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→  December 27, 2012

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK | Thu Dec 27, 2012 8:30am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures edged higher on Thursday, putting the SP 500 on track to snap a three-day skid, as U.S. President Barack Obama returned to Washington to restart negotiations over the “fiscal cliff.” Obama cut short a Christmas holiday […]

→  December 26, 2012

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK | Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:24am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, indicating the SP 500 may stem its worst two-day drop since mid-November, ahead of the resumption of “fiscal cliff” negotiations. U.S. President Barack Obama is cutting short his Hawaiian holiday to leave […]

→  December 24, 2012

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK | Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:13am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures declined on Monday, indicating the SP 500 would extend losses after suffering its worst drop since mid-November on continued worry legislators will be unable to reach a deal to avert the “fiscal cliff.” The benchmark SP […]

→  December 4, 2012

By Masayuki Kitano SINGAPORE | Tue Dec 4, 2012 1:17am EST SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Tuesday after a plunge in U.S. manufacturing activity hit Wall Street stocks and the dollar, while the euro hovered near a six-week high on optimism over Greece’s plan to buy back debt. Declines in Asian stock markets […]