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A change in the S&P 500 stock index

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...

Talk about strange bedfellows: Dow Chemical & Greenpeace on cap and trade

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...

Is the Dow irrelevant?

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...

Even Buffett's getting walloped

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...

Dow closes up nearly 900 points

Oct 28, 2008
Consumer confidence hits an all-time low and today's Dow reacts by ... hitting the second-highest point gain ever. Analysts contacted by the...