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Financial And Forex Info News | Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Dow, S&P climb on earnings, Apple bruises Nasdaq

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Dow, S&P climb on earnings, Apple bruises Nasdaq NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 rose on Tuesday after strong earnings and upbeat outlooks from big manufacturers like 3M Co , but Apple's slide ahead of its results drove the Nasdaq down. Home prices seeing some signs of stability NEW YORK (Reuters) - The housing market is seeing hints of stabilization, with February home prices rising for the first time in 10 months, according to a survey on Tuesday, while a measure of consumer confidence last month fell more than expected. Facebook deals may add week to IPO timing: source SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A recent acquisition spurt by Facebook Inc may add about a week to the social network's journey to public markets, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday. Protesters picket Wells Fargo meeting, six arrested SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Police in riot gear arrested six people on Tuesday as protesters with

Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Exclusive: Regulators doubt MF Global shortfall estimate

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LATEST NEWS Wall Street snaps 7-day slide but volume is low NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks rebounded from seven days of losses on Monday as investors used the latest effort from European leaders to resolve the region's debt crisis as an opportunity to cover short positions. | Full Article Fitch revises U.S. rating outlook to negative November 28, 2011 04:29 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitch Ratings on Monday revised to negative the outlook on the United States' AAA credit rating after a Congress committee failed last week to agree on at least $1.2 trillion in deficit-reduction measures. | Full Article Judge blocks Citigroup-SEC settlement November 28, 2011 03:40 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge angrily blocked Citigroup Inc's proposed $285 million settlement over the sale of toxic mortgage debt, excoriating the top U.S. market regulator over how it reaches corporate fraud settlements. | Full Article Exclusive

Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Mixed data raises questions on economic momentum

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LATEST NEWS Wall Street falls for sixth day NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks suffered a sixth straight day of losses on Wednesday as frustration over the euro zone's debt crisis, coupled with weak Chinese factory data, further dented investor sentiment. | Full Article "Disastrous" bond sale shakes confidence in Germany November 23, 2011 03:20 PM ET BERLIN (Reuters) - A "disastrous" German bond sale on Wednesday sparked fears that Europe's debt crisis was starting to threaten even Berlin, with the leaders of the euro zone's two biggest economies still at odds over a longer-term structural solution. | Full Article ANP says suspends Chevron drilling rights in Brazil November 23, 2011 03:44 PM ET SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's National Oil Regulator (ANP) said on Wednesday that it is suspending the drilling rights of U.S. oil major Chevron in national territory until it clarifies conditions of the recent o

Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Chance of 2012 U.S. recession tops 50 percent: Fed paper

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LATEST NEWS Wall St. ends lower amid euro zone fears NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks ended lower on Monday as rising bond yields in Italy and other euro zone countries reminded investors that despite changes in governments, the region's debt crisis could still spin out of control. | Full Article Europe could be in worst hour since WW2: Merkel November 14, 2011 04:16 PM ET LEIPZIG, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Europe could be living through its toughest hour since World War Two as new leaders in Italy and Greece rushed to form governments and limit the damage from the euro zone debt crisis. | Full Article Buffett sheds tech aversion with big IBM investment November 14, 2011 02:39 PM ET (Reuters) - Warren Buffett has always made his distaste for technology investments clear, but on Monday he changed his ways in spectacular fashion. | Full Article Lossmaking UniCredit seeks $10.3 billi

Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Disney posts higher revenue, shares gain.

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Wall Street rebounds on corporate news NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks bounced back on Thursday from a 3 percent drop in the previous session as investors latched onto positive corporate and economic news in the absence of a clear worsening of Europe's debt crisis. | Full Article Italy eyes unity cabinet as EU dithers on crisis November 10, 2011 02:01 PM ET ROME/ATHENS (Reuters) - Italy moved closer to a national unity government on Thursday, following Greece's lead in seeking a respected veteran technocrat to pilot painful economic reforms in an effort to avert a euro zone bond market meltdown. | Full Article Bernanke keeps focus on jobs, warns on Europe November 10, 2011 03:20 PM ET FORT BLISS, Texas (Reuters) - Defending the Federal Reserve on the turf of his harshest critics, central bank chief Ben Bernanke said the Fed was "intently" focused on lowering unemployment and warned strains from Europe could trigger global

Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Banks lead Wall Street higher as Berlusconi eyes exit

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LATEST NEWS Banks lead Wall Street higher as Berlusconi eyes exit NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks closed higher on Tuesday for a second day in a row as late-day news about Europe sparked an afternoon rally that erased early weakness. | Full Article Berlusconi loses majority, markets squeeze Italy November 08, 2011 02:46 PM ET ROME/ATHENS (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi lost his parliamentary majority on Tuesday after his reform-shy government's borrowing costs soared into the euro zone's danger zone with investors fearing a new, bigger Greece. | Full Article

MF Global's Europe clients stuck, U.S. breathes easier: Reuters - Daily Investor Update

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LATEST NEWS Wall Street edges up in choppy day, swayed by Europe NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks closed a volatile, lightly traded session slightly higher on Monday, with sentiment continuing to shift with the latest headline from Europe. | Full Article Euro zone governments rush to placate bond markets November 07, 2011 03:54 PM ET ATHENS/ROME (Reuters) - Italy overtook Greece as the prime threat to the stability of the euro zone on Monday as governments sought to placate frantic bond markets and halt accelerating financial contagion. | Full Article MF Global's Europe clients stuck, U.S. breathes easier November 07, 2011 04:12 PM ET NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - European clients of failed brokerage MF Global on Monday grew increasingly frustrated at the slow transfer to new brokers a week after filing for bankruptcy protection, while U.S. traders saw limited disruption from margin calls after exchanges relaxed collateral rules. | Fu

Reuters Daily Investor Update: Wall Street roars back but selling may not be over

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LATEST NEWS Wall Street roars back but selling may not be over NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks shot up 4 percent or more on Thursday as investors hungry for bargains overcame the recent wave of fear that has driven selling over the last two weeks. | Full Article Jobs data strikes optimistic note for economy August 11, 2011 03:02 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans claiming new jobless benefits fell to a four-month low last week, a sliver of hope for an economy battered for days by a credit rating downgrade and falling share prices. | Full Article EU financial watchdog holds call on bank shares August 11, 2011 01:26 PM ET LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union's financial market regulator is holding a teleconference for all 27 national regulators to discuss short-selling of bank shares, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. | Full Article French banks a