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JPMorgan eyes $1.4 billion in cost savings in 2015 - Reuters

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:27pm

New York Post

JPMorgan eyes $1.4 billion in cost savings in 2015
Reuters
NEW YORK Feb 24 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday it is aiming to save about $1.4 billion in annual expenses, mainly in consumer and investment banking, as a proposed government requirement to hold more capital is expected to be a ...
JPMorgan Sees Trading Revenue Gains as Year Starts 'Very Strong'Bloomberg
Bank of America, J.P. Morgan, US Bancorp Poised to Move Higher: Technical ...TheStreet.com
JPMorgan to shed $100B in depositsCNBC
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Consumer confidence slides after big Jan. gain - USA TODAY

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:20pm

USA TODAY

Consumer confidence slides after big Jan. gain
USA TODAY
U.S. consumers are feeling a bit less confident this month, but their spirits are still at the highest levels since before the Great Recession. Loading… Post to Facebook. Consumer confidence slides after big Jan. gain U.S. consumers are feeling a bit less ...
Confidence among U.S. consumers falls more than forecastChicago Tribune
U.S. Consumer Confidence Falls From Multi-Year HighFox Business
U.S. CB consumer confidence falls to 96.4 in FebruaryNasdaq
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Target Undercuts Amazon and Walmart With Easier Free Shipping - TIME

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 1:47pm

Mashable

Target Undercuts Amazon and Walmart With Easier Free Shipping
TIME
Target just cut its minimum purchase requirement to receive free shipping in half, from $50 to $25. That's $10 less than what you have to spend at Amazon or Best Buy for free shipping. 140820_EM_OneStopShop_2 ...
Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25San Francisco Chronicle
Target cuts free-shipping eligibility to $25 for online ordersCNBC
Target.com Undercuts Amazon And Walmart With New Free Shipping MinimumsTechCrunch
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Wall Street eases after Dow, S&P records as energy declines - Reuters

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 1:27pm

Reuters

Wall Street eases after Dow, S&P records as energy declines
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were down slightly in midday trading Monday as lower oil prices dragged down energy shares, pulling the Dow and S&P 500 off recent record levels. Oil prices fell, with WTI crude CLc1 off $1.30 at $49.50 a barrel on ...
U.S. Stocks Fluctuate Near Records as Energy Pares Earlier LossBloomberg
Stocks Slip but Apple, Discovery, Health Care Stocks Limit LossesTheStreet.com
Stocks Quietly Lower; Domino's, Medivation Break Out DPZInvestor's Business Daily
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Girl Scout gets into tug-of-war with alleged cookie cash thief - Los Angeles Times

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 1:02pm

Los Angeles Times

Girl Scout gets into tug-of-war with alleged cookie cash thief
Los Angeles Times
The Girl Scouts' motto is "be prepared," but maybe it should be "be prepared to arm wrestle." lRelated. L.A. Now · Man accused of swiping Girl Scouts tip jar dubbed 'Cookie Monster'. See all related. 8. One 10-year-old did her best to wrest away a box of Girl ...
Log InRegisterCBS Local
San Jose: Girl Scout cookie money robbery suspect was first spotted by rookie copInside Bay Area
Girl scouts robbed while selling cookies in San JoseKSBW The Central Coast
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Connecticut officials verifying fraudulent returns not submitted, slowing income ... - Fox Business

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:55pm

Connecticut officials verifying fraudulent returns not submitted, slowing income ...
Fox Business
HARTFORD, Conn. – Some Connecticut taxpayers might receive income tax refunds a few weeks later than expected as state revenue officials verify that fraudulent returns are not being submitted. Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the Department of Revenue ...

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US Treasurys wobble before Yellen speech - CNBC

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:27am

Bloomberg

US Treasurys wobble before Yellen speech
CNBC
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Monday ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's address to Congress this week, as investors speculate on when rates will begin to rise. The U.S.10-year benchmark Treasury note yield fell to 2.07 percent ...
Here's Yellen's Challenge: Staying Cautious With Good NewsBloomberg
Futures Cling Near Record Highs, But Defensive into Yellen's Testimony, Heavy ...Nasdaq
Financial Futures Forecast, Fed Chair Testimony Tomorrow and WednesdayInside Futures
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Gasoline prices continue to rise in South Carolina, nation - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:27am

WLNS

Gasoline prices continue to rise in South Carolina, nation
Charleston Post Courier
Gasoline prices continue to climb across South Carolina after bottoming out in January, but they are still fifth lowest in the nation. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline rose 3.5 cents last week across the Palmetto State. The prices stood at $2.04 a ...
Seasonal refinery maintenance fueling gas price climbOcala
Gas prices rise 31 cents per gallonChattanooga Times Free Press
Roseville Gas Prices: Find the Best DealRocklin and Roseville Today
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Stock Surges Today as Analyst Ups Price Target ... - TheStreet.com

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:24am

Globalnews.ca

Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Stock Surges Today as Analyst Ups Price Target ...
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX - Get Report) are surging in morning trading today, up 14.05% to $197.60, as Cantor Fitzgerald raises its price target to $214 from $184 after the Canadian company agreed to ...
Billionaire John Paulson Backs Valeant's Takeover Of Salix Pharmaceuticals ...Forbes
Early movers: GS, AAPL, DG, DISH, HMC & moreCNBC
SALIX ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Investigates the Fairness of Price and ...MarketWatch
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Obama to call for new rules on savings management - USA TODAY

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:15am

USA TODAY

Obama to call for new rules on savings management
USA TODAY
President Obama will order the Labor Department on Monday to begin developing new rules for financial managers who handle retirement accounts for working Americans. The goal is to end "hidden fees that hurt. Loading… Post to Facebook. Obama to call ...
Obama to propose tougher rules on retirement advisors' feesLos Angeles Times
Obama calls for tighter rules on retirement account brokersFox News
Obama presses new rule for broker advice on retirement investmentsReuters
Vox -Christian Science Monitor
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P&G To Cut More Than 100 Brands - RTT News

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:10am

Uncover California

P&G To Cut More Than 100 Brands
RTT News
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co. (PG: Quote) announced plans to divest, discontinue or consolidate more than 100 brands in a bid to become more nimble and improve its profitability and margins. The company is looking to have agreements in ...
Procter & Gamble trims its brand portfolioWest Texas News
Procter & Gamble Deep Portfolio CutsWallStreet OTC
Procter & Gamble announces deeper cuts in brands portfolioUncover California
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'It's treason!' Greek anger at government U-turn - CNBC

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:09am

CNBC

'It's treason!' Greek anger at government U-turn
CNBC
European equity markets might be cheering a deal to extend Greece's aid by four months, but many ordinary Greeks feel their government has backtracked from its grand promises to strike out the bailout. Greece's left-wing government, led by Prime Minister ...
European stocks gain after Greece dealFinancial Times
Greek bailout extension boosts European stocksMarketWatch
Ten days that shook the euro; how Greece came to the brinkReuters
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US existing home sales hit nine-month low, supply weak - Reuters

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:06am

Reuters

US existing home sales hit nine-month low, supply weak
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales fell sharply to their lowest level in nine months in January amid a shortage of properties on the market, a setback that could temper expectations for an acceleration in housing activity this year. The National ...
Sales of U.S. Existing Homes Fell to Nine-Month Low in JanuaryBloomberg
US home sales plunge 4.9 percent in JanuaryWashington Post
US Existing Home Sales Down 4.9% in JanuaryWall Street Journal
MarketWatch -USA TODAY
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Wall St. dips after Dow, S&P touch records; energy drags - Reuters

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:57am

Reuters

Wall St. dips after Dow, S&P touch records; energy drags
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Monday amid weakness in oil prices, after the Dow and S&P closed at records last week in the wake of a conditional agreement by euro zone finance ministers to extend Greece's bailout.
US Stock Futures Decline, Mirroring Oil's Resumed DropWall Street Journal
S&P 500 Drops From All-Time High as Energy Shares Slide With OilBloomberg
Stocks Modestly Lower Ahead of Yellen Speech, Greek UncertaintyTheStreet.com
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Target cuts free-shipping eligibility to US$25 for online orders - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:52am

Target cuts free-shipping eligibility to US$25 for online orders
THE BUSINESS TIMES
[NEW YORK] Target Corp cut its eligibility for free-shipping of online orders by half to US$25 as the company focuses more on its online division to better compete against Amazon.com Inc and traditional rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Target's online and mobile ...

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US Stocks Edge Lower, Pulling Dow Back From a Record High - ABC News

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:50am

US Stocks Edge Lower, Pulling Dow Back From a Record High
ABC News
U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower, pulling the market back from an all-time high reached last week. Energy shares were among the biggest decliners in early trading Monday as the price of oil fell. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 65 points, or 0.4 ...

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Procter & Gamble announces deeper cuts in brands portfolio - Uncover California

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:03am

Uncover California

Procter & Gamble announces deeper cuts in brands portfolio
Uncover California
Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble has announced deeper cuts in the brands it has its portfolio. During an event in Boca Raton, P&G executives announced that the company plans to reduce its brand portfolio from 160 plus to only 65 by summer.

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Oil falls below $59 on record-high US crude stocks - Reuters

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 1:07pm

Fox Business

Oil falls below $59 on record-high US crude stocks
Reuters
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Priceline tops 4th-qtr estimates; revenue outlook below view - Reuters

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 1:07pm

Forbes

Priceline tops 4th-qtr estimates; revenue outlook below view
Reuters
Feb 19 (Reuters) - Priceline Group Inc reported quarterly profit that beat Wall Street expectations on Thursday but forecast first-quarter revenue below estimates due largely to foreign exchange volatility. Priceline, the world's largest online travel services ...
Priceline Profit Tops Estimates; International Bookings RiseBloomberg
Priceline 4Q results beat analysts' estimates; board OKs repurchase of up to $3B ...Fox Business
Priceline Group (PCLN) Stock Surging Today as International Booking Increase ...TheStreet.com
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Federal judge rules against American Express in closely watched antitrust suit - Fox Business

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:54pm

Reuters

Federal judge rules against American Express in closely watched antitrust suit
Fox Business
NEW YORK – A judge has ruled that American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to prefer one credit card over another. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said in his ruling that American Express' ...
AmEx hit with latest blow over merchant rulesCNBC
Amex loses antitrust suit on merchant rulesFinancial Times
American Express Plans To Appeal Federal Court Ruling In Government LawsuitMarketWatch
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