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  1. Vets train to transition back to civilian lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    It's the Boots to Business class at the Watervliet Arsenal. The class helps veterans cultivate their entrepreneurial skills to start a business.


  2. US university, foundation invested in frozen Chinese stocksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    The University of Michigan, defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. and a foundation helping Appalachian children all own stakes in an overseas investment fund backing two major Chinese companies, which recently froze their stocks and missed financial reporting deadlines. The American organizations invested in the $1.4 billion fund - managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley - for their endowments or retirement funds, parts of which could be at risk amid news that auditors have yet to sign off on the Chinese companies' books.


  3. John Baird to join Canadian Pacific Railway board of directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Former foreign affairs minister John Baird, who resigned from cabinet in February and as an MP March 16, has been nominated to join CP's board of directors, a position that pays at least $235,000 annually. The former Conservative cabinet minister is among 13 nominees to the expanded board of directors at Canadian Pacific Railways, a position that pays at least $235,000 a year.


  4. First-Time Buyers Rising: Which Homebuilders Benefit?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    "The data sets for first-time buyers are typically a month to three months late, but we believe the trends established in late 2014 and early 2015 suggest demand is growing," he wrote in a client note on Monday. as having the highest exposure to first timers, with more than 50% of each firm's sales mix coming from that buyer group.


  5. Small investors blame brokers for lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Finance and Commerce

    Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy partnerships in hopes of earning more income. She had received the cash from a settlement after her husband died in an accident and needed money to raise her small son.


  6. China, Big Deals Boost Dow Jones Industrial Average to a Triple-Digit WinRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    The day started off with a bang, as global stimulus chatter and a massive round of M&A activity had bulls champing at the bit. At its highest point, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had found its way back above the psychologically significant 18,000 mark , but couldn't maintain a foothold through the close.


  7. David Cameron leads the backlash over Mail privacy revelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    After Mail revelations, Cameron leads the backlash: PM and privacy watchdog vow the sharks won't get away with 'theft' The Prime Minister led furious calls for any companies found guilty of selling personal data without consent to face the toughest consequences Rogue data firms were warned by David Cameron last night that they could face serious penalties after the Mail exposed an astonishing trade in private information. The Prime Minister led furious calls for any companies found guilty of selling personal data without consent to face the toughest consequences.


  8. Tories to introduce new, separate lump sum payment for critically wounded troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    The Harper government is offering yet another new lump-sum benefit to the country's most critically wounded soldiers, hoping to silence complaints that the existing pain and suffering awards are too cheap. The new critical injury benefit unveiled Monday by Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O'Toole will - once approved by Parliament - provide a $70,000 tax-free award to injured soldiers and veterans.


  9. Letter: Teacher pension math 'disingenuous'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    Teacher pension costs will drop significantly next year, with lower rates expected to save more than $100 million in Nassau and Suffolk counties alone, officials said. Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas Just how disingenuous can a person be? Thomas Lee, executive director and chief investment officer of the state Teachers' Retirement System, attempts to downplay the great giveaway using percentages ["Investments pay most of teacher pensions," Letters, March 19].


  10. While you were sleeping: Stocks rally amid dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    Equities rallied amid a flurry of corporate takeovers as well as comments from China's central bank governor that the government plans to bolster the economy and stoke inflation. In afternoon trading on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 1.5 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed 1.3 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index added 1.1 percent.


  11. Small business leaders travel for miles, even states, to hear about opportunities with Team RedstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    More than 600 representatives from small businesses countrywide made their way to the Rocket City on Monday for the U.S. Army Materiel Command's Team Redstone Small Business Industry Outreach. Small business leaders said the face-to-face time they shared with Team Redstone commanders is beneficial to the future of their companies.


  12. Luke's on Speedway Has ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    The owner of Luke's on Speedway, Jason Amadori, issued the following notice on Facebook after being locked out of his restaurant for failure to pay rent: To our dedicated customers for years of loyalty and coming in our store year after year we are officially closed ! Yes we had some financial situations that we just could not overcome and we were closed down by the landlord today. Dear Tucson, as the former owner of Luke's on speedway I want to go on a little rant about how you can help support this community by just doing little things that are necessary to not allow it , to be run by the corporate machine .


  13. Delays at Tripoli NSSF stir fears of social disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Non-governmental organizations, labor unions and mukhtars warned of a "social disaster" in Tripoli during a meeting to discuss the deteriorating condition of the National Social Security Fund office in the city. Citizens have been angered by delays in the completion of their documentation, caused by a lack of staff and an increase in the number of insured individuals.


  14. Illinois Supreme Court Holds Information Provided to a CPA Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In examining the issue of the accountant-client privilege for the first time, the Supreme Court of Illinois recently ruled that the privilege belongs to the accountant, not the client. In Brunton v.


  15. Inquiry begins for men accused in Myles-Leg r fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Telegram

    The preliminary inquiry for two former senior managers for the once-celebrated real estate development company Myles-LegA r got underway today in provincial court in St. John's. Rosie Mullaley/The Telegram Defence lawyers Randy Piercey for Terrence Reardon, and Stan MacDonald for Bill Clarke, along with Crown prosecutors Tannis King and Jason House were in provincial court in St. John's today for the preliminary hearing for Reardon and Clarke.


  16. Ciena Corporation (CIEN) Traders Zero In On $20Read the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    The stock's 10-day put/call volume ratio across the International Securities Exchange , Chicago Board Options Exchange , and NASDAQ OMX PHLX is 0.77, which ranks in the 85th percentile of its annual range. This isn't any great surprise, considering CIEN's technical track record.


  17. Village PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Sandy Greenstein is a vibrant, fit, civically engaged woman. Three times a week at 5:30 a.m., the 68-year-old is up and out the door to the gym for a 2 -hour workout.


  18. Sturgis Bancorp Reports Shareholder Approval of ConsolidationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Final regulatory approvals were received for the transaction in March 2015 from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Department of Justice, and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. WMSB reported to Sturgis Bank regarding a special meeting of West Michigan Savings Bank shareholders, held on March 28, 2015.


  19. Pending Home Sales Rise in February behind Solid Gains in the Midwest, WestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    Pending home sales in February increased to their highest level since June 2013 as sizeable gains in the Midwest and West offset smaller declines in the Northeast and South, according to the National Association of RealtorsA . The Pending Home Sales Index ,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 3.1 percent to 106.9 in February from a slight downward revision of 103.7 in January and is now 12.0 percent above February 2014 .


  20. U.S. shopping center occupancy rate hit six-year highRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chain Store Age

    The death of the mall has been highly exaggerated, according to data released Monday by the International Council of Shopping Centers and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries. Among the highlights: Shopping center occupancy rates were 92.7% at the end of 2014, the highest level since second quarter 2008, according to data released Monday.