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The Wilmington Star-News
Protesters rally ahead of McDonald's shareholders' meetingOAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) � Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage,
Protesters rally ahead of McDonald's shareholders' meeting
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted a minute ago
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) � Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders' meeting. The... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Volumeless Short Squeeze Lifts Stocks Green For 2016, Oil Nears $50Just when every big loudmouth demigod investor (Soros, Icahn, et. al.) goes sho
Volumeless Short Squeeze Lifts Stocks Green For 2016, Oil Nears $50
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
Just when every big loudmouth demigod investor (Soros, Icahn, et. al.) goes short, the market starts to rally. KENYA OPTION bitchez! (It's as clear as the sunlight which never shines on Reggie's ass) Perhaps we should do some 'due diligence' next... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chasing Yield Into MinefieldsSubmitted by Thad Beversdorf via FirstRebuttal.com, I happened to be going thr
Chasing Yield Into Minefields
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
Submitted by Thad Beversdorf via FirstRebuttal.com, I happened to be going through the Red Cross audited financials this morning (this is not typical morning reading for me but I’m doing some due diligence on another matter). Under the Notes to... Read more
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Anime News Network
Japanese Comic Ranking, May 16-22For the hardest of the diehard otaku in Japan, finding the ultimate limited edi
Japanese Comic Ranking, May 16-22
Anime News Network / Posted 3 minutes ago
For the hardest of the diehard otaku in Japan, finding the ultimate limited edition items comes with a serious price, and now that retailer exclusives are all the rage, it's a jungle out there.― There are two Japanese phrases that describe serious... Read more
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Fortune
HP Inc’s Sales Tumble On Weak PC, Printer Sales(Reuters) – HP Inc, which houses the former Hewlett-Packard’s legacy hardware b
HP Inc’s Sales Tumble On Weak PC, Printer Sales
Fortune / Posted 3 minutes ago
(Reuters) – HP Inc, which houses the former Hewlett-Packard’s legacy hardware business, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as it struggles with weak demand for personal computers and printers. HP Inc’s shares hpq were down 2% at $11.96... Read more
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Fortune
Women’s Retailer Chico’s Just Made a Surprising Move in Its Fight With an Activist InvestorChico’s FAS on Wednesday made changes to its corporate governance structure, in
Women’s Retailer Chico’s Just Made a Surprising Move in Its Fight With an Activist Investor
Fortune / Posted 3 minutes ago
Chico’s FAS on Wednesday made changes to its corporate governance structure, including a proposal to elect board members annually, as it faces a proxy fight from one of its shareholders. Declassification of a board, as the move is known, is viewed... Read more
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USA Today
Investor blasts Tribune for rebuffing GannettOne of Tribune Publishing's largest shareholders blasted the Los Angeles Times
Investor blasts Tribune for rebuffing Gannett
USA Today / Posted 3 minutes ago
One of Tribune Publishing's largest shareholders blasted the Los Angeles Times owner in a publicly released letter Wednesday for rebuffing Gannett's attempts to acquire the company, saying that it supports Gannett's offer. Investment firm Towle &... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Tribune investor calls Soon-Shiong deal 'disturbing ... distasteful'In a letter sent Tuesday to Tribune's board, St. Louis investment firm Towle &
Tribune investor calls Soon-Shiong deal 'disturbing ... distasteful'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
In a letter sent Tuesday to Tribune's board, St. Louis investment firm Towle & Co. called Tribune's recent moves "disturbing developments" and made an implicit threat of a shareholder lawsuit -- something the third-largest shareholder, L.A.'s Oaktree... Read more
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Philly.com
Financial firm withdraws IPO plan for Northern Liberties apartmentsA New York-based financial firm's plan to sell ownership shares of a waterfront
Financial firm withdraws IPO plan for Northern Liberties apartments
Philly.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
A New York-based financial firm's plan to sell ownership shares of a waterfront apartment complex in Northern Liberties on the stock market has fizzled, the third misfire for the company's unconventional financing scheme in as many cities. ETRE... Read more
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express
£1.2bn buy-let tax boost before stamp duty rise£1.2bn buy-to-let tax boost before stamp duty rise THE taxman has grabbed a re
£1.2bn buy-let tax boost before stamp duty rise
express / Posted 6 minutes ago
£1.2bn buy-to-let tax boost before stamp duty rise THE taxman has grabbed a record £1.2billion in stamp duty in one month on the back of a buy-to-let stampede. A record £1.2billion in stamp duty was collected in one month due to buy-to-let... Read more
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The Star
Bursa highlights for Wed, May 25On Wednesday, the KLCI closed higher by 5.12 points or 0.31% to 1,630.96. Decli
Bursa highlights for Wed, May 25
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
On Wednesday, the KLCI closed higher by 5.12 points or 0.31% to 1,630.96. Decliners beat advancers five to three with 510 losers to 302 gainers, and 360 counters were unchanged. * Sime Darby Property Singapore Ltd, an indirect unit of Sime Darby... Read more
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The Star
S&P 500 ascends 2% in two days (Closing update)On Wednesday, the Dow Jones industrial average added 0.82% to end at 17,851.51
S&P 500 ascends 2% in two days (Closing update)
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
On Wednesday, the Dow Jones industrial average added 0.82% to end at 17,851.51 points and the S&P 500 gained 0.7% to 2,090.54. The Reuters photo shows Grupo Supervielle CEO Julio Patricio Supervielle smiling on the floor of the New York Stock... Read more
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Market Watch
When do markets close for Memorial Day?Financial markets in the U.S. will be closed on Monday for the observance of Me
When do markets close for Memorial Day?
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Financial markets in the U.S. will be closed on Monday for the observance of Memorial Day, in honor of men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. The stock and bond market will remain closed, while trading in all Globex contracts... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
More Pa. Gas Stations Can Sell BeerThe Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is granting nine more licenses to busines
More Pa. Gas Stations Can Sell Beer
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is granting nine more licenses to businesses that sell gasoline. It's the latest step in loosening the hold on beer sales by bars and beer distributors. The Liquor Control Board's vote Wednesday is the first... Read more
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Market Watch
This Shakespeare First Folio rarity sells for $2.8 millionWilliam Shakespeare is making $3.50 a word — 400 years after he died. A first
This Shakespeare First Folio rarity sells for $2.8 million
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
William Shakespeare is making $3.50 a word — 400 years after he died. A first edition of the Bard’s complete plays just sold in London for $2.8 million. The so-called First Folio, published by his friends in 1623, contains 36 plays and (very... Read more
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Market Watch
Takata seeks cash infusion and restructuring as air-bag recall costs balloonTakata Corp. hired restructuring bankers to seek a cash infusion and negotiate
Takata seeks cash infusion and restructuring as air-bag recall costs balloon
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Takata Corp. hired restructuring bankers to seek a cash infusion and negotiate with auto makers on mushrooming costs from rupture-prone air bags linked to 11 deaths and more than 100 injuries globally. But the company, posting losses and with some... Read more
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Market Watch
Rotation into beaten-down sectors underpins stock rallyBeaten-down sectors are leading the charge in the recent stock-market rally, su
Rotation into beaten-down sectors underpins stock rally
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Beaten-down sectors are leading the charge in the recent stock-market rally, suggesting that active managers are rotating heavily weighted, underperforming sectors, and that trend could continue as volumes remain low into the holiday weekend. Three... Read more
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Market Watch
Williams-Sonoma shares up 3% after revenue, earnings beatShares of Williams-Sonoma Inc. WSM, +2.40% rose more than 3% late Wednesday as
Williams-Sonoma shares up 3% after revenue, earnings beat
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Shares of Williams-Sonoma Inc. WSM, +2.40% rose more than 3% late Wednesday as the retailer beat first-quarter earnings and sales expectations. Williams-Sonoma said it earned $39.6 million, or 44 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with $44.8... Read more
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Market Watch
The Obamas next home and robot waitersHello, MarketWatchers: Personal FinanceObamas pick Kalorama mansion in D.C. as
The Obamas next home and robot waiters
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Hello, MarketWatchers: Personal FinanceObamas pick Kalorama mansion in D.C. as home post-White House A robot will take your order now Secrets of the Dow Jones Industrials Airline CEO: The new way airlines will soon be charging you fees An... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Protesters rally ahead of McDonald's shareholders' meetingOAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) � Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage,
Protesters rally ahead of McDonald's shareholders' meeting
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 8 minutes ago
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) � Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders' meeting. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Russian sentenced over spy plan that included high-frequency trading plotA Russian banker had some ideas on how to foster instability at the NYSE. A ba
Russian sentenced over spy plan that included high-frequency trading plot
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
A Russian banker had some ideas on how to foster instability at the NYSE. A banker was sentenced by a federal court to 30 months in prison for conspiring to work for Russia, in a plot that included an attempt to find out more about the ability of... Read more
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Market Watch
Puerto Rico bill would allow probe into sales of bondsHouse lawmakers moved Wednesday to allow an investigation into sales and market
Puerto Rico bill would allow probe into sales of bonds
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
House lawmakers moved Wednesday to allow an investigation into sales and marketing practices of Puerto Rican bonds, as part of broader legislation designed to address the island’s debt crisis. An amendment offered by Reps. Garret Graves, a Louisiana... Read more
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Market Watch
Shareholders reject climate-change stress tests for Chevron, ExxonShareholders at Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. narrowly voted down resolut
Shareholders reject climate-change stress tests for Chevron, Exxon
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Shareholders at Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. narrowly voted down resolutions calling for stress tests to determine the risk that efforts to curb climate change pose to their businesses. Despite the defeat, the proposals drew more support than... Read more
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Market Watch
NetApp shares drop as earnings, outlook miss Street viewNetApp Inc. NTAP, +1.23% shares sank in the extended session Wednesday after th
NetApp shares drop as earnings, outlook miss Street view
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
NetApp Inc. NTAP, +1.23% shares sank in the extended session Wednesday after the data-storage systems and services company's earnings and outlook fell below Wall Street estimates. NetApp shares dropped 7.1% to $23.70 after hours. The company reported... Read more
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Market Watch
NetApp reports loss, weak profit guidanceNetApp Inc. swung to a fourth-quarter loss driven by a 10% revenue decline and
NetApp reports loss, weak profit guidance
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
NetApp Inc. swung to a fourth-quarter loss driven by a 10% revenue decline and $80 million in costs tied to the latest round of layoffs. For the current quarter, NetApp expects to make 34 cents to 39 cents a share in adjusted profit on $1.20 billion... Read more
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Market Watch
Edison International's CEO Theodore Craver to retireEdison International EIX, -0.20% late Wednesday said Theodore Craver Jr., chair
Edison International's CEO Theodore Craver to retire
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Edison International EIX, -0.20% late Wednesday said Theodore Craver Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of Edison International, is retiring on Sept. 30, 2016. Craver's retirement is in keeping with the company's practice of its... Read more
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Market Watch
Calvin Klein parent PVH shares rally on earnings beat, outlookPVH Corp. PVH, +0.91% shares rallied in the extended session Wednesday after th
Calvin Klein parent PVH shares rally on earnings beat, outlook
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
PVH Corp. PVH, +0.91% shares rallied in the extended session Wednesday after the clothing-brands company topped Wall Street estimates for the quarter and raised its outlook for the year. PVH shares surged 6.8% to $95.96 after hours. The Calvin Klein... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bank governor warns insurers against chasing riskier assetsCentral Bank governor Philip Lane said Europe needs more co-ordination on prote
Bank governor warns insurers against chasing riskier assets
The Irish Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Central Bank governor Philip Lane said Europe needs more co-ordination on protection schemes for insurance customers in the event of a firm failing. His comments come as Irish insurers face the cost of the collapse of Malta-regulated Setanta... Read more
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The Irish Times
Europe shares up after fresh debt relief deal for Greeceyesterday as banks were buoyed by progress on talks towards securing a debt rel
Europe shares up after fresh debt relief deal for Greece
The Irish Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
yesterday as banks were buoyed by progress on talks towards securing a debt relief deal for Greece, while energy shares rose after a rally in oil. Banking stocks rose across Europe after euro zone finance ministers unblocked €10.3 billion of new... Read more
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Salon.com
Protesters rally ahead of McDonald’s shareholders’ meetingOAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — Protesters rallied outside a McDonald’s for higher wage,
Protesters rally ahead of McDonald’s shareholders’ meeting
Salon.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — Protesters rallied outside a McDonald’s for higher wage, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders’ meeting. The... Read more
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