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New York Regulator Orders Standard Chartered To Pay $300 Mln Penalty – RTT News


New York Times

New York Regulator Orders Standard Chartered To Pay $300 Mln Penalty
RTT News
New York State's financial regulator has ordered UK-based lender Standard Chartered plc (SCBFF.PK,STAC.L,STAN.L) to pay a civil monetary penalty of $300 million and also take other remedial steps for its failure to improve money laundering controls that …
UPDATE 2-Standard Chartered to pay $300 mln for oversight shortfallsReuters
Caught Backsliding, Standard Chartered Is Fined $300 MillionNew York Times
Standard Chartered to pay $300m penalty to NY regulatorBBC News
Stixs News -Minneapolis Star Tribune -Reuters UK
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 4:37 am

China Fines Japanese Auto-Part Makers $202 Million – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China Fines Japanese Auto-Part Makers $202 Million
Wall Street Journal
SHANGHAI—China levied 1.24 billion yuan ($202 million) in fines against 12 Japanese auto-part makers for alleged price manipulation in the latest effort to wield its power against multinational companies. The National Development and Reform Commission …
China Levies Record Antitrust Fine on Japanese FirmsBloomberg
CORRECTED-China fines 12 Japanese auto part makers $201 mlnReuters
China fines 12 Japanese firms $201 million for price-fixingReuters UK
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 4:16 am

Market Basket’s competing philosophies a hot topic in business circles – Nashua Telegraph


Boston Globe

Market Basket's competing philosophies a hot topic in business circles
Nashua Telegraph
Is there any business more interesting than a family business? The relationships between family business owners make the relationships between owners of other privately owned companies look like child's play. Regular business owners might have …
No progress evident in Market Basket standoffBoston Globe
Market Basket—-A family matteriStreet Research
All in the FamilyHuffington Post
Boston.com -WGBH NEWS -Seacoastonline.com
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 4:15 am

Asia stocks make slight gains, await Yellen speech – Washington Post


Vancouver Sun

Asia stocks make slight gains, await Yellen speech
Washington Post
TOKYO — Asian stock markets got a slight boost Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.1 percent at 25,154.62 while …
Asian shares slip ahead of US Fed chief's speechBusinessWorld Online Edition
Asian stocks steady on strong US data, dollar holds gainsReuters Canada
Asian markets rise as Ukraine fears recedeGulf Times
Inquirer.net
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 4:07 am

Home Depot Profits Shine; Stock Still Undervalued – Barron’s


Barron’s

Home Depot Profits Shine; Stock Still Undervalued
Barron’s
Even after a big jump, shares are trading for less than their historical valuation. And they yield 2.3%. Email; Print; Comments; Order Reprints. Facebook. Share. 0. Twitter. Google+. LinkedIn. smaller; Larger. close …
India Morning Call-Global MarketsReuters
Strong Housing Data Lifts MarketNew York Times
Wall Street rises on Home Depot and Apple; data helpsEconomic Times
Tulsa World -SFGate
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 4:05 am

Forex – Australian dollar a tad weaker as Stevens jawbones in parliament – NASDAQ


Wall Street Journal

Forex – Australian dollar a tad weaker as Stevens jawbones in parliament
NASDAQ
The Australian dollar eased slightly further Wednesday after the country's central bank chief talked the currency down in testimony before parliament, while the Japanese yen weakened on trade figures. AUD/USD traded at 0.9297, down 0.05%, and USD/JPY …
US consumer price index rises just 0.1 percent in July on lower gas pricesGant Daily
Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in JulyHeraldNet
Consumer price increases slow Consumer prices grew last month at their San Angelo Standard Times
Reuters -Investor’s Business Daily -Christian Science Monitor
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 2:00 am

Construction of new homes hits eight-month high in July – Los Angeles Times


SFGate

Construction of new homes hits eight-month high in July
Los Angeles Times
A framer works on the roof line of a new home under construction Tuesday at the William Lyon Homes site in the Pavilion Park development in Irvine. A framer works on the roof line of a new home under construction Tuesday at the William Lyon Homes site in …
A late summer bloom in home building in the MidlandsHilton Head Island Packet
HOW TO PLAY IT-Dipping into the noisy US housing marketReuters
US home construction jumpsChron.com
seattlepi.com -HeraldNet
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 1:14 am

Audit: ‘Obamacare’ tax not meeting revenue target – Philly.com


Fox News

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target
Philly.com
WASHINGTON (AP) – An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday. The audit by the Treasury inspector general for tax …
IG: Obamacare's Medical Device Tax Not Bringing In As Much Cash As ExpectedDaily Caller

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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 12:57 am

Apple shares rise to record amid optimism about new products – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Apple shares rise to record amid optimism about new products
Sydney Morning Herald
Apple's stock closed at an all-time high on Tuesday, surpassing a 2012 record as investors look ahead to new products such as bigger-screen iPhones and a wristwatch-like device that may jump-start revenue growth. Apple rose 1.4 per cent to $US100.53 …
Apple shares close at record highFinancial Times
Apple Tops $100 To Notch Record Close As Next iPhone LoomsForbes
Biz Break: Apple shares hit record high ahead of iPhone 6San Jose Mercury News
The Globe and Mail -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 12:26 am

PetSmart considering selling after pressure from investors – abc7news.com


Reuters

PetSmart considering selling after pressure from investors
abc7news.com
PetSmart says it is considering putting itself up for sale after receiving pressure from investors. The pet supply chain said Tuesday that it will weigh "strategic alternatives" after a board review that included conversations with shareholders. Investment firm …
PetSmart Announces Second Quarter 2014 ResultsBusiness Wire (press release)
Exclusive: Amid investor pressure, PetSmart says to explore saleBaltimore Sun

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Posted on 19 August 2014 | 11:45 pm