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  • NYSE Euronext/Deutsche Boerse Deal May Be in Jeopardy

    While a final decision has not been made yet, it has been reported that the European Union has strong reservations about giving the go-ahead to the NYSE Euronext/Deutsche Boerse. Sources in ...

  • Wall Street Indexes, Auto Industry, Housing Market at Year End

    As 2011 draws to a close, Europe's debt problems remain in the spotlight for anxious Wall Street investors, resulting in stocks being down by more than one percent at close of business ...

  • European Debt Crisis Could Impact U.S.

    In a meeting on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke reportedly revealed to Republican senators that he is concerned about the unresolved European debt problem, ...

  • Facebook IPO May Happen Before Year-End

    As social media continues to gain ground both in the business world and with private users, speculation continues as to whether Facebook, arguably the most popular social media network at ...

  • SOPA Triggers Tech Sector Backlash

    With tech and social media companies continuing to grow in size and influence in the US economy, investors take note when companies like Google and Facebook make waves about proposed ...

  • Stocks Rally on Fed’s Resolve to Aid Economic Recovery

    The first two days of the week saw Wall Street markets declining significantly, with a noteworthy recovery occurring on Wednesday afternoon. The latest policy statement from the Federal ...

  • US Job Market, Europe Crisis, Earnings of Interest in Week Ahead

    With analysts warning that the current climate of market uncertainty is far from over, it appears that Wall Street is set to end the month of October on a high, with the Dow recording the ...

  • Europe Resolution Boosts Investor Confidence

    Tuesday saw a sharp drop in US stocks ahead of the EU summit to be held the following day. By Wednesday afternoon investors began gaining confidence that European authorities would agree ...

  • Eurozone Remains in Spotlight in Week Ahead

    Europe's leaders gathered in Brussels over the weekend to discuss the region's crisis, and with a formal announcement expected to be made on Wednesday, investors are very hopeful that a ...

  • Markets Dip on Beige Book Blues

    Wall Street responded negatively yesterday in response to what many view as a pessimistic report from the Federal Reserve on regional economic activity. Others may be more inclined to view ...

  • Third Quarter Earnings High on Wall Street Agenda

    Following a two-day meeting in Paris, finance ministers from the G20 countries revealed that they will take whatever action deemed necessary to ensure sufficient capitalization of banks and ...

  • Proposed Eurozone Bailout Impacts Wall Street

    Stocks rose sharply on Wednesday before dropping slightly, but still ending the day at an encouraging high, with the rally believed to have been fuelled by optimism regarding the latest ...