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2 Oct 2014 - United States
Sell-off Returns To WallAfter a few volatile sessions, the sell-off returned to Wall Street today, confirming that momentum is shifting—buyers do not seem to be anxious to jump in and buy on dips.
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After raising $50M, RedditReddit’s executive team has big plans for the community news-sharing site’s future … which apparently includes a new requirement on where employees can live. Reddit has instituted a new policy... recently that gives its remote workers an ultimatum: either relocate to San Francisco where Reddit is based or face termination. News of the policy change […]
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While media in mainland China is offering very little coverage of the mass protests in Hong Kong, the issue is getting splashed across social media. And perhaps not surprisingly, the comments lean... decidedly against the demonstrators, with many alleging the movement is a foreign plot.
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Why Occupy Hong Kong LeaderJoshua Wong, a student leader in the pro-democracy protests that have shaken Hong Kong, is the type of youth companies should be looking to hire and nurture.
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10 rental markets with the worst returns

Market Watch - 2 Oct 2014 06:03
Those looking to buy a single-family home and rent it out may want to steer clear of the Northeast and California.
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7 Steps To Getting A Business Loan

Forbes - 2 Oct 2014 06:00
While it is not as easy as it once was before the Great Recession, all banks and other lenders still need to loan money to small business. The key is to know how to do it and get the best terms. Here... is a simple 7 step process:
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aDon't panic in the face of this correction, Jim Cramer urged his Mad... Moneyaviewers Wednesday. While the markets may still have further to fall, investors need to be ready with their shopping list of stocks to buy when the bottom finally comes. Cramer explained to viewers exactly what happens during a correction such as the current one. First, the stocks in the primary blast zone get hit. In this market, those are the industrial stocks, the ones that suffer from the weakness in Europe that has now spread to Russia, China and South America. The estimates for these stocks are still too high, Cramer noted, which means their stocks have farther to fall. Must Read:...
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Stockton bankruptcy rulingA federal bankruptcy judge dealt a serious blow to California's public employee pension systems by ruling Wednesday that payments for future worker retirements can be reduced when a city declares... bankruptcy -- just like its other debts.
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Labour are considering the introduction of a so-called mansion tax. But Kate Barker – a former government adviser on monetary policy – has recommended caution when it comes to the proposal. In an... interview with the Huffington Post, Barker said: “The thing with introducing a mansion tax, particularly if it’s introduced at a reasonably high level, is that it is unexpected tax, and it would be capitalised into house prices today and therefore have quite a disruptive effect on the housing market. It would mean that houses over £2 million would decline in value according to the discounted view people have of the tax paid on them.” The mansion tax is expected to have three bands; for homes with values above £2 million, £5 million and £10 million. Home-owners would be required to...
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What really gets me is knowing that it may be fundamentally impossible to lead some people who cannot respect me because I am a woman.
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Study: Self-Confidence Plays ASelf-confidence doesn't just come from within. Once in a while, it is healthy to doubt yourself, to ooze a tiny bit of self-awareness. But a new psychology study from Ohio State University found... evidence that individuals' career paths are influenced by their own levels of self-confidence and, to some degree, the amount of social validation they receive along the way. Read Full Story
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The man accused of taking illicit photographs of the bedridden wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has been indicted on burglary charges.
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.
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9 Exceptional Ways to Amp UpWant to get your employees excited about their jobs? It's not nearly as hard as you might think.
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6 Questions To Ask BeforeMeetings can be productive, helpful and even enjoyable. Here's how to make it happen.
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ATLANTA (TheStreet) -- Shares in the big three U.S. airlines hit a wall this summer. They are down 15% from summer highs, and that was before an Ebola scare set in. But analysts generally call the... lull a buying opportunity. Shares in every major airline gave up ground on Wednesday. Southwest , down 3.6%, led the decline. Shares in American , Delta , JetBlue and Spirit all gave up between 3% and 4%. United was down 2.8%. Must Read: American Flight Attendants Got $13 Million More, Thanks to Delta The carriers still have healthy year-to-date gains. Southwest is up 73%, Spirit is up 47%, American 36%, Delta 27%, United and JetBlue 20%, Alaska 17% and Allegiant 15%. The S&P 500 is up 5%. Despite Wednesday's selling in the midst of a broad market decline, the actual risk to the carriers from the...
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BMW sees 2014 passenger car sales growing 3-4%

livemint.com - 2 Oct 2014 12:52
BMW sees 2014 passenger carAlthough growth was slowing in China, it would still be higher than in other markets
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Every evening after work, Abdirizak Bihi strolls through neighborhood parks where young Somalis shoot hoops and play soccer. He tells jokes, urges them to clean up their trash and... even grabs the basketball to take a few shots.
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US dollar drops amidThe US currency slipped 0.1% to $1.2632 per euro; the yen appreciated 0.2% to 108.67 per dollar
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Thursday, Oct. 2: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were weak on Thursday after equities began October with a sharp decline. European... stocksadeclined on Thursday, taking their cue from the drop on Wall Street and a weak day of trading in Asia. The European Central Bank meets Thursday to set rates and will give its decision at 7:45 a.m. EDT, followed by a press conference. Economists expectainterest rates to remain unchanged. 2. -- The economic calendar in the U.S. onaThursday includes weekly initial jobless claims at 8:30 a.m. EDT, and factory orders for August at 10 a.m. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks 3. -- U.S. stocks onaWednesdayawere pummeled after investors lost confidence amid a confluence of factors consisting...
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Why Angie's List Is In Trouble

Time - 2 Oct 2014 12:30
Why Angie's List Is In TroublePaid memberships at the local business review service Angie's List have been rising for years, and the stock just took off. Even so, reviews of the company's long-term prospects aren't so hot.
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BSE to shift United Spirits,The exchange will transfer the scrips of United Spirits, MCX and FTIL from 'Group A' to the 'Group B' category with effect from 7 October
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Pepsi's New Green Cola LooksWhen we first laid our eyes on Pepsi's new green cola, "Pepsi True," we immediately thought of one thing: Coca-Cola's new green cola, "Coke Life." Here's Pepsi True: It contains 40% fewer calories... than a regular Pepsi and is sweetened using a blend of sugar and stevia, a naturally-sourced sweetener. Here's Coke Life: It contains 36% fewer calories than a regular Coke and is sweetener using a blend of sugar and stevia, the naturally sourced sweetener. Coke Life originally launched in Argentina and Chile last year, but has since rolled out to other territories such as Great Britain. Consumers there are split down the middle as to whether they love or hate the new flavor.  Pepsi True was unveiled on Wednesday and will be sold exclusively to US consumers on Amazon.com later this month. It is...
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Rovio, maker of the "Angry Birds" mobile game, plans to cut up to 130 jobs as it struggles with slowing revenue and difficulties finding new growth.
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Still, shares of three have beaten the S&P 500 Index this year, writes Phil van Doorn.
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