US stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Tuesday, having slumped to a 12-year closing low in the previous session, as investors braced for economic data and a testimony from Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke.
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Stocks rallied Friday, with the Dow soaring nearly 500 points, following news that Obama has picked Geithner as Treasury Secretary. Friday's gains helped offset much of the week's losses, pushing the Dow back above 8,000.
Stocks woke up Friday following news that President-Elect Barack Obama is expected to announce two key cabinet posts.
Stocks bounced back Friday after a two-day selloff that saw major indexes crash through support levels and shaved 872 points off the Dow.
U.S. stocks looked set for an end-of-week rally Friday with the Dow futures gaining around 200 points ahead of the open, but recent declines have left investors with little trust in upswings.
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Republican presidential candidate John McCain, struggling to strike the right note amid roiling financial markets and a Wall Street restructuring, on Wednesday softened his opposition to a bailout of mega-insurer AIG that he had flatly ruled out a day earlier.
Insurance companies have gotten away from their core competencies and that is "dangerous," said New York State Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo.
Former Allstate CEO Edward Liddy will be the new CEO of AIG, which was rescued by an $85 billion loan from the Fed, in exchange for an 79.9% stake in itself.