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1 hr ago | KMIZ

Yes, Americans want bacon with that

Square, the mobile payments company used by millions of small businesses, has been compiling information on customer ordering behavior since April 2013.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Restaurant Management, Drink, Coffee

1 hr ago | KMIZ

The bull is back! Dow hits record high

Stocks have shaken off last week's Portuguese bank scare. The Dow is back above 17,000 and is once again at a record high.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Stanley

2 hrs ago | The Item

Stocks snap higher in early trading; Citigroup up

Citigroup rose after the bank turned in better results than Wall Street expected and said it had reached a settlement in an investigation into its mortgage business.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage

2 hrs ago | The Tribune

Stocks move higher in early trading; Citi climbs

Stocks moved higher in early trading Monday, kicking off the week on a positive note as the market looked to shake off its worst week in three months.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage

2 hrs ago | KFVS12

Man charged with collecting dead mother's checks

A central Kentucky man has been charged with collecting his dead mother's Social Security checks and lying to the government for 29 years.

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Related Topix: Social Security

4 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

Citigroup Settles Subprime Mortgage Case For $7B

Citigroup will pay roughly $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

8 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

FIREFIGHTERS across Oxfordshire staged a two-hour strike this morning.

Members of the Fire Brigades Union walked out between 6am and 8am over plans to change pensions and the retirement age of firefighters.

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Related Topix: Pension

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

LeBron James Just Showed How To Solve The US Housing Crisis

My colleague Andy Kiersz recently published the following map, based on data from Zillow, showing where middle class homebuyers are totally screwed.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

Reuters

Citi, U.S. $7 billion settlement announcement expected Monday

Citigroup agreed to pay $7 billion to resolve a U.S. government investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis in a settlement set to be announced on Monday, sources said.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, us Travel, Travel, Home, Mortgage, US News

Journal Gazette

Children's advocate retiring from the fray

Rex McFarren had planned to buy a bar before he applied for a job that led to directing the Court Appointed Special Advocate program in Allen County.

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Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Retirement, Fort Wayne, IN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Eastwood Advertiser

Town's house prices surge

House prices in Belper have increased by eight per cent in the space of a year, according to latest figures.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Derbyshire County, England, Home, Mortgage

Asbury Park Press

Engagement: Melissa Casner & Chad Tirpak

Mr. Tirpack is the son of Al and Donna Tirpack, Wall. Ms. Casner is a 2004 graduate of Wall High School.

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Related Topix: Belmar, NJ, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Mortgage, Sea Girt, NJ

National Public Radio

How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi

In New York City's East Village, there are a number of hole-in-the-wall spots that advertise sushi at 50 percent off.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Marketing, University of Minnesota, Social Security

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Matlock Mercury

Derbyshire reserve fire crews praised during strike

Derbyshire Deputy Chief Fire Officer Terry McDermott praised reserve fire crews who dealt with several incidents during the Fire Brigade Union's strike over planned changes to terms and conditions affecting pensions, length of service and retirement ages.

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Related Topix: Pension, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Nelson Mail

Retirees put pressure on rent market

Retired people in Nelson are contributing to the demand on home rentals, with more people choosing to rent than buy after selling their family homes, some property rental firms in Nelson say.

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Related Topix: Retirement

ABC News

Business Highlights

Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Housing, Smoking, Medicine, Health, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

PE Hub

Ex-CalPERS CEO pleads guilty in federal conspiracy case

A former chief executive of the largest U.S. public pension fund pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud as part of a federal conspiracy case on Friday.

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Related Topix: Pension, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retirement

The Globe and Mail

At midday: Weak energy sector pulls TSX lower

The Toronto stock market fell Friday amid a disappointing jobs report that showed the Canadian economy lost an unexpected 9,400 jobs in June.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WPBF

Stocks close out bad week

Stocks ended a volatile week with modest gains Friday, but the S&P 500 had its worst week in three months.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage

Bellingham Herald

$900K in debt, Nienow files for bankruptcy

Sen. Sean Nienow, of Cambridge, and his wife, Cynthia, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last month, according to court records.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Small Business

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