its best week in more than two years.
10/14/2011 07:01 pm