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  • World markets respond to US credit downgrade

    Today is the first day that most stock exchanges have been open since ratings agency Standard & Poor's announced its US credit downgrade from a AAA rating to AA+. Here’s how world markets have responded so far:
    08/08/2011 01:33 pm

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  • Stocks fall on grim Caterpillar outlook

    Stocks were tugged lower Wednesday by a grim earnings report from the world's largest construction equipment company. That makes two consecutive days of losses for stocks, the first time that's happened all month. 

  • Stocks in tailspin as China adds to Federal Reserve worries

    Stocks plunged Thursday continuing the flight from stocks and bonds as traders reacted to news that the Federal Reserve could end its massive bond-buying program. A slowdown in Chinese manufacturing added to Wall Street's worries.

  • Stocks drop on choppy day for Wall Street

    Stocks fell Tuesday on concerns that central banks will pull back from support for the global economy. Stocks began sliding from the opening bell, trailing markets in Asia and Europe.

  • Stocks soar. Dow has first close above 15,000.

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Tuesday with the Dow Jones industrial average closing above 15,000 for the first time. Higher quarterly profits for companies including satellite TV provider DirecTV and watchmaker Fossil pushed stocks upward. The Dow Jones is up 15 percent this year.

  • Stocks rise on strong auto sales, factory orders

    Stocks rose Tuesday after reports on auto sales and factory orders provided the latest evidence that the US economy is strengthening. Health insurer stocks rose after the government released revised reimbursement rates for Medicare Advantage plans.

  • Global markets drop with no clear winner in Italian elections

    Some election results in Italy are inconclusive, as of Tuesday. And world economic markets are reacting to the news in a negative manner.

  • Stock market dives after Dow hits 14,000

    Stocks fell the most this year Monday, the first trading day after the Dow broke 14,000. Boeing was the only rising stock among the 30 in the Dow.

  • Despite looming 'fiscal cliff,' world markets calm

    Although 'fiscal cliff' talks go down to the wire, many investors confident a deal will be reached. World markets in Asia, Europe mixed. US stock futures point to a higher open. 

  • Italian Prime Minister Monti's surprise resignation shakes investors (+video)

    Analysts fear Prime Minister Monti's unexpected resignation could spark a new round of Italian political turmoil and slow efforts to shape up the eurozone's third largest economy.

  • Stocks fall. Obama win? No, Europe.

    Stocks got a short-lived boost from Barack Obama's re-election Wednesday, but concerns over a divided Congress and grim economic news out of Europe left stocks poised for a retreat. 

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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