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Market Looking Stronger In Upcoming Days - Economic Highlights

4/1/2014, 10:11 am from Zacks.com in Investing, Economy

Stocks in Asia and Europe followed Monday's strong performance from U.S. markets, with reassuring comments from the Fed Chairwoman doing all the trick. The mood is expected to carry over to… Read More

Benzinga

#PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, April 1: Yellen Calms Rising Rate Fears

4/1/2014, 7:05 am from Benzinga in Investing, Commodities, Economy, Futures, International

At a conference on Monday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reassured investors that the Fed was planning to keep interest rates low in order to support the US economy and job market. Yellen's… Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Day Market Update: Nordion Surges On Acquisition News; BlackBerry Shares Decline

3/31/2014, 12:20 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures, International

Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.57 percent to 16,416.76 while the NASDAQ surged 1.01 percent to 4,197.81. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.63 percent to 1,869.26. Leading and… Read More

Martin Tillier

As Jobs Report Approaches, Some Selling Seems Likely

3/31/2014, 10:42 am from Martin Tillier in Investing, Economy, Investing Ideas, US Markets

This week, on Friday April 4, we will receive the Granddaddy of all economic data, the US Jobs Report. The governments digest of the current employment situation; Non-Farm Payrolls, Hourly… Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; UTi Worldwide Reports Q4 Loss

3/31/2014, 10:35 am from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures, International

Following the market opening Monday, the Dow traded up 0.88 percent to 16,466.61 while the NASDAQ surged 1.22 percent to 4,206.58. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.78 percent to 1,872.17. … Read More

Zacks.com

Will Market Sustain Positive Momentum? - Economic Highlights

3/31/2014, 10:05 am from Zacks.com in Investing, Economy

Stocks appear on track to sustain the positive momentum from Friday and end the first quarter of the year on a positive note. But it has been a tough quarter for the market, with stocks not that… Read More

Benzinga

#PreMarket Primer: Monday, March 31: Icy Relations Between Russia And The West Continue

3/31/2014, 7:10 am from Benzinga in Investing, Commodities, Economy, Futures, International

Markets continued to hinge on developments in the tense relationship between the West and Russia. Over the weekend, US Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov… Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Day Market Update: Restoration Hardware Surges On Earnings; Endocyte Shares Drop

3/28/2014, 12:23 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Commodities, Economy, Futures, Options

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.73 percent to 16,382.66 while the NASDAQ surged 0.93 percent to 4,189.98. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.78 percent to 1,863.49. Leading and… Read More

BlackRock

Raising the Minimum Wage: Cure or Curse?

3/28/2014, 12:20 pm from BlackRock in Investing, Economy

There's been a lot of talk lately about raising the minimum wage, both on the federal and local level. In his State of the Union address earlier this year, for instance, President Obama… Read More

Benzinga

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; BlackBerry Reports Smaller-Than-Expected Loss

3/28/2014, 10:22 am from Benzinga in Investing, Economy, Futures

Following the market opening Friday, the Dow traded up 0.72 percent to 16,380.76 while the NASDAQ surged 0.80 percent to 4,184.38. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.70 percent to 1,861.92. … Read More

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