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Fed likely to end bond-buying program in October
The Federal Reserve's trillion-dollar effort to shore up the American economy is likely to come to an end in October, closing the books on a bold but controversial experiment that has tested the limits of the central bank's power.
Selected highlights from the Fed minutes  MarketWatch
Fed mulls policy exit, eyes end of asset purchases  Chicago Tribune
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Dov Charney's Sleazy Struggle for Control of American Apparel
When I first reach Dov Charney on June 24, he's scrambling to raise money, find a partner, try anything to get his company back.
Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline  Los Angeles Times
UPDATE 4-American Apparel strikes deal with largest shareholders  Reuters
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Asia stocks rise on Fed relief, dollar dips
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian equities rose and the dollar dipped on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve indicated that it was not in a rush to end quantitative easing and begin hiking rates.
Dollar slips on Fed minutes, Aussie eyes jobs test  CNBC.com
Dollar Declines as Fed Minutes Fail to Add Rate Guidance  Businessweek
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Research Shows US Students 'Average' in Terms of Financial Literacy
Andreas Schleicher, head of PISA, said one issue is that �math education hasn't adapted to the changes of the world.� WASHINGTON - American education must evolve to ensure that students are better able to navigate an increasingly complex financial ...
US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow  Artesia Daily Press
American teens can't read a pay slip  MarketWatch
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Improper payments by federal government top $100B
Tax credits for families that don't qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits for people who are secretly working.
CAGW to Federal Government: Cut Improper Payments  Fort Mills Times
'Staggering': Government making $100B in improper payments every year  NEWS.GNOM.ES
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California said to share in US mortgage settlement with Citigroup
California will share in the U.S. Justice Department's multibillion-dollar settlement with Citigroup Inc. over defective mortgage investments the Wall Street giant peddled during the housing boom, according to people briefed on the negotiations.
Citigroup nears $7 billion settlement deal: Are banks chastened, post-crisis?  Christian Science Monitor
Holder won't meet with Bank of America on home-loan settlement  News & Observer
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Asian Stocks Rise Before China Trade; Utilities Climb
Asia's benchmark stock index swung between gains and losses as investors await Chinese trade data to gauge signs of stabilization in the world's second-largest economy.
Hong Kong Stocks Rebound on Developers Before China Data  Businessweek
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Gartner: Global PC Shipments Up 0.1% In Q2
Worldwide PC shipments grew 0.1% year-over-year to 75.8 million units in the second quarter of 2014, capping eight quarters of declining shipments, preliminary results from market research firm Gartner, Inc. (IT: Quote) showed Wednesday.
PCs see surprising gain in US as global decline slows  CNET
Worldwide PC shipment decline slowed in second quarter  The Seattle Times (blog)
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Sandwich chain Potbelly forecasts weaker-than-expected results
(Reuters) - Sandwich chain Potbelly Corp estimated second-quarter revenue and profit below analysts expectations, hurt by lower-than-expected comparable store sales and higher expenses, mostly for advertisements.
Greenberg: No Surprise in Potbelly's Flop  TheStreet.com
Potbelly shares plunge on lower forecast  Chicago Tribune
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Sun Valley Said to Be on Alert for Drones at Billionaire Enclave
Movie makers, real-estate agents, criminal-defense lawyers and farmers are among at least 68 groups with a newfound political interest in drones, according to Center for Responsive Politics data compiled by Bloomberg.
Allen And Company Annual Meeting Draws Top Business Leaders To Sun ...  Getty Images
Tweets fly as media moguls meet in Sun Valley  USA TODAY
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