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  • Apple Inc. is now a $200-billion whopper

     
    Times financial columnist Tom Petruno blogs in Money & Company that Apple Inc. shares rose to new heights Tuesday, lifting the company's stock market value past $200 billion for the first time. Apple joins an exclusive club that includes Exxon Mobil,...
  • Apple's market value tops $200 billion as stock soars

     
    Apple Inc. shares continued their run to new highs Tuesday, lifting the stock market value of the company past $200 billion for the first time. That gives Apple a seat in a very exclusive club: Only four other U.S. companies......
  • Rally on: Dow hits highest level since October 2008

     
    Better late than never, if you're a bull: The Dow Jones industrial average, playing catch-up, is finally following the rest of the market to a new 17-month high. The 30-stock Dow was up 78.75 points, or 0.7%, to 10,764.73 at......
  • Ten years on, where buy-and-hold actually worked

     
    Yet another “lost decade” anniversary: Ten years ago Wednesday was the peak of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index in that era’s bull market. The S&P topped out at 1,527.46 on March 24, 2000, two weeks after the Nasdaq composite......
  • Consumer Confidential: Passenger rights, Exxon profits, recalled cribs

     
    Here's your throat-clearing Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --New rules kick in Thursday to protect air travelers from ungodly delays on tarmacs. But some experts say the rules may result cancellation of flights and higher fares.......
  • Consumer Confidential: Higher spending, higher Chevron profit, higher pump prices

     
    Here's your freak-out Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Let's give ourselves a pat on the back: We're doing our share to get the economy up and running again. Consumer spending in the first quarter rose by......
  • Gulf oil spill: a gush of legislation

     
    Public hearings on the catastrophic gulf oil spill have only just begun, with their myriad opportunities for grandstanding, but more substantive political work is also underway: Federal lawmakers are tossing bills into the hopper to reform the nation's...
  • Better living for animals through stock? PETA buys shares in McDonald's, other food companies

     
    DES MOINES — An animal-rights group known for sending out scantily clad demonstrators to protest fur and other provocative stunts has gained influence in boardrooms with a more traditional tactic: buying company stock. People for the Ethical Treatment...
  • Gulf oil spill: Angry lawmakers consider tough oil company liability measures

     
    Angry Capitol Hill lawmakers began Tuesday considering tough new measures aimed at ensuring that the oil industry pays the economic and environmental costs of spills. One day after visiting the site of the massive Gulf of Mexico spill, members of......
  • Gulf oil spill: Obama administration launches criminal probe of rig explosion

     
    Striking an increasingly aggressive tone as the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico enters its second month, the Obama administration said Tuesday that it would launch a criminal probe into the origins of the rig explosion that has led......
  • Consumer Confidential: Countrywide deal, Chrysler recall, Exxon Mobil warning

     
    Here's your magical-mystery Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Bank of America will pay $108 million to settle charges that Countrywide Financial Corp. fleeced borrowers facing foreclosure. BofA purchased Countrywide about two years...