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Pittsburgh angles to keep Heinz headquarters in merger - Tribune-Review

Google Business News - 1 hour 22 min ago

USA TODAY

Pittsburgh angles to keep Heinz headquarters in merger
Tribune-Review
H.J. Heinz Co. announced the company will merge with Kraft Foods Group Inc. Local and state officials want to make sure that the new Kraft Heinz company maintains a headquarters in Pittsburgh.
Why Warren Buffett bought VegemiteBRW
Best bet for Kraft Heinz: Un-KraftUSA TODAY
Reading the Fine Print in the Heinz-Kraft DealNew York Times
The Star Online -U.S. News & World Report
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Bosses Can't Get Even When Staffers Gripe on Social Media - New York Times

Google Business News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 09:09

Bosses Can't Get Even When Staffers Gripe on Social Media
New York Times
NEW YORK — Bosses can get mad when staffers vent on social media about their jobs, but they may not be able to get even. When one of Bert Martinez' employees posted gripes about her job and the boss on Facebook last year, the publicist consulted his ...

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Brent oil pares gains on record high US inventory - Reuters

Google Business News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 09:08

Reuters

Brent oil pares gains on record high US inventory
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Brent oil prices pared gains sharply on Wednesday after data showed U.S. crude stocks jumped to a new record last week, overshadowing weakness in the dollar. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said U.S. crude stocks ...
Oil prices dip as US inventory build dragsEconomic Times

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Silicon Valley is becoming a little more like Wall Street, and that's a good thing - Vox

Google Business News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 08:40

Charlotte Observer

Silicon Valley is becoming a little more like Wall Street, and that's a good thing
Vox
Google has hired Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be its new CFO. Neil Irwin notes that this is part of a broader trend of talent shifting from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. In Irwin's view, this is a positive trend. Obviously, Wall Street performs an important ...
Google ropes in Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth PoratFinancial Express
Morgan Stanley CFO to Move to GoogleFinancialbuzz.com
Why Silicon Valley has a big crush on Wall StreetChicago Tribune
West Texas News -The Australian -The Market Business
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The Bell Tolls for Energy Dividends, ETFs - ETF Trends

Google Business News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 13:13

ETF Trends

The Bell Tolls for Energy Dividends, ETFs
ETF Trends
Tuesday's news that Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FXC) is slashing its quarterly dividend to 5 cents per share from 31.25 cents is igniting scuttlebutt that other natural resources companies will follow suit. Freeport is commonly viewed as a copper produce and, ...
Brean Capital Cuts Price Target On Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)Bidness ETC
Freeport retreats after dividend cutFinancial Times
Brean Capital Analysts Give Freeport-McMoRan a $19.00 Price Target (FCX)Dakota Financial News
USA TODAY -American Register -CNBC
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Best and Worst States to Retire - ABC30.com

Google Business News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:14

ABC30.com

Best and Worst States to Retire
ABC30.com
It's the American dream -- you work hard and save for the perfect retirement. Now there's a new report with a list of the best... and worst... states for those looking to retire. The new report from Bankrate.com says Americans want more than just sunshine.
The best and worst places to retireFox 28
Florida ranked below average as a place to retireSun Sentinel
Why NJ ends up on those "worst places" listsNorthJersey.com
The Fiscal Times -MarketWatch -MyHighPlains
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Gas Stations, Convenience Stores Adding Beer on Tap - KMBZ

Google Business News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 14:41

KMBZ

Gas Stations, Convenience Stores Adding Beer on Tap
KMBZ
shellystuart/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- There may soon be another item for sale at the local gas station and convenience store, as more locations are tapping into the nation's growing interest in craft beer. Draft beer taps, where customers can have ...
In Florida'sChronicle Bulletin
In Florida's “beer war,” the growler appears to be winningWashington Times
In Florida's 'beer war,' the growler appears to be winningFlorida Times-Union

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US inflation, Greek tensions in focus - Reuters

Google Business News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 02:33

THE BUSINESS TIMES

US inflation, Greek tensions in focus
Reuters
ROME (Reuters) - Markets still digesting an unexpectedly cautious message from the Federal Reserve will get more food for thought this week with U.S. inflation data and potentially rising risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone. The massive monetary ...
Greenback in biggest weekly fall since 2011 after Fed signals later interest rate riseThe Straits Times
Dollar Drop Is Worst Since 2011 as Investors Rethink Fed PolicyBloomberg
Dollar slump is worst since 2011 as investors rethink Fed policyGulf Times
Taipei Times
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FAA reportedly planning to make regulations for commercial drone use less ... - India Gazette

Google Business News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 21:48

India Gazette

FAA reportedly planning to make regulations for commercial drone use less ...
India Gazette
WASHINGTON, DC - The US Federal Aviation Administration is planning to announce new steps to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations, according to sources. Commercial drone flights are generally banned in the ...
FAA drone proposal prompts input by Minnesotans, othersSt. Cloud Times
FAA awards Experimental Airworthiness Certificate to Amazon for drone delivery ...American Register
FAA awards EAC to Amazon for drone experiments on delivery servicesThe Silver Ink
FlaglerLive.com -MicroCap Observer
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Your Finances: Turned 70 last year? IRS rules are kicking in - Times Herald-Record

Google Business News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:12

Your Finances: Turned 70 last year? IRS rules are kicking in
Times Herald-Record
This time of year, many people are focused on the April 15 deadline for filing taxes. However, April 1 is also an important deadline for individuals who turned 70 during the first half of 2014. Although most of us stopped counting half-year birthdays by the time ...

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Medical Students Favor Affordable Care Act - Medscape

Google Business News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:00

Medical Students Favor Affordable Care Act
Medscape
Most medical students approve of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to findings of a cross-sectional email survey published online March 10 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. However, there was variation by intended specialty and political ...

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Bill would let $1 billion in drought relief flow in bone-dry California - CNN

Google Business News - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 17:53

TIME

Bill would let $1 billion in drought relief flow in bone-dry California
CNN
Los Angeles (CNN) Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled an emergency $1 billion spending plan Thursday to tackle the state's historic drought. A staggering 11 trillion gallons are needed for California to recover from the emergency. Senate President pro Tempore ...
California's new water restrictions: If drought lingers, are they enough? (+video)Christian Science Monitor
California drought: $1 billion aid package unveiledSFGate
Governor, Legislature ante up $1 billion to fight California droughtThe San Gabriel Valley Tribune
U-T San Diego -The Desert Sun -KQED
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UPDATE 7-Oil falls back on dollar, Kuwait stance that OPEC won't slow output - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:34

Newsweek

UPDATE 7-Oil falls back on dollar, Kuwait stance that OPEC won't slow output
Reuters
... * Brent, U.S. crude down more than $1 after Wednesday rebound. * Dollar weighs again on commodities after drop in last session. * Kuwait says OPEC has no choice but to keep output steady (Updates market activity and prices to U.S. session; changes ...
Oil futures erase Fed-inspired gains amid oversupply concernsNasdaq
Preparing for a Brent Benchmark With No Brent OilWall Street Journal
Oil Drops as Oversupply Concerns PersistFox Business
MarketWatch -EagleFordTexas.com -New York Times
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Digital Music Sales Have Reached an All-Time High of $4.51 Billion - TIME

Google Business News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 23:32

TIME

Digital Music Sales Have Reached an All-Time High of $4.51 Billion
TIME
Sales of digital music formats hit $4.51 billion in 2014 — a record level, says Wednesday's report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Streaming services gained ground in particular, notching up $1.87 billion overall in 2014 — an ...
2014 US Record Industry Earnings: Sales Dip; Streaming, Vinyl UpMusic Times
2014 music business flat as streaming offset CD sales dropMontana Standard

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Yahoo to Close China Operations - Variety

Google Business News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 22:44

VentureBeat

Yahoo to Close China Operations
Variety
Yahoo is to close its last operations in China and to shed up to 300 jobs in the country, according to reports. The company said on Wednesday that it would close its research center in Beijing and shift some of those functions into its offices in the U.S.. “We will ...
Yahoo Is Closing Its Office In China And Laying Off Hundreds Of StaffTechCrunch
Yahoo lays off hundreds as it shuts down operations in ChinaCNET
Reports: Yahoo To Exit China Operations, To Cut Up To 300 JobsRTT News
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Sierra Leone Times -The Straits Times
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Target to increase minimum wage - Longview News-Journal

Google Business News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 21:38

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Target to increase minimum wage
Longview News-Journal
Target Corp. next month will raise the minimum wage for its workers to $9 an hour as competition for low-wage workers heats up, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported. The move, which matches those by rivals Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and TJX Cos., ...
Target is Raising its Minimum Wage to $9 Per HourAmerican Register
Target to lift minimum wage to $9 an hour, matching rivalsReuters
Target Raises Minimum Wage To $9 An Hour Because Everyone Else Is Doing ItBustle
Newser -New York Times
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California taxis sue Uber for 'false' safety claims - The Sun Daily

Google Business News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 19:47

The Sun Daily

California taxis sue Uber for 'false' safety claims
The Sun Daily
LOS ANGELES: Just hours after Germany banned ride-sharing site Uber's UberPop service, the company faced legal trouble on its front doorstep Wednesday, when 19 California taxi companies filed suit for false advertising, according to media reports.
California Cab Companies Sue Uber Over Safety ClaimsThe Recorder
Taxi companies sue Uber in L.A. for false advertisingMyNewsLA.com

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Income inequality increasing in major US cities - RT

Google Business News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 17:35

RT

Income inequality increasing in major US cities
RT
The wealth disparity grew both for major metropolises and the country as a whole between 2012 and 2013. But some of the nation's largest cities have more income inequality among their residents than the United States does overall, a new report has found.
Inequality Keeps Creeping Higher in America's Largest Cities3:44 PM ETGovExec.com
Inequality Keeps Creeping Higher in America's Largest CitiesCityLab
Miami Has Fourth Highest Income Inequality in AmericaMiami New Times
Kansas City Business Journal (blog) -KXLY Spokane
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Dollar in vicious reversal after Fed stuns bulls - Reuters

Google Business News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 16:58

Reuters

Dollar in vicious reversal after Fed stuns bulls
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar nursed hefty losses on Thursday having suffered its biggest one-day fall in six years after the Federal Reserve struck a dovish tone on interest rates while highlighting the currency's drag on U.S. exports. The Fed not only ...
Dollar Sinking After Fed Lowers Growth OutlookRTT News
Euro Steady, Markets Brace for Fed Statement--2nd UpdateNasdaq

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Starbucks splits stock. Who's next? - USA TODAY

Google Business News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:58

USA TODAY

Starbucks splits stock. Who's next?
USA TODAY
Coffee chain Starbucks (SBUX) announced it will split its stock 2-for-1 – getting investors thinking about who could be next. Investors who own a share of Starbucks as of March 30 will get one additional share on April 8. It's the company's sixth 2-for-1 split in its ...

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