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Deflation knocks at ECB`s door, markets look for cash boost
Paris: Financial markets are looking to the European Central Bank (ECB) to open the cash floodgates next week after consumer price data showed the 18-country eurozone is flirting with deflation, analysts said.
Would the ECB really give us all a pile of cash?  Irish Independent
ECB's Mario Draghi set to deploy new measures as eurozone recovery flatlines
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Consumer spending dips 0.1%
Economists expected spending would slow in July based on reports of weak retail sales, but they said the slowdown should be temporary because job growth has been so strong.
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent  Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)
Why This Consumer Spending Trend Is Worrisome  NASDAQ
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S&P 500 rises to record, scores best month since February
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)´┐ŻU.S. stocks closed with modest gains Friday in light trading, building on weekly and monthly advances, as largely upbeat U.S.
S&P 500 closes August at record high despite rising Ukraine, overseas ...  WallStreet OTC
US STOCKS-S&P 500 edges up to set new record; best month since Feb  Reuters
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US government helpless as tax-avoiding firms head for the exit
Last week's decision by Burger King to accompany its acquisition of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons with the transfer of its Miami headquarters to Canada - a so-called corporate inversion - has dramatically reignited the US debate about ...
Tim Hortons Coffee Can't Perk Up Burger King
Buffett's Burger King Deal Has Warrant for 1.75% Stake  Bloomberg
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Uber Is the New Airbnb
Uber, Lyft, and similar car-sharing services are facing a raft of proposed regulations. The companies have earned devoted followings since their smartphone-ordered rides first hit the scene.
Lyft Says Uber's Recruitment Efforts Are Hurting Drivers  New York Times (blog)
Uber offering free rides through holiday weekend  THV 11
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Silva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential vote
Marina Silva, presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party, campaigns in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
UPDATE 4-Brazil enters recession in election blow to Rousseff  Reuters
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IRS Phone Scams Remain a Threat
Con artists posing as Internal Revenue Service agents are back in the news. Despite previous warnings from government officials, some taxpayers still haven't gotten the message.
Scammers posing as IRS  WJXT Jacksonville
SCAM WARNING: IRS says DO NOT answer if this number is calling you  Q13 FOX
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Changes in teens' tastes hitting retailer
Continue reading below. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell last week after the retailer reported weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere.
Abercrombie & Fitch Says "No No" to Its Logo  NASDAQ
Abercrombie to Remove Logos From Most Clothing  Wall Street Journal
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Why homemaking doesn't accrue Social Security benefits
Q: In a recent column explaining why most women usually get less from Social Security than men do, you said that Social Security rules are gender neutral and fair.
The confusing taxation of Social Security benefits  The Seattle Times
Early Retirement: You Might Not Need as Much as You Think  NASDAQ
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Chrysler's Marchionne Says US Market Doing "Incredibly Well"
Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. car market is doing "incredibly well," with North American operations providing "a lot of support for the activities of the group," according to Fiat SpA Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne.
Fiat-Chrysler sees New York stock market listing on October 13  Reuters
Fiat plans to sell withdrawal shares as part of New York listing  Livemint
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