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Oil prices to rise this week

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Fuel prices are expected to recover this week amid recurring supply concerns and an upward revision of growth estimates for the US, indicating good prospects for future fuel demand.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, trader Edward McCarthy, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. As stocks continue to rise, investors are wondering if it’s time to sell. AP

Is it time to cash out of stocks? The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you had done that in the crashes that began in 2000 and 2008, you might be a lot richer.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PSEi back at 6,800 level on positive US jobs and Japan economics data

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The local stock barometer returned to the 6,800-mark in thin trade on Monday as regional markets were lifted by upbeat US jobs and Japan economic data.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PSEi gains as US Federal Reserve rules out tightened interest rates for now

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Most local stocks firmed up on Thursday as investors were emboldened by a dovish remark made by US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

How author of best-seller exposed ‘one percent’ economic elite

This undated photo provided by Harvard Press shows French economist Thomas Piketty. AP FILE PHOTO

French economist Thomas Piketty and his research partners have transformed the wealth gap debate by popularizing the concept of a financially elite 1 percent.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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