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Asian shares meander after Wall Street swings, oil prices drop further

FOX News: Business - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:15am
Asian shares meandered Wednesday following a volatile session on Wall Street as investors remained edgy over the slump in oil and metal prices.
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Motivated to ride a bike? Company that runs bike-share systems in NYC, elsewhere changing name

FOX News: Business - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:01am
The company that runs bike-sharing programs in New York, Chicago and other major cities is changing its name from Alta Bicycle Share to Motivate.
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House GOP majority aiming to soften financial overhaul law

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:35pm
The House moved Tuesday toward approving a measure aimed at softening legislation responding to the 2008 financial crisis that put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping rules since the Great Depression.
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Hong Kong Stocks Gain Despite Weakness In Other Markets

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:22pm
Hong Kong stocks extended gains Wednesday morning, shrugging off weakness in many of the other Asia bourses and in the U.S. market amid crude oil's continuous slide.
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Bartender Indicted For Threatening To Kill John Boehner: Reports

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:06pm
A federal grand jury has indicted a former country-club bartender who allegedly threatened to kill House Speaker John Boehner, reports said Tuesday.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:58pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.8% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.8% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.2% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.4% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Entergy acknowledges radiation monitoring error at Palisades, asks US to treat it as minor

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:38pm
Entergy Corp. acknowledged Tuesday that it didn't follow some radiation safety monitoring procedures during a refueling of its Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in southwestern Michigan last year but says federal regulators should treat it as a low-level violation.
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Missouri Supreme Court decisions limit sales tax exemptions for construction

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:32pm
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday issued three rulings limiting some sales tax exemptions for construction activities by businesses.
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US aims to cut methane emissions by nearly half through regulations on gas, oil production

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:05pm
The Obama administration is putting the energy industry on notice that it intends to curb methane emissions by nearly half through regulations affecting oil and gas production.
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Japan Stocks Drop Amid Deflation Fears And Rising Yen

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:44pm
Japanese stocks lost more altitude in early Wednesday action, with deflation fears, a weak U.S. lead and especially further gains for the yen all helping to push the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.9% and the broader Topix down 0.8%.
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Ohio bartender threatened to kill Boehner, authorities say

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:45pm
A former Ohio country club bartender -- who told authorities that he was Jesus Christ -- threatened to murder House Speaker John Boehner last fall because he believed the Ohio congressman was responsible for Ebola, according to records made available Tuesday.
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Australia Stocks Slouch Lower On Resource Weakness

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:39pm
Australian stocks shook modestly lower in early Wednesday trade, with weak resource prices helping drive the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 down 0.2% after losing 0.3% in the previous session.
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Port of Oakland reached all-time high in cargo volume 2014

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:31pm
The Port of Oakland has reached an all-time high in cargo volume thanks to a stronger U.S. demand for Asian goods and because busy ports in Southern California have diverted some of their cargo north to Oakland.
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Mohawk Industries To Acquire Vinyl-flooring Maker IVC

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:20pm
Mohawk Industries Inc. said late Tuesday it agreed to buy vinyl-flooring maker IVC Group for $1.2 billion in cash and stock.
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Tesla chief Musk says company can make a profit by 2020

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:16pm
The head of electric car maker Tesla Motors says the company should turn a profit in five years after it brings a lower-cost car to market.
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Tesla CEO: China Sales Weak, Promises Model X by Third Quarter

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:14pm
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the electric luxury car maker's sales in China were "unexpectedly weak" during the fourth quarter, but sought to assure an audience in Detroit the problems are being fixed.
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Citing need to control costs, United Airlines says it may outsource up to 2,000 airport jobs

FOX News: Business - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:01pm
United Airlines is considering cutting up to 2,000 jobs at 28 airports around the country and hiring a contractor to do the work.
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