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1 hr ago | KOAT-TV

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Manufacturing data in China provided a negative surprise, but preliminary August purchasing managers' surveys in Europe were slightly better than expected.


2 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

China baby boom wagers go bust in stocks as kids cost too much

A nurse takes care of newborn infants at a womens and childrens hospital in Taiyuan city, northwest Chinas Shanxi province, China.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Family, Kids,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Argentina has had it with U.S. bond laws

The country is in default again on some of its debt. Negotiations with several hedge funds over debt repayments broke down so badly in July that Argentina is actually trying to change the laws overseeing its bond contracts.


Related Topix: South America, Argentina, World News

The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar declines on US dollar strength after upbeat FOMC minutes

The kiwi fell to 83.67 US cents at 8am in Wellington, from 83.88 cents at 5pm yesterday.


Wall St flat ahead of Fed minutes

US stocks were little changed Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors shrugged off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.


Related Topix: Big Box Retailers

Carlsbad Current-Argus

US stocks quiet ahead of Fed minutes

U.S. stocks were little changed in Wednesday morning trading as investors waited for minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.


Greenwich Citizen

US stocks move higher; Home Depot rises

Traders James Doherty, left, and Thomas Ferrigno work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Home Building, Home

Global stocks drift amid wait for US Fed signs

KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slipped 0.3 percent to 4,243.93 and Germany's DAX lost 0.2 percent to 9,313.63.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Asian Stocks Steady On Strong U.S. Data, Dollar Holds Gains

Asian stocks were steady on Wednesday after strong U.S. housing data lifted Wall Street shares, helping nudge Treasury yields higher and keeping the dollar well bid against the euro and yen.


The American consumer is back, with an asterisk

Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized, places a hat on the head of a customer in Boston on Aug. 10, 2014.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Newton, MA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Inflation tame, housing starts jump

Headline inflation, as measured by the Labor Department's Consumer Price Index, rose by 0.1 percent in July and 2 percent year-over-year from July 2013.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home


Stocks rise as US home construction rebounds

Encouraging economic news helped push the stock market higher on Tuesday. Home construction rebounded in July, while inflation remained muted.


Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Apparel, Aeropostale, Retail

The Republic

US stocks open higher; Home Depot rises

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 41 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,882 as of 9:36 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday.


The Fresno Bee

Global stocks up on US housing, Ukraine diplomacy

KEEPING SCORE: In midday trading, Germany's DAX was up 0.9 percent to 9,325.74 and France's CAC-40 rose 0.4 percent to 4,246.70.


WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Stocks: 3 things to know before the open

Worries about the crises in Ukraine and Iraq continue to fade, and CNNMoney's Fear & Greed index is showing investors are much less fearful than last week.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

Bangkok Post

Stock slide a likelihood after run-up

Kongkiat Opaswongkarn, chief executive of Asia Plus Securities , has voiced alarm over a potential stock-market pullback as the honeymoon period prompted by the end of the political impasse draws to a close.


Mon Aug 18, 2014


Wall St. rallies on M&A blitz and homebuilder data

U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a 14-year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia gave investors reasons to make bigger bets on the equity market.


The Globe and Mail

Premarket: European stocks rise, core bonds fall as Ukraine fears ease

A man is reflected on an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo in this file photo.


The Washington Post

Bull Market Waning as Barclays Sees 1% Advance for S&P 500

Five years of profit growth exceeding 17 percent is poised to slow in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, reducing returns as the bull market ages, according to Leuthold Group LLC and Barclays Plc.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

The Modesto Bee

Irish bonds yields hit record low after upgrade

The payout on the benchmark 10-year bonds fell below 1.97 percent Monday following last weekend's one-notch upgrade by Fitch.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Business News


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