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Canadian dollar jumps, stock markets surge

Canadian dollar jumps, stock markets surge TORONTO – The Canadian dollar was flirting with 77 cents US this morning after getting a big bump from a strong employment report. The loonie had been below 76.50 cents US just before the March jobs figures were released at 8:30 a.m. and soared just … Continue reading at […]

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Job gains and higher oil prices boost Canadian dollar, stock markets

Job gains and higher oil prices boost Canadian dollar, stock markets The dollar rose above 77 cents U.S., up more than 1 cent on Friday, as Statistics Canada reported 40,600 jobs were created last month. The job numbers showed the largest one-month increase in employment in six months. As the price of crude oil strengthened […]

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Three Tips for Investing in Emerging Markets

Three Tips for Investing in Emerging Markets Based on my decades of experience as both an advisor and an investor, I’ve compiled three quick tips to help you make sense of this … Alternatively, you can diversify through an exchange-traded fund (ETF) and leave the work to proven, active fund … Continue reading at wallstreetdaily.com […]

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Markets eye $50 a barrel oil but rebalancing may not be over, IHS says

Markets eye a barrel oil but rebalancing may not be over, IHS says Predictions of an oil rally to $ 50 a barrel has markets excited, but IHS’s top oil analyst cautions that the commodity hasn’t done rebalancing yet. Oil prices jumped on Monday, with global benchmark Brent crude breaking above the vital $ 40-a-barrel […]

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Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company: Solid Dividend, Strong Emerging Markets Exposure Make This One A Buy

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company: Solid Dividend, Strong Emerging Markets Exposure Make This One A Buy Recently announced confirmation of dividend payout. A play on the strong economy of the Philippines and on emerging markets. A sound way to invest in a blue chip representative of the Philippines economy as a whole. PLDT is set […]

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Europe seen lower as global markets sag

Europe seen lower as global markets sag European equities are expected to open lower on Tuesday, continuing a global sell-off on concerns over economic growth. European markets tumbled at Monday’s close to finish sharply lower, as heavy losses in several sectors, a continued decline in commodity … Continue reading at cnbc.com Midroog Ltd. Raised The […]

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Workers’ wages up, but slower job growth worries financial markets

Workers’ wages up, but slower job growth worries financial markets The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free e-mail news updates each time a new story is published. Continue reading at […]

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Some funds offer to tame market’s chaos, but at a price

Some funds offer to tame market’s chaos, but at a price But be careful, the funds carry their own risks. These mutual funds and exchange-traded funds own stocks that could charitably be described as boring. Think utilities, telecoms and other companies whose profits — and thus stock prices — don’t … Continue reading at thetimes-tribune.com […]

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