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    FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: On Wall Street, Cost Cuts Aren’t Preventing Bigger Broker Bonuses
    Jan26

    FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: On Wall Street, Cost Cuts Aren’t Preventing Bigger Broker Bonuses

    FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Big Brokerage Firms Are Starting To Spend More Money On Bonuses (The Wall Street Journal) Most major brokerage firms have been focusing on cutting overall costs. However, they spent more on bonuses in the fourth quarter,...

    Escalating rebel violence kills dozens in eastern Ukraine
    Jan26

    Escalating rebel violence kills dozens in eastern Ukraine

    A gunfight at a Ukrainian army checkpoint and an assault in the port city of Mariupol reportedly leaves dozens dead, as Kiev faces an uptick in separatist violence in eastern Ukraine. Pavithra George reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Lawyer Says Ukrainian Woman Pilot Could Die in Russian Detention
    Jan26

    Lawyer Says Ukrainian Woman Pilot Could Die in Russian Detention

    A Ukrainian female army pilot may die in detention in Russia where she is on hunger-strike, her lawyer said on Monday, calling on President Vladimir Putin to release her. Nadiya Savchenko was captured by pro-Russian rebels while fighting in a volunteer battalion in east Ukraine last June. Kyiv says the rebels spirited her into Russia where she...

    Guns, Lies, and Videotape: The War In Eastern Ukraine Is Back On in Full
    Jan26

    Guns, Lies, and Videotape: The War In Eastern Ukraine Is Back On in Full

    After a bloody weekend in eastern Ukraine that left 30 civilians dead and more than 100 wounded, ambassadors from Ukraine and NATO announced that they would hold a special meeting Monday to discuss the recent upswing in fighting near the strategic cities of Mariupol and Debaltseve. The last such meeting of ambassadors from NATO and Ukraine...

    STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RUB, EUR, USD, GNRC, AAPL, IBM, USO, OIL)
    Jan26

    STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RUB, EUR, USD, GNRC, AAPL, IBM, USO, OIL)

    Stocks went nowhere on Monday, eking out tiny gains as the market gets ready for a busy week that is highlighted by Wednesday’s monetary policy announcement from the Fed and Friday’s Q4 GDP report. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17, 675.7, +3, (+0.02%) S&P 500: 2,056.6, +4.8, (+0.2%) Nasdaq: 4,770.1, +12.2, (+0.3%) And now, the top...

    NATO chief: Russia is behind Ukraine rocket attack
    Jan26

    NATO chief: Russia is behind Ukraine rocket attack

    Rockets that killed 30 civilians were launched from area controlled by Russia-backed rebels. …read more Source: USA...

    S&P cuts Russia credit rating to ‘junk’
    Jan26

    S&P cuts Russia credit rating to ‘junk’

    Moscow (AFP) – Standard and Poor’s stripped Russia of its investment-grade rating on Monday, cutting it to “junk” status with a warning of weak growth and banks.”The downgrade reflects our view that Russia’s monetary policy flexibility has become more limited and its economic growth prospects have...

    Lax safety allowed before scaffolding collapse
    Jan26

    Lax safety allowed before scaffolding collapse

    TORONTO – A man who survived a deadly scaffolding collapse in Toronto in 2009 has told his project manager’s trial that construction workers were allowed to get on a swing stage that day without everyone being attached to a safety lifeline.Shohruh Tojiddinov says he was among a crew making repairs to balconies at a high-rise apartment...

    Russia’s Self-Isolation
    Jan26

    Russia’s Self-Isolation

    Russia’s naked military aggression in Ukraine has been accompanied by an authoritarian domestic campaign, which includes bringing most of the electronic media under effective government control, reimposing Soviet-style controls over contact with foreigners, and most recently limiting academic freedom in Russian universities. Although...

    Cease-Fire in Shreds, Ukraine Sees Heaviest Fighting in Months
    Jan26

    Cease-Fire in Shreds, Ukraine Sees Heaviest Fighting in Months

    Regular attacks from pro-Russian separatist forces has the Ukrainian military struggling to rebound from losses at the Donetsk airport last week. …read more Source: The New York...