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Waiting for a New Blueprint From Bank of America – New York Times

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Waiting for a New Blueprint From Bank of America – New York Times

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Waiting for a New Blueprint From Bank of America
New York Times
Brian T. Moynihan takes the stage at a Midtown Manhattan hotel on Monday to tell investors what is in store for Bank of America, but already the chief executive's plans are generating the kind of buzz reserved for the opening of a
Financial Firms' CeilingWall Street Journal
Women on Wall Street: Small group at the top gets smallerLos Angeles Times
Analysis: BofA shake-up a crucial test for CEO MoynihanReuters
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Italian Senate Passes Austerity Measures – New York Times

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Italian Senate Passes Austerity Measures – New York Times

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Financial Times

Italian Senate Passes Austerity Measures
New York Times
ROME — The Italian Senate approved a much-revised package of austerity measures on Wednesday aimed at helping Italy to fend off a sovereign debt crisis that would threaten the stability of the euro. The controversial measures — tax
Italy Senate OKs austerity plan, govt survivesThe Associated Press
Italy austerity plan faces Senate confidence voteReuters
Italy Senate OKs Austerity Plan, Govt SurvivesABC News
Houston Chronicle –Wall Street Journal –San Francisco Chronicle
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Markets Lifted by Signs of Progress on European Debt – New York Times

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Markets Lifted by Signs of Progress on European Debt – New York Times

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Markets Lifted by Signs of Progress on European Debt
New York Times
Stocks in the United States staged a relief rally Wednesday, with the broader market rising almost 3 percent on momentum from a court ruling in Germany backing euro-zone bailouts and market rebounds in Europe and Asia.
FOREX-Euro gains vs most currencies, but ECB meeting loomsReuters
Dollar weakens; court gives euro a boostMarketWatch
Merkel promises 'euro will not fail'Financial Times
Bloomberg –Wall Street Journal –The Associated Press
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Is Earthquake Insurance Worth the Cost? – New York Times (blog)

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Is Earthquake Insurance Worth the Cost? – New York Times (blog)

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Is Earthquake Insurance Worth the Cost?
New York Times (blog)
Like many homeowners, we pretty much ignored the option of earthquake coverage when we bought an insurance policy for our home. After all, we reasoned, it's not like we live in California. But last month's earthquake based in Mineral, Va.,

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White House Seeking to Help Post Office – New York Times

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White House Seeking to Help Post Office – New York Times

Posted on 06 September 2011 by admin

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Los Angeles Times

White House Seeking to Help Post Office
New York Times
The Obama administration said on Tuesday that it would seek to save the deficit-plagued Postal Service from an embarrassing default by proposing to give it an extra three months to make a $5.5 billion payment due on Sept.
Postal Service said to be on verge of collapseLos Angeles Times
Postal Service financial rescue plan in works at White HouseWashington Post (blog)
Postal Service decides to close Hickory mail processing facilityHickory Daily Record
Alaska Public Radio Network –Business Insider –Bloomberg
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Yahoo Board Fires Chief Executive – New York Times

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Yahoo Board Fires Chief Executive – New York Times

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Sydney Morning Herald

Yahoo Board Fires Chief Executive
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Carol A. Bartz, Yahoo's chief executive, was fired Tuesday, ending a rocky two-year tenure in which she tried to revitalize the online media company. Manu Fernandez/Associated Press Carol A.
Carol Bartz is out as Yahoo CEOLos Angeles Times
Bartz out, but where does Yahoo go now?MarketWatch
Carol Bartz Out as Yahoo CEOWall Street Journal
Forbes –Financial Times –BBC News
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Arrington: AOL Has Two Options – New York Times

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Arrington: AOL Has Two Options – New York Times

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Arrington: AOL Has Two Options
New York Times
As tension between TechCrunch and AOL simmers, TechCrunch's founder Michael Arrington has laid out two options for the parent company in a post: give the media site editorial independence or sell it back to the original shareholders.
TechCrunch's Michael Arrington Asks AOL to Sell TechCrunchReuters
War at AOL as Arrington and Huffington Declare IndependenceForbes
TechCrunch Founder Arrington Hands Ultimatum to AOLPC Magazine
Business Insider –TechCrunch –CNN
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Turmoil Helped Push Temple-Inland Into Deal With International Paper – New York Times

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Turmoil Helped Push Temple-Inland Into Deal With International Paper – New York Times

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Turmoil Helped Push Temple-Inland Into Deal With International Paper
New York Times
Normally, market turmoil inhibits deal-making. But in the case of International Paper and Temple-Inland, it helped. International Paper announced on Tuesday that it had finally reached an agreement to buy Temple-Inland for
International Paper Reaches Sweetened $3.48B Buyout of Temple-InlandFox Business
Summary Box: International Paper raises offer, buying Temple-Inland for about Washington Post
International Paper To Buy Temple-Inland For $3.48 BillionNASDAQ
Beaumont Enterprise –MarketWatch (press release) –Bloomberg
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Activist Fund Calls for Breakup of BlackBerry Maker – New York Times

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Activist Fund Calls for Breakup of BlackBerry Maker – New York Times

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Activist Fund Calls for Breakup of BlackBerry Maker
New York Times
A small Canadian activist investor is calling on the board of Research in Motion to explore options to increase the company's share price, including a potential sale or spin-off of its patent portfolio. In a letter to the board,
RIM Shareholder Pushes for Sale, SpinoffFox Business
RIM Urged by Investor Jaguar to Sell Itself or Spin Off Wireless PatentsBloomberg
Research In Motion: Scotia Upgrades; Sees Strong Q3, Q4Forbes
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US Markets Drop Sharply After Big Global Sell-Off – New York Times

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US Markets Drop Sharply After Big Global Sell-Off – New York Times

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Globe and Mail

US Markets Drop Sharply After Big Global Sell-Off
New York Times
Wall Street took a tumble at the opening of trading Tuesday, following a choppy day in European and Asian markets, as investors returned from the Labor Day holiday in the United States. The turmoil of recent weeks
Swiss-Franc Cap Knocks Gold Off RecordWall Street Journal
Stocks fall sharply as markets openUSA Today
Swiss Take Firm Currency Action, US Markets Poised For Losses At OpenForbes
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Europeans Talk of Sharp Change in Fiscal Affairs – New York Times

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Europeans Talk of Sharp Change in Fiscal Affairs – New York Times

Posted on 05 September 2011 by admin

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Europeans Talk of Sharp Change in Fiscal Affairs
New York Times
Protesters in Greece rallied Saturday against government austerity measures. Some European countries want guarantees from Greece that loans will be repaid. By LOUISE STORYand MATTHEW SALTMARSH As leaders in Europe try to contain a deepening financial
Stocks fall in eurozone as U.S. jobs report adds to investor worriesLos Angeles Times
Germany's Judgment on Bailouts LoomsWall Street Journal
European Stock-Index Futures Drop on Fifth Merkel Election Loss This YearBloomberg
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For Obama, a Familiar Labor Day Theme – New York Times

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For Obama, a Familiar Labor Day Theme – New York Times

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Politico

For Obama, a Familiar Labor Day Theme
New York Times
DETROIT — Labor Day must seem like the movie “Groundhog Day” to President Obama. On Monday, for a third year he celebrated the holiday that honors workers with union members and their families in a political swing state,
Obama Says His Jobs Plan Will Push for Rebuilding Nation's InfrastructureBloomberg
Congress returns, and so does the partisan budget warLos Angeles Times
Infrastructure Likely Part of Obama Jobs PushWall Street Journal
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German Court Ruling Could Complicate Euro Zone Decisions – New York Times

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German Court Ruling Could Complicate Euro Zone Decisions – New York Times

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German Court Ruling Could Complicate Euro Zone Decisions
New York Times
FRANKFURT — The German constitutional court could, but probably won't, throw the euro into chaos when it issues a key ruling Wednesday on Germany's participation in the rescue mechanism for fiscally troubled euro members.
Germans don't want a Europe of broken promises and big bail-outsTelegraph.co.uk
European Stock-Index Futures Drop on Fifth Merkel Election Loss This YearBloomberg
Schröder calls for more time on Greek reformsFinancial Times
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A thank-you and an apology to U.S. workers – Corpus Christi Caller Times

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A thank-you and an apology to U.S. workers – Corpus Christi Caller Times

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A thank-you and an apology to U.S. workers
Corpus Christi Caller Times
CORPUS CHRISTI — American Labor Day has been a well-deserved holiday for 129 years, but what are we really celebrating this year? It is right to recognize the great American worker who made "Made in America" a noble claim. However, the American worker
Guest column: Labor Day a time to reflect on how unions have helpedThe Daily News Journal
The 'Workingmen's Holiday' — How Labor Day BeganPatch.com
Unions bolster America's middle classThe Tennessean
Sacramento Bee –Fresno Bee –Arizona Daily Star
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A Debate Arises on Job Creation and Environment – New York Times

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A Debate Arises on Job Creation and Environment – New York Times

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A Debate Arises on Job Creation and Environment
New York Times
Spencer Weitman, president of the National Cement Company of Alabama, said the environmental regulations were a moving target. Republicans and business groups say yes, arguing that environmental protection is simply too

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Postal Service Is Nearing Default as Losses Mount – New York Times

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Postal Service Is Nearing Default as Losses Mount – New York Times

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Business Insider

Postal Service Is Nearing Default as Losses Mount
New York Times
The United States Postal Service has long lived on the financial edge, but it has never been as close to the precipice as it is today: the agency is so low on cash that it will not be able to make a $5.5 billion payment due this
The Post Office May Shut Down This Winter Unless Congress Authorizes A BailoutBusiness Insider
In email age, Postal Service struggles to avoid a defaultDaily Caller

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PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Legal opinion muddies U.N. statehood bid – Los Angeles Times

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PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Legal opinion muddies U.N. statehood bid – Los Angeles Times

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Irish Times

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Legal opinion muddies U.N. statehood bid
Los Angeles Times
As the Palestinian Authority is getting ready to ask the United Nations to accept the West Bank and Gaza Strip within the 1967 borders as a member state, a legal opinion by an Oxford University international-law professor has provoked second thoughts
What will Palestinian statehood mean?Aljazeera.net

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La Puente grapples with troubles at City Hall – Los Angeles Times

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La Puente grapples with troubles at City Hall – Los Angeles Times

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La Puente grapples with troubles at City Hall
Los Angeles Times
After years of tension, the economically stressed town has to clean up its act or risk losing its insurance. Without insurance, the city cannot operate. David Bermudez, second from left, browses at a yard sale in La Puente, a city facing tough times.
Calif. city warned of possible insurance lossSacramento Bee

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Chrysler Posts a Loss, but Sales Improve – New York Times

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Chrysler Posts a Loss, but Sales Improve – New York Times

Posted on 26 July 2011 by admin

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CTV.ca

Chrysler Posts a Loss, but Sales Improve
New York Times
DETROIT — Chrysler reported a second-quarter net loss because of the cost of paying back its government loans, but said improved vehicle sales were a sign that its overall revival was gaining traction. Seth Perlman/Associated Press New
Fiat CEO Holds Firm Against Union Complaint In ItalyWall Street Journal
Fiat Lifts Outlook After Q2 Profit RiseABC News
Chrysler boosts Fiat profits in second quarter: firmAFP
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Ford Continues Profit Streak – New York Times

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Ford Continues Profit Streak – New York Times

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Ford Continues Profit Streak
New York Times
DEARBORN, Mich. — The Ford Motor Company on Tuesday said second-quarter earnings declined 7 percent, to $2.4 billion, from the period a year earlier, largely due to higher costs for raw materials and new product development.
Ford profits fall 7.7% on higher chargesFinancial Times
Ford Second-Quarter Profit Beats EstimatesBloomberg
Ford earnings slipCNNMoney
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IMF urges Washington to resolve debt standoff – Financial Times

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IMF urges Washington to resolve debt standoff – Financial Times

Posted on 25 July 2011 by admin

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IMF urges Washington to resolve debt standoff
Financial Times
A crisis of confidence in the solvency of the US government would cause a crunching global recession, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday. Publishing its annual health-check on the US economy, the IMF urged
Fed's QE2 had limited spillover effects, IMF saysReuters
IMF urges swift lifting of US debt limitAFP
IMF: U.S. downgrade would be 'very damaging'CNN
Bloomberg –BBC News –Wall Street Journal
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BlackBerry maker RIM to cut about 2000 jobs, shuffle executives – Los Angeles Times

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BlackBerry maker RIM to cut about 2000 jobs, shuffle executives – Los Angeles Times

Posted on 25 July 2011 by admin

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BlackBerry maker RIM to cut about 2000 jobs, shuffle executives
Los Angeles Times
Research in Motion, the maker of the BlackBerry smartphones and tablet, said Monday that it will cut its workforce by about 2000 jobs and move some executives into new roles in an effort to battle the continued growth of Google's Android and Apple's
Round of Layoffs to Start at Research in MotionNew York Times
RIM, the picture of a top-heavy companyCNET
RIM shares fall; Street looks beyond job cutsMarketWatch
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Boehner plan would raise debt ceiling in two stages – Los Angeles Times

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Boehner plan would raise debt ceiling in two stages – Los Angeles Times

Posted on 25 July 2011 by admin

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Boehner plan would raise debt ceiling in two stages
Los Angeles Times
House Speaker John Boehner is expected to outline a two-step process for raising the debt ceiling during a closed-door meeting Monday with rank-and-file Republicans– an approach rejected by President Obama–as congressional Democrats
US debt impasse spooks marketsFinancial Times
New Hill move: House GOP shows debt ceiling planThe Associated Press
US House Republicans seek $1 trillion debt limit hikeReuters
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Means-testing Medicare – New York Times (blog)

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Means-testing Medicare – New York Times (blog)

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Means-testing Medicare
New York Times (blog)
I've been thinking about this issue more since Friday's duel to the death discussion with David Brooks, and have come to the conclusion that this is an even worse idea, on pure policy grounds, than even most liberals realize. The usual argument against
Balance the budget fairly: Cut spending, grow economyFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Social Security default fears growCBS News
3 Steps to Retire Rich Without Relying on Social SecurityDailyFinance
Power Line (blog) –Mansfield News Journal –Traverse City Record Eagle
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Markets warning over US debt – Financial Times

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Markets warning over US debt – Financial Times

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Globe and Mail

Markets warning over US debt
Financial Times
The White House clashed again on Sunday with congressional Republicans over a plan to raise the federal debt ceiling, even as both sides acknowledged that failure to agree could rock global financial markets this week.
Still No Deal as Market Openings LoomWall Street Journal
Republicans Weigh Short-Term Debt Deal, Risking Obama VetoBusinessWeek
Boehner Writes a House Plan in Case Debt Deal StallsNew York Times
San Francisco Chronicle –MarketWatch –Bloomberg
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China sees Greek debt crisis as investment opportunity – Economic Times

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China sees Greek debt crisis as investment opportunity – Economic Times

Posted on 24 July 2011 by admin

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Globe and Mail

China sees Greek debt crisis as investment opportunity
Economic Times
BEIJING:Greece's debt crisis offers a good opportunity for Chinese companies to invest in the country as its privatises assets, the Chinese ambassador was quoted as saying on Sunday. An emergency summit of euro zone leaders on Thursday agreed a second
Euro crisis: 'Britons will be around 24pc worse off – a loss of €177 for every Telegraph.co.uk
Players in a Greek DramaNew York Times
Global markets relieved by Greece's bailoutBusinessWeek
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The Banks Still Want a Waiver – New York Times

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The Banks Still Want a Waiver – New York Times

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The Banks Still Want a Waiver
New York Times
A looming issue relates to the potential liability stemming from the Mortgage Electronic Registry Systems, or MERS. This company, owned by the major banks, was set up in the mid-1990s by the Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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‘Torchwood’ recap: I’m buying stock in Phicorp – Los Angeles Times

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‘Torchwood’ recap: I’m buying stock in Phicorp – Los Angeles Times

Posted on 23 July 2011 by admin

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'Torchwood' recap: I'm buying stock in Phicorp
Los Angeles Times
With every week it's on the air, "Torchwood: Miracle Day" continues to expand its scope. In "Dead of Night," the reach of the show's story gets even larger as the writers begin to draw connections between all of the characters we've met so far and a

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Dodgers ordered to take league loan to stay afloat – International Business Times

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Dodgers ordered to take league loan to stay afloat – International Business Times

Posted on 23 July 2011 by admin

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USA Today

Dodgers ordered to take league loan to stay afloat
International Business Times
A judge directed the Los Angeles Dodgers to negotiate a $150 million loan from Major League Baseball to finance their bankruptcy, dealing a blow to embattled team owner Frank McCourt on Friday. But the Dodgers said in response that if MLB sticks to the
APNewsBreak: Judge nixes Dodgers financing planBusinessWeek
Judge likes Selig pitchNew York Post
Judge orders MLB, Dodgers loan talksUPI.com
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Caterpillar Profit Rises 44% but Misses Wall St. Estimates – New York Times

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Caterpillar Profit Rises 44% but Misses Wall St. Estimates – New York Times

Posted on 23 July 2011 by admin

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Globe and Mail

Caterpillar Profit Rises 44% but Misses Wall St. Estimates
New York Times
By AP Continued robust demand for Caterpillar's heavy equipment raised the company's second-quarter profit 44 percent, the company said Friday, but higher costs and cautious comments about China's economy set off a 5.8 percent decline in its share
Caterpillar Sees Greater Cost Savings From Bucyrus PurchaseWall Street Journal
Earnings Preview: Caterpillar to report 2Q resultsBusinessWeek
Caterpillar Q2 profit seen rising 60 percentReuters
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