Dow gains 84 points, up nearly 5 percent over the last six trading days.
Stock market makes steep, broad gains as Dow moves above 12,000. The stock market was buoyed by AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile.
Dow average gains 161 points as traders send stocks up broadly. Dow is now positive for the year.
Stocks fall in US with Dow and S&P 500 dropping about half a percentage point. But drop in stock prices bigger in Europe and much larger in Japan.
Stock market falls with Dow dropping more than 100 points in wake of concerns about Japan earthquake. Stock prices in Japan fall more than 6 percent.
Patent law currently grants patents to the first person to invent something. Under a Senate reform bill, patent law would recognize the first person to file a patent.
Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal are the main draws in 'Love & Other Drugs,' a weepie that wastes an opportunity to look at medical malfeasance.
Apple, Google, and 3M may top Bloomberg’s list of the world’s most innovative companies, but they’re not the biggest research and development spenders – not even part of the Top 20. Out of 1,000 publicly traded companies with the highest R&D spending in 2009, here are the Top 10, according to a survey by management-consulting firm Booz & Co.: