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Yahoo’s de Castro got $58M for 15 months on job – USA TODAY


Washington Post

Yahoo's de Castro got $58M for 15 months on job
USA TODAY
Henrique de Castro's 15 months as Yahoo's chief operating officer may have ended on a sour note, but it was sweetened by a severance package valued at nearly $58 million. All but about $1 million of de Castro's severance was based in the value of his …
Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million golden parachuteCNNMoney
Marissa Mayer aims to persuade Apple to choose Yahoo over Google: ReportsEconomic Times
Marissa Mayer's Secret Plan to Get Apple to Dump Google and Default to Yahoo CNBC.com
CNET
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:38 am

Stocks gain for 3rd consecutive day – Jackson Clarion Ledger


Chron.com

Stocks gain for 3rd consecutive day
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data. SHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Investors drove stock prices to their …
US Stocks Close Higher for Third Day in a RowABC News
U.S. stocks rise on Yahoo earnings, data; Dow gains 1.00%NASDAQ
US STOCKS-Wall St gains on Yellen comments and Yahoo; BofA fallsReuters
MarketWatch -Los Angeles Times
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:32 am

Google earnings disappoint; analysts ask how much can it continue to grow – Economic Times


Economic Times

Google earnings disappoint; analysts ask how much can it continue to grow
Economic Times
Internet users are migrating to mobile devices, but ads on phones and tablets still do not have the familiarity and appeal they do on bigger computers. (). Vol: shares traded. (). Vol: shares traded. Prices | Financials | Company Info | Reports. ET SPECIAL:.
Google stock sinks as mobile struggles continueCNNMoney
Google's earnings less than forecastBoston Globe
Despite 19% Revenue Growth, Google Again Disappoints Investors In Q1Forbes
RTE.ie -Bloomberg -Business Today
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:24 am

Asian stocks creep ahead, tech sector a drag – Reuters


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Asian stocks creep ahead, tech sector a drag
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets crept higher on Thursday as dovish comments from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve lifted Wall Street while weighing on the dollar, with trade light heading into the Easter holidays. Disappointing results from …
Asia stocks subdued, Nikkei weak on profit takingWashington Post
Momentum fades in Asian boursesFinancial Times
Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gainsStarNewsOnline.com

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:22 am

Indian Rupee Snaps Three-Day Loss as Yellen Supports U.S. Policy – Bloomberg


Chron.com

Indian Rupee Snaps Three-Day Loss as Yellen Supports U.S. Policy
Bloomberg
India's rupee snapped a three-day loss after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled the bank will maintain U.S. economic stimulus that's bolstered demand for emerging-market assets. Yellen indicated yesterday that interest rates will stay low to support …
Yellen says jobs remain too weak to raise ratesBoston Globe
Yellen Sees Muted Inflation as Unemployed Keep Wage PressBusinessweek
Europe seen mixed after Yellen; Ukraine talks aheadCNBC.com
Reuters India -BDlive
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:39 am

Bank of America posts quarterly loss on legal costs – Boston Globe


Boston Globe

Bank of America posts quarterly loss on legal costs
Boston Globe
NEW YORK — Bank of America swung to a first-quarter loss of $276 million as legal expenses related to the financial crisis mounted. The bank said Wednesday that litigation expenses rose to $6 billion in the quarter, showing Bank of America is still paying for …
Bank of America Still a Buy After Earnings MissBarron’s
Legal costs hit Bank of America's bottom lineCNNMoney
Bank of America's financial crisis costs become a recurring nightmareWTAQ
News & Observer
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:25 am

Uninsured Rate Drops More In States That Expanded Medicaid, Run Own … – Sioux City Journal


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Uninsured Rate Drops More In States That Expanded Medicaid, Run Own
Sioux City Journal
News outlets also provide updates on Medicaid expansion efforts and debates in Colorado, Virginia, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina and Indiana. Politico: Poll: Uninsured Drops In Key States. States that have expanded Medicaid and opened their own …
Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll findsLos Angeles Times
Uninsured rates lower in states that embraced ObamacareWashington Times
Obamacare Helped Up to 10 Million Get Insurance, Gallup FindsNBCNews.com
Sunshine State News
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:17 am

AmEx Profit Surpasses Estimates as Customer Spending Increases – Businessweek


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AmEx Profit Surpasses Estimates as Customer Spending Increases
Businessweek
American Express Co. (AXP:US), the biggest U.S. credit-card issuer by purchases, posted a first-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as customer spending climbed. Net income increased 12 percent to $1.43 billion, or $1.33 a share, from $1.28 billion, …
Leash on expenses helps AmEx counter muted user spendingFox Business
AmEx profit tops estimates on higher user spending, lower expensesCNBC.com
American Express profit rises 12 percentReuters
Chron.com -MarketWatch
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:13 am

China’s Weibo sets IPO share price low at $17 per share – CNET


Economic Times

China's Weibo sets IPO share price low at $17 per share
CNET
China's Twitter-like microblogging behemoth Weibo priced its initial public offering on Wednesday at $17 per share, according to The Wall Street Journal. This price is on the low end of the company's range, which was set between $17 and $19. Weibo also …
Weibo IPO below expectations, raises $285.6 million: ReportEconomic Times
Weibo valued at $3.46 billion after bottom-end IPO pricingChicago Tribune
China's Weibo IPO below expectations, raises $356.9m: reportStraits Times
FinanceAsia -Businessweek -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:54 am

Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines – Westport News


Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines
Westport News
FILE – In this June 12, 2008 file photo, a worker hooks up a fuel hose to an airplane at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.

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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:18 pm