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Stock MarketsHigh Marks for Strayer Education
While tightness in the private lending market caused by the credit crisis has investors worried about students' ability to afford college courses, Strayer Education (STRA) continues to report a rise in enrollment and sees its profits growing by up t...
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Stock MarketsGrowing Pains for Chipotle
Though the hot Mexican restaurant chain missed the fourth-quarter profit forecast, analysts say it still has a better chance of attracting cost-conscious diners than other brands...
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Stock MarketsLondon shares rally, focus on banks
LONDON (AFP) - London's FTSE 100 shot higher on Monday, with banks in focus amid the nationalisation of troubled lender Northern Rock. In late morning deals, the FTSE 100 index of top companies surged 1.80 percent to 5,895.70 points. London stocks j...
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Stock MarketsWorld markets mixed on Presidents Day
LONDON - European stocks rocks rose Monday on speculation about possible new investment in the banking sector even as U.S. markets remain closed on Presidents Day, a public holiday. Asian markets were mixed. The U.K.'s benchmark FTSE 100 rose 2.75 p...
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Stock MarketsWall Street faces fury over subprimes
BOSTON - Regulators are trying to punish Wall Street for mortgage finance practices that expanded home ownership and spread risk among a host of new players but also may have duped borrowers and investors who supplied cash to fuel a housing boom tha...
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Stock MarketsStocks end lower amid inflation fears
NEW YORK - Wall Street gave up a big early advance and closed mixed Tuesday after oil prices closed above $100 for the first time and stoked fears that inflation will stymie an already troubled economy. Soaring oil prices could bring more problems f...
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Stock MarketsMarket off as oil jumps above $100
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Tuesday as crude oil prices rose to a record above $100 a barrel, erasing an earlier rally on concern that higher energy costs could fan inflation and crimp consumer spending and profits. The broader market turned...
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Stock MarketsUS Investors unsettled by oil price spike
US stocks gave up early gains on Tuesday as equity investors were unsettled by a sudden spike in crude oil prices above $100 a barrel sparking concerns that businesses would be hit with higher costs. Soaring oil prices also raised the spectre of ren...
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Stock MarketsFTSE edges higher as Barclays pleases
Shares in business travel company Hogg Robinson gained 7 per cent to 61p Tuesday because of rumours it could be a takeover target for BCD, a family-owned rival with a large presence in the US travel market. Shortly before Christmas, Beverweerd Inves...
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Stock MarketsEurope resilient in face of banking woes
European stock markets ended the day roughly where they began as investors balanced news of unexpected banking losses at Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) against better results from Barclays (NYSE:BCS). The UK bank, which avoided nasty shocks on credit marke...
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Stock MarketsStocks bounce higher as bond woes ease
NEW YORK - Wall Street ended its worst January since 1990 with a huge advance Thursday after investors set aside worries about bond insurers and grew more optimistic that the Federal Reserve's interest rate cuts will indeed help lift the economy. Th...
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Stock MarketsMBIA lifts Wall Street
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks ended higher on Thursday after a major bond insurer reassured investors about its stability, fueling a rebound by financial shares hammered recently by the prospect of crumbling credit markets. Even with the day's strong...
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Stock MarketsCarphone leads London turnround
Carphone Warehouse spearheaded the advance in which the FTSE 100 bounced back from a 150-point loss to close higher on Thursday. Shares in the mobile phone and broadband internet group jumped 8.1 per cent to 328p on speculation of a 400p bid approac...
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Stock MarketsUS stocks rebound on bond insurer hopes
US stocks rebounded strongly on Thursday after MBIA (NYSE:MBI) helped alleviate some of the concerns about troubled bond insurers at the end of the worst January for equities since 1990. Sentiment improved considerably after MBIA it had been the tar...
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Stock MarketsUBS leads Europe on roller-coaster ride
UBS (NYSE:UBS) led European shares on a roller-coaster ride on Thursday when growing fears that losses at ailing bond insurers would pummell the banking sector capped the worst yet January for European stock markets. The Swiss wealth manager fell mo...
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