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Janet Yellen
Global Markets Overview – September 18, 2014

By IG Markets

The FOMC statement retained 'considerable time' and changes to the economic statement were limited; however, the Summary of Economic Projections were all slightly higher than expected, which triggered a mass wave of USD buying. (9:28 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, FACEBOOK

Federal Reserve
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning September 18, 2014

By Comsec

The US Federal Reserve left interest rate settings unchanged with the federal funds target range at zero to 0.25% and decided to wind back asset purchases from $25 billion to $15 billion a month. The Fed retained its key statement "that it likel... (8:57 am)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, FTSE, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’: Ben Affleck Reveals Details About His Character; More Video Teases -- Batmobile In Action

By IBTimes AU

"Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice" star Ben Affleck talks about his role and how he relates to the character. New videos allow fans to hear how Batmobile sounds. (8:30 am)

Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho smiles before their English Premier League soccer match against Burnley at Turf Moor in Burnley, northern England August 18, 2014.
Champions League: Chelsea v Schalke 04 Live Stream, Preview, Squad And Injury Updates, Schedule

By IBTimes AU

After having an impressive start in the Premier League with four wins, Chelsea will look to bring their domestic form to the Champions League by securing all three points against Schalke 04. (11:38 pm)

MORE TOPICS: LONDON

New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 17, 2014

By Comsec

Buyers made several attempts at pushing local shares higher in early trade on Wednesday, although their efforts were brought to heel quickly. As lunchtime loomed on the east coast the market was again dipping into the red. (5:42 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, FACEBOOK, GOLD PRICES, RETAIL

Un Muayad, (L) a Ramadi resident fighting alongside tribal fighters, fires her rifle during clashes with the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Ramadi May 19, 2014.
Canadian IS Jihadist Who Wants to ‘Play Soccer’ with Heads of US Decapitated Soldiers

By IBTimes AU

The GTA man heavily defends the Islamic State on Twitter for its activities. (3:41 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA

Miss Nebraska Wardrobe Malfunction: Megan Swanson Flashes Undies On Live TV As Host Talks About Contestants Personal Style

By IBTimes AU

Miss Nebraska flashes underwear on live television. (3:13 pm)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, TENNESSEE

British boy band One Direction arrives at the Cannes festival palace to attend the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes
One Direction Says 'Steal My Girl' Is Their Official New Single From Upcoming Album 'Four' [SEE VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

The track will be released on September 29, Liam Payne announced on Twitter. (3:04 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM

Iggy Azalea arrives at the 2014 MTV Music Video Awards in Inglewood, California August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
Nick Young And Iggy Azalea Celebrate First Anniversary As A Couple Amidst Sex Tape Drama

By IBTimes AU

Nick Young and Iggy Azalea recently celebrated their first anniversary as a couple amidst Iggy’s sex tape drama. (2:37 pm)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

Cast member Robert Pattinson arrives at the "Maps to the Stars" gala at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, September 9, 2014.
Robert Pattinson And FKA Twigs Romance: Singer’s Twitter Post Sparks Pregnancy Reports Speculating The Couple Is Expecting Their First Baby

By IBTimes AU

A cryptic Twitter post by Robert Pattinson's rumoured girlfriend FKA Twigs led to the rise of pregnancy rumours. Media outlets speculated it could be the announcement of their first baby. Head inside for details. (2:32 pm)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, HOLLYWOOD