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In other news, markets rose on Wall Street after positive news from the homebuilding and retail sectors, and billionaire banker Allen Stanford pleaded not guilty to to bilking investors out of their investments.
In other news, Taliban militants in a strategically significant district of Pakistan left after the military threatened to use force against them and fighting continued between government troops and rebels in Sri Lanka's civil war.
Question: The money supply of the United States is such a key economic indicator, why don’t we get a reading of it on a daily basis? It seems like it would be a lot more valuable gauge of the economy…
Thai soldiers intensified their efforts to tamp down anti-government protests in Bangkok Monday, and Pakistan's president signed a regulation imposing Islamic Law in part of the country.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
U.S. stock markets added gains Friday after a mixed trading day, continuing their rare four-day rally and ending their best week since November.
Stocks plummeted after bleak unemployment and manufacturing reports, and the California legislature approved and sent a budget to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger after a long political deadlock. Jim Lehrer recaps the day's other news headlines.
In Wednesday's other news, Wall Street was flat, and controversy in the California state Senate has endangered a fragile deal over the state's budget crisis.
The Federal Reserve cut a key interest rate to an all-time low target range of zero to 0.25 percent Tuesday in an effort to fight the deepening recession.
A prominent Wall Street trader was arrested on charges of massive fraud that may cost investors $50 billion. Wall Street Journal reporter Tom Lauricella discusses what may be the largest fraud scheme in the history of Wall Street.
The bailout of embattled insurance giant American International Group, Inc. got another dramatic boost Monday with the U.S. government easing the terms of its loans to the company.
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