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Asian stocks rise on Wall Street gains

The overnight gains on the Wall Street have boosted the market sentiment on Asian bourses ahead of the US Federal Reserve's meeting. The trading on Wednesday registered positive momentum in equities across the Asian markets.

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Asian stocks follow gains on Wall Street

Taking positive cues from encouraging gains on Wall Street, Asian stocks with an exception to China moved up on Tuesday. Chinese stock market dropped following the jitters emerging from adverse developments in forms of corruption and illegal trading that dampened the market sentiment.

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Pandora's stock tumble wipes out $1.4-bn market cap

The internet radio services provider Pandora's stock plummeted owing to increased competition in the global market. Pandora shares dropped 35 percent on Wall Street in just one session eroding $1.4billion market capitalization of the company. The emerging competition in internet radio services from global majors such as Apple is impacting the Pandora's performance. Adding to this YouTube has also introduced a subscription plan for music and video.

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Opinion among Federal Reserve Policymakers on U.S. rate hike isn't as divided as it seems

There are mixed opinions coming from the US Central Bank in the past few weeks, but the Federal Reserve policymakers aren't really as divided as they seem as they work under the same framework in determining when to increase interest rates.

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Wal-Mart shares tumble as profit forecast to drop

Wal-Mart's stock tumbled on the Wall Street following the forecast of earnings drop in the range of 6-12 percent hammered down the market sentiment. Wal-Mart shares fell 10.04 percent or $6.70 to $60.03 indicating biggest fall in a day during the past three decades. The stock was already trading 22 percent lower before the latest drop. Gearing up to compete with Amazon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc hiked investment in internet technology and raised wages. The earnings are expected to be flat for the current fiscal year and one or two percent lower than the previous forecast. The third quarter results from Wal-Mart are scheduled on 17 November.

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Wall Street gains propel Asian indices up; China markets reopen on positive note

Taking cues from the overnight gains on Wall Street, Asian markets moved upwards marginally on Thursday. The reopening of trading in Chinese markets after a long-week holiday streak also infused fresh interest into the market.

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U.S. stock market gains evaporate on another wild trading day

Another wild day of trading gripped Wall Street Tuesday. Many were hoping stocks would recoup losses from Monday's massive selloff, as all three major equity indexes surged during early sessions. But, as trading drew to a close, their gains vanished.

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Wall Street Experienced a Staggering 1,200 Unprecedented Emergency Freezes

Selling on Wall Street was so drastic Monday that the stocks and exchange-traded funds went through unprecedented emergency halts 1,200 times.

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Liquidity vacuum: GE suffers most since 1987 Black Monday

In an unprecedented move, the stock price of world's most diversified business conglomerate fell 21 percent on the Wall Street. The shares of General Electric (GE) suffered biggest loss ever since the Black Monday in 1987 eroding the company's value by a whopping $53 billion.

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Apple reports strong sales but disappoints Wall Street

Apple may have exceeded internal targets for third quarter of fiscal year 2015, but Wall Street is not impressed. In its earnings report, the company announced that sales of iPhone, which represents more than half of Apple's business, had increased.Apple sold 47.5 million iPhone units.

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U.S. banks post detailed crisis plans to avoid breakup threat

A dozen of the largest Wall Street banks on Monday published detailed plans to show how they would shut down their business during a crisis without the help of taxpayer money, a crucial step to prevent being broken up by regulators.

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Wall St. set to open lower as Greek talks falter

Wall Street was set to open lower as optimism regarding a resolution of the Greek debt crisis faded with the International Monetary Fund pulling out of bailout talks.

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Wall Street opens lower as stronger dollar weighs

Wall Street opened lower on Tuesday after the dollar jumped to a one-month high on data showing that U.S. business investment spending plans increased solidly for a second straight month in April.

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S&P ends at all-time highs but traders eye weak volume

The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Thursday after disappointing economic data bolstered expectations that an interest rate hike is likely to come only later in the year.

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Wall Street set to open little changed as investors await Fed minutes

Wall Street was set to open little changed on Wednesday with investors cautious ahead of the release of minutes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting, which is expected to shed light on when interest rates will be hiked.

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