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Google Invests $75 Million in Solar energy - VatorNews

Google Business News - 1 hour 36 min ago

Mashable

Google Invests $75 Million in Solar energy
VatorNews
Google continues to widen its portfolio of investment in renewable energy, as the tech giant announced Thursday that it partnered with SolarCity to create a new $75 million fund, through which the company will buy and own solar-panel generators on the ...
Google and SolarCity Partner on $750 Million Residential Solar FundBuilder Magazine
Google Invests $300 Million in SolarCity to Make Going Solar EasierEcoWatch
Google Makes $300 Mln. Bet On Residential SolarRTT News
SFGate -Economic Times
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Europe's gas power play against Russia coming to a head - CNNMoney

Google Business News - 6 hours 45 min ago

CNNMoney

Europe's gas power play against Russia coming to a head
CNNMoney
gas worker ukraine A gas pipeline worker in Ukraine checks the gauge. Russia has threatened to cut off gas supply to the country. Europe is taking on Russia's mighty energy giant Gazprom. Within the next few weeks, the European Union will release the ...
Ukraine's next war: how militias and warlords could create a second, worse conflictVox
Top US intelligence official backs arming Ukraine forces against RussiaWashington Post
This time around, Russia-Ukraine gas feud is mostly hot airReuters
STLtoday.com -Wall Street Journal
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Now Starbucks is getting into TV and film - CNNMoney

Google Business News - 7 hours 19 min ago

Now Starbucks is getting into TV and film
CNNMoney
Its latest project involves a new media start-up that "will create and produce nonfiction, social-impact content," according to the new company's founder, Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Chandrasekaran wrote on Facebook Thursday morning that he will start with ...

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UPDATE 1-Target beats Q4 sales forecast, sees first quarter growth - Reuters

Google Business News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 06:38

Wall Street Journal

UPDATE 1-Target beats Q4 sales forecast, sees first quarter growth
Reuters
(Updates with CEO comment, adds context). Feb 25 (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Target Corp reported a stronger-than-expected jump in same-store sales and profits for the key fourth quarter, helped by its expanding online business, and forecast modest earnings ...
Target profit outlook below most Wall Street viewsMarketWatch
Target reports best same-store sales boost in more than 2 yearsMinneapolis Star Tribune
Target Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 EarningsFinances.com
CanadianBusiness.com
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Drones seen over Paris for second night - USA TODAY

Google Business News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 06:12

USA TODAY

Drones seen over Paris for second night
USA TODAY
Drones have been seen flying over landmarks in Paris for a second night running. French media reported five sightings in the center of the city overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday. The night before, at. Loading… Post to Facebook. Drones seen over ...
Drones Seen Over Paris Landmarks for 2nd Night: French Media ReportsNBCNews.com
Paris drone mystery deepens as US Secret Service to fly its own drones over DCToronto Star
Paris drones mystery deepens as aircraft hover around French landmarks for ...The Independent
CBC.ca -The Nation
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Ripping off your refunds: One little number fuels South Florida's tax-fraud explosion - MiamiHerald.com

Google Business News - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 14:03

Sacramento Bee

Ripping off your refunds: One little number fuels South Florida's tax-fraud explosion
MiamiHerald.com
Like so many street-smart cyber thieves, Josue Pierre took a shortcut into the easy-money underworld of tax fraud. Pierre exploited a special tax-filing designation from the Internal Revenue Service so he could use stolen IDs to file hundreds of fabricated ...
Wow! The IRS Will Pay Out This Much in Fraudulent Tax Refunds By 2016Motley Fool
Cleveland tax help workshops canceled Saturday after major tax filing website ...cleveland.com
Life Is Taxing... Teaching Your Kids Real Financial FactsForbes
Dubuque Telegraph Herald -El Paso Times
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Starbucks to stop selling CDs in stores from the end of March - Gigwise

Google Business News - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 11:28

Gigwise

Starbucks to stop selling CDs in stores from the end of March
Gigwise
Starbucks have announced they will stop selling physical CDs in their stores globally from the end of March. The worldwide coffee giant have their own label, Hear Music, who have released original music from esteemed artists like Joni Mitchell, Paul ...
Starbucks to stop selling CDsPropertyOfZack
Starbucks announces an end to its CD salesThe Week Magazine
A new song and dance at Starbucks: Retailer to remove CDs from storesGeekWire
WXIA-TV -newsnet5.com
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Walmart pay raise making waves - Buffalo News

Google Business News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 18:20

Buffalo News

Walmart pay raise making waves
Buffalo News
Walmart's Doug McMillon, a home-grown CEO who got his start as a store employee, has made his most radical change yet at the world's biggest retailer. He's raising wages for 500,000 employees – both full-time and part-time. They'll get at least $9 an hour ...
Local activists say Wal-Mart wage increases a step in the right direction toward a ...GazetteNET
Walmart shows minimum wage law is unnecessaryCommunities Digital News
Another View: Why Wal-Mart is increasing its everyday low wagesKane County Chronicle

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Takata to be fined daily - Bend Bulletin

Google Business News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 01:15

TIME

Takata to be fined daily
Bend Bulletin
In an escalating standoff with Takata, federal regulators said Friday that they would begin to fine the Japanese auto supplier $14,000 a day, saying it had not fully cooperated in an investigation into defective airbags. Takata has failed to respond “fully or ...
Air bag maker facing daily finesFort Wayne Journal Gazette
World's largest air-bag maker hit with $14000 a day federal fineWashington Post
10 things you may have missed Friday from the world of businessBoston Globe (subscription)

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Oil prices fall again as inventories build - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 18:05

Wall Street Journal

Oil prices fall again as inventories build
Reuters
A crude oil train moves past the loading rack at the Eighty-Eight Oil LLC's transloading facility in Ft. Laramie, Wyoming July 15, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Rick Wilking. PICTURE GALLERY · Frozen falls. The flowing waters of Niagara Falls turn to ice as the ...
Crude steadies above $51 after 2-day fallCNBC
Oil heads for weekly decline as expanding stockpiles add to glutBusinessWorld Online Edition
Why crude-oil inventories are climbing even as prices plungeMarketWatch
Investor's Business Daily -Wall Street Journal -The Globe and Mail (subscription)
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TurboTax users vote with feet - USA TODAY

Google Business News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 15:06

USA TODAY

TurboTax users vote with feet
USA TODAY
Intuit (INTU) said Thursday the number of TurboTax copies sold to desktop users this tax season fell 7% from the same period a year ago, quantifying for the first time the impact of a number of controversial changes to the software. Investors have been ...
Intuit Expects TurboTax Revenue To Grow Despite Dramatic Filing SeasonForbes
Intuit Sees No Sign of System Breach -- 3rd UpdateNasdaq
Intuit's Online Subscribers Rise as Users Shift to Web SoftwareBloomberg
Reuters
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This state leads the country in well-being - Fortune

Google Business News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 14:02

Fortune

This state leads the country in well-being
Fortune
This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com. In terms of well-being, it seems Americans might want to move off the mainland: Alaska came in number one, with Hawaii following at second. According to the ...
W.Va. last again in national well-being surveyCharleston Gazette
New Happiest State in the US May Surprise YouABC News (blog)
America's Happiest and Saddest States Are Mirror Images of Each OtherSlate Magazine (blog)
Discovery News -Pacific Business News (Honolulu) -KFYR-TV
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And The Happiest State In America Is.... - Yahoo Health

Google Business News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:15

Yahoo Health

And The Happiest State In America Is....
Yahoo Health
Where do all the happy people live? If you're searching for better well-being, you might want to head outside the continental U.S.. According to a new Gallup poll, part of the annual “State of the States” series, Alaska and Hawaii rank first and second highest, ...

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UPDATE 2-GM names LyondellBasell lawyer as chief counsel - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:54

MLive.com

UPDATE 2-GM names LyondellBasell lawyer as chief counsel
Reuters
(Adds background.) Feb 19 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Thursday named Craig Glidden, chief legal officer at chemicals company LyondellBasell Industries NV, as general counsel, succeeding Michael Millikin, who is retiring in July. Glidden, 57, helped ...
GM Appoints Craig B. Glidden General CounselThe News Wheel
GM hires new legal chief to replace man criticized by senators over ignition ...Fox Business
GM names Craig Glidden general counsel, replacing Michael MillikinMLive.com

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Wall St. Is Mixed as Oil Prices Sag - New York Times

Google Business News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 08:07

Los Angeles Times

Wall St. Is Mixed as Oil Prices Sag
New York Times
Oil and gas companies were pulling United States markets lower in early trading on Thursday as crude oil sank to around $50 a barrel. KEEPING SCORE The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.46 percent and the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was ...
Stocks open lower as oil price sags near $50Los Angeles Times
US stock market opens lower as oil price sags near $50Madison.com

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RAF jets scrambled after Russian bombers seen off Cornwall - BBC News

Google Business News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 06:51

BBC News

RAF jets scrambled after Russian bombers seen off Cornwall
BBC News
RAF jets were scrambled on Wednesday after two Russian military aircraft were seen off the Cornwall coast, the Ministry of Defence has said. The Russian Bear bombers did not enter sovereign airspace, it said. On the same day, Defence Secretary Michael ...
Britain says scrambles fighter jets to escort Russian bombersReuters
Watch: Russian planes escorted by RAF TyphoonsTelegraph.co.uk
Why is Russia flying jets off the coast of Cornwall?Channel 4 News
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Foreign selling of US assets intensifies in December-Treasury data - Reuters

Google Business News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 15:38

U.S. News & World Report

Foreign selling of US assets intensifies in December-Treasury data
Reuters
NEW YORK Feb 18 (Reuters) - Foreign investor selling of U.S. long-term and short-term assets escalated in December, with outflows at their largest since January 2009. These outflows totaled $174.8 billion in December, compared with sales of just $14.3 ...
Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt rose 0.7 percent to record $6.15 trillion in ...Fox Business

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Greece expected to seek loan extension from skeptical euro zone - Reuters

Google Business News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 15:10

Reuters

Greece expected to seek loan extension from skeptical euro zone
Reuters
ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece is expected to ask on Thursday for an extension to its "loan agreement" with the euro zone as it faces running out of cash within weeks, but it must overcome resistance from skeptical partners led by Germany.
Greece wants to save Europe, but can it persuade Europeans?Al Jazeera America
Greece Pressure Mounts as ECB Shows Caution on Bank FundsBloomberg
Power Broker in Greek Debt Crisis Could Be the ECBNew York Times
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In pursuit of HSBC - Financial Times

Google Business News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 15:05

Kansas City Star

In pursuit of HSBC
Financial Times
HSBC was “surprised” by a dawn raid on its Geneva offices. Swiss prosecutors, who are probing money laundering allegations, can congratulate themselves on a job well done. Had the bank known they were coming and baked a cake, or perhaps labelled ...
Swiss open inquiry into HSBC over alleged money launderingThe Australian Financial Review
HSBC whistleblower says would face Swiss trial under conditionsReuters
Swiss prosecutors are shocked - shocked! - by HSBC's tax scandal 12:08 PM ESTFortune
Washington Post (blog) -CBS News -The Independent
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Cheaper Oil Drags Down Business Inflation, but Long Deflationary Period Unlikely - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 14:52

Kansas City Star

Cheaper Oil Drags Down Business Inflation, but Long Deflationary Period Unlikely
Wall Street Journal
U.S. inflation gauges are sliding toward negative territory for the first time in more than five years. But the oil-fueled tumble in prices is far from the kind of growth-sapping episodes of deflation that tend to worry economists. A Labor Department report ...
Cheaper Oil Sudbues Producer Inflation; Housing Starts FallDailyFinance
Wholesale prices fall in January as oil prices plummetSMN Weekly
Wholesale Prices Dropped In JanuaryKWTX
Columbia Daily Tribune
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