The Two-Way
6:10 am
Thu August 25, 2011

Markets Rise On More Hopeful Economic Outlook

Good morning.

The top stories we've already posted about today:

-- "'International Effort' Underway To Find Gadhafi."

-- "Hurricane Watches Up In N.C. As Irene Chugs Toward U.S."

-- "As Apple's Steve Jobs Steps Down, Tim Cook Steps Up."

Meanwhile, other major headlines of the morning include:

-- "World Markets Rise As Worries Over U.S. Economy Ease." (The Associated Press)

-- "Bernanke May Forgo Easing As Data Point Higher." (Bloomberg News)

-- "Gold Falls $200 From Tuesday's Record High." (Reuters)

-- In India, Anna Hazare Won't End His Fast "Unless His Demands Are Met." (Times of India)

-- "U.S. May Back Refinance Plan for Mortgages." (The New York Times)

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