Saturday, 01 November 2014

North America

  • Stocks Rally Across Globe

    12:03 | 1/11/14
    Wall Street Journal
    Japan's stimulus plans rippled across global markets, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record, sending the dollar near a seven-year high against the Japanese yen and pulling U.S. more»
  • Cramer Remix: The secret to getting rich

    12:01 | 1/11/14
    The first step? Start by saving 15 percent of your paycheck, or 10 percent if you can afford to, he says. Start by putting half to two-thirds of your savings into a retirement account, such as a 401(k) or Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Those are ... more»
  • National Gas Prices Lowest in Almost 4 Years

    11:52 | 1/11/14
    It's no trick, but a very big treat: the average price of gasoline has just fallen below $3 per gallon in the United States for the first time over 46 months, according to GasBuddy. more»
North America Snapshot
Nasdaq Composite4,6394,6414,6174,631651.41%
S&P 5002,0012,0182,0012,018231.17%
DJ Industrial Average17,20917,39617,20917,3911951.13%
VALUE LINE INDEX4,5484,5734,5454,572641.42%
TSX COMPOSITE INDEX14,51014,62714,50814,6131551.07%
Russell 2000 Index1,1691,1741,1671,174181.53%
Latest News
  • Productivity startup Slack surpasses $1-billion valuation

    11:41 | 1/11/14
    The Globe and Mail
    Slack Technologies Inc., a startup with roots in Vancouver co-founded by Canadian Stewart Butterfield, raised $120-million in a round of financing, valuing the company at $1.12-billion (U. more»
  • The Maestro of Midwest Revival

    11:30 | 1/11/14
    Wall Street Journal
    Beyond lies the East 4th Street strip with craft-beer bars and higher-end restaurants, like celebrity chef Michael Symon's Lola Bistro. more»
  • Luke Bryan and Cabela's Announce New Clothing Line For Men And Women

    11:30 | 1/11/14
    Headlines & Global News
    The singer's 32 Bridge line debuts exclusively at Cabela's on Saturday (Nov. 1). Cabella's is a major retailer of ... 1, while selling almost 7 million albums and racking up 27 million digital tracks from his four studio albums. His latest album "Crash ... more»
  • Bangalore to Bengaluru, the name game begins

    11:30 | 1/11/14
    Times of India
    Kempegowda, a feudal lord, chose Bendakaluru for his capital in early 16th century. Bendakaluru grew into Bengaluru and in colonial times, the name was anglicized as Bangalore. more»
  • What's Going On

    11:18 | 1/11/14
    Daily Local News
    Established by President Barack Obama in March 2013, The First State National Monument is the first National Park Service unit in Delaware, and also includes land in Pennsylvania. more»
  • Why Scarlett Johansson's SodaStream is leaving the West Bank

    11:18 | 1/11/14
    Washington Post (blog)
    ... U.S. plunged some 41 percent in the third quarter, and its share price has halved since January. It's a conspicuous fall since the Israeli company promoted its product in an eye-catching Super Bowl commercial featuring American actress Scarlett ... more»
  • Royal Gold, Inc USA) Rating Reiterated by Barclays (RGLD)

    11:07 | 1/11/14
    Ticker Report
    Royal Gold, Inc USA) logo Royal Gold, Inc USA) (NASDAQ:RGLD)'s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Barclays in a note issued to investors on Friday. more»
  • Western Refining Logistics, LP Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution

    11:07 | 1/11/14
    Western Refining Logistics, LP is principally a fee-based, growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) to own, operate, develop, and acquire terminals, storage tanks, pipelines, and other logistics assets ... more»
  • Solar Developers Win Half of Contracts in Brazil Auction

    10:56 | 1/11/14
    Solar-power developers including Solatio Energia and Rio Energy won contracts to deliver 1,048 megawatts of energy installed capacity in Brazil's first energy auction with a specific category for photovoltaic projects. more»
  • Tech Briefing: Lenovo Closes $2.91 Billion Deal for Motorola

    10:56 | 1/11/14
    Lenovo closes $2.91 billion deal for Motorola; CEO John Chen has high hopes for BlackBerry Classic phone; IBM introduces new analytics software to battle cyber-crime; and more. more»
  • Former Monte Paschi management convicted as crisis mounts

    10:56 | 1/11/14
    Reuters India
    ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - The former top managers of Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) were sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail on Friday over a 2009 derivatives scandal from which the bank is still struggling to recover. more»
  • New York subway train nearly impaled by giant drill

    10:56 | 1/11/14
    A giant drill bit narrowly missed impaling a moving train on a New York subway line in a bizarre and frightening accident. Shortly before noon Thursday, a train operator on a northbound F train in Queens reported that something struck the top of the train, ... more»
  • Connecting the dots to lower gas prices | Don Brunell

    10:56 | 1/11/14
    Bonney Lake and Sumner Courier-Herald
    It's often difficult to “connect the dots,” to show people how the global marketplace affects their daily lives. But plunging gasoline prices are giving Americans a first-hand lesson in the law of supply and demand. more»
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