Shares stumbled on heightened expectations the Fed may act sooner than later to unwind its stimulus.
Developing countries lost nearly $1 trillion to fraud, corruption and shady business transactions in 2011, new report says.
Markets gave a cautious approval to deal that could prevent a shutdown in the coming months.
Tighter money market conditions in the euro zone helped euro climb to a 5-year peak against the yen.
Upbeat Chinese trade data boosts shares; nerves hold over U.S. bond-buying taper.
Markets energized by a cocktail of upbeat Chinese trade data, a weaker yen and a firm finish on Wall Street.
Overcomes last-minute hitch to strike agreement that will lower trade barriers.
A strong jobs report gives traders confidence that the U.S. economy is improving.
Last-gasp objection from Cuba after last deal hold-out, India, accedes.
Markets were in a state of suspended animation on Friday as tension mounted ahead of jobs data.
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