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- Russian ruble firms sharply as government pressures exporters December 17, 2014MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's ruble strengthened sharply on Wednesday after dramatic falls on the previous two days as the government pressured exporters not to hoard foreign-currency earnings and the central bank announced new measures to support financial stability.
- PepsiCo earnings may be pressured by currency fluctuations December 17, 2014(Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc earnings could come under pressure in the fourth quarter due to currency fluctuations, investors said, as the company's biggest foreign markets - Russia, Mexico and Canada - have all taken hits to their currencies in recent months.
- U.S. consumer prices fall on gasoline; eyes on Fed December 17, 2014WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years in November as gasoline prices tumbled, but that did not change views the Federal Reserve would start raising interest rates in mid-2015.
- FedEx profit misses expectations; stock down December 17, 2014CHICAGO (Reuters) - FedEx Corp on Wednesday posted lower-than-expected quarterly earnings as results at its FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight units missed estimates, and it reiterated an outlook analysts consider conservative, sending its stock down nearly 5 percent.
- Wall St. climbs ahead of Fed decision December 17, 2014NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher shortly after the open on Wednesday, following a three-session losing streak for major Wall Street indexes, as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's final statement of the year that may set the stage for interest rate hikes in 2015.
- Dollar recovers ahead of Fed; rouble off lows December 17, 2014NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rebounded against major currencies on Wednesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve would signal rate hikes were on track, while the rouble recovered as...
- U.S. consumer prices fall on gasoline; eyes on Fed December 17, 2014WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years in November as gasoline prices tumbled, but that did not change views the Federal Reserve would start...
- Wall St. climbs ahead of Fed decision December 17, 2014NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher shortly after the open on Wednesday, following a three-session losing streak for major Wall Street indexes, as investors awaited the U.S. Federal...
- World market shockwaves ripple far and wide from oil price epicenter December 17, 2014LONDON (Reuters) - The financial turmoil engulfing Russia is a symptom of a wider world markets quake that has its epicenter in oil's collapse and Western disinflation but is now rippling far and...
- Brazil Congress approves lower fiscal goal in 2015 budget December 17, 2014BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Congress on Wednesday approved federal budget guidelines that set a much lower savings goal for next year, in line with President Dilma Rousseff's efforts to regain...
- Cow farmers get high-tech tracking app December 17, 2014Brazilian startup BovControl is turning cows into data with a mobile app.
- Google Ventures: less Ubers, more health care December 16, 2014The venture capital investment arm of the tech giant has quadrupled its funding of life sciences and health startups this year.
- Rahm Emanuel: How Chicago saved its small businesses December 16, 2014Read full story for latest details.
- How Memphis is lowering crime and reviving neighborhoods December 16, 2014Read full story for latest details.
- 7 lifehacks to eliminate your holiday hassle December 12, 2014Whether curating the perfect gift or finding a pet-sitter, these startups offer time-saving services that might just seem like holiday magic.
- Novelty gifts for people with money to burn December 17, 2014For those who've got the cash, these holiday gifts can really make a statement.
- Saving America's malls from the brink of death December 17, 2014Read full story for latest details.
- Meet the 'accidental American' with a big tax bill December 16, 2014Israeli citizen Elad Shahar may owe the U.S. government $6,000 in taxes, even though he hasn't lived in America since he was seven and has never earned a penny there.
- The 2014 tax breaks you'll be able to take December 16, 2014Congress waited until the last minute to decide what to do with a slew of expired tax breaks. They extended most of them, and a handful will affect individuals directly.
- Get your portfolio ready for 2015 and beyond December 16, 2014Rattled by the rocky markets? Ignore the turmoil and prognostications and focus instead on creating a long-term investing strategy that will see you through 2015 and beyond. Here's how.
- NBA confirms L.A. Clippers sale to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer May 30, 2014Donald Sterling sues the NBA for damages and demands to be reinstated as owner.
- FBI and SEC probe into Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Mickelson May 30, 2014Authorities are looking into the potenial insider trading.
- Google launches "right to be forgotten" service in Europe May 30, 2014Now European citizens can request to have search results removed.
- Five crazy things Steve Ballmer has done May 30, 2014In light of Ballmer placing the highest bid on an NBA team in history on Thursday, here are some of his wackiest actions and greatest hits.
- Zuckerberg's latest donation reawakens concerns over mixed results in Newark May 30, 2014Facebook founder and his wife donate $120 million to Bay Area schools, claim to have learned from previous gift to Newark, N.J. schools.
- $3 a month for advance access to web shows December 17, 2014The founding CEO of Hulu, Jason Kilar, is about to release a new online video service that aims to make web video shows worth paying for.
- Jack Ma made $18.5 billion this year December 17, 2014Think your 8% return this year in the S&P 500 was pretty good?
- Uber to use Baidu's maps and apps in China December 17, 2014Smarting from a string of black eyes this month, Uber has scored a major win in China.
- Cow farmers get high-tech tracking app December 17, 2014In Brazil, there are more cows than humans. The country is the world's largest exporter of beef in the world.
- Theater chain drops 'The Interview.' Will others follow? December 17, 2014One major movie theater chain has decided not to show Sony's "The Interview," and other theater owners may follow on Wednesday.
- FOREX-Dollar recovers ahead of Fed; rouble off lows December 17, 2014* ECB policymaker comments hurt euro (Updates prices, adds comments, changes byline, dateline; previous LONDON)
- UPDATE 1-Kenyan shilling firms, stocks down on profit-taking December 17, 2014* Bond sale buoys shilling * BAT, Safaricom lead stocks lower (Adds shilling closing rate, stocks, bonds) By George Obulutsa NAIROBI, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling firmed on Wednesday helped...
- EMERGING MARKETS-Rising rouble calms Latam markets after recent rout December 17, 2014SAO PAULO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks and currencies were mostly stronger on Wednesday after Russia's rouble rebounded against the dollar, easing investor jitters over global financial...
- UPDATE 1-Russian cenbank says extra financial measures will aid rouble December 17, 2014MOSCOW, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The Russian central bank said on Wednesday it would take additional financial measures to speed stabilisation of the rouble.
- CANADA FX DEBT-C$ steady as markets await Fed, eye oil and rouble risks December 17, 2014* Canadian dollar at C$1.1632 or 85.97 U.S. cents * Bond prices mixed across the maturity curve By Solarina Ho TORONTO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar was little changed against the greenback...
- China seeks Balkans foothold December 17, 2014Chinese Premier Li Keqiang tells a summit of eastern European leaders that China will pledge billions of dollars in funding as it seeks a stronger foothold in the region. Should the EU worry over, or welcome, the approach? David Pollard reports.
- Russia turmoil sparks flight to safety December 17, 2014The collapse in Russia's rouble slows for a while, but fears of how the crisis will hit not only Moscow but its trade partners are deepening. As Ciara Lee reports, the repercussions could be felt far and wide.
- Ivory trade boom swamps law efforts December 17, 2014Demand for ivory has claimed the lives of tens of thousands of African elephants and now a conservation report says the illegal trade is overwhelming efforts to enforce the law. Amy Pollock reports.
- Mi casa, new casa December 17, 2014Spain is seeing the first signs of improvement in the house-building sector for the first time since the financial crisis hit in 2008. David Pollard reports.
- Russia worries rock emerging markets December 16, 2014Russia's rouble crisis is sending Asian emerging market investors running for cover, with many running to the safety of the Japanese yen. Tara Joseph reports.
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The power of pictures and stories: Janine Underhill As the visual storyteller of TEDxCrestmoorParkED, Janine Underhill kicked off the event by sharing the power of storytelling, how she believes we have 8 seconds to capture the hearts and minds of kids and challenged the audience to ask the provocative questions and to continue the journey of sharing stories from the event.
H. Rafael Chacón- What My Genes Tell Me Art Historian H. Rafael Chacón talks about how an academic exercise turned into a personal journey when he had his DNA sequenced by the National Geographic Geno 2.0 project. Rafael is professor of Art History and Criticism in the School of Art at the University of Montana. A specialist on renaissance and baroque art, Rafael teaches a range of topical courses on the history of art and art criticism. His academic interests lie in the ways societies articulate their most profound values through art; in particular he researches, lectures and writes about architectural history and historic preservation.
Abha Dawesar: Life in the “digital now” One year ago, Abha Dawesar was living in blacked-out Manhattan post-Sandy, scrounging for power to connect. As a novelist, she was struck by this metaphor: Have our lives now become fixated on the drive to digitally connect, while we miss out on what’s real? Abha Dawesar writes to make sense of the world — herself included WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO HER? Abha Dawesar began her writing career as an attempt to understand herself — at age 7. It’s a goal that remains at the center of her work: Sensorium, her most recent novel,explores the nature of time, self, and uncertainty, using Hindu mythology and modern science as prisms. “At a very basic level, writing was always my way of apprehending the world,” she has said. Dawesar moved from India to the United States to study at Harvard, and Delhi appears at the center of her novels Family Values and Babyji. But the oversimplified genres of immigrant fiction or ethnic fiction do not appeal to her. “Those looking for a constant South Asian theme or Diaspora theme or immigrant theme will just be disappointed in the long run from my work,” she has said. “The only label I can put up with is that of a writer. And my ideas come from everywhere.”
psych-quotes: Types Of Love Love, while wonderful, isn’t black and white, and it sure isn’t simple. There are lots of different types of love and we experience different types with the various people in our lives. Here are the types of love: · Romantic Love. This is often what people think of when they first think about love. Romantic love occurs between two people who are in a relationship and care deeply for each other. They are attracted to each other as friends, as well as physically and emotionally. Romantic love is the love we feel for our partners, and is often accompanied by things like butterflies in our stomach or thinking about them all the time. · Companionate Love. This is the kind of love we feel for our friends and we can also feel it with our partners as they grow into being our best friends. Companionate love is emotional and spiritual but lacks the physical aspect that romantic love has. With companionate love we care deeply about someone, love the way they contribute to our lives and want to see them happy. We are comfortable with them and have a routine of being together that bring happiness and comfort to both parties. · Unconditional Love. This is the type of love that we feel with our families, or in some cases, with very good friends. Unconditional love means that we will never stop loving someone, even if they hurt or disappoint us. When we love someone unconditionally there is no worry breaking up because the love is forever. Read More
Writing Our Way Out of Trouble: Sue Reynolds The results of 25 years of research strongly indicates that writing down what distresses and dismays us not only makes us feel better – it improves our resistance to physical illness, decreases the symptoms of anxiety and depression, improves our sleep patterns, as well as providing a host of other benefits. This promising psycho-social intervention is available 24/7 to anyone with a modicum of literacy. Sue Reynolds will talk about her work facilitating creative writing with female inmates in the Provincial Corrections system, and about how the protocols for writing for health can help all of us in times of trouble. BIO: Susan Lynn Reynolds is a freelance writer, an accredited writing instructor in the Amherst Writers and Artists’ method, former president of the Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR) and former vice-chair of the national organization Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs. Her YA novel won the Canadian Library Association’s national Young Adult Novel of the Year award, and she is also a winner of the Timothy Findley Creative Writing Prize for her short stories and poetry. She is currently practicing psychotherapy under supervision towards the fulfillment of the requirements for her license as a psychotherapist. Her area of specialty is the therapeutic use of journaling and memoir, and her thesis on that topic received the Canadian Psychological Association’s Award of Academic Excellence. She has been leading writing workshops for female inmates at Central East Correctional Centre for six years and she received the June Callwood Award for Outstanding Volunteerism for that program.
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- Janus Capital Group says launching EM managed volatility fund December 17, 2014NEW YORK (Reuters) - Janus Capital Group said on Wednesday the firm was launching the INTECH Emerging Markets Managed Volatility Fund, which will seek to target above-market returns with lower risk...
- MSCI could exclude Russia from Emerging Markets index December 17, 2014LONDON (Reuters) - Index provider MSCI said it may exclude Russia from its emerging markets benchmark if authorities introduced capital or foreign exchange controls.
- Investors in beat-up oil bonds lean on banks for rescue December 16, 2014BOSTON (Reuters) - Independent oil exploration and production companies are leaning heavily on bank credit lines to survive plunging crude prices, making it a nervous time for U.S. funds holding...
- Wells to raise minimum stock commission size for FAs December 16, 2014(Reuters) - When the almost 11,000 financial advisers in Wells Fargo & Co's branch brokerage system get their 2015 compensation plan on Wednesday they may grimace at one change that could hit their...
- U.S. terrorism insurance bill killed by objections in Senate December 16, 2014WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to extend an expiring federal terrorism insurance program effectively died on Tuesday when the U.S. Senate failed to reach an agreement to hold a vote before Congress...
- Encore: Will retirement pay you a ‘happiness bonus’? December 17, 2014Retirees’ sense of well-being tends to rise well into their 70s, and surveys suggest that many people’s retirement health and money worries prove to be unfounded.
- Slide Show: ‘The Colbert Report’ leaves us 5 important investing rules to live by December 17, 2014In honor of the final episode of “The Colbert Report,” MarketWatch highlights investing lessons that can be gleaned from the long-running satirical TV show.
- A half a percent that can change your retirement December 17, 2014Even a slight change in your return can made a huge difference in your retirement account given the proper time horizon.
- These 5 questions predict how rich you’ll be December 17, 2014Five simple questions may predict personal financial health and wealth surprisingly well.
- Mark Hulbert: Why Wall Street’s oldest market timing system is bullish December 17, 2014The Dow Theory, the oldest stock market timing system that remains in widespread use today, remains bullish despite the market’s recent weakness. Mark Hulbert discusses what it will take for the Dow Theory to flash a sell signal.