Stocks Close Sharply Higher

September 2, 2015 5:46 PM Comments

U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday, partly recovering from the worst start to September in 13 years, as investors eyed calmer global markets, domestic data, and oil prices.

Stock Futures Point to Higher Open

September 2, 2015 8:47 AM Comments

U.S. stock futures point to an upbeat open on Wall Street Wednesday, as investors grasp for relief in calmer markets in Asia ahead of a Chinese holiday.

Clinton, Using Private Server, Wrote And Sent E-Mails Now Deemed Classified

September 2, 2015 8:41 AM Comments

While she was secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote and sent at least six e-mails using her private server that contained what government officials now say is classified information, according to thousands of e-mails released by the State Department.

Three Forest Service Firefighters Honored and Remembered

September 2, 2015 8:37 AM Comments

Hundreds gathered along the roads and inside Wenatchee, WA arena for a moving memorial that marked the end of watch for three young wildland firefighters killed Aug. 19.

Stocks Off to a Rough Start in September

September 1, 2015 4:40 PM Comments

Wall Street kicked off September on a sharply negative note as China growth worries slammed global markets yet again.

How Panicky Retirement Savers Blew It When Stocks Fell

September 1, 2015 4:15 PM Comments

As the market was tumbling in late August, retirement account trading spiked, showing money flowing from stocks to bonds, suggesting a discouraging level of panic on the part of some long-term investors. Here’s a good lesson in what not to do in the inevitable ups and downs of the market.

Social Security Strategy: Boost Lifetime Payouts With The Spousal Benefit

September 1, 2015 12:44 PM Comments

These strategies can help you boost your Social Security income in retirement.

DC Preparing for Styrofoam Ban

September 1, 2015 9:00 AM Comments

First it was plastic bags, now it will soon be styrofoam cups. The D.C. Council passed a ban on styrofoam cups last June, and now regulators are preparing businesses for enforcement of the law beginning January 1.

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