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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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  • Europe Stocks Gain With U.S. Index Futures, Oil While Kiwi Slips - Washington Post
    Asian Stocks Rise as Tensions Abate; Oil Gains While Kiwi Slips - Washington Post
    08/19/2014 - 3:58 pm | View Link
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    08/19/2014 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • Europe Factors to Watch-Shares set to rise; Moller-Maersk eyed - Reuters
    European shares extend rally; Maersk surges - Reuters UK
    08/19/2014 - 5:05 am | View Link
  • Stocks close higher as S&P moves toward record - USA Today
    S&P 500 moves closer to record as stocks rally - Shreveport Times
    08/19/2014 - 4:32 am | View Link
  • Emerging-Market Stocks Advance for Sixth Day; Ruble Strengthens - BusinessWeek
    Most Emerging Stocks Drop as Chinese Shares Slump; Ruble Climbs - Bloomberg
    08/18/2014 - 4:56 am | View Link
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    08/30/2014 - 5:19 pm | View Link
  • European Stocks Rally Dies Out As Economic Fears Mount
    European Stocks Rally Dies Out As Economic Fears Mount
    08/29/2014 - 12:04 pm | View Link
  • Stocks drift higher into long weekend
    Stocks are drifting higher into Labor Day as investors shrug off geopolitical risks with major economic news coming next week. S&P 500 futures are up about 0.25 percent and back near their highs from earlier ...
    08/29/2014 - 9:11 am | View Link
  • Asia stocks steady as rally fades, euro clings to gains
    The Australian dollar rose to a three-week high versus the U.S. "European equities are set to edge lower as concern brews that traders have gotten ahead of the curve on ECB stimulus and that fighting in Ukraine flares up again," Jonathan Sudaria, a dealer at Capital Spreads, said in a note to clients. The euro received some reprieve after three sessions of losses as feverish speculation of an ...
    08/28/2014 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • U.K. Stocks Little Changed After Hitting Seven-Week High
    U.K. stocks were little changed after the biggest rally in more than a week sent the FTSE 100 Index to a seven-week high.
    08/27/2014 - 4:38 am | View Link
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  • Asia stocks steady as rally fades, euro clings to gains
    Asian shares held steady after pulling back from a 6-1/2 year high as the recent rally in risk assets petered out for now, while the euro clung to modest gains after rebounding from 13-month lows. The Australian dollar rose to a three-week high versus the ...
    08/27/2014 - 6:59 pm | View Link
  • European stocks continue rally
    (MENAFN - AFP) Europe's main stock markets firmed on Tuesday, continuing a rally sparked by dovish comments from the head of the ECB last week ahead of the announcement of France's new government. In Paris the CAC 40 jumped 1.18 percent to 4,393.41 points ...
    08/26/2014 - 4:53 pm | View Link
  • European Stocks Fluctuate After Biggest Rally in a Week [Yerepouni Daily News (Armenia)]
    (Yerepouni Daily News (Armenia) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) European stocks were little changed, after yesterday rallying the most in a week. U.S. index futures were also little changed, while Asian shares retreated. Telecity Group Plc declined 4.9 percent ...
    08/25/2014 - 10:58 pm | View Link
  • European Stocks Climb for a Second Day as Lenders Advance
    European stocks climbed, completing their biggest two-day gain in four months, as banks advanced on further speculation that the euro area will introduce an asset-purchase program. BNP Paribas SA and Societe Generale SA both gained more than 1.5 percent ...
    08/25/2014 - 9:55 pm | View Link
  • Stocks pause after two-week rally
    Stocks ended last week little-changed, pausing after a quick two-week rally. The S&P 500 dropped 3.97 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1988.40, only its third decline in the preceding 11 sessions. Support is at 1983 and Thursday's high near 1995 is resistance.
    08/25/2014 - 4:47 am | View Link
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  • US stock market closes out its worst week in two years ...
    NEW YORK – The U.S. stock market is closing out its worst week in two years. Traders moved money into investments traditionally seen as having lower risk ...
    08/1/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Website
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