Topic: U.S. Department of Commerce
The GDP grew at an annual rate of only 1.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011, announces the Commerce Department, which also revised first-quarter growth down to 0.4 percent.
07/29/2011 01:32 pm
Energy stocks got a boost from a deal that Southern Union Co. struck with Energy Transfer Equity LP. But even as energy stocks rose, others wavered Tuesday.
07/05/2011 02:31 pm
Contrary to arguments that European social democracy is a success, a new ranking of US versus European states has American states ahead of fabled European powers.
06/24/2011 11:29 pm
The Dow gained about 123 points, and the Nasdaq gained about 39 points, led by gains in energy
06/14/2011 06:23 pm
At the end of what looks like a campaign swing Tuesday, Obama is visiting Puerto Rico, the first sitting president to do so since JFK. Will it help him with mainland Hispanic voters in 2012?
06/14/2011 10:49 am
Following a dismal performance Wednesday, the Dow fell about 41 points, the S&P 500 dropped about one point, and the Nasdaq gained about four points
06/02/2011 05:57 pm
The Dow plummeted by more than 2 percent on Wednesday, losing about 279 points, after Moody's cut Greece's bond ratings
06/01/2011 06:05 pm
The Dow fell about 25 points, after rising and falling throughout the session. A positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs drove up the price of oil and metals.
05/24/2011 05:34 pm
Hewlett-Packard's lowered forecast pulled the Dow down, to close about 68 points lower than the previous session. The Nasdaq barely gained, rising 0.90 points just before closing.
05/17/2011 05:37 pm
The Dow rose 65 points, and consumer staples and health care drove the S&P 500 up more than 6 points
05/12/2011 06:08 pm