Archive for September, 2012

Goldman Sachs shares could rally 25 percent: Barron's

September 30th, 2012

Goldman Sachs shares could rally 25 percent: Barron's

A Goldman Sachs sign is seen over their kiosk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc shares could rise at least 25 percent in the next year as capital markets improve, Barron's said on Sunday. Wall Street's largest pure investment bank and institutional broker has a leadership position in most of its activities and is financially sturdier and less burdened by competition than it was five years ago, the financial weekly said. The weekly also cited Goldman's ability to continue growing its book value and the fact that it is better capitalized than most large peers. …

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Wall St Week Ahead: Bulls eye Spain, Bernanke and jobs

September 30th, 2012

Wall St Week Ahead: Bulls eye Spain, Bernanke and jobs

Sign is seen on Wall Street near the New York Stock ExchangeNEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street will open October with a busy week, highlighted by low expectations for global manufacturing data and the U.S. jobs report. Any positive surprises may help lift the market. Spain is the wild card. And if it's played well, then the bulls might dance. The S&P 500 finished its third positive quarter in the last four on Friday, despite suffering its largest weekly percentage decline since June. For the past three months, the S&P 500 gained 5.9 percent – its best third quarter since 2010. In contrast, the index was down 1.3 percent for the week. …

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GLOBAL ECONOMY-A new quarter's dark clouds and silver linings

September 30th, 2012

GLOBAL ECONOMY-A new quarter's dark clouds and silver linings
LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The darkest hour is just before
dawn, the old saying goes. Of course, that’s also when your
house is most likely to get burgled.


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Reuters: US Dollar Report

Argentina president's image slides further as CPI, crime weigh

September 30th, 2012

Argentina president's image slides further as CPI, crime weigh
* Fernandez’ popularity at 24.3 pct in Sept -consulting firm


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Reuters: US Dollar Report

Why US economy is flashing conflicting signals

September 30th, 2012

Why US economy is flashing conflicting signals

FILE-In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, file photo, a worker sits atop a steel beam at the Love Field modernization project construction site in Dallas. Anyone puzzled by the most recent U.S. economic data has reason for feeling so as the numbers sketch a sometimes contradictory picture of the economy. People are more confident but aren’t spending much. Fewer people are losing jobs, but not many are being hired. Home and stock prices are up, but workers’ pay is trailing inflation. This is what an economy stuck in a slow-growth rut can look like. (AP Photo/LM Otero)Anyone puzzled by the most recent U.S. economic data has reason for feeling so: The numbers sketch a sometimes contradictory picture of the economy.

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UPDATE 1-Monsters party atop box office in 'Hotel Transylvania'

September 30th, 2012

UPDATE 1-Monsters party atop box office in 'Hotel Transylvania'
LOS ANGELES, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Family film “Hotel
Transylvania” brought new life to movie box offices with a
chart-topping $43 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales
during the weekend, a record for a September opening.
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Reuters: Media

Fed Move Could Aid Emerging Markets – Wall Street Journal

September 30th, 2012

Fed Move Could Aid Emerging Markets – Wall Street Journal


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Fed Move Could Aid Emerging Markets
Wall Street Journal
Emerging-market leaders lament that all the new money created by the Fed debases the dollar's value and makes their economies less competitive. They also say it puts upward price pressure on food and energy commodities. And they say all that new cash
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Markets likely to test optimism – Castanet.net

September 30th, 2012

Markets likely to test optimism – Castanet.net

Markets likely to test optimism
Castanet.net
Traders have shown that even during challenging economic times there's still a little room for optimism, but their sentiment will be tested again this week with the latest jobs numbers in both the U.S. and Canada. The status of the jobs market in both

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economy markets – Google News

Neighbours say farmer's biofuel is a gas

September 30th, 2012

Neighbours say farmer's biofuel is a gas
Sept. 30 – A Cuban farmer has taken an innovative approach to energy production and distribution by bagging the methane emitted by his pigs to share with neighbours. Tara Cleary reports.


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Wall Street Week Ahead: Bulls eye Spain, Bernanke and jobs

September 30th, 2012

Wall Street Week Ahead: Bulls eye Spain, Bernanke and jobs

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeNEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street will open October with a busy week, highlighted by low expectations for global manufacturing data and the U.S. jobs report. Any positive surprises may help lift the market. Spain is the wild card. And if it's played well, then the bulls might dance. The S&P 500 finished its third positive quarter in the last four on Friday, despite suffering its largest weekly percentage decline since June. For the past three months, the S&P 500 gained 5.9 percent – its best third quarter since 2010. In contrast, the index was down 1.3 percent for the week. …

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