Zuccotti Park has been occupied by Wall Street protesters for the last four weeks, but in a sudden turn of events they will have to vacate the park tomorrow morning and will not be allowed to return with their sleeping bags, tarps, tables, or other gear.
Wall Street jobs are growing scarcer as financial firms have laid off 4,100 people since April. Another 10,000 Wall Street jobs could be lost next year, New York comptroller says.
On Columbus Day, many Americans observe Christopher Columbus's discovery of the New World, which the explorer himself mistakenly thought was India. True, it's not the most exciting holiday on the calendar. It's not even observed in every state, which means Columbus Day comes with a lot of gray area about practical matters, such as who's working and who's not. Here's your practical guide to Columbus Day.
Stocks recovered Tuesday after tumbling early. The Dow gained 153 points, erasing a 200-point deficit to close at 10808. Stocks jumped on reports that European officials were working on a joint effort to prop up the region's struggling banks.
The latest setback in Greece's financial crisis sent bumped the Standard and Poor's 500 index 32 points to 1099, its lowest level of the year. The Dow fell 258 points to 10655.
Kodak says it has no intentions of filing for bankruptcy. But Kodak confirms hiring law firm specializing in restructuring and share price falls by more than half.
Stock market ends on down note over renewed worries about Europe. The S&P 500 stock market index has lost 14.3 percent in the third quarter.
The Dow gained 143 points to end at 11153. Traders worried about Europe's debt problems were relieved that Germany passed a measure to expand the powers of a regional bailout fund.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 179 points to 11010 as investors worried about Europe's ability to contain its debt crisis