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Japan to give Pakistan $1 bln in aid: Nikkei (Reuters)
Reuters - Japan's government is finalizing plans to provide Pakistan with up to $1 billion in economic aid over the next two years, the Nikkei business daily reported Saturday.
 
Rally's fate turns on bank results (Reuters)

In this photo released by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, Larry Leibowitz, left, executive vice-president of the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, joins Kathy Ireland, chief designer and chief executive officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide and Stephen Roseberry, president and chief operating officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, for the closing bell at the Exchange, Thursday, April 9, 2009. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped nearly 250 points on Thursday and major market indexes logged their fifth straight week of gains. Markets will be closed for Good Friday on April 10. (AP Photo/NYSE Euronext, Ray Girard)Reuters - If Wells Fargo's upbeat first-quarter performance is any sign, Wall Street could rally further next week on any reassuring news from three other big banks due to post quarterly results.


 
SEC's tough new cop seen helping agency's image (Reuters)
Reuters - The new top cop at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is viewed as the best hope in years to root out financial fraud and convince fuming investors that the regulator that missed Bernard Madoff's massive fraud is up to the job.
 
Asian markets rise, most others closed for holiday (AP)

In this photo released by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, Larry Leibowitz, left, executive vice-president of the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, joins Kathy Ireland, chief designer and chief executive officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide and Stephen Roseberry, president and chief operating officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, for the closing bell at the Exchange, Thursday, April 9, 2009. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped nearly 250 points on Thursday and major market indexes logged their fifth straight week of gains. Markets will be closed for Good Friday on April 10. (AP Photo/NYSE Euronext, Ray Girard)AP - Asian stocks finished mostly higher Friday in holiday-thinned trading, extending big gains logged in markets around the world the previous day as investors' newfound confidence in the economy grows.


 
Wells Fargo earnings surprise sends market surging (AP)

In this photo released by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, Larry Leibowitz, left, executive vice-president of the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, joins Kathy Ireland, chief designer and chief executive officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide and Stephen Roseberry, president and chief operating officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, for the closing bell at the Exchange, Thursday, April 9, 2009. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped nearly 250 points on Thursday and major market indexes logged their fifth straight week of gains. Markets will be closed for Good Friday on April 10. (AP Photo/NYSE Euronext, Ray Girard)AP - Stocks surged Thursday to their highest levels in two months after banking giant Wells Fargo & Co. surprised the market with an early profit report that blew past analysts' expectations thanks to a strong increase in its lending business.


 
Wall Street sets 5th weekly gain on banks, Boeing off late (Reuters)

In this photo released by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, Larry Leibowitz, left, executive vice-president of the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, joins Kathy Ireland, chief designer and chief executive officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide and Stephen Roseberry, president and chief operating officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, for the closing bell at the Exchange, Thursday, April 9, 2009. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped nearly 250 points on Thursday and major market indexes logged their fifth straight week of gains. Markets will be closed for Good Friday on April 10. (AP Photo/NYSE Euronext, Ray Girard)Reuters - Stocks jumped on Thursday after Wells Fargo said it expects to report a record quarterly profit, fueling a month-long rally prompted by hopes that deterioration in the financial sector was abating.


 
Gold falls as investors turn to stock market rally (AP)
AP - Commodity prices ended mixed Thursday as a stock market rally cut into demand for safe-haven investments like gold.
 
Treasurys decline as stock market rallies (AP)
AP - Treasury prices fell Thursday after a surprisingly strong profit at Wells Fargo and better-than-expected unemployment data drove investors into stocks.
 
How the Dow Jones industrials fared Thursday (AP)

In this photo released by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, Larry Leibowitz, left, executive vice-president of the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, joins Kathy Ireland, chief designer and chief executive officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide and Stephen Roseberry, president and chief operating officer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, for the closing bell at the Exchange, Thursday, April 9, 2009. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped nearly 250 points on Thursday and major market indexes logged their fifth straight week of gains. Markets will be closed for Good Friday on April 10. (AP Photo/NYSE Euronext, Ray Girard)AP - Stocks rallied Thursday to their highest levels in two months after Wells Fargo & Co. surprised the market with an early profit report that blew past analysts' expectations. The major market indexes logged their fifth straight week of gains. U.S. financial markets are closed for Good Friday.


 
FTSE 100 ends higher, Barclays surges (AFP)

Stocks in London ended the day higher on Thursday despite showing little reaction to the to a decision by the Bank of England to leave interest rates at 0.5 percent.(AFP/File/Ben Stansall)AFP - Stocks in London ended the day higher on Thursday despite showing little reaction to the to a decision by the Bank of England to leave interest rates at 0.5 percent.


 
Oil tracks Wall Street higher, breaks $52 (Reuters)

An engineer walks past the chimneys at the Barjisiya oil fields in Zubair One south west of the city of Basra, 550 kms from Baghdad in February 2009. The predominance of Asian operators among bidders for a chunk of Iraq's vast oilfields shows the rising power of small and flexible state-run companies prepared to take risks, analysts say.(AFP/File/Essam al-Sudani)Reuters - Oil prices rose nearly 5.8 percent on Thursday, fueled by a rally on Wall Street and data showing that the number of workers filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week.


 
World stocks win back ground before Easter break (AFP)

Cherry blossom blooms in front of the window of a securities company in Tokyo on April 1 as businessmen check stock prices. Tokyo stocks jumped 3.74 percent on Thursday after the Japan's ruling party approved a stimulus spending plan that amounts to more than 15.4 trillion yen ((154 billion dollars).(AFP/File/Toshifumi Kitamura)AFP - World stock markets advanced Thursday, with Asia boosted by a record new stimulus package in Japan and Europe lifted by overnight US gains before a British interest rate call and the Easter break.


 
SEC offers short sale curbs, traders irked (Reuters)
Reuters - U.S. securities regulators floated five new proposals to curb short selling, drawing fire from short sellers who feel they are being made scapegoats for the financial crisis and stock market plunge.
 
Insurers lift Wall Street; Berkshire rating cut (Reuters)
Reuters - Stocks snapped a two- day slide on Wednesday on news the government is shoring up life insurers and optimism about consumer spending after Bed Bath & Beyond Inc reported a better-than-expected profit.
 
Researcher ranks mutual funds by carbon footprint (AP)
AP - Quick: How green is your 401(k)? If you can't tell, you're not alone.
 
SEC advances 5 options on short-selling rules (AP)
AP - Federal regulators opened a public debate Wednesday over ways to restrict trades that bet against a stock, as investors and lawmakers clamor for brakes on moves they say worsened the market's downturn.
 
Feds: US government won't take Madoff money (AP)

FILE - This file photo of Friday Jan. 16, 2009 shows the Greenwich, Conn. home owned by Walter Noel.   Noel's Fairfield Greenwich Group had more than $7 billion of client funds invested with Bernard Madoff. A spokesmen for the Noels said they were fooled by Madoff like everyone else, and had no idea his investment operation was a fraud. Only one person has gone to jail so far in Bernard Madoff's massive stock fraud: Madoff himself. But that hasn't stopped prosecutors, regulators and victims from going after others, including Noel, who got gloriously rich off Madoff's scheme. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)AP - The U.S. government said Wednesday it will not try to keep any money recovered from the sale of Bernard Madoff's assets, a message meant to reassure skittish investors who feared some proceeds might land in the U.S. Treasury rather than their pockets.


 
Dollar drops back below 100 yen (AFP)

A US $100 note. The dollar slipped back below the key 100 yen level on Wednesday as sharp falls on global stock markets restored some of the Japanese currency's safe haven appeal, dealers said.(AFP/File/Karen Bleier)AFP - The dollar slipped back below the key 100 yen level on Wednesday as sharp falls on global stock markets restored some of the Japanese currency's safe haven appeal, dealers said.


 
Oil prices attempt rally after US energy report (AFP)

People share a scooter ride past oil rigs in Cangzhou in northern China's Hebei Province, February 2009. Oil prices rebounded somewhat on Wednesday, reversing earlier falls as traders digested a less-than-expected increase in US crude reserves and rebounding Wall Street shares.(AFP/File/Frederic J. Brown)AFP - Oil prices rebounded somewhat on Wednesday, reversing earlier falls as traders digested a less-than-expected increase in US crude reserves and rebounding Wall Street shares.


 
German, Japanese data jolts investors (AFP)

A cargo ship is loaded in the German port of Hamburg. Germany posted a 23.1 percent drop in exports in February from the same month in 2008, provisional data released by the national statistics office showed.(AFP/DDP/File/Roland Magunia)AFP - German exports slumped and Japan prepared another stimulus package on Wednesday as the global crisis further undercuts the old economic order, jolting investors hoping for a return to business as usual.


 
 
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