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3 hrs ago | West Australian

As some high-risk assets take a hit, investors fear worse is to come

World financial markets became reacquainted with fear last week, and even if it was short-lived, the ructions in some riskier assets looked to some like a precursor to a much rougher ride down the road.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Warren Buffett, St. Petersburg, FL

7 hrs ago | KMIZ

Will the earnings express lift Dow above 17K?

That's because corporate "report cards" are looming this week from the likes of Bank of America, General Electric, Google and JPMorgan Chase.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Intel

9 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

4 reasons why the market hasn't peaked

Has the stock market, which continues to reach new highs, topped out? Not yet. Here are four reasons I believe the stock market hasn't reached its peak.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas

13 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Bonds still remain a great bet despite Dow record

At the start of 2014, great concern loomed over the prospects of US interest rates rising by mid-year and the possibility of an accelerated Fed taper to further fuel a hike in bond yields.

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17 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

CD rates are barely budging

Over the last 12 months, average returns on certificates of deposit have remained essentially unchanged, barely budging from their record lows.

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Related Topix: North Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

USA Today

Ask Matt: Will LeBron's return help local stocks?

A: LeBron's return to the Cleveland may be good news for Cavs fans. But the same isn't true for investors in Cleveland-based stocks.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Retail, Sherwin Williams, Chemicals, KeyCorp, Banking, Financial Services

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

With stocks soaring, local economist stays cautious

After a long climb, stock valuations are "excessive by most measures," few new highs have been set and industry trends are not showing broad strength, said Delwiche, investment strategist at Robert W. Baird & Co.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Robert W Baird, Investment Services, Milwaukee, WI, Publishing, Media, Morningstar

Bangkok Post

Rupiah climbs as rupee declines

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA - The rupiah led gains in Asia and had its biggest weekly rally in five months on signs Joko Widodo won Indonesia's presidential race, while South Korea's won and India's rupee declined.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, 9

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Stocks move lower; on track for a weekly loss

A man charged with killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was the subject of a restraining order obtained by his own mother less than a week before the attack and faced previous... A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, collapsed in court Friday as a prosecutor recited ... (more)

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Journalgazette.net

World Cup defeat hurts stocks

With markets driven by sentiment as well as fundamental factors such as growth, dividend payments and inflation, a big sporting defeat can depress the mood of traders and cause the stock market to underperform.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania

Iol.co.za

Tobacco companies bolster FTSE

UK shares edged higher on Friday as merger activity helped cigarette makers advance, although the FTSE 100 index was still on course to record a drop of close to 3 percent this week.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Journal

Corporate eye on expansion could benefit funds

After years of funneling cash to investors, companies may be looking to spend more on themselves.

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India.com

Sensex tanks 318 points; capital goods, metals down

Mumbai, Jul 11: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 318.07 points or 1.25 percent down on Friday as capital goods and metal stocks dipped.

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The Globe and Mail

At midday: Weak energy sector pulls TSX lower

The Toronto stock market fell Friday amid a disappointing jobs report that showed the Canadian economy lost an unexpected 9,400 jobs in June.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

KMIZ

Friday funk: Stocks struggle for direction

The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were all drifting between small gains and losses.

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Washington Examiner

Stocks edge lower, on track for weekly loss

Stocks edged mostly lower in early trading Friday as investors assessed corporate news.

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The Tribune

Europe stocks rebound from bank scare; Asia muted

European stock markets rebounded Friday after slumping on worries about the soundness of a bank in Portugal, while trading in Asia was muted over the specter of more financial turmoil in Europe.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Viamet Reports Additional Positive Interim Results of Phase 2 Study of VT-1161 in Patients with Moderate to Severe Acute Vulvovaginal Candidiasis )--Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today reported additional positive interim results from its ongoing Phase 2a study of VT-1161, the Company's lead novel, ... Viamet Reports Additional Positive Interim ... (more)

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Related Topix: Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Mortgage, Personal Finance, State College, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Exclusive: Carl Icahn says 'time to be cautious' on U.S. stocks

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Thursday that it is time for U.S. stock market investors to tread carefully after the run-up on Wall Street.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar General

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks slide over European banking worries

A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for a rare economic-espionage conviction.

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Related Topix: Prison, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Gay/Lesbian

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