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Apple margin concerns fade, focus shifts to iPhone launch

Reuters - 1 hour 21 min ago
(Reuters) - A rise in margins has raised hopes that Apple Inc may be able to hold the line on pricing ahead of the launch of new iPhones later this year.
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Airlines Take Flight on Twitter

The Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 27 min ago
After last week's crash of Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines turned to Twitter to keep the world informed about the disaster, while other airlines have tweeted about canceled flights to Tel Aviv after a rocket strike in a suburb near the airport..
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Porsche, Jaguar, Audi top new J.D. Power study

USA Today - 1 hour 32 min ago

The J.D. Power survey measures owners' affection for their new cars.

       
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SpaceX Successfully Tests The Reusability Of Its Falcon 9 Rocket

Forbes - 1 hour 34 min ago
SpaceX had another successful test of its reusable rocket.
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Food companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fox Business - 1 hour 36 min ago
Shares of some top food companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.13 or .4 percent, to $30.75.
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Drug Benefits companies shares down at 10 a.m.

Fox Business - 1 hour 36 min ago
Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 10 a.m.: CVSCaremark fell $.17 or .2 percent, to $77.70.
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SEC set to end $1 a share for some money funds

USA Today - 1 hour 36 min ago

Regulators want to minimize the risk of a mass withdrawal from the funds in a financial panic.

       
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Know Before the Bell: Amazon’s Phone, Apple Earnings and Flights to Israel Halted

Fox Business - 1 hour 38 min ago
Airlines halt flights to Israel, and Amazon is bringing 'Fire' to your fingers.
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Obama's DOT proposes tougher oil-train safety rules

USA Today - 1 hour 38 min ago

As more U.S. oil is moved by rail, the Obama administration is seeking stricter train rules.

       
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Commodity Price Volatility: What Should Users Do?

Forbes - 1 hour 38 min ago
What can you do in your business about commodity price volatility? I’ve written recently: Commodity Prices: Basics for Businesses That Buy, Sell or Use Basic Materials Commodities Prices: Why Do They Shoot Up And Then Collapse? Commodity Price  Volatility: What Should Producers Do About It? This article addresses the concerns of businesses that purchase commodities. The price they pay can change sharply, putting the company’s economic viability at risk. Can commodity users hedge away the problem? And if they can, should they?
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Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

philly.com - 1 hour 40 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - LG Display Co. said profit for the April-June quarter more than doubled as a stronger won reduced the value of its foreign debt and the World Cup boosted demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.
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US hedge fund files suit against Puerto Rico gov

philly.com - 1 hour 40 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The government of Puerto Rico is now facing a second lawsuit in response to a new law that would allow certain public corporations in the U.S. territory to restructure their debt if needed.
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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

philly.com - 1 hour 40 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) - What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.
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SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds

philly.com - 1 hour 40 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry - the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors.
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Apple Inc iPhone 6 has investors and consumers on watch

canada.com - 1 hour 40 min ago
Apple Inc.'s fourth quarter guidance may have come in lower than expected, but since this is being attributed to the transition into new iPhones and other product launches, investors don't seem to mind
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BCE to Take Bell Aliant Unit Private

The Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 41 min ago
Canadian telecommunications giant BCE to buy out minority shareholders of its Bell Aliant Inc. division for about 3.95 billion Canadian dollars ($3.68 billion).
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Lessons Learned From A Week With 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood'

Forbes - 1 hour 41 min ago
While I've been playing both the Hearthstone expansion and the Destiny beta this week, there's one more game that's taken up a fair bit of my time. That would be Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a game that caught my attention not for its subject matter, but for its massive profitability.
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U.S. Seeks New Rules for Rail-Shipped Fuel

The Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 42 min ago
The U.S. government wants to phase out thousands of railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and ethanol within two years, as part of proposed rules to upgrade safety for trains carrying flammable fuels.
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Fact sheet: 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

Fox Business - 1 hour 43 min ago
2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid BASE PRICE: $39,780.
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Taiwan plane crashes during emergency landing, killing at least 50

canada.com - 1 hour 44 min ago
A Taiwanese news agency is reporting a plane crashed in an emergency landing, killing 51 people and injuring 7.
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