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  • Gold, Global Stocks, up on Fresh Signs of U.S. StrengthGold, Global Stocks, up on Fresh Signs of U.S. Strength

    December 16 2011 6:17 AM

    Global stocks and commodities, including much-battered gold prices, rose Friday on fresh evidence that neither Eurozone troubles nor Asian weakness are deterring U.S. economic growth.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Signal Higher Open for EquitiesU.S. Stock Futures Signal Higher Open for Equities

    December 16 2011 4:28 AM

    Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for equities on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500, for the Dow Jones and for the Nasdaq 100 rising 0.3 to 0.6 percent.

  • World Stocks Rise after Upbeat U.S. Data and Corporate ResultsWorld Stocks Rise after Upbeat U.S. Data and Corporate Results

    December 16 2011 4:18 AM

    World stocks rose Friday after upbeat U.S. data and corporate results, while concerns over the European banking sector and nervousness about potential ratings downgrades.

  • World Stocks Rise from 3-Week LowWorld Stocks Rise from 3-Week Low

    December 16 2011 3:35 AM

    World stocks rose on Friday after upbeat U.S. data and corporate results, while concerns over the European banking sector and nervousness about potential ratings downgrades in European sovereign debt underpinned German government bonds.

  • Asian Shares and Euro Gain on Upbeat U.S. Data

    December 16 2011 12:55 AM

    Asian shares rose and the euro edged higher Friday, as signs of strength in the U.S. economy temporarily broke through gloom over the European debt crisis that had driven a selloff in riskier assets over the past three days.

  • Nissan to Unveil Electric Van, New Pathfinder Concepts at Detroit Auto Show

    December 15 2011 6:52 PM

    Nissan said Thursday it will unveil two concept vehicles -- an electric van and a new Nissan Pathfinder -- next month in Detroit at the 2012 North American International Auto Show.

  • Global Markets Are On EdgeGlobal Markets Are On Edge

    December 15 2011 5:32 PM

    This lack of action by central banks has clearly contributed to the pervasive negative mood felt by most investors.

  • Market Ignores Europe, Rises on U.S. DataMarket Ignores Europe, Rises on U.S. Data

    December 15 2011 4:42 PM

    U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, as signs of strength in the economy and higher-than-expected profit at FedEx outweighed more warnings about Europe.

  • Market gains as data overshadows IMF warning

    December 15 2011 3:21 PM

    Stocks rose on Thursday as signs of strength in the economy and higher-than-expected profit at FedEx outweighed a stark warning from the IMF about inaction over Europe's debt crisis.

  • Wall Street Rises on Stronger DataWall Street Rises on Stronger Data

    December 15 2011 10:58 AM

    Stocks rose early Thursday as stronger labor market and manufacturing data lifted sentiment after three days of losses, while higher quarterly profit from FedEx also boosted equities.

  • FedEx Profit Beats StreetFedEx Profit Beats Street

    December 15 2011 9:00 AM

    FedEx Corp. reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and said it is buying 27 new Boeing aircraft to update its fleet for fuel efficiency and cost savings.

  • Futures Rise Ahead of Data, FedEx Jumps

    December 15 2011 8:35 AM

    Stock index futures rose on Thursday, following three days of market losses and ahead of a batch of data including industrial production, jobless claims and New York manufacturing.

  • Army-Navy Game 2011: Midshipmen Rule, But Army Fights to the End

    December 10 2011 7:29 PM

    Playing in a new venue in Maryland, the president was on hand to see Navy win its 10th straight in the historical series, as the Midshipmen rushed for 296 yards and took advantage of three Army turnovers to win 27-21. But the game was closer than many expected, as Navy had to kick two fourth-quarter field goals to hold off the scrappy Black Knights.

  • 30 Major U.S. Corporations Paid More to Lobby Congress Than Income Taxes, 2008-2010

    December 09 2011 6:24 AM

    Of the 30 companies analyzed in the report, all of them aside from FedEx didn't pay any federal income taxes from 2008 to 2010.

  • USPS Ends Next-Day Mail: The Impact for Consumers and Companies That Depend on itUSPS Ends Next-Day Mail: The Impact for Consumers and Companies That Depend on it

    December 05 2011 7:37 PM

    The United States Postal Service announced steps Monday to eliminate its next-day delivery of First Class mail in an effort to avoid bankruptcy in 2012.

  • Scotland’s Pandas to Boost Tourism, Economy [PHOTOS]

    December 05 2011 4:12 PM

    Scotland welcomed two new residents on Sunday: Tian Tian and Yang Guang, the panda bears that may just increase the country's tourism numbers and boost its economy.

  • U.S. Postal Service Cutbacks Likely to Slow Mail DeliveryU.S. Postal Service Cutbacks Likely to Slow Mail Delivery

    December 05 2011 12:39 PM

    In the financial crisis-era, with its constrained public revenue from a smaller U.S. workforce, almost every government agency is forced to belt-tighten -- including the U.S. Postal Service, which will implement historic cutbacks starting in the spring of 2012.

  • Panda Express from China to Scotland: Hairy Friends Arrive in Britain [PHOTOS & VIDEO]Panda Express from China to Scotland: Hairy Friends Arrive in Britain [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

    December 05 2011 4:07 AM

    A pair of pampered giant pandas, two of the few remaining specimens of an endangered species, was welcomed to their new homes in Scotland, on Sunday. The plane - Panda Express - carrying the two animals, for whom the Edinburgh Zoo is paying $10 million to Chinese authorities, landed at 9 p.m. Beijing time, at Edinburgh Airport, after taking off from the southwestern Chinese city of Chegndu.

  • Small companies get help after Black Friday hangover

    November 27 2011 7:02 PM

    Tired of suffocating crowds and seemingly never-ending lines? On Saturday, retailers want you to think small.

  • Small firms get help after Black Friday hangover

    November 26 2011 8:21 PM

    Tired of suffocating crowds and seemingly never-ending lines? On Saturday, retailers want you to think small.