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US Stocks Jump as Investors Look to Fed on Rates
U.S. stocks rallied as investors weighed the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will continue to emphasize low interest rates coming out of its policy-setting meeting Wednesday.
Stocks end higher on bet Fed won't change rate stance  Reuters
Stocks Close Broadly Higher as Wall St. Waits on the Fed  New York Times
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Alibaba roadshow woos U.S. investors
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - There is mounting enthusiasm in the U.S. for the initial public offering of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, a new study shows.
Private Investors Await Alibaba's Riches  Wall Street Journal (blog)
'Baba' effect: Supply of stock set to swell as Alibaba IPO nears  USA TODAY
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US Poverty Rate is Still 14.5%; But Yes, The War On Poverty Worked
Census has just released the poverty rate numbers for 2013 and they're roughly static at 14.5% of the population. This is also roughly the rate that existed as Johnson's Great War on Poverty ramped up.
New data shows Americans' incomes still stagnant after recession  Reuters
Want To Get Incomes Growing Again? Pay Women More.  Huffington Post
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Mass. gambling commission approves Wynn proposal for casino in Everett
Share via e-mail. To. Add a message. Your e-mail. Print. Comments. The state gambling commission has approved a proposal for a glittering $1.6 billion Wynn Resorts casino in the city of Everett, a community just north of Boston.
UPDATE 2-Wynn Resorts wins license to build casino near Boston  Reuters
Gaming Commissioners Leaning Toward Wynn Casino Proposal  Boston.com
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Corinthian Colleges accused of victimizing students
For-profit higher education chain Corinthian Colleges (COCO) was accused Tuesday of victimizing tens of thousands of students with predatory loan and debt-collection practices, the latest in a series of government actions against the California-based ...
Feds sue Corinthian Colleges, alleging predatory lending  Los Angeles Times
Regulators Sue Corinthian Colleges for Allegedly Harassing Low-Income Students  Businessweek
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The One Lie That Brought Down Walmart's PR Chief
Until his unexpected departure, David Tovar has been the most public of Walmart's vast public relations team. For the past year or so, in addition to responding vigorously to any criticism of the retailer, he's been sending mass e-mails to journalists with helpful ...
Top Wal-Mart exec resigns amid resume flap  CNNMoney
Wal-Mart spokesman resigns after resume discovery  CNBC
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Social Security resumes mailing benefit statements
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when they retire, the agency announced Tuesday.
Social Security resumes mailing of benefit statements  Dallas Morning News (blog)
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UPS to hire up to 95K seasonal workers
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work. The company plans to hire up to 95,000 se� FILE: Last shuttle launch (Shuttle Atlantis) · NASA to award spaceflight contract to private company.
As UPS Knows, It's Never Too Early to Think About Christmas  Wall Street Journal (blog)
UPS to hire up to 95000 temp workers for holiday season  Reuters
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GM adds third shift for Colorado, Canyon pickups
General Motors' midsize pickups aren't even on dealer lots yet and GM already has planned to add a third shift at the Wentzville, Mo.
GM To Boost Output Of Mid-sized Pickups In U.S., Add Jobs  Business Insider
GM to add 750 workers to build small pickup trucks  Imperial Valley Press
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Fitch: Sears' Short-Term Loan from ESL Highlights Liquidity Woes
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, September 16 (Fitch) Sears Holdings Corporation's (Sears) secured short-term loan is a temporary and short-term fix to a much larger need for liquidity infusion, given significant cash ...
Awkward: Sears borrows $400M from its CEO  CNNMoney
Sears' Tuesday sell off  USA TODAY
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