Twice the S&P 500 has faded after reaching 1,130. It's close again, and worries are growing. Japan sells yen to combat a falling dollar. Travelers may buy back more shares than thought.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq move into the black for 2010. Growth in Chinese industrial production and strength from banks firm the market. Oil tops $77. Microsoft sees a big late-day jump.
The $2.15 billion deal is derailed because of the buyer's suspected links to China.
Runaway economic growth, combined with inefficient energy consumption, propels China to No. 1 energy user.
China doesn't have a serious global currency yet, but it's headed there.
The hot Apple tablet debuts in Hong Kong and Singapore today to long lines and backorders. Plus: Apple delays its release of the white iPhone 4.
These companies show proof of growth in an uncertain market.
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