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Egypt stocks resume slide

Egypt's benchmark stock index has dropped almost 3 percent, dragged down for a second day by investor concerns over an investigation involving the head of a major Mideast equity firm. Full story

Stocks edge higher on better economic data

Stock indexes gave up early losses and edged higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve reported encouraging news on the U.S. economy. Manufacturing, consumer spending and corporate hiring increased in all 12 regions surveyed by the central bank. Full story

Mubarak's detention spurs Egyptian stock market

Egypt's benchmark stock index rallied moderately on Wednesday, gaining as investors hoped that the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons may allay growing frustrations with the pace of reforms and accountability in the country. Full story

1st quarter mutual fund performance, at a glance

The bull market is two years old and counting. In the first quarter, the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index rose 5.9 percent, including dividends. It added up to another strong quarter for stock mutual funds, which have risen for seven of the last eight quarters. Below are highlights of how mutual fu Full story

Stock index futures signal early gains

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.15 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.16 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.17 percent at 5.32 a.m. EST. Full story

Easing oil prices, deal news send stocks higher

Stabilizing oil prices and signs that the economy may be improving pushed stock indexes higher Monday. Full story

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  Egypt's Stock Market Plunges Amid Unrest

Egypt's benchmark stock index plunged to its lowest point in eight months amid continued unrest in the country. CNBC's Carina Kamell has the story.

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