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Ukraine Wins IMF Approval for $17.5 Billion to Rescue Economy - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:52pm

The Star Online

Ukraine Wins IMF Approval for $17.5 Billion to Rescue Economy
Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- The International Monetary Fund approved a $17.5 billion loan program for Ukraine to help the former Soviet republic stave off default amid a conflict with pro-Russia rebels. The IMF's executive board, which represents the 188 member nations, ...
IMF Approves $17.5Bn Credit Program for UkraineABC News
UPDATE 1-IMF approves $17.5 billion loan program for UkraineReuters
IMF Approves Bigger Ukraine BailoutWall Street Journal
Financial Times -Deutsche Welle -STLtoday.com
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Barnes & Noble to Shut Down Fewer Stores, But Financial Stats Largely Downbeat - Modern Readers

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:59am

Modern Readers

Barnes & Noble to Shut Down Fewer Stores, But Financial Stats Largely Downbeat
Modern Readers
Barnes & Noble to Shut Down Fewer Stores, But Financial Stats Largely Downbeat Contrary to earlier forecasts, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) will not be shutting down as many stores as expected, following the release of the company's financial report for ...

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Freedom Comm CEO Kushner resigns in management shakeup - USA TODAY

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:47am

USA TODAY

Freedom Comm CEO Kushner resigns in management shakeup
USA TODAY
Freedom Communications, the media company that owns the Orange County Register, said late Monday co-owner, chairman and CEO Aaron Kushner has resigned from his executive duties, a management shake-up that follows months of turmoil. Co-owner ...
Co-owners step down from O.C. Register, assume new rolesMyNewsLA.com
Aaron Kushner abruptly resigns as head of Freedom Comm. – former casino ...Talking New Media
Co-owners of Orange County Register owner Freedom Communications give up ...Fox Business
VoiceofOC -Los Angeles Times -Belleville News Democrat
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Google CFO Patrick Pichette's Goodbye Note Will Make You Dream of Quitting ... - ABC News

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:36am

ABC News

Google CFO Patrick Pichette's Goodbye Note Will Make You Dream of Quitting ...
ABC News
Google's chief financial officer Patrick Pichette knows how to quit in style. After nearly seven years of overseeing the search giant's finances, Pichette, 52, is calling it quits to travel the world with his wife and enjoy what he called a "perfectly fine mid life crisis ...
Google's CFO Search Underway as Stocks Rebound Mildly at OpenTheStreet.com
Google CFO Patrick Pichette to retire within next 6 monthsSFGate
Google CFO leaving to enjoy 'midlife crisis of bliss and beauty'CNNMoney
Fortune -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Apex Tribune
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U.S. Stocks Advance After Yesterday's Selloff on Dollar's Rally - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:33am

CNBC

U.S. Stocks Advance After Yesterday's Selloff on Dollar's Rally
Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks rose, after a surging dollar sparked the biggest equities selloff in more than two months Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed 0.2 percent to 2,047.63 at 9:31 a.m. in New York. “Prices have come down in the last few ...
At the open: Stocks advance after selloff on US dollar's rallyThe Globe and Mail
US STOCKS-Futures imply slightly higher open in wake of selloffDaily Mail
US futures are up a hairBusiness Insider
RTT News
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Barnes & Noble stays committed to Nook despite tumbling sales - Retail Dive

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:32am

Channel News Asia

Barnes & Noble stays committed to Nook despite tumbling sales
Retail Dive
Excluding sales of its Nook reader, Barnes & Noble's Q4 same-store sales rose 1.7%, and plans to close just 13 rather than the previously planned 20 stores, the company said Tuesday. Meanwhile, though, Nook sales fell 50.6% to $77.5 million in the quarter, ...
Ask Matt: Is Barnes & Noble on sale?USA TODAY
Company Update on Barnes & Noble, Inc.Winston View
Barnes & Noble (BKS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By ...WKRB News
RTT News -New York Times -MarketWatch
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Malaysia central bank predicts economic slowdown - Bangkok Post

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:27am

New Straits Times Online

Malaysia central bank predicts economic slowdown
Bangkok Post
KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia's economic growth is expected to ease in 2015, slowing by up to 1.5 percentage points, the country's central bank said Wednesday. "The external environment in 2015 will be more challenging ... While improving, downside risks ...
Bank Negara Annual Report 2014: More direct investments abroadThe Star Online
Bank Negara: Domestic financial stability will continue to be preservedMalay Mail Online
Sustained performance due to holistic approach in developing capacity and ...New Straits Times Online

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4 in 10 TV households also subscribe to Netflix, Amazon or Hulu - CNNMoney

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:23am

USA TODAY

4 in 10 TV households also subscribe to Netflix, Amazon or Hulu
CNNMoney
Four in ten American households with traditional television now also subscribe to some form of streaming service like Netflix or Amazon, according to a new Nielsen report on audience behaviors. Some families subscribe to Netflix, Amazon and Hulu Plus, but ...
Streaming video services continue US home invasionUSA TODAY
Americans are moving faster than ever away from traditional TVWashington Post
SVOD Services In 41% of US HomesBroadcasting & Cable
Deadline.com -Wall Street Journal
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China January-February property sales post biggest fall in three years - Reuters

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 5:39am

Reuters

China January-February property sales post biggest fall in three years
Reuters
A woman walks past trees reflected on a lake in front of a construction site of a residential compound on a hazy day in Wuhan, Hubei province March 6, 2015. Credit: Reuters/Stringer. Stocks. Soho China Ltd. 0410.HK. HK$5.09. -0.13-2.49%. 13:12:02 IDT.
China Economy Sputters Toward More StimulusWall Street Journal
Wall Street Breakfast: Signs For More Chinese Stimulus?Seeking Alpha (registration)
China data point to sharper slowdownFinancial Times
Reuters UK -The Straits Times -THE BUSINESS TIMES
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US Airlines Expecting Highest Passenger Numbers in 7 Years - TIME

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:48am

Channel News Asia

US Airlines Expecting Highest Passenger Numbers in 7 Years
TIME
The spring travel season could see U.S. airlines post their highest passenger numbers in seven years, bolstered by rising employment and personal incomes, says industry group Airlines for America. Some 134.8 million passengers — or about 2.2 million ...
Airline group expects spring 2015 travel to increase 2 percent over 2014Dallas Morning News (blog)
Air Travel Surges to Highest Level in 7 Years24/7 Wall St.
US Airlines Expect a 2% Increase in Spring Travel DemandWall Street Journal
Reuters
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California officials review underground wells for risks - Merced Sun-Star

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:33am

Merced Sun-Star

California officials review underground wells for risks
Merced Sun-Star
Traffic runs through the Kern River Oil Field last year. Oil was discovered at there in 1899. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com. Story; Comments. California officials detailed plans Tuesday to ensure that wells exposed to potentially harmful oil-field ...
California senators focus on oil industry, drinking waterWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
California Resources Corp CEO Purchases $98685.00 in Stock (CRC)Dakota Financial News

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Kale may soon find a place on the menu at — of all places — McDonald's - MarketWatch

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:31pm

kplr11.com

Kale may soon find a place on the menu at — of all places — McDonald's
MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — McDonald's Corp.'s quest to reconnect with younger consumers will revolve at least in part on adapting to evolving tastes. And that may mean kale. The fast-food giant plans to roll out the leafy green — which has enjoyed ...
Kale at McDonald's? It's the end of the world as we know it.Los Angeles Times
McHealthy? McDonald's may be adding kale to menuFox News
McDonald's to put kale on menu?CNNMoney
The Consumerist
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US STOCKS-Wall St slumps 1 pct as dollar strengthens - Reuters

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:06pm

TODAYonline

US STOCKS-Wall St slumps 1 pct as dollar strengthens
Reuters
NEW YORK, March 10 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell 1 percent on Tuesday, with major indexes dropping in a broad decline and turning negative for the year amid continued strength in the U.S. dollar. Concerns over Greece's debt talks added to the day's ...
Wall Street slumps 1% as dollar strengthensEconomic Times
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil sell off as dollar rallies on Fed viewsYahoo Finance UK
Wall Street Drops as Investors Eye Overseas PressuresFox Business
WPBF West Palm Beach
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Target Lays off 1700, Won't Fill Another 1400 Vacancies - ABC News

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:48pm

Kansas City Star

Target Lays off 1700, Won't Fill Another 1400 Vacancies
ABC News
Target Corp. said Tuesday that it is laying off 1,700 workers and eliminating another 1,400 unfilled positions as part of a restructuring aimed at saving $2 billion over the next two years. The news put a number on planned layoffs first announced last week as ...
Target says 1700 to be laid offWashington Post
Target Cuts 1700 Jobs Amid Cost-Cutting PlanWall Street Journal
Target (TGT) Laying Off 1700 Employees and Closing 1400 Open JobsTheStreet.com
Huffington Post
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Kickstarter, Etsy, GameStop, and Marriott are getting behind Apple Pay - The Verge

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:40pm

VentureBeat

Kickstarter, Etsy, GameStop, and Marriott are getting behind Apple Pay
The Verge
More retailers are moving to support Apple Pay, with Kickstarter, Etsy, and GameStop the latest to join a growing list. With an update released today, Kickstarter's iOS app now lets you crowdfund any US-based project with Apple Pay. So if the Apple Watch is ...
You can now use Apple Pay to buy a Pebble on Kickstarter (or a game at ...VentureBeat
Kickstarter now accepts Apple Pay for that project you want to backBetaNews
GameStop Now Accepting Apple Pay in StoresMarketWatch
Hotel News Now -HotelChatter -ITCM
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OPEC won't go solo on production cuts, former Qatar minister says - Petro Global News

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:45am

Petro Global News

OPEC won't go solo on production cuts, former Qatar minister says
Petro Global News
The former energy minister of Qatar said Tuesday that OPEC will likely not trim its production targets unless other producers agree to similar output cuts. Former Qatar energy ministry Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah said at the Doha Energy Forum that OPEC is ...
The big drop: Riyadh's oil gambleFinancial Times
OPEC keeping oil policy unless others cut, former energy minister saysFuelFix (blog)
Industry relief over oil prices - but can it last?euronews
CNBC
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Obama to offer help for student borrowers - CNNMoney

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:43am

STLtoday.com

Obama to offer help for student borrowers
CNNMoney
President Obama will announce new steps Tuesday to help students avoid the pitfalls of excessive student debt. In a speech at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Obama will outline changes in how the government oversees federally-backed education loans and unveil ...
Obama aims to clamp down on federal student loan servicersChron.com
Obama signs memo clamping down on student loan servicersseattlepi.com
Obama orders new rules for federal student loan servicersOregonLive.com
Reuters -International Business Times -University Herald
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Swiss Welcome Credit Suisse CEO to Shake Off Scandals - Bloomberg

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:41am

BBC News

Swiss Welcome Credit Suisse CEO to Shake Off Scandals
Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG named Prudential Plc's Tidjane Thiam to replace Brady Dougan as chief executive officer as the bank grapples with declining profitability at the securities unit and weakened capital. Shares rose as much as 9.1 percent, ...
UPDATE 7-Credit Suisse poaches Prudential's Thiam for Asia pushReuters
New Credit Suisse boss Tidjane Thiam faces many challengesFinancial Times
Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan steps downUSA TODAY
Fox Business -Fortune -CNBC
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Dunkin' Donuts to remove titanium dioxide from donuts - LocalNews8.com

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:39am

Rickey.org

Dunkin' Donuts to remove titanium dioxide from donuts
LocalNews8.com
Dunkin' Donuts is dropping titanium dioxide from its powdered sugar donuts after pressure from a public interest group who argued it is not safe for human consumption. Titanium dioxide is used to make the powdered sugar appear brighter. It is also used in ...
Dunkin' Donuts Is Getting Rid of Titanium Dioxide in Its FoodTIME
Dunkin' Donuts says they will remove potentially harmful nanoparticle from their ...ABC30.com

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US wholesale inventories up, sales post largest drop since 2009 - Reuters

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:06am

Reuters

US wholesale inventories up, sales post largest drop since 2009
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. wholesale inventories unexpectedly rose in January as sales recorded their biggest decline since 2009, pushing the number of months it would take to clear warehouses to its highest level in more than 5-1/2 years.
US Wholesale Stockpiles Increase, Sales Sink in JanuaryABC News
US wholesale stockpiles increase 0.3 percent in January while sales plunge 3.1 ...Washington Post
U.S. Wholesale Inventories Edge Higher But Sales Show Steep DropRTT News
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