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CENTRAL BANKS IN FOCUS

CENTRAL BANKS IN FOCUS

As central bankers in Europe and the United States gather this week, investors around the world are wondering what the monetary authorities will do to support the global economy.

Poker sites settle U.S. lawsuit for $731M

Poker sites settle U.S. lawsuit for $731M

The Department of Justice announced a $731 million settlement Tuesday with online poker companies PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to resolve bank fraud and money laundering allegations.

Central banks take center stage

Central banks take center stage

As central bankers in Europe and the United States gather this week, investors around the world are wondering what the monetary authorities will do to support the global economy.

BUFFETT VS. GOLD

BUFFETT VS. GOLD

Buffett prefers stocks over gold because public companies own assets that make tangible things. But what if he’s wrong? Gold has been on a bull run for more than a decade.

Brits change tune on Olympics

Brits change tune on Olympics

Half of the British public now believes the cost of hosting the London Olympics is worth it, according to a recent poll. That’s up from the support of 40% in March.

Apple aims for salted earth in Samsung fight

Apple aims for salted earth in Samsung fight

As the high-stakes patent trial between Apple and Samsung Electronics moves into its second day Tuesday, one thing is clear: Apple is committed to waging total war. Like the Roman Empire in its victory over Carthage, Apple seems determined to salt the earth so that its competitor can never rise again.

Stocks: Waiting on central banks

Stocks: Waiting on central banks

It will be another day of cautious trading ahead for U.S. stocks, as investors await any possible stimulus announcements by U.S. and European central bankers later this week.

Drought strains U.S. oil production

Drought strains U.S. oil production

One of the worst droughts in U.S. history is hampering oil production, pitting farmers against oilmen and highlighting just how dependent on water modern U.S. energy development has become.

No Europe, no worry: Chrysler earnings grow

No Europe, no worry: Chrysler earnings grow

Chrysler Group reported Monday that its second-quarter operating income more than doubled, aided by improving conditions in the U.S. auto industry and relatively little exposure in troubled Europe.