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Stocks rally, see their best week of the year

Stocks closed out its best week of the year Friday, as investors played things close to the vest before the weekend when Spain is expected to request aid for its troubled banks.

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    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
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    LinkedIn's surging share price cooled Friday as the social network projected slower revenue growth next quarter following a decision to lower the number of display ads that the website shows. More
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    A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
  • Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April
    The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
  • U.S. Stocks Fall, Bonds Gain on Growth Concern; Crude Rallies - Washington Post
    (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fell, while Treasuries led a rally in bonds as data showed a slowdown in ... level in almost six years in New York this ...
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  • Wall Street finishes higher in afternoon rally as oil gains - Yahoo! Finance
    Wall Street finishes higher in afternoon rally as oil gains - Reuters UK
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  • Strong earnings and job news give stocks a lift - Chicago Daily Herald
    Strong earnings and job news give stocks a lift - KMPH Fox 26
    01/29/2015 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • Asia stocks gain on Greece deal hopes - MENAFN
    However, Hong Kong and Shanghai suffered heavy losses as traders booked profits after a rally over the past week.
    01/28/2015 - 3:30 pm | View Link
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  • U.S. Stocks Fall as GDP Slowdown Overshadows Energy Rally
    The Russell 2000 Index of small caps tumbled 2.1 percent, the biggest slide since Dec. 10. Broad equities gauges tumbled amid concern over economies in Europe and Russia as data showed slower growth in America. “All this data does is further cloud the entire investment picture,” Michael James, a Los Angeles-based managing director of equity trading at Wedbush Securities Inc., said in a phone ...
    01/30/2015 - 4:55 pm | View Link
  • Stocks Slide as Economic Fears Overshadow Amazon Rally
    (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index heading for its biggest monthly decline in a year, amid concern over economies in Europe and Russia as data showed slower growth in America.
    01/30/2015 - 2:31 pm | View Link
  • Nikkei rebounds on Wall St. rally
    Stocks turned higher Friday, supported by a sharp Wall Street rally and a weaker yen. The Nikkei 225 average gained 68.17 points to close at 17,674.39. On Thursday, the key market gauge lost 189.51 points.
    01/30/2015 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • Strong earnings and job news give stocks a lift
    After a shaky start, U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak. Investors welcomed better-than-expected quarterly results from several companies, including Ford, Coach and Harley-Davidson. ...
    01/29/2015 - 5:29 pm | View Link
  • Stocks rally after 2-day rout; Dow ends up 225 points
    Stocks rose Thursday, bouncing back after a two-day rout, as corporations including Ford Motor rose on earnings and fewer filed jobless claims.
    01/29/2015 - 4:55 pm | View Link
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  • U.S. Stocks Fall as GDP Slowdown Overshadows Energy Rally
    (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to its biggest monthly decline in a year, as weaker-than-forecast economic growth overshadowed a rally in energy shares ... 2.8 percent in the week, the most since Dec. 12.
    01/30/2015 - 8:20 am | View Link
  • Stocks rally as Dow jumps 226 points
    The government reported that weekly claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost 15 years last week, a sign that hiring will likely remain healthy. The afternoon rally came after two days of sharp losses. Stocks dropped Wednesday ...
    01/29/2015 - 12:43 pm | View Link
  • Stocks gain on late U.S. rally, oil recovers
    Major Wall Street indexes surged almost 1 percent or more as Apple Inc and Boeing Co extended gains following their strong earnings reports earlier this week. and Google Inc reported earnings after the bell, with Amazon shares gaining as much as ...
    01/29/2015 - 8:59 am | View Link
  • US close: Stocks rally after strong unemployment data
    Jobless claims dropped to just 265,000 in the week ended 24 January, the lowest since April 2000. Analysts had expected claims to fall to 296,000 from 307,000 the previous week. The 43,000 decline was the biggest plunge since November 2012. "The continued ...
    01/29/2015 - 8:55 am | View Link
  • Stocks finish higher on late rally, upturn in oil prices
    NEW YORK • U.S. stocks enjoyed a late afternoon rally and closed higher on Thursday as an upturn ... The S&P 500 posted 16 new 52-week highs and 26 lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 37 new highs and 101 lows.
    01/29/2015 - 5:15 am | View Link
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    The calendar is dealing us a light week for economic news and data. This usually opens the field for Pundits on Parade! With markets at fresh highs and the calendar ...
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