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Market drop based on fear

Aug 5, 2011
The Dow dropped 500 points in one day -- but economists are blaming news we've known about for months now. So why the panic now?
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Global economic fears rattle financial markets

Aug 4, 2011
With the U.S. debt ceiling distraction over, investor fears of a global economic slowdown sent Wall Street and overseas markets sharply lower
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Weekly Wrap: A U.S. credit downgrade

Jul 29, 2011
Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: how the debt deal -- if it comes -- will affect U.S. credit and what looks to be a pending downgrade.
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Debt ceiling first responders

Jul 26, 2011
Commodities traders feel the pinch of debt ceiling uncertainty.
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Why the markets aren't reacting to debt ceiling talks

Jul 25, 2011
Despite all the back-and-forth happening with the debt ceiling discussions, the markets haven't reacted and don't seem worried.
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How Wall Street helped to plunder the newspaper industry

Jul 25, 2011
Former newspaper editor James O'Shea talks about the Wall Street deals that he believes helped bring down the great American newspaper.
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Weekly Wrap: The markets and the debt talks

Jul 22, 2011
Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: the latest on the debt talks after President Obama's press conference on Friday.
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Wall Street prepares for a U.S. debt default

Jul 21, 2011
Louise Story, business reporter with the New York Times, discusses her article on Wall Street's fallback plans if Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling before August 2nd.
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Congressional spat threatens funds for FAA

Jul 21, 2011
The Federal Aviation Administration could face a shutdown this weekend if Congress cannot agree on budget subsidies. The major sticking point is subsidies for small, rural airports.
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Maker of iPod headphones goes public

Jul 20, 2011
Skullcandy has a following among athletes and musicians. Now its headphones with a distinctive logo have a following on Wall Street.
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