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U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years in the third quarter

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years in the third quarter, the government said on Friday as it revised its estimates of business and consumer spending higher. The upward […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Business

Time Warner Cable Inc To Merge

By Soyoung Kim and Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Liberty Media Corp’s top executives estimate that a merger between Charter Communications Inc and Time Warner Cable Inc could generate roughly $700 million in annual synergies, according to people […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Business

News Corp makes its first acquisition with the $25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful.

By Jennifer Saba (Reuters) – News Corp on Friday made its first acquisition as a stand-alone company with the $25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful. Founded in 2008 and based in

by · December 20, 2013 · Business, World News

Value-Based Insurance Could Transform American Healthcare.

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Tanner Martin, 17, developed excruciating back pain last year, he was sure he needed an X-ray to find out what was wrong. So was his mother, who worried that the pain might […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition

Facebook Sued for Alleged Misleading Investors

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit accusing the social media company of misleading investors about its health before its $16 billion initial public offering, a […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News

Housing Starts Surge Construction On The Rebound

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. housing starts surged to their highest in nearly six years in November, a sign of strength in the economy that underscores the Federal Reserve’s decision to start cutting back its monthly bond purchases. […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business

Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein Launches “Affordable NY”

Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein Launches IDC’s 2014 Agenda – “Affordable NY” IDC Introduces Innovative Programs Like Family Leave Insurance for Working Mothers and Fathers and Launches Mitchell Llama 2020; Agenda Re-Focuses State Resources on Working Families #AffordableNY   BRONX, NY – […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Business, Local News

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by · December 18, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Business

Want to Save? Try High Yield Dividends ETF’S

By Chris Taylor NEW YORK (Reuters) – There are investors who couldn’t care less about dividends, and there are those who love them with an unbridled passion. Count Steve Weiss among the latter. The New York City public-relations rep first […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Business, Features

Americans aren’t saving enough to retire

By Allison Schrager (Reuters) – Americans aren’t saving enough to retire. This gap poses a problem for everyone, not just people who will face near-poverty when they can’t work anymore. Does that merit forcing people to save more? Retirement in […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, Local News

U.S. manufacturing output rose for a fourth straight month

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing output rose for a fourth straight month in November as production increased almost across the board, the latest suggestion the economy is gaining steam. Production at the nation’s factories advanced 0.6 percent […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

New York State’s manufacturing sector rebounded slightly in December

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state’s manufacturing sector rebounded slightly in December from its weakest level in six months while the region’s business outlook stayed relatively upbeat, a report from the New York Federal Reserve released on Monday showed. […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, Local News

Market volatility spurred by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s plans to scale back its massive stimulus program is far less of a concern now

By Louise Egan and Randall Palmer (Reuters) – Market volatility spurred by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s plans to scale back its massive stimulus program is far less of a concern now than it was

by · December 17, 2013 · Business, World News
Justice Department Is Preparing To File Civil Fraud Charges Against Citigroup Inc and Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch

Justice Department Is Preparing To File Civil Fraud Charges Against Citigroup Inc and Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch

By Aruna Viswanatha and Emily Flitter (Reuters) – The Justice Department is preparing to file civil fraud charges against Citigroup Inc and Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch unit over their sale of flawed mortgage securities ahead of the financial crisis, […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Business, Uncategorized, World News
Federal Budget Agreement

Federal Budget Agreement

  By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan budget deal announced in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, though modest in its spending cuts, would end three years of impasse and fiscal instability in Washington that culminated in

by · December 11, 2013 · Business, Domestic News