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1 hr ago | Hindustan Times

Argentine markets fall postdefault NY hearing on Friday

Argentina's bond and stock markets and peso currency dropped on Thursday after Latin America's No.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Asia stocks sideswiped by Wall Street, but China motors on

Asian shares were mostly under water on Friday after a sudden slump on Wall Street spilled over globally, though a surprisingly strong pick up in manufacturing helped Chinese markets hold at seven-month highs.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Markets see drop in stocks, oil, gold

The stock market had its worst one-day drop since February, driven down by a confluence of worries, from weak company earnings to the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

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KING-TV Seattle

Why investors prefer petit stocks over small ones

Stocks of smaller U.S. companies have dropped this year following a spate of warnings that they've become too expensive.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Seattle, WA

The Age

Stocks to watch at close on Thursday

Energy Resources of Australia has reported a first half net loss as the uranium price hovers around nine year lows amid weak demand.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Stocks slump as earnings disappoint

That stimulus has underpinned gains in the stock market for years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,953 as of 10:13 a.m. Eastern time.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX, Business News

WYFF-TV Greenville

Stocks set to end July with a whimper

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all down, with the Dow dropping 155 points. The Nasdaq is having the worst day of the three, falling 1.4%..

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Bellingham Herald

Comparing US Fed's views on inflation, job market

A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting June 17-18: Now: The Fed sees a better job market, but has added new qualifications: "Labor market conditions improved, with the unemployment rate declining further.

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The Gazette

Stocks show little change in wake of Fed meeting

The news was nearly all good. The government said that the economy grew at a robust 4 percent annual rate this spring.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KION 46

Stocks end mixed after pops and drops

Despite strong economic growth and no major surprises from the Federal Reserve, the bulls couldn't quite get it together Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Tribune

Argentina heads into default as debt talks end

Talks aimed at averting Argentina's second default in 13 years ended with bitter recriminations Wednesday as the South American country said it could not accept a deal with U.S. hedge fund creditors it dismisses as "vultures."

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Federal Reserve stays on cruise control

The central bank has been gradually reducing, or tapering, its monthly bond purchases since January.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that growth in economic activity rebounded in the second quarter.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Cybercast News Service

Major markets little changed after economic news

U.S. stocks crept higher following news that the economy surged ahead in the spring.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Wall Street is waiting on key economic data releases Wednesday and the numbers could have a major impact on trading trends.

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Cybercast News Service

Europe shares drift ahead of data; Asia gains

World markets were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Honda Motor Co

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hispanic Business

Tokyo stocks edge up in morning on positive earnings reports

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 42.33 points, or 0.27 percent, from Tuesday to 15,660.40.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar falls below 85 US cents after Fonterra cuts payout to farmers

The kiwi fell as low as 84.90 US cents overnight and was trading at 84.96 cents at 8am in Wellington, from 85.15 cents at 5pm yesterday.

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Related Topix: Food, Fonterra Cooperative Group

KION 46

Telecom bounce not enough to buoy stocks

The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Bradenton.com

Argentina fights with debt holdouts; default nears

Here are the issues at stake: In 1998, Argentina fell into recession and faced crushing payments on its international debt.

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