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Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Wild week on Wall St ends with subdued gains

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LATEST NEWS Wild week on Wall St ends with subdued gains NEW YORK (Reuters) - After one of the most volatile weeks in memory, U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday in a tentative sign that the worst of the selling may be over. | Full Article Consumer sentiment slumps, retail sales jump August 12, 2011 01:57 PM ET WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Consumer sentiment worsened sharply in early August, falling to the lowest level in more than three decades, even though retail sales posted the biggest gains in four months in July, separate reports on Friday showed. | Full Article Europe short-selling ban reveals divisions August 12, 2011 02:23 PM ET PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) - A piecemeal ban on short-selling of financial stocks in Europe sparked a rush of alternative proposals from countries and regulators Friday, while stronger bank shares pulled Europe's stocks higher. | Full Article Top bankers to see shar

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Wall Street ends higher, but weak volume a warning sign

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LATEST NEWS Wall Street ends higher, but weak volume a warning sign NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks rose on Monday, as the latest development to reduce Greece's debt helped draw buyers and the S&P 500 touched a key support level, but anemic volume signaled the recent weakness may not be over. | Full Article Europe gives Greece ultimatum: austerity for loans June 20, 2011 04:02 PM ET LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers gave Greece two weeks from Monday to approve further spending cuts and tax increases in exchange for another 12 billion euros in emergency loans, piling pressure on Athens to get its ragged finances in order. | Full Article Wal-Mart wins Supreme Court sex-bias ruling June 20, 2011 04:18 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court threw out on Monday a massive class-action sex-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the biggest ever such case, in a major victory for the world&

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Daily Investor Upadte: Greece hopes buoy Wall Street but investors still wary

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LATEST NEWS Greece hopes buoy Wall Street but investors still wary NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street bulls took the upper hand with a 1 percent rally on Tuesday as hopes for a new plan to deal with Greece's debt crisis relieved some investor worry, but grim economic data suggested more hurdles ahead as the S&P 500 closed out its worth month since August. | Full Article Weak data point to sluggish economy May 31, 2011 03:52 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - A double-dip in home prices, pessimistic consumers and a slowdown in regional manufacturing raised concerns on Tuesday that the economy's soft patch could become protracted. | Full Article Gas prices likely dampened May retail sales May 31, 2011 03:50 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. retailers are expected to show a moderate increase in May sales, as high gas prices likely tempered consumer demand for summer clothing and other discretionary items. | Full Artic

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Wall Street Slips on Worry About Growth Outlook

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LATEST NEWS Wall Street slips on worry about growth outlook NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped in light volume on Tuesday as oil shares' gains failed to offset lingering concerns about slow growth. | Full Article Stimulus money recipients owe billions in taxes: government May 24, 2011 04:36 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contractors and businesses that received money through the 2009 federal economic stimulus plan owe billions in unpaid taxes to the U.S. government, a federal auditor said on Tuesday. | Full Article Pentagon buoyed by Wall Street view of defense stocks May 24, 2011 04:22 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon is very encouraged by Wall Street's response to aerospace companies and arms makers, even as U.S. defense spending flattens, the top U.S. weapons buyer said on Tuesday. | Full Article New home sales rise, but signal no recovery yet May 24, 2011 01:30 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sal

Financial & Forex Info News | Reuters Daily Investor Update: Stocks End Up Aftyer Solid Payrolls

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LATEST NEWS Stocks end up after solid payrolls NEW YORK (Reuters) - An unexpectedly strong report on payrolls helped stocks bounce back on Friday from four days of losses, tempering worries that stocks could follow the sharp declines seen this week in commodities. | Full Article Analysis: Good jobs, bad jobs, but not enough of either May 06, 2011 04:19 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies created jobs at the fastest pace in five years in April, pointing to underlying strength in the economy, even as the jobless rate rose to 9.0 percent. | Full Article PIMCO would only buy Treasuries on recession risk May 06, 2011 04:03 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - PIMCO's Bill Gross, who runs the world's largest bond fund, said on Friday the only way he would reverse his "short" position on U.S. government-related bonds and purchase Treasuries again is if the United States heads into another recession. | Fu

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Daily Investor Update

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LATEST NEWS Markets edge higher on results, but Goldman weighs NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after encouraging earnings from healthcare and materials companies and unexpected strength in housing, but weakness in technology and banks tempered gains. | Full Article IBM raises full-year profit forecast April 19, 2011 04:29 PM ET BOSTON (Reuters) - IBM raised its full-year profit forecast as it released quarterly earnings that were ahead of Wall Street forecasts, buoyed by growth in the computing giant's software and mainframe businesses. | Full Article Intel quarterly revenue rises 25 percent April 19, 2011 04:27 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp posted a 25 percent jump in first-quarter revenue to $12.8 billion, beating estimates even as the PC chip heavyweight struggles to find its footing with smartphones and tablets. | Full Article Berkshire, Buffett sued over Sokol's trades Ap

Financial And Forex Info | Reuters Daily Investor Update: Markets hurt by Japan, but selling could wane

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REUTERS: LATEST NEWS Markets hurt by Japan, but selling could wane NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell in the aftermath of Japan's devastating earthquake on Monday, but other than specific industries such as nuclear power, the broad impact on equities was expected to be short-lived. | Full Article Japan economy shudders after shocks, BOJ pumps cash March 14, 2011 03:48 PM ET TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's central bank on Monday rushed to bolster markets in the wake of the country's worst disaster since World War Two and although the authorities said it was too early to put a figure on the damage, critics said a stronger initial response had been needed. | Full Article Buffett bets on emerging markets with Lubrizol buy March 14, 2011 01:54 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc struck a deal to buy lubricant maker Lubrizol Corp for $9 billion in a bet on industrial growth