| Feb 18, 2009
On Thursday, two days after triumphantly signing an economic stimulus measure that he had fought for nearly since taking office, President Obama will go to Ottawa to apologize for it.
As is traditional for U.S. presidents, Obama will make his first...
| Oct 13, 2008
After the worst five-day period in Wall Street history... investors are bracing for Monday's opening bell.
Analysts are not sure if we've hit the bottom of the market but amid the speculation and worry there's a sign of hope.
U.S. Stock futures indicate...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Finance officials from the Group of Seven major industrialized countries have agreed on coordinated currency intervention to support Japan's economy following a devastating earthquake.
It will mark the first time the G-7 countries have jointly intervened...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:31 AM
WASHINGTON - Finance officials from the Group of Seven major industrialized countries on Thursday agreed on a coordinated effort to weaken the Japanese yen, which has surged to record levels following last week's earthquake and tsunami.
| Apr 3, 2011
| 7:39 PM
* A total of 12,087 people were confirmed dead by Japan's National Police Agency as of 1100 GMT on Sunday, while 15,552 were missing.
NUMBER OF PEOPLE EVACUATED
* More than 161,600 people were in shelters around the country as of 1100 GMT on...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Asian stocks fell in early Monday trading, but losses were not as severe as some analysts feared, in the initial world markets response to Standard & Poor's downgrade of U.S. debt.
U.S. stock futures tumbled about 1.7% in early electronic trading as...
| 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%,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world’s major economies convened on an emergency conference call Tuesday to discuss the situation in Greece and Spain — and seemed to come away without much to say.
The Group of Seven...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North
Through June 2, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, florencegriswoldmuseum.org
Long before Second City Television's Bob and Doug Mackenzie hoisted its banner, Arthur Heming (1870-...