Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 20 June. My mother always used to tell me that when I grew up my Social Security savings would be used to pay for her and other Baby Boomers' retirements. That sounded really scary at the time. [br]
New York, US, 3 June . US stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) have reached the same prices as they were on 1 Jan 2009, wiping out the years red ink, in intraday trading. An hour before closing bell it had reached 8,770. [br]
Washington, US, 8 May 2008. The results of the stress test of 19 major banks, ran by the Treasury and Federal Reserve, are in. US Banks need to raise more money. Frankly, you didn’t need to be Sherlock Holmes to work that one out ...[br]
New York, 23 Apr. From the depths of depression in early March, stock traders have been jubilant since, racking up over 27 per cent gains on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and even bigger up ticks in Emerging Markets.
Patna, 16 Apr. Today the polls opened in the world’s largest democracy. Remarkably, it is the rural and poor areas which will both shape the outcome of the election and help to revive the nation’s struggling economy.