Archive for May, 2012

Wall Street rises on China stimulus hopes, Greek polls

May 29, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday on hopes China may unleash more spending measures and Greek election polls pointing to support for pro-bailout parties.
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Consumer confidence plunges in May

May 29, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy in May had its biggest drop in eight months as consumers fretted about slow hiring, a big stock market drop and the global economy, says a private research group.
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The Sport of Alaska Silver Salmon Fishing

May 29, 2012
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If you want to experience successful Alaska Silver Salmon fishing, the best way to do it, is to choose the best time of the year.   For the best Silver Salmon runs, it is normally in the August to September timeframe.
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Quality pool tables and accessories supply from the industry experts

May 29, 2012
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The pockets on a pool table offer both a realistic and visual objective. On each of the four sides of the desk and one 50 percent way up each aspect, they are used as a realistic aspect of the overall activity, but they also add an eye-catching contact to the style of the desk....
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Fallen Marine’s letter marks Memorial Day in Kabul

May 28, 2012
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Marine Sgt. William Stacey was killed earlier this year by a homemade bomb in southern Afghanistan, a tragedy for which he prepared by writing a letter to his family explaining why he was fighting that was to be read in the event of his death.
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Obama to honor fallen troops on Memorial Day

May 28, 2012
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation’s fallen warriors on Memorial Day, attending a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and honoring those who died during the Vietnam War.
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Bankia shares open 26.75 percent down after bailout request

May 28, 2012
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MADRID (Reuters) – Shares in troubled Spanish lender Bankia fell 26.75 percent when trading resumed after stock market regulator CNMV suspended it on Friday, before the bank asked for a 23.5 billion euros bailout.
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Bankia shares open 26.75 pct down after bailout request

May 28, 2012
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MADRID (Reuters) – Shares in troubled Spanish lender Bankia fell 26.75 percent when trading resumed after stock market regulator CNMV suspended it on Friday, before the bank asked for a 23.5 billion euros bailout.
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JPMorgan board to shake up risk committee – WSJ

May 27, 2012
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(Reuters) – The board of JPMorgan Chase & Co is expected to make changes to its risk-policy committee after the bank’s trading losses of more than $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources.
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Minute by minute, Nasdaq chaos engulfed Facebook IPO

May 27, 2012
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(Reuters) – Dead silence. For nearly 20 minutes on the morning of Facebook Inc’s trading debut last Friday, the line Nasdaq had opened up to keep traders informed about the social media company’s $16 billion IPO had been mute. Well after the stock was supposed to have opened at 11 a.m. New York time,...
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