Dec 4, 2013 11:44am

Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg on Why Empowering Women Boosts Families, Economy

Last night, I attended a gala dinner for Women for Women International (WfWI) hosted by and honoring two of the most powerful women in America -Facebook COO  and WfWI Board Member Sheryl Sandberg and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.  WfWI works with socially… Read More »

By Sunaina Rajani @SunainaRaj

Nov 27, 2013 5:29pm

Bitcoin Soars to Over $1,000

The digital currency Bitcoin topped $1,000 today for the first time on the Mt. Gox exchange in a 10 percent surge. During this cybergold rush, what used to be a penny stock has shot up 7,733 percent from January 1 when it was valued $13.50…. Read More »

By ABC News

Nov 21, 2013 6:00pm

3 ‘Real Money’ Electronics Shopping Tips

ABC News’ Paula Faris reports: It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but this holiday season it is an all-out war for business as retailers offer their most competitive prices on electronics in years. Related: Turn unused clutter into cash just in… Read More »

Oct 30, 2013 7:59am

Corporate Profits Boost Surging Stocks

Morning Money Memo… The stock market has done it again – breaking records. More than 30 times this year the Dow Jones Index and the S&P 500 have closed at new all-time highs. The Dow rose 111 points Tuesday. Futures rose again this morning. The… Read More »

By ABC News

Oct 10, 2013 9:33am

Fed Nominee Janet Yellen Eases Markets

Morning Money Memo: The introduction of Janet Yellen as Fed chair nominee helps ease markets. The markets responded positively Wednesday to the news; the Dow posted a 26-point gain, just its second positive day since the government shutdown began Oct. 1. Yellen will come in… Read More »

Oct 8, 2013 2:46pm

Wall Street Prepares for the Worst, Hopes for the Best

Amid another day of triple-digit losses for the Dow, U.S. financial firms are putting together plans for a worst-case scenario that involves a default on government debt and the resulting disruption to bond, credit and equities markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has closed down on 11… Read More »

Oct 1, 2013 8:08am

Government Shutdown Bad for Business

Morning Money Memo: If the government shutdown lasts for more than a few days, many businesses could be forced to lay off employees. Millions of firms do business every day with the federal government. Many still don’t know which contracts will be honored during the… Read More »

Sep 30, 2013 8:49am

5 Business Stories You’ll Care About This Week

Wall Street and Washington:   One week ago the markets hit a record high as the Federal Reserve decided to keep pumping $85 billion a month of stimulus into the economy.  The good vibes didn’t last long though, since hitting that record high last Wednesday the Dow… Read More »

Aug 28, 2013 7:59am

Global Market Turmoil

Morning Money Memo… Stocks around the world are tumbling for a second day as fears intensify about the threat of a wider conflict in the Middle East after a likely U.S. military strike on Syria. Oil prices are now at their highest level in 18… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 22, 2013 6:09pm

U.S. Investigates Technical Issue That Led to 3-Hour Stoppage at Nasdaq

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis and Zunaira Zaki report: A technical problem shut down operations in the Nasdaq for nearly three hours today before trading returned to normal. “This is not something that I think we have ever seen,” said Art Hogan of Lazard Capital Markets…. Read More »