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By Alexandra D'Elia
Known as the 'safest asset,' bond market braces for U.S. debt ceiling deadline…
Bernanke: Fed to delay bond tapering…
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer arrested in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, made his first appearance before a Florida judge Thursday. Judy Woodruff, Lynn Whitfield, city attorney for Hallandale Beach, Fla., and the University of Miami School of…
Americans Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal were reunited with their families Wednesday in Oman after spending more than two years in Iranian prison. The men were convicted of spying and sentenced to eight years in prison, but were freed on…
By Paul Solman
A fascinating set of graphic debt data, courtesy of the New York Times. Meanwhile, amidst all the scare talk of a bond rate crisis, has anyone noticed that the bond market is rallying mightily…
Paul Solman: Questions keep coming in about the likelihood and consequences of a California default on its bonds. One unexpected result might be anger for the ages. Here’s Lake Poet William Wordsworth on the 1842 bond default of Pennsylvania,…
Question: Is there an opportunity for individual investors who are not super-rich to participate in the new Toxic Asset plan? Maybe something like a mutual fund, or the Treasury’s non-competitive bid process? Paul Solman: Supposedly yes. From an AP…
One year after the Down Jones industrial average peaked above 14,000 points, it closed Friday below 8,500 amid a global financial slump. Economic analysts and reporters give insight on the latest Wall Street woes.
Wall Street and global financial markets took a dive this week, fueled largely by concerns over a slowing U.S. economy. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explains the wild week on Wall Street, and explores the larger causes behind the turmoil.
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