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  • Nick Clegg
    Tax The Rich More? Great Britain Now Weighing An American Question

    August 31 2012 2:56 PM EDT

    As Great Britain struggles to escape its years-long recession, should the wealthy pay more taxes? The Deputy Prime Minister has spoken up to put the controversial issue on the table.

  • Clint Dempsey Transfer News: Tottenham Make Shock Move for the American?

    August 31 2012 1:11 PM EDT

    Clint Dempsey could make a move to White Hart Lane.

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    Princess Diana Still Regarded as ?The People?s Princess,? 15 Years After Her Death [PHOTOS]

    August 31 2012 11:30 AM EDT

    It was 15 years ago today, viewers around the globe received the harrowing news that Diana Spencer, the greatly beloved Princess of Wales, had died after being fatally injured in a car crash in Paris; she was 36 years old at the time.

  • Morning Gold Market Report 8/31

    August 31 2012 10:46 AM EDT

    December gold inched higher overnight and trade sentiment this week has clearly shifted toward the ebb and flow easing talk from the Bernanke speech today. The bar is set fairly high, so Bernanke will have to acknowledge the prospect of easing in the September FOMC meeting or physical commodities like gold could be disappointed.

  • Morning Silver Market Report 8/31

    August 31 2012 10:45 AM EDT

    Silver has forged a modest recovery effort to start today. While cheered by the prospect of a Bundesbank leadership change, physical and industrial commodities were probably undermined slightly by the latest round of dismal EU unemployment figures. At least in the short term, the silver market will be locked onto the Bernanke speech. Since December silver is off roughly $1.05 an ounce from this week's highs, the silver market might be able to rise sharply if Bernanke provides a sliver of easi...

  • Photo illustration shows two euro coin through a magnifying glass near a picture of German share trading DAX index
    European Stocks Range Bound On Stimulus Uncertainty

    August 31 2012 3:57 AM EDT

    European markets remained in the tight range Friday as investor confidence continued to be weighed down by fading hopes on the European Central Bank to announce policy measures to boost the euro zone economy and revive growth momentum.

  • Andy Carroll
    Andy Carroll Leaves Liverpool On Year's Loan To West Ham United

    August 30 2012 9:40 PM EDT

    One of the summer's longest transfer sagas has come to a close as Liverpool big man Andy Carroll signed today on a season-long loan with West Ham.

  • Hulk
    Chelsea Transfer News: Hulk, Remy, Willian and Essien Discussed in Latest Speculation

    August 30 2012 4:22 PM EDT

    Chelsea's search for a forward looks like continuing right up until the August 31 transfer deadline.

  • Charlize Theron
    Charlize Theron To Produce Film About Murdered War Journalist Marie Colvin

    August 30 2012 1:27 PM EDT

    Charlize Theron is teaming up Basil Iwanyk to produce a film about slain war journalist Marie Colvin. Colvin was killed on Feb. 22, 2012 while covering the 2011-2012 Syrian Uprising.

  • Arsene Wenger
    Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Surprise Target Emerges Before the August 31 Deadline

    August 30 2012 1:23 PM EDT

    Arsenal are still looking to add to their squad before the end of the transfer window.

  • Fernando Llorente
    Liverpool Transfer News: Dempsey, Llorente, Walcott and Carroll Involved in Latest Speculation

    August 30 2012 1:09 PM EDT

    Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is desperate to raise funds for more new signings before the close of the transfer window.

  • Morning Gold Market Report 8/30

    August 30 2012 10:23 AM EDT

    GOLD MARKET FUNDAMENTALS: (6:00 AM CST) December gold prices have started out in the lower quarter of the prior session's range off what seems to be an extension of global slowing fears. Signs of slowing from Germany, weak Euro zone Consumer Confidence readings and extremely low trading volume in key global equity markets this week suggests a risk-off environment has generally remained in place.

  • Morning Silver Market Report 8/30

    August 30 2012 10:22 AM EDT

    SILVER MARKET FUNDAMENTALS: (6:00 AM CT) December silver was able to remain within a consolidation zone overnight, that was situated just above the $30.61 level on the charts. Surprisingly silver wasn't able to benefit from news that the Chinese were willing to support the Euro zone bond program. Silver also doesn't seem to be garnering much support from a modest rally in the Euro and gains in both platinum and copper prices overnight. Silver did see some buying interest in Asia overnight ...

  • Diana: The World's Favorite Princess

    August 30 2012 9:35 AM EDT

    Britain in the early 1980s found itself in dire need of a happy jolt

  • Traders work at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange
    European Stocks Fall On Spanish Concerns

    August 30 2012 4:05 AM EDT

    European markets fell Thursday as investor sentiment was weighed down by concerns of economic and financial instability in Spain worsening the euro zone economy.

  • Ryanair jet (Reuters)
    To Aid Aer Lingus Bid, Ryanair Asks For More Competition

    August 29 2012 12:38 PM EDT

    Ryanair Holdings (Nasdaq: RYAAY), Europe's largest discount airline company by passengers, is asking for some help from rivals in its third attempt to buy Aer Lingus Group Plc (London: AERL).

  • French wheat combine
    Total Russian Wheat Ban Unlikely, But Country Could Annouce Exports Curb

    August 29 2012 11:39 AM EDT

    Russia's agricultural ministry will meet Friday to discuss limiting wheat exports as the country's key Black Sea-producing region has been wilted by drought, but few believe it will repeat the total ban on exports it implemented in 2010 during similar drought conditions.

  • Beatles Last Concert At Candlestick Park: The Dream Is Over

    August 29 2012 6:21 AM EDT

    Candlestick marked a dramatic turning point in The Beatles' career and lives.

  • Asia Preview: Gold, Silver, and Crude Oil

    August 29 2012 4:48 AM EDT

    US Gold futures finished pit trade modestly lower Tuesday on consolidation following last week's strong price gains. Bullish outside markets Tuesday limited selling pressure in precious metals, as the USD index was lower and Crude Oil prices firmed. The market place, overall, remains quieter as traders and investors await Key central bank meetings in the coming days. Dec Gold last traded down 6.40 at 1,669.20 oz. Spot Gold was last quoted + 3.10 at 1,667.25 oz. Dec Comex Silver last traded - ...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Lower Open Ahead Of Bernanke's Speech

    August 29 2012 4:34 AM EDT

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly lower open Wednesday as investors remained cautious waiting for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to announce monetary easing measures at the Jackson Hole symposium later this wee