June 18 2012

Grains futures, livestock prices rose

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Grains futures mostly rose in early trading Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery jumped 15.50 cents to $6.25 a bushel; July corn rose 9.50 cents to $5.89 a bushel; July oats were …

Grains futures, livestock prices rose

June 18 2012

U.S. stocks falter in morning trading

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Investors see so much more to worry about throughout the global markets that U.S. stocks slipped Monday, even as an election in Greece yielded a win for the pro-bailout party.

U.S. stocks falter in morning trading

June 15 2012

Gupta convicted of insider trading

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Rajat Gupta, the consummate corporate insider who was a former director at Goldman Sachs, was convicted of insider trading on Friday — the highest-profile conviction yet in a wave of federal cases focused on Wall Street misconduct.

Gupta convicted of insider trading

June 13 2012

Oil prices fall on retail sales, inventories

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Oil prices fell Wednesday as negative U.S. economic news trumped a report showing a decline in the nation’s oil and gasoline supplies.Benchmark crude dropped 49 cents in midday trading Wednesday to $82.83. …

Oil prices fall on retail sales, inventories

June 13 2012

Choppy trading ahead for U.S. investors

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U.S. stocks pointed to a flat open Wednesday as investors awaited economic reports and new details about trading losses at JPMorgan Chase, while keeping an eye out for new developments out of Europe.

Choppy trading ahead for U.S. investors

June 08 2012

Oil price tumbles on weak economy

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The price of oil fell below $83 Friday on the prospect of weak economic growth with no immediate assistance from the U.S Federal Reserve.U.S. benchmark crude fell $1.93 to $82.89 per barrel in midday trading …

Oil price tumbles on weak economy

June 08 2012

Grains futures mostly fell, livestock prices mixed

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Grains futures mostly fell in early trading Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery fell 9 cents to $6.3275 a bushel; July corn fell 1.50 cent to $5.9250 a bushel; July oats were unchanged …

Grains futures mostly fell, livestock prices mixed

June 06 2012

Nasdaq plans $40M payout for Facebook losses

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Nasdaq said Wednesday that it plans to spend $40 million to compensate trading firms for losses caused by glitches that delayed Facebook’s debut.

Nasdaq plans $40M payout for Facebook losses

June 05 2012

China preparing for Greek exit

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China is drafting plans on how to deal with the financial fallout if Greece leaves the eurozone and its economic implications for Beijing’s largest trading partner, according to state-run media.

China preparing for Greek exit

June 04 2012

U.S. stocks dominated by investor fear

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Worries about a global growth slowdown and uncertainty surrounding Europe’s debt crisis kept investors on edge and trading choppy on Monday.

U.S. stocks dominated by investor fear