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wallstreet-112014_24Nov14.jpg After moving notably higher in early trading, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Monday. Buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the markets.

Wallstreet4-111212_24Nov14.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Monday, adding to the gains posted last week. The major averages have all moved to the upside, although buying interest has remained somewhat subdued ahead of the holiday on Thursday.

wallstreet2-103112_24Nov14.jpg After moving mostly higher last week, stocks may see some further upside in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 42 points.

JensStoltenberg-NATO-112414.jpg Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO requested the member countries to stop the cuts and to increase investment in defence as peaceful times has changed. Speaking to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Hague at the 60th plenary session, he said defence...

birdflu-112414.jpg Europe is again on a high alert against a possible outbreak of bird flu as health officials have detected avian flu virus in four instances in three countries. Last week, health authorities have confirmed a case of bird flu in Yorkshire in UK. The Netherlands officials have detected H5N8 sub type...

Germanifo-112414.jpg German business confidence improved unexpectedly in November reversing last month's decline, as the economy returned to growth avoiding a recession. The business confidence index rose for the first time in seven months to 104.7 in November from 103.2 in October, which was the lowest since December 2012, a survey conducted among 7,000 executives by the Ifo institute showed Monday.

wallstreet-101008_24Nov14.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Monday's session slightly higher, as expectations concerning central bank support gains ground. The optimism is despite the overbought levels at which the major averages trade. Earlier in the day, Asian stocks closed mostly higher,...

Asianmarkets-111914_24Nov14.jpg European stocks rose on Monday, building on Friday's rally, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi pledged to do more to stimulate a sluggish euro zone economy and boost inflation as soon as possible. Also bolstering investors' risk appetite, China's central bank surprised investors last...

Onex-Sig-112414.jpg Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. Monday said it has agreed to acquire Swiss juice-box maker SIG Combibloc Group AG for up to 3.75 billion euros or $4.66 billion.

StockMarket4-112114_24Nov14.jpg European stocks look set to open largely unchanged on Monday after a sharp rally on Friday on the back of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's fairly dovish talk. U.S. indexes set another record high Friday and the Asian markets rose broadly this morning, led by China and Hong Kong, as the...

permanentinjunction-112414.jpg The FDA has taken enforcement action against Michigan-based Scotty's Inc. for failure to maintain sanitation controls at its food processing facility.

wallstreet-111614_21Nov14.jpg While stocks moved sharply higher at the start of trading on Friday, buying interest waned not long after the open. The major averages subsequently pulled back well off their highs for the session but managed to close in positive territory.

Crudeoil-112114_21Nov14.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher for a second straight session Friday, as China moved to prop up its sagging economy with an unexpected interest rate cut and on comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on additional stimulus, notwithstanding a strong dollar. The People's Bank of China today...

Goldbars2-111814_21Nov14.jpg Gold futures snapped a two-day loss to end higher on Friday, after China's central bank unexpectedly slashed its key interest rates for the first time in more than two years in a bid to boost sagging growth momentum. Nevertheless, a strong dollar and rising global equity markets amid expectations...

Boehner-112114.jpg On the heels of President Barack Obama's controversial decision to take executive action on immigration, House Republicans have filed a lawsuit over the president's unilateral actions on the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare.