Archive for July 12th, 2011

FTSE plunges 2.12 percent (AFP)

July 12, 2011
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LONDON (AFP) – The London stock market tumbled more than two percent in early deals on Tuesday, with banking shares sinking amid fears for the eurozone debt crisis, traders said.
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Milan stock exchange plunges 4% (AFP)

July 12, 2011
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MILAN (AFP) – The Milan stock exchange shed more than 4% shortly after opening Tuesday amid signs that Italy is being affected by the eurozone debt crisis contagion.
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Three Ways To Make Your Home More Secure

July 12, 2011
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Statistics show that home invasions and burglaries make up more than 70% of nonviolent crimes throughout the United States. If you own a home, it is important to take proactive steps to keep yourself, your family, and your belongings safe. If you overlook the importance of making your home safe and secure, you may...
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Verizon Updates Thunderbolt, But LTE iPhone Seen As Far Off (NewsFactor)

July 12, 2011
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Days after setting new price plans for data, Verizon Wireless announced the first software update for the flagship of its 4G-capable smartphones, HTC’s Thunderbolt.
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EA Scrabble lets iPhone play with Android (AFP)

July 12, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – US videogame titan Electronic Arts (EA) on Monday released a version of word game Scrabble that people can play together whether they are using Apple devices, Android gadgets, or Facebook.
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Stocks sink on fresh fears about global economy (AP)

July 12, 2011
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NEW YORK – July doesn’t look so promising anymore. The European debt crisis appears to be widening, with concerns about government debt defaults spreading beyond Greece to much larger countries like Italy and Spain. If that happens companies that do business internationally could see their revenue and profits decline as European countries and companies...
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Summary Box: European debt, US economy sink stocks (AP)

July 12, 2011
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SPAIN AND ITALY: Stocks closed at their lowest level yet this month on fresh fears that Europe’s debt crisis would spread beyond Greece, Portugal and Ireland to the much larger economies of Spain and Italy. Spanish and Italian bank stocks plummeted.
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