March 01, 2008 at 00:05 AM EST
News Archive: March 2008 - Jan 2007
Wall Street Greek hand picks each days most important financial news stories for you daily and then publishes them in our section titled "Market Moving News." We archive old articles for you here so that you can reference them at your leisure. Market-Moving News March 14, 2008 JP Morgan Chase ( NYSE: JPM ) and NY Fed Funding Bear Stearns ( NYSE: BSC ) - AP/Yahoo Asian Markets Mostly Advance - MarketWatch European Markets Claw Back - FT Dollar Plunges to Record Low - FT Gold Strikes $1,000 - CNN Money Consumer Price Index February Surprises with No Change Michigan Consumer Sentiment March European Inflation Revised Higher - AP/Yahoo Carlyle Fails to Save Fund - FT Treasuries Rise, as Concern Eases - Bloomberg Gov't Simplifies, Protects Mortgage Process - CNN Money Bernanke and Bush Set to Speak on Friday U.S. Faces Severe Recession - CNBC The Tricky Behind Michigan, Florida Revote - WSJ Oil Prices Slip - AP/Yahoo Gas Prices Stay on Record Path - CNN Money OPEC Says Supply Exceeds Demand - CNBC Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Microsoft ( Nasdaq: MSFT ) Met with Yahoo! ( Nasdaq: YHOO ) on Monday - AP/Yahoo Visa IPO Oversubscribed - MarketWatch AnnTaylor ( NYSE: ANN ) Posts Loss - Reuters Zumiez ( Nasdaq: ZUMZ ) Rises on Results, PacSun ( Nasdaq: PSUN ) Loses Ground - MW Genentech ( NYSE: DNA ) Raises Outlook - Reuters Sigma Designs ( Nasdaq: SIGM ) Plunges on Outlook - AP/Yahoo Eli Lilly ( NYSE: LLY ) Buys Diabetes Drug Rights - AP/Yahoo Liz Claiborne ( NYSE: LIZ ) Backs '08 Guidance - AP/Yahoo Climate, Sovereign Investment Discussed at EU Summit - BBC Deadly Sins Upgraded - CNN The Greek's Week Ahead - Buy the News? The Geopolitical Week Ahead - Economist March 13, 2008 Global Markets Tumble - AP/Yahoo Carlyle Fund Fails to Reach Deal with Lenders - FT Dollar Collapses - Bloomberg Dollar Sees New Record Low - DailyFX Retail Sales Fall Short of Expected in February - Census Bureau Import Prices Rose Less than Expected - BLS How the Lender Bailout Hurts Us - Fortune Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Unchanged - DOL Foreclosures Jump 60% in February - CNBC Paulson to Revamp Credit Rules - CNN Money January Business Inventories - Census Bureau EIA Natural Gas Report Russia, Ukraine End Gas Stand-off - FT Trichet Criticizes Disorderly Currency Moves - CNBC Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Target ( NYSE: TGT ) in Talks to Dump Half of Credit Card Receivables - MW Nestle ( Nasdaq: NSRGY.PK )Raises '08 Outlook - AP/Yahoo! Electronic Arts ( Nasdaq: ERTS ) Gets Hostile with Take-Two ( Nasdaq: TTWO ) - CNN Money Washington Mutual ( NYSE: WM ) Gets Hedge Fund Infusion Offer - CNBC Halcyon Fund to Go Public - FT VW Sets Sales Target, Considers U.S. Plant - AP/Yahoo! Toyota ( NYSE: TM ) Expects Steady U.S. Demand - CNBC Iraq's Archbishop Found Dead - BBC Spitzer's Hooker's Site - MySpace March 12, 2008 Asian Stocks Rise - Bloomberg European Markets Rise, Boosted by Financials - FT MBA Purchase Applications Shows Refis Down on Higher Rates Quarterly Services Survey Q4 2007 Gas Prices at Record While Oil Drops - AP/Yahoo! EIA Petroleum Status Shows Huge Build in Inventory Treasury Budget February Ballons Past Expectations - Reuters China's Retail Sales Surpass 20% - Bloomberg Japan Revises Down Q4 GDP Growth - AP/Yahoo! Bond Deals Push Counties Close to Bankruptcy - CNBC New Worries for Fannie & Freddie ( NYSE: FNM , NYSE: FRE ) - CNN Money Dollar Gives Back Gains - DailyFX Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Bear Stearns ( NYSE: BSC ) CEO Says No Crisis - CNBC UPS ( NYSE: UPS ) May Miss Q1 Numbers - AP/Yahoo! Humana ( NYSE: HUM ) Slashes Profit Forecast - CNBC Boston Beer ( NYSE: SAM ) Shares Rise on Profit Growth - AP/Yahoo! JA Solar ( Nasdaq: JASO ) Sees Higher Revenue - AP/Yahoo! Pilgrim's Pride ( NYSE: PPC ) to Shut 7 Facilities - AP/Yahoo! Standard Life Beats Numbers - CNBC Take-Two ( Nasdaq: TTWO ) Posts Wider Loss - AP/Yahoo! Caterpillar ( NYSE: CAT ) Says Profit to Grow in '08 - AP/Yahoo! Obama Wins Mississippi - CNN Spitzer Resigns - CNN March 11, 2008 Central Banks Act to Support Mortgage Markets Asian Stocks Fall Again - Bloomberg FTSE Moves Higher - FT Currency Impact of Central Bank Action - DailyFX International Trade January Deficit of $58.2 Billion, Less than Expected - BEA ICSC-UBS Weekly Same-Store Sales Dip to 1.6% Growth in Wk Ended March 8 China Inflation Surges 8.7% - Bloomberg Gas Prices Set New National Record - AP/Yahoo! Oil Sets New Intraday Record Before Backing Off - Platts Treasury Official Predicts Q2 Rebound - CNBC Report Says, Recession Nada! - CNN Money Do Over Idea for FL, MI - MW Langone Basks in Spitzer's Pain - CNBC Greek Tragedy Strikes Spitzer - BBC Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Dick's Sporting Goods ( NYSE: DKS ) Outlook Disappoints - AP/Yahoo! GigaMedia ( Nasdaq: GIGM ) Profits Rise, Shares Sink - AP/Yahoo! Aetna ( NYSE: AET ) Reiterates Forecast - AP/Yahoo! Stage Stores ( NYSE: SSI ) Optimistic, Shares Express Doubt - AP/Yahoo! Superior Well Services ( Nasdaq: SWSI ) Impacted by Pricing Pressure - AP/Yahoo! Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) Profit Falls 16% EU Clears Google ( Nasdaq: GOOG ), Doubleclick (Nasdaq: DCLK) Moody's ( NYSE: MCO ) Refines Outlook, Shares Slump - Bloomberg R.H. Donnelly ( NYSE: RHD ) Shares Sink on Outlook - AP/Yahoo! Texas Instruments ( NYSE: TXN ) Lowers Outlook - CNBC Hulu Bolsters Content Library - FT WellPoint ( NYSE: WLP ) Cuts Forecast - Bloomberg Blast Hits Pakistan - BBC U.S. to Modernize Polish Military - BBC March 10, 2008 Asian Stocks Fall to Seven Week Low - Bloomberg European Shares Helped By Energy Stocks - FT Oil Tops $107 - CNN Money Wholesale Inventory Jan. Rose 0.8%, vs. Consensus +0.5% View - Census Bureau FBI Investigating Countrywide Financial ( NYSE: BAC ) Lehman Brothers ( NYSE: LEH ) Laying Off 5% of Workforce - CNBC Fed's Hands Tied by Weak Dollar - CNN Money Greenburg Clears Up Bear Stearns ( NYSE: BSC ) Rumor - CNBC Citi Sees $9.0 Bln. in Writedowns at I-Banks ( NYSE: C ) - Reuters Bond Investors Sure Bernanke Has Lost Control - Bloomberg Bond Sale Tidal Wave - Bloomberg White House Quite Concerned About Energy Prices - Platts Democrat Delegate Scorecard - CBS News Yahoo! Earnings Calendar McDonald's ( NYSE: MCD ) Grows Same-Store Sales 11.7% - CNN Money Lifetime Brands (NYSE: LCUT) Profit Falls - AP/Yahoo! The Blackstone Group ( NYSE: BX ) Quarterly Profit Tumbles 90% - FT Vail Resorts ( NYSE: MTN ) Income Slides - AP/Yahoo! Six Flags ( NYSE: SIX ) Loss Narrows - CNN Money Nationwide Finanical ( NYSE: NFS ) Gets Buyout Offer - CNBC Socialists Win Spanish Elections - BBC Canada Warns U.S. Over Oil Sands - FT March 7, 2008 Employment Situation Report Feb. (Nonfarm Payrolls Fall 63K) Asia Swamped with Sales - MarketWatch Europe Falls Ahead of U.S. Report - FT RBC Cash Index Sinks - RBC Oil Holding at $103 - Platts Fisher Says Credit Markets Can't Count on Fed Rate Trend - Bloomberg Dollar Sells Off - DailyFX Technical Bottom Tested, Could Go Further Now - Bloomberg Central Banks Voice Inflation Concerns - CNBC Household Net Worth Decreases - MW CEOs Defend Compensation on Capitol Hill - CNN Money Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Ambac ( NYSE: ABK ) CEO Interview - CNBC Gold Fields ( NYSE: GFI ) Confirms Power Restored - AP/Yahoo! Citigroup ( NYSE: C ) to Cut Mortgage Exposure by $45 Bln. - CNBC General Communications ( Nasdaq: GNCMA ) Sees Stronger Outlook - AP/Yahoo! Chipmakers Report Sales Growth ( NYSE: NSM , Nasdaq: MRVL ) E-House ( NYSE: EJ ) Posts 32% Profit Rise - AP/Yahoo! Veolia Environnement ( NYSE: VE ) Profit Misses, Shares Fall - CNBC Ebix ( Nasdaq: EBIX ) Q4 Profit More than Doubles - AP/Yahoo! APP Pharma ( Nasdaq: APPX ) Profit Tumbles - AP/Yahoo! Gunman Attacks in Israel - Economist Campaigning Called Off in Spain - BBC The Greek's Week Ahead - Set to Retest Market Lows The Geopolitical Week Ahead - Economist March 6, 2008 Records Continue to Break Overnight - FT Asian Stocks Gain - Bloomberg Retailers Report Decent Chain Store Sales - AP/Yahoo! Monster Employment Index Posts Moderate Rise in Feb. Bank of England Keeps Rates Steady European Central Bank Keeps Rates Steady - AP/Yahoo! Weekly Initial Jobless Claims at 351K vs. Consensus 360K Scary Thought for Dollar & Jobs - DailyFX China Anti- Oil Monopolies - Platts NAR Has High Hopes, Pending Home Sales January EIA Natural Gas Report Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Joy Global ( Nasdaq: JOYG ) Profit, Shares Rise - AP/Yahoo! Blockbuster ( NYSE: BBI ) Benefits from Cost Cuts - AP/Yahoo! Target ( NYSE: TGT ) Same-Store Sales Rise - AP/Yahoo! Korn Ferry ( NYSE: KFY ) Profit Rises - AP/Yahoo! Abercrombie & Fitch ( NYSE: ANF ) Same-Store Sales Dip - AP/Yahoo! Wal-Mart ( NYSE: WMT ) Same-Store Sales Rise - AP/Yahoo! Firesale at UBS ( NYSE: UBS ) Kohl's Same-Store Sales Sink - CNBC Merrill Lynch ( NYSE: MER ) Amends Terms of Note - MW Thornburg Mortgage ( NYSE: TMA ) Plunge on Loan Default - Fortune H&R Block ( NYSE: HRB ) Losses Narrow - CNN Money Carlyle Group Can't Meet Margin Call - CNN Money Greece Suffers Rolling Power Cuts - AP/Yahoo! March 5, 2008 ADP Employment Report Shows Decline in Feb - ADP Challenger Job-Cuts Report Offers Mixed News - CNN Money FDIC Reassures that Banking Industry is Strong - AP/Yahoo! Still a Very Tight Race - CNN Asian Stocks Fall - Bloomberg Bargain Hunters Lift Europe - FT ISM Non-Manufacturing February - ISM Factory Orders January - Census Bureau Productivity & Labor Costs Q4 Revision - BLS EIA Petroleum Status - EIA OPEC Says Market Well Supplied - Platts U.S. Energy Secretary Calls for OPEC Production Increase - Platts Mortgage Applications Increase - MBA OECD Lowers '08 Economic Growth Outlook - Bloomberg China Remains Inflation Concerned - Bloomberg Personal Bankruptcies Increasing - CNN Money Auction-Rate Bond Failures Approach 70% - Bloomberg Japanese Capital Spending Declines - Bloomberg Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Costco ( Nasdaq: COST ) Quarterly Sales, Profit Rise - CNBC BJ's Wholesale ( NYSE: BJ ) Profits Climb - AP/Yahoo! Chico's FAS ( NYSE: CHS ) Posts Loss - Reuters Credit Agricole Writes Down $5 Bln. - MW Yahoo ( Nasdaq: YHOO ) Time Warner ( NYSE: TWX ) Talking - WSJ/CNBC Saks ( NYSE: SKS ) Profit Nearly Doubles - AP/Yahoo! The Trouble with Steve Jobs ( Nasdaq: AAPL ) - Fortune Applied Materials ( Nasdaq: AMAT ) Gets $1.9 Bln. Solar Order - AP/Yahoo! LeapFrog ( NYSE: LF ) Up on Smaller Loss - AP/Yahoo! Russia Deepens Ukraine Gas Cuts - BBC Armenian Border Clash with Azerbaijan- BBC March 4, 2008 Super Duper Tuesday - CNN Which Businessmen Do the Candidates Consult - CNN Money Asian Markets Mixed - MW FTSE Gives Up Early Gains - FT Head of Dubai Fund Says Citigroup ( NYSE: C ) Might Need Capital - Bloomberg Intel ( Nasdaq: INTC ) Sees Price Pressure - MW Crude Backs Off Highs - Platts OPEC Keeps Production Steady - AP/Yahoo! ICSC-UBS Weekly Same-Store Sales Rise 2.1% Yr/Yr Bernanke's Speech on Reducing Preventable Foreclosures - Fed Bank of Canada Lowers Rate a Half Point - Bloomberg Australia Raises Rates - MW Finance Ministers Voice Concern Over Euro - FT Platinum & Gold Shine - CNBC Yahoo! Earnings Calendar Staples ( Nasdaq: SPLS ) Profit Dips - AP/Yahoo! Walgreen ( NYSE: WAG ) Same-Store Sales Rise 8.2% - CNBC Gazprom Steps Up Ukraine Gas War - FT StatoilHydro ( NYSE: STO ) to Pay $1.8 Bln. for Anadarko ( NYSE: APC ) Assets - MW MGIC ( NYSE: MTG ) Plans Stock Sale - Bloomberg General Motors ( NYSE: GM ) Announces New Hybrid System - AP/Yahoo! Tata Motors ( NYSE: TTM ) in Focus - MW Clearwire ( Nasdaq: CLWR ) Loss Widens - AP/Yahoo! Abbas Insists on Mid-East Truce - BBC Tax Crunch Time - Forbes March 3, 2008 The Greek's Week Ahead The Geopolitical Week Ahead - Economist Asian Stocks Fall - Bloomberg Banks Drag Down Europe - FT Venezuela, Ecuador Deploy to Columbian Border - BBC Brent Crude Rallies $2 More - Platts Buffet Letter to Shareholders - Berkshire Hathaway Behind the Dollar Drop - MarketWatch ISM Manufacturing Index to 48.3 - ISM Manufacturing Activity Contracts Again - Bloomberg Construction Spending January - Commerce Department Construction Spending Dives - AP/Yahoo! Gold Jumps to $992 - Bloomberg NABE Says Subprime Defaults Biggest Risk to Economy - CNBC One European Regulator Ruled Out - FT Yahoo! Earnings Calendar HSBC ( NYSE: HBC ) Profit Holds Up - FT United Technology ( NYSE: UTX ) Bids on Diebold ( NYSE: DBD ) - CNBC Merck's ( NYSE: MRK ) Vioxx Settlement Covers 44,000 - AP/Yahoo! Genesco ( NYSE: GCO ), Finish Line ( Nasdaq: FINL ) Settle Up - AP/Yahoo! Turkey, Romania Discuss Kosovo and Nabucco Pipeline - AP/Yahoo! An Ugly Victory in Russia - Economist Iran Daily: Tales from the Dark Side Older News February 2008 - Jan 2007
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