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Stocks head higher as risk appetite returns
By Reuters - Aug 19, 2014

By Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks rose and money-market rates fell to new lows on renewed investor appetite for risk on Tuesday, as investors breathed easier over the Ukraine crisis...

Home Depot Q2 earnings beat expectations, boosts outlook
By Investing.com - Aug 19, 2014 |   1

Investing.com - Home improvement retailer Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings on the back of strong revenue figures, it announced early Tuesday. Home Depot said...

Sprint cuts rates, CEO says more new plans to come
By Reuters - Aug 18, 2014

By Marina Lopes and Carey Gillam OVERLAND PARK Kan./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sprint Corp (N:S) on Monday unveiled a new pricing plan that offers customers 20 gigabytes of data and up to 10 lines for ...

Wall St. rallies on M&A blitz and homebuilder data
By Reuters - Aug 18, 2014

By Akane Otani NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a 14-year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia gave ...

U.S. stocks jump on ebbing Ukraine tensions; Dow rise 1.06%
By Investing.com - Aug 18, 2014

Investing.com - U.S. stocks posted solid gains on Monday after diplomatic efforts to end the Russia-Ukraine conflict appeared to be making progress. At the close of U.S. trading, the Dow 30 rose ...