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Walgreens urged to leave US to gain tax benefit

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:40am
Walgreens has come under pressure from an influential group of its shareholders, who want the US pharmacy chain to consider relocating to Europe, in what would be one of the largest tax inversions ever attempted. The FT reports.
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Big stock selloff 'probably over': Pro

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:37am
The sharp stock market decline last week doesn't look like it will continue, said RBC Capital's Jonathan Golub.
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Retail sales torrid in March

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. retail sales blew out expectations in March, and raised hopes for second quarter growth.
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Citi profit rises on smaller asset loss

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:12am
Citigroup's net rose as a narrower loss on its troubled assets made up for a drop in its core trading and lending units.
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Trendy tech stocks not getting hammered

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:00am
The stocks of tiny sensor companies are doing well despite market volatility. Their long-term prospects are good.
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Avoid these estate-planning blunders

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:00am
These top 5 estate-planning blunders are costly and common—even among the fiscally prudent.
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Blackberry plans 'Heartbleed' patches

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:58am
BlackBerry said it plans to release security updates for Android and iOS devices by Friday to address the "Heartbleed" security threat.
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Hedge fund exec in $72,000 fare ‘dodge’

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:25am
An executive managed to dodge paying the full fare on his daily commute for five years and paid back £43,000 ($72,000) he owed.
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Planes web-surf the friendly skies

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:17am
Wi-fi access in the sky is taking off, promising better connections for travelers and a windfall for Internet providers.
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CEO pay continues to climb

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:13am
Corporate America’s well-oiled compensation machine is running like a dream.
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TIAA-CREF to buy Nuveen Investments

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:04am
TIAA-CREF will acquire Nuveen Investments in a deal valued at $6.25 billion.
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Anxious Democrats to seek votes overseas

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:00am
A newly formed super PAC will try to attract votes this election cycle from underrepresented Americans living abroad.
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Markets face more turbulence

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:36am
Like thunderstorms cooling an overheated landscape, more selling could rumble through the stock market in the coming week.
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Citigroup cuts 200 to 300 jobs: Report

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:16am
Citigroup has cut 200 to 300 jobs, or about 2 percent of its global markets workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Goldman dodges a shareholder battle

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:05am
When Goldman Sachs filed its proxy earlier this month, it was free of a proposal that has become increasingly popular among governance activists.
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Kentucky Derby's $1,000 mint julep

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:00am
This is the ninth year for the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep.
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PE firms swap BRICs for SE Asia, Africa

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:00am
With Brazil, Russia, India, and China slowing, private equity firms are increasingly investing in other emerging markets.
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Facebook targets financial services

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:52am
Facebook is readying itself to provide financial services in the form of remittances and electronic money.
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Tech insiders dumped shares pre-slide

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:41am
Insiders at some internet companies unloaded personal stakes ahead of the recent slump in tech stocks, the FT reports.
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Asia acquisition seekers eschew China: Survey

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:53am
China has slipped off the radar of many Asian companies seeking acquisitions, with Southeast Asia now the favored market, a CFO survey found.
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