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Stocks pushed higher on Tuesday, as investors weighed a big jump in home sales against weaker-than-expected economic growth. Will the gains continue into the new year? Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, weighed in.
Asian stocks on Tuesday got a lift from the stronger close on Wall Street, with Seoul, Tokyo and Australian markets all closing higher, but China bucked the regional trend.
Asian stock markets were trading mixed on Monday, with technology shares getting a boost from Nasdaq's strong finish on Friday.
Asian stock markets stumbled at the open on Friday, following the sell-off on Wall Street which saw the Dow Jones Industrial index fall more than 1 percent.
Following a boom in Asian initial public offerings (IPO) this year, investors will be more discerning in 2010 as they scrutinize these offerings more closely, said Mark Konyn, CEO of RCM Asia Pacific.
Congress is reluctant to approve both because each will mean new and higher costs for American consumers at a time when they can least afford them..
Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Thursday afternoon, led by Shanghai's 2 percent slide.
Most Asian markets were in the red on Wednesday after U.S. stocks snapped their winning streak on fears of an interest rate hike and a sluggish outlook from General Electric
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China has outstripped the U.S. in the amount of money raised from stock listings, underscoring the region's stronger economy and a resurgence in investment.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as investors stayed cautious ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting despite a positive end on Wall Street in the overnight session.
Asian stocks rebounded on Monday after Dubai said it had received $10 billion from Abu Dhabi to repay debt, which pushed down the yen but boosted the euro and emerging Asian currencies as risk appetite improved.
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Futures advanced modestly as November Retail Sales were better than expected, up 1.3 percent and 1.2 percent ex-transports (consensus was for a gain of 0.6 percent and 0.4 percent respectively).
Asian stocks rose on Friday after a slew of Chinese data showed the world's third-largest economy is on a brisk recovery path, fueling optimism that the global recovery is on track.
Asian stock markets ended mixed on Thursday, despite the modest gains on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stock markets traded lower on Wednesday, following the negative lead on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stock markets ended lower on Tuesday, after comments from Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke renewed concerns over a sluggish U.S. economy.