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US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...pleased by the news. When stock markets opened Thursday, an hour after the government released the jobs report, the Dow Jones industrial average traded above 17,000 for first time. By early afternoon, the Dow was up about 90 points. Broader...
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Outside editorial: Dow Jones attempts to muzzle Murdoch

In its eagerness to take over Dow Jones & Co., News Corp. has agreed to...similar to the one contemplated for Dow Jones, and it remained in place The only sure thing in the Dow Jones-News Corp. plan is that the current...
Improving US economy leads Fed to ease stimulus

...firm commitment to low short-term rates and by the only slight amount by which it's paring the bond purchases.The Dow Jones industrial average soared nearly 300 points. Bond prices fluctuated, but by late afternoon the yield on the 10-year...
German stocks outperform as Merkel forms government

...4,296 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.3 percent higher at 6,658.In the U.S., the Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.2 percent at 16,102 while the broader S&P 500 index rose 0.3 percent to 1,807...
In a crummy economy, why are stocks soaring?

...exhausting 43 months. The nation is careering toward a so-called fiscal cliff, and maybe a recession.So why is the Dow Jones industrial average, that trusty gauge of corporate America's strength, just 4 percent shy of an all-time record...
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Face-off over Dow record

...around the corner, ready to clobber them.But even the gloomiest money managers turned cheerful in January, when the Dow Jones industrial average got off to its best start to any year since 1994. The stock market has continued climbing, sometimes...
Unemployment below 8 percent, first time since 2009

...that showed the job market was sturdier than most economists had thought.Financial markets seemed less impressed. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed as much as 86 points in early trading but drifted lower for most of the rest of the day. It...
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Higher taxes may not hammer dividend stocks

...agreement, stocks of all kinds are likely to fall. Since voters returned Obama and a divided Congress to power Nov. 6, the Dow Jones industrial average has fallen 700 points, more than 5 percent.But dividend-paying companies, typically cash-rich...
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US job gains defy Sandy - and fears of the fiscal cliff

...were out of work when the recession officially began in December 2007.Investors appeared pleased with the report. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 81 points.For now, worries about the cliff have led some companies to cut back on purchases...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrials plummeted nearly 375... Archives NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrials plummeted nearly 375...Empire Online NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrials plummeted nearly 375...


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