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Thursday: GM Debuts; Jobless Claims, Europe in Focus

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

A restructured General Motors rolls out its new stock at the NYSE Thursday, in another unwind of the government’s bailout programs.

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Thursday: GM Debuts; Jobless Claims, Europe in Focus

BOJ Keeps Rates Near Zero, Unveils Asset Scheme Details

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

The Bank of Japan kept interest rates virtually at zero and held off on new policy initiatives on Thursday, taking a breather after having expanded monetary easing earlier this month to support a fragile economic recovery.

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Thursday’s Senate Banking Testimony – What to Expect

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Wall Street will be closely watching the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday as the nation’s top financial officials testify about the roll out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.

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Weekly Claims Back Up for First Increase in 3 Weeks

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week, government data showed on Thursday, highlighting continued labor market weakness.

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Court Allows Offshore Drilling Until Final Decison on Ban

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

A US appeals court Thursday rejected the Obama administration’s request to keep a moratorium on deepwater oil drilling in place while the court decides on the legality of the temporary ban. 

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ECB Seen Keeping Cool Under Stress Test Grilling

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

The European Central Bank will face pressure on Thursday to say whether Europe-wide stress tests on banks will be tough enough to convince markets of their worth but is likely to offer little beyond soothing words.

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Senate Approves Sweeping Wall Street Reform Bill

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

The Senate approved a sweeping Wall Street reform bill on Thursday night, capping months of wrangling over the biggest overhaul of financial regulation since the 1930s.

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Greek Unions Hold New General Strike Against Cuts

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Unions plan to protest the painful austerity measures of Greece’s cash-strapped government by holding a general strike Thursday that will close much of the country’s public sector and shut down public transport.

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Volcanic Ash Turns North Europe into No-Fly Zone

Friday, April 16th, 2010

A huge ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano turned the skies of northern Europe into a no-fly zone on Thursday, stranding hundreds of thousands of passengers.

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Fed Officials Again Pledge Low Rates, Slow Asset Sales

Friday, April 9th, 2010

U.S. Federal Reserve officials again reiterated their commitment to low interest rates for “an extended period” on Thursday, given the fragile nature of the economic recovery.

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