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Reuters - Before the Bell: ECB cuts rates to record low on recession fears

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures dip, spotlight on European summit NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures dipped on Thursday after three straight winning sessions as investors bet leaders at a euro zone summit will come up with a solution to the region's debt crisis. | Full Article ECB cuts rates to record low on recession fears December 08, 2011 07:56 AM ET FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank cut interest rates by a quarter of a point on Thursday to counter the twin threats of recession and deflation in the euro zone, and is expected to unveil fresh measures to help banks hurt by the bloc's debt crisis. | Full Article Corzine apologizes for collapse of MF Global December 08, 2011 07:20 AM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jon Corzine, the former chief executive officer of MF Global, apologized to a U.S. House panel on Thursday for the collapse of the brokerage and said he was "stunned" when he first learned customer

Reuters - Before the Bell: MetLife expects earnings to grow in 2012

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures rise on euro zone summit optimism NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures rose on Monday, building on the previous week's strong gains, as optimism grew that the upcoming European Union summit would break new ground to resolve the euro zone debt crisis. | Full Article Italy PM Monti unveils sweeping austerity package December 05, 2011 04:56 AM ET ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Mario Monti, boosted by positive market reaction, takes a 30 billion euro austerity package to Italy's parliament on Monday to help stem a debt crisis threatening to overwhelm the euro zone. | Full Article Japan's Olympus hid up to $1.7 billion, no proof of yakuza December 05, 2011 06:41 AM ET TOKYO (Reuters) - An investigative panel has found Japan's disgraced Olympus Corp hid up to $1.67 billion in losses from its investors, but is likely to say there is no evidence of involvement by organized crime in the cover-up,

Reuters - Before The Bell: ECB hints at action if euro zone adopts fiscal pact

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures signal lower open (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.5 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.4 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.2 percent at 4:37 a.m. ET. | Full Article ECB hints at action if euro zone adopts fiscal pact December 01, 2011 07:54 AM ET BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The new head of the European Central Bank signaled on Thursday it was ready to take stronger action to fight Europe's debt crisis if political leaders agree next week on much tighter budget controls in the 17-nation euro zone. | Full Article More charges coming in insider probe: sources December 01, 2011 07:40 AM ET (Reuters) - A year after four hedge funds were raided as part of a sweeping probe into insider trading, agents are ready to arrest as many as three people who worked at the raided funds, sources familiar with the investigatio

Reuters - Before the Bell: S&P may cut France rating outlook: paper

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures gain on relief over Italy bond auction NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures rose on Tuesday on investor relief over a well-received Italian bond auction that showed the highly indebted country still had access to capital markets. | Full Article Tiffany expects holiday sales gains, raises view November 29, 2011 07:25 AM ET (Reuters) - Tiffany & Co raised its full-year profit outlook on the expectation that its sales gains would continue in the holiday season, and it reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings, helped by sales of more expensive jewelry. | Full Article S&P may cut France rating outlook: paper November 29, 2011 07:46 AM ET PARIS (Reuters) - Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's could change its outlook on France's AAA rating to negative within days, a French newspaper reported on Monday, adding to fears France may lose its position among the top rank of sovereign borrowers. |

Reuters - Before The Bell: Futures tumble on expected debt panel defeat

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LATEST NEWS Futures tumble on expected debt panel defeat NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures were sharply lower on Monday, extending the previous week's losses as a congressional "super committee" was expected to concede defeat in its bid to lower the deficit. | Full Article Euro zone not working, words alone won't fix it: Buffett November 21, 2011 07:55 AM ET IWAKI, Japan (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Europe's debt crisis had shown up a "major flaw" in the 17-member euro zone system and it would take more than words to fix it. | Full Article Debt crisis strikes at heart of Europe November 21, 2011 07:43 AM ET BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - The euro zone's debt crisis struck again at the heart of Europe on Monday despite a clear-cut election victory in Spain for conservatives committed to tougher austerity. | Full Article Insight: Lessons for U.S. from Canada's "

Reuters Before The Bell : FBI interested in regulatory probe of MF Global.

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LATEST NEWS Futures edge up with focus on Greece, Fed NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, following two days of sharp market losses, with developments in Greece and a U.S. monetary policy meeting in focus. | Full Article Greek PM faces showdown talks with Merkel, Sarkozy November 02, 2011 07:35 AM ET ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's prime minister faces a grilling from the leaders of Germany and France on Wednesday after fighting to win the backing of his cabinet to hold a referendum on a 130 billion-euro ($178 billion) bailout package. | Full Article MF Global accounts shock leaves clients scrambling November 02, 2011 12:39 AM ET CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - MF Global Holdings Ltd failed to protect customer accounts by keeping them separate from its own funds, said a top U.S. exchange regulator, another shock for commodity markets scrambling to contain fallout from the brokerage's bankruptcy. | Fu

Reuters - Before The bell: Futures falls on profit-taking after rally

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LATEST NEWS Futures falls on profit-taking after rally NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday as investors took profits a day after a rally that pushed the S&P to close above its 200-day moving average for the first time since August. | Full Article Euro fund head sees no quick China deal October 28, 2011 07:49 AM ET BEIJING (Reuters) - The head of Europe's 440 billion euro bailout fund played down hopes of a quick deal with China to throw its support behind efforts to resolve the bloc's debt crisis but said he expects Beijing to continue to buy bonds issued by the fund. | Full Article HP ditches costly PC unit spin-off October 27, 2011 07:48 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co ditched a plan to spin off its personal computers unit, a month after the ouster of CEO Leo Apotheker whose idea would have cost billions of dollars in expenses and lost business. | Full Article More compa

Reuters - Before The Bell: Stock futures higher after GE results, euro summit ahead

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures higher after GE results, euro summit ahead NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures edged higher on Friday ahead of a much anticipated European Union weekend summit on the region's debt crisis and as results from General Electric Co did little to undermine hopes for a robust earnings season. | Full Article Merkel sticks to hard line on euro zone solution October 21, 2011 07:44 AM ET BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - European leaders have put off crucial decisions on how to stop a sovereign debt meltdown in their currency zone, keeping markets on edge, to give German Chancellor Angela Merkel time to secure parliamentary support, EU sources said on Friday. | Full Article Groupon to raise up to $540 million in IPO: filing October 21, 2011 07:09 AM ET (Reuters) - Groupon Inc said it plans to raise as much as $540 million in an initial public offering, less than previously planned, as the largest daily deals compan

Mattel Q3 sales beat estimates: Reuters Before The Bell

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LATEST NEWS Futures higher on Google, euro zone hopes NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures rose on Friday, shrugging off a credit rating downgrade of Spain, propelled by strong earnings from Google Inc and hopes the euro zone will continue progress toward a solution to its debt crisis. | Full Article Mattel Q3 sales beat estimates October 14, 2011 07:47 AM ET (Reuters) - Mattel Inc , the world's largest toy company, reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales, helped by favorable exchange rates and strong sales of its Barbie dolls. | Full Article Euro zone crisis dominates G20 Paris meeting October 14, 2011 07:34 AM ET PARIS (Reuters) - The euro zone debt crisis will dominate a summit of G20 finance chiefs and central bank heads in Paris, with a downgrade of Spain's credit rating highlighting the risk of a much larger economy than Greece coming under threat. | Full Article Google's Q3 eases fears over ad marke

UBS board considers fate of crisis-hit investment bank: Reuters - Before The Bell.

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures off on euro zone concerns NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures fell on Friday as talk of a Greece default gained pace and a day after markets spiraled downward on deepening worries about global economic stagnation. | Full Article Greek default talk gathers pace September 23, 2011 07:55 AM ET ATHENS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Talk of a possible Greek default gained pace on Friday while a pledge by the world's major economies to prevent Europe's debt crisis from undermining banks and the global economy steadied financial markets. | Full Article HP names Whitman CEO, Apotheker out September 23, 2011 05:12 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co named former eBay Inc Chief Executive Meg Whitman its president and CEO, replacing the harshly criticized Leo Apotheker in a bid to restore investor confidence in the iconic Silicon Valley company. | Full Article UBS board considers fate of cri

Reuters - Before The Bell: Today's Futures, Global Stocks, PC Business, Pimco.

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LATEST NEWS Futures off after rally NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures fell on Tuesday after rising nearly 8 percent in the past five sessions as investors cautiously awaited a batch of data for a better assessment on the state of the economy. | Full Article Global stocks at two-week high, rally may stall August 30, 2011 07:01 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Global shares edged up to their highest in nearly two weeks on Tuesday, but the rally looked to be running out of steam on the back of concerns over Europe's debt troubles and U.S. growth. | Full Article U.S. lenders making more subprime car loans: report August 30, 2011 06:59 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lenders are making more subprime auto loans again, reversing the cautious approach they adopted after the credit crisis, an industry research firm said on Tuesday. | Full Article HP executive says PC business to remain world No.1 Augus

Reuters - Before The Bell: Futures gain as normal Wall St operations expected

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LATEST NEWS Futures gain as normal Wall St operations expected NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures jumped on Monday, signaling a strong open on Wall Street, as investors were relieved to see Hurricane Irene caused less damage than feared in New York City over the weekend. | Full Article Wall Street to open Monday August 29, 2011 07:07 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market will open for a normal trading session on Monday, although with lower volume expected and some delays in opening hours, despite damage from Hurricane Irene. | Full Article Analysis: Record prices spawn new wave of China gold bugs August 29, 2011 04:11 AM ET SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Record gold prices, rather than denting China's enthusiasm for bullion, have emboldened investors to plough more money into gold bars and riskier bullion-based derivatives. | Full Article Sino-Forest saga another reversal of fortune for HK found