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SA mining shares have been hit hard by declining commodity prices

Local mining shares have been recently hit hard by declining commodity prices.The strengthening dollar hasn’t helped and China’s slower economy is making matters worse for commodity exports….
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Apple (AAPL) stock update: Shares of Apple have been in freefall lately, but

Apple (AAPL) stock update: Shares of Apple have been in freefall lately, but
On the downside, General Electric shares dropped nearly 2% after JPMorgan Chase downgraded the stock to neutral. Earlier in the day, stocks were mixed as as investors reacted to a lackluster report on the housing market. An industry report showed that …
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SA stocks sour as gold companies hit again – Mining Research
Defensive stocks, or shares less sensitive to the swings of the global economic cycle, rose after data showed the world's top economy picked up in the first three months of the year, but at a slower pace than economists had expected. That helped shares …
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Banks, Valeant, resource shares drive TSX higher
TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada's main stock index gained three-quarters of a percent on Monday in a broad-based move after Italy ended months of political uncertainty with the formation of a coalition government. The sharp rise was led by some of the …
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Ask Matt: 1st day of month has been a winner for stocks

Ask Matt: 1st day of month has been a winner for stocks
TRACK STOCKS: Get real-time quotes with our free Portfolio Tracker. Consider two investors with $ 10,000 to put into the market in the year 2000. One investor put the $ 10,000 into stocks and held on. That investor's $ 10,000 would be worth $ 10,299 as of Jan.
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SEC sues traders over suspicious Heinz trades
The SEC alleges that prior to any public awareness that Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital had agreed to acquire H.J. Heinz Company, unknown traders took risky bets that Heinz's stock price would increase. The traders purchased call options the very day …
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