| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:38 AM
This is no April Fool's joke: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is at a record high and the Dow industrials aren’t far behind.
Encouraging manufacturing data pushed up the major indexes Tuesday morning, stoking optimism that the economy is...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. offered to restructure its nearly $1 billion planned acquisition of seven ABC affiliates and a Washington-based cable news network, changes it says will satisfy cross-ownership concerns recently raised by the Federal...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:52 PM
NEW YORK — A stream of negative economic reports has revived fear about the health of the U.S. economy, causing stocks to suffer their worst day in seven months and adding to a 7% decline since mid-January.
Stocks were pounded by discouraging data...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The stock market closed out its worst month in more than a year and a half as turmoil in the developing world sparked a broad decline in U.S. share prices.
The Dow Jones industrial average slumped nearly 150 points to end January with a 5.3% drop, its...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba has filed to sell shares in the U.S., the first step in what is expected to be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
The company, bigger than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined, said it was raising $1...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The stock market finished mostly lower on Thursday as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and sold utility and energy stocks.
Tesla, a maker of electric cars, fell after reporting a first-quarter loss and saying it would need to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:19 AM
The stock market nudged higher Monday after a handful of U.S. companies announced deals. Family Dollar's stock jumped following news that investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the company.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up five points, or 0.3...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The strain of deteriorating economic conditions and the failure of governments to contain the damage are raising fears that a new financial market meltdown may be unavoidable.
The grim mood was evident worldwide as a cascade of selling in stocks and...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Investors should plan for the expected -- that will take away some stress from watching stocks in their 401k retirement plans gyrate with a roller coaster of a market, South Florida financial planners say.
Markets opened Tuesday sharply down after the...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Ed Fishel is a year and three months from retirement. Ask him if he noticed that the stock market plunged last week, and the Monkton man will laugh incredulously.
"Are you kidding me?" he said Friday, less than 24 hours after stock-market indexes...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:31 PM
First Mariner Bancorp, locked in a fight for survival, suffered another setback Wednesday when its stock was delisted from the Nasdaq stock market.
Starting Thursday, First Mariner shares will be traded on the over-the-counter bulletin board.