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US gas prices fall to lowest since February, Lundberg says - Chicago Tribune

Google Business News - 4 hours 45 min ago

USA TODAY

US gas prices fall to lowest since February, Lundberg says
Chicago Tribune
The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. pumps slid to the lowest level since Feb. 7, dropping 8.9 cents in the two weeks ended Friday, Sept. 19 to $3.3741 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc. Prices are 14.66 cents lower than a year ago, ...
Pump Prices in US Fall to Lowest Since FebruaryBusinessweek
Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents over two weeksBangor Daily News
US gas prices fall, extending summer declineThe Park Record

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Manufacturing in Ohio seeing slow, steady growth - Massillon Independent

Google Business News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 14:19

Manufacturing in Ohio seeing slow, steady growth
Massillon Independent
The third in a series of stories ahead of the November election that look at the health of Ohio's economy. Ohio's identity is tied in many ways to what it has made for generations — steel, cars, glass, tires and, yes, even footballs. While manufacturing alone no ...

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Commodities roiled by dollar, China - Taipei Times

Google Business News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:09

Bidness ETC

Commodities roiled by dollar, China
Taipei Times
Oil prices endured a volatile week and metals futures fell as the US dollar strengthened and Chinese economic data disappointed markets. OIL: World oil prices edged higher, with Brent crude recovering from a two-year low point forged against a backdrop of ...
US Crude Oil Futures Decline On Contract Expiration And Stronger DollarBidness ETC
UPDATE 8-US crude falls on worries about glut, Brent gainsReuters
U.S. Crude Falls on Worries About Glut, Brent GainsFox Business
RTT News -Business Recorder -Businessweek
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Photos: International Park[ing] Day In The City - Bernews

Google Business News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:38

Bernews

Photos: International Park[ing] Day In The City
Bernews
International Park[ing] Day was celebrated on Friday [Sept 19] and for the second year Bermuda participated with participants invited to use their imagination and create alternative visions for selected car parking spaces in the City for one day. JM4_5008-8.
PARK(ing) Day Celebration Turns Parking Spots into Temporary ParksTopNews United States
Pocket Park pops up downtown for PARK(ing) DayKXLY Spokane
PARK(ing) DayColumbia Daily Tribune
TWC News -Columbia Missourian -Local 8 Now
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Lead indicators rise in August, but not by much - CNBC

Google Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:23

CNBC

Lead indicators rise in August, but not by much
CNBC
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. The Conference Board says its index of leading indicators rose 0.2 percent in August, the seventh straight increase. But that was much slower than ...
Measure of US economy's future health slows to 0.2% gain in AugustThe Globe and Mail
US Leading Economic Indicators RiseSaudi Press Agency
US leading indicator rises less than expected in AugustReuters

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Ohio Unemployment Rate Unchanged For August - WOUB

Google Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:32

Ohio Unemployment Rate Unchanged For August
WOUB
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released last month's 5.7 percent unemployment rate figure Friday morning. July's report had showed the state's unemployment rate at 5.7 percent, which was below the nation's jobless rate. But Ohio's figure ...

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Japan cuts economic view - Baystreet.ca

Google Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 06:20

euronews

Japan cuts economic view
Baystreet.ca
Japan's government cut its overall economic assessment for the first time in five months as private consumption is struggling to recover from the slump caused by April's sales tax hike, clouding the outlook for a sustained recovery. The government on Friday ...
Japan downgrades economic assessment as PM promises reformGlobalPost
Japan Downgrades Assessment of EconomyNASDAQ

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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Vivendi, Telefonica seal $9.3 bln Brazilian broadband deal - Reuters

Google Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 05:01

Business Recorder

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Vivendi, Telefonica seal $9.3 bln Brazilian broadband deal
Reuters
(Adds details on Telecom Italia's shareholders; refiled to remove repetition of Bollore's title). * Deal valued at 7.2 billion euros in cash and shares. * Vivendi accepts Telefonica's stake in Telecom Italia. * Sale expected to close by mid-2015. By Dominique ...
Telefonica expands Brazil presence with €7.2bn GVT acquisitionZDNet
Vivendi Picks Telefónica in $9.3 Billion Deal for Brazilian Telecom UnitNew York Times
Vivendi, Telefonica seal $9.3 bln Brazilian broadband dealDaily Mail
euronews -StreetInsider.com (subscription) -DigitalTVEurope.net
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Unemployment Down, Except Tennessee and Georgia - Dumb-Out

Google Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 04:19

Dumb-Out

Unemployment Down, Except Tennessee and Georgia
Dumb-Out
Although the economy is recovering things are not perfect. Some states are faring better than others, and that is normal. Hopefully everyone finds an uptick they can ride back to the top. In the meantime, unemployment continues to rise in some parts of the ...
NYC Unemployment Lowest in Five YearsBrooklyn Reader
New York City's Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 2009New York Times
Jobless rates continue rise in Tennessee, GeorgiaChattanooga Times Free Press
The Providence Journal -HeraldNet -Gant Daily
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Condition of New York's bridges ranked 49th worst in nation by Reason ... - New York Daily News

Google Business News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 23:48

New York Daily News

Condition of New York's bridges ranked 49th worst in nation by Reason ...
New York Daily News
The Empire State's bridges are in a sorry state. A new national report found New York's bridges are in such substandard condition that those of only one U.S. state rated worse. Nearly 39% of New York's bridges are deficient, according to a Reason Foundation ...

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Pound rallies as Scotland stays in UK - Financial Times

Google Business News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 23:04

Telegraph.co.uk

Pound rallies as Scotland stays in UK
Financial Times
Friday 06:00 BST. Sterling is rallying and the London stockmarket is expected to post strong gains after polls were on course to show a majority of Scots voted to stay in the UK. Adding to London's positive tone is strength across global equities after Wall Street ...
British markets bet Scots will stay in UKUSA TODAY
Scotland ready to call London's bluff over sterlingMarketWatch
The pound sterling has hit a two-year high...Mynextfone
Wall Street Journal -Sky News Australia -Reuters
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Mortgage Rates Move Higher - Yahoo Finance UK

Google Business News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:06

Mortgage Rates Move Higher
Yahoo Finance UK
MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2014) - Freddie Mac ( OTCQB : FMCC ) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates making their biggest one-week gain so far this year and ...

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Penn West Plans Accounting Overhaul - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:57

Financial Post

Penn West Plans Accounting Overhaul
Wall Street Journal
Calgary, Alberta-based Penn West has been conducting a voluntary review of its accounting practices since the end of July after its new chief financial officer discovered the improper classification of certain operating expenses in prior reporting periods.
UPDATE 1-Penn West says revamping accounting practicesReuters
Penn West swings to Q2 profit, files restated financials, declares dividendProactive Investors USA & Canada
Penn West Announces 2014 Third Quarter DividendMarketWatch
Financial Post
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Four-star fund manager passes on Alibaba IPO - CNBC

Google Business News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:37

CNBC

Four-star fund manager passes on Alibaba IPO
CNBC
Wall Street has been abuzz as Alibaba Group prepares to go public on Friday in what could be the biggest stock sale in U.S. history. As it turns out, though, not every money manager is salivating over the Chinese Internet giant's IPO. A woman walking past the ...
How Alibaba IPO Stacks Up Against Tech CompetitorsBloomberg
Alibaba post-IPO structure gives insiders controlPhilly.com
Alibaba Investors Beware: History Not on Your SideNewsFactor Network
Jutia Group -Kiplinger Personal Finance -The Australian
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Top Wal-Mart exec resigns amid resume flap - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:49

CNNMoney

Top Wal-Mart exec resigns amid resume flap
CNNMoney
David Tovar is leaving Wal-Mart after the company found out the he doesn't have a college degree. NEW YORK (CNNMoney). A senior spokesman at Wal-Mart has resigned after the company found out he did not have the college degree he claimed to have.
Wal-Mart Spokesman Resigns Over False Academic CredentialValueWalk
Wal-Mart Spokesman Resigns Over Resume MisrepresentationBidness ETC
Walmart's chief spokesman fired for lying on his resume about graduating collegeDaily Mail
Slate Magazine (blog) -2paragraphs.com -KNWA
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UK pension fund criticises hedge fund fees - Financial Times

Google Business News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:20

Reuters

UK pension fund criticises hedge fund fees
Financial Times
One of the UK's most influential public pension funds has branded high hedge fund fees as unjustifiable, adding to pressure on the industry one day after California's Calpers withdrew entirely from hedge funds. Edmund Truell, chairman of the £4.5bn London ...
Calpers Is Done With Hedge Funds; Paid $135 Million in Fees Last Year for 7.1 ...Bloomberg
Calpers Has Lost Interest in Hedge FundsBloomberg View
Giant Pension Manager Rejects Hedge Funds—Maybe You Should TooTIME
Fortune -TheStreet.com
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Massachusetts gaming panel wants to hear more from Mohegan Sun - TheDay.com

Google Business News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 02:18

Boston Herald

Massachusetts gaming panel wants to hear more from Mohegan Sun
TheDay.com
Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts will get another chance to address the Massachusetts Gaming Commission this morning when the commission resumes deliberations that are expected to lead to the awarding of a casino license for the Greater Boston area.
Boston-area casino bidders agree to substantial changesBoston Globe
Mohegan Sun, Wynn respond to casino regulatorsDaily Item
Commission plays tough with Wynn traffic issueBoston Herald
Worcester Telegram -CommonWealth magazine -NECN
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China FDI drops to four-year low - iAfrica.com

Google Business News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 02:11

Economic Times

China FDI drops to four-year low
iAfrica.com
A bank teller counts stacks of US dollars and Chinese yuan at a bank in Huaibei. Credit: AFP. China's outbound investment more than doubled in August to $12.62-billion, data showed on Tuesday, far outstripping foreign direct investment (FDI) into the ...
China August FDI at 2-1/2-year low as factory investments sloweuronews
China's overseas investment soars as FDI drops againThe West Australian
Chinese FDI hits four year lowMarket Business News

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Income gap affecting state and municipal governments - Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

Google Business News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:22

ABC News

Income gap affecting state and municipal governments
Los Angeles Wave Newspapers
A group of fast-food employees demonstrate earlier this year for a raise in the minimum wage, saying their current hourly wages keep most workers below the poverty level. Posted: Monday, September 15, 2014 4:57 pm. Income gap affecting state and ...
Report says Conn. income disparity making tax situation volatileWSHU
Notes from the SenateForest Blade
Report: NC among states most tied to income taxHilton Head Island Packet

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Senator proposes new bill against flame retardants - News 10NBC

Google Business News - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 21:30

13WHAM-TV

Senator proposes new bill against flame retardants
News 10NBC
Senator Charles Schumer has proposed new legislation which would ban 10 types of flame retardants in items you may have right in your home, saying they have been linked to developmental delays in children. Flame retardants are in everything from ...
Schumer proposes ban on 10 flame retardantsThe Journal News | LoHud.com
$1 million parkingMyFox Philadelphia

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