Archive for December 26th, 2011

China arrests executives in insider trading crackdown (Reuters)

December 26, 2011
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has arrested former executives at two brokerages on charges of insider trading, the securities watchdog said, as part of a crackdown on market malpractice that the new head of the agency has said will be one of his top priorities.
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Asia stocks mixed after weak US economy indicators (AP)

December 26, 2011
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BANGKOK – Asian stock markets were mixed in holiday-thinned trading Monday after weak U.S. indicators dulled optimism about prospects for the world’s biggest economy.
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iPad 3 launch rumored for Steve Jobs’ Feb 24 birthday (Digital Trends)

December 26, 2011
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iPad 3 launch rumored for Steve Jobs’ Feb 24 birthday 
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Pros see stocks up in 2012, but big risks, too (AP)

December 26, 2011
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NEW YORK – The good news is that Wall Street experts think stock prices will rise more than 10 percent next year. The bad news is that they expected big gains in 2011 and got nearly zero instead.
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