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Australia Mining Investment to Fall, Report Says

Australian mining investment is likely to fall by 20% in the next four years, risking a hard landing for the economy as a resources boom that has powered growth for nearly a decade fades, according to a nongovernment report. Continue reading

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Global IPOs rise on stock market rebound

By Olivia Oran and Kylie MacLellan and Elzio Barreto REUTERS – Global equity fundraising rose 24 percent in the first quarter from a year ago, as strong markets and easing concerns about the economy encouraged more companies to raise capital through initial public offerings and other capital market transactions. Private equity-backed companies queued up to list shares as U.S Continue reading

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Miami condos snatched up by foreign buyers

During the height of the housing boom, some likened the feverish flipping game in Miami’s condominium market to a circus. Now the circus is back, literally, and more high-flying than ever. Continue reading

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Cramer’s 6 Stocks in 60 Seconds: GTLS GPS WEN ISRG SPLK OVTI

Check out Jim Cramer’s latest trading recommendations on “Action Alerts Plus”. (Updates from 10:58 a.m. ET with closing information.) NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Here’s what Jim Cramer had to say on CNBC’s “Squawk On The Street” Friday: Cramer said Chart Industries remains one of the best ways to play America’s oil and gas boom. Continue reading

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Americans are tapping into home equity again

Nearly 11 million borrowers are underwater on their mortgages, owing more than their homes are worth, according to CoreLogic, and yet home equity lines of credit are suddenly on the rise again. During the housing boom of the last decade Americans withdrew over $1 trillion in home equity. Continue reading

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Home prices surge despite distress

The latest reading for November shows a 7.4 percent jump from a year ago, the largest year-over-year jump since 2006 when we were at the height of the housing boom. Continue reading

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Jessops Close All Stores – 1,370 Jobs To Go

The chain will close all 187 stores across the country after being hit by the boom in digital phone cameras. Continue reading

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Are Mutual Funds Stealing Your Income?

Last year the oldest members of the Baby Boom generation turned 65 years old and millions of them are investing in mutual funds that are stealing their Continue reading

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Analysis: Australian miners dig for precious new commodity cash

Once darlings of the Australian mining boom, small and middle-tier prospectors are now running low on cash as commodities markets lose their lustre, pushing miners to look near and far for funds to keep afloat. Continue reading

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Honey Boo Boo — I’m Stimulatin’ The Red-Neckonomy

Honey Boo Boo = GOLD MINE … Continue reading

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