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3 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Wall Street is waiting on key economic data releases Wednesday and the numbers could have a major impact on trading trends.


4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Europe shares drift ahead of data; Asia gains

World markets were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co.


Related Topix: Automakers, Honda Motor Co

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hispanic Business

Tokyo stocks edge up in morning on positive earnings reports

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 42.33 points, or 0.27 percent, from Tuesday to 15,660.40.


The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar falls below 85 US cents after Fonterra cuts payout to farmers

The kiwi fell as low as 84.90 US cents overnight and was trading at 84.96 cents at 8am in Wellington, from 85.15 cents at 5pm yesterday.


Related Topix: Food, Fonterra Cooperative Group


Telecom bounce not enough to buoy stocks

The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Argentina fights with debt holdouts; default nears

Here are the issues at stake: In 1998, Argentina fell into recession and faced crushing payments on its international debt.


The Fresno Bee

Stocks inch up ahead of economic data

Earnings reports and corporate news drove trading in individual stocks. Major indexes in Europe and Asia closed with slight gains.


The Item

Stocks turn mixed at midday ahead of economic data

Major stock indexes turned mixed in midday trading as investors waited for a series of key economic reports from the U.S. and China later in the week.


WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Stocks flat ... but keep eye on UPS and Apple

The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much in early trading Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.


WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks fall at midday on cooling home sales

The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.


Related Topix: Housing, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Bellingham Herald

Asia stocks widen gains ahead of US, China data

KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.6 percent to 15,618.07. South Korea's Kospi posted its highest close since August 2011, rising 0.6 percent to 2,061.97.


Related Topix: Automakers, Honda Motor Co, Housing

Mon Jul 28, 2014


11:40 Asian stocks reach three-year high, China gains

Asian shares touched fresh three-year highs on Tuesday as investors in the region drew encouragement from a rally in Chinese markets, though caution was widespread given the torrent of U.S. economic news still to come this week, Reuters said.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

News Times

Stocks pause as traders await key economic news

Trader Glenn Kessler works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, July 28, 2014.


Closing Bell: TSX in the red ahead of corporate earnings, economic data

A drop in energy stocks helped push the Toronto stock market slightly lower Monday as traders brace for a heavy slate of earnings reports this week, particularly from the resource sector.


Related Topix: Canada, Barrick Gold, Mining

Interesting September Stock Options for Exxon Mobil

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Exxon Mobil Corp. .


Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals

Click Orlando

Investors yawn on another Merger Monday

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all fell slightly in afternoon trading. Investors are probably focused more on the deluge of economic reports coming later this week: a read on gross domestic product for the second quarter, a meeting from the Federal Reserve's policy committee and the July jobs report.



Investors help the rich pay off student loans

Investors are so hungry for yield in the bond market that they're giving rich college grads money to help pay off their student loans.

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Related Topix: P2P, Science / Technology, New York University

KHOU-TV Houston

US stocks head lower; European markets sink

The US stock market sank in early trading Monday, ahead of a full week of economic reports and earnings.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Housing

Bangor Daily News

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc. said it would buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion, creating North America's biggest discount retailer.


Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Wal Mart Stores

KHOU-TV Houston

US stocks open mixed on Wall Street

The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies.



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