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Courtney Raio
27 mars, 2012 | 04:27 PM
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Stocks drifted between positive and negative territory for most of the day and ended lower, as investors weighed their appetite for risk, amid consumer concerns about higher gasoline prices and inflation. ...
Courtney Raio
23 mars, 2012 | 04:31 PM
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Stocks rose, erasing earlier losses and closed out a volatile week positively, despite disappointing housing data.  The Commerce Department showed purchases of new homes unexpectedly fell in February, a sign the recovery in the housing market is still weak.  New home sales fell 1.6% to a 313,000 annual pace, the slowest since October, from a 318,000 rate in January.  ...
Charles Brown
23 mars, 2012 | 10:21 AM
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Breakfast Bites: Investor’s psyches  already concerned over a slowdown in China and renewed worries over the euro zone's weakening economy did not get any help from the new home sales data this morning that fell short of expectations. While the S&P and Dow have logged 3 straight days of declines, let me put my glass on half full glasses and point out that the Dow is +6.5% for the year with the S&P and Nasdaq up +10.3% and 16.9% respectively. ...
Courtney Raio
22 mars, 2012 | 04:24 PM
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Stocks retreated, finishing off the lows of the day, as growth worries dampened investor enthusiasm and overshadowed better than expected jobs data.  Markets pulled back today following disappointing manufacturing data from Europe and China, undermining confidence in the global economy. ...
Courtney Raio
16 mars, 2012 | 05:03 PM
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Markets finished the day mixed as the Dow was unable to stay in positive territory, ending a 7-day winning streak; Nasdaq was in the red as well.  Global markets were mostly higher due to an increase in German exports and the U.S. Consumer Price Index results. Reports showed that German exports of cars and machinery rose helping the region decrease its trade deficit and showing that international demand can help drive the region’s economic recovery. ...
Courtney Raio
15 mars, 2012 | 05:27 PM
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Markets closed higher with the Dow logging its 7th straight advance as financials continued to lead the charge and lower than expected jobless claims added to the glee. As investors are still digesting the results of the largest U.S. banks’ capital plans in response to the Federal Reserve’s stress test, which was revealed on Tuesday, confidence seems to be rising about the health of the industry and the enhanced ability the banks will have to lend money. ...