It’s been nearly six years since the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 14,000 points in July 2007. As the Grateful Dead would sang, “what a long strange trip it’s been.”
The U.S. economy continued to trudge through a difficult fiscal quarter as the economy created 163,000 private-sector jobs in July. The number was the best since February, but the economy’s job creation pace is essentially flat since 2011.
Facebook posted second-quarter earnings in line with Wall Street’s expectations: a mere 12 cents per share.
Carol Bartz was fired Tuesday as Yahoo Inc.’s CEO nearly three years into a tenure in which the company fell short of the turnaround she was charged with leading.
August has been one of the worst months in the history of Wall Street with stocks swinging wildly up and down by hundreds of points. Since a Mid-July peak of about 12,700, the Dow’s lost […]
From New York’s Wall Street to South Florida’s main street, investors and brokers anxiously watched the Dow drop Monday, watching for a glimmer of hope as 634 points slipped off the big board. There was little to be found.
From soaring oil prices to the slumping stock market, the week that was in economy was all about the crisis in the Middle East.
For the first time in 2 ½ years, the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 12,000 points Tuesday afternoon.
The latest unemployment numbers are out and the news is not good. The unemployment rate rose again last month– with overall job growth basically flat.