Wall Street


Obama re-election douses Wall Street

Nov 7, 2012
Share prices tanked the day after Obama’s re-election. Wall Street had rooted for Romney and his corporate, investment and personal tax cuts.
Posted In: 2012 election, Wall Street

Markets face challenge reopening after Sandy

Oct 30, 2012
Wall Street gets back to business tomorrow now that the storm has passed by NYC. How will investors react following the layoff?
Posted In: NYSE, Wall Street, Hurricane Sandy

25 years after Black Monday, what lessons are learned

Oct 19, 2012
The markets tumbled Friday, but the declines were nothing compared to the Black Monday crash of Oct. 19, 1987. The Dow Jones shed 22 percent -- the equivalent of a 3,000-point drop today.
Posted In: markets, Black Monday, Wall Street, flash crash

Death of the PC, the Winklevii's other Social Network, and tech ed in New York

Sep 18, 2012
The personal computer is dead, and more on the future of tech from New York City
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Winklevoss, Wall Street, high school

Man vs. Markets: Simplifying the language of Wall Street

Aug 28, 2012
Marketplace's senior producer of personal finance breaks down economics plainly and simply in his new book, "Man vs. Markets."
Posted In: Wall Street, credit default swaps, whiteboard

PODCAST: Lance Armstrong loses his medals, South Korean court rules in Apple vs Samsung

Aug 24, 2012
Will the "Lance" brand survive? Usually August means panic on the stock market, but this year we've seen the S&P 500 hit a four-year high and Apple stock rocket to over $670 a share. Have we bucked the trend? And an analyst has a model that predicts an Obama victory in November.
Posted In: lance armstrong, apple, Wall Street

Quiet Wall Street summer coming to an end

Aug 24, 2012
After several years of summer drama on Wall Street, the first August in a while without a worrisome a bailout or some other economic calamity is drawing to a close. But vacationing traders should prepare for a wild September.
Posted In: Wall Street

Paul Ryan's Wall Street connections

Aug 13, 2012
Many Americans are just getting to know Mr. Ryan, who is most famous for his budget plan. But he is already well known on Wall Street.
Posted In: Paul Ryan, Wall Street

Stock trading glitch spooks investors again

Aug 2, 2012
Knight Capital’s faulty software sent trading haywire and could sink the brokerage firm. Is technology helping or hurting investor confidence?
Posted In: Wall Street, trading, stock market

Olympic gold can be golden on Wall Street

Jul 31, 2012
Endorsements aren’t the only financial payoff for successful Olympic athletes. There’s a well-worn path from the podium to Wall Street jobs.
Posted In: Olympics, Wall Street