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  • A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record

    A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record
      Shortly after Mitt Romney resigned from Bain Capital in 1999 to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, potential investors received a prospectus touting the extraordinary profits earned by the private equity firm that Romney controlled for 15 years....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • House to Vote on Republican Debt Plan

    House to Vote on Republican Debt Plan
    WASHINGTON -- The GOP-controlled House of Representatives is set to vote Thursday on Speaker John Boehner's plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling while enacting sweeping cuts in government spending -- the latest attempt to avoid an unprecedented...
  • GOP debt plan advances, then dies

    With last-minute support from Maryland's Republicans, the House of Representatives narrowly approved a bill Friday to raise the nation's debt ceiling, but the high-stakes hunt for a bipartisan plan that could pass both chambers of Congress was set to...
  • Rough week for stock market and the many invested in it

    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...
  • Stock market fallout: What does the Dow's decline mean?

    So the Dow plunged 513 points Thursday, marking the worst day for the Dow since 2008. What it means for you depends on where you're invested, said Donald Ackley, Certified Financial Planner with Ameriprise Financial in Williamsburg. "If you have a...
  • U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears

    U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears
    NEW YORK -- Turmoil returned to U.S. stock markets at Thursday's open as renewed concerns about the U.S. and global economies sent major indexes plunging and pushed gold to a new record high. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 480 points, or 4.2%,...
  • Stock Market Blues: Investors Suffer Economic and Psychological Hit

    Stock Market Blues: Investors Suffer Economic and Psychological Hit
    Monday started bad and got worse by the minute and when the dust finally settled the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 5.6%. That's 2,000 points since April 29th. Last week Dallas restaurant owner Khanh Dao opened her authentic Vietnamese Diner Pho...
  • 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...