Stocks traded lower on Wednesday as a lack of progress in Greek debt negotiations and concerns about stock market valuation weighed on investors sentiment.
All three of the major indices traded over 1 percent higher on light volume, with the Dow jumping triple digits and closing above the key 18,000 mark.
Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Tuesday as investors eyed renewed strength in the U.S. dollar and economic data that could bolster the case for a Fed rate hike.
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General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
Investors sent shares of online food ordering service GrubHub Inc. jumped 51 percent to $39.20 in early trading in its stock market debut Friday.
There was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight.
It is clear that Democrats have shown a greater propensity to spend money wisely with their campaigns and allied groups. At the end of the day, that is what America needs.
Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?
On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.
Hundreds of people filled Chicago Temple for a “Move the Money” town hall meeting Thursday night, and then marched to LaSalle and Jackson Streets, to join and show support for Occupy Chicago protesters.
Chicago Police arrested about 175 Occupy Chicago protesters who refused to leave Grant Park early Sunday following a march from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to the Downtown park.
Wall Street is hoping to avoid another market meltdown Friday, after fears about the health of the U.S. economy sent stocks plunging.
The message on Wall Street on Wednesday was simple: uncertainty. The see-saw at the stock market was giving consumers little confidence about the future of the economy.
A massive selloff on Wall Street Monday after the U.S. credit rating slip made for the worst single-day loss since December 2008. In Chicago, the news was depressing and worrisome.
Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham is on stage in Chicago this week, starring in Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.”