Archive for April 21st, 2014

Futures flat as investors await earnings onslaught

April 21, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep buying following a strong rally last week and ahead of a heavy week of corporate earnings.
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Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen – WSJ

April 21, 2014
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(Reuters) – Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Prosecutor: 4 more ferry crewmembers detained

April 21, 2014
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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers.
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Biden heads to Ukraine after fragile truce shattered

April 21, 2014
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Slavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – US Vice President Joe Biden will begin a two-day visit to Ukraine on Monday, hours after a fragile Easter truce was shattered and pro-Kremlin rebels in the country’s east appealed for help from Russian “peacekeepers”.
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