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→  February 13, 2012

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK | Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:44am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose Monday as Greece’s parliament approved strict financial reforms needed to obtain its latest international bailout package. The deal helps Greece avoid a potentially chaotic default, though the government remains under pressure to convince a skeptical euro zone […]

→  February 10, 2012

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK | Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:23am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks dropped on Friday as the most recent flare-up in Greek negotiations for a financial bailout package put the SP 500 on track to snap a three-day winning streak. Selling was broad, with each of the 10 major SP […]

→  January 7, 2012

Fri Jan 6, 2012 8:09pm EST *By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose in the first week of 2012, even though news that the U.S. jobless rate neared a three-year low did not whet interest in equities on Friday. The U.S. market came into the new year revisiting familiar themes, with signs the […]

Wall Street buoyed by rallying bank shares →  January 6, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Banks led Wall Street to gains on Thursday even as Europe struggled again, a sign investors are betting a relatively strong U.S. economy will help U.S. stocks outperform other markets. Overall gains were small, but banks advanced for a third day, supported by better-than-expected economic data. U.S. financial shares continued to […]