Topic: U.S. Dollar
After spending much of Friday below 10000, the market recovered lost ground amid positive news about unemployment. But the government-debt crisis in Greece is prompting investors to worry, again, about the health of the financial system.
02/05/2010 05:43 pm
President Obama's State of the Union speech proposed a National Export Initiative to generate 2 million jobs from doubling exports over the next five years.
01/28/2010 04:39 pm
Some key lawmakers in the Senate are saying they will vote against the Bernanke confirmation. The Fed chairman’s term expires at the end of this month.
01/22/2010 07:13 pm
Conservative tycoon Sebastian Piñera won the second round of Chile's presidential election on Sunday in part due to voter faith that he can revive the economy. Meanwhile, Brazil's economy is booming.
01/17/2010 06:13 pm
As political stalemate deepens, a school for the hearing-impaired in an impoverished township shows what's possible.
01/11/2010 05:04 pm
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez this weekend devalued the country's currency, the bolivar, by half, in a move that economists say underscores the dire economic straits of the oil-rich nation.
01/11/2010 02:50 pm
The media are full of reports of the worst decade, America in decline, the end of the US century. Actually, much points to a hopeful future.
12/31/2009 08:50 am
The stock market will close 2009 with some momentum. But will it be able to carry that growth through 2010?
12/29/2009 03:54 pm
Cold temperatures have boosted demand for home heating oil. Higher oil prices pose another challenge for the American consumer.
12/24/2009 03:21 pm
In picking Ben Bernanke as Person of the Year, Time magazine hopes to do better than the last time it anointed an economic mastermind.
12/16/2009 01:39 pm