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Darden names interim CEO - USA TODAY

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:07pm

USA TODAY

Darden names interim CEO
USA TODAY
Amid all the management turmoil at Darden Restaurants, parent company to the Olive Garden chain, a new interim CEO was named on Tuesday following a board takeover by an activist investor last week. The board promoted Gene Lee, who has been ...
Living wage advocates set their sights on Olive GardenFortune
UPDATE 1-Darden Restaurants names Gene Lee interim CEOReuters
Darden: Clarence Otis stepping down from CEO roleTelegraph.co.uk
SFGate -MarketWatch
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Gazprom Turns to China's ICBC as Sanctions Cut Funding Options - Bloomberg

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:06pm

Gazprom Turns to China's ICBC as Sanctions Cut Funding Options
Bloomberg
OAO Gazprom held talks with China's biggest bank on the possible sale of offshore yuan bonds amid a growing push by Russian companies to find alternative funding to offset U.S. and European sanctions. The Russian natural-gas exporter's chief executive ...

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Facebook, Apple pay to freeze employees' eggs - CNNMoney

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:29am

CNNMoney

Facebook, Apple pay to freeze employees' eggs
CNNMoney
Facebook and Apple are telling their female employees: We will pay to freeze your eggs. Facebook (FB, Tech30) is already covering the procedure as part of its insurance benefits, the company said. Apple (AAPL, Tech30) plans to offer coverage starting in ...
Apple, Facebook offer to pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, NBC ...The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Facebook and Apple Will Pay for Employees' Egg FreezingNew York Magazine
Report: Apple, Facebook to pay for women to freeze eggs13WMAZ
The Week Magazine -NEWS.com.au
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Crumbs Bake Shop set to reopen first of 16 NYC-area stores - New York Daily News

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:28am

New York Daily News

Crumbs Bake Shop set to reopen first of 16 NYC-area stores
New York Daily News
Crumbs lovers, rejoice! Prepare to get schmeared with frosting again as a new version of the defunct cupcake chain gets set to reopen the first of 26 stores on Tuesday. The chain, which shuttered all of its 48 locations in July but was bought out of bankruptcy ...
All the Details on Crumbs 2.0ABC News
Crumbs Bake Shop is backamNY
Crumbs Rises From The Dead With Tasty New FrankenpastriesGothamist
The Guardian -Newsday -myfoxny.com
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Wells Fargo Posts Quarterly Gain as Corporate Loans Rise - New York Times

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:15am

New York Times

Wells Fargo Posts Quarterly Gain as Corporate Loans Rise
New York Times
Photo. A branch of Wells Fargo in Philadelphia.Credit Matt Rourke/Associated Press. Related Links. The earnings release · Wells Fargo, whose financial performance is a rough yardstick for the wider economy, on Tuesday reported a rise in third-quarter ...
Wells Fargo Profit Rises to $5.73 BillionWall Street Journal
Wells Fargo hits estimates, earns $1.02 a shareUSA TODAY
Wells Fargo profit rises, meets expectationsMarketWatch
Businessweek -ABC News -CNBC
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UPDATE 1-J&J sales top forecast, helped by hepatitis drug - Reuters

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:13am

Wall Street Journal

UPDATE 1-J&J sales top forecast, helped by hepatitis drug
Reuters
(Adds details on earnings beat, raised 2014 forecast). Oct 14 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson reported better than expected quarterly earnings, boosted by surging sales of a new drug for hepatitis C that are expected to evaporate in coming months due to ...
J&J's Earnings Jump on Higher Drug SalesWall Street Journal
J&J hikes 2014 forecast for a third timeChron.com
J&J beats Street 3Q forecastsNewsday

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Citi Shares Rise After Profit Jumps 13% - Forbes

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:11am

Forbes

Citi Shares Rise After Profit Jumps 13%
Forbes
Shares of Citigroup Citigroup are on the rise in early Tuesday trading after the bank posted stronger-than-expected third quarter earnings results and said that it is scaling back its consumer bank business in eleven markets abroad. In a separate release, the ...
Citigroup Earnings Rise 13% as It Discloses a Second Inquiry in MexicoNew York Times
Citi pulls consumer banks from 11 markets, posts higher profitReuters
Citi misses, earns $1.07 a shareUSA TODAY
MarketWatch -ABC News -Wall Street Journal
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U.K. Stocks Little Changed as Burberry Falls, Rio Gains - Bloomberg

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:14am

The Independent

U.K. Stocks Little Changed as Burberry Falls, Rio Gains
Bloomberg
U.K. stocks were little changed, paring an earlier decline, as Burberry Group Plc (BRBY) tumbled and Rio Tinto Group rallied. The U.K.'s largest luxury-goods maker slipped 4 percent after forecasting downward pressure on profit margins. Mulberry Group Plc ...
Burberry sales growth slows as softer China demandMarketWatch
Mulberry and Burberry lag in luxury on sales and profitTelegraph.co.uk
Burberry breaks 1 billion pound sales mark as trench coats, leather boosts brandFox Business
The Independent -euronews
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How the New Obamacare Website Stacks Up Against the Old - DailyFinance

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:07am

DailyFinance

How the New Obamacare Website Stacks Up Against the Old
DailyFinance
WASHINGTON -- HealthCare.gov, the website for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, has been revamped as its second enrollment season approaches. But things are still complicated, since other major provisions of the ...
Obamacare website won't reveal insur...Washington Times
Organization seeks to boost enrollment in Florida's health insurance exchangeLive Insurance News
Majority of Americans Are Unaware of the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on ...Insurance News Net

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UK inflation rate of 1.2% is lowest in five years - BBC News

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:06am

BBC News

UK inflation rate of 1.2% is lowest in five years
BBC News
The UK inflation rate, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index, fell to 1.2% in September from 1.5% the month before, official figures show. The rate is the lowest since September 2009, when it was 1.1%. Lower energy and food prices helped to cut the rate ...
Sept WPI inflation hits near 5-year low, rates still seen on holdReuters
India's Wholesale Inflation at Five-Year LowWall Street Journal
UK inflation falls to five-year lowFinancial Times
seattlepi.com -Economic Times -MarketWatch
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German Investor Confidence Drops With Economy Near Recession - Businessweek

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:56am

Businessweek

German Investor Confidence Drops With Economy Near Recession
Businessweek
MAN SE, Europe's third-biggest truck maker, is reducing manufacturing at plants in Germany and Austria in response to what it said could be a drop in European industrywide deliveries of as much as 15 percent in 2014. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/ ...
European Stocks Tumble as Sentiment in Germany Grows WeakerTheStreet.com
European stocks drop as German sentiment soursMarketWatch
Europe shares extend losses on German data; Iliad soarsCNBC
Chron.com -Reuters
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UPDATE 1-JPMorgan posts profit as legal costs ease - website - Reuters

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:51am

PYMNTS.com

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan posts profit as legal costs ease - website
Reuters
(Adds details). Oct 14 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a third-quarter profit as the biggest U.S. bank moved past the huge legal claims that caused it to book a rare loss in the same quarter last year, according to an apparently authentic document ...
JPMorgan Posts Third-Quarter Net Income of $5.6 BillionBloomberg
JPMorgan Chase Swings to a Third-Quarter Profit of $5.6 BillionTheStreet.com
JPMorgan net income rebounds to $5.57bnFinancial Times
The Globe and Mail -RTT News
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EU's top court begins legal review of ECB bond-buying plan - Financial Times

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:42am

euronews

EU's top court begins legal review of ECB bond-buying plan
Financial Times
The EU's top court will today begin a potentially explosive legal review of the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan which may ultimately determine whether the scheme credited with ending the eurozone's sovereign debt crisis could ever be used.
ECB in the dockReuters Blogs (blog)
Top EU court looks into ECB bond buying 14.10.2014Deutsche Welle
European Court to Hear German Challenge to ECB Bond BuyingNew York Times
Bloomberg -Irish Independent
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Ireland Corks Double Irish Tax Deal, Closing Time For Apple, Google, Twitter ... - Forbes

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:37am

Forbes

Ireland Corks Double Irish Tax Deal, Closing Time For Apple, Google, Twitter ...
Forbes
Sorry Bono, but Ireland has bowed to EU and U.S. pressure to cork 'double Irish' tax deals. Ireland is the go-to place for Apple, Google, Twitter, and Facebook, not to mention big pharma. At 12.5%, Ireland's corporate tax rate trounces the U.S. rate of 35%.
Irish to Exit Austerity as Attention Turns to Company TaxBusinessweek
Payback budget to signal tax cutsBelfast Telegraph
Ireland To End Regime Of Cheap Corporation TaxEagle Radio
The Times (subscription)
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Putting the Berkshire Brand Before Warren Buffett - New York Times

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:05pm

New York Times

Putting the Berkshire Brand Before Warren Buffett
New York Times
Photo. An image of Warren Buffett loomed at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting in 2013. Mr. Buffett is vastly better known than his company is.Credit Rick Wilking/Reuters. Surrounded by three beaming cheerleaders, Warren Buffett wears a ...
The Buffettization of EverythingTIME
Buffett sets sights on UK high streetsThe Times (subscription)
Buffett rolls out Berkshire Hathaway brandCNBC

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Ackman Fund's IPO Has Rough Debut in Amsterdam - New York Times

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:52pm

New York Times

Ackman Fund's IPO Has Rough Debut in Amsterdam
New York Times
Photo. William A. Ackman rang the bell at the debut of his fund, Pershing Square Holdings, on the Euronext Amsterdam bourse.Credit Martijn Beekman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Related Links. Seeking Cash for Bigger Bets, Ackman Nears ...
Ackman's Pershing Amsterdam IPO droopsNew York Post
Ackman's stock debut floundersCITY A.M.
Activist Investor Stocks Hit Hard In Sell-OffForbes

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Radioactive material cleaned from Boise apartment - Idaho Press-Tribune

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:18pm

KIVI-TV

Radioactive material cleaned from Boise apartment
Idaho Press-Tribune
BOISE — Low-level radioactive material is being cleaned from a Boise apartment, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating why the two people who lived there had it. Authorities announced Monday that workers were cleaning a third-floor ...
Radioactive Discovery at Boise Apartment Triggers Federal, State ResponseBoise Weekly
Boise apartments cleaned of radioactive debris from deconstructed store-bought ...The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
EPA cleans up radioactive material in Boise apartmentThe Idaho Statesman

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McDonald's to customers: Ask about food quality - USA TODAY

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:17pm

USA TODAY

McDonald's to customers: Ask about food quality
USA TODAY
McDonald's (MCD) is suddenly talking about what's in its burgers. And what's in its nuggets. And, yes, even about the icky topic of pink slime. In an unusual, perhaps risky, social media campaign that's clearly targeting Millennials, the fast-food chain on ...
McDonald's invites icky questions about its foodSFGate
McDonald's confronts food mythsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Go ahead, ask McDonald's anything in 'Our Food. Your Questions.'KHON2
WRTV Indianapolis -News Channel Daily
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Stocks Tumble In Worst Three Day Slide Since 2011 - Forbes

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:10pm

seattlepi.com

Stocks Tumble In Worst Three Day Slide Since 2011
Forbes
The major U.S. stock market indexes took a dive Monday, marking a three day downward trend for stocks driven by unease over Federal Reserve monetary tightening and a tumultuous global economy. The S&P 500 closed at 1,875, down 1.7% for the day ...
How the Dow Jones industrial average did MondayWashington Post
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St tumbles after selling picks up lateReuters
U.S. Stocks Drop AgainNASDAQ
Fortune -The Seattle Times -New York Times
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Abigail Johnson becomes Fidelity CEO - CNNMoney

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:32pm

CNNMoney

Abigail Johnson becomes Fidelity CEO
CNNMoney
abigail johnson fidelity Abigail "Abby" Johnson is now CEO of Fidelity, making her arguably the top American woman in finance. NEW YORK (CNNMoney). One of America's largest money managers is betting it will benefit from a woman's touch. Fidelity ...
Fidelity's Abigail Johnson gains CEO title from her fatherReuters
Fidelity promotes Abigail Johnson to CEOFinancial Times
Power Woman Abigail Johnson Named CEO Of Fidelity InvestmentsForbes
MarketWatch -SFGate
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