Green energy has long aimed to overthrow fossil fuel's stranglehold on world power generation. But for now, Silicon Valley is taking green energy down a different path.
Tech stocks fell on news that chipmaker Intel, a bellwether for tech stocks, cut its profit outlook. Moody's says it plans to review EU sovereign debt ratings, adding to the general market gloom.
The Dow gained 186 points to close at 12184 Friday after a deal to forge stronger ties between most of Europe's economies sent stocks sharply higher
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.
Faced with growing criticism about his many years as a Washington insider, Newt Gingrich has launched a new website "Answering the Attacks." But some across the political spectrum continue to raise questions about his professional and personal record.
After 20 years as a member of Congress, including two terms as House speaker, Newt Gingrich did not go back home to Georgia. Instead, he kept his hand in the political game, making lots of money consulting for corporations.
President Barack Obama was in Bali today, where Boeing and an Indonesian airline signed a $21 billion contract that the US hopes will boost American business via Indonesia's growing economy.
House Republicans are blocking a vote on a bill to punish China for currency manipulation. Leaders say it could unleash a trade war, but many rank and file want to take China to task.
Solyndra's flop is part of a global shakeout in the brutal solar manufacturing market. But that shakeout may one day help to make the solar industry competitive with coal power.