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That’s not cool man! Bank regulators deny pot industry access to financial … – Morning Ticker


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That's not cool man! Bank regulators deny pot industry access to financial
Morning Ticker
The production and sale of marijuana occupies a strange place within the legal framework of the United States. On the one hand, several states have legalized the sale and consumption of marijuana. On the other, marijuana is classified as a Schedule 1
Credit Unions chafe at tight Central Bank regulationsIrish Times
Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulatorsiFreePress.com (blog)
Colorado pot bank sues the FedWMDT

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:36 pm

Verizon Strike Possible as Contract Deadline Looms – ABC News


Times of India

Verizon Strike Possible as Contract Deadline Looms
ABC News
Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier. A contract covering 39,000 Verizon workers represented by two unions expires at the end
Union workers at Verizon may strike tonightBoston Herald
Verizon sees little progress in talks with wireline workersTimes of India
Verizon workers could strike in Pennsylvania, other states as deadline nearsYork Daily Record/Sunday News

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:34 pm

Japan’s Amari: TPP member nations clash over intellectual property issue – Dispatch Times


Dispatch Times

Japan's Amari: TPP member nations clash over intellectual property issue
Dispatch Times
“We will also need to closely review the still-classified text to assess the extent to which there has been real and sufficient progress on issues such as the environment and investor-state dispute settlement”, he said. He said they are more confident
Trade ministers express optimism on Trans-Pacific Partnership talks – but don OCRegister
Trans-Pacific Trade Talks End Without DealVoice of America
Ministers fail to clinch major trade pactPolitico
Brisbane Times -Livemint -Sky News Australia
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:34 pm

Declining growth rate of pay looms over US – Benchmark Reporter


U.S. News & World Report

Declining growth rate of pay looms over US
Benchmark Reporter
The second quarter assessment is indicating a discouraging growth rate in wages and salaries, having a slowest pace of growth on record. The stats disqualify speculated projections that an improving labor market would boost pay. The 0.2 percent advance …
US paychecks grow at record slow rateOneida Dispatch
Wages Grow at Slowest Pace Since 1982Regal Tribune
U.S. paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarterThe Denver Post
Reuters -New York Times
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:27 pm

Uber valued at more than $50 billion in new round of funding – Rapid News Network


Rapid News Network

Uber valued at more than $50 billion in new round of funding
Rapid News Network
Uber Technologies Inc. has just completed a new round of funding that values the company at close to $51 billion, Microsoft is said to be one of the investors, as stated by a report from The Wall Street Journal. Unlike the two auto rental giants
Microsoft to invest $100m in start-up UberTimes of Oman
Uber Valued at $51 Billion After Latest Funding Round: ReportNDTV
Uber beat Facebook's $50 billion recordNorthern Californian
New York Times -Forbes -The Denver Post
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 12:36 pm

Twitter stock price takes a dip on the back of poor second quarter results – Benchmark Reporter


Benchmark Reporter

Twitter stock price takes a dip on the back of poor second quarter results
Benchmark Reporter
Twitter Inc. recently announced its earnings for the 2nd quarter of this year reflecting its performance until the 30th of June. As per research firm eMarketer, Twitter didn't even account for 1% of the digital advertising market worth $ 145 billion
Twitter stock tumbles as user growth stallsDispatch Times
Twitter income up but share price stumbles over growthSentinel Republic
Twitter boss “not satisfied” with growthRapid News Network
iFreePress.com (blog) -Press Examiner
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 11:54 am

Wall Street ends lower as weak oil weighs – Jamestown Sun


CNBC

Wall Street ends lower as weak oil weighs
Jamestown Sun
NEW YORK – Wall Street ended on a sour note on Friday as a drop in energy stocks eclipsed wage data that supported expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve might hold off on an interest rate. Advertisement. x. previous next. SendPrint …
Stocks down for the day, but benchmarks post July gainsUSA TODAY
How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared on FridayABC News

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 11:34 am

Exxon, Chevron signal belt-tightening as profits drop – Times of Oman


Times of Oman

Exxon, Chevron signal belt-tightening as profits drop
Times of Oman
Punching bag: Which area in Muscat would you say is the most pleasing, green venue? Features · Kazakhstan seeks to reclaim historical role as the crossroads of East and West · The Silk Road: Past, Present, Future · What do your fingers say about you?
ExxonMobil down 52% despite increased outputiFreePress.com (blog)
ExxonMobil earnings dive 52%Press Examiner
Chevron's Q2 earnings plummet on weak energy market and chargesUSA TODAY
Rapid News Network -Reuters -TheStreet.com
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 10:40 am

Yahoo Buys Fashion Website Polyvore – NDTV


NDTV

Yahoo Buys Fashion Website Polyvore
NDTV
Yahoo Inc said on Friday that it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings. Yahoo, which did not disclose terms of the deal, said Polyvore will accelerate its 'Mavens' growth strategy
Yahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchaseMoneycontrol.com
Yahoo to acquire Polyvore in shopping-advertising pushLivemint
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Acquires Style-Tip Specialist Polyvore to Raise its Benchmark Monitor

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 7:37 am

Greek Markets Set to Reopen, With an Asterisk – New York Times


CNNMoney

Greek Markets Set to Reopen, With an Asterisk
New York Times
Greece's stock market will reopen on Monday after a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls, but local investors will face restrictions. The Athens Stock Exchange has been shut since June 29, when the government closed banks and imposed strict …
Greek stock market to reopen on MondayIrish Examiner
Stock Trading Resumes in Athens on Monday After Five-Week Exchange ClosureWall Street Journal
Greek stock market says all shares to trade on MondayReuters
Seeking Alpha -Sydney Morning Herald
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 12:09 am

Top Stories – Bing News

EU to probe FedEx merger plan

FedEx Corp. faces an in-depth investigation into its bid to take over TNT Express NV just 2 1/2 years after European Union regulators thwarted United Parcel Service Inc.’s attempt to buy the Dutch company. The FedEx-TNT tie-up may cut competition in the …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:41 am

Belle Corp’s net income halved in H1

MANILA, Philippines — Belle Corporation’s net income was halved in the first half of the year in the absence of the non-recurring gains that it enjoyed a year ago. The Henry Sy-led firm told the Philippine Stock Exchange that its net income for the …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:37 am

Hearing set for Hollywood Casino property tax appeal

BANGOR, Maine — An appeals board will hear arguments next week in the dispute between the city and Hollywood Casino over the taxable value of the casino’s properties. The casino is seeking to reduce its assessed property value from $98.18 million to $ …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:33 am

Why long-term unemployment in the euro area is so high

THE LATEST euro-area unemployment figures, released on July 31st, make for mildly happy reading. They show the overall unemployment rate has crept down to 11.1% from its peak of 12.1% in April 2013. Despite the good news, another problem in the form of …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:33 am

These 5 projects were stalled in 2011. Here’s what’s happening now.

And there are projects such as City Park, on the old Coliseum site, that are coming along much more slowly than planned With the current building boom all around us, it’s easy to forget just how dark things seemed in therecession’s aftermath.

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:32 am

Government has plans to reduce 1MDB debts, but needs six months: Najib

SEREMBAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today the government had a plan to reduce the debt burden of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and needed six months to turn around the government investment company. He said he had held discussions …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:29 am

SoulCycle IPO: 5 Things To Know About The Boutique Fitness Chain Going Public

SoulCycle Inc. is giving new meaning to the term “sweat equity.” Beloved by high-profile celebrities such as the actress and talk-show host Kelly Ripa, Victoria Secret’s model Karlie Kloss and former soccer player David Beckham, the indoor-cycling …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:29 am

HanesBrands Shares Crumble 9 Percent on Lower Sales Guidance

Shares of apparel company HanesBrands (HBI) was the worst performing stock in the S&P 500 Friday, wrapping up the session with a loss of 9 percent on the heels of mixed second quarter earnings. The stocks is TheStreet’s Move of the Day. Earnings per share …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:25 am

Bitcoin: When does it make sense to trade real dollars for virtual money?

The virtual currency Bitcoin recently took another step closer to becoming a mainstream tool of finance, thanks to the debut of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC). The trust represents the first mechanism for trading Bitcoin on a public exchange …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:24 am

A $26 trillion debt problem is crushing competitiveness in China

REUTERS/Joe Ta general view shows the demolition of a China owes its stock market boom and bust to the one thing that is crushing the competitiveness of every part of the world’s second biggest economy – debt. The nation’s debt mountain is widely estimated …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:23 am



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