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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Peter Cardillo
The Dow Jones industrial average closed higher Thursday, regaining half of its plunge the day before, as buyers returned to the market.
Stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses on Wall Street on Tuesday following a seven-day rally.
Glum economic news from FedEx left stocks mixed on Tuesday.
Stocks are finishing the day mostly lower on Wall Street after signs emerged that Americans are spending at a slower pace and that China's economy may be in worse shape than previously thought.
Stocks rose sharply on Wall Street on Tuesday as traders turned their focus back to corporate news from the United States and hopes that the Federal Reserve will come up with a plan to jump-start the economy. Banks and materials stocks led the market higher.
Investors shook off their worries about Greece on Monday and got back to their routine of little-by-little gains.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the severity of its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing sales. A drop in oil prices — to $106.25 a barrel — pulled down energy stocks.
Stocks fell sharply Tuesday as the nuclear crisis in Japan weighed on global markets.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed mostly higher yesterday as investors appeared relieved that more bad news didn't emerge about risky mortgages and shrinking credit markets. Investors seeking safety pressed into shorter-term Treasurys.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street plunged yesterday as investors, grappling with a seemingly relentless rise in bond yields, drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average down nearly 130 points.
"The trend seems to be worsening," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital. "We're seeing a little hesitation in anticipation of tomorrow's job report."