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YouTube | Al Jazeera English has uploaded Hamas claims victory as Gaza residents survey damage.

Al Jazeera English  has uploaded  Hamas claims victory as Gaza residents survey damage Hamas claims victory as Gaza residents survey damage Al Jazeera English

Gerald Celente | Trends in The News - August 27, 2014: " Obama’s Good Game Of Golf" - (8/21/14).

Published on Aug 27, 2014 "Bank Of America to pay a $17 billion dollar settlement, Eric Holder pulls the race bating card in Ferguson, Missouri & while countless slaughters rage on.. Barack Obama seems to think that golf is more important! What's his job again? Oh yeah.. President of the United States. What a disgrace!"

SEC | Credit Rules - August 27, 2014: SEC Adopts Credit Rating Agency Reform Rules.

SEC Adopts Credit Rating Agency Reform Rules 08/27/2014 02:31 PM EDT The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted new requirements for credit rating agencies to enhance governance, protect against conflicts of interest, and increase transparency to improve the quality of credit ratings and increase credit rating agency accountability.  The new rules and amendments, which implement 14 rulemaking requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, apply to credit rating agencies registered with the Commission as nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs). “This expansive package of reforms will strengthen the overall quality of credit ratings, enhance the transparency of credit rating agencies and increase their accountability,” said SEC Chair Mary Jo White. “Today’s reforms will help protect investors and markets against a repeat of the conduct and practices that were central to the financial crisis.” The new require

FDIC | Press Release - August 27, 2014: FDIC Consumer Newsletter Features Tips on Preparing Financially for a Stressful Life Event.

Press Release FDIC Consumer Newsletter Features Tips on Preparing Financially for a Stressful Life Event Other topics include deposit insurance, rebuilding credit, and a new security feature for cards FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2014 Media Contact: Jay Rosenstein (202) 898-7303 jrosenstein@fdic.gov No one wants to think about it, but everyone needs to plan for stressful life events that include disability or death. The latest issue of  FDIC Consumer News  features tips on preparing financially for such events, plus basic strategies for helping family members or others who are facing a personal hardship. The Summer 2014 edition also reports on enhancements to the FDIC Web pages explaining deposit insurance, tips for rebounding from a bad credit history, and basics to know about new credit and debit cards that contain a computer chip for added security. Here's an overview of what is in this issue: Are your finances ready for a stressful life event?  The newslette

DealBook P.M. Edition - August 27, 2014: Lending Club, Leader in Peer-to-Peer, Plans I.P.O.

For the latest updates, go to  dealbook.nytimes.com » WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 TOP STORY Lending Club, Leader in Peer-to-Peer, Plans I.P.O. Lending Club, which has political heavyweights on its board and has raised money from the likes of Google, could rank among the 10 biggest initial public offerings of an Internet company. DEALBOOK » For the latest updates, go to  dealbook.nytimes.com » DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS The Trade: Wall St. Prosecutors Bare Their Teeth, but Still Lack Bite   Securing admissions of wrongdoing is a step in the right direction, but there's much work to be done to hold giant corporations accountable for their misdeeds, Jesse Eisinger writes. DEALBOOK » Alibaba Profit and Mobile Revenue Soar Again as I.P.O. Nears   As it prepares for an initial public offering in mid-September, the Chinese e-commerce reported a staggering $2 billion of profit on $2.5 billion in revenue for its most recent quarter. DEALBOOK »   |

FTC | Scam Alerts - August 27, 2014: Can you spot a government imposter?.

Can you spot a government imposter? by Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Your caller ID says “FTC” or “IRS,” and the phone number has the “202” Washington, DC area code. You might even look the number up and see that it’s a real government phone number. But the person calling isn’t really from the FTC, IRS, or any other agency. It’s a government imposter whose goal is to convince you to send money before you figure out it’s a scam. The big giveaway? They want you to send money. Read more >

CMI | Spot Prices as of close of trading in New York on August 27, 2014.

Spot Prices as of close of trading in New York Wednesday, August 27, 2014 GOLD TODAY CHANGE WEEK AGO MONTH AGO YEAR AGO $1,283.75 -$1.90 $1,295.25 $1,303.45 $1,420.55 SILVER TODAY CHANGE WEEK AGO MONTH AGO YEAR AGO $19.43 +$0.02 $19.52 $20.60 $24.45 PLATINUM TODAY CHANGE WEEK AGO MONTH AGO YEAR AGO $1,423.20 +$1.10 $1,431.60 $1,494.50 $1,543.30 PALLADIUM TODAY CHANGE WEEK AGO MONTH AGO YEAR AGO $896.60 +$5.60 $871.80 $884.00 $749.30 GOLD/SILVER RATIO 66.07

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on August 27, 2014.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Biggest Decliners Closing Biggest Decliners 4:32 pm ET 08/27/2014 NYSE ISSUE VOLUME PRICE CHG % CHG Solera Holdings (SLH) 1,791,433 $59.93 -7.36 -10.94 Autohome ADS (ATHM) 2,665,112 50.44 -6.16 -10.88 Leju Holdings ADS (LEJU) 1,026,546 16.60 -1.40 -7.78 Bitauto Holdings ADS (BITA) 3,549,011 89.04 -7.10 -7.39 Jumei International Holding ADS (JMEI) 1,830,867 31.72 -2.28 -6.71 China Ming Yang Wind Power Group ADS (MY) 1,761,045 2.94 -0.19 -6.07 E-House (China) Holdings ADS (EJ) 3,671,619 11.48 -0.62 -5.12 Yingli Green Energy Holding ADS (YGE) 7,859,776 3.38 -0.18 -5.06 China Cord Blood (CO) 204,760 5.29 -0.28 -5.03 Heico Cl A (HEIA) 40,819 41.45 -2.05 -4.71 Heico (HEI) 375,584 51.85 -2.55 -4.69 Brown Shoe (BWS) 1,213,957 29.90 -1.47 -4.69 Chico's Fas (CHS) 5,796,277 15.29 -0.73 -4.56 Movado Group (MOV) 466,148 38.79 -1.85 -4.55 Flagstar Bancorp (FBC) 334,383 17.66 -0.83 -4.49 Everyday Health (EVDY) 75,359 14.86 -0.69 -4.44 Vinc