The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 665.75 points, below the psychologically important level of 26,000, which it had just broken through for the first time two-and-a-half weeks ago. The Dow's decline of 2.5% was mirrored in other major indices. The S&P 500 fell 2.2%, and the Nasdaq Composite declined 2%.
Evanston-Ill.-based Mettle Sports seeks to change the face of soccer in the United States with its “2,000 pitches U.S.” campaign to place at least 2,000 street soccer pitches across the United States in the next three years.
Where do you find a decent investment return these days? While stocks are back near all-time highs, they are up just 1% during the last 12 months, while the average corporate bond yields about 1.75% a year. Are the days of double digit returns gone forever?
The United States is producing more crude oil today than it has in over a decade. Exports on coal, natural gas and gasoline are legal. So why, given these factors, is the ban on crude exports still in place? Should the United States lift its ban on crude oil exports?