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In the months after Bill Clinton received the same kind of electoral drubbing meted out to Barack Obama in November, he used to measure his political standing by the number of Republicans getting ready to run against him, reports the Financial Times.
Stocks turned negative in the final hour of trading to close lower Monday amid light volume, as techs and worries over geopolitical turmoil weighed.
Stocks turned lower ahead of the close Monday as techs and industrials weighed in addition to worries over geopolitical turmoil.
A piece of legislation introduced in Congress last week has some investors and gamblers hopeful that Internet gambling will be legalized.
All that cash piling up on corporate America’s balance sheet could end up hurting an economic recovery and further gains in the stock market.
EBay CEO John Donahoe discusses his company's plans to buy GSI for $1.96 billion cash.
Stocks rose modestly Monday, led by a handful of positive economic news, but tech stocks and geopolitical developments limited gains.
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Futures pointed to a flat open following three days of gains Monday, though developments in Japan, Libya and the Middle East kept alive the potential for volatile trading.
The heavy and humiliating defeat for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's collation in regional elections on Sunday is unlikely to derail parliamentary support for euro zone rescue measures but may bring uncertainty in financial markets, according to an analysis by Barclays Capital.
Lloyds Banking Group is looking to raise £20 billion ($32 billion) to help fund the sale of 600 branches.
Stocks snapped a two-week losing streak to post gains after several days of quiet trading in which stocks steadily rose higher despite despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, a continuing nuclear disaster in Japan and mixed economic news in the U.S. IBM and Chevron gained, while HP fell.
Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading another session of quiet trading despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, and mixed economic news in the U.S. Chevron and IBM gained, while HP fell.
The search for yield has attracted many investors to master limited partnerships, known as MLPs, because it offers a number of very low risk businesses with healthy growth prospects, Brian Watson, director of research at SteelPath, an investment manager of energy master limited partnership portfolios that specialize in US energy infrastructure assets, told CNBC on Friday.
Stocks gained amid mixed economic news, and as investors focused on a handful of strong earnings reports. IBM and DuPont rose, while HP fell.
Stock index futures continued to point to a higher open after estimates for fourth quarter gross domestic product rose to 3.1 percent, and as investors swapped concerns over Europe’s sovereign debt crisis and developments in the Middle East for optimism about earnings.
Scottish politicians accused George Osborne of using North Sea resources to “fuel his Budget”, saying the chancellor had given too little in return for his unexpected £2 billion tax raid on the oil and gas industry, reports the Financial Times.
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Stocks closed higher Thursday as investors appeared to shrug off persistent global concerns and focus on strong earnings and growth prospects in the U.S. HP and Home Depot led Dow gainers, while BofA fell.
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Carlyle has raised $698 million for its dedicated Africa fund, nearly $200 million above its initial target.
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LONDON, April 16- United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedge funds have since reduced their influence to the lowest level since 2008..