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Stocks: ‘Sell in May and go away?’ Not this year

NEW YORK — With the Dow and the S&P 500 setting another string of record closing highs this week, the old Wall Street adage “Sell in May and Go Away” is starting to look weak.Closing out the second week of May, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index is up 2.3 percent for the month.For the year, the benchmark S&P 500 is up a stunning 14.6 percent.Some analysts say that when the market star… Continue reading

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ASIA MARKETS: Japan Stocks Take A Pause; Sydney Gains

Japanese stocks pulled back on Friday after a string of recent multi-year highs, with banks retreating as investors locked in profits, and Toyota Motor Corp. slipping on news of a recall. Continue reading

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ASIA MARKETS: Japan Stocks Beat Retreat; Sydney Mildly Up

Japanese shares on Friday pulled back from a string of multi-year highs as investors locked in profits in banks and as index-heavyweight Fast Retailing Co. Continue reading

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Justin Timberlake — SWATTED

Justin Timberlake has just been swatted … TMZ has learned.The singer is the latest in a string of people to be victimized by someone calling 911 and falsely claiming there was violence occurring inside the celeb’s house. Continue reading

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Chevron says executive pay to reflect 2012 "incidents"

(Reuters) – Chevron Corp said on Wednesday its executive pay would reflect certain incidents in 2012 as well as a financial performance that outpaced the U.S. oil company's peer group. Continue reading

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MARKET COMMENT: HSI May Rise; Poised To Regain Some Ground-Phillip

The HSI may string together a three-day winning streak, which would be the first time since early February, taking cues from U.S. stocks, with the S&P’s 500-stock index closing within a hair of its all-time high Continue reading

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Lindsay Lohan On Trial Over ‘Lying To Cops’

In the latest in a string of run-ins with the law, the actress is due in a Californian court on charges relating to a car crash. Continue reading

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Grand National Fences To Be Made Safer

Wooden posts in the fences at Aintree are being replaced with “plastic birch” after a string of horse deaths. Continue reading

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DNA Riddle As Twins Held In Rapes Case

Police say one of the twins may have carried out a string of rapes but they cannot tell which one as their DNA is too similar. Continue reading

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Barclays boss turns down $4 million bonus

The chief executive of Britain’s Barclays bank said Friday he is giving up his 2012 bonus amid a string of high-profile scandals over market-fixing, mis-selling of loan products, and other forms of financial malfeasance. Continue reading

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