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16 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Profit Margins, Stock ETFs and the 'Uh Oh' Indicator

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Related Topix: Mozilla, MSCI, Financial Markets

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bloomberg

Stocks Rally With Bonds in August on Global Stimulus Bets

Global stocks rallied with Treasuries and European yields tumbled in August as investors bet central banks will continue to underpin global economies.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI, Bethlehem, PA

Barron's

Brazil Slips Into Recession: -0.6% 2Q GDP

The Brazil economy fell into a technical recession during the first half of the year, but Barclays thinks real GDP growth will be positive, barely, for the year.

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Related Topix: MSCI

Barron's

Russian Market Sinks Again. Mayday, NATO?

With dim hopes for diplomacy between Russia and Ukraine, the reality is sinking in: in a non-traditional military conflict, where are the boundaries and what is the defense? Markets are voting, sending Russian equities lower as investors contemplate the expanding front in Ukraine, and a Russian cyber-attack on U.S. banks .

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), MSCI

The Globe and Mail

Premarket: Europe stocks pare gains as aluminum rises, ruble falls

A board displaying currency exchange rates is reflected in a shop window in central Moscow, August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Economics News, Reuters, MSCI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Barron's

Russia Stocks Sink On Escalation In Ukraine

The Micex Index was down 2% in recent trading. The Micex 10, which measures performance of the ten most liquid stocks on the Russian exchange, has fallen 6.5% year to date.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI

The Washington Post

Asian Stocks Fall as Yen Strength Drags Japanese Shares Lower

Toyota Motor Corp., which gets three-quarters of its sales overseas, accounted for the largest drag on the regional gauge, dropping 1 percent in Tokyo.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Drop as Australian Bonds Climb; Silver Rises

Asian stocks fell before data on Chinese industrial-company profits, while Australian and New Zealand bonds paced gains in U.S. Treasuries after slumping European rates fueled demand for higher yields.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Prolact CR is the world's first and only human milk caloric fortifier made from paste... )--SE7EN: NetAlert, an interactive, Web-based network infrastructure monitoring tool to protect the physical security of fiber optic and copper cable networks.

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Related Topix: MSCI

Barron's

Emerging Markets Hit 3-Year High; Turkey, Brazil Rally

Signs of political stability in Turkey and political change in Brazil contributed to a multi-year high for emerging market equities.

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Related Topix: MSCI, Dilma Rousseff, Vladimir Putin, Aleksandr Lukashenko, Europe, Belarus, World News

Barron's

India Slumps On Supreme Court Ruling: Oversold?

Reliance Power led the loss with 7.3% decline, after yesterday's 4.1% loss. Jindal Steel dropped 7.1% in addition to yesterday's 14% slump.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, ICICI Bank, MSCI, Financial Markets

Barron's

Brazil Polls: Hints Of Regime Change, Market Shock Therapy

Marina Silva 's fate changed when running mate Eduardo Campos , a candidate for president, was killed in a plane crash in early August.

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Related Topix: MSCI, Dilma Rousseff, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services

TheStreet.com

Investing in European Banks: Winners and Losers

NEW YORK -- After a dismal first half of the year with continued litigation for some banks, economic weakness in Europe and geo-political tensions in the Middle East and Russia, the European banks have taken it on the chin and so have their investors.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, MSCI

Barron's

India's Coal Freeze Could Boost Import Demand

"India's power plants may need to import coal to make up 38 million metric tons of projected coal production.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , MSCI, Blog News

Barron's

Arcos Dorados Sinks On Downgrade

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the latest Wall Street firm to downgrade McDonald's Latin America operator Arcos Dorados.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Merrill Lynch and Co, Investment Services, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, MSCI

GuruFocus.com

Bernard Horn's Polaris Global Value Fund 2Q 2014 Message to Our Shareholders

The Polaris Global Value Fund outperformed the benchmark, MSCI World Index , for the six- month period ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: MSCI, Biotech, Medicine, Forest Labs, Healthcare Industry, Forest Laboratories, Gaming, Computers, GTECH Holdings

Bloomberg

Tel Aviv's Sunday Trading Faces Elimination in MSCI Push

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange may end Sunday trading to align with market practices abroad as part of a larger campaign to win Israel 's inclusion in MSCI Inc.'s Europe Index, a board member on the exchange said.

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Related Topix: MSCI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Little Changed as Valuations Climb to 2014 High

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slid less than 0.1 percent to 148.61 as of 9:02 a.m in Tokyo, before markets open in Hong Kong and China.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Fund has had approximately ... )--Mirror Image announced it has been selected by Radio Kerry, an Ireland-based radio broadcast station, to stream live audio news broadcasting streams for its globa... )--FUND A db x-trackers Euro Stoxx 50A Double Short Daily UCITS ETF DEALING DATE A 21-Aug-14 NAV PER SHARE A EUR7.8764 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE A ... (more)

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Related Topix: MSCI, Financial Markets

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Barron's

Emerging Markets Evening Wrapup

The Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3X Shares fell 3.38% and the Direxion Daily Russia Bull 3X Shares rose 3.75%.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, MSCI, Blog News

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