Congress Considers Regulating Noisy Ads

Congress could be days away from turning down the volume on blaring TV ads. The Commercial Advertising Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act would ban TV ads that have a louder volume than the shows they interrupt, The Wall Street Journal said.

What the Stock Market's 'Breakout' Is Missing: Volume

Since the S&P finally rose past the key 1,130 level on Monday, stocks have languished rather than rapidly advance. That's because volume is anemic. And without volume, the market is said to lack the conviction needed to actually create a definitive trend.