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New York Sues Domino’s for Wage Theft

New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Tuesday announced a lawsuit against Domino's Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) and certain affiliates and franchisees alleging that they had underpaid workers ...
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Nomura Raises Price Target on Noble Energy

On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved a deal that he and members of his ruling coalition hope will get the ball rolling on developing a huge offshore natural ...
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Are There More Insurance Giant Merger Risks?

Many investors, and the millions of insured Americans, are concerned about insurance premiums. After all, "Affordable Care" hasn't proved to be that affordable for many people who already had insurance ...
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3 Banks Called to Outperform After Fed Stress Tests (CCAR)

It may be the time ahead of the summer doldrums, and you may have heard "Sell in May and go away," but investors and traders alike are looking for opportunities ...
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EPA Proposes Renewable Fuel Requirements for 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday released its proposed renewable fuels requirements for 2017. As always, renewable fuels producers don't like it and fossil fuels producers don't like ...
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GM to Compensate Buyers of SUVs with Incorrect Mileage Labels

Late last week General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) told its dealers to stop selling nearly 60,000 large crossover sport utility vehicles (SUVs) until the company could replace incorrect mileage labels ...
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US Steel Tariffs Rise 500% on Chinese Exports

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday ruled that imports of cold-rolled steel from China will be subject to a maximum 266% anti-dumping duty plus a 256% anti-subsidy duty. Cold-rolled ...
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Why Michigan Effort to Legalize Marijuana May Stall

Supporters of an initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Michigan have until June 1 to submit the required 252,523 valid voter signatures that would put the measure on ...
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GM Halts Sales of 60,000 SUVs for Incorrect EPA Labels

An "inadvertent error" listing an incorrect EPA fuel economy rating on about 60,000 crossovers from General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) led the company to tell dealers to stop selling the ...
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Berkeley: 1 in 3 US Manufacturing Workers Get Public Aid

Between 2009 and 2013, the federal government and the states spent $10.2 billion annually on public safety net programs for 34% of frontline manufacturing production workers and their families who ...
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Montana Most Dangerous State for Teen Drivers

Car crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers, accounting for 33% of all teen deaths. The national average rate of teen driving fatalities is 0.5 deaths per 100,000 ...
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EU Court Ruling Against Tobacco Is Bad News for Philip Morris

In 2014 the European Union adopted a strict anti-smoking law that banned menthol cigarettes, ordered larger warning labels on cigarette packaging, and set limits on how much nicotine could be ...
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The Real Reason the Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal Failed

The old joke about antitrust goes like this. Three business owners are in prison, discussing how they ended up there. The first one says, “My prices were too high and ...
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Baker Hughes to Receive $3.5 Billion Breakup Fee From Halliburton

The second- and third-largest oilfield services companies in the world officially ended their merger agreement late Sunday. Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) and Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) had announced a ...
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FINRA’s First Report Cards on Spoofing and Layering

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, has issued its first cross-market report cards covering the acts of spoofing and layering orders. These are common complaints about high frequency trading and ...
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