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Economy posts 4% growth for Q2

7/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Forbes

Gross domestic product grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4% in the second quarter, according to the Commerce Department, besting analyst expectations of a 3% increase. In the first half of … Read More

Klepierre's Corio acquisition would create $28B portfolio

7/30/2014

  • SCT Newswire
  • Forbes
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Klepierre's proposed $9.67 billion acquisition of Corio would further streamline Europe's shopping center industry, creating efficiencies in leasing, management and marketing that would benefit retail… Read More

Companies seek dismissal of claims they fixed oil prices

7/30/2014

  • Reuters

Companies including Morgan Stanley, Royal Dutch Shell and BP have filed papers in federal court in New York seeking a dismissal of litigation that accuses them of colluding to manipulate Brent crude o… Read More

FSI aims to foster succession solutions

7/30/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

FSI wants to help formulate solutions to one of the biggest issues in the financial-services industry: succession planning. At the Financial Advisor Summit, scheduled Sept. 28 to 30, "we are focusing … Read More

Lawmakers: U.S. passenger planes need anti-missile tech

7/30/2014

  • Insurance Journal

The downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane and other recent events should prompt U.S. agencies to review missile-defense technologies for commercial planes, two New York lawmakers say. Such a study sho… Read More

3 cybersecurity measures clear House

7/30/2014

  • BankInfoSecurity.com

The House has passed three cybersecurity measures: the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, the Critical Infrastructure Research and Development Advancement Act, and the … Read More