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  • Blackstone to pull out of Russia

    US private equity group Blackstone is "giving up on Russia", highlighting how even well-connected western investors are shying away from doing business in the country. The New York-based buyout group has been frustrated in its attempts to find deals in the country since its co-founder Stephen…

    Financial Times
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by an average of $4,100 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Here's What Mark Cuban Wishes He Knew About Money In His 20s

    AP Mark Cuban is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban is generous with his advice. When we asked him what he wishes he'd known about money in his 20s, he said:

    Business Insider
  • 10 Stocks Trading Under $10 With Huge Upside Potential

    Ballard Power Systems Inc. (BLDP) has been around forever as a fuel cell play. DryShips Inc. (DRYS) was started as Buy with a $5 price target at Deutsche Bank in a late-Monday call. The Deutsche Bank research on the sector was very positive, with 2015 expected to be a solid year for growth across…

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  • Oklahoma City oil producer unveils new formation

    An Oklahoma City-based energy company has unveiled a new formation in south-central Oklahoma that the company's CEO said will elevate the state as an oil producer. Continental Resources Inc. said western Oklahoma's Springer Shale deposit is in the heart of the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province,…

    Associated Press
  • At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. Within months of leaving office, he started a consulting firm, registered as a broker for Lehman Brothers and joined a number of corporate…

    Associated Press
  • Genworth Shares Could Surge 80%

    Genworth Financial has traveled a rocky road since the insurer was offloaded by General Electric in 2004. At the same time, the long-term care insurance (LTC) business went so sour that big competitors like MetLife (MET) chose to pull out completely while Genworth (GNW) persevered. Barron's saw…

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  • World Bank Says Africa Eurobond Binge May Be Costly to Refinance

    African nations tapping demand from bond investors lured by high yields may find refinancing of their Eurobonds costly, the World Bank ’s chief economist for the continent said. Countries in Africa sold a record $6.25 billion of dollar-denominated debt in 2013. This may be followed by $6 billion…

    Bloomberg
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  • Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

    A significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April.Those affected took advance payments of the premium…

    USA TODAY
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    'Great Rotation' Into Stocks Runs Its Course

    Investors have been putting money back into bond funds as interest rates have unexpectedly dropped this year.

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  • How to Play the Real-Estate Market (Before It's Too Late)

    Skimpy interest rates, pent-up demand and lower prices have sparked gains of about 20% in the median price of new and existing homes over the past two years. Select REIT Index—which covers a number of investment vehicles—has climbed about 150% since the beginning of 2009, roughly matching the…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Why Warren Buffett hates gold

    Warren Buffett didn't become one of the greatest investors of our generation by investing in gold. Just take a look at part of a speech Buffett gave at Harvard in 1998 when he said of gold:"(It) gets dug out of the ground in Africa or someplace. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their…

    USA TODAY
  • Baby Boomers Beware: You May Need a Birth Certificate to Buy a Home

    One way a mortgage lender verifies a borrower’s identity is by their Social Security Number. If your Social Security number was not issued at birth, and you’re applying for a mortgage, you may need extra documentation to back it up. Why Social Security Numbers Are a Hot-Button Issue

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  • Zambia’s Copperbelt Energy Restricts Power to Konkola on Dispute

    Konkola Copper Mines Plc said Zambia’s Copperbelt Energy Corp Plc is restricting its power supply amid a dispute regarding tariff increases. “The restriction in power supply will adversely affect Konkola Copper Mines’ operations and compromise safety of the employees and job security,” Shapi…

    Bloomberg
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  • China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

    Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases. The world pumped an estimated 39.8 billion tons (36.1 billion…

    Associated Press
  • Bundesbank warns of risky ECB 'change of course'

    The head of Germany's powerful Bundesbank sharply criticised what he called a radical new approach by the European Central Bank of easy money, in an interview published Sunday. The central bank chief, Jens Weidmann, told Der Spiegel news weekly that the bank's recent moves of setting interest rates…

    AFP
  • 25 Things To Know About Investing By Age 25

    Most of us are just in it to bulk up our savings for retirement, make a little extra money on the side, or even just beat inflation (more on that in a minute). ... but your retirement savings are. Retirement savings, on the other hand, are invested if you put them in a retirement fund like an IRA…

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  • Japan Futures Fall as Kiwi Climbs; Brent Oil, Copper Drop

    Japanese index futures fell with contracts on U.S. equities, while New Zealand ’s stocks and currency climbed after the government was returned in an election. Copper futures dropped with Brent crude oil. Nikkei 225 Stock Average futures slipped 0.1

    Bloomberg
  • Axa joins IFC in developing markets insurance push

    Axa is to partner with the private investment arm of the World Bank in what is set to be the most wide-ranging public-private venture to encourage the uptake of insurance products in the developing world. The French insurance group, which competes globally with Allianz of Germany, is hoping to use…

    Financial Times
  • Citizens Financial Stock Offering, and a New BlackBerry

    CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP TO HOLD I.P.O. IN NEW YORK Citizens Financial Group, a retail bank with 1,230 branches and $130 billion worth of assets, is scheduled to price its initial public offering this week. The firm is being spun off from the Royal

    The New York Times
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  • Biggest Thai Brokerage Sees Small-Cap Stocks Bubble

    The biggest rally in Thailand’s small-capitalization companies in more than a decade has propelled shares to bubble levels, according to the nation’s largest brokerage. Speculative buying has pushed some of the country’s smallest stocks to prices unjustified by their earnings potential, Montree…

    Bloomberg