Markets soar after Fed says it will begin to 'taper' stimulus

First Reaction Thu 19 Dec, AT 09:49

Markets take Ben Bernanke's announcement in their stride thanks to 'doveish' news on interest rates

Charles Laurence

US shutdown trivial in light of what the Tea Party plans next

Tue 1 Oct, AT 08:24 Charles Laurence

This won’t bring the superpower to its knees - but the new threat to the dollar is deadly serious

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook founder

Facebook shares soar on ad revenue breakthrough

First Reaction Thu 1 Aug, AT 13:45

Shares finally go above the May 2012 offer price - but there are other hurdles ahead

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Amazon posts shock loss of $7m in second quarter

Brief Fri 26 Jul, AT 11:38

Online retail giant's rising operating costs cause profits to fall by same amount they grew last year

Wall Street

Wall Street shares reach record high

One-Minute Read Wed 22 May, AT 14:16

Investors bet that the US central bank would continue supporting the economy

Michael Douglas gives 'best performance' as Liberace

First Reaction Wed 22 May, AT 11:18

Critics hail veteran star's camp, tacky turn in 'Behind the Candelabra' as landmark role

FTSE 6,000 points euphoria masks big worries about US

Brief Thu 3 Jan, AT 09:30

US 'fiscal cliff' deal provides no basis for a meaningful improvement in debt ratios, says Moody's

David Mamet's big flop reveals truth about Broadway

Fri 7 Dec, AT 11:11 Charles Laurence

One Mamet play flops in New York while another, starring Al Pacino, rakes it in. Coincidence? No

Superstorm Sandy: New York declared 'major disaster'

Summary Tue 30 Oct, AT 11:45

Wall Street closed, subways flooded, millions without power while Obama and Romney put campaigning on hold

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