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Nearly Two Years Later, Mother Of Murdered 5-Month-Old Planning Memorial Service

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Nearly Two Years Later, Mother Of Murdered 5-Month-Old Planning Memorial Service
It may have been nearly two years since 5-month-old Joshua Summeries’ murder, but for his mother, Kisha Woods Summeries, it seems as if it happened yesterday.

Shareholder Demands Mean UK Executive Pay Is 'Falling In Real Terms'

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Shareholder Demands Mean UK Executive Pay Is 'Falling In Real Terms'
In the UK,  executive pay levels at listed companies are falling in real terms, says analysis just out from PwC. Early reporting shows 45% of FTSE100 executives have received no salary increase this year and the median total pay figure received by CEOs rose by just 0.7%.Findings from the first 39 FTSE100 remuneration reports of companies (with year ends from 30 September 2014 to 31 December 2014 that have reported up to 25th March 2015) reveal that the median salary increase for ... more

Billionaire CEOs

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Billionaire CEOs

We can't address cyber threats in isolation", chief lawyers of top companies agree

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As the frequency and severity of cyber attacks accelerate, both the government and the business community are increasingly willing to acknowledge that they are not in a position to tackle these threats alone. The need for collaboration between government and industry to enhance cyber resilience was emphasized by President Obama at a recent cybersecurity summit and echoed by leaders in the business and non-profit sectors.

Better Call Saul' Writer Tom Schnauz On Mike's Code, The Brothers McGill And Nacho's $20 Bill

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Better Call Saul' Writer Tom Schnauz On Mike's Code, The Brothers McGill And Nacho's $20 Bill
Tom Schnauz is a sick puppy. But don’t believe me, follow him on Twitter.


RadioShack Rescue Deal Clears Bankruptcy Court

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RadioShack Rescue Deal Clears Bankruptcy Court
RadioShack won court approval of a lender takeover that will send the retailing operation out of bankruptcy trimmed-down but still selling electronics.

Businesses Seek Out New African Frontiers

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Businesses Seek Out New African Frontiers
Economic issues in South Africa and Nigeria have prompted companies to look for growth in smaller but promising African countries like Angola and Kenya.

Actavis CEO's 2014 Compensation Was $36.6 Million

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Actavis PLC said total compensation for Chief Executive Brent Saunders was valued at $36.6 million last year, including a base salary of $500,000 and $25.9 ... more

EU Seeks Information on Luxembourg's Tax Dealings With McDonald's

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European Union authorities are seeking information from Luxembourg over its tax dealings with McDonald’s, in the latest phase of a widening investigation.

Wendy's Backs Shareholder Move on Boards

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Wendy's Backs Shareholder Move on Boards
Wendy’s has agreed to support a proxy-access amendment allowing big shareholders to nominate candidates to the fast-food chain’s board, after similar moves by other major ... more
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Instabrand raises $2.5 million in venture funding

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Instabrand raises $2.5 million in venture funding
Instabrand, a Los Angeles start-up that helps strike deals between advertisers and individuals with large social media followings, announced Tuesday that it has raised $2.5 ... more

Entrepreneurs launch Economic Innovation Group, a D.C. think tank

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Entrepreneurs launch Economic Innovation Group, a D.C. think tank
Silicon Valley is becoming more involved in Washington.

Tidal music launch: Pop plutocrats pour FLAC on rival Spotify

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Like a sort of United Artists thing, but for music? Pop stars including potty-mouthed rapper Jay-Zed, professional non-smiler Kanye West and someone called Madonna have ... more

Microsoft introduces Surface 3, a cheaper tablet starting at $499

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Microsoft introduces Surface 3, a cheaper tablet starting at $499
Microsoft has announced the Surface 3, a new, cheaper tablet.

Huawei bellows big revenue jump thanks to brisk 2014 phone sales

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Chinese vendor's profit up 33% Huawei – which was backed by Britain last week despite repeated claims that the Chinese company's network kit could endanger ... more

Daily Dividend Report: TJX, MOV, SAIC, FCH

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The TJX Companies (TJX) has raised the amount of its quarterly dividend by 20% from the last dividend paid. The Board declared a regular quarterly ... more

Aggressive Expansion's Impact On DNKN's Stock

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The last couple of years has witnessed stiff competition in the U.S. restaurant industry, primarily among the fast food segment for the breakfast market share. ... more

Two Scenarios That Could Impact Vale's Stock Price

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We expect iron ore prices to remain subdued in the near term, with prices recovering gradually only after the global supply glut dissipates. However, there ... more

Why Is Union Pacific's Stock Declining?

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On the domestic front, the demand for coal at electric utilities seems to be declining. For the month of January, coal consumption at electric utilities ... more

Tuesday's ETF with Unusual Volume: URTH

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The iShares MSCI World ETF (URTH) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 411,000 shares traded versus three month average volume ... more

Prosecutors Scrutinize Minorities’ Auto Loans

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Prosecutors Scrutinize Minorities’ Auto Loans
Government authorities say auto sellers are singling out minority borrowers and extending them the costliest car loans, which could exacerbate the economic distress in some ... more

The Haggler: The Mystery of the Missing Mask

published Sat, Mar 28 2015 11:52 GMT
The Haggler: The Mystery of the Missing Mask
An $800 custom mask is damaged in transit, and the artist’s claim for compensation from UPS is denied because of a packaging mix-up.

Wealth Matters: As the Economy Awakens, Thoughts Turn to Dream Houses

published Fri, Mar 27 2015 12:00 GMT
Wealth Matters: As the Economy Awakens, Thoughts Turn to Dream Houses
Luxury building is again booming in the traditionally high-end parts of the country, like the Hamptons, as the economy continues to show healthy signs,

Sketch Guy: Add Uncertainty to Your Financial Plans

published Fri, Mar 27 2015 11:07 GMT
Sketch Guy: Add Uncertainty to Your Financial Plans
In an excerpt from “The One-Page Financial Plan,” the author suggests taking a best guess on the future, based on personal values.

Your Money: Tips for the Future Care of Disabled Family Members

published Fri, Mar 27 2015 10:41 GMT
Your Money: Tips for the Future Care of Disabled Family Members
The new 529A savings account, special needs trusts and professional advice are among the tools that can make planning decades ahead less overwhelming.