| Dec 19, 2011
European and U.S. markets are shrugging off the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il after Asian markets earlier reacted negatively....
| Dec 28, 2008
Housing prices are plummeting. Jobs are evaporating. And the economy, as a whole, is in free fall.
But despite -- or perhaps because of -- such relentlessly bad news, there's an up side -- for daters, at least. Singles are wading into the online dating...
| Jan 30, 2008
Like many Americans, Steve Kriegsfeld has been watching his life savings bounce up and down each time the stock market takes a dramatic turn.
Lately, it's the drops that have grabbed his attention. In just one day last week, the Dow Jones industrial...
| Feb 24, 2009
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| Feb 25, 2009
President Obama had not yet begun to speak Tuesday night before House Republican leader John A. Boehner released a statement decrying "mountains of debt ... for a spending spree that we simply cannot afford" and fuming about raising taxes during a...
| Mar 6, 2009
On Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average nose-dived another 300 points. So, what advice did the perky money manager quoted in my local newspaper the next morning have to offer? "I think we're going to look back and see that this was the best buying...
| Mar 21, 2009
Unemployment is at record highs, and many businesses are going bankrupt or closing. Yet, during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival over the past week, it was easy to forget how bad things are.
SXSW, as it's commonly called, is...
| Nov 30, 2008
Don't be depressed by today's scary economic numbers. Sure, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is a frightening fraction of its former self. But math is proving useful in another way. Last month, Google offered a feature to its gmail customers to prevent e-...
| May 14, 2010
Stocks are down 800 one day, up 400 the next. The Dow Jones Industrial average changes dramatically in direction, in only minutes.
South Florida investors are understandably rattled.
"Some of my clients were more aggressive a couple of years ago, but...
| May 26, 2011
Co-anchor of 'Squawk on the Street'
Mark Haines, 65, co-anchor of CNBCs morning "Squawk on the Street" show and one of the business news network's most recognized faces, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening at home, the network announced in New...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:54 AM
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 279 points Wednesday as the economic reports -- which have been weakening for weeks -- could not be denied.
Manufacturing dropped sharply. The ADP employment report made investors nervous about the unemployment...