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  • United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P

    United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented blow to the world's largest economy in the wake of a political battle that took the country to the brink of default. S&P cut...
  • Honda To Recall 2.5 Million Cars on Software Issue

    Honda To Recall 2.5 Million Cars on Software Issue
    DETROIT -- Honda will recall 2.49 million cars, small SUVs and minivans worldwide, including its popular Accord sedan, to repair a software problem that could damage the automatic transmission. The recall includes 1.5 million vehicles in the United...
  • Asia Stocks Start Lower; U.S. Futures Down

    Asia Stocks Start Lower; U.S. Futures Down
    Asian stocks fell in early Monday trading, but losses were not as severe as some analysts feared, in the initial world markets response to Standard & Poor's downgrade of U.S. debt. U.S. stock futures tumbled about 1.7% in early electronic trading as...
  • U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears

    U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears
    NEW YORK -- Turmoil returned to U.S. stock markets at Thursday's open as renewed concerns about the U.S. and global economies sent major indexes plunging and pushed gold to a new record high. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 480 points, or 4.2%,...
  • 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....
  • Sears to be dropped from S&P 500

    Sears Holdings Corp., one of the earliest members of the S&P 500, is being kicked out of the index next week and replaced by a Dutch chemicals company. The retailer, which trades on Nasdaq, will exit the index when the market closes on Sept. 4....
  • S&P 500 closes in on record -- with no help from individual investors

    S&P 500 closes in on record -- with no help from individual investors
    The Standard & Poor’s 500 is pushing ever closer to record territory -- but with little help from small investors. The index is within five points of an all-time record after rising Thursday morning. As of 9 a.m. PDT, the S&P was up 5.99 points,...
  • Dow, S&P 500 post biggest gains of 2012

    Dow, S&P 500 post biggest gains of 2012
    U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging their best gains of the year, as investors grew hopeful that more stimulus for the global economy is around the corner. "There's a lot of optimism from rumors that there will be some type of...
  • S&P 500 friends Facebook in major boost for giant social network

    S&P 500 friends Facebook in major boost for giant social network
    SAN FRANCISCO -- In a dramatic rebound from its bungled initial public offering last year, Facebook Inc. will join the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index next week, capping its fitful rise to one of the nation's most powerful technology companies....
  • Facebook shares jump on news it will be added to S&P 500

    Facebook shares jump on news it will be added to S&P 500
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook shares rose Thursday on news that the giant social network will be added to the Standard & Poor’s 500 index next week. S&P Dow Jones Indices made the announcement Wednesday that Facebook will replace Teradyne Inc. on...