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  • Standard & Poor's endorses bigger California reserve fund

     
    Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown have spent months disagreeing over how much money California should sock away in a rainy day fund. Lawmakers wanted to use some of the money on social services, but Brown insisted on keeping about......
  • Italy's debt rating cut to 'A' by Standard & Poor's

     
    As world markets wait to see whether Greece can avoid defaulting on its debt, Standard & Poor’s delivered another reminder that Europe’s debt woes extend well beyond the cradle of Western civilization. S&P late Monday downgraded Italy’...
  • Employees beware: Higher healthcare costs ahead

    Employees beware: Higher healthcare costs ahead
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Large employers expect big increases in healthcare costs in 2012, and say they'll pass more and more of those costs on to their workers. That's the result of a new survey by the National Business Group on Health, a trade group for...
  • Stocks end day sharply down as economic fears are revived

    Stocks end day sharply down as economic fears are revived
    Global stock markets experienced big losses on Thursday amid intensifying concerns about Europe's debt crisis and a batch of disheartening economic reports in the United States. The Dow Jones industrial average finished the day down 419.10 points, or 3....
  • Vertex rheumatoid arthritis drug meets study goals

    Vertex rheumatoid arthritis drug meets study goals
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental oral drug for rheumatoid arthritis met the main goals of a mid-stage study. Vertex's VX-509 significantly reduced signs and symptoms of the painful condition and disease activity at...
  • Socialist Hollande Ousts Sarkozy As French Leader

    PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist Francois Hollande swept to victory in France's presidential election on Sunday in a swing to the left at the heart of Europe that could start a pushback against German-led austerity. Hollande beat conservative incumbentNicolas...
  • JPMorgan $2 Billion Loss Hits Shares, Credit, Image

    JPMorgan $2 Billion Loss Hits Shares, Credit, Image
    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co lost $15 billion in market value and a notch in its credit ratings on Friday while a chorus of regulators and politicians reacted to its surprise $2 billion trading loss by demanding stiffer oversight for...