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Wall Street Shares Slip

| February 14, 2013

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Stocks dipped on Wall Street at the opening of trading, in the wake of economic contraction from Europe and Japan.

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Wall Street Shares Turn Flat

| February 14, 2013

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Stocks dipped and then evened out on Wall Street in the wake of economic contraction from Europe and Japan.

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World stocks edge up as Wall Street nears highs

| January 29, 2013

BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as the feel-good factor lingered from near-record highs on Wall Street and signs of an upswing in U.S. manufacturing. European stocks were mostly up in early trading

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Big Gains on Wall Street After the Fiscal Deal

| January 2, 2013

Wall Street cheered an agreement that ended the fiscal impasse in Washington, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 to its biggest gains in more than a year on Wednesday. The New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning. The Dow finished up 2.4 percent.

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IPO plan for China bear bile company raises ire

| February 17, 2012

SHANGHAI (AP) — A storm of criticism in China over share listing plans by a company that sells tonics made with bear bile is highlighting the increasingly affluent country’s changing attitudes toward the environment and wildlife.

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Graff Said to Plan Hong Kong IPO for Second Quarter

| February 17, 2012

February 17, 2012, 2:55 AM EST By Fox Hu and Zijing Wu (Corrects story first published Feb.

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Tokyo prosecutors quiz ex-Olympus president, others to follow (Reuters)

| February 16, 2012

TOKYO (Reuters) – Three former executives of Japan’s disgraced Olympus Corp face possible arrest this week over their role in a $1.7 billion accounting fraud at the maker of medical equipment and cameras, Japanese media said on Thursday. Japanese prosecutors began questioning one of the trio, ex-president Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, Jiji news agency said.

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MCX IPO To Open Feb 22

| February 15, 2012

(RTTNews.com) – India’s largest commodity bourse Multi Commodity Exchange or MCX will hit the capital market on February 22 to raise around Rs.650-Rs.750 crore. It would be the first exchange in India to go public, putting the country at par with other markets, such as the US, UK, Japan, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong

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Yahoo-Alibaba talks falling apart: sources (Reuters)

| February 15, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Talks between Yahoo Inc and China’s Alibaba Group over the U.S. Internet giant’s Asian assets have hit an impasse, throwing their plans for a $17 billion tax-free asset swap into question, according to sources briefed on the situation.

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US futures down as Greek bailout debate winds on (AP)

| February 14, 2012

NEW YORK – U.S. stock futures slipped Tuesday after retail sales data for January grew slower than expected. The government said an hour before the market opening that retail sales rose 0.4 percent last month.

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