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2 hrs ago | ABC News

China Profits Boost Asian Stock Markets

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits.


5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar little changed ahead of US Fed meeting

The kiwi traded at 85.63 US cents at 8am from 85.51 cents on Friday in New York and 85.73 cents at 5pm in Wellington.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Bank of New York, Banking

10 hrs ago | Newsday

Oyster Bay sells $170.5M in bonds for capital projects

NEWSDAY STAFF. Oyster Bay has sold $170.5 million in bonds that officials and the bond prospectus said was to pay off short-term debt that it used for capital projects..


14 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

With Macau Stocks Down, Now Is the Time to Buy

Sands' amazing skyline only seems to get brighter each year. Even though investors have worried about the second quarter, the company's long-term growth catalysts are still there.


Related Topix: Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Wynn Resorts

18 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Average CEO salary at top Sensex firms near Rs 10 cr

The average CEO pay at India's top listed companies has risen to Rs 10 crore a year, but still remains less than one-tenth of over Rs 100 crore median remuneration paid to their peers in the US.


22 hrs ago | Benzinga

Big Short Interest Swings In These 3 Solar Stocks

Among the leading US solar-related stocks, First Solar , GT Advanced Technologies and SolarCity saw the largest percentage changes in the number of shares sold short in the first two weeks of July.


Related Topix: First Solar, Healthcare Industry, Utility Scale Solar, Confluence Solar, Startups, SolarCity, SunPower

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Motley Fool

2 Stocks for Playing America's Hottest Oil Patch

As US crude oil production has surged by more than 50% since 2008, leading shale plays like the Eagle Ford and Bakken have become household names.


Seeking Alpha

Market Outlook By Market-Making Pros, Aggregating 2500+ Stocks And ETFs

Market-Makers [MMs] enable volume transactions for their big-money fund clients by filling out the assembled available "other side" of each trade with their own firm capital.


Related Topix: 9

The Globe and Mail

Financial analyst focuses on small cap stocks

Grand Power Logistics Group Inc., Keek Inc., Stans Energy Corp., Mobio Technologies Inc., Peak Positioning Technologies Inc., and other stocks on the S&P/TSX Venture Exchange.


WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Disappointing results at Visa, Amazon hurt stocks

A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Silicon Alley Insider

Stocks Tumble, Amazon Tanks, Cynk Crashes: Here's What You Need To...

Stocks fell on Friday with shares of Visa weighing on the Dow and Amazon serving as the worst performer in the S&P 500.



Global Markets-Stocks and euro pressured by German data, U.S. results

Amazon was the biggest drag on the S&P 500. Its shares sank 9.6 percent to $324.01 a day after the online retailer reported an unexpectedly big loss for the second quarter.


Related Topix: RiskMetrics, MSCI, Reuters, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

At midday: Gold, financial stocks lift TSX higher

Gold stocks and financials helped give the Toronto stock market a lift Friday amid a rebound for U.S. durable goods orders.


Deseret News

Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower

The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Monday, July 15, 2013 in New York. European stock markets were down Friday, July 25, 2014 while Asian markets took cheer from U.S. unemployment claims falling to an eight-year low.


Related Topix: Amazon, 9

Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions

These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn't help that some are inscrutable like "liquid alts," but they generally fall under an umbrella known as alternative mutual funds.


Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

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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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.



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.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought


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.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

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.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,


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