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Jul 31, 2014

Dow tanks more than 300 points amid Fed, foreign concerns

Stocks dropped steeply Thursday, exacerbating a two-day slump that analysts attributed to concerns about instability abroad, worries about Friday’s employment data and fears that the Federal Reserve may raise rock-bottom interest rates sooner than ex...

Jul 31, 2014

World stock markets drift after Federal Reserve delivers no surprises with latest stimulus cut

Global stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected...

Jul 31, 2014

UN rights chief accuses Israel, Hamas of committing war crimes in Gaza

The U.N.'s top human rights official accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the latest Gaza war, but reserved her harshest words for the Israeli government, which she said Thursday was deliberately defying international l... #Israel #Hamas #Geneva

Jul 30, 2014

Growth Rebound Stokes Fed Debate

Federal Reserve officials delivered a modestly more upbeat assessment of the economy Wednesday amid a second-quarter growth rebound and deepening debate inside the central bank about when to start raising interest rates... #Israel #Hamas #Geneva

Jul 30, 2014

NVIDIA Researchers Achieve Near UHD Image Quality With Cheap, Layered Low-Resolution Displays

Although the company published some details regarding its research into super-resolutions displays in a paper titled, “Cascaded Displays: Spatiotemporal Superresolution using Offset Pixel Layers” a couple of months back, it appears NVIDIA will be tal... #Israel #Hamas #Geneva

Jul 30, 2014

Fed stays course on policy but acknowledges rising inflation

Despite the economic rebound and sharp drop in the unemployment rate recently, Federal Reserve officials still see considerable weakness in the labor market and remain very cautious about moving away from their easy-money policy... #Israel #Hamas #Geneva

Jul 31, 2014

Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves amid intensive Gaza fighting

Israel's military says it is calling up another 16,000 reserves... #Israel #Jerusalem

Jul 28, 2014

Dollar's Strength Persists Ahead Of Jobs Report

The mighty dollar remains aloft near six-month highs against a basket of currencies on Monday as financial markets prepare for a data-intensive week that includes a U.S. Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting and the release of the nonfarm payrolls (... #Middle East #Federal Reserve

Jul 31, 2014

Dow falls more than 300 points

U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the looming end of economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve... #Middle East #Federal Reserve

Jul 31, 2014

Stock market dives amid rosy U.S. economic reports

A day after a glowing government report said the U.S. economy grew at a much faster clip than expected and the Federal Reserve cited an improving labor market, global financial markets took a nosedive... #Middle East #Federal Reserve