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  1. Tacoma’s Weyerhaeuser mansion sold to nonprofit for nearly $5.9 million

    O.seattletimes.com - Business 09.22 / 03:22 o.seattletimes.com
    Sale of the estate closed Monday with Trouve, a Lakewood-based nonprofit created last year, according to Pierce County and state records. Trouve announced the Tacoma Waldorf School will occupy the education building on the…
  2. Foley Family Wines nabs key executive from Jackson Family Wines

    Pressdemocrat.com - Business 09.22 / 03:01 pressdemocrat.com
    Bill Foley, who has sought to emulate the late wine magnate Jess Jackson while building Foley Family Wines into one of the largest wine companies …
  3. What are homes selling for in Sonoma County?

    Pressdemocrat.com - Business 09.22 / 03:01 pressdemocrat.com
    One hundred and thirty-three single-family homes sold during the week of Aug. 13 in Sonoma County, ranging in price from $182 thousand to $5.4 million. …
  4. Securities And Exchange Commission Finally Discloses 1-Year-Old Hack

    Newsy.com - Business 09.22 / 02:53 newsy.com
    Watch VideoThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission says it found out last year that it got hacked — and we're only just now hearing about it.The hack targeted the SEC's Edgar system, which stores and distributes more that 1.7 million corporate filings to the agency each year. In 2016, the agency found intruders entered the system using a vulnerability in its testing software.The SEC says the hackers didn't make off with any personal information. But they did get access to information b…
  5. Purdue picks alumnus to lead transitioning Fort Wayne campus

    Ibj.com - Business 09.22 / 02:52 ibj.com
    Purdue University says a veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana…
  6. Indiana signs purchase deal on possible Ohio River port site

    Ibj.com - Business 09.22 / 02:52 ibj.com
    he Indiana governor's office said the Ports of Indiana Commission will complete a review by the end of 2018 before finalizing its $8 million purchase of the 725-acre site near…
  7. Chief Financial Officer of Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP), Vollero Andrew, sells 37,874 shares worth $554,521

    Empowerednews.net - Business 09.22 / 02:49 empowerednews.net
    According to Snap Inc's most recent Form 4 filing with the SEC dated Sep 21 09:30 PM, company Chief Financial Officer, Vollero Andrew disclosed selling 37,874 shares at a cost of $14.64. At the time of this transaction (Sep 19), this trade was worth $554,521 in total. As of Sep 19, Vollero Andrew now owns…
  8. Director of Installed Building Products (NYSE:IBP), Nixon J Michael, sells 11,073 shares worth $664,380

    Empowerednews.net - Business 09.22 / 02:49 empowerednews.net
    According to Installed Building Products's most recent Form 4 filing with the SEC dated Sep 21 09:12 PM, company Director, Nixon J Michael disclosed selling 11,073 shares at a cost of $60.00. At the time of this transaction (Sep 21), this trade was worth $664,380 in total. As of Sep 21, Nixon J Michael now…
  1. Trump sits down with Ukrainian president

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 09.22 / 02:33 latimes.com
    Sept. 21, 2017, 7:07 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up — or down — and galvanize the American public.We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication now that he’s commander in chief. Here is every…
  2. Trump on his meeting with Afghanistan's president: 'A pleasure!'

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 09.22 / 02:33 latimes.com
    Sept. 21, 2017, 7:07 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up — or down — and galvanize the American public.We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication now that he’s commander in chief. Here is every…
  3. NBC hopes the ratings will rise and shine on 'Megyn Kelly Today'

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 09.22 / 02:33 latimes.com
    Megyn Kelly is shown shaking hands and hugging regular folks in the promotional spots for her new NBC morning show that debuts Monday. She looks like a candidate running for office, and in a way, she is. Kelly was part of a politically charged atmosphere during her 12 years at Fox News,…
  4. Trump tweets that his endorsement has boosted Sen. Luther Strange in polls

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 09.22 / 02:33 latimes.com
    Sept. 21, 2017, 7:07 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up — or down — and galvanize the American public.We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication now that he’s commander in chief. Here is every…
  5. Police searching for missing man

    Argusleader.com - Companies 09.22 / 02:04 argusleader.com
    Robert Richards, 48, was last seen in the area of 8th and Sycamore, police…
  6. Chargers hope to keep pace with the speedy Chiefs through preparation, smarts

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 09.22 / 01:34 latimes.com
    It’s not a Jedi mind trick or anything like that, though that might help too.Sunday, when the Chargers host the Kansas City Chiefs, part of Chargers coach Anthony Lynn’s plan to slow the opposition will place demands on brains and smarts instead of legs.“When you watch them, they have a lot of…
  7. Vice Media video workers to unionize with writers and editors guilds

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 09.22 / 00:42 latimes.com
    Video workers at Vice Media have chosen to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East, as well as the Motion Picture Editors Guild in a move that will organize about 300 additional individuals at the millennial-focused new media company. The East Coast chapter of the writers guild…
  8. Milo Yiannopoulos plans to speak at Cal State Fullerton despite protests and criticism

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 09.22 / 00:42 latimes.com
    Conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos will speak at Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 31, the campus' College Republicans chapter announced amid an attempt to block the appearance. A petition on the website change.org asking Cal State Fullerton administrators to block the speech has drawn nearly…
  1. Dollar dips against yen on simmering North Korea tensions

    CNBC - Stocks 09.22 / 01:34 cnbc.com
    The dollar edged down on the yen against a backdrop of simmering tensions on the Korean…
  2. Gold prices inch up amid North Korea concerns

    CNBC - Stocks 09.22 / 01:34 cnbc.com
    Gold edged up from a four-week low as investors digested tensions between the United States and North…
  3. Oil prices steady ahead of OPEC meeting on supply cut extension

    CNBC - Stocks 09.22 / 01:34 cnbc.com
    Oil prices held steady in early Asian trade as the market waited to see whether oil producers would extend supply…
  4. Investors: U.S. is still AAA to us

    CNNMoney - Bonds 09.22 / 00:42 money.cnn.com
    The United States lost its pristine AAA credit rating a year ago today, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the Treasury…
  5. Small bank takes on giants in Libor lawsuit

    CNNMoney - Bonds 09.22 / 00:42 money.cnn.com
    A small New York-based bank has filed a class action suit against 16 of the world's largest banks, charging that it was hurt by their alleged manipulation of the Libor interest…
  6. Telia to pay $965M to settle Uzbek bribery claims

    Seeking Alpha - Markets 09.21 / 23:46 seekingalpha.com
    Sweden's Telia (OTCPK:TLSNY) is going to pay almost $1B to settle long-running claims tied to an Uzbekistan bribery investigation that wrapped up a few telecoms. The company is paying $965M to U.S. and Dutch authorities after being charged with paying about $331M in bribes to Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of former Uzbek president Islam Karimov, for the purposes of entering that country's market and gaining telecom assets. The settlement brings an end to an "unfortunate…
  7. CVS moves to restrict access to opioid painkillers

    Seeking Alpha - Markets 09.21 / 23:46 seekingalpha.com
    CVS says it will begin limiting the duration and dose of some prescriptions for opioid painkillers in an effort to combat the growing addiction problem. Troyen Brennan, CVS’s chief medical officer, tells WSJ the company will limit opioid prescriptions to seven days or less for certain patients with acute pain - a big change, since many CVS-covered patients with acute pain receive opioid prescriptions for 20 days or more - and limit patients with chronic pain to a maximum daily d…
  8. Asia markets set to focus on softer lead from Wall Street

    CNBC - Stocks 09.21 / 23:44 cnbc.com
    The dollar slid and Wall Street edged down as markets continued to digest the Fed's Wednesday…
  1. Chargers hope to keep pace with the speedy Chiefs through preparation, smarts

    LATimes-Personal Finance 09.22 / 01:34 latimes.com
    It’s not a Jedi mind trick or anything like that, though that might help too.Sunday, when the Chargers host the Kansas City Chiefs, part of Chargers coach Anthony Lynn’s plan to slow the opposition will place demands on brains and smarts instead of legs.“When you watch them, they have a lot of…
  2. Judge: Aetna lied about quitting Obamacare

    CNNMoney - Insurance 09.22 / 00:42 money.cnn.com
    A federal judge concluded that Aetna dropped Obamacare coverage in certain markets to help its merger, not for business purposes like the company…
  3. Cyberbullying insurance now available for the rich

    CNNMoney - Insurance 09.22 / 00:42 money.cnn.com
    Cyberbullying insurance from Chubb will help clients recover if online trolling leads to financial…
  4. eBay to give new moms 6 months of paid leave

    CNNMoney - Insurance 09.22 / 00:42 money.cnn.com
    New parents at eBay will be able to take a lot more paid time off starting next year. Dads…
  5. Singles pay more for car insurance

    CNNMoney - Insurance 09.22 / 00:42 money.cnn.com
    A single 20-year-old pays 21% more than a married driver the same age for car…
  6. Vice Media video workers to unionize with writers and editors guilds

    LATimes-Personal Finance 09.22 / 00:42 latimes.com
    Video workers at Vice Media have chosen to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East, as well as the Motion Picture Editors Guild in a move that will organize about 300 additional individuals at the millennial-focused new media company. The East Coast chapter of the writers guild…
  7. Milo Yiannopoulos plans to speak at Cal State Fullerton despite protests and criticism

    LATimes-Personal Finance 09.22 / 00:42 latimes.com
    Conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos will speak at Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 31, the campus' College Republicans chapter announced amid an attempt to block the appearance. A petition on the website change.org asking Cal State Fullerton administrators to block the speech has drawn nearly…
  8. Plant-eating dinosaurs may have dined on crustaceans on special occasions, study says

    LATimes-Personal Finance 09.22 / 00:42 latimes.com
    Think dinosaurs didn’t mix things up at mealtime? Think again. Researchers studying fossilized dinosaur feces from about 75 million years ago have discovered that at least some plant-eating dinosaurs also snacked on shellfish.The discovery of crustacean remains in the droppings, described in S…
  1. Head to Head Analysis: Essendant (ESND) and Intersections (INTX)

    Essendant (NASDAQ: ESND) and Intersections (NASDAQ:INTX) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability. Profitability This table compares Essendant and Intersections’ net margins, return on equity and return on…
  2. CA Inc. (CA) Cut to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

    CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Thursday. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. ValuEngine raised CA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Jefferies…
  3. Lands’ End, Inc. (LE) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

    Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report released on Thursday. LE has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Lands’ End from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday.…
  4. CrossAmerica Partners LP (CAPL) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

    CrossAmerica Partners LP (NYSE:CAPL) was downgraded by BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Thursday. Several other brokerages have also recently commented on CAPL. Zacks Investment Research raised CrossAmerica Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 target price for the company…
  5. BidaskClub Downgrades Forward Pharma A/S (FWP) to Buy

    Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:FWP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday. Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Forward Pharma A/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. One analyst has rated the stock…
  6. Asia Markets: Asian markets rattled by latest North Korean nuclear threat

    Vse.marketwatch.com - Finance 09.22 / 03:13 vse.marketwatch.com
    Equity markets across the Asia-Pacific region were down on Friday, with stocks in Japan reversing early gains following fresh threats from North Korea, while China-related stocks declined on a credit-rating…
  7. Economic Report: Another strong gain in leading indicators points to U.S. economy picking up speed

    Vse.marketwatch.com - Finance 09.22 / 03:13 vse.marketwatch.com
    A broad measure of U.S. economy posted another large increase in August, the latest in a string of strong readings that point to faster growth in the months…
  8. Moody's upgrades perspective to stable and confirms Ecopetrol S.A.'s investment-grade rating

    Prnewswire.com - Finance 09.22 / 02:55 prnewswire.com
    BOGOTÁ, Colombia, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC) announces that the rating agency Moody's has upgraded the company's perspective to stable and retained its rating at Baa3. The upgrade in perspective was due to the company's solid strategy for a…
  1. The Latest: Kim says Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 09.22 / 00:59 fox5vegas.com
    President Donald Trump is meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday about the ongoing North Korea…
  2. US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 09.22 / 00:59 fox5vegas.com
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons…
  3. GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 09.22 / 00:59 fox5vegas.com
    An inscrutable provision in the Republican health care bill would apparently steer extra cash to Wisconsin, home state of the measure's…
  4. PNC Celebrating Ten Years Serving Baltimore

    Baltimorefishbowl.com - Money 09.22 / 00:22 baltimorefishbowl.com
    About Latest Posts Sponsored Post Staff Sponsored post content is generated by our advertisers, local merchants, schools, and non-profits.All paid content is curated by Baltimore Fishbowl, a proud partner with the Baltimore community. Latest posts by Sponsored Post Staff (see all) PNC Celebrating Ten Years Serving Baltimore - September 21, 2017 The School of the… …
  5. Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 09.22 / 00:02 fox5vegas.com
    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional…
  6. Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 09.21 / 23:03 fox5vegas.com
    Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out across the U.S.…
  7. Trump adds economic action to North Korea military threats

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 09.21 / 23:03 fox5vegas.com
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons…
  8. The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulation

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 09.21 / 23:03 fox5vegas.com
    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional…
  1. Real Esate Expert Maria Mendelsohn on Why Sag Harbor Is Her Village of Choice

    Hamptons-magazine.com - Real Estate 09.22 / 02:24 hamptons-magazine.com
    Maria Mendelsohn, a broker for Douglas Elliman with a focus on fine equestrian and luxury properties, spends her time in the lush green horse pastures of the world. When she's on the East…
  2. UC Berkeley poll: Over half of Bay Area voters consider leaving due to housing costs

    SFgate.com-Real Estate 09.22 / 00:43 sfgate.com
    A stunning 51 percent of Bay Area voters have considered leaving due to rising housing costs, according to a new poll of California voters from the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental…
  3. Steve Case Lists For Sale Childhood Home Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Celebritynetworth.com - Real Estate 09.22 / 00:28 celebritynetworth.com
    AOL cofounder Steve Case and his wife Jean have listed their McLean, Virginia manor for sale for $49.5 million. The estate was built in 1919 and was the childhood home of Jackie Kennedy. Read more: Steve Case Lists For Sale Childhood Home Of Jacqueline Kennedy…
  4. Town homes priced from $499,999 to $550,000 rising in North Nashville

    Tennessean.com - Real Estate 09.22 / 00:12 tennessean.com
    14-unit Elevate at MedWest underway at 31st and Delaware avenues, separate four-town home project from same developers rising at 27th and…
  5. CFPB Makes HMDA Data Sharing Proposal

    Jdsupra.com - Real Estate 09.21 / 23:59 jdsupra.com
    The CFPB announced on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, proposed guidance to limit the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data it shares publicly. The Bureau’s 2015 HMDA amendments revamped HMDA’s coverage and processes, including requiring lenders...By: MoFo Ree…
  6. Behind the Hedges: A Gut Reno in Water Mill

    Danspapers.com - Real Estate 09.21 / 23:59 danspapers.com
    Looking for a deep dive into Hamptons real estate? BehindtheHedges.com is the premier real estate and lifestyle destination on Long Island’s fabled East End, featuring in-depth insights and exclusive content tailored to the Hamptons. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find on Behind the Hedges. TODAY ON BEHINDTHEHEDGES.COM... This gut reno of a 90s property in Water Mill has been on the market for nearly two years. The street it's on, Holly Lane, is for sale, which could be a factor in why it…
  7. Ronald McDonald House gets a major $22.5 million upgrade and expansion

    Ronald McDonald House Houston is getting a mega upgrade. The $22.5 million revamp of the organization's Holcombe House, which was celebrated at a recent groundbreaking ceremony, includes much-needed renovations of 50 private bedrooms in the facility as well as a 20-bedroom expansion. Construction for Phase I and II of the three-phase project, designed by Dewberry and Wilson Architects, began in June and is expected be completed with a year to 15 months. Phase I…
  8. Investment firm that owns 2525 West End and The Carothers Building being sold

    Tennessean.com - Real Estate 09.21 / 23:14 tennessean.com
    Houston-based Lionstone Partners has been a longtime player in Nashville's real estate market including once owning the Demonbreun retail…