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Jan 10, 2012 12:06PM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Investors shrug off Alcoa's loss and focus on its bullish outlook for global aluminum demand. Materials and financial stocks lead the rally. Tiffany warns on 4th-quarter results; shares slump. Oil and gold rise.

Nov 15, 2011 2:48PM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

OWS had a lot of criticisms about the nation's financial system. Some people had criticisms about OWS. Now that protesters can't camp in lower Manhattan, it's not clear what happens next.

Oct 27, 2011 10:19AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The blue chips are briefly up more than 400 points. Announcement of a deal to fix Europe's debt crisis sets off a global rally. US growth improves but is still anemic. Higher oil prices boost Exxon profits.

Oct 6, 2011 2:00PM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Stocks rise for the third straight day on more signals the economy and Europe aren't falling apart. Apple shares slip from early highs after Steve Jobs' death. Yahoo tumbles. Gold and oil rise.

Aug 9, 2011 12:50PM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The blue chips plunge, then take off, after the central bank says a weak economy will keep rates low well into the future. Bank of America rebounds from steep losses. Apple's market cap briefly beats Exxon's.

Aug 8, 2011 11:29AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Futures trading suggests stocks will open sharply higher after Monday's big sell-off prompted by S&P's downgrade of US debt and worries about Europe's financial system. Gold finishes above $1,700; oil drops below $84. Bank of America falls 20%.

Jul 15, 2011 1:15PM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The Dow struggles to a 43-point gain. Energy shares jump on BHP's bid for Petrohawk Energy. Wall Street cheers Google's earnings. But the US debt ceiling fight and weak economic reports hold the market back.

Jul 15, 2011 2:58AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

In a big week for earnings, IBM, Apple, Bank of America and Caterpillar are among the headliners. Reports are due on housing starts, existing-home sales and mid-Atlantic manufacturing. The debt ceiling fight will continue. Will gold top $1,600?



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