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  • US stocks gain in midday trading; GM up on buyback

    Stocks are rising after a big sell-off late last week as investors worried about higher interest rates. The market had slumped on Friday after a strong jobs report boosted expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise rates this summer. General...
  • US stocks drop; strong jobs report raises rate hike prospect

    A strong jobs report shook up the financial markets on Friday. U.S. employers added 295,000 jobs last month, the government said. That was more than economists were expecting and, combined with a drop in the unemployment rate, raised the likelihood of...
  • Euro drops toward parity with dollar

    The euro's value against the dollar keeps dropping, and it could soon reach parity with the dollar for the first time in 13 years. Its dramatic decline could help companies in the 19-country eurozone and even be a boon to U.S. tourists by, for example,...
  • Dow reshuffle: Apple joins blue-chip index, AT&T gets booted

    Apple is in. AT&T is out. In another milestone for the popular and profitable iPhone giant, Apple will replace AT&T in the venerable Dow Jones industrial average on March 19, the manager of the index announced Friday. The move isn't likely to impact the...
  • Apple Inc. finally joins ranks of the Dow's elite 30 stocks

    Apple Inc. finally joins ranks of the Dow's elite 30 stocks
    Apple Inc., the world's most valuable company, finally will take its place as a member of the elite 30 stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average, starting after trading closes March 18. The Cupertino, Calif., powerhouse will replace...
  • US stocks edge higher, Europe gains as ECB unveils stimulus

    U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading, breaking a two-day losing streak, as investors were encouraged by positive earnings news. Supermarket operator Kroger jumped 5 percent Thursday after reporting income that was ahead of what analysts were...
  • US stocks fall, pulling market further below record highs

    U.S. stocks are ending lower for a second day in a row, pulling the market further below record highs reached earlier this week. The drop Wednesday was modest but broad: nine of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index lost ground. The S&P...
  • Gloom and gallows humor in Fed's 2009 transcripts

    Federal Reserve officials faced the worst of the Great Recession in early 2009: a collapsing economy hemorrhaging jobs, a plunging stock market and banks saddled with bad debts, refusing to lend. Transcripts from the Fed's 11 meetings that year, released...
  • Fed struggled in 2009 over how to boost economy, papers show

    As the Great Recession inflicted worsening damage on the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve struggled during 2009 to determine the best corrective steps to pursue. Transcripts of their meetings released Wednesday showed that the Fed's policymakers...
  • Asia stocks gain after ECB upgrades growth ahead of US jobs

    Asian stock markets were higher on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by the European Central Bank's growth forecast upgrade and expectations for a solid increase in U.S. employment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1 percent to 18,932.50 and...
  • Largest US banks all pass latest round of Fed 'stress tests'

    All of the nation's 31 largest banks are adequately fortified to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and keep lending, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. Results of the Fed's annual "stress tests" show that as a group, the 31 banks are...