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Home builder confidence hits highest level in nine years
Los Angeles Times
A home under construction in Irvine last month. Home builders have a sunnier outlook, new figures show. A home under construction in Irvine last month. Home builders have a sunnier outlook, new figures show. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times).
Home-builder confidence highest in almost nine yearsMarketWatch
Home-Builder Optimism Highest Since 2005, Builders' Group SaysWall Street Journal
Homebuilder Confidence in US Increases to a Nine-Year HighBusinessweek
Fox Business -DailyFinance
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10:01am Wed, September 17, 2014


Wall St edges up ahead of Fed statement
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were rising slightly late on Wednesday morning ahead of a key statement by the Federal Reserve which is expected to provide clues on the next monetary policy move by the U.S. central bank. Materials sector shares were ...
Dollar Touches One-Week Low on Consumer-Price IncreaseBloomberg
Fed Won't Be Coy About Telegraphing Rate HikeFox Business
Stocks up in early trading ahead of Fed statementLos Angeles Times
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10:15am Wed, September 17, 2014

Economic Times

China injects $81-billion into major banks to support economy: reports
The Globe and Mail
China's central bank is injecting a combined 500 billion yuan ($81.35-billion) of liquidity into the country's top banks, according to media reports, a sign that authorities are stepping up efforts to shore up a faltering economy. Global shares and commodity ...
China Joins ECB in Adding Stimulus as Fed Scales BackBusinessweek

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05:14am Wed, September 17, 2014

DC Progressive

Sears Holdings Corp Receiving Controversial Loan
DC Progressive
It is expected that Sears Holdings Corp will be given a loan of $400 million from groups that are associated with Edward Lampert, it own CEO, who also is the corporate Chair. Even though it is not readily noticeable the contention in the borrowing, an objective ...
Lampert lends $400 Million to Sears (NASDAQ:SHOS) – the loan caused a dip
Sears stock drops as its CEO offers a 400 million dollars loaniStreet Research
Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Sank To A New Low After LoanRTT News
TopNews United States -StockWise Daily -Home Channel News
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10:20am Wed, September 17, 2014

New York Times

Much at Stake as Xi Jinping, Chinese Leader, Visits India
New York Times
Indian police officers standing guard on Tuesday in front of a board with images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, President Xi Jinping of China and Anandiben Patel, the chief minister of Gujarat. Credit Amit Dave/Reuters. Continue reading the main ...
China's Xi Jinping Calls for Building a 'Maritime Silk Road'Businessweek
China's Xi arrives in India. Can Asia's giants put their differences aside? (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Xi in India as economy tops agendaChicago Tribune
Salt Lake Tribune -The Express Tribune -Zee News
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10:03am Wed, September 17, 2014

Toronto Star

Sony rethinks smartphone strategy
Financial Times
Sony's decade-long restructuring has already claimed the units that produced televisions and PCs among its victims. Now, what was once described the “next big hope” for its electronics business – smartphones – has joined the housecleaning. Is it game over ...
Sony's Hirai low on options as smartphone business faltersChicago Tribune
Sony admits smartphones aren't its salvationMarketWatch
Sony Sees $2.15 Billion Yearly Loss, Scraps DividendWall Street Journal -Reuters -Business Recorder
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09:32am Wed, September 17, 2014


PayPal's Peter Thiel: "Twitter workers smoke a lot of pot"
The co-founder of Paypal has effectively accused executives at Twitter of being too high to do their jobs well. Peter Thiel, an early investor in Facebook, was speaking on American cable channel CNBC when he suggested that “there's a lot of pot smoking ...
What PayPal's Cofounder Can Teach Us About Embracing WeirdnessFast Company
'Probably a lot of pot-smoking' at Twitter: ThielYahoo!7 News
Does This Tech Company Prevent Terror Attacks?Bloomberg

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09:45am Wed, September 17, 2014

Kohl's holiday hiring to rise by a third
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Kohl's Corp. says it will hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, about a third more than last year's 50,000. The department store operator expects to hire an average of 50 associates per store, up 25 ...
Bumper Holiday Season Ahead? Kohl's, FedEx, UPS on Hiring
Kohl's Expects More Than 67000 Seasonal Hires for HolidaysNASDAQ
Kohl's, FedEx boost hiring plans for holidaysCNBC
KCCI Des Moines -CBS Local
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09:22am Wed, September 17, 2014

Bidness ETC

State panel selects Wynn casino over plan for Revere
Boston Globe
Share via e-mail. To. Add a message. Your e-mail. Print. Comments. Developer Steve Wynn, whose glitzy hotels line the famous Las Vegas strip, snatched the biggest prize in the Massachusetts casino sweepstakes Tuesday, defeating a locally backed project ...
Board Vote Formalizes Approval of Wynn's Everett
Wynn, gambling regulators sign casino licenseSFGate
Mohegan Sun objects to awarding of casino license to Wynn, Massachusetts ...The Republican - -WGBH NEWS -Bidness ETC
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09:52am Wed, September 17, 2014

New York Times

Trian calls for DuPont break-up, citing company's excessive costs
Financial Times
Trian, the activist investment fund, has accused US chemicals group DuPont of “destroying shareholder value” with its conglomerate structure and called on the company to break itself up. In a letter to the company's board that Trian posted on its website on ...
DuPont activist shareholder Nelson Peltz pushes for breakupChicago Tribune
Nelson Peltz Urges DuPont To Break Itself UpForbes
Activist Shareholder Peltz Pushes DuPont To Split in
Wall Street Journal (blog)
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09:39am Wed, September 17, 2014