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D-Rays release Gooden, Stocker

...The Tampa Bay Devil Rays released Gooden and shortstop Kevin Stocker Thursday and recalled infielder Felix Martinez and selected...former Cy Young Award winner an opportunity to pitch at home. Stocker has committed 11 errors in 40 games this season. Also, left-hander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/26/bas_290129.shtml
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Etsy stock surges in public debut on Nasdaq

...costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock.Shares of arts and crafts retailer Etsy...After pricing at $16 late Wednesday, the stock opened at nearly double that level and...high of $35.73 in morning trading. The stock finished at $30 per share, up 87.5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-16/etsy-stock-surges-public-d
Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets

...progress sent European stock markets down sharply...of U.S. trading, stocks across industries were...that country's soaring stock market. Regulators said...rules on borrowing to buy stocks. They also plan to make...reported. Shanghai's stock market has more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/greek-day-reckoning-shakes
Turning 40 Not Time to Slow Down, but Turn Up

I turned 40 today, April 16th.And taking stock of life and circumstance, what's not to like? What I found is far from gloom-and-doom.It's not the worst thing in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/mike-rosier/2015-04-16/turning-40
REITs and rising rates: Pushing against conventional wisdom

...percent of their profit as dividends. Not only would rising rates push investors to dump REITs and other dividend-paying stocks to go back to bonds, they would also raise expenses for REITs.That conventional wisdom is a misconception, fund managers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/reits-and-rising-rates-pus
Gauge of US economy rises 0.2 percent in March

...indicators which subtracted from growth were building permits, new factory orders and average weekly manufacturing hours. Stock prices - another of the indicators - were basically unchanged in March.Many economists expect growth to slow from its annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/gauge-us-economy-rises-02-
ALDI, Fareway, and the Value of Discount Grocery Stores

...Their produce selection is very limited (Fareway is a bit better than ALDI, but still not great), and they often don't stock some options that I prefer. Because of that, I usually do some "double-store" (or even "triple-store") shopping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-04-17/aldi-fare
Americans settle for tie with Swiss after giving up late goal

...Swiss pressure paid off in the 80th when substitute Valentin Stocker scored from just two yards past goalie William Yarbrough...by defender John Brooks rolled just wide of his own goal.Stocker struck when the ball dropped to his feet after two U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-31/americans-settle-tie
Bank of America returns to profits as legal costs subside

...Sachs, which have large trading operations, have been largely able to offset that issue with higher earnings from trading stocks, bonds and other securities for large investors.BofA, like other banks, did benefit from the volatility in financial markets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/bank-america-returns-profi
Shopgirl: Escape Outdoors moving downtown

...Camera app and there it goes into the queue to be developed and sent to you with the rest of the exposures.The photos are printed on very high-quality stock, full bleed ultra-thick matte card stock. Check it out in the App Store.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2015-04-16/escape-outdoors-moving-down