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What's Behind the US Stock Market's Rough Ride in the Past Week
Following a slump in the U.S. stock market last week, share prices went for a roller-coaster ride today, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging about 1,000 points in the morning before recovering somewhat in afternoon trading. The volatility of the market appears to be related to domestic
Here's What's Driving the Decline in US Stocks
Following a slump in the U.S. stock market yesterday, shares continued to plunge today related to domestic and global economic concerns. Today, the Dow Jones industrial average had its worst day in four years, losing about 529 points, or 3.1 percent, to 16,461 at the close of trading in New York;
Can RadioShack Be Saved?
Troubled Retail Chain Is Closing 1,100 Stores But Insists It Is Making Progress
Stocks Get Crushed: Time for 'Seahawks Portfolio'?
It’s been a rough week for your money. The Dow Jones Industrial average fell every day this week with stocks sliding close to 600 points, the worst week for the industrial average since November of 2011. The Dow ended today’s session down 318 points, falling...
Elon Musk and Tesla Fight Back After Feds Probe Model S
Now that the NHTSA said it is formally investigating two U.S. Tesla fires in a span of six weeks, founder Elon Musk is fighting back in his trademark combative style. Musk says he's used to bumps in the road with his projects, and for those bumps to get a lot of attention. Musk, in his blog, said :
Feds Say They Are Looking Into Third Tesla Car Fire
Is Tesla's Third Car Fire the Nail in the Coffin for Government Involvement?
Will YouTube Video of Seattle Car Fire Halt Tesla's Meteoric Rise?
Shares of Tesla Motors have fallen 10 percent following the release of a YouTube video that showed the $70,000 Model S car on fire near Seattle. After a meteoric increase in Tesla's stock price this year, the shares fell shares fell 6.2 percent yesterday and another 5 percent today to around $171.
Triskaidekaphobia Cuts Suit Sales, Men's Wearhouse Says
Men’s Wearhouse CEO Doug Ewert blamed the company’s disappointing earnings on couples’ wariness of getting married in the year 2013 because of triskaidekaphobia, or the fear of the number 13. During a conference call with investors on Thursday to discuss second-quarter earnings, Ewert said ...
America's Favorite Pitch People: Where Are They Now?
They're the ordinary people who became overnight stars by selling us everything from OxiClean to flavored drinks to men's suits. Though you might not recognize their names, if you've ever watched TV or read a magazine, you would recognize these people in an instant. Sometimes the regular
Pay and Power Among Reasons Men's Wearhouse Fired George Zimmer, the Company Hints
In a rare insider's view of a board room battle, Men's Wearhouse is defending the firing of founder and executive chairman George Zimmer , saying there were disagreements over compensation and that he "had difficulty accepting the fact that Men's Wearhouse is a public company." On Tuesday, the