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Apr 30, 2014

YouTube | Al Jazeera English has uploaded News Bulletin - 21:30 GMT update



Al Jazeera English has uploaded News Bulletin - 21:30 GMT update
News Bulletin - 21:30 GMT update
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The main headlines on Al Jazeera English, featuring the latest news and reports from around the world.

YouTube | TheAlexJonesChannel has uploaded Breaking: Benghazi Whistle Blower Reveals DOJ Looking At Infowars



TheAlexJonesChannel has uploaded Breaking: Benghazi Whistle Blower Reveals DOJ Looking At Infowars
Breaking: Benghazi Whistle Blower Reveals DOJ Looking At Infowars
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Tosh Plumee self admitted CIA gunrunner since the 1960's is being issued a Department of Justice subpoena concerning his weapons running to the terrorists cell Al Qaeda in Syria
http://www.infowars.com/breaking-whistleblower-reveals-u-s-state-dept-ships-arms-directly-to-al-qaeda/

Robert Tosh Plumlee was born in 1937. He joined the United States Army in April 1954 and was assigned to the Texas 49th Armored Division. Later he was transferred to Dallas where he joined the 4th Army Reserve Military Intelligence Unit.
After leaving the army Plumlee worked as an aircraft mechanic before obtaining his pilot's license in 1956. Soon afterwards he began work as a pilot for clandestine CIA flights. This included working for William Harvey, Tracy Barnes and Rip Robertson. Plumlee also transported arms to Cuba before Castro took power. Plumlee was also associated with Operation 40.
In 1962 Plumlee was assigned to Task Force W which operated at the time from the JM/WAVE station in Miami. Plumlee... (More)

End of London fixes might liberate gold price, GoldCore speculates: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH April 30, 2014.

End of London fixes might liberate gold price, GoldCore speculates

Submitted by cpowell on 03:09PM ET Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Section: Daily Dispatches
6:10 ET Thursday, April 30, 2014
GoldCore's daily commentary speculates that the end of the daily gold fixings in London would diminish gold price suppression and facilitate a freer market in the monetary metal:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

DealBook P.M. Edition - April 30, 2014: Regulator's Report Discovers More Issues With Bank Foreclosure Practices.

For the latest updates, go to dealbook.nytimes.com »
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
TOP STORY
Last year, regulators had negotiated a $10 billion deal with 15 banks over foreclosure issues.
Regulator's Report Discovers More Issues With Bank Foreclosure Practices A new report from a banking regulator offers a snapshot of the morass of problems that mortgage holders who fell behind in payments experienced during the financial crisis.
For the latest updates, go to dealbook.nytimes.com »
DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS
Senators Express Concern on Reverse Mortgage Rules Senator Charles Schumer and Senator Barbara Boxer urged the Department of Housing and Urban Development to clarify the rules around reverse mortgages, a type of loan that has increasingly saddled middle-age children with the mortgages of their parents.
Donald R. Mullen Jr. was the manager of Goldman Sachs's subprime mortgage trade during the housing bubble.
Troubled-Mortgage Funds Are on the Rise, but Face Headwinds Distressed-mortgage funds are suddenly hot, but it is unclear whether the strategy of investing in delinquent home loans will live up to the marketing hype.
A nuclear plant in Byron, Ill., owned by the Exelon Corporation.
Utility Operator Exelon to Buy Pepco for $6.8 BillionBuying Pepco will add operations in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Washington to Exelon's existing East Coast operations.
David M. Rubenstein, the co-founder and co-chief executive of the private equity giant Carlyle Group.
Carlyle Earnings Fall 18% Private equity may be a booming business, but the Carlyle Group was weighed down by declines in its global market strategies business and real assets segment.
A Bank of America branch in New York.
Another View: What Bank of America's Accounting Mistake Can Teach the Market Do big banks have strong enough management of their risks and good internal controls to detect accounting problems? Mayra Rodríguez Valladares examines the problem in Another View.
Thomas H. Lee brought his wit to a charity gala.
Take My Buyout, Please … Thomas H. Lee, who was honored Tuesday night for his philanthropy at an event organized by the UJA-Federation of New York, knows how to work a room.
Energizer's headquarters in St. Louis.
Energizer to Split in Two Energizer said that it plans to split into two publicly traded companies: one for household products like Energizer batteries, the other for personal care products like Schick razors.
Reuters Breakingviews: Energizer Split Leaves Biggest Problem Intact The main challenge is mustering enough resources to take on the consumer products behemoth Procter & Gamble, writes Kevin Allison.
After paying an entry fee, players on Tradesports.com get to buy and sell different prediction contracts, using fantasy money.
Intrade Co-Founder Opens Fantasy Sports Site By styling the new company as a fantasy sports site and not a betting and prediction market, Tradesports.com hopes to avoid the kind of regulatory trouble that hastened Intrade's demise.
A branch of BNP Paribas in Paris.
BNP Paribas Says $1.1 Billion May Not Cover U.S. Fines The French bank warned on Wednesday that it might have to pay penalties. The bank also reported that first-quarter profit increased 5 percent from the period a year earlier.
A plant for Scania, the Swedish truck maker, in Angers, France.
Volkswagen Extends Offer to Acquire Full Control of Scania Volkswagen, which already controls 62.6 percent of Scania's capital, is hoping to coax more of the Swedish truck maker's shareholders to sell.
Workers gathered in front of the Alstom's headquarters outside Paris on Wednesday.
Alstom Backs G.E.'s Offer Despite French Government's Concerns The struggling French conglomerate's board "has unanimously endorsed G.E.'s offer," but the directors will also consider a rival offer from the German industrial giant Siemens.
BUZZ TRACKER
Why Only One Top Banker Went to Jail for the Financial CrisisThe economic catastrophe of 2008 was the largest of its kind since the Depression. Jesse Eisinger, writing in The New York Times magazine, asks who's taking the fall?
LOOKING AHEAD
Data on Unemployment in Europe A report this week is likely to provide important clues about the course of the economic recovery in Europe. On Friday, Eurostat will publish data on unemployment in March. Those numbers will help to ground the thinking of the European Central Bank, which plans to hold a monetary policy meeting on May 8 in Brussels as it faces criticism that it is doing too little to keep deflationary pressures under control.
Labor Department Set to Report on Jobs The Labor Department on Friday plans to report the latest data on hiring and the unemployment rate in April. Month-to-month gains in hiring have been volatile recently, but most economists expect a fairly robust report on the job market this month. The consensus calls for an increase in payrolls of 210,000 and a decline in the unemployment rate to 6.6 percent. If the actual payroll gain meets or exceeds that estimate, it will be the best month for hiring since November 2013, and also echo other recent positive signs for the economy, like rising consumer confidence and healthy durable goods orders.
For the latest updates, go to dealbook.nytimes.com »

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing April 30, 2014.

Major Indexes Closing
Major Indexes5:58 p.m. EDT 04/30/14
 LASTCHG% CHG
DJIA*16580.8445.470.27
DJ Transportation Average*7672.1954.900.72
DJ Utility Average*553.580.460.08
Nasdaq*4114.5611.010.27
Nasdaq 100*3582.028.030.22
S&P 500*1883.955.620.30
S&P 400 Mid-Cap*1355.967.710.57
S&P 600 Small-Cap*651.973.710.57
DJ Total Stock Market*19705.4569.440.35
NYSE Composite*10627.1743.520.41
NYSE Financial*6329.6823.640.37
Russell 2000*1126.866.030.54
NYSE MKT Composite*2612.52-23.39-0.89
KBW Bank*68.430.170.25
PHLX Gold/Silver*92.26-0.62-0.67
PHLX Housing Sector*193.51-0.10-0.05
PHLX Oil Service*294.021.370.47
PHLX Semiconductor*575.972.980.52
See All Major U.S. Indexes
Markets Diary5:55 p.m. EDT 04/30/14
ISSUESNYSENASDAQNYSE MKT
Advancing2,0711,520202
Declining1,0351,144173
Unchanged1119136
Total3,2172,755411
ISSUES AT   
New 52 Week High108465
New 52 Week Low38746
SHARE VOLUME   
Total3,704,842,4182,059,787,126121,906,632
Advancing2,250,248,3241,309,390,04454,678,239
Declining1,407,839,953731,119,47861,930,835
Unchanged46,754,14119,277,6045,297,558
Major World Indexes4:40 p.m. EDT 04/30/14
 LASTCHG% CHG
Global Dow*2523.140.120.00
DJ Global Index*318.550.810.25
DJ Global exUS*240.800.420.17
Stoxx Europe 50*2977.52-3.46-0.12
UK: FTSE 100*6780.0310.120.15
Germany: DAX*9603.2319.110.20
Japan: Nikkei 225*14304.1115.880.11
Hong Kong: Hang Seng*22133.97-319.92-1.42
See All Major World Indexes
Footnotes
Indexes may be real-time or delayed based on exchange requirements.

Sources: SIX Financial Information; WSJ Market Data Group