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Unemployment rate dips to lowest point since 2008: report
There was only one word on Wall Street's mind before the Labor Day holiday weekend: jobs. The August employment report released Friday - which was expected to heavily influence whether the Federal Reserve raises rates later this month - showed ...
Jobs report complicates Fed rate hike, causing stocks to dive  Boston Herald
US unemployment rate drops to 5.1 percent  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Emera Makes $6.5 Billion Bet on U.S. Power Markets in Teco Deal
Canadian power producer Emera Inc. agreed to buy Florida generator Teco Energy Inc. for $6.5 billion on Friday, marking its biggest acquisition to date and a major shift for the company into U.S.
UPDATE 2-Canada's Emera to buy Teco Energy for $6.44 bln to expand in US  Reuters
Emera to purchase TECO Energy, energy company, for $10.4B US  CBC.ca
BlackBerry to Buy Rival Good Technology for $425 Million
Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp for $425 million (roughly Rs.
BlackBerry to Buy Good Technology for $425 Million  Bloomberg
Sunnyvale mobile firm in deal  San Jose Mercury News
UPDATE 2-ISS urges shareholders vote to strip BofA CEO Moynihan of chairman title
(Adds bank comment, details from ISS report, investor views, byline). By Ross Kerber. BOSTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services on Friday recommended Bank of America Corp shareholders vote to strip Chief Executive ...
ISS Opposes Bank of America Proposal Allowing Board to Combine Chairman, CEO  Wall Street Journal
Advisory firm wants Moynihan to split BofA duties  New York Post
Lowest Labor Day gas prices since 2004 tinged by global concerns
Unlike areas near refineries, Pittsburgh is relatively insulated from sudden breakdowns and union labor strikes that can spike retail prices in places like Los Angeles and Chicago.
For Labor Day Drivers, Lowest Gasoline Prices in 11 Years  New York Times
Gas prices fall as Labor Day approaches  Los Angeles Times
Dublin-based Avolon to be a $40bn business after takeover
Dublin-based Avolon is set to become a $40bn (€36bn) business and one of the top three jet-leasing companies in the world after China's Bohai Leasing agreed to pay $7.6bn for the lessor.
Domhnal Slattery set for €30.8m windfall  Irish Examiner
HNA unit to buy Ireland ' s Avolon Holdings for $2.5b  China Daily
How China can impact domestic commodities markets
Being a big player in the global economy with trading relations between many countries, China slowdown would hit the other countries economy too.
China worries exact toll on Wall Street  Inquirer.net
Investors buckle up for expected drop in China's forex reserves  Daily Times
India among few bright spots in global economy: IMF Chief Christine Lagarde
The remarks from International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Christine Lagarde came at the meeting of G20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors where they also discussed monetary policy uncertainties.
G20 promises transparency on rate moves as global economy disappoints  Reuters India
G-20 to promise clear messages on rates moves  CNBC
Japan Town Near Damaged Nuclear Plant Lifts Evacuation Order
NARAHA, Japan - The Japanese town of Naraha on Saturday lifted a 2011 evacuation order that sent all its 7,400 residents away after the nearby Fukushima nuclear plant was crippled by a tsunami and spread contamination.
Fukushima: Japan ends evacuation of Naraha as 'radiation at safe level'  The Guardian
Evacuation order ends for Japan nuke town  NEWS.com.au
Why Twitter's Most Famous Feature is its Biggest Flaw
As with so many of the technologies that are now part of our digital furniture, one of Twitter's most famous features - the 140 character limit - was incidental and also largely accidental.
Hey, Twitter, is Jack Dorsey going to be CEO or what?  MarketWatch
And Twitter's New CEO Is . . .  Fox Business