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2009-09-02 15:13:53

U.S. markets waffled up and down Wednesday, then ended the day with a fourth consecutive day of losses. Stocks in Asia and Europe moved lower Wednesday in a correction many predicted.

2009-09-02 13:02:55

U.S. investors applied brakes to a three-day slide Wednesday, pulling back to break even after early morning losses. Stocks in Asia and Europe moved lower Wednesday in a correction many predicted.

2009-09-02 09:17:55

U.S. markets extended a three-day slide Wednesday morning as stocks in Asia and Europe moved lower in a correction many analysts predicted.

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2009-09-01 12:57:36

U.S. markets turned sharply lower Tuesday led by a drop in bank stocks that fell despite signs of an improved economy. The Institute of Supply Management said manufacturing punched into positive territory in August for the first time in 18 months.

2009-09-01 09:48:59

U.S. markets turned higher Tuesday morning after the Institute of Supply Management said manufacturing punched into positive territory in August. ISM's leading index rose from 48.9 in July to 52.9.

2009-08-31 14:48:02

The Japanese yen reached a seven-week high against the dollar Monday, as investors reacted to a shift in political power, a market strategist said. If the Democratic Party of Japan's rise to power also heralds a more active reserve management strategy … (the) dollar/yen would come under pressure as the country is one of the world's biggest holders of the dollar debt, Geoffrey Yu at UBS told the Financial Times. The Nikkei 225 average in Tokyo spiked early Monday after Sunday's election...

2009-08-31 13:15:34

U.S. markets headed lower Monday following a sharp drop in the Shanghai Composite index, where a slump moved into its fifth consecutive week. In early afternoon trading on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 93.11 points, 0.98 percent, to 9,455.70.

2009-08-31 16:15:04

U.S. markets closed lower Monday following a sharp drop in the Shanghai Composite index, where a slump moved into its fifth consecutive week. U.S.

2009-08-31 09:17:21

U.S. markets headed lower Monday following a sharp drop in the Shanghai Composite index, where a slump moved into its fifth consecutive week. In midmorning trading on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 96.43 points, 1.01 percent, to 9,447.77.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.