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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.
'Baba' effect: Supply of stock set to swell as Alibaba IPO nears  USA TODAY
The best Chinese stock NOT named Alibaba  CNNMoney
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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.
You Can't Feed a Family With GDP  New York Times
US poverty rate falls for first time in seven years  Reuters
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Wynn Resorts Beats Mohegan Sun for Boston-Area Casino License
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN:US), the casino company founded by Steve Wynn, was awarded the sole license to operate a casino in the Boston area, beating a rival plan from the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.
Mass. gambling commission approves Wynn proposal for casino in Everett  Boston Globe
Wynn to Get Boston Area's Casino License  Boston.com
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Stocks turn higher ahead of Fed meeting, oil up
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets around the world rose on Tuesday, adding to earlier gains as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve wouldn't adjust guidance about how soon the central bank would raise interest rates.
Stocks move higher in early afternoon as Fed meets  Businessweek
Stocks move higher in afternoon as Fed meets  Chron.com
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Stocks rally as Dow jumps into record territory
Stocks rallied in afternoon trading Tuesday with the Dow jumping more than 100 points and shooting back up into record territory. Energy stocks led the way as oil prices rose more than 2%.
US STOCKS-Dow hits record on shifting views over Fed's next move  Reuters
Half of the Nasdaq stocks are in trouble  CNNMoney
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Senate panel to look at auto regulators today
With a report from the U.S. House chastising federal regulators, the Senate Consumer Protection subcommittee holds an oversight hearing on their agency's operations.
Under Scrutiny, Federal Regulator Takes Aim at GM for Its Mistakes  New York Times
Live tweets: Senate launches NHTSA oversight hearing  The Detroit News
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Said to Make Rocket Deal with ULA
A joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin plans to announce on Wednesday that it will team up with Blue Origin, a company run by Amazon.
Jeff Bezos' space startup partnered with Boeing for crew delivery bid  Ars Technica
8 things to start your Tuesday, and Jeff Bezos: Space cadet?  Washington Business Journal
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UPS Expects to Hire up to 95000 Seasonal Workers
UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season - an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping.
UPS boosts peak hiring 73 percent  Cordele Dispatch
UPS plans massive holiday hiring  CBS News
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US producer prices unchanged in August
WASHINGTON (AP) - A measure of prices that producers receive for their goods and services was unchanged in August, the latest sign that inflation is in check.
Weak gasoline, food prices dampen US producer inflation  Reuters
No Change for Construction Materials Prices in August  Amerisurv
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Social Security statements will start arriving in your mailbox again
The Social Security Administration today said it will go back to mailing statements to people every five years. The government office had stopped mailing out the statements three years ago to save money -- an estimated $70 million a year.
Social Security resumes mailing benefit statements  Uniontown Herald Standard
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