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Uber's Travis Kalanick shows gentler side at Disrupt SF Q&A - SFGate

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:29pm

SFGate

Uber's Travis Kalanick shows gentler side at Disrupt SF Q&A
SFGate
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took pains to exhibit his kinder, gentler side during an onstage interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington at the opening session of its Disrupt SF trade show. While past Kalanick appearances at such events featured him ...
Uber chief: We're just competitive and not well understoodTech Times
Is Uber CEO 'Darth Vader'?CNNMoney
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took pains to exhibit his kinder,...Mynextfone
Businessweek -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Inc.com
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Dollar Rises to 6-Year High Versus Yen on Fed Policy Bets - Bloomberg

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:23pm

Dollar Rises to 6-Year High Versus Yen on Fed Policy Bets
Bloomberg
The dollar advanced to an almost six-year high versus the yen after Treasury yields climbed on speculation economic reports this week will support the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next year. The greenback touched a 14-month high ...

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Consumer credit surges on more vehicle loans - Salt Lake Tribune

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:41pm

MiamiHerald.com

Consumer credit surges on more vehicle loans
Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Consumer borrowing rose more than forecast in July as non-revolving loans including those for cars climbed by the most in three years. The $26 billion increase in credit exceeded the highest forecast in a Bloomberg survey and followed an ...
Jump in Consumer Credit Balances, Excluding Mortgages, is Highest in 13 ...eCreditDaily.com
Rise in consumer borrowing hits 13-year highUSA TODAY
U.S. consumer borrowing jumps by most in 3 yearsHeraldNet
GlobalPost
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UPDATE 1-Restaurant and arcade chain Dave & Busters files for IPO - Reuters

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:10pm

CNBC

UPDATE 1-Restaurant and arcade chain Dave & Busters files for IPO
Reuters
(Adds background, details). Sept 8 (Reuters) - Restaurant and arcade chain Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of its common stock. Increasing market valuations have ...
Dave & Buster's Files for IPOWall Street Journal
Dave & Buster's files for $100 million IPOBusinessweek
Dave & Buster's Files for Second U.S. IPO Attempt in Three YearsBloomberg
NASDAQ
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US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay - HeraldNet

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:44pm

US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay
HeraldNet
WASHINGTON — The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay. The unemployment rate has sunk to a nearly normal 6.1 percent. Employers have added a robust 2.5 million ...

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Buying Organic: General Mills Swallows Annie's For $820 Million - Forbes

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:33pm

Forbes

Buying Organic: General Mills Swallows Annie's For $820 Million
Forbes
Annie's Annie's may be natural and organic — but it won't be independent much longer. The specialty food maker announced an agreement today to be sold to giant General Mills General Mills for $820 million. The deal consists of $46 per share in cash for ...
General Mills to Buy Annie's for $820 Million in CashNew York Times
General Mills To Acquire Annie'sMarketWatch
General Mills to buy organic food producer Annie's for $820 millionReuters
USA TODAY -Wall Street Journal -seattlepi.com
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Home Depot Confirms Data Breach, Investigating Transactions From April Onward - Forbes

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:32pm

USA TODAY

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach, Investigating Transactions From April Onward
Forbes
Home Depot, the nation's largest home improvement retailer, confirmed Monday afternoon that its payment data systems have been breached. The confirmation comes less than a week after the retailer first disclosed the possibility of a breach. In an attempt to ...
Home Depot: Breach of credit card system began in AprilUSA TODAY
Home Depot Confirms Breach in US, Canada StoresABC News
UPDATE 1-Home Depot confirms payment systems were breachedReuters
Washington Post -Fox Business -Chicago Tribune
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Martoma Sentenced to 9 Years for Insider Trading at SAC - New York Times

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:31pm

New York Times

Martoma Sentenced to 9 Years for Insider Trading at SAC
New York Times
Photo. Mathew Martoma was convicted of insider trading in February.Credit Eduardo Munoz/Reuters. Updated, 4:52 p.m. |. Mathew Martoma was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday for carrying out one of the biggest insider trading schemes on ...
Ex-SAC Capital trader gets 9-year sentenceUSA TODAY
Martoma Hit with Nine-Year Prison SentenceFox Business
Mathew Martoma Sentenced To Nine Years For Insider TradingForbes
CNNMoney -Reuters -Bloomberg
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US industry pay hikes since recession, at a glance - Washington Post

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:28pm

MiamiHerald.com

US industry pay hikes since recession, at a glance
Washington Post
Despite steady job growth and a drop in the unemployment rate from 10 percent during 2009 to 6.1 percent in August, most Americans have received little increase in pay. Average wages, before inflation, have risen only about 2 percent a year since the ...
US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant payKansas City Star

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EU Adopts New Russia Sanctions but Delays Action - ABC News

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 4:59pm

NDTV

EU Adopts New Russia Sanctions but Delays Action
ABC News
The European Union on Monday shied away from slapping new economic sanctions on Russia right away over its actions in eastern Ukraine. Instead, the 28-nation bloc said the punitive measures will come into force "in the next few days" depending on how ...
EU Delays Russia Sanctions Amid Retaliation Fear, Cease-FireBloomberg
EU to Launch More Sanctions on RussiaWall Street Journal
Russia threatens to shut its skies to the WestTelegraph.co.uk
Christian Science Monitor -Washington Post (blog) -NBCNews.com
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Here it is: Southwest confirms new look for its planes - USA TODAY

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:50pm

USA TODAY

Here it is: Southwest confirms new look for its planes
USA TODAY
Southwest Airlines on Monday unveiled a new logo amid a brand overhaul that includes a new look for its aircraft. The new "Heart" paint scheme will be the carrier's first new livery since it introduced its current "Canyon Blue" look in 2001. The new logo and ...
New paint jobs on jets part of broader design upgrade for Southwest AirlinesChron.com
Southwest Airlines unveils new aircraft design, logoLos Angeles Times
Southwest Breaks From Short-Haul Past With New Jet ColorsBusinessweek
NBCNews.com -The Denver Post -Fox Business
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US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay - Businessweek

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:38pm

US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay
Businessweek
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay. The unemployment rate has sunk to a nearly normal 6.1 percent. Employers have added a robust 2.5 ...

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Fed Research Shows Investors Underestimate Path of Rate Rise - Bloomberg

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:14pm

Wall Street Journal

Fed Research Shows Investors Underestimate Path of Rate Rise
Bloomberg
Low volatility across financial markets may signal investors are underestimating how quickly the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, according to researchers at the San Francisco Fed. “Surveys, market expectations, and model estimates show that the ...
Investors expect lower rates for longer than Fed itself: Fed studyReuters
Market Expecting Liftoff Later Than FOMC Forecasts - SF Fed PapereFXnews
Two Charts From A New Fed Study Reveal How The Fed's And Market's Interest ...Business Insider
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Futures Magazine -Banker & Tradesman
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Weapon in proxy war: Unlimited pasta at Darden's Olive Garden - Fortune

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 1:57pm

ABC News

Weapon in proxy war: Unlimited pasta at Darden's Olive Garden
Fortune
Olive Garden is pulling out all the stops to get diners to come back to its restaurants and lift its embattled parent company Darden Restaurants DRI at a time it is embroiled in a nasty proxy war. In June, after reporting a 3.4% in comparable restaurant sales last ...
Olive Garden offers $100 unlimited pasta passNew York Daily News
Should You Buy Olive Garden's $100 'Never Ending Pasta Pass'?ABC News
This Is How Many Calories You'd Eat With Olive Garden's Pasta PassTIME
Boston.com -Chicago Tribune -Bustle
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Bets against pound, hedging costs escalate on Scotland nerves - Reuters

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:51am

The Guardian

Bets against pound, hedging costs escalate on Scotland nerves
Reuters
(Adds quote, details). * Sterling/dollar 2-week implied vols rise to 12 percent. * 1-mth vols higher than 2-month, showing near term concerns. * Pound hits 10-month low vs dollar, 3-1/2-week low vs euro. * Rate hike expectations pushed back on Scotland ...
Euro to British Pound (EUR/GBP) Exchange Rate above 0.80 Level on Scotland ...Exchange Rate News
Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rates at Lowest Level since ...Future Currency Forecast
Bets against pound, cost of hedging rise on nerves over ScotlandBusiness Recorder

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Activist Investors Win Victories At Hertz And Walgreen - Forbes

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:43am

Forbes

Activist Investors Win Victories At Hertz And Walgreen
Forbes
In August, Hertz Global Holdings disclosed the latest in a slew of problems that had hit the car rental company this year, withdrawing its financial guidance for 2014 due to operational problems. One of the company's biggest shareholders, hedge fund Fir Tree ...
Cramer lauds hedge funder's win at WalgreenCNBC
Activist Investor Barry Rosenstein to Join Walgreen BoardNew York Times
After dispute, activist hedge fund will name two to Walgreen's boardRetail Dive
Chicago Tribune -Investor's Business Daily -Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
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Treasury to Limit Profitability of Overseas Shifts - Fox Business

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:35am

Reuters

Treasury to Limit Profitability of Overseas Shifts
Fox Business
WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries. A growing number ...
Lew pushes Congress for action on corporate offshore tax 'inversions'Los Angeles Times
Lew: 'Imperative' for Congress to Solve Inversions ProblemWall Street Journal
Lew Says Treasury Deciding in `Near Future' on InversionsBusinessweek
Washington Post (blog) -The Globe and Mail
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U.S. Stocks Decline After Record as Energy Shares Tumble - Bloomberg

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:31am

Bloomberg

U.S. Stocks Decline After Record as Energy Shares Tumble
Bloomberg
U.S. stocks fell, after a five-week rally sent the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to a record, as energy shares tumbled with oil prices sliding below $100 a barrel. Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. dropped more than 1.2 percent for the largest declines in the ...
Stocks Fall as Oil Price Slump Hits Energy SectorABC News
With Oil Slumping, Wall Street Is Mostly LowerNew York Times
US stocks little changed after fifth week of gainsCNBC
TheStreet.com -USA TODAY -Wall Street Journal
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Royal Bank of Scotland's US Unit Sets Price Range for IPO - New York Times

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:49am

New York Times

Royal Bank of Scotland's US Unit Sets Price Range for IPO
New York Times
The Citizens Financial Group, the United States regional bank being spun off from the Royal Bank of Scotland, said on Monday that it expected to price its initial public offering at $23 to $25 a share. At the midpoint of that range, the bank, based in Providence, ...
RBS Sets Terms of Citizens Financial IPOWall Street Journal
RBS US Unit Seeks Valuation Up to $3.5 Billion in IPOBusinessweek
Citizens Financial Group Announces the Launch of an Initial Public OfferingMarketWatch
Telegraph.co.uk -Reuters -BBC News
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Tech Five: Yahoo jumps after Alibaba unveils IPO - USA TODAY

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:44am

USA TODAY

Tech Five: Yahoo jumps after Alibaba unveils IPO
USA TODAY
It appears tech giant Yahoo is benefitting from the first details on the long-awaited IPO from Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba. Here's a look at the five tech stocks to watch Monday: Yahoo. Shares of the company are up nearly 3% in pre-market trading after ...
Early movers: YHOO, GE, AAPL, BA, WFM, MAR & moreCNBC
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) To Sell More Than 120 Million Shares In AlibabaWallStreetPR
Yahoo, Ford among biggest premarket moversYahoo Finance UK
eMarketsDaily -Seeking Alpha (registration)
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