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| US might deregulate corn, soybean seeds USA TODAY |
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday proposed eliminating restrictions on the use of corn and soybean seeds genetically engineered to resist a common weed killer, a move welcomed by many farmers but feared by scientists and ...
| Liberty Media Seeks Full Ownership of Sirius XM New York Times |
On Friday, Liberty proposed to acquire the 48 percent of Sirius it does not already own in an all-stock deal valued at more than $10 billion, making the satellite radio provider a subsidiary of the media conglomerate. The complex deal would be a capstone to ...
| Prosaic Pipe Stymied Seattle's Big Bertha New York Times |
SEATTLE — The unknown object buried beneath this city, big enough to stop the world's largest-diameter tunnel-boring machine in its tracks last month and tantalizing enough in its mystery to set off a cottage industry of wispy romantic speculation, turns out to ...
| Machinists union local set to vote on Boeing contract Los Angeles Times |
SEATTLE — Waving angry signs and clenched fists, several hundred union members rallied Thursday afternoon for a vote against a contract that would cut their benefits but guarantee that Boeing Co. builds its latest wide-body jet in the Puget Sound area.
| Meager Sierra snowpack is way below average Los Angeles Times |
The signs aren't good when the chief of California's snow survey has to walk over bare ground to take a snowpack measurement in the Sierra Nevada, as Frank Gehrke did Friday near Echo Summit. Manual and electronic readings up and down the range ...
| Will Surge of Older Workers Take Jobs From Young? ABC News |
It's an assertion that has been accepted as fact by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people. One problem, many economists say: It isn't supported by a wisp of fact. "We all cannot believe that ...
| FireEye buys cyber forensics firm Mandiant for about $1 billion Reuters |
BOSTON (Reuters) - Cybersecurity company FireEye Inc has acquired Mandiant Corp, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secretive Chinese military unit believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks on U.S. companies.
| US gun magazine producer to leave Colo. over gun laws Fox News |
One of the largest producers of gun magazines in the U.S. is leaving Colorado because of its new gun laws and moving its operations to Texas and Wyoming. Magpul Industries, based in Erie, Colorado, announced Thursday that it was moving its production, ...
| FTC to Go After Deceptive Claims by Weight-Loss-Product Marketers Wall Street Journal |
The Federal Trade Commission said Friday it will unveil a new initiative against misleading weight-loss product advertisements next week. The regulator said it will hold a news conference Tuesday in which it will detail an initiative against "deceptive claims ...
| Boeing machinists voting on contract tied to 777X WPXI Pittsburgh |
Machinists union members and supporters cheer at a rally asking members to vote against a proposed contract Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Seattle. National leaders at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers recently announced a ...
| Regulator of Wall Street Loses Its Hard-Charging Chairman New York Times |
Gary Gensler, left, as President Obama announces plans in October to nominate Timothy Massad Shawn Thew/European Pressphoto Agency Gary Gensler, left, as President Obama announces plans in October to nominate Timothy Massad, right, as ...
| GLOBAL MARKETS-Copper and oil slide, world equities dip Reuters |
... Print. * Copper posts largest drop in a month, gold rises again * Snow-blasted Wall Street flat in low volume * Oil prices add to recent losses By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Copper futures dropped on Friday on concerns over Chinese ...
| Samsung's Lee Urges Shift Beyond Hardware in Apple Battle Bloomberg |
Billionaire Lee Kun Hee, chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., center, and daughter Lee... Read More. Billionaire Lee Kun Hee, chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., center, and daughter Lee Boo Jin, chief executive officer of Hotel Shilla Co., right, arrive ...
| Manhattan Home Sales Rise to Year-End Record in Deal Rush Bloomberg |
Buyers are rushing into Manhattan's market after a jump in mortgage rates since May,... Read More. Buyers are rushing into Manhattan's market after a jump in mortgage rates since May, heightening competition for properties at a time when supply is ...
| Google, Starbucks, Marijuana, Rubber Duck: Intellectual Property Businessweek |
Google Inc. (GOOG:US), operator of the world's most-used Internet search engine, received a patent on a method of creating comic strips on social networks. Patent 8,621,366, which was issued to the Mountain View, California-based company on Dec.
| Toronto Stocks Post Small Weekly Loss Wall Street Journal |
The S&P/TSX Composite fell 45.34 points, or 0.3%, to 13548.85, and advances led declines 839 to 761, preliminary data showed. The blue chip S&P/TSX 60 lost 3.30 points, or 0.4%, to 778.75. The TSX Composite ended the week with a 0.5% loss. Volumes ...
| Groupon's $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed TechCrunch |
Today Groupon announced that its purchase of the Korean ticket and ecommerce company Ticket Monster has closed. A document filed with the SEC states that on "January 2, 2014, the Company and Groupon Trailblazer completed its previously reported ...
| Beanie Baby Billionaire Seeks to Avoid Jail for Tax Crime Bloomberg |
H. Ty Warner, creator of Beanie Babies toys, signs autographs in a rare appearance to... Read More. H. Ty Warner, creator of Beanie Babies toys, signs autographs in a rare appearance to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Beanie Babies toy line at the ...
| Coins Remain a Bright Spot for Gold Wall Street Journal |
Sales of gold coins are booming even as the metal's price is falling, a testament to gold's continued appeal for small investors and collectors despite its first bear market in more than a decade. The heightened appetite for physical gold is a rare bright spot in a ...
| Detroit Gains Ground in 2013 as Ford Fusion Sets Growth Bloomberg |
2014 Ford Motor Co. Fusion vehicles move down the production line at the Flat Rock... Read More. 2014 Ford Motor Co. Fusion vehicles move down the production line at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan. The second-largest U.S. ...
| Three Ways for Europe to Cut Its Debt Load Wall Street Journal |
The headquarters of the European Central Bank stands illuminated beyond a euro sign sculpture at night in Frankfurt, Germany in November. Bloomberg News. BRUSSELS—Before financial crises there's the party, followed by the crash. Then comes the ...
| US Stocks Start Year With Loss Wall Street Journal |
Stocks kicked off 2014 with a loss, the first time since 2008 that stocks declined in the first trading session of the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 135.31 points, or 0.8%, to 16441.35. On Tuesday, the Dow rose 72 points, or 0.4%, to close out 2013 ...
| Fed's Plosser: Fed May Need To Employ Aggressive Tightening Campaign Wall Street Journal |
PHILADELPHIA--The Federal Reserve is facing daunting challenges when it comes to eventually ending its current easy money stance, and it might have to raise short-term rates faster than many expect, warned Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia ...
| Retail group says swipe-fee settlement too weak Businessweek |
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Retail Federation is appealing a multi-billion-dollar settlement over credit card swipe fees, saying the deal won't stop fees from soaring in the future. Last month, a federal judge approved the settlement between retailers and ...
| UPDATE 1-Remy Cointreau CEO resigns after 3 months in the job Reuters |
... Print. * Frederic Pflanz to stay in company as development director. * Former CFO, he had also taken COO role a year ago. * Company does not elaborate on reasons for his departure (Adds detail, background). PARIS, Jan 2 (Reuters) - French spirits group ...
| Bank of America and Oramed Are Big Market Movers ABC News |
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE. Bank of America Corp., up 53 cents to $16.10. Analysts with Citigroup see a strong tailwind for the bank if the U.S. economy ...
| Asian stocks fall further on Wall Street decline Boston.com |
BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets fell further Friday after overnight declines on Wall Street, weaker Chinese manufacturing data and gloomy sales forecasts by South Korean automakers. Oil edged up to stay above $95 a barrel after suffering its biggest one-day ...
| House prices rose by 8.4% in 2013, Nationwide says BBC News |
UK house prices rose by 8.4% in 2013 as the economy started to gain momentum, according to the Nationwide Building Society. The annual rise meant the average home was now valued at £175,826, it said. The change was driven by annual house price ...
| Ezra Klein Reportedly Sought An 'Eight-Figure' Investment To Stay And Build A ... San Francisco Chronicle |
Ezra Klein, who runs The Washington Post's "Wonkblog," is reportedly planning to leave the newspaper, according to The New York Times' Ravi Somaiya. One of the more shocking nuggets from the report is that Klein reportedly sought an "eight-figure" ...
| Why the Emerging Markets Bloodbath Today NASDAQ |
Emerging Market Bloodbath in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF ( EEM , quote ) and Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF ( VWO , quote ) sledded through the 200 day moving average in a way it hasn't in a long time. emerging-markets-BRIC-MINT ...
| Asian stocks fall further on Wall Street decline Kansas City Star |
BEIJING — Asian markets fell further Friday after overnight declines on Wall Street, weaker Chinese manufacturing data and gloomy sales forecasts by South Korean automakers. More News. Read more National, International Business news. Oil edged up to ...
| United Van Lines' Annual Migration Study Reveals Oregon As Top Moving ... Sacramento Bee |
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 2, 2014 -- /PRNewswire/ -- After four straight years as runner-up, Oregon has finally made it to the winner's circle, and Michigan can finally breathe a sigh of relief. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/CG39356-INFO).
| Lawmaker pushing for five-day mail service Federal Times |
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: U.S. Postal Service employee Arturo Lugo delivers an Express Mail package during his morning route on February 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday delivery of first-class ...
| European Economics Preview: UK Mortgage Approvals Data Due RTT News |
Mortgage approvals data from the U.K. is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, U.K. Nationwide house price figures are due. Economists forecast house prices to rise 0.7 percent month-on-month in December, ...
| What's on Deck for Investment-Related Taxes in 2014 Morningstar.com |
But given that valuations are such a strong predictor of future market performance, savvy investors would do well to ratchet their future market expectations down--not up--in the wake of the market's recently strong gains. And lower market expectations make it ...
| US Stock Futures Down Ahead of Claims Morningstar.com |
U.S. stock futures were down ahead of weekly claims data, signalling a lower open for Wall Street stocks on the first trading session in the New Year. About the Author. Rouhan Sharma is an assistant site editor for Morningstar.com based in Mumbai, India.
| Gov. Walker to view progress of Leo Frigo Bridge repairs fox6now.com |
GREEN BAY (WITI) — Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to view the progress of repairs being made to Green Bay's Leo Frigo Bridge on Friday, January 3rd. Gov. Walker approved $7.7 million to repair the bridge after one of its piers sank two feet on September ...
| Dogs Of The S&P 500 - Part 1 [Frontier Communications Corp, Windstream ... Seeking Alpha |
Dogs of the S&P 500? Yes, you read the headline correctly, and, no, I did not mistakenly insert "S&P 500" in place of "Dow." This is our third annual Dogs of the S&P 500 series. Most of us are at least acquainted with the classic Wall Street strategy known as ...
| General Motors Company (GM): GM Is Likely To Peak In 2014 And May Become ... Seeking Alpha |
General Motors (GM) is an interesting company. From its near death experience and government bailout it has emerged as a streamlined and profitable company. Revenues exceed $150 billion from the sale of over 9 million vehicles annually and adjusted ...
| Michael Jordan -- Re-Re-Re-Lists Chicago Mansion ... for $16 Mil TMZ.com |
If at first you don't succeed ... try, try again ... and again ... and again -- just like Michael Jordan is desperately doing with his Chicago mansion that no one on earth wants to buy. Jordan has re-listed the 7 acre estate for $16 million ... after it failed to sell at a ...