| Feb 29, 2012
| 1:01 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Many think of marketing as “sorta” just another name for sales and selling, but are vaguely uncomfortable with that formulation and sense that marketing is a little different or broader than just sales.
That feeling of unease is justified....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- In the early days of the Obama administration, I sat in a Capitol Hill hearing room and listened to Harry Markopolos, the whistle-blower in the Bernie Madoff scandal, bemoan the toothless Securities and Exchange Commission.
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:24 PM
(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...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2011
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...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:27 PM
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...