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GE Sees Profit Rise 13%, Eyes Retail Finance IPO By End Of July - Forbes

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:06am

Toronto Star

GE Sees Profit Rise 13%, Eyes Retail Finance IPO By End Of July
Forbes
General Electric might be a massive conglomerate with operations in fields ranging from aviation to banking, but the release of its second quarter earnings results Friday morning reveal its commitment to focusing on its industrial side: the company reported an ...
GE Retail Credit Arm Synchrony to Seek Up to $3.3 Billion in IPOBusinessweek
GE Profit Rises 13%; Targets Late July for Credit Card IPODailyFinance
GE credit card unit to be valued at up to $21.6 bln in IPOChicago Tribune
Reuters -TheStreet.com -Proactive Investors USA & Canada
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FOREX-Norwegian crown jumps on Russia gas supply worries - Reuters

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:24am

Irish Independent

FOREX-Norwegian crown jumps on Russia gas supply worries
Reuters
... * Yen gives up some gains after hitting five-month high vs euro. * Norwegian crown jumps over half a percent. * Dollar recovers from biggest one-day loss since April 10. * Central bank support backstop against geopolitical worry (Releads on Norwegian ...
Euro dips under $1.35, dollar gains broadlyBusiness Recorder

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FOREX-Norwegian crown jumps on Russia gas supply worries - Reuters

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:24am

FOREX-Norwegian crown jumps on Russia gas supply worries
Reuters
... * Yen gives up some gains after hitting five-month high vs euro. * Norwegian crown jumps over half a percent. * Dollar recovers from biggest one-day loss since April 10. * Central bank support backstop against geopolitical worry (Releads on Norwegian ...

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EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine - Porterville Recorder

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:12am

EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine
Porterville Recorder
FILE - In this July 13, 2007 file photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska near the village of Iliamma. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing restrictions that would essentially block development of a ...

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IBM Stock Buybacks Reduce Share Count Below 1 Billion - Bloomberg

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 8:13am

IBM Stock Buybacks Reduce Share Count Below 1 Billion
Bloomberg
(Corrects in third-to-last paragraph to show repurchases aren't included in free cash flow.) IBM shares are getting scarcer as the company acquires its outstanding stock, making each share of the company more valuable. International Business Machines Corp ...

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GE 2Q Profit Jumps 13 Pct on Aviation, Oil and Gas - ABC News

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:54am

USA TODAY

GE 2Q Profit Jumps 13 Pct on Aviation, Oil and Gas
ABC News
General Electric net income rose 13 percent in the second quarter on strong performance from its aviation and oil and gas divisions. The company said orders, especially those in developing countries, were strong and that the global economic environment ...
GE Profit Matches Estimates as Synchrony IPO Set for JulyBloomberg
GE to float credit business this monthFinancial Times
Earnings: GE hits the markUSA TODAY
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AbbVie taxes slashed as $55B Shire deal sealed - USA TODAY

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:41am

USA TODAY

AbbVie taxes slashed as $55B Shire deal sealed
USA TODAY
U.S. drug maker AbbVie has agreed to buy Shire Pharmaceuticals in a deal valued at nearly $55 billion. AbbVie stock is down 1% premarket. Shire, based in Ireland and the British crown territory of the island of Jersey, is seeing its shares rise 1.8% in London ...
AbbVie acquires drugmaker Shire in close to $55 billion dealChicago Tribune
AbbVie To Buy Shire For $54 Billion In Biggest Inversion Deal EverForbes
AbbVie Clinches $54 Billion Deal for ShireNew York Times
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Electrolux Q2 profit up 27 percent on improved European, US demand; sales ... - Fox News

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 6:34am

euronews

Electrolux Q2 profit up 27 percent on improved European, US demand; sales ...
Fox News
STOCKHOLM – Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux says improved demand in Europe and the United States boosted the company's second-quarter profit 27 percent to 815 million kronor ($119 million) from 642 million kronor a year earlier. The world's ...
Electrolux Posts Q2 Loss on Restructuring CostsABC News

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Gold Declines as Dollar Weighed Against Global Tensions - Bloomberg

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:53am

Business Recorder

Gold Declines as Dollar Weighed Against Global Tensions
Bloomberg
Gold retreated after the biggest advance in a month as investors weighed the outlook for U.S. monetary policy against increased geopolitical tensions around the world. Palladium dropped from a 13-year high. Bullion for immediate delivery fell 0.5 percent to ...
Gold futures slip lower on profit-takingNASDAQ
Gold trading outlook: futures trim weekly loss prospect amid Ukraine crisisBinary Tribune
MCX gold, silver prices may trade on positive note: AngelMoneycontrol.com
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Markets Unnerved by Plane Crash in Ukraine, Israeli Incursion in Gaza - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:31am

Markets Unnerved by Plane Crash in Ukraine, Israeli Incursion in Gaza
Wall Street Journal
A run-up in geopolitical stress surrounding Russia and Israel has jolted markets, but investors' confidence that escalations are likely to remain contained is limiting demand for assets perceived to be safe. Russian markets extended the week's losses Friday ...

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FOREX-Yen hands back some gains as Ukraine effect cools - Reuters UK

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:13am

FOREX-Yen hands back some gains as Ukraine effect cools
Reuters UK
... * Dollar recovers from biggest one-day loss since April 10. * Euro also higher after hitting five-month low vs yen. * Central bank support backstop against geopolitical worry (new throughout, changes dateline, previous TOKYO). By Patrick Graham. LONDON ...

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FOREX-Yen hands back some gains as Ukraine effect cools - Reuters UK

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:13am

Economic Times

FOREX-Yen hands back some gains as Ukraine effect cools
Reuters UK
... * Dollar recovers from biggest one-day loss since April 10. * Euro also higher after hitting five-month low vs yen. * Central bank support backstop against geopolitical worry (new throughout, changes dateline, previous TOKYO). By Patrick Graham. LONDON ...
Yen Rises to 5-Month High Versus Euro on Haven BidBloomberg

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Ericsson Shares Jump After Sales, Profit Margins Beat Estimates - Bloomberg

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:25am

Yahoo News UK

Ericsson Shares Jump After Sales, Profit Margins Beat Estimates
Bloomberg
Ericsson AB (ERICB), the biggest maker of wireless networks, reported sales and profit margins that topped analysts' estimates, helped by contracts in China and the Middle East. The shares jumped the most in 17 months. Second-quarter sales were 54.8 ...
Ericsson's Second-Quarter Results Beat Expectations, Sees Higher SalesWall Street Journal
Ericsson reports second quarter 2014CNNMoney
Ericsson Q2 sales, op profit beat forecastReuters
Total Telecom
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Gold price up over 1 pct in minutes after plane downed in Ukraine - The Bullion Desk

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:29am

The Province

Gold price up over 1 pct in minutes after plane downed in Ukraine
The Bullion Desk
The gold price rallied sharply late in the European afternoon session on Thursday after reports that a Malaysian passenger plane has been brought down near the conflicted Russian/Ukrainian border. Initial reports speculated that rebel fire may have brought ...
Is It Finally Time To Buy Gold? (GLD)Seeking Alpha
Gold, silver prices rise on news of downed planeBryan-College Station Eagle
Gold Rallies On Malaysia Airlines Crash Reignites Russia-Ukraine WorriesBarron's (blog)

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Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry - Washington Post

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:26am

Sydney Morning Herald

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry
Washington Post
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry. Cookbooks, classes and vendors are spreading information on ways to make candies, infused ...
Washington state says marijuana brownies OK, but no lollipopsReuters

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China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads - SFGate

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:08am

SFGate

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads
SFGate
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It's enough to make an aging U.S. Cold Warrior shudder. During overlapping visits to Latin America, the leaders of China and Russia have been welcomed with open arms by governments that are among the most hostile to ...
China to purchase 60 aircrafts from Brazilian Embraer companyecns
Chinese president woos Latin America with dealsTimes of India
President Xi's four visits to Latin America raise China's profile (1)People's Daily Online
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Yen surges as Malaysian jet downing stokes geopolitical worries - Reuters

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:33pm

Reuters

Yen surges as Malaysian jet downing stokes geopolitical worries
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - The yen hit a five-month high versus the euro on Friday and held some of its overnight gains against the dollar as investors saw the currency as a safe haven after the downing of an airliner over Ukraine and the Gaza conflict stoked ...
Tokyo stocks fall 1.09pc by break on Ukraine plane tragedyBusiness Recorder
Asian Shares Fall as Malaysia Jet Downing Hits SentimentNDTV

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Gold Holds Gains as Plane Loss, Geopolitical Tension Spur Demand - Businessweek

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:02pm

Business Recorder

Gold Holds Gains as Plane Loss, Geopolitical Tension Spur Demand
Businessweek
Gold held gains after the biggest rise in a month as the downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine and Israel's invasion of Gaza spurred haven demand. Palladium traded near a 13-year high, heading for a fifth weekly increase. Bullion for immediate delivery ...
PRECIOUS-Gold gains from safe-haven demand after plane downed in UkraineReuters
Gold price jumps on jet crash in UkraineSydney Morning Herald
Commodities: Gold rises 1.3pcDAWN.com
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Market Basket workers to protest CEO firing - seattlepi.com

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:19pm

CBS Local

Market Basket workers to protest CEO firing
seattlepi.com
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Some workers at the Market Basket supermarket chain are expected to walk off the job at the company's Tewksbury headquarters in a show of support for their fired boss. Employees loyal to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas ...
Market Basket workers to rally for fired CEO's reinstatementBoston Herald
Market Basket Deadline Passes, Employees Who Walk Out Will Be ReplacedPatch.com
Market Basket Employees Plan to Walk Out FridayBoston.com

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall as Malaysia jet downing hits sentiment - Reuters

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:15pm

Reuters UK

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall as Malaysia jet downing hits sentiment
Reuters
... * U.S. crude extends overnight gains on supply fears. * Drop in U.S. Treasury yields undermine greenback. By Lisa Twaronite. TOKYO, July 18 (Reuters) - Asian shares sagged in early trading and a drop in Treasury yields pressured the dollar after news of ...
Asian Shares Fall as Malaysia Jet Downing Hits SentimentNDTV
Tokyo stocks open 1.6% lowerThe Australian
Tokyo stocks open sharply lower on Ukraine crisisGlobalPost
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