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Phil Flynn: Exporting America!
09/30/2010 – 11:15 pm PDT | Comments Off

A surprise drawdown in gasoline supply as the US becomes an exporter of more products as refiners sink deep into seasonal maintenance. Strong data out of China helped offset concerns about European sovereign debt. Add …

UPS Purchases 130 Hybrid Electric Vehicles
09/30/2010 – 10:50 pm PDT | Comments Off

UPS announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet.
The 130 hybrids all will be deployed next year, with 30 going to New York …

Biggest Hedge Funds AUM
09/30/2010 – 10:10 pm PDT | Comments Off

Biggest Hedge Funds AUM
Biggest Hedge Funds Continue to Increase AUM

Hedge fund investors are giving strong preference to the biggest hedge funds in the industry rather than new and smaller hedge funds. Bridgewater Associates …

Hedge Funds Jack McDonald
09/30/2010 – 10:05 pm PDT | Comments Off

Hedge Funds Jack McDonald
Jack McDonald Seeing More Start-Up Hedge Funds

Jack McDonald, president and chief executive officer at Conifer Securities LLC, says that he is seeing more start-up hedge funds. Also, he believes that …

West Wing Week: "One Two Three … Lancers!"
09/30/2010 – 9:06 pm PDT | Comments Off

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Walk step by step with the President as he signs the Small Business Jobs Act, speaks to college journalists, …

A Landmark Achievement for Human Rights: The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Assembly and Association
09/30/2010 – 9:06 pm PDT | Comments Off

In his address last week before the UN General Assembly, President Obama issued an unprecedented appeal to heads of state around the world to promote open society and open government. He noted that the "arc …

If We’re Serious about Jobs, Don’t Stop Job Creation
09/30/2010 – 9:06 pm PDT | Comments Off

Today, the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Emergency Contingency Fund will expire because a minority in Congress blocked the extension proposed by the President. This will put up to 100,000 jobs in jeopardy, raising …

Caisse Getting Ready for the Next Big Move?
09/30/2010 – 6:50 pm PDT | Comments Off

Frederic Tomesco of Bloomberg reports, Caisse Pension Fund May Borrow More After C$8 Billion Program, Sabia Says:

The Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Canada’s biggest pension fund manager, isn’t ruling out selling more bonds …

Cautiousness Ahead of ISM Index
09/30/2010 – 6:28 pm PDT | Comments Off

The Dow continued sideways today dropping 47 points ahead of tomorrow’s ISM index.
FundamentalsMarket opened strongly into the better than expected GDP, Jobless Claims and Chicago PMI but was soon overwhelmed by profit taking ahead of …

Statement by the NSC Spokesman Mike Hammer on the Freedom of Assembly and Association Resolution at the U.N. Human Rights Council
09/30/2010 – 4:54 pm PDT | Comments Off

Release Time: 

For Immediate Release

The United States applauds …