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  • Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

    Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe? NEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or…

    Associated Press
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  • Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions

    Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes. The Netherlands vies with Mexico as the world's largest tomato exporter, and it sent $100 million worth to Russia last year.

    Associated Press
  • Asian stocks tumble on disappointing China data

    Asian stocks tumbled Monday on weak Chinese economic data as investors looked ahead to a U.S. China's Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.3 percent to 2,326.06. CHINESE SLOWDOWN: Weak data released on the weekend fueled concern China's economic slowdown is deepening.

    Associated Press34 mins ago
  • More lenders are offering student-loan consolidations

    Dear Liz: I have four private student loans that I would love to consolidate so that I can have one medium-size monthly payment instead of four large ones. Answer: If you have good credit and sufficient income — or a willing co-signer — several lenders now offer private student loan consolidation.…

    Los Angeles Times
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    The Perils of Our Lopsided Income Growth

    The Fed's latest U.S. consumer finance report showed decent income growth overall--but not across the board.

    Morningstar
  • Hundreds of workers on strike at Lear Corp. plant

    Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling fast-food-like wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that could affect a major Ford assembly plant in Chicago. The plant, about 28 miles southeast of Chicago…

    Associated Press
  • CyberArk IPO Gets Boost as Breaches Trigger Industry Gain

    The data breaches that have rocked corporate America in recent weeks couldn’t have come at a better time for CyberArk Software Ltd . The Israeli data security company, which is seeking to raise as much as $80 million in an initial public offering in the U.S., is marketing its shares to investors…

    Bloomberg
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  • Asian stocks tumble as China anxiety saps confidence

    By Ian Chua SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks stumbled to their lowest in five weeks on Monday after a batch of weak data out of China raised the spectre of a sharp slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy. The Australian dollar, considered a liquid proxy for China plays, also took a hammering…

    Reuters
  • Global Banks' Lending Returns to `Substantial' Growth

    Cross-border lending by global banks rose by $580 billion in the first quarter, the first “substantial” increase since 2011, the Bank for International Settlements said. Cross-border claims of banks reporting to the BIS rose 2 percent to $29.4 trillion in the three months through March, the Basel,…

    Bloomberg
  • Morgan Stanley Seven-Year Curse Spells Decline: Australia Credit

    Morgan Stanley says Australian bonds, the worst-performing government debt in the past month, have further to decline as investment-grade securities globally will stagnate for the next seven years. Australian sovereign debt due in more than a year lost 0.7 percent in the month ended Sept. 12, the…

    Bloomberg
  • Gold Industry Needs ‘Cleansing’ of Weakest, Fidelity Says

    The gold industry, recovering from the worst slump in prices in 30 years, needs more mergers to help improve investor returns and eliminate unprofitable mines, Fidelity Investments said. About a third of gold production is probably money-losing when the price of the metal is lower than $1,250 an…

    Bloomberg
  • If a Company Won’t Talk, Its Former Employees Will

    The Haggler has striven in recent months to get someone at Conn’s, a Texas-based chain that sells appliances and furniture, on the phone. What kind of place is Conn’s, and how does it operate? One of the customers is Justin Raizk of Tucson, Ariz., who last year walked into a Conn’s in his hometown…

    The New York Times
  • China's Alibaba sets new path with US IPO

    China's Alibaba sets new path with US IPO New York (AFP) - With a possible record-breaking stock offering, Chinese online giant Alibaba is set to boost its role as a global company with a massive expansion potential. The initial public offering (IPO), expected to raise between $19 billion and $24…

    AFP
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  • Are You Prepared for a Market Correction?

    When a bull market is roaring, preparing your portfolio for a correction or bear market might seem like closing the storm shutters on a sunny day. Although you don't need a financial adviser to do any of this, you will want to take a page from their book by building in some protection and sticking…

    Morningstar
  • Hedge Funds Cut Bullish Crop Bets to Lowest Since January

    Hedge funds cut bullish wagers on agricultural commodities to the lowest since January before the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Sept. 11. Three months of rain and mild weather created almost ideal growing conditions, spurring price declines that drove the Bloomberg Commodity Index to a…

    Bloomberg
  • Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

    If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016 — the independence day declared by the Scottish government. The British and Scottish administrations have agreed that they will recognize the outcome of the referendum and appoint negotiators to work out the…

    Associated Press
  • Central banks in driving seat this week

    Three central bank meetings will likely top the agenda for Asian markets this week, with particular focus on the U.S. On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee ends its two-day review and traders are bracing for an increasingly hawkish tone from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Last week, global…

    CNBC
  • Arrium Seeks to Sell $680 Million of Shares Amid Iron Ore Slump

    Australian iron ore producer Arrium Ltd. (ARI) is selling A$754 million ($680) of shares in a further sign of the global washout from plunging prices. “Prices have fallen significantly in the last month to 5-year-lows and there is increased uncertainty over the extent and timing of recovery,” Peter…

    Bloomberg
  • Bank of Portugal picks new CEO for BES successor Novo Banco

    By Andrei Khalip LISBON (Reuters) - The Bank of Portugal on Sunday picked a new chief executive for Novo Banco, successor to Banco Espirito Santo (BES), following the embarrassing resignation of its three top managers appointed only two months ago. Eduardo Stock da Cunha, 51, an experienced…

    Reuters
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  • Retirees' big move (or not): What to consider

    Retirees' big move (or not): What to considerShould I stay or should I go? Many people nearing retirement grapple with this decision. Choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location could make or break your nest egg. There are many factors

    CNBC