Dec 9, 2011
The EU plan still has to be ratified, and if the deal collapses, it could hit everything from the stock markets to the job outlook for Americans.
Nov 28, 2011
The markets hit a November high, with the key indexes up between 2 and 3 percent all day. Driven by news that the European Union may have a new plan to contain its debt crisis and record holiday retail sales over the weekend, investors came out of their tryptophan haze, saying "Buy!"
Nov 15, 2011
Iraq's stock market -- like the rest of the country -- prepares for life in 2012, after U.S. forces withdraw from the country.
Sep 19, 2011
Money continues to flow out of the stock market. A report by Bloomberg News today cites research by the Investment Company Institute and EPFR...
Aug 12, 2011
On this week's show, Carl Richards, he's a certified financial planner and New York Times contributor, said that he often makes this suggestion to...
Aug 9, 2011
This final note on the way out. There was a brief rip in the economic space time continuum today. Don't know if you felt it. Long about mid-day,...
Feb 18, 2011
Now that the German and New York stock exchanges have tied the knot, it's time to discuss which entity is going to take a new name. Germans think...
Feb 10, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department this morning announced weekly jobless claims fell to 383,000, the lowest level in nearly three years....
Feb 4, 2011
Big news from the U.S. Labor Department today. The unemployment rate is down to 9 percent -- the lowest it's been in almost two years. At the same...
Oct 4, 2010
This morning's Wall Street Journal reports, the big manufacturer 3M says it will stop offering some kinds of health insurance because of the...