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US Airways Flies To Near 7 Year Highs Ahead of News Conference on Merger With AMR

Shares of US Airways Group Inc. ( LCC ) and AMR Corp. ( AAMRQ ) gained Tuesday after AMR said there would be a news conference later in the day on their planned merger. A Tuesday release from AMR... Read >>

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Financial Stocks Rebound With Broader Market; Wells Fargo Agrees to $869-Mln Freddie Mac Settlement

Top Financial Stocks JPM +0.54% BAC +0.61% WFC +0.11% C +0.91% USB +0.22% Financial stocks are higher, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index gaining about 1.0% and the S&P Financial 100 Index... Read >>

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Energy Stocks Higher; Edgen Group Soars Following Sumitomo Buyout Offer

Top Energy Stocks XOM +0.22% CVX +0.10% COP +1.20% SLB +1.30% OXY +0.92% Energy stocks are mostly higher, with the NYSE Energy Sector Index adding 0.7% while shares of energy companies in the... Read >>

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Sector Update: Social Media Stocks Advancing Stronger Than Broader Markets

Social Media ( SOCL ) stocks are up 1.2%, outperforming broader markets. Year to date SOCL shares have advanced 54%, versus the 18.8% move up in the S&P 500. Stocks leading the Social Media... Read >>

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Sector Update: Financial

Financial stocks are higher, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index gaining about 1.0% and the S&P Financial 100 Index advancing 0.8%. In company news, Wells Fargo & Co. ( WFC ) is up 0.1%... Read >>

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Sector Update: Energy

Energy stocks are mostly higher, with the NYSE Energy Sector Index adding 0.7% while shares of energy companies in the S&P 500 are up nearly 0.9% as a group. Crude oil for October delivery is... Read >>

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MidEast Stocks Mixed, Egypt Gets a Retail Boost

MidEast stocks were mixed, with Egypt's market gaining on retail buying, according to Reuters. In other markets, the U.S. government shutdown triggered some profit taking. Kuwait's index hit the... Read >>

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European Shares Mostly Rise, Shrug Off US Govt Shutdown

European stocks mostly rose, shrugging off a partial shutdown of the U.S. government after Congress failed to reach a budget deal. In other news, the euro zone factory index fell to 51.1 in... Read >>

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Asian Shares Rise As Investors Expect Stimulus Package to Offset Sales Tax Increase in Japan

Asian stocks rose after Japan raised its sales tax for the first time since 1997. The sales tax was raised to 8% from 5%, effective in April. Investors are now expecting a hefty stimulus package... Read >>

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Mid-Day Update: Stocks Recover As Government Shutdown Removes Uncertainty

Facts today are proving less daunting than yesterday's speculation with U.S. equities trading higher today following the start of a partial U.S. government shut down. After trading lower for seven... Read >>