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U.S. stock futures bounced higher Tuesday after the prior day’s heavy losses ahead of a busy slate of data, including figures on house prices and consumer confidence.



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Asian markets end mixed Tuesday, with financials dragging down Japanese shares during a volatile session as investors locked in profits before the end of a financial year.



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Like many people nowadays, Christopher Pollard is facing some tough financial challenges. For one, his fiancée recently got laid off. Still, they’re both excited about their coming European vacation.



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Is gold’s glass half full or half empty? Some gold timers now see it as half full, and that could be a bad thing for the short term.



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The Bank of Japan's quarterly tankan survey will likely show that business sentiment among the nation’s top firms fell at a record pace to its worst quarterly level since 1975.



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Treasurys mostly rise, sending yields lower, as concerns over possible bankruptcy at General Motors Corp. prompts investors to seek safety, but gains are capped after the Federal Reserve buys $2.5 billion of long-term debt, less than the market expected.



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Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso will propose at this week's Group of 20 meeting that a new International Monetary Fund lending facility be created that would enable emerging and developing countries to borrow funds without strict conditions, says a published report.



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A high-volume and volatile exchange-traded fund indexed to financial stocks pulls back after having threatened to climb above $10 a share for the first time since early February.



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Haven-related buying boosted the U.S. dollar and the Japanese yen Monday as investors fled equity markets amid renewed fears over the auto sector and indications this week’s highly-touted meeting of leaders from the Group of 20 nations won’t produce an agreement on additional fiscal stimulus measures.



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The economic crisis in Spain took a new turn on Monday after the country became the first in the euro zone to report disinflation on the heels of a weekend takeover of a Spanish savings bank by the government.