Archive for January 20th, 2013

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead: Earnings, money flows to push stocks higher

January 20, 2013
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NEW YORK, Jan 20 (Reuters) – With earnings momentum on the rise, the S&P 500 seems to have few hurdles ahead as it
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What to watch for as earnings news rolls in

January 20, 2013
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With fourth-quarter earnings seasons hitting its stride, investors are returning to the familiar comfort of cold, hard numbers — the press releases, conference calls and spreadsheets that provide a real view of corporate America’s performance.
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Official: ‘Numerous’ other bodies at Algeria plant

January 20, 2013
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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian bomb squads scouring a gas plant where Islamist militants took dozens of foreign workers hostage found “numerous” new bodies on Sunday as they searched for explosive traps left behind by the attackers, a security official said, a day after a bloody raid ended the four-day siege of the remote...
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President Obama sworn in for 4 more years in office

January 20, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping into his second term, President Barack Obama took the oath of office Sunday in an intimate swearing-in ceremony at the White House, the leader of a nation no longer in the throes of the recession he inherited four years ago but still deeply divided.
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MARKET EYE WEEKAHEAD – Earnings, reforms key for stocks

January 20, 2013
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REUTERS – Earnings will continue to set the tone in Indian markets, with Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd and Hindustan Unilever Ltd among the companies set to post October-December results.
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Bloody siege over, de-miners scour plant for traps

January 20, 2013
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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian de-mining teams were scouring a gas refinery on Sunday that was the scene of a bloody four-day hostage standoff, searching for explosive traps left by the Islamic militant who took dozens of foreigners prisoner. The siege left at least 23 hostages dead, and the American government warned that there...
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Apple earnings need to overcome technical malaise

January 20, 2013
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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – To those who study technical stock charts, Apple Inc looks broken.
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Three hurt when shotgun discharges at North Carolina gun show

January 20, 2013
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(Reuters) – Three people including a retired sheriff’s deputy were wounded on Saturday at a gun show in North Carolina when a 12-gauge shotgun accidentally discharged as its owner was taking it out of its case, state officials said.
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Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial dies at age 92

January 20, 2013
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals star with the corkscrew stance and too many batting records to fit on his Hall of Fame plaque, died Saturday. He was 92.
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