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Limits on Overseas Mergers Prompt Renewed Debate
The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate tax code.
Lew Tries to Limit Tax-Cut Deals With Inversion Crackdown  Businessweek
Crackdown targets inversions designed to limit U.S. taxes  The Seattle Times
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Asia relieved as China flash PMI beats low expectations
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares recouped early losses on Tuesday while commodities won a break from recent selling pressure after a reading on China's massive factory sector outpaced the market's bleak expectations.
Asia Market Report  BBC News
Asia Stocks Rise With Aussie, Copper on China Flash PMI  Businessweek
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Snapshot: US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets
Continue reading below. Worries about growth in China and a slide in oil prices pushed stocks lower. Investors are nervous about recent economic data that suggests growth is slowing in China.
China stocks rebound on stronger manufacturing
Jitters jolt the stock markets  Dallas Morning News
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102 people arrested or summoned in Flood Wall Street protest in Lower Manhattan
A day of demonstrations Monday to highlight the role organizers say big business plays in climate change ended after dark with the peaceful arrests of more than 100 activists who engaged in civil disobedience.
100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in  Auburn Citizen
Over 100 Activists Arrested On Wall Street After Day Of Protests  Business Insider
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SEC Whistleblower Gets $30 Million
$30 million is a pretty big chunk of change for a tip, but this story isn't about gratuity�unless you want to call paying $30 million for a tip from an anonymous source gratuitous.
SEC to pay more than $30 million to anonymous whistle-blower  Bangor Daily News
US regulator pays largest ever whistleblower award: $30 million  LeapRate
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Marina Silva Could Become First Afro-Brazilian President
If Marina Silva wins Brazil's upcoming presidential election she will make history. The front-running presidential candidate may become the first Black person to lead Brazil.
Rousseff Vows to Keep Stimulus to Fight 'Severe' Crisis  Businessweek
Brazil's President Says Economic Turnaround Depends on What U.S. Does  Hispanically Speaking News
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Tesco suspends four after overstatement of profit
LONDON - Tesco, the world's second-largest supermarket chain, after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by $407 million.
Tesco rocked by shift in power balance with suppliers  Financial Times
Tesco in �317m 'accounting error'  Irish Examiner
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Arab Bank Liable for Supporting Terrorist Efforts, Jury Finds
A federal jury on Monday found Arab Bank liable for knowingly supporting terrorism efforts connected to two dozen attacks in the Middle East, the first time a bank has ever been held liable in a civil suit under a broad antiterrorism statute.
Arab Bank found liable over Hamas attacks
Brooklyn Jury Concludes Arab Bank Liable for Terror Attack Deaths  NY1
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Kocherlakota Says Fed Should Give Timetable on 2% Inflation Goal
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota said policy makers should improve communications by saying how long they expect it will take for price increases to reach their target level.
Fed's Kocherlakota cautions against raising U.S. interest rates  GlobalPost
Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low  Waterbury Republican American
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Germany's Merck KGaA to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17B [The Philadelphia ...
Sept. 23--The other Merck said Monday it would spend $17 billion to buy the chemical company Sigma-Aldrich Corp ., which is based in St. Louis.
Merck's buy helps shift away from drugs  Independent Online
German Firms Go on US Buying Spree  Wall Street Journal
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