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No more secrets: Twitter IPO filing is now public

No more secrets: Twitter IPO filing is now public | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Twitter will trade under the ticker TWTR and seeks to raise $1 billion, according to its company filing.
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Americans Pay Too Much for Bad Data Plans

Americans Pay Too Much for Bad Data Plans | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Sprint is getting aggressive on mobile data pricing, but not aggressive enough to bring U.S. rates to down to European levels.
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Part-Time Workers a Full-Time Headache on Yellen Radar: Economy

Part-Time Workers a Full-Time Headache on Yellen Radar: Economy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state’s population can find only part-time work.
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Norway's Statoil in Russian deal

Norway's Statoil in Russian deal | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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Nixon Sends Missouri National Guard Into Ferguson

Nixon Sends Missouri National Guard Into Ferguson | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ordered the state National Guard to restore peace after a third straight night of violence in the St. Louis suburb rocked by protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer.
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U.S. Crude-Oil Stocks Rise for First Time in Seven Weeks

U.S. Crude-Oil Stocks Rise for First Time in Seven Weeks | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. crude inventories increased last week for the first time since June as refineries reduced operations and the end of the peak summer driving season approaches.
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Job Market Tilts Toward U.S. Workers in Virtuous Cycle: Economy

Job Market Tilts Toward U.S. Workers in Virtuous Cycle: Economy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The balance of power in the job market is shifting slowly toward employees from employers.
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Brent Erases Gain as U.S. Strikes Seen Protecting Supply

Brent Erases Gain as U.S. Strikes Seen Protecting Supply | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Brent crude reversed gains on speculation U.S. airstrikes against militants from Islamic State in Iraq will stabilize supplies from OPEC’s second-largest producer.
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Malaysia Airlines to be nationalised amid post-MH17 'overhaul' - Telegraph

Malaysia Airlines to be nationalised amid post-MH17 'overhaul' - Telegraph | EconMatters | Scoop.it
A "complete overhaul" of the beleaguered flag carrier comes amid talk on a name change
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Oil Traders Flee Brent as Prices Signal Glut: Chart of the Day

Oil Traders Flee Brent as Prices Signal Glut: Chart of the Day | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Oil traders are fleeing Brent crude at the fastest pace in eight years as signs of a glut undermined bets that the Islamist insurgency in Iraq would threaten supply.
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WTI Falls to Six-Month Low With Demand Seen Declining

WTI Falls to Six-Month Low With Demand Seen Declining | EconMatters | Scoop.it
West Texas Intermediate dropped to a six-month low while Brent fell to the lowest level this year amid speculation that refineries will slow operations, reducing crude demand.
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Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 25

Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 25 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 25 people and injures about 267 others.
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Dow Erases 2014 Gain Amid Global Selloff as Exxon Tumbles

Dow Erases 2014 Gain Amid Global Selloff as Exxon Tumbles | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. stocks joined a global selloff, erasing the year’s gains in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as Exxon Mobil Corp. to Micron Technology Inc. tumbled amid weaker corporate results.
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Russia Sanctions Spread Pain From Putin to Halliburton

Russia Sanctions Spread Pain From Putin to Halliburton | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia’s Vladimir Putin threaten to shut off some of the world’s largest energy companies from one of the biggest untapped energy troves on the planet.
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Ballmer Exits Microsoft’s Board After Resignation as CEO

Ballmer Exits Microsoft’s Board After Resignation as CEO | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Steve Ballmer resigned from Microsoft Corp.’s board, eight months after his departure as chief executive officer, ending more than three decades of direct involvement in the world’s largest software maker.
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Obama’s Green Dilemma: Punish China, Imperil U.S. Solar

Obama’s Green Dilemma: Punish China, Imperil U.S. Solar | EconMatters | Scoop.it
From the State of the Union address in January to a recent California fundraising swing, President Barack Obama has missed few opportunities to tout the nation’s use of renewable energy to fight climate change.
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Iceland Tells Airlines Volcano Under Glacier May Erupt

Iceland Tells Airlines Volcano Under Glacier May Erupt | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Iceland warned airlines that there may be an eruption at one of the island’s largest volcanoes located underneath Vatnajokull, Europe’s biggest glacier.
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Cisco cuts 6,000 jobs in restructuring plan

Cisco cuts 6,000 jobs in restructuring plan | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Cisco delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
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World Awash in Oil Shields Markets From 2008 Price Shock

World Awash in Oil Shields Markets From 2008 Price Shock | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Fighting across Iraq, Libya, Ukraine and Gaza, and an accelerating economy, should mean higher oil prices. Yet crude is falling.
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Cancer-Linked Colgate Total Ingredient Suggests Flaws in FDA Approval Process

Cancer-Linked Colgate Total Ingredient Suggests Flaws in FDA Approval Process | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The chemical triclosan has been linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Regulators are reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap, cutting boards and toys. Consumer companies are phasing it out. Minnesota voted in May to ban it in many products.
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Exxon Drilling Russian Arctic Shows Sanction Lack Bite

Exxon Drilling Russian Arctic Shows Sanction Lack Bite | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Sanctions, what sanctions?
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U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes Against Islamist Militants in Iraq

U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes Against Islamist Militants in Iraq | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The U.S. carried out airstrikes against militants from Islamic State in Iraq, the Pentagon said, a day after President Barack Obama authorized the use of military force to protect refugees.
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The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows

The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The 1 percent is literally rich beyond measure, depriving nations of billions in tax revenue and obscuring shifts in global inequality.
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China's Cities Struggle to Sell Apartments as Prices Slide

China's Cities Struggle to Sell Apartments as Prices Slide | EconMatters | Scoop.it
"The single biggest problem is that there's too much inventory"
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Exxon Mobil reports lowest production since 2009

Exxon Mobil reports lowest production since 2009 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
After several weak quarterly reports, Exxon Mobil's second-quarter 2014 beat expectations.
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Jobless Claims in U.S. in Past Month Drop to Eight-Year Low

Jobless Claims in U.S. in Past Month Drop to Eight-Year Low | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment insurance benefits over the past month than at any time in more than eight years, signaling employers are hanging on to workers as demand improves.
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