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Sep 20, 2016

China's Tiangong-1 Space Station "Out of Control" and Will Crash to Earth - September 21, 2016 ( 03:03 BST): The Guardian | Science | Space
Bonnie Malkin
China’s first space station is expected to come crashing down to Earth next year, fuelling concerns that Chinese space authorities have lost control of the 8.5-tonne module.

Russian Planes Dropped Bombs That Destroyed UN Convoy, US Oficial Says - September 20, 2016 : The Guardian | World | Middle East Syria
Spencer Ackerman
US defence officials now believe that Russian planes dropped the bombs that destroyed a UN aid convoy that killed at least 20 people, the Guardian has learned.

Australia Will Take Refugees From Costa Rica Camps, Turnbull Tell UN - September 20, 2016: The Guardian | World | Americas | Australian Immigration and Asylum
Ben Doherty
Australia will take refugees from camps in Costa Rica as it offered more money for peace building and refugee assistance, but no additional resettlement places, at Barack Obama’s global migration summit in New York.

CMI | Spot Prices Closing on September 20, 2016

Spot Prices as of traditional New York closing times

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


WSJ | Forex Closing on September 20, 2016

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Forex Closing
Major Currencies
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing on September 20, 2016

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Major Indexes Closing
Major Indexes 5:45 p.m. EDT 09/20/16

WSJ | Most Actives Closing on September 20, 2016

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Most Actives Closing
Most Active Stocks by Volume
4:46 pm ET 09/20/2016

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on September 20, 2016

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Biggest Decliners Closing
Biggest Decliners
4:31 pm ET 09/20/2016

WSJ | Biggest Gainers Closing on September 20, 2016

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Biggest Gainers Closing
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4:31 pm ET 09/20/2016

How to Protect your Organization from Directory Scams - September 20, 2016

by Aditi Jhaveri
Consumer Education Specialist, FTC 

If you work for a business or a non-profit, you probably get lots of messages and mail about directory listings and upcoming trade shows. Just make sure you weed out for scams as you sift through these items. Here’s why.
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Wall Street Closing Report: Stocks End Higher as Fed,BoJ Decisions Loom; Health Care Leads. - September 20, 2016
Fred Imbert
U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday on the heels of disappointing housing data, while investors awaited the latest monetary policy decisions from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.

SEC Issues $4 Million Whistleblower Award - September 20, 2016

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The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $4 million to a whistleblower whose original information alerted the agency to a fraud.

European Markets Closing Report - September 20, 2015: European Stocks Close Flat With Fed, BoJ and Oil Prices in Focus
Arjun Kharpal, Holly Ellyatt, Katy Barnato
European stocks ended Tuesday just above the flatline as global investors awaited the outcomes of policy meetings by the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan.

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) News Release - September 20, 2016.

 August jobless rates up in 6 states, down in 3; payroll jobs up in 4 states, down in 3

In August, unemployment rates were significantly higher in 6 states, lower in 3 states, and stable in 41 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 4 states and the District, decreased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 43 states.

U.S. Politics: After Bombings, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Clash Over Terrorism - September 20, 2016
Alexander Burns and Nicholas Confessore
Before flying to Philadelphia to court younger voters, Mrs. Clinton held a news conference to call for “courage and vigilance” in the face of terrorism, and warned that Mr. Trump was unprepared to keep the country safe.

New Residential Construction: Building Permits in August 2016 Were At a Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate Down 0.4% From Revised July Rate, and Down 2.3 Percent From August 2015

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Building permits in August 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 1,139,000, down 0.4 percent from the revised July rate, and down 2.3 percent from August 2015.
Housing starts in August 2016 were at a SAAR of 1,142,000, down 5.8 percent from July, but up 0.9 percent from August 2015.

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Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Area, 2015: Real Gross Domestic product (GDP) Increased in 292 Metropolitan Areas in 2015, Led by Growth in Professional and Business Services..

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has issued the following news release today:

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 292 metropolitan areas in 2015, led by growth in professional and business services; wholesale and retail trade; and finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing, according to statistics on the geographic breakout of GDP released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Collectively, real GDP for U. S. metropolitan areas increased 2.5 percent in 2015 after increasing 2.3 percent in 2014.

The full text of the release on BEA's Web site can be found at

Bloomberg Markets: Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day - September 20, 2016.

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U.S. Stock Market Future Indications, by MarketWatch: U.S. Stocks Set For Bounce Ahead of Fed, BoJ Meetings
Sara Sjolin
Wall Street was set for a higher open on Tuesday, but with stock futures trading in tight ranges as investors remained cautious ahead of two major central-bank decisions.

Bloomberg View: Lat's Think Again About Dodd- Frank - September 20, 2016
Tyler Cowen
Six years after the U.S. Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in response to the 2008 financial crisis, it is not obvious that it made the U.S. economy safer and sounder.

Asian Markets Closing Report, by MarketWatch on September 20, 2016
Gregor Stuart Hunter, Kenan Machado , Willa Plank
Asian shares churned aimlessly Tuesday with volumes holding steady, as investors awaited key policy decisions from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Guardian Briefing - September 20, 2016: Pro-Brexit News Papers, Ed Snowden and Right to be Forgotten Laws

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