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Jul 09, 2014

Report: JPM Reduces Russia Staff as Ukraine Crisis Hits

Wall Street bank JPMorgan Chase & Co is reducing equity market staff in Russia as business falls off in areas such as initial public offerings (IPOs) due to the Ukraine crisis, two financial sources said... #Wall Street #J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Jul 14, 2014

K.K.R. to Take Stakes in Swiss Online Classifieds and Digital Marketing Sites

The private equity firm will take a 49 percent stake in several online classified and digital marketing ventures owned by Ringier Digital, a Swiss media company... #Wall Street #J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Jul 18, 2014

NYC pensions get poor returns from private equity

New York City’s public pension funds fall near the back of the pack when it comes to private equity investments performance — a key area as they chase market-beating returns...... #Wall Street #J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Jul 18, 2014

U.S. stocks trading higher on company earnings

Investors welcomed the latest financial results from large U.S. companies Friday and sent stocks higher in midday trading. The market was on course to recover after slumping a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 97 point... #Dow Jones #Israel #Google Inc. #Honeywell International Inc. #Malaysia Airlines #YouTube #Wall Street #Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Jul 16, 2014

Hershey hikes candy prices due to soaring cocoa

Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, on Tuesday hiked its chocolate prices for the first time in three years, a sign that a year-long soaring cocoa market is eating into confectioners profits. The overall price increase, effecti... #North America #Kraft Foods Inc. #Nestle #Morningstar, Inc.

Jul 05, 2014

Revival in emerging markets after launch of new fund by Terry Smith

His Fundsmith Equity fund has turned £1,000 into £1,480 in three years. Now he is scanning the emerging markets, including countries such as China and Brazil... #North America #Kraft Foods Inc. #Nestle #Morningstar, Inc.

Jul 16, 2014

Stocks rebound, give Dow record

Major stock indexes rebounded Wednesday, finishing higher for the third time in four days and lifting the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close this month. Investors had lots of market-moving news to consider, including encouraging ... #Wall Street #IBM #Intel #Time Warner Inc. #Rupert Murdoch #Dow Jones #International Game Technology

Jul 15, 2014

Is the world economy booming until it hurts?

A growing concern that overheated asset and equity prices could cause another crash is a good thing and a bad thing In recent months, concern has intensified among the world's financial experts and news media that overheated asset markets real estate... #Wall Street #IBM #Intel #Time Warner Inc. #Rupert Murdoch #Dow Jones #International Game Technology

Jul 16, 2014

A volume of Das Kapital becomes a $40,000 commodity fetish: what would Karl Marx have said?

The sale by Abebooks turns the monumental critique of capitalism into rich profit for one giant private owner One has to wonder what Karl Marx would make of news from Abebooks that it has scored a coup with the sale of a volume of Das Kapital for $40... #Karl Marx #Dow Jones

Jul 15, 2014

JPMorgan beats estimates in second quarter as profit falls 8 percent

JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, posted second-quarter profit that beat estimates as fixed-income trading revenue fell less than analysts expected. Shares rose in early trading. Net income declined 7.9 percent to $5.99 billion, or $1.... #Memphis, TN #Tennessee #Wall Street #Jamie Dimon #Federal Reserve #J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. #Bloomberg