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Aug 8, 2010

FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS : MarketWatch.- Industry Financial Services.- The Fed May Resist Market Pressure for bonds Buy


The Fed: Fed may resist market pressure for bond buys
By Greg Robb MarketWatch

Confronted with a U.S. economy that appears to be decelerating, the Federal Reserve may ratchet up cautionary language but many expect the central bank will refrain from buying more bonds to bolster growth. See full story

WSJ: Technology Alert.- August 8tt., 2010

Technology Alert
from The Wall Street Journal

The marketing contractor linked to former Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Mark Hurd is Jodie Fisher, an actress who most recently appeared in the reality TV show "Age of Love."

In a statement Sunday released by her attorney Gloria Allred, Ms. Fisher said she was "saddened" that Mr. Hurd lost his job as H-P CEO.

On Friday, Mr. Hurd suddenly resigned as CEO of H-P following allegations from Ms. Fisher that he had sexually harassed her while she worked as a H-P marketing contractor between late 2007 and late 2009. While H-P's board found Mr. Hurd didn't violate the company's policy regarding sexual-harassment, they said he submitted inaccurate expense reports that were intended to conceal what the company said was a "close personal relationship" with the then-unidentified woman.
Technology Alert
from The Wall Street Journal

ABC News : Australia Business News..- Weak Start Tipped for Local Market . July 8th, 2010

Weak start tipped for local market
Australian shares are set to open lower, after markets in the United States and Europe lost value last Friday.

Inspectors to probe alleged safety breaches at quarry
Mines and explosive inspectors will this week visit a quarry at Kin Kin, north-west of Maroochydore on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, as part of an investigation into alleged safety breaches at the site.

RACT traffic lights concern
There are concerns about an increasing number of traffic lights with globe failures around Tasmania.

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