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Reuters - Daily Investors Update: Wall Street posts first weekly gain in more than a month

LATEST NEWS Wall Street posts first weekly gain in more than a month NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street posted its first weekly gain in more than a month as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke raised hopes for more stimulus for the economy at the U.S. central bank's September meeting. | Full Article Bernanke quiet on next Fed moves, stresses job crisis August 26, 2011 03:31 PM ET JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday stopped short of detailing further action to boost the U.S. recovery but said the central bank would consider what more it could do to fight high unemployment, giving some comfort to investors. | Full Article Second-quarter growth slows, outlook less dismal August 26, 2011 01:29 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The struggling U.S. economy expanded even more slowly than previously thought in the second quarter of 2011, but a breakdown of the growth suggested a new

Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Beaten-down Wall Street slammed by recession fears

LATEST NEWS Beaten-down Wall Street slammed by recession fears NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rising fears of another recession hammered U.S. stocks on Thursday, sending major averages sharply lower in a return to the extreme fluctuations investors endured a week ago. | Full Article News Corp executives mull chance James Murdoch may leave August 18, 2011 02:36 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - News Corp's senior management is starting to think about what the company might do if James Murdoch stepped aside, sources inside and close to the global media empire said. | Full Article AIG repays U.S. government another $2.15 billion August 18, 2011 04:28 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bailed-out insurer American International Group said on Thursday it closed the sale of its Taiwanese life insurance business and used the proceeds to repay the government another $2.15 billion. | Full Article Fed says it is treating U.S., European b

Reuters - Daily Investor Update: Technology shares fall on weak sales outlooks

LATEST NEWS Technology shares fall on weak sales outlooks NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tech shares fell on Wednesday after Dell's disappointing sales outlook fanned worries weak economic growth will hurt earnings in the third quarter. | Full Article Costly tobacco boosts wholesale prices August 17, 2011 03:07 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. wholesale prices outside of food and fuel rose at the fastest pace in six months in July as costs for tobacco and light trucks jumped, but weak domestic demand was seen keeping inflation pressures in check. | Full Article Congress, not Fed, must do more for economy: Fisher August 17, 2011 02:44 PM ET MIDLAND, Tx (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has no business easing monetary policy further when the real problem facing the economy is fiscal mismanagement in Washington, a top Fed official said on Wednesday. | Full Article Merkel and Sarkozy offer no miracle cure for e

Financial & Forex Info | Reuters - Daily Investor Update

LATEST NEWS Wall Street ends higher in low volume NEW YORK (Reuters) - Strength in energy lifted U.S. stocks on Tuesday as investors concentrated on adding to winning positions as the quarter winds down, but uncertainty kept trading volume light. | Full Article Supreme Court questions big Wal-Mart sex-bias suit March 29, 2011 03:00 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices sharply questioned on Tuesday whether more than a million female employees can join together against Wal-Mart Stores Inc in the largest class-action sex-discrimination lawsuit in history. | Full Article Consumer morale ebbs, home prices near 2009 lows March 29, 2011 02:36 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers turned gloomy in March as rising energy prices ignited fears of inflation, which could dent consumption and economic growth. | Full Article Ex-Galleon manager says he fed Rajaratnam tips March 29, 2011 03:25 PM ET NEW