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13 min ago | Sunherald.com

Business Highlights

Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.

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4 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Albanian arrested for alleged Syria recruitment

The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions but trim annual cost-of-living payments - the first major agreement with retirees in the bankruptcy... Kansas prosecutors have filed state-level murder charges against the white supremacist accused in a shooting spree that left ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Chinese sneaker factory workers go on strike

A worker said more than 10,000 employees at Yue Yuen Industrial's plant in the southern province of Guangdong joined the strike on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Wichita, KS

12 hrs ago | ABC News

Yellen: Mega-Banks Might Need to Hold More Capital

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the largest U.S. banks might need to hold additional capital to withstand periods of financial stress.

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13 hrs ago | ABC News

US Homebuilder Confidence Edges up in April

U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market rose modestly in April but remained at low levels for the third straight month, constrained by tight credit for home buyers and a shortage of workers and available land.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Wilmington, DE

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Boy, 13, shot in the EYE by stray bullet after gunman opens fire in New York

Two sex offenders out on parole went on a savage rape and murder spree that left FIVE women dead... all while wearing their GPS ANKLE BRACELETS EXCLUSIVE 'They're not mine': Estranged husband of woman who admitted to killing six of her newborn babies says he isn't the father and that she was kicked out of the house for cheating Is this the worst ... (more)

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21 hrs ago | KNDU

Reduce your taxes for next year

The filing of an annual tax return can be a real eye opener. With April being Financial Literacy Month, in addition to prime tax season, now is a good time to look at ways to save on next year's taxes.

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Related Topix: Tax, Retirement, IRA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Figures may end 'squeeze on pay'

A sixth consecutive fall in the rate of inflation is expected to herald an end to the prolonged squeeze on real wages when official figures are published today.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

Norwalk Citizen News

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

In this May 31, 2013, file photo, acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, center, accompanied by Acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris, left, and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, speaks during a news conference about Social Security and Medicare in Washington.

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Northern Michigan News

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

KEPR CBS 19

Citigroup's earnings edge higher in first quarter

Citigroup's its first-quarter earnings rose as the bank got a boost from declines in expenses and provisions for bad loans.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

KEPR CBS 19

Study shows increase in online information thefts

The number of Americans who say they've had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Is hot market for IPOs cooling?

In this April 10, 2014 file photo, Ally Financial CEO Michael Carpenter, third from right, is applauded as he rings the New York Stock Exchange opening bell to mark his company's IPO.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, REIT

Fox 23

Study shows increase in stolen information online

The January survey shows that 18 percent of online adults had personal information stolen such as their social security number, credit card or bank account information.

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Hudson Hub-Times

US stocks open higher on retail sales increase

U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday following news that U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months.

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National Public Radio

TIAA-CREF Buying Nuveen For $6.25B

Financial services provider TIAA-CREF says it's buying investment manager Nuveen Investments in a deal valued at $6.25 billion including debt.

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Related Topix: Nuveen Investments, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retirement

Washington Times

Oklahoma AG cautions about tax and rebate scams

Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning Oklahomans about tax and rebate scams as the deadline nears to file personal income tax returns.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Tax, Social Security

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Investors dip a toe back in emerging markets

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Age

Is your super under supervision?

It's often said we pay a lot for superannuation. But how much? Well, research firm Rainmaker estimates Australians paid $18.6 billion in fees for their retirement savings to be managed last financial year.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Retirement, Pension

Norwalk Citizen News

the Big Unwind: Here's How Hedge Funds Drove The Brutal Nasdaq Selloff

Volatility has returned to the markets, and growth stocks in information technology and health care have led the way down.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mutual Funds

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