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Western Union Admits to Aiding Wire Fraud, to Pay $586 Million - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 12:36

Bloomberg

Western Union Admits to Aiding Wire Fraud, to Pay $586 Million
Bloomberg
Western Union Co. agreed to pay $586 million and admitted to lapses in anti-money laundering controls that allowed hundred of millions of dollars in prohibited transactions to be processed by the company, the U.S. said. The world's biggest money ...
Western Union Will Pay $586 Million For Aiding In Wire Fraud, Other ViolationsNPR
Western Union settles US money laundering allegations for $586 millionReuters
Western Union Slammed For Aiding Crooks, Agrees To Pay $586 MillionForbes
StreetInsider.com -MarketWatch -Business Wire (press release) -Yahoo News
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Wall Street dips as investors ready for Trump's inauguration - Reuters

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:50

Reuters

Wall Street dips as investors ready for Trump's inauguration
Reuters
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. By Yashaswini Swamynathan. U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow on track to mark its ...
Wall Street getting scant guarantees as Trump takes officeRaw Story
Wall Street wavers ahead of Trump's Friday inaugurationCNBC
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens flat a day before Trump takes officeNasdaq
MarketWatch -Prairie Business -RTT News
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US agency: TCF National Bank tricked customers into overdraft fees - USA TODAY

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:44

USA TODAY

US agency: TCF National Bank tricked customers into overdraft fees
USA TODAY
U.S. oversight officials accused Minnesota-based TCF National Bank of tricking hundreds of thousands of customers into accepting overdraft fees and rewarding employees for getting people to sign up. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a ...
US consumer agency sues TCF National Bank over overdraft feesReuters
Federal watchdog sues TCF Financial over overdraft feesU.S. News & World Report
CFPB Sues TCF National (TCB) Bank for Tricking Consumers Into Costly Overdraft ServiceStreetInsider.com
Detroit Free Press
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The Latest: Perry use humor to deflect query on energy cuts - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:22

U.S. News & World Report

The Latest: Perry use humor to deflect query on energy cuts
U.S. News & World Report
Rick Perry is engaging in a bit of self-deprecation to make the point that he doesn't agree with cuts being discussed for Energy Department research programs. Jan. 19, 2017, at 12:16 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. The Latest ...
Perry and Franken share laugh after 'you were fun … on your couch' commentThe Hill
Trump's Energy Secretary nominee Rick Perry says he regrets call to eliminate agencyChicago Tribune
Trump's Energy Pick Softens Stance on Climate ChangeFortune
USA TODAY -New York Times
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Brexit: The mind games - BBC News

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:08

Telegraph.co.uk

Brexit: The mind games
BBC News
Psychology is always part of tense negotiations. In her Lancaster House speech this week Theresa May sought to seize back the advantage before the real battles start at the end of March. She wanted Europe to know that Britain would not be coming to ...
Theresa May Says Britain Will Lead a New Era of Free TradeNew York Times
May Insists Banks of 'Huge Value' as They Step Up Plans to ExitBloomberg
UK's May Meets With Wall Street Bank ChiefsWall Street Journal
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All Aboard the CSX Activist Train - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:07

Miami Herald

All Aboard the CSX Activist Train
Bloomberg
The 72-year-old announced late Wednesday that he's stepping down as CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. six months ahead of schedule. He's not angling to get to the golf course faster, but rather wants to team up with an activist investor who's ...
Early movers: NFLX, CP, KO, XOM, BHP, TSLA, GSK & moreCNBC
CP intermodal up despite loss of carrier contract, failed bidJOC.com
Railroad legend Harrison retires from CP, sets sights on senior management position at CSXLogistics Management
Wall Street Journal -Investor's Business Daily -Barron's (blog) -Reuters
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Twitter users are diverse but not its staff - USA TODAY

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:01

USA TODAY

Twitter users are diverse but not its staff
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeffrey Siminoff, vice president of inclusion and diversity at Twitter, is fond of saying that Twitter is "where inclusion lives." "We strive to meet that spirit of inclusion in our workplace too," he wrote in a blog post Thursday ...
Twitter mostly meets its modest diversity goalsCNNMoney
Twitter's New Report: One Small Step for Diversity, One Giant Leap for Tech?Fortune
Twitter hits most of its 2016 diversity goalsThe Mercury News
Bloomberg -TechCrunch -Recode -Mic
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Mark Zuckerberg Sues to Make His $100M Hawaii Estate Even More Private - Forward

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:34

Forward

Mark Zuckerberg Sues to Make His $100M Hawaii Estate Even More Private
Forward
Mark Zuckberg might have started the world's premier social network, but he's not in the mood for new friends when's he on holiday at his 700-acre estate on Kauai. He's now suing hundreds of Native Hawaiian families who own small plots in the middle of ...

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Citigroup unit to pay $25 million over 'spoofing' in US Treasury futures - CNBC

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:30

CNBC

Citigroup unit to pay $25 million over 'spoofing' in US Treasury futures
CNBC
Citigroup on Thursday became the first-ever bank to get hit with civil "spoofing charges," after U.S. derivatives regulators said one of its units entered U.S. Treasury futures market orders with the intent of canceling them. The Commodity Futures ...
Futures regulator fines Citigroup $25 million for spoofing in US Treasury marketMarketWatch
Citigroup to Pay $25 Million to Settle Spoofing ClaimsWall Street Journal
Citigroup Hit with $25M Fine by CFTC For Spoofing, Supervisory FailuresFinance Magnates

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Apple and Amazon end decade-long audiobook exclusivity deal - The Verge

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:58

Channel NewsAsia

Apple and Amazon end decade-long audiobook exclusivity deal
The Verge
Apple and Amazon have agreed to end an exclusivity agreement that made Audible the only seller of audiobooks inside of iTunes. The agreement had been in place for over a decade, since 2003, but came to an end earlier this month following complaints ...
EU Antitrust Regulators Welcome Amazon, Apple Audiobook DealFortune
Apple and Amazon End Audiobook Exclusivity Deal Amid Growing Concerns of a MonopolyMac Rumors
Amazon, Apple End Exclusivity Deals for Audiobooks World-WideWall Street Journal
AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -Engadget -Cult of Mac -WHIO
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Pizza Hut Is Looking to Fill 11000 US Jobs for the Super Bowl and Beyond - Fortune

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:54

Fortune

Pizza Hut Is Looking to Fill 11000 US Jobs for the Super Bowl and Beyond
Fortune
Pizza Hut wants to staff up heading into Super Bowl weekend and beyond to make sure service meets rising customer expectations. The pizzeria chain, part of Yum Brands (yum), said on Thursday that its franchised and owned restaurants are aiming to fill ...
Pizza Hut Plans to Hire 11000 Ahead of the Super BowlNew York Times
Pizza Hut is hiring 11000 workersCNNMoney
Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, Pizza Hut Announces It Is Hiring 11000 Workers in the USKTLA
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Alibaba's Ma: Olympics deal will help fight counterfeiting - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:51

U.S. News & World Report

Alibaba's Ma: Olympics deal will help fight counterfeiting
U.S. News & World Report
China's Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group speaks during a panel session during the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP) ...
Alibaba founder Jack Ma has a brutal theory of how America went wrong over the past 30 yearsYahoo Finance
[OPINION] Davos – When chickens come home to roostEyewitness News
BRIEF-Moryo Industries seeks members' nod to make investments beyond prescribed limitsReuters
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Union Pacific Cost Cuts Offset Declining Shipments in 4Q - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:18

U.S. News & World Report

Union Pacific Cost Cuts Offset Declining Shipments in 4Q
U.S. News & World Report
Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit grew 2 percent as cut costs offset a 3 percent decline in shipments. Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:03 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Union Pacific Has Rough 4Q. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...
Union Pacific Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 ResultsPR Newswire (press release)
Union Pacific beats Street 4Q forecastsWHIO
Union Pacific profit rises as lower costs offset revenue dipReuters
Zacks.com -StreetInsider.com -Nasdaq -ETF Daily News (blog)
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US Home Construction Jumps, Led by More Apartment Building - New York Times

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:06

US Home Construction Jumps, Led by More Apartment Building
New York Times
WASHINGTON — U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged. Housing starts jumped 11.3 percent last month, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.2 million, the ...

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Jobless claims drop 15000 to 234000 - MarketWatch

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:51

MarketWatch

Jobless claims drop 15000 to 234000
MarketWatch
Steady hiring and an unwillingness of companies to let go of workers has reduced layoffs to the lowest level since the 1970s. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The number of workers being laid off each week has plunged again back to a more than ...
Economy: Jobless claims drop to lowest since 1973; housing starts jump 11%USA TODAY
US Jobless Claims Fall to 234000 in Latest WeekWall Street Journal
US weekly jobless claims total 234000 vs 254000 estimateCNBC
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Union Pacific (UNP) Beats on Q4 Earnings - Zacks.com

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:46

Zacks.com

Union Pacific (UNP) Beats on Q4 Earnings
Zacks.com
Union Pacific Corporation (UNP - Free Report) , based in Omaha, NE, is the largest railroad in North America providing rail transportation services across more than 20 states in the U.S. Union Pacific also connects with Canada's rail systems and is the ...

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Netflix Beats Subscriber Count Target By 36% As Growth Strategy Pays Off - Forbes

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:11

Forbes

Netflix Beats Subscriber Count Target By 36% As Growth Strategy Pays Off
Forbes
Here's a useful tip: Invest in public companies whose CEOs combine the vision to see new growth opportunities with the execution skill required to seize them. Reed Hastings is such as CEO. The evidence of his skill overflows from Netflix's January 18 ...
Netflix Prods HBO to Go 'Binge-First' With New Seasons of Original ShowsTheStreet.com
Netflix Signs Seinfeld, Throws Another $1B at Original Content; Shares Hit New HighFox Business
What's Netflix's Next Move?Observer
CNBC -Ars Technica -Cinema Blend -Huffington Post
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Banks put "hard" Brexit move plans into action - Business Insider

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:05

Proactive Investors UK

Banks put "hard" Brexit move plans into action
Business Insider
LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Global banks have begun signalling how they will put plans into action to cope with a "hard" exit by Britain from the European Union. Until now, banks have considered varying degrees of upheaval to their British-based ...
London Mayor Speaks of Brexit Risk for CityWall Street Journal
London mayor warns Asia, New York will win out from BrexitYahoo News
Theresa May warns extremists could take over at Davos 2017Daily Mail
PYMNTS.com -Financial Times -Newsmax -Belfast Telegraph
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Davos: China's Alibaba Strikes Strategic Partnership With Olympic Games Organizers - Variety

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 05:27

Variety

Davos: China's Alibaba Strikes Strategic Partnership With Olympic Games Organizers
Variety
Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba has struck a strategic partnership with the International Olympic Committee, organizer of the Olympic Games. The deal was announced at a press event at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Daniel Bach, chairman of the ...
Alibaba Becomes Major Olympic SponsorFox Business

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Not even the Girl Scouts are safe from the anti-Trump resistance - Washington Post

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 05:25

Washington Post

Not even the Girl Scouts are safe from the anti-Trump resistance
Washington Post
Since George Washington took his oath of office in New York on April 20, 1789, America has held an inaugural parade celebrating the peaceful transition of power upon which the country is founded. For more than a century, some lucky members of the ...
Girl Scouts should skip inaugural parade in favor of an open letterChicago Tribune
Girl Scouts face uproar over Trump paradeThe Boston Globe
Girl Scouts of America Defends Marching in Donald Trump's Inauguration ParadeFortune
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