The German Bundestag has reportedly approved a strengthening of the European Financial Stability Facility. China is waiting, but will make a move soon. The head of the EFSF, Klaus Regling, is going to China and likely other Asian countries to seek money for his fund.
Futures added to their gains Wednesday after demand for durable goods rose and following a handful of better-than-expected earnings. Investors also grew hopeful that EU leaders could strike an agreement on a lasting plan to tackle the euro zone debt crisis.
"It's going to be an unrelaxing weekend, with one eye looking over the shoulder at what's going on overseas," one strategist said. Plus a big earnings week.
The industrial name will likely add a caveat that could drag the stock down, though.
Stocks closed mixed Thursday after fluctuating wildly for most of the session as traders sifted through a slew of headlines from the euro zone ahead of a key EU summit this weekend.
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Stocks closed higher Tuesday but off their best levels after traders remained skeptical over a report that France and Germany have agreed to increase EU bailout fund, calling the news "nothing new."
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Futures shaved their earlier losses Tuesday following news producer prices rose more than expected in September and following a handful of earnings reports.
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Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past four years, with IBM and McDonald's leading the way, up more than 50 percent.
From aviation to wheat production, a broad cohort of US industry is looking forward to the passage of US trade deals with Colombia and Panama next week.
Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past three months, with McDonald's leading the way, up 5 percent.
More than three dozen people have been charged in a prescription drug sweep that included a raid on a Boeing plant near Philadelphia that makes military helicopters.
Stocks posted a three-day gain Tuesday, but lost steam in the final hour of trading, after a report that the euro zone became divided over terms of Greece's second bailout.
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Futures maintained their strong gains Tuesday following a report that home prices in major U.S. cities continued to show seasonal strength and on mounting expectations that EU policy makers have come up with a strategy to deal with the euro zone debt crisis.
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