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  1. Volatile markets, stop-loss orders and goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | San Diego Source

    During the last week or so, the stock market has been on quite the roller coaster, trading within the range of 1,230 points and reaching as low as 15,490 on the Dow Jones industrial average. I was on many television and radio programs explaining what was happening and what investors should do.

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  2. Fed says rate hike next month hinges on market volatility Friday, August 28Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    The Federal Reserve on Friday left the door open to a September interest rate hike even while several U.S. central bank officials acknowledged that turmoil in financial markets, if prolonged, could delay the first policy tightening in nearly a decade. Some top policymakers, including Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, said recent volatility in global markets could quickly ease and possibly pave the way for the U.S. rate hike, for which investors, governments and central banks around the world are bracing.

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  3. by the Numbers: The stock market's wild weekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    The U.S. stock market had a wild week as investors fretted about the declining health of the Chinese economy. Stocks slumped on Monday and Tuesday, before rebounding strongly the following two days.

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  4. Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid noteRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | NewsOK.com

    The Dow Jones industrial average fell a scant 11.76 points Friday, or 0.1 percent, to 16,643.01, capping a week that saw stomach-churning losses and gains of around 600 points per day. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1.21 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,988.87.

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  5. Lacy Hunt: Why interest rates won't riseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    Economist Lacy Hunt thinks long-term Treasury bonds are a buy. That's definitely not the conventional wisdom - he's nearly alone in his view.

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  6. Ambarella Leads 4 Top Stocks With Rising EstimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Investor's Business Daily

    The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chipmaker is expected to earn 81 cents a share in Q2, more than double the 37 cents a share it earned a year earlier, according to estimates by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Revenue is expected to surge 74% to $81.7 million.

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  7. Stocks Enjoy Some Quiet Time; Smith & Wesson Breaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Investor's Business Daily

    Stock indexes wandered quietly to little effect Friday, apparently content to avoid more trouble. The Nasdaq added 0.3%, while the S&P 500 inched up 0.1%.

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  8. Earnings Send These Leaders Back To New High GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Investor's Business Daily

    But a pair of Spotlight stocks bucked the trend and hit new highs on bullish quarterly reports. ) blew away expectations Wednesday morning when it reported second-quarter results.

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  9. Stock Market Today: Stocks End Week On Quiet NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Investor's Business Daily

    Stocks were hit hard this week as global economic uncertainty sparked a huge sell-off. But strong U.S. economic data and hints that the Fed may not lift interest rates in September fueled surges in domestic and international markets in the back half of the week.

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  10. IBD 50 Endures Tough Week; Some Charts Intact, Others NotRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Investor's Business Daily

    After falling as much as 9%, the Nasdaq notched a weekly gain of 2.6%. Upside reversals seen in both the Nasdaq and S&P 500 had the look of capitulation which is often seen at market bottoms, but the market remains in a correction until proven otherwise.

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  11. Will Clinical Trial Firm Icon Pass This Market Test?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Investor's Business Daily

    Despite last week's sell-off on the Nasdaq and S&P 500, Ireland-based contract research organization Icon has found support and shown resilience. Icon provides phase I - phase IV clinical trial services to pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies.

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  12. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    15 min ago | Business Wire

    The Rating Outlo... )--TransPerfect, the world's largest privately held provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that industry veteran Greg Brink has j... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA' rating to the following general obligation bonds of the State of Wisconsin: --$391,330,000 GO bonds of 2015 series C. The bonds wi... )--On August 28, 2015, the Board of Trustees of Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund declared from net investment income a monthly cash dividend of $0.029 per share... )--The FedEx Master Executive Council , the governing body of the FedEx unit of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l , voted late yesterday to approve the... )--Friday, August 28, 2015 the Board of Directors of Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund, Inc. declared from net investment income a monthly cash dividend of $0... )--Friday, August 28, 2015 the Board of ... (more)

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  13. TPG Specialty Lending Lifted to "Buy" at ZacksRead the original story

    16 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The brokerage currently has a $19.00 price target on the stock. Zacks 's price target would indicate a potential upside of 10.47% from the company's current price.

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  14. Canada FX Debt-C$ ends flat as caught between oil gains, Fed hike betsRead the original story

    19 min ago | Reuters

    The Canadian dollar ended the North American session trading at C$1.3215 per U.S. dollar, or 75.67 U.S. cents, barely weaker than the Bank of Canada's official Thursday close of C$1.3218, or 75.65 U.S. cents. "There's a tug of war between what's going on in the oil market ... and implications for the Federal Reserve's coming meeting," said Mazen Issa, a senior foreign exchange strategist at Toronto-Dominion Bank based in New York.

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  15. Prosecutors: No retrial for white officer who shot black manRead the original story

    26 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    State prosecutors announced Friday that they won't retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, saying the jurors' comments after the mistrial helped convince them they cannot get a... North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won't retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, saying that talking with jurors after the mistrial helped convince them they cannot... Businesses are reopening at the scene of this week's on-air shooting as more details surface of the gunman's long history of confronting and bullying co-workers at a succession of television and... The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her.

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  16. Stocks settle Friday after a volatile weekRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | SFGate

    ... for now. Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Friday that before the recent turbulence in financial markets, there was a "pretty strong case" for starting to raise rates in September. But he added that the Fed is watching how events ...

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  17. 10 big stocks cash in during the crashRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | USA Today

    Who says corrections have to be painful? Some investors not just sailed through the market's pullback - but have profited amid the pain. There are ten stocks in the Standard & Poor's 500, including industrial 10 big stocks cash in during the crash Who says corrections have to be painful? Some investors not just sailed through the market's pullback - but have profited amid the pain.

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  18. As stocks fall, China's big spenders pull backRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | SFGate

    One of Hong Kong's busiest shopping streets winds past the Times Square center , under slick signs for brands like Mont Blanc, Cartier, Gucci and Burberry. But inside the towering luxury mall, the hum of the crowds below fades into the quiet of rows of mostly empty boutiques.

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  19. Rout Ruins Another August as Years of Peace End for U.S. StocksRead the original story

    43 min ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Two years after interrupting the biggest rally since 1997, and four years after providing the most volatile trading on record, value was erased from U.S. markets between the end of July and the worst levels of this week, a sum equal to roughly two years of Standard & Poor's 500 Index earnings, data compiled by Bloomberg show.

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  20. China fears keep markets on edge as stocks rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Top global markets ended the week Friday largely recovered from China-induced panic selling, but market watchers remain worried the turmoil in the world's number two economy will drag down global growth. After a bout of violent selloffs, the final tally for stocks was deceptively benign.

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