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November  21-22, 2011
 Asean Stock watch weekly 21-22 November 2011
Red’s Bull Trader Alert: The S&P failed to rise above 1,225 after a drop below it Thursday triggered broad market selling, and it is now setting up as a technical resistance mark.
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November  10, 2011
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November 10
US Stocks tumbled 3 percent on Wednesday in the market's worst day since mid-August as a spike in Italian bond yields signaled the European debt crisis had worsened.
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November  9, 2011
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November 9
On Wall Street on Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.8 percent to close at 12,170.18. The S&P 500 rose 1.2 percent to 1,275.92. The Nasdaq composite rose 1.2 percent to 2,727.49. U.S. stock indexes fell early in the day after Berlusconi narrowly survived a confidence vote. But the market turned higher immediately after news reports said Berlusconi had promised to step down after economic reforms are passed. That is expected to happen next week.
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November  8, 2011
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November 8
US stocks surged Monday amid news that Greece’s IMF representative might be chosen prime minister, after a day of Greek worries had sent European markets lower.
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November  7, 2011
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November 7
US equity markets fell Friday after mixed US jobs data and as investors braced for a Greek confidence vote that could oust the prime minister and trigger fresh eurozone debt turmoil.
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November  4, 2011
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November 4
In the United States, the Federal Reserve trimmed its economic growth target for 2013 from a range of 3.5 percent to 4.2 percent, to 3 percent to 3.5 percent. Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, however, hinted at a new package of quantitative easing. Index at 2,834.75, up 1.63 percent, or 45.40 points.
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November  3, 2011
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November 3
Singapore shares closed higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,834.75, up 1.63 percent, or 45.40 points.
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November  2, 2011
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November 2
US stocks dived Tuesday after Greece unexpectedly called a referendum on its latest EU bailout program, sending global markets into a tailspin.
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November  1, 2011
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November 1
U.S. stocks closed down overnight amid renewed concerns over the European debt crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 276.10 points, or 2.26 percent at 11,955.01,
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Octoberber  31, 2011
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October  31
Stocks closed out a fourth week of gains in quiet fashion on Friday, edging higher as the market took a breather after rallying 3 percent on Europe's deal to stem its debt crisis.
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Octoberber  28, 2011
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October  28
Stocks surged 3 percent on Thursday as an agreement by European leaders to help contain the region's two-year debt crisis lifted a cloud hovering over markets.
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Octoberber  27, 2011
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October  27
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 207 points, or 1.7 percent to 11,706.62, dragged by disappointing corporate earnings and reports that a meeting of European finance ministers originally scheduled to precede the summit had been cancelled.
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Octoberber  26, 2011
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October  26
Stocks extended losses on Tuesday after data showed consumer confidence tumbled to its lowest level since March 2009.
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Octoberber  25, 2011
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October  25
United States stocks gained on strong corporate earnings on Monday and signs that Europe is making progress in tackling the euro zone debt crisis. At the close:
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Octoberber  24, 2011
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October  24
Key indices in the United States climbed between 1.5 and 2.3 percent on Friday, rallying in expectations of a comprehensive plan to counter the EU sovereign debt crisis.
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Octoberber  21, 2011
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October  21
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 37.16 points, or 0.32 percent, to close at 11,541.78, overnight.
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Octoberber  20, 2011
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October  20
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 72.43 points, or 0.63 percent, to close at 11,504.62 following news that talks on euro zone debt solution between France and Germany have stalled ahead of EU summit this weekend.
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Octoberber  19, 2011
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October  19
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 180.05 points overnight, or 1.58 percent at 11,577.05 on improved sentiment over agreement to strengthen euro zone’s rescue
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Octoberber  18, 2011
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October  18
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 247.49 points, or 2.13 percent at 11,397 The S&P 500 fell 23.72 points, or 1.94 percent at to 1,200.86. The Nasdaq slumped 52.93 points, or 1.98 per cent, to close at 2,614.92.
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Octoberber  17, 2011
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October  17
US stocks surged ahead on Friday, making their biggest weekly jump in two years after positive retail sales from major companies and the start of Group of 20 (G20) major economies talks on the eurozone debt crisis.
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Octoberber  14, 2011
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October  14
Overnight gains on Wall Street sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average back to positive territory for the year.
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Octoberber  13, 2011
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October  13
On Wall Street, investors digested the minutes of the most recent Federal Reserve meeting released Wednesday that showed some members wanted the central bank to resume large-scale asset purchases, or quantitative easing, to boost the weak economy.
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Octoberber  12, 2011
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October  12
U.S. stocks ended mixed and flat on Tuesday as investors focused on eurozone debt crisis developments.
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Octoberber  11, 2011
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October  11
US stocks rose sharply overnight after Germany and France pledged over the weekend to tackle the eurozone debt crisis and support European banks.
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Octoberber  10, 2011
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October  10
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 183.38 points, or 1.7 percent to 11,123.33 after the ECB vowed to provide unlimited one-year loans to the region’s lenders until 2013. Also lifting Wall Street was the stronger US retail sales in September.
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Octoberber  7, 2011
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October  7
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 183.38 points, or 1.68 percent, to close at 11,123.33, above the important 11,000 mark.
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Octoberber  6, 2011
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October  6
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average wiped out intraday losses to close with a gain of 153.41, or 1.4 percent to 10,808.71.
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Octoberber  5, 2011
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October  5
U.S. stocks rebounded during the final trading hour after a report that EU finance ministers are mulling means to recapitalise banks, while Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is prepared to help the U.S. economy.
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Octoberber  4, 2011
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October  4
The Dow Jones Index fell 258.08 points, or 2.36 percent to close at 10,655.30, a 13-month low as investors dumped bank shares on fears that Greece’s worsening financial crisis could cause a large European lender to fail.
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October  3, 2011
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October  3
Wall Street provides a negative backdrop for the Asean market after the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday
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September  30, 2011
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September  30
Stocks went on a roller-coaster ride Thursday, as investors parsed through positive news in U.S. and Europe.
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September  29, 2011
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September  29
U.S. stocks ended down amid ongoing concerns over the global economy, while investors await further developments in the euro zone
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September  28, 2011
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September  28
Stocks rose for a third day on Tuesday on efforts by euro-zone officials to solidify the debt-ridden region's rescue fund, but sharp selling into the market's close highlighted investors' ongoing nervousness.
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September  27, 2011
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September  27
U.S. markets reacted positively, finishing more than 2 percent higher on Monday <.DJI> <.SPX>, and the mood continued in Asia, where Tokyo's Nikkei <.N225> rose 2.8 percent, coming off its lowest close in more than two years.
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September  26, 2011
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September  26
Major US stock indices inched upward Friday a day after plunging more than 3 percent, rebounding on hope that governments will act to prevent another financial crisis.
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September  23, 2011
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September  23
An extraordinary day in the financial markets ended with stocks and commodities down sharply while the dollar and U.S. Treasuries rallied, sending the yield on the 10-year note to a record low.
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September  22, 2011
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September  22
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower after the Federal Reserve announced it would launch a new US$400 billion program to rebalance its $2.87 trillion portfolio by selling shorter-term notes and using those funds to purchase longer-dated Treasurys.
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September  21, 2011
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September  21
U.S. stocks closed mixed in thin trade overnight, following a report that no deal has yet been reached on Greece and investors waited for outcome of a Federal Reserve two-day meeting on interest rate policy
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September  20, 2011
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September  20
U.S. stocks closed lower with Dow Jones Industrial Average ending 108.08 points, or 0.94 per- cent lower at 11,401.01.
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September  19, 2011
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September  19
A rebound in Wall Street on Friday provides a good launching pad for this week’s Asian trading.
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September  16, 2011
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September  16
U.S. stocks closed sharply up for fourth straight session overnight following news that major central banks across the world agreed to lend U.S. dollars to European banks, alleviating funding pressure for European banks.
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September  15, 2011
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September  15
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 44.73 points, or 0.40 percent to 11,105.85 after German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested the debt-plagued country was making progress in meeting the demands of foreign creditors.
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September  14, 2011
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September  14
U.S. stocks rallied to close up amid volatile trading with investors cautious over Euro zone debt crisis and the U.S. economy.
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September  13, 2011
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September  13
Stocks in Europe and Asia plunged on Monday, while Wall Street posted a last-minute rally on a volatile day in which headlines about the eurozone’s debt crisis rattled markets.
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September  12, 2011
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September  12
U.S. stocks fell Friday and the euro dropped to a seven-month low on fresh worries about Europe and as investors expressed trepidation that Congress may not pass President Obama's $447 billion jobs plan.
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September  9, 2011
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September  9
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 275.56 points, or 2.47 percent to 11,414.86 after Germany’s top court ruled in favor of Berlin’s involvement in European bailouts that could alleviate the region’s debt crisis.
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September  8, 2011
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September  8
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 100.96 points, or 0.90 percent to 11,139.30 on concerns over Europe’s debt woes, fueling fears that the global economy could be headed for a recession.
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September  7, 2011
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September  7
US stocks plummeted on Tuesday in opening trade as investors returned from a long holiday weekend worried about European debt problems and the health of the US economy.
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September  6, 2011
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September  6
US exchanges were closed for the Labor Day holiday.
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September  5, 2011
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September  5
US stock indices dropped Friday after the country's unemployment rate remained flat in August.
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September  2, 2011
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September  2
Overnight, a better-than-expected US manufacturing data allowed Wall Street to get back in the black for its year-to-date performance.
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September  1, 2011
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September  1
Overnight, Wall Street posted modest gains after minutes from the latest Fed meeting raised expectations that the US central bank will implement another round of quantitative easing to stimulate the world’s biggest economy, offsetting news that consumer confidence fell to its lowest level in two years.
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August  31, 2011
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August  31
Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 20.70 points, or 0.18 percent at 11,559.95.
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August  30, 2011
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August  30
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 254.71 points, or 2.26 percent overnight at 11,539.25
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August  29, 2011
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August  29
On Friday, Wall Street recorded its first weekly gain in more than a month after US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke left the door open for more stimulus for the economy and remained upbeat about its long-term outlook.
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August  26, 2011
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August  26
U.S. stocks closed lower, reversing three days of gains, as investors remained cautious ahead of Fed's chairman Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech this Friday
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August  25, 2011
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August  25
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 143.95 points, or 1.29 percent, to close at 11,320.71,
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August  24, 2011
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August  24
Buyers returned to the stock market Tuesday after deciding the pounding stocks have taken the past month made them too cheap to resist.
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August  23, 2011
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August  23
Libyan rebels, we are told this morning, have captured Col. Muammar Gaddafi’s stronghold in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
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August  22, 2011
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August  22
Major US stock indices shed well over 1 percent on Friday, but the decline stopped short of the hefty 3-and-4-percent plunges on the previous day.
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August  19, 2011
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August  19
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 419.63 points, or 3.68 percent at 10,990.58.
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August  18, 2011
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August  18
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 4.28 points at 11,410.21.The S&P 500 gained 1.12 points at 1,193.88, while the Nasdaq composite fell 11.97 points, or 0.47 percent at 2,511.48.
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August  17, 2011
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August  17
U.S. stocks snapped a 3-day rally amid euro zone fears. Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.97 points, or 0.67 percent, to close at 11,405.93.
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August  16, 2011
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August  16
U.S. stocks closed up on biggest three-day rally wiping off last week's losses following S&P's downgrade of U.S.'s credit rating.
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August  15, 2011
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August  15
On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 1.13 per cent on positive retail data.
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August  12, 2011
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August  12
Lurching higher in its week of whiplash, Wall Street recorded one of its biggest gains of all time Thursday after investors seized on a few signs that the economy might just be able to avoid a new recession.
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August  11, 2011
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August  11
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dived 519.83 points, or 4.62 percent, to finish at 10,719.94, while S&P 500 lost 51.77 points, or 4.42 percent, to close at 1,120.76.
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August  10, 2011
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August  10
U.S. stocks saw its biggest one-day gain since May 2010 Tuesday as investors buy up beaten-down stocks and following the Federal Reserve's announcement that interest rates will be kept near zero for at least two more years.
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August  9, 2011
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August  9
Stocks nose-dived Monday on Wall Street after a leading rating agency downgraded the US credit rating, with the three major indices losing more than 5.5 percent.
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August  8, 2011
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August  8
On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a gain of 60.93 points to 11,444.61 on the back of a better-than-expected jobs report, ending a turbulent week that allowed the index to recover a marginal fraction of the 512 points it lost the day before.
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August  5, 2011
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August  5
U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday as investors are concern over the global economic slowdown and jobless report ahead.
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August  4, 2011
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August  4
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 265.87 points to 11,866.62, extending its losing streak to eight days, the longest since October 2008.
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August  3, 2011
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August  3
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 265.87 points, or 2.19 percent, after the Senate voted 74 to 26 to lift US govt's USD 14.3 trillion debt ceiling.
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August  2, 2011
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August  2
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 10.75 points, or 0.09 percent at 12,132.49, ending lower for the seventh straight session.
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August  1, 2011
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August  1
On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 96.87 points, or 0.79 percent to 12,143.24 for its worst week in a year.
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July  29, 2011
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July  29
The Dow Jones average closed down 0.51 percent ahead of a U.S. debt vote, which was later postponed.
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July  28, 2011
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July  28
U.S stocks closed sharply lower amid ongoing debt talks.
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July  27, 2011
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July  27
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 91.50 points, or 0.73 percent at 12,501.30 amid thin trade; declining for the three consecutive session.
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July  26, 2011
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July  26
The Washington deadlock over raising the US debt ceiling sent stocks tumbling on Monday, as the August 2 date to avoid a government debt default grew closer with no deal in sight.
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July  25, 2011
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July  25
US stocks were mixed Friday as investors looked to technology-heavy companies to pull them through global economic uncertainty.
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July  22, 2011
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July  22
A day after its best rally since March, Wall Street closed flat as the forthcoming debt ceiling deadline offset strong earnings from Apple Inc.
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July  21, 2011
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July  21
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 202.11 points, or 1.63 percent, to 12,587.27 on strong corporate earnings of IBM and Coca-Cola. Sentiment was positive after US President Barack Obama endorsed a debt deal to cut the deficit by more than $4 trillion.
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July  20, 2011
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July  20
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 94.57 points, or 0.76 percent to 12,385.16 after financial stocks took a beating because of the debt-ceiling standoff at the US Congress.
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July  19, 2011
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July  19
Worries that US lawmakers and President Barack Obama will not be able to reach a deal on raising the US debt limit and curbing the government's budget spilled over to Wall Street Monday.
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July  18, 2011
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July  18
On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 42.61, or 0.3 percent, to 12,479.73, brushing aside the impasse over the US’ borrowing limit and concerns over Europe’s financial health.
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July  15, 2011
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July  15
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 44.73 points, or 0.36 percent to 12,491.61, but extending its gains could be a challenge after Moody’s said it could slash the US’ triple-A credit rating, which it has held since 1917.
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July  14, 2011
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July  14
Wall Street closed lower for the third consecutive session following a downgrade of Ireland’s credit rating and a soft start to the earnings season.
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July  13, 2011
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July  13
Overnight, Wall Street had its worst day in nearly a month with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering a steep decline following a stalemate in US budget talks and worsening euro zone debt problems, which has spread to Italy.
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July  12, 2011
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July  12
Latest data showed that US non-farm payrolls rose by only 18,000 in June, well below the 125,000 gain expected by economists.
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July  11, 2011
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July  11
Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) closed up 1.63 percent at 4,003.69 points on Friday, having set a new all-time high during the day’s trading.
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July  8, 2011
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July  8
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 56.15 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 12,626.02, brushing aside slower growth in the US service sector.
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July  7, 2011
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July  7
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 12.90 points, or 0.1 percent to 12,569.87.
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July  6, 2011
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July  6
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 12.90, or 0.1 percent, to close at 12,569.87.
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July  5, 2011
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July  5
US markets reopened Tuesday morning after the Fourth of July holiday.
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July  4, 2011
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July  4
Markets remain closed for the Fourth of July holiday.
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July  1, 2011
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July  1
Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 12,414.34, up 152.92, or 1.25 percent.
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June  30, 2011
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June  30
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 145.13 points, or 1.2 percent, to 12,188.69 after German banks agreed in principle to roll over a large portion of Greece’s debt into 30-year bonds.
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June  29, 2011
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June  29
Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 145.13 points, or 1.21 percent at 12,188.69 after French banks agreed to accept slower repayment of Greece’s debt, allowing the country to pay its other obligations as well.
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June  28, 2011
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June  28 
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index higher for the first time in four days, after regulators issued new capital rules to safeguard the global financial system, offsetting an unexpected stagnation in American consumer spending.
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June  27, 2011
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June  27 
On Friday, the Dow plunged 115.42 points, or 0.96 percent to 11,934.58 on renewed concerns about Greece.
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June  24, 2011
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June  24 
US stocks were mixed on Thursday, gaining back ground after steep initial losses spurred by a series of gloomy economic reports from the United States, Europe and China.
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June  23, 2011
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June  23 
US stocks slumped on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve offered a cautious outlook on the struggling economic recovery and vowed to maintain its policy of ultra-low interest rates.
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June  22, 2011
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June  22 
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 109.63 points, or 0.91 percent, to close at 12,190.01
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June  21, 2011
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June  21 
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 76.02 points, or 0.63 percent, to close at 12,080.38.
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June  20, 2011
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June  20 
Indonesia’s improving economy has triggered foreign investment inflows.
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June  17, 2011
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June  17
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 178.84 points or 1.48 percent to 11,897.27, after debt watcher Moody’s Investors Service said it may slash the credit ratings of three large French banks, citing their exposure to Greek debt.
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June  16, 2011
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June  16
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 178.84 points, or 1.48 percent, to close at 11,897.27 on Wednesday.
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June  15, 2011
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June  15
The US markets rallied as investors in a round of corporate acquisitions allowing
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June  14, 2011
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June  14 
The Dow Jones Industrial closed up overnight by 1.06 points, or 0.01 percent at 11,952.97.
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June  13, 2011
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June  13 
On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 172.45 points
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June  10, 2011
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June  10
With traders going bargain hunting following recent weakness on Wall Street, stocks moved mostly higher during trading on Thursday.
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June  9, 2011
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June  9
The sustained weakness on Wall Street was partly due to continued reaction to comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who spoke at the International Monetary Conference in Atlanta late in the trading day on Tuesday.
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June  8, 2011
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June  8
U.S. stocks closed lower for a fifth straight session, after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged the U.S. economic slowdown, but did not mention possibility of more monetary stimulus.
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June  7, 2011
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June  7
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 61.30 points, or 0.5 percent, to finish at 12,089.96
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June  6, 2011
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June  6
Wall Street stocks finished mixed on Thursday as investors braced for the May jobs report and digested Moody's warning on the US debt.
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June  3, 2011
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June  3
Wall Street stocks finished mixed on Thursday as investors braced for the May jobs report and digested Moody's warning on the US debt.
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June  2, 2011
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June  2
Concerns that the U.S. economy is stalling sent the Dow Jones industrial average down 280 points Wednesday, erasing more than a quarter of the stock market's gains for the year.
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June  1, 2011
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June  1
US stocks were poised to rise. Dow futures were up 0.9 percent to 12,541 while S&P 500 futures were up 0.9 percent to 1,342.20.
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May  31, 2011
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US markets were closed due to the Memorial Day holiday.
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May  30, 2011
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On Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 38.82 points, or 0.3 percent, to 12,441.58 after consumer confidence rose unexpectedly this month coupled with rising personal income and spending.
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May  27, 2011
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The Dow Jones industrial average lost 25.05 points, or 0.20 percent, to 12,356.21, dragged by mixed housing and manufacturing data.
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May  26, 2011
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The Dow Jones industrial average lost 25.05 points, or 0.20 percent, to 12,356.21, dragged by mixed housing and manufacturing data.
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May  25, 2011
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 25.05 points, or 0.2 percent to close at 12,356.21 overnight.
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May  24, 2011
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Stocks dropped solidly on Monday with European debt fears and easing Chinese growth giving investors jitters.
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May  23, 2011
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On Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average slid 93.28 points, or 0.7 percent to 12,512.04 on signs of weakening consumer demand.
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May  20,  2011
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On Wall Street, gains in commodity prices lifted energy and materials companies as part of a broad stock market rally on Wednesday after three days of declines.
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May  19,  2011
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The Dow Jones industrial average lost 68.79 points, or 0.5 percent, to 12,479.58, dragged by the lingering concerns on the US economy’s strength.
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May  18,  2011
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At 9.30am on Wednesday, there were 204 gainers, 119 losers and 169 counters traded unchanged on the Bursa Malaysia.
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May  16,  2011
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Trading on Bursa Malaysia is expected to be slow Monday as tomorrow is a holiday with a sideways trading pattern seen for the near-term.
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May  13,  2011
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 65.89 points, or 0.5 percent on Thursday, to close at 12,695.92 The S&P 500 rose 6.57 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 1,348.65, while the Nasdaq composite rose 17.98 points, or 0.6 percent, to close at 2,863.04.
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May  12,  2011
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A new plunge in the price of oil sent US stocks tumbling Wednesday, as shares in big energy companies pulled the major indexes down.
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May  11 , 2011
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US shares pushed higher on Tuesday after Microsoft's $8.5 billion deal to buy Skype gave a strong bump to tech stocks.
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May  10,  2011
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The global forecast for the Asian markets is cautiously optimistic thanks to a solid rebound in the commodities markets following last week's heavy selling.
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May  9,  2011
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Commodity prices have gone into free fall in recent days as investors take flight amid near panic over the health of the global economy.
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May  6,  2011
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 139.41 points, or 1.1 percent to close at 12,584.17.
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May  5,  2011
Asean Stock Watch-May 5

The Dow Jones industrial average barely moved overnight, squeezing out a gain to close at 12,807.51 on lower than expected quarterly earnings of companies led by Pfizer, the world’s largest drug maker.
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May  4,  2011
Asean Stock Watch-May 4

The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up by 0.15 points, or 0.001 percent, to close at 12,807.51.
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May  3,  2011
Asean Stock Watch-May 3

The death of Osama bin Laden had a short-term impact on the business sector yesterday as markets around the world were boosted slightly during morning sessions before returning to normal trade in the afternoon.
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May  2,  2011
All markets went up today

All markets went up today. Markets in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are closed.
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April  28  2011
Asean Markets to Extend Rally

Asean markets will post gains today and investors should be looking to buy insurance companies.
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April  27  2011
Asean markets will see a good rally today

Asean Markets will see a good rally today.
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April  26  2011
Asean Markets will post a mixed day

Asean Markets will post a mixed day after a very slow Easter Monday around the world.
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April  25  2011
Asean Week Ahead

The Wall St rally has been relatively concentrated and real growth is not evenly distributed, the net result has been a disproportionate distribution of valuations in sectors where growth has already been seen.
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April  21  2011
Asean Markets will head to record highs

ASEAN Markets will head to record highs today after a strong overnight session on Wall St.
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April  20  2011
Asean will see a rally today

Asean will see a rally today after a better than expected trading day in New York.
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April  19  2011
Asean Markets Will Fall

Asean Markets will fall today but not as much as their Wall St counterparts, Regional economic news has been sound.
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April  18  2011
Asean markets anticipate a challenging week

Asean markets will have a challenging week this week as mixed signals are expected from Wall St Earnings disappoint while China and the Asean region continues to post high growth.
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April  15  2011
Asean Markets to Hit Highs in April

Asean Markets look set to head towards new highs over the rest of the month of April. US earnings have been good and investor sentiment has overcome Japan and Europe debt worries.
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April  14  2011
Asean Stocks to Consolidate

The Asean Market will open higher today and seek to consolidate recent gains, strong economic signals from Singapore and Thailand will help support the Asean Stars today.
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April  13  2011
Asean markets to open lower

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) governor said on Tuesday that he expected the Thai baht to remain strong.
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April  12  2011
Asean Markets are headed for a mixed day

Asean markets are headed for a mixed day after a flat overnight session in New York .
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April  11  2011
Asean to set new record highs

Asean Stocks will set new record highs in the coming month as earnings season, the IMF and a falling US dollar outlook drive more money into emerging markets.
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April  8  2011
Asean Stock Exchange News

Asean Markets will open a little lower today after a second major earthquake hit Japan overnight.
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April  7  2011
Asean to Hit Highs

Asean Markets are ready to set new all time highs, strong regional growth and a positive over night session in the USA will help lead the rally.
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April  6  2011
Asean will open lower

Asean will open lower today after a slow day in New York. A weaker US dollar and higher oil prices will weigh on local investors today.
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April  5  2011
Asean Market Outlook

Asean Shares will consolidate gains today after a flattish overnight session on Wall St.
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April  4  2011
Strong Week in Asean

Wall St will touch a high point this coming week, the highest point it has seen in nearly three years after more positive signs from the jobs market, and an ever-sinking dollar, but think before you buy.
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April  1  2011
Asean Market News

Asean Markets will consolidate today.
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March  31  2011
Asean Equity Watch

Asean Equities will head to record highs today. Strong local earnings and a brighter outlook for many sectors combined with a new optimism on Wall St will see ASEAN at 2011 highs.
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March  30  2011
Asean agricultural companies to rally

Strong demand from Asia is placing a strain on the world's food economy.
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March  29  2011
Asean to open lower

Asean equities will open lower today following a late sell off on Wall St overnight.
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March  28  2011
Asean Equity Watch

This week we bid farewell to Q1 2011 and welcome in Q2 and markets remain strong despite the Japan and Middle East issues.
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March  25  2011
ASEAN to Consolidate

Asean markets will consolidate the recent rally today, over night US stocks extended gains Thursday just as the markets in Asia and the EU, aided by good prospects for earnings, and player buying of this Quarter's high fliers.
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March  24  2011
ASEAN Equity News‏

ASEAN stocks are in for a good day, most have already reached our weekend targets but the rally will take them beyond that toward new highs.
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March  21  2011
A Wild Week in ASEAN

Prepare for the wildest week the markets around the world have seen for some time.
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March  18  2011
ASEAN Markets to Rally‏

Asean markets will be lifted by a positive result overnight on Wall St.
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March  17  2011
Asean Markets to Open Lower

Expect to see a sharp fall in Asean markets today after a dismal overnight session in the USA.
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March  16  2011
Asean Equities Face Mixed Day

The US market recovered from a sharp morning fall after US Federal Reserve policy makers said the recovery is gaining strength and that higher energy prices will have a temporary effect on inflation, while reaffirming plans to buy US$600 billion + of Treasuries through June.
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March  15  2011
Japan to weigh on Asean markets

European and US stocks declined on Monday, as investors were worried about the impact of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan on the global economy.
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March  14  2011
Asean markets face uncertain week

Political protests in the world's leading oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, and the aftermath of the largest earthquake on record in Japan will dominate trading early in the week.
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March  11  2011
ASEAN Markets to Open Lower

Asean Markets will Open Lower but may recover in the afternoon session.
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March  10  2011
ASEAN to Push Forward

Asean will keep posting gains today following world markets higher.
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March  9  2011
ASEAN to Return to Record Highs

A drop in oil prices has helped world exchanges rally, and Asean will follow them higher today.
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March  8  2011
ASEAN to Hold Gains

ASEAN will not fall hard today, in fact some exchanges may well post a rally.
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March  7  2011
ASEAN Markets to Continue Rally

Markets will be dominated by oil and issues in the Middle East this week.
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March  4  2011
ASEAN to Rally

Asean is set for another rally today.
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March  2  2011
ASEAN Markets to Fall

Expect a sharp fall in Asean Equities today as USA and global issues dominate investor sentiment.
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March  1  2011
ASEAN MArkets to Rally

Asean will rally today after a good overnight session in the USA.
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February  28  2011
ASEAN Market Outlook

This week the S&P has built a wall of resistance at 1,360, and there is strong support at 1,300.
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February  25  2011
ASEAN Markets to Rebound

In Singapore, the Straits Times Index finished below the psychologically important 3,000-point mark for the first time in more than five months.
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February  23  2011
Buying Day in ASEAN

As we predicted the USA had a negative day and today is the day to be buying Asean Equities, PTT, Ayala, CapitaLand, Noble Group, Wilmar, Olam and Golen Agri are my best buys for today.
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February  22  2011
ASEAN Markets Great Buying This Week

This week we can expect a slow start and some buying opportunities in most of the world’s markets, we are still on the speediest rally in U.S. stocks since the Great Depression despite growing concerns that the market is overbought and due for a correction.
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February  18  2011
Asean Shares are going to add to gains

Overnight in the USA stocks moved marginally higher on Thursday as investors bought on early dips, keeping indexes near multiyear highs, even as both inflation and weekly jobless claims rose more than expected.
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February  17  2011
ASEAN to Head to Record Highs

Asean markets will begin to head back towards record highs in the coming months after solidification of a global rebound.
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February  15  2011
ASEAN Markets to Continue Rally

Asean markets will continue to rally today, Malaysia and Jakarta will be closed.
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February  14  2011
ASEAN Markets to add 2% Plus this week

This is the week to be buying Asean Stocks, Thailand, Singapore, Jakarta and Malaysia should all end the week with 2 percent plus gains.
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February  11  2011
ASEAN Markets Under Pressure

Asean markets were hammered again today, Jakarta and Bangkok can expect more of that over the next few weeks as they have their own internal issues.
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February  10  2011
ASEAN Markets Struggle

Asean Markets are responding to local pressures and apart from Jakarta and Bangkok,most are worth buying short term and long term.
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February  9  2011
Rally Overdue in ASEAN

ASEAN Markets are overdue for a strong correction to the upside, fears of food inflation and fuel prices have kept the markets lower in Asean.
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February  8  2011
ASEAN to Trade Higher, Thailand Seen Flat

ASEAN Markets will begin the rally back to record highs today with the exception of Thailand that is still dogged by internal issues.
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February  7  2011
Record Breaking Week in ASEAN

In Kuala Lumpur the Bursa Malaysia is set to hit 1,550 level this week spurred on by high palm oil prices and more positive investor sentiment.
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February  4  2011
ASEAN Will Trade Higher on Thin Trade

ASEAN markets will be very thinly traded today, most are closed for Chinese New Year.
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February  3  2011
Flat Day in ASEAN

Light volume in ASEAN will not help markets today and it is possible investors who are buying will be very selective.
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February  2  2011
ASEAN to Rally

Strong outflows of foreign investors yesterday put a cap on ASEAN Markets, but today that will change and the ASEAN Markets will Rally.
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February  1  2011
Asean Markets will post gains today

Shayne Heffernan's Best Buys are Tiger Airlines, PTT, Genting, Aboitiz, KTB
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January 31  2011
Asean Markets This Week

Asean is the place to be buying stocks this week, while media attention shifts to Egypt as a new reason to sell, real investors will be bargain hunting.
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January 28  2011
ASEAN will finish the week well

ASEAN will finish the week well with strong local economic indicators and a solid lead from Wall St overnight.
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January 27  2011
ASEAN to Rally Again

ASEAN Markets will see yet another day of gains today after an important overnight session on Wall St, Manila and Bangkok will be capped to some extent by local issues.
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January 26  2011
ASEAN to Continue Higher

The rally began yesterday in Asia and despite a flat USA session overnight it looks set to continue again today.
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January 25  2011
ASEAN will rally hard today, buy early in Thailand, Indonesia especially

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 88.06 points, or 0.74 percent, to 11,959.90. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 6.71 points, or 0.52 percent, to 1290.06. The Nasdaq Composite added 25.61 points, or 0.95 percent, to 2715.15.
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January 24  2011
In Asia in February

Three words sum up my Asian outlook this week, buy, buy, buy. Singapore, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta all look over sold this week.
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January 21  2010
Asean stocks will open lower again today but they may rally in the afternoon session.

Overnight in the USA

Commodities fell sharply after China reported that its economy expanded 10.3 per- cent in 2010, renewing concerns that the country's central bank will increase borrowing rates to slow growth. more

January 20  2011
Asean stocks will be flat today after Goldman Sachs results flattened US markets overnight

Best buys today: Adaro Energy, Medco Energi, Aboitiz, CIMB, PTT.
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January 19  2011
ASEAN Stock Outlook

Best buys in ASEAN today, Bank Danamon, Philex Mining, Axiata, SGX, PTT, IVL

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) composite index on Tuesday gained 1.35 points or 0.13 per cent to close at 1,024.54 points. more

January 14  2011
ASEAN Market Outlook

ASEAN markets should slow a little today but still should remain positive, Jakarta has been oversold and should rebound, best buys today are Astra Agro Lestari, Garuda IPO.
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January 13  2011
ASEAN is Set to Rally

ASEAN is Set to Rally Straits Asia Resources, SapuraCrest, SingTel, PTT
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January 12  2011
ASEAN to Rally

ASEAN is Set for a Rally today after falling from recent highs, overnight in the USA Energy shares helped the Dow and S&P 500 end a three-day losing streak on Tuesday, even as investors worried rising fuel costs will undercut economic growth.
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January 11  2011
ASEAN to Open Lower, May Rally

ASEAN will open lower today, but will be helped by positive results at Alcoa NYSE:AA over night.
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January 10  2011
ASEAN will look to USA on Earnings

ASEAN will look to USA on Earnings ASEAN Marlets are set for a slow start as the world's attention will be focused on USA Earnings Week.
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January 6  2011
ASEAN Markets will rally

ASEAN Markets will rally today, Best Buys, Genting, Golden Agri, PTTEP, IRPC, IVL, Sembcorp marine
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January 5  2011
ASEAN Market Outlook

ASEAN Markets will open flat today but may rally in the afternoon, overnight in the USA A rally that pushed stocks up nearly 7 per cent in December paused Tuesday as traders waited for minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting.
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January 3  2011
India ASEAN‏

Despite local challenges the Indian economy is set to start 2011 on a strong note.
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