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  • Pressure rises on Greece as savers drain bank deposits

    Greek bank deposits dropped by more than 7.5 billion euros ($8.2 billion) in February, ramping up pressure on the country's teetering financial system as its government scrambles to reach a deal with creditors within days. The central bank of Greece said...
  • Correction: Financial Markets story

    In some versions of a March 25 story about financial markets, The Associated Press erroneously reported the current employer of one of the people quoted. Peter Cardillo works for Rockwell Global Capital, not Avalon Partners. A corrected version of the...
  • US market open lower, pushing losing streak to a 4th day

    U.S. stock indexes are opening modestly lower as the market extends a losing streak to a fourth day. Declines were sharper in European and Asian markets Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 89 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,631 as of 9:35 a.m....
  • Sophia Bera: 3 steps to an emergency fund

    If you lose your job tomorrow, do you have enough money to pay your rent next month? Bad things can happen. Start an emergency fund in three simple steps to cushion you in times of trouble. Saving an emergency fund can sound like a daunting task. You may...
  • US market indexes slump, extending declines to a 3rd day

    U.S. stock indexes are closing lower, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Kraft bucked the trend, soaring 36 percent Wednesday after reaching a deal to be acquired by Heinz. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell dropped...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Wednesday

    The U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Nine of the 10 industry sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell. Energy was the only sector to rise, helped by a gain in the price...
  • US stocks move lower following drop in durable goods

    U.S. stock indexes are moving lower, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Kraft soared 40 percent Wednesday after reaching a deal to be acquired by ketchup maker Heinz. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 15 points, or...
  • US stocks open mixed following news of Kraft acquisition

    U.S. stock indexes are mixed in early trading following big merger news. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped five points to 18,006 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained one point to 2,092. The Nasdaq...
  • Thousands turn out for Greek Independence Day parade

    Thousands of Greeks lined a main central Athens avenue despite rain on Wednesday to watch the country's annual Independence Day military parade, with spectators allowed along the route for the first time in about three years. The crowds at the parade,...
  • Asia stocks drift lower as Fed, China weakness weigh

    Asian stocks drifted mostly lower Wednesday as investor sentiment was kept in check by the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates following improved economic data as well as the lingering fears about China's weakening growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
  • Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO

    Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO
    The balance of power between Wall Street and Silicon Valley shifted another degree westward. Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is leaving to take the same job at Google Inc., a symbolically significant move by a high-profile Wall...