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Could Backdating Foreclosure Letters Kill Ocwen? (Updated)

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) could be facing a massive legal and PR nightmare. If you do not believe there are now serious risks to the company, ask yourself what ...
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Michigan to Join States That Ban Tesla Sales?

Legislation banning Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) from selling its cars to consumers in Michigan has been approved by Michigan legislators and now awaits only a signature from Governor Rick ...
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EPA Reports Negligible Benefits from Bee-Killing Pesticides (Updated & Corrected)

Correction: The original article was based on outdated information and incorrectly stated that GrubEx from The Scotts-Miracle Gro Company still contained a neonicotinoid. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...
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Dow Chemical Gets Approval for Herbicide to Challenge Roundup

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday granted approval to the AgroSciences division of Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) for the use of its Enlist Duo-brand herbicide. The substance ...
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Herbalife Throws Distributors’ Websites Under the Bus

While nutrition and weight loss company Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) says it is confident that the multi-level marketing firm won’t be shut down, it is not taking a lot of ...
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Morgan Stanley’s Asset Sale to Russian Oil Company in Jeopardy

Last December, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) said that it had reached an agreement with Russia’s state-controlled oil company OAO Rosneft to sell the Russian company parts of the bank’s global ...
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High Frequency Trading Firms Talk Relevance and Need

Many investors have grown to hate the world of high frequency trading firms. Other investors accept them, and some even praise them. A group called the Modern Markets Initiative, or ...
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Auto Fuel Economy and Emissions Improvement Led by Mazda, Honda, and Subaru

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 2014 report on fuel economy trends and carbon dioxide emissions Wednesday. The data includes fuel economy ratings through model year 2013 and ...
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Iowa Gets Tough With Tesla

Iowa is one of the 26 states we identified last week where a customer can neither kick the tires nor buy a Model S sedan from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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GM Recalls More Cars and Court Orders Company to Release Files

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is not having a good weekend. Late on Friday a federal judge ordered the company to release documents related to the ignition switch defect recall, ...
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Environmentalist Opposition to Dominion LNG Plant Weighs In

Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D) announced in late March that it would spin off its wholly owned midstream operating company, Dominion Midstream Partners, into a separately traded master limited partnership. ...
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Should Regulation Cost $2 Trillion in the Manufacturing Sector?

With the exception of a few people who have no care about consequences, most Americans would agree that some form of regulation and laws governing companies and entities has to ...
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Emirates Says Doesn’t Need $900 Million from Ex-Im Bank to Buy Boeing Planes

A senior official of one of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) largest customers, the United Arab Emirates’ Emirates airline, said on Friday that the company could continue to buy aircraft from ...
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Porn Sites Will Support Net Neutrality Slowdown Protest

On Wednesday, September 10, many websites are planning to participate in what’s called the Internet Slowdown, the latest demonstration in support of net neutrality. The effort got a significant push ...
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The Boeing Fight to Save the Export-Import Bank Begins in Earnest Next Week

Among the first items of business Congress is expected to take up when members return from vacation next week is a reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. No company has ...
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