Market Closes Higher on Hopes for Fed’s Next Move

Market Closes Higher on Hopes for Fed’s Next Move

The stock market moved broadly higher on Tuesday as investors appeared optimistic about the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s policy-making meeting and the prospect for interest rates.

All 10 industry sectors in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index rose, led by health care, utilities and energy companies.

“The economy continues to improve in the U.S., and there’s still an accommodative Fed,” said Brad Sorensen, director of market and sector research at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. “We think the bull market has further to run.”

The Fed has held a crucial short-term interest rate close to zero for over five years, making it

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Vietnam Shipping Report Q4 2014 - New Market Report

 

 

Vietnam Shipping Report Q4 2014 - New Market Report

 

Fast Market Research recommends "Vietnam Shipping Report  Q4 2014" from Business Monitor International, now available

Boston, MA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/12/2014 -- Latest GDP figures show that  the Vietnamese economy grew by 5.0% year-on-year (y-o-y) in Q1 2014, and we  believe that our 2014 real GDP growth forecast of 5.9% remains in sight. Indeed,  we believe that increased macroeconomic stability, combined with pro-growth  policies will help the economy accelerate from 2013 levels, which will be  welcome news for the country's shipping sector. Key downside risks to this view  include a faster-than-anticipated slowdown in China, as well as the stalling of  the country's reform drive.
We believe that government policies aimed at  promoting balanced economic

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De genocidio sindical en Colombia, empresariado exitoso, coca y democracias secuestradas

De genocidio sindical en Colombia, empresariado exitoso, coca y democracias secuestradas

 

 

Artículos de Opinión |      
 
Javier Orozco Peñaranda |
 
20-08-2014 |          

Va de mal a peor la situación de los derechos humanos en Colombia. En el primer semestre de este año fueron  asesinadas 30 sindicalistas y personas que defienden los derechos humanos y la cosa podría ser peor sin los esquemas de protección que reciben algunas de las personas en riesgo. Las organizaciones sindicales cuestionan el que no se investiguen las amenazas de muerte, ni se prevengan los atentados.

Luis Plaza Vélez, Secretario General de la Central Unitaria de Trabajadores en el departamento de Bolívar, una región del Caribe con más de 2 millones de habitantes, sobrevivió a un atentado en Cartagena de Indias el

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Canadian ship owners warn EU free-trade deal threatens jobsAdd to ...

 

 

Canadian ship owners and their crews say Ottawa negotiated a lopsided trade deal with Europe that could eventually put thousands of jobs at risk.

Under the free-trade agreement, key pieces of the highly protected Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River shipping business will be opened up to foreign competition for the first time, with no reciprocal access to the European market.