Archive for January, 2010

GBP-JPY analysis 31-1-2010 – Forex

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Daily Pivots: (S1) 143.52; (P) 144.87; (R1) 145.58; More GBP/JPY’s break of 143.62 support today indicates that whole fall from 150.68 is resuming.Intraday bias remains on the downside as long as 144.92 minor resistance holds.Further fall should be GBP-JPY analysis 31-1-2010 – Forex

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DP World May List A$1 Billion Australian Unit Review Says

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DP World Ltd. may consider spinningoff its Australian assets into a new company and selling A$1billion ($884 million) of shares to list it on the stockexchange, the Australian Financial Review reported, withoutsaying where it got the information. Th DP World May List A$1 Billion Australian Unit Review Says

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Morgan Stanley says to hire several hundred traders report

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LONDON Morgan Stanley Morgan Stanley says to hire several hundred traders report

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UK: [PM] Brown goes into battle with billions for defence

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Gordon Brown will put two new aircraft carriers at the heart of his vision for the military this week as he commits Labour to billions of pounds of extra defence spending. At the same time, defence chiefs are exploring how closer military links with France and the potential benefits of an entente cordiale could tackle future dangers with limited resources. The Prime Minister will use the launch of a Green Paper on the future of the Armed Forces to promise a new generation of warships and fast jets over the coming decade. He will also guarantee an extra £1.5 billion… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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January death rate signal of tough year in Afghan war

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The Afghan war has notched up another grisly record, with the number of international troops to die in the fight against the Taliban the highest for the month of January since the war began. With tens of thousands more international troops being deployed to Afghanistan this year, analysts and officials are warning the deaths of 44 foreign soldiers in January is a sign of things to come. The record death toll comes as the Kabul government and its international partners shift the war's emphasis from battleground to development, and start focusing on attempts to convince Taliban infantry to lay down… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Outlook for the S&P/ASX 200

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This year, the Australian market is unlikely to log the same stellar gains it did in 2009, say Glenn Rosewall, CEO & MD at BBY and David Shearwood, CEO of Atom Funds Management. They assess the risks the market will face in 2010, with CNBC’s Oriel M Outlook for the S&P/ASX 200

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English sparkling wine beats French champagne to top title

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Nyetimber's Classic Cuvée 2003 which is made in Sussex was crowned Champion of Worldwide Sparkling Wines in the competition run by Italy's wine magazine Euposia. Now in its second year, the competition Bollicine del Mondo attracts sparkling wines from around the world. The wines are tasted blind by a panel of judges including winemakers. The Nyetimber wine, made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes, is described as having “aromas of mandarins, vanilla and lemons” as well as “shortbread and light apricot” with “biscuity notes playing a supporting role”. Camel Valley's Pinot Noir Brut, which is made in Bodmin,… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Philippines-Market factors to watch – Feb 1

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MANILA, Feb 1 – Here are news stories and press reports which may influence local financial markets on Monday. WHAT IS HAPPENING TODAY IN THE PHILIPPINES, ALL TIMES LOCAL FOLLOWED BY GMT – Philippines opens two-day workshop on Nuclear Non-Prol Philippines-Market factors to watch – Feb 1

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Peets to extend tender offer for Diedrich -source

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By Anupreeta Das NEW YORK, Jan 31 – Peet’s Coffee&Tea Inc plans to announce on Monday it will extend its tender offer for shares of Diedrich Coffee Inc by 30 days, a person with knowledge of the situation said, signaling its anticipation that regu Peets to extend tender offer for Diedrich -source

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US Marines facing a ‘different war’ in Afghanistan

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For the US Marines deployed to the battlefields of southern Afghanistan, life is fragile and thoughts focus on the day they see their families again, but something about this war is different. They are preparing for an offensive on Marjah, one of the Taliban's big urban strongholds in the southern province of Helmand, but progress is slow with the militants apparently preferring fight to flight. The Marines will soon be joined by tens of thousands more soldiers, the lion's share of the 30,000-strong troop surge promised by US President Barack Obama in December to try and turn around the grinding… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Diana is adamant: Don’t bring 9/11 trial to Orange County

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GOSHEN — It's not safe, it's not a tourism opportunity and it's not for Orange County. That's Orange County Executive Ed Diana's assessment of rumored plans to hold the trials of accused 9/11 terror suspects in Orange. Diana called a news conference Friday with Sheriff Carl Dubois and a cadre of state and county officials. He said they'll do everything legally possible to keep the trials away. “If that's closing roads, if that's suing the federal government, I will do that,” Diana said. He broke from Newburgh Mayor Nicholas Valentine, who said the trials could bring needed money and exposure…. Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Better times not coming soon for Saudi firms-survey

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RIYADH, Jan 31 – Improving economic conditions could take some time before they reflect on Saudi firms’ bottom line, according to a survey by Banque Saudi Fransi released on Sunday. Almost half of 824 surveyed firms expect inflation to rise in the Better times not coming soon for Saudi firms-survey

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