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Cyprus's parliament will vote Sunday on whether savers must pay a levy on bank deposits under terms for an international bailout. Approval is far from certain.
Stocks recovered from their lows Friday to close narrowly mixed, but the S&P 500 managed to pull off its seventh-straight week higher.
U.S. stock index futures were narrowly mixed Friday as investors hesitated to jump in as finance ministers and central banks from the Group of 20 met in Moscow amid growing worries over a currency war.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
With animal spirits on the rise, companies armed with cheap financing are fueling a new merger wave, but that's not likely to do much for markets.
Reports suggest that Hess may be looking at a spin-off. Cramer thinks it's the tip of the iceberg.
Amid all the bullishness about stocks this year, the swine flu play may be getting lost. Yes, one of the most effective strategies has been betting on shares of companies that benefit from the higher-than-expected flu cases.
Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset, has a short dollar/yen play ahead of the Fed's monetary policy announcement. Also, the trade on Procter & Gamble and Campbell Soup, with the FMHR team.
Stocks finished slightly lower across the board Tuesday after wavering in a narrow range for most of the session as investors remained cautious amid the ongoing "fiscal cliff" discussions in Washington.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Oct 11- Bank of Cyprus Public Company Limited& Cyprus Popular Bank.
Oct 8- Bank of Cyprus Public Company Limited, Cyprus Popular Bank Public Co Ltd, Hellenic Bank Ltd:. *Moody's downgrades three cypriot banks' ratings. *Rpt-moody's downgrades three cypriot banks' ratings.
NEW YORK-- Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison, who is looking to revive the company's fortunes, was given a pay package worth $7.4 million for her first year on the job.
*Fred Hassan to become non-executive chairman in January. Oct 5- Avon Products Inc will close the book on the Andrea Jung era at the end of the year, clearing the way for new Chief Executive Sheri McCoy to try to fix the iconic but struggling beauty products company.
*Fred Hassan to become nonexecutive chairman in January. By Jessica Wohl and Phil Wahba. Oct 5- Avon Products Inc.
By Huw Jones and Steve Slater. LONDON, Oct 3- The European Union's banking watchdog is sticking to a capital target for banks to help shield them from the euro zone debt crisis, saying lenders that fall short won't be able to pay dividends or big bonuses.
Stocks eased off their worst levels Monday but still closed in negative territory as investors remained jittery ahead of the earnings season and amid renewed global growth concerns.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures declined Monday, extending their losses following a sharp selloff in the previous session on the heels of a disappointing jobs report and ahead of Alcoa's earnings after the bell.
Stocks ended near highs Monday to post their best trading session in May, with the Dow and S&P 500 snapping a six-day losing streak and the Nasdaq posting its best one-day percentage gain this year, as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks.