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Fed's Stein: Financial stability should inform policy

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve policymaker on Sunday repeated his controversial assertion that financial stability should be an aim of U.S. central bank policymaking.  



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A Gossipy Newsletter Aims Higher

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The weekly email Popbitch has used a business model others are now catching up to, but it has entered new waters with an iPad magazine for $2.99 an issue. 



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The Media Equation: Yahoo Rolls the Dice on TV

a shared story    3 days 17 hours 45 minutes ago
Winning in the distribution of high-end content is about mining an audience, and you can’t blame technology companies for believing they have relevant skill sets. 



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The self-storage millionaires

a shared story    3 days 18 hours 45 minutes ago
The men who got rich selling empty space 



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Gas from coal: The future or fantasy?

a shared story    3 days 18 hours 45 minutes ago
Can coal become the clean energy of the future? 



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Rising wages squeeze Bangladesh garment makers as factories await upgrades

a shared story    3 days 20 hours 45 minutes ago
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.  



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Investigative Reporter Leaves NBC News

a shared story    3 days 20 hours 45 minutes ago
Michael Isikoff, whose work included the government’s war on terror and other national issues, said his departure was amicable. 



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Sharp eyes another share offering, could raise $2 billion: media

a shared story    3 days 21 hours 45 minutes ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Sharp Corp, Japan's largest display maker, is considering another issue of new shares that could raise around 200 billion yen ($1.97 billion) to replenish its depleted capital base, the Asahi newspaper reported on Sunday.  




Reforms to IMF hit serious deadlock: G20 official

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reforms to the International Monetary Fund have hit a deadlock despite a declaration from global financial chiefs that they would move forward without the United States if it fails to ratify the changes by year-end, a G20 official said on Sunday.  



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Six Flags theme park planned for Dubai

a shared story    3 days 22 hours 45 minutes ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Dubai could soon have some new roller coasters to go with its man-made islands and the world's tallest skyscraper.... 




Sebelius: Health care launch 'terribly flawed'

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the administration's own predictions that the new health care law's online sign-up system would be ready by Oct. 1 were "just flat out wrong."... 



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Mideast's busiest air hub plans runway overhaul

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Officials say Dubai airport, the Mideast's busiest, will undergo a major runway overhaul starting next month that will see more than a dozen airlines shift flights to another airport in the city.... 



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