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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

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

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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

Occupy Wall Street protesters march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. The march centered around the idea of a so-called Robin Hood Tax, a 0.5 percent levy to be applied to financial service companies, with proceeds to be used for social services. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

OWS Celebrates 2nd Anniversary With Marches, Rallies In Manhattan

On Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.

09/17/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: 3 Florida Men Ran ‘Wall Street’ Silver Scam

The men duped at least 150 people into spending $8 million on precious metals they did not own, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said.

08/20/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Bloomberg: Not Comptroller’s Job To Investigate Wall Street

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it’s “not very helpful” to New York City’s economy when Eliot Spitzer badmouths Wall Street while campaigning.

07/26/2013

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

Stocks Close At Record High After Bernanke Allays Stimulus Fear

The stock market closed at a record high after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would continue to support the U.S. economy.

07/11/2013

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