June 01 2012

Roller-coaster session ends with losses

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Another-roller coaster session greeted traders and investors yesterday after jobless claims and GDP data failed to motivate buyers. The S&P 500 fell to a low of 1298.90 before buyers stepped in and pushed …

Roller-coaster session ends with losses

May 31 2012

Labor data, GDP, Chicago PMI on tap

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Today’s economic calendar is moderately busy, focusing on employment figures, GDP data, and the Chicago PMI.The ADP private-payroll report begins the day at 8:15 a.m. ET. The consensus forecast calls for …

Labor data, GDP, Chicago PMI on tap

May 31 2012

U.S. investors weigh jobs, GDP

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U.S. stocks were headed for a positive open Thursday, the last day of a wretched month that saw Treasury yields in the U.S. fall to record lows, while Spain and Greece kept contagion worries front and center.

U.S. investors weigh jobs, GDP

May 31 2012

U.S. GDP grows at 1.9% annual rate in 1st quarter

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U.S. GDP grows at 1.9% annual rate in 1st quarter

U.S. GDP grows at 1.9% annual rate in 1st quarter

May 31 2012

Labor data, GDP, Chicago PMI on tap

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Today’s economic calendar is moderately busy, focusing on employment figures, GDP data, and the Chicago PMI.The ADP private-payroll report begins the day at 8:15 a.m. ET. The consensus forecast calls for …

Labor data, GDP, Chicago PMI on tap

May 15 2012

Surprise German GDP boosts markets

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World markets reversed their slide this morning after Europe narrowly avoided a recession with a German GDP report that came in slightly above expectations. U.S. traders are now looking towards retail …

Surprise German GDP boosts markets

May 15 2012

Instant View: German prelim first-quarter GDP unexpectedly strong

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German gross domestic product grew a surprise 0.5 percent in the first quarter in seasonally adjusted terms – well ahead of a consensus forecast, as exports helped the economy bounce back from contraction …

Instant View: German prelim first-quarter GDP unexpectedly strong

May 15 2012

Instant View: German prelim first-quarter GDP unexpectedly strong

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German gross domestic product grew a surprise 0.5 percent in the first quarter in seasonally adjusted terms – well ahead of a consensus forecast, as exports helped the economy bounce back from contraction …

Instant View: German prelim first-quarter GDP unexpectedly strong

May 11 2012

Rising GDP doesn’t rule out recession

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Rising GDP doesn’t rule out recession

Rising GDP doesn’t rule out recession

May 02 2012

Economic stimulus added over 4 percent to GDP: FITCH

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In the wake of the financial crisis, stimulative fiscal and monetary policies boosted aggregate U.S. gross domestic product over 4 percent in the two to three years after the end of the last recession, …

Economic stimulus added over 4 percent to GDP: FITCH