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4 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

It seems stocks could rise further on Friday -- U.S. stock futures were edging up ahead of the opening bell.

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4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Asia stocks drift, Tokyo steadies after weak data

Asian stock markets drifted Friday following Japanese data showing that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.

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7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee.

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Related Topix: 9, Warren Buffett

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hispanic Business

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston Files (8-K) Disclosing Creation of a ...

FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF BOSTON FILES Disclosing Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant Item 2.03.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar slips as better US economic data buoys greenback

The kiwi weakened to 83.82 US cents at 8am in Wellington, from 83.91 cents at 5pm yesterday.

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KIII

Ukraine fears weigh on stocks in morning trading

Major stock indexes veered lower in midday trading Thursday as concern over the escalating conflict in Ukraine overshadowed encouraging reports on U.S. economic growth and jobs.

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Related Topix: The Dow Company

Cybercast News Service

Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets

Fears of an escalation in the conflict in Ukraine weighed on global stocks markets Thursday, particularly in Russia, but sent the price of gold sharply higher as investors sought out what are considered to be safe places to park cash.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, World News, Ukraine,

KIDK CBS 3

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

U.S. stock futures were lower and European markets were soft, indicating investors may want to take a breather after the latest rally.

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Brandon Sun

Global stocks muted ahead of US growth revision, Qantas surges on separation

KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slipped 0.1 per cent to 4,389.46 in early European trading, while Britain's FTSE 100 was down 0.1 per cent to 6,826.21.

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Reuters

Emerging Markets-Bovespa rallies, yield curve inverts on election bets

Brazil's Bovespa stock index rose to its highest in 19 months on Wednesday after polls showed President Dilma Rousseff might lose her re-election bid in October, while the yield curve on benchmark interest-rate contracts inverted on bets the next president will be tougher on inflation.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The close: Resource stocks pull TSX lower

The Toronto stock market chalked up a minor loss Wednesday as traders continued to digest earnings reports from the Canadian banking sector, in this case a solid report from National Bank .

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Fast Food, Tim Hortons

WMC-TV Memphis

Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

Even in a daylong sideways drift, the Standard & Poor's 500 index managed to eke out its third record close in three days.

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Reuters

Wall Street opens flat with indexes near records

U.S. stocks were flat on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to extend a rally that has taken indexes to repeated records, even though market valuations were not seen as unduly stretched.

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KTVN Reno

Asian stocks modestly higher following S&P record

A longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for his involvement in a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities has died.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, California

Iol.co.za

Best Buy tumbles after results, DSW rises

US stocks edged higher on Tuesday to lift the S&P 500 just a hair above the 2,000 mark, its first close above that milestone, after data that pointed to a brighter future for the economy.

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Related Topix: Best Buy, Retail

Reuters

Euro hits fresh lows, Asia shares at highs on ECB buzz

The euro was cracking under pressure on Wednesday as feverish speculation of further policy stimulus in the euro zone drove bond yields to all-time lows and lifted Asian stocks to peaks not seen in almost seven years.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Asian stocks mostly higher following S&P record

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, though gains were modest and Japan and Hong Kong lost ground after early advances.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007 on improved feelings about the current state of the economy, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.

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Christian Science Monitor

S&P 500 index closes over 2,000 for first time ever

The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed a hair above 2,000 points Tuesday, 16 years after it closed above 1,000 points for the first time.

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West Australian

Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba

Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month - and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Yahoo!

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