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1 hr ago | Reuters

Wal-Mart to unveil new service with electronic payments provider

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that it will announce a new service with electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide Inc on Thursday, but gave no other details.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Euronet Worldwide, Leawood, KS

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Durbin banks more than $6 million for re-election bid

The full report, which was due on Tuesday, has not yet been processed and posted online by the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: Federal Election Commission

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Canada.com

Mike Duffy still under RCMP shadow as Nigel Wright looks to the future

Stephen Harper's former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, is relieved that the RCMP won't be laying criminal charges against him and is expected to move back into the private sector - but suspended Sen. Mike Duffy's future is much more uncertain.

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Related Topix: Onex, Investment Services

The Modesto Bee

Capital One Financial's profit edges up

After the market closed Wednesday, McLean, Va.-based Capital One reported net income of $1.14 billion, or $1.96 per share, for the three months ending March 31. That compares with net income of $1.04 billion, or $1.77 per share, in the same period of 2013.

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Related Topix: Capital One Financial, Capital One, Modesto, CA, Business News

NorthJersey.com

AmEx posts higher 1Q profit as spending picks up

American Express says its net income climbed 12 percent in the first quarter, helped by higher spending by its cardholders even as cold winter weather gripped much of the country.

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Related Topix: Travelers Express Company

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Miley Cyrus Scraps Tonight's Concert in St. Louis: "I'm Miserable"

After canceling her show in Kansas City at the last minute following her hospitalization for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics, Miley Cyrus has now scrapped her show Wednesday night at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Scottrade, Investment Services

National Public Radio

Bank Of America Posts Loss, Hurt By Legal Expenses

Bank of America said Wednesday that it swung to a loss in the first quarter, hurt by $6 billion in legal expenses.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Bank of New York, Banking

KMIZ

Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

U.S. stock futures were moving higher after a set of positive earnings and better-than-expected Chinese GDP data boosted investor sentiment.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Travelers Express Company

Dallas Morning News

Comerica posts higher 1Q profit

The bank's Texas market posted a profit of $46 million in the quarter, up from $43 million a year ago.

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Related Topix: Comerica, Dallas, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Son arrested, charged with stabbing, beating father with pipe

GOOD EVENING, I'M STEVE SPRIESTER. AND I'M ISIS ROMERO. A SON IS UNDER ARREST TONIGHT FOR BRUTALLY ASSAULTING HIS FATHER DURING AN ARGUMENT.

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Related Topix: US Global Investors, Investment Services

Ealing Times

Dog's life for William and Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare to cut the 'flower ribbon' when they officially open the Visitor's Centre at the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand, during their three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group,

AmericanBankingNews.com

PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

PNC Financial Services Group will post its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 16th.

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Related Topix: Pnc Financial Services GroupThe, Banking

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Recovery to begin for sunken barge in Miss. River

Salvage operations for a barge that overturned and sank last week in the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas are expected to begin.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Kinder Morgan Management, Energy, Oil & Gas, Kinder Morgan, Boat Disaster

KMIZ

Stocks: Trying to hold on to gains

But the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were all in slightly negative territory by 10:30a.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Banking, CitiMortgage, Citigroup

AmericanBankingNews.com

Eli Lilly and Rating Increased to Hold at Jefferies

The firm currently has a $54.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $45.00.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Jefferies Group, Investment Services, Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Food, Medicine, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Agriculture, International Multifoods Corporation, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry

Freshnews

iclicker Hires President, Now Available in Australia and New Zealand

Effective immediately, i>clicker 2 and i>clicker GO systems are available for purchase in Australia, with only i>clicker GO available in New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Hartford Courant

GE Capital seen ripe for more slimming after credit card IPO

As General Electric Co starts spinning off its consumer credit card business, some on Wall Street are hoping that the U.S. industrial conglomerate will eventually slim down its GE Capital finance unit even further.

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Related Topix: General Electric, Aerospace-Defense, Ansonia, CT

The Hartford Courant

Credit Suisse poaches Lazard banker to head Americas financial services

Credit Suisse AG has hired Jim Spencer from Lazard Ltd as head of financial institutions investment banking for the Americas, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Monday.

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Related Topix: Credit Suisse Asset Mnagement Income Fund, Reuters, Ansonia, CT

The Washington Post

Gold Bears Bet Wrong Again as Fed Talk Favors Bulls: Commodities

Bearish speculators misjudged gold bets again as the release of Federal Reserve minutes extended this month's rally in bullion.

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Related Topix: 9, Morristown, NJ, Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Investment Services, Science / Technology

Local10.com

Stocks: Something to smile about

Better than expected reports from Citigroup and retail sales data helped U.S. markets open in positive territory after a painful week that saw the Nasdaq fall 3.1%, the S&P 500 side 2.7% , and the Dow Industrials tumble 2.3%.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Nuveen Investments, Investment Services

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