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Fed Won't Be Coy About Telegraphing Rate Hike
When the Federal Reserve finally gets around to raising interest rates from the near-zero range where they've been held for nearly six years it shouldn't come as a surprise to professional traders, mom and pop investors and other market participants.
U.S. Stocks Pare Drop as Energy Shares Rally Before Fed  Bloomberg
Stock Market Today: Stock Futures Fall as Eyes Turn to the Fed
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I Used Alibaba to Make 280 Pairs of Brightly Colored Pants
Let me be honest: Until this summer, I didn't really know what Alibaba was. It was easy enough to learn things about it: The collection of China's biggest e-commerce sites accounts for 80 percent of all e-commerce in China, with its sites bringing in $248 billion ...
Alibaba IPO Poised to Make History  ABC News (blog)
So What Exactly Is Alibaba?  Forbes
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Wholesale Prices in U.S. Were Little Changed in August
Wholesale prices in the U.S. were little changed in August from the prior month, restrained by a plunge in energy costs and a sign of limited inflation in the production pipeline.
US Producer Prices Unchanged in August  Wall Street Journal
New record high for property prices  Worcester News
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UPS Boosts Seasonal Hiring, Plans for Surge in Deliveries
UPS said Tuesday that it plans to hire between 90,000 and 95,000 seasonal employees this year and is taking additional steps to support an expected surge in deliveries during the holiday season.
UPS Boosts Seasonal Hiring 73% to Blunt Holiday Surge  Businessweek
UPS to hire up to 95000 seasonal employees for holiday season  Reuters
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OECD Calls for Coordinated Fight Against Corporate Tax Avoidance
Nations should do a better job coordinating efforts to prevent corporations from manipulating the international tax system, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report on Tuesday.
Google-Style Tax Dodging Targeted as OECD Draws Up Battle Plan  Bloomberg
G20 governments agree to crackdown on tax avoidance  Financial Times
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Heads Roll as PG&E Divulges Internal Regulatory Scandal
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) dropped a grenade on state regulators Monday, admitting a number of inappropriate contacts between utility and regulatory staff over the past five years.
California, explosion of pipeline in San Bruno continues to rip heavy penalty  Techsonia
PG&E officials removed for improper communications  San Mateo Daily Journal
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United Airlines Offers Big Buyouts to Flight Attendants
United Airlines announced Monday that it will offer its thousands of flight attendants an early and voluntary buyout option, a lump-sum payout worth up to $100,000.
United offers up to $100K if workers leave  CNBC
United attendants can get up to $100000 to leave their job (KNXV-TV)
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US Stock Futures Remain Lower After Flat Inflation Data
Stock futures remained lower after producer prices were unchanged in August from July, indicating tame inflation pressures. Excluding the often-volatile food and energy categories, prices rose 0.1%.
US STOCKS-ADRs dominate early trading on Wall Street  Reuters
Stock Futures Mildly Lower; Netflix, Gilead Still Sliding  Investor's Business Daily
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Pension fund exit from hedge funds sparks debate
Is the thirst for ´┐Żalternative´┐Ż investments, which became unquenchable during the stock market downturn in 2008-09, drying up?
Calpers to Divest Entire $4B Hedge Fund Stake  Bloomberg
California Earthquake for Hedge Funds  Bloomberg View
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Amtrak service disrupted between Washington, DC, and Philadelphia
(Reuters) - Downed wires and debris on the tracks resulted in the suspension of Amtrak service between Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia on Tuesday morning.
Amtrak service between Washington and Philly suspended  Fox News
Downed wires suspend DC-Philly Amtrak service
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