From Reuters.com

The day ahead: Friday

October 1, 2009

Jobs numbers are key to gauging the strength of an economic recovery although some see the September data as being bolstered by government spending programs.

The day ahead: Thursday

September 30, 2009

Consumer spending is in the spotlight with U.S. auto sales and personal income and outlays data expected.

Graphic: Communist China timeline

September 30, 2009

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The day ahead: Wednesday

September 29, 2009

The ADP employment report and final numbers on second-quarter GDP are among the highlights expected on Wednesday.

The Day Ahead: Tuesday

September 28, 2009

Sportswear giant Nike is expected to report first-quarter results, while Washington financial regulators will be busy with meetings all week.

Graphic: Iran’s nuclear program

September 25, 2009

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The day ahead: Friday

September 24, 2009

Amongst statements from the G20 talks on nurturing the fragile economic recovery, investors will be eyeing results from KB Home and durable goods orders data.