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3 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging the stock market to a tiny loss.
7 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento
In a compelling 27-page report released on Tuesday, the investment bank said the S&P 500 could surge to 3,000 by 2020.
7 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
A man who persuaded a rural Missouri town and the state to invest millions in bonds and incentives for an artificial sweetener plant that never materialized pleaded guilty Tuesday to three felony charges.
10 hrs ago | The Republic
U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as energy stocks weigh on the market and investors wait to see what actions central banks take later this week.
11 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News
Mining and energy stocks pushed the Toronto stock market lower Tuesday amid negative Chinese manufacturing data and falling gold prices.
15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
European stocks crept higher, while bonds rose, even as data showed manufacturing slowed in the euro zone, the UK and China, stoking concern about the strength of the global economy.
Asian shares drifted lower on Tuesday, with momentum from prior gains fading as investors were left short of cues with the U.S. markets closed on Monday, while the euro continued to probe one-year lows in the uncertainty over the European Central Bank's policy decision later this week.
French President Francois Hollande, right, shakes hand with President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, after a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Monday, Sept.
President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.
The Australian bond market is weaker after new data indicated it is unlikely the economy contracted in the June quarter.
U.S. investors are back in the hunt for inflation protection for the first time in two years as rising housing costs - particularly for rent - suggest inflation may finally be waking from its post-recession slumber.
European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August.
Stocks are likely to trade in a range-bound fashion Monday, following two straight days of modest Nikkei declines, traders said.
Figures released in the US on Friday showed a 0.1 per cent decline in consumer spending in July, which was weaker than expected, but that was offset by a stronger than expected expansion in the manufacturing sector in August, according to the MNI Chicago Business Barometer.
Incidents in which a confrontation with a bail jumper ends in violence are an extreme rarity, area bail bondsmen say.
Stock markets could be in for some tough sledding in the near term as investors contemplate trading in a month that sports a nasty reputation.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 06:31 pm
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