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Obama Hangs Out In Hawaii With Pearl Jam's Vedder - Abc News

January 4, 2015

Obama took his daughters, Sasha and Malia, to visit with Vedder and his family in Kailua, not far from where the Obamas are renting a vacation home. They spent less than half an hour with Vedder. The White House describes Vedder as a friend of the Obamas. In 2012, the lead singer …

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Tom Lydon Talks 2015 Etf Ideas On Fox Business - Yahoo Finance

January 4, 2015

For instance, investors can seek out value plays in small-cap stocks and European equities. Watch the video below to see the full interview. To view past video interviews, visit our video section . Arts & Entertainment
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Stocks Begin New Year To The Upside - Yahoo Finance

January 3, 2015

STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's What You Need To Know - Yahoo Finance

The S&P 500 slid into the closing bell on Wednesday and is back below its record high earlier in the week. Sentiment has benefited from signs that the consumer economy is returning to where it stood bef…

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Premarkets: 4 Things To Know Before The Open - Dec. 31, 2014

January 1, 2015

Stocks Just Dropped - Yahoo Finance

Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property What are some good stocks to invest in? of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors.
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Stocks Pull Back From Record In Light Trading; Utilities Slump | New Hampshire Business

January 1, 2015

Stocks Just Dropped - Yahoo Finance

single-family home price appreciation slowed less than forecast in October. NeuroDerm Ltd. soared more than 193 percent to $18.14 on heavy volume after it said data from a mid-stage study suggested that a higher dose of its Parkin…

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Stocks Pull Back From Record In Light Trading; Utilities Slump | New Hampshire Business

January 1, 2015

Stocks Just Dropped - Yahoo Finance

Federal Reserves commitment to be patient about raising interest rates. The S&P 500 gained nearly 6 percent over the prior eight sessions and managed to score its 53rd record close of the year on Monday. The speed and scale of the…

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Obama Warns N. Korea Over Sony Hack: 'we Will Respond' - Yahoo News

December 20, 2014

Obama Says North Korea Hacked Sony, Vows Response - ABC News

- 'Costs and consequences' - Though denying involvement in the brazen November 24 cyber attack, Pyongyang has hailed it as a "righteous deed." The North's top military body, the National Defense Commission, slamme…

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Etf Preview: Broad Market Etfs Gain In Line With Futures, Russia Bull Funds Rebound - Nasdaq.com

December 20, 2014

If, at any time, you are interested in reverting to our default settings, please select Default Setting above. If you have any questions or encounter any issues in changing your default settings, please email isfeedback@nasdaq.com . Please confirm your selection: You have selected…

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Stocks Are Ripping Higher — Dow Up 265 - Yahoo Finance

December 19, 2014

Six Flags Over Texas/Facebook Stocks are soaring again. In early trade Thursday, the Dow was up 265 points, the S&P 500 was up 32 points, and the Nasdaq was up 75 points. The rally in stocks comes after the S&P 500 on Wednesday had its best day of the year . That came afte…

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Obama To Nominate Ash Carter As Next Defense Secretary - Washington Times

December 5, 2014

Senators of both parties have said they expect Mr. Carter to have a relatively smooth confirmation. Mr. Hagel said Thursday that his resignation was not prompted by major differences with Mr. Obama, rebutting reports that he had been fired or quit due to White House micromanagemen…

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Ivw, Unp, Usb, Adp: Large Inflows Detected At Etf - Nasdaq.com

December 5, 2014

Among energy ETFs , one ETF following the sector is the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF ( AMEX: XLE ), which is down 0.6% on the day, and down 6.42% year-to-date. Range Resources, meanwhile, is down 26.89% year-to-date, and Newfield Exploration is up 6.26% year-to-date. Combined, RR…

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Etf Spotlight: U.s. Stocks With Positive Earnings, Low Volatility - Yahoo Finance

December 4, 2014

What You Should Know : Compass EMP Funds sponsors the ETF. CFA has a 0.58% expense ratio. The ETF includes 500 holdings and the top ten positions make up about 3.6% of the overall portfolio. Sector allocations include industrials 17.0%, consumer discretionary 15.0%, financials 14.…

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Closing Bell, November 20 - Business Insider

November 22, 2014

US stocks gain on stimulus moves in China, Europe - Yahoo Finance

In the markets, the biggest story on Thursday was news that a fund affiliated with George Soros' Soros Management would invest $500 million with Bill Gross. The money will be used in a separate fund t…

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Obama Sets Tv Address For Biggest Immigration Plan Since Reagan - Yahoo Finance

November 20, 2014

The idea behind his strategy is to cover categories of immigrants that would be politically difficult for Republicans to oppose, because that would involve separating parents from their children, according to a Democratic aide familiar with the matter. Ana Navarro, former chief Hi…

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Australia Stocks Meander In Early Trading; Gold Shares Gain | Fox Business

November 19, 2014

both up 0.2%, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Banking Corp. up 0.4% each. Among the miners, some strength for gold futures sent Evolution Mining Ltd. up 4.2% and Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd. 3% higher, while the senior miners BHP Billiton Ltd.
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Stocks Waver Amid Valuation Worry And Bank Earnings

November 6, 2014

Read More Details of June retail report suggest economy on solid footing "So far the news has been pretty good," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital, citing earnings from the banking sector, along with data on June retail sales. "The over…

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Obama, Fed's Yellen To Discuss Long-term U.s. Economic Outlook -white House - Yahoo Finance

November 5, 2014

It is the first one-on-one meeting between Obama and Yellen since she took the helm of the central bank, which sets the nation's monetary policy but operates independently from the White House. "Their discussion will focus on the long-term outlook for the American economy," said s…

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Thursday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Healthcare - Forbes

November 4, 2014

The next best performing sector is the Healthcare sector, higher by 1.5%. Among large Healthcare stocks, Bristol-Myers Squibb ( NYSE: BMY ) and AmerisourceBergen ( NYSE: ABC ) are the most notable, showing a gain of 8.2% and 6.0%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Healthcare …

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Etf Preview: Etfs, Futures Lower As Investors Mull Fed Decision To End Bond-buying Program; Earnings, Jobless Claims, Q3 Gdp Also In Focus - Nasdaq.com

November 3, 2014

Natural gas futures was up 0.26%. United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) was up 0.3%. Gold was down 1.73% while silver was down 3.5% . Lakeland Industries (LAKE) was up 39.29% after it said late Wednesday that as a response to the ebola crisis it has embarked on increasing its manuf…

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Markets Brush Off Soft European Economic Data - Yahoo News

October 22, 2014

Stocks End Higher After Earnings, Data - Yahoo Finance

But Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.4 percent to 24,801.36, after swinging between gains and losses for most of the day. The Shanghai Composite in mainland China followed the same pattern, down 0.7 percent to 2,206…

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