Virginia stocks remain slightly down, but U.S. markets do better than expected
September 15, 2008 4:23 PM
Most Virginia stocks remained down in the early afternoon, but overall, the U.S. financial markets have handled this past weekend’s financial mess better than expected.
The Virginia Business Stock Index drops 8 percent in two weeks
September 15, 2008 3:23 PM
The Virginia Business Stock Index was down 8.32 percent from Aug. 29 as of noon Monday, compared with a 3.44 percent decrease in the Dow Jones industrial average.
Virginia stock prices fall Monday morning
September 15, 2008 12:24 PM
Almost all of Virginia’s largest public companies’ stock prices fell after Monday morning in the wake of financial turmoil over the weekend.
Lehman bankruptcy, Merrill Lynch buyout to cause markets to sputter
September 15, 2008 11:24 AM
Virginia Business will follow how Virginia stocks react to market turmoil throughout the day
Mongomery County officials to sue state government
September 12, 2008 12:00 PM
Montgomery officials file lawsuit against the state government over Elliston intermodal facility
Northrop Grumman to build $5.1 billion Navy aircraft carrier
September 11, 2008 11:14 AM
Roundup: Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding in Newport News has signed a $5.1 billion contract to build the nuclear-powered Gerald R. Ford; Virginia's Commission on Climate Change developing recommendations
State tax collections lower than expected
September 10, 2008 11:34 AM
Roundup: State tax collections missing targets; Two Virginia banks affected by government takeover of Freddie, Fannie; Albemarle considers allowing residents to put wind turbines on their properties
Virginia’s exports growing rapidly
September 09, 2008 11:29 AM
Roundup: Buoyed by an increasing population and a diverse economy, Virginia’s exports are growing; World financial leaders meet at U.Va.; Hampton Roads construction leans on military