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Nikkei hits 10-day closing high on upbeat U.S. earnings, data

Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in TokyoTOKYO (Reuters) - REUTERS - Japan's Nikkei stock average rose 0.7 percent on Friday to its highest close in 10 days, buoyed by upbeat U.S. economic data and corporate earnings, though trading volume hit its lowest in almost 1-1/2 years as many overseas markets were closed for Easter. The Nikkei finished at 14,516.27, chalking up a weekly gains of 4 percent, its biggest since November, although that came after it had suffered its biggest loss in three years in the previous week. The broader Topix rose 0.6 percent to 1,173.37. The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.6 percent to 10,677.80. ...


Asian stocks mostly higher after mixed US earnings

BEIJING (AP) ? Asian stocks were mostly higher Friday despite mixed U.S. earnings reports with many of the region's exchanges closed for Good Friday.

Nikkei gains on upbeat U.S. corporate earnings, data

Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average advanced on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and corporate earnings bolstered investors' risk appetite. The Nikkei was up 0.4 percent at 14,474.83 in midmorning trade after ending flat at 14,417.53 the previous day.


Strategizing Your Career Change: What You Need to Know

Strategizing Your Career Change: What You Need to KnowWhile some economic experts profess that class change in the United States is limited, people are becoming more apt to take action to become upwardly mobile. According to the Wall Street Journal, nearly 40 percent of all people seeking new jobs are also trying to change careers. Changing careers, however, is not always a simple...


Mt. Gox suitors seek support to save bitcoin exchange

A man walks past a building where Mt. Gox is housed in Tokyo(Reuters) - A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets. "We need your help to stop a liquidation, which would be good neither for Mt. Gox creditors nor bitcoin's reputation with the general public and regulators," the investors wrote on the website. The investor group, which offered to take over the assets of Mt. Gox and revive it, has received backing from many creditors and hopes to convince the court to reconsider its rehabilitation proposal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Mark Karpeles, the founder of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the United States to answer questions about the bankruptcy case, Mt. Gox lawyers told a U.S. federal judge on Monday.


Wall Street Weekahead - Spring fever brings hope for U.S. earnings

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Earnings season shifts into high gear next week, and with nearly one-third of S&P 500 names set to post results, investors hope the news provides a catalyst to buy stocks and leave the market's recent weakness in the dust. Several behemoths, including Apple, the largest U.S. company by market value, as well as Microsoft, McDonald's and AT&T , are due to report earnings. They'll be accompanied by highfliers like Netflix and Facebook, giving the first real cross-section of the state of corporate America as temperatures rise across the country and investors hope to put the cold weather behind them. Strategists will also be looking for clues on how badly China's slowdown hits U.S. corporate results.

Mt. Gox suitors seek creditor support to save bitcoin exchange

(Reuters) - A group of investors, which is seeking to buy Mt. Gox, has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets. The investor group, which offered to take over the assets of Mt. Gox and revive it, has received backing from many creditors and hopes to convince the court to reconsider their rehabilitation proposal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

FILE - In this Friday, April 11, 2014 file photo, trader Anthony Carannante, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Major U.S. stock indexes rose in afternoon trading Thursday, April 17, 2014, as investors reacted to quarterly results from a batch of U.S, companies. Google, IBM and insurer UnitedHealth were among the biggest decliners, while General Electric and Morgan Stanley were among the largest gainers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up.


 
 
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