Friday, September 28, 2012

American Political News for Friday, September 28, 2012

2012 Election


Obama, Romney woo military in battleground state Virginia

Romney decries military cuts; Obama talking jobs

Factbox: Obama, Romney to square off in presidential debates

Tight Nevada Senate race despite ethics issues

GOP fires vendor after questionable registrations

Conservatives Fund backs Akin in Mo. Senate bid

Akin: Mo. Sen. McCaskill less 'ladylike' in 2012

Obama-Romney debate challenge: handling the off-script moment

One of This Election's Only Criminal Inquiries into Voter Fraud Involves the RNC

Obama leads Romney 49-42 percent in latest Reuters/Ipsos survey

The Voters Are Voting

The Ugliest Senate Race

Why are Republicans re-embracing Todd Akin?

Before the Debates: A Polling Review

Dueling 'Patriots': Obama and Romney Clash in Virginia

Medicare working to boost Obama in swing states, poll finds

Gov. John Kasich makes a comeback in Ohio

Ad watch: Brown hits Warren’s Native American claim again

Tea Party freshman uses opponent's mug shot in ad

New Virginia poll shows tighter races for White House, Senate

First Thoughts: After nine battleground polls

Polls: Obama leads in N.H., tighter in Nev., N.C.

Secrets Of Winning The Presidential Debates

Campaign ads take a turn for the nasty

Tea party leader: Movement’s role ‘more important and more difficult’ if Romney wins

Voter registration problems widening in Florida

Mo. Sen. McCaskill defends self as polite, calm

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama presents his closing case in 7 states

Call Me, Bibi: Obama Gets on the Phone with Netanyahu

Obama, Netanyahu discuss Iran nuclear program

Obama using voter registration to stay close in NC

Vice President Joe Biden 2012 Campaign


Biden met Yemeni leader at White House

Biden seeks seniors' votes for Obama in Fla. stops

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Will Mitt Romney abandon his tax-cut plan?

The first presidential debate: 'Do or die' for Mitt Romney?

Will white men save Mitt Romney?

Romney: ‘I’m going to win Pennsylvania’

In 1980s Romney Video From His Bain Days, Profits, Not Jobs, Were Focus

Romney calls Netanyahu

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


Ryan wants Romney to beat Obama 'by acclamation'

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Black Republican congressional candidate to give weekly GOP address

Upcoming Senate debates loom large

Other News


Political storm brews in U.S. over Nexen deal

US reduces embassy staff in Libya

US Withdraws More Staff from Tripoli Embassy

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


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NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

US stocks lower on consumer spending worries

Early Glance: Silver companies

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Early Glance: Coal companies

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US Economy


US Treasury's Geithner urges action on money market funds

U.S. economic growth gauge continues to climb-ECRI

Chicago PMI index 49.7 in September

Dallas Fed August trimmed mean PCE price index +2.0 pct

Reuters/U Mich final Sept. sentiment index 78.3

U.S. consumer sentiment gains to four-month high in Sept

US: 0.14 FedFunds 2012-09-27 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $1.804B CouponPurchase 2012-09-28 NYFed permanent open market operations

Open Market Operations: Transaction Data

Deal to boost US trade ties with Gulf countries

Fed's Fisher says U.S. is 'drowning' in unemployment

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


U.S. debt prices add to gains after weak Chicago PMI

Commodities


U.S. answers Florida cry to end tomato pact with Mexico

High gasoline prices lift consumer spending in August

Brent crude futures turn lower ahead of Spain bank test results

OPEC: Oil demand in '13 unchanged

Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices fall

Survey shows Iowa farmland prices up 7.7 percent

Wyoming coal mine accused of safety violations

US Dollar, Currency


Dollar falls after mixed US data

US dollar share of global reserves dips in Q2 - IMF

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Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Forclosure rate in NJ threatens local govt credit rtgs - Moody's

Moody's may still cut Genworth Financial Inc rating

Fitch comments on BofA's settlement

Moody's rates NBCUniversal new bond issuance

US Companies/Industry


South Korean pilots visit Boeing, Lockheed jet fighter plants

Google obeys Brazilian court order, blocks YouTube political video

Cyclone Swing Seats Recalled by ADS Due to Fall Hazard

Atomic Aquatics Recalls Cobalt Dive Computer Due to Impact and Drowning Hazard

Fresh Express Recalls Limited Quantity Of Expired 18 oz. Hearts Of Romaine Salad Due To Possible Health Risk

Starbucks to open first India outlet in Mumbai by end of October

United Airlines gets a 787; a first step toward making it a common sight for US travellers

Macy's to open 450 Finish Line shops-in-shops

US Postal Service to default for second time this year

T-Mobile USA in $2.4 billion tower deal with Crown Castle

FDA warning public of risks of online pharmacies

Brazil orders Transocean, Chevron to halt operations

Argentina's Kirchner meets with ExxonMobil head

U.S. council moves ahead with picking 'systemic' nonbank firms

FSIS Expands Public Health Alert for Imported Canadian Beef from XL Foods

Publix Issues Voluntary Recall on Hearts of Romaine

Justin’s Announces a Voluntary Limited Recall of Certain Lots of Classic Peanut Butter 16oz Jars and Honey Peanut Butter 1.15oz and .5oz Squeeze Packs Due to Possible Health Risk

Harry and David, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Harry & David Brand Crunchy Almond and Peanut Butter, Creamy Banana Peanut Spread, Creamy Rasberry Peanut Spread, and Related Products Due to Potential Health Risk.

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


BofA to pay $2.43 billion to settle shareholder lawsuit

Chevron pays $17.5 mn fine for Brazil spill

Thursday, September 27, 2012

American Political News for Thursday, September 27, 2012

2012 Election


Young, Hispanics, poor hit most by US voter ID laws: study

Todd Akin Gets GOP Backing Again After Refusing to Quit

Romney, Obama Cross Paths in Ohio as President Gains in Battleground Polls

Obama Approval, Vote Support Both Reach 50% or Better

US election 2012: Chill wind blows for Mitt Romney in Ohio

The fight over Elizabeth Warren’s heritage, explained

Early voting begins in Iowa

Why Mitt Romney isn’t going to get blown out

Obama and Romney, both in Ohio, press for advantage

Pro-Romney super PAC launches ads with former Obama supporters

Obama, Romney battle in Ohio where polls show Obama ahead

Obama, Romney to Campaign in Virginia

2012 Gender Gap Could Be Historic, But Maybe Not For The Reason You'd Think

Election Day? Expert Says 35 Percent Of All Votes Could Be Cast Before Nov. 6

'Decided Voters' Take Advantage Of Early Voting

Pa. Voters Battle Bureaucracy Ahead Of ID Law Ruling

Military voting threatens caucuses

Swing-states polls: President Obama tops Mitt Romney on Medicare

Obama up 13 in Connecticut

Obama leads by 7 in Iowa

Murphy leads by 6 in CT-Senate race

Maryland Poll Shows Voters Favor Some Questions, Divided on Others

Polls: Obama rising in September

Todd Akin Faces Bribery Complaint as He Picks Up Funding Boost

Why are Republicans re-embracing Todd Akin?

As Romney Slides, Down-Ballot Fears Grow

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama touts 'economic patriotism' in campaign ad

First Thoughts: Obama's closing ad (with 40 days to go)

Obama reminds Ohio voters: Romney opposed bailout

Obama Encourages Ohio Supporters To Vote Early

Obama campaign: Romney’s White House path ‘narrowing’

Israeli PM Will Get Phone Call From Obama

Obama Ad Features 30 Seconds of Romney

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Romney Talks Polls, ‘Character Assassination,’ and Promotes His Role in Mass. Health Law

Mitt Romney: ‘Pleased With Some Polls, Less So With Other Polls’

Romney to critics: No ‘character assassination’

Romney gets second intelligence briefing

Romney avoided taxes with ‘I Dig It’

Ad watch: Romney uses ’08 Obama coal comment against him

Romney coal ad aired ahead of Virginia visit

Can Romney Keep it Simple?

Romney plan for handing drill permit decisions to states stirs debate in West

Romney hammers Obama on national debt

Romney Tries To Win Ohio's Working-Class Voters

Mitt Romney slams sequestration

Mitt Romney to 'fact check' Obama in debate

Romney Calls GDP Growth 'Unacceptable,' Pledges to Halt Defense Cuts

Romney: Bain Builds Up, Then Harvests Companies

In Virginia, Romney blames Obama for potential defense cuts

Romney fundraiser planned Thursday in Hong Kong

How a Romney Loss Would Impact the GOP

Romney: My health care law is evidence of empathy

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


Paul Ryan Says President Obama’s Policies ‘Project Weakness’

Paul Ryan Says Obama’s Foreign Policy ‘Blowing Up In Our Faces’

Paul Ryan: ‘Palpable’ enthusiasm on campaign trail

Ryan to Colorado voters: 'We need a strong military'

Paul Ryan Has Received Intelligence Briefings

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Republican study warns against bailout of state pensions

Report: Federal agencies behind in paying taxes

Other News


US boycotts Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speech at UN

Clinton says US will ease import ban on Burma goods

Clinton suggests consulate attack was work of Al Qaeda affiliate

US officials knew Libya attack was terrorism within 24 hours, sources confirm

Defense of Marriage Act before NY appeals court

AP IMPACT: Air Force insiders foresaw F-22 woes

US Navy tests mine-seeking sub during Gulf drills

Gay marriage arguments occur in US appeals court

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


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NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Stocks higher after 5-day losing streak

Wall Street inches up on China, but U.S. data weighs

Early Glance: Silver companies

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US Economy


US jobless claims fall in latest week

U.S. job creation in year to March revised 0.3 percent higher

U.S. nonfarm payrolls benchmark revision

US economy grew at 1.3 per cent rate in April-June quarter, weaker than previous estimate

EU wants $12 billion trade sanctions on U.S. in Boeing row

Tying policy to jobless rate dangerous: Fed's Plosser

US economy grows less than thought

US unemployment aid applications at 2-month low

US durable orders fall, but business investment up

Another California city scrambling to avoid bankruptcy

US: 0.15 FedFunds 2012-09-26 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $7.799B CouponSale 2012-09-27 NYFed permanent open market operations

U.S., Gulf countries agree to strengthen trade ties

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Treasuries briefly reduce losses after data

U.S. Treasury to sell $60 bln in bills

Fed buys $21.9 bln mortgage bonds, sells $1.8 bln

Commodities


Brent, U.S. crude initially pare gains on mixed data

US RBOB gasoline futures rally to highest since April

U.S. natgas futures rise ahead weekly storage data

Oil prices rise after 3 days of declines

Oil up on Iran tension, U.S. gasoline futures jump

Retail gasoline prices down 7 cents across Texas

Natural gas in storage continues to build

Grains futures mixed, livestock prices mixed

U.S. crude futures settle 2 pct higher

US Dollar, Currency


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Real Estate Market


Revisions to building permits-Commerce Dept

Contracts to buy US homes fell slightly in August

Rate on 30-year mortgage hits record low 3.40 pct.

Pending home sales dip in August due to supply shortage

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Fitch comments on Caterpillar Inc

US Companies/Industry


Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

Brazilian police detain local Google president

Discover 3Q profit slips, but tops Street view

American Airlines tells pilots to end disruptions

Tempur-Pedic buying Sealy for about $228.6M

Valero may raise $3.5 billion through retail arm auction: sources

Campbell closing plants as soup consumption falls

Google Exec Questioned Over Brazil Election Video

IBM Argentina lays off hundreds due to labor costs

Facebook Brazil to pay woman $1,500 over fake profile

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012 note calendar

Canadian Auto Union Reaches Deal With Chrysler

Forever Cheese Announces an Expanded Recall of Marte brand Ricotta Salata Frescolina for Possible Health Risk

General Mills Issues Voluntary Class One Recall of One Day's Production of Almond Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut Granola Bars

Cabot Recalls Wood Cleaner and Wood Brightener With Spray Pump Due To Irritation and Burn Hazard

Captain Cutlass Pirate Toy Guns Recalled by Dillon Importing Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

A Note For Our Customers About Fresh & Easy's Nut Butters Recall

Whole Foods Market Voluntarily Recalls Variety Of Peanut Butter Cookies In Four States Due To Possible Health Risk

Gretchen's Shoebox Express Voluntarily Recalls Evolution Brand Cinnamon Apple & Almond Butter Sandwiches and Almond Butter Because of Possible Health Risk

Big Lots Recalls Garden Swings Due to Fall Hazard

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Goldman to pay $12 million to settle "pay-to-play" probe

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

American Political News for Wednesday, September 26, 2012

2012 Election


Presidential campaign is nice, and then again not

Romney, Obama zero in on Ohio, a GOP must-win

NY state senator loses election after backing gay marriage

Some conservatives consider funding Akin in Missouri Senate race

Judge asks input on possible Pennsylvania voter ID injunction

Are the polls rigged against Mitt Romney?

US election: Crunching the numbers

Obama, Democrats outspending GOP on ads

New poll shows Obama with widening lead in Ohio, Florida

Republicans are losing ground up and down the ballot. But why?

Poll shows Florida joining Obama’s swing state surge

Anti-abortion ad to begin airing Wednesday in Ky.

Ad: George Allen wants to privatize Social Security

First Thoughts: The impact of 47 percent

Colorado May Determine 2012 Presidential Election

Obama, Romney Campaign In Must-Win Ohio

The battle for white men

10 debate questions for President Obama and Mitt Romney

Rest of Florida Poll

Todd Akin endorsed by Santorum and DeMint

New ID laws could delay outcome of close election

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama Summons World Leaders to Reject Extremism

Obama at U.N. calls for end to intolerance, warns Iran

Obama rails against 'modern slavery' of trafficking

Obama calls to fight human trafficking

Obama camp unveils latest TV ad hitting Romney over 47% comment

Vice President Joe Biden 2012 Campaign


Biden campaigns in GOP-voting Virginia suburb

Biden: Republicans Think Compromise Is a ‘Dirty Word’

Biden renews attack on Romney's '47 percent' riff

Biden holds first debate prep session

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Mitt Romney Lowers Debate Expectations

Romney Jokes Portman Plays Obama Too Well in Debate Prep

Romney: Obama Not 'Coming Clean' About Benghazi

Romney: Obama 'Did Not' Raise Taxes

Romneys reported sharp gain in foreign income in 2011 tax return

Ohio Slipping Out of Romney's Reach?

Romney’s Battleground State Dilemma

Most are negative about Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comments

Romney Stops Pulling Punches

Romney: Obama yet to 'level with the American people' about Libyan attack

Fact Check: Is Romney's tax rate really lower than yours?

Romney Reboots Again, This Time with 'Compassion'

Gary Johnson 2012 Presidential Campaign


Libertarian Candidate Could Be Election Spoiler

Congress, Senate


House panel: New rules needed in lawmaker probes

Substitute ethics panel blasts regular members

Other News


Democrats launch ads in ND over stalled farm bill

Americans Satisfied with Obama’s Decision to Withdraw Troops from Iraq

Most Americans expect ObamaCare to eventually be implemented, poll says

Iran condemns U.S. removal of MEK group from terrorist list

US poised to ease Myanmar import ban

White House: Obama views Libya attack as terrorism

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


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NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

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NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

US stocks down on Europe unrest, weaker home sales

Apple, Oracle lead Nasdaq lower

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


U.S. officials halt ground beef exports from Alberta plant

US: 0.15 FedFunds 2012-09-25 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $4.699B CouponPurchase 2012-09-26 NYFed permanent open market operations

Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

U.S. Treasury official to visit China in September for economic talks

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Bonds extend winning streak on Spain worries

Commodities


U.S. natgas futures rise ahead of October expiration

Oil drops on questions about Europe's crisis

U.S. oil stocks fall on large drop in imports: EIA

U.S. gasoline futures jump back above $3/gallon

Oil falls below $109 as euro zone crisis deepens

Grains futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

US Dollar, Currency


Dollar little changed after US data, Spain protest

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Real Estate Market


New US home sales edged down 0.3 percent in August

August new home sales dip, but prices scale 5-year high

US Companies/Industry


Sikorsky to close upstate NY plant, cut 570 jobs

American Greetings receives $532 mln offer from CEO

Williams signs gas processing deal in Canada oil sands

Judge orders arrest of Brazil Google president

Ford to axe 'hundreds' of jobs in Europe

RadioShack CEO Gooch steps down

RadioShack CEO steps down as company tries to hasten revival

Barnes & Noble launches new Nook HD

Google's top executive in Brazil arrested

Chattanooga Bakery Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Peanut Butter Crunch Products Due to Possible Health Risk

FSIS Updates Public Health Alert for Imported Canadian Beef from XL Foods

Falcon Trading Company/SunRidge Farms

Sunland, Inc. Announces an Expansion of its Voluntarily Limited Recall of Almond Butter and Peanut Butter To Add Cashew Butter, Tahini and Roasted Blanched Peanut Products Due to Possible Health Risk

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

American Political News for Tuesday, September 25, 2012

2012 Election


Obama should call China a currency manipulator - Romney aide

Mystery theater 2012: What we still don’t know about Obama and Romney

Democrats Pounce on Romney Over Uninsured, ER Care

Picking Ryan has done little to win voters for Romney

Conservative fund considers backing Mo. Rep. Akin

Unfazed by deadline, Akin vows to fight on in Missouri Senate race

Obama Remains Ahead in Key States

Republicans look for voter fraud, find little

Fact Checkers Unite to Predict Debate Deceptions

In U.S., Democrats' Economic Confidence Soars in September

Ohio moves to ‘Lean Obama’ on Fix electoral map

Washington Post polls: Obama lead in Ohio, edge in Fla. hamper Romney path to victory

Elizabeth Warren in new TV ad: I ‘never got any benefit because of my heritage’

Report: Harry Reid Attacks Romney on Mormon Faith

Scott Brown Goes All In on Warren's Cherokee Pa-Paw

Obama Will Need to be More Than “Eye Candy” to Win

Senate candidates battle for Connecticut’s women

Record Number Of Early Votes Expected Ahead Of Election Day

Could Gay Marriage Keep Black Voters From Polls?

Post poll: Obama up 8 in Ohio, 4 in Florida

Warren responds to Native American ad

Mitt Romney, Obama Address Clinton Global Initiative

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan kick off Ohio bus tour

The African-American debate on voting rights

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Libya Attack Not Just 'Mob Action,' Obama Says

Obama Slams Romney's 'Fair' Tax Rate

Is Team Obama getting overconfident?

Barack Obama: US will not backtrack on Middle East

Obama to urge UN to confront roots of Muslim rage; campaign politics shadow speech

Barack Obama to warn UN over Iran nuclear weapons

Obama eyes return to teaching after White House

In UN speech, Obama says murdered diplomat 'embodied the best of America'

Obama: US will 'do what we must' to stop Iran getting nuclear weapons

Veterans retreating from President Obama

Obama knocked for skipping bilaterals, cont.

Obama: Under Romney, U.S. would 'survive,' but not 'thrive'

Obama tells U.N.: U.S. will ‘always stand up’ for freedom around the world

Obama At Education Nation: 'We Can Step Up Our Game,' Admits He Was A 'Mediocre Student,' Goofed Off

President Obama’s 2012 address to U.N. General Assembly (Full text)

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Romney assails Obama after US ambassador's death

Romney: Foreign policy shouldn't react to events

Romney suggests Obama downplaying Mideast crises

Romney criticizes Obama for 'bumps' comments

Romney promises to be more aggressive on campaign trail

Romney 'Reset': Campaign Revives Past Promises, Again

Romney mutes Obama criticism

Romney: Where’s my bounce?

Romney calls for end to foreign aid handouts, proposes linking aid to growth of free enterprise

Romney Touts 'Prosperity Pacts' To Help Middle East, Developing Nations

Mitt Romney: why don't aeroplane windows open?

Romney mocked for airplane window remark

Mitt Romney bus tour sharpening message

Romney: Benghazi a 'terrorist attack'

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


Ryan faults Obama on plan to close tank factory

Ryan: Obama weak on defense in battleground Ohio

Ryan: Americans 'Giving Up Hope' in Economic Recovery

GOP VP Candidate Paul Ryan Turns to Town Hall Meetings

Among some Paul Ryan backers, disappointment at Romney campaign trajectory

It’s curtains for the press on Ryan’s plane

Is GOP Excitement Waning For V.P. Nominee Ryan?

Congress, Senate


Senate confirms Washburn to Indian Affairs post

Federal employee issues deferred by Congress

House ethics panel unanimous in dropping Waters probe

Other News


Obama administration warns hospitals on fraud

U.S. clears path for more sanctions on Iran oil deals

'US drone attacks are counter-productive and terrorise civilians'

Drones in Pakistan traumatise civilians, US report says

Haitians and Jamaicans continue to be ineligible for US ‘Diversity Visas’

Sec. Clinton has meeting with Egypt president after protests at US embassy

Sergio Santiago Syjuco, FBI Agent, Accused Of Using Tax Dollars For Prostitutes

N. Carolina paper calls on Obama to punish Sebelius

U.S. envoy praises Yemen on militants despite embassy attack

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


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NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Nasdaq strikes cloud deal with Amazon to cut clients' data costs

Stocks edge up in early trading

Stocks edge up at open, Caterpillar lags

Early Glance: Silver companies

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US Economy


Analysis: Dow transports raise warning flag for U.S. economy

Consumer confidence at seven-month high in September

US: 0.16 FedFunds 2012-09-24 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $4.737B CouponPurchase 2012-09-25 NYFed permanent open market operations

Dallas Fed Texas service sector survey 10.1 in Sept

EU challenges US claim to have stopped Boeing subsidies at WTO

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Bonds slip on U.S. data before debt sale

Commodities


Brazil: US has unleashed a currency war

U.S. natgas futures rise early, nuclear outages support

Grains futures mixed, livestock prices fall

Oil rises ahead of US consumer confidence survey

US Dollar, Currency


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Real Estate Market


Home prices rise less than expected in July: S&P

Home prices rose in July in 20 major US cities

US Companies/Industry


HP loses tax case over valuing U.S. research credit

Google shares hit all-time high

Facebook denies leak of users' private messages

American Airlines ready to resume talks with pilots' union

Chevron says Richmond repair timing unknown

Caterpillar cuts 2015 profit outlook

Fresh Express Announces Limited-in-Scope Recall of Expired 9 oz. Leafy Green Romaine Salad Due to Possible Health Risk

Hanover Pike Enterprises, Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Margarine Containing Milk and Soy in Jams and Jellies

Morgan Stanley quits as bookrunner on Iraqi Asiacell IPO: source

Caterpillar pares bullish 2015 view on "anemic" economy

Barnes & Noble to introduce Nook Video service

Chevron says Richmond repair time unknown

NY Times to sell interest in Indeed, record $100 million gain

Staples to speed up closure of 15 stores in US

Apple supplier's factory back up after China brawl

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012 note calendar

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

Maine Natural Health Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergens in Products containing Whey Protein Concentrate

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

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Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Toys R Us sued over Tabeo tablet computer by Fuhu

U.S. top court to hear Marc Gabelli appeal in SEC case

Monday, September 24, 2012

American Political News for Monday, September 24, 2012

2012 Election


Swing-State Voters Trust Obama More to Address Medicare

Obama Retakes Lead, Romney Loses Support in U.S. Race

Mo.'s Akin rebuilding Senate bid after rape remark

Obama up 6 in Colorado

Obama leads by 4 in Florida

Baldwin leads Thompson by 4

Romney, Obama Defend Economic Stances on '60 Minutes'

Super PACs Are Struggling to Spend Their Cash Wisely

2012 challenge: Corral undecided likely voters

South Carolina voter ID gets judges' scrutiny

Battleground Ohio, the state where presidents are crowned

Obama, Ryan Pitch Medicare Plans To Older Voters

Poll: More trust President Obama on Medicare

Florida 2012 elections: Obama, Mitt a tossup in poll

Brown hits Warren for Native American issue in new spot

Attack at Michael Grimm’s campaign HQ

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama's foreign policy bright spot now looking dimmer

The Digital Smackdown: Obama 2008 vs. Obama 2012

Obama Ad Hits Romney on Two Numbers: 47 and 14.1

Obama: Ads Sometimes ‘Go Overboard’

Obama out to squash GOP hopes for Wisconsin pickup

Obama: It takes more than 1 term to fix economy

Obama Camp Blasts Romney for 'Magic Wand' Strategy

Obama fires back at Romney's tough talk on Mideast

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Will Mitt Romney Finally Get the Campaign Reset He's Been Looking For?

Romney releases his 2011 tax return: 4 takeaways

Romney tax returns: What’s missing in his report?

Mitt Romney's 5 toughest Republican critics

Romney gives Dem support for tax deductions claim

Romney seeks momentum in campaign swing

New Romney Ad Jabs Obama for Failing to ‘Stand Up’ to China

Romney Medicare plan: Key details still in flux

Romney, in interview, says his tax rate is "fair"

Romney says he'll spend less time fundraising

Romney Says Campaign 'Doesn't Need a Turnaround'

Amid GOP unease, Romney turns eye to swing states

Romney releases 2011 tax return, paid 14.1 % tax rate

Mitt Romney: President Obama at fault for fundraising focus

Republicans to Mitt Romney: You're no Ronald Reagan

Romney seizes on Obama's Middle East comment

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


Ryan Courts Cuban-Americans in Miami

Paul Ryan brings a tool from his past to VP role

Congress, Senate


Unproductive Congress skips town until November

What Congress did and didn't do in its final week

Congress seeks clarity from election for agenda

Obama chides Congress for departing with much left

Senate confirms ambassadors for Iraq, Pakistan

Senate votes to shield US airlines from EU's carbon scheme

Senate passes funding bill to avoid October 1st government shutdown

Other News


Myanmar's president heads to US for rare visit

Israelis fear PM is meddling in US politics

Panetta's Asia visit shows balancing role U.S. hopes to play

Secretary Clinton Hails Rejection Of Extremists In Benghazi

US Marines recommended for trial for urination video

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

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CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

US futures head lower on more gloom from Europe

Wall Street Week Ahead: Stocks face earnings and data hurdles

Earnings schedule for week of 9/24/2012

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

US Economy


US trade office bows to WTO ruling on Boeing

Economists say US needs more taxes, spending cuts

Dallas Fed Texas September manufacturing activity index -0.9

Fed's Rosengren does not comment on U.S. economy, policy

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events

Fed's Lockhart says next year to be an improvement over 2012

Unemployment rates rise in some U.S. election swing states

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Forward Calendar - U.S. corporate bond new issues

Rates rise at weekly Treasury auction

Commodities


Oil below $92 on gloomy economic outlook

South Korea suspends bidding for US rice imports

Analysis: Coal fight looms, Keystone-like, over U.S. Northwest

U.S. gas prices come down for first time since July

U.S. natgas futures pare mild-weather losses at midday

Oil falls 1 pct on economic worries, stronger dollar

Oil price reporting escapes regulation

Grains futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

Brent crude drops below $111 on renewed growth jitters

US Dollar, Currency


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Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Moody's may raise Wynn Resorts Ltd ratings

S&P cuts United Parcel Service Inc corporate credit rating

US Companies/Industry


Apple sells out of iPhone 5; sales top 5 million

Apple supplier halts China factory after violence

Verizon iPhone 5's secret feature: It's 'unlocked'

Many US stores report being sold out of iPhone 5s

Wells Fargo should buy lender CIT Group, analyst says

Bank of America Merrill Lynch loss linked to options error: WSJ

GM offers big discounts to boost Volt sales

GM opens China test track in effort to remain market leader

Oracle pay for CEO Ellison jumps to $96 million

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Expansion of Imported Canadian Raw Boneless Beef Trim from XL Foods

Illinois Firm Recalls Bratwurst Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Kasel Associated Industries Recalls Boots & Barkley American Beef Bully sticks Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Trader Joe’s Voluntarily Recalls Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter Because of Possible Health Risk

Watson Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 10 mg/500 mg Due to the Potential for Oversized and Superpotent Tablets

Evol Nutrition Associates, Inc./ Red Dawn Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Dietary Supplements Mojo Nights and Mojo Nights for Her Because of Potential Health Risk

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RLPC: General Motors readies $10B liquidity credit

U.S. authorities order Discover to refund cardholders $200M

Oracle pay for CEO Larry Ellison jumps to US$96M

Albertsons recalls some ground beef in 3 states

Barron's slams Facebook, stock falls

General Motors readies $10 billion credit

Google Search and Gmail censored in Iran

Kellogg strikes joint-venture deal to bring cereals, snacks to China

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Apple, Samsung demand changes to $1B verdict

Apple seeks U.S. Samsung sales ban, $707 million more in damages

FINRA fines Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc $500,000

Tyco paying $26.9M, pleads guilty in bribery cases