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  • October 30, 2012  

    In other news Tuesday, Hurricane Sandy ripped through the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the U.S., leaving behind $20 billion in damage so far. In addition, a forecasting firm has estimated $10 to 30 billion in lost business. Also, newly released Case-Shiller numbers show housing prices increased 2 percent in August. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2011  

    Thursday’s market drop marked the fifth time in just two weeks that the Dow Jones industrial average rocketed up or down by several hundred points in one trading session. Spencer Michels reports on how the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, one of the largest U.S. institutional investors, is handling the volatility. Continue reading