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House Moves to Avoid Homeland Security Shutdown With Fund Vote
(Bloomberg) -- Congress is on track to end a showdown over Homeland Security Department spending and immigration policy after House Speaker John Boehner defied hard-line Republicans by allowing a vote on agency funding through September.
Rep. Kildee: DHS budget a 'manufactured crisis'  The Detroit News
House nears passage of Homeland bill without conditions  Boston Herald
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HP will splash out $3bn for Aruba Networks, wants better IoT and WiFi
HP WANTS TO BUY Aruba Networks for around $3bn to help its push into the Internet of Things (IoT), which will see more and more devices requiring network access and management.
Stock futures slipping; Best Buy tackling sales slowdown; Hewlett-Packard ...
Aruba Networks, Inc Shareholder Alert: The Proposed Acquisition Of Aruba ...  MarketWatch
SUV Sales Plow Through February
Poor weather conditions modestly dented the pace of U.S. auto sales in February, but did little to sour America's increasing thirst for the trucks and SUVs that tend to be pricier than passenger cars.
Winter Weather Depresses February Auto Sales  New York Times
Sluggish February US car sales blamed on blustery weather  Reuters
Innovation, not easy money, is behind the Nasdaq's return to 5000
Finally - after much anticipation, the Nasdaq Composite Index has closed above the 5,000 mark for the first time since March 2000, and it's very near its Internet bubble all-time closing high of 5048.62.
What You Should Know About the Nasdaq Bubble Debate  Fox Business
Nasdaq 5000: Three Reasons �This Time Is Different� Doesn't Fly  TIME
CEO Group: Trade Would Increase Hiring in US
Top business executives are pressing Congress to give President Barack Obama greater authority to negotiate international trade deals, citing the potential for increased hiring in the United States and greater competitiveness for their companies overseas.
CEO views on U.S. economy firm in first quarter  Chicago Tribune
US CEOs modestly more upbeat on economy, spending -survey  Reuters
Best Buy Earnings beat forecasts
Best Buy boosted revenue by 1.3% in the fourth quarter to $14.2 billion. Revenue was lifted by sales of big screen TVs and mobile phones.
Best Buy is spending millions to maintain its sales momentum  Fortune
Best Buy Profit Beats Views on Higher-Margin TV Sales  Fox Business
Warren Buffett basks in sweet success of See's Candies, Bank of America deals
Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has plenty to smile about when he reviews his investment successes at Wells Fargo, See's Candies and Bank of America, to mention just a few.
5 Takeaways from Warren Buffett's Annual Shareholder Letter  HCPLive
These Two Men May Succeed Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway  KMBZ
Dick's Sporting Goods Earnings Rise on Better Marketing
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. said more aggressive marketing in the January quarter helped offset the continued decline of its golf segment and led to better-than-expected earnings and an upbeat full-year guidance.
Dicks Sporting Goods Sees Strong Trading Volume Following Earnings Beat ...  WKRB News
Mall confirms Dick's, Field & Stream opening this fall  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Citigroup to Benefit From Losing Its Most Profitable Unit
Trust Citigroup to benefit from getting rid of its most profitable business. The huge bank has at last sold its subprime consumer finance unit OneMain to a rival, Springleaf, for $4.25 billion.
Citigroup sells subprime lender for $4.25 bn  Fox News Latino
Springleaf CEO Stock Award Surges to $144 Million on OneMain Buy  Bloomberg
Barclays CEO's Patience Tested by Investment Bank's Lagging ROE
(Bloomberg) -- Barclays Plc Chief Executive Officer Antony Jenkins's patience is being tested by the investment bank. The 53 year-old told reporters on Tuesday that he's �not a very patient person,� and pledged to �do whatever it takes� to boost returns at the ...
Barclays shares fall on probe disclosures  USA TODAY
UPDATE 3-Barclays will cut investment bank again if performance doesn't ...  Reuters