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US housing starts up but miss forecasts; permits fall
WASHINGTON - U.S. housing starts rose but below market expectations and building permits fell in March, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite improving weather.
Housing Starts Rise 2.8% In March  Forbes
Home-construction pace rises, but misses estimates  MarketWatch
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Wall Street gains after Chinese data, Yahoo up on Alibaba
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose for a third straight session on Wednesday after China's economic growth exceeded expectations and Yahoo shares rallied on the strength of revenue growth in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, in which it has a ...
Bigger than Facebook? Chinese tech giant Alibaba plans US IPO  Los Angeles Times
Yahoo rallies; 'Holy Alibaba,' says analyst  MarketWatch
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BofA Slides After Posting Loss Tied to Mortgage Accords
Bank of America Corp. loan negotiators help homeowners with terms of mortgage restructuring at the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America Save the Dream event in Los Angeles in this Feb. 16, 2012 file photo.
Litigation expenses push Bank of America into loss  Reuters
Bank of America shares drop on Q1 loss  USA TODAY
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China Beats Consensus, But Market Wants Stimulus
The world's No. 2 economy posted first quarter GDP better than anyone expected at 7.4%, slightly above consensus estimates and well above the worst case scenarios of 7% and less.
Stocks: Off to a good start  CNNMoney
China growth chart, Source: TheAustralian  The Australian
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CME trading outage showed that man can still match the machine
When CME Group Inc. suffered the worst-ever trading outage on the world's most important agricultural markets last week, plunging electronic screens into darkness and sending dozens of traders scrambling for Chicago's famous but now often deserted ...
Class Action Takes Aim at High Frequency Traders on Chicago Derivatives ...  Courthouse News Service
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Wall Street up as blue chips rally
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended a volatile session higher on Tuesday, lifted by gains in such blue-chip names as Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, though persistent weakness in momentum names limited the Nasdaq's advance.
US stocks higher after wild swings  iAfrica.com
Corporate earnings: Coca-Cola, Intel, Yahoo, Johnson & Johnson  The Denver Post
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Lacking Revival Plan, Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Likely to Be Liquidated
Mark Karpeles, second from left, is Mt. Gox's chief executive. The exchange Yuya Shino/ReutersMark Karpeles, second from left, is Mt.
The Daily Docket: Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox to Liquidate  Wall Street Journal
Mt. Gox files for liquidation as Japan rejects rehab plans  PCWorld
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Detroit Pension Funds Reach Tentative Deal With City on Cuts (1)
Detroit's two pension systems said they reached a tentative deal reducing cuts the bankrupt city's emergency manager threatened to impose on retirees as part of its plan to shrink $18 billion in debt.
Detroit Reaches Accord With Police, Firefighter Retirees  Bloomberg
Obama, Mich. in talks to free up $100M for Detroit  USA TODAY
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UK Economy Cuts Bank of England Less Slack
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney leaves a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations in Washington.
British unemployment plunges to five-year low, pay grows  Reuters
UK economy: Wages catch up with inflation  BBC News
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Industrial Production in U.S. Rises More Than Forecast
An employee threads rods at the Portland Bolt and Manufacturing Co. facility Portland, Oregon on April 11, 2014. Close. An employee threads rods at the Portland Bolt and Manufacturing Co.
US Industrial Production Rises in March  Wall Street Journal
Mining, utilities boost industrial production in March  MarketWatch
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