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Government investigation doesn't stop Pentagon from giving new work to helicopter manufacturer

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:11am
The Army has awarded $80 million in helicopter contracts to Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton even as the Justice Department investigates whether she played by the rules to win earlier military work.
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Glaxo Investigating Possible Bribes In UAE: Report

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:16am
U.K. pharmaceutical major GlaxoSmithKline PLC is conducting an internal investigation to see whether its employees enganged in bribery in the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported Tuesday.
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SolarCity offers loans so rooftop customers can own solar system, still pay less for power

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:02am
SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption.
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Ex-New York Fed, Treasury chief Geithner grilled in court over handling of 2008 bailout of AIG

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:02am
Timothy Geithner, a key player in the U.S. government's 2008 bailout of American International Group Inc., is due back in court Wednesday in a trial of a lawsuit filed by the insurance giant's former CEO over the handling of the rescue.
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Global growth worries send Asian stocks lower, Tokyo hurt by strong yen, players look to Fed

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:56pm
Asian stocks sagged Wednesday as pessimism about global growth spread following a decline on Wall Street overnight and a strengthening yen, which dampened prospects for export-oriented Japan.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:42pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 1.5% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.8% ; Seoul (Kospi) flat Taipei (Taiex) down 0.3% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Fall Following U.S. Rout

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:09pm
Hong Kong stocks opened significantly lower Wednesday morning after a sell-off in U.S. markets overnight, as the Hang Seng Index dropped 0.8%.
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Ex-New York Fed, Treasury chief Geithner affirms in court need for 2008 bailout of AIG

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:43pm
Timothy Geithner, a key player in the U.S. government's 2008 bailout of American International Group Inc., on Tuesday affirmed in court his belief that the insurer's rescue was needed to avert disaster for the financial system.
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Japan Stocks Fall Hard After Yen Rebounds

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:30pm
Japanese stocks traded at a significant discount in early Wednesday action, with the Nikkei Average losing 1.4%, and the broader Topix down 1.6%.
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Australia Stocks Follow U.S. Peers To Sharp Loss

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 7:54pm
Australian stocks went from weak to weaker in early Wednesday trading, with the S&P/ASX 200 falling 1.2% after the previous session's 0.2% dip, plumbing lows not seen since February.
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Banks companies shares down at the close of trading

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:59pm
Shares of some top banks companies were down at the close of trading: Bank of America Corp. fell $.41 or 2.4 percent, to $16.88.
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Big-box Retail companies shares down at the close of trading

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:59pm
Shares of some top big-box retail companies were down at the close of trading: Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $.94 or .7 percent, to $125.27.
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Beverages companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:59pm
Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR fell $3.06 or 2.8 percent, to $105.36.
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Airlines companies shares down at the close of trading

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:59pm
Shares of some top airlines companies were down at the close of trading: Delta Air fell $.84 or 2.3 percent, to $35.27.
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Autos companies shares down at the close of trading

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:59pm
Shares of some top autos companies were down at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. fell $.42 or 2.9 percent, to $14.10.
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Aerospace companies shares down at the close of trading

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:59pm
Shares of some top aerospace companies were down at the close of trading: Boeing fell $2.94 or 2.3 percent, to $123.32.
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Celebration, waiting in Nevada after court strikes down state's gay marriage ban

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:41pm
Gay rights groups celebrated Tuesday after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Nevada's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, even though clerks were awaiting further legal clearance to begin issuing licenses.
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Wynn land owner, a convicted felon, pleads not guilty to federal wire fraud charges

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:53pm
An owner of the land that Wynn Resorts is developing into a $1.6 billion casino pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal wire fraud charges in connection with the land deal.
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Valeant To Boost Allergan Bid By $15 a Share: Report

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:48pm
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and partner Pershing Square Capital Management plan to boost their bid for Allergan Inc. by $15 a share, The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.
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Travel show host Rick Steves says his globe-trotting reveals marijuana legalization works

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:45pm
Rick Steves smokes the occasional joint, but he's not arguing for marijuana legalization in Oregon just because he likes to get high.
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