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  • Stocks Close Higher Ahead of Thanksgiving Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 4:29 PM ET

    Stocks finished the session sharply higher Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.

  • Stocks Gain Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 2:25 PM ET

    Stocks were trading sharply higher Wednesday following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.

  • What Can Markets Tell Us About the Conflict in Korea? Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 12:35 PM ET
    Smoke rises from South Korea's Yeonpyeong island near the border against North Korea. Dozens of artillery shells fired by North Korea hit the South Korean Island of Yeonpyeong reportedly causing injuries and prompting return fire from South Korean forces.

    In the last 24 hours, many commentators have remarked upon the threat posed to financial markets by yesterday's Korean artillery exchange.

  • Stocks Climb Over 1%, Led by Industrials Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 11:44 AM ET

    Stocks added to gains Wednesday after a handful of economic reports pointed to an improving economy.

  • Futures Point to Higher Open After Jobs Data Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks were poised to open higher Wednesday after reports on the labor market and consumer spending pointed to an improving economy and as investors shifted their focus away from tensions between the two Koreas and European debt worries.

  • European Stocks Expected to Bounce After Selloff Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 1:55 AM ET
    Traders sit in front of their screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    Financial bookmakers expect to see Europe's top indexes rising on Wednesday, with resource-related shares finding support in rising metal and commodity prices.

  • Stocks Plunge in Broad Reaction to Global Woes Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 5:06 PM ET

    Stocks ended sharply lower Tuesday amid concerns the Irish debt crisis would spread to other euro zone countries and the effects of the crisis in Korea prompted investors to dump risky assets. Microsoft and JPMorgan fell, while HP rose.

  • South Korean Stocks Could Rise 20%: Auerbach's Kim Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 4:57 PM ET

    North Korea's attack on South Korea was "symbolically important," but will not lead to all-out war, Richard Kim, head of Korean sales at Auerbach Grayson, said on CNBC Tuesday.

  • No Time to Panic Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 3:48 PM ET

    Stocks are getting ripped by North Korea and Ireland, with all the fears that go along with those two stories. People should not panic. A lot of good news out there is suggesting a strong economy, regardless of what the Fed says.

  • Stocks Falter Amid Korean Tensions, Irish Woes Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 11:58 AM ET

    Stocks continued to sink as the dollar rose Tuesday as investors grew skittish about the prospects of the Irish debt crisis spreading to other periphery euro zone countries as well as escalating tensions in Korea. Chevron and Exon fell, while HP rose.

  • Futures Plunge Amid Tensions in Korea Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 9:13 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures remained lower after news of a better-than-expected revision for third quarter Gross Domestic Product as investors added an escalating conflict in Korea to the growing list of concerns dragging market sentiment lower.

  • North Korea - Open for Business? Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 8:07 PM ET
    The statue of the leader Kim Il-Sung is the first obligatory visit of organized tourist circuit in Pyongyang,North Korea, for the North Korean it is a place of pilgrimage photographed on the 15th of April 2007.

    The growing presence of foreign businesses in the country shows the so-called ‘hermit state’ isn’t as isolated as most people think.

  • A Capitalist Enclave in North Korea Survives Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 8:03 PM ET
    South Korean Navy Patrol Combat Corvettes stage an anti-submarine exercise at off the western coast town of Taean on May 27, 2010. South Korea's navy staged a major anti-submarine exercise, its first show of strength since tensions with North Korea flared over the sinking of one of Seoul's warships.

    Every day, hundreds of South Korean managers and engineers gather here at the steel and glass bus terminal to make an unusual commute, through the minefields and tank traps of the demilitarized zone and into an industrial park that sits just across the border in North Korea.

  • North Korea Takes to Social Networking Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 10:15 AM ET
    @Uriminzok, a Twitter account believed to be updated by the North Korean government.

    North Korea has turned to Twitter and YouTube to step up its propaganda struggle with South Korea and the US as the isolated state comes under growing international pressure since the sinking of a southern warship. The FT reports.

  • Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao walks with South Korean president Lee Myung-Bak.

    China’s premier Wen Jiabao said during a visit to Seoul on Friday that China would not protect whoever sank a South Korean warship in March, offering South Korea some encouragement that Beijing might not block moves to punish North Korea at the United Nations Security Council for killing 46 sailors.

  • Dow Ends Lower But Erases Most Losses Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 4:03 PM ET

    Stocks erased most of their earlier losses in the final half-hour of trading Tuesday as materials and consumer discretionary stocks advanced.

  • Is a Second Half Slowdown in the Cards? Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 1:10 PM ET

    Stocks are getting battered across-the-board yet again today, with all of the major U.S. stock indices down 2 percent as of this writing. The Dow is down over 1300 points, or 12 percent, from its recent April 23rd high.

  • Fears Over Spain Banks, Korea Slam Futures Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 7:05 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a sharp decline Tuesday, while European and Asian shares dived as well, amid ongoing sovereign debt concerns and new worries about tensions between North and South Korea.

  • N. Korea Revalues Won, Wipes Out Savings: Report Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 9:19 AM ET
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Il

    North Korea's government revalued the country's currency but restricted severely the amount of old bills that can be changed for the new ones, wiping out personal savings, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.

  • The Globalization of Health Care Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 3:01 PM ET
    While the government battles over a health care plan, many companies are taking matters into their own hands - finding solutions that they hope will bring their employees high quality medical care  substantial savings to their bottom line.  One such solution - sending workers overseas for major medical care, a burgeoning field known as "international surgical travel" or "medical tourism."

    While the government battles over a health care plan, many companies are taking matters into their own hands.

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