Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke heads to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify before a Senate committee on the state of the economy.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Facebook ( FB ) just can't catch a break.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! 2011 was not a particularly good year for financial stocks: 35 of the 50-largest financial company stocks fell last year, with the sector losing over 17% vs. a flat performance for the S&P 500
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! A trio of reports Thursday -- ADP payrolls, weekly jobless claims and a downward revision to first-quarter GDP -- reinforced a perception the U.S. economy has slowed considerably since early 2012. Taken together, the reports simultaneously raised the stakes and lowered expectations for Friday's already crucial government jobs report.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Fearing the European debt crisis will continue to deteriorate, investors have piled into U.S. Treasuries in a flight for safety. The yield on the benchmark U.S
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Gold prices have tumbled 20 percent from their August 2011 record highs above $1,900 an ounce. The precious metal closed down more than 1% Tuesday to $1,548.70 after rating agency Egan-Jones downgraded Spanish debt and investors flocked from the Eurozone credit crisis to U.S.
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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! This summer's crop of movie blockbusters are already shattering box office records and driving up attendance at the nation's movie theaters, giving big returns to major Hollywood studios and theater owners before the official start of the summer popcorn movie season this Memorial Day weekend. Walt Disney Studios' ( DIS ) "The Avengers" has already surpassed $1 billion in international ticket sales since hitting theaters earlier this month
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Serial tech entrepreneur and professor Steve Blank argues that Facebook and the "social media" craze are ruining Silicon Valley's innovation machine. How? By making venture capitalists so greedy that they're only funding companies that could be worth billions of dollars in a couple of years
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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Congress has just over a month to pass a $106 billion transportation bill that would pave the way for new highways, railways and bridges in this country.