| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:24 PM
Washington -- The U.S. House on Monday passed the debt-ceiling deal worked out by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, sending it to the Senate for consideration a day before the deadline for the government to face possible default.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Ten In Michigan Sickened By Tainted Turkey
The USDA is recalling 36 million pounds of Cargill ground turkey in the wake of a multi-state outbreak of antibiotic resistant linked to the death of California man.
Seventy-seven people in some 26 states...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:31 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:47 AM
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%,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Financial planners have been trying to both warn and reassure nervous investors over the stock markets' recent plummets.
In fact, CNBC financial guru, Suze Orman, who owns a home in North Broward, advised in a tweet that "these markets could continue...