Articles Tagged 'wall street'
The 3-week-long federal shutdown is starting to make Wall Street anxious
It’s Day 21 of the partial government shutdown. That ties the record for a standoff set in the 1995-96 budget battle between President Bill Clinton…
Futures point to a decline for US stocks after the Dow’s record-breaking Wednesday
U.S. stock futures pointed to sharp losses on Thursday after a massive rally the day before.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures implied a drop of…
Trump, Mnuchin try to calm Wall Street amid shutdown, bumpy ride for stocks
With investors bruised by the stock market’s worst week in seven years, President Trump and Treasury chief Steve Mnuchin have spent recent days trying to…
Trump Momentum Powers Wall Street to Fresh Records, Dow Trades Above 19K
A record week on Wall Street continued as the major averages hit fresh record levels and the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 19000 for…
In a revealing interview, Trump predicts a ‘massive recession’ but intends to eliminate the national debt in 8 years
Donald Trump said in an interview that economic conditions are so perilous that the country is headed for a “very massive recession” and that “it’s…
Hillary rocked with left hook as liberals side with Elizabeth Warren for 2016
She is one of the most active — and most partisan — senators in the chamber, which is part of what makes Sen. Elizabeth Warren…
Top 1 percent reaps 90 percent of income gains since Obama took office
Despite his best efforts, the president who vowed to conquer Wall Street and revive opportunity for everyday Americans on Main Street has this to show…
Wall St. pierces sequester gloom
The stock market burst through predictions of sequester doom Tuesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high of 14,253.77.
Economy on a steady course despite job scare
ByÂ Patrice Hill-The Washington Times
While Wall Street and Washington were obsessing over recent signs of softening in the job market and a flare-up of the European debt crisis, much of the rest of the economy has been chugging along showing improvement.
State governments reported Tuesday that their revenues from sales and income taxes are on course to exceed…
Dow gains 286 points for best day of year
By Matthew Craft,
Â Associated Press
NEW YORK — Speculation that governments in the U.S. and Europe will act to help their economies sent stocks surging to their best day this year.
Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said in a speech that weak job growth over the past two months highlighted the “halting and tenuous” recovery. If…