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  • Dominion, Duke to build $5B natural gas pipeline Associated Press - 49 minutes ago

    Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, ...

  • Risk appetite flickered back into life in financial markets on Tuesday with the dollar and European and Japanese shares rising while safe-haven bonds, the yen and gold all took a step back. The dollar rose to its highest since January against the yen and the euro sank to a one-year low against the greenback as another …

  • The insurance company is paying all medical bills due to the injury and will be picking up 66 percent of my wages. Do I have to report this disability income? The income you receive for your disability is taxable if it is from an accident or health insurance plan paid for by your employer, as this is considered by the …

  • Pedestrians standing in front of an electronic board showing the various stock prices outside a brokerage are reflected in a polished stone surface, in Tokyo

    Spreadbetters expected an effectively flat open for Europe, with Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAX forecast to open about 0.1 percent higher. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.6 percent after managing to carve out gains on the previous day. The mood was also tempered by persistent …

  • * Dollar/yen hits 7-month high as Tokyo shares gain * Spreadbetters expect Europe to open effectively flat * Palladium hovers near 13-1/2 yr high on Ukraine crisis Spreadbetters expected an effectively flat open for Europe, with Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAX forecast to open about 0.1 percent higher …

  • As widely expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday left its key cash rate at a record low of 2.5 percent, where it's been since August of last year, and suggested rates will stay on hold ...

  • Sept 2 (Reuters) - The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0130 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Change on the day at 0130 GMT Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move ...

  • Sonoma County, which enticed Americans to forsake factory-made food for artisan wines and farmers market produce, now wants consumers to reconsider another everyday commodity.

  • Then and Now With Harmonic Patterns DAX MrTopStep.com - 13 hours ago

    THEN on August 1, 2014, I was looking at the daily DAX chart and was looking to see how much a small bullish Crab would retrace with the ideal minimum target at 9497.5 and ideal target of 10056 as well as downside targets of 9069, 8942, 8939 and 8253.5 should 9180.5 fail to hold as support.  IN BETWEEN, the two patterns …

  • In the midst of a suburban sprawl halfway between the Eiffel Tower and Paris’s busy Orly airport, a drilling crew works night and day burrowing deep into the Earth’s crust in search of underground heat. The muddied workers from Cofor and Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB) , an oil-services company that typically sinks wells in the …

  • File picture of a woman walking past a Li Ning sportswear store in Huaibei

    In 2010, former Chinese gymnast Li Ning led a surging $4 billion sportswear business, a gold-medal pinnacle echoing his victories at the 1984 Olympic Games. Now, the Li Ning (2331.HK) business is more reminiscent of the ex-sportsman's exit from the 1988 Olympics without a podium finish. As customers have turned to aspirational …

  • Construction continues on a new $1 billion electricity line in South Texas that officials said will not only improve service in the state's Rio Grande Valley but also allow energy generated in South Texas ...

  • PS4 dashboards are about to get a lot more customizable. Sony has just announced that the PS4 will follow in the footsteps of the Vita by adding custom themes to the console's Dashboard. The reveal showcased a few animated themes featuring Japanese PlayStation characters Toro and Kuro. Switching through the [...]

  • Franchise Players: A Pet Care Franchisee Changed Her Life at 21

    As a 21-year-old business novice, Lauren Morenz found meaning in her job as a Fetch! Pet Care franchisee.

  • People walk near an office of Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES) in downtown Lisbon

    Auditor KPMG has refused to approve bailed-out Banco Espirito Santo's first-half report and accounts, published on Monday, citing the bank's failure to provide adequate information on its financial position and also warned of possible further losses. BES's consolidated report confirmed a loss of nearly 3.6 billion euros …

  • Avoid rate shock from variable-rate HELOC Bankrate.com - Mon, Sep 1, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

    I have a variable-rate home equity line of credit, or HELOC, at 2.9 percent. I'd like to convert it to a fixed-rate mortgage. Would it be beneficial to convert from the HELOC to a fixed-rate HELOC, or fixed-rate mortgage, for a 15- to 20-year term? The HELOC balance is $227,000 and there is no other mortgage on the  …

  • Leaf it out? Charge your phone with a plant @ CNBC - Mon, Sep 1, 2014 5:28 AM EDT

    Could clean, renewable energy from the world's plants provide an innovative solution to our energy needs?

  • Orix, Kyudenko Complete Solar Station at Former Airport in Japan @ Bloomberg - Mon, Sep 1, 2014 3:05 AM EDT

    An 8.2-megawatt solar-power station developed by Orix Corp. (8591) and Kyudenko Corp. (1959) began operations at a former airport in southwestern Japan. The project marks the first time that a solar-power plant was built on a former airport site in Japan, Orix, a Tokyo-based finance and leasing company, and Kyudenko Corp. …

  • New GPIF investment manager drawn to cheap Japan mid-caps Reuters - Mon, Sep 1, 2014 1:01 AM EDT

    A new investment manager responsible for a small chunk of the $1.2 trillion (0.72 trillion pound) portfolio held by Japan's giant public pension fund says it expects to buy stocks in midsize companies that appear cheap relative to the broader market and have decades of steady profits. Appointed in April to manage 100.4 …

  • Why Analysts Say TransCanada Is Undervalued @ The Wall Street Journal - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 8:01 PM EDT

    Growth prospects are strong, especially if pipe and generation assets are split.

  • Panel rejects new fee for solar homes in Utah Associated Press - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 6:03 PM EDT

    Advocates of renewable energy are hailing the rejection of Rocky Mountain Power's request for a new fee for residential rooftop solar panels in Utah. They're calling the Utah Public Service Commission's ...

  • How Market Psychology Drives Technical Indicators @ Investopedia - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 5:00 PM EDT

    The tenets of market psychology underlie each and every charting tool.

  • [$$] U.S. Utilities Push the Electric Car @ The Wall Street Journal - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 9:06 AM EDT

    Companies that sell electricity are desperately trying to find new ways to sell more kilowatts. Enticing Americans to adopt electric cars would give utilities' profits a jolt.

  • [$$] How to Fire Your Financial Adviser @ The Wall Street Journal - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 9:02 AM EDT

    Weekend Investor: Cutting ties with someone who has helped you navigate tough financial issues can be difficult. Here's how to do it.

  • 4 ways to increase your salary potential @ USA TODAY - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    There are things beyond a college degree that can increase your earnings power.

  • Cybercrime and Your Investments: What You Need to Know @ Morningstar - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 7:00 AM EDT

    Two financial-industry experts discuss what investors can do to protect themselves and their assets, plus what firms are doing to help fight the problem.

  • 6 ways to control overspending in retirement @ USA TODAY - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 6:45 AM EDT

    The first place to start is your budget.

  • Dollar-Cost Averaging With ETFs @ Investopedia - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 1:00 AM EDT

    If you are investing small amounts regularly into an exchange-traded fund, be sure to do it right.

  • Balchunas on an Outperforming ‘Invest Locally’ ETF (Audio) @ Bloomberg - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 7:36 PM EDT

    Bloomberg analyst Eric Balchunas discusses the Nashville Area ETF (NASH) , which has gained 11 percent this summer, outperforming the S&P 500. Bloomberg Radio’s Catherine Cowdery reports on Exchange-Traded ...

  • Costs of coal power plant proposal challenged Associated Press - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 6:28 PM EDT
    Costs of coal power plant proposal challenged

    The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according ...

  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 6:07 PM EDT

    Shares of some top utilities companies were up at the close of trading: American Electric Power Co. rose $.38 or .7 percent, to $53.70. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.16 or .3 percent, to ...

  • Duke proposes $1.9 billion Indiana grid upgrade Associated Press - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 4:38 PM EDT

    Duke Energy asked state regulators Friday to approve a nearly $2 billion upgrade of its Indiana electric grid, improvements the utility said would help reduce power outages by adding "self-healing" ...

  • Colombia Central Bank Rate Statement (Text) (Spanish) @ Bloomberg - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 2:16 PM EDT

    Following is the text from Colombia ’s Central Bank statement. Junta Directiva del Banco de la República aumenta en 25 puntos básicos tasa de interés de intervención La Junta Directiva del Banco de la ...

  • Midday Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 1:19 PM EDT

    Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 1 p.m.: American Electric Power Co. rose $.25 or .5 percent, to $53.57. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $57.77. Dominion ...

  • If Thomas Edison's Trees Could Talk @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:21 AM EDT

    An innovative program turns damaged or diseased trees from historically significant properties into artwork. Now on view: 'witness trees' from the famed inventor's New Jersey home and studio.

  • Duke halting coal burning at Ohio plant Associated Press - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:08 AM EDT

    A utility says it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant that was the site of a recent oil spill into the Ohio River. Charlotte, North Carolina-based Duke Energy says it will retire the ...

  • Early Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 10:31 AM EDT

    Shares of some top utilities companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: American Electric Power Co. rose $.08 or .2 percent, to $53.40. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.06 or .1 percent, to $57.79. Dominion ...

  • CEMIG Long-term Growth Looks Good, Near-term Risks Prevail Zacks - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 10:30 AM EDT

    On Aug 25, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (CIG), also known as CEMIG.

  • Having risen to a 52-week high of $35.48, shares of Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) independent energy company QEP Resources Inc. (QEP) are likely to take a breather.

  • Invest In Large-Cap Value Stocks With This ETF @ Investopedia - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    What's the best ETF for investing in large-cap value stocks? Read on...

  • Stock Market News for August 29, 2014 Zacks - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 9:25 AM EDT

    Markets ended in the red and the S&P fell below the record 2k mark as concerns about Russia-Ukraine tension overshadowed encouraging U.S. economic data

  • 5 Ways to Turn Your Workstation Into a Workout Station Entrepreneur - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 7:30 AM EDT
    5 Ways to Turn Your Workstation Into a Workout Station

    Follow these tips to introduce movement into your otherwise sedentary day at the desk.

  • Don't Dump On The Dogs @ Investopedia - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

    Just because a stock is in a slump doesn't mean it's time to sell. Some value managers make a living by investing in "dogs."

  • How to save for retirement while in your 20s Bankrate.com - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

    I'm interested in individual retirement accounts. What should I look for and with whom should I start the conversation on retirement savings?

  • How do I narrow down my used car choices? Bankrate.com - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

    I'm ready to replace my aging sport utility vehicle with a used car that is a couple years old. Please remember that your use of this website is governed by Bankrate's Terms of Use.

  • Floating Solar Power Hits Land-Squeezed Japan Under Kyocera Plan @ Bloomberg - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 4:56 AM EDT

    With real estate in short supply, developers of solar power projects in Japan are beginning to look beyond the island nation’s land surfaces. Kyocera Corp. (6971) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corp. (8439) plan to build two solar power stations that are designed to float on the surface of reservoirs. The idea addresses a …

  • EM ASIA FX-Rupiah, ringgit, baht, won ease Reuters - Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:40 PM EDT

    Aug 29 (Reuters) - The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0135 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Change on the day at 0135 GMT Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move ...

  • Can You Write That Off?! @ Fox Business - Thu, Aug 28, 2014 8:19 PM EDT

    One of the most common questions I hear from self-employed individuals begins with the phrase, ?Can I write off??? I?m often surprised by what follows the question.

  • ALLETE, Inc.'s (ALE) unit Minnesota Power and Minnesota National Guard have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a 10-megawatt solar energy project at the military base in Camp Ripley.

  • Construction time uncertain for Ga. nuclear plant Associated Press - Thu, Aug 28, 2014 4:21 PM EDT

    Georgia Power said its $6.7 billion budget to build a new nuclear plant is holding steady, but it reported Thursday that builders face "challenges" sticking to the construction schedule and costs ...

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