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  1. Stocks end lower as Apple continues slideRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | UnionLeader.com

    A father and his young daughter from nearby Concord, VT have been identified as the victims of a fatal circus-tent collapse Monday at the Lancaster Fairgrounds.

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  2. MFA Financial's (MFA) CEO William Gorin on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for your patience in standing by. Welcome to the MFA Financial Incorporate Second Quarter Earnings Call.

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  3. Orthofix International's (OFIX) CEO Brad Mason on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Welcome to the Orthofix International NV 2015 Second Quarter Results Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Mark Quick, Director of Business Development and Investor Relations.

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  4. Dollar, bond yields rise on Fed rate riskRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | West Australian

    Asian share markets were in a mixed mood on Wednesday as the mounting risks of a hike in U.S. interest rates as early as next month lifted the dollar and bond yields, pressuring currencies across the region. Moves were mostly minor with Japan's Nikkei up 0.2 percent and South Korea's KOSPI off 0.1 percent.

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  5. Why The U.S. Dollar Will Remain Strong, And The Best Way To Play ItRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    There has been some confusion among those interested in the U.S. monetary policy and why the U.S. dollar has remained strong even as the Federal Reserve created enormous amounts of money out of thin air. Under normal conditions that would have put downward pressure on the value of the greenback.

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  6. Republican presidential candidate Bush earned over $9 million in business deals, paid speechesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush earned more than $9 million over the last 17 months from speaking fees and an assortment of business interests, including a health services firm in Puerto Rico and an online lending operation, according to newly released financial records. The former Florida governor has pegged his own net worth between $19 million and $22 million, much of it based on a trove of investments that include mutual funds, securities, stocks and bonds.

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  7. Fidelity Says Squeeze in Treasury Yields Has Further to RunRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Investor demand for longer-maturity Treasuries means they're willing to accept a smaller yield premium to get the securities. Fidelity Investments says the trend has further to go.

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  8. Bucking the global trend, S. Koreans pile into goldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    SEOUL: South Koreans are on course to buy a record amount of gold in 2015, worried that a meltdown in China's stock markets will destabilise South Korean equities and keen to replenish a traditional store of value in an era of low interest rates. In contrast to the weak demand in top gold buyers China and India, South Koreans are on target to buy one trillion won in bullion for the first time this year, based on first-half sales through Korea Gold Exchange 3M Co Ltd, the country's largest gold merchant.

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  9. UPDATE 1-IMF staff urges no rush to add China yuan to currency basketRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    The International Monetary Fund should put off any move to add the yuan to its benchmark currency basket until after September 2016, IMF staff said in a report which showed a mixed performance of the renminbi on meeting key financial norms. The report, published on Tuesday, comes after Beijing launched a major diplomatic push for the yuan to be added to the IMF's Special Drawing Rights basket as part of its long-term strategic goal of reducing dependence on the dollar.

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  10. China stocks fall at market openRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    The CSI300 index fell 0.3 percent to 3,937.62 points at 1:29 GMT, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent to 3,745.65 points. China CSI300 stock index futures for August fell 0.1 percent, to 3,833.8, -103.82 points below the current value of the underlying index.

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  11. As A 1.3bn floods in to Absolute Return funds - are the 'low...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Money

    If you go to a financial adviser and say you don't like taking risks with your money, there's one type of fund likely to be recommended. Huge numbers of cautious investors are being put into Absolute Return funds - an investment that tries to beat the amount of interest you can get in a cash savings account without taking risks with your money.

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  12. Capital Controls Destroy Greek Small Businesses; Bank Shares Plunge Again; Record ContractionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

    Record Manufacturing Contraction Greece may as well have gone to hell in a handbasket. Carnage is everywhere one looks, but let's start with the Markit Greece PMI report that shows record manufacturing contraction.

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  13. Asian Stocks Fall as Investors Weigh Fed Moves, U.S. Jobs DataRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slipped 0.3 percent to 141.24 as of 9:02 a.m. in Tokyo. Interest-rate futures showed traders are raising the likelihood of an increase next month by the Federal Reserve, after Fed Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that it would take significant deterioration in economic data to convince him that a hike in September should be delayed.

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  14. Japanese Stocks Fluctuate as Investors Watch Quarterly EarningsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Japanese stocks swung between gains and losses as investors watch earnings results from more than 110 companies on the Topix index reporting Wednesday. Toyota Motor Corp. slumped 2.6 percent after the carmaker reported operating profit that missed estimates.

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  15. ReachLocal (RLOC) CEO Sharon Rowlands on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good day and welcome to the ReachLocal Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded.

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  16. IMF signals delay on adding China to currency basketRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KDWN

    ... said in a report released Tuesday that it was also worried that adding a new currency Jan. 1 might rattle financial markets on the first day of trading next year. There have been estimates by some private economists that the Chinese economy will get ...

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  17. Taiwan stocks down on weak overseas markets, local economic outlookRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Aug 5 Taiwan stocks fell on Wednesday on downbeat sentiment in overseas markets and a gloomy economic outlook at home. As of 0202 GMT, the main TAIEX index fell 0.1 percent, to 8,500.44, after closing down 0.2 percent in the previous session.

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  18. Why the rout in global commodity currencies isn't over yetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    A bounce in crude oil and other commodity prices on Tuesday halted a plunge in currencies of countries linked to natural-resource exports. But the respite will be short-lived, according to OppenheimerFunds.

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

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The updated report replaces the existing criteria published on June 27, 2014. No changes to t... )--Targacept, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has declared a pre-closing dividend, in connection with its merger with Catalyst Bio... )--Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of i... )--PG&E Corporation announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 6,800,000 shares of its common stock.

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  20. Calls made to suspend Fonterra auctions to stop dairy price freefallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    Waikato Federated Farmers president Chris Lewis says a discussion needs to be had over whether the GDT should be temporarily suspended in the wake of falling dairy prices. The latest fall in milk prices on Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade has prompted farming and agribusiness leaders to question whether the auction should be temporary suspended until milk prices stabilise.

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