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  1. Chinese tycoon set to build more billions with IPORead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | West Australian

    Property billionaire Wang Jianlin rose from a local government bureaucrat to China's richest man by transforming a debt-laden state-owned housebuilder into the sprawling Wanda Group, and the flotation of one of its subsidiaries this week will propel him back up the table of fortune. Wang has penchants for karaoke and collecting.


  2. Debt scheme is extended to businesses to protect 'lifeblood' of the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Sunday Herald

    Thousands of Scottish businesses could be saved from bankruptcy thanks to an extension from the Scottish Government to a scheme for individuals struggling with debt to businesses. Thousands of Scottish businesses could be saved from bankruptcy thanks to an extension from the Scottish Government to a scheme for individuals struggling with debt to businesses.


  3. 14 arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections distributed by a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, a law enforcement source told CNN Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tied 751 cases across 20 states to the steroid injections.


  4. GT Advanced Technologies: External Forecasts Suggest Restored Shareholder ValueRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Any positive news is likely to result in an increase in the trading price for GT Advanced, and favorable execution and momentum will cause price per share increases to "stick." Disclosure: The author is long GT Advanced .


  5. Cash Advances - Things To Keep In MindRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Did you fail to budget appropriately for this week's expenses? Do you need a little help? Consider a payday loan! In the following article, you will find tips that will be helpful when you are seeking a payday loan. You should know the provisions of the loan before you commit.


  6. Avoiding post-holiday debt bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Chow is a trustee in bankruptcy for BDO Canada. He's the guy people get sent to see when they've spent too much money and can no longer pay their bills.


  7. Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNET

    BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world." Bitcoin evangelist Charlie Shrem was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday after being charged with laundering money through the notorious online drug bazaar Silk Road.


  8. Fannie Mae - '4 Documents, Produced In Discovery'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Documents produced in discovery by the Defendant are now being used by the Plaintiff against the defendant. This suggests that discovery is unearthing valuable documents for the Plaintiff.


  9. Wave of technology disruptions is just beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    Mario Huettenhofer, chief of the German company 3D Fab, shows a 3D print of his own face. Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry.


  10. Bitcoin ends year in the dumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Times

    The dramatic reversal - bitcoin reached more than $1,100 in 2013 and is now trading at about $350 - is prompting skeptics, who long said the currency's promise was overhyped, to say "told you so." "I don't know that it's on its last legs, but it's not looking good," said Nathalie Reinelt, an analyst at the financial-consulting firm Aite Group in Boston.


  11. American Apparel Bid Reported In The $1.3-$1.4 RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seeking Alpha

    One of the bidders for American Apparel is a PE firm that would like to bring back founder Dov Charney, according to the New York Post. Previously, I wrote a corporate event could unlock a lot of the value that lies in American Apparel as well, but is it enough? As I'm writing this article on Friday morning before the U.S. markets open, I have no idea what today will bring for American Apparel .


  12. Feds Deny Raiding Teresa Giudicea s Home a " TicketRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    UPDATE, Friday, 12:45 p.m.: is reporting that the U.S. Attorney's Office, the Morris County Sheriff's Office, and Teresa Giudice's new lawyer have all denied that a raid took place. More information as we have it.


  13. Cyber crime strikes Wise County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

    Local law enforcement fell victim to cyber criminals last week when a computer virus wiped out a server in the Wise County Sheriff's Office.Sheriff David Walker said one of his department's 14 servers was infected with the CryptoWall virus on or around Dec. 18. The virus encrypted all the files on the server, including videos, photos, forms and ... (more)


  14. Reddit Notes: users getting 10% equity with kinda-sorta currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Reddit has just announced an odd initiative that aims to see 10% of the company's shares distributed among users, making true on a promise they made back in September after receiving $50 million in new funding. They're calling it Reddit Notes , and the details are still very slim.


  15. Former BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem gets two years in prison for Silk ...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Techmeme

    Former BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem gets two years in prison for Silk Road money laundering - Bitcoin Promoter Gets 2 Years for Silk Road Money Laundering - Charlie Shrem, the former Bitcoin Foundation Inc. executive who pleaded guilty to charges tied to the illicit online bazaar


  16. Winnebago Industries - Appeal Increases For This Motorhome BuilderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Investors in small-cap company Winnebago Industries had a rough past week as the company released the results for its first quarter of the fiscal 2015. For those of you not familiar with the business, Winnebago is a manufacturer of motorhomes which it has been selling throughout North America since being founded in 1958.


  17. US exits Ally Financial investment, auto bailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The U.S. Treasury sold its remaining shares of Ally Financial Thursday night and Friday morning, cutting the last financial cord from the auto industry bailout following the 2008 financial crisis. The Treasury, which provided $17.2 billion in emergency assistance to Ally, once owned 74 percent of the Detroit-based financial giant, which now is focused on auto financing to dealers and consumers, and to commercial and online banking.


  18. American Flight Attendants Helped Doug Parker - So He Pays Them BackRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    I've been covering the transportation industry for 20 years. Past publications include The Charlotte Observer, Miami Herald and Sacramento Bee.


  19. Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | HawaiiNews

    Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road. Shrem, a former vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan to forfeit $950,000 after pleading guilty in September to aiding and abetting an unlicensed money transmitting business.


  20. Investors should be cautious with bargains in US subprime marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    US markets hit by the subprime crisis, such as in Michigan and California, should be considered with caution. Photo: Bloomberg As recently as January this year, houses in Detroit, Michigan, were being touted for as little as US$1.