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  • Futures gained Wednesday after finishing lower for the third-straight session as optimism about the global economy improved despite the continuing euro zone debt crisis.

  • Futures gained Wednesday after finishing lower for the third-straight session as optimism about the global economy improved despite the continuing euro zone debt crisis.

  • Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    Traders will be tuned in to Bernanke's Senate testimony Wednesday to see what he says about the economy and any new stimulus measures. Don't get too excited about a QE3, one economist said — that was just the Fed thinking out loud.

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    Second-quarter earnings season kicks off next week and the market will be looking for signs from corporate America about the state of the economy. Plus the Fed, debt talks, consumer sentiment and more.

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    The week's top business news and investment advice, including retail picks, gaming stocks and railway bets.

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    Information like restaurant tips, flight times and driving directions is coming to guests at midtier hotels that do not provide traditional concierge services. The New York Times reports.

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    Despite high unemployment, debt ceiling fears, riots in Greece, earthquakes in Japan and a host of other negative headlines, most of the American consumer related stocks are doing pretty darn well lately.

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    The author of Reinventing the Wheel writes, "Building relationships with any customer, B2B or B2C, is based on trust and the equal exchange of value."

  • While major several U.S. banks have exposure to Greece, there might be opportunities for investors in the financial sector despite the country's debt crisis, according to investment strategists.

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    You can say all kinds of nice things about Google’s Chromebook laptop concept. You can say it’s ahead of its time. Or that it’s thinking way, way outside the box. Or that, as failures go, at least this one swung for the fences the New York Times reports.

  • Changing  tastes and income levels aren’t the only things that are driving Chinese consumers’ spending habits. When selling to them, companies would do well to account for the effect of regulations as well, which is driving some of them upmarket.

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    Hotel room rates have risen in the last year but they are still down 10% from before the 2008 economic downturn, Arne Sorenson, president of Marriott International, told CNBC Thursday.

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    Not only are hordes of internatonal tourists visiting the big name cities, a new generation of domestic travelers are discovering China's second- and third-tier cities.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    India’s growing market for clean and decent, yet affordable hotel rooms is now attracting plenty of international attention. The Financial Times reports.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 20.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    Security experts said Monday that millions of people were at increased risk of e-mail swindles after a giant security breach at an online marketing firm. The New York Times reports.