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Benzinga

Mid-Afternoon Market Update: SanDisk Rallies as Western Union Drops on News of a New Money Transfer Service Through Wal-Mart

4/17/2014, 3:17 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures, International

Toward the end of trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.06 percent to 16,434.15 while the NASDAQ surged 0.46 percent to 4,105.08. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.30 percent to 1,867.41. … Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Day Market Update: Google Drops After Downbeat Earnings; SanDisk Shares Spike Higher

4/17/2014, 12:54 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures, International

Midway through trading Thursday, the Dow traded down 0.10 percent to 16,409.15 while the NASDAQ surged 0.09 percent to 4,090.08. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.06 percent to 1,863.41. Leading… Read More

Benzinga

Pharmaceutical Stocks For Income, Value And Growth Investors

4/17/2014, 12:46 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Investing Ideas, Economy, Stocks

Jonathan Yates, Benzinga Staff Writer Pharmaceutical stocks are excellent holdings in times of a downturn. Health care is the largest component of the American economy, about one-sixth the… Read More

Zacks.com

Will Earnings Improve? - Economic Highlights

4/17/2014, 10:30 am from Zacks.com in Investing, Earnings, Economy

Now in the heart of Q1 earnings season, it's looking more and more like we're going to have to wait yet another quarter for real earnings growth to take hold. Especially in the finance heavy… Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Drop; Goldman Sachs Results Beat Estimates

4/17/2014, 10:23 am from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures, International

Following the market opening Thursday, the Dow traded down 0.20 percent to 16,391.52 while the NASDAQ declined 0.21 percent to 4,077.49. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.19 percent to… Read More

Martin Tillier

Recent Earnings Reflect A Troubling Trend

4/17/2014, 9:59 am from Martin Tillier in Investing, Investing Ideas, Earnings, Economy

When it comes to the international finance industry, I have conflicting influences and have to be careful to keep an open mind. I made a living in dealing rooms for nearly twenty years, and, to a… Read More

Benzinga

#PreMarket Primer: Thursday, April 17: Violence In Ukraine Could Deter Thursday's Negotiations

4/17/2014, 7:05 am from Benzinga in Investing, Commodities, Economy, Futures, International

Despite diplomatic talks scheduled in Geneva later on Thursday, the crisis in Ukraine is looking more and more likely to escalate after a clash between Ukrainian forces and protesters resulted in… Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Markets Trade Up as Bank of America Shares Remain Down

4/16/2014, 3:40 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures, International

Toward the end of trading Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.83 percent to 16,397.79 while the NASDAQ jumped 0.92 percent to 4,071.51. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.82 percent to 1,858.04. … Read More

David Fabian

3 High Yield Alternative Income ETFs

4/16/2014, 1:30 pm from David Fabian in Investing, ETFs, Economy, Investing Ideas

Income investors that have sought out alternatives to traditional dividend paying equities and fixed-income have largely been rewarded this year. The combination of higher yields and… Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Day Market Update: Yahoo Jumps On Upbeat Results; ASML Shares Decline

4/16/2014, 12:38 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures, International

Midway through trading Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.69 percent to 16,374.79 while the NASDAQ jumped 0.70 percent to 4,062.51. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.65 percent to 1,855.04. Leading… Read More

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