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Can Twitter hold on to the solid growth in users? – CNBC


Toronto Star

Can Twitter hold on to the solid growth in users?
CNBC
Twitter's stock jumped nearly 30 percent on Tuesday following the release of its quarterly earnings, after a solid growth in active users soothed concerns about the future of the microblogging site, but some analysts remain skeptical. As if to downplay the …
Twitter assuages growth concerns for now as shares soar 35 percentReuters
Twitter finds love, but doubts remainFinancial Times
Twitter Stock Surges as CEO Costolo Makes Case for GrowthBusinessweek
ABC News -Hindu Business Line -USA TODAY
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:42 am

VW closes gap on Toyota’s global lead – Automotive News


USA TODAY

VW closes gap on Toyota's global lead
Automotive News
TOKYO (Reuters) — Volkswagen is closing in on Toyota Motor Corp. as the global leader in vehicle sales, with a rapid expansion drive in China – the world's biggest auto market – while Toyota curbs growth to focus on shoring up quality. Toyota, reigning at the …
Toyota global sales top 5 million units in first half of 2014Hindu Business Line
Toyota remains at top in sales after first halfLongview Daily News

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:42 am

UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons – Los Angeles Times


Fox News

UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons
Los Angeles Times
Firefighters and workers clear mud and water at Pauley Pavilion after the water main break on Sunset that flooded parts of the UCLA campus. Firefighters and workers clear mud and water at Pauley Pavilion after the water main break on Sunset that flooded …
Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescuedseattlepi.com
Water-main break floods UCLA campus, Sunset Boulevard with 8 to 10 MILLION New York Daily News
Road gouged by huge leak in Los Angeles water mainBBC News
Washington Post -OCRegister -News 92 FM
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:40 am

Asian shares hit six-and-half-year peak – BDlive


Reuters

Asian shares hit six-and-half-year peak
BDlive
TOKYO — Asian shares touched a six-and-half-year peak while the dollar held steady against the euro on Wednesday, as investors awaited key US data as well as a US Federal Reserve meeting that some believe might result in a more hawkish policy …
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit 6-1/2 year high, dollar steady before FedReuters

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:34 am

McDonald’s may be liable for worker lawsuits – CNNMoney


CNNMoney

McDonald's may be liable for worker lawsuits
CNNMoney
Facing a barrage of lawsuits from fast food worker groups seeking fair treatment and compensation, McDonald's could be on the verge of losing one of its main protections. The National Labor Relations Board's top lawyer on Tuesday determined that …
McDonald's can be held liable for employees of franchisees, says NLRBNew York Daily News
Minimum-Wage Activists See Opportunity in McDonald's DecisionBusinessweek
McDonald's: Regulator says it's a "joint employer"The Denver Post
USA TODAY -The Seattle Times -NACS Online
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 5:53 am

Charting the approach of S&P 2000 – MarketWatch


NorthJersey.com

Charting the approach of S&P 2000
MarketWatch
CINCINNATI (MarketWatch) — The S&P 500 Index continues to grind slowly, but steadily, toward the headline 2,000 mark. Against this backdrop, the U.S. markets' bigger-picture technicals continue to support the bull case. The charts below add color:.
US stocks end in the redBusiness Standard
Asia stocks rise on earnings, await US growth dataChron.com
India Morning Call-Global MarketsReuters India
Independent Online -Elko Daily Free Press
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 5:41 am

Fed seen trimming bond buys, could offer vague rate clues – Reuters India


Reuters India

Fed seen trimming bond buys, could offer vague rate clues
Reuters India
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday looks certain to press forward with its plan to wind down its bond-buying stimulus, and could offer some vague clues on how much nearer it might be to finally raising interest rates.
Fed expected to make sixth reduction in bond purchases at this week's meetingKFOX El Paso
Fed is weighing key issues but may reveal littleBoston Globe
As Fed Meets, Key Issues Likely to Stay UnansweredABC News

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 5:23 am

Home price gains slow for 6th-straight month – Tribune-Review


SFGate

Home price gains slow for 6th-straight month
Tribune-Review
Home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index increased 9.3 percent in May from 12 months earlier.
Dallas-area home-price gains in May smallest since last summerDallas Morning News
Home prices still climbing, but slowlyLive 5 News
Los Angeles-area home price gains slow in May, Case-Shiller showsLos Angeles Times
OCRegister -Investor’s Business Daily -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:13 am

Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Trulia, Inc. – MarketWatch


New York Times

Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Trulia, Inc.
MarketWatch
NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Trulia, Inc. ("Trulia" or the "Company") (NYSE: TRLA) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by …
Zillow deal to buy Trulia creates real estate digital ad juggernautLos Angeles Times
ComScore data show potential for combined Zillow, Trulia to dominateInman.com
Zillow CEO on buying up competitor Trulia amid rush of corporate mergersFox News
Upstart -Christian Science Monitor -Chinatopix
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:31 am

BlackBerry acquires anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart as it focuses on security – Montreal Gazette


BlackBerry acquires anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart as it focuses on security
Montreal Gazette
BlackBerry is bulking up its security assets with the acquisition of anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart, which developed technology to protect the smartphones of German government officials, including Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Waterloo, Ont.-based …

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:33 pm