Topic: Standard & Poor's
Deflation: If forecasts are correct, several factors could present a dangerous combination the Fed might not allow to brew for very long.
10/28/2011 09:56 am
Stock market powered forward Thursday with the Dow rising nearly 340 points. By one measure, October could be the Dow's best month ever. Behind the stock market optimism is there a sign of economic hope?
10/27/2011 06:16 pm
Stock futures down slightly for the Dow, S&P. But NASDAQ stock futures rise as Asia and Europe post gains.
10/24/2011 09:40 am
The Greek debt crisis has unfolded over several years and through a litany of bailouts, parliamentary votes, and credit downgrades. Here is a brief overview of how we got to where we stand today.
10/19/2011 02:24 pm
Not since at least 1960 has the US standard of living fallen so fast for so long. The average American has $1,315 less in annual disposable income now than at the onset of the Great Recession.
10/19/2011 10:44 am
The Dow rose 166 points Friday, to close at 11644, turning positive for 2011. Meanwhile, the S&P had its best week in more than two years.
10/14/2011 07:01 pm
The differences between the US and Japan are great, but expect a Japan-like lengthy period of slow growth and deflation as America works down its debts
10/04/2011 12:00 pm
Airline stocks fell Monday, led by bankruptcy speculation for troubled American Airlines. American shares tumbled 33 percent, while airline stocks generally dropped 9.8 percent.
10/03/2011 08:56 pm
Unemployment benefits: Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, though some of that was due to technical factors. And the economy grew slightly more in the April-June quarter than previously estimated.
09/30/2011 10:55 am
Stock buybacks would occur when Berkshire Hathaway stock is within 110 percent of book value. If stock buybacks happen, they would be the first in Warren Buffett's 46 years heading Berkshire.
09/27/2011 10:23 am