Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Case For Corning: Confusion Creates Buying Opportunity For This Unloved Equity

By Mike Arnold: Talk about swimming against the current for those investors of Corning (GLW). Last week Corning reported earnings that just met already dampened expectations, and provided guidance that was vastly underwhelming to Wall Street. This was exclusively with … Continue reading

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Dragons on Vietnamese antiquities – VietNamNet Bridge

VietNamNet Bridge Dragons on Vietnamese antiquitiesVietNamNet BridgeVietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of antiques with dragons are now on display at the National History Museum in Hanoi. Dragon on a stone pole of the Ly Dynasty, 11th-13th centuries. Dragon on timber doors … Continue reading

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Draft resolution to UN calls for Syria’s Assad to step down – The Guardian

The Guardian Draft resolution to UN calls for Syria's Assad to step downThe GuardianA draft resolution on Syria to be presented to the UN security council calls on President Bashar al-Assad to step aside or face "further measures" in 15 … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Ballet Academy to see first U.S. graduate

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian ballet stars once defected to the West in search of artistic freedom. These days, western dancers are lured east by the iron discipline of a Russian ballet education. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Apple names European exec to head retail ops (AP)

AP – Apple Inc. is reaching over the Atlantic to snatch a British electronics-chain CEO as the head of its own retail operation. Yahoo! News: Technology News

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Europe’s new fiscal pact raises hopes

Europe’s new fiscal pact brings some market cheer, despite gloomy jobs data and signs that Greece is struggling to meet its latest deadline Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Facebook IPO: What To Look For In Facebook’s S-1

Yesterday (1/30) I spoke with Bloomberg West’s Emily Chang on what I’ll be looking for in Facebook’s S-1 filing, which is expected out soon. I discussed some of the parallels between Facebook’s S-1 and Zynga’s (ZNGA) S-1 (Zynga being the … Continue reading

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First Vietnamese-made urea fertilizer hits local market – Tuoitrenews

Tuoitrenews First Vietnamese-made urea fertilizer hits local marketTuoitrenewsSouthern Ca Mau Province-based Ca Mau Nitrogenous Fertilizer Plant under the National Petroleum and Gas Group (PVN) has churned out the first batch of Vietnamese-made urea fertilizer for the local market. The $ … Continue reading

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Diplomats Jockey Over Assad’s Future as Syrian Troops Press Attacks Near Capital – New York Times

The Hindu Diplomats Jockey Over Assad's Future as Syrian Troops Press Attacks Near CapitalNew York TimesUNITED NATIONS — Syrian forces pushed rebels back from strongholds near Damascus on Tuesday as some of the world's top diplomats prepared at the United … Continue reading

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UK film, London theatre takings rise in 2011

LONDON (Reuters) – Theatre-goers in London and film fans across Britain shrugged off economic worries in 2011 and spent more on movies and plays than in 2010, official figures published on Tuesday showed. Reuters: Entertainment News

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