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Dow shareholders say 'no' to Murdoch

May 2, 2007
Shareholders vow to block Rupert Murdoch's billion-dollar bid to buy the publisher of the venerable Wall Street Journal. The media mogul's plan to launch a financial news network might be behind the move.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Murdoch's Dow move may spur bidding war

May 2, 2007
When is $5 billion not nearly enough? Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy the publisher of the Wall Street Journal is well above market value, but it may be just the starting point if the owners invite more offers.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Good news or bad? Automatic trader decides

Apr 30, 2007
Reuters is rolling out a new service that tracks news about companies and makes automatic trades based on what's in a story. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

What, me worry--yes

Apr 30, 2007
Remember when the 9% drop in China's stock market toward the end of February rippled throughout the global economy? Well, it turns out that was...

The Modern

Apr 30, 2007
I was in New York on business last Friday. I ended up eating dinner at the Modern, the new restaurant at the Musem of Modern Art. I'm always in...

Hedge Funds for the People--Not

Apr 30, 2007
Christian Baha is hawking a fund of hedge-like funds for the people called Superfund. The Austrian-based Superfund offers 20 funds, two of them...

Week on Wall Street

Apr 27, 2007
Marketplace's resident stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson talks with Kai Ryssdal about this week's strong earnings reports and stock market rises.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Reverse Mortgages

Apr 26, 2007
We've been getting more and more questions about reverse mortgages....

John Bogle

Apr 25, 2007
John Bogle is the legendary founder of Vanguard, the giant mutual fund company. He's an industry pioneer, and within the mutual fund business...

Dow's up further, but is the economy?

Apr 25, 2007
The Dow Jones Industrials ended today at an all-time high: 13,089.89. Most other indexes are up, too. So is the economy on the upswing, or is this just a bunch of numbers? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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