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| Asian shares languish at 2-week low, dollar near four-week high Reuters |
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares dipped on Monday, while the dollar hovered near a four-week high, maintaining gains even after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. central bank is committed to an accommodative policy. MSCI's broadest ...
| HTC Posts Second Operating Loss as Sales Continue to Slump Bloomberg |
HTC Corp. (2498) posted its second consecutive quarterly operating loss as a continued decline in sales dragged down earnings at the Taiwanese smartphone maker. Fourth-quarter operating loss was NT$1.56 billion ($52 million), the Taoyuan, ...
| Dudley: Unclear exactly how Fed bond buying works MarketWatch |
PHILADELPHIA--Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said Saturday some key aspects of how the central bank's bond-buying stimulus effort works remain mysterious. For over a year, the Fed has been engaged in purchasing ...
| CES 2014: Global consumer spending on tech projected to fall 1% Los Angeles Times |
Las Vegas—. A number of forces will combine to drive global consumer spending on technology down 1% in 2014, according to a study by the Consumer Electronics Assn. The projected decline was released Sunday as part of a press day at the International ...
| Fracking Contamination Found in Well Water in 4 States ABC News |
In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them, according to a review that casts doubt on ...
| Priciest Tuna Cost Down Despite Shrinking Stocks ABC News |
Sushi chain operator Kiyoshi Kimura netted a real bargain on Sunday, taking home a 507 pound (230 kilogram) bluefin tuna for a mere 7.36 million yen (about $70,000), a fraction of the price he paid last year at the year's first auction at the Tsukiji market in ...
| Bitcoin crosses $1000 on Zynga move BBC News |
The value of Bitcoin has topped $1,000 (£610) again after social gaming firm Zynga said it would start accepting the virtual currency as a payment option. Zynga is perhaps the most significant video games firm to accept bitcoins to date. The virtual currency ...
| Burst pipe causes damage at UConn Health Center Boston.com |
FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Officials at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington are assessing damage caused by a burst sprinkler pipe. Officials say a sprinkler pipe on the main floor burst at about noon Saturday and sent some water into ...
| 'Click farms' making millions by duping social media Fox News |
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore "click farms," where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet ...
| Dollar Reaches One-Month High Versus Euro on Fed Taper Outlook Bloomberg |
The dollar reached the strongest against the euro in a month before U.S. services and factory data today that may bolster the case for the Federal Reserve to end its bond-buying program this year. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index closed last week at the ...
| Zynga Links Up With BitPay For A Bitcoin Payment Test In FarmVille 2, CityVille ... TechCrunch |
Gaming giant Zynga has started to accept the cryptocurrency as a payment option for those buying tokens for virtual goods on the web versions of FarmVille 2, CastleVille, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Chronicles, Hidden Shadows and CityVille. It makes ...
| Laurel Wal-Mart evacuated due to carbon monoxide leak Washington Post |
A carbon monoxide leak at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Laurel led to the evacuation of about 250 shoppers and employees Sunday morning, according to Anne Arundel County fire officials. Emergency personnel first responded to a call around 10:30 a.m. to ...
| Plosser Warns Fed Shouldn't Try to Offset Potential GDP Loss Bloomberg |
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser, an opponent of bond purchases by the Fed, said policy makers shouldn't try to make up for a permanent loss in potential growth caused by the financial crisis. "Efforts to use monetary policy to ...
| Pickups rule Top 10 best-selling vehicles for 2013 USA TODAY |
This much is sure: Ford's F-Series has extended its reign as the nation's top selling vehicle for a 32nd year. Chevy's redesigned Silverado is second, then Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. After that, there are some interesting changes when it comes to the ...
| IHS News Flash: Updated Forecasts for Critical Consumer Electronics Segments ... Wall Street Journal |
This is a news flash from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) issuing updated forecasts and insights on developments expected at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The news flash covers the markets for tablets, ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions, wearable ...
| Texas' 3 largest home insurers plan to raise rates Seattle Post Intelligencer |
DALLAS (AP) — Texas' three largest home insurers are kicking off 2014 with steep increases in policyholder premiums, according to a report published Saturday. The Dallas Morning News reports (http://dallasne.ws/1e5e4NH ) that Allstate, Farmers and State ...
| Arrow 3 completes successful flight trial Globes |
This is the second flight test of the Arrow-3 interceptor. It was conducted at Israeli test range over the Mediterranean Sea. At 08:00 on Friday, the Arrow-3 interceptor successfully launched and flew an exo-atmospheric trajectory through space, according to the ...
| Fiat faces uphill climb to goal Omaha World-Herald |
PARIS — The Fiat boss, Sergio Marchionne, has finally won complete ownership of Chrysler and can begin trying to realize his dream of building a world-class carmaker to compete with industry leaders Toyota, General Motors and Volkswagen. At the top of ...
| Margaret Beck: Wait for notices from Anthem before sending in payment for new ... Record-Searchlight |
Here we go again with a new procedure for paying Anthem for Covered California applications. The reason I emphasize Anthem is that it is my understanding from most agents and brokers that it is the preferred carrier because it offers a PPO (preferred ...
| Advice for Preventing and Dealing with Frozen Pipes Patch.com |
A 1/8-inch crack in a pipe can leak up to 250 gallons of water a day, causing flooding, serious structural damage, and the immediate potential for mold. Posted by Elizabeth Alterman (Editor) , January 04, 2014 at 08:30 PM. Comment Recommend. Loading... x.
| E-ZPass customers take advantage of new weekend hours WAVY-TV |
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Customer service centers in Norfolk and Portsmouth are now open on the weekend, as well as the E-ZPass customer service phone number. "That's most helpful," said Yvonne Goodman, who tried getting an E-ZPass earlier in ...
| US crude-oil imports lowest in 16 years Fort Worth Business Press |
U.S. crude-oil imports fell to the lowest level in almost 16 years as domestic output rose, the Energy Information Administration reported. Shipments of foreign crude fell 1.1 percent to 7.41 million barrels a day, the fewest since January 1998, based on the four- ...
| Will pause taper only if data is much weaker: Fed's Lacker Moneycontrol.com |
"The door has to be seen as open for changing the pace at which the Fed trims the programme," said Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker. Tags US, Fed, Taper, Bond Buying, Jeffrey Lacker. Source: Reuters ...
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