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Bubble alert: a guide to hot markets From spotting the early signs, to timing your exit: profiting from market bubbles is a tricky business that most avoid
Financial Times | 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Asia stocks: Markets close mostly higher HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Here are the closing levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 1.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.3% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.1% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.4 | 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Week ahead: Eyes on Barclays and RBS during frantic week An extremely busy week lies ahead, with a tumult of the largest companies on the London stock market announcing second-quarter and half-year results.
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Bubbles are forming in the credit market Auto loans are heating up, but investors should not fear a repeat of the subprime mortgages that fuelled the crash of 2007
Financial Times | 1 hour, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US looks at ultra-long Treasury bonds The strong demand for ultra-long duration bonds issued by Canada and the US could result in similar offerings from the US T-bills
Financial Times | 1 hour, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
BSkyB seals $8.3 billion deal to create 'Sky Europe' LONDON (MarketWatch) -- British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC fell 4% after news it has agreed to acquire Sky Italia and a 57.4% stake in Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox Inc. [s:foxa] in a deal worth 4.9 billion pounds [$8.3 billion], the U.K.-based me | 1 hour, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Anglo American earnings hit by weak commodity prices and strike Global miner Anglo American (LSE: AAL.L - news) 's first-half profit fell in line with analysts' expectations, hit by weaker commodity prices and a lengthy mining strike that reduced platinum output drastically. The company has been hit by a fall in commo
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RBS releases earnings early after shock swing to Q2 profit Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L - news) said it made a pretax profit of 1 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) in the second quarter, far better than analysts had expected, due to a turnaround in losses from bad loans, prompting it to release its earnings a w
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Weak commodity prices, South Africa strike hit Anglo H1 earnings Global miner Anglo American , posted on Friday a fall in first half profits in line with analysts' forecast, hit by weaker commodity prices and by a lengthy mining strike that has slashed its platinum ...
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Argentina is now very close to default Argentina will default in just a few days unless the country can strike a deal at the eleventh hour with holdout creditors. | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend