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  • 12 Injured, 2 Trapped in Philly Building Collapse Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    A four-story building near being demolished collapsed, injuring 12 people and trapping two others, Philadelphia's fire commissioner says.

  • Futures Off Lows After ADP Reading Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures point to a lower open, after the Nikkei tumbled nearly 4 percent when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's third "Abenomics" arrow failed to impress investors.

  • US Treasury to Sell 30 Million More GM Shares Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury

    The Treasury Department says it will begin another round of sales of the General Motors stock it acquired during the government's bailout of the auto industry.

  • Stocks finished in the red, with the Dow snapping its Tuesday winning streak, amid ongoing worries over the future of the Fed's bond-buying policy and ahead of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's speech.

  • Apple to Appeal Import Ban on Older iPhones, iPads Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:08 PM ET

    Apple is "disappointed" with U.S. trade panel's ruling it infringed a Samsung patent.

  • Amazon Plans Major Move Into Grocery Business Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    Amazon plans to roll out an online grocery business that it has been quietly developing for years, targeting one of the largest retail sectors yet to be upended by e-commerce.

  • Time to Ease Off the Gas Pedal, Says Fed's George Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Esther George

    Slowing the pace of bond-buying would help wean financial markets off their dependence on ultraeasy money, one of its senior officials said.

  • Futures Edge Higher After Trade Deficit Data Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures ticked slightly higher Tuesday following the latest trade deficit report and ahead of some key Federal Reserve speakers.

  • Stocks added to their gains in the final minutes of trading to close near session highs Monday, with the Nasdaq reversing its losses and all key S&P sectors in positive territory.

  • Zynga to Axe 18% of Workers' Jobs; Stock Slides Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Zynga plans to slash roughly 520 jobs, or nearly one-fifth of its workforce, the San Francisco-based online game maker said Monday.

  • Futures Climb Ahead of ISM Report Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 9:12 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday, looking to recover after major averages tumbled last Friday, as investors looked ahead to key economic data due to be unveiled throughout the week.

  • Green Shoots of Recovery for Euro Zone Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 3:59 AM ET

    The downturn in euro zone manufacturing eased markedly last month but it remained widespread as falling prices for factories' goods failed to drum up new business, a business survey showed on Monday.

  • Turkish Stocks Plunge 10% on Mass Protests Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:47 AM ET

    Istanbul's stock exchange suffered its biggest one day in a decade as it closed down over 10 percent as anti-government protests entered a fourth day.

  • NYSE exchange floor

    Stocks took a sharp leg lower in the final hour of trading Friday, setting major averages on track for a weekly drop, but the S&P 500 was headed for its seventh straight month of gains.

  • Futures Hold Losses After Consumer Spending Friday, 31 May 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were lower Friday, following the latest consumer spending report and as investors continued to mull over when the Federal Reserve could begin to taper its asset-purchase program.

  • India Grows at Decade-Low Annual Pace of 5% Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:18 AM ET

    India's economic growth began a feeble recovery at the tail end of a 2012 fiscal year that saw the slowest expansion in a decade, providing little relief for a government heading into a busy election period.

  • Stocks End Higher on Ongoing Fed Stimulus Hopes Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Stocks shaved their gains in the final hour of trading Thursday, but still ended modestly higher with the Dow recovering from its worst one-day drop in nearly four weeks, as the latest round of tepid economic data suggested the Fed's bond-buying program would remain intact.

  • Futures Pare Gains After GDP, Jobless Claims Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:12 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open after Japan's Nikkei index plummeted over 5 percent.

  • Stocks clawed back from their worst levels but still closed in the red Wednesday, dragged by the defensive sectors such as consumer staples and utilities, as investors questioned when the Federal Reserve would start winding down its stimulus program.

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