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  • Dollar, Stocks Rebound on News of Bin Laden's Death

    Dollar, Stocks Rebound on News of Bin Laden's Death
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open Monday, as investors cheer news that Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces. The founder and leader of al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, was killed by U.S. forces in Abbottabad, north of Pakistani...
  • Gas experts say prices have hit the ceiling and should begin falling

    Gas experts say prices have hit the ceiling and should begin falling
    Gasoline prices are still hovering around $4.20 a gallon. It’s causing many Hoosier drivers to become frustrated but several experts are saying that those prices may soon begin to drop. They claim gas prices have hit the ceiling and should begin...
  • Food Prices Crisis: Why the cost of food is on the rise

    Food Prices Crisis: Why the cost of food is on the rise
    If you had to dig a little deeper in your pocket to pay for groceries this week, you are not alone. World food prices rose to a record high in January. That is according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. Still, what Americans are paying at the...
  • Food prices skyrocketing; Customers feeling the pinch

    Food prices skyrocketing; Customers feeling the pinch
    That trip to the grocery store might cost a bit more as food prices are on the rise. Those prices are 30 percent higher then just a year ago. The World Bank estimates that food prices have risen 15 percent since just October and nearly 30 percent since...
  • 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...
  • France swears in new, Socialist president

    France swears in new, Socialist president
    Fran├žois Hollande promised a new approach to tackling the financial woes plaguing Europe as he was sworn in as president of Franceon Tuesday. Hollande becomes France's first Socialist president since Fran├žois Mitterrand left office in 1995. He secured...
  • Greece struggles to form coalition government following elections

    Greece struggles to form coalition government following elections
    Efforts by Greek President Karolos Papoulias to broker a coalition government appeared Sunday to have ended without a breakthrough, increasing the possibility of new elections. Leaders of the three biggest parties left talks with Papoulias on Sunday...
  • Stocks: Worst week of the year

    Stocks: Worst week of the year
    Stocks closed out an ugly week. Despite initial euphoria surrounding the debut of Facebook on the public markets, the social network's shares barely popped above its offering price and failed to inspire investors to buy into the broader market. All three...
  • 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...
  • Samaras Sworn in as Head of New Greek Gov't

    Samaras Sworn in as Head of New Greek Gov't
    ATHENS, Greece -- New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was sworn in Wednesday as Greece's new prime minister, following months of political uncertainty for the debt-stricken country. He was inaugurated at the presidential mansion after meeting with...
  • Greek Pro-Bailout Parties Set For Ruling Majority

    Greek Pro-Bailout Parties Set For Ruling Majority
    ATHENS (Reuters) - Parties committed to Greece's bailout were on course to secure a parliamentary majority on Sunday and the radical leftists who had vied for first place conceded defeat in an election that could keep the debt-laden country in the euro...
  • Pro-Euro party wins Greek election

    Pro-Euro party wins Greek election
    The leader of Greece's center-right, pro-bailout New Democracy party claimed "a victory for all Europe" after a first-place showing in Sunday's parliamentary elections, promising that unpopular austerity measures "will bring the country back to...