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NYC lawmaker proposes city drug strategy office that blends public health with public safety

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:05pm
A New York City lawmaker wants to create a drug policy agency that would focus as much on health as on policing.
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Japan Owns More U.S. Debt Than China

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:58am
Japan is now the largest foreign holder of U.S. debt, knocking China out of first place.
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House votes to make sales tax deduction permanent; helps those in states with no income tax

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:57am
The House has voted to make permanent a deduction for state and local sales taxes that expired at the beginning of the year.
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Picasso stage curtain going on long-term view at NYC museum after spending 55 years at eatery

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:52am
A state curtain believed to be the largest Pablo Picasso painting in North America is set to be displayed at a New York City museum.
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Virtu's IPO Debuts At $23, Up 21% From IPO Pricing

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:50am
Virtu Financial Inc's shares opened for trading at $23 in its first day of trading as a publicly traded company on Thursday.
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Virtu Financial Opens Higher in Public Trading Debut

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:47am
Developing: High-frequency trading firm Virtu Financial opened at $23/share in its debut after pricing at $19/share.
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Connecticut battles tide of untaxed cigarettes drawn by lure of profits created by high taxes

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:45am
Connecticut is stepping up the fight against the trafficking of bootlegged cigarettes from low-tax states into lucrative Northeast markets through New York and Boston ports and along Interstate 95.
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IMF Director Lagarde rejects possibility Greece could obtain delay on upcoming debt payments

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:44am
The head of the International Monetary Fund is rejecting suggestions that Greece could obtain a delay on debt payments it needs to make to the IMF in May.
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Appeals court seems skeptical of early challenge to Obama administration's climate change plan

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:42am
Two out of three judges on a federal appeals court panel are expressing doubts about a legal challenge to the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change.
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Former Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke joins Carlyle Group as consumer and retail adviser

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:30am
Mike Duke, the former CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has joined the global consumer and retail group of private equity firm The Carlyle Group.
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Employment commission proposes limits to prevent discrimination in workplace wellness programs

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:28am
Federal regulators are proposing limits on how employers use financial penalties and rewards to nudge employees to participate in fast-growing workplace wellness programs.
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Former Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Gets His First Job in Finance

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:19am
Fifteen months after leaving the Federal Reserve, former Fed Chief Ben Bernanke has taken an advisory role with billionaire Ken Griffin's hedge fund Citadel.
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Evolving estimates indicate Taylor Energy's 11 year Gulf oil leak worse than company reports

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:11am
For more than a decade, oil has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico at the site where a hurricane-triggered mudslide toppled a drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana.
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A glance at contrasts, parallels between BP's gusher and decade-old oil leak in Gulf of Mexico

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:10am
Five years ago, BP's massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico exposed weaknesses in the drilling industry's safety culture and gaps in its spill response capabilities.
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Party time: Shares of Party City jump over 20 percent in stock market debut

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:10am
Shares of Party City jumped over 20 percent in their stock market debut Thursday.
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Medicare doctors bill not law yet, but government already paying full fees to most physicians

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:01am
A bill preventing deep cuts in doctors' Medicare reimbursements hasn't been signed into law.
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New evidence indicates barely known decade-old Gulf oil leak is far worse than reported

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:55am
The company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has downplayed its size and shrouded its work in secrecy.
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Etsy Shares Skyrocket in Public Trading Debut

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:52am
Shares of the online marketplace for handmade goods and craft supplies more than doubled in their debut, valuing the company at about $3.83 billion.
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Etsy Shares More Than Double In Their Trading Debut

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:52am
Etsy Inc. shares more than doubled in their debut Thursday, opening at $30.97 and then heading up to $33.04, compared with their initial public offering price of $16 a share.
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Party City Jumps 21% On Stock Market Debut

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:48am
Shares of Party City Holdco Inc. soared on their debut in the stock market Thursday, jumping 21% in the first few minutes of trading.
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