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Bear Stearns figure Alan Greenberg dies
Alan "Ace" Greenberg, who presided over the expansion of Bear Stearns before its collapse helped precipitate the 2008 financial crisis, has died at 86, The New York Times reports.
Alan 'Ace' Greenberg, Who Transformed Bear Stearns, Dies at 86  Bloomberg
Former Bear Stearns Executive Alan 'Ace' Greenberg Dies  Wall Street Journal
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Amazon quarterly losses much worse than expected
SAN FRANCISCO - Writers are peeved at Amazon. On Thursday, investors became disgruntled too. The company, which is embroiled in a very public conflict with the publisher Hachette, announced second-quarter losses nearly double what Wall Street ...
Amazon's Cloud Is Growing So Fast It's Scaring Shareholders  Wired
Amazon Under Fire: What Happens When Sales Growth Isn't Enough?  Forbes
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Stocks slide: Dow in 125-point drop
Stocks are lower Friday, with the Standard & Poor's 500 pulling back from Thursday's all-time closing high. As of 1:00 p.m.
US STOCKS-Wall Street weighed by results as Amazon, Visa disappoint  Reuters
Stocks, euro slip as German data, US earnings drag  Reuters India
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El Pollo Loco shares surge more than 30% after IPO
El Pollo Loco started trading publicly for the first time on Friday. (Bryan Chan / Los Angeles Times). By Shan Li contact the reporter · Restaurant and Catering IndustryDining and DrinkingLifestyle and LeisureFinancing and Stock OfferingsInitial Public ...
UPDATE 2-El Pollo Loco shares go crazy in debut, fly 33 pct  Reuters
IPO Roundup: El Pollo Loco soars in debut  SFGate
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BSkyB deal to free up cash for Rupert Murdoch's Time Warner bid
British Sky Broadcasting has struck a deal with Rupert Murdoch to buy his 100 per cent stake in Sky Italia and 57.4 per cent interest in Sky Deutschland.
BSkyB to Pay Fox $9B to Combine Sky Assets  Fox Business
BSkyB in �5bn deal to create Sky Europe  BBC News
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Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) Welcomes a New U.S. CEO
Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) is dealing with poor sales at the stores. They have decided to replace their U.S. CEO with the head of operation in Asia, as of Thursday.
Wal-Mart names new CEO of US discount division  Columbia Daily Tribune
Can a new CEO rescue Wal-Mart's US sales?  Fortune
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New-Home Slowdown Pressures Recovery
Demand for new homes slowed sharply during the first half, a development that threatens to reverberate beyond the housing market and throughout the broader economy.
New Home Supply In �Seller's Market� Territory; Home Prices Rise  The Mortgage Reports
US new home sales fall in June  The Australian
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Geopolitical crises drag down Ifo business sentiment index
Surveys by the Ifo economic think tank for their business climate index showed companies worried about the crises in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza.
US dollar gains on durable goods data, dip in German sentiment  Business Recorder
Ifo Business Climate Index falls for third consecutive month  Xinhua
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US Durable Goods Report Bodes Well For Second Half Economic Growth
The June 2014 U.S. durable goods report showed orders increased by 0.7 percent. Pictured: A worker stacks boxes of television sets before moving them to the warehouse at Element Electronics in Winnsboro, South Carolina May 29, 2014.
Will Orders for Durable Goods Continue to Strengthen?  Zacks.com
Cuts in Q2 GDP expectations cast doubt on 2nd half  CNBC.com
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ICAO to Host Meeting on Airspace Risks Over War Zones
Ramping up debate over the issue of protecting airline flights over war zones, a United Nations agency scheduled a high-level industry and government meeting for next Tuesday to discuss more effective procedures to reduce risks across such regions.
UN aviation body confirms safety meeting  Reuters
travellers worried about safety when flying?  Toronto Sun
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