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China Stocks Fluctuate as Developers Advance, Coal Miners Drop - Businessweek

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:46pm

Business Recorder

China Stocks Fluctuate as Developers Advance, Coal Miners Drop
Businessweek
China's stocks swung between gains and losses after the benchmark index hit a 15-month high. Property developers advanced, while energy companies declined. China Vanke Co. led gains for developers amid speculation the government is allowing them ...
Hong Kong Stocks Slide After Yesterday Surging to Six-Year HighBloomberg
PRESS DIGEST-China - Sept 4Reuters
Has the tide turned for Chinese stocks?WantChinaTimes
ecns -Wall Street Journal
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NC commerce chief could face 'awkward' vote on Family Dollar buyout - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:45pm

Charlotte Observer

NC commerce chief could face 'awkward' vote on Family Dollar buyout
Charlotte Observer
Family Dollar's board of directors could soon face a tough decision, choosing between rival offers from firms seeking to buy the Matthews-based retail chain. Perhaps no board member will face a tougher choice than N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, ...
Report: Icahn has sold all of his Family Dollar sharesWBTV
3D Systems Announces Purchase of LayerWise; No Terms DisclosedBenzinga
Family Dollar Declares Regular Quarterly DividendMarketWatch
LaSalle News Tribune -Reuters India -Bidness ETC
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How stolen credit cards are fenced on the Dark Web - USA TODAY

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:21pm

USA TODAY

How stolen credit cards are fenced on the Dark Web
USA TODAY
Credit card data stolen from retailers such as Target, Sally Beauty Supply, P.F. Chang's, and now perhaps Home Depot, are flooding into underground hacker forums where customers' card numbers, names and addresses can be sold for as little as $1 each.
Path of Stolen Credit Cards Leads Back to Home DepotNew York Times
Home Depot hires 2 firms to investigate possible hackingSFGate
Home Depot Breach Seen as Rivalling TargetNECN
VentureBeat -Valley News Live -Chron.com
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Silicon Valley tech companies face being taxed for free office lunches - Daily Mail

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 7:08pm

Daily Mail

Silicon Valley tech companies face being taxed for free office lunches
Daily Mail
The IRS wants a bite out of Silicon Valley's free lunches, which the agency says are a fringe benefit and therefore taxable. Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Twitter are known for their freebies - including lavish free lunch offerings for members ...
Will Tech Workers Get Dinged By The IRS For Free Lunches?SFist
Silicon Valley Is Not Happy About a Tax on Its Free LunchesTIME

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H&R Block Q1 Loss Widens - Update - RTT News

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:14pm

H&R Block Q1 Loss Widens - Update
RTT News
H&R Block Inc. (HRB: Quote) Wednesday reported a wider loss for the first quarter despite growth in revenues, with the tax-services provider recording higher loss from discontinued operations and lower tax benefits. Loss for the quarter came in line with Wall ...
H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2015 First Quarter ResultsMarketWatch
H&R Block Loss In Line With Estimates; Revenue BeatsNASDAQ

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Yum Expects China Unit Same-Store Sales to Fall - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:27pm

Yum Expects China Unit Same-Store Sales to Fall
Wall Street Journal
The fast-food chain operator had previously warned that issues with a supplier in China caused a "significant, negative impact" on KFC and Pizza Hut sales there. "While sales are beginning to rebound, they continue to be negative," Yum said. Chinese ...

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Tesla picks Nevada for battery 'Gigafactory' - USA TODAY

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:19pm

USA TODAY

Tesla picks Nevada for battery 'Gigafactory'
USA TODAY
Tesla Motors, the electric carmaker, is planning to build its giant battery factory in Nevada after a five-state competition, according to a source who asked not to be identified because the announcement has not been made. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has ...
Tesla to gamble on Nevada electric car plantFinancial Times
Tesla chooses Nevada for battery 'gigafactory,' source saysChristian Science Monitor
Tesla chooses Nevada for GigafactoryFortune
Wall Street Journal -Los Angeles Times -Forbes
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Wall Street ends mixed as Apple weighs on Nasdaq - Reuters

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:46pm

Reuters

Wall Street ends mixed as Apple weighs on Nasdaq
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended mostly down on Wednesday, as a decline in Apple shares dragged the Nasdaq lower and investors held off on big bets before the European Central Bank's upcoming policy meeting. Apple shares (AAPL.O) slid 4.2 ...
Nasdaq Declines as Apple Tumbles; Emerging Markets RallyBloomberg
US Stocks Drop as Tech Sector WeighsWall Street Journal
Daily Wrap: Drug study moves Mallinckrodt to head of S&P classSTLtoday.com
Economic Times -RTT News
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Fed survey finds moderate growth across the US - MiamiHerald.com

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:08pm

Financial Post

Fed survey finds moderate growth across the US
MiamiHerald.com
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy strengthened in all regions of the country in July and August, in areas from consumer spending to auto sales to tourism, the Federal Reserve reported in a survey released Wednesday. All 12 of the Fed's regions reported ...
Skilled workers are becoming harder to find, Beige Book saysMarketWatch
Fed survey points to robust recoveryFinancial Times
Beige Book: Economy expands at moderate to modest paceCNBC
NASDAQ -Denver Business Journal
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LVMH and Hermès Agree to a Truce - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:53pm

Wall Street Journal

LVMH and Hermès Agree to a Truce
Wall Street Journal
The surprise settlement unveiled Wednesday calls for LVMH to relinquish its 23% interest in Hermès, a stake worth some €6.4 billion, or about $8.4 billion. In turn, the maker of Kelly bags will withdraw the legal complaints it had filed against its bigger rival.
Truce means there's no more luxury handbags at dawnThe Times (subscription)
UPDATE 3-LVMH and Hermes call truce in "handbag war"Reuters
LVMH and Hermès see benefits in ending luxury war feudFinancial Times
Financial Post -New York Times -Chicago Tribune
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Despite higher joblessness, Europe surpasses US in keeping prime-age adults ... - Fox Business

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:04pm

SFGate

Despite higher joblessness, Europe surpasses US in keeping prime-age adults ...
Fox Business
WASHINGTON – Compare unemployment rates, and America's job market looks much stronger than Europe's. The U.S. rate for August, being released Friday, is expected to be a near-normal 6.1 percent. In the 18 countries that use the euro currency, ...
Europe's job market has strengths the US doesn'tPost-Bulletin

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Delta Shares Slip on Turbulence In Russia, Middle East, Africa DAL - Investor's Business Daily

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:41am

Philly.com

Delta Shares Slip on Turbulence In Russia, Middle East, Africa DAL
Investor's Business Daily
Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) shares took a nosedive Wednesday after the airline said events in the Middle East, Russia and Africa weighed on an important passenger metric in August. The carrier said that consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) in ...
What Flying on an Airplane Used to Be LikeABC News
Is 'seat rage' the new road rage?WWSB ABC 7
Delta packs planes, key revenue figure risesmySanAntonio.com
Daily Mail
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Regulators set rules meant to ward off bank crisis - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:41am

Reuters

Regulators set rules meant to ward off bank crisis
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are set to require big banks to keep enough high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn, the latest move under the congressional mandate to lessen the likelihood of another financial meltdown.
Regulators eye more crisis protection for banksUSA TODAY
US regulators to vote on liquidity, swap margin rulesReuters
Liquidity Rules Coming to Wall StreetWall Street Journal
Businessweek -The Australian
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Canadian Dollar Rises as Poloz Notes Signs of Economic Growth - Businessweek

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:32am

Toronto Star

Canadian Dollar Rises as Poloz Notes Signs of Economic Growth
Businessweek
The Canadian dollar rose the most in a week after the Bank of Canada noted a recent pick-up in economic growth while leaving its benchmark interest rate unchanged. The currency appreciated against most of its major peers after Bank of Canada Governor ...
Canada central bank maintains key rate at 1 per centEconomic Times
Canada Stays Neutral on 1% Policy Rate on Economic SlackBloomberg
CANADA FX DEBT-C$ boosted by risk appetite, Bank of Canada on tapReuters
The Globe and Mail -Business in Vancouver
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Transportation Gives Factory Orders a Lift in July - DailyFinance

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:16am

Fox News

Transportation Gives Factory Orders a Lift in July
DailyFinance
Boeing Elaine Thompson/APA Boeing employee playfully shows off his muscles while working on a Boeing 787 jet at the company's plant in Everett, Wash. By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- New orders for U.S. factory goods jumped in July and automobile ...
US Factory Orders up Record 10.5 Percent in JulyABC News
Transportation buoys new US factory orders in JulyThe Globe and Mail
US factory orders surge record 10.5 percent in July but business investment ...Washington Post

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Amazon says CFO Szkutak to retire next June - Reuters

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:06am

Reuters

Amazon says CFO Szkutak to retire next June
Reuters
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday its chief financial officer, Thomas Szkutak, will retire in June 2015. Brian Olsavsky, vice president of finance for the company's global consumer business, will succeed Szkutak and report to founder and Chief ...
Long-time Amazon CFO To Retire Next YearForbes
Amazon's CFO Szkutak to Retire in 2015; Olsavsky to SucceedBloomberg
Amazon CFO Szkutak to step down next yearFierceOnlineVideo
Fox Business -Reuters Canada
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US auto sales surge in August to month's highest level in years - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:01am

Economic Times

US auto sales surge in August to month's highest level in years
Los Angeles Times
Ford Fusions on display last year at a dealership in Zelienople, Pa. (Keith Srakocic / Associated Press). By Jerry Hirsch contact the reporter · General MotorsConsumer Confidence. August auto sales are best for the month in a decade. Toyota, Ford, Chrysler ...
Chrysler sales boom, GM slips, Ford flatUSA TODAY
Chrysler, Nissan report big August sales jumpsBusinessweek
Auto sales lose steam in AugustMarketWatch
Chron.com -Reuters -Fox Business
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Chrysler August Sales Jump 20% - Fox Business

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:30am

Chrysler August Sales Jump 20%
Fox Business
The automaker posted a 20% increase in sales for the month, the strongest August sales in 12 years with its Jeep brand notching the best August sales on record. Jeep and Ram Truck brands posted year-over-year gains for the month compared to the same ...

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UPDATE 2-Germany's Zalando set to join online flotation rush - Reuters

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:16am

The Guardian

UPDATE 2-Germany's Zalando set to join online flotation rush
Reuters
... * Zalando announces plans for IPO in Frankfurt. * IPO to have volume of more than 500 mln euros - source. * Pricing to be set during week of Sept. 29 - source. * Seeks premium to British rival ASOS (Adds details on valuation, background, rivals). By Emma ...
Zalando eyes float valuing online fashion retailer at €5bnTelegraph.co.uk
Europe's Largest Web Fashion Retailer Zalando Plans IPOBloomberg
Online Retailer Zalando Plans IPO This YearFox Business
Fortune -Reuters Canada -New York Times
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Futures higher on Ukraine, Russia optimism - Reuters

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 7:58am

Reuters

Futures higher on Ukraine, Russia optimism
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, on hopes a resolution would be reached between Ukraine and Russia and ahead of the latest batch of data which could provide insight on the health of the economy. Ukraine said its ...
US Stock Futures Lifted by Hope in UkraineWall Street Journal
Stock Market Today: Futures Rise on Hopes of Peace Agreement Between ...TheStreet.com
US Stock-Index Futures Rise on Russia-Ukraine TalksBusinessweek
USA TODAY -FX News Call -Business Standard
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