Wall Street

Mohammed Islam (CBS This Morning)

New York Magazine Issues Apology After ‘Wall Street Whiz Kid’ Admits He Lied About $72M Fortune

Turns out, if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

12/16/2014

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 8, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ebola, Other Worries May Have Contributed To Rough Day On Wall Street

Stocks were deep in the red again on Wednesday, although they did rebound from a mid day swoon. At the closing bell the Dow was down 173 points at 16,141. Earlier in the day it had dipped below 16,000 for the first time since February.

10/15/2014

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 8, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Sees Worst Drop Of The Year, Driven By Declines In Energy Companies

The Dow Jones industrial average closed 334 points lower on Thursday than the day before, in what amounted to the worst drop of the year.

10/09/2014

Demonstrators unfurl a banner on Broadway during the Flood Wall Street protest on September 22, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Flood Wall Street’ Protesters Were Exercising First Amendment Rights

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended a decision by the NYPD not to clear the streets during the “Flood Wall Street” climate change protest the day before.

09/23/2014

Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 317 points on news of the Argentina default and weak corporate earnings.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Dow Jones Sent Plummeting Amid Multiple Investor Worries

The red flags were everywhere, among them weak corporate results, the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve and tensions between the West and Russia.

07/31/2014

(Photo Credit: Stan Honda/Getty Images)

GM 2Q Profit Falls 85 Percent On Recall Costs

General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.

07/24/2014

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the morning of July 3, 2014 in New York City. The Dow Jones passed 17,000 for the first time today, as economy continues to recover.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Jones Hits 17,000 For First Time After Strong Jobs Report

There was a major milestone on Wall Street Thursday as stocks set new records.

07/03/2014

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is Wall Street Rigged? New Report Looks At High-Frequency Trading

Best-selling author Michael Lewis told “60 Minutes” that super fast, computerized stock trading now controls more than half the market and raises the costs of stocks for everyday investors.

03/31/2014

People take pictures with the Wall Street bull on March 26, 2014. (credit: earthcam.com)

NYPD Removes Barricades From Wall Street Bull

The bull had been penned in since September 2011, when police feared the sculpture would be targeted by Occupy Wall Street protesters. During one protest, demonstrators chanted, “Take the bull!”

03/26/2014

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

After Tough January, Stocks Extend Slide; Dow Closes Down 326 Points

For stock investors, February is starting out just as rough as January.

02/03/2014

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 3, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

S&P 500 Puts Finishing Touch On Best Year Since 1997

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed out its best year since 1997 on Tuesday as traders wrapped up a record-setting year.

12/31/2013

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Hits 16,000 For First Time, S&P 500 Hits 1,800

Stocks have been rising sharply this year as the U.S. economy improves, companies report bigger profits and the Federal Reserve keeps up its easy-money policies.

11/18/2013

Homes in Irvington, N.J. (Credit Google Maps)

Irvington Officials Look Into Eminent Domain For Foreclosed Homes

Irvington, N.J., is moving forward with plans to become the second municipality in the nation to use eminent domain to buy mortgages that are in foreclosure.

11/16/2013

Stories from Main Street - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: Wall Street Firm Powered By Wounded Veterans

Drexel Hamilton was founded by a wounded Vietnam vet, Larry Doll. Its singular mission is to help returning veterans find meaningful careers.

10/14/2013

more