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BlackBerry shares plunged nearly 30 percent after the company posted a loss and warned of future losses, despite releasing its make-or-break new smartphones this year.
Japanese stocks finished the second-quarter on a strong note after a raft of positive economic data on Friday showed a continued pickup in Japan's economy, powering the benchmark index more than 3 percent higher.
US regulators charged former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine over the failed futures brokerage's misuse of customer funds and related violations.
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Stocks closed near their highs Thursday, rallying for a third-straight session, lifted by a string of upbeat economic reports and following several speeches from Federal Reserve policymakers suggesting the central bank has time before it starts reducing its bond-buying.
Nike reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street forecasts on Thursday, helped by easing materials costs and strong North American sales. The stock shot higher in after-hours trading.
U.S. Treasury prices gained on Thursday as bond markets showed signs of stabilizing following the 7-year auction, which drew more aggressive bidding than markets had expected.
The SEC is investigating the relationship between the news organization Thomson Reuters and the Institute for Supply Management, CNBC has learned.
The Federal Reserve's asset purchases would be more aggressive if U.S. economic growth and the labor market turn out weaker than expected, the influential head of the New York Fed said.
European shares extended gains to close higher on Thursday, following upbeat data from the U.S.
Signed contracts to buy previously owned homes rose to the highest level in six years. Rising interest rates may be causing some buyers to get in quickly.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week. Meanwhile, separate data showed consumer spending increased 0.3 percent last month.
Asian stocks enjoyed a relief rally on Thursday on signs of improvement in China's strained money markets and as fears of a U.S. stimulus withdrawal eased.
Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australian prime minister for the second time on Thursday, a day after toppling Julia Gillard and three months out from scheduled elections.
Dish Network has bowed out of the battle for mobile service provider Clearwire Corp, marking the second major blow in less than a week.
Gold tumbled 4 percent on Wednesday, taking it near a three-year low as a rallying U.S. equity markets further cut into demand for bullion as a hedge against economic uncertainty.
Stocks held their gains Wednesday, extending their rally from the previous session, after the weaker-than-expected final read on first-quarter gross domestic product diminished worries that the Fed would rein in its stimulus measures in the immediate future.
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