The new emergency manager has taken his first hard look at the books, and his report shows a city that's almost beyond repair.
Some people scoffed at Sen. Elizabeth Warren's proposal to cut them, but it's worth debating why grads aren't benefiting the way homebuyers are.
A lot of junked vehicles from the US and Europe end up there or in other faraway places, where they get fixed, cleaned and sold for a good price.
Strong cash flow is setting the stage for major payout hikes at these companies.
The retailer once again claims the crown as the largest company in America, ranked by revenue.
The Dow briefly tops 15,000, and the broader S&P 500 tops 1,600 for the first time after the government reports 165,000 jobs created in April, more than expected. The unemployment rate drops to 7.5%.
Stocks recovered just about all of Wednesday's losses. But the big drama comes Friday when the government issues its April jobs report. A bad report could hurt the market.
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