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Your Money Adviser: For Student Loan Borrowers in Default, Redemption Just Got Easier

NYT > Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 17:26
Income, expenses and family size help determine the size of monthly payments for loans in rehabilitation under federal rules enacted on July 1.






Raw Sugar Slips Again as Glut Weighs on Market

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 16:48
Sugar prices posted their biggest one-day loss in nearly two months on Friday, as the market resumed its recent decline amid a global glut of the sweetener.

3 Reasons Bristol-Myers Squibb's Stock Could Rise

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 16:47
Bristol-Myers Squibb is on the cusp of moving into the next phase of its life cycle. Will this transformation propel shares higher?






Draghi Calls for Less Austerity and More Stimulus in Europe

NYT > Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:54
In a change in tone, Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, said Europe needed long-term action to shore up its economy.

5 Things TJX's Management Wants You to Know

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:30
TJX is generating impressive financial performance, and management believes the company has abundant room for growth. Let´s go through TJX`s latest earnings conference to find some interesting angles.






5 Things Dollar Tree Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:27
There's a lot more going on at this discount variety chain than simply making a big acquisition.






Comparison Sites for Credit Cards Under Fire

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:24
The mutually beneficial relationship between a number of card issuers and comparison sites has turned icy, with heated conversations between the parties, banks cutting off ties with some sites and, in one case, a lawsuit.

5 Things DryShips Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:05
Coincidentally, the DryShips second quarter conference call seems to have nearly marked the bottom for dry shipping spot rates.






Google Acquires Gecko Design

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:03
Google said it acquired mechanical engineering and product-design company Gecko Design as the Internet-search giant increasingly works on hardware products, rather than just software.

Common Sense: Possible Deal in HP Suit May Mean Big Payoffs (for the Lawyers)

NYT > Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:03
When Hewlett shareholders sued over “unlawful behavior” in the takeover of Autonomy, they didn’t expect to be shut out in a possible settlement.






GM Plaintiffs Urge Judge to Allow Recall Suit to Move Forward

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:01
One of the groups of plaintiffs trying to sue General Motors over economic losses relating to the massive vehicle recall is asking the bankruptcy judge to allow its lawsuit to proceed.

Walgreen Unable to Fill Prescriptions

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:53
Walgreen Co.'s pharmacy database crashed earlier today, preventing customers from filling prescriptions at the largest drugstore chain in the U.S.

California Judge Derails Allergan's Attempt to Block Ackman and Valeant

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:46
Judge David Carter opted against moving up Allergan's suit against Valeant and Pershing Square, potentially clearing the way for a special meeting that could replace members of Allegan's board by year end.






3 Ways Microsoft Can Save Windows Phone

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:46
Microsoft’s Windows Phone is on the ropes, but these three solutions could save the struggling mobile OS.






Foot Locker Profit Rises 39%

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:21
Athletic footwear and clothing retailer Foot Locker said its fiscal second-quarter profit jumped 39% as sales continued to climb.

State-Administered Retirement Plans Seek to Close Small-Business Savings Gap

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:15
In 17 states, significant attention has been given to creating state-administrated retirement savings plans. We look at the frontrunners among those efforts, what's being proposed, and what potential these plans might hold for investors.






If Apple Made a Mid-Range iPhone, Would It Devastate Google’s Android?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:00
Could Apple steal Google's customers with a cheaper iPhone?






Why The Fresh Market Inc. Stock Checked Out

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:35
The Fresh Market shares vault higher after the company reported market-topping earnings results for the second quarter. Find out what shareholders should keep their eyes on moving forward.






Bits Blog: Android Phones Hit by ‘Ransomware’

NYT > Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:30
Hackers have figured out how to lock people out of their Android devices and demand money in exchange for letting them back in.






Economic View: Lesson From Old India: When an Economy Just Doesn’t Get Better

NYT > Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:25
The Industrial Revolution left an economic giant in the dust. Today, trade shocks could do the same to some Western countries.

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