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An economics panel declares an end to the longest recession since World War II. IBM will buy Netezza for $1.7 billion. Lennar and Discover post positive results. Gold hits a new high.
The Fed will meet on interest rates. Several reports will offer a broad picture of housing. General Mills and Nike will top earnings reports.
The September rally pushes the Dow up 13, despite a report showing consumers continue to be gloomy. Irish debt fears weigh on markets. Gold briefly tops $1,280.
Better-than-expected earnings at Oracle and Research In Motion buoy investor confidence. Consumer sentiment falls to its lowest level since August 2009. The cost of living increases.
The fertilizer maker believes BHP's $40 billion takeover bid undervalues the company. So, it's looking for an investor group to buy the company. The government reports low inflation but a wider trade gap.
Fiscal-first-quarter earnings rise 107%, but the shipping company will lay off 1,700 workers and close 100 facilities as it merges 2 freight divisions..
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