Archive for July, 2012

Va. finds its place in presidential sweepstakes

July 14, 2012
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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The presidential motorcade, the cordon of Secret Service agents, the sight of a president campaigning on a small-town street. Heady stuff — and new for Virginia during a presidential race.
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Wall St Week Ahead: Earnings, Bernanke promise active week

July 14, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are looking at an onslaught next week. If it’s not corporate earnings, it’s Ben Bernanke talking about economic issues before Congress.
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Wall St rallies, S&P and Dow up for week

July 14, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks surged on Friday, lifted by economic figures that eased concerns about growth in China and earnings at JPMorgan that eased fears about the impact of failed trades that cost the bank billions.
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How To Procure The Best Value On Your Auto Insurance

July 13, 2012
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If you drive a car in the Windham area, there are many options available when it comes to picking an insurance company. With every single insurance company out there claiming to offer the best value, how can you choose the one that will truly offer you the best deal for your situation? Many people...
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JPMorgan says trading loss grew to $4.4 billion

July 13, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, said Friday that its loss from a highly publicized trading blunder had grown to $4.4 billion in the most recent quarter, more than double the bank’s original estimate of $2 billion.
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Why leaving Tom Cruise makes Katie Holmes a feminist hero

July 13, 2012
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For all the disdain aimed at them, the popsicle-colored celebrity tabloids—online and on newsstands—periodically throw up timely parables that readers ignore at their peril.
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Wall Street set for higher open on China data; banks in focus

July 13, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Friday, which would put the S&P 500 on track to snap its longest losing streak since May, after data in China allayed concerns a slowdown in the economic giant could further hinder growth worldwide.
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India Markets Weekahead: Inflation, earnings key for stocks

July 13, 2012
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Reuters Market Eye – Headline inflation data on Monday will be the key cue for stock markets ahead of the Reserve Bank of India‘s policy review on July 31.
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For some men, Propecia’s sexual side effects may be long-lasting

July 12, 2012
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Kevin Malley was almost 30, and he was starting to lose his hair. He went to his doctor to see if there was a way to keep from going bald, and his doctor prescribed Propecia.
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Ex-FBI chief to release report on Penn State sex abuse

July 12, 2012
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PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Former FBI director Louis Freeh is due to release a report on Thursday on an eight-month probe into how Penn State University handled the case of assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, convicted last month of sexually abusing 10 boys.
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