Sunday, 21 September 2014

North America

  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Should Stock Investors Fear Current 'Divergences'?

    21:00 | 21/9/14
    The dollar strength is a combination of the perception of increasing US interest rates, the relative rate advantage for US investors, and the comparative strength of the US economy. If you are a European investor, and ... Despite repeated warnings that ... more»
  • Security clash with Kurds on Turkey Syria border

    20:37 | 21/9/14
    Lynchburg News and Advance
    David Bayse, with interment to follow in Green Hill Cemetery. ... The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider The Altavista Fire Company, P.O. Box 208, Altavista, VA 24517 and the Altavista EMS, P.O. Box 1, Altavista, VA 24517 ... more»
  • CAN DO presents Curb Appeal Awards

    19:52 | 21/9/14
    Standard Speaker
    The awards were presented to companies in Humboldt, Humboldt North, McAdoo and Valmont industrial parks and the CAN DO Corporate Center during an industry mixer held Thursday at Residence Inn by Marriott in Humboldt Station. “The Curb Appeal ... more»
North America Snapshot
Nasdaq Composite4,6064,6114,5634,580140.30%
S&P 5002,0132,0192,0072,01010.05%
DJ Industrial Average17,26717,35117,25717,280140.08%
VALUE LINE INDEX4,5884,5924,5364,547340.75%
TSX COMPOSITE INDEX15,46115,46115,23815,2652001.29%
Russell 2000 Index1,1621,1641,1431,147121.07%
Latest News
  • Afghan presidential candidates to sign power deal

    18:01 | 21/9/14
    Afghanistan's two presidential candidates were set to a sign a power-sharing deal on national TV on Sunday, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. more»
  • Warren Watch: A little history to Buffett betting

    18:00 | 21/9/14
    Omaha World-Herald
    According to Hollie Show of the Financial Post, the Brazilian investment group raised its bid for Tim Hortons Inc. by 21 percent before the Canadian coffee chain's directors agreed to a price of $12.5 billion, with 3G's Burger King becoming the buyer ... more»
  • Nebraska has emerged as ground zero in oil transport showdown

    17:59 | 21/9/14
    Omaha World-Herald
    “Some of the people who don't want us to transport oil don't want us to use oil,” said John Felmy, chief economist for the American Petroleum Institute, a group funded by oil companies. “We need to do a better job about telling our story, but we also ... more»
  • Idahoans play an outsized role in saving one of Africa's crown jewels

    17:48 | 21/9/14
    The Idaho Statesman
    He made his fortune in the tech industry and turned to humanitarian work in 1998. ... He gave $1 million to fund the Human Rights Education Institute in Coeur d'Alene and co-founded the Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls. more»
  • Ames on track for some, not all, carbon reduction goals

    17:03 | 21/9/14
    Ames Tribune
    Over the past few years, the city has spent close to $400,000 making various equipment more energy-efficient and, for example, plans to use more efficient LED lighting in new streetlight fixtures. It is also transitioning its power ... A solar farm ... more»
  • NewsOK Log In

    17:03 | 21/9/14
    Not that Seventy Seven Energy Inc. is an obscure outfit. The oil-field services company was spun off earlier this year from local energy giant Cheaspeake Energy Corp. more»
  • Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO): Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) IPO Does Not Signal the ...

    16:52 | 21/9/14
    Insider Monkey (blog)
    Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)'s stock has not hit the ceiling and is likely to grow according to analysts, who describe its drop Friday as a combination of various factors, not the least of which was as a hedge against Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA ... more»
  • G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth

    16:52 | 21/9/14
    U.S. News & World Report
    Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey, who hosted the Group of 20 meeting in the northern Australian city of Cairns, said the G-20 finance ministers and central bankers had agreed to more than 900 policy initiatives to meet the goal they set in February ... more»
  • Do You Know Your Numbers?

    16:52 | 21/9/14
    When you go to the doctor for a physical your health care provider probably routinely records four important numbers as a base line indicator of your health. more»
  • G20 countries agree to exchange tax information to stamp out evasion

    16:41 | 21/9/14
    The Guardian
    The meeting in Cairns also discussed the potential impact on the global economy of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. The Australian treasurer, Joe Hockey, confirmed the economic risks of the outbreak had been discussed. more»
  • Dividend Aristocrats In Focus Part 4 Of 54: V.F. Corporation (VFC)

    16:30 | 21/9/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    V.F. Corporation is a Dividend Aristocrat and has increased its dividend payments for over 4 decades and counting. The company has massive growth potential in Asia, and has grown Asia Pacific revenue by over 30% a year over the last 5 years. more»
  • Risk, compliance specialists in high demand at banks

    16:30 | 21/9/14
    The national average starting salary for a chief risk officer in the financial services industry ranges from $148,000 to $225,000 in 2014, up 3.5 percent from last year, according to Robert Half. more»
  • City Council still weighing options on Memorial Hall

    16:18 | 21/9/14
    Joplin Globe
    Leslie Haase, the city's finance director, says that with no new sources of revenue in sight, the Joplin City Council will have about a year to make policy decisions on how the city will meet its day-to-day bills with the general fund in the future ... more»
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