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Banks to meet with Treasury Department on cyber threats -sources

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:42am
A group of Wall Street banks plan to meet the U.S. Treasury Department and other government officials next month to talk about how to cooperate to fend off cyber attacks, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Buffalo Wild Wings makes majority investment in Rusty Taco; financial terms not disclosed

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:41am
Buffalo Wild Wings has made a majority investment in Rusty Taco, seeking to help the chain grow throughout the country.
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US indexes rise in early trading, following gains in Europe; Burger King jumps on deal talks

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:37am
Stocks are opening higher in the U.S. after central bankers in Europe and Japan said support for their economies would continue.
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Tribal casino proposal roils Martha's Vineyard, vacation destination for the well-heeled

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:15am
An American Indian tribe says its plan to build a casino in a remote part of Martha's Vineyard is about providing "economic self-sufficiency" to its some 1,200 members.
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Millions Helped by ACA May Get Hit with Reduced Tax Refunds Unless They Act Soon

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:15am
If you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under the Affordable Care Act, you need to start reviewing your taxes now.
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With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:13am
Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.
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Alcoa to close smelter in Italy

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:09am
Aluminum producer Alcoa said it would permanently close its Portovesme smelter on the Italian island of Sardinia.
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Boeing says BOC Aviation of Singapore ordered 50 737 aircraft for a total of $8.8B

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:04am
Boeing said Monday that BOC Aviation, an aircraft leasing company based in Singapore, is ordering 82 airplanes for a total of $8.8 billion.
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Draghi Leaves the Door Open for ECB QE, Seeks to Jolt Eurozone Economy

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:00am
Prodding governments to do more to boost demand and hinting at European Central Bank action to go along with it marks a major shift in ECB chief Mario Draghi's euro zone policy away from a focus on austerity towards reviving growth.
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Sony says PlayStation network back online, user information safe after attack

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:48am
Sony Corp's PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive in the United States.
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Alcoa To Book Third-quarter Charge For Closure Of Italian Smelter

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:46am
Alcoa Inc. said Monday it expects to book charges totaling $170 million to $180 million after-tax in the third quarter to cover the costs of the permanent closure of its Portovesme aluminum smelter in Italy.
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J.C. Penney Shares Rally Premarket After Upbeat Analyst Note

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:44am
Shares of J.C. Penney Co. rallied 2.7% in premarket trade, after J.P. Morgan sent clients a favorable research report on the department store chain.
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Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient, terms not disclosed

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:36am
Vivus has acquired a group of patents covering one of the main ingredients behind its weight loss drug Qsymia from Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
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Opinion: Colleges Worsen Income Inequality

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:30am
Are colleges – some of which offer degrees seen to have little real-world use, and others that sport failing business models -- exacerbating income inequality? Perhaps.
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Oak Hill Capital to buy Berlin Packaging for $1.43 bln

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:27am
Private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners said it would buy container maker Berlin Packaging LLC for $1.43 billion from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC.
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Activist investor presses apparel retailer Ann Inc for sale

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:05am
An activist investor urged women's apparel retailer Ann Inc to sell itself, saying it could fetch as much as $2.52 billion, failing which each of the company's board members should buy back stock as a "sign of confidence".
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Japan offers to provide anti-influenza drug for possible Ebola treatment

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:01am
Japan said Monday it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak.
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Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:00am
Roche will buy U.S. biotech company InterMune for $8.3 billion cash, helping the world's leading cancer-drug maker expand into rare and incurable-disease treatment.
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Shivery and shovelry ahead: Farmers' Almanac predicts another bitterly cold, wet winter

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:00am
The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.
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Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:00am
A big shareholder in the Ann Taylor chain is ratcheting up pressure on its parent company to put it up for sale.
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