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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.

  • 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.

  • Google’s Chief Works to Trim a Bloated Ship Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 8:06 AM ET
    Google co-founder Larry Page looks on during a product launch in February at the eBay headquarters in San Jose, California.

    Larry Page, Google’s chief executive, so hates wasting time at meetings that he once dumped his secretary to avoid being scheduled for them. He does not much like e-mail either—even his own Gmail—saying the tedious back-and-forth takes too long to solve problems., the New York Times 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.

  • Eddie Murphy Drops Out of Oscars Telecast Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 2:23 PM ET
    Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy is dropping out as the host of the Oscars telecast, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the show’s producer Brett Ratner stepped aside amid a storm of criticism over his use of an anti-gay slur over the weekend, the New York Times reports.

  • 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.

  • Behind the Woes at HP, Wall St. Banks Lurk Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 2:00 PM ET
    Hewlett-Packard

    How much would you pay for advice that turned out to be questionable? Would about $81 million sound unreasonable?

  • High Bank Fees Give Wal-Mart a Money Aisle Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 10:32 AM ET
    Walmart

    Americans say they are fed up with banks. They are protesting on Wall Street and raising a ruckus over outsize fees. Now there is a surprising beneficiary: Wal-Mart.

  • Gary Gensler

    Gary Gensler’s recusal from the MF Global investigation puts the Commodity Futures Trading Commission at a  potential disadvantage, The New York Times Reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • In this feature, the Fast pros breakdown chatter in the market. What’s on their radar and should it be on yours?

  • Pursuing a Piracy Claim Against Apple Saturday, 5 Nov 2011 | 12:50 PM ET
    Apple Store 5th Ave NY

    Yale professor David Gelernter survived an attack by the Unabomber. Now, he's up against a bigger force: He's suing Apple. After seeing an email from Steve Jobs in the case, one patent law expert said simply, "Wow."

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