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  • Paulson Committed to Dollar as Reserve Currency Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 5:35 AM ET
    Henry M. Paulson, US Treasury Secretary

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson on Monday defended the dollar's status as the world's reserve currency and said its recent decline was only a small factor behind a surge in oil prices.

  • Toyota Set to Cut US Sales Forecast: FT Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 3:43 AM ET

    Toyota Motor is considering downgrading its U.S. sales forecast to account for a worsening outlook for pick-up trucks and other big vehicles, the Financial Times newspaper said on Monday.

  • Stocks Higher for Week But Mixed for Month Friday, 30 May 2008 | 2:28 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher, led by technology shares, ending the a holiday-shortened week in the positive.

  • Dell Boosts Tech, But Oil Weighs on Dow Friday, 30 May 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stocks moved higher on positive earnings in technology and a report that inflation appeared to be moderating.

  • Futures Move Higher as Economy Holds Line Friday, 30 May 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    Stocks were set for a positive open, as Dell boosted tech futures and the market awaited numers that would help clear up the inflation picture.

  • Readers' Bud Backlash: Back off, Europe Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 5:02 AM ET

    Morning Thoughts readers had plenty to say about the possibility that Belgium-based InBev could take over Anheuser-Busch and in turn a product many consider one of the symbols of America.

  • Will Bud Drinkers Buy into Belgium? Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    It's as American as the stars and stripes and apple pie – but if the speculation is right, Budweiser could be heading into European ownership.

  • Corp. Express Fights Staples Bid with French Buy Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 11:43 AM ET

    Corporate Express, a Dutch office supplier fighting off a hostile bid from U.S. rival Staples, has agreed to buy French rival Lyreco for 1.39 billion euros ($2.16 billion) in cash and equity.

  • Corp. Express Shares Fall as Staples Goes Hostile Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 12:41 PM ET

    Shares in Dutch office goods supplier Corporate Express slipped on Tuesday after U.S. office supplies retailer Staples launched a hostile 1.5 billion euro ($2.3 billion) bid for the firm.

  • US to Subpoena UBS for Wealthy Client Names: WSJ Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 4:57 AM ET

    U.S. prosecutors are expected to approach UBS with a subpoena for the names of rich American clients who may have used the Swiss bank's services to skirt income taxes, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing lawyers and others involved in the case.

  • Stellar Week for Stocks; Buzz Boosts Yahoo Friday, 2 May 2008 | 5:20 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed as profit-taking, oil's resurgence and downgrades on Sun put a lid on the post-jobs report rally.

  • Investors Take Profits; Sun Goes Down Friday, 2 May 2008 | 1:26 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back after rallying on better-than-expected April jobs report.

  • Wall Street Cheers April Jobs Report Friday, 2 May 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    Stock index futures hovered around the unchanged mark Friday as investors waited for the latest employment numbers.

  • Dow Closes Above 13000 as Oil Recedes Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks continued to rally, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average past 13,000.

  • Financials, Techs Lead Rally; Oil Recedes Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 3:08 PM ET

    Stocks continued to rally, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average past 13,000.

  • Tech Stocks Gain; Exxon Slides Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    The Dow industrials tilted higher Thursday after a better-than-expected reading on U.S. manufacturing activity. The Nasdaq moved solidly higher, however, as big-name tech stocks continued to draw interest.

  • Exxon Drags on Dow; Techs Advance Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 10:18 AM ET

    The Dow industrials wobbled Thursday as a rise in jobless claims rattled a few cages ahead of tomorrow's jobs report and ExxonMobil's $10.9 billion quarterly profit was -- wait for it -- a disappointment.  The Nasdaq moved solidly higher, however, as big-name tech stocks continued to draw interest.

  • Manchester United Tops List of Wealthy Soccer Clubs Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 5:31 AM ET

    England's Manchester United is the world's most valuable soccer club for the fourth consecutive year, with a value of $1.8 billion, topping Spain's Real Madrid, according to Forbes magazine.

  • US Rice Jumps to Record High on Supply Fears Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:09 AM ET

    U.S. rice futures rose to a fresh all-time high on Wednesday on worries about supply shortages which have triggered political unrest and export restrictions designed to protect dwindling domestic stocks.

  • Stocks Close Lower as Oil Tops $119 Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 5:21 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.