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10 most dominant Warren Buffett stocks - USA TODAY

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 7:01am

USA TODAY

10 most dominant Warren Buffett stocks
USA TODAY
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the most was just how large some of the stakes have gotten compared to the total Buffett portfolio. Recent filings ...
Is This Warren Buffett's Next Big Buy?Motley Fool
Warren Buffett's $55bn cash hoard bucks trendThe National
Warren Buffett's filing lapses highlight growing pains with complianceKansas City Star
Financial Times -CFO Magazine -Bloomberg
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Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank - Reuters

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 6:22am

Reuters

Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if ...
Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bankseattlepi.com
Obama Talks Economic Recovery in Weekly Presidential AddressWTMA

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Ready for a Rate Hike—Or Not - Barron's

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 6:00am

Reuters

Ready for a Rate Hike—Or Not
Barron's
Just because a rate hike is expected doesn't mean the market won't react. Fed Chair Yellen's Friday speech gave little hint as to the timing. Email; Print; Comments; Order Reprints. Facebook. Share. 0. Twitter. Google+. LinkedIn. smaller; Larger. close ...
Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hikegulfnews.com
Yellen says she's not satisfied yet with recoveryPhilly.com
US Fed chair Yellen seeks to “buy time” on monetary policyWorld Socialist Web Site
Boston Globe -Los Angeles Times -Washington Post
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UPDATE 2-Ackman, other shareholders ask Allergan to call special meeting - Reuters

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:16pm

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Ackman, other shareholders ask Allergan to call special meeting
Reuters
(Adds investor details, Allergan comment). By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Caroline Humer. BOSTON/NEW YORK Aug 22 (Reuters) - Investors owning 31 percent of shares of Allergan Inc have asked the company to call a special shareholder meeting, activist ...
Valeant Says Enough Allergan Investors Demand MeetingBusinessweek
Allergan Receives Written Requests from Pershing Square Regarding Special ...Wall Street Journal
Valeant and Pershing Square Say They Have Votes for Special Meeting of Botox ...New York Times
OCRegister -Reuters Canada -Rock Hill Herald (press release)
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Fitch downgrades Ukraine's LC IDR to 'CCC' - Focus News

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:12pm

Fitch downgrades Ukraine's LC IDR to 'CCC'
Focus News
Washington. Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ukraine's Long-term local currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'CCC' from 'B-' and affirmed its Long-term foreign currency IDR at 'CCC', the agency announced, as cited by Reuters. The Country Ceiling has been ...

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Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJ - Reuters Canada

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:08pm

Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJ
Reuters Canada
(Reuters) - Amazon Inc is planning to develop its own software for placing advertisements online, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. While the in-house platform is initially planned to replace ads supplied by Google ...

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Goldman Sachs Announces Agreements with FHFA - MarketWatch

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:16pm

TODAYonline

Goldman Sachs Announces Agreements with FHFA
MarketWatch
NEW YORK, Aug 22, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. GS, +0.18% today announced that Goldman, Sachs & Co. (Goldman) has reached agreements with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) (as conservator for Fannie Mae ...
Goldman to Buy Mortgage Debt for $3.15 Billion to End FHFA ProbeBusinessweek
Goldman Sachs Close to Settling FHFA Lawsuit For More Than $1 BillionWall Street Journal
Goldman Sachs close to settling for $1.1bn over mortgage securitiesIrish Times
Daily Press
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Gap, Dynegy, Foot Locker, Keurig, and GameStop are big market movers - Fox Business

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:42pm

Gap, Dynegy, Foot Locker, Keurig, and GameStop are big market movers
Fox Business
The clothing and apparel retailer reported a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit, topping expectations, and raised its guidance. Dynegy Inc., up $2.60 to $32.32. The power producer plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy power generation plants from Duke ...

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CANADA FX DEBT-C$ flat as inflation offsets retail sales data - Reuters

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:21pm

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ flat as inflation offsets retail sales data
Reuters
... * Canadian dollar at C$1.0945 or 91.37 U.S. cents * Bond prices mixed across the maturity curve (Adds details, quotes, updates prices) By Leah Schnurr TORONTO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar was flat against the greenback on Friday as a ...

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America's top 25 companies with the best work culture - Chron.com

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:12pm

Entrepreneur

America's top 25 companies with the best work culture
Chron.com
Everyone loves a good paycheck, but the people you work with and the environment you work in are just as important when it comes to being happy at work. Online job resource Glassdoor has found the nation's top 25 companies when it comes to culture and ...
Happy chirpers: Twitter tops survey for workplace culture and valuesSiliconBeat
Glassdoor: Facebook rated No. 5 nationally in culture, valuesInside Facebook
HEB, USAA Named Among Best in USA for 'Culture and Values"WOAI.com

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Fitch Affirms Autonomous Community of Murcia at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable - Reuters

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:16pm

Fitch Affirms Autonomous Community of Murcia at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable
Reuters
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) BARCELONA/MILAN/LONDON, August 22 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Spanish Autonomous Community of Murcia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ...
Fitch Releases Special Report on US Life Insurers' Investment PortfoliosBusiness Wire (press release)

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Give EPA Some Credit: US Has Cleaner Air - SustainableBusiness.com

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:44pm

ThinkProgress

Give EPA Some Credit: US Has Cleaner Air
SustainableBusiness.com
Hopefully Congress will shed their partisan attack on the EPA for a moment and give the agency credit for our cleaner, more breathable air. In a report to Congress, EPA shows that urban areas have much cleaner air since the Clean Air Act was strengthened ...
EPA Climate Justice Blog: Urban Air Toxics Report Shows Reduced Pollution in ...Indian Country Today Media Network
State Agencies Concerned About Carrying Out EPA's 'Aggressive' Air Pollution ...Public Radio Tulsa
EPA to open environmental crimes office in NDFairfield Citizen
AirQualityNews
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Recap: Boston.com Biz Writer Talks Market Basket on Reddit - Boston.com

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:10pm

Boston Globe

Recap: Boston.com Biz Writer Talks Market Basket on Reddit
Boston.com
Boston.com business reporter Adam Vaccaro, who has been covering the Market Basket story since the June firing of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, took questions on the situation on Reddit Thursday in an “Ask Me Anything” discussion. Here are a few ...
Few Market Basket shoppers end boycott as latest 'final offer' loomsSeacoastonline.com
Workers hope for Market Basket resolution soonWMUR Manchester
Demoulas to submit final bid for Market BasketMainebiz Daily
Boston Globe -Worcester Telegram -Labor Notes (blog)
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Interest costs for governments fall as markets expect stimulus from European ... - Fox Business

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:10pm

Gulf Times

Interest costs for governments fall as markets expect stimulus from European ...
Fox Business
Investors appear to be putting their money on the likelihood of more stimulus measures from the European Central Bank to keep the eurozone's shaky recovery from stalling. That much is suggested by a startling fall in recent days in the borrowing rates for ...
ECB's Draghi Signals Departure From Austerity FocusWall Street Journal
Draghi says ECB stands ready to adjust policy furtherReuters
Draghi: ECB can't solve unemployment by itselfMarketWatch
Financial Times -Fortune -Businessweek
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A love of zoos may keep SeaWorld afloat - MarketWatch

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:50pm

MarketWatch

A love of zoos may keep SeaWorld afloat
MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Despite the outcry over its treatment of killer whales, people may simply love zoos too much to completely boycott SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. That's the view of FBR & Co., which upgraded the theme-park operator to outperform ...
SeaWorld Relents, Ends Trainers Swimming with Killer WhalesInsurance Journal
PETA increases stake in troubled SeaWorld amid 'Blackfish' documentary backlashThe Independent
Do Seaworld's woes show that tourism and marine life cannot co-exist?The Guardian

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Dynegy Surges After $6.25 Billion Bet on Power Prices - Businessweek

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:04pm

Dynegy Surges After $6.25 Billion Bet on Power Prices
Businessweek
Dynegy Chief Executive Officer Robert Flexon has been rebuilding Dynegy through acquisitions since guiding the company through bankruptcy in 2012. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg. (Corrects name of seller to Energy Capital Partners in second ...

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Dynegy to spend $6.25B on power plant acquisitions - Washington Times

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:33am

Washington Times

Dynegy to spend $6.25B on power plant acquisitions
Washington Times
FILE - This March 8, 2006 file photo shows the Dynegy Inc. headquarters in Houston. Dynegy on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 announced plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy several coal and gas power generation plants from Duke ... more >. By - Associated ...

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Keurig Soars After Deal to Bring Kraft Coffees to Brewing System - Businessweek

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:32am

Keurig Soars After Deal to Bring Kraft Coffees to Brewing System
Businessweek
Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (GMCR:US) shares surged the most in three months after announcing a deal to bring Kraft Foods Group Inc. (KRFT:US) coffee brands such as Maxwell House, Yuban and McCafe to its home brewing system. Kraft will offer its ...
Kraft to allow Keurig to sell Maxwell House, other brands in single-serve podsChicago Tribune
Keurig Green Mountain signs deal to make Kraft coffee podsReuters
Nasdaq 100 Movers: INTU, GMCRForbes
TheStreet.com -Jutia Group -Fox Business
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Fed up with shrinking sales, McDonald's replaces head of its US business - Fortune

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:29am

CTV News

Fed up with shrinking sales, McDonald's replaces head of its US business
Fortune
McDonald's MCD CEO Don Thompson has run out of patience with the burger chain's declining U.S. sales. After urging Wall Street earlier this year to give it a full year to fix that, the CEO of the world's biggest restaurant chain is turning to an alumnus to revive ...
McDonald's appoints former executive Mike Andres as US headReuters
McDonald's names new US president amid sales slumpChicago Tribune
McDonald's Taps Former Executive to Turn Around US SalesWall Street Journal
seattlepi.com
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Kids' Deaths Prompt Recall of 2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs - DailyFinance

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:11am

CBS Local

Kids' Deaths Prompt Recall of 2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs
DailyFinance
Consumer Product Safety CommissionAce Bayou is recalling some 2.2 million bean bag chairs because zippers can open and allow children to crawl inside. NEW YORK -- About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, ...
Ace Bayou recalls 2.2 million beanbag chairs after two deathsReuters
2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deathsSFGate
Bean-Bag Chairs Recalled After Two Children Die Climbing InsideBloomberg
ConsumerAffairs
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