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Parasnand Madho
28 nov, 2011 | 08:57 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 233 points and S&P futures are trading up 30.60 points after the Dow and S&P posted their worst Thanksgiving week since 1932.   Futures are trading higher as credit default swaps for Italy, Belgium, Spain, and France are falling today and reports from “Black Friday” weekend are indicating strong results for retailers. ...
Courtney Raio
25 nov, 2011 | 02:40 PM
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Markets were slightly lower in today’s holiday shortened session, as investors were watching the debt situation in Europe and retail activity on Black Friday.  The Dow closed out its worst week since September, down 4.78% on the week, and the S&P followed suit, down 4.36% over the shortened week. ...
Parasnand Madho
25 nov, 2011 | 08:55 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 63 points and S&P futures are trading down 7.00 points ahead of a shortened (NYSE closes at 1:00) trading day.  Markets look set for a lower open as an Italian debt sale has reignited the concerns about the European sovereign debt crisis. ·     There is no economic data expected today, and thedollar is down against the Japanese yen, Euro, and British Pound.  Crude oil is currently trading at about $87.82 per barrel.  Gold is currently trading at $1,654. ...
Courtney Raio
23 nov, 2011 | 05:46 PM
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Markets closed lower, sending investors to their Thanksgiving tables with a sea of red.  The Dow closed down 236 points as concerns for the global economy were elevated because of bond yields in Europe and economic data both domestically and from China. ...
Courtney Raio
22 nov, 2011 | 05:47 PM
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Markets closed lower, but well off their lows for the day, as data reported on the state of the US economy disappointed investors.  The Dow closed down 53 points as investors also focused on the minutes released from the FOMC meeting and developments relating to the debt crisis in Europe. ...
Courtney Raio
21 nov, 2011 | 05:44 PM
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Markets closed lower as debt concerns both domestically and abroad weighed on investors today.  The expected announcement that super committee could not reach a deal to cut the U.S. deficit and Moody’s warning that its outlook for France’s credit rating could be in doubt sent the Dow over 2% lower.  The silver lining to today’s red cloud is that markets finished well off their lows, the Dow was down as much as 342 points, following a statement from Sen. Max Baucus saying the committee was looking at a new idea. ...