Aug 14, 2014
GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - August 14, 2014: Euro-zone economy grinds to halt even before Russia sanctions bite.
Euro-zone economy grinds to halt even before Russia sanctions bite
By Michelle Martin and Martin Santa
Euro-zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter as Germany's economy shrank and France's stagnated.
The zero growth, reported today by statistics agency Eurostat, was cause for alarm throughout the 18-nation region, which is already bracing for the impact of sanctions imposed on and by Russia over Ukraine.
Germany, Europe's largest economy, contracted by 0.2 percent in the quarter, undercutting Bundesbank forecasts that gross domestic product would be unchanged. Foreign trade and investment were notable weak spots, the German Statistics Office said. ...
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SIGTARP | Press Release - August 14, 2014: Kansas City-Area Businesswoman Charged with Defrauding TARP Bank
|Brenda Wood, a Kansas City-area businesswoman, was charged with defrauding TARP recipient Farmers Bank, announced the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Wood was charged with five counts of bank fraud, one count of theft from an employee benefit program, and four counts of willful violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.|
Read the news release here.
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DealBook P.M. Edition - August 14, 2014: Top Story: Hedge Funds Give Quarterly Snapshot of Their Portfolios.
|THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014|
Includes common, closed end funds, ETFs, ETNs and REITS with prior day close of $2 a share or higher, with volume of at least 2,000.
x - stock is trading ex-dividend
Source: WSJ Market Data Group