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35 min ago | KMIZ

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Stock markets were looking perky Tuesday morning, with easing tension over Ukraine and healthy company earnings giving investors some extra energy.

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35 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Markets Are Up In Europe

European markets rode a global rebound in risk appetite on Tuesday helped by the first signs of cooperation from Ukraine's pro-Russian separatists over the downed Malaysian Airlines plane.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

3 hrs ago | Nerve News

Sensex surges over 200 points; oil and gas stocks rally

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday surged 218.94 points or 0.85 percent as oil and gas stocks rallied.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Reuters

FOREX-Dollar holds firm as stocks slip worldwide

The U.S. dollar held steady against major currencies on Monday as investors reduced holdings of stocks and other risky assets on anxiety about escalating violence in Gaza and Ukraine.

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Bellingham Herald

Pennsylvania sees 3rd rating downgrade in 2 years

New York-based credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service dropped Pennsylvania's $11.1 billion of general obligation bonds a rung on its rating ladder, from Aa2 to Aa3, leaving it ranked among the six worst states in Moody's ratings for the 47 states with general obligation debt.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pension, Personal Finance, Financial Services, Moodys, US News

Iol.co.za

Tobacco stocks weigh on UK's FTSE

Britain's top equity index fell on Monday as tobacco stocks were hit by a multi-billion-dollar fine against US rival RJ Reynolds.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Tobacco

KMIZ

Ukraine and Gaza fears hit stocks again

Stocks are off to a rough start Monday as last week's geopolitical shocks in Ukraine and Gaza continue to spook the market.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food

The Winnipeg Free Press

Geopolitical worries to weigh on stocks, investors look to heavy slate of earns

The Toronto stock market was set to decline Monday with markets focused on geopolitical tensions arising from Israel's ground offensive in Gaza and the aftermath of the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine on Friday.

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Related Topix: Canada, Israel, World News, Middle East

KMBC-TV

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

This is one of the largest awards against a tobacco firm, but the company is looking to avoid the massive payout.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Lung Cancer, Vladimir Putin

West Australian

Stocks to watch at close on Monday

Property developer Australand expects annual earnings to increase even if a $2.6 billion takeover offer from a Singaporean company does not succeed.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bradenton.com

Asian stocks mostly higher as plane jitters fade

Seoul's Kospi gained 0.1 percent to 2,021.82 ahead of this week's release of quarterly economic growth data.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Reuters

Asian stocks edge higher, upbeat on US earnings

Asian stock markets inched higher on Monday as investors set aside geopolitical concerns to focus on the generally upbeat flow of U.S. corporate earnings ahead of a host of results due this week.

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Related Topix: The Dow Company, Israel, Middle East, World News

Sydney Morning Herald

Telstra Super the top-performing superannuation fund

A heavy weighting towards infrastucture, hedge funds, property and private equity helped propel Telstra Super's balanced scheme to the top of the superannuation fund league table for 2013-14.

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Benzinga

Barron's Recap: The New Contrarian Stocks

This weekend in Barron's online: six contrarian stock picks, how Barron 's stock picks fared in the first half, as well as the prospects for Halliburton, Copart, Horsehead Holding, Juniper Networks and more.

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Related Topix: Startups, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Retail, Auctions, Copart, Halliburton, Energy, Oil & Gas, Altor Networks

Reuters

Is Germany still the champion?

A week on from its World Cup soccer victory, Germany may return to center stage, though this time not with fan celebrations but concerns over the health of Europe's economic motor.

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Bellingham Herald

Questions surround the value of lower unemployment rate

Now that the jobs picture is starting to look more encouraging for households trying to make ends meet, you'd think analysts would be joyful about more people having more money in their pockets to spend.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

TheStreet.com

Buy U.S. Bonds and European Stocks for the Second Half of 2014

NEW YORK -- Equities in the U.S. look expensive but our debt looks cheap. Overseas it's the exact opposite.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Business News

Forbes.com

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks July 14th To July 18th And Year-To-Date

A $10K investment in NetScout Systems shares on January 2nd of this year is worth $14,951 as of market close Friday, leading all 55 companies in this index.

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Related Topix: Activision, Video Games, Software, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Fusion, Akamai Technologies

USA Today

Stocks close higher, Dow shoots above 17K again

Major Wall Street indexes are bouncing back strong Friday as global markets stabilize following the news of the suspected downing of a jetliner in a war-torn region of Ukraine.

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TheStreet.com

Is a Little 'Bubble Paranoia' Good for Your ETF Portfolio?

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Business News

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