Wall Street


Ordinary investors may be missing out on Dow's run-up

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.
Posted In: Wall Street, Investing, Dow

SEC mulls fees for high-speed traders

Feb 23, 2012
High-speed computers dominate stock trading. But they cancel so many transactions that the SEC wants to fine them for “speeding.”
Posted In: Wall Street, high-frequency trading

Wall Street CEO takes rare lead on social issue

Feb 6, 2012
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, who faced PR battles during the financial crisis, emerges as a national spokesman for gay marriage.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, Wall Street

Weekly Wrap: Greece and American banks

Jan 20, 2012
A review of the week's biggest business news. This week: News of a debt deal for Greece and what U.S. bank earnings says about the industry in the future.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Wall Street, Greece, bank

Weekly Wrap: Europe downgrade, JPMorgan

Jan 13, 2012
Reviewing the week’s headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The Europe downgrade, JPMorgan's earnings and are we really in a recovery?
Posted In: Wall Street, Weekly Wrap

World markets: Winners and losers in 2011

Dec 30, 2011
The past year wasn’t kind to those with money in the Greek market, but Zambian investors are laughing all the way to the bank.
Posted In: stock market, venezuela, cyprus, 2011, Wall Street

Weekly Wrap: The year on Wall Street

Dec 30, 2011
Reviewing the most negative and positive headlines from Wall Street and the business world this year.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Wall Street, 2011

A bedside vigil for the S&P 500?

Dec 28, 2011
For a quiet week on the markets, there was still enough going on the global headlines to bring things down.
Posted In: Wall Street, markets, S&P 500 index

Lessons learned from Washington's down-to-the-wire deadlines

Dec 23, 2011
What have Wall Street economists learned from watching Washington lawmakers duke it out over things like extending the payroll tax cuts?
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington, payroll tax

Why Europe matters

Dec 14, 2011
Polls show that Americans are not paying much attention to the debt crisis in Europe.
Posted In: Europe, bank, Wall Street, bank bailout