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  1. Scottrade, Orbitz Hone in on Customer Experience Insight: 2014 Engagement & Experience ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | PRWeb

    Effective consumer insight starts with numbers. Fortunately for esteemed investment firm Scottrade, Inc., the company lives and breathes for the numbers.

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  2. SPDR Gold Assets Contract Most in a Year as Equities RecoverRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Holdings in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded product backed by the metal, shrank by the most in 12 months as investors cut assets even after prices rebounded from the lowest level this year. The assets contracted 1.2 percent to 751.96 metric tons yesterday, the least since November 2008, according to data on the fund's website.

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  3. Japan: GPIF; Earnings Could Be A Catalyst, Says Credit SuisseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Barron's

    The Nikkei 225 corrected 2% after a big 4% rally yesterday . The Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported over the weekend that the $1.3 trillion government pension fund GPIF may increase its domestic stock holdings to 25%, topping analyst expectations.

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  4. McDonald's prices send diners to rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day.

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  5. India Steps Closer to Ending 40-Year State Monopoly on CoalRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    India stepped closer to ending a four-decade-old government monopoly on mining and selling coal as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to tackle fuel shortages. The government approved a decree enabling it to permit commercial mining in future, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said at a briefing in New Delhi yesterday, without giving a timeline.

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  6. What is the Vix volatility index ?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business News

    The Vix volatily index - known popularly as the fear index - hit a near three-year high last week, reflecting the toxic cocktail of bad news which has sent stock markets tumbling. Investors are concerned about growing signs of a global economic slowdown, particularly in China and the eurozone, at the same time as major central banks such as the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England are turning off the money taps which have supported stock markets for years.

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  7. How Goldman's Libya case could disrupt derivativesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business News

    A legal battle between Goldman Sachs and the Libyan sovereign wealth fund could have more permanent repercussions for the banking industry, experts have told CNBC. The Libyan Investment Authority has accused Goldman of misleading it and taking advantage of its lack of financial knowledge to make "substantial" profits on a series of derivative trades back in 2008.

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  8. McD's costly menu sends diners to fancier rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Fast-food chains, long thought of as the cheapest place to grab a quick bite, may now have that reputation working against them. McDonald's prices were up about 3 per cent through the end of June compared with 12 months earlier, and some customers would rather dine elsewhere.

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  9. UPDATE 1-Staples says probing possible payment card data breachRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack. "Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement," company spokesman Mark Cautela said in a statement late Monday.

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  10. Whistleblower secret audio: the Fed secretly serves the interests of big banksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    If you have wondered whether the Federal Reserve actually served the interests of the country in general or those of moneyed self-interests, wonder no further: It's not you the Fed is looking out for. According to several reports, hours of devastating new audio that was secretly recorded by a now-fired bank examiner show that the New York Federal Reserve is far too lenient on the very Wall Street banks it is charged with regulating.

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  11. Puppet Labs CEO Awarded for Entrepreneurial Achievement by Oregon Entrepreneurs NetworkRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    October 20, 2014 - Puppet Labs the leading provider of IT automation software, today announced its CEO and founder, Luke Kanies, won the Entrepreneurial Achievement Award from the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network at the 21st annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Award ceremony. Luke was honored for his impact on the IT industry, his innovative methods in building Puppet Labs, and his consistent efforts to mentor entrepreneurs throughout Oregon.

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  12. Tudor's Jones Said to See U.S. Stocks Beating Globe Rest of YearRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones, one of the most successful hedge-fund managers, said U.S. stocks will outperform other equity markets for the rest of the year. Jones, founder of the $13 billion Tudor Investment Corp., made the comments yesterday in a wide-ranging interview conducted by fellow macro money manager Stan Druckenmiller at the Robin Hood Investors conference in New York, according to two people at the event who asked not to be identified because it was private.

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  13. What did you do before breakfast? Warren Buffett lost a billion dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTMF

    Warren Buffett had a difficult Monday morning. Before breakfast even started, he learned he'd lost nearly a billion dollars.

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  14. Wall Street Marathoners Run With Polar Bears for CharityRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Mark Edgar had a sudden realization after a 20-mile training run in the pouring rain, the longest run of his life. The Nomura Securities International Inc. convertible bonds salesman's jog through the leafy streets of Upper Saddle River , New Jersey, was a stroll compared with what he will go through in five days at the Polar Circle Marathon : He'll be running over glaciers wearing ice clamps on his feet in a place where the average October low temperature is about 15 degrees Fahrenheit .

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  15. Carlton School Board makes move to hire consulting firm for consolidationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    The Carlton School Board unanimously moved forward to hire an expert to guide a consolidation process between its district and Wrenshall on Monday. Board and community members heard from a representative from Robert W. Baird and Co., a consulting firm which would help officials decided if consolidating the schools would be beneficial to the community.

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  16. a Professor Wozniak takes on new role at Australian universityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    Inventor, programmer and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has taken up his first ever adjunct professorship at Australia's University of Technology, Sydney, earning himself the additional title of "coolest person in the universe" from university staff in the process. The pioneering computer engineer has taken up the position in the university's Magic Lab , which is part of the School of Software and Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems in the UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT.

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    5 hrs ago | Townhall

    It used to be that corporations made their money the old fashioned way-they would earn it. Now is seems that financial and accounting engineering are the only way that corporations can proclaim an improving bottom line.

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  18. Infinity Pharmaceuticals Now Covered by Analysts at Stifel NicolausRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Nomura raised their price target on shares of Infinity Pharmaceuticals from $12.00 to $19.00 in a research note on Friday, September 5th.

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  19. Align Technology Raised to "Buy" at Goldman SachsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Shares of Align Technology traded up 4.87% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $47.59. 926,749 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

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  20. Hospitality Properties Trust Rating Increased to Buy at Stifel NicolausRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm currently has a $30.00 price target on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus' price objective indicates a potential upside of 5.04% from the stock's current price.

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