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Gold Price Rallies on European Concerns

Gold prices rallied on Monday after European policy makers failed to soothe fears of Greek default and contagion to other euro zone countries, prompting investors to seek refuge in the precious metal.

Bernanke, Europe Hold key to Market Rally

Wall Street hopes for more Fed action and clear signs European leaders will follow through on their new urgency to tackle the euro zone debt crisis if U.S. stocks are to build on their best week since early July.

Greece Must Shrink State to Avoid Default: Lenders

International lenders told Greece on Monday it must shrink its public sector and improve tax collection to avoid default within weeks as investors spooked by political setbacks in Europe dumped risky euro zone assets.

U.S. Stock Index Futures Signal Sharp Losses

Stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower open on Wall Street on Monday, as renewed fears of a Greek debt default prompt investors to book some of last week's gains and turn to safer assets such as gold.

Stock index futures signal sharp losses

Stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower open on Wall Street on Monday, as renewed fears of a Greek debt default prompt investors to book some of last week's gains and turn to safer assets such as gold.

Bernanke, Europe hold key to rally

Wall Street hopes for more Fed action and clear signs European leaders will follow through on their new urgency to tackle the euro zone debt crisis if U.S. stocks are to build on their best week since early July.

Europe propels Wall Street higher for week

Stocks rose for a fifth day in a row on Friday and the S&P 500 scored its best week since early July on signs euro zone leaders were acting together to limit any damage from its sovereign debt crisis.

Wall St flat, S&P trying for best week since July

Stocks were little changed on Friday as investors booked profits after a four-day rally, but optimism European leaders were on the right track in tackling the region's debt problem kept losses in check.

Stock futures after 4-day rally, RIM off on profit drop

Stock index futures were lower on Friday after equities notched four days of gains and as European policymakers gathered to discuss the region's debt crisis, while Research in Motion weighed on the technology sector after a weak earnings report.

Stock futures off after 4-day rally, RIM drops

Stock index futures were lower on Friday after equities notched four days of gains and as European policymakers gathered to discuss the region's debt crisis, while Research in Motion weighed on the technology sector after a weak earnings report.

Stock futures dip after 4-day rally

Stock index futures were lower on Friday after equities notched four days of gains and as European policymakers gathered to discuss the region's debt crisis, while Research in Motion weighed on the technology sector after a weak earnings report.

Geithner Urges Unity in Tackling Euro Zone Crisis

The world will not see the kind of coordinated response policymakers organized during the global financial crisis in 2009 but the United States and the European Union must work closely together to overcome the current economic challenges, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Friday.

Geithner urges unity in tackling euro zone crisis

The world will not see the kind of coordinated response policymakers organized during the global financial crisis in 2009 but the United States and the European Union must work closely together to overcome the current economic challenges, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Friday.

U.S. Stock Futures Signal Retreat on Wall Street

Stock futures pointed to a weaker open for equities on Wall Street on Friday after strong gains in the previous session, with futures for the S&P 500, for the Dow Jones and for the Nasdaq 100 down 0.4-0.7 percent.

Geithner Presses Euro Zone to Leverage Bailout Fund

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner pressed euro zone ministers on Friday to leverage their 440 billion euro bailout fund and free up more resources to tackle a two-year-old debt crisis, a senior euro zone official said.

Geithner urged leveraged EU bailout fund: source

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner pressed euro zone finance ministers in a brief meeting on Friday to leverage the bloc's bailout fund to help solve the sovereign debt crisis, a senior euro zone official said.

Stocks Jump After Central Bank Action

World shares rose half a percent to one-week highs on Friday while the euro clung to gains from the previous session on hopes that European policymakers would finally come up with a bold plan to combat a deepening debt crisis.

Stocks jump after central bank action

World shares rose half a percent to one-week highs on Friday while the euro clung to gains from the previous session on hopes that European policymakers would finally come up with a bold plan to combat a deepening debt crisis.

Gold Heads for Biggest Weekly Drop Since Early 2009

Gold slipped more than 1 percent on Friday, heading for its biggest weekly drop since March 2009, as stock markets gained and the euro rose after major central banks around the world strived to fight the debt crisis in Europe.

Geithner to discuss leveraging EU bailout fund

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will discuss with European finance ministers the possibility of leveraging the euro zone's bailout fund to make it more effective in fighting the debt crisis.

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