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Iowa's November unemployment rate drops to 4.3 percent - KTVO

Google Business News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 08:05

USA TODAY

Iowa's November unemployment rate drops to 4.3 percent
KTVO
DES MOINES, IOWA (AP) -- Iowa's unemployment rate dropped in November but remains slightly higher than the rate a year ago. Iowa Workforce Development announced Friday that the November unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, down from 4.5 percent ...
Ga. makes improvement in jobless rankingsAccess North Georgia
Pennsylvania jobless rate drops in Nov.Sharonherald
State unemployment rate below 7 percent for first time since 2008Nevada Appeal
Los Angeles Times -Patch.com -San Francisco Chronicle
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Citigroup raises Instagram valuation from US$19bn to US$35bn - Maine News

Google Business News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 06:33

Maine News

Citigroup raises Instagram valuation from US$19bn to US$35bn
Maine News
Citigroup analyst Mark May has said in a Friday note that Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram is worth US$35 billion. The statement implies Citigroup has made a nearly two-fold increase in Instagram's valuation, from its previous estimates of the ...
Instagram now valued at $35 billion, beats TwitterTimes of India
Instagram now worth 35 billion dollarsDaily News & Analysis
Instagram worth S$46 billion, 84% more than prior estimate: AnalystTODAYonline
Business Standard -TheStreet.com
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Sony Hack: Snapchat CEO Defends Secrets in Memo About Leaked Emails - Hollywood Reporter

Google Business News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:10

Hollywood Reporter

Sony Hack: Snapchat CEO Defends Secrets in Memo About Leaked Emails
Hollywood Reporter
Sony isn't the only company that is being exposed by the cyber attack that hit the studio in late November. The eight batchs of leaked Sony files released over the weekend also provides a window into the deal making of red-hot startup Snapchat.
Snapchat Is In The Empire Business, Leaked Sony Emails RevealReadWrite
Leaked Emails From Sony Hack Reveal Snapchat's Big AmbitionsWired

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FedEx: Buy the Stock on the Dip - Barron's

Google Business News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:26

Forbes

FedEx: Buy the Stock on the Dip
Barron's
Shares are down due to soft earnings. However, the shipping firm is hardly boxed in given a strong 2015 forecast and enticing valuation. Email; Print; Comments; Order Reprints. Facebook. Share. Twitter. Google+. LinkedIn. smaller; Larger. close ...
FedEx misses Wall Street forecasts, but profit jumps 23 percentKOMO News
FedEx (FDX) Earnings Miss Estimates on Soft Sales in Q2 - Analyst BlogNasdaq
FedEx misses Street 2Q forecastsseattlepi.com
Dakota Financial News -Bloomberg -CBS News
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Uber to use Baidu's maps and apps in China - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:07

TIME

Uber to use Baidu's maps and apps in China
CNNMoney
uber baidu Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Baidu CEO Robin Li shake hands to seal the deal. NEW YORK (CNNMoney). Smarting from a string of black eyes this month, Uber has scored a major win in China. The fast growing car sharing service Uber said ...
China's Baidu Inc. Confirms Investment in UberTIME
Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) to Take Stake in UberStreet Report
Questions abound about Uber and its driversKeysNet
SlashGear -MarketWatch -GlobalPost
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OnDeck Capital Surges Above $20 IPO Price - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 08:42

Forbes

OnDeck Capital Surges Above $20 IPO Price
Wall Street Journal
Shares of web-based small-business lender OnDeck Capital Inc. opened at $26.50, 32.5% above their initial public offering price Wednesday. The stock recently traded at $27.08 on the New York Stock Exchange, above where the stock opened. The big pop ...
On Deck Jumps in Debut After $200 Million IPO of Online LenderBloomberg
On Deck Shares Surge in NYSE Trading DebutFox Business
Online lender OnDeck Capital's shares soar in debutCNBC
Seeking Alpha
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Trade deficit rises to $100.3 billion - USA TODAY

Google Business News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 08:28

USA TODAY

Trade deficit rises to $100.3 billion
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — The U.S. current account trade deficit widened slightly in the July-September quarter, largely due to foreign institutions paying less in fines and penalties to the U.S. government. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the deficit in ...
US current account deficit rises to $100.3 billionThe Seattle Times
US current account deficit widens in third quarterEconomic Times

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Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015 - WFMZ Allentown

Google Business News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 08:10

WFMZ Allentown

Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015
WFMZ Allentown
U.S. drivers already loving low gas prices will save an additional $550 on gas next year, according the latest forecast from the federal government. The average driver will spend $1,962 on gas next year, according to the Energy Information Institute, down ...
Low Gas Prices Could Save You $550 Next YearDailyFinance

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Online ventures target global Muslim consumer market - Reuters

Google Business News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 22:09

seattlepi.com

Online ventures target global Muslim consumer market
Reuters
Dec 16 (Reuters) - From travel guides to shopping portals, new Internet ventures aim to capitalise on the growing "Muslim lifestyle" market, which is expanding beyond food to include areas such as tourism, fashion and credit cards. Excluding food, where ...
Suppliers Plead Not Guilty to ChargesKGAN TV
Beef supplier charged with selling US$4.9m falsely-labelled halal meat to ...Malay Mail Online
Iowa: Halal Beef Supplier Is Charged With FraudNew York Times
Beliefnet -KCRG
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UPDATE 1-Boeing boosts share buyback to $12 bln, lifts dividend 25 pct - Reuters

Google Business News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 17:25

Wall Street Journal

UPDATE 1-Boeing boosts share buyback to $12 bln, lifts dividend 25 pct
Reuters
(Adds share move and detail about plan). Dec 15 (Reuters) - Boeing Co raised its share repurchase authorization to $12 billion from $10 billion and said it would increase its quarterly dividend by 25 percent, a sign of confidence in its cash outlook for the year.
Boeing dividend rise signals bullishnessFinancial Times
Boeing hikes share buybacks to $12 bn, raises dividendGlobalPost
Boeing Boosts Share Buyback Authorization to $12BFox Business
Businessweek -Airwise
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Michael Bloomberg: Cities drive innovation - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:34

CNNMoney

Michael Bloomberg: Cities drive innovation
CNNMoney
Michael Bloomberg, left, with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, one of the first five recipients of a Bloomberg Philanthropies grant. 0. TOTAL SHARES. 0. NEW YORK (CNNMoney). Albert Einstein once said that if he was given an hour to solve a problem, he'd ...
Clinton, Bloomberg push for data to help womenWashington Post
Hillary Clinton: Good decisions based on &...Washington Times
14 cities including LA and Long Beach get Bloomberg 'innovation team' grants89.3 KPCC

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Amazon UK's 1 penny firesale - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:58

CNNMoney

Amazon UK's 1 penny firesale
CNNMoney
These, along with hundreds of items, were available for a penny on Amazon.com for about an hour or so on Friday morning in the United Kingdom. It was caused by a glitch in the software that third party sellers on Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) use to automatically ...
Amazon glitch causes some UK business owners to lose thousandsFox News
Nightmare before Christmas: Amazon software glitch costs retailers thousandsBusiness Reporter
Online sellers badly hit after Amazon 1p glitchChannel 4 News
Engadget
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Oils Well That Ends Well? - Fox Business

Google Business News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 07:17

Fox Business

Oils Well That Ends Well?
Fox Business
Falling rig counts and a shutdown of a major Libyan oil port is slowing the oil market breakdown despite OPEC showing no signs of changing course on oil output as they target U.S. shale producers. After spiking to new lows overnight, oil is trying to mount a ...
http://www.wsj.com/articles/oil-prices-rebound-as-clashes-in-libya-disrupt ...Wall Street Journal
Oil Rebounds From Five-Year Low as Fighting Curbs OPEC SuppliesBloomberg
MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets stabilise as oil's plunge pausesReuters UK
Fortune -CNBC -gulfnews.com
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New Relic (NEWR) Stock Shoots Up 40% Following IPO - Bidness ETC

Google Business News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 07:02

Bidness ETC

New Relic (NEWR) Stock Shoots Up 40% Following IPO
Bidness ETC
New Relic Inc (NYSE:NEWR) stock rose more than 40% to $33.99 after yesterday's IPO. New Relic was started in 2008 by the company's CEO, Lew Cirne. It is primarily a software analytics company and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Hortonworks and New Relic Surge in Debut on Wall StreetTicker Report
U.S. IPO Weekly Recap: 3 IPOs Jump 40% In A Week Full Of Tech DealsSeeking Alpha

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Falling Oil Prices And The Fallout - Seeking Alpha

Google Business News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 03:20

Falling Oil Prices And The Fallout
Seeking Alpha
Crude oil prices have not been this low since the nascent stages of the recovery in 2010. From recent cycle highs set in June, crude oil prices are down roughly $40/barrel or more than 35 percent. That is true whether you are talking about West Texas ...

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SeaWorld to Lay Off More Than 300 Workers - Bio & Tech Insights

Google Business News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 08:43

Businessweek

SeaWorld to Lay Off More Than 300 Workers
Bio & Tech Insights
SeaWorld Entertainment will be laying-off more than 300 workers as part of its previously announced company-wide cost initiative and restructuring program, the company said on Friday. The job cut announcement came a day after SeaWorld CEO Jim ...
SeaWorld CEO to step down as park attendance dropsSFGate
SeaWorld layoffs beginU-T San Diego
SeaWorld Entertainment Announces More Than 300 Job Cuts Amid RestructuringRTT News
KHOU -Washington Post
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Bakken-Cushing pipeline project slammed shut - CNBC

Google Business News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 07:35

CNBC

Bakken-Cushing pipeline project slammed shut
CNBC
Enterprise Products Partners is shelving a proposed pipeline that would have transported crude from North Dakota to Oklahoma, the company announced on Friday. Enterprise Products—a publicly traded partnership designed to provide financing on oil and ...
Top 5 Bakken stories of the weekBakken.com
Regulator: ND oil at lowest price since 2009seattlepi.com
North Dakota oil production hits a lullMinneapolis Star Tribune
Grand Forks Herald
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Calif. to break ground on bullet-train in January - Sacramento Bee

Google Business News - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 22:52

Calif. to break ground on bullet-train in January
Sacramento Bee
FRESNO, Calif. After many setbacks, the California High-Speed Rail Authority has announced it will officially break ground on construction of its statewide bullet-train route next month in Fresno. The authority didn't say where in Fresno the January 6 ...

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Las Vegas Sands' network hit by destructive malware in Feb: Bloomberg - Reuters Canada

Google Business News - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:00

Casino.Org News

Las Vegas Sands' network hit by destructive malware in Feb: Bloomberg
Reuters Canada
(Reuters) - A February 2014 cyber attack against casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp crippled thousands of servers across the company's network by wiping them with highly destructive malware, Bloomberg Businessweek reported on Thursday.
Sands Corp. taps Robert Goldstein for presidentseattlepi.com

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UPDATE 2-General Motors to invest $5 bln in Mexico -econ minister - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 15:30

Channel News Asia

UPDATE 2-General Motors to invest $5 bln in Mexico -econ minister
Reuters
(Adds auto figures and investment details, paragraphs 2-3, 7-10). MEXICO CITY Dec 11 (Reuters) - General Motors will invest $5 billion in Mexico to double its production capacity at its plants around the country, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo ...
GM to invest $5 billion in Mexico over 6 yearsThe Detroit News
GM to invest $5 billion to expand facilities in MexicoMarketWatch
GM plans US$3.6b expansion of Mexico operationsChannel News Asia

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