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Since the BP oil disaster began, overwhelmed pet owners in coastal parishes, notably St. Bernard, and to a lesser degree, Plaquemines, have been dropping off their pets in droves.
Whether or not Elizabeth Warren is named to run the bureau may depend on how willing the president is to anger the banks yet again, and whether he is willing to risk a big confirmation battle in the Senate.
U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction ahead of the open Friday as investors waited for results from the European Union's bank stress tests and the next batch of corporate earnings.
Rating agencies are concerned about legal liability under the new financial regulation guidelines—though it seems the SEC may have addressed those worries late Thursday.
Stocks logged their best day in two weeks Thursday as a strong batch of earnings reports revived optimism about the economic recovery. Regional banks rallied.
Stocks advanced Thursday after another strong batch of earnings reports revived optimism about the economic recovery. Regional banks rallied.
Stocks shot out of the gate Thursday after the latest batch of earnings gave investors some cause for optimism. A better-than-expected housing report also gave the market a boost.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Thursday after a testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spooked investors and pushed the major indexes lower in the previous session.
Stocks lost more than 1 percent Wednesday as testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rattled the market. Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
Stocks skidded Wednesday as testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rattled the market. Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
"I'm hearing from them constantly." That's what Kenneth Feinberg, the administrator of a $20 billion oil spill compensation fund, told members of Congress. Them? Real estate agents and brokers. "They make a credible argument," he adds.
Stocks pulled back Wednesday amid weakness in techs and retailers. But Morgan Stanley and Apple rallied after smashing earnings expectations.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street Wednesday after better-than-expected earnings from Apple that came after the bell Tuesday.
Stocks rose for a second straight day Tuesday as cyclicals like energy and materials advanced. Retail stocks gained after the Senate cleared a hurdle toward extending unemployment benefits. Apple rose ahead of its earnings, due out after the bell.
Stocks remained lower Tuesday amid revenue weakness in the latest round of earnings reports and another disappointing housing report. Goldman Sachs and IBM tumbled.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday, after another batch of earnings reports that showed weak revenues and more evidence of a struggling housing market. Goldman Sachs and IBM tumbled.
U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower ahead of the open Tuesday after results after the bell on Monday from IBM and Texas Instruments disappointed investors. But a flurry of reports due to be released ahead of trading could shift sentiment.
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Whereas critics of the US bank stress tests complained that there were too many details, the concern about European tests is that there are too few.
Stocks rebounded after losing 1% last week as techs gained ahead of some key earnings from the sector this week. Qualcomm and Motorola rose, while Bank of America and Apple fell.