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  • Wall Street Roundup: Buffett's BofA billions. Poor bankers.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,731 an ounce, down 1.5% from Wednesday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11147.74, down 1.5% from Tuesday. Buffett's BofA billions. Just like Goldman Sachs in 2008, Bank of America is getting helped out of......
  • Gold slides from record high as profit-takers cash in

     
    Not so fast on those "Gold $2,000" T-shirts. Some investors and traders finally decided to cash in their recent huge gains in the yellow metal, driving the price down Tuesday after a six-day rally to record highs. Near-term futures in......
  • 2012 campaign: Rick Perry and a uniquely anti-gay GOP field?

     
    The anti-gay views of today's GOP presidential hopefuls are singled out not to draw a legitimate comparison between two morally equivalent positions (except for the most recent Republican debate in Iowa) but for scorn...
  • Dow rises (without help from the Fed)

     
    Despite no new promises of economic stimulus, the stock market is staging an improbable rally. Stocks reversed a sharp early morning slide and the Dow Jones industrial average is up more than 150 points on the day, even though the head of the Federal...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Analyzing Ben Bernanke; keeping the exchange open

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,789 an ounce, up 1.5% from Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,178.81, up 0.3% from Thursday. Analyzing Ben. Fed chief Ben Bernanke finally gave his highly anticipated speech and in good oracle-like fashion,.....
  • Ben Bernanke seeks to reassure, jabs at Washington policy-makers

     
    With the recovery waning and financial markets caught on a dangerous roller-coaster ride, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke sought Friday to calm investors’ fears and boost public confidence in the underlying strength and resilience of the...
  • Stocks waver after highly anticipated Bernanke speech

     
    Stock prices wavered as investors tried to process a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. At an early morning speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Bernanke avoided promising a new monetary stimulus program, which some investors had...
  • Gold halts two-day slump, awaiting Bernanke's speech

     
    Gold slumped almost to the $1,700 level early Thursday, then clawed its way back to close higher -- halting a vicious two-day sell-off that followed seven straight weekly gains. The next test for the metal’s bull market comes at 7......
  • Hundreds of flights canceled as Hurricane Irene nears East Coast

     
    Hurricane Irene prompts airlines to cancel hundreds of flights. Airlines cancel flights and reroute aircraft as Hurricane Irene nears East Coast....
  • Long-term interest rates plunge on hopes for new Fed stimulus [Updated]

     
    Long-term Treasury bond yields tumbled Friday as investors bet that the grim employment picture will force the Federal Reserve to launch a new bond-buying economic stimulus program. The 10-year T-note yield, a benchmark for mortgages and other long-term...
  • Rick Perry grins, shrugs and swings away at Reagan Library GOP debate

     
    Republican presidential candidates--8 of them--debate under the wings of Ronald Reagan's Air Force One, but it's mostly the Rick Perry Mitt Romney show....