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This Week's Top Ten Stories on MarketWtach- Special Financial Services, Nov. 22 - 26:

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SPECIAL FINANCIAL SERVICES Top Ten: MarketWatch’s top stories, Nov. 22-26 By MarketWatch Here’s a look at what made headlines in the latest week.  See full story

Treasury prices rose, with yields hitting the lows of the day. MarketWatch Special Financial Services

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  SPECIAL FINANCIAL SERVICES) Bond Report: Treasurys pare gains from Bernanke’s speech By Deborah Levine MarketWatch The action in Treasurys keys on top U.S. central banker Ben Bernanke’s remarks about the Fed’s controversial program to buy up to $600 billion in Treasury bonds and on his comments about China’s currency policy.  See full story

U.S. futures flat after election; Fed in focus.- MarketWatch- Special Financial Services

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SPECIAL FINANCIAL SERVICES) Indications: U.S. futures flat after election; Fed in focus   By Barbara Kollmeyer MarketWatch U.S. stock futures are trading flat on Wednesday with Wall Street expected to stick to the sidelines ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting due later and results of midterm elections showing a split in power.  See full story

MarketWatch: Special Financial Services: Hedge Funds pull in most assets / Financial stocks down after bank earnings crushh

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SPECIAL  FINANCIAL SERVICES   Hedge Funds: Hedge funds pull in most assets since late 2007   By Alistair Barr MarketWatch With assets on the rise, an index of managers run by Hedge Fund Research shows losses from the financial crisis now erased.  See full story Financial Stocks: Financials down after bank earnings crush   By John Spence MarketWatch Bank stocks weaken as investors digest mixed results from Goldman Sachs and Bank of America. The financial sector is caught up in the stock sell-off as the dollar rallies after China’s surprise rate hike.  See full story

MarketWatch : Special Financial Services: Hedge Funds / Canadian Markets

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SPECIAL FINANCIAL SERVICES Hedge Funds: Dell CEO may bid for PC maker: Maverick manager   By Alistair Barr MarketWatch Hedge-fund manager targets big tech stocks, and sees more buybacks and dividends from the cash-rich sector.   See full story Canadian Markets: Canadian stocks fall on global-slowdown fears   By Ashley Lau  The TSX falls after reports of China’s reserve requirement increase renewed concerns of a slowing economy, which could hurt demand for oil and gas.  See full story

MarketWatch : Special Financial Services : IMF Seeks to Ease Fears Of Debt Default

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  Special Financial Services IMF seeks to ease fears of debt default By Greg Robb MarketWatch The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday tries to allay investor fears that one or more countries on the periphery of Europe will default on their debt.  See full story Yahoo loses key South Korea partnership By John Letzing MarketWatch Yahoo Inc. disclosed Wednesday that South Korean partner NHN Corp., which operates the country's most popular search engine, has decided to stop using Yahoo's search advertising service in November.  See full story Earl highlights hurricane risk for insurers By Alistair Barr MarketWatch The approaching hurricane may not end up being very costly for insurers, but it has put the industry on alert for a possible active storm season in the North Atlantic.  See full story Hedge Funds: SEC sues former manager of Imperium hedge fund By Alistair Barr MarketWatch The Securities and Exchange

MarketWatch : Special Financial Services Most European Shares Drop. September 1st., 2010

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FINANCIAL SERVICES   Europe Markets: Most European shares drop, while Vivendi gains   By Barbara Kollmeyer MarketWatch European markets started September on a mixed note Wednesday, with French and German stocks veering into the red, while entertainment giant Vivendi gained after reporting strong results.  See full story Daily currency trading turnover hits $4 trillion   By William L. Watts MarketWatch International Settlements said Wednesday.  See full story