The Dow gained about 75 points, as stocks closed higher for the first time in June
06/09/2011 06:07 pm
The Dow fell about 61 points, with a weak performance by banks and energy
06/06/2011 05:59 pm
Britain searches for a new direction after 13 years of Labour rule, the first hung Parliament in 36 years, and one of the worst economies since World War II.
05/08/2010 10:44 am
The final UK election debate Thursday night is supposed to focus on the economy, a strong issue for the Labour Party. But Prime Minister Gordon Brown's outburst after meeting a working-class supporter may give further boost to Conservative David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg.
04/29/2010 10:56 am
Ahead of the British election, embattled Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown visited working-class Rochdale and was caught calling a life-long Labour voter a "bigot." The gaffe spotlights voter anger over welfare policies in a town with the highest concentration of the unemployed in Britain.
04/28/2010 03:19 pm