Ben Bernanke

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Courtney Raio
2 Nov, 2011 | 05:05 PM
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Markets closed higher, pulling back some of the 573 points lost over the previous two sessions.  The Dow closed up 178 points on a day where the FOMC held a meeting and announced that the rate will remain unchanged, and ADP reported the private sector added 110k jobs in October.  Investors will look forward to the G20 summit, jobless claims, and the non-farm payrolls coming later in the week. ...
Parasnand Madho
2 Nov, 2011 | 07:59 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 25 points and S&P futures are trading up 5 points following a rollercoaster first two trading sessions of the week; on slower global growth and conflicting news out of Europe.  Greece's Prime Minister, George Papandreou, won the backing of his cabinet to hold a referendum on a 130 billion euro rescue package.  Papandreou will now have to convince German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and French President, Nicolas Sarkozy. ...
Parasnand Madho
1 Nov, 2011 | 08:00 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 148 points and S&P futures are trading down 23 points after Greece’s Prime Minister George Papandreou said he will put the debt laden country’s bailout to a referendum, which threatens to add pressure to the region’s debt crisis. European leaders are concerned that Greece is trying to wriggle out of the rescue deal agreed upon last week. China reported factory activity in October was its slowest since February 2009. ...