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A huge fight is about to erupt over US Army’s $30 billion Humvee replacement – BABW News


BABW News

A huge fight is about to erupt over US Army's $30 billion Humvee replacement
BABW News
Oshkosh Corp. has just beaten out Lockheed Martin and AM General to built the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle — and they're not happy. Oshkosh Corp. has just scored an absolutely massive $30 billion contract to completely replace the U.S. Army's famous …
This Is the US Army's Replacement for the Famous HumveeLedger Gazette
There's a Humvee replacement on the wayChristian Science Monitor
Oshkosh Awaits Protests After JLTV WinDefenseNews.com
Modern Readers -Motley Fool -Regal Tribune
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 11:15 pm

Signet Jewelers Sales Beat Guidance, Gross Margin Improves In Quarter – Press Examiner


Press Examiner

Signet Jewelers Sales Beat Guidance, Gross Margin Improves In Quarter
Press Examiner
Luxury goods company Tiffany reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.86 on revenues of $991 million. The consensus estimate called for EPS of $4.26 for the current year. In the 13 weeks ending August 1, Signet reported an increase in …
Brokerages Set Signet Jewelers PT at $141.56 (NYSE:SIG)Dispatch Times
Signet Jewelers (SIG) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.13 EPSRapid News Network
Telsey Advisory Group Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Signet Jewelers (SIG)Dakota Financial News
iFreePress.com (blog) -Bulletin Leader -TV Newsroom
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 10:22 pm

India’s Rajan Says Reserve Bank Is in an ‘Accommodative’ Policy Phase – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

India's Rajan Says Reserve Bank Is in an 'Accommodative' Policy Phase
Wall Street Journal
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.—The Reserve Bank of India is in an accommodative phase of monetary policy, meaning it is looking to reduce interest rates, RBI Gov. Raghuram Rajan said Saturday. The central bank is watching economic data to see whether there …
Optimistic About Inflation, Stanley Fischer Suggests That Fed Will Stick to New York Times
Fed's Fischer sees inflation rebound, allowing gradual rate hikesReuters
Fed Vice Chair Fischer Keeps Open Possibility of Sept. HikeABC News
Bloomberg -Washington Post (blog) -Business Insider
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 10:10 pm

DoD Picks FlexTech for New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing – Rapid News Network


Rapid News Network

DoD Picks FlexTech for New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing
Rapid News Network
According to Reuters, Apple will be joining the likes of Boeing and Harvard in the FlexTech Alliance, which is be made up of a total of 162 companies, universities and groups. The institute will “bring the best minds from government, industry and
DOD pledges $75M for hybrid electronicsLedger Gazette
Ashton Carter Announces $75-Million Investment in Silicon Valley FlexiblePress Examiner
DoD Ties Closer to Silicon Valley With FlexTech InitiativeDefenseNews.com
iFreePress.com (blog) -Paradise Post
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 9:57 pm

Berkshire Hathaway Builds Stake in Refiner Phillips 66 – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Berkshire Hathaway Builds Stake in Refiner Phillips 66
Wall Street Journal
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's company has amassed a stake worth nearly $4.5 billion in Phillips 66 PSX 2.95 % more than a year after trading a chunk of its holding in the oil refiner for a chemical business investment. A regulatory filing says
Berkshire Hathaway Takes Larger Stake in Phillips 66New York Times
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bets on oil rebound with Phillips 66 stakeThe Australian Financial Review

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 8:53 pm

Focus turns to US data as China slowdown looms – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Wall Street Journal

Focus turns to US data as China slowdown looms
Minneapolis Star Tribune
NEW YORK – After a dizzying two weeks that saw a rapid plunge and rebound in equity prices, investors are looking forward to a week of economic data that may provide clarity on the likelihood of a near-term U.S. interest rate hike and help tamp down
China official blames Fed for global market rout, not yuanThe Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
As the Stock Market SwingsNew York Times
China's economic judders bring questions – and opportunityTelegraph.co.uk

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:00 pm

2 Frightening Social Security Statistics That Signal We Need Change – Fox Business


Huffington Post

2 Frightening Social Security Statistics That Signal We Need Change
Fox Business
Social Security turned 80 this August, but there isn't much worth celebrating with the program in clear trouble. ADVERTISEMENT. Not much worth celebrating. Social Security, the financial backstop designed to protect low-income retirees, the disabled
MORRIS: The give and take of Social Security, 80 years laterThe Oakland Press
Why Social Security's Complexity is a Strength, Not a Weakness.Huffington Post
Congresswoman Eshoo: Happy Birthday, Social Security!Patch.com
TV Newsroom -USA TODAY
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 6:47 pm

Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100000 – The Denver Post


U.S. News & World Report

Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100000
The Denver Post
FILE – In this April 26, 2014 file photo, film director Zak Penn shows a… (Juan Carlos Llorca/AP). « 1; 2; ». ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in
Atari games found in New Mexico landfill sell for more than $100000Press Herald

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 6:23 pm

Syngenta may seek partners, JVs after product review – STLtoday.com


STLtoday.com

Syngenta may seek partners, JVs after product review
STLtoday.com
ZURICH • Syngenta AG may seek partners to help improve its product lineup after a thorough review in the wake of a rebuffed takeover approach from Creve Coeur-based Monsanto Co., the agrichemicals group's chairman told a Swiss newspaper.
Syngenta may seek partners, JVs after product review -chairman in paperReuters
Some Syngenta Shareholders Unhappy After Monsanto's Bid Was RejectedWall Street Journal
Third time unlucky for Monsanto's Hugh GrantFinancial Times

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:21 pm

Oregon hemp farmer says startup going slow – Chron.com


Oregon hemp farmer says startup going slow
Chron.com
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — One of Oregon's first hemp farmers says a lack of seed is making it tough to get going. Josephine County Commissioner Cheryl Walker says fertile seed is expensive and hard to come by because the federal government prohibits …

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 3:43 pm

Top Stories – Bing News

NLRB ruling on third-party employers could be a game changer for unions

Unions and other labor advocates are brainstorming strategies in the wake of a National Labor Relations Board ruling that could strengthen the hand of those at the lowest level of key industries including warehousing, construction, fast food and home …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:19 pm

Stock market volatility reminiscent of 2008, local executives say

As the U.S. mortgage market collapsed in the fall of 2008, employers did not move decisively at first in cutting payroll to match the new realities their sales forces were relaying. But by the time the calendar flipped to 2009, corporations were in job …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:16 pm

Four-diamond JW Marriott proposed for Disneyland area

$150 million: Estimated cost of construction. $81.1 million: Maximum subsidy provided by the city of Anaheim. $4 million to $6 million: Projected annual bed tax. 70: Percent of bed-tax subsidy that goes to the developer for 20 years. 12: Stories tall.

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:16 pm

Unclaimed property: The state holds around $7.6 billion

Maybe they’re alive, maybe not. Maybe they’re still in business. They could’ve moved. Quite possibly, they just don’t care. Whatever the case, central San Joaquin Valley businesses, governments and individuals are leaving a lot of money on the table.

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:14 pm

Fastest-growing Utah companies honored by magazine

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah has long been considered one of the best places to start a business, with firms such as Novell, Vivint and Overstock.com among the more prominent success stories launched in the Beehive State. Today, the state is home to scores of …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:13 pm

Hilmar Cheese’s only CEO retires after 31 years

Twelve dairy farmers asked John Jeter in 1984 to research their idea for a cheese plant. “This was designed to be a tiny thing,” Jeter recalled last week about the plans for Hilmar Cheese Co. Tiny it’s not. The Lander Avenue plant has grown to be the …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:08 pm

Even a modest slowdown in China sacks the global commodities market

Until recently, China was a beast whose appetite knew almost no limit. It feasted on the world’s raw materials, buying them in a voracious, globe-spanning spree. Indonesian coal powered villages that morphed into mega-cities. Peruvian copper lined power …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:07 pm

Idaho Power Trumpets Free Charge-Up Service for Tesla Owners

City of Boise and state of Idaho officials stood alongside Idaho Power representatives this past week to dedicate the first “supercharger” station along Interstate 84, which can provide a free, 80 percent electric vehicle charge in as few as 40 minutes.

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:07 pm

The Chinese super-rich are about to flood the US real-estate market

After yet another drop in the Shanghai stock market and Hang Seng index on August 6, Daniel Chang heard his cell phone ping. The real-estate agent was on a business trip in Shanghai, and he was mid-bite during a dinner when he saw his phone light up from a …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:02 pm

Despite financial recovery, Miami still dogged by SEC cases

One of these days, Tomás Regalado may finally experience what it’s like to be mayor of a city that is not defending charges or responding to investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Or, maybe not. Regalado was elected mayor of Miami in …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 3:57 pm



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