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27 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

U.S. Coal Stocks Could Gain On Russia Tension

Beaten-down U.S. coal company stocks may receive a lift in coming weeks if deteriorating relations between Russia and the West push President Vladimir Putin to shut off Europe's natural gas supply.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Export, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA

4 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

Time to ditch rising stocks, or stick with them?

Is it time to cash out of stocks? The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time on Tuesday.

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7 hrs ago | KNDO

Stock market edges higher in midday trading

Mixed reports on the U.S. economy and better-than-expected company earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher on Friday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day

11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

The close: Mining stocks take TSX higher

The Canadian dollar was down 0.22 of a cent at 91.97 cents US amid data that also showed stronger than expected Canadian economic growth.

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Related Topix: WebMD

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

Wall Street edges down

US stocks were slightly lower on Friday, with investors finding few reasons to extend a long-running rally, even as the latest economic data joined the trend of better-than-expected reports on the economy.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Stocks end higher following strong run in August

The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February.

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Click2Houston

Wall Street bets on prison growth from border crisis

There's a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, and Wall Street is betting that it will result in a boom for private prisons.

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Related Topix: Corrections Corporation of America, Security, US News, Illegal Immigration

Carlsbad Current-Argus

US stocks edge higher in early trading

The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U.S. economy rolls out.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

It seems stocks could rise further on Friday -- U.S. stock futures were edging up ahead of the opening bell.

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Cybercast News Service

Asia stocks drift, Tokyo steadies after weak data

Asian stock markets drifted Friday following Japanese data showing that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.

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The New Zealand Herald

As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee.

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Related Topix: 9, Warren Buffett

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hispanic Business

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston Files (8-K) Disclosing Creation of a ...

FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF BOSTON FILES Disclosing Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant Item 2.03.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar slips as better US economic data buoys greenback

The kiwi weakened to 83.82 US cents at 8am in Wellington, from 83.91 cents at 5pm yesterday.

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KIII

Ukraine fears weigh on stocks in morning trading

Major stock indexes veered lower in midday trading Thursday as concern over the escalating conflict in Ukraine overshadowed encouraging reports on U.S. economic growth and jobs.

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Related Topix: The Dow Company

Cybercast News Service

Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets

Fears of an escalation in the conflict in Ukraine weighed on global stocks markets Thursday, particularly in Russia, but sent the price of gold sharply higher as investors sought out what are considered to be safe places to park cash.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, World News, Ukraine,

KIDK CBS 3

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

U.S. stock futures were lower and European markets were soft, indicating investors may want to take a breather after the latest rally.

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Brandon Sun

Global stocks muted ahead of US growth revision, Qantas surges on separation

KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slipped 0.1 per cent to 4,389.46 in early European trading, while Britain's FTSE 100 was down 0.1 per cent to 6,826.21.

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Reuters

Emerging Markets-Bovespa rallies, yield curve inverts on election bets

Brazil's Bovespa stock index rose to its highest in 19 months on Wednesday after polls showed President Dilma Rousseff might lose her re-election bid in October, while the yield curve on benchmark interest-rate contracts inverted on bets the next president will be tougher on inflation.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The close: Resource stocks pull TSX lower

The Toronto stock market chalked up a minor loss Wednesday as traders continued to digest earnings reports from the Canadian banking sector, in this case a solid report from National Bank .

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Fast Food, Tim Hortons

WMC-TV Memphis

Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

Even in a daylong sideways drift, the Standard & Poor's 500 index managed to eke out its third record close in three days.

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