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Irion Co.'s only active landfill to close By Clip Syndicate Irion Co.'s only active landfill to close ...Read More »
Brazil's Silva Winning Over Investors In Presidential Race By Clip Syndicate Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike. Disdain for President Dilma Rousseff's leftist policies runs so deep in Brazilian financial markets that one comment making the rounds there says: "Marina is like Russian roulette, but Dilma is like a fully-loaded revolver." It captures the mistrust that many investors feel toward Silva, whose history of volatile decisions, lack of executive experience and emphasis on eco-friendly policies, even at the possible expense of economic growth, have all raised red flags.

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Wednesday Sector Laggards: Agriculture & Farm Products, Education & Training Services By Clip Syndicate In trading on Wednesday, agriculture & farm products shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.7%. Helping drag down the group were shares of S&W Seed (SANW), down about 7.5% and shares of Cresud SA (CRESY) off about 1.7% on the day. ...Read More »
Dow Analyst Moves: GE By Clip Syndicate The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, General Electric (GE) is the #12 analyst pick. General Electric also comes in above the median of analyst picks among the broader S&P 500 index components, claiming the #218 spot out of 500. ...Read More »
Dow Movers: V, PFE By Clip Syndicate In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Pfizer (PFE) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 0.8%. Year to date, Pfizer has lost about 3.9% of its value. ...Read More »
Indexes Edge Lower In Early Trade; Tiffany Gains By Clip Syndicate Financial markets in the U.S. drifted lower in early trading Wednesday, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points for the first time. Investors bid up shares in Tiffany & Co. after the jewelry company reported earnings that were better than analysts were expecting. Tiffany rose $1.81, or 2 percent, to $102.53 in early trading. The jewelry company's latest quarterly earnings beat Wall Street's forecasts.

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Natixis Global Asset Management Releases New Signature Sound Composed by Berklee College of Music Student Andres Villareal By Clip Syndicate BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Natixis Global Asset Management Releases New Signature Sound Composed by Berklee College of Music Student Andres Villareal ...Read More »
Brazil's Silva Narrows Rousseff Lead, Would Win Runoff: Poll By Clip Syndicate A new opinion poll showed on Tuesday that president Dilma Rousseff has a narrow lead over environmentalist Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential race but could lose the election if it goes to a second-round runoff between the two. According to the survey by polling institute Ibope, Silva, who was thrust into the presidential race last week following the death of her party's candidate, has 29 percent of voter support heading into the Oct. 5 vote. The poll showed Rousseff with 34 percent, down from 38 percent in the previous Ibope survey in early August. The other main opposition candidate, Aecio Neves, had 19 percent support, down from 23 percent in the last Ibope poll.

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After Disasters, Stricken Malaysia Airlines Staff Brace For Job Cuts By Clip Syndicate As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise uniforms, sobbed and clung to each other in grief. The 19,500 staff of Malaysia Airlines now face a new ordeal - a quarter of them may lose their jobs at the unprofitable airline, hit by two jet disasters this year. Flight MH370 remains untraced since its disappearance en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March. ...Read More »
Apple Planning 12.9-inch IPad For 2015: Bloomberg By Clip Syndicate Apple Incorporated is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of its 10-inch and 7.9-inch tablets, which are faltering as people replace iPads less frequently than expected and larger smartphones made by Samsung Electronics. ...Read More »

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