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Archive for February 2nd, 2012
The price difference between the world’s two leading oil benchmarks traded at its widest in 11 weeks as West Texas Intermediate lost ground against Brent on concerns about higher stock building in the …
Stocks wavered in a narrow range Thursday, following an encouraging jobless claims report, but gains were limited as a handful of mixed earnings results and Bernanke’s lackluster testimony on the economy weighed on sentiment.
Mixed reports on retail sales and unemployment left stocks little changed Thursday, a day ahead of a closely watched government overview of the American job market in January.
U.S. Stocks Take Breather U.S. stocks bobbed near the flat line as investors weighed a better-than-expected reading on weekly jobless claims against a mixed bag of quarterly earnings.
U.S. stocks edge higher as Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke says the recovery is ‘frustratingly slow.’ Greek debt talks progress, but no deal has been announced.
Energy stocks up as investors digest a slew of profit updates