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  • Pot shops shunned by banks haul in the cash

    Conflicting laws, hazy regulatory guidance leaves legal pot shops flush with money.

    USA TODAY
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  • Wealthy Chinese offer rich pickings

    BNY Mellon's impending exit from its Chinese asset management joint venture after seven years marks another Sino-western marriage failure within the financial services sector. At a deeper level, it may ...

    Financial Times
  • Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology

    Technology that generates touchable 3D imagery was unveiled in Japan Monday, with its developers saying users could pull and push objects that are not really there. "Touching is an important part of human communication but virtual reality has until now been lacking it," its chief executive Natsuo…

    AFP
  • Twenty years on, Schaeuble pleads again for core Europe

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble renewed a call for a core group of European Union countries to move ahead faster with economic and political integration, 20 years after his ground-breaking proposal fell on deaf ears in key partner France. In an article published in the Financial Times on…

    Reuters
  • Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

    TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.

    Associated Press
  • Dollar Near One-Year High Against Euro on U.S. Economy, Ukraine

    The dollar reached the highest level in almost a year against the euro as signs of U.S. A manufacturing index today may add to the case for the European Central Bank to expand stimulus. Australia's dollar remained lower as a report showed manufacturing slowed in China, its biggest trading partner.…

    Bloomberg
  • Indian start-up launches shoes that show you the way

    The shoes come with a detachable Bluetooth transceiver that links to a smartphone app to direct the wearer using Google maps, sending a vibrating signal to indicate a left or right turn. They are the brainchild of 30-year-old Krispian Lawrence and Anirudh Sharma, 28, two engineering graduates who…

    AFP
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  • Tesco, HSBC shares weigh on FTSE 100

    Tesco shares are among the hardest hit in London trade, weighing on the FTSE 100 index, after a report that a major shareholder cut his stake in the supermarket chain.

    MarketWatch
  • Taiwan Starts Yuan Fixings for Spot and Interbank Rates Today

    Taiwan has started compiling daily fixings for the offshore yuan’s spot and interbank interest rates as it seeks to boost lending in the Chinese currency and differentiate its market from Hong Kong’s. The Taipei Foreign Exchange Market Foundation began releasing the reference rates at 11:15 a.m.…

    Bloomberg
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    Will Asia’s Currency Rally Continue?

    Global investors keep flooding into Asia and pushing the region’s currencies higher. WSJ’s Jake Lee speaks to Sacha Tihanyi, Senior Currency Strategist at Scotiabank.

    WSJ Live
  • Dubai Mall developer Emaar to list on stock market

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emaar Properties, the developer behind one of the world's largest shopping malls and the world's tallest tower, said Sunday it will launch an initial public offering for part of its retail business in Dubai next month.

    Associated Press
  • How to build credit if you have a small income

    Building, maintaining a good credit score is one of the best moves you can make for your financial health.

    USA TODAY
  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.

    Associated Press
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  • Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

    Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning your tongue eating hotpot or if smog ruins your holiday. Quirky, maybe, but China's insurers are turning to ever more creative ways to drum up business in a…

    Reuters
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    Don't Forget the Funds That Didn't Make It

    As liquidated or merged funds fall off the record, fund category returns and fund company literature don't tell the whole story.

    Morningstar
  • Spanish, Italian Bonds Rise as Data Boost Case for ECB Stimulus

    Spanish and Italian government bonds rose as the case for more stimulus from the European Central Bank was boosted by reports showing manufacturing output in the region last month was weaker than economists forecast. Five economists forecast ECB policy makers will cut the refinancing rate by 10…

    Bloomberg
  • Board director has no right to conceal condo's mold problem

    Question: Does a board director of Homeowner Association "One" have the right to tell a condo owner in a completely different Homeowner Association "Two" not to let a neighbor into ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Barclays to Sell Spanish Business

    Caixabank SA has agreed to buy Barclays PLC's retail banking division in Spain as the British bank scales back its presence in less-profitable markets.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Russia Said to Plan Sovereign Fund Move Over Sanctions

    Russia is preparing to transfer the ownership of a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund to the central bank from the sanctioned state-development lender, according to two people with knowledge of the plan. Russian Direct Investment Fund’s co-investors, which include sovereign funds in Europe and Asia,…

    Bloomberg
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  • Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

    Associated Press