Monday, 26 January 2015

North America

North America Snapshot
Nasdaq Composite4,7484,7714,7384,75870.16%
S&P 5002,0632,0632,0512,052110.55%
DJ Industrial Average17,81317,81317,66817,6731410.79%
VALUE LINE INDEX4,6434,6514,6284,631170.37%
TSX COMPOSITE INDEX14,77514,85314,74214,779150.10%
Russell 2000 Index1,1901,1941,1861,18910.12%
Latest News
  • Greece Syriza Win Puts Question Mark on Europe Stocks After Jump

    11:07 | 26/1/15
    The plunge sent the Greek benchmark gauge down 29 percent last year, the worst performance among equity indexes after Russia. The ASE ... After investors withdrew a record $38.4 million (GREK:US) from a U.S. exchange-traded fund tracking Greek equities ... more»
  • Calling Putin's energy bluff

    10:56 | 26/1/15
    Hurriyet Daily News
    They are saying that they will no longer sell natural gas to Europe through Ukraine. They are ... China? There are no existing routes that can deliver this gas to the Chinese and even if constructed, China will not pay European prices for gas. Russia ... more»
  • For Cuban Jews, improved ties to US may not resolve central challenges

    10:33 | 26/1/15
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency
    It was the first time she had ever led services - a feat considering she converted to Judaism seven years ago after discovering her father was Jewish. ... Adela Dworin, president of Beth Shalom and the Jewish community's de facto government liaison ... more»
  • Davos summit airs fears of global slowdown

    10:11 | 26/1/15
    Quad City Times
    Among the warning signs was this week's downgrade by the International Monetary Fund of its global growth forecasts to 3.5 percent for this year and 3.7 percent in 2016. more»
  • Man dies after steering ATV into ditch and other Acadiana crime briefs

    10:04 | 26/1/15
    The Advocate
    JEFFREY LEONARD COLE: 38, of the 400 block of New Orleans Road, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor illegal possession of stolen things and ... KENNETH JAMES PREJEAN JR.: 31, of the 1000 block of Old Spanish Trail, Scott. He was booked on ... more»
  • Pope Francis News 2015: Vatican Makes Balloons New Symbol of Peace After ...

    09:48 | 26/1/15
    Latin Post
    Many gulls make their nests atop the colonnade of St. Peter's Square, not far from the Tiber River, and there they look for garbage. more»
  • UM study explores how stem cells can help burn victims

    09:37 | 26/1/15
    Commonly caused by improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, burns account for 5 to 20 percent of combat injuries, according to a U.S. Army spokesman. And in the civilian world, about 450,000 patients receive hospital and emergency-room treatment for ... more»
  • Barron's Recap: 22 Smart Investment Ideas

    09:26 | 26/1/15
    "A Money Manager Whose Shares Are a Bargain" by Sandra Ward takes a look at how asset management has come to contribute more to the bottom line at Minneapolis-based Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) than its insurance unit does. Jack Hough's ... more»
  • Essigs honored for volunteerism

    09:26 | 26/1/15
    Daily Republic
    Lori and Pat Essig accept the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce's Community Service Award Friday night during the group's annual Recognition and Awards Banquet Friday. more»
  • Fast Money Traders Weigh In On Tech Earnings

    09:15 | 26/1/15
    Seymour thinks that Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is going to report better than expected earnings which should boost Yahoo! Inc.. Steve Grasso thinks that it looks like that traders will sell the news next week when the tech companies report. The rally ... more»
  • Technology to Pakistan's rescue

    09:03 | 26/1/15
    The Express Tribune
    Arthur Lewis, the West Indian economist who went on to win the Nobel Prize, focused on the transfer of workers from agriculture to industry as one important way of increasing economic growth. His model of development was built on two assumptions: there ... more»
  • With Venezuela facing tough economic times, Caribbean leaders head to ...

    08:55 | 26/1/15
    The summit comes as both the United States and Trinidad and Tobago seek to be help the Caribbean where concerns are increasingly growing over the high cost of diesel-fueled electricity, and the effect of Venezuela's economic woes on the PetroCaribe ... more»
  • Valero Now Belongs In An Income And Value Portfolio (VLO)

    08:52 | 26/1/15
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    One of the few sectors within the energy complex that has held up well in the market in the face of plunging crude has been the refinery space. more»
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