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Michael Hainsworth
Oct 15 2014

Uptown geek, no beat

By Michael Hainsworth, Anchor
The numbers are in — and more people downloaded U2’s free album than paid for every other track they’ve ever recorded (and sold on iTunes). Neil Young’s new MP3 player is competing with more than the iPhone. Japan is giving the rocker turned techie a run for his high res audio money. An American band performing at the Grey Cup? Why it’s so hard to find Canadian acts to perform at halftime. Plus: a Geeks & Beats Update on Spiderman’s true identity and we’ll take you live on location to the Barebones and Upfront indie music series!
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Oct 15 2014

Germany must start spending

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Germany needs to spend, spend, spend, or Europe will stay a mess, says Andrew McCreath. France and Italy are showing no signs of stepping up spending either. As well, McCreath calls the latest U.S. economic data "abysmal." BNN has the details on what factors are dragging retail sales and equities down.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 15 2014

October is a horrible month

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
In the news, Toyota recalling 1.75 million cars, Shire crashing as AbbVie is looking to reconsider its offer at an October 20th board meeting, Bank of America reported its results when adjusted for this, that and the other thing (legal items mostly), the earnings came in at 42 cents versus last year’s 20 cents.
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Oct 14 2014

How much can Germany bench?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Markets opened higher in the U.S., but can it put Europe into the green? Andrew McCreath sees it as surprising that Germany's economy hasn't buckled over trade sanctions with Russia. As well, Japanese markets were decidedly down over worries about the weakening yen.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 14 2014

Ask questions but don’t take glib answers

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
What is on most investors’ minds today is the question: Is this the beginning of a bear market? Over the weekend I read a lot, including those that suggest a crash is imminent to those that said it remains a-buy-the-dips market. The technical picture, which is only a guide and not necessarily as useful for timing as some suggest, point to a market that is oversold in many ways (including only 16% of the NYSE Composite trading above their respective 50-day moving averages)
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Oct 10 2014

We're listening to the IMF now?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
We didn't need Christine Lagarde to tell us global growth was going to be lousy, says Andrew McCreath.
Filed in: International » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Oct 10 2014

Be thankful it’s Friday

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
It’s Thanksgiving weekend. There is plenty to be thankful for – your life, your family, your home, your love. Celebrate.
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Oct 09 2014

Bonds on the moon, stocks coming back to Earth

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
In the first settling of the markets after the initial surge after the FOMC announcements, bonds are still up, while equities seem to be settling down. Andrew McCreath lays out the bond catalysts, which include weak global growth, lagging recovery in housing, and risks of hitting 2% inflation in the U.S. Although the boost was undeniable, McCreath says there is no real change in the language in yesterday's FOMC releases, so this market bump is a little "ridiculous."
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