Friday, 03 October 2014

Latest News

  • Turkey vows to fight Islamic State

    01:00 | 3/10/14
    Jamestown Sun
    MURSITPINAR, Turkey/BEIRUT - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with ... more»
  • The Morning Download: Facing Data Tsunami, Weather Channel Undergoes ...

    01:00 | 3/10/14
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    EMC Corp. named Zane Rowe its new chief financial officer Wednesday, a move that may offer an indication of the direction the company plans to take as it nears a corporate crossroads, CFO Journal's Kimberly S. Johnson reports. Mr. Rowe's predecessor ... more»
  • Ashford Hospitality Trust Stock Rating Upgraded by FBR Capital Markets (AHT)

    00:48 | 3/10/14
    sleekmoney
    Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. logo FBR Capital Markets upgraded shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE:AHT) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. more»
  • Texting apps required gear for Hong Kong protests

    00:48 | 3/10/14
    Salon
    The protesters just have to turn on their Bluetooth connections within 70 meters (230 feet) from anyone else using the app to see the messages sent by the entire chat group, creating a daisy-chain effect. Cellphone networks and websites continue to ... more»
  • West Virginia Congressional Candidates Coddle Coal And Guns To Get Elected

    00:45 | 3/10/14
    Forbes
    According to Open Secrets: Peabody Energy at more than $2 million; Arch Coal at $880,000, Consol Energy Inc. at $630,000 and Alpha Natural Resources Inc. at $626,000, all 2014 figures. And which candidates are getting the most? Rep. John Boehner ... more»
  • Morning Agenda: Used-Car Dealers Under Fire

    00:37 | 3/10/14
    New York Times
    Government authorities across the country are cracking down on so-called liar loans in the subprime auto market, which enable borrowers to inflate their income and obtain loans they cannot afford, DealBook's Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Michael Corkery ... more»
  • How Should You Play Magna International Inc.?

    00:26 | 3/10/14
    The Motley Fool Canada
    The auto sector had a great summer and many analysts and experts are now wondering whether the sector is running out of steam. Four months ago, I asked which company was a better buy - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG)(NYSE: MGA) or Martinrea ... more»
  • First Edition: October 2, 2014

    00:26 | 3/10/14
    Kaiser Health News
    Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Lisa Gillespie writes: “Teenage girls who are given access to long-acting contraceptives such as IUDs or hormonal implants at no cost are less likely to become pregnant, according to a study in the New England Journal ... more»
  • 2015 BMW 2 Series Cabriolet flips its lid [w/video]

    00:26 | 3/10/14
    Autoblog (blog)
    Early next year, BMW will offer droptop versions of its entry-level 2 Series. Available in both 228i and M235i guise, the 2 Series Cabriolet will no doubt take everything we already like (and don't like) about the Twoer and add that wind-in-your-hair ... more»
  • Beyond BRIC ETF Again Proves Less Bad

    00:26 | 3/10/14
    ETF Trends
    In what was a brutal September for emerging markets exchange traded funds with the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM) declining an average of 8%, the BRIC nations ... more»
  • China Bars Tour Groups From Traveling to Hong Kong Over Protests

    00:26 | 3/10/14
    Businessweek
    China's tourism board has stopped approval of new tour groups to Hong Kong because of the spread of pro-democracy demonstrations in the city, amplifying the impact of the protests on the economy. more»
  • New CEO at Aquamarine Power

    00:20 | 3/10/14
    The Edinburgh Reporter
    A number of leading wave energy firms have joined forces with global drive and control manufacturer Bosch Rexroth in a bid to create a standardised, self-contained offshore electricity generator for the wave industry. more»
  • Europe Skirting Freeze Preserves Gas Amid Ukraine Crisis

    00:15 | 3/10/14
    Bloomberg
    “A mild, wet westerly air flow is expected across northern Europe, and hence above-normal temperatures,” Eleanor O'Neil, a meteorologist at Andover, Massachusetts-based WSI Corp., said Sept. 30 by e-mail. “Some parts of the U.K. are in line to record ... more»
  • CMU's One Liners: Benicassim, Deezer, Skrillex and more

    00:15 | 3/10/14
    Complete Music Update
    Grime innovators Mumdance and Logos, aka Jack Adams and James Parker, are now the co-directors of their own new label, Different Circles. more»
  • Dealers trade: Chicago Auto Show shifts to ABC 7

    00:15 | 3/10/14
    Robert Feder (blog)
    When NBC 5 beat out ABC 7 and CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2 for the Chicago Auto Show broadcast rights in 2000, the head of the trade association acknowledged that his group had sought assurances from all three stations to provide favorable news coverage ... more»
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