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Stock Markets Hold Their Breath In Fear of Disappointment from Draghi

Filed under: Economy, Currency, Market NewsBy Kirsten Donovan

LONDON — Longer-dated Spanish government bond yields fell and German debt sold off on Thursday with expectations high that the European Central Bank will detail plans to buy struggling eur…

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Facebook, Week Two: Fortunes Made and Fortunes Lost (Mostly Lost)

Filed under: Investing, Facebook, Stocks in the News, Market NewsIt’s not quite two weeks since Facebook went public, and the saga of the IPO continues to provide a near-endless stream of headlines. The most recent victim is, surprisingly, Mark Zuckerb…

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Economically, What Happens in Europe Doesn’t Stay in Europe

Filed under: Market NewsSunday’s elections in France and Greece have defiantly and decisively moved the backlash against austerity from the streets of Europe to the halls of political power.

With the winning parties in both countries having staked the…

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Financial Nightmares: Friday the 13th’s Worst Economic Disasters

Filed under: Market NewsForget black cats, broken mirrors and unstoppable psychopaths in hockey masks — on Friday the 13th, the biggest terrors sometimes hit our wallets. In fact, long before Jason started terrorizing Camp Crystal Lake, the dreaded da…

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5 Ways Europe Will Affect Your Finances in 2012

Filed under: Investing, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs , Google , CitigroupBy most indications, the U.S. economy is recovering fairly well for the time being. Initial unemployment claims have fallen to a level we haven’t seen since 2008, holiday season…

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