The stock market got a boost on Monday from mergers, homes, and phones.
NEW YORK | Grim sales forecasts from two major companies and concern the Federal Reserve soon will start withdrawing its support for the economy pummeled the stock market Thursday.
NEW YORK | Small companies took the limelight Monday on a slow but choppy start to the week.
I'm a senior citizen, and every four years I look forward to the election of politicians thinking it will get better in America. But it just gets worse.
VALPARAISO | The Mayoral Advisory Council on Disability welcomed a new member Wednesday, but it continues to struggle to get a quorum for meetings.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has a simple explanation for why he's not hanging around the Statehouse while the Indiana General Assembly is in session – it's jobs.
On behalf of the more than 80,000 Hammond residents and businesses whose households are almost all NIPSCO ratepayers, I would like to voice my opposition to Indiana Senate Bill 560. It unfairly shifts the risk and burden of capital investment onto ratepayers instead of on monopoly utilities …
NEW YORK | After barreling through a record the day before, the Dow Jones industrial average meandered higher on Wednesday.
"I am shocked, shocked to find … gambling …" This famous line of the cynical Captain Renault to night club manager Rick in the film classic "Casablanca" comes to mind in reflecting on the practices of American credit rating agencies.
Federal regulators recently roiled America's farmers with the release of new rules for financial instruments. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, one of the agencies charged with implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, officially announced the new requirements and said they…
Our national elections are seven weeks away, with the economy as one of the key issues in political discussions on the airwaves, in workplaces and around kitchen tables. Not surprisingly, the economy is a question that often gets asked of this community banker. My answer: The economy is impr…
NEW YORK | The last time the stock market was this high, the Great Recession was just getting started and stocks were pointed toward a head-first descent.
NEW YORK | The stock market keeps getting tossed around by the Fed.
NEW YORK | The Standard & Poor's 500 index touched its highest point in more than four years Tuesday. But a morning rally faded, and stock indexes were down slightly by the afternoon.
“Greed … is good,” declared corrupt out of control investment banker Gordon Gekko in the hit film “Wall Street.” However, The Bible, Shakespeare and other influential sources argue to the contrary.
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