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Amazon's Spending Leads to Biggest Loss Ever

The Wall Street Journal - 11 min 54 sec ago
Amazon reported the biggest quarterly loss in its history, despite a 20% boost in sales, as the company’s many investments continued to weigh on its bottom line.
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Microsoft's Cloud Growth Continues

The Wall Street Journal - 16 min 27 sec ago
Microsoft continues to defy expectations by growing at a much faster clip than its business-technology peers, and the company also managed to post stronger-than-forecast sales in its troubled Nokia mobile business.
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Pandora Media Loss Narrows; Listener Hours Up 25%

The Wall Street Journal - 17 min 53 sec ago
Pandora Media reported a 25% increase in the number of hours listeners tuned in during the third quarter, the first year-to-year comparison since the Internet radio giant ended its 40-hour free-listening monthly cap.
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Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, shares rise

Reuters - 21 min 23 sec ago
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected revenue for its fiscal first quarter on Thursday, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins intact.
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Google claims it installed unbreakable encryption after NSA spying

cbc.ca - 21 min 37 sec ago
The executive chairman of Google says the internet giant updated its encryption standards to make them unbreakable after learning the National Security Agency could spy on users.
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Amazon holiday quarter sales forecasts disappoint, shares dive

Reuters - 31 min 13 sec ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed, and third-quarter results missed Wall Street's targets, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower.
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Nucor Announces 66% Profit Rise on Energy Boom

The Wall Street Journal - 34 min 58 sec ago
Nucor Corp., posted a 66% increase in profits because of rising demand for steel used in the energy and nonresidential construction sectors.
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Fed lays out scenarios for 2015 bank stress tests

Reuters - 35 min 59 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Thursday it would assume wider corporate bond spreads and a higher oil price in the most strenuous scenario it will use in next year's run of its annual check of banks' health.
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NJ, Phila pension data rules advance (Update)

philly.com - 37 min 29 sec ago
NJ law to ban pension managers' political contributions advances
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Inside the Republican plan for dismantling Obama’s legacy

canada.com - 37 min 37 sec ago
With Republicans increasingly likely to win control of the Senate in two weeks, and perhaps the White House in two years, they again smell opportunity
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Microsoft Shares Rise After Results Top Estimates

Fox Business - 48 min 24 sec ago
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter profit of $4.54 billion, or 54 cents a share, on revenue of $23.2 billion, compared with earnings of $5.24 billion, or 62 cents a share, on $18.5 billion in revenue in the same period a year ago.
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Wheat,corn, oatsand soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef higher, pork lower on the CME.

Fox Business - 57 min 7 sec ago
Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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CEO Style: How to Dress Like a Boss

Mashable - 57 min 37 sec ago
Like it or not, we live in an image-based society. You can't make it to CEO in your pajamas — unless you're Mark Zuckerberg, that is Whether you're a salesman or a developer, you have to dress for success. But that doesn't have to mean shirking your personal style. It’s all about finding the right look for both your industry and personality. What’s appropriate for a career in finance, for example, won’t work at a graphic design firm Being stylish means something different in today’s era of power clashing and man bags. Gone are the simple — and horrifying — days of the khaki/dress shirt uniform. Going to meet a potential client? Throw on a tailored blazer. Want to make a fashion statement at an industry meetup? Reach for a bow tie Read more...More about Fashion, Business, Work Play, Men S Clothing, and Supported
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Allegiant Airlines flight returns safely to Las Vegas after reporting possible engine trouble

Fox Business - 58 min 57 sec ago
An Allegiant Airlines flight returned shortly after takeoff to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after a report of possible engine trouble.
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Wall Street Surges as Investors Cheer 3Q Earnings

Fox Business - 59 min 54 sec ago
Wall Street rallied into the close Thursday as investors cheered positive third-quarter earnings from two major Dow components.
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