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News on BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A Fund (MDLOX)

Tuesday October 21st 2014

  

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Tuesday October 21st 2014: Latest financial news from the world

Wall St. gains on Apple; S&P up for fourth straight day -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsWall St. gains on Apple; S&P up for fourth straight day

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeBy Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight session of gains as Apple and Texas Instruments rallied after their results. The results lifted the tech-heavy Nasdaq index up more than 1 percent, while the Dow's gains were limited following disappointing results from Coca-Cola. The S&P 500 has gained 3.2 percent over the past four sessions, rebounding after a four-week decline that took the benchmark index down nearly 10 percent from its intraday record. ...



Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plow -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsTotal CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plow

Christophe de MargerieBy Vladimir Soldatkin and James Regan MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic and outspoken chief executive of the French oil company Total , was killed when his private jet hit a snow plow as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night. His death leaves a void at the top of one of the world's biggest listed oil firms at a difficult time for the industry as oil prices fall and state-backed competitors keep them out of some of the best oil exploration territory. ...



Coca-Cola Co profit falls; company expands cost-cutting -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsCoca-Cola Co profit falls; company expands cost-cutting

Coca Cola cans are seen at a concession inside the Dunas arena soccer stadium in NatalBy Anjali Athavaley (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co said on Tuesday that its quarterly profit fell 14 percent as sales of carbonated beverage volumes in North America declined. The company, whose shares fell 4 percent, also said it expected to miss its long-term earnings growth target in 2014, due in part to currency fluctuations. It forecast a 6 percentage point impact from currency on full-year operating income, which is on the high end of the outlook the company gave last quarter. The world's largest beverage maker said net income for the third quarter ended Sept. 26 declined to $2. ...



U.S. existing home sales hit one-year high, prices up -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsU.S. existing home sales hit one-year high, prices up

A real estate sign advertising a home for sale is pictured in Vienna, VirginiaBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales jumped to their highest level in a year in September, the latest indication that the housing market recovery is gradually getting back on track. The National Association of Realtors said on Tuesday existing home sales rose 2.4 percent to an annual rate of 5.17 million units, the strongest reading since September of last year. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast sales rising to a 5.10 million unit pace last month from August's 5.05 million unit pace. Sales, however, were down 1.7 percent compared to September of last year. ...



Staples says probing possible payment card data breach -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsStaples says probing possible payment card data breach

A family leaves the Staples store in Broomfield(Reuters) - Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack. "Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement," company spokesman Mark Cautela said in a statement late Monday. The office-supply retailer disclosed the investigation after security reporter Brian Krebs reported on his blog Krebsonsecurity. ...



EU fines JPMorgan, UBS, Credit Suisse total $120 million -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsEU fines JPMorgan, UBS, Credit Suisse total $120 million

A screen displays JP Morgan Chase & Co. at the post that the stock is traded at on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission fined JPMorgan , UBS and Credit Suisse a total of 94 million euros ($120 million) on Tuesday for taking part in cartels in the financial sector. JPMorgan received a 61.7 million euro fine for rigging the Swiss franc Libor benchmark interest rate between March 2008 and July 2009. It was also fined 10.5 million euros for participating in a cartel on Swiss franc interest rate derivatives. UBS' penalty in the derivatives cartel came to 12.7 million euros and that of Credit Suisse was 9.2 million euros. ...



Tough U.S. rivalries, China food scandal pound McDonald's -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsTough U.S. rivalries, China food scandal pound McDonald's

a McDonald's restaurant in Beijing(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp's - which has not given investors many reasons to sing the fast-food chain's "I'm lovin' it" jingle - on Tuesday said quarterly profit dropped by nearly one-third and warned that global restaurant sales will fall again in October. Stock in the company, which attracted fewer customers during the third quarter, was off 0.6 percent at $91.05 in early trading. McDonald's net income slid 30 percent to $1.07 billion, or $1.09 per share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30. ...



NY Fed spotted JPMorgan 'Whale' risks four years before scandal: report -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsNY Fed spotted JPMorgan 'Whale' risks four years before scandal: report

The offices of JP Morgan in the Canary Wharf district of LondonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The New York Federal Reserve knew about risks J.P. Morgan faced from certain credit derivative exposure as early as 2008, but failed to act properly to head them off, the central bank's inspector general said on Tuesday. The Fed's Office of Inspector General said one of the key flaws it uncovered in its probe of the so-called London Whale case was the New York Fed's over-reliance on certain personnel, who left the supervisory team in 2011. That created a "significant loss of institutional knowledge" within the New York Fed team assigned to inspecting J.P. ...



Verizon posts higher revenue, falls short of profit estimates -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsVerizon posts higher revenue, falls short of profit estimates

The Verizon building in New YorkBy Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday posted lower-than-expected quarterly earnings, but revenue rose as it added customers to its wireless business. Verizon reported third-quarter profit of 89 cents per share, up from 78 cents per share a year earlier. Revenue rose 4.3 percent to $31.6 billion. Analysts, on average, expected a profit of 90 cents per share on revenue of $31.58 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. In the quarter, Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, added 1. ...



Apple seen riding higher on strong iPhone demand, iPad rebound -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsApple seen riding higher on strong iPhone demand, iPad rebound

A customer holds the newly released iPhone 6 at a mobile phone shop in Moscow(Reuters) - Strong global demand for Apple Inc's iPhone 6 will drive revenue growth through 2015, while updated models should help reverse three straight quarters of declining iPad sales, analysts said. Apple shares were set to open 2.4 percent higher on Tuesday. The company posted better-than-expected revenue on Monday on the back of a record iPhone launch that saw 39 million of the smartphones sold in the September quarter. ...



Verizon misses Q3 mark as it shrugs off rivals' promotions -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsVerizon misses Q3 mark as it shrugs off rivals' promotions

Verizon misses Q3 mark as it shrugs off rivals' promotionsThe carrier still managed to post strong customer growth, again driven largely by an increase in tablet sales.>



Verizon misses Q3 expectations as it shirks off rival promotional offers -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsVerizon misses Q3 expectations as it shirks off rival promotional offers

Verizon misses Q3 mark as it shrugs off rivals' promotionsThe company did post strong customer growth, driven largely by increased tablet sales.>



The 80/20 View of the Unconscious -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsThe 80/20 View of the Unconscious
Have you ever had the experience of finding a problem insoluble, giving up, and then having the answer come back to you when you were not thinking about it and least expected it? Henri Poincaré, the great French mathematician, solved a particular tricky issue, that had eluded him for years, while boarding a bus. Bertrand Russell reached a...
What Apple isn't telling us anymore -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsWhat Apple isn't telling us anymore

Apple debuted its portable music player in October 2001. Thirteen years later, the iPod classic was discontinued and removed from Apple's online store.Apple says it won't break out retail store and iPod sales anymore. And forget about detailed stats on the Apple Watch, due next year.>



Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsTomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactorsOn today's show, we're discussing a new, 17-mile-high way to scatter your loved one's ashes, how Robert Downey Jr. ended up with a huge "Avengers" prop, and Lockheed Martin's progress on compact nuclear fusion.>



Dish loses 7 channels in contract dispute with Turner Broadcasting -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsDish loses 7 channels in contract dispute with Turner Broadcasting

A Dish Network dish that provides satellite Internet.Dish's 14 million customers lose access to CNN, Turner Classic Movies and a handful of others as companies fail to negotiate new distribution deal.>



Note the Features of the GALAXY Note 4: S Pen -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsNote the Features of the GALAXY Note 4: S Pen
If you haven’t tried the S Pen yet, you might think it’s an acquired taste. Well … you’re right in the sense that once you get a taste of the S Pen, it will be …
Asia-based taxi booking app GrabTaxi raises $90 million in funding -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsAsia-based taxi booking app GrabTaxi raises $90 million in funding

Asia-based taxi booking app GrabTaxi raises $90 million in fundingThe Uber competitor is showing strong growth in Southeast Asia, with 400,000 active monthly users and two bookings made every second.>



Staples probes potential theft of customer credit card data -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsStaples probes potential theft of customer credit card data

Staples probes potential theft of customer credit card dataA pattern of payment card fraud suggests that data was stolen from cash registers in the Northeast US, security reporter Brian Krebs reports.>



​Professor Wozniak takes on new role at Australian university -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) news​Professor Wozniak takes on new role at Australian university

Steve Wozniak gets friendly with one of UTS's robot projects.Sydney's University of Technology has a new teacher, with Steve Wozniak taking on his first ever adjunct professorship and being dubbed "the coolest person in the universe" in the process.>



Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsRobot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

Laboratory for the Design and Control of Energetic Systems/VanderbiltA surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.>



Build a Movement, Not a Brand -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsBuild a Movement, Not a Brand

Build a Movement, Not a BrandCrowds are never a good thing for business unless it's outside your front door. How do you stand out in today's tech drenched smartphone in hand world full of noisy content?It's about the Truth. Ignore the "too much information" syndrome.Huddle the team and have someone write this stuff down.How does our product make the customer's life...



Apple clarifies Spotlight Suggestions data collection practices -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsApple clarifies Spotlight Suggestions data collection practices

Spotlight, la herramienta para hacer búsquedas, se vuelve más poderosaResponding to user privacy concerns, Apple issues a statement describing the restrictions it places on the collection of customer data.>



Amazon strikes new e-book deal with Simon & Schuster -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsAmazon strikes new e-book deal with Simon & Schuster

The WinnersWe debated whether to include yet another Kindle in this coveted list of winners. But here's the thing about the ad-supported $79 Kindle: black-and-white though this entry-level e-reader may be, the Kindle wins by dint of its rock-bottom price and the fact that its subtle ads--mostly in the form of Amazon deals--are so targeted they're actually useful in and of themselves. Yep. There, we said it: we actually like these ads. Read our Kindle review | Get the ad-supported Kindle | Return to the CNET 100Multi-year agreement for sales of physical and electronic books comes amid contentious talks with another book publisher.>



Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsApple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say

Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers sayA new report pegs Apple gadget as the most exciting upcoming entrant in the wearable tech race. But getting consumers to purchase and continue wearing these gadgets will prove pivotal.>



Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones in support of the fight against Ebola -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsSamsung donates 3,000 smartphones in support of the fight against Ebola
Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones in support of the fight against Ebola   Donated smartphones to be used in UN project for three worst-hit African countries   Samsung Electronics announced that the company will donate 3,000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million, to …
LG to launch new phone with its own 'Odin' AP -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsLG to launch new phone with its own 'Odin' AP

LGLG Electronics is set to launch a new mid-range phone that is, for the first time, powered by the company's long-rumoured, self-made application processor.>



Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsDrone captures stunning footage of killer whales

Vancouver Aquarium/NOAAFor the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.>



Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law' -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsSen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.>



Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production of Industry’s First 8-Gigabit DDR4 Based on 20 Nanometer Process Technology -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsSamsung Electronics Starts Mass Production of Industry’s First 8-Gigabit DDR4 Based on 20 Nanometer Process Technology

Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production of Industry’s First 8-Gigabit DDR4 Based on 20 Nanometer Process TechnologySummary: • Samsung begins to mass produce the industry’s most advanced 8-gigabit (Gb) DDR4 memory and 32-gigabyte (GB) module, manufactured based on a new 20-nanometer (nm) process technology, for use in enterprise servers.     Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production of …



Samsung Galaxy Devices based on KNOX platform are the First Consumer Mobile Devices NIAP-Validated and Approved for U.S. Government Classified Use -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsSamsung Galaxy Devices based on KNOX platform are the First Consumer Mobile Devices NIAP-Validated and Approved for U.S. Government Classified Use

Samsung Galaxy Devices based on KNOX platform are the First Consumer Mobile Devices NIAP-Validated and Approved for U.S. Government Classified UseSamsung Galaxy Devices based on KNOX platform are the First Consumer Mobile Devices NIAP-Validated and Approved for U.S. Government Classified Use   Samsung’s entry onto the Commercial Solutions for Classified Program Components List proves that …



Microsoft CEO ​Nadella: Company has no pay gap between men, women -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsMicrosoft CEO ​Nadella: Company has no pay gap between men, women

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella pitches his company's cloud services, but two-week-old comments he made about women in tech still dog him.Microsoft chief Satya Nadella pushes new services from the world's largest software maker. But his controversial comments on women in tech earlier this month remain a focus of attention.>



Man falls into sea on live TV while possibly taking selfie -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsMan falls into sea on live TV while possibly taking selfie

Man falls into sea on live TV while possibly taking selfieA man lifts his cell phone in front of his face to take the perfect shot. And then, a YouTube-worthy calamity.>



Pokémon teams up with manga horror legend Junji Ito to ruin your childhood -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsPokémon teams up with manga horror legend Junji Ito to ruin your childhood

The Pokémon CompanyOne of the world's finest creators of comic book horror has teamed up with The Pokémon Company for a special "scary" collaboration.>



Could robots aid in the Ebola fight? -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsCould robots aid in the Ebola fight?

Centers for Disease ControlThe White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.>



Apple's role reversal: 'Mature' Mac outpaces iPad in revenue -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsApple's role reversal: 'Mature' Mac outpaces iPad in revenue

Apple's role reversal: 'Mature' Mac outpaces iPad in revenueThe Mac laptop and desktop business takes over as Apple's second-biggest revenue generator, as iPad sales struggle.>



Guy says his iPhone 6 bent -- and caught on fire -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsGuy says his iPhone 6 bent -- and caught on fire

Guy says his iPhone 6 bent -- and caught on fireWhat happens when an iPhone bends too much? One man says his bent so much it punctured the battery and caught fire, causing second-degree burns to his leg.>



Readers' reactions: Why are cell phone batteries so behind the times? -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsReaders' reactions: Why are cell phone batteries so behind the times?

Readers' reactions: Why are cell phone batteries so behind the times?CNET members respond with why they think cell phone batteries are still lacking.>



How to get started with Apple Pay -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsHow to get started with Apple Pay

How to get started with Apple PayFind out how to use your iPhone as your new digital wallet.>



iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus may be tough to find through the holidays -  BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A(MDLOX) newsiPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus may be tough to find through the holidays

CNETWhen asked whether supply will start to reach demand, Apple CEO Tim Cook says, "We're not even on the same planet.">



  

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