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Markets hoping that EU deal goes through as planned

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.
Posted In: stock market, Europe debt crisis

Monday morning, you sure look fine

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!"
Posted In: stock market

Iraq Stock Exchange tries to diversify from oil

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.
Posted In: Iraq, stock market

Glug glug glug - cash drains out of stocks

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...
Posted In: stock market, The Breakdown: Markets

TELL US: How do you talk yourself down from the financial ledge?

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...
Posted In: Savings, stock market

Apple becomes the most valuable publicly traded company -- for a few hours

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,...
Posted In: apple, Exxon, stock market

MID-DAY UPDATE: stock exchange merger, Egypt, workers' union, and Civil War tourism

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...
Posted In: Civil War, Egypt, Facebook, Germany, Hosni Mubarak, Mergers and Acquisitions, mid-day update, National Park Service, New York, NYSE, stock market, stocks, tourism

MID-DAY UPDATE: Jobless claims, Suez Canal workers' strike, NYSE merger

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....
Posted In: Amman, corporate profits, energy, jobless, Jordan, labor, mid-day update, middle east, NYSE, protests, stock market, strike, Suez Canal, UPS, weekly jobless, Wells Fargo

MID-DAY UPDATE: January job numbers, German stock market, and banana wars

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...
Posted In: bananas, economy 4.0, Europe, Germany, Jobs, labor, mid-day update, stock market, trade, Unemployment

Big business reacts to the health care overhaul...

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...
Posted In: 3M, Ford, healthcare, Iraq, Lincoln, McDonald's, mid-day update, Oil, Paris Auto Show, stock market, terrorism, travel alert

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