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FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS : Stocks in Focus Monday.- Humana, NRG, Verisign. jULY 31ST., 2010

INDUSTRY -  FINANCIAL SERVICES   Stocks to Watch: Stocks in focus Monday: Humana, NRG, VeriSign   By MarketWatch Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trading in Monday's session are Humana Inc., NRG Energy Inc. and VeriSign Inc.  See full story

NYT : FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS ALERTS: July 31st. 2010

July 31, 2010 My Alerts    Alert Name: FGC BOLSA - FGC FINA July 31, 2010  BUSINESS / GLOBAL BUSINESS European Bank Stress Tests Worked: Sort Of By JACK EWING (NYT) Market data is starting to provide an indication of whether the stress tests on the largest European banks had the desired effect on confidence.   More Articles On This Topic »  

Money Morning : Special Report.- The Truth About BP's New CEO

Special Report: New CEO Dudley Isn't the Long-Term Answer at BP, Expert Says [ Editor's Note : Frequent Money Morning contributor Dr. Kent Moors is an advisor to six of the world's Top 10 oil companies and a consultant to some of the world's largest oil-producing nations. Since his " Energy Advantage " advisory service went live on July 6, the portfolio, cumulatively, is up 56.9%. For more information on the service, please click here . Below, see what worries Dr. Moors about BP's latest plans, and new CEO .] By William Patalon III, Executive Editor, Money Morning When readers ask me how Dr. Kent Moors could be up nearly 60% on a portfolio that he only launched July 6, I don't give them an answer. I tell them a story. When the BP PLC (NYSE ADR: BP ) CEO-replacement saga began to unfold earlier this week, and the Money Morning news team was working the story, I contacted Dr. Moors to ask him if he knew anything about anointed successor

Mining Interactive :Zeal Intelligence Weekly - "Platinum and Gold" by Scott Wright. July 31st. 2010

Dear Friends: Adam Hamilton has posted his weekly Zeal Intelligence Newsletter on the Mining Interactive Website. Click here: Zeal Intelligence Weekly Have a great weekend and - - - Stay Tuned!! Regards, Nick L. Nicolaas Mining Interactive Ahead of the Pack Nick L. Nicolaas President & CEO Mining Interactive Corp. www.mininginteractive.com Direct 24/7: +1 (604) 657-4058 Main Office: +1 (604) 569-0800 Fax: +1 (604) 569-0758 Skype: nicknicolaas nick@mininginteractive.com Vancouver Stock Exchange Building (1929) Suite 818 - 475 Howe Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V6C 2B3

MarketWatch:The week's Top 10 videos on MarketWatch. July 31st.,2010

Weekly Roundup JULY 31, 2010 The week's top videos By MarketWatch In case you missed them, here are the top 10 videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of July 26-30: Sitting can be dangerous to your health The practice of sitting in one place for too long can lead to a shorter life, even if you exercise, according to a new study. In this week's Health Minute, Kristen Gerencher offers some tips on how to stay healthy.   Watch Video Report. Four market myths that won't die Investors hear the standard calming myths over and over again. Brett Arends discusses four that need extra scrutiny.   Watch Video Report. Bullion coin investing may cost you Bullion coin investing has risen alongside gold's popularity, catering to a small subset of investors who want physical possession regardless of how much more they may pay. Claudia Assis reports.   Watch Video Report. Don't buy gold Forget gold, says James Altucher. He tells Veron

MarketWatch: The week's 10 best Personal Finance stories. July 31st. 2010

Personal Finance Daily JULY 31, 2010 This week's top Personal Finance stories By MarketWatch In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of July 26-July 30: How short-selling sleuths spot accounting gimmicks on financial reports As the 2010 second-quarter earnings season wraps up, accounting sleuths are once again scouring the latest reports for disconnects between what company executives are telling investors and what the numbers are saying. See Weekend Investor. Long-term unemployment is hard on your health Long-term unemployment doesn't just drain your wallet, it's mentally exhausting. Self-respect may suffer, family relationships are stressed, and relationships with close friends may end, according to a recently released report from the Pew Research Center. See story on long-term unemployment is hard on your health. A cash-in refinance can cut mortgage costs Cash-out refinancing gai

MarketWatch: Personal Finance Daily.-Warning signs that investors don't want to miss. July 30th., 2010

Personal Finance Daily JULY 30, 2010 Friday's Personal Finance stories By MarketWatch Don't miss these top stories: Short-selling sleuths spot accounting tricks Money isn't enough to make you happy Investor sentiment heats up in July Reverse mortgages and remarriages Is Chelsea Clinton's setting a bad example? How much do you know about the companies in which you invest? Chances are, not enough. So don't miss our Weekend Investor column today for a concise look at some key financial-statement warning signs to which you should pay close attention. But if you don't take the time to understand your investments and you lose your shirt in the market, at least you can take comfort in knowing that money is not the basis of all happiness. Read Robert Powell's column for a look at a new study that finds a sense of purpose and social connections, as much as money, are underpinnings of the good life. Then again, if you can't pay

MarketWatch .- Weekly Roundup.- MarketWatch's top stories for July 26 - 30., 2010

Weekly Roundup JULY 30, 2010 Top stories for July 26 - 30 By MarketWatch U.S. stocks overcame an early decline on Friday and managed to end July with significant gains and buck a slowdown in second-quarter economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average the month 7.1% higher -- the first positive month for U.S. stocks since April and their best month since last July, when stocks were in the midst of a mighty bull run. Investors have been greeted by a strong set of second-quarter earnings, a major source of encouragement after spending much of May and June fretting over the impact of a debt crisis in Europe and China's efforts to slow its growth. Keep on top of the news over the weekend with us. Plus, MarketWatch features a look at the sleuthing that short-sellers use to u uncover accounting gimmicks by U.S. companies. And check out our Week Ahead videos for a preview of all the big news events coming up in Asia, Europe and the U.S. -- Greg Morc

CNBC : Evening Brief.- March of the Profitless IPOs: More to Come Next Week. July 30th., 2010

LATEST STORIES March of the Profitless IPOs: More to Come Next Week Citi Settlement Shows Low Cost of Lying to Markets Double-Dip? Doesn't Matter, as Investors Are Still Scared IMF, Spain Differ Over Pace of Economic Recovery Emboldened RIM Readies New Touchscreen BlackBerry »click here to see the latest top stories from CNBC.com LATEST VIDEO NYSE Market Wrap CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the trading day from the NYSE. » Watch Video CNBC.com Market Outlook CNBC's Courtney Reagan reviews the week's top trades and financial news, and looks ahead to next week's market action. » Watch Video     CNBC.com Market Outlook CNBC's Courtney Reagan reviews the week's top trades and financial news, and looks ahead to next week's market action. » Watch Video   Stop Trading! Listen to Cramer Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on today's markets. » Watch Video    CEOS: Who Do You Love? Gl

NYT: Afternoon Business Update: F.D.A. Clears Way for Embryonic Stem Cell Trial. July 30th., 2010

BUSINESS: Prescriptions Blog F.D.A. Clears Way for Embryonic Stem Cell Trial By ANDREW POLLACK The move allows the world's first authorized test in people of a treatment derived from human embryonic stem cells. Congress Seeks Information on Implants 3:5 0 PM ET Congress Seeks Information on Implants By BARRY MEIER Senator Grassley requested data from Zimmer Holdings on how it responded to complaints from surgeons. Off the Charts The Growing Resilience of Plastic By FLOYD NORRIS Consumers are defaulting on credit cards at a slowing rate, and that trend is expected to continue even if the economy suffers a double-dip recession. Wall Street Settles Down After Taking In G.D.P. Report By SUSANNA G. KIM Investors were particularly fretful about the G.D.P. report because it comes at the end of a run of worse than expected economic data and a warning from the Fed. Disney Sells Miramax for $660 Million By BROOKS BARNES and MICHAEL CIEPLY The deal ends a laborious biddi

RTTNews : Evening Market Wrap.- Stocks End Little Changed Amid Convoluted Economic Outlook: July 30th., 2010

Evening Market Wrap Fri Jul 30 17:01 2010   Commentary Jul 30, 2010 Stocks End Little Changed Amid Convoluted Economic Outlook - U.S. Commentary Stocks ended Friday' session showing no clear direction, as a lower than expected GDP growth rate was offset by better than expected readings on Chicago-area business activity and consumer sentiment for July. The major averages ended little changed after swinging between gains and losses over the course of the day. Full Article Economic News Jul 30, 2010 Chicago Business Barometer Shows Unexpected Acceleration In Growth After reporting slowdowns in the pace of expansion in Chicago-area business activity in the two previous months, the Institute for Supply Management - Chicago released a report on Friday showing an unexpected acceleration in the pace of growth in the month of July. The ISM Chicago said its business barometer rose to 62.3 in July from 59.1 in June, with a reading above 50 indicating growth in Chicago-

FOX BUSINESS: Breaking NewsGross domestic product up 2.4% in 2Q

GDP Up 2.4% in 2Q The recession was more severe than previously estimated as data showed growth at the end of last year was weaker than expected.| WATCH THE MOST POWERFUL NAME IN BUSINESS NEWS China Becomes No.2 Economy Is the World Broke? China has overtaken Japan to become the world's second-largest economy. Red Start After Weak GDP Data Wall street was washed in red after the government said economic growth was less than expected. Facebook Gets IPO Shy The social networking web site may postpone its initial public offering until 2012. Merck Profit Beats Street's View The drugmaker reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings of $752 million. House to Take Up Offshore Drilling Lawmakers are poised to debate legislation clamping down on offshore drilling practices. Blind Transparency Experts say the SEC’s interpretation of a provision that exempts it from sharing information is wrong. SEC Says Exempt Fr

FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS : MarketWatch - Industry - Financial Services.- Funding pressures start to ease for European banks. July 30th., 2010

INDUSTRY- FINANCIAL SERVICES Funding pressures start to ease for European banks   By Simon Kennedy MarketWatch Funding pressures for European banks are gradually starting to ease following the region’s stress tests, with Spain’s BBVA and Santander both dipping a toe in the bond markets, but weaker lenders may still have to rely on central bank support for some time.  See full story Bond Report: U.S. 2-year yields back to record lows after GDP   By Deborah Levine MarketWatch Treasury prices added to gains, pushing 2-year yields back to the lowest on record, after a report said the U.S. economy grew at a 2.4% pace in the second quarter, a little slower than many analysts expected and heightening concerns that the economy may struggle to recover.  See full story