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  • Stocks quiet, but gain for second straight day

    The Dow inched up 21.04 points to close at 12418 on a quiet day for the markets

  • For stock market in 2011, the world was flat

    Stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, ends the year just as it started. But stock market in fourth quarter staged an impressive rally, which could set the tone for 2012.  
    12/30/2011 11:00 pm

  • Stock market quiz: Can you predict the market based on the trader's face?

    The stock market is a roller coaster, rising and falling hundreds of points, sometimes in a single day. If it's stressful for investors, it wreaks emotional havoc on the traders who work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. As photographers have discovered over the years, the daily story of the stock market can be encapsulated in a single trader's face. Can you tell the market's performance based on the expressions of these traders? Take our 10-question stock market quiz:
    12/26/2011 08:00 am

  • Stocks climb on encouraging signs in economy

    Stocks on the Dow rise for the third day in a row, buoyed by falling jobless claims and better readings from leading indicators. 
    12/22/2011 10:56 pm

  • Stocks fall with BoA, banks leading the slide

    The Dow lost 200 points to close at 11766. Bank of America plunged 4 percent; other big banks also faltered.
    12/19/2011 06:15 pm

  • Faced with evictions, occupy movement protesters look to new tactics

    Disrupted by police, Occupy movements in several major cities now mobilize largely during daytime hours or through marches designed around specific issues. Some are aligning with local community groups, churches, and unions.
    12/10/2011 05:31 pm

  • Stocks rise as Europe nears budget agreement

    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
    12/09/2011 05:40 pm

  • Doomsday war games: Pentagon's 3 nightmare scenarios

    Pentagon planners have plenty to deal with these days – Iran in search of nuclear-weapons technology, suicide bombings in Afghanistan, and the final pullout of US troops in Iraq potentially leaving behind a security vacuum in the Middle East. But in war games in Washington this week, US Army officials and their advisers debated three nightmare scenarios in particular. Here are the doomsday visions that Pentagon planners have been poring over:
    12/07/2011 09:07 am

  • Global News Blog Good Reads: A European bailout plan explained, and yoga lawsuits

    Today's papers help make sense of the incomprehensible European debt crisis, and what European governments plan to do about it.
    12/02/2011 09:07 am

  • Occupy Wall Street at two months: Hundreds arrested across US

    Two days after Occupy Wall Street lost its tent compound at Zuccotti Park, protesters held a national 'day of action.' A mostly peaceful day followed a failed morning effort to delay NYSE trading.
    11/17/2011 08:56 pm

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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