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US STOCKS-Wall Street surges as turbulence becomes the norm
... * Tech stocks lead, Netflix hit by short-sell recommendation. * Volatility index down, but still elevated. * Ambarella's forecast drags down GoPro.
Morning MoneyBeat Asia: US Stocks Rally, Changing Direction Again  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Global stock selloff eases as US shares jump with dollar  The Straits Times
Fed's "Beige Book" shows continued expansion of US economy
Reports from the 12 districts that make up the U.S. Federal Reserve System indicated that "economic activity continued expanding" between July and mid-August, although some districts said they had felt the effects of the Chinese slowdown.
US economy grew in July and August, Fed reports  Washington Post
Fed Report Shows Autos and Housing Fueling US Growth  ABC News
The Impact Of Financial Market Volatility On Student Loans
With the global economy continuing down the road to recovery in recent years, monetary policymakers were expected to begin raising interest rates from historic lows.
Bill Gross thinks Fed rate hike 'too little, too late'  MarketWatch
Gross says Fed move may be 'too little too late' amid turmoil  OCRegister
Despite Market Turmoil, ADP Reports Growth in Private Sector Hiring
WASHINGTON - Private employers in the United States maintained a steady pace of hiring in August despite recent turmoil in the global financial markets, suggesting that labor market momentum remains strong enough for the Federal Reserve to consider ...
Rising job numbers boost America on road to recovery  The Times (subscription)
Private Payrolls Rise 190000  Investor's Business Daily
LIRR: Delays continue but normal service possible by evening rush hour
The Long Island Rail Road is hoping to return to normal service in time for the evening commute after a major service disruption at the peak of the morning rush hour Wednesday.
LIRR delayed by Amtrak signal problems during morning commute  WABC-TV
Net-a-Porter Founder Resigns Suddenly Ahead of Merger
Natalie Massenet, founder and chairman of Net-A-Porter Ltd, pauses during Matthew Lloyd—Bloomberg/Getty Images Natalie Massenet, founder and chairman of Net-A-Porter Ltd, pauses during an interview at the company's head office in London on June ...
Massenet leaves Net-a-Porter mid-merger  Financial Times
Natalie Massenet, Net-a-Porter Founder, Announces Departure  New York Times
Court strips lesser prairie chicken of federal protection
A lesser prairie-chicken is seen in this undated handout photo from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (Reuters/USFWS). MIDLAND, Texas - A federal court in Texas has stripped the lesser prairie chicken of Endangered Species Act protections, a victory ...
Texas judge halts 'threatened' listing of lesser prairie chicken  Topeka Capital Journal
Judge In Texas Vacates Lesser Prarie Chicken Protection  KSCB
How long should mothers take off after they give birth?
The announcement that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is planning to take limited time off from work after having twins later this year has re-ignited the debate over how soon new mothers should return to their jobs.
Back off on Marissa Mayer's maternity leave  CNN
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's minimal maternity leave plan prompts dismay  The Guardian
What could crimp Labor Day weekend travel
Americans are gearing up for summer's last hurrah as the nation heads into Labor Day weekend. AAA is estimating about 35.5 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday, the highest Labor Day weekend volume since 2008 and a ...
Travelers expected to save $1.4 billion at the pump this weekend  KIMT 3
Labor Day travel expected to hit 7-year high in the Carolinas  Greensboro News & Record
California passes bill forcing biggest pension funds to divest from coal
'Coal is the fuel of the past and it's no longer a wise investment for our pensioners,' said the California assemblyman who presented the bill.
Bill to divest state's public pensions from coal heads to Gov. Jerry Brown  Los Angeles Times
Coal divestment bill passes California state legislature  Reuters Africa