May 27, 2013

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Nikkei jump spurs yen selling; direction awaited
Reuters
By Chikako Mogi. TOKYO | Tue May 28, 2013 1:00am EDT. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese stocks strengthened as Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, although investors were still awaiting direction from U.S. and U.K. markets when they resume trade after ...
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Amazon's Workers in Germany Stage Second Strike
Wall Street Journal
FRANKFURT--Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) workers in Germany staged a second strike over wages and benefits Monday, services employees union ver.di said, highlighting a shift in the way labor agreements are negotiated. About 250 workers, roughly half of ...
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Costa Rica: Digital currency site founder arrested
Businessweek
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The founder of the Liberty Reserve digital currency business has been arrested in Spain on money-laundering charges, Costa Rican authorities said. Officials in the Central American nation said in a statement that Arthur ...
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Auction of lunch with Warren Buffett starts Sunday
Businessweek
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett has already helped raise nearly $15 million over the years for a San Francisco homeless charity, and the group hopes someone will again be willing to pay more than $2 million for a private lunch with the Omaha, Neb., ...
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Bausch & Lomb Sale Mints New Turnaround Artist
Forbes
The $8.7 billion sale of Bausch & Lomb, which specializes in eye health, to Valeant Pharmaceuticals Valeant Pharmaceuticals represents a triumph for Bausch's chief executive, Brent Saunders, who took over after Bausch was taken private by a group of ...
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Germany's top-selling tabloid to introduce paywall
Businessweek
BERLIN (AP) — Europe's top-selling newspaper said Monday it will introduce a paywall for part of its online offerings starting next month. Main news stories will remain free of charge online, but a subscription will be required to view features, interviews and ...
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Fosun Gains on Club Med Takeover Bid With Axa: Hong Kong Mover
Bloomberg
Fosun International Ltd. (656) rose the most in two months in Hong Kong trading after the investment company made a takeover bid yesterday for Club Mediterranee SA (CU) with investors including Axa Private Equity. The Shanghai-based investment arm of ...
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Obamacare Unveiled as California With New York Lead U.S.
Bloomberg
While politicians in Washington argue over the Affordable Care Act, its ultimate fate is being decided far from Capitol Hill. Amid the periodic repeal votes in Congress and activist campaigns on both sides of the debate, states from New York to California are ...
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Kuwaiti oil minister quits over Dow Chemical's compensation win
Financial Times
Kuwait's oil minister has quit in the fallout over a $2.2bn government compensation payment to Dow Chemical of the US, in a row that is a perfect storm of the political troubles facing the rich but restless Gulf petrostate. Hani Hussein, who resigned before he ...
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Electric Car Battery Swapping Startup Better Place Plans To Liquidate
Forbes
Better Place, a well-funded startup that dreamed of making history as a pioneer in the electric car market, has asked a court to shut down the company and begin a liquidation process. The Silicon Valley company, which raised over $850 million in private ...
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As Colorado River drought worsens, water officials parley
Los Angeles Times
SAN DIEGO - Amid a worsening drought along the Colorado River, 40-plus water agency officials, environmentalists, farmers and Indian tribal leaders from the seven states that depend on the river for survival are gathered here for a "moving forward" meeting ...
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AARP to coach aging Boomers 'reimagining' their lives
USA TODAY
As Boomers poise for reinvention, businesses are stepping up. Now AARP enters the fray. Senior couple. A new AARP site offers career and lifestyle advice to those 50 and older. (Photo: Lane Oatey/Blue Jean Images via Getty Images) ...
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Bangkok Tops List of World's Tourism Destinations
Wall Street Journal
Based on data MasterCard collected from governments, central banks, related public agencies and airlines so far this year, the projection for the entire year says Bangkok is surpassing London, the previous holder of the top place, by a very narrow margin.
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Grafton has new coal mine, but it's no mining town
Seattle Post Intelligencer
GRAFTON, W.Va. (AP) — The housing business is booming in Grafton, but many storefronts remain empty and some local business owners say they're still waiting to feel the economic impact of a 2-year-old coal mine. They're hoping it will grow as the Leer ...
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St. Louis city, county move closer to cooperation
San Francisco Chronicle
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Board of Aldermen has endorsed a plan to combine the economic development agencies of the city and surrounding St. Louis County, despite doubts from some board members about the wisdom of the merger. The Board of ...
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Coal India rallies over 5% on Q4 earnings, price hike
Economic Times
Coal India Ltd rallied over 5 per cent in opening trade on Tuesday, after the world's largest coal producer reported 35 percent increase in its fourth-quarter 2012/13 net profit, beating market estimates.
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US Oil Boom Divides OPEC
Wall Street Journal
The American energy boom is deepening splits within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, threatening to drive a wedge between African and Arab members as OPEC grapples with a revolution in the global oil trade. OPEC members ...
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Best Time to Buy Dollar-Yen Is 'Around 101,' RBS's Gibbs Says
Bloomberg
The Japanese currency's recent strengthening is part of a broader correction that shouldn't deter investors from selling the yen, Greg Gibbs, a senior currency strategist at Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, said in a Bloomberg TV interview with Susan Li from ...
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One Small Win for Raw Milk
Wall Street Journal
Raw-milk proponents celebrated a Wisconsin farmer's acquittal on three of four counts related to selling unpasteurized milk and cheese, bolstering their hopes of legalizing the products in America's Dairyland. Jurors found Vernon Hershberger, a 41-year-old ...
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Asia Stocks Extend Longest Losing Streak Since November on China
Businessweek
Asian stocks fell, with the regional equities gauge extending its longest losing streak in more than six months, as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said his country is confronted by "huge challenges" and investors awaited a report on U.S. consumer confidence.
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Government denies fresh reports that Apple got special deal on its tax rate
Irish Independent
Apple chief Tim Cook made the assertion to CongressPeter Flanagan New Technology Correspondent – 28 May 2013. THE Government has reiterated that it believes there were absolutely no deals for multinationals to set up here. Also in this section ...
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US Backs Reforms for Bangladesh Garment Sector
ABC News
A U.S. diplomat says Washington backs reforms for Bangladesh's garment industry while encouraging global brands not to pull out their business following last month's building collapse that killed more than 1,100 people in the world's worst garment industry ...
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Australia May Get 10% of New LNG Contracts, Wood Mackenzie Says
Bloomberg
Australia's global share of new contracts for liquefied natural gas may drop to about 10 percent a year by 2025 as U.S. exports rise, Wood Mackenzie Ltd. said. Buyers may get 16 million to 20 million metric tons of LNG annually from Australian suppliers out of ...
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Venezuela says open to oil production cut
AFP
CARACAS — Venezuela would be open to an oil production cut if the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided it was necessary to help maintain prices, Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said. "We have a joint production level of 30 ...
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Big brother, Mother Nature allies in sea wall bout
San Jose Mercury News
SOLANA BEACH, Calif.—Atop the ocean bluff are the homes of those fortunate to own a piece of land overlooking the dramatic California coastline. Down on the beach are the surfers, swimmers and beachcombers lucky for a sliver of sand that skirts caves ...
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Lowell methadone clinic faces opposition
San Francisco Chronicle
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A border battle is brewing between Lowell and Chelmsford over a methadone clinic. The Habit OpCo clinic in downtown Lowell wants to relocate elsewhere in the city to a site near the Chelmsford line. Opponents say the proposed ...
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Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund Cutting Reliance on External Fund Managers
Bloomberg
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, among the world's biggest sovereign wealth funds, is curbing reliance on outside fund managers and reducing holdings in developed-world shares in favor of emerging market investments. The fund counts on external ...
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Breaking: Company Study Shows That Company Is Totally In the ...
By Anthony Ha
Breaking: Company Study Shows That Company Is Totally In the Right Business ... They offer products to both individuals and businesses alike, including online vendors, auction sites and corporate users. PayPal connects effortlessly to bank ...
TechCrunch
Square Enix's three initiatives to reform its AAA business | Joystiq
By Alexander Sliwinski
Square Enix's three initiatives to reform HD business. With the epiphanic clarity that comes at the bottom of the third strawberry milkshake, Square Enix is reimagining the way it interacts with customers and the very definition of "AAA" games.
Joystiq
Yahoo Working On Two Deals Worth $150-$200 Million - Business ...
By Jay Yarow
Apparently, Yahoo is going to try to acquire its turnaround plan. Since Marissa Mayer took over in July of 2012, Yahoo has made 11 small acquisitions, or acquihires, and one big one — the $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr. But, she's not close ...
Business Insider
Yahoo Bid $600-$800 Million For Hulu - Business Insider
By Jay Yarow
Anything under $1 billion will probably be rejected by Hulu's parent companies.
Business Insider
How Does Apple Keep Its Secrets? - Business Insider
By Jim Edwards
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Obama Returns To Jersey Shore - Business Insider
By Dan Roberts, The Guardian
Obama is visiting those regions that have been among the first to recover and for the sake of the state's $40bn tourism industry, it is important he strikes an upbeat tone when he joins Christie on Tuesday to visit families and business owners.
Politics
Job Creation Under The Last 5 Presidents - Business Insider
By Calculated Risk
Private and public sector job creation under Obama, Clinton, Bush, Bush, and Carter.
Money Game
Ukraine may greenlight joint gas transportation with Russia — RT ...
By RT
Ukraine may reportedly allow Russia into its gas transportation system in return for lower prices.
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Town Business: Oakland wins 4-1 over SF - Athletics Nation
By Billy Frijoles
Dan Straily, Josh Donaldson and Yoenis Cespedes combined to lead the A's to a victory in Battle of the Bay Game 1.
Athletics Nation - All Posts
Rossi No Longer Controls E-Cat Business | E-Cat World
By admin
Indicating a shift in the commercial direction of the E-Cat, Andrea Rossi today said that he is no longer in control of the business side of his invention....
E-Cat World
What to Do with Doing Business? by Ricardo Hausmann - Project ...
By Ricardo Hausmann
Under pressure from China and other governments, the World Bank is considering discontinuing its Doing Business report. While that would be a mistake, it would be equally mistaken to view the report's indicators and rankings as a framework ...
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Holiday marks boost in business | Boston Herald
Memorial Day weekend wasn't a total washout for Bay State businesses, which cross their fingers for good weather for the unofficial kickoff of summer.
bostonherald.com/.../05/holiday_marks_boost_in_business
Meet the Man Who Sold a Month-Old App to Dropbox for $100M ...
Gentry Underwood answers our questions on the success of his app Mailbox and Mailbox's future now that it has been acquired by Dropbox.
www.wired.com/business/2013/05/gentry-underwood/
Sheppard Mullin, BakerHostetler, Cornell: Business of Law ...
Scott J. Palmer joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's intellectual property practice group in Beijing. Palmer joins from Baker ...
www.bloomberg.com/.../sheppard-mullin-bakerhostetler-corne...
Kate Middleton's parents eye NYC for party business
Kate Middleton's parents are plotting to expand their family business in America — and they have their sights set on the Big Apple. [email protected] can exclusively ...
www.nydailynews.com/.../kate-middleton-parents-eye-nyc-par...
Retailers say analog era government is hurting business | ZDNet
The Australian government's reluctance to lower the GST threshold for online goods and an inability to keep up with the times is costing Australian retailers ...
www.zdnet.com/.../retailers-say-analog-era-government-is-hur...
Industry giant aims to improve fracking - Maine Business
Workers tend to a well head at a hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, operation in Colorado. General Electric hopes its research can help reduce environmental ...
www.pressherald.com/.../industry-giant-aims-to-improve-frack...
Liberty Fairs to Open Retail Store - Retail/Business - Men's Wear ...
The trade show is opening a retail location in Los Angeles to showcase a rotating roster of its brands directly to consumers.
www.wwd.com/.../liberty-fairs-to-open-retail-store-6952922?...


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