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Reuter - Morning Digest: Stock futures signal dip as rally fizzles out

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures signal dip as rally fizzles out NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday following the previous session's rally, with futures for the S&P 500 down 1.0 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.9 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.9 percent at 4:33 a.m. EDT. | Full Article British cities hit by looting, London quiet August 10, 2011 04:24 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Youths fought running battles with police in English cities and towns overnight but London, where thousands of extra police were deployed, was largely peaceful after three turbulent nights in which youths rampaged in parts of the capital virtually unchecked. | Full Article Goldman says QE3 likely after dovish Fed statement August 10, 2011 04:15 AM ET SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday a third round of quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve is li

Reuters Morning Digest: British parliament to vote against Murdoch deal

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British parliament to vote against Murdoch deal LONDON (Reuters) - The British parliament will unite on Wednesday to urge Rupert Murdoch to drop plans to further expand his media empire in a move unthinkable before a phone hacking scandal exploded just two weeks ago. | Full Article Afghan president weeps as slain brother is buried July 13, 2011 05:34 AM ET KARZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai wept and kissed his dead brother's face as thousands of mourners gathered on Wednesday for the burial of Ahmad Wali Karzai, whose assassination a day earlier has left a power vacuum in Afghanistan's volatile south. | Full Article Stock index futures point to gains for Wall St July 13, 2011 04:29 AM ET (Reuters) Stock index futures pointed to gains for equities on Wednesday, reversing falls from the previous three sessions, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and for the Nasdaq up 0.5 to 0.6 percent by 0802

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters Morning Digest: Europe delays decision on Greece, presses Athens to act

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LATEST NEWS Europe delays decision on Greece, presses Athens to act LUXEMBOURG/ATHENS (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers kept up intense pressure on Greece on Monday, saying it had to approve tougher austerity measures before a final decision is made on a further 12 billion euros ($17 billion) in loans. | Full Article NATO admits Libya air strike led to civilian deaths June 20, 2011 05:50 AM ET TRIPOLI (Reuters) - NATO has admitted it destroyed a house in Tripoli in which Libyan officials said nine civilians were killed, an incident likely to sow new doubts inside the alliance about its mission in Libya. | Full Article Stock index futures fall as Greek loan delayed June 20, 2011 04:25 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.7 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.7 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.7 percent at 0758 GMT (3:5

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Morning Digest

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LATEST NEWS Taxes on the menu in debt-reduction talks WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top lawmakers on Thursday are expected to discuss one of the biggest hurdles in the way of a debt-reduction deal that would allow the United States to continue borrowing at rock-bottom rates -- taxes. | Full Article Over 1,000 Syrians flee to Turkey in 24 hours: UNHCR June 09, 2011 05:54 AM ET ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A total of 1,050 people have crossed the border from Syria to Turkey in the last 24 hours, state-run Anatolian news agency said on Thursday, marking a sharp acceleration in numbers fleeing unrest in Syria. | Full Article Stock index futures point to higher open on Wall Street June 09, 2011 05:54 AM ET PARIS (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.22 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.43 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.41 percent at 0930 GMT (5:30 a.m. ET).

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Morning Digest: Obama's rating on economy hits new low: poll

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LATEST NEWS Obama's rating on economy hits new low: poll WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans' disapproval of how President Barack Obama is handling the economy and its growing budget deficit has reached new highs amid broad frustration over the slow pace of economic recovery, according to a Washington Post-ABC New poll released on Tuesday. | Full Article Huge blast, column of smoke at Gaddafi compound area June 07, 2011 05:35 AM ET TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A huge explosion shook the area around Muammar Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziya compound in central Tripoli on Tuesday, sending a column of grey smoke into the sky. | Full Article Stock index futures signal rebound June 07, 2011 03:56 AM ET PARIS (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a firm opening on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.6 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.4 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.4 percent at 0735 GMT (2:35 a.m. ET). |

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Morning Digest Japan PM survives with offer to quit once crisis overcome

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LATEST NEWS Japan PM survives with offer to quit once crisis overcome TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Thursday survived a no-confidence vote by offering to resign once the worst of the country's nuclear crisis is over in a successful last-ditch effort to quell a brewing revolt in his ruling party. | Full Article Yemeni soldiers fire at protesters in Taiz: witnesses June 02, 2011 06:05 AM ET TAIZ, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemeni soldiers have fired at protesters in the southern city of Taiz who are calling for the end of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 33-year-rule over the impoverished Arab state, witnesses said on Thursday. | Full Article Stock futures inch up; chain store sales eyed June 02, 2011 04:32 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Thursday following the previous session's sharp losses, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.05 per

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters- Morning Digest: Netanyahu Disappointed By Obama : Official

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LATEST NEWS Netanyahu disappointed by Obama: official WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was disappointed by U.S. President Barack Obama's comments on Israeli-Palestinian peace in his speech on the Middle East, a senior Israeli official said on Friday. | Full Article Pakistan Taliban says attacked U.S. consulate convoy May 20, 2011 05:55 AM ET PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's Taliban said on Friday it had attacked a U.S. consulate convoy in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar, the latest assault in a surge of violence since U.S. forces killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden this month. | Full Article Stock index futures flat; Gap eyed May 20, 2011 06:00 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a flat opening on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.03 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.02 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.01 percent at 4 a

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters Morning Digest: Stocks Index Futures signal early Losses

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LATEST NEWS IMF chief to face NY court in sex assault case NEW YORK (Reuters) - IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn makes his first appearance in court on Monday since being accused of trying to rape a hotel maid in a case that sent shockwaves through French politics and left the IMF in turmoil. | Full Article Senator Kerry has tough questions for angry Pakistan May 16, 2011 05:49 AM ET ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John Kerry will push Pakistani leaders on Monday to explain how Osama bin Laden was able to hide in their country for years, without further inflaming Pakistani anger over the U.S. raid that killed the al Qaeda chief. | Full Article Stock index futures signal early losses May 16, 2011 05:45 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.3 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.24 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.03 perce

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Morning Digest: Facebook may have leaked your personal information: Symantec

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LATEST NEWS Mississippi River crests near record at Memphis MEMPHIS, Tennessee (Reuters) - The Mississippi River was cresting at Memphis on Tuesday just inches below the all-time record as the swollen wall of water moved south toward the Gulf of Mexico. | Full Article Kerry heads for Pakistan to soothe fury over bin Laden raid May 11, 2011 05:57 AM ET ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Senator John Kerry will travel to Pakistan in coming days to put relations "on the right track" after the killing of Osama bin Laden in a surprise Navy SEALs raid, but he is likely to face fury from the army over what it sees as a breach of trust. | Full Article Stock futures signal slightly higher open May 11, 2011 04:36 AM ET (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 all up 0.1 percent. | Full Article Facebook may have l