Topic: Standard & Poor's
Despite last year's bailout, debt in Greece continues to grow, and Athens is asking for another rescue package. As America nears the deadline to raise its debt ceiling, it should review its Greek lessons.
05/11/2011 03:59 pm
Dow rises 75 points as stocks put together a three-day rally. But Microsoft falls after it announces purchase of Internet calling company Skype.
05/11/2011 12:19 am
Following a strong show on Friday, the Dow rose 45 points, led by oil and precious metals
05/09/2011 06:12 pm
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke waded into politics Wednesday – but stayed in the shallow end. He avoided a partisan position, but made it clear that Congress needs to correct America's fiscal course.
04/28/2011 10:33 am
Inflation isn't the biggest threat to the economy. Falling into another recession is.
04/27/2011 10:47 am
Ratings agency changes Japan's long-term debt outlook from stable to negative. Aftermath of earthquake and tsunami could slow economy and boost debt, Standard and Poor's says.
04/27/2011 01:48 am
Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who is expected to announce an official "exploratory committee" for a presidential run Tuesday, is known for his passionate espousal of free markets and sound money. To supporters, Congressman Paul has stood as a lone voice of reason in Congress, wiser than Wall Street. Critics see his views on issues like reviving a gold standard or ending the Federal Reserve as simplistic and more dangerous than the ills he hopes to cure. Here are his own words on key economic issues:
04/26/2011 06:43 pm
The Fed will hold its first-ever quarterly briefing, and new data will likely reveal sluggish economic growth for the first quarter
04/22/2011 05:50 pm
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
04/21/2011 05:36 pm
Apple earnings to beat consensus, one analyst says. Also of note: Gold's new high and closing arguments in Rajaratnam insider-trading trial.
04/20/2011 01:52 am