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What Alibaba can learn from Amazon and Google's IPOs
Later this week, China's largest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is expected to raise over $21 billion from investors, going public on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BABA.
The best Chinese stock NOT named Alibaba  CNNMoney
Alibaba Risk: China's Rise Leaves out Investors  ABC News
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The US still has more than 45 million people in poverty, Census Bureau says
So, the big headline of the U.S. government's latest poverty report didn't offer much in the way of news: the official U.S.
Economy Strengthened Too Slowly in 2013 to Help Many Middle- and Low ...  Huffington Post
Poverty in U.S. Declines for First Time Since Before Recession  Bloomberg
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Stocks turn higher ahead of Fed meeting, oil up
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets around the world rose on Tuesday, adding to earlier gains as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve wouldn't adjust guidance about how soon the central bank would raise interest rates.
US stocks inch higher at midday as Fed meets  Businessweek
Eight keys to Fed's September meeting  MarketWatch
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Labor Investigating Early Release of US Producer-Price Index
The Labor Department is investigating the early release of data on U.S. producer prices after the agency's communications system malfunctioned today.
Govt probing early release of PPI data: Report  CNBC
US Producer Prices Unchanged in August--Update  NASDAQ
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Amtrak Partially Restores Northeast Service 11-Hour Halt
Amtrak suspended its Acela express and Northeast regional service between Washington and Philadelphia due to downed wires along the track.
Downed wires limit DC-Philly Amtrak service  Washington Post
Amtrak Resumes, MARC Train Service Ends In Edgewood  WBAL Radio
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EPA Rejects Most of $511 Million Loan for Tappan Zee Project
A new Tappan Zee Bridge, scheduled for completion by 2018, is estimated to cost $3.9 billion. Credit ´┐Żngel Franco/The New York Times.
EPA derails Cuomo's Tappan Zee funding plan  seattlepi.com
EPA Rejects Bulk of Funding for Tappan Zee Bridge Project  TWC News
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Social Security to Resume Mailing Statements but Urges Online Service
September 16, 2014 -Social Security is going to resume mailing statements to those enrolled in the program, a practice they had tried to eliminate.
Social Security statements will start arriving in your mailbox again  The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
Social Security Resumes Mailing Benefit Statements  ABC News
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UPS to hire up to 95000 temp workers for holiday season
REUTERS - United Parcel Service Inc is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees it hires for this year's holiday shopping season as it aims to avoid a repeat of last year's network breakdown during the crucial period.
UPS Expects to Hire up to 95000 Seasonal Workers  ABC News
UPS boosts holiday hiring to avoid delivery delays  W*USA 9
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US companies cautious about hiring
US chief executives see little chance of Congress reforming the country's tax system after November's midterm elections, leaving them cautious about hiring and investing for the next six months, a survey of chiefs has found.
US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending  The Seattle Times
AT&T CEO: Drop in Q3 CEO Sentiment Due to Tax Legislation  MNI News
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UPDATE 1-OECD unveils proposals to curb corporate tax avoidance
... * New OECD measures part of wider overhaul of tax rules. * Draft proposals agreed by all G20, OECD members. * Rules aim to end "double non-taxation" - OECD (Adds expert and NGO comment).
OECD Unveils Proposals to Curb Corporate Tax Avoidance  NDTV
OECD rolls out anti-tax evasion measures  The Hill
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