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Pension funds mum on corporate expats

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:07am
Public pension funds have major stakes in American firms moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy.
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Playbook: This scary summer

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:04am
Stephens summarizes the summer in one sentence.
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Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:44am
Dollar General is raising its all-cash bid for Family Dollar Stores to $80 a share, or about $9.1 billion.
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Obama takes solace in the recovery

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:35am
President Obama is finding some measure of solace on the domestic front while a number of crises rage abroad.
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Photo hacking: What you should know

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:24am
The celebrity photo hack highlights that our faith in Internet security isn't always answered. Here's what we know and what we don't know.
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Putin comment taken out of context: Aide

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:22am
Comment's by President Vladimir Putin that Russia could capture Ukraine's capital Kiev within two weeks were taken out of context.
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Shopping for stocks to buy on the dip

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:00am
Investors willing to do extra homework to prepare a shopping list of stocks could reap big rewards from a "buy the dip" strategy.
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Atlantic City's Revel Casino closes

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:26am
The $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel went out with a whimper Tuesday as its casino closed a day after the hotel checked out its last guest.
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Landslide sends casket down a hill

CNN - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:17am
A small landslide causes a casket to slide about 12 feet down a hill in Spokane, Washington. CNN affiliate KREM has more.
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Poll: No W.H. & Senate run for Paul

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:07am
66 percent of Kentucky voters oppose allowing a candidate to run for both posts simultaneously.
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Cantor joins Wall Street bank

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:00am
He is signing on with the firm Moelis & Co., as a vice chairman and managing director.
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GOP falling short in midterms

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:13am
Strategists from both parties agree that Republicans are on track to gain only five or six seats.
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What is Jay Nixon thinking?

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:05am
Far from preoccupied with 2016, he is now working overtime to rescue his state and administration.
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Key political risks to watch after the summer

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:05am
Top political risk experts and economists identify the regions that pose some of biggest geopolitical risks to the world economy in months to come.
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New York City's West Indian Day Parade marred by deadly shooting before festivities

FOX News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:00am
Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway.
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Coroner says mother, 3 kids among victims of Colorado plane crash

FOX News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:00am
Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children.
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Goldman lent $835M to BES before bailout

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:49am
Goldman Sachs made a $835m loan to Banco Espírito Santo a month before the lender was bailed out. The FT reports.
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Banks warn rules will make trades expensive

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:17am
Banks are sounding the alarm about a proposed global rule aimed at forcing them to fund themselves more safely, the FT reports.
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Eric Cantor to join investment bank Moelis

CNBC - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 1:55am
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will join investment bank Moelis & Co as vice chairman and managing director, the company said.
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U.S. Troops Take Action on Militants in Somalia

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 1:42am
Officials would not give details about the operation against a “senior operative” in the Qaeda-linked militant network the Shabab.






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