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  • Stocks Close at 4-Month Highs in Broad Rally Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks extended a September rally by breaking through a long-held trading range to hit four-month highs a day before the Federal Open Market Committee meets.   AmEx rose while Cisco fell.

  • Stocks Add to Gains Before Close Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 3:50 PM ET

    Stocks continued to add to gains Monday in a broad-based rally that pushed stocks to new levels, although trading volume remained thin.   AmEx rose while Cisco fell.

  • Stocks Remain Higher; Amex Rises, Cisco Falls Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 12:02 PM ET

    Stocks gained Monday as the S&P 500 broke through the top-end of a trading range ahead of a town hall session with President Barack Obama centered on the U.S. economy. American Express rose and Cisco fell.

  • Futures Point to Higher Open Ahead of Fed Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 9:20 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures gained ahead of the open Monday as investors looked to comments President Barak Obama on the economy and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting Tuesday.

  • Junk Bond Prices Hit Pre-Crisis Levels Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 7:31 AM ET
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    Strong investor demand for junk bonds has pushed the average price on such corporate debt to its highest level since June 2007, when companies could borrow with ease at the height of the credit boom, the Financial Times reports.

  • Stocks Struggle, But Close Week Higher Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.

  • Stocks Edge Higher Ahead of Close Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 3:51 PM ET

    Stocks edged higher before the close Friday, putting the market on pace to continue a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Dupont and Caterpillar rose, JP Morgan and HP fell.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed; Banks Slip, DuPont Rises Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 12:04 PM ET

    Stocks are slightly higher after a burst at the open following news that a measure of consumer sentiment unexpectedly hit the lowest level in more than a year.  Dupont and Disney rose, HP fell.

  • Futures Remain Higher After CPI Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 8:57 AM ET
  • Recession Raises US Poverty Rate to a 15-Year High Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 7:27 AM ET
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    The percentage of Americans struggling below the poverty line in 2009 was the highest it has been in 15 years, the Census Bureau reported Thursday, and interviews with poverty experts and aid groups said the increase appeared to be continuing this year, the New York Times reports.

  • Are Live Video Web Sites the Next Internet Fad? Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 4:24 AM ET
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    Last winter, when the roof of a supermarket in northern Norway collapsed, journalists were unable to get to the scene in time because of freezing conditions and icy roads. So they asked a local person to download Bambuser onto their mobile and go to the scene to film the damage.

  • Stocks Close Mixed as Technology Rises Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 4:51 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed as technology companies pulled the Nasdaq and Dow higher, although investors didn't have enough conviction in the future of the economy to break out of a tight trading range.  HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks Remain Mixed Before Close; Tech Rises Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 3:49 PM ET

    Stocks remained mixed Thursday ahead of the close as technology stocks pulled the Nasdaq higher and lifted the Dow, although Wall Street largely remained locked in a tight trading range.  HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Potash's Imaginary White Knight? Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 3:34 PM ET

    Expect more talking and more stories, but the chance of a true competing bid still has to be thought of as a long shot. The real question is how much BHP will raise its current bid to win the day.

  • Stocks Decline, Led by Energy; HP Rises Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 12:39 PM ET

    Stocks clung to modest losses Thursday after a mixed batch of economic data failed to convince investors to move prices higher.  Alcoa and Bank of America fell, HP and Cisco rose.

  • Futures Stay Weak After Claims Data, PPI Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 9:23 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures remained lower after a positive report on jobless claims and a 0.4 rise in the Producer Price Index.

  • State Department Courts Morgan Stanley Executive Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 9:16 AM ET
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    Tom Nides, Morgan Stanley’s chief operating officer and a long-time aide to the bank’s chairman, John Mack, is in discussions to take a senior post in Hillary Clinton’s state department, reports the Financial Times.

  • Three Women Accuse Goldman Sachs of Gender Bias Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 7:13 AM ET
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    Three former female employees at Goldman Sachs sued the investment bank on Wednesday, contending that the firm discriminates systematically against women, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks Extend Rally for September; UTX Falls Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 4:44 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher, gaining strength in the last hour of trading after struggling to find direction throughout a session marked by mixed economic news. Travelers rose, while United Technologies fell.

  • Stocks Higher as Close Nears; Utilities Slip Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 3:46 PM ET

    Stocks added to gains as the closing bell neared after struggling to find direction much of the day. Travelers rose, while Alcoa fell.