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When Will Mobile-Ad Spending Outpace Television?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:28am
EMarketer expects mobile-ad spending to soar 83% in 2014 to nearly $18 billion. But BlueRun Ventures’ Operating Partner Cheryl Cheng says don’t expect mobile advertising spend to surpass television in the near future.
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Barclays Looks to Dismiss Dark Pool Suit

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:28am
Barclays called for the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit from the New York attorney general alleging the bank lied to clients about its high-speed trading venue, calling it unjustified because Barclays' customers were never misled.
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PulteGroup 2nd-quarter profit rises 15 percent, misses estimate

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:27am
PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) on Thursday reported profit that rose by 15 percent in its second quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations.
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Noble Energy second-quarter profit drops 49 percent, tops estimate

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:23am
Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) on Thursday reported earnings that decreased by 49 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
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IMF to Meet on Ukraine in August

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:10am
The IMF said it plans to meet regarding Ukraine's loan program late next month, which would allow the embattled country to get its next disbursement. 
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IMF cuts global growth forecast because of slowdowns in US, Russia and emerging markets

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:02am
The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies. ...
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IMF Cuts 2014 Global Outlook, Eyes Market Volatility Risk

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:00am
The International Monetary Fund on Thursday lowered its growth forecast for 2014 to 3.4% from its last projection of 3.7% in April, but held the line on its optimistic view of 2015.
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Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs, giving states more flexibility

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:55am
Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.
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Annual Farm Aid concert, food festival featuring Willie Nelson is scheduled for North Carolina

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:52am
Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina.
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Royal Caribbean 2Q profit rises fivefold, tops forecast

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:47am
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) on Thursday reported earnings that rose fivefold in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
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Technical problems hit US passport, visa issuance at embassies worldwide

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:16am
The State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around the world waiting for U.S. passports and visas, officials said Wednesday.
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CBS event looks back at civil rights, forward at new business opportunities

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:15am
A CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division.
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Despite fulfilling promises, Michigan governor's quest for second term is met with ambivalence

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:14am
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has accomplished much of what he set out to do when he was elected four years ago.
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Comic-Con Choo-Choo: Fans hop aboard exclusive train trip to pop fest

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:13am
For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention.
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Mixed Messages: New Home Sales Slide in June

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:06am
A report on new-home construction widely missed views in June, throwing cold water on upbeat housing data released earlier this week. 
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US new-home sales tumble 8.1 percent in June to annual rate of 406,000

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:05am
Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.
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June's Pace Of New-home Sales Hits Three-month Low

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am
Sales of new single-family homes fell 8.1% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 406,000, the slowest pace in three months, with drops across the country, according to government data released Thursday.
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30-year Fixed-rate Mortgage Stays At 4.13%: Freddie Mac

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am
The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.13% in the week ending July 24, unchanged on the week and just above the low of the year, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.
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New data processing center in Kentucky expected to create 100 jobs

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:56am
Data Dimensions Corp. plans to open a data processing center in Mount Sterling and create 100 new jobs in the eastern Kentucky town.
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Latest survey of honey bee loses in Virginia shows colony deaths near 33 percent

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:50am
Virginia continues to see steep honey bee colony losses.
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