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China Rate Cut to Reduce Bank Profits, ICBC President Jiang Says
China's cut in interest rates will squeeze banks' margins, says the head of the world's most profitable lender. People's Bank of China raised the cap on what banks can pay customers for deposits to 120 percent of the benchmark from 110 percent, as it ...
China's Financial System Shows Fresh Signs Of StressWall Street Journal
PBOC move lowers Taiwan's chance of hiking interest ratesFocus Taiwan News Channel
China joins other nations to boost growthAsahi Shimbun
New York Times -Bloomberg
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FED Report Discusses Sensitivities of the Banking System
A recent report released this week from the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations discloses that banks have built up huge amounts of commodities and infrastructure holding which have allowed them to monitor as well as influence the price of ...
Senator threatens Dudley's job over Fed chief's banking tiesNew York Post
New York Fed Is Criticized on OversightNew York Times
New York Fed chief grilled on bank oversightWashington Post
Reuters -Businessweek -USA TODAY
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Where to score the best deals on Black Friday
No. 3 in Consumer Packaged Goods (includes edibles or items that need to be replaced frequently, such as shoes). CVS Pharmacy's average discount is 44.99 percent. No. 2 in Consumer Packaged Goods Walgreens' average discount is 51.21 percent.
Dow, S&P 500 set record highs again; JCPenney tops Black Friday deals list
Top 10 Stores For Best Black Friday Deals (Surprise: Not Walmart!)Forbes
Looking for the best Black Friday deals? Here's where Wallethub says they'll beFlorida Times-Union -Asbury Park Press -Orlando Business Journal
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Shares Extend Gains on Overseas Economic News
New York Times
Stocks capped a week that already had several record highs by delivering a couple more. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500-stock index carved out new highs, not adjusted for inflation, on Friday, extending the market's gains for ...
U.S. Stocks Climb for 5th Week on Economy, Bank StimulusBloomberg
Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territoryThe Seattle Times
China rate cut, European stimulus hints lift marketsReuters
Fox Business -Fortune
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CBS Local

Idaho reports 6 1/2-year low in jobless rate
The Spokesman Review
Sorry, but you need to be logged in to share stories via e-mail. This helps us prevent abuse of our e-mail system. Don't have a account? Create one here for free. Tags:economyidahounemployment. You have viewed free articles or blogs ...
Waco's unemployment rate plummets below 5 percentWaco Tribune-Herald
State unemployment rate drops again – Now 5.3%WBCO
Unemployment down in Longview, stateLongview News-Journal
Stockton Record -Delphos Herald -The Turlock Journal
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Italy's Bonds Climb as Draghi Spurs Speculation of ECB Stimulus
Italy's government bonds advanced for a second week, pushing the 10-year yield down to a record, amid speculation the European Central Bank will broaden its asset purchases to buy sovereign debt. Austrian and French (GFRN10) 10-year rates also ...
Early trade in New York: Euro plummets as Draghi raises stimulus hopesBusiness Recorder
Irish and European stocks rise after Draghi talks up inflation actionIrish Independent
China, Europe face slowdown, while inflation ticks up in North AmericaThe Globe and Mail
Irish Times -Gulf Daily News -Financial Times
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Alibaba smashes Asian record
Alibaba Group wowed the markets on Thursday with the largest US dollar bond sale on record from an Asian company, pricing its US$8bn debut at levels even tighter than some of the world's best-known issuers. PHOTO: REUTERS. 0 comments. Share.
Alibaba Flippers Eke Out $11.5 Million Gain in Bond DebutBusinessweek
WSJ: Big Bank Fees from Alibaba Bond SaleBarron's (blog)
Alibaba prints jumbo deal without China premiumReuters UK

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Boston Globe

Boston-based digital TV service Aereo files for bankruptcy
Boston Globe
A year ago, Aereo was the future of television. Today, the future is bleak for the Boston-based tech startup. The company has been on a downward spiral since its digital recording and streaming service was found to violate copyright law by the US Supreme ...
TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcyThe Denver Post
Aereo signal fades, seeks bankruptcy after court
Bankruptcy filing not the end for streaming service AereoNew York Post
San Antonio Express-News -New York Times -Boston Herald
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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Iowa officials back delay on ethanol mandate
WASHINGTON – Ethanol and other biofuel groups declared victory Friday, as the federal agency in charge of telling refiners how much renewable fuel must be blended into the gasoline supply announced another delay setting targets for 2014.
EPA Postpones Setting Standards for Biofuel BlendsNew York Times
Patience runs low as EPA delays fuel ruleHouston Chronicle
Delay on ethanol mandate gets mixed reactionSioux City Journal
Bloomberg -Mason City Globe Gazette
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Wall Street Journal

Dow Chemical, Dan Loeb settle board debate
Chicago Tribune
(Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co averted a proxy fight with Dan Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point LLC, by agreeing to add four independent directors to its board, sending its shares up as much as 4.5 percent. Third Point, one of Dow's biggest investors with a 2 ...
Dow Chemical Pact With Third Point Avoids Proxy FightBusinessweek
Dow and Loeb Strike a Deal, Averting a Board FightNew York Times
Dow Chemical, Loeb Settle Board DisputeWall Street Journal

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Gunmen kill 28 in north east Kenya bus attack: security ministry
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Attackers ambushed a bus and killed 28 people early on Saturday in Mandera in northeast Kenya, police and the Ministry of Interior said. It was not immediately clear who the attackers were. "Bandits ambushed a bus from Mandera that ...
Kenya bus attack near Somali border leaves 28 deadBBC News
Al-Shabab militants hijack bus in Kenya, kill 28 non-Muslims on board, police sayFox News
Kenyan Bus Attack by Suspected Militants Kills 28 PeopleBusinessweek
CNN -Xinhua -Wall Street Journal
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Barack Obama secretly extends US combat role in Afghanistan
Barack Obama has extended the combat role for US troops in Afghanistan for another year, in a classified order he signed in recent weeks, according to reports. Previously, the president had said US-led NATO combat operations would finish at the end of this ...
Reports: Obama expands mission in AfghanistanUSA TODAY
Obama broadens mission in AfghanistanTimes of India
In secret, Obama extends US role in Afghan combatBoston Globe
Daily Mail -Fox News -NDTV
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BBC News

Ukraine conflict: How is the country coping one year on?
BBC News
Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych, and the lives which have been lost in the ensuing conflict. US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to the ...
Biden voices support for Ukraine, denounces Russia's Putineuronews
Vice President Biden criticizes Russia for role in UkraineNew York Daily News
Tensions flare at first anniversary of Ukraine protest memorialSydney Morning Herald
Irish Times -Washington Post -Irish Independent
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The Daily Star

Opposition boycott overshadows Bahrain election
The Daily Star
Bahraini protestors hold signs calling for the boycott of the upcoming parliamentary elections as they stand in front of riot police during a rally in the Shiite village of Diraz, west of Manama on November 21, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh). Connect; Tweet ...
Bahrain holds its first major vote since unrestBusinessweek
Boycott call as Bahrain holds pollIrish Independent
Voters head to the polls in Bahrain electionsDeutsche Welle
BBC News
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Irish Times

Three charged over alleged plot to kill Israeli foreign minister
Irish Times
Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman: The Hamas cell was hoping that such a daring assassination would shock Israeli leaders into calling off the Gaza war. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA. Mark Weiss. Topics: News · World · Middle East · Avigdor ...
HRW: Israel's demolition of Palestinian terrorists' homes constitutes 'war crime'Jerusalem Post
Palestinian president condemns Israeli policiesPress TV
Israel arrests 4 Palestinians in plot to kill ministerNew York Daily News
Business Standard -Chicago Sun-Times -i24news
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The Independent

Jubilant Ukip sets its sights on balance of power after Rochester and Strood victory
The Independent
Ukip will target at least 20 seats it believes it can win at next May's general election in an attempt to hold the balance of power in another hung parliament. Nigel Farage raised his party's sights after Mark Reckless, the second Tory MP to defect to Ukip, held his ...
Rochester and Strood: What result means party by partyBBC News
Ukip: We're coming for youPortsmouth News
WDP Opinion: Ukip victory is warning to rivalsWestern Daily Press
Plymouth Herald -Burton Mail -Hindustan Times
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Modi has decided to honour Obama at a time when his own country has written ...
Nearly four months after Modi visited the US, Obama will be India's guest.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). SHARE. Written by. Shelly Walia@shellywalia. 56 minutes ago. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi pulled off a calibrated masterstroke when US president ...
As Obama signs up as Republic Day guest, Modi's India rises on world stageFirstpost
Modi's R-Day invitation to Obama will keep even India's traditional allies guessingOneindia
Canadian province keen to contribute to Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiativesDaily News & Analysis
Economic Times -Hindustan Times -Reuters
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Canadian veterans join Kurdish battle against ISIS
​The Islamic State has been able to attract various foreigners to its side in the escalating conflict in the Middle East, but now some Canadian veterans are joining Kurdish fighters in an attempt to beat back the extremist group in Iraq and Syria. At least six ...
House Foreign Affairs Chairman Introduces Bill to Arm the Kurds to Fight Islamic
Canadian vets plan to join Kurdish fight against Islamic StateReuters
Kurdistan: a nation in waitingFinancial Times

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Magaya Tragedy - Police Deny Claims Teargas Used
POLICE, late Friday, denied reports that teargas was fired into crowds of worshippers at Walter Magaya's prayer rally, causing a stampede that left 11 dead and 40 injured as relatives started identifying the victims. A pregnant woman and three children are ...
11 die at Magaya crusade…Cops teargas congregants, spark stampedeNehanda Radio
Magaya Takes Blame for Church DeathsZimEye - Zimbabwe News

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Channel News Asia

US, Turkey still not in agreement on Syria
Boston Globe
ISTANBUL — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of US officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists. His visit follows weeks of public bickering between the ...
Biden Pushes Turkey for Help in Fight Against Islamic StateVoice of America
Joe Biden Visits Turkey in Attempt to Heal Rift on Fighting the Islamic StateVICE News
Turkey, US play down differences on fight against Islamic StateReuters
ABC News -The Guardian -Channel News Asia
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