An earlier version of this op-ed incorrectly stated that Citadel founder Ken Griffin used the carried interest loophole to lower his tax rate.
This report has been updated to reflect that claims of a China Zhongwang Holdings stockpile were made by U.S. aluminum executives.
The Moody's report was issued Wednesday. An earlier version misstated the day.
This story was revised to correct that Curry played "Chopsticks."
A previous version of this story incorrectly said the S&P 500 turned negative in early morning trade.
This story has been updated to reflect Putin's comments were from a Thursday interview and published Friday.
This headline was updated to show the expected number of jobs created was 180,000.
Spot gold's session low was $1,301.91. An earlier version misstated that figure by one cent.
This story has been updated to include the proper spelling of the Wal-Mart spokesman's name.
An earlier version of this story misspelled a Wal-Mart spokesman's name.