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Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stocks Nosedive Again: Dow Down Nearly 500 In 2 Days

Investors are worried about slower economic growth in China, a gloomier outlook for U.S. corporate profits and an end to easy money policies in the United States and Europe. They’re also fretting over country-specific troubles around the world—from economic mismanagement in Argentina to political instability in Turkey.

01/24/2014

Standard & Poor's headquarters in the financial district of New York. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Sues Standard & Poor’s Over Investment Ratings

California’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against debt rating agency Standard & Poor’s, claiming it inflated its ratings of certain investments, costing the state’s public pension funds and other investors billions of dollars.

02/05/2013

An Apple ipad tablet displays app icons on its home screen. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Apple Worst Performing S&P Stock So Far This Year

Apple was the worst performing stock on the S&P 500 for the month of January, despite a historic surge for the index overall.

02/05/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

S&P Improves California Bond Outlook To Positive

Although California still faces a $9.2 billion deficit, the credit rating agency said the state has corrected a significant portion of its budget imbalance.

02/14/2012

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S&P: California’s Fiscal Problems Different From Greece

California and Greece might share enviable weather and postcard-worthy beaches, but their fiscal problems aren’t the same.

CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011