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Hopes for Senate passage of tax deal lifts stocks

NEW YORK — Expectations that a tax cut package will pass the Senate and a round of corporate deals pushed stocks higher Monday. Bond yields fell after touching their highest levels since June. Deals announced Monday include General Electric Co.’s ...

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Platt: Still a time to believe in the future

In 1953, Bernard Baruch, a financier and advisor to Presidents Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, made remarks on CBS Radio entitled “Why I Still Believe In the Future.” His words have been repeated and reprinted many ...

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Stocks slip on concerns euro crisis will spread

NEW YORK — Broad stock indexes fell sharply in midday trading as concerns grew that the European financial crisis will spread. Ireland formally asked for help from its neighbors over the weekend after falling into a financial crisis brought on ...

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Obama: GM stock sale a success for his policy

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the early success of General Motors’ initial public stock offering validates his administration’s $50 billion taxpayer-backed rescue of the venerable automaker. The company’s stock began trading on Wall Street Thursday. The sale is a ...

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