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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 1331 of 1337 -

Stocks Surge on Plan for Europe

September 7, 2012 |

The European Central Bank, acknowledging that Europe’s debt crisis has reached a critical stage, said it was prepared to use its most powerful tool—its printing press—to save the euro. What’s News Asia

Rajoy Resists Call to Recognize Aid Need

September 6, 2012 |

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy balked after the European Central Bank gave him an opportunity to acknowledge the need for a bailout. What’s News Europe

Amazon Unveils New Kindle Tablets

September 6, 2012 |

Amazon unveiled new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet as it ratchets up competition in the tablet market. The new Kindle Fire HD will come in a larger 8.9-inch screen for $ 299, and the price on the original Kindle Fire will drop to $ 159. US Business

ECB Unveils Bond-Buying Program

September 6, 2012 |

The ECB unveiled its most aggressive plan to date to deal with Europe’s debt crisis, promising open-ended purchases of short-maturity government bonds to keep borrowing costs down for Spain, Italy and other struggling countries. What’s News Europe

Europe Outlook Dims as Bank Meets

September 6, 2012 |

The euro zone’s economic downturn accelerated during the summer, reports suggest, raising concerns that even aggressive measures from the ECB won’t be enough to keep the bloc from sliding into a deep recession. What’s News Asia

Nokia, Motorola Race to Beat Apple

September 6, 2012 |

Apple’s smartphone rivals are rushing to promote their newest offerings, but in their haste are leaving out some key details. What’s News Europe

Glencore Bid Faces Moment of Truth

September 6, 2012 |

The Glencore-Xstrata tie-up could still be salvaged before Friday’s shareholder vote, though an impasse over price persists. US Business

U.S.-Styled Campaign Catapults Dutch Labor Leader

September 5, 2012 |

Elections this coming Wednesday in the Netherlands, the outcome of which is expected to influence Europe’s austerity-focused approach to dealing with its debt crisis, is turning into a political cliffhanger. What’s News Europe

Investors Hang Up on Nokia

September 5, 2012 |

Nokia’s shares fell 13% after it unveiled two new smartphones designed to run on Microsoft’s latest operating system, in a make-or-break move for the struggling handset maker. US Business

Euro Zone in Deepening Slide

September 5, 2012 |

In one of the strongest signs yet that the euro zone is heading into recession, survey data showed business activity in the crisis-hit currency area shrank at an accelerated rate in August. What’s News Europe