Posts Tagged ‘friday’

Japan’s Kan Says Huge Public Debt Unsustainable

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Japan’s prime minister warned on Friday that the country’s fiscal situation was unsustainable given its huge public debt, and called for multiparty tax reform talks as he struggles with a fragile economy and a divided parliament.

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Japan’s Kan Says Huge Public Debt Unsustainable

Elizabeth Warren to Start Consumer Protection Agency

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren said Friday she accepted the job of setting up a consumer financial protection agency for U.S. President Barack Obama and declared that the time for financial “tricks and traps” was over.

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Elizabeth Warren to Start Consumer Protection Agency

US Banks Group: Drop Part of Proposed Basel Regulations

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The American Bankers Association said on Friday it opposes requiring financial institutions to build up their reserves when the economy is going strong.

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US Banks Group: Drop Part of Proposed Basel Regulations

As Election Nears, Obama Challenges GOP on Economy

Friday, September 10th, 2010

At Friday’s press conference from the White House, the president is expected to fault Republicans for failing to help him on improving the economy or support his call for new tax cuts for businesses.

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As Election Nears, Obama Challenges GOP on Economy

When September Arrives, Investors May Wish it Hadn’t

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke boosted stocks Friday by signaling the Fed is ready to act if the economy worsens. But more weakness in upcoming indicators like non-farm payrolls would intensify fears the economy is sliding back into recession.

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When September Arrives, Investors May Wish it Hadn’t

Week Ahead: Traders Watching Economic Data From the Beach

Friday, August 20th, 2010

With heightened concerns about the economy, investors next week will hone in on every piece of economic news, as well as a Friday speech from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

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Week Ahead: Traders Watching Economic Data From the Beach

Double Dip Talk Could Dominate a Light Volume Friday

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

There are no economic reports for markets to obsess over Friday, though the double dip debate will no doubt continue as traders look ahead to next week.

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Double Dip Talk Could Dominate a Light Volume Friday

Apple’s iPad Makes Splash in International Debut

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Apple’s iPad hit overseas store shelves on Friday, with buyers storming Japanese shops to be among the first in Asia to snap up the long-awaited tablet PC.

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Apple’s iPad Makes Splash in International Debut

Jobs Report May Spark Trading—Outside of Stocks

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Bonds, futures and foreign-exchange markets will all be open for abbreviated sessions on Friday, so investors will still be able to trade on the report when it’s released at 8:30 am ET.

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Jobs Report May Spark Trading—Outside of Stocks

March Jobs Forecast Remains Strong Despite ADP Report

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Economists aren’t scaling back their predictions of sizable job growth in Friday’s March payrolls report, despite a report Wednesday that the private sector unexpectedly lost jobs during the month.

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March Jobs Forecast Remains Strong Despite ADP Report