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Pinterest and Instagram launch 'buy buttons'
Pinterest and Instagram, two popular image-focused social apps, have launched 'buy buttons', in rival bids to dominate the nascent mobile commerce market.
Pinterest adds a 'buy' button, sending stilettos to your door  SFGate
Is Pinterest inching closer to making real money?  CNBC
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US equities helped by weak dollar; inflation lifts euro
NEW YORK U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday helped by the dollar's decline and bond yields rose while investors searched for clarity on Greece's debt crisis.
Breakthrough hopes: Greek bonds up amid talk of deal  Irish Times
GLOBAL MARKETS-US equities helped by weak dollar; inflation lifts euro  Reuters UK
Factory Orders Fall For 8th Time In 9 Months — Commerce Dept.
Factory orders stumbled in April, said a Commerce Department report, with an 0.4% decline that was worse than the 0.1% expected. It was the 8th decline in the last 9 months.
US factory orders slump in April  Herald Sun
US factory orders slump in April; 8th decline in 9 months  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
Sales up at GM, Fiat Chrysler; Ford down 1%
Automakers reported a strong sales pace in May, helped by a improved consumer confidence, lower unemployment and moderate gas prices that propelled sales of pickups and SUVs.
May car sales highest since 2005  CNNMoney
Fiat Chrysler answers criticism surrounding handling of recalls  CBS News
Obamacare Insurers Seek 10% Rate Increases or More on Plans
U.S. health insurers are submitting their 2016 rate requests for Affordable Care Act policies, with some asking for big increases as they adjust to customers who've recently gained coverage through the marketplaces.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Requests Rate Increase  WICS-TV
Some Florida health insurers request big 2016 rate increases  San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Chief Says IRS Struggles to Stay Ahead of Online Attackers
WASHINGTON - John Koskinen, the head of the Internal Revenue Service, on Tuesday attributed a recent online attack that exposed the information of more than 100,000 taxpayers to the agency's inability to keep up with increasingly sophisticated threats.
IG: IRS failed to upgrade security ahead of cyberattack  Fox News
IRS: Cyber-thieves stole up to $39M  USA TODAY
California water use fell 13.5 percent in April amid drought
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Ordered to use a fourth less water during this record drought, Californians managed to get about halfway to their goal in April, regulators announced Tuesday.
California Water Usage Posts Big Drop  Wall Street Journal
Drought: California water use fell 13.5% in April  SFGate
Huckabee: Time to Change Social Security
In an interview on FOX Business Network's Cavuto: Coast to Coast in Florida today, Presidential hopeful and former Governor Mike Huckabee from Arkansas sounded off on social security.
Playing with fire on the retirement age  MSNBC
Huckabee Aims for Seniors with Social Security Pitch in Florida  TIME
UPDATE 3-Wal-Mart to raise wages for 100000 US workers in some departments
... * Hike in minimum hourly wages effective July. * Electronics, auto care managers to earn $13-$24.70/hour. * Clothing, consumer products managers wage $10.90-$20.71/hour.
Wal-Mart To Raise Wages for Some Store Department Managers -- 2nd  Nasdaq
Walmart set to raise department manager pay  USA TODAY
AMC and Regal Cinemas under DOJ investigation
Two of the country's biggest movie theater chains are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. The DOJ is looking into how both the chains -- AMC (AMC) and Regal Entertainment (RGC) -- use their clout over smaller competitors.
'First-class' touches may lure audiences to smaller theaters  MarketWatch
Regal, AMC Theater Chains Under Investigation Over Exclusivity Deals  TheStreet.com