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Technology Stock Roundup: GOOGL, MSFT, FB, AMZN, EMC

October 12, 2015 4:41 PM2 comments
Technology Stock Roundup: GOOGL, MSFT, FB, AMZN, EMC

It was another blockbuster week for tech companies, jam-packed with products, events, acquisitions and more although Alphabet GOOGL, Microsoft MSFT, Amazon AMZN, Facebook FB and EMC Corp. EMC likely had the biggest announcements. Google Belongs to Alphabet Now Google completed a complicated restructuring to give effect to a simple change. […]

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Fed tapering concerns dominate markets

November 25, 2013 9:18 AM0 comments
Fed tapering concerns dominate markets

LONDON — Concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut its monetary stimulus kept European and Asian markets in check Thursday, but U.S. stocks recouped previous losses. On Wednesday, U.S. investors were spooked by the minutes to the last Fed policy meeting and that caution carried through into the Asian […]

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BP accused of lying to gov’t during Gulf oil spill

September 30, 2013 4:10 PM0 comments
BP accused of lying to gov’t during Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS — BP lied to the U.S. government and withheld information about the amount of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico after its well blew out in 2010, attorneys told a judge Monday. But lawyers for the London-based oil giant denied those accusations and said there was no […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Markets drift after mixed US retail sales data

September 14, 2013 9:56 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Markets drift after mixed US retail sales data

LONDON — A mixed set of U.S. retail sales data did little to alter the cautious mood in markets Friday as investors geared up for next week’s crucial meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Ongoing uncertainty over Syria also kept a lid on sentiment. Though retail sales in August rose […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Twitter titillates users, investors with IPO tweet

September 13, 2013 5:10 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Twitter titillates users, investors with IPO tweet

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter, the short messaging service named after chirping birds, is finally ready to migrate to Wall Street. Fittingly enough, the company resorted to a tweet to titillate its more than 200 million users and a flock of potential investors with its long-awaited plans to pursue an initial […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Tokyo’s Olympic bid success gives Nikkei a boost

September 9, 2013 9:40 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Tokyo’s Olympic bid success gives Nikkei a boost

LONDON — Japanese stocks outperformed others Monday after Tokyo’s successful bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games boosted sentiment over the future of the world’s number 3 economy. Elsewhere, Syria remained a key focus for investors across financial markets. With Russia urging Syria to put its chemical weapons under international […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports NSA can access most smartphone data

September 8, 2013 3:20 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports NSA can access most smartphone data

BERLIN — The U.S. National Security Agency is able to crack protective measures on iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices, giving it access to users’ data on all major smartphones, according to a report Sunday in German news weekly Der Spiegel. The magazine cited internal documents from the NSA and its […]

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eMediaWorld Markets ending volatile week on steady note

August 24, 2013 4:50 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld Markets ending volatile week on steady note

LONDON — Stocks made some modest gains Friday at the end of a week that’s been dominated by speculation over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start reducing its stimulus. Aside from a whopping 13 percent fall in U.S. new home sales in July, there’s been little economic news to […]

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eMediaWorld Dutch gov’t to reprivatize ABN Amro via listing

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eMediaWorld Dutch gov’t to reprivatize ABN Amro via listing

AMSTERDAM — The Dutch government plans to re-privatize ABN Amro NV, the bank that was nationalized five years ago to help prevent a meltdown of the financial system, via a stock market listing that will happen next year at the earliest, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday. “Our conclusion is […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Sanctions biting but Iran not budging

August 23, 2013 10:52 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Sanctions biting but Iran not budging

WASHINGTON — New signs are emerging that international sanctions are taking a deepening toll on Iran’s economy — putting billions of dollars in oil money out of the government’s reach. Yet there is no indication the distress is achieving the West’s ultimate goal of forcing the Islamic Republic to halt […]

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