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Wall St. logs biggest two-day gain since financial crisis
Wall Street rallied more than 2 percent on Thursday as strong U.S. economic data and hints that a September interest-rate hike was unlikely fueled optimism that the worst of recent market turmoil was over.
How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared on Thursday  ABC News
This week's Mutual Funds and ETF stories  MarketWatch
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GDP Numbers Reveal Underlying Momentum, Possible Headwinds for US Economy
The U.S. economy has offered varied evidence of its underlying strength during a week of wild swings in global stock prices and wide anxiety over signs of a slowdown in China.
The scary number hiding behind the GDP party  Chicago Tribune
US economy grew 3.7% in second quarter  Rapid News Network
US consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August to highest reading in 7 ...
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August to the strongest reading in seven months after having fallen sharply in July.
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence IndexB. Rebounds  CNNMoney
Oil soars over 10 percent, biggest gain in six years as shorts scramble
NEW YORK Oil rocketed more than 10 percent higher on Thursday, posting its biggest one-day rally in over six years as recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies set off a short-covering scramble by bearish traders.
Oil soars 10 percent in biggest one-day rally in years  RT
Crude Posts Strong Rally as Global Equity Markets Jump  Fox Business
UPDATE 5-Schlumberger to buy oilfield gear maker Cameron in $14.8 bln deal
... * Offer values Cameron at $66.36 per share, or $12.74 bln. * Combined company pro-forma 2014 revenue would be $59 bln. * Deal should allow Schlumberger to grow market share-analyst.
Schlumberger buys US firm in $US12.7b deal  The Australian (blog)
Japan Inflation, Household Spending Slow in July, Incomes Up
TOKYO - Japan reports that its inflation rate fell slightly in July while household spending also edged lower, though incomes were boosted by higher bonus payments.
Japan inflation stalls and spending slides, keeps BOJ under pressure  Reuters
Abenomics Starting to Look Like a Failure  Bloomberg
Burger King, McDonald's mash up inspires Frankenfood
Burger King called on McDonald's to join them in the name of peace (and the love of Franken foods) to create the McWhopper. USA TODAY editors and reporters think the mashup of the Big Mac and Whopper should mark simply the beginning of crazy ...
7 Burgers Even Worse For You Than the Imaginary McWhopper  Yahoo Health
McDonald's Rejects Burger King's 'McWhopper' Idea  Latin Post
Freeport-McMoRan cuts more spending; Icahn discloses stake
PHOENIX (AP) - Activist investor Carl Icahn said late Thursday that he has taken an 8.5-percent stake in Freeport-McMoRan, just hours after the mining company announced cost cuts and lower spending in response to declining copper prices and soft ...
Carl Icahn takes 8.5pc stake in Freeport-McMoRan  Sydney Morning Herald
Icahn takes stake in Freeport-McMoRan  CNBC
Californians Cut Water Without State Imposing Fines
For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday.
US Watch  Wall Street Journal
UPDATE 1-Californians cut water use 31 percent in July, beating target  Reuters
'Wine o'clock,' 'awesomesauce' among new words in Oxford Dictionary
FILE - This is a Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 file photo of Antique Wine Company's employees poses with three Melchiors and a standard size bottle of Cos D'Estournel wine at the wine merchant in London, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.
Oxford Dictionaries adds 'manspreading,' 'butt-dial,' and ...  USA TODAY
'Wine o'clock,' 'cat cafe,' 'hangry' added to ...  Chicago Tribune