Archive for October 19th, 2013

Titanic violin auctioned for world record $1.45 million

October 19, 2013
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London (AFP) – The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank sold at auction for £900,000 ($1.45 million, 1.06 million euros) on Saturday, a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner.
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Obama urges Congress to unite to create jobs

October 19, 2013
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Washington (AFP) – The US Congress must stop stumbling from crisis to crisis and join together to create jobs and get things done, President Barack Obama said Saturday in his weekly radio address.
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Lessons of the 1987 Stock Market Crash, On Its 26th Anniversary

October 19, 2013
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October 19, 1987, does not seem that long ago to many middle-aged and older investors, but that is now amazingly 26 years ago. This was the single largest one-day stock market crash of the last century or more. Even with the last recession being the worst financially for the markets and the public, it...
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Obama, Dems are unified now but face tough tests

October 19, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, this month’s budget battles brought about a remarkable period of party unity, a welcome change for the White House after a summer of disputes over possible military action in Syria, government spying programs and the president’s pick to lead the Federal Reserve.
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Stock market collapse to get predictable with latest model of chaos

October 19, 2013
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Washington, Oct. 19 (ANI): A recent experiment on a model of chaos has revealed that it might be possible to predict an extreme event, like a stock market collapse, and prevent it from happening.
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Charges possible for toppled ancient Utah rock

October 19, 2013
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are mulling whether to press charges against a Boy Scouts leader who purposely knocked over an ancient Utah desert rock formation and against the two men who cheered him on after they posted video of the incident online.
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Chilling new details emerge in Newtown massacre

October 19, 2013
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New details have emerged about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that took the lives of 20 children and six adults last December.
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Market priced for perfection as earnings, data flow

October 19, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. data clog will begin to clear next week and payrolls figures will land just as more than one-quarter of S&P 500 companies report earnings. But equities, at record highs, have already surpassed expectations for the year and could begin to drift sideways.
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Wall St Week Ahead – Market priced for perfection as earnings, data flow

October 19, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. data clog will begin to clear next week and payrolls figures will land just as more than one-quarter of S&P 500 companies report earnings. But equities, at record highs, have already surpassed expectations for the year and could begin to drift sideways.
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