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Goldman Sees Growing Iron-Ore Surplus Through 2017

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

With the world’s largest mining companies posting record iron-ore production numbers and the recent slow-down of Chinese economic growth, Goldman Sachs (GS) on Tuesday said that the global


As Sam Sees It: Investing in Momentum Versus Valuations

Sam Stovall | Equities.com |

Each week, we tap the insight of Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, for his perspective on the current market. For more from S&P Capital IQ, be sure to


Rio Tinto Jumps On Q2 Increases In Iron-Ore And Copper

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Shares for Rio Tinto Plc. (RIO) , the world’s second largest mining company, were up nearly 4 percent on Tuesday to as high as $43.95 after reporting strong second-quarter operations


What High-Yielding Big Companies are Poised to Bounce Back?

Jacob Harper | Equities.com |

Jim Cramer has famously described companies paying a high dividend yield with a solid chance of recovery as being “accidental high yielders.”  Another term for them could be


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Dips as Washington Continues Discussions

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The national ISM manufacturing index came in a weaker than expected 49.5 in November. Construction Spending rose by a better than expected 1.4% in October. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded


BHP Repositioning Workers as Iron Ore Industry Limps Along

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

A deceleration in China’s economy has underpinned demand concerns for many key industrial commodities, including iron ore. China, the second largest economy in the world and a major consumer of


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Higher on Jobs Numbers

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

ADP reported that private sector jobs rose by 162,000 in September. Non-manufacturing ISM came in stronger than expected at 55.1 in September. The employment component fell to 51.1 from 53.8. The


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Moves Higher on Improving Data

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims rose to 388,000 moving further above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to a day’s high at 13,227.82 going into the final half


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Fade in Late Trading to End Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite index of home prices showed a decline of 0.8% in January, a slightly bigger decline than expected. Home prices were down 3.8% year over year. The


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Edges Higher to End Rough Week

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

New Home Sales for February fell 1.6% to an annual rate of 313,000. The inventory of new homes remains at a record low of 150,000 units. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down to a morning


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Blockchain in Digital Identity - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Digital Identity