Hong Kong Stocks Decline Second Day On Earnings Reports – Bloomberg

What You Need to Know About Warren Buffett Stocks – NASDAQ.com

in Hong Kong. The measure advanced 0.6 percent last week, trading near a six-year high. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, also known as the H-share index, today lost 0.5 percent to 11,002.76. Investors are weighing whether the H-share indexs 20 percent rebound from a March low through last week will continue after China data from factory activity to credit growth missed estimates, putting pressure on policy makers to boost stimulus.
Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-25/hong-kong-stocks-decline-second-day-on-earnings-reports.html

Citigroup Prefers Stocks in India as Inflation Erodes Bond Gains – Yahoo Finance

Yellen’s comments were also seen by some as “splitting the difference” between two takes on the labor market. This prompted a number of economists to recycle Harry Truman’s famous quip about economists: “Give me a one-handed economist! All my economists say, ‘on one hand … on the other.'” An interesting day for economics, not a great day for economic humor.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/stocks-finish-mixed-yellen-speaks-200003524.html

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar in demand as stimulus talk dogs euro, yen – Yahoo Finance

But it turns out the media may tell you one thing, while the truth may be something altogether different. The news In the second quarter, we learned there was a sizable shakeup in the stock holdings of Berkshire Hathaway, as it unloaded more than 30% of its stake in DirecTV , and nearly 90% of the ConocoPhillips stock it held. Combined, these moves were worth around $1.5 billion. Source: http://www.insidermonkey.com In addition, we learned of new positions in cable company Charter Communications and little-known NOW , which is an oil and gas distributor, worth $365 million and $66 million, respectively.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/what-you-need-to-know-about-warren-buffett-stocks-cm383414

STOCKS FINISH MIXED AFTER YELLEN SPEAKS: Here’s What You Need To Know – Yahoo Finance

Break Glass’ Stocks advanced this year as Modi’s government eased the foreign-investment cap in the defense industry and announced plans to build more highways, coal-fired power plants, airports and ports. Economic growth slid to below 5 percent in the last two years from 9.6 percent in 2006-2007. “Equities have rallied a lot on this one expectations and I think what will be important now is that the pace of reforms has to be maintained,” Vaish said. “Given the bold promises that Mr.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/citigroup-prefers-stocks-india-inflation-004304853.html

The yen’s fall was taken as positive for Japanese exports and corporate earnings and helped the Topix up 0.4 percent and the Nikkei 0.48 percent. Moves elsewhere were muted and MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was near flat. In Europe, financial spreadbetters expected opening gains of 0.5 percent to 0.6 percent for the DAX and CAC 40 , while the London market was on holiday. The S&P 500 EMini futures contract was trading almost 0.4 percent firmer.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/global-markets-dollar-demand-stimulus-060824407.html

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