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  • Futures Pare Losses After Economic Reports Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 8:34 AM ET

    Futures shaved their losses Tuesday following a parade of better-than-expected economic news, but gains were limited amid ongoing worries over the euro zone crisis.

  • Stocks End Lower in Thin Trading on EU Fears Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 4:16 PM ET

    Stocks came off their worst levels Monday, but still ended lower in extremely thin trading as investors remained nervous that the euro zone's debt problems may spread to other regions.

  • LUV Lost its Spark?     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    Southwest is adding new flights to Mexico through its AirTran subsidiary. Does this mean that Southwest is losing its spark? Ray Neidl, Maxim Group, discusses.

  • Where Is The Next Hot Spot For Startups? Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 9:50 AM ET

    All things considered, the best spots to launch a startup have a humming local economy, and attract the most venture capital. 

  • Futures Mixed as EU Developments Tracked Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    US stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street Monday following the resignation at the weekend of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and the swearing in of former European Commissioner Mario Monti as Italian premier.

  • Stocks Log 2% Gain, Back in Black for 2011 Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks finished sharply higher Friday, extending their gains for a second session, amid signs of stabilization in the euro zone and after a better-than-expected consumer report. All three major averages are now in positive territory for 2011.

  • Futures Gain Amid Progress in Italy, Greece Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    Futures rose Friday as concerns over the euro zone eased amid expectations that long-standing issues in Greece and Italy could finally be tackled.

  • Stocks End Higher, but Euro Zone Fears Linger Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 4:44 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher in thin, choppy trading Thurday as investors snapped up beaten-down sectors from the previous session's sharp selloff, but ongoing worries over the euro zone crisis limited gains.

  • Futures Hold Gains After Economic News Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 8:32 AM ET

    Futures rallied Thursday, attempting to rebound from its worst day in almost three months as Italian bond yields eased and following a handful of better-than-expected economic reports.

  • Stocks End Down Over 3% on Euro Zone Fears Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    Stocks plunged sharply to log their worst day in six weeks Wednesday as investors were rattled by fears over the euro zone crisis.

  • London Student Protests: Live Blog Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 12:10 PM ET
    LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Students take part in a demonstration against higher tuition fees and privatisation in universities on November 9, 2011 in London, England. Around 4000 police officers are on duty and are to be allowed to deploy baton rounds if needed. The march is expected to finish at London Wall in the heart of the capital's financial district. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    This is a live blog of student protests taking place Wednesday in the financial district of London, England, near the London Stock Exchange and St. Paul's Cathedral.

  • Futures Plummet Amid Italian Debt Worries Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 9:12 AM ET

    Futures declined sharply Wednesday as a spike in Italian bond yields to a euro era record spooked investors and amid uncertainty whether a new government in Italy can tackle the nation's debt crisis.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Wednesday as investors still watched Europe with caution after Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi announced he would step down once a series of austerity measures had been put in place.

  • Stocks End Near Highs as Berlusconi to Resign Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 4:16 PM ET

    Stocks closed near session highs in thin, volatile trading Tuesday, boosted by news Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will resign after the parliament passes economic reforms demanded by the EU.

  • Futures Rally Ahead of Key Vote in Italy Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 8:25 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday, tracking shares in Europe boosted by upbeat earnings as investors looked ahead to a key parliamentary vote on public finance in Rome which may hold the key to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s future.

  • Pimco: Europe, US Risk High Inflation in Medium Term Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 12:25 AM ET

    European and U.S. inflation will rise in the medium- to long-term, according to Berdibek Ahmedov, manager for European and UK real return products at Pacific Investment Management Company (Pimco).

  • Stocks Close Higher, Dow Ends Above 12,000 Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded to close near session highs in a volatile session Monday, but gains were limited as investors continued to monitor headlines from the euro zone.

  • Shift to Contract Work Hits State Workers Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 3:50 AM ET

    Like many states and local governments struggling to cut costs, Michigan hopes to replace some government employees with contract workers who will do the same job for less. The New York Times reports.

  • G20 to Hold Yet More Euro Zone Crisis Talks Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:52 AM ET
    President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso chats with U.S. President Barack Obama as (from L to R) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan follow behind as the leaders emerge from lunch on their way to the first plenary session at the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. France is hosting the G8 Summit, which focuses on issues including African development, the Arab Spring

    The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an international firewall around Greece, G20 sources have told the Financial Times, saying negotiators at the Cannes summit had been close to an agreement.

  • Stocks Log Weekly Decline on Euro Zone Fears Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks recouped some of their losses in a volatile trading session Friday but still finished lower as investors digested a handful of headlines from the euro zone and ahead of a key confident vote in Greece.