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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Global tensions can't dent enthusiasm for stocks

In this July 16, 2014 file photo, trader Benedict Willis uses his moblie phone as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

Disappointing results at Visa, Amazon dent stocks

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 127 points, 0.8 percent, to 16,956. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell eight points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,979.

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2 hrs ago | Channel3000

TGIF? Nope. Stocks fall on earnings woes

Stocks are ending the week on a sour note, putting the S&P 500 in reverse on the road to 2,000.

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4 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

Introducing the $7.76 Big Mac

If you took your U.S. dollars to Norway, that's how deep the exchange rate would set you back.

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7 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

2. Sanctions talk: EU ambassadors meet for a second day running to talk about how to escalate sanctions on Russia over Ukraine.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Asian stocks bolstered by US economic data

Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 15,387.28 and South Korea's Kospi was up 0.3 percent to 2,036.20.

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SiliconValley.com

Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value

For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computers, Google, Mark Zuckerberg

The New Zealand Herald

NZ stocks rise on Xero's US listing plans

New Zealand shares rose, paced by Xero after the cloud-based accounting software firm said it is mulling a New York listing where shares in Facebook and Apple have rebounded.

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Related Topix: Xero, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computers

The Fresno Bee

US stocks stall in late afternoon amid earnings

Investors reacted to quarterly results from companies across several industries, including Facebook, Ford and Caterpillar.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mobile Marketing, Housing

Myrtle Beach Online

Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with the Wall Street bank.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Business News

Iol.co.za

US jobless claims fall

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labour market recovery was gaining traction.

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Brandon Sun

Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news, strong manufacturing data

The Toronto stock market was set for a sharply higher open Thursday amid encouraging Chinese and European manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, World News, China

Reuters

Bulgarian lawmakers pave way for election with bank crisis unresolved

Bulgarian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to accept Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski's resignation on Thursday, paving the way for an interim government to take over in August and a snap election in early October.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop

The world's biggest manufacturer of cancer drugs, which reports earnings every six months, said it had 5.641 billion Swiss francs in net income from April to June, down from 6.047 billion francs in the comparable period of 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Business News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks drift following mixed corporate earnings

After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.

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Reuters

Global Markets-Stocks rise on solid earnings, S&P sets new record high

Global equity markets edged higher on Wednesday as a backdrop of solid corporate earnings buoyed risk appetite, but worries over the Middle East and Ukraine kept demand strong for safe-haven assets such as bonds.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Former trader gets 2 years in prison for fraud

"This was a market that was dead in the water," Judge Janet Hall told Litvak. "This was a market that existed because of taxpayer money and you were in effect taking advantage of it through fraud."

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Business News

KHOU-TV Houston

Former trader gets 2 years in prison for fraud

A federal judge has sentenced a former Wall Street trader to two years in prison for securities fraud, saying he took advantage of a government bailout program.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Stocks turn mostly higher as earnings roll in

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early-afternoon trading Wednesday as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Battlefield!, Video Games

KMIZ

Stocks start mixed as tensions ease

The S&P 500 cruised to a new all-time intraday high of 1,987.58 right out of the gate on Wednesday.

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