Posted In: markets, Black Monday, Wall Street, flash crash
The markets tumbled Friday, but the declines were nothing compared to the Black Monday crash of Oct. 19, 1987. The Dow Jones shed 22 percent -- the equivalent of a 3,000-point drop today.
Posted In: home insurance
Consumer advocates warn that some home insurers have been holding premiums steady by providing less coverage.
Posted In: Banks, branches
With more people banking online, banks are closing branches. But some community leaders say banks that provide face-to-face interactions are still important.