| Aug 23, 2013
For three hours Thursday, investors were locked out of buying and selling thousands of stocks when a glitch caused a shutdown of the Nasdaq market.
Trading resumed near the end of the trading day, with average investors seemingly unscathed. Yet, the...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Warner on Friday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a "thorough investigation" of the Nasdaq Stock Market's three-hour trading outage.
Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, said...
| Aug 31, 2013
The stock market finished its worst month in more than a year, with the specter of military action in Syria and reduced stimulus from the Federal Reserve weighing on share prices.
The Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes suffered their...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- It's looking more and more like the New York Stock Exchange will win the Tweetstakes, the hotly contested battle with the Nasdaq Stock Market for Twitter’s initial public stock offering.
Twitter is the most highly sought after...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Investors have heard the boy cry wolf too many times in the nation's capital. And they aren't falling for it this time.
There was no panicked selling in the stock market over the federal government's temporary shutdown.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Last week: In the world of sports, the U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this week with a 2-0 win over Mexico. This will be the seventh-consecutive FIFA World Cup appearance for the U.S. MNT.
Looking ahead: The...
| Apr 24, 2013
Corporate earnings reports have pacified investors this week after a bout of selling followed renewed concerns about a global slowdown last week.
It's not that companies have provided dazzling first-quarter results. Many are continuing to make their...
| Jul 2, 2013
NEW YORK — This was the ACC like we've never seen. Lobster-on-crostini hors d'oeuvres and piped-in-jazz overlooking Times Square rather than barbecue, hush puppies and Kenny Chesney out yonder. An aggressive, confident marketing campaign instead...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Stocks rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 recovering after hitting a key technical level in volatile trading a day before the release of the government's jobs report for May.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 78.72 points, or 0.53 percent, at 15,...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:04 PM
NEW YORK — A sudden jump in interest rates is casting a shadow over the stock market.
Stocks fell sharply Friday as a persistent rise in rates over the last month threatened to derail the powerful rally this year in share prices.