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The Stock Market Is Pretty Happy About That Spain Bailout

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS (AP) — A global market rally over a promised European bailout of Spanish banks faded on Monday, as investors worried the country might have...

Stocks Rise As U.S. Data Improves, Italy Moves Towards Austerity

AP | CARLO PIOVANO | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

LONDON — Global stocks were muted on Friday as concerns about Europe's debt crisis flared back up, with Fitch ratings agency warning it could do...

Global Stocks Jump On New Debt Crisis Pledge

Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

(Natsuko Waki) - World stocks and the euro rose on Monday while top-rated government bonds and the dollar fell after German and French leaders pro...

World Stocks Fall On Fears That U.S. Jobs Plan Will Stall In Congress

Posted 11.09.2011 | Business

LONDON (Emelia Sithole-Matarise) - World stocks fell Friday on investor worries that a U.S. plan to stimulate jobs and growth will be held up in C...

World Stocks Still Hung Up On Recession Fears

AP | PAMELA SAMPSON | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business

BANGKOK — Asian stocks mostly inched higher Tuesday after gyrating markets on Wall Street and Europe ended with modest gains. Oil prices rose t...

World Stocks, Crude Prices Fall After Europe Delays Greek Decision

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

LONDON - (Dominic Lau) - World stocks, the euro and crude prices fell on Monday and bond yields in heavily indebted euro zone countries jumped aft...

Egypt Turmoil Sends Stocks Falling, Oil Prices Up

AP | CHIP CUTTER and DAVID K. RANDALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks dipped Thursday as concerns over violent protests in Egypt weighed against better-than-expected economic news in the U.S. Cla...

Stocks up on Bernanke remarks; focus now on Obama

AP | MADLEN READ and TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave Wall Street a double dose of reassurance. Now it's President Barack Obama's turn. Bernank...

Economic Crisis -- Are Our Governments Making It Worse?

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

Sarkozy says, "there can be no freedom" without regulation and quickly huddled with George Bush at Camp David to try to coordinate strategies along with the president of the EU.

Asian stocks soar on possible US rescue package

AP | JEREMIAH MARQUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HONG KONG — Asian stock markets soared Friday as a news of a U.S. government plan to rescue banks from risky mortgage debt brought hope of a let...