BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Mario Monti's decision to name himself Italy's finance minister leads your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Wednesday, Nov. 16.
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U.S. stock futures decline and European shares trade lower following disappointing earnings from Apple and as Wall Street looks to Wednesday's announcement from the Federal Reserve on interest rates.
May kicks off with a busy first week filled with earnings, monetary policy and a snapshot of the health of the economy.
Wall Street held onto the day's highs through the afternoon to end with its best gains since March 1. The Nasdaq also set a new record close.