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  1. China Widens - Tax-Evasion' Net as Microsoft to Pay $150 MillionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    China is expanding efforts to rein in what authorities say is tax evasion by foreign companies, with Microsoft Corp. being required to pay more than $150 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. The payments -- including 840 million yuan in back taxes, interest and more than 100 million yuan in additional annual disbursements going forward -- were detailed in a Nov. 23 report by the state-run Xinhua News Agency, which stopped short of naming the company involved.

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  2. Samsung to Buy Back Shares After $1.7 Billion Chemicals SaleRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Samsung Electronics Co. said it will buy back shares valued at 2.19 trillion won after its parent group announced the sale of stakes in chemicals and defense businesses in the chaebol's biggest restructuring.

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  3. U.K. Mortgage Lenders Face Slowing Earnings as Housing CoolsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Britain's biggest mortgage lenders face faltering earnings growth as potential homebuyers pull back before next year's general election, regulators tighten financing and the economy slows. Nationwide Building Society, the U.K.'s third-largest mortgage lender, yesterday reported a 36 percent slump in home loans in the six months through September, an indicator that other banks may encounter a similar slowdown.

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  4. Europe And The US Are At War Over Breaking Up Google...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    US lawmakers are now weighing in heavily against the motion currently going through the European Parliament which would advise breaking up Google . Google execs are known to be "furious" at the EU's idea that the search giant - which has a 90% market share in Europe - is a monopoly that needs to be split apart.

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  5. Voting Firm ISS Fuels Revolt Over BG Pay DealRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ananova

    An influential proxy voting agency has added to a chorus of opposition to a 12m pay deal for the new boss of BG Group, the FTSE-100 oil explorer. Sky News has learnt that Institutional Shareholder Services , whose clients include key City fund managers, has recommended that BG shareholders oppose a resolution next month to approve the share award for Helge Lund.

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  6. Euro Zone Contagion Begins to Infect BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I have been a financial journalist for more years than I'll ever admit. I started in New York before settling in London, with diversions to Moscow and Hong Kong, where I helped launch CNBC in Asia.

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  7. These dividend stocks look ready to boost their payouts to shareholders.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

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  8. UK business spending in surprise fallRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    Business investment in the UK fell unexpectedly in the third quarter of the year, figures show, although consumer spending remained strong. The Office for National Statistics said business investment was 0.7% lower in the July-to-September period from the previous quarter.

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  9. Verizon to FCC Chairman: Net Neutrality Litigation Not UnavoidableRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PHONE+

    Verizon last Friday implied that the Federal Communications Commission could avoid a legal challenge from the New York-based telecommunications titan if the agency chooses a specific path in regulating the Internet. A Verizon executive seemed to remind FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler that Verizon doesn't intend to challenge the Commission's forthcoming Net neutrality regulations if the agency bases its authority on Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

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  10. From city life to country lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    For decades, Taiwan has focused on developing its high-tech and manufacturing industries, resulting in a population migration from the rural areas to the cities. But now the island is seeing a reversal.

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  11. Mapping the world with open sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Red Hat Magazine

    In the world of geospatial technology, closed source solutions have been the norm for decades. But the tides are slowly turning as open source GIS software is gaining increasing prominence.

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  12. Long-Term Space Flights Here We Come! ISS Astronauts 3D Print The First Spare Part In SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm a science, technology and business journalist, currently on staff at irreverent tech news site The Register. I started my career in the Middle East's growing media sector as a reporter on Arabian Computer News, before putting in a couple of hectic years on the business desk of busy daily newspaper 7DAYS in Dubai during the global economic crisis.

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  13. OPEC leader Saudi Arabia sees market stabilizingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi talk to journalists he arrives at his hotel ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna on Monday. Al-Naimi said Wednesday he expects the oil market to stabilize itself OPEC leader Saudi Arabia signalled on Wednesday it was unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week, a day after Russia refused to co-operate in any production cut and threatened to unleash an oil price war.

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  14. China ETF Demand Overwhelms Quota as Premium Rises to RecordRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The largest U.S. ETF that tracks mainland Chinese stocks has jumped to a record premium to its underlying assets as unprecedented demand forces fund manager Deutsche Bank AG to all but stop taking in new money. The $633.5 million X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A- Shares ETF closed 5.1 percent above the value of its holdings on Nov. 24. The manager capped new creations at 50,000 shares, or one unit, for the second time in less than three months as it exhausted a government quota for buying onshore securities.

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  15. Mr. Yen Sees Drop He Forecast Nearing End on Economy: CurrenciesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The 14 percent plunge in Japan's currency since mid-year has about run its course, according to the former Ministry of Finance official known as "Mr. Yen." Eisuke Sakakibara, who got his nickname in the 1990s for his influence over the exchange rate, said the yen is unlikely to match its low of 124.14 per dollar on the eve of the financial crisis in June 2007.

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  16. Black Friday marketers push for greater spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    One strategy U.S. retailers use to claim a larger share of Black Friday spending is to lock in s will be sold out before they get into the store. So in 2013, Wal-Mart came up with this solution.

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  17. Mining shares pull FTSE higherRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    Among the miners, Antofagasta rose 3% and BHP Billiton was up 1.3%. Analysts said the sector was looking cheap, despite falls in commodity prices.

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  18. Saudi Arabia Says No One Should Cut Output, Oil Will StabilizeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Saudi Arabia's oil minister said tumbling crude prices will stabilize and there's no need for producing nations to cut output. "No one should cut and market will stabilize itself," Ali Al-Naimi told reporters a day before OPEC meets in Vienna.

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  19. Pre-OPEC Producer Meeting Fails to Deliver Crude Output CutsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Nations supplying a third of the world's crude oil failed to pledge output cuts after meeting in Vienna. Russia can withstand prices even lower than they are now, the country's biggest producer said.

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  20. Centum of Kenya in Talks on Healthcare, Education VenturesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Centum Investment Co., Kenya's biggest publicly traded investment company, is in discussions to set up partnerships in the healthcare and education industries as it targets a 35 percent annual return on shareholder funds. Talks with an international healthcare operator are at "an advanced stage" to establish a medical-services business in East Africa, Chief Executive Officer James Mworia said in an interview.

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