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TSX fall gets deeper as financial, energy shares drag

By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index extended its recent steep slide on Wednesday on weakness in the financial and energy sectors as concerns about the rise of the U.S. dollar and sluggish commodity prices continued to … Continue reading

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5 reasons bonds may be less safe than you think

NEW YORK (AP) — Burned by the stock-market crash during the financial crisis, investors have poured a trillion dollars into bond funds in the past six years. They like the interest payments that bonds throw off, and that their prices … Continue reading

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Thailand’s biggest fund confident rally will end

BANGKOK: Thailand’s biggest money manager isn’t backing down from his call that the country’s stock-market rally is about to fizzle out after valuations climbed to the highest level in 14 months versus developing-nation peers. The benchmark Stock Exchange of Thailand … Continue reading

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BATS eyes Concannon, Marques for exchange president

By John McCrank and Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – BATS Global Markets has narrowed its search for a new president to two industry executives with close ties to the No. 2 U.S. stock market operator, three sources familiar with … Continue reading

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Larry Ellison still the top draw at Oracle’s mega-convention

By Noel Randewich and Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Larry Ellison was the main draw for tens of thousands of technology professionals at Oracle Corp’s annual conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, where he joked about losing his name … Continue reading

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Earnings Increased: A Desktop App Success Story

Experience is definitely the best teacher. Take Sankalp Agrawal, freelancer and desktop app user, for example. He does freelance work at Freelancer.com while studying Computer Science and Engineering in Delhi. Accepting freelance work for clients gives him the chance to … Continue reading

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Australia shares claw higher on ‘Big Four’ banks, retail sales disappoint

* ASX 200 rise as banks claw back from red * Disappointing retail sales data hits stocks in the sector * 102 shares higher, 88 shares lower, 9 shares unchanged (Adds analysis, quotes, stocks on the move) By Thuy Ong … Continue reading

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Amazon, Disney appear close to settling dispute over movies

REUTERS – Amazon.com Inc appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney Co during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Upcoming Disney DVD releases including “Guardians,” “Maleficent,” “Million … Continue reading

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African Minerals first-half core earnings fall

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Iron ore miner African Minerals Ltd reported a 97 percent fall in core earnings for thefirst half as operating costs soared. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation andamortisation fell to $2.7 million for the six months ended … Continue reading

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African Minerals first-half core earnings fall

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Iron ore miner African Minerals Ltd reported a 97 percent fall in core earnings for thefirst half as operating costs soared. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation andamortisation fell to $2.7 million for the six months ended … Continue reading

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