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  • Trader reacts at his desk in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange
    European Markets Fall On Economic Concerns

    September 11 2012 3:37 AM EDT

    European markets fell Tuesday as investor confidence was weighed down by increasing concerns of the debt crisis affecting the euro zone.

  • Investors look at an electronic board
    US Open Final: Andy Murray’s Winning Moments Against Novak Djokovic (PHOTOS)

    September 11 2012 3:30 AM EDT

    Andy Murray finally ends his country's 76 year long wait for a major Tennis title as he won over Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open final, Monday. He is the first Briton to win a grand slam singles title in the modern era. The last British who won a grand Slam was Fred Perry in 1936. He had won U.S. Championships the predecessor of US open then.

  • Taliban Denies Claims It Will Negotiate Ceasefire

    September 10 2012 3:47 PM EDT

    The Taliban has denied claims that it is willing to negotiate a ceasefire with U.S.-led NATO troops, rejecting an analysis by a group of Western academics who sat down for private discussions with former Talban officials.

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    Thousands Cheer British Olympians on Streets of London

    September 10 2012 3:04 PM EDT

    The summer sports lifted the host nation's mood as Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis, and David Weir were cheered on in the centre of the city.

  • Gold Fields' Miners To Down Tools After Deaths
    Lonmin, Gold Fields Miners Escalate Strikes In South Africa, Endangering Production

    September 10 2012 1:15 PM EDT

    Strikes at South African mines controlled by Lonmin PLC (London: LMI), the world's third-largest platinum producer, and Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI), the fourth-largest gold miner, escalated Monday, further endangering production of the metals.

  • Prince Harry
    Britain's Prince Harry May Visit China, But Unlikely To Mend Diplomatic Tensions

    September 10 2012 12:39 PM EDT

    Prince Harry has been asked by the British Foreign Office to visit China in an effort to improve diplomatic relations between the two countries, which have suffered over the U.K.'s relationship with the Dalai Lama and the murder of a British national by the wife of a prominent Chinese politician.

  • A 2012 Chevrolet Electric Volt gets charged at a charging station at a Chevrolet car sales lot in Troy, Michigan
    Why GM Actually Is Getting Its Money's Worth From The Chevy Volt

    September 10 2012 12:18 PM EDT

    General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) may be losing money on the Chevy Volt at present, but the long-term benefits of early R&D in electric vehicles, improvements to brand image and improving sales volumes should ultimately make it a wise decision for the company.

  • Morning Silver Market Report 9/10

    September 10 2012 10:46 AM EDT

    SILVER MARKET FUNDAMENTALS: (6:00 AM CT) As US economic data continues to disappoint, the market's expectations for the Fed to start another round of quantitative easing grows, and that has traders looking to buy precious metals, including silver, as a hedge. Friday's disappointing jobs data seemed to convince the market that the Fed may be forced to act ahead of the election, raising the possibility of an announcement after the FOMC meeting this week.

  • Morning Gold Market Report 9/10

    September 10 2012 10:46 AM EDT

    GOLD MARKET FUNDAMENTALS: (6:00 AM CST) The gold market is trading somewhat lower this morning following a big breakout to the upside on Friday. Inflationary expectations are on the rise in anticipation of the Fed embarking on a third round of quantitative easing, which could be announced when the FOMC meets this Wednesday and Thursday. There has been some question as to whether they would make any substantial move ahead of the election for fear that they would appear "too political," but ...

  • Rihanna Debuts Latest Tattoo In Honor Of Her Grandmother At The 2012 London Paralympics

    September 10 2012 10:21 AM EDT

    Over the weekend Rihanna added the most elaborate tattoo yet to her collection-a tattoo of a Goddess, tattooed around her ribcage

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    Global Economic Concerns Weigh Down US Stock Futures

    September 10 2012 4:32 AM EDT

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open Monday as investors' concerns about the faltering global economy was revived following the disappointing economic indicators from China.

  • Traders work at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange
    European Markets Decline As Easing Optimism Fades

    September 10 2012 4:15 AM EDT

    Most of the European markets marginally fell Monday as investor optimism over last week's bond buying plan announced by the European Central Bank began to fade and concerns about the debt crisis faced by the euro zone was revived.

  • Crude Oil
    Crude Oil Futures Decline After US, China Data

    September 10 2012 2:48 AM EDT

    Crude oil futures slightly declined Monday as weak economic reports from the U.S. and China weighed on the sentiment.

  • Novak
    Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic: A Brief Preview of the 2012 U.S. Open Final

    September 10 2012 1:50 AM EDT

    Djokovic owns an 8-6 head-to-head advantage over Murray.

  • Serena Williams
    Serena Williams Stages Comeback Against Victoria Azarenka To Win Fourth US Open Title

    September 09 2012 9:22 PM EDT

    In a difficult battle against the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, the American Serena Williams came back Sunday to win her fourth U.S. Open women's singles title in a hotly contested three-set match -- 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 -- at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows in New York.

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    US Open Tennis 2012: Watch Live Stream Online of Women's Final, Serena Williams vs. Victoria Azarenka

    September 09 2012 4:04 PM EDT

    Serena Williams faces No. 1 ranked Victoria Azarenka in the women's US Open final Sunday afternoon.

  • Vanessa Bryant
    Vanessa Bryant Says 'No' To Reality Television

    September 08 2012 11:33 AM EDT

    Vanessa Bryant, wife of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, will never do a reality show, she claims

  • Ryan Lochte Confesses To Blake Lively Crush; Makes Cameos On '30 Rock' and '90210'

    September 07 2012 10:26 PM EDT

    U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte has done anything but shy away from the limelight since the conclusion of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Lochte has been rumored to be starring in his own reality-television show, made cameo appearances on the CW's "90210" and NBC's "30 Rock," and now has fessed up about having a crush on Blake Lively, star of the CW's "Gossip Girl."

  • Morning Gold Market Report 9/07

    September 07 2012 10:41 AM EDT

    The gold market got a big boost yesterday from ECB President Draghi's "unlimited" bond-buying plan. The news fed investor risk tolerance and lent support to the equity markets and metals in general. Strong private-sector jobs data and also lent support to the equities and helped them sustain their rally throughout the day, but it presented a mixed-signal to the precious metals markets. Traders are concerned that strong economic data would discourage the Fed from embarking on a quantitat...

  • Commodity Trader Glencore Raises Offer For Mining Giant Xstrata

    September 07 2012 7:44 AM EDT

    Global commodity trader Glencore International PLC, which was within hours of seeing its proposed $80 billion purchase of mining giant Xstrata PLC rejected by shareholders, has raised the amount it is willing to pay, according to a report Friday.