Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2:08 PM

  • Share:
             
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

News Summary: Stocks fall as 'fiscal cliff' nears

WATCHING WASHINGTON: Stocks fell for a fifth straight day as Wall Street watched Washington to see if talks between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders would yield a last-minute budget agreement.

The Associated Press

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

advertising

WATCHING WASHINGTON: Stocks fell for a fifth straight day as Wall Street watched Washington to see if talks between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders would yield a last-minute budget agreement.

NO NEW DEAL: Early declines accelerated late in the day after reports emerged that Obama would not be offering a revised budget deal.

HOME BUYING: An index that measures the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes increased last month to its highest level in two and a half years, adding to evidence that the housing market is recovering. The news failed to bolster stocks.

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon


Advertising