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US stocks are mixed as corporate earnings roll in

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in midday trading Wednesday as investors weighed positive earnings in the technology sector against disappointing news out of aircraft giant Boeing and other companies. Biotechnology stocks were among the biggest … Continue reading

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Lisbon rallies as European shares edge higher

* FTSEurofirst 300 closes up 0.1 pct at 1,375.69 points * Lisbon’s PSI-20 equity index outperforms with 1.7 pct rise * PSI-20 lifted as investors take stake in BES * Akzo rises after forecast-beating results * Investors keeping wary eye … Continue reading

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Stocks rise on solid earnings; safe-haven bonds gain

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets edged higher on Wednesday as a backdrop of solid corporate earnings buoyed risk appetite, but worries over the Middle East and Ukraine kept demand strong for safe-haven assets such as … Continue reading

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Global stocks rise on solid earnings; safe-haven bonds gain

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets edged higher on Wednesday as a backdrop of solid corporate earnings buoyed risk appetite, but worries over the Middle East and Ukraine kept demand strong for safe-haven assets such as … Continue reading

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Obama administration to unveil stricter fuel regulations for trains: WSJ

(Reuters) – The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce new regulations related to more stringent safety standards on trains carrying flammable fuels on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a source on Capitol Hill familiar … Continue reading

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Some WSJ computer systems taken offline after cyber attack: Dow Jones

(Reuters) – Computer systems containing the Wall Street Journal’s news graphics were hacked by outside parties, according to the paper’s publisher Dow Jones Co. The systems have been taken offline to prevent the spread of attacks, but Journal officials have … Continue reading

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Wall St gains on earnings, data

NEW YORK: US stocks rose on Tuesday as some positive earnings and economic data pointed to a market that still had room to rise despite the SP 500 hitting an intraday record. Investors continued to pay close attention to unstable … Continue reading

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Australia shares trade at new 6-year highs, miners strong

* ASX 200 adds 0.7 percent to trade at 6-year highs * Miners lead; BHP beat its own guidance for iron ore output * Recovery in China and robust earnings in U.S. underpin (Adds analysis, quotes, stocks on the move) … Continue reading

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Coke’s sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand remained weak for Diet Coke in North America. Globally, the world’s biggest beverage maker said sales volume rose 3 percent, boosted … Continue reading

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Ugandan shilling firms on tighter liquidity, S&P credit rating

KAMPALA (Reuters) – The Ugandan shilling strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by a central bank tightening of liquidity and Standard and Poor’s affirming Uganda’s sovereign credit rating. At 1104 GMT commercial banks quoted the shilling at 2,625/2,635, stronger than Monday’s close … Continue reading

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