The stock market index beat the record it set last Tuesday by 66 points
Wall Street & Markets
Older folks came through the recession with their wealth and income more intact than other age groups. The difference maker: traditional defined-benefit pensions.
IntercontinentalExchange CEO Jeffrey Sprecher hints at fundamental changes ahead
Thursday’s IPO of China’s Craigslist will gauge American interest
Call it the Cards Championship Effect: Historically, when the St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series, the stock market tends to go through the roof the following year.
Milestone after stronger-than-expected earnings
Trading follows deal in Congress to avert default
With at least a temporary end to the budget showdown that has kept the government closed for weeks and the U.S. on the brink of default, stocks soared yesterday afternoon, with the S&P 500 closing within 1 point of its all-time …
A muffled rally across Asia reveals that fear of default ran wide, but not all that deep
Reports that the fiscal impasse in Washington will soon end