With Europe's biggest economy growing at just 0.1%, we must remain on recession watch.
Prices settle higher as a weaker dollar and haven demand trump a flurry of deal activity and better-than-expected economic data out of Japan.
Big upswings are good for 3 things: selling tech, selling banks and selling companies that receive most of their earnings from budget-strapped governments.
The US is in really bad shape, though we know the extent of it. Europe is not as bad as people think.
Even a key announcement from the European Central Bank doesn't calm global stock markets.
There's a good chance that eurozone bond prices will drop in the next few weeks.
The Spanish bank is in a rough spot, no doubt. But if it can get through this, there's potential for shares to rise.
Caterpillar shares get hit when earnings miss Street estimates. McDonald's and Schlumberger results impress. Tech shares rise on AMD and SanDisk. The debt-ceiling crisis gets worse.
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