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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
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Natural gas prices surged Thursday after a report showing a smaller than expected increase in U.S. supplies.
The staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering recommending civil legal action against the Standard & Poor's debt ratings agency over its rating of a 2007 collateralized debt offering.
Stocks posted their biggest jump in nearly two weeks Tuesday. Investors picked up cheaply priced stocks after fears that the U.S. would slip into a recession pounded the market during the last month.
Endemol, the Dutch entertainment giant behind hit reality TV shows such as "Big Brother" and "Deal or No Deal," said Wednesday that it is launching a division to produce and finance scripted TV shows in the United States for global distribution.