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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24, 2015 in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Stocks Surge After China Cuts Rates To Help Economy

Stocks surged Tuesday morning on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world’s second-largest economy.

08/25/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24, 2015 in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Closes Nearly 600 Points Down After Midday Rally Fizzles

The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 1,000 points in early trading and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell into correction territory, that’s Wall Street jargon for a drop of 10 percent or more from a recent peak.

08/24/2015

An East River Ferry crashed into Pier 11/Wall Street on Wednesday, Aug. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

East River Ferry Makes Hard Landing At Wall Street; Multiple Minor Injuries

A ferry experienced a hard landing at the East River pier at Wall Street late Wednesday afternoon, leaving multiple people with minor injuries.

08/12/2015

Demonstrators during a rally organized by supporters of the 'Yes' vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament on June 30, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greek voters will decide in a referendum next Sunday on whether their government should accept an economic reform package put forth by Greece's creditors. Greece has imposed capital controls with the banks being closed until the referendum and a daily limit of 60 euros has been placed on cash withdrawals from ATMs. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Investors Rattled Worldwide After Greece Misses $1.8 Billion Loan Payment

Investors around the world were on edge Tuesday night, after Greece missed a crucial payment deadline and became the first developed country to default on a loan to the International Monetary Fund.

06/30/2015

New York Stock Exchange

NY Comptroller: Average Wall St. Bonus Is Nearly $173,000

New York’s state comptroller says the average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew 2 percent last year to nearly $173,000.

03/11/2015

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Former Wall Street Computer Tech Convicted In 2011, Bronx Drug Murder

A former Wall Street computer technician turned drug addict accused of murder learned his fate on Friday.

02/13/2015

New Shake Shack at 409 Fulton Street at Adams Street in Brooklyn. (Credit: Edward Reed)

Shake Shack Shares Double In IPO Debut

Shares of Shake Shack, a burger chain that started as a New York City hot dog cart, more than doubled in their first day of trading.

01/30/2015

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet the Syrian opposition, a day after hosting urgent talks on Syria and Iraq in Paris, as Washington unveiled plans to provide some $500 million in arms and training to the Syrian rebels. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dies; Oil Prices Rise On Wall Street

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died at the age of 90, according to Saudi state TV.

01/22/2015

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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

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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

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