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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 19, 2014

Wednesday’s top business stories: New York Times Lending where banks can’t, Blackstone thrives in Ireland, by Landon Thomas Jr. Reuters U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA, by Rodrigo Campos Bloomberg Teenagers spurn...

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More stories of bankers behaving badly

Kevin Roose is being compared to Michael Lewis for his inside Wall Street book “Young Money,” which hit stores Tuesday. For the piece, Roose followed eight young bankers during their first years at various...

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More Libor charges as case expands

British authorities filed charges against three more people in the ever-widening Libor manipulation case. Manipulating the benchmark rate has been a global scandal involving several firms since July 2012. David Enrich and Margot Patrick...

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Union defeated In The South

It looks like workers in Tennessee have decided that unionizing still isn’t for them. The United Automobile Workers attempt to organize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga failed, something most of the media dubbed a...

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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 17, 2014

Monday’s top business stories: Reuters Iranian bank sues UK government for $4 billion over sanctions: court filing, by Clare Hutchison New York Times Labor regroups in South after VW vote, by Steven Greenhouse Saving...

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Android bests Apple

While it might seem that everyone you know has an iPhone, the rest of the world is using Android. News today that Google’s operating system captured 79 percent of the smartphone market in 2013...