August 31 2010

Australia economy grows at fastest pace in 3 years

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[] – Australia s grew at its fastest pace in three years in the second quarter as demand from China and elsewhere in Asia boosted exports of iron ore and other commodities.

Australia economy grows at fastest pace in 3 years

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August 31 2010

Asian Stocks Edge Higher Following Modest Rebound in China Manufacturing Activity

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[at CNBC] – Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday morning, shrugging off a flat lead from Wall Street, as investors gained confidence following a modest rebound in China s manufacturing data.

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August 31 2010

Chile pushes for mining tax increase

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[at Financial Times] – Sebastián Piñera, s president, on Tuesday sent to Congress a revised bill to increase a key mining tax and share the bonanza of high copper prices in a bid to raise $1bn over three years to help fund reconstruction six months after the country suffered a devastating earthquake.

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August 31 2010

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain on China; yen near 15-yr high

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[at Reuters] – * Asia stocks shrug off flat lead form Wall Street * Yen edges up towards 15-year peak vs dollar * China PMI, Australian GDP show Asia recovery on track

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain on China; yen near 15-yr high

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August 31 2010

The No. 1 key to a fund’s success

A study by Morningstar says the company’s star rating system isn’t the most vital factor in predicting a mutual fund’s performance.

The No. 1 key to a fund’s success

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August 31 2010

How the stock market is killing jobs

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Today’s rapid-fire, anyone-can-play market makes it tougher for small companies to raise money to grow and hire. Do we need a new market to save the ?

How the stock market is killing jobs

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August 31 2010

Renting gets a new lease on life

Millions of Americans going through foreclosure will become renters by necessity. Many others will rent by choice. Should the government keep subsidizing owners?

Renting gets a new lease on life

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August 31 2010

Economic Report: Australian Q2 growth beats forecasts

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[at MarketWatch] – The Australian grows at a faster-than-expected pace in the second-quarter, with the data helping stocks extend early gains and boosting the Australian dollar.

Economic Report: Australian Q2 growth beats forecasts

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August 31 2010

Asian shares bounce back after Wall Street rise

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[] – Asian stock rose Wednesday, rebounding from losses as Australia s economic growth accelerated and Chinese manufacturing activity recovered in August.

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August 31 2010

Australian economy rose 1.2 percent in 3rd quarter

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[] – Australia s accelerated by 1.2 percent in the third quarter of 2010, its fastest pace in three years, the government said Wednesday.

Australian economy rose 1.2 percent in 3rd quarter

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