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U.S. WEEK AHEAD IN ECONOMICS: Tuesday's Consumer Confidence

Tuesday, Sep 24 at 10AM. Consumer Confidence (Sep). Forecast 81.0. "Cross currents should leave consumer confidence little changed in September. On the plus side, August's unemployment rate... Read >>


The Best-Looking Commodities Chart You'll See All Year

It's pretty safe to say that there is just one global index that has managed to double in the past three months. The fact that it is involved in the still weak commodities sector makes the spike... Read >>

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TSX Further Dips, Now Down 68 Points; Only Telecom, Financials in the Green

Canadian stocks added to the 45 point loss at midday, as the S&P TSX Composite Index went down nearly 68 points in the mid afternoon session. All sectors were in the negative territory, except... Read >>

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U.S. ECONOMICS: Bonds Shrug Off Fed President George's Comments That Taper Was Necessary

Showing an impressive amount of resiliency, the U.S. Treasury market doesn't seem to be too concerned by Kansas City Fed President Esther George's comment that the Fed's decision not to taper... Read >>

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U.S. ECONOMICS: MT Newswires Analysis - Next Week's Economic Data May Strengthen Case For Tapering

Now that the Fed has shown its hand regarding its impressions on the health of the economy, currency traders have ammunition to unload the dollar in favor of the yen and euro. Right? Not so fast.... Read >>

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U.S. ECONOMICS: FOMC Dissenter Esther George Concerned About Fed's Credibility After Non-Taper

The FOMC's decision not to start tapering yet, despite Wall Street expecting that the Fed bond buying program would be cut by $10 billion from as soon as this month, has raised concerns regarding... Read >>

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Healthcare Stocks Inching Higher; Natural Alternatives Rises After CEO Says Sees 'Meaningful' Growth in FY14

Top Healthcare Stocks JNJ +0.04% PFE +0.42% ABT +0.20% MRK 0.58% AMGN 0.02% Healthcare stocks are narrowly higher this afternoon, with the NYSE Healthcare Sector Index rising about 0.2% and shares... Read >>

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Sector Update: Healthcare

Healthcare stocks are narrowly higher, this afternoon with the NYSE Healthcare Sector Index rising about 0.2% and shares of healthcare companies in the S&P 500 adding about 0.1% as a group. In... Read >>


Mid-Day Market Update: US Stocks Drop; TIBCO Shares Surge On Upbeat Results

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded down 0.48 percent to 15,562.25 while the NASDAQ declined 0.14 percent to 3,783.93. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.41 percent to 1,715.23. Top... Read >>

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Midday Update: Stocks Drifting Moderately Lower As Trader Focus Shifts Back To Possible October Taper

After a week that saw the major market indices climbing to record highs, stocks today are taking a breather with the Dow Industrials, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all mired in razor thin... Read >>