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  1. Asian Stocks Head for Two-Month High After ECB Unveils StimulusRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index set for its highest close in two months, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi unveiled an expanded stimulus plan. WorleyParsons Ltd., Australia's biggest oil and gas engineer, jumped 9.3 percent to lead gains on the regional gauge after winning a contract in Canada.

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  2. Japanese Stocks Cap First Weekly Gain This Year on ECB StimulusRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index capping its first weekly gain this year, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi expanded stimulus. Insurers, shipping lines and steel producers led gains among the 33 Topix industry groups.

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  3. Chinese Manufacturing Picks Up, Lifted by Stimulus MeasuresRead the original story

    Thursday | Bloomberg

    A worker assembles a Beijing Hyundai Motor Co. car on the production line at the company's plant in Beijing, China.

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  4. Surprising 2 Utilities Rated Highest In S&P's Quality RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seeking Alpha

    The Quality Ratings is one piece of the puzzle in finding companies whose management has rewarded shareholders through consistency in earnings and dividend growth. There are many criteria an investor can use in a stock screener.

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  5. Doubts Mount About Thailand's MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Wall Street Journal

    Investors are sticking with their bullish bets on Thailand, defying warnings from economists over the country's growth prospects and worry over political troubles. The government has forecast growth of just 1% for 2014, while the latest official data show the economy expanded only 0.2% in the nine months to the end of September.

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  6. CLSA Said to Cut About 25 Jobs, Mostly in AsiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bloomberg

    CLSA Ltd., the brokerage owned by China 's Citic Securities Co. , cut about 25 jobs, mostly in Asia, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

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  7. Five Reasons Netflix Stock Could Hit $500Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Shares of Netflix Inc. are up sharply Wednesday after the video-streaming company reported strong earnings and better-than-expected subscriber growth . The stock is up as much as 19% to $414.68 in morning trading, and has erased a good chunk of its losses after it fell off a cliff in October when it provided a disappointing subscription outlook.

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  8. Nomura to Hire Bankers Abroad After Cutting Asia Equity JobsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    Japan's biggest brokerage will recruit about 20 senior bankers to boost its mergers and acquisitions business, global investment banking head Kentaro Okuda said. It cut about 12 Asia equities jobs to focus on more profitable operations, a person with knowledge of the matter said yesterday.

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  9. Nomura Cuts Hong Kong JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Wall Street Journal

    Nomura Holdings will cut 12 jobs and has reshuffled managers in its Hong Kong equities operation, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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  10. Japan Stocks Rise on Yen Weakness Ahead of Central Bank MeetingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Washington Post

    Japanese stocks rose a second day, led by brokerages, as the yen weakened against the dollar ahead of policy meetings at the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank. Nomura Holdings Inc., Japan's biggest securities company, added 2.6 percent.

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  11. Oil Falls a Second Day as IMF Reduces Global Economy ForecastRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Washington Post

    Futures slipped as much as 1.3 percent in London after falling by the most in a week yesterday. The world economy will grow 3.5 percent in 2015, down from the 3.8 percent pace projected in October, the Washington-based IMF said in its quarterly global outlook yesterday.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Japan's Nomura to cut 12 jobs in Asian equitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Reuters

    Nomura Holdings Inc will cut at least 12 jobs in Asian equities as part of a strategic rethink to refocus on sales to clients, as opposed to proprietary trading or other parts of the business, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Nomura also appointed Daisuke Mototani as its new head of equities for Asia excluding Japan, replacing Yasuhiro Fujiwara who is leaving the firm, the Tokyo-based investment bank said in an internal memo.

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  13. Oil Holds Losses as China Growth Fails to Spur Demand ConfidenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Washington Post

    Futures were little changed in London after falling 2.7 percent on Jan. 19, the most in a week. China's gross domestic product expanded by 7.4 percent in 2014, the slowest rate since 1990, official data show.

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  14. Nikkei rises to 1-1/2 week high on China relief, ECB hopesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Reuters

    The benchmark Nikkei rose 1.5 percent to 17,265.40 after hitting a high of 17,279.46 soon after China released fourth quarter gross domestic product data. It was the highest level since Jan. 9, putting more distance from a 2-1/2-month low of 16,592.57 hit on Friday.

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  15. UPDATE 1-Nomura Securities, riding Abenomics wave, lifts entry-level wagesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Reuters

    Japan's Nomura Securities said on Monday it will lift wages for entry-level workers from April, answering a call by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for companies to boost pay to help the economy recover from recession. Smaller rival Daiwa Securities also said it is considering an across-the-board wage hike of about 2 percent for all employees, excluding management, applicable from the new financial year starting in April.

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  16. One in Five Distressed Corporate Bonds Are Made in MoscowRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Bloomberg

    One of every five distressed corporate bonds worldwide call Russia home following a more than tenfold increase since November as sanctions bite further into economic growth. Yields on foreign-currency securities for 68 bonds were trading at least 1,000 basis points above Treasuries on Jan. 16, up from about five notes on Dec. 1, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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  17. UPDATE 1-Malaysia to unveil policy changes Tuesday as oil earnings slideRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Reuters

    Prime Minister Najib Razak will announce policy changes, including likely budget revisions, on Tuesday to help Malaysia adjust to the impact of reduced oil and gas earnings due to the slump in global crude prices. The announcement, scheduled for 10 a.m , will be made at Putrajaya International Convention Centre.

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  18. Billionaires Facing Higher Debt Costs on Oil SlumpRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Bloomberg

    A drop in oil that spurred the best Indian sovereign debt rally in six years wasn't such good news for resource bonds. Dollar notes of Vedanta Resources Plc , controlled by Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal, are the worst performing this month in a Bank of America Merrill Lynch index of Indian high-yield securities and Standard & Poor's put the nation's biggest onshore oil producer on negative credit watch on Jan. 6. Debt due in 2019 of JSW Steel Ltd., owned by the Jindal family, are at 92.4 cents on the dollar from par when they were sold in November.

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  19. Asia's 'Undisputed Loser' from Oil Price DropRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Real Clear Politics

    The plunge in oil prices that spurred a currency crisis in Russia and endangered Venezuela's leadership is also roiling markets in Malaysia, a net oil exporter in Southeast Asia. Economists say it's not time to panic, yet.

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  20. Why Sprint Wants to Buy Some RadioShack Stores in User RaceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Bloomberg

    Sprint Corp. 's new chief executive officer, Marcelo Claure, has a turnaround plan that hinges on reversing the loss of customers and avoiding a drop to fourth place among U.S. wireless carriers. Sprint is in talks with RadioShack to acquire leases to some of its more than 4,000 stores as part of a RadioShack bankruptcy plan, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

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