Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sony may release a Windows Phone in 2014, according to The Information

Sony is considering launching a Windows Phone sometime next year, according to a new report from The Information. If true, such a move would break Sony's current loyalty to Android and give Nokia some fresh competition in the Windows Phone … Continue reading

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Turkish slump blamed on corruption probe

Ali Babacan, deputy prime minister, brands investigation a ‘mini coup’ that has taken $ 49bn off the country’s equity market Asia homepage

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The Two Real Threats To The Future Of Berkshire Hathaway (And Its Defense Against Them)

By Jim Sloan: I recently published two SA articles focusing on strengths of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B). The first sprang from a Buffett comment about owning stocks you would be happy to own if the market were closed for a significant … Continue reading

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PHOTO: Chelsea – Three Special Moments of 2013

PHOTO: Chelsea – Three Special Moments of 2013 – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea football club is an ever changing beast, chock full of some of the most enigmatic, controversial figures in the world game, and in true fashion, the … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin vows ‘total annihilation’ of terrorists after Volgograd bombings – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Vladimir Putin vows 'total annihilation' of terrorists after Volgograd bombingsTelegraph.co.ukVladimir Putin has vowed to pursue terrorists to their “total annihilation”, in his first public comments since the Volgograd suicide bombings. In his traditional New Year's Eve address, which was … Continue reading

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Hewlett-Packard to cut 5,000 more jobs

(Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co said it would cut 5,000 more jobs, bringing the total number of layoffs to 34,000, or 11 percent of its workforce. The company said in a regulatory filing on Monday that it would record a charge … Continue reading

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US house price gains near eight-year high

US home values have risen for 20 consecutive months, helped by an improving economy and labour market that has bolstered household wealth Asia homepage

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Baltic Trading Limited: A Quick Double If Shipping Rates Cooperate

By Michael A. Williams: Current Price: $ 6.58 Price Target (YE14): $ 12.50 Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) is a drybulk shipper with a fleet of fifteen ships. As has been well documented, the shipping industry has been in a … Continue reading

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Manchester United – Three New Years Resolutions for 2014

Manchester United – Three New Years Resolutions for 2014 – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Premier League champions Manchester United are a club in transition after Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement and David Moyes’ appointment as his successor in 2013. The Old … Continue reading

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More than 1000 turn out for Vietnamese Christmas celebration – Daytona Beach News-Journal

More than 1000 turn out for Vietnamese Christmas celebrationDaytona Beach News-JournalDAYTONA BEACH — Vietnamese tradition, Roman Catholicism and American showmanship came together Sunday as a group of area Vietnamese Catholics held their fifth annual Christmas and New Year celebration. The … Continue reading

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