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The Dow Jones industrial average closed Wednesday above 10,000 for the first time since Oct. 3, 2008. Ray Suarez speaks with a Washington Post reporter about the significance.
Just two years ago an office space in midtown Manhattan could fetch close to $1.7 billion. Today, the same property trades for about $600 million. A sign the commercial real estate market will be the next shoe to drop in…
The holiday season was anything but merry for retailers this year; sales fell by double-digits in several categories, making this shopping season one of the worst in decades. An analyst examines the impact on the economy.
Amid the shopping frenzy of "Black Friday" -- the traditional after-Thanksgiving kick off to the holiday shopping season -- retailers are looking to holiday sales to boost their sagging balance books. Jeffrey Brown talks to analysts about how the retail…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Retail sales endured a 2.8 percent drop last month -- their largest plunge on record, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
In the latest gloomy financial news, the U.S. economy shed 240,000 jobs in October, pushing the employment rate up to 6.5 percent. Two analysts examine the labor numbers and what they say about the economy.
By PBS NewsHour
Amazon.com's stock is worth several times its competitors. Analysts say it's because traders are speculating on the company's future growth as an electronic megastore. Here's a look at the company's recent growth.
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