stock market

Thursday, August 18, 2011

More economic worries: Stocks take another dive

The stock market took a beating again today. Some dramatic swings in the market over the past few days. Worries about the country tumbling into another recession reportedly caused the market to plunge more than 500 points today. When the market closed stocks had gained some ground — ending the day down 419 points. More on the stocks and the economic […]
Saturday, February 5, 2011

Biz Bits: Nasdaq hacked,Google hiring, NBC staffer fired over video

Hackers breach Nasdaq security The Internet is buzzing today about a report of a hacker attack on Nasdaq OMX Group, the company that runs the U.S. stock exchange and several others around the world. The Feds are investigating the computer intrusion — which occurred sometime last year. More about this on the Computerworld website. Google on a hiring spree The word is out. […]
Monday, March 2, 2009

The stock market takes a historic dive

     The stock market made big news today, but not in a way that benefits the weak economy or nervous investors. For the first time in more than a decade, the Dow Jones industrials closed below 7,000 at 6,763.69. Today, the Dow dropped nearly 300 points!  MSNBC reports the Dow has lost half of its value since hitting a record high of […]