Archive for May 12th, 2014

India-related stocks, ETFs rally on Wall Street on election optimism

May 12, 2014
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REUTERS – Wall Street investors are snapping up U.S.-listed shares of Indian companies and India-related exchange-traded funds on Monday as exit polls there predict the country’s main opposition party – seen as more business friendly – would win general elections.
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Wall Street advances in broad rally; S&P 500 near record

May 12, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, with cyclical names driving the Dow to its second all-time high in as many sessions as the S&P 500 moved within striking distance of its own record.
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Boko Haram offers to swap girls for prisoners

May 12, 2014
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By Matthew Mpoke Bigg
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At least 15 dead in Congo soccer stadium stampede

May 12, 2014
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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — At least 15 people were killed in a stampede at a soccer stadium in Congo, government officials said.
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Stock futures rise, S&P 500 near record

May 12, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, putting the S&P 500 within striking distance of record levels, though geopolitical concerns in the Ukraine could cap gains.
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Gains in mining stocks nudge FTSE higher

May 12, 2014
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By Sudip Kar-Gupta LONDON (Reuters) – A rise in heavyweight mining stocks lifted Britain’s top equity index on Monday, pushing the UK stock market back towards its highest level since early 2000.
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Estranged wife of Donald Sterling to fight NBA

May 12, 2014
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Shelly Sterling said today she doesn’t think Donald Sterling is a racist, but she believes her estranged husband is in the “onset of dementia.”
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A happy Mother’s Day: Woman gives birth to rare ‘mono mono’ twins

May 12, 2014
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An Ohio middle school math teacher was given an early Mother’s Day present, giving birth to rare monoamniotic twin girls after spending nearly two months in the hospital.
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STOCKS NEWS MIDEAST-Abu Dhabi names beat estimates, Dubai firm misses

May 12, 2014
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0540 GMT – The latest batch of quarterly earnings released on Monday could help lift Abu Dhabi’s stock market but weigh on Dubai, which already came under selling pressure in the last session.
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