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FTSE touches record highs as IAG, Standard Chartered rise

By Sudip Kar-Gupta LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top equity index touched a record high on Friday, helped by gains in Asian-focused bank Standard Chartered and International Consolidated Airlines Group . The blue-chip FTSE 100 index .FTSE at one stage rose … Continue reading

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Stocks slip after weaker growth, end best month since 2011

The stock market is closing lower following news that U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than previously estimated in the final three months of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 82 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,132 Friday. … Continue reading

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TSX steady as miners, banks edge higher

By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index closed little changed on Friday as higher bullion prices boosted shares of gold miners, while banks climbed after reporting quarterly results earlier this week. The bank results helped calm investor … Continue reading

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J.C. Penney and Gap are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE J.C. Penney Co., down 62 cents to $8.50 The department store operator reported a surprise fourth-quarter … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines nears end of inspections that grounded 128 planes

(Reuters) – Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) said on Friday it has finished inspecting 115 of 128 planes that it briefly pulled out of service on Tuesday when it discovered maintenance checks were overdue, and it expects to complete the rest … Continue reading

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Icahn’s investment fund posts first loss since 2008 on oil plunge

By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn’s publicly traded investment fund posted its first annual loss since 2008 last year, undone by plummeting oil prices, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday. Icahn … Continue reading

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Wall Street ends down after data; posts strong gains for month

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – The SP 500 posted its best monthly gain since October 2011 on Friday, but U.S. stocks ended lower for the day as U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than initially thought in the … Continue reading

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U.S. economy slowed in fourth quarter, but growth outlook still favorable

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. economic growth braked more sharply than initially thought in the fourth quarter amid a moderate increase in business inventories and a wider trade deficit, but strong domestic demand brightened the outlook. Gross domestic … Continue reading

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What to Expect From Social Media Stocks in 2015?

If you’re a stock market investor, you may have heard of the social media sector’s disastrous stock market performance in 2014. A majority of the American social media companies declined in value during this time period. In the face of … Continue reading

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By Luciana Lopez and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders last year, called America “the mother lode of opportunity.” This year, his 50th at Berkshire’s helm, the world’s third-richest … Continue reading

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