Saturday, 20 December 2014


  • Apple Responds To BBC Panorama's Portrayal Of Supplier Conditions

    10:22 | 20/12/14
    Apple was the subject of a recent investigative report by BBC's Panorama program, which presented as part of its findings various instances where suppliers of the Mac maker violated Apple's own stated standards for its partners. more»
  • LA airport OKs $4B link from terminals to trains

    10:11 | 20/12/14
    Washington Post
    LOS ANGELES - Leaders at the Los Angeles International Airport have formally given the go-ahead to a $4 billion plan to build an “automated people mover” that would connect terminals to the region's rail system. more»
  • Obama: Sony made a mistake in pulling “The Interview”

    10:01 | 20/12/14
    Hot Air
    But if he was that hot to see the movie open, why didn't he call Sony himself and offer FBI protection at a limited number of theaters to entice the company into giving it a limited release? Why not conference in the governors of California, New York ... more»
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Recent News
  • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund Now Covered by RBC Capital (CHE.UN)

    10:00 | 20/12/14
    Dakota Financial News
    Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at GMP Securities initiated coverage on shares of Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund in a research note on Friday, December 12th. They set a “buy” rating on the ... more»
  • Bullish Reversal In Miners, But Metals Remain In Question? [SPDR Gold Trust ...

    09:48 | 20/12/14
    ETF Daily News
    gold miner pick Jordan Roy-Byrne: The gold and silver stocks have put in a bullish weekly reversal but Gold and Silver have not confirmed it. more»
  • Plosser Says Guidance Not Keeping Up With Economic Growth

    09:48 | 20/12/14
    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said the Fed's guidance on interest rates was not keeping up with the progress in the U.S. more»
  • Retailers preparing for super Saturday

    09:48 | 20/12/14
    Chicago Tribune
    Procrastinators who spent the last two months rolling their eyes at holiday promotions that began on Halloween and avoiding the Black Friday crowds are facing the final shopping rush. more»
  • CVS Stock Poised to Reach New Highs

    09:48 | 20/12/14
    Magee, who calls CVS a “core holding,” expects “explosive growth” in specialty drugs and a tailwind from its joint venture with Cardinal Health ( CAH CAH 0.9404198519597137% Cardinal Health Inc. U.S.: NYSE USD83.185 0.775 0.9404198519597137% ... more»
  • Can I still get my Algonquin dividend in Canadian dollars?

    09:48 | 20/12/14
    The Globe and Mail
    Unless you give your financial institution instructions otherwise, there's a good chance you will continue to receive the dividend in Canadian dollars anyway. As a shareholder, that's what I've found. My discount broker gets the dividend in U.S ... more»
  • A look at large coal ash spills in the US

    09:37 | 20/12/14
    Washington Post
    The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, called coal ash, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material. more»
  • American Apparel to pay new CEO base salary of $600000

    09:37 | 20/12/14
    Los Angeles Times
    American Apparel has laid out its contract with incoming Chief Executive Paula Schneider once she takes over the reins of the trouble retailer on Jan. 5. Schneider, who was appointed when the company's board fired founder Dov Charney earlier this week, ... more»
  • Advaxis Completes $17 Million Financing

    09:37 | 20/12/14
    19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADXS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, announced today that it has executed definitive securities purchase agreements with two institutional investors for ... more»
  • Meredith Whitney's Hedge Fund Said to Be in Turmoil

    09:29 | 20/12/14
    Stephen Schwartz, a co-founder and portfolio manager, left last month, his LinkedIn profile shows. Andrew Turchin, the chief financial officer, exited as well, the person ... Then, on CBS Corp.'s “60 Minutes” in December 2010, she predicted hundreds of ... more»
  • Global Economy: Why It's A Year-End “Mess” [iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ...

    09:26 | 20/12/14
    ETF Daily News
    wall-street-etf George Leong: Heck, it doesn't look like Santa will be coming to the stock market this year. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell 185 points on Tuesday, prior to rallying to cut its loss—but this was followed by a 170 ... more»
  • 1st drone in Nev. test program crashes in demo

    09:26 | 20/12/14
    Tyler Morning Telegraph
    BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) - A drone testing program in Nevada is off to a bumpy start after the first unmanned aircraft authorized to fly without Federal Aviation Administration supervision crashed during a ceremony in Boulder City. more»
  • ECB considers making weaker eurozone states bear more quantitative easing risk

    09:26 | 20/12/14
    Daily Times
    FRANKFURT: European Central Bank officials are considering ways to ensure weak countries that stand to gain most from a fresh round of money printing bear more of the risk and cost. more»
  • Nebraska November jobless rate down to 3.1 percent

    09:15 | 20/12/14
    San Francisco Chronicle
    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate was 3.1 percent for November, a slight drop from 3.4 percent in October, the state said in a report released Friday. more»
  • Port calls this week

    09:15 | 20/12/14
    San Diego Source (subscription)
    Liberty Ace -- Arrive: Dec. 22, Depart: Dec. 22, Berth: 24-05, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: Pasha Maritime Services, Agent: NLI, Line: MOSK, Flag: PA. more»
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