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  • Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July

    Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July
    As if foreclosures, high unemployment and tight credit weren't enough, would-be homebuyers in the Baltimore region got more fodder for wariness Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points and a new local report showed...
  • Recalling a steeper stock market plunge

    Recalling a steeper stock market plunge
    Despite the wild ride our retirement accounts took this month, knock wood it wasn't the week that was — in October 1929. On Tuesday, Wall Street rallied, at least temporarily, and then yo-yo'd through the week. On Oct. 29, 81 years ago, the...
  • Wall Street takes local companies for a ride

    Wall Street takes local companies for a ride
    Two local publicly-held companies came close to double-digit declines when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 519 points Wednesday. DineEquaity, owner of Applebee's and IHOP, saw its stock drop by 9.9% after it lost $3.93 to close at $35.60 per...
  • Is The Market's 519 Point Descent Political?

    Is The Market's 519 Point Descent Political?
    Down 11 out of the last 14 sessions, Wall St. finds itself is again in the midst of a historic beating. "I think this a gyration of the financial markets, but I think the stability of the United State is still the core bedrock of the financial system"...
  • A Word, Please: You say 'indices,' she says 'indexes'

    On the day I’m writing this, I’m about 3% wealthier than I was the day before, when I was about 5% wealthier than the day before, at which point I was about 10% poorer than I was the day before that. I watch the stock market a lot. I’...
  • Take your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected

    Take  your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected
    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...
  • Worried over recent stock plunges? Get free advice at online chat

    Worried over recent stock plunges? Get free advice at online chat
    Stocks fell even further Monday after the market plunged into bear market at the end of the third quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 2.4 percent while the S&P dropped 2.9 percent, a new low for this year. That has many South Floridians...
  • Test headline for Gail test

    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...
  • Republicans walk out of budget talks over taxes

    Republicans walk out of budget talks over taxes
    (Reuters) - Republicans walked out of budget talks on Thursday, setting up a showdown between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner over how to extend U.S. borrowing and avoid a looming debt default. Vice President Joe Biden and a handful...
  • Dow Jones over 13,000 for first time since 2008

    For the first time in nearly four years, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 13,000 points. Experts say hitting that milestone number is a sign of recovery for our economy. The last time the Dow closed this high was in 2008 before the financial...
  • Market Week: March 12, 2012

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || || ++++++++++++++++++++ || After a rough Tuesday, domestic equities nevertheless mostly managed to struggle back to even. Hurt by the year's first triple-digit one-day downdraft, the Dow was left...