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Connecticut Post
Stock market volatility reminiscent of 2008, local executives sayAs the U.S. mortgage market collapsed in the fall of 2008, employers did not mo
Stock market volatility reminiscent of 2008, local executives say
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 hours ago
As the U.S. mortgage market collapsed in the fall of 2008, employers did not move decisively at first in cutting payroll to match the new realities their sales forces were relaying. But by the time the calendar flipped to 2009, corporations were in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stock market volatility reminiscent of 2008, local executives sayAs the U.S. mortgage market collapsed in the fall of 2008, employers did not mo
Stock market volatility reminiscent of 2008, local executives say
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
As the U.S. mortgage market collapsed in the fall of 2008, employers did not move decisively at first in cutting payroll to match the new realities their sales forces were relaying. But by the time the calendar flipped to 2009, corporations were in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Controversial New Argument For The Fed To Raise Interest RatesAlex Wong via Getty ImagesJanet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve Board of G
The Controversial New Argument For The Fed To Raise Interest Rates
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
Alex Wong via Getty ImagesJanet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, has indicated that the Fed will soon be ready to raise interest rates. The Fed's desire to increase rates could reflect concerns about its ability to deal with a... Read more
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Mashable
New York beats Silicon Valley on diversity, but it's not perfectNew York City is one of the most diverse cities in the world, so it makes sense
New York beats Silicon Valley on diversity, but it's not perfect
Mashable / Posted yesterday
New York City is one of the most diverse cities in the world, so it makes sense that its tech scene employs more women and minorities than Silicon Valley. But in all, the city does not buck industry trends of underrepresentation, according to a study... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Only a Rate Hike Will Settle This Market's Nerves, Says AnalystPLEASE FORMAT, ADD LINKS, CORRECT STYLE FOR PRINT. REWRITE HEADLINE AND THE CAL
Only a Rate Hike Will Settle This Market's Nerves, Says Analyst
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
PLEASE FORMAT, ADD LINKS, CORRECT STYLE FOR PRINT. REWRITE HEADLINE AND THE CALLOUT "We need to get the rate hike out of the way," said Erlam, who is based in London. "The Fed's made it perfectly clear that the first rate hike doesn't mean there... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
KVAL Eugene / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
KOMO Seattle / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
Bakersfield Now / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
KEPR Pasco / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer... Read more
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KATU Portland
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
KATU Portland / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
KIMA Yakima / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Straight talk from China would calm stock market turbulenceWhat a difference a week makes. A mid-August meltdown in the Chinese stock mar
Straight talk from China would calm stock market turbulence
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted yesterday
What a difference a week makes. A mid-August meltdown in the Chinese stock market suddenly went global, putting major U.S. averages in meltdown mode. Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Bill Dudley put it bluntly on Aug. 26, suggesting at a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment | News & Observer August 28, 2015 In this Aug. 21, 2015 photo, people shop
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 In this Aug. 21, 2015 photo, people shop at the CityTarget store in Boston. Plummeting stock prices... Read more
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Park Record
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentimentWASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer co
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
Park Record / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell to 91.9 this month from 93.1 in July. The... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentimentWASHINGTON (AP) - Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer co
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) - Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell to 91.9 this month from 93.1 in July. The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentimentWASHINGTON (AP) - Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer co
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) - Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell to 91.9 this month from 93.1 in July. The... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentimentWASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer co
Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell to 91.9 this month from 93.1 in July. The... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpensU.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen (L) and White House Advisor John
China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpens
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen (L) and White House Advisor John Podesta (2nd L) attend a meeting with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this July 10, 2014 file photo. LONDON Fears over the... Read more
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ABC News
Survey: Plunging Stock Prices Hit US Consumer SentimentThe University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell to 91.9 this
Survey: Plunging Stock Prices Hit US Consumer Sentiment
ABC News / Posted yesterday
The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell to 91.9 this month from 93.1 in July. The index is still up 11.4 percent from a year ago. The figures provide an early read of the impact on consumers from the 1,900 point drop in the... Read more
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Reuters
China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpensU.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen (L) and White House Advisor John
China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpens
Reuters / Posted yesterday
U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen (L) and White House Advisor John Podesta (2nd L) attend a meeting with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this July 10, 2014 file photo. LONDON Fears over the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpensLONDON: Fears over the health of China's economy kept world markets on edge thi
China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpens
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
LONDON: Fears over the health of China's economy kept world markets on edge this week and the country will remain in focus, along with the question of whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month. Those concerns sent world... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Crisis, what crisis? U.S. economy steams alongA funny thing happened while the world financial markets shuddered in panic thi
Crisis, what crisis? U.S. economy steams along
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
A funny thing happened while the world financial markets shuddered in panic this week. A range of indicators about the U.S. economy, the world’s largest, showed a recovery that’s continuing to gain steam. Even as stocks whipsawed, data on housing,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Activists Counter Federal Reserve Gathering With Push Against Interest Rate HikesProgressive activists and economists who want the Federal Reserve to prioritize
Activists Counter Federal Reserve Gathering With Push Against Interest Rate Hikes
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
Progressive activists and economists who want the Federal Reserve to prioritize jobs and racial justice brought their case to the central bankers' summer meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Thursday for two days of teach-ins and protests. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Frustrated college graduate lists her degree on eBay for $50,000'Please validate my use of time': Frustrated college graduate tries to sell her
Frustrated college graduate lists her degree on eBay for $50,000
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
'Please validate my use of time': Frustrated college graduate tries to sell her college diploma on eBay for $50,000 - after failing to find a job after four years Stephanie Ritter is selling her Florida State University Bachelor's degree on eBay for... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Crisis, what crisis? US economy steams alongA funny thing happened while the world financial markets shuddered in panic thi
Crisis, what crisis? US economy steams along
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 2 days ago
A funny thing happened while the world financial markets shuddered in panic this week. A range of indicators about the U.S. economy, the world’s largest, showed a recovery that’s continuing to gain steam. Even as stocks whipsawed, data on housing,... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street surges 2% after GDP printUS stocks have charged higher for a second straight session amid signs of stron
Wall Street surges 2% after GDP print
Business Spectator / Posted 2 days ago
US stocks have charged higher for a second straight session amid signs of strong domestic growth and a rally in Asia and Europe, marking the latest big move in a tumultuous week for global markets. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Drilling down on the burgeoning tech sectorThis week's Stats and the City feature shows the enormous growth in the city's
Drilling down on the burgeoning tech sector
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
This week's Stats and the City feature shows the enormous growth in the city's tech industry using the most rigorous study of the sector published recently by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The Center for an Urban Future, piggybacking on the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Debating solutions to the student-loan debt crisisAmong the many ideas being considered to ease the nation's student-loan debt cr
Debating solutions to the student-loan debt crisis
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Among the many ideas being considered to ease the nation's student-loan debt crisis is this one: Allowing cash-strapped borrowers to wipe out their repayment obligations through federal bankruptcy court. My recent column on President Obama's... Read more
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Business Spectator
Gold edges higher on shifting US rate expectationsGold prices were higher on the London spot market on Thursday as expectations o
Gold edges higher on shifting US rate expectations
Business Spectator / Posted 2 days ago
Gold prices were higher on the London spot market on Thursday as expectations of a September US interest rate rise receded, but the gains were capped by a belief that the recent rally in this precious metal had less depth than hoped for. Spot gold... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gold edges higher on shifting US rate expectationsGold prices were higher on the London spot market on Thursday as expectations o
Gold edges higher on shifting US rate expectations
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Gold prices were higher on the London spot market on Thursday as expectations of a September US interest rate rise receded, but the gains were capped by a belief that the recent rally in this precious metal had less depth than hoped for. Spot gold... Read more
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Business Insider
I'm still convinced the 10-year yield is going much lowerWith press conferences by Chairwoman Janet Yellen set to occur after the Septem
I'm still convinced the 10-year yield is going much lower
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
With press conferences by Chairwoman Janet Yellen set to occur after the September and December meetings, the target date for the move was September 17 when the Fed concludes its deliberations. However, William Dudley, President of the Federal... Read more
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Market Watch
China leads Asian markets higher with late rallyAsian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the gl
China leads Asian markets higher with late rally
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Asian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The start of a global recovery Wednesday picked up pace... Read more
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Business Spectator
China stocks jump over 5%Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the
China stocks jump over 5%
Business Spectator / Posted 2 days ago
Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The Shanghai Composite Index ended up 5.3 per cent... Read more
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The Irish Times
European markets rebound amid hopes of lower rates Ahead of Jackson Hole meeting Fed official William Dudley says an interest rat
European markets rebound amid hopes of lower rates
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Ahead of Jackson Hole meeting Fed official William Dudley says an interest rate hike next month seems ‘less appropriate’ given market turmoil William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China stocks jump over 5%Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the
China stocks jump over 5%
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The Shanghai Composite Index ended up 5.3 per cent... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Market turmoil makes September rate hike 'less compelling' - Fed's DudleyNEW YORK A Federal Reserve interest rate hike next month seems less appropriate
Market turmoil makes September rate hike 'less compelling' - Fed's Dudley
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK A Federal Reserve interest rate hike next month seems less appropriate given the threat posed to the U.S. economy by recent market turmoil, an influential Fed official said on Wednesday in the clearest sign that fears of a Chinese slowdown... Read more
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Market Watch
Asian markets rebound, boosted by central banks, U.S. dataAsian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the gl
Asian markets rebound, boosted by central banks, U.S. data
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Asian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The Shanghai Composite Index SHCOMP, +1.41% was up 1.6%... Read more
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Market Watch
Dollar steady against yen as risk sentiment improvesTOKYO--The dollar was steady against the yen in Asia trade Thursday, with impro
Dollar steady against yen as risk sentiment improves
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO--The dollar was steady against the yen in Asia trade Thursday, with improvement in risk sentiment in stock markets prompting sales of the Japanese currency, which is often considered a safe haven. The greenback firmed against the yen from... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Ringgit rebounds against US dollar at open Published: 27 August 2015 12:02 PM The ringgit rebounded in early trade, on
Ringgit rebounds against US dollar at open
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 27 August 2015 12:02 PM The ringgit rebounded in early trade, on improved market sentiment, dealers said. At 9.12am, the local unit was quoted at 4.2370/2420 to the greenback from 4.2480/2560... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
The Opinion Shift That’s Hurting Stock MarketsIn case there was any doubt, the US Federal Reserve is still the big dog on the
The Opinion Shift That’s Hurting Stock Markets
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 2 days ago
In case there was any doubt, the US Federal Reserve is still the big dog on the block. On Tuesday, everyone’s former hero, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), cut interest rates and reduced the ‘reserve requirement ratio’ by 50 basis points. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Fed leader hints at continued stimulusCan you count on Federal Reserve governors to cradle you in their arms and make
Fed leader hints at continued stimulus
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Can you count on Federal Reserve governors to cradle you in their arms and make everything OK in the economy and stock market? Powerful Fed leader William Dudley on Wednesday sounded like the Fed might give it a try. With increasing weakness in the... Read more
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The Irish Times
US stocks surge as investors shake off China fears Dow Jones industrial average climbs 619 points Stocks surged late in trading,
US stocks surge as investors shake off China fears
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Dow Jones industrial average climbs 619 points Stocks surged late in trading, appearing to respond to the view of William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, that next month... Read more
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Providence Business News
S&P 500 gains most since 2011 to halt 6-day rout as dollar risesNEW YORK - U.S. stocks rallied the most since 2011, halting a six-day rout, as
S&P 500 gains most since 2011 to halt 6-day rout as dollar rises
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rallied the most since 2011, halting a six-day rout, as investors found some relief after the worst global equity rout in almost four years. Treasuries fell and the dollar rose. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index jumped 3.9... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
S&P 500 Gains Most Since 2011 to Halt 6-Day Rout(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks rallied the most since 2011, halting a six-day rout,
S&P 500 Gains Most Since 2011 to Halt 6-Day Rout
Financial Planning.com / Posted 3 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks rallied the most since 2011, halting a six-day rout, as investors found some relief after the worst global equity rout in almost four years. Treasuries fell and the dollar rose. The S&P 500 jumped 3.9% amid a second day of... Read more
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The Evening Sun
US stocks surge; Dow gains 619 pointsThe U.S. stock market surged higher Wednesday to finally snap a weeklong string
US stocks surge; Dow gains 619 points
The Evening Sun / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. stock market surged higher Wednesday to finally snap a weeklong string of severe declines, with the Dow Jones industrial average soaring about 619 points. The blue-chip average finished with a gain of nearly 4 percent after suffering... Read more
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York Daily Record
US stocks surge; Dow gains 619 pointsThe U.S. stock market surged higher Wednesday to finally snap a weeklong string
US stocks surge; Dow gains 619 points
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. stock market surged higher Wednesday to finally snap a weeklong string of severe declines, with the Dow Jones industrial average soaring about 619 points. The blue-chip average finished with a gain of nearly 4 percent after suffering... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street soars 4% at closeUS stocks have finished around session highs, as global markets showed signs of
Wall Street soars 4% at close
Business Spectator / Posted 3 days ago
US stocks have finished around session highs, as global markets showed signs of regaining their footing after an extended rout fuelled by growth concerns. The gains break a six-session losing streak that had erased more than $US2 trillion in value... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
US stocks surge; Dow gains 619 pointsThe U.S. stock market surged higher Wednesday to finally snap a weeklong string
US stocks surge; Dow gains 619 points
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. stock market surged higher Wednesday to finally snap a weeklong string of severe declines, with the Dow Jones industrial average soaring about 619 points. The blue-chip average finished with a gain of nearly 4 percent after suffering... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Greenback gains as US durable goods bolster outlookThe dollar advanced 1.3 per cent to $US1.1365 per euro at 2.22pm in New York an
Greenback gains as US durable goods bolster outlook
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
The dollar advanced 1.3 per cent to $US1.1365 per euro at 2.22pm in New York and gained 0.7 per cent to 119.57 yen. Photo: Phil Carrick The US dollar rose for a second day after a report showing durable goods orders exceeded forecasts in July... Read more
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