Archive for April 15th, 2013

Wall Street posts worst day since November 7 on gold’s drop, Boston blasts

April 15, 2013
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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks posted their worst day since November 7 on Monday as big declines in the price of gold, oil and other commodities fed a broad selloff in equities.
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Treat yourself to a tax day reward

April 15, 2013
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When Tax Day comes April 15, you can get a little relief from the stress of filing your return by taking advantage of freebies and special deals that companies will be offering on or around that day.
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North Korea makes a big security goof

April 15, 2013
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When North Korean engineers launched a satellite into space on December 12, it seemed like business as usual, with the familiar cycle of condemnations from the west and statements of defiance from the Hermit Kingdom. But that launch also led many U.S. intelligence analysts to assess that Pyongyang possessed the ability to miniaturize the...
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Stocks ease in early trading; gold plunges

April 15, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street following sharp drops in commodities prices and declines in European markets.
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Wall Street opens lower after weak Chinese data

April 15, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks fell on Monday after data from China showed growth to be slower than anticipated, knocking lower commodities prices, including oil and gold.
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Republicans back background checks

April 15, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Senate set to begin debate on gun control legislation this week, a proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers picked up some key Republican support over the weekend. But it may not be enough to ensure the measure is adopted.
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Chavez ally barely wins Venezuela vote

April 15, 2013
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hugo Chavez‘s hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, won a razor-thin victory in Sunday’s special presidential election but the opposition candidate refused to accept the result and demanded a full recount.
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CA-BUSINESS Summary

April 15, 2013
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Risk assets hit as U.S., China data stirs recovery worry TOKYO (Reuters) – Commodities led a sharp, broad decline in risk assets on Monday as weaker-than-expected Chinese data added to concerns stoked by U.S. numbers about the global economic outlook, prompting investors to book some gains from recent market rallies. European markets were seen...
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U.S. bank regulators gain ground against too-big-to-fail bailouts

April 15, 2013
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By Emily Stephenson and David Henry WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – For the past year, a special team of U.S. bank regulators has been on a quiet mission to end the belief on Wall Street that large banks are “too big to fail.”
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Chavez ally barely wins Venezuela vote

April 15, 2013
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hugo Chavez‘s hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, won a razor-thin victory in Sunday’s special presidential election, edging the opposition’s leader by only about 300,000 votes, electoral officials announced.
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