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  1. Sherritt Could Potentially Benefit From Diplomatic Relations With CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel from lateritic ores with operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. The corporation is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island.

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  2. Patient Fed spurs Wall StreetRead the original story

    15 min ago | Boston Herald

    The Federal Reserve yesterday said it will be "patient" in raising interest rates, sending stocks soaring as Wall Street registered its best day in more than a year. Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen said economic fundamentals will be the guide for raising the benchmark interest rate, not a specific date, and she foresees no rate hikes in the first quarter of 2015.

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  3. Make My DayCATCHRead the original story

    20 min ago | American Reporter

    The Wall Street Bull Market Express is leaving the station and you have two months, maybe three to run down the platform, take the leap, and latch on to the caboose. Deep into a third decade as an investment professional gives me the poetic license to call the start of the next big, generational bull market, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average at this writing is down 232 points and a number of important technical support indicators have been shattered on the downside.

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  4. Why the Fed thinks US economy still needs its helpRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes a statement on jobs and economic outlook, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at the Federal Reserve in Washington.

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  5. Momentum10 Reasons Why Jim Douglas Must GoRead the original story

    21 min ago | American Reporter

    I have written often over the past few years about the house of cards that is the American economy, but the events of the past week should frighten everybody. First, there was the collapse of IndyMac, a California bank deeply involved in subprime lending.

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  6. MomentumTHESE Olympics are GoldRead the original story

    22 min ago | American Reporter

    As Americans, we tend to think we are the greatest country on Earth. Few ever question whether this is really so.

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  7. Fed rate wording boosts Asian stock marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Asian stocks slid Tuesday as furt... . People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

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  8. On Native GroundUNCHARTED Territory for the U.S. EconomyRead the original story

    23 min ago | American Reporter

    As some of the world's largest financial institutions are marched one by one to the Federal Reserve's lending window to pick up bailouts, bridge loans, cheap cash and the rest of our money, the orderly queue is getting ready to go wild. Washington Mutual is next in line, followed by Morgan Stanley and then Goldman Sachs - but who's the last before the Fed goes broke? As unregulated short sellers usher each of these venerable if terribly compromised institutions to their costly death, Americans who pay the taxes that get turned over to them still aren't asking many questions.

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  9. Asian stock markets boosted by Fed vow to be "patient" in raising interest ratesRead the original story

    25 min ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    Asian stock markets powered higher Thursday, sweeping aside worries about a flagging global economy after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would to remain "patient" in its approach to raising interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 surged 2.5 per cent to 17,242.33 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.1 per cent to 22,828.49.

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  10. FOREX-Dollar jumps as Fed rate guidance shows quiet confidence in US economyRead the original story

    31 min ago | Reuters

    The dollar took the upper hand on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signalled it was on track to raise interest rates next year, altering a pledge to keep them near zero for a "considerable time" in a show of confidence in the U.S. economy. The Fed said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to bump borrowing costs higher, guidance which it said is consistent with its previous statement that rates will be low "for a considerable time."

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  11. It's New! It's Nifty! It's The Dividend Growth 50Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    The plan is to reinvest all dividends, but otherwise do no buying or selling, so the overall portfolio's progress can be charted accurately. First things first: I am no longer calling this collection of carefully selected Dividend Growth companies the "New Nifty Fifty."

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  12. A Tale Of 2 MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    As oil continues its decline, pressure is increasingly mounting on credit markets, especially high yield, which could create an investment opportunity. As seasoned investors are well aware, financial markets and economic trends seldom move in straight lines.

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  13. Dividend Growth Investing FAQRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    There are probably many new readers on Seeking Alpha that have heard about dividends and dividend growth investing, but who do not really know much about the topic. The following is provided as a primer on dividend growth investing.

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  14. Xi visit to Macau deals cold deck to high-rolling VIP gamblersRead the original story

    35 min ago | The Japan Times

    As Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Macau this weekend for his first official visit in five years, the message from Beijing is clear: the world's biggest gambling center cannot remain a one-industry town. Xi's pervasive anti-graft campaign contributed to a disastrous year for major casino companies, which have lost a combined $58 billion in market value over the past six months as VIPs have stayed away.

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  15. Interest rate hike not expected in first quarter of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Post-gazette.com

    A pledge from the Federal Reserve to remain "patient" when deciding when to lift interest rates gave the stock market its biggest gain in more than a year. At a news conference after the Fed meeting Wednesday, Chair Janet Yellen said she foresaw no rate hike in the first quarter of 2015.

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  16. Federated Investors predicts stock rise in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Post-gazette.com

    Federated Investors is looking for a double-digit stock market advance next year - a forecast pegged to the strengthening U.S. economy, tame inflation and historical indicators related to politics. "It's a pretty conservative and, more importantly, an achievable forecast," Philip J. Orlando, chief equity market strategist, told about 50 of the investment manager's clients at a breakfast meeting Wednesday at the Duquesne Club, Downtown.

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  17. Report: Wealth gap widensRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Post-gazette.com

    The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record, says a new report. Using the latest Federal Reserve data, the Pew Research Center said Wednesday that the median wealth for high-income families was $639,400 last year - up 7 percent from three years earlier on an inflation-adjusted basis.

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  18. JPMorgan: Strong Yield And ~15% Upside For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Shareholders of financial services giant JPMorgan have had plenty to deal with in the past few years. Between the London Whale incident , the Fed relentlessly pouring more regulation upon the entire industry and general unhappiness with banks from the public, JPM has weathered the various storms quite well.

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  19. Market Close: NZ shares rose on oil relief; Air NZ gainsRead the original story

    42 min ago | Scoop

    New Zealand shares rose, led by OceanaGold Corp and Air New Zealand following a global rally as a rebound in oil prices and positive statements from the US Federal Reserve gave investors hope for the international economy. Arvida Group was flat in its NZX debut.

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  20. 10:36 Russian ruble firms sharply as government pressures exportersRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | AkiPress

    Russia's ruble strengthened sharply on Wednesday after dramatic falls on the previous two days as the government pressured exporters not to hoard foreign-currency earnings and the central bank announced new measures to support financial stability, Reuters reports. The ruble was around 9 percent firmer against the dollar in volatile trading, with the market also boosted by central bank plans to ease concerns over approaching external debt repayments by Russian firms and stabilize the ruble.

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