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Central Illinois News Center
Caterpillar layoffs could impact river cityPEORIA, Ill. -- Tuesday Caterpillar announced 475 layoffs, 300 in the Peoria ar
Caterpillar layoffs could impact river city
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- Tuesday Caterpillar announced 475 layoffs, 300 in the Peoria area. These layoffs could have a ripple effect on the river city. "The economy is already down and I was hoping things were looking better but now with what's happening in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
TSX, Dow soar after China’s movesNorth American stocks did a sharp reversal Tuesday, soaring after Monday’s seve
TSX, Dow soar after China’s moves
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
North American stocks did a sharp reversal Tuesday, soaring after Monday’s severe slump. U.S. stocks rallied, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 index clawing back some of its losses from a global rout that sent the benchmark into a correction amid the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Stocks bouncing back Tuesday morningBloomberg News U.S. stocks rallied when the market opened Tuesday morning, wit
Stocks bouncing back Tuesday morning
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
Bloomberg News U.S. stocks rallied when the market opened Tuesday morning, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index clawing back some of its losses from a global rout that sent the benchmark into a correction amid the steepest two-day drop since the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
S&P 500 corrects, oil routedBy Stephen Kirkland and Jeremy Herron, Bloomberg News NEW YORK -- American sto
S&P 500 corrects, oil routed
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
By Stephen Kirkland and Jeremy Herron, Bloomberg News NEW YORK -- American stocks provided no refuge from the rout in all but the riskiest of global assets, as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index sank into a correction. The S&P 500 plunged 3.9 percent... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump inAfter dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump in
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
After dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be well in the black. Photo: Rob Homer Australian investors are enjoying an unlikely bounce on Tuesday, with the local index at first plunging beneath 5000 for the first... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump inAfter dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump in
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
After dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be well in the black. Photo: Rob Homer Australian investors are enjoying an unlikely bounce on Tuesday, with the local index at first plunging beneath 5000 for the first... Read more
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WA Today
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump inAfter dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump in
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
After dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be well in the black. Photo: Rob Homer Australian investors are enjoying an unlikely bounce on Tuesday, with the local index at first plunging beneath 5000 for the first... Read more
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The Age
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump inAfter dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump in
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
After dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be well in the black. Photo: Rob Homer Australian investors are enjoying an unlikely bounce on Tuesday, with the local index at first plunging beneath 5000 for the first... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump inAfter dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be
ASX rallies as bargain hunters jump in
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
After dropping at the open, the ASX has recorded to 220-point turnaround to be well in the black. Photo: Rob Homer Australian investors are enjoying an unlikely bounce on Tuesday, with the local index at first plunging beneath 5000 for the first... Read more
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Swissinfo
Europe Stocks Give Up Gains as China Fears Smash Growth Dreams(Bloomberg) -- Bets that growth in Europe would push its stocks to stellar gain
Europe Stocks Give Up Gains as China Fears Smash Growth Dreams
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Bets that growth in Europe would push its stocks to stellar gains have unraveled in just a few days. Investors who poured $90 billion in European equity funds this year are back to where they started. Hammered by the worst four-day... Read more
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Providence Business News
S&P 500 corrects, oil routed as selloff in risk assets deepensNEW YORK - American stocks provided no refuge from the rout in all but the safe
S&P 500 corrects, oil routed as selloff in risk assets deepens
Providence Business News / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK - American stocks provided no refuge from the rout in all but the safest of global assets, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index sank into a correction. The S&P 500 plunged 3.9 percent in a seesaw session that saw the gauge erase more than... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
U.S. stocks drop amid deepening rout in global equity marketsStocks plummeted Monday morning. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell into a c
U.S. stocks drop amid deepening rout in global equity markets
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
Stocks plummeted Monday morning. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell into a correction for the first time since 2011 in one of the most volatile trading days ever, as a rout in global equity markets deepened. It was a day of wild swings as... Read more
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Accounting Today
S&P 500 Index Falls into Correction amid Global Equities Rout(Bloomberg) The Standard & Poor�s 500 Index fell into a correction for the firs
S&P 500 Index Falls into Correction amid Global Equities Rout
Accounting Today / Posted 7 days ago
(Bloomberg) The Standard & Poor�s 500 Index fell into a correction for the first time since 2011 in one of the most volatile trading days ever, as a rout in global equity markets deepened. It was a day of wild swings as equities plunged at the open... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
TSX down 420 points, Dow off 588 in tumultuous dayNorth American stock indexes closed down 3 to 4 per cent Monday but held above
TSX down 420 points, Dow off 588 in tumultuous day
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
North American stock indexes closed down 3 to 4 per cent Monday but held above the day’s worst levels after a dramatic turnaround in shares of Apple Inc. However, the S&P 500 slid into correction territory. Earlier in the day, the Dow Jones... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
U.S. stocks drop amid deepening rout in global equity marketsStocks plummeted Monday morning. U.S. stocks deepened their losses after an ea
U.S. stocks drop amid deepening rout in global equity markets
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
Stocks plummeted Monday morning. U.S. stocks deepened their losses after an earlier recovery lost momentum, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index again headed toward a correction amid a global selloff. All of the benchmark index’s main groups... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
S&P 500 Pulls Back From Correction While Risk-Asset Rout Deepens(Bloomberg) -- The Standard & Poor�s 500 Index roared back from the brink of it
S&P 500 Pulls Back From Correction While Risk-Asset Rout Deepens
Financial Planning.com / Posted 7 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The Standard & Poor�s 500 Index roared back from the brink of its first correction in nearly four years even as the rout in all but the riskiest of global assets worsened. After the S&P 500 plunged more than 5 % and the Dow Jones... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
S&P 500 halts skid as global equities fallStocks plummeted Monday morning. U.S. stocks pulled back from a selloff after
S&P 500 halts skid as global equities fall
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
Stocks plummeted Monday morning. U.S. stocks pulled back from a selloff after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index reached a level equivalent to a correction, as Apple Inc. rebounded and investors assessed if a global rout had gone too far. The Dow... Read more
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7d
Providence Business News
S&P 500 pulls back from correction while risk-asset rout deepensNEW YORK - The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index roared back from the brink of its fi
S&P 500 pulls back from correction while risk-asset rout deepens
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK - The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index roared back from the brink of its first correction in nearly four years even as the rout in all but the riskiest of global assets worsened. After the S&P 500 plunged more than 5 percent and the Dow Jones... Read more
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10d
Canberra Times
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four yearsThe S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ag
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four years
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
The S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ago. Photo: Bloomberg Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifying concern over slowing global growth, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average into... Read more
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Providence Business News
Market turbulence affects R.I. companies, but UNFI bucks trendPROVIDENCE - United Natural Foods Inc. was able to withstand the turmoil that e
Market turbulence affects R.I. companies, but UNFI bucks trend
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
PROVIDENCE - United Natural Foods Inc. was able to withstand the turmoil that engulfed Wall Street on Friday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a correction and marking the worst week in three years for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four yearsThe S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ag
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four years
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
The S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ago. Photo: Bloomberg Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifying concern over slowing global growth, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average into... Read more
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10d
Brisbane Times
Volatility index surges 118pc, biggest five-day gain on recordThe measure known as the VIX increased 46 per cent on Friday alone, its biggest
Volatility index surges 118pc, biggest five-day gain on record
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
The measure known as the VIX increased 46 per cent on Friday alone, its biggest single-day gain in four years. Photo: AP Demand for protection against stock market swings has seldom been greater after the worst losses in the Dow Jones Industrial... Read more
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The Age
Volatility index surges 118pc, biggest five-day gain on recordThe measure known as the VIX increased 46 per cent on Friday alone, its biggest
Volatility index surges 118pc, biggest five-day gain on record
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
The measure known as the VIX increased 46 per cent on Friday alone, its biggest single-day gain in four years. Photo: AP Demand for protection against stock market swings has seldom been greater after the worst losses in the Dow Jones Industrial... Read more
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The Age
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four yearsThe S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ag
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four years
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
The S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ago. Photo: Bloomberg Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifying concern over slowing global growth, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average into... Read more
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10d
Sydney Morning Herald
Volatility index surges 118pc, biggest five-day gain on recordThe measure known as the VIX increased 46 per cent on Friday alone, its biggest
Volatility index surges 118pc, biggest five-day gain on record
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The measure known as the VIX increased 46 per cent on Friday alone, its biggest single-day gain in four years. Photo: AP Demand for protection against stock market swings has seldom been greater after the worst losses in the Dow Jones Industrial... Read more
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10d
Sydney Morning Herald
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four yearsThe S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ag
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four years
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ago. Photo: Bloomberg Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifying concern over slowing global growth, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average into... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Stocks Fall Most in 4 Years as China Dread Sinks Global Markets(Bloomberg) -- Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensify
Stocks Fall Most in 4 Years as China Dread Sinks Global Markets
Financial Planning.com / Posted 10 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifying concern over slowing global growth, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a correction and giving other stock gauges their worst losses since 2011. More than... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Stocks fall most in 4 years as China dread sinks global markets(Bloomberg) — Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifyi
Stocks fall most in 4 years as China dread sinks global markets
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
(Bloomberg) — Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifying concern over slowing global growth, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a correction and giving other stock gauges their worst losses since 2011. More than... Read more
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WA Today
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four yearsThe S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ag
Global markets seeing red as stocks fall most in four years
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
The S&P 500 is trading at 17.5 times earnings - down from 18.9 times a month ago. Photo: Bloomberg Turbulence in financial markets gathered momentum amid intensifying concern over slowing global growth, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average into... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Dow ends down more than 500 points amid global selloffWorld stock markets tumbled and commodity prices slid further on Friday after n
Dow ends down more than 500 points amid global selloff
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
World stock markets tumbled and commodity prices slid further on Friday after new data provided further evidence of slowing economic growth in China, sending investors scurrying to the safety of bonds and gold. Crude oil prices fell again, posting... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Stock Market Is In Trouble – How Bad Can It Get?Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, A Look at the Broader Market
The Stock Market Is In Trouble – How Bad Can It Get?
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, A Look at the Broader Market’s Internals We have previously discussed the stock market’s deteriorating internals, and in light of recent market weakness want to take a brief look at the broader... Read more
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Providence Business News
R.I. stocks fall in market turmoilPROVIDENCE – Stocks at several Rhode Island-based companies are feeling the tur
R.I. stocks fall in market turmoil
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
PROVIDENCE – Stocks at several Rhode Island-based companies are feeling the turmoil shaking up Wall Street. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index headed toward the worst week in three years after a selloff due to weak Chinese manufacturing data, Bloomberg... Read more
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Market Watch
Micron Tech's stock drops to near two-year low after analyst downgradeMicron Technology Inc.'s stock MU, -5.53% dropped 5.4% in active midday trade T
Micron Tech's stock drops to near two-year low after analyst downgrade
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Micron Technology Inc.'s stock MU, -5.53% dropped 5.4% in active midday trade Thursday, putting it on course to close at the lowest level since Sept. 3, 2013, after Robert W. Baird & Co. downgraded the semiconductor company on concerns over industry... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Investors shift as Starwood’s review rolls on | hotelnewsnow.comInvestors shift as Starwood’s review rolls onhotelnewsnow.com Nearly four mont
Investors shift as Starwood’s review rolls on | hotelnewsnow.com
Hospitality Net / Posted 11 days ago
Investors shift as Starwood’s review rolls onhotelnewsnow.com Nearly four months have passed since executives at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced their exploration of strategic and financial alternatives. And some investors are getting... Read more
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Market Watch
These two indicators are telling you to buy stocksKelley Wright, managing editor of Investment Quality Trends, agrees with Warren
These two indicators are telling you to buy stocks
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Kelley Wright, managing editor of Investment Quality Trends, agrees with Warren Buffett, pictured, that Coca-Cola is an attractive investment. If you’re holding off on buying stocks because “everyone knows” September and October can be terrible... Read more
11d
The Daily & Sunday Review
Coaches approved for football, other sportsTROY - Fall sports time meant the awarding of coaching contracts at this week's
Coaches approved for football, other sports
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 11 days ago
TROY - Fall sports time meant the awarding of coaching contracts at this week's Troy Area School Board meeting. The board approved fall coaching contracts for the following: - Jim Smith, head football; - Joseph Millard, Kyle Smith, Ryan Ammerman,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Piper Jaffray makes a Chicago standAnother financial firm is shouldering its way into Chicago's middle-market fiel
Piper Jaffray makes a Chicago stand
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
Another financial firm is shouldering its way into Chicago's middle-market field. Minneapolis-based Piper Jaffray bought two Chicago firms last month, acquiring investment banking boutique River Branch Holdings and then scooping up Bank of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Piper Jaffray makes a Chicago standAnother financial firm is shouldering its way into Chicago's middle-market fiel
Piper Jaffray makes a Chicago stand
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
Another financial firm is shouldering its way into Chicago's middle-market field. Minneapolis-based Piper Jaffray bought two Chicago firms last month, first acquiring investment banking boutique River Branch Holdings and then scooping up Bank of... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
Shareholders Step Up as Hoteliers Face CrossroadsStarwood Hotels said in April that it was exploring its options. STAMFORD, CT�
Shareholders Step Up as Hoteliers Face Crossroads
GlobeSt.com / Posted 13 days ago
Starwood Hotels said in April that it was exploring its options. STAMFORD, CT�Three lodging companies at a crossroads, three investors making waves. Bloomberg Business reported late Friday afternoon that Paulson & Co. had disclosed a stake in... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Housing boosts US stocksA better-than-expected report on US housing bolstered Wall Street, outweighing
Housing boosts US stocks
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 14 days ago
A better-than-expected report on US housing bolstered Wall Street, outweighing disappointing manufacturing data, and underpinning the focus on the minutes of the July Federal Reserve meeting, due to be released on Wednesday. The National Association... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street bounces higher at closeUS stocks inched higher at the end of trade, rebounding from early losses spurr
Wall Street bounces higher at close
Business Spectator / Posted 14 days ago
US stocks inched higher at the end of trade, rebounding from early losses spurred by a weak read on the manufacturing sector. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 68 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 17,545, springing back from a... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street turns higher in light tradeUS stocks inched higher in afternoon trade, rebounding from early losses spurre
Wall Street turns higher in light trade
Business Spectator / Posted 14 days ago
US stocks inched higher in afternoon trade, rebounding from early losses spurred by a weak read on the manufacturing sector. At 3am (AEST), the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 66 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 17,543, springing back from a loss of... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
John Paulson's hedge fund buys Starwood Hotels stakeJohn Paulson's hedge fund bought a 7% stake in Starwood Hotels. John Paulson's
John Paulson's hedge fund buys Starwood Hotels stake
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
John Paulson's hedge fund bought a 7% stake in Starwood Hotels. John Paulson's hedge funds last quarter acquired a 7% stake in Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., becoming the biggest shareholder in the company as it explores strategic... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Solar industry stocks suffering from selloff as oil price plummet continuesBy almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of sola
Solar industry stocks suffering from selloff as oil price plummet continues
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year, the price of solar power is now cheap enough to compete neck and neck with gas and coal-fired power in places like... Read more
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Times of Malta
Solar market having a great year except on Wall StreetRecruiter Erin Ortuoste (right) working with a job seeker at GRID Alternatives
Solar market having a great year except on Wall Street
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
Recruiter Erin Ortuoste (right) working with a job seeker at GRID Alternatives solar job fair in San Francisco, California. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters By almost any measure, the US solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tesla to raise $500m in stock offeringSan Francisco - The decision by Tesla Motors to sell more shares and raise $500
Tesla to raise $500m in stock offering
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
San Francisco - The decision by Tesla Motors to sell more shares and raise $500 million gives Elon Musk’s electric-car company a little more breathing room until it can efficiently produce its Model X sport utility vehicle. “This takes away the bear... Read more
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Business Insider
Investors have been dumping solar shares based on a misconception about energyLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire
Investors have been dumping solar shares based on a misconception about energy
Business Insider / Posted 17 days ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year, the price of solar power is now cheap enough to compete neck and neck with gas and coal-fired... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall StreetLOS ANGELES: By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installa
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall Street
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
LOS ANGELES: By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year, the price of solar power is now cheap enough to compete neck and neck with gas and coal-fired power in... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall StreetSolar panels are seen in the Palm Springs area, California April 13, 2015. Pict
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall Street
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 17 days ago
Solar panels are seen in the Palm Springs area, California April 13, 2015. Picture taken April 13, 2015. LOS ANGELES By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year,... Read more
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