Latest Ellen Simon Stories
By ELLEN SIMON By Ellen Simon The Associated Press NEW YORK Stocks took another nosedive Wednesday as the American banking system appeared even shakier and investors worried that the financial crisis is spinning so far out of control that even government rescues can't stop it.
By ELLEN SIMON By Ellen Simon The Associated Press NEW YORK Conventional wisdom had long held that some industries would collapse if oil topped $100 a barrel. As oil neared $150, sending costs higher for everything from jet fuel to plastic jars, the question was how many companies would succumb.
- totally perplexed and mixed up.