FCC To Double Schools Broadband Fund

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Undated) -- The Federal Communications Commission says it's doubling a fund to bring broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries. FCC Commissioner Tom Wheeler will announce on Wednesday a plan to boost the fund from one billion to two billion dollars over the next two years. The FCC's action backs an Obama administration push to…

Earning Season Continues, Jobs Report Friday

Posted On February 02, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Investors are hoping February turns out better than January for U.S. markets. From New York, Ira Spitzer has more.   Play Clip

Stocks Tumble, Dow Drops 300 Points To End Week

Posted On January 24, 2014

{StocksclosingBell_1} Q...FX-(Bells fade) 000:08 (New York, NY) -- Wall Street is posting big losses to finish the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 318 points to close at 15-879. The Nasdaq shed 90 points to 41-28. The S&P 500 dropped 38 points to end at 17-90. Analysts say investors were spooked by a large…

Asian Markets Finish Lower

Posted On January 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Asian markets are finishing lower today. Japan's Nikkei drops 125 points to close at 15-695. Hong Kong's Hang Seng loses 348 points to 22-733. The Shanghai Composite Index is down nine points to 20-42.

Money Matters

Posted On January 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Here is the latest financial news.   Play Clip