Applause breaks out at the New York Stock Exchange (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Dow Closes Above 13,000 For First Time Since 2008 Crisis

After a week of fits and starts, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finally closed above 13,000 — 13,005.12, to be exact — for the first time since May 19, 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2012

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Dow Breaks 13,000 For First Time Since ’08 Crisis

For the first time since May, 2008, the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above the psychological milestone of 13,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

Dow Powerhouse solar

Dow Solar: Three Dealers In Colorado First In US To Sell Solar Shingles

Colorado became the first market in the country to experience how the Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingles from Dow Solar are “reinventing the roof” for a new generation of homeowners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

Economic Astrologer Ray Merriman

Financial Astrologer Predicts Bumpy Future For Dow

Move over Miss Cleo! If you’re worried about the stock market, fear not! A financial astrologer peeks into his crystal ball to give us his reading.

CBS 62–08/18/2011


Wall Street Ends Worst Week In More Than 2 Years

Stocks resumed their downward slide Friday as better than expected U.S. jobs figures failed to erase fears over weak growth in the world’s biggest economy and Europe’s debt crisis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2011


Video: Worst Week On Wall Street

Wrapping up the worst week on Wall Street since 2008, WWJ’s Vickie Thomas caught up with a local financial planner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2011

Judge Nixes Class-action Lawsuit Against Dow

A judge in Saginaw says property owners who claim Dow Chemical Co. has spoiled their land cannot sue the company through a class-action lawsuit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2011


Former Dow Employee Convicted Of Selling Trade Secrets To China

A former Michigan research scientist was convicted Monday of charges he stole trade secrets from Midland based Dow Chemical Co. and sold them to companies in China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2011

Stocks Rise Sharply On Signs Of Economic Growth

Global stocks surged on signs that U.S. unemployment may fall and reports that Europe’s central bank is closer to containing the region’s financial crisis. Bond prices and the dollar fell as investors moved money into […]


Stocks Surge A Day After Fed Reveals Stimulus Plan

Stocks rose sharply Thursday, one day after the Federal Reserve announced a $600 billion plan to stimulate the economy.  The Dow Jones industrial average rose 199.51, or 1.7 percent, to 11,414.82 in afternoon trading, a […]