Stocks, euro rise on German data; U.S. fiscal talks eyed
A city trader monitors stock prices in London.
People are reflected on an electronic board displaying a graph showing the movement of Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
A general view of the German stock exchange in Frankfurt November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
A visitor walks near the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Traders work in front of a trading board showing Shutterstock Inc on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 11, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
The logo of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) is pictured at its office in Singapore July 25, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Chong
Obama, Justin Bieber and Green Bay Packers' TJ Lang have garnered the highest number of retweets this year.
Despite years of official peace, protests and tensions continue in Northern Ireland.
Juan Manuel Marquez knocks out Manny Pacquiao in the sixth round of their non-title welterweight bout.
Over 600 are dead after Typhoon Bopha hit the Philippines.