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  1. The Ruble's Currency CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    After sliding slowly down for most of the year, the Russian ruble dropped 20% in the last ten days. The slide began with the weakening Russian economy, sanctions imposed by the US and the EU last summer and falling oil prices.

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  2. New York Fashion Week to leave Lincoln Center after FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The UpTake : New York Fashion Week's top designers were already abandoning Lincoln Center in recent years, heading instead to smaller, hipper venues in SoHo and Chelsea. Now it looks like Mercedes Benz Fashion Week itself is exiting the performing arts center too, as a result of a lawsuit settlement over the parkland it displaced.

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  3. Cheap oil jamming rail lines means higher electricity billsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Electricity costs are poised to reach the highest level since 1999 because railroads are too clogged to deliver enough coal to power plants. While the United States has the world's biggest coal reserves, utilities are forecast by the government to end the year with the lowest stockpiles since 2005.

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  4. Cheap oil jamming rails means higher power billsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Electricity costs are poised to reach the highest level since 1999 because railroads are too clogged to deliver enough coal to power plants. While the United States has the world's biggest coal reserves, utilities are forecast by the government to end the year with the lowest stockpiles since 2005.

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  5. Cheap Oil Jamming Rails Means Higher U.S. Power Bills: FreightRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    U.S. electricity costs are poised to reach the highest level since 1999 because railroads are too clogged to deliver enough coal to power plants. While the U.S. has the world's biggest coal reserves, utilities are forecast by the government to end the year with the lowest stockpiles since 2005.

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  6. Las Vegas from Home's Software Deployed on Carnival Cruise LinesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Las Vegas From Home.com Entertainment Inc. . LVFH is pleased to announce that Carnival Corporation has started offering its guests the ability to wager for real money on their mobile devices throughout their ships while in international waters.

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  7. Exclusive: Nature fires back at EIA shale gas critiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | UPI

    The journal Nature stands by the accuracy of a feature questioning the longevity of the growth in U.S. shale natural gas, the features editor said Thursday. The U.S. Energy Information Administration took issue this week with an article published by Nature, in which Texas researchers said a detailed analysis of U.S. shale plays may be "bad news" for forecasters.

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  8. American Apparel's troubles grow worseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Paula Schneider, American Apparel Inc.'s incoming chief executive officer, hasn't even started work yet, and she's already facing a group of disgruntled managers. More than 30 executives asked the board to reconsider their decision to fire former CEO and company founder Dov Charney, according to a letter obtained by Bloomberg News.

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  9. American Apparel shares surge 19% amid takeover speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    American Apparel's new chief executive, Paula Schneider, said the firm was committed to continuing to make its clothing in the U.S. Above, American Apparel workers in downtown L.A. American Apparel's new chief executive, Paula Schneider, said the firm was committed to continuing to make its clothing in the U.S. Above, American Apparel workers in downtown L.A. A major operational rethink at American Apparel could lift it out of doldrums, or a buyer may make an offer A day after the firing of Dov Charney, American Apparel Inc.'s stock jumped amid fresh speculation that the apparel company is ripe for a takeover.

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  10. Stocks gain most in more than a year on Fed, oilRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KDWN

    The U.S. stock market had its best day in more than a year after the Federal Reserve said it would to remain "patient" in its approach to raising interest rates. Stocks rose from the open on Wednesday, led by energy companies, as oil prices showed signs of stabilizing from a big slump.

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  11. WRAPUP 6-Fed confident on U.S. growth, opens door wider to rate hikeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The Federal Reserve on Wednesday offered a strong signal that it was on track to raise interest rates sometime next year, altering a pledge to keep rates near zero for a "considerable time" in a show of confidence in the U.S. economy. Closing out a two-day meeting against a backdrop of solid domestic growth but trouble overseas, the U.S. central bank said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to bump borrowing costs higher.

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  12. Stocks Rally in Relief as Fed Signals Steady-as-She-Goes Approach to Rate HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

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  13. Natural Gas Climbs as End-of-Year Cold May Boost ConsumptionRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Natural gas futures advanced in New York for the first time in three days on forecasts for a late-December chill that would spur demand for the heating fuel. The weather will probably be colder than normal in the Midwest, Great Lakes and mid-Atlantic regions from Dec. 27 through Dec. 31, according to WSI Corp. in Andover, Massachusetts.

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  14. Stocks rally as Federal Reserve says it will remain 'patient' on raising rates.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- The Federal Reserve acted as usual on Wednesday. Its statement, much like others before it, was confusing and said little new as to exactly when the central bank might raise rates.

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  15. Crude Rebounds From 5-Year Low on Speculation Drop Was ExcessiveRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Brent, the benchmark for half the world's oil, gained as much as 5.8 percent after closing at the lowest level since May 2009 yesterday. West Texas Intermediate crude jumped as much as 5.5 percent.

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  16. S&P 500 Spikes on Excitement Ahead of Fed AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- The countdown to the Federal Reserve's announcement has begun. Investor sentiment hit fever pitch early Wednesday afternoon on hopes the central bank will leave the tone of recent statements unchanged.

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  17. California, Washington Lead All Other States In Electric-Car Ownership RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GreenCarReports

    For anyone who follows the U.S. electric-car market even casually, some new data on which states have the largest numbers of them probably doesn't count as news. A recent survey shows that California leads the nation in plug-in electric car registrations--with almost half of the nation's plug-in cars plying its roads.

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  18. Freshman GOPer Zeldin wins spot on foreign affairs panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Newly elected US Representative Lee Zeldin won a coveted spot on the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. Zeldin, who defeated Rep. Tim Bishop in the Long Island-area NY-1 district, will be the only Jewish Republican in the House in the wake of the primary defeat earlier this year of former Rep. Eric Cantor , who was the House majority leader.

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  19. Canada's U.S. Oil Imports Dwarfs Saudis' Share: Chart of the DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Canada 's share of U.S. oil imports is dwarfing Mexico and Saudi Arabia , as the country is faced with few outlets for its growing oil sands production. The CHART OF THE DAY tracks the proportion of U.S. crude oil imports supplied by Canada, Saudi Arabia and Mexico since November 2004, when each provided a bit more than 15 percent of demand.

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  20. Brent ends below $60, U.S. crude settles up, then ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHTC

    Brent crude futures fell for a fifth straight day on Tuesday to end below $60 a barrel while U.S. crude finished a volatile session slightly higher as trading of expiring options helped defend the price above $55. U.S. crude dipped again after settlement after an industry group reported growth in domestic crude inventories, which analysts had expected to shrink in the latest week.

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