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Ruble Pressures Auto Makers to Rethink Russia Business

The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 29 min ago
Car makers aren’t pulling out of Russia yet, but they are growing increasingly nervous and moving to control the damage from plunging consumer demand and exposure to Russia’s swooning currency.
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Icahn offers $20 million to keep Atlantic City Trump casino open

Reuters - 2 hours 45 min ago
(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn offered to lend $20 million to help bankrupt casino operator Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc keep its Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City open.
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Dow up 300: Stocks soar on Fed boost

USA Today - 2 hours 46 min ago
As of 2 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite are each up 1.7% or a little more.        
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Goldman's Waldron promoted to co-head of investment banking

Reuters - 2 hours 49 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has promoted John Waldron to co-head of its investment banking business, replacing John S. Weinberg, a vice chairman whose family has been in the senior echelons of the investment bank since the 1920s.
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TSX up 56 points but oil heads back down to $54

cbc.ca - 2 hours 52 min ago
New York stocks shot sharply higher on Thursday, but gains in Toronto were muted after oil turned downwards.
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Sony Hack Could Have A Chilling Effect On Hollywood

Forbes - 3 hours 2 min ago
Studios will be even more reluctant to take risks on movies that deal with repressive regimes.
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Can Wal-Mart Clerks Ship as Fast as Amazon Robots?

The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours 2 min ago
Retailers’ answer to the threat of Amazon.com is something called ‘omnichannel’—an attempt to use one set of inventory and assets to fill all orders. Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Target are relying on the approach more heavily than ever this holiday season.
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Daily Fantasy Sports Makes Its Way To Facebook

Forbes - 3 hours 3 min ago
A daily fantasy sports operator has unveiled the first daily fantasy sports platform on social media, called Daily Fantasy Legend, which currently exists for users to play on Facebook.
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University of Michigan Offers Football Coach Nearly 10 Times The President's Salary; More Money Than Any NFL Coach

Forbes - 3 hours 4 min ago
The NCAA's rules against paying college athletes have long been criticized as a cartel-like effort to keep the wealth of college sports "in the hands of a select few administrators, athletic directors, and coaches.” So,  it is not surprising that as the University of Michigan continues to fight alongside its fellow NCAA members to prevent college athlete pay, the university has not hesitated to purportedly make a six-year, $49 million offer for Jim Harbaugh to become the school's next head football coach.
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Crystal ball: 10 cars that won't survive 2015

USA Today - 3 hours 6 min ago
We check the crystal ball and predict 10 vehicles that won't have a 2016 model.        
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Self-Promotion 101: Use Better Storytelling To Master The Art

Forbes - 3 hours 14 min ago
Is there a story that you need to start telling others about the great things that are happening because of you?
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