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Wal-Mart unveils new money transfer service
For years, the money transfer scene has been dominated by companies like MoneyGram and Western Union - services that allow customers to quickly wire funds for friends, family, or other connections.
Walmart Sends Chills Through Money Transfer Business  ABC News (blog)
Wal-Mart Shakes Up Money Transfer Business with New Service  Fashion Times
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Asia stocks rise in abbreviated trading
Markets in Europe, the U.S. and many countries in Asia were closed for the holiday. Oil trading also was suspended. Among the markets that traded, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent to 14,516.27 while China's Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.1 ...
Tokyo stocks higher in thin, pre-holiday trading  The Japan News
Nikkei hits 10-day closing high on upbeat US earnings, data  Economic Times
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China's House Prices Rise In March
House prices increased in almost all major Chinese cities in March despite tightening controls on speculative transactions and lending, data compiled by the National Bureau of Statistics revealed Friday.
China new home prices rise slows to 7.7% yoy in March  Business Times (subscription)
China's home price growth decelerates  ecns
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A Grim Photographic Tribute to the BP Oil Disaster
One of the first photographers on the scene of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster was a Spanish-born man, now living in Seattle, named Daniel Beltr�.
Four years after the BP disaster, experts say it could happen again  Al Jazeera America
Trouble for BP Insider's Stock Sales  Courthouse News Service
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When Janet Yellen Speaks The Market Hears A Dove, But That Isn't Her Message
At some point during Chair Yellen's tenure people will likely begin to see the pragmatic central banker she has been. Wednesday's luncheon speech to the Economic Club of New York was a step in that direction, once everyone sifts through what they wanted ...
Anthony Orlando: Financial regulation would stimulate economy  Sun-Sentinel
What Janet Yellen Didn't Say: The B-Word  New Yorker (blog)
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Affordable Care Act enrolls over 3 million Californians
More than 3 million Californians enrolled in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in its first six-month open enrollment period, Covered California announced Thursday.
Your Voice: Covered California  Tracy Press
Nearly 1.4 million Californians enroll in health insurance exchange  The San Luis Obispo Tribune
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Earnings lift S&P 500, Nasdaq; S&P's best week since July
US stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results.
Stocks Log Weekly Gains, But Dow Ends Day Down Ahead Of Holiday Weekend  Barron's (blog)
Shares Close Mixed to End a Strong Week That Was Bolstered by Earnings  New York Times
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IPO market is casualty of stock market pullback
Weibo, better known as China's answer to Twitter, was the big winner among five initial public offerings that made their debuts Thursday.
After Shaky Start, Chinese Twitter Clone Weibo Jumps in Nasdaq Debut  Fox Business
Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut  gulfnews.com
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HTC Hires Former Samsung Marketing Chief
The struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker has long admitted that marketing was its weak spot. Within the past few years, HTC has shuffled through three CMOs, and in recent months Ms. Wang has taken an active role in overseeing the company's ...
HTC Said to Hire Former Samsung US Mobile Marketing Chief (1)  Businessweek
HTC Apparently Hires Former Samsung Marketing Exec Responsible for �The ...  Android Headlines - Android News
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Making recommendations on climate change mitigation
The latest assessment of global climate change is out and scientists from around the world have recommended changes including some in agriculture, forestry and other land use designed to mitigate their effects on climate change.
On climate, business as usual  Washington Post
US carbon emissions fall 3.4% in 2012  Blue & Green Tomorrow
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