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Aug 23, 2010

BBC Business : The Experts View. August 23rd., 2010



NASDAQ : Latest Forex News: | Currency Cross Rates August 23rd., 2010

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MarketWatch Internet Services: Verizon defends traffic plan with Google. August 23rd., 2010

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  INTERNET SERVICES
Verizon exec defends Web traffic plan with Google
 
By John Letzing MarketWatch


A senior Verizon executive defends the network operator’s public-policy proposal for regulating the Internet, introduced jointly with Google, calling much of the characterization of the plan 'dead wrong.' 

MarketWatch : Economic Calendar Aug.23 - Sep.27. August 23rd., 2010


ECONOMIC CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEK

time (et) report period Actual Consensus
forecast
previous
MONDAY, AUG. 23
None scheduled
Tuesday, AUG. 24
10 am Existing home sales July 4.70 mln 5.37 mln
Wednesday, AUG. 25
8:30 am Durable goods orders July 2.7% -1.0%
10 am New home sales July 339,000 330,000
10 am FHFA home prices June N/A 0.5%
Thursday, AUG. 26
8:30 am Jobless claims 8/21 490,000 500,000
FRIDAY, Aug. 27
8:30 am GDP revision 2Q 1.2% 2.4%
10 am Consumer sentiment Aug. 69.0 69.6

CNBC: Evening Brief : July's Home Sales ...August 23rd., 2010


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RTTNews : Evening Market Wrap: Economic Concern...August 23rd., 2010

Evening Market Wrap Mon Aug 23 17:01 2010 

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Aug 23, 2010 Economic Concerns Send Stocks Lower In Late-Day Trading - U.S. Commentary Stocks closed lower to open the week on Monday, as concern regarding the direction of the economy erased earlier gains that came on news of a flurry of mergers and acquisitions. The majority of the selling came late in the day, spearheaded by losses in the tech sector. Full Article

Forex Top Story

Aug 23, 2010 Dollar Pushes Higher Versus Euro The dollar remained on the defensive versus the resurgent yen but jumped to a fresh monthly peak against the euro on Monday, as investors remained skittish despite a flurry of activity on the merger front. Today's lack of economic catalysts from the US served to keep last week's pattern in place. The dollar failed to mount a challenge versus the yen, which has become the world's preferred safe haven currency. On the flip side, the buck firmed up against riskier currencies. Full Article

NYT : Afternoon Business News | Afternoon Business Update.- August 23rd., 2010



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A Global Patchwork of Air Safety Rules

 
By SUSAN STELLIN
After the F.A.A. downgraded Mexico's safety rating, attention turned to the inconsistencies in global guidelines.

Pressed to Act, Bank of Japan Sees Few Ways to Lift Demand

 
By HIROKO TABUCHI
With anemic growth and looming deflation, Japan's central bank sees little it can do to stimulate the economy despite mounting pressure to act.

TPG and Shanghai to Create Chinese Currency Fund

 
By DAVID BARBOZA
The$735 million venture joins others that are raising huge funds denominated in the renminbi. Beijing hopes such investments will strengthen the nation's capital markets.

Former Gucci Executive to Lead Barneys

 
By REUTERS
The appointment of Mark Lee ends a two-year period in which the luxury retailer was led by a committee of seven executives.

Housing Fades as a Means to Build Wealth, Analysts Say

 
By DAVID STREITFELD
Many economists believe that the days of banking on an asset that could only rise in value are gone for good.