CEO Tim Cook hints that the company may look to reinstate a dividend payment.
After declaring equities safer than bonds and gold, the billionaire sets an example with several purchases.
China’s promise to buy euro-backed assets and a bounce in the French economy help bolster the metal.
Wall Street awaits quarterly results from the cable provider. The creator of 'Farmville' beats earning expectations.
Jobless claims drop, while housing starts rise. Greece is running out of time to secure a second bailout. Moody's warns of sweeping global bank downgrades. GM posts its biggest profit ever.
A Moody's downgrade of six eurozone countries leaves prices wobbling.
The iPad maker works on a new tablet in Asia, while the aircraft maker receives its largest commercial airplane order.
Creditors seek more assurances that the government will commit to austerity measures. China offers another lifeline in the debt crisis. US industrial production levels show no signs of growth. Gold and oil gain.
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