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Global stocks fall on weak data, air strikes in Syria
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More downbeat data from Europe pushed global equity markets to a third day of losses on Tuesday, while U.S. air strikes in Syria set a cautionary tone and lifted prices of safe-haven bonds.
US, Europe Stocks Hit by Soft Data, Syria Conflict  ABC News
Stocks sliding on economic news, Syria crisis  Newsday
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Business groups lash out at inversion crackdown
Corporate America is firing back at the the Obama administration's crackdown on corporate tax inversions, arguing that the new restrictions could cause "bad economic results.
Obama targets 'tax inversions' by US firms, but real reform needs ...  Christian Science Monitor
Q&A on Treasury's Plan to Curb Inversions  Wall Street Journal (blog)
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New US tax rules chill 'inversion' deal-making; shares dive
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tough new U.S. rules on corporate "inversions" on Tuesday sent a chill through the market for the tax-avoidance deals, both pending and potential, with share prices falling sharply in nearly a dozen companies on both ...
Burger King, AbbVie among stocks hit by new tax inversion rules  MarketWatch
Tax inversion crackdown hits drugmaker shares  Financial Times
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US government health agency sees 25 percent increase in Obamacare insurers
(Reuters) - The number of insurers offering individual health plans on the Obamacare exchanges will increase about 25 percent in 2015 and that should keep down prices, the U.S.
Number of Obamacare insurers to rise by 25% in 2015  CNBC
Why You Are Likely To Lose Your Health Insurance -- No Matter How Much You ...  Forbes
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Inflation Watch as Fed Hawks Retire
What is the prognosis for inflation, now that two hawks at the Federal Reserve are about to step down? Charles Plosser is set to retire from his post as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia March 1, and Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher ...
Fed officials take aim at regulations for small banks  Reuters
Dallas Fed's Richard Fisher announces plans to retire in 2015  Dallas Business Journal
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Jack Ma was happy making $20 a month
Jack Ma, the newly-minted richest man in China, was happy making just $20 a month. The founder of China's online retail giant Alibaba (BABA, Tech30) spoke at a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.
Transparency Of A Company Like Drinking Clean Water - Alibaba.com's Jack Ma  Forbes
Alibaba Falls a Second Day After Completing Record IPO  Businessweek
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Deere exploring sale of D.M. crop insurance division
Deere & Co. is looking to sell off its crop insurance business, which is largely based in the Des Moines area. Based in Moline, Ill.
Deere To Review Strategic Options For Crop Insurance Business - Update  RTT News
Deere to review strategic options for crop insurance business  Insurance News Net
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What do rising interest rates mean to you?
Sooner or later, the Federal Reserve will have to raise interest rates, and this will affect you and every other investor in the United States.
Fed's Kocherlakota Sees Inflation Below 2% for Next Four Years  Businessweek
Fed's Kocherlakota says low inflation gives room for stimulus  Reuters
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Seattle residents will be fined for not composting
KING reported that when the ordinance goes into effect next year, homeowners found with food scraps in their trash will be fined $1 for each violation.
Seattle to fine residents for not composting  Chron.com
Seattle to fine people for food scraps in trash  kgw.com
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UPDATE 1-US soda makers pledge 20 percent calorie cut by 2025
(Adds details of initiative, background). By Anjali Athavaley. NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The largest U.S. soda makers pledged on Tuesday to cut sugary drink calories by 20 percent in 10 years through education, marketing and packaging.
Coke and Pepsi Pledge to Cut Calories  TIME
Soda Makers Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Join in Effort to Cut Americans ...  New York Times
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