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  • Q&A: A French economist's grim view of wealth gap

    If you'd like to live in Downton Abbey, the good news is that our economy has entered a second Gilded Age of opulence and elegance. The bad news is that you'll likely end up among the vast majority stuck ...

  • Don't be fooled by housing-finance reform lies

    Hedge funds and other groups are spreading bad information about the reform of Fannie and Freddie, says the Mortgage Bankers Association president.

  • A sales assistant arranges gold necklaces at a store in Lianyungang

    By Jan Harvey LONDON (Reuters) - Gold edged up on Wednesday from a 2-1/2-month low hit in the previous session as a softer tone to equities and the dollar helped arrest its slide, though the metal is vulnerable to further losses as investor demand remains slack. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,283.60 an ounce at 1419 …

  • The London Stock Exchange building is seen in central London
    Weaker FTSE 100 gets support from ABF and AstraZeneca Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    By Tricia Wright LONDON (Reuters) - Strength in Associated British Foods on U.S. growth prospects and in drugmakers on expectations of sector consolidation kept Britain's … More »Weaker FTSE 100 gets support from ABF and AstraZeneca

    The London Stock Exchange building is seen in central London

    By Tricia Wright LONDON (Reuters) - Strength in Associated British Foods on U.S. growth prospects and in drugmakers on expectations of sector consolidation kept Britain's top share index near a two-week high on Wednesday. Clothing and food conglomerate AB Foods surged 9.1 percent, its best one-day percentage gain for …

  • People walk past the New York Stock Exchange as it flies the U.S., French and Eurozone flags in New York
    Wall Street edges lower following six-day S&P rally Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago

    By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as strong results from Boeing failed to inspire investors to keep pushing equities higher … More »Wall Street edges lower following six-day S&P rally

    People walk past the New York Stock Exchange as it flies the U.S., French and Eurozone flags in New York

    By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as strong results from Boeing failed to inspire investors to keep pushing equities higher following six straight days of gains. Better-than-expected corporate earnings have boosted Wall Street lately, though companies have largely been beating …

  • The Monte dei Paschi bank logo is seen on the main entrance of the bank's headquarters in Siena
    BlackRock cuts stake in Italian lender Monte Paschi Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    Asset manager BlackRock has cut its stake in Monte dei Paschi di Siena less than a month after becoming the Italian bank's single biggest shareholder, raising questions … More »BlackRock cuts stake in Italian lender Monte Paschi

    The Monte dei Paschi bank logo is seen on the main entrance of the bank's headquarters in Siena

    Asset manager BlackRock has cut its stake in Monte dei Paschi di Siena less than a month after becoming the Italian bank's single biggest shareholder, raising questions over who will buy into the lender's imminent capital increase. A regulatory filing on Wednesday showed that U.S. group BlackRock cut its stake in Italy's …

  • A sign with the ticker symbol for TD Ameritrade is seen at the trading post that trades the company on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    TD Ameritrade 2nd quarter profit up 35 pct on net new assets Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (AMTD.N), the biggest U.S. discount broker, said profit in its fiscal second quarter jumped 34.7 percent to $194 million on record revenue … More »TD Ameritrade 2nd quarter profit up 35 pct on net new assets

    A sign with the ticker symbol for TD Ameritrade is seen at the trading post that trades the company on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    TD Ameritrade Holding Corp (AMTD.N), the biggest U.S. discount broker, said profit in its fiscal second quarter jumped 34.7 percent to $194 million on record revenue driven by net new client assets of $12.2 billion. The profit translates to 35 cents a share, also up 35 percent from the year-earlier quarter and consistent …

  • People walk past the New York Stock Exchange as it flies the U.S., French and Eurozone flags in New York
    Global share rally peters out, euro lifted by PMI boost Reuters - 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as signs of a slowing Chinese economy and rising worries about Ukraine offset reassuring European economic … More »Global share rally peters out, euro lifted by PMI boost

    People walk past the New York Stock Exchange as it flies the U.S., French and Eurozone flags in New York

    European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as signs of a slowing Chinese economy and rising worries about Ukraine offset reassuring European economic data. U.S. stock futures also pointed to a subdued start for Wall Street on a heavy day of company earnings as well as U.S. PMI readings. The PMI …

  • People walk past the New York Stock Exchange as it flies the U.S., French and Eurozone flags in New York
    Share rally peters out, euro lifted by PMI boost Reuters - 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as signs of a slowing Chinese economy and rising worries about Ukraine … More »Share rally peters out, euro lifted by PMI boost

    People walk past the New York Stock Exchange as it flies the U.S., French and Eurozone flags in New York

    By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as signs of a slowing Chinese economy and rising worries about Ukraine offset reassuring European economic data. U.S. stock futures also pointed to a subdued start for Wall Street on a heavy day of company earnings as well …

  • What you need to know before the US open
    What you need to know before the US open City A.M. - 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    US stocks futures suggest a slightly lower open today, following the recent rally the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have seen over the last few days.Mortgage applications in the … More »What you need to know before the US open

    What you need to know before the US open

    US stocks futures suggest a slightly lower open today, following the recent rally the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have seen over the last few days.Mortgage applications in the US fell 3.3 per cent last week - the ...

  • Bombay Stock Exchange building is pictured next to a police van in Mumbai
    BSE Sensex hits record high for third straight day Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Indulal PM MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty hit record highs for a third session in a row as infrastructure companies such as Larsen & Toubro extended … More »BSE Sensex hits record high for third straight day

    Bombay Stock Exchange building is pictured next to a police van in Mumbai

    By Indulal PM MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty hit record highs for a third session in a row as infrastructure companies such as Larsen & Toubro extended recent gains while lenders including Yes Bank advanced on hopes the worst was over in terms of asset quality deterioration. Still, broader gains were capped …

  • Early movers: PG, BA, T, DAL, YUM, TM, SKX & more
    Early movers: PG, BA, T, DAL, YUM, TM, SKX & more CNBC - 4 hours ago

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell. More »Early movers: PG, BA, T, DAL, YUM, TM, SKX & more

    Early movers: PG, BA, T, DAL, YUM, TM, SKX & more

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street
    The Wolf of Wall Street @ AT&T - 4 hours ago

    Martin Scorsese directs the story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio). From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort goes from penny stocks … More »The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    Martin Scorsese directs the story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio). From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late 80s.

  • People look at large screen displaying India's benchmark share index on facade of BSE building in Mumbai
    BSE Sensex hits third consecutive record high Reuters - 7 hours ago

    Reuters Market Eye - The BSE Sensex and the Nifty hit record highs for the third consecutive session on Wednesday on the back of gains in blue-chip stocks. The benchmark … More »BSE Sensex hits third consecutive record high

    People look at large screen displaying India's benchmark share index on facade of BSE building in Mumbai

    Reuters Market Eye - The BSE Sensex and the Nifty hit record highs for the third consecutive session on Wednesday on the back of gains in blue-chip stocks. The benchmark index hits a record high of 22,901.65. The broader Nifty hits a life high of 6,861.60. Both the indices were trading around 0.3 percent higher at 2:04 …

  • Striking miners chant slogans as they march to Lonmin's head quarters in Johannesburg
    South African platinum talks resume as miners prepare for mass meeting Reuters - 8 hours ago

    By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Talks aimed at ending a crippling three-month strike in South Africa's platinum sector resume on Wednesday after the world's … More »South African platinum talks resume as miners prepare for mass meeting

    Striking miners chant slogans as they march to Lonmin's head quarters in Johannesburg

    By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Talks aimed at ending a crippling three-month strike in South Africa's platinum sector resume on Wednesday after the world's top producers and union AMCU spent Tuesday haggling over an offer tabled last week by the companies. The strike is already the longest and most costly for …

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Top Stories

  • Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

    That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul. …

  • Textron eliminating 750 Cessna, Beechcraft jobs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Just over a month after buying Beechcraft for $1.4 billion, Textron announced 750 job cuts at that company and at its Cessna division. …

  • US stocks edge lower after a six-day rally
    US stocks edge lower after a six-day rally

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market slipped Wednesday after rallying for six straight days as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies. Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market. …

  • Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus
    Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus

    Social network giant Facebook Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus VR Inc, a two-year-old maker of virtual reality goggles, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. Facebook said on March 25 that it planned to buy Oculus for $2 billion in its first-ever hardware deal. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said at the time that the proposed transaction reflected his company's desire to bet on "the platforms of tomorrow." The deal was on a list of several …

  • Spacious new Heathrow Terminal 2 set for opening
    Spacious new Heathrow Terminal 2 set for opening

    LONDON (AP) — The rundown, overcrowded Terminal 2 at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport is long gone, about to be replaced by a spacious new building built to handle 20 million passengers each year. …

  • Procter & Gamble 3Q net income up on cost cuts
    Procter & Gamble 3Q net income up on cost cuts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble's fiscal third-quarter net income rose 2 percent as it cut costs to offset sluggish sales in categories like beauty and family products. …

  • China, US data keep a lid on global stocks

    LONDON (AP) — Lackluster economic data out of China and the U.S. offset a string of positive developments in Europe to keep a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday following a strong run, particularly on Wall Street. …

  • Q&A: A French economist's grim view of wealth gap
    Q&A: A French economist's grim view of wealth gap

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you'd like to live in Downton Abbey, the good news is that our economy has entered a second Gilded Age of opulence and elegance. …

Malaysia

  • MAS partners up with Ramco Systems to improve efficiency

    SUBANG (Feb 3): Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) announced its strategic partnership with Ramco Systems, a Chennai-based IT solutions provider, in an effort to optimise its operations and reduce costs. …

  • #Highlight* Taib’s family in 400 firms worth billions and Taib might have broken state law as ...

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, who has just stepped down as Sarawak chief minister and become the Yang di-Pertua Negeri (state governor), has led the state imperiously for 33 years; and during these years, his family members have amassed billions of wealth. …

  • #Stock Focus* Spritzer rises 2% on water rationing

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Bottled-water producer Spritzer Bhd rose as much as 2% amid news of water rationing in the Klang Valley. …

  • Hong Leong lowers Sime Darby's profit forecast, TP to RM10.02

    KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) trimmed marginally its FY14 core net profit forecast for Sime Darby Bhd to RM3.13 billion to reflect lower oil palm  fresh fruit bunch (FFB) yield assumption. …

  • #Fund Flow* Foreign selling stops, for now

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): After selling in 19 out of the last 20 weeks, including the last seven consecutive weeks, foreign investors turned net buyers of Malaysian stocks, according to MIDF Research. …

  • Alliance: TH Heavy may doule EPS with RM400m record orderbook

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): TH Heavy Engineering Bhd may double its earnings per share (EPS) in anticipation that the usage of its fabrication yard will rise to 90%, according to Alliance Research. …

  • Kenanga downgrades KPJ profit, TP

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd has cut its net profit forecast for Hospital operator KPJ Healthcare Bhd and reduced the target price (TP) for the stock. …

  • Airbus’ first facility out of Europe rides on China’s growth

    TIANJIN (China): The first Airbus assembly facility outside of Europe — the Final Assembly Line in Tianjin, China (FALC) — is poised to ride on the growth of the Chinese aviation market. In a recent visit to the facility, Airbus (Tianjin) Final Assembly Co Ltd general manager Andreas Ockel briefed local and foreign media that China is currently Airbus’ No 2 market in terms of deliveries of aircraft. “Out of 626 aircraft [Airbus] produced and delivered last year, 133 were delivered to China,” …

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    3,575.2615+49.0891+1.39%
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    3.0315-0.0281-0.92%
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    1,283.70+2.60+0.20%
    GCM14.CMX
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    SIK14.CMX
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    HGK14.CMX
    101.73-0.02-0.02%
    CLM14.NYM
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