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Veritiv posts loss of $14 million in third quarter

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:22pm
Veritiv Corp. (VRTV) on Thursday reported a loss of $14 million in its third quarter.
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Environmental, business, low-income advocates push for Vermont to adopt a carbon tax

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:22pm
A coalition of environmental, business and low-income advocates called Thursday for Vermont to adopt a carbon tax as a way to encourage emission reductions and to use the money both for energy efficiency and for tax cuts elsewhere.
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Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher Sets Retirement Date

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:20pm
The Dallas Fed on Thursday announced its president, Richard Fisher, will retire on March 19.
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October budget deficit increases to $121.7 billion, reflecting calendar shifts

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:16pm
The federal government started the new budget year with a higher deficit in October but the increase reflected quirks in the calendar rather than a deterioration in the government's budget outlook.
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Harry Reid To Be Senate Minority Leader

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:02pm
Sen. Harry Reid will be the next Senate Minority Leader, Democrats announced Thursday after a closed-door meeting.
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House Keystone Pipeline Vote Planned For Friday

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:33pm
The House of Representatives will vote Friday on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a House Republican aide said.
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Philly Fed's Plosser Says He Doesn't Know If U.S. Is In Secular Stagnation

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:30pm
Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser on Thursday said he doesn't know whether the U.S. economy has entered a period of so-called secular stagnation, and that in any case, it wouldn't be something to be addressed by monetary policy.
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As Ebola flares in rural hot spots, dims in others, experts call for more flexible response

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:17pm
Many beds are empty at newly opened Ebola treatment units in Liberia's urban centers because the outbreak is now flaring in more rural parts of the country.
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Farms, agribusiness exports are up 17 percent in Wisconsin compared to last year

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:17pm
Agricultural exports are moving out of Wisconsin rapidly.
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Walmart Lifted by Surprise U.S. Sales Growth

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:11pm
The world's largest retailer notched a new high after booking a 2.9% increase in 3Q revenue, and its first positive quarter of same-store sales in seven quarters.
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Investor Optimism At 4-year High

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:09pm
While key stock U.S. benchmarks record fresh record highs, optimism among investors keeps rising too.
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Starboard-Controlled Darden Scraps Poison Pill

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:47pm
Darden Restaurants Inc said it would revise management pay, ditch its poison pill and make it easier for shareholders to call special meetings as activist investor Starboard Value LP puts its stamp on the owner of the Olive Garden restaurant chain.
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New York loosens rules for craft beer, wine and spirits makers to help boost production

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:46pm
New York is eliminating some restrictions on craft beer, wine and spirits producers to encourage the growing interest in locally made alcoholic beverages.
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Hassan kicks off health insurance sign-up season ahead of Saturday's open enrollment

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:46pm
Gov. Maggie Hassan thanked workers who will be helping consumers sign up for insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law, praising their role Thursday in improving the health and financial well-being of New Hampshire residents.
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Homebuilders companies shares up at 10 a.m.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:46pm
Shares of some top homebuilders companies are up at 10 a.m.: DR Horton rose $.22 or .9 percent, to $24.23.
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Consumer companies shares up at 10 a.m.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:46pm
Shares of some top consumer companies are up at 10 a.m.: Clorox rose $.44 or .4 percent, to $101.96.
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Managed Care companies shares up at 10 a.m.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:46pm
Shares of some top managed care companies are up at 10 a.m.: Aetna rose $.20 or .2 percent, to $84.72.
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Oil Adds To Loss After Surprise Gasoline Supply Increase

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:34pm
Crude-oil futures added to losses Thursday after a weekly supply report showed a larger-than-expected decline in crude inventories but a surprise increase in gasoline supplies.
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Payroll provider ADP reports that more than 20,000 private sector jobs were added in Florida

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:32pm
A new employment survey shows that Florida continues to add jobs.
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Autos companies shares up at 10 a.m.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:19pm
Shares of some top autos companies are up at 10 a.m.: Ford Motor Co. rose $.29 or 2.0 percent, to $14.87.
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