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Financial & Forex info News:From BBC NEWS: Shangai bids , Brazil elections, Housing benefits cap to price

  FINANCIAL &  FOREX INFO NEWS FROM BBC News - Shanghai bids farewell to massive World Expo fair BBC News - Brazil set to elect new president BBC News - Housing benefit cap to price London's poor away - Shelter

NYT: Morning Business news

Why Twitter's C.E.O. Demoted Himself By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Evan Williams may embody a classic Silicon Valley type: the inspired entrepreneur with good ideas for a start-up, but not the leader to execute a sophisticated business strategy. Fox and Cablevision Deal Returns Signal By BRIAN STELTER and BILL CARTER Fox comes back to life in three million homes served by Cablevision just before Game 3 of the World Series. Post a Comment Making Sure Nickelodeon Hangs With Cool Kids By BROOKS BARNES For the first time in years, Nickelodeon has momentum. It is searching for new franchises to fend off Disney Channel and cement its popularity with children and young teenagers. • More Business News »

The Washington Post: Today's Headlines & Columnists

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Republicans on the offensive as Tuesday nears; House could fall, Senate unlikely Two days before Tuesday's midterm elections, Republicans appear poised to capture control of the House and are likely to make substantial gains in the Senate, an outcome that could dramatically alter the balance of power in Washington, according to a Washington Post analysis of competitive seats ... (By Dan Balz and Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post) Sanity and fear, meeting in the middle (By Jason Horowitz, Monica Hesse and Dan Zak, The Washington Post) Investigators link package explosives to al-Qaeda bomb-maker in Yemen (By Peter Finn and Mary Beth Sheridan, The Washington Post) Redskins' Donovan McNabb acknowledges season not up to his standards (By Barry Svrluga, The Washington Post) More Today's Highlights POLITICS Voter unrest echoes that of 1994, poll shows Voters across the country are deeply unhappy with the performance o

NYT ALERT : FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS . Innovation Isn’t a Matter of Left or Right

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA - FGC FINA October 31, 2010 Compiled: 1:10 AM BUSINESS DAY Innovation Isn’t a Matter of Left or Right By STEVEN JOHNSON (NYT) Most people assume that market forces drive inventions. But over the last two centuries, collaborative, nonproprietary innovation has eclipsed, and transformed, the marketplace. More Articles On This Topic »

The moral Equivalent of Stagflation: Paul Krugman - New York Times Blog

October 30, 2010, 7:14 am The Moral Equivalent of Stagflation Martin Fackler and Steve Lohr have a good article this morning on parallels between the United States and Japan ; regular readers know that I’ve been on this for more than two years. And the possibility of such a parallel was the main theme of the original version of The Return of Depression Economics , which I wrote way back in 1999. Domo arigato, Bernanke-san. What I don’t think is fully appreciated yet — and may never be, for reasons I’ll explain in a bit — is what this American remake of The Bad Sleep Well should be telling us about economic theory and policy. Let me offer a parallel: the stagflation of the 1970s. Stagflation had a huge impact on economic thinking. Why? Mainly because it was predicted : the Friedman-Phelps natural rate hypothesis said that the apparent positive trade-off between inflation and unemployment would prove only temporary, and that once inflation had gone on for a while,

MarketWatch: The Week's Top Videos

Weekly Roundup OCTOBER 30, 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 Oct. 25-29: LeBron's new Nike ad causes a stir LeBron James teams up with Nike for a commercial that plays on the controversy surrounding his decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and join the Miami Heat.   Watch Video Report. Las Vegas, Singapore style The stocks of both Las Vegas Sands and Genting look expensive right now. But on a 10% pullback, they'd be worth a bet by long-term investors. Clare McKeen reports.   Watch Video Report. The wild-card costs of tablets Simon Constable, Peter Kafka, and Lauren Goode discuss the different price points of tablets, still a relatively new category of computing devices in the market and listed at a variety of prices.   Watch Video Report. Federal Reserve gears up for stimulus The Fed is close to embarking on a new round of mon

MarketWatch:: Personal Finance Daily.- This Week's Top Personal Finance Stories

Personal Finance Daily OCTOBER 30, 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 Oct. 25 to 29: How Washington could create jobs The federal government has spent hundreds of billions of dollars to lift Americans out of the worst economic downturn since the 1930s, but jobs remain in short supply. Read more on how Washington could create jobs . Record-low mortgage rates will be gone in 2011: MBA Mortgage rates may be as low as they'll get — rates are on course to rise, slowly moving toward 5% by the end of next year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's economic forecast, released Tuesday at the group's annual convention here. Read more on record-low mortgage rates will be gone in 2011: MBA. Retire in France at 62? In Turkey, it's 45 n France, workers took to the streets in angry protest when lawmakers first

NYT: Morning Business News

After China's Rare Earth Embargo, a New Calculus By KEITH BRADSHER Alarmed by China's recent embargo, many countries are now scrambling to develop new mines or renovate ones long considered not to be worth the effort. Pontiac, 84, Dies of Indifference By NICK BUNKLEY The brand that invented the muscle car will endure a lonely death on Sunday after about 40 million in sales. Slide Show: Pontiac: Cars and Culture U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patents By ANDREW POLLACK The new position, a shift in longstanding federal policy, will impact medicine and the biotechnology industry. • More Business News »

The Washington Post. Today's Headlines & Columnists.

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Obama: Suspicious packages are a 'credible terrorist threat' Two packages mailed from Yemen and addressed to synagogues in Chicago contained explosive material and represented a "credible terrorist threat," President Obama said Friday, as authorities focused their investigation on an increasingly lethal affiliate of al-Qaeda. (By Peter Finn, Greg Miller and Anne E. Kornblut, The Washington Post) Amid mortgage mess, owners blindsided (By Dina ElBoghdady, The Washington Post) Virginians share lesson learned: GOP in power not so bad (By Rosalind S. Helderman, The Washington Post) China gives U.S. 'assurances' on export of rare-earth minerals (By John Pomfret, The Washington Post) Teleconferencing from the war zone improves treatment for wounded soldiers (By David Brown, The Washington Post) More Today's Highlights POLITICS Virginians share lesson learned: GOP in power not so bad President Obam

NYT: FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS ALERT.- Technology, Business Day / Global Business

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA - FGC FINA October 30, 2010 Compiled: 12:48 AM TECHNOLOGY AOL Revamps Home Page to Attract Advertisers By VERNE G. KOPYTOFF (NYT) The overhaul, which it began to roll out on Friday, is aimed at making the site a more interesting destination and to ramp up advertising. BUSINESS DAY / GLOBAL BUSINESS Spanish Region Sells Bonds Locally-But at a High Price By RAPHAEL MINDER (NYT) Economists criticized Catalonia for offering especially generous terms, which could also set a worrying precedent for other regions that decide to follow suit. BUSINESS DAY / GLOBAL BUSINESS Shipping Magnate Takes a New Tack: The Cruise Business By MATTHEW SALTMARSH (NYT) Gianluigi Aponte, the owner of the giant Mediterranean Shipping Co., says the cargo business has come back from the deep trough of 2009. But he’s focusing on something different. More Articles On This Topic »  

From The Desk Of Nick Nicolaas: Zeal Intelligence Weekly News By Adam Hamilton

Dear Friends: Adam Hamilton has posted his weekly Zeal Intelligence Newsletter on the Mining Interactive Website. Click here: Zeal Intelligence Weekly Brought to you by 604-657-4058 View our Videos and Commentary

MarketWatch Weekly Roundup.- Top 10 Stories Oct. 25-29

Weekly Roundup OCTOBER 29, 2010 Top 10 MarketWatch stories Oct. 25 - 29 By MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — As investors looked ahead to next week's key events in Washington and the likelihood of gridlock coming to Capitol Hill, they closed out October with solid gains. The Federal Reserve's closely watched next moves to spur growth, along with expected Republican gains in midterm U.S. elections, will be a focal point for a busy start to November. U.S. stocks ended October on an upbeat note, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DJIA )   adding another 3% — its best October since 2006 — and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index advanced 3.7%. The tech-laden Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 5.9% for the month, its best October in seven years. Stay with MarketWatch online and through the weekend. Our Weekend Investor feature focuses on how investors can play the expected outcome of the midterm elections. And don't miss our "Week Ahead&

CNBC Evening Bief.-Explosive Material in Cargo Packages Sent to US: Obama

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RTTNews: Evening Wrap.- Obama Hails GDP Growth But Says More Yet To Be Done

Evening Market Wrap Fri Oct 29 17:01 2010 Commentary Oct 29, 2010 Stocks End Little Changed As Traders Brace For Busy Week - U.S. Commentary Stocks turned in a lackluster performance on Friday, as trading activity was subdued ahead of next week's expected quantitative easing announcement from the Federal Reserve, the results of the midterm elections and the Labor Department's monthly employment report. For the week, the Nasdaq rose by 1.1 percent, while the Dow edged down by 0.1 percent and the S&P 500 showed almost no change. Full Article Economic News Oct 29, 2010 U.S. Economic Activity Expands For Fifth Straight Quarter Economic activity in the United States expanded for the fifth consecutive quarter in the third quarter of 2010, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Friday, with the pace of growth in the quarter coming in line with economist estimates. The Commerce Department said that gross domestic product increased at an annual rate o