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World stocks slide as pressure on Russia grows LONDON (AP) Global stock markets fell again on Monday as tensions grew between Russia and the West over the downing of an airliner in eastern Ukraine.
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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West still struggles to cut feared bomb risk in Iran nuclear talks By Fredrik Dahl and Louis Charbonneau VIENNA (Reuters) - Major powers appear to have made only limited headway in making sure Iran will not be able to build an atomic bomb any time soon, underlining the uphill task they face after talks that began in Febr
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nigeria's Transcorp reports 122 pct first-half profit leap Nigerian conglomerate Transcorp increased half-year pretax profit by 122 percent rise to 8.01 billion naira ($49.4 million), it said in a filing with the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday. Transcorp, which on Saturday announced plans to expand its hotel b
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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TSX futures indicate lower open Canadian stocks were set to open lower on Monday as investors were concerned over the situation in Ukraine and the potential for growth-sapping sanctions. September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.19 percent at 0715 ET. The index advanced on
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 11:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China's Xi in Venezuela seeking trade, oil deals Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to meet the head of Venezuela's National Assembly Monday and sign agreements that will tie his energy-hungry country to the South American oil-rich state. Xi's meeting with Diosdado Cabello comes on the last d
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 11:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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European markets slip, with focus on geopolitics Europe's main stock markets began the week in negative territory on Monday as cautious investors tracked geopolitical developments in Ukraine and the Middle East. Investor sentiment remains clouded by the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine la
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 11:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russian stocks, ruble fall over Ukraine crisis Russian stock markets fell on Monday as investors expressed alarm at the escalating crisis in Ukraine following the Malaysian plane disaster and the prospects of tougher sanctions doing more damage to the Russian economy. Moscow's ruble-denominated M
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 10:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Poland to challenge EU ban on menthol cigarettes By Wiktor Szary WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will appeal to Europe's top court over a European Union ban on flavored tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly affected as one of the region's biggest consumers and producers of menthol cigarettes.
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 10:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mobile demand helps lift Taiwan exports 10.6% in June Taiwan's export orders in June rose 10.6 percent year-on-year to a 17-month high, largely boosted by continuing strong demand for electronic products, the government said Monday. Export orders totalled $38.82 billion in June after the highest on-year
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 09:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest Hidden economic forces like job-specific segregation are keeping young minorities out of the job market. | Jul 21, 2014 09:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend