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Hedge Fund Rules Cause Confusion

WSJ US News - 18 min 49 sec ago
European hedge funds have scrambled to pass their first test under complex new European Union regulations amid confusion over the timing and introduction of the rules.
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SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds

US News and World Report - 25 min 46 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds — at least for some money funds used by big investors.
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Pepsi Raises Guidance

WSJ US News - 27 min 28 sec ago
Pepsi said its second-quarter revenue rose, helped by higher beverage and snack volumes, as it increased its earnings outlook for the year.
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Women business owners face gender gap, report says

US News and World Report - 31 min 6 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
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5 takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Info World - 35 min 44 sec ago
Apple reported its quarterly numbers on Tuesday, a mixed bag that saw profits rise up but sales fall short of the mark. Here are five takeaways from the earnings call that followed.
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Oracle builds on BlueKai acquisition with Data Cloud

Info World - 41 min 33 sec ago
Oracle is combining its BlueKai consumer data aggregation platform with other parts of its catalog to create Oracle Data Cloud, a data-as-a-service offering aimed at companies that want to reach customers and prospects across multiple channels. As part of Data Cloud, Oracle is offering two services. The first is Oracle DaaS for Marketing, a subscription-based product that provides access to large pools of anonymized user data.
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Whirlpool Cuts Guidance as Profit Falls

WSJ US News - 42 min 16 sec ago
Whirlpool said its second-quarter profit fell 9.6% amid weak international sales, and the appliance maker cut its full-year earnings outlook.
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Middle Market Executives Report Bullish 2014 Outlook

US News and World Report - 53 min 8 sec ago
Firms also report robust stronger second quarter growth and plan to increase hiring within the year.
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The Real Unemployment Rate and the Dearth of Full-Time Jobs

US News and World Report - 53 min 8 sec ago
Obamacare is one reason for the rise of part-time labor.
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Health Tip: Eating for Your Age

US News and World Report - 53 min 8 sec ago
Suggestions for men in their 60s
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Poll Finds Women Preferred in Government

US News and World Report - 1 hour 2 min ago
Gallup poll finds most Americans think women make for better government.
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Thai junta defends strong powers under new charter

US News and World Report - 1 hour 7 min ago
BANGKOK (AP) — A senior army official said Wednesday that the leader of Thailand's ruling junta is allowed to serve as interim prime minister under a new temporary constitution that gives the military government sweeping powers in the run-up to a planned 2015 election.
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Spanish Growth Quickens, Says Central Bank

WSJ US News - 1 hour 34 min ago
Growth in the euro zone's fourth-largest economy picked up pace in the second quarter, Spain's central bank said, as it raised its economic projections for this year and next.
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Thermo Fisher Revenue Surges

WSJ US News - 1 hour 44 min ago
Thermo Fisher Scientific second-quarter revenue jumped 33% as the laboratory-equipment maker's benefited from its recent acquisition of Life Technologies and saw revenue growth across segments.
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Don't Drink and Drive if You Want to Avoid These Insurance Rates

US News and World Report - 1 hour 49 min ago
DUIs can be both costly and deadly. A new study looks at data on each. 
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Opening statements set in porch shooting trial

US News and World Report - 1 hour 56 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.
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Workers hit Apple with class action suit over alleged labor rule violations

Computerworld - 2 hours 23 min ago
Apple faces in a state court in California a class action suit that its employees were not provided timely meal breaks, rest breaks and final paychecks, according to the lawyer for the employees.
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Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

US News and World Report - 2 hours 27 min ago
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for positive identifications and answers about who caused the disaster.
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South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

US News and World Report - 2 hours 36 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of Asia.
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Spanish economic growth seen gathering pace in Q2

US News and World Report - 2 hours 46 min ago
MADRID (AP) — The Bank of Spain says the country's economy continues to show signs of recovery, growing by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months.
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