May 2, 2012
The Dow closed near its highest level in about four years yesterday, but how can that be when there are so many other economic indicators recently that don’t look so great?
Feb 29, 2012
The Dow closed at 13,005 -- its highest finish since 2008. It's a milestone you might guess would make investors happy, but not everyone has made big money.
Feb 6, 2012
The Dow is now up almost 100 percent from its low in March 2009, and down just 9 percent from the highest point it ever reached in 2007.
Aug 31, 2011
...and when it's down, we don't. That makes no sense, of course: the stock markets are not an accurate reflection of the national economy. They...
Mar 17, 2011
Here are today's headlines from Marketplace Morning Report and around the web....
Dec 10, 2010
This final note on the way out, an observation about the ever-evolving state of the American economy. Standard & Poor's announced some changes...
Jul 14, 2009
We've had Dow Chemical in the Greenwash Brigade's crosshairs in the past, so climate change skeptics chew on this: Greenpeace AND Dow Chemical are...
Mar 10, 2009
Wall Street's having its best rally of the year today, and reports like this attribute it to Citigroup. The bank claims it was profitable the...
Mar 2, 2009
This morning, the Dow is trading below 7,000 for the first time since October 28, 1997. It's just got to be the bottom, right? I wouldn't bet on...