Stock market volatility caused by geopolitical tensions, uncertainty over interest rates and structural issues in developing markets affected performance of the stock markets in 2015.

We, at CityFALCON, aggregate financial news for stocks, commodities, FX and indices. But instead of providing you with just a chronological order of financial news, we provide you with a personalised news feed based on your trading preferences and your financial assets. Also, we use crowd curation on our site, social media and proprietary algorithm to make it a relevant newsfeed. Here is a video to explain how our proprietary CityFALCON Score works.

Below are the top 30 stories on our platform for 2015. We’ve picked these ones from among the financial stories that managed a CityFALCON Score of more than 50%.

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24 August 2015 The Guardian
Hundreds of billions wiped off world’s financial markets today, as Chinese rout sends shares tumbling in Europe, Asia and the US.
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6 January 2015 NDTV
The BSE Sensex crashed 905 points in intraday trade on Tuesday, tracking a sharp selloff across global markets. The Sensex ended 855 points lower at 26,987, its biggest one-day point fall since July 6, 2009.
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18 January 2015 The Guardian
Drop in rouble value not only decimating amount sent home by workers from Caucasus and central Asia, but could lead to political unrest.
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4 January 2015 CNBC
Elon Musk has lost more than $1 billion on his Tesla holdings alone in the last month, but he may be a lot happier next year, if analysts are right.
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9 December 2015 CNNMoney
Prices for raw materials like crude oil and copper have tumbled to crisis levels.
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MarketWatch
29 April 2015 MarketWatch
Selerity Corp. does it again, by finding and tweeting about Twitter Inc.’s earnings report at least an hour before it was scheduled to be released.
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MarketWatch
14 February 2015 MarketWatch
GoPro says it will partner with more companies to stream its content online over the next two years.
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2 March 2015 WEF
Different regions of the world will see different effects from lower petroleum prices, writes Nariman Behravesh.
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BloombergTV
30 June 2015 BloombergTV
Bloomberg’s Michael McKee updates the latest news on the Greek crisis. He reports on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)
64%
MarketWatch
12 March 2015 MarketWatch
There’s optimistic. There’s wildly bullish. And then there’s how Morgan Stanley apparently feels about Tesla Motors.
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MarketWatch
13 January 2015 MarketWatch
General Motors plans to launch a $30,000 electric vehicle called the Chevrolet Bolt that would be capable of driving 200 miles on a charge by 2017, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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02 December 2015 Yahoo Finance
From Yahoo Finance: November is shaping up to be a terrible month for gold, with the yellow metal having its worst month in 2 ½ years.
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MarketWatch
14 January 2015 MarketWatch
BlackBerry Ltd. BBRY said in a statement late Wednesday that it “has not engaged in discussions with Samsung [Electronics] with respect to any possible offer to purchase BlackBerry.”
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YahooFinance
12 October 2015 Yahoo Finance
The offer is $33.15 per share in cash and special stock, the companies said in a joint statement on Monday.
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04 November 2015 Financial Times
Deutsche Bank has reached a $258m settlement with US authorities over allegations that it breached sanctions aimed at countries including Iran, Libya Syria, and Sudan.
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7 December 2015 CNBC
Activist investor Carl Icahn has raised his stake in struggling Cheniere Energy to 13.8 percent, Dow Jones reported Monday.
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15 December 2015 Business Insider
The company is investigating how to make the iPhone and iPad’s screens better by open a facility in Taiwan and poaching Qualcomm employees.
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11 December 2015 The Street
Dupont and Dow Chemical will merge to become a company of equals.
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2 March 2015 Fortune Magazine
The tech-heavy index is at its highest point since just before the dot-com bust.
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MarketWatch
7 May 2015 MarketWatch
As Twitter’s stock continues to spiral following its earnings report, CFO Anthony Noto is grabbing more power.
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4 June 2015 WSJ
The rights to the NFL’s first streaming-only broadcast of a football game are going to Yahoo, as the Internet portal makes one of its biggest bets on live content to lure more advertising dollars.
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10 June 2015 Yahoo Finance
The UK’s Treasury chief announced Wednesday that the government will start selling its stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland in coming months.
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24 September 2015 WSJ
BMW shares have fallen sharply after magazine Auto Bild reported one of the German car maker’s model’s emissions on the street were much higher than allowed in Europe under standardized testing conditions.
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15 October 2015 The Economist
WHEN did Britain cease to be the world’s pre-eminent power? Some date its dotage to the end of the first world war; others to the second.
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19 October 2015 Reuters
Wall Street bank Morgan Stanley (MS.N) reported a quarterly profit that fell far short of market expectations, capping a generally downbeat quarter for big U.S. banks after investors fled the bond, currency and commodity markets.
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4 December 2015 CNNMoney
Chipotle shares dropped after sales were projected to be down because of the recent E. coli outbreak.
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9 December 2015 The Guardian
Exclusive: Police search home belonging to Australian entrepreneur and academic, who tech publications claim was key to creation of cryptocurrency and could be figure known as Satoshi Nakamoto.
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11 December 2015 CNNMoney
BlackBerry’s move to make an Android smartphone seems to be paying off. The BlackBerry Priv sold out at Walmart, sending the stock up 7%.
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