Archive for September 15th, 2011

Stocks rally on support plan for European banks (AP)

September 15, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stocks rallied Thursday after central banks in Europe and the U.S. announced a joint move to support European banks. Markets in Europe soared. Gold dropped and Treasury yields rose as traders moved out of the safest investments.
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A look at economic developments around the globe (AP)

September 15, 2011
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A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world Thursday:
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iPad Success Floating Other Tablets To Sales Boom, IDC Says (NewsFactor)

September 15, 2011
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Could Apple’s utter domination of the tablet market actually be good for the competition in the long term?
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Sep. 15: SI Football Rivals, Music Mine, Burn the Rope Worlds (Appolicious)

September 15, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Sep. 15: SI Football Rivals, Music Mine, Burn the Rope Worlds 
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Football season is underway, and if you just can’t get enough sports action you should check out Sports Illustrated Football Rivals, a brand new free app presented by Coke Zero. If sports aren’t your thing, use Music Mine to discover the latest hand-curated tunes and new artists from the KCRW radio DJs. In fresh...
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US stock futures rising ahead of economic reports (AP)

September 15, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stock futures are rising ahead of a new batch of economic data.
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Stock futures pare gains after data (Reuters)

September 15, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures pared gains on Thursday following a slew of weaker-than-expected data, including weekly initial jobless claims.
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Secure your internship with these iPhone apps (Appolicious)

September 15, 2011
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Secure your internship with these iPhone apps 
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The days of traditional internship applications are quickly fading away. Companies are looking to hire young innovators fluent in the languages of Twitter and Facebook. What better way to do that than solicit potential employees via social media? So instead of confining your internship search to your college career counseling office and the traditional...
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Apple cuts French App Store’s ‘Jew Or Not Jew’ App (AP)

September 15, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO – Apple Inc. has removed a mobile app, called “Jew or Not Jew?”, from its online App Store in France.
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SEC says it likely tossed some info on big banks (AP)

September 15, 2011
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WASHINGTON – The Securities and Exchange Commission has acknowledged that some documents from preliminary investigations of major banks and convicted swindler Bernard Madoff likely were destroyed under a former agency policy.
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SEC says no probes hurt by destroyed records (Reuters)

September 15, 2011
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A past practice of destroying certain pre-investigative materials has not harmed any current or future investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. agency’s enforcement chief said on Wednesday.
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