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  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 9:53 PM ET

    Market activity Wednesday revolves around the Fed, and the dollar hangs in the balance.

  • Japan May Exports Rise But US Demand Is Weak Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 9:18 PM ET
    Japanese Flag

    Japan's exports in May rose more than expected from a year earlier, in a sign that growth in Asia and other developing countries is continuing to offset falling U.S. demand -- at least for now.

  • Research in Motion Earnings Preview: Bold Numbers Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 2:29 PM ET

    It's fun making the smartphone most business people want, especially when it leads to expectations of yet another triple-digit jump in profits. So how can you figure out if Research in Motion can do it again? We're glad you asked.

  • Euro Stocks End Lower on US Economic Woes Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 1:09 PM ET

    European shares ended lower on Tuesday on renewed worries over the outlook for the U.S. economy, but a late recovery in recently hammered banking shares helped the market close off the session's lows.

  • Dollar Falls as US Consumer Confidence Slides Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 11:54 AM ET

    The dollar extended losses against the euro on Tuesday, tumbling to a session low after data showed U.S. consumer confidence fell to a near 16-year trough.

  • Global Markets Struggle With Inflation Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stock markets around the world have been weaker recently as they struggle with the implications of global inflation. Asian markets in particular are worried; Asian currencies have been weak on inflation concerns.

  • Fed Preview: No Rate Hike, But Inflation a Big Worry Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 11:25 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Borrowing costs are likely to hold steady as the Federal Reserve tries to avoid both stirring inflation and stifling a fragile economy.

  • Consumer Confidence Tumbles to 16-Year Low Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    US consumer confidence fell in June to its lowest in 16 years as high inflation continued to sap confidence and pushed expectations for the future to a record low.

  • German Economy May Shrink in the Second Quarter Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 6:56 AM ET

    Germany may report a shrinking in its economy for the second quarter of this year and stagnation would probably be a positive outcome, Deputy Economy Minister Walther Otremba said on Tuesday.

  • Ireland Set for Recession This Year: ESRI Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 6:25 AM ET

    Ireland will this year see its first recession since 1983, but recovery will be faster than when the economy shrank then, a government-funded research body said on Tuesday.

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 8:51 PM ET

    United Parcel Services' after the bell earnings warning and the continued meltdown in financial stocks are casting a negative tone on the market ahead of Tuesday's open.

  • Stocks End Mixed as Financials Suffer Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

    Stocks wavered as oil's relentless ascent boosted energy stocks but a sharp drop in financials and autos curbed gains.

  • Job Losses Likely to Grow, Fueling Economic Gloom Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 3:30 PM ET

    Unemployment, which has been relatively benign during the economic downturn, is expected to become a bigger problem.

  • Obama, McCain Test: Flexibility vs. 'Flip-Flopping' Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 3:13 PM ET

    2008 may prove better than most political years for surviving charges of flip-flopping. And Barack Obama and John McCain have both set out to test their luck.

  • Stocks Waver as Autos, Financials Curb Gains Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    Stocks wavered as oil's relentless ascent boosted energy stocks but a sharp drop in financials and autos curbed gains.

  • Financials Skid; Oil Boosts Energy Stocks Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    The market's dollar-fueled  rally fizzled as oil resumed its ascent and weakness in financials seeped into the broader market.

  • Dollar Rises as Euro Slides on Cloudy Rate Outlook Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 12:52 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The euro fell after high energy costs soured German business sentiment and the euro zone's manufacturing and services sectors contracted last month, denting the case for higher euro zone interest rates.

  • Oil, Drug Stocks Push Euro Market Higher Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    European stocks ended flat on Monday, pausing after last week's sharp losses as rising oil prices lent support to energy shares but banking stocks were hit by worries over the health of the sector.

  • Surging Oil Prices Put Fed In a Bind on Interest Rates Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 11:56 AM ET

    The unrelenting rise in oil prices has put  Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in the precarious position of trying to talk down inflation without raising interest rates.

  • Dollar-Fueled Rally Fizzles; Banks Slide Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 10:27 AM ET

    The market's dollar-fueled  rally fizzled as oil resumed its ascent and weakness in financials seeped into the broader market.

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