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Wall Street ends largely flat, as Dow snaps 7-day winning streak19 Dec

Wall Street ended largely flat on Thursday as a late-session surge, led by financials and energy stocks, erased most of the earlier losses. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 7.41 points, or 0.07 percent, to settle at 10,359.31, snapping its seven-day winning streak.

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Report: Delaware Adds Jobs in June, Unemployment Falls19 Dec

A new jobs report shows Delaware added 800 jobs in June, continuing a job growth trend in the state. State economist George Sharpley says Delaware is “definitely in an economic recovery.”

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Report Criticizes U.S. Over Auto Dealer Closings12 Dec

The Treasury Department failed to consider the economic fallout when it told General Motors and Chrysler to quickly shutter many dealerships as part of government-led bankruptcies, a federal watchdog found. A report raises questions about whether the Obama administration’s auto task force considered the job losses from the closings while pressuring the companies to reduce costs.

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BoA offers free e-banking account12 Dec

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17 (UPI) — Bank of America says it will offer a free checking account nationwide to customers who bank strictly online and through ATMs. Bank of America – Transactional account – Automated teller machine – Banking Services – Business

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Windows XP, Online Banking: Hot Trends12 Dec

Windows XP, Free Online Banking, iPhone Recall and Smart Technologies IPO are the trending topics on Google and Yahoo.

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Finance Ministry calls for further talks on impact of 3G licences12 Dec

The Finance Ministry has recommended that the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) consult with “all related state agencies” on its plan to auction the 3G2.1GHz spectrum licences.

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ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. Accelerates Pace on Expansion of Online Banking and Display Advertising Kiosk Business12 Dec

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. , a leading Internet services and media technology company providing online advertising and brand management solutions for small- and medium-sized enterprises in the People’s Republic of China, today announced an updated status of its installed base and accelerated schedule for installation of next-generation, “one-touch” banking information kiosks.

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Wall Street heads toward a weekly loss after consumer confidence report disappoints12 Dec

A surprise plunge in consumer confidence magnified the already dour mood on Wall Street, set by a round of lackluster earnings reports from the likes of Bank of America Corp…( Read More )

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U.N. report: N. Korea evades sanctions12 Dec

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) — North Korea has played a shell game with state-owned companies and taken other steps to evade economic sanctions, a U.N. report says. North Korea – United Nations – Asia – Economic sanctions – Korea

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Wall Street wipes out week’s gains as fears resurface12 Dec

Wall Street erased the week’s gains on Friday as the major stock market indexes fell nearly 3 percent amid fresh concerns that the economic recovery is stalling. Wall Street – Business – Youth – Streetkids – People

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Wall Street Reform Bill: Families and Businesses

WASHINGTON- Today, July 16th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Senior Advisor to the President David Axelrod and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Diana Farrell will hold a media conference call to discuss how yesterday’s historic passage of Wall Street …

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Economic Reports This Week

Reports will include leading economic indicators for June, and corporate earnings from Goldman Sachs, McDonald’s, Banana and many other companies.

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Finance committee questions budget practices

What was supposed to be a relatively short finance committee meeting turned into a full-blown debate Friday afternoon when the topic of under-funding the Jefferson City Public Works Department came to the table.

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Pranab to meet state finance ministers on July 21 on GST

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to meet state finance ministers on Wednesday to discuss constitutional amendments needed for rolling out proposed GST from next fiscal.

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European stocks gain ahead of Wall Street rise

European stock markets rose Monday as investors looked past a downgrade of Ireland’s public debt and instead bet on a rebound on Wall Street later after sharp losses last week.

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Futures point to bounce for Wall Street

Wall Street was set for a bounce on Monday, following a sharp fall in the previous session, when disappointing revenue from bellwethers reporting results, and downbeat consumer sentiment data, hurt equities.

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New school finance leader steps onboard

Photo by Keri Wood. Richard Fagan, the new associate superintendent of finance and school support for the Elk Grove Unified School District. The next several months will be tense but never dull for Richard Fagan.

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Finance: Exempt insurance market from antitrust law

The Finance Ministry and the Israel Antitrust Authority still haven’t been able to come to a compromise on a new antitrust law to decrease the concentration of power in the economy, due to a demand to exempt the insurance companies from the proposal.

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Job worries push down Wall St

Wall Street stocks began the third quarter with another loss after reports on jobs raised economic worries.

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A special report from The Economist on Egypt’s potential impact to the region

A new special report published in The Economist this week looks at Egypt’s important economic and political role in the Middle East. Its economy, long seen as fragile, has strengthened greatly in recent years, weathering the global recession with surprising ease.

Read more.

Wall Street Reform Bill: Families and Businesses

WASHINGTON- Today, July 16th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Senior Advisor to the President David Axelrod and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Diana Farrell will hold a media conference call to discuss how yesterday’s historic passage of Wall Street …

Read more.

Economic Reports This Week

Reports will include leading economic indicators for June, and corporate earnings from Goldman Sachs, McDonald’s, Banana and many other companies.

Read more.

Finance committee questions budget practices

What was supposed to be a relatively short finance committee meeting turned into a full-blown debate Friday afternoon when the topic of under-funding the Jefferson City Public Works Department came to the table.

Read more.

Pranab to meet state finance ministers on July 21 on GST

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to meet state finance ministers on Wednesday to discuss constitutional amendments needed for rolling out proposed GST from next fiscal.

Read more.

European stocks gain ahead of Wall Street rise

European stock markets rose Monday as investors looked past a downgrade of Ireland’s public debt and instead bet on a rebound on Wall Street later after sharp losses last week.

Read more.

Futures point to bounce for Wall Street

Wall Street was set for a bounce on Monday, following a sharp fall in the previous session, when disappointing revenue from bellwethers reporting results, and downbeat consumer sentiment data, hurt equities.

Read more.

New school finance leader steps onboard

Photo by Keri Wood. Richard Fagan, the new associate superintendent of finance and school support for the Elk Grove Unified School District. The next several months will be tense but never dull for Richard Fagan.

Read more.

Finance: Exempt insurance market from antitrust law

The Finance Ministry and the Israel Antitrust Authority still haven’t been able to come to a compromise on a new antitrust law to decrease the concentration of power in the economy, due to a demand to exempt the insurance companies from the proposal.

Read more.

Job worries push down Wall St

Wall Street stocks began the third quarter with another loss after reports on jobs raised economic worries.

Read more.

A special report from The Economist on Egypt’s potential impact to the region

A new special report published in The Economist this week looks at Egypt’s important economic and political role in the Middle East. Its economy, long seen as fragile, has strengthened greatly in recent years, weathering the global recession with surprising ease.

Read more.