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  1. Wall Street banker pens sex and drugs tell-all bookRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    John LeFevre's new tell-all "Straight to Hell" chronicles his sordid and debauched days as a Wall Street banker. Blue-chip banker John LeFevre, after spilling Wall Street's secrets 140 characters at a time, is back with a whole book about his cocaine-fueled days as a master of the universe.

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  2. The world's nicest, most law-abiding generationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    If you think our species has stopped evolving, I invite you to watch a few episodes of Mad Men . In some ways the inhabitants of the New York advertising world of the 1960s seem more backward than a tribe of cannibals.

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  3. Oil's Collapse Is Accompanied By Consumer Goods DeclineRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    David Jensen passed along the following charts to me and to our group on June 15. This chart of Light Crude shows a coincident decline in oil during the same timeframe as the Manufacturer's New Orders declined in late 2014: The gold markets are constantly being manipulated to the downside by the money center banks who don't want honest money to get in the way of their counterfeit money. But as David noted, there are no paper tools that can fix market action shown in these two charts or in regard to the shipment of exports from China.

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  4. ABC's 'The Astronaut Wives Club' Episode 3 Holds Steady On Slow Pre-July 4th TV NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I'm the author of six books, speaker and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the non-partisan public policy institute, Demos. My latest book, All the Presidents' Bankers: the Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power, exposes the relationships between our past 19th Presidents and key bankers, as they collaborated to shape domestic and foreign policy.

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  5. New York retail investor mulling a bid for Belk, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    The news service Reuters, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter, reported Thursday that private equity firm Sycamore Partners is considering an offer valued in the range of $3 billion to $3.5 billion for the family-owned department store chain. The company, a mainstay of the Charleston shopping scene for nearly nine decades, said in April it was exploring all options.

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  6. Greece Again Can Save The WestRead the original story

    Friday | Counterpunch

    Like Marathon, Thermopylae, Plataea and Mycale roughly 2,500 years ago, Western freedom again depends on Greece. Today Washington and its empire of European vassal states are playing the part of the Persian Empire, and belatedly the Greeks have formed a government, Syriza, that refuses to submit to the Washington Empire.

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  7. Today in the pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RTE.ie

    Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the risk to the Irish economy from the uncertain situation in Greece was "second-round" in nature as direct trade and financial links between the two countries were small. While he did set out the risks in a reply to a parliamentary question from Fianna Fil finance spokesman Michael McGrath, the Minister said Greece had become an outlier in recent months.

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  8. Morning business news - July 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RTE.ie

    Blue Insurance is expanding and expects to add 100 new jobs over the next two years. The insurer is increasing the range of profits it offers and is also pushing into new international markets including the UK, Australia and the US.

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  9. Judge rejects ex-Goldman, P&G board member's request to reverse his insider-trading convictionRead the original story

    Thursday | Canadian Business Magazine

    An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan rejected Rajat Gupta's request that he be allowed to piggyback on a federal appeals court's ruling that wiped out the insider-trading convictions of two financiers in December.

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  10. Why raises for lowest-paid workers could lead to interest rate hikesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Herald

    From the drive-through clerk at McDonald's to the greeter at Wal-Mart, unskilled workers are getting raises, signaling a broadening of labor market gains that could give Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reason to begin raising interest rates this year. Average hourly earnings in industries paying less than $12.50 an hour a year ago rose 3.2 percent in the 12 months through April, about 1 percentage point more than wage growth for the job market as a whole, according to Goldman Sachs.

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  11. Rajat Guptaa s insider trading conviction staysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Standard

    An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can not use a US court ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction. US District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan rejected Indian Rajat Gupta's request that he be allowed to piggyback on a federal appeals court's ruling that wiped out the insider-trading convictions of two financiers in December.

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  12. Fed rate rise and the euro - an inextricable linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    The eagle adorning the US Federal Reserve building in Washington as the prospect of a rate rise will impact the euro once the Greek referendum is out of the way on Sunday. Photo: Reuters In all the huff and puff over Greece in the past month, a number of major banks and investors have decided the main driving force behind the dollar's 18-month surge against the euro is evaporating.

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  13. Judge rejects ex-Goldman board member's bid for exonerationRead the original story

    Thursday | Cybercast News Service

    An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan rejected Rajat Gupta's request that he be allowed to piggyback on a federal appeals court's ruling that wiped out the insider-trading convictions of two financiers in December. 1 comment

  14. Belk department store at SouthPark mall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBTV

    Sycamore Partners is preparing to make an offer to buy the department store chain, a source told the Observer on Thursday. Belk indicated in April that it was considering a possible sale.

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  15. Wall Street banks tip September lift-off for Fed - maybeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    An HSBC branch in New York as banks on Wall Street still believe a September interest rate is likely, although HSBC believes it will not be increased until December. Photo: EPA Wall Street's top banks still target September for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, but their conviction on that has diminished notably in the last month thanks to inconsistent economic data and uncertainty about how the Greek debt crisis will play out.

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  16. Goldman's Activist Defense Banker Anderson Said to Join EvercoreRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    William Anderson, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s top activist defense banker, is leaving to join Evercore Partners Inc., according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Anderson is moving to the New York-based boutique investment bank to continue advising corporate clients on defending against unwanted takeovers and shareholder activists, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the departure hasn't been announced publicly.

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  17. Judge rejects ex Goldman board member's bid for exonerationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | My Mother Lode

    An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member has been told he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction in New York. Federal Judge Jed Rakoff rejected Rajat Gupta's request Thursday.

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  18. MOVES-Goldman's activism defense banker Anderson joins Evercore -sourceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Reuters

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc's William Anderson is joining New York-based boutique investment bank Evercore Partners Inc, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. Anderson was the global head of activism and raid defense and a partner at Goldman.

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  19. Judge rules on former P&G board member's insider trading appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    A federal judge today denied the appeal of a former Procter & Gamble Co. board member, Rajat Gupta , who had requested that his conviction be overturned for insider trading related to his service as a board member of Goldman Sachs.

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  20. Yelp Sale Process Said to Stall as Founder Decides to WaitRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    The consumer-review website has had several interested suitors but isn't pursuing a transaction in the immediate future, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is private. San Francisco-based Yelp may pursue a deal again if co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Stoppelman changes his mind, one of the people said.

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