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  1. Dow Tops 18,000 Amid Weekly Gains as GDP Data Bolster Small CapsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    U.S. stocks broke through milestones in a holiday-shortened week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossing 18,000, small-caps reaching a record and the Nasdaq Composite Index surging to a 14-year high amid optimism in the strength of the world's largest economy. The fastest expansion for the American economy in more than a decade helped equities build on a year-end rally that drove the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to its 52nd record close in 2014.

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  2. Stocks close week on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    The Dow Jones industrial average, Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks closed at all-time highs on Friday. The modest pickup in stocks, which gave the Dow its seventh consecutive gain, came on a day of relatively light trading following the holiday break for U.S. markets.

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  3. Boomers grapple with retirement strategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    Pam Panchak / Post-Gazette Thursday, December 4, 2014 BIZ BOBMOCK GRANT Bob Mock , 64, from Turtle Creek works seven days a week as Skating Director of Ice & Blades of Western Pennsylvania and teaching ice skating at the Rostraver Ice Garden before a class. Pam Panchak / Post-Gazette Thursday, December 4, 2014 BIZ BOBMOCK GRANT Bob Mock , 64, from Turtle Creek works seven days a week as Skating Director of Ice & Blades of Western Pennsylvania and teaching ice skating at the Rostraver Ice Garden before a class.

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  4. Stock indexes edge higher in a quiet, post-holiday trading day; Crude oil price renews declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    The Dow Jones industrial average, Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks closed at all-time highs on Friday. The modest pickup in stocks, which gave the Dow its seventh consecutive gain, came on a day of relatively light trading following the holiday break for U.S. markets.

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  5. Saudi ministry mulls deficit financing optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arab Times

    RIYADH, Dec 26, : Saudi Arabia's Finance Ministry will discuss with the central bank its options for financing the large state budget deficit expected next year, and may cover some of the shortfall with borrowing, Finance Minister Ibrahim Alassaf said. Responding to the plunge of oil prices, the ministry announced on Thursday a 2015 budget plan which envisions a deficit of 145 billion riyals .

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  6. Investors expect higher equities in 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Arab Times

    A strong US economy helped propel the stock market higher in 2014, continuing a bull market that is on pace to celebrate its sixth birthday in March. On more than one occasion, investors dumped stocks following geopolitical flare-ups and concerns about the global economy, only to jump back in when an economic report or results from a big company suggested the US economy was still resilient.

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  7. Dow, S&P 500 Rise to RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    The Dow industrials and S&P 500 each notched records, as investors back from the Christmas holiday remained buoyed by a bright outlook for U.S. growth. While the fallout from the faltering oil market has unnerved money managers at times in the past month, many investors have come around to seeing low crude prices as a benefit for the U.S. economy and the stock market.

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  8. After a Bad Year for Funds, Prepare for a Tax HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    The week of Dec. 15, dozens of mutual funds paid out taxable gains to their shareholders-even as the worst year of fund returns relative to market averages in modern history drew to a close. As of Dec. 19, more than 79% of U.S. stock funds had failed to beat their market benchmarks for the year, compared with the average of 59% over the previous 25 years, according to investment-research firm Morningstar.

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  9. State Rankings: Kasich Can't Keep Pace With National Growth Under ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Plunderbund

    Despite a concerted effort by Republicans in Washington to oppose, derail or kill programs and policies put forward by President Barack Obama, the nation has moved forward to new heights following the worst economic downturn since the Great Recession of the 1930s. In fact, the economy grew in the third quarter at the fastest pace in over a decade, according to the White House .

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  10. Big questions for markets for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Wall Street was generally calmer in 2014 than in previous years, but that doesn't mean the stock market was devoid of drama. Big selloffs in biotechnology and social media stocks had strategists predicting doom in the spring, and the plunge in oil prices has clouded the outlook for the coming year.

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  11. In Brief: Holiday deliveries improve, but hiccups continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    After FedEx and UPS failed to deliver some presents in time for Christmas in 2013, the two package carriers improved their performance this year. FedEx delivered more than 99 percent of express packages as promised on Dec. 22 and Dec. 23, according to shipment tracker ShipMatrix.

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  12. U.S. stocks close higher after holiday breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  13. Wall St. hits records in post-holiday sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Stocks climbed to new highs with the S&P hitting its 52nd record close of the year. Bobbi Rebell reports.

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  14. Dow Jones Industrial Average Breaks Out to New Highs; Small-Caps Steal the ShowRead the original story

    Yesterday | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Despite a lack of drivers in today's session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average returned from the Christmas holiday with a bang -- tagging a fresh record peak of 18,103.45 in intraday action, and settling at its loftiest perch on record. This burst of buying power spread to other areas of the Street, as well, with the S&P 500 Index notching its 52nd record close of the year -- the most in a calendar year since 1995 -- and the Nasdaq Composite finishing at its highest level since March 2000.

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  15. Singapore Exchange Forging Ground in DerivativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    Starved of growth at home as stock trading volumes plummet, Singapore's exchange is pushing into Asia's riskier markets to stay competitive. Singapore Exchange Ltd. , or SGX, has rolled out derivatives based on a wide variety of Asian assets from Chinese equities to the Indian currency, which allow yield-hungry investors to gain exposure to hard-to-buy markets across the region.

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  16. Option Traders, Analysts Split on Stratasys, Ltd.Read the original story

    Friday | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Like sector peer 3D Systems Corporation , 3-D printing issue Stratasys, Ltd. is charging higher this afternoon, up 4.1% at $84.41. Year-to-date, however, the latter has tumbled roughly 37%.

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  17. 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) Bears Bank On a Late-Day SlideRead the original story

    Friday | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Today's options traders aren't the only ones on the Street who are skeptical of DDD. Over two-thirds of covering analysts rate the shares a "hold" or worse .

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  18. IPOs Past and Future: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Biotech, Uber, and SpotifyRead the original story

    Friday | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Close to 300 companies went public in the U.S. in 2014, marking the biggest freshman class since 2000 -- the end of the dot-com bubble. According to Dealogic, those firms raised roughly $95 billion -- a year-over-year increase of more than 50% -- thanks to a record IPO by Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in September.

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  19. Slight gains for stocks in quiet post-holiday dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bennington Banner

    The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose six points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,088. The Nasdaq composite rose 33 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,806.

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  20. QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Option Bulls Pile On Ahead of EarningsRead the original story

    Friday | SchaeffersResearch.com

    China is close to settling its antitrust investigation on the chipmaker. In the stock's options pits, calls are trading at 1.2 times the average intraday pace, and according to QCOM's 30-day at-the-money implied volatility, which has jumped 11% to 18.6%, short-term contracts are in high demand.

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