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Courtney Raio
1 Dec, 2011 | 06:17 PM
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Markets closed in a quiet day as investors took a break after yesterday’s big rally. ...
Courtney Raio
3 Nov, 2011 | 05:10 PM
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Markets closed higher, continuing yesterday’s rally on a day that was dominated by headlines out of Europe. The Dow closed up 208 points after Greek leaders agreed not to send the terms of the bailout and austerity plan for public referendum, and new ECB President Mario Draghi surprisingly cut interest rates. Investors will be splitting focus tomorrow between the non-farm payrolls report, expected out at 8:30, and headlines coming from both Athens and the G20 meeting in Cannes. ...
Courtney Raio
4 Aug, 2011 | 05:19 PM
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The Dow and S&P 500 both fell more than 4% today, as markets tanked on European concerns and doubt about the US recovery. There aren’t really words for how ugly today was, the Dow was 10% off of the April 29th highs, and crashed below 11,577 into negative territory on the year, closing down 512 points to 11,383. The S&P had a historically bad day, the 14th largest single day point drop on record, falling 60 points to 1,200. All ten of the S&P sectors closed lower by 3.00% or more, and Energy and Materials down over 6.5%. ...
Courtney Raio
20 May, 2011 | 04:28 PM
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The Dow fell 93 points today, but closed off of the session low of down 120 points.  Continued concern over the Greek debt issues, including another downgrade of Greece’s credit rating, and concerns about raw-materials costs for retailers sent the market lower.  Commodities traded higher, strengthened by the dollar’s gains. ...
Jennifer O'Toole
11 Apr, 2011 | 06:00 AM
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After two months of waiting, the investor relations community has finally learned which companies do it best! At the IR Magazine US Awards, held on March 24, 2011 at Cipriani Wall Street, the voices of analysts and institutional investors were heard. Pimm Fox, of Bloomberg, announced the nominees and celebrated the winners, who ascended the stage to claim their awards. ...