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Jul 22, 2014

First Week of September 20th Options Trading For Marriott International (MAR)

Investors in Marriott International, Inc. (NASD: MAR) saw new options begin trading this week, for the September 20th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MAR options chain for the new September 20th...

Jun 28, 2014

Ex-union official gets house arrest for conspiring with mob

It was a bittersweet sentence for a reputed Genovese mob associate convicted of conspiring to keep a rival union local from organizing workers at a Long Island chocolate factory. Robert Scalza, 60, the former secretary treasurer of Local 713 of the I...

Jun 24, 2014

Facial recognition proposal lacks privacy protections, advocate says

A facial recognition trade group’s proposals for privacy standards are an “extreme” departure from U.S. expectations on how personal data should be handled, a privacy advocate said Tuesday. A set of recommendations from the International Biometrics a...

Jul 18, 2014

U.S. stocks trading higher on company earnings

Investors welcomed the latest financial results from large U.S. companies Friday and sent stocks higher in midday trading. The market was on course to recover after slumping a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 97 point... #Dow Jones #Israel #Google Inc. #Honeywell International Inc. #Malaysia Airlines #YouTube #Wall Street #Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Jul 21, 2014

Illegal wildlife trade along the Burma-China border - in pictures

The town of Mong-La in Burma's Shan state, close to the border with China, is at the crossroads of illegal wildlife trade routes that are sucking the forests, jungles and plains of India, Burma, Laos and Thailand dry of their native animals and plant... #China #India #Thailand #Laos #Myanmar #Burma

Jul 17, 2014

LI gas prices drop below $4, but world events could push them back up

Regular gasoline has slipped below $4 a gallon on Long Island again amid lower crude oil prices, but some experts fear it could head back up if Wednesday night's invasion of Gaza by Israel and Thursday's crash of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in Ukrai... #Israel #Iraq #Florida #New York Mercantile Exchange #Bloomberg News #Malaysia Airlines #Gaza Strip

Jul 21, 2014

Tesco's new chief executive Dave Lewis profile

Those who know him say that Lewis combines marketing and presentational skills with a strong grasp of the trading figures as well as international experience Dave Lewis, a veteran of the consumer goods giant Unilever, is the first outsider to take ch... #London #Unilever PLC #Dave Lewis

Jul 15, 2014

Museum to be built in SC where slaves entered US

(AP) -- A $75 million International African American Museum will be built in South Carolina on Charleston Harbor where tens of thousands of slaves first set foot in the United States. "There is no better site," Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said Tuesday,... #South Carolina #Joseph P. Riley, Jr. (politician) #Charleston, SC

Jul 16, 2014

Stocks rebound, give Dow record

Major stock indexes rebounded Wednesday, finishing higher for the third time in four days and lifting the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close this month. Investors had lots of market-moving news to consider, including encouraging ... #Wall Street #IBM #Intel #Time Warner Inc. #Rupert Murdoch #Dow Jones #International Game Technology

Jul 16, 2014

Bank of America hit with $4 billion in litigation costs, earned $2 billion in second quarter

Bank of America said Wednesday that its second quarter earnings were hit by higher litigation expenses. The bank, based in North Carolina, earned $2 billion in the second quarter after payments to preferred shareholders, compared with $3.6 billion in... #Bank of America #American International Group #North Carolina