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→  November 17, 2012

By Rodrigo Campos and Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK | Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:23pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – The 1987 crash. The Y2K bug. The debt ceiling debacle of 2011. All these events, in the end, turned out to be buying opportunities for stocks. So will the “fiscal cliff,” some investors say as they […]

→  November 16, 2012

By Leah Schnurr NEW YORK | Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:02pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hope that politicians would find common ground to steer clear of the “fiscal cliff” boosted stocks on Friday, though the gains were not enough to offset the week’s losses. Stocks recovered from early declines after leaders of the Senate […]

→  November 15, 2012

By Leah Schnurr NEW YORK | Thu Nov 15, 2012 4:58pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks were little changed on Thursday as the prospect of a drawn-out battle over impending tax and spending changes made investors wary of getting into the water, while retailer Wal-Mart tumbled after disappointing sales. The SP 500 is down […]

→  November 13, 2012

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK | Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:36pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks sold off late in the session on Tuesday led by a slide in Microsoft shares, though retailers were a notable bright spot after Home Depot raised its outlook. Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) was the most actively traded on Nasdaq, […]

→  November 12, 2012

By Leah Schnurr NEW YORK | Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:49pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks were little changed in a lightly traded session on Monday, with investors limiting bets ahead of what could be a drawn-out battle over the “fiscal cliff.” Volume was light, with the U.S. bond market and government offices closed […]

→  November 10, 2012

By Caroline Valetkevitch and Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK | Fri Nov 9, 2012 7:44pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s post-election sell-off may gather steam in the coming weeks as worries mount about the looming “fiscal cliff” and technical weakness suggests a possible correction ahead. The benchmark Standard Poor’s 500 .SPX closed below its […]

→  November 9, 2012

NEW YORK | Fri Nov 9, 2012 4:07pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks advanced on Friday, but failed to make up for what turned out to be the worst week for markets since June, as investors turned their attention from the presidential election to the coming negotiations over avoiding the “fiscal cliff.” The Dow […]

→  November 8, 2012

NEW YORK | Thu Nov 8, 2012 4:18pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks fell on Thursday and the market could be in line for more weakness as worries about Washington’s ability to find a timely solution to the “fiscal cliff” dominate investor thinking in coming weeks. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down […]

→  November 7, 2012

NEW YORK | Wed Nov 7, 2012 4:13pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, with the Dow losing more than 300 points and all major indexes dropping more than 2 percent in the wake of the presidential election as the looming congressional debate over avoiding the fiscal cliff and Europe’s economic […]

→  November 6, 2012

NEW YORK | Tue Nov 6, 2012 4:13pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks climbed on Tuesday as voters go to the polls to choose the next president and as investors looked forward to a resolution of the drawn-out race for the White House. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was up 133.24 points, or […]