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3 hrs ago | KION 46
Despite strong economic growth and no major surprises from the Federal Reserve, the bulls couldn't quite get it together Wednesday.
8 hrs ago | The Tribune
Talks aimed at averting Argentina's second default in 13 years ended with bitter recriminations Wednesday as the South American country said it could not accept a deal with U.S. hedge fund creditors it dismisses as "vultures."
12 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines
The central bank has been gradually reducing, or tapering, its monthly bond purchases since January.
13 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that growth in economic activity rebounded in the second quarter.
16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
U.S. stocks crept higher following news that the economy surged ahead in the spring.
20 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane
Wall Street is waiting on key economic data releases Wednesday and the numbers could have a major impact on trading trends.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 42.33 points, or 0.27 percent, from Tuesday to 15,660.40.
The kiwi fell as low as 84.90 US cents overnight and was trading at 84.96 cents at 8am in Wellington, from 85.15 cents at 5pm yesterday.
The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.
Here are the issues at stake: In 1998, Argentina fell into recession and faced crushing payments on its international debt.
Earnings reports and corporate news drove trading in individual stocks. Major indexes in Europe and Asia closed with slight gains.
Major stock indexes turned mixed in midday trading as investors waited for a series of key economic reports from the U.S. and China later in the week.
The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much in early trading Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.
The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.
Asian shares touched fresh three-year highs on Tuesday as investors in the region drew encouragement from a rally in Chinese markets, though caution was widespread given the torrent of U.S. economic news still to come this week, Reuters said.
Trader Glenn Kessler works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, July 28, 2014.
A drop in energy stocks helped push the Toronto stock market slightly lower Monday as traders brace for a heavy slate of earnings reports this week, particularly from the resource sector.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 09:42 pm
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