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BofA Posts 1Q Loss on Mortgage-Bond Settlement By Grab Media, a blinkx company April 16 (Bloomberg) -- Bloombergs Adam Johnson examines first-quarter results from Bank of America on Bloomberg Televisions Bloomberg Surveillance. ...Read More »
Ukraine Goes on Offensive Against Russian Militants By Grab Media, a blinkx company April 16 (Bloomberg) -- Bloombergs Adam Johnson reports on today's top headlines on Bloomberg Television's Bloomberg Surveillance. ...Read More »
How to Get Income, and More, From a Fund By Grab Media, a blinkx company Dividend funds are complicated. This income-producing Vanguard portfolio offers exposure to stocks with Buffett-esque qualities. ...Read More »
Chocolate Company Still Struggling After Sandy By Grab Media, a blinkx company Madelaine Chocolate Co., once the Rockaways' largest employer, has not fully reopened since its factory was damaged in superstorm Sandy. The company may relocate if it can't secure the funds to return to full production. Photo: Adrienne Grunwald for The Wall Street Journal ...Read More »
Investors Send Twitter Up 11.4% Following Gnip News, Adding $2.7B To Its Market Cap By Grab Media, a blinkx company Twitter had a massive day in the markets, soaring more than11 percent following news this morning that it has acquired Gnip . Gnip is a company that supports firms with access to social media information streams. The data provider became well known by being a Twitter partner that could underpin the latters “firehose of tweets to companies willing to pay for access. Twitter closed yesterday at $40.87 and today at $45.52. ...Read More »
Donald Trump 'Serious' About Buying NFL Team ... Supposedly By Grab Media, a blinkx company The Donald is reportedly in talks about buying the Buffalo Bills. He says he's going to take a serious shot at it and keep them in Buffalo, New York. ...Read More »
The Senate Banking Committee Proposes Adoption Of An Untried Model To Replace Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac By Grab Media, a blinkx company Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, once the twin kingpins of the home loan market, have been languishing in Federal conservatorship since September 6, 2008. While their continued presence is an embarrassment to many on both sides of the political aisle, it is generally understood that the agencies can't be axed without seriously disrupting the market, and that a phase-out should occur over a period of years -- to coincide with a phase-in of the institutions that will replace them. ...Read More »
Smartphone Makers, Carriers Embrace Anti-theft Initiative By Grab Media, a blinkx company Major U.S. wireless carriers and smartphone makers have agreed to introduce tools to enable users to lock their devices and wipe them clean of data if stolen, responding to pressure on the telecommunications industry to do more to stem theft. Starting in July 2015, all smartphones manufactured by the companies will come with free anti-theft tools preloaded on the devices or ready to be downloaded, according to wireless association CTIA, which announced the agreement on Tuesday. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney, George Gascon welcomed the voluntary agreement but said it fell short of what they have advocated to prevent theft. ...Read More »
Americans Increasingly Prefer Democrats On Healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos Poll By Grab Media, a blinkx company Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare" health plan. Nearly one-third of respondents in the online survey released on Tuesday said they prefer Democrats' plan, policy or approach to healthcare, compared to just 18 percent for Republicans. Ipsos pollster Chris Jackson says "In the last couple of weeks, as the exchanges hit their goals, news coverage has been more positive and the support of the Democratic Party on this issue has rebounded." ...Read More »
US Stock Markets Rebounds After Choppy Day By Grab Media, a blinkx company A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering tensions in the Ukraine. The late rally even gave a lift to tech stocks like Google and Intel, which had weighed on the market much of the day. ...Read More »

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