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Many Target Corp. (TGT:US) customers are ready to forgive and forget. - Businessweek

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:33am

Local 10

Many Target Corp. (TGT:US) customers are ready to forgive and forget.
Businessweek
Following a data breach over the holiday season that affected millions of shoppers, only 7 percent of customers plan to reduce spending at the chain over the next year, according to a Bloomberg National Poll. The survey, conducted May 8-11, also found that ...
Target's Problem No One Is Talking AboutFox Business
Target Ex-CEO Steinhafel's Fiscal 2013 Pay Fell 37%Wall Street Journal
What data breach? New poll finds customers forgive TargetRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Huffington Post
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US Stocks Trade Mixed - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:25am

TheBull.com.au

US Stocks Trade Mixed
Wall Street Journal
U.S. stocks were mixed Monday, as technology stocks and shares of small companies recovered while blue-chip names faltered. The S&P 500 was nearly unchanged at 1878, while the Nasdaq Composite Index rose seven points, or 0.2%, to 4098.
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower on growth concernsReuters
Stock market live blog: S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 rally; AT&T weighs on DowMarketWatch (blog)
Stocks Open Mixed As Markets Focus on Merger ActivityNBCNews.com

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Ackman says Allergan CEO has conflict in considering takeover offer - Reuters

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:14am

TODAYonline

Ackman says Allergan CEO has conflict in considering takeover offer
Reuters
(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman said on Monday that Allergan Inc's (AGN.N) chief executive has a "disabling" conflict of interest because accepting a takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX.TO) likely means he would lose his job.
Bill Ackman ratchets up pressure on Allergan with open letter to directorMarketWatch (blog)
Dear Allergan Board, Bill Ackman Just Wants a Phone NumberWall Street Journal (blog)
Valeant's $47B Allergan buyout could spawn a breakup, CEO tells investorsFiercePharma

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Campbell Soup Lowers Outlook After Weak 3Q Sales - Fox Business

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:13am

Philly.com

Campbell Soup Lowers Outlook After Weak 3Q Sales
Fox Business
Campbell Soup (CPB) lowered its fiscal 2014 sales guidance on Monday after it said third-quarter revenue fell below expectations despite new soup launches and promotions. The Camden, N.J.-based soup and snacks maker reported earnings of $184 ...
Has Campbell Soup Knocked Over the Saucepan?TheStreet.com
Campbell Soup cuts sales outlook, shares fallseattlepi.com
Campbell Soup Shares Drop After Company Cuts Sales ForecastBloomberg
Investor's Business Daily
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Prosecutors: Chinese targeted Pennsylvania firms - WHP Harrisburg

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:06am

USA TODAY

Prosecutors: Chinese targeted Pennsylvania firms
WHP Harrisburg
Eds: Updates with information from indictment naming targeted companies. With BC-US--China-Cyberspying. Will be updated. By JOE MANDAK Associated Press. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say four major manufacturing firms that are based or ...
Attorney General announces hacking charges against Chinese army workersFortune (blog)

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VW's Tony Cervone to rejoin GM as head of global communications - Automotive News

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 10:47am

VW's Tony Cervone to rejoin GM as head of global communications
Automotive News
WASHINGTON -- General Motors, in the thick of a recall crisis that prompted a $35 million fine from the U.S. government last week, said today that it rehired public-relations executive Tony Cervone, who served as one of GM's top spokesmen as the company ...

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Vatican Says It's Boosting Efforts to Prevent Financial Crimes - Bloomberg

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:39am

NDTV

Vatican Says It's Boosting Efforts to Prevent Financial Crimes
Bloomberg
The Vatican is stepping up efforts to increase its financial transparency and prevent money laundering amid regulatory pressure for compliance with international standards. Last year saw ''a significant strengthening of the legal and institutional framework of ...
Vatican says bank needs 'corrective measures'WOI
Vatican's suspicious transactions jump in 2013Hilton Head Island Packet

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Southwest Airlines to make big announcement on future plans - WFAA

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:26am

San Francisco Chronicle

Southwest Airlines to make big announcement on future plans
WFAA
DALLAS -- Get ready to pack your bags and head off to a new destination. Southwest Airlines is ready to make a big announcement which could affect your travel plans. Back in February, Southwest announced 15 new non-stop destinations once the Wright ...
Neighbors Fear Dallas Love Field Noise IncreaseCBS Local
RIP to the 'Southwest effect'?USA TODAY

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Memorial Day travel expected at highest levels since 2005 peak - Central Valley Business Times

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:06am

Mother Nature Network

Memorial Day travel expected at highest levels since 2005 peak
Central Valley Business Times
Statewide, a total of 4.28 million Californians are projected to take holiday trips over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, an increase of 1.8 percent compared to the 4.21 million travelers in 2013, according to surveys by the AAA. Of those, about 83 percent ...
DC area should prepare for Memorial Day travel gridlockWTOP
1.3 million Ohioans expected to travel for holidaySteubenville Herald Star
Memorial Day travel expected to increaseWisconsin Radio Network

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Yahoo Japan drops Y324bn plan to buy eAccess from SoftBank - Financial Times

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 7:51am

Capital FM Kenya

Yahoo Japan drops Y324bn plan to buy eAccess from SoftBank
Financial Times
Yahoo Japan has pulled out of a Y324bn ($3.2bn) deal to buy a mobile phone carrier from its own largest shareholder, the telecoms group SoftBank, that had been met with deep scepticism from investors. Yahoo Japan's share price has tumbled by one-third ...
SoftBank Cancels Plan To Acquire EAccess, Cuts Revenue View - UpdateRTT News
SoftBank Calls Off Asset ReshuffleWall Street Journal
Yahoo! Japan drops plans to acquire eAccessTeleGeography
TechCrunch -Reuters -The Japan Times
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High gas levels apparently ignored at Turkish mine - Chron.com

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 7:19am

Sky News Australia

High gas levels apparently ignored at Turkish mine
Chron.com
Chief prosecutor Bekir Sahiner speaks to the media in the coal miners' town of Soma, Turkey, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Twenty-five people, including mining company executives, have been detained as Turkish officials investigate the mining disaster that killed ...
Turkish mining disaster: Sensors indicated high levels of toxic gas days before fireIrish Independent
Turkey mine disaster: 2 more arrests after 301 killedCBC.ca
Two more charged as Turkey promises action plan over mine disasterThe News International
Straits Times -Daily Beast -Business Recorder
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Asian Stocks Retreat With China Shares as Nickel Rebounds - Bloomberg

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 2:20am

The News International

Asian Stocks Retreat With China Shares as Nickel Rebounds
Bloomberg
A residential construction site is reflected in a window in Jinan, China. China's housing-market slowdown is spreading, according to data issued yesterday, with prices rising in the fewest cities in 1 1/2 years. Close. A residential construction site is reflected in a ...
China shares fall on financials and property, Hong Kong followsEconomic Times
Asian Shares Lower on China DataWall Street Journal
Asian Stocks Fall for Second Day on China Housing SlowdownBusinessweek
Washington Post
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Thai economy contracts 2.1 percent in 1Q as political crisis takes toll on domestic ... - Fox News

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:15am

Thai economy contracts 2.1 percent in 1Q as political crisis takes toll on domestic ...
Fox News
BANGKOK – Thailand's economy contracted by 2.1 percent in the first quarter, slammed by a protracted political crisis that is likely to slow growth for the rest of the year. The National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday that consumer ...

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Thai economy contracts 2.1 percent in 1Q as political crisis takes toll on domestic ... - Fox News

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:15am

Channel News Asia

Thai economy contracts 2.1 percent in 1Q as political crisis takes toll on domestic ...
Fox News
BANGKOK – Thailand's economy contracted by 2.1 percent in the first quarter, slammed by a protracted political crisis that is likely to slow growth for the rest of the year. The National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday that consumer ...
Thai GDP contracts more than expectedMarketWatch
Thai Q1 GDP Contracts For First Time Since 2011RTT News
Thailand's Unrest Wreaks Greater Damage Than Forecast: EconomyBusinessweek
New York Times
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Chinese evacuation ships arrive in Vietnam after deadly riots - ecns

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:13am

WDBJ7

Chinese evacuation ships arrive in Vietnam after deadly riots
ecns
Four chartered ships tasked with evacuating Chinese nationals from riots-hit Vietnam arrived at the central Vung Ang port on Monday. Wuzhishan, helped by Vietnamese navigators, sailed into the port at 10:18 a.m. local time (0318 GMT). The other three ...
Chinese ships arrive in Vietnam to pick up workersWestfield Republican

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WWE stock plunges; Vince McMahon loses $357 million - SportingNews.com

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 11:32pm

WWE stock plunges; Vince McMahon loses $357 million
SportingNews.com
Let the body-slam gags begin: World Wrestling Entertainment, the company that brings muscle-bound entertainers to televisions and arenas, got nailed Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Shares of the entertainment company fell as investors worried ...

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CIA withholding information on flight MH370, says former Malaysian PM ... - Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 11:21pm

Sydney Morning Herald

CIA withholding information on flight MH370, says former Malaysian PM ...
Sydney Morning Herald
One of the most influential figures in Malaysia's ruling party claims information about flight MH370 is being hidden and the Australian-led search for the plane off Western Australia is a waste of time and money. Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said ...
Malaysia Airlines allegedly halts assistance to MH370 crew's familiesChannel News Asia
Flight MH370 disappearance prompts UN agency to improve aircraft trackingCTV News
Was flight MH370 accidentally shot down?The Nation
The News International -malaysiandigest.com -THE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)
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Japan Investment Solid as Machine Orders Jump Most Since '96 - Bloomberg

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 10:23pm

The West Australian

Japan Investment Solid as Machine Orders Jump Most Since '96
Bloomberg
Japan's core machinery orders (JNMOCHNG) jumped the most since 1996 in March, pointing to a continued recovery in business investment that could help drive growth. Orders rose 19.1 percent from a month earlier, excluding ships and from electrical ...
Forex - Japanese yen weaker after surprise March machinery orders jumpNASDAQ
RPT-Japan March core machinery orders jump 19.1 pct mth/mthReuters
Japan March machinery orders soar, tax hike pain seen temporaryChicago Tribune
MarketWatch -CNBC.com -MNI News
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Turkey Arrests Several Executives Over Mining Disaster - New York Times

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 10:08pm

National Post

Turkey Arrests Several Executives Over Mining Disaster
New York Times
ISTANBUL — Under pressure from a public angered by the worst mining accident in Turkey's history, Turkish authorities on Sunday detained 25 people and arrested at least three mining company executives after an initial investigation suggested that the ...
Three suspects charged over Turkey's coalmine disasterSydney Morning Herald
Turkey mine bosses arrested after disasterThe Times (subscription)
24 held over Turkey mining disaster that killed 301Irish Independent
Irish Examiner -Fox News Latino
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Blackstone to sell Boston office properties -source - Reuters

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 9:56pm

Blackstone to sell Boston office properties -source
Reuters
May 18 (Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP has agreed to sell several Boston office properties to a real estate investment consortium led by Oxford Properties Group for approximately $2.1 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The deal is the ...
Blackstone to Sell Boston Office Towers for $2.1 BillionWall Street Journal
WSJ: Blackstone To Sell Boston Office Buildings For $2.1 BlnRTT News
A time to reap: Blackstone reportedly agrees to $2.1B office tower sale (BX)Seeking Alpha
New York Times -Businessweek
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