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2009-09-21 09:34:24

U.S. markets slipped early Monday as investors worried an extended rally may have become overextended. In midmorning trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 75.65 points, 0.77 percent, 9,744.55. The Standard & Poor's 500 lost 7.86 points, 0.74 percent, to 1,060.44.

2009-09-18 15:40:18

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2009-09-17 16:21:28

U.S. markets retreated from early gains Thursday despite first-time jobless claims dropping for the second consecutive week. The Labor Department said there were 12,000 fewer initial claims in the week ending Sept. 12. In the previous week, the Labor Department reported 26,000 fewer initial claims.

2009-09-17 13:11:29

U.S. markets retreated from early gains Thursday despite first-time jobless claims dropping for the second consecutive week. The Labor Department said there were 12,000 fewer initial claims in the week ending Sept. 12. In the previous week, the Labor Department reported 26,000 fewer initial claims.

2009-09-17 09:41:43

U.S. markets jumped early Thursday after the Labor Department said first-time jobless claims dropped for the second consecutive week. After dropping by 26,000 claims a week ago, the Labor Department reported 12,000 fewer initial claims were filed in week ending Sept. 12. U.S.

2009-09-17 07:19:19

Asian markets swung higher Thursday, some with strong finishes, following a streak of nine out of 10 positive trading sessions on Wall Street. Although unemployment looms as a global concern, it helps exporting nations when their biggest customer finds solid ground on which to stand.

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2009-09-16 15:36:34

U.S. markets advanced for the third consecutive trading session Wednesday after inflation data came in close to expectations. The U.S. Department of Labor said consumer prices rose 0.4 percent in August, in line with the consensus forecast.

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2009-09-16 09:25:18

U.S. markets shook off a recent trend of morning losses and advanced early Wednesday, with inflation data in line with expectations. The U.S. Department of Labor said consumer prices rose 0.4 percent in August, in line with the consensus forecast.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.