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Thursday, October 30, 2014


Japan's Massive Pension Fund To Buy More Stocks: Reports

1 hour 25 minutes ago - Fox Business
Japan was set to announce greater stock allocations for its giant public-pension fund Friday, reports said, with the news helping boost shares

Hong Kong Stocks Rise On Earnings, Shanghai Trading Hopes

1 hour 53 minutes ago - Fox Business
Hong Kong stocks powered to respectable gains early Friday, helped by some good earnings news, a positive lead from the U.S. and reports that tests were planned this weekend for the direct trading of Shanghai shares

Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

1 hour 51 minutes ago - Fox Business
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 1.8% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.3% Taipei (Taiex) up 0.3% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc

Bits Blog: Andy Rubin, Former Head of Android, Departs Google

1 hour 43 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The Google executive, who was in charge of the company’s robotics group and spearheaded the Android operating system, will start a tech incubator focused on hardware by By CONOR DOUGHERTY

Japan Mega-Pension to Shift to Stocks

1 hour 59 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Japan’s welfare minister is likely to approve a new portfolio for the country’s $1.2 trillion pension on Friday, according to people familiar with the matter

Pimco Pulled Futures-Clearing Business From State Street

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Pacific Investment Management Co. in the past month pulled all its futures-clearing business from a unit of State Street Corp. after State Street asked Pimco to reduce some positions

U.S. Solar Panel Maker to Add 200 Jobs and Expand Its Plant

4 hours 39 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Strong demand for solar modules is leading SolarWorld to expand its plant and capacity to make panels by By DIANE CARDWELL

Business Briefing: Tectron Is Recalling 555,000 USB Charging Cables

3 hours 22 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The recall comes after two reports of them overheating and melting, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday by By REUTERS

Credit-Card Companies Ride Wave of Electronic Payments

2 hours 20 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
MasterCard and Visa reported strong growth as more consumers ditch cash

Japan Stocks Rise, Helped By Some Strong Earnings

3 hours 35 minutes ago - Fox Business
Japanese stocks opened solidly higher Friday, boosted by some improved tech earnings and overnight gains on Wall Street, with the Nikkei Stock Average up 1.4% in early moves -- extending Thursday's 0.7% rise -- while the broader Topix climbed 1.3%

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