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→  June 8, 2012

NEW YORK | Fri Jun 8, 2012 6:43am EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures fell on Friday after expectations of global monetary easing failed to materialize, leaving investors to chew over the slowing global economy and Europe’s ongoing debt saga. In a reminder of the banking crisis facing Spain, the governor of the […]

→  May 31, 2012

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK | Wed May 30, 2012 8:55pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks tumbled on Wednesday as surging bond yields in Spain and Italy ratcheted up tensions in financial markets about Europe’s ability to solve its growing debt crisis. Angst over Europe drove investors away from risky assets and into safe […]

→  March 15, 2012

By Richard Hubbard LONDON | Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:34am EDT LONDON (Reuters) – European shares opened near five-month highs as a brighter global economic outlook fuelled investor risk appetite, underpinning the dollar and reducing the appeal of safe-haven government debt. Improving U.S. economic data and a signal from the Federal Reserve that it was […]

→  January 15, 2012

By Robin Emmott and Brian Rohan BRUSSELS/BERLIN | Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:10pm EST BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) – European leaders promised on Saturday to speed up plans to strengthen spending rules and get a permanent bailout fund up and running as soon as possible, a day after U.S. agency SP cut the ratings of several euro […]