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3 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Investors Can Learn Crucial Lessons From The Two Sides Of Every Trade

Every trade has two sides, writes Steve Utkus a principal and director of the Vanguard Center for Retirement Research.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Goldman buys Westpeak in drive for 'smart beta' assets

The deal, disclosed on Tuesday, comes as Goldman is working to bulk up its asset management unit, partly by strengthening its quantitative product offerings.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Boulder, CO

12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

NZX rises on Xero and energy stocks

New Zealand stocks rose as Genesis Energy held its gains on the second day of trading, lifting sentiment for fellow government-controlled energy companies, Mighty River Power and Meridian Energy.

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Related Topix: Xero

15 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

You could soon use bitcoin to support political campaigns

The Federal Election Commission will consider a request this Wednesday that could open the floodgates for donors to make political contributions in bitcoin in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

15 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Stocks gains continue amid earnings and deals

The market also got a lift from deal news. Netflix rose after reporting a big jump in its earnings and Botox maker Allergan rose sharply on a takeover bid.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Automakers

16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

European stocks extend rally

European shares rose in early trade on Tuesday as mergers and acquisitions activity in the pharma sector helped the market extend last week's gains and eclipse disappointing results from Dutch conglomerate Philips.

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21 hrs ago | KMIZ

Stocks: Pharma, earnings in the spotlight

Shares in Botox maker Allergan will be watched closely after activist investor Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals said they were planning a joint bid to buy the company.

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22 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Stocks Close Higher After Holiday Weekend

Wall Street stocks closed on a high note Monday follow the holiday weekend, with a boost from a promising economic survey.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Journal

Asian stocks edge mostly higher on US earnings

Asian stocks edged higher on Tuesday following a Wall Street rally powered by positive earnings reports but the mood was still cautious before a report on Chinese manufacturing and possible sanctions against Russia over Ukraine.

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West Australian

Japan overhauls its public pension fund, the world's biggest

Japan overhauled the world's biggest public pension fund on Tuesday, appointing new committee members, in a push toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of a more aggressive investment strategy.

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Related Topix: Pension

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Business Highlights

Economists had expected growth to accelerate in 2014 after two years of slow and steady improvement.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Star-Telegram.com

Thawing out: Warmer temperatures lift US economy

Economists had expected the growth to accelerate in 2014 after two years of slow and steady improvement.

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CTV

Miners push Toronto stock market lower

Falling mining stocks pushed the Toronto stock market slightly lower Monday as traders look to a heavy slate of earnings news coming out during the week.

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Related Topix: Canada, Rogers Communications Inc.

Northern Michigan News

Gauge of US economy up for 3rd straight month

A measure of the U.S. economy's health rose in March for the third consecutive month, a sign of stronger growth after harsh winter weather caused the economy's pace to slow.

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The Fresno Bee

Stocks are mixed at start of a busy earnings week

The Standard & Poor's 500 index is coming off its best week since July as first-quarter corporate earnings begin to come in.

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KMIZ

Stocks: Hopping (mostly) after holiday

Stocks drifted higher in early trading Monday as U.S. investors got back into action after the long holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

WYFF-TV Greenville

Americans still don't trust the stock market

More than five years after the financial crisis, the average American is still wary of the stock market, according to a survey released Monday.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Hedge Funds Cut Gold Bets in Longest Slide of 2014: Commodities

The net-long position contracted to the lowest since mid- February as speculators sold bullion on signs of accelerating U.S. economic growth.

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Related Topix: Business News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

ABC News

Asian Stocks Mixed After Holiday Weekend

Asian stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a jump in its trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and Korea.

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MarketWatch

Stocks to Watch: Netflix, Halliburton, Hasbro are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are Netflix Inc., Halliburton Co., Hasbro Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. is projected to report first-quarter earnings of 81 cents a share, according to a consensus survey from FactSet.

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Related Topix: Toys, Hasbro, Backflip Studios, Energy, Halliburton, Oil & Gas

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