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Bait and Switch, CEO Style

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The rich snicker as the vast majority of Americans are so distracted they don't focus on record corporate profits, on record low corporate tax payments or on lobbyists buying tax breaks for corporations and loopholes for offshore accounts.

Stocks Plunge On Europe Worries

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, May 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks sank on Wednesday as surging bond yields in Spain and Italy ratcheted up tensions in financial markets abou...

Dow Has Longest Slump Since August

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

-- OLD EUROPE: Political uncertainty in Europe intensified Wednesday, sending global markets broadly lower. Borrowing rates climbed for Spain and Ita...

Traders Took Their Heads Out Of Their Hands Today

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Investors on Wednesday all but forgot the previous day's burdens and sent stocks soaring. It was a stark turnaround from the day befo...

Greek Debt Crisis: Fears Intensify That Crisis Will Hit U.S.

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The stock market's slump this week reflects a widespread concern among many economists that the European debt crisis could slow the...

Told Ya, Insurers Are The Next Wall Street Sink Hole

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jamie Court

Remember how incredulous those CNBC Wall Street denizens were when I suggested a few weeks back that insurers' investment losses, particularly in the subprime mortgage mess, would hit the Dow?

Wall Street Skids On Weak Manufacturing Report, Record-Breaking Oil Prices

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street skidded lower Wednesday after a weaker-than-expected reading on the manufacturing sector and a spike in oil prices to $100 a barrel trigge...

Wall Street Wraps Up 2007 In Somber Mood

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street ended a painful year with another steep loss Monday as investors glumly anticipated that 2008 would bring more of the uncertainty and turb...

Market Slides Again: Dow Down More Than 200 Points

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks slid further Monday as Wall Street absorbed a gloomy outlook for the banking sector as well as bleak news from the National Association of Home...