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WSJ | Major Indexes Closing on April 29, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Major Indexes Closing Major Indexes 5:32 p.m. EDT 04/29/16

DealBook P.M. Edition - April 29, 2016: Rovi Buys TiVo in $1.1 Billion Deal

    Friday, April 29, 2016 TOP STORY Rovi Buys TiVo in $1.1 Billion Deal In acquiring TiVo, Rovi will get access to analytics about viewing habits and add 10 million households to its own 18 million.

NYT | Opinion Pages - April 29, 2016: How to Prepare for the Next Recession.   Ben Spielberg

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - April 29, 2016: This is What Happens When You Don't Issue the World Reserve Currency

Submitted by cpowell on April 29, 2016 .  Venezuelans Add Beer to List of Privations By Andres Schipani Financial Times, London Friday, April 29, 2016

Wall Street at Close Report on April 29, 2016, by CNBC: Wall Street Close Lower but Weel Off Lows, Dow finishes with a Third - Straightmonth of Gains. Evelyn Cheng   U.S. stocks closed well off session lows Friday, with the Dow and S&P posting gains for April. The major averages pared losses significantly with about half an hour to the close.

European Markets at Close Report on April 29, 2016, by CNBC: Stocks End Sharply Down as Earnings Disapoin; DAX Sinks 2.5% Arjun Kharpal, Alexandra Gibbs, Holly Ellyatt   European equities finished the last trading day of the month sharply lower, as a tick up in a number of commodity prices failed to lift sentiment, and a raft of disappointing earnings dragged stocks deep into the red.

NYT | The Business of Technology - April 29, 2016: Cloud Services Prove to Be Stars of the Show.

Friday, April 29, 2016 Friday, April 29, 2016 Ten years ago  last March , Amazon started the era of renting data storage and computing over the Internet, what is now known as cloud computing. On Thursday , Amazon showed how critical it is to the retailer’s future.

Gold Swtzerland - April 29, 2016: Treasuries Will Sink Into a Black Hole   By Egon von Greyerz Investors around the world are blissfully ignorant of what will hit them in coming months and years. Virtually no one understands the risks in the world and less than ½% of investors have protected themselves against the destruction of their financial assets.

NYT First Draft on Politics - April 29, 2016: Republicans Make Early Rush to California by Alan Rappeport.

Friday, April 29, 2016 » Friday, April 29, 2016 A crowd waited to get into a Donald J. Trump rally in Costa Mesa, Calif., on Thursday evening. Monica Almeida/The New York Times Republicans Make Early Rush to California By ALAN RAPPEPORT

BEA News Release - April 29, 2016: Personal income increased 0.4% and DPI increased 0.4% in March..

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has issued the following news release today: Personal income increased $57.4 billion, or 0.4 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $50.4 billion, or 0.4 percent, in March, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $12.8 billion, or 0.1 percent.  In February, personal income increased $12.0 billion, or 0.1 percent, DPI increased $11.4 billion, or 0.1 percent, and PCE increased $21.4 billion, or 0.2 percent, based on revised estimates. The full text of the release on BEA's Web site can be found at national/pi/pinewsrelease.htm

BLS Employment Cost Index News Release: April 28, 2016. Compensation Costs Up 0.6% Dec 2015-Mar 2016 and Up Over the Year Ending March.

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RT Max Keiser Report - Sinkholes of Big-Oil Debt - Originally Published on April on April 28, 2016

Published on Apr 28, 2016 Check Keiser Report website for more: In this episode of the Keiser Report Max and Stacy discuss the dark side to fantasy math and sinkholes of big-oil debt. In the second half Max interviews Federico Ast of about a judicial system for the internet era.

DealBook Today's Top Headlines - April 29, 2016: Bigger Is Better for Health Care Companies | Washington Haggles as Puerto Rico Deadline Looms | Jeffrey Katzenberg at a Crossroads

    Friday, April 29, 2016 TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES By AMIE TSANG BIGGER IS BETTER FOR HEALTH CARE COMPANIES The entire health care industry seems to be following the same playbook, Leslie Picker reports in DealBook. And the advice seems to be to team up with a similar company so that you can become the leading provider and use your clout to negotiate with hospitals and health insurers.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications - April 29, 2016, by MarketWatch: Wall Street to Eke Out Gains in the 2Cruelest" Month for Tech; Amazon Soars.   Barbara Kollmeyer was soaring in premarket trading on Friday on the heels of blockbuster results, but the broader markets were heading for just moderate gains after the worst day in two months for the Dow industrials.

Asian Markets at Close Report on April 29, 2016, by MarketWatch: Hong Kong Ends Down 1.5% as Most Asian Markets Keep Sliding. Dominique Fong   Shares in most Asian stock markets edged lower Friday, with gains capped by disappointment over the Bank of Japan holding back on additional stimulus and worries about global economic growth. China’s Shanghai Composite Index SHCOMP, -0.25%   closed down 0.3%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI, -1.50%

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing - April 29, 2016: Today's Media Stories From The Papers. Top story on MediaGuardian New York Times boss sued over alleged ageist, racist and sexist hiring practices Paper denies ‘unjustified’ claims that CEO Mark Thompson introduced culture that favors ‘young, white’ and single staffers to older female and black employees

The Guardian | World | Australia | Malcolm Turnbull: $50m "Investment-BanKing Style" Unit to Fund Trnsport Projects: Lenore Taylor   Malcolm Turnbull is promising an investment-banking style “innovative financing unit” to devise funding deals for multibillion-dollar transport projects as part of a grand plan to reduce commuting time and make Australian cities more liveable.

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing on April 28, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Major Indexes Closing Major Indexes 5:46 p.m. EDT 04/28/16

DealBook P.M. Edition - April 28, 2016: Top Story: Abbot To Acquire St. Jude Medical for $ 25 Billion.

    Thursday, April 28, 2016 TOP STORY Abbott to Acquire St. Jude Medical for $25 Billion The deal to combine the two makers of devices for cardiovascular disease would give them a larger position across the market.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Org. - April 28, 2016: Agency MBS transaction Summary


The Guardian | Opinion | Green Party - April 28, 2016: Greens are Oten Critical of the Status Quo. No Wonder the Police Monitor Us, by Jenny Jones. Jenny Jones   E lected Greens are being systematically monitored by the Metropolitan police because we do not buy into the ideas that uphold the establishment status quo. We ask difficult questions, we often support people who are causing waves, and we promote policies that mainstream politicians feel threatened by.

Wall Street at Close Report on April 28, 2016, by CNBC: Dow Posts First 1% Decline in 2 Months; Apple Drops After Icahn Commets. Evelyn Cheng U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower or more Thursday, as fresh declines in Apple weighed on the major averages.

Bits | The Business of Technology - April 28, 2016: Will Amazon Stand Apart From Weak Tech Earners

Thursday, April 28, 2016 Thursday, April 28, 2016 Will Amazon Stand Apart From Weak Tech Earners? |Can Amazon buck the gloomy tech earnings season? For the last week and a half, many tech companies — including Apple and Microsoft — have reported quarterly financial results that have been weaker than expected. Only a few of the giant tech firms have emerged unscathed, with Facebook the prime example. On Wednesday , the social network said it had tripled profit from a year earlier, writes Mike Isaac. Facebook also accompanied the results with a proposal for a third class of shares to cement the control of its founder and chief executive, Ma

European Markets at Close Report on April 28, 2016, by CNBC: European Stocks Finished Mixed on Thursday as Markets Eyed the Rebound in Oil prices. Arjun Kharpal, Holly Ellyatt, Alexandra Gibbs   European stocks finished mixed on Thursday as markets eyed the rebound in oil prices, after digesting earnings and the latest central bank decisions from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.

The Washington Post | The Switch - April 28, 2016: Comcast is Buying Dreamworks in a $3.8 Billion, by Bryan Fung. By Brian Fung (Reuters)   Comcast, the country's biggest cable provider, is buying DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind hit movies such as "Shrek" and "Kung Fu Panda," in a $3.8 billion deal that reinforces Comcast's position as a media and entertainment powerhouse. The deal will see Comcast's NBCUniversal paying $41 per share of DreamWorks. The combined company would control vast franchises from DreamWorks including "Madagascar" and "How to Train Your Dragon," as well as more classic properties such as "Where's Waldo?" NBCUniversal, meanwhile, has produced some of the most successful movies over the past few years, including the "Fast and Furious" franchise, "Minions," and "Jurassic World" — a string of hits rivaled only by Disney, which owns Pixar. The marriage between NBCU and DreamWorks has already been approved by the boards of both