The Dow rose 32 points to 11555 as a jump in US consumer confidence and new efforts from European leaders to find more aggressive cures for the region's debt crisis encouraged investors
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.
Stocks may be chaotic, but they also offer opportunities if you look in the right place. Plunging stocks now make some sectors appealing.
Silver prices, as well as the prices of gold, platinum, and diamonds, rose on Tuesday, amid a declining confidence in the US dollar. Rising gold and silver prices reflect heightened anxiety among investors.
When asked about coverage of candidates' personal lives, Newt Gingrich first referred to society’s preoccupation with gossip and then said he was 'mystified' by interest in his jewelry credit account.
The Jon Stewart–Bill O'Reilly faceoff on 'The O'Reilly Factor' Monday touched on the White House guest list at a poetry event. Tuesday is Round 2: presidential candidates. Prepare yourself, Newt.
More online merchants are launching 'dynamic pricing' schemes, which adjust prices based on perceived willingness to pay. But just as foreign tourists in Egypt grow tired of being overcharged based on looks, consumers may well object to being singled out based on their Web habits.