Archive for February 25th, 2012

Exchange operator says SEC has asked for documents (AP)

February 25, 2012
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AP – A stock exchange company planning to go public says federal regulators are looking into its trading strategies, orders and communication with market participants.
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SEC probes exchanges and electronic trading firms ties: WSJ (Reuters)

February 25, 2012
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Reuters – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a probe into the ties between stock exchanges and certain electronic trading firms, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Apple tactics in China iPad deal unusual: experts (Reuters)

February 25, 2012
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Reuters – Proview Electronics, the firm trying to stop Apple Inc from using the iPad name in China, has a plausible claim over the unusual methods Apple used to conceal its identity when attempting to acquire Proview’s trademarks, according to several legal experts.
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Judge awards iPhone user $850 in throttling case (AP)

February 25, 2012
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AP – When AT&T started slowing down the data service for his iPhone, Matt Spaccarelli, an unemployed truck driver and student, took the country’s largest telecommunications company to small claims court. And won.
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S&P 500 index hits highest point since June 2008 (AP)

February 25, 2012
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S&P 500 index hits highest point since June 2008 
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AP – A two-point gain was enough to push the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its highest level since June 2008, three months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the darkest days of the financial crisis.
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Summary Box: S&P 500 hits highest level since ’08 (AP)

February 25, 2012
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AP – JUST TWO POINTS: A two-point gain was enough to push the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its highest level since June 2008, three months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the darkest days of the financial crisis. The S&P 500 closed at 1,365.
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Sports Scholarships-Some Hidden Truths about It

February 25, 2012
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Athletic scholarships are generally offered to the high school student-athlete who excels in sports as well as education. Every year a great number of high school athletes apply for full or partial scholarships. Some of them get success in being recruited in the college sports team and to earn sports scholarships. However, a large...
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Fishing Lodge in Alaska Near Kenai River

February 25, 2012
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You need the service of fishing lodge in Alaska when you visit the state for fishing recreation. Do not worry as there are a lot of lodging choices in the place to accommodate you and your family during the night as you spend together for a family getaway. For instance, there is Anglers Lodge...
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