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Talking Biz News Today — March 3, 2014

Monday’s top business stories: New York Times Markets retreat as Ukraine crisis deepens, by David Jolly Foreign buyers eyeing Forbes Magazine, a chronicler of the world’s wealthiest, by David Carr Wall Street Journal ABC’s...

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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 28, 2014

Friday’s top stories: Reuters Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy, hit with lawsuit, by Yoshifumi Takemoto and Sophie Knight Citigroup reports fraud in Mexico unit, lowers 2013 results, by David Henry and Elinor Comlay Bloomberg...

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Fed chair testifies for Senate committee

After a snowstorm pushed back her appearance before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen answered a variety of questions Thursday about topics ranging from asset purchases to Bitcoin. Bloomberg’s Craig...

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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 27, 2014

Some of Thursday’s top stories: New York Times New F.D.A. nutrition labels would make ‘serving sizes’ reflect actual servings, by Sabrina Tavernise Bleak retail reports continue with Sears and Best Buy, by Elizabeth A....

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New York regulator looks at mortgage servicer

Benjamin Lawsky, head of New York’s Department of Financial Services, is looking into the nation’s fourth-largest mortgage servicing company for conflicts of interest. It’s another blow to the image of the industry. Michael Corkery...

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Home Depot sees Christmas in the Spring

The world’s largest home improvement chain is doing some work on its own bottom line. After reporting sales less than analysts expected, Home Depot is banking on higher demand after winter storms and premium...

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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 25, 2014

Tuesday’s top business stories: Reuters Home Depot profit tops estimates on cost cuts, by Dhanya Skariachan Google sets roadblocks to stop distracted driver legislation, by Dan Levine Business Insider Case-Shiller home rise in line...

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HSBC earnings disappoint

Europe’s largest bank fell short of expectations as revenue declined and they didn’t cut enough costs. The economy is begining to recovery but not fast enough for the bank to  meet its targets. Bloomberg’s...