wall street


Ford Restores Dividend

Ford Motor is going to resume paying a dividend on its stock, something the company hasn’t done in five years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

Occupy Detroit - November 6, 2011. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Occupy Detroit Gets Union Support

Carrying signs and wearing stickers that said 99%, a few hundred union members marched in support of Occupy Detroit Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2011


Local Students Ignore Call For ‘Walk Out’ Protest

Organizers of the Occupy Wall Street protest Wednesday called on college students across the nation to walk out of class as a way to show their support for the cause.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange,Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

U.S. Stocks Plummet On Global Recession Fears

Investors on Wall Street and around the world sold stocks with abandon Thursday, more convinced than ever that the United States and perhaps the globe are headed for a new recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

Ed Montgomery Announces Recovery Act Award For Detroit Smart Grid Program

Shaky Wall Street Has Bing Concerned About Debt

Wall Street’s rocky ride has Detroit Mayor Dave Bing looking at his city’s long-term financial picture.


Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo)

Fed To Investors: Interest Rates To Stay Low

The Federal Reserve says it will likely keep interest rates at record lows for the next two years after acknowledging that the economy is weaker than it had thought, with increasing risks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011


Stocks Tumble After S&P Downgrade Of US

The Dow plummeted more than 600 points in afternoon trading. Several Michigan stocks took a hit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

Mortgage Interest Rates Near All-time Lows

The sputtering economy is keeping mortgage rates low, with some fixed rates now hovering near four percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

Wall Street - AP DO NOT USE

Uncertainty Raising Stock Market Concerns

The uncertainty in the financial markets and the financial world is raising a lot of concern, not just about investments, but also about perception of the U.S. and who is to blame for what’s happening on Wall Street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011


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