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Salon.com
US stocks fall sharply; energy sector sinks along with oilU.S. stocks fell sharply in morning trading Monday, weighed down by steep losse
US stocks fall sharply; energy sector sinks along with oil
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
U.S. stocks fell sharply in morning trading Monday, weighed down by steep losses in technology, financial and energy stocks. The slide followed sharp drops in Europe and set the market on course for its second big loss in a row. Crude oil prices... Read more
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Boston Globe
US stocks drop following steep slides in EuropeU.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Monday, putting the market on
US stocks drop following steep slides in Europe
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Monday, putting the market on track for its second sizeable loss in a row. Technology, financial and energy stocks were among the biggest decliners. The slide followed steep drops in Europe. Crude oil... Read more
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Newsmax
Guggenheim's Minerd: Nasdaq to Tumble Another 13, Fall Below 3,800Technology stocks will tumble further this year as investors flee to safety and
Guggenheim's Minerd: Nasdaq to Tumble Another 13, Fall Below 3,800
Newsmax / Posted 2 hours ago
Technology stocks will tumble further this year as investors flee to safety and buyers stay on the sidelines, according to Scott Minerd, chief investment officer for Guggenheim Partners LLC. The Nasdaq Composite Index will probably drop below 3,800,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Investor Bill Ackman’s makes his case on ‘index-fund bubble’A lot of mutual-fund investors heard the phrase “index-fund bubble” this week f
Investor Bill Ackman’s makes his case on ‘index-fund bubble’
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 hours ago
A lot of mutual-fund investors heard the phrase “index-fund bubble” this week for the first time. Without knowing what one is, what it could look like or the motives of the famous money manager who made news using the term, investors had reason to... Read more
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Salon.com
Asian stock markets inch higher in holiday-thinned tradingTOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets crept higher Monday in thin holiday trading, w
Asian stock markets inch higher in holiday-thinned trading
Salon.com / Posted 11 hours ago
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets crept higher Monday in thin holiday trading, with gains kept in check as investors fretted about a global economic slowdown after data showed U.S. employers added fewer jobs last month. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Deener: Play it smart as market odds worsenAlthough I’m a sober being in full possession of my faculties, I continue playi
Deener: Play it smart as market odds worsen
Dallas Morning News / Posted 14 hours ago
Although I’m a sober being in full possession of my faculties, I continue playing hopscotch in a minefield otherwise known as the stock market. Along with many other small investors, I have suffered significant portfolio damage in recent months, and... Read more
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Newsmax
More Wall Street Strategists Are Cutting Their S&P 500 EstimatesAmid the normal consensus of bullish calls for stocks in 2016, evidence is moun
More Wall Street Strategists Are Cutting Their S&P 500 Estimates
Newsmax / Posted 22 hours ago
Amid the normal consensus of bullish calls for stocks in 2016, evidence is mounting that Wall Street strategists are losing their resolve as everything from China to oil and interest rates roil markets. Just five weeks into 2016, seven of the 21... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Investors using index funds to try to beat the marketNEW YORK — Don’t try to beat the market. The adage got pounded for years into
Investors using index funds to try to beat the market
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK — Don’t try to beat the market. The adage got pounded for years into investors, and many began to live by it. After seeing so many investments fail to keep up with the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, investors put their money instead into... Read more
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Investopedia
Retirees: 7 Lessons from 2008 If There's Another CrisisThere’s no doubt that the early part of 2016 has caused investors to pause and
Retirees: 7 Lessons from 2008 If There's Another Crisis
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
There’s no doubt that the early part of 2016 has caused investors to pause and ask this question: Is the multi-year bull market coming to an end? Even worse, a January 26th CNNMoney poll of economists put the odds of the country sinking into a... Read more
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Boston Herald
'Mixed-bag' jobs report sinks stocksStocks fell sharply after a “mixed-bag” jobs report sparked fears of slowing em
'Mixed-bag' jobs report sinks stocks
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Stocks fell sharply after a “mixed-bag” jobs report sparked fears of slowing employment growth and increasing wage growth that could prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. “This number is fairly lukewarm and a bit of a mixed bag,” said... Read more
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The Columbian
Stocks end week with more steep lossesNEW YORK — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declin
Stocks end week with more steep losses
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month. Technology stocks fell especially hard, and shares of LinkedIn had their worst... Read more
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Newsmax
Nasdaq Drops to 16-Month Low as Tech Stocks Sell OffThe willingness of U.S. stock investors to abide price-earnings ratios stretchi
Nasdaq Drops to 16-Month Low as Tech Stocks Sell Off
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
The willingness of U.S. stock investors to abide price-earnings ratios stretching into three and four digits all but ended Friday as the Nasdaq Composite Index fell to its lowest since October 2014. The jobs-day tumble in American equities turned... Read more
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Japan Today
US added just 151,000 jobs in Jan; unemployment at 4.9% ‹ Japan TodayThe U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months b
US added just 151,000 jobs in Jan; unemployment at 4.9% ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9%, its lowest level... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Weak jobs report sinks stocks, LinkedIn tumblesNEW YORK — Stocks were solidly lower in mid-afternoon trading Friday after a re
Weak jobs report sinks stocks, LinkedIn tumbles
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK — Stocks were solidly lower in mid-afternoon trading Friday after a report showed that U.S. job creation slowed last month. Investors sold energy and consumer discretionary stocks as oil prices declined and investors continued to worry that... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growthWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Weak jobs report sinks stocks, LinkedIn tumblesNEW YORK — Stocks were solidly lower in mid-afternoon trading Friday after a re
Weak jobs report sinks stocks, LinkedIn tumbles
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK — Stocks were solidly lower in mid-afternoon trading Friday after a report showed that U.S. job creation slowed last month. Investors sold energy and consumer discretionary stocks as oil prices declined and investors continued to worry that... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growthWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
U.S. adds jobs, but not fast enough, though unemployment dips to 4.9 percentWASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from re
U.S. adds jobs, but not fast enough, though unemployment dips to 4.9 percent
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
U.S. adds jobs, but not fast enough, though unemployment dips to 4.9 percentWASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from re
U.S. adds jobs, but not fast enough, though unemployment dips to 4.9 percent
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Unemployment dips to 4.9 percent; US added just 151K jobs in JanuaryWASHINGTON >> The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from r
Unemployment dips to 4.9 percent; US added just 151K jobs in January
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON >> The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Unemployment dips to 4.9 percent; US added just 151K jobs in JanuaryWASHINGTON >> The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from r
Unemployment dips to 4.9 percent; US added just 151K jobs in January
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON >> The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Stocks slide on jobs report: 'Trying to sort out what this means for the Fed'(Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks declined amid data showing slower job growth while wa
Stocks slide on jobs report: 'Trying to sort out what this means for the Fed'
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
(Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks declined amid data showing slower job growth while wage gains and worker participation picked up, signs of resilience in the labor market that support the case for the Federal Reserve to pursue additional interest- rate... Read more
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Salon.com
Stocks edge lower in early trading following jobs reportNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved moderately lower in early trading Friday after a r
Stocks edge lower in early trading following jobs report
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved moderately lower in early trading Friday after a report showed that U.S. job creation slowed last month. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 69 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,343 as of 10:06 a.m. Eastern... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Stocks edge lower in early trading on Wall StreetNEW YORK — The stock market opened slightly lower after the government reported
Stocks edge lower in early trading on Wall Street
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK — The stock market opened slightly lower after the government reported only modest job growth last month. The Dow Jones industrial average edged down 54 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,359 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s... Read more
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USA Today
Panthers Super Bowl win bullish for stocks?new york The big game is Sunday. As odd as it seems, fans of Wall Street supers
Panthers Super Bowl win bullish for stocks?
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
new york The big game is Sunday. As odd as it seems, fans of Wall Street superstition might not be rooting for their favorite football team to be the Super Bowl champ. In 40 of the last 49 Super Bowls, there has been a weird relationship between who... Read more
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Boston Globe
Viacom board names Dauman chairman, replacing aging RedstoneViacom Inc.’s board rebuffed the wishes of Sumner Redstone’s daughter and named
Viacom board names Dauman chairman, replacing aging Redstone
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Viacom Inc.’s board rebuffed the wishes of Sumner Redstone’s daughter and named Philippe Dauman as chairman, marking an end to Redstone’s reign over the media company he’s controlled for almost 30 years. Viacom, the owner of MTV, Nickelodeon, and... Read more
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Salon.com
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless reportHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven on Friday as investors awaited
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven on Friday as investors awaited U.S. job numbers that could influence how much the Fed raises interest rates this year. Japanese shares sagged on the strengthening yen. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless reportHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven on Friday as investors awaited
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven on Friday as investors awaited U.S. job numbers that could influence how much the Fed raises interest rates this year. Japanese shares sagged on the strengthening yen. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless reportFebruary 5th, 2016 01:47 PM HONG KONG— Asian stock markets were uneven on Frid
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
February 5th, 2016 01:47 PM HONG KONG— Asian stock markets were uneven on Friday as investors awaited U.S. job numbers that could influence how far the Fed raises interest rates this year. Japanese shares sagged on the strengthening yen. KEEPING... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report FILE – This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, shows the New York Stock Excha
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
FILE – This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks opened slightly lower early Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, as retail companies slipped. Energy stocks... Read more
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Swissinfo
Mining Rally Questioned by Jefferies to Investec Amid Glut(Bloomberg) -- The best two days for mining companies since the depths of the r
Mining Rally Questioned by Jefferies to Investec Amid Glut
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The best two days for mining companies since the depths of the recession might be the end of the good times as the gluts across metals keep prices low. That’s the view of analysts at Jefferies LLC and Investec Plc who predict the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Stocks end modestly higher after a day of waveringU.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Friday’s closely wa
Stocks end modestly higher after a day of wavering
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Friday’s closely watched jobs report, which could offer insight about the U.S. economy and help determine whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again next month. Many believe... Read more
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Salon.com
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on ThursdayNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Fri
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Friday’s closely watched jobs report, which could offer insight about the U.S. economy and help determine whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again next... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Viacom board names chairman after Redstone steps downRedstone's decision to step down coincides with questions about his mental cond
Viacom board names chairman after Redstone steps down
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
Redstone's decision to step down coincides with questions about his mental condition and fragile health Viacom Inc. named Philippe Dauman as chairman, marking an end to Sumner Redstone’s reign over the media company he’s controlled for almost 30... Read more
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Salon.com
An early gain for stocks is gone by midday; retailers sinkNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses at midd
An early gain for stocks is gone by midday; retailers sink
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses at midday after a mid-morning rally faded. Retailers had some of the biggest losses Thursday. Ralph Lauren plunged 17 percent after its revenue fell short of forecasts. Kohl’s... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Viacom board names chairman after Redstone steps downRedstone’s decision to step down coincides with questions about his mental cond
Viacom board names chairman after Redstone steps down
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
Redstone’s decision to step down coincides with questions about his mental condition and fragile health Viacom Inc. named Philippe Dauman as chairman, marking an end to Sumner Redstone’s reign over the media company he’s controlled for almost 30... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Aerospace and Defense Stocks Likely to Outperform in 2016The recent rise of terrorist groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS) has create
3 Aerospace and Defense Stocks Likely to Outperform in 2016
Investopedia / Posted 4 days ago
The recent rise of terrorist groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS) has created an opportunity for investors to gain from holding aerospace and defense stocks. From Jan. 28, 2011, to Jan. 22, 2015, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500)... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
US stocks open lower, led by retailersEnergy stocks climbed early Thursday as the price of crude oil recovered. Murph
US stocks open lower, led by retailers
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Energy stocks climbed early Thursday as the price of crude oil recovered. Murphy oil climbed 4 percent. GoPro tumbled 13 percent after the maker of wearable cameras issued disappointing results. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 27 points,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Long-term investors are taking on the hedge funds over short-term visionImagine, for a minute, the following scenario. A fleet of shining chauffeured l
Long-term investors are taking on the hedge funds over short-term vision
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Imagine, for a minute, the following scenario. A fleet of shining chauffeured limousines pulls up. One by one, some of the Wall Street’s richest and most powerful folks slide out of the back seats and, glancing around them to ensure they aren’t being... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Oil and gas companies lead an early decline in stocksNEW YORK — Stocks were solidly lower in early trading Monday, as the price of o
Oil and gas companies lead an early decline in stocks
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK — Stocks were solidly lower in early trading Monday, as the price of oil took another tumble amid renewed concerns about the Chinese and U.S. economies. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 96 points, or 0.6 percent, to... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
US stocks jump as Microsoft leads a tech stock surgeNEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising sharply on Friday, led by a big gain in techn
US stocks jump as Microsoft leads a tech stock surge
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising sharply on Friday, led by a big gain in technology companies after Microsoft posted a strong fourth quarter, as did Visa and MasterCard. Global stock indexes also rallied. Asian markets climbed after Japan’s central... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Energy sector leads another decline in stocks as oil fallsKEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 284 points, or 1.7 percent
Energy sector leads another decline in stocks as oil falls
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 284 points, or 1.7 percent, to 16,164 as of 12:15 p.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 34 points, or 1.8 percent, to 1,905 and the Nasdaq composite fell 82 points, or 1.8 percent, to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
US stocks stage late turnaroundNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks staged a rapid comeback in late-afternoon trading to clo
US stocks stage late turnaround
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks staged a rapid comeback in late-afternoon trading to close solidly higher Wednesday, helped by a surge in the price of oil and a decline in the U.S. dollar. Chipotle Mexican Grill fell as the company said a federal... Read more
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Orange County Register
Yum's sales mixed in China, climb in U.S.Yum Brands reported mixed quarterly results for its troubled China unit, which
Yum's sales mixed in China, climb in U.S.
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Yum Brands reported mixed quarterly results for its troubled China unit, which the company is spinning off. The Louisville, Kentucky company said sales rose 6 percent at established KFC restaurants in China, while its Pizza Hut stores saw a decline... Read more
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Orange County Register
Stocks stage a late turnaround, led by the energy sectorStocks staged a rapid comeback in late-afternoon trading to close solidly highe
Stocks stage a late turnaround, led by the energy sector
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Stocks staged a rapid comeback in late-afternoon trading to close solidly higher Wednesday, helped by a surge in the price of oil and a decline in the U.S. dollar. Chipotle Mexican Grill fell as the company said a federal investigation into its E.... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks set to liftAustralian sharemarket set to rally in wake of overnight rise in the price of o
Aust stocks set to lift
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Australian sharemarket set to rally in wake of overnight rise in the price of oil. The Australian market looks set to open higher following a positive lead in New York and an overnight rise in the price of oil. At 6.50am (AEDT) on Thursday, the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Europe shares fall on disappointing economic dataEuropean shares fell sharply yesterday as disappointing economic data from the
Europe shares fall on disappointing economic data
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
European shares fell sharply yesterday as disappointing economic data from the US further undermined sentiment already hurt by weak earnings updates. Data showed the service sector in the world’s biggest economy slowed more than expected in January,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Australian market set to open higher | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Search
Australian market set to open higher
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
| DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website In Australia, the market on Wednesday resumed its slide. THE Australian market looks... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Australian market set to open higherIn Australia, the market on Wednesday resumed its slide. THE Australian market
Australian market set to open higher
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
In Australia, the market on Wednesday resumed its slide. THE Australian market looks set to open higher following a positive lead in New York and an overnight rise in the price of oil. At 0652 AEDT on Thursday, the share price index was up 22... Read more
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