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Posted: May 4, 2016
MarketWatch

Why oil prices have nowhere left to go but down
MarketWatch
Looking for a letup in the selling that has walloped markets over the past 24 hours? This morning at least, you're about to be as disappointed as Ted Cruz. Economic worries drove investors into the dollar and out of commodities, with oil taking an ...

Posted: May 4, 2016
MarketWatch

Stocks close lower on weak early jobs data, productivity dip
MarketWatch
U.S. stocks closed down Wednesday, but off their session lows, as weaker-than-expected private-sector jobs data and a slide in worker productivity eclipsed reports of strength in the services industry. The S&P 500 fell 12.25 points, or 0.6%, to close ...

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Posted: May 4, 2016
MarketWatch

China lowers yuan fix by most in 8 months: reports
MarketWatch
The People's Bank of China on Wednesday set the yuan's daily reference rate at 6.4943 to the dollar, weakening the currency by about 0.6%, according to multiple published reports. The cut by China's central bank was the biggest downward move since it ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
Business bites: deflation nears ... RBA fears ...
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... by Australia's central bank added to already gloomy sentiment. 'A surprise rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably an attempt to stop their currency from appreciating, but if all central banks do that, it's a race to nowhere,' said ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
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Apple rebounds to snap 8-day losing streak
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Apple Inc. rebounded on Tuesday, breaking an eight-day losing streak after Chief Executive Tim Cook talked up the company's future growth potential in an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer late Monday. The stock rose 1.6% to close at $95.18, after a 13% ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
US stocks end at 3-week low as energy, banks sell off
Morningstar.com
... cut by Australia's central bank added to already gloomy sentiment. "A surprise rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably an attempt to stop their currency from appreciating, but if all central banks do that, it's a race to nowhere ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
US stocks end at 3-week low as energy, banks sell off
Morningstar.com
... cut by Australia's central bank added to already gloomy sentiment. "A surprise rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably an attempt to stop their currency from appreciating, but if all central banks do that, it's a race to nowhere ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
MarketWatch

Zillow shares soar as quarterly loss narrows
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Shares of Zillow Group Inc. soared in Tuesday's extended session after the real estate website announced a smaller quarterly loss compared with a year earlier. Zillow reported its first-quarter loss narrowed to $47.6 million, or 27 cents a share, from ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
MarketWatch

US stocks off session lows, but still firmly in red as energy, banks tumble
MarketWatch
“A surprise rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably an attempt to stop their currency from appreciating, but if all central banks do that, it's a race to nowhere,” said Cieszynski. The Australian dollar AUDUSD, -2.3344% slumped to 74.90 U ...

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Posted: Apr 28, 2016
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Police crack down on drivers crossing the stop line at intersections, 4477 fined Rp 500k over 8 days
Coconuts Jakarta
Busy intersections in Jakarta often look like the start of a highly competitive race to nowhere, with many drivers forcefully pushing forward to get every centimeter of a head start they can for when the light turns greens. Usually this means crossing ...