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Chile"s Codelco first semester earnings drop 33 percent

Chile's state-run copper giant Codelco says its profit plunged more than 30 percent in the first half of 2015 from the previous year because of tumbling prices for the metal......»»

Category: marketSource: foxnews12 min. ago

College could cost up to $100,000 per year by 2030

When today's 18-year-old college freshmen were born, the average tuition at a public university was $3,111. At a private university, it was $13,785. Since then, the price of college has risen far faster than inflation: Tuition has tripled at public un.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral12 min. ago

PIQ Sensor - Improving Your Tennis Game Through Technology

This tennis sensor system may well help your game. As my 12-year-old nephew nearly ran me off the tennis court last week -- on two different days, mind you -- it occurred to me that somewhere between high school and middle age I’ve lost a few steps betw.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes12 min. ago

Consumer Sentiment Declines in August to Three-Month Low

Consumer confidence declined in August to a three-month low as recent stock market turbulence weighed on Americans' outlook for the U.S. economy in the coming year......»»

Category: topSource: ttnews28 min. ago

Alcoa Analog Takes a Twist

The Alcoa Analog (read about it here) was one of the cleanest trades I’ve suggested all year. It preceded a virtually uninterrupted plunge lower. I assumed that once it reached its long-term trendline, it would find support and gain strength. Nope &.....»»

Category: blogSource: slopeofhope28 min. ago

MSCI Brazil Index volatility flat as shares near ten-year low

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.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall29 min. ago

Wedbush: GameStop Has Near $10 Upside As Next-Gen Strength Continues

Shares of GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) have gained 25.6 percent, year to date. Wedbush’s Michael Pachter maintained an Outperform rating on GameStop, while raising the price target from $52 to $55. Latest Ratings for GME DateFirmActionFromTo Au.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga29 min. ago

Crude Oil Sharply Higher For Second Day In A Row

Joel Elconin is the co-host of Benzinga's #PreMarket Prep, a daily trading idea radio show. Crude Oil futures were trading sharply higher by $2 at $44.56 in Friday's session. At the current high for the day ($45.04), it was over $7 above its multi-year .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga29 min. ago

Brazil"s economy falls into recession

Brazil is struggling with high unemployment, rising inflation and a currency trading at 12-year lows......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral29 min. ago

This is what oil at $40 means for the U.S. economy

(For more economic analysis, see Benchmark.) (Bloomberg Business) -- The price of oil has tumbled 58 percent this year to reach........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral29 min. ago

Carnival expects record 400,000 passengers from Port of New Orleans in 2015

Carnival Corporation & plc expects to receive a record 400,000 passengers from the Port of New Orleans this year on Carnival Cruise Line. The company also forecasts that it will welcome aboard its three millionth passenger from the port since New Orleans.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch29 min. ago

Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman steps down

Noel Biderman, the 44-year-old Avid Life Media chief executive officer who runs the controversial extramarital dating site Ashley Madison, has stepped down, effective immediately. The company will be led by its existing senior management team until a repl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch29 min. ago

Treasury yields rise after Fischer remarks

The yields on Treasury notes spiked Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Stanley Fischer suggested that the Federal Reserve is still open to raising interest rates at its September meeting. The 10-year yield was up 2.2 basis points on the day to 2.188%, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch29 min. ago

Wonkblog: What working black women everywhere have in common with Serena Williams

When the U.S. Open begins Monday, Serena Williams will be playing for the first Grand Slam in a single calendar year for a female tennis player since 1988. Her dominance on the court is extraordinary by pretty much any standard. Yet she's not the high.....»»

Category: topSource: washpost29 min. ago

Wonkblog: America’s growing love affair with the most wasteful thing to drink there is

Once an occasional indulgence, bottled water is quickly becoming America's drink of choice.The average person in the United States now consumes more than 35 gallons of bottled water per year, according to data from market research firm Beverage Marketi.....»»

Category: topSource: washpost29 min. ago

U.S. funds cut recommended global equity exposure again: Reuters poll

(Reuters) - U.S. funds cut recommended equity allocations in August and increased exposure to debt, a Reuters poll found, largely maintaining a broad trend since the start of the year as stocks underperform and government bonds remain in demand......»»

Category: topSource: reuters29 min. ago

Autos lift U.S. consumer spending; sentiment slips

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose in July as households stepped up automobile purchases, offering further evidence of strength in the economy that could keep the door open to a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year......»»

Category: topSource: reuters29 min. ago

Lavazza: The Official Coffee of the US Open

In its first year of a multi-year agreement with The United States Tennis Association (USTA), next week Lavazza will bring the flavor of authentic Italian coffee to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the hundreds of thousands of fans att.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews45 min. ago

This Is How Much Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson Could Make From His New Amazon Show

It’s a ton of money Former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson will make £9.6 million ($14.7 million) to host a new car show on Amazon Prime, according to a report in the U.K.’s Telegraph newspaper. Clarkson left Top Gear earlier this year aft.....»»

Category: topSource: time45 min. ago

Sprint Is Giving Away a Year of Free Wireless Phone Service

Sprint's latest deal is either brilliant or desperate. DirecTV customers, soak it in: Wireless operators are bidding on you. AT&T purchased DirectTV earlier this summer for $48.5 billion, and it is offering a combined $10 discount to customers who bu.....»»

Category: topSource: time45 min. ago