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Barnes & Noble appoints Argir as chief digital officer; Veerina leaving the company

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 9:24am
Barnes & Noble is shaking up the leadership at its struggling Nook business.
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PayPal set to begin trading under the 'PYPL' ticker on the Nasdaq

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 9:11am
Payments system PayPal is set to start trading on the Nasdaq on Monday under the stock ticker "PYPL." The company officially split with parent e-commerce company eBay Inc. on Friday.
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Greece Repays €6.8 Billion To Creditors Using Bridge Loan: Reports

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 9:11am
Athens on Monday spent a large chunk of its bridge loan from the EU to repay its international creditors, including the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, media reports said.
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Amazon Upgraded As It Catches Up To Macy's In Apparel Sales

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:51am
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United Technologies' Stock Should Be Bought Now, Sterne Agee Analyst Says

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:46am
United Technologies' stock should be bought at current levels, said Sterne Agee analyst Peter Arment on Monday, who said the company's sale of its Sikorsky Aircraft business after 86 years of ownership represents a "positive first step" in the transformation of its business portfolio.
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Grocery store chain A&P files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy as it faces increasingly tough competition

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:37am
Grocery store operator A&P is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as it continues to face increasingly tougher competition.
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Museum at Nixon's presidential library gets makeover, technology upgrade

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:32am
A museum dedicated to Richard Nixon's presidency is getting a makeover that will include interactive exhibits appealing to younger, tech-savvy visitors, officials said Monday.
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Christmas in the Capitol possible as Congress' to-do list on spending priorities grows

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:30am
Congress' midsummer to-do list may take until Christmas to clear.
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SPIN METER: Analysis cites dubious Medicare savings from high-tech fraud prevention system

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:29am
Medicare says its computerized fraud prevention system worked like a cybercharm last year, identifying $454 million in problematic payments and generating a financial return for the taxpayer of $10 for every dollar spent.
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Fire contained after 2 barges collide near entrance to Houston Ship Channel

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:29am
Emergency personnel have extinguished a fire aboard a barge carrying petroleum after the vessel collided with another barge near the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel.
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Ain't misbehavin'? Broadway audience boorishness, smartphone faux pas get spotlight

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:23am
Come on along and listen to the lullaby of Broadway: Marimba ringtones! Rat-a-tat texting! The shaming "shhhhh!" Years of mounting tension over audience behavior hit a dramatic climax this month, when a teenager clambered onto a stage to try to recharge his phone and veteran star Patti LuPone whisked a phone away from a texting spectator, hours after performing a matinee punctuated by incoming calls.
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Hasbro Sales Top Views on Move-Themed Demand

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:50am
U.S. toymaker Hasbro Inc reported a lower-than-expected decline in quarterly revenue, helped by strong demand for its "Jurassic World"- and "Star Wars"-themed toys.
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Gold Hits Five-Year Low on Chinese Selling

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:48am
Gold prices plunged as much as 4 percent to their lowest in more than five years on Monday as sellers in top consumer China offloaded the metal.
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Lockheed Martin buying Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies for $9 billion

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:46am
Lockheed Martin is buying Black Hawk helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion.
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Lockheed Reports 2Q Results, to Acquire Sikorsky Unit

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:46am
The company, which said on Monday it would buy Black Hawk helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp for $9 billion, said the review represents about $6 billion in expected 2015 sales and 17,000 employees.
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Lockheed Beats Estimates As It Buys Sikorsky, Mulls Spinoff Or Sale Of Other Businesses

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:45am
Lockheed Martin said Monday it had net earnings of $929 million, or $2.94 a share, in the second quarter, up from $889 million, or 2.76 a share, in the year-earlier period.
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Lockheed To Buy United Technologies Sikorsky Business For $9 Billion

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:45am
Lockheed Martin Corp. announced on Monday a deal to buy United Technologies Corp.'s Sikorsky Aircraft business for $9 billion.
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SunEdison To Buy Vivint Solar In $2.2 Billion Deal

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:33am
Renewable energy company SunEdison Inc. said Monday it has agreed to acquire residential solar systems company Vivint Solar for about $2.2 billion in cash, stock and convertible notes.
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Morgan Stanley earns $1.67 billion in 2Q, down 9 percent from a year earlier

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:26am
Morgan Stanley says its second-quarter profit fell 9 percent despite better earnings at all three of its core businesses.
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Halliburton Profit Drops on Lower Driling Activity, Charges

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:24am
The oilfield services provider revealed a 93% decline in quarterly profit as oil producers were pummeled by a steep decline in oil prices, which cut drilling activity. Further, the company incurred about $400 million in charges.
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