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Stocks Eke Out Slim Gains On Another Light Trading Day - U.S. Commentary | RTTNews Evening Market Wrap

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Evening Market Wrap Wed Dec 22  2010 Commentary Dec 22, 2010 Stocks Eke Out Slim Gains On Another Light Trading Day - U.S. Commentary Stocks edged higher on yet another lackluster session Wednesday, with low volume persisting ahead of the Christmas holiday weekend. Traders largely remained away from their desks, resulting in a lack of reaction to the final reading on third quarter GDP and data on existing home sales. Full Article Economic News Dec 22, 2010 U.S. Economy Expanded By 2.6% In The Third Quarter While a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday showed that U.S. economic activity in the third quarter increased faster than previously estimated, the pace of growth in the quarter was not upwardly revised by as much as economists had anticipated. The report showed that gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the third quarter compared to the previously reported 2.5 percent growth. Full Article Dec 22, 

Stocks End Higher Despite Disappointing November Jobs Number - U.S. Commentary : RTTNews: Evening Market Wrap

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Evening Market Wrap Fri Dec 3 2010 Commentary Dec 3, 2010 Stocks End Higher Despite Disappointing November Jobs Number - U.S. Commentary Stocks jumped late in the day to end with moderate gains on Friday, getting over a disappointing November jobs report released before the start of trading. The much weaker than expected jobs growth was written off as a stumble on the way to broader economic recovery, helping to stave off heavy selling in today's session. Full Article Economic News Dec 3, 2010 U.S. November Job Growth Disappoints, Unemployment Rate Ticks Up Employment in the U.S. increased by much less than anticipated in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday, with the report also showing an unexpected increase in the unemployment rate. The report showed that non-farm payroll employment increased by 39,000 jobs in November following an upwardly revised increase of 172,000 jobs in October. Economists ha

Evening Market Wrap.- RTTnews.- Stocks Close Mostly Higher After Seeing Early Weakness - U.S. Commentary .

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Evening Market Wrap Wed Nov 10 17:01 2010 Commentary Nov 10, 2010 Stocks Close Mostly Higher After Seeing Early Weakness - U.S. Commentary Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, with the markets rebounding from some early weakness. Upbeat employment data may have generated some optimism that stocks can extend the upward move seen in recent weeks. Full Article Economic News Nov 10, 2010 More Hope For Labor Market As Jobless Claims Fall The number of people filing first-time unemployment claims dropped sharply last week, with the figure coming in below the amount predicted by economists. The U.S. Labor Department revealed Wednesday that initial jobless claims came in at 435,000 for the week ended November 6. This was down 24,000 from the previous week's revised total of 459,000. Full Article Nov 10, 2010 U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows In September Amid Drop In Imports With the value of imports falling and the value of