Stocks fall on talk of strike on Syria

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Source: http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/27/investing/premarkets/index.html

4 stocks Warren Buffett, insiders are betting on

(NOV) Add or Cancel Already have a portfolio? Log In About Meena Krishnamsetty Ms. Krishnamsetty is editor and co-founder of Insider Monkey , a finance website that provides free insider trading and hedge-fund stock-holdings data. Her articles draw upon the research and analytics of co-founder Dr. Ian Dogan, Insider Monkey’s research director, who holds a Ph.D.
Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/4-stocks-warren-buffett-insiders-are-betting-on-2013-08-26

Why Div Stocks Retain Favor: Smart ETF’s Picks

The 17-nation shared currency slid 0.3 percent to $1.3335. Australias dollar weakened 0.9 percent to 89.51 U.S. cents. Ten-year Treasuries rose for a fourth day, pushing the yield four basis points lower to 2.75 percent.
Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-26/gold-holds-gain-as-wti-climbs-japan-index-futures-drop.html

Stocks Fall as Yen, Bonds Rise on Syria; Oil, Gold Gain

Richard Schulze, the founder and largest shareholder of Best Buy, said in a regulatory filing he plans to start selling its stock this fall. jeweler reported a higher quarterly profit and raised its full-year forecast. U.S. single-family home prices rose in June, though the pace of gains slowed slightly, a closely watched survey showed. Other data due include the Conference Board’s release of consumer confidence for August at 10 a.m.
Source: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/08/27/markets-usa-stocks-idUKL2N0GS0L720130827

US STOCKS-Wall St set to slide at open as Syria tension escalates

If all $24 billion was sold off, he said, that would equal only about 6% of Exxon Mobil ‘s market value. “Divestment might be important from a symbolic standpoint for students and others, but its effect on global warming or other issues would likely be minimal at best,” Redd said. The oil and coal industries contend that many jobs are at stake and tout their own investments in cleaner fuels and solar energy. Revenues from oil and natural gas “help fund higher education,” said Sabrina Fang, a spokeswoman for the American Petroleum Institute. “This is allowing colleges to provide aid to students who may not otherwise have an opportunity to attend college.” Student activists, however, insist that colleges need to take the moral stance. They say it is hypocritical to teach about global warming and ecological protection while investing in firms the students contend are hastening climate change by mining and drilling for fuels to be burned in massive amounts.
Source: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-college-divest-20130826,0,4449441.story

Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks

rising long bond http://www.todayhotstocks.com/ rates) stocks that have little more in their camp than that high yield were smacked around. Yield alone never made sense as an investment approach. But it is clearly more dangerous today. That were all expending so much time and energy trying to divine whether the market is fairly valued or overvalued is a signal of one important fact: its clearly not at bargain levels when any approach — even yield chasing — benefits from a rising tide lifts all boats environment.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-div-stocks-retain-favor-154332585.html

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