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Apr 13, 2015

FT: Greece prepares for debt default if talks with creditors fail: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - April 13, 2015

FT: Greece prepares for debt default if talks with creditors fail

Submitted by cpowell on  Monday, April 13, 2015.
Kerin Hope and Tony Barber
Financial Times, London
Monday, April 13, 2015
Greece is preparing to take the dramatic step of declaring a debt default unless it can reach a deal with its international creditors by the end of April, according to people briefed on the radical leftist government's thinking.
The government, which is rapidly running out of funds to pay public sector salaries and state pensions, has decided to withhold E2.5 billion of payments due to the International Monetary Fund in May and June if no agreement is struck, they said.

Ronan Manly: IMF's gold moves around and changes quality: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH -April 13, 2015.

Ronan Manly: IMF's gold moves around and changes quality

Submitted by cpowell on  Monday, April 13, 2015. 
 Monday, April 13, 2015

In the third of his series of reports on the International Monetary Fund's gold depositories, gold researcher and GATA consultant Ronan Manly writes that the agency's metal not only moves around but changes quality. His analysis is headlined "The IMF's Gold Depositories -- Part 3, Gold Swaps and the Quality of the IMF Gold" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:

Putin lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missile systems to Iran: RT News - April 13, 2015.

April 13, 2015 12:27

S-300 launchers. (RIA Novosti/Andrei Aleksandrov)
Putin lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missile systems to Iran
The Russian president has repealed the ban prohibiting the delivery of S-300 missile air defense systems to Iran, according to the Kremlin's press service. The ban was introduced by former President Dmitry Medvedev in 2010. 3515

Central bankers gather privately in Washington this Friday to discuss gold: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - April 13, 2015.

Central bankers gather privately in Washington this Friday to discuss gold

Submitted by cpowell on Monday, April 13, 2015
 Monday, April 13, 2015

Attention, mainstream financial journalists! Here's something else important for you to ignore this week, thanks to the diligent eye of gold researcher and GATA consultant Ronan Manly.
It's a breakfast meeting to be held Friday in Washington for "a select group of central banks and other official-sector institutions," sponsored by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum and the World Gold Council, to discuss "gold, the renminbi, and the multicurrency system," convened in conjunction with the spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group, a United Nations agency:

FTC Business Blog - April 7, 2015: Reducing the risk: 7 steps for securing sensitive debt data

Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center Blog Updates from the Federal Trade Commission

By Lesley Fair

Like juggling chain saws or using a Ming vase as a sippy cup, some things are just too risky to be reasonable. Here’s one to add to that list: posting unencrypted financial information about 55,000 consumers on a website available to anyone with an internet connection. Two FTC settlements with debt brokers – and a 7-step brochure for industry members – offer advice on keeping sensitive information secure.

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WP Evening Edition - April 13, 2015: Marco Rubio tells supporters he is running for president

DealBook P.M. Edition - April 13, 2015: White Collar Watch: Fervent Preet Bharara Gets a Judicial Scolding.

MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
TOP STORY
Preet Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan, announced charges against Sheldon Silver in January.
White Collar Watch: Fervent Preet Bharara Gets a Judicial Scolding A judge's rebuke of the United States attorney raises an issue about how far prosecutors should go in seeking publicity when charges are filed.

DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on April 13, 2015

Biggest Decliners Closing
Biggest Decliners
4:34 pm ET 04/13/2015
NYSE
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
Basic Energy Services (BAS)4,227,069$7.67-0.65-7.81
voxeljet ADS (VJET)232,1328.48-0.67-7.32
China Southern Airlines ADS (ZNH)468,46048.88-3.70-7.04
Culp Inc. (CFI)173,62926.50-1.98-6.95
Ruckus Wireless (RKUS)3,848,12012.14-0.81-6.25
58.com ADS (WUBA)1,915,87850.83-3.30-6.10
Civitas Solutions (CIVI)110,26019.72-1.21-5.78
Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI)1,459,85526.61-1.63-5.77
Kinross Gold (KGC)13,716,3802.19-0.12-5.19
Cenveo (CVO)447,8112.09-0.11-5.00
Delek US Holdings (DK)1,018,82637.80-1.92-4.83
Primero Mining (PPP)543,5133.40-0.17-4.76
China Telecom ADS (CHA)75,03472.70-3.60-4.72
Scorpio Bulkers (SALT)1,082,3752.02-0.10-4.72
Peabody Energy (BTU)7,553,3624.86-0.23-4.52
Tesoro (TSO)3,005,10082.12-3.86-4.49
Huaneng Power International ADS (HNP)153,81049.57-2.33-4.49
Cheetah Mobile ADS (CMCM)1,202,16022.62-1.05-4.44
New Media Investment Group (NEWM)377,90622.10-1.00-4.33
Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Cl B ADS (EDN)90,56216.68-0.75-4.30
China Eastern Airlines ADS (CEA)91,10738.93-1.72-4.23
Forum Energy Technologies (FET)1,015,60521.30-0.94-4.23
MiX Telematics ADS (MIXT)43,9266.80-0.30-4.23
BHP Billiton ADS (BHP)2,891,22343.90-1.92-4.19
NorthStar Asset Management Group (NSAM)6,596,21321.31-0.93-4.18
 
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WSJ | Most Actives Closing on April 13, 2015.

Most Actives Closing
Most Active Stocks by Volume
4:34 pm ET 04/13/2015
NYSE
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
General Electric (GE)152,767,417$27.63-0.88-3.09
Petroleo Brasileiro ADS (PBR)99,528,4408.000.253.23
Nokia ADS (NOK)73,691,3678.300.242.98
Bank of America (BAC)47,921,10915.800.080.51
Pfizer (PFE)32,549,58535.09-0.35-0.99
Alcatel-Lucent ADS (ALU)29,737,6684.350.317.67
Petroleo Brasileiro ADS A (PBRA)27,784,4547.870.151.94
Alcoa (AA)22,431,79113.290.141.06
Vale ADS (VALE)22,271,1075.87-0.17-2.81
Ford Motor (F)22,011,11915.87-0.16-1.00
AT&T (T)21,984,02732.880.110.34
EMC (EMC)20,159,92525.950.120.46
Rite Aid (RAD)19,812,2188.400.050.60
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)19,491,39732.700.591.84
Alibaba Group Holding ADS (BABA)15,723,48484.28-0.30-0.35
JPMorgan Chase (JPM)15,121,31962.070.370.60
KeyCorp (KEY)14,871,46014.250.191.35
Regions Financial (RF)14,667,8909.640.050.52
Wells Fargo (WFC)14,331,03454.590.270.50
Chesapeake Energy (CHK)13,971,70814.77-0.07-0.49
Kinross Gold (KGC)13,716,3802.19-0.12-5.19
Twitter (TWTR)12,185,00151.62-0.32-0.62
General Motors (GM)11,863,38836.40-0.17-0.46
Citigroup (C)11,796,89852.660.230.44
Verizon Communications (VZ)11,699,76749.04-0.18-0.37
 
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