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AstraZeneca beats revenue forecasts in Q1, but earnings slide

Revenues up three per cent, ahead of forecasts; BMS diabetes buyout boosts top line; Earnings fall more than expected......»»

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London pre-open: Stocks to open higher, lifted by US tech earnings

The FTSE 100 is set for a decent start to today's session, boosted by positive after- hours trading in the US last night, driven by strong results from technology giants Facebook and Apple......»»

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After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress

One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short. One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, .....»»

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When Money Trumps Need In College Admissions

Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene. Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college a.....»»

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A clear signal from a Christian Britain

What the ‘faithless 50’ letter writers failed to realise is that the strength of the country’s Christianity is less doctrinal than social.....»»

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The mysteries of the UK economy unravel

Three almost universally held ‘truths’ will wither or die when the international standards are adopted.....»»

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Saga gears up for road to IPO

Over-50s specialist is set to file a formal intention to float on the London Stock Exchange as soon as next week after completing a debt refinancing.....»»

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AstraZeneca upbeat over R&D pipeline

Chief executive Pascal Soriot points to 3% year-on-year increase in first-quarter revenues as a sign of growing momentum, despite another sharp drop in profits.....»»

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European stocks climb ahead of Ifo data, Draghi speech

LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets opened with solid gains on Thursday ahead of German business-confidence data and a speech by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Equities in Europe were also boosted by a strong rise in U.S. stock f.....»»

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Obama warns Russia sanctions ‘teed up’

US president says economic sanctions will be enacted in days unless Russia’s president Vladimir Putin honours a deal to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine.....»»

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Newmont"s Merger Talks With Barrick Is Driven By Fear Of A Lower Gold Price

Billed as a way of creating value for investors the proposal to create a gold-mining giant by merging Newmont Mining and Barrick Gold is really an admission by both companies that they are not optimistic about the future price of gold. The plan to form a .....»»

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European stocks climbed ahead of Ifo data, Draghi speech

LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets opened with solid gains on Thursday ahead of German business-confidence data and a speech by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Equities in Europe were also boosted by a strong rise in U.S. stock f.....»»

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Japan business lobby plans corporate governance rules: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's most powerful business lobby, Keidanren, plans to introduce corporate governance rules that will require better disclosure, a person familiar with the matter said, but they will stop short of bolder reforms sought by many investo.....»»

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Publicis Tries to Calm Deal Fears

The French company tried to reassure investors about the fate of its $35 billion merger with Omnicom, saying it was confident the proposed new company would get necessary approval to have its fiscal residence in the U.K......»»

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BoE Upgrades Growth Forecasts

Britain’s recovery is gaining traction, data showed on Wednesday, as the Bank of England upgraded its UK growth forecasts for the second time in as many months and a closely-watched manufacturing survey showed confidence is now at its highest level .....»»

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China’s Big Banks Using use their own Capital Ratios Models

China’s banking regulator is letting six big banks use their own models for calculating their capital ratios, giving them greater flexibility in risk evaluation and the use of their assets. The China Banking Regulatory Commission said Thursday that .....»»

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EURUSD edges higher to 1.3825, AUDUSD rallies to 0.9300, GBPUSD climbs to 1.6800, USDJPY at 102.30, gold at 1286

The post EURUSD edges higher to 1.3825, AUDUSD rallies to 0.9300, GBPUSD climbs to 1.6800, USDJPY at 102.30, gold at 1286 appeared first on MarketPulse. The post EURUSD edges higher to 1.3825, AUDUSD rallies to 0.9300, GBPUSD climbs to 1.6800, USDJPY .....»»

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EUR/USD Risks Dip Below 1.3770 Pivot as U.S. Durable Goods Climb 2.0%

A further pickup in orders for U.S. Durable Goods may push the EUR/USD below the 1.3770 support as it raises the outlook for the world’s largest economy......»»

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A Few Setups For Thursday

There are a bunch of high volume / high hybrid movers on Wednesday’s night’s PPT screen. For those that feel like doing a little bit of chart surfing, check them out here: CLICK HERE FOR CHARTS Charts on watch for Thursday: There are a bunch.....»»

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Employers Will Google You: 6 Steps to Improve Your Online Image

If you’re interviewing with a company that is in the least bit reputable, that hiring manager is going to Google your name.  Now, unless your name is Marie Smith, the good news is that you can indirectly communicate with them via the web and ace your .....»»

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Canon nudges up profit forecast on higher office equipment sales

TOKYO (Reuters) - Canon Inc raised its full-year operating profit target by a slight 1.4 percent after strong sales of office copiers and printers in the first quarter......»»

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Net-Neutrality Advocates Angered by FCC’s Planned New Rules

Open-Internet advocates are calling foul on new rules that would allow broadband companies to strike special deals for preferential treatment The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules that would allow Internet service providers .....»»

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WHO’S NEWS: IVI names Robert Barone president

Robert Barone, R.A., one of the real estate development industry’s most experienced construction risk management executives, has been promoted to President of IVI International, Inc. Barone will be focused on the growth of the firm and the expansion of .....»»

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Steady Downtrend for AMZN Share Prices – April 24, 2014

After breaking below the simple moving averages on the daily time frame earlier this year, AMZN share prices have cemented their steady downtrend. After all the “Sell in May and go away” adage is starting to have an impact on … Continue .....»»

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eGifter Introduces Incentives for Litecoin, Bitcoin Users

ForexMinute.com – It has been over a month since the renowned social gifting company eGifter started to accept Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin as one of the payment methods thanks to their tie-up with another renowned digital currency payment platform Go.....»»

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Blackhawk Network Holdings" CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (HAWK) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call April 23, 2014 17:00 ET Executives Patrick Cronin - Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations Bill Tauscher - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Talbott Roche - President .....»»

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Apple: What Do The Bears Say Now?

By Bill Maurer: After the bell on Wednesday afternoon, technology giant Apple (AAPL) reported its fiscal second quarter results. The company absolutely destroyed estimates, on the heels of a blowout iPhone number. In addition, the company boosted the buyb.....»»

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Texas Instruments" CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call April 23, 2014 5:30 a.m. ET Executives Kevin March – Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ron Slaymaker – Vice President, Investor Relations Analysts John Pitzer - Cr.....»»

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Sirius Authorized To Pay Dividend

By Crunching Numbers:A frequent critic of this author expressed disappointment that I did not put out an article about an 8K filed by Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI) April 22nd. The issue raised by Seeking Alpha commenter sirifair6 was on a recent article of mi.....»»

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Kinder Morgan Increases Dividend By 2.43%, But Is It A Buy?

ByAbba's Aces:The last time I wrote about Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) I stated, "…I will not be adding new positions in KMI because I think I can add more to KMI at a cheaper price." Since the time the article was published the stock has dropped 5.35% ver.....»»

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Platform Specialty Products: AgroSolutions Acquisition Is Just The Beginning

By Unconventional Capital Wisdom:Platform Specialty Products (PAH) last week announced their intent to purchase Chemtura's AgroSolutions for nearly $1 billion. This is the first acquisition since the company re-listed in the US after the initial MacDermid.....»»

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Infinera"s CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Infinera Corporation (INFN) Q1 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call April 23, 2014 05:00 PM ET Executives Leigh Salvo - Investor Relations Tom Fallon - Chief Executive Officer Brad Feller - Chief Financial Officer Dave Welch - President Analysts .....»»

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Flagstar Bancorp"s CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (FBC) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call April 23, 2014 11:00 AM ET Executives Paul Borja - EVP and CFO Sandro DiNello - President and CEO Lee Smith - EVP and COO Analysts Bose George - KBW Paul Miller - FBR Scott Siefers - Sa.....»»

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Cannabis Stocks: What The Growlife "Un-Halt" Means For Investors In The Industry

By Abdalla Al-ayrot:Growlife (OTC:PHOT) will resume trading later today at 11:50 PM following a one-week halt by the SEC. The reason for the halt was according to the SEC: "because of questions that have been raised about the accuracy and adequacy of info.....»»

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Almirall Quietly Building A Better Business

By Stephen Simpson, CFA:Definitely not a household name for most American readers, Spain's Almirall SA (OTC:LBTSF) (ALM.MC) is building an interesting specialty pharmaceutical business for itself in Europe. Roughly 80% of the company's sales are in Europe.....»»

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Amber Road Has Solid Fundamentals And A Unique Value Proposition

ByDallas Salazar:Who is Amber Road, Inc.?Amber Road, Inc. (AMBR) provides global trade management (GTM) solutions in the United States and internationally. Its GTM solutions comprise modules for logistics contract and rate management; supply chain visibil.....»»

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DuPont: 4 Different Insiders Have Sold Shares This Month

By Markus Aarnio:E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) is a science and engineering company that offers products and patents applications for agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transpo.....»»

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AGTech - HKD 4.74 Price Target: 159% Upside

By Daniel Kim: (Editors' Note: AGTech trades on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, symbol 8279, with average daily volume of HK$29 million.) The Chinese lottery market is currently undergoing massive structural change. The primary driving force behind this i.....»»

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AT&T Inc.: Bond Market Implications For The Dividend Yield

By Donald van Deventer:We last analyzed AT&T Inc. (T) on December 16, 2013 using bond price data from December 13. AT&T Inc. is attractive to many analysts and investors because the current dividend yield is more than 5 percent. At the same time, AT&T Inc.....»»

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Facebook: Mobile Powers Growth

By Seeking Profits:On Wednesday afternoon, Facebook (FB) reported strong quarterly earnings that suggest the company's growth remains on track. Shares were volatile in after-hours trading, though they were generally up around 3%. Facebook announced its CF.....»»

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General Electric: Buying Into Europe"s Recovery

ByAlbert Alfonso:According to a Bloomberg report, General Electric (GE) is in talks to buy Alstom SA (OTCPK:ALSMY), a major French provider of equipment for power plants, smart grids, renewable power, and trains. General Electric may pay as much as $13 bi.....»»

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Quidel Management Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Quidel (QDEL) Q1 2014 Earnings Call April 23, 2014 5:00 pm ET Executives Randall J. Steward - Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer Douglas C. Bryant - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Analysts Shaun Rodriguez - C.....»»

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ServiceNow"s CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

ServiceNow Inc. (NOW) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call April 24, 2014 5:00 PM ET Executives Michael Scarpelli – CFO Frank Slootman – President and CEO Analysts Jennifer Lowe – Morgan Stanley Brent Thill – UBS Michael Turits – Raymond J.....»»

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Polaris Is A Great Dividend Stock That Knocked Earnings Out Of The Park

ByAbba's Aces:The last time I wrote about Polaris Industries Inc. (PII), I stated:"Due to the bearish technicals, overall market whiplash taking place, and fair valuation I'm not going to be pulling the trigger on this name at this price right now." Since.....»»

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Is Corning A Buy Going Into Earnings?

By Renu Singh:Gorilla glass maker Corning's (GLW) first-quarter results are due next week on April 28. The maker of specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials has reported solid gains this year with the stock up close to 20%. But, will Corning be .....»»

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Tractor Supply Management Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Tractor Supply (TSCO) Q1 2014 Earnings Call April 23, 2014 5:00 pm ET Executives Randy Guiler - Vice President of Investor Relations Gregory A. Sandfort - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Anthony F. Crudele - Chief Financial Officer, Pr.....»»

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The Tesla Big Picture For Investors

Tesla (TSLA) has been constantly in the news and every minor announcement or detail is so heavily covered that information important to investors is generally lost in the noise. Looking at Yahoo! Finance recent news about Tesla looks like reading a bunch .....»»

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Lumber Stocks Could Provide Value Investors With Steady Returns

By Kapitall:It's nearing the end of April and that means an age-old trend should resurface once again. Wall Street traders have an adage for the occasion: "sell in May and go away." Some theorize that investors can avoid seasonal volatility by staying out.....»»

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ECB QE: real prospect or fantasy game?

Bonds and equity markets have already anticipated any announcements – the risk is of a correction if Mario Draghi, ECB president, disappoints.....»»

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Kadimah evaluates educational plans for future

Plenty of attention recently has been on the educational system overseen by the Diocese of Buffalo, but a private Jewish school is also charting a new path forward. Like the diocese — which will reduce the number of elementary schools to 35 from 45 thi.....»»

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Beef spoils US-Japan trade talks

Trade talks between the United States and Japan failed to produce a breakthrough Thursday, in yet another blow to the Trans-Pacific Partnership......»»

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Apple price target lifted to $625 from $575: Mizuho

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

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Japan"s Nikkei Average ends 1% down at 14,404.99

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

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Japan"s Topix closes 0.8% lower at 1,164.90

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

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Dubai"s Top Lender Posts Profit Jump

Dubai's economic rebound helped its largest lender, Emirates NBD, post a 25% jump in first-quarter net profit, to $283.2 million......»»

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Strong Won Weighs on Hyundai

Hyundai Motor's first-quarter net profit fell as a stronger South Korean currency hurt its competitiveness in overseas markets......»»

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Pernod Sales Fall on China Gift Curbs

French beverage company Pernod Ricard SA said third-quarter sales fell as unfavorable currency swings and the continuing antigifting campaign in China continue to weigh......»»

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Novartis Profit Rises

Novartis said first-quarter net profit rose about 23% from a year earlier, though it missed analyst expectations......»»

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Caixabank First-Quarter Profit Falls

Spanish lender Caixabank said first-quarter net profit was $210 million, down 54.6% from a year earlier......»»

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Unilever First-Quarter Sales Fall

Unilever reported a fall in first-quarter sales as currency weakness across emerging markets continued to weigh on its performance......»»

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AstraZeneca Profit Hit by Generic Competition

AstraZeneca posted a 42% fall in first-quarter profit, below analyst expectations, as sales of its best-selling drugs continued to be dented by generic competition......»»

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Soap Maker Turned Revolutionary Rules Over Separatist Hub

The metamorphosis in Slovyansk captures the speed and the bizarre quality with which the pro-Russian separatist revolt has upended life in parts of eastern Ukraine......»»

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Brent Oil holds above $109 on Ukraine Tensions

Brent futures rose on Thursday as Russia vowed to respond if its interests in Ukraine came under attack, stoking fears of an escalation in tensions that have pushed the oil benchmark up 5 percent this month to hover above $109 a barrel. Russia accused the.....»»

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African Barrick Gold core earnings, revenue fall on lower prices

(Reuters) - Miner African Barrick Gold said revenue and core earnings for the first quarter fell as it realised lower prices for the yellow metal during the period. Afric........»»

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March Consumer Credit to be released at 15:00

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fly's real-time, streaming news feed keeps individual investors, professional money managers, active trader.....»»

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Apple shares hit 2014 highs, Asian stocks lag

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shares in tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook held hefty after-hours gains on Thursday as their results handily outpaced Wall Street expectations, though Asian markets managed only a mumbled cheer......»»

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Hyundai Motor first-quarter profit misses estimates, hurt by slow U.S. sales

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor missed analyst estimates by posting first-quarter net profit that was almost identical to a year earlier, as lackluster U.S. performance offset increased sales in China and Korea......»»

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Will Today Be the Day the Dow Finally Does It?

The bullish case is growing for the most reliable of all technical events to occur.The post Will Today Be the Day the Dow Finally Does It? appeared first on InvestorPlace......»»

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Unions sponsor design competition that helps students build their future

The International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union No. 1, NY (IUBAC Local 1 NY) co-sponsored the “Venerable Materials for Modern Designs Contest” at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City College. The compet.....»»

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Dutch hoteliers open new Times Square property

citizenM New York, the first citizenM hotel in the U.S. — the M stands for “Mobility” — has opened near Times Square, just off the corner of Broadway and 50th Street. Headquartered in Amsterdam, citizenM has offbeat sensibility and emphasis on aff.....»»

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Obama fails to secure breakthrough in Japan trade talks

Trade talks between the United States and Japan failed to produce a breakthrough Thursday, in yet another blow to the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement......»»

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Apple Increases Stock Buyback, To Split Stock

Apple is giving more of its cash to shareholders and will split its stock for the first time in 9 years. It's attempting to charm investors fretting over slow sales growth and the pace of innovation. Apple is giving more of its cash to shareholders .....»»

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NZD/USD at 0.8630 on hawkish RBNZ

The New Zealand dollar rallied on Thursday after the country’s central bank lifted interest rates and signaled more hikes ahead, while caution ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank kept the euro subdued. The kiwi climbed more than a third o.....»»

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China Watches Obama Japan Visit Closely

A U.S.-Japan security treaty covers the disputed islands in the East China Sea claimed by both Tokyo and Beijing, U.S. President Barack Obama said during an official state visit to Tokyo on Thursday. Japan and China, Asia’s two big economies, are in.....»»

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Japan Leads Asian Equities Lower

Asian equity markets fell on Thursday, with Japan leading the losses, as investors were disappointed with the lack of an agreement of a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal during President Obama’s visit to Tokyo. “The fact that we haven’.....»»

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USD/JPY holds above 102.30 Before Tokyo CPI

The yen held its first gain in nine days versus the dollar on speculation data tomorrow will show Tokyo inflation quickened the most in more than two decades, dimming prospects the Bank of Japan will expand stimulus. The euro remained higher after a two-d.....»»

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Dollar De Facto Winner in a Reemerging Currency War?

Value in the currency world is assessed on a relative basis......»»

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Reports: FCC Poised For Changes To Net Neutrality Policy

According to reports, the FCC is set to approve a system in which Internet service providers offer a faster pipe to American homes to content companies willing to pay for it. According to reports, the FCC is set to approve a system in which Internet.....»»

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Are Smaller Slices of Apple More Appealing?

Stock splits once sent prices soaring. Will Apple's move spur similar moves?.....»»

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Cargo overload cited in ferry sinking

South Korean prosecutors are looking into allegations the ferry was carrying more than three times the recommended maximum cargo weight.....»»

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Wanted: Multilingual, popular, UK heavyweight for EU job

Must be popular in the UK and speak another European language – secret Number 10 memo sets out criteria for top Brussels job.....»»

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Mitsui pays to free seized ship in China

Japanese shipping line Mitsui OSK has paid Y2.9bn to free an ore carrier seized by a Chinese court dispute that dates back to the second world war.....»»

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Which Of These Fears Is Holding You Back In Life?

For the past two weeks, we’ve been hosting auditions with fashion and lifestyle bloggers for a new program we’re creating here in our studio. As part of the process, each blogger gets some air time in front of the camera to talk about any topic they l.....»»

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User Driven Design, Appropriate Tech, Invention For Social Good... Whatever You Call It, It"s All About Empathy In Action

Dr. Carol Dahl is the Executive Director of The Lemelson Foundation, leading the Foundation’s work to use the power of invention to improve lives. The Foundation inspires and enables the next generation of inventors and invention-based enterprises to pr.....»»

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Apple shares reach 2014 highs, Asian stocks lag

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shares in tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook held hefty after-hours gains on Thursday as their results handily outpaced Wall Street expectations, though Asian markets managed only a mumbled cheer on the news......»»

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Pacific Trade Stall

Foreigners won't budge if Obama won't press Democrats in Congress......»»

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Rubana Huq: Bangladesh Hunts for 29 Cents

A year after a deadly factory collapse, manufacturers struggle to find money for better worker pay and safety......»»

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Nigeria"s Push for New Electricity

The quest to turn the lights back on in Nigeria is pitting some of the country's richest men against rusted power lines and pilfered electricity. Now, the country has asked its wealthiest businessmen to get the plants humming again......»»

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The Middle Seat: The New Free Travel Free-For-All

Online booking sites sweeten reward-points deals to keep travelers from just browsing while in search of the best rates......»»

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Indonesia Bank Sale Lures Investors

PT Bank Mutiara Tbk, which was rescued by the Indonesian government after it nearly collapsed in 2008, has attracted interest from 18 local and foreign investors, in the first sale of an Indonesian bank in more than a year......»»

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Secondary Private-Equity Investments Expected to Hit Record Levels This Year

Once an arcane bargain bin where troubled assets were traded for big discounts, the market for secondhand private-equity investments has grown swiftly in recent years and is expected to reach record deal volume in 2014......»»

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Australia"s Queensland State Sells Toll-Road Operator

Australia's Queensland state sold a toll-road operator to a consortium led by Transurban Group for a higher-than-expected $6.56 billion......»»

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Australian Dollar Tumbles After Inflation Data

The Australian dollar tumbled after muted inflation data scotched investors' expectations that the central bank would raise interest rates......»»

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Wall Street Declines Weigh on Asia

Asian markets were mostly lower as Wall Street's overnight slide weighed on regional sentiment......»»

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Decimated South Korean School Reopens After Ferry Disaster

When Danwon High School reopened on Thursday, it was without the second grade. Of 325 students, who went on last week's ill-fated school trip only 75 returned. They will remain on leave, their future uncertain......»»

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China Court Releases Japanese Ship at Center of Dispute

A Chinese maritime court said Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid ¥4 billion ($39 million) to release a ship impounded over a civil suit regarding Chinese war-reparations claims from the 1930s......»»

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On a budget? Try the Hamptons

Looking for a nice getaway pad at the ocean? Try the Hamptons, where more than five years after the crash, property prices still linger below peak levels. What's more: There's no need for buyers to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Pounce on a Pullback in This Top Nat Gas Play

Spectra Energy (SE) is likely to pull back to its 50-day moving average before heading higher.The post Pounce on a Pullback in This Top Nat Gas Play appeared first on InvestorPlace......»»

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The Wall Street Journal: E-cigarettes face first regulations

The Food and Drug Administration plans Thursday to impose the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, eventually banning sales of the popular devices to anyone under 18 and requiring makers to gain FDA approval for their products......»»

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Caixin Online: China regulator looking into Alibaba founder’s deal

China’s securities regulator consults large securities firms and fund companies regarding the proposed acquisition of a leading financial-software provider by Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, reports Caixin Online......»»

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