February 2012 Headlines
After several days of trying, the Dow finally closed Tuesday above 13,000 - hitting 13,005.12, up 23.61 points for the day.
Chancellor George Osborne said the United Kingdom doesn't have the money to increase spending in the next budget nor can it afford tax cuts.
The average cost per gallon is now $3.72, the highest price ever recorded in the month of February.
Washington's spending problem has the White House eyeing the military for massive cuts. Critics worry those cuts could seriously hurt America's national defense.
Americans still prefer spending cuts to tax increases as a way to cut the budget deficit.
Greece is expected to lead the way with a massive 4.4 percent decline.
Home sales have risen nearly 13 percent over the past six months, and housing experts believe the trend will continue.
Prior to the agreement, Greece was facing the prospect of a default next month and possibly being forced from the eurozone.
Gas prices shot up 2 cents overnight after Iran announced Sunday it would stop selling oil to Britain and France.
An estimated 22,000 children die each day in developing countries. However, some organizations are tackling this problem with a concept called microfinance.
Moody's says the governments of these countries haven't done enough to take care of their debt problems.
Gas prices hit a five-month high last week and have been rising steadily in the last few weeks.
The numbers reveal just how bad the burden on American businesses really is under the Obama administration's regulations.
Crews swept up rubble from the streets, after violent protests against the Greek parliament's approval of harsh new measures to save the country from bankruptcy.
Both leaders told their respective parliamentary groups that there is no real alternative to voting for the legislation, except pushing Greece to bankruptcy.
Sixty million Americans now get some form of federal aid, an all-time high, according to the Heritage Foundation.
Five of the nation's biggest mortgage lenders will pay $25 billion to settle charges over foreclosure abuses that occurred after the housing bubble burst.
Young adults have been hardest hit by the tight job market, according to a new study released by the Pew Research Center.
A recent report lists a hundred wasteful government spending examples from just last year, growing proof of Washington's outrageous culture of spending.
The job market continued to improve in January, with the unemployment rate dropping to 8.3 percent -- America's lowest level in three years
California State Controller John Chiang said the Golden State could run out of money by the beginning of March.