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BIV Today's Business News February 6, 2013).: Politics and Policy: Exclusive: City of Surrey furious over parody T-shirts :

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Politics and Policy Exclusive: City of Surrey furious over parody T-shirts Surrey city hall has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a website selling hoodies and T-shirts that

NYT | Opinion Today February 6, 2013).: The Cosmetics Wars

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February 6, 2013 Opinion Today Opinionator The Cosmetics Wars By MARK BITTMAN We're all being used as guinea pigs in the test of new product safety. Room for Debate When Can the U.S. Kill One of Its Own? Are targeted killings depriving U.S. citizens of constitutionally protected due process rights? Opinionator | The Conversation Political Intelligence By DAVID BROOKS and GAIL COLLINS Brooks and Collins on a few suspicious signs that we might actually be headed in the right direction.

ADVFN III World Daily Markets Bulletin (February 6, 2013).

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ADVFN I I I World Daily Markets Bulletin Daily world financial news Wednesday, 06 February 2013 US Market Stocks Move Back To The Downside In Early Trading After showing a strong upward move over the course of the previous session, stocks have moved back to the downside in early trading on Wednesday. The major averages have slid into negative territory, although selling pressure has remained relatively subdued. The major averages have climbed off their lows for the young session but currently remain in the red. The Dow is down 41.61 points or 0.3 percent at 13,937.69, the Nasdaq is down 5.65 points or 0.2 percent at 3,165.93 and the S&P 500 is down 3.56 points or 0.2 percent at 1,507.73. The early weakness on Wall Street is partly due to lingering uncertainty about the financial situation in Europe ahead of Thursday's monetary policy announcement from the European Central Bank.

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH (February 5, 2013).: Why the secrecy around NY Fed transactions involving U.S. government gold?

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Why the secrecy around NY Fed transactions involving U.S. government gold? Submitted by cpowell on 06:33PM ET Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Section: Daily Dispatches 9:30p ET Tuesday, February 5, 2013

NYT | Breaking News (February 5, 2013).: Obama to Visit Israel This Spring, White House Announces

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NYTimes.com | Video BREAKING NEWS Tuesday, February 5, 2013 2:25 PM EST Obama to Visit Israel This Spring, White House Announces

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH (February 5, 2013).: and no one knows how much the central bank is buying'

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'... and no one knows how much the central bank is buying' Submitted by cpowell on 11:35AM ET Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Section: Daily Dispatches Hong Kong-to-China Gold Flow Hit Record in 2012 By Rujun Shen Reuters Tuesday, February 5, 2013 http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/05/hongkong-gold-china-idUSL4N0B5... SINGAPORE -- Hong Kong's net gold flow to mainland China jumped 47 percent in 2012 to a record high of 557.478 tonnes, indicating robust demand in China, which vies with India to be the world's top gold consumer. Hong Kong shipped 114.372 tonnes of gold to China in December, also a record high for monthly exports. The former British colony received 19.644 tonnes of gold from the mainland in that month.

NYT | Opinion | The Conscience of a liberal (February 5, 2013).: The Japan Story

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February 5, 2013 Opinion Today Op-Docs 'How to Build a Country From Scratch' By FLORENCE MARTIN-KESSLER and ANNE POIRET The filmmakers present a 12-step program to establish the world's newest country: South Sudan. Opinionator | Draft Upside of Distraction By BENJAMIN NUGENT How my monomaniacal devotion to writing poisoned my work. Op-Ed Contributor Feeding a Disease With Fake Drugs By ROGER BATE Shoddy medicines could lead to an epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

USA.gov Team Invites You To Visit Medline Plus For Trusted Health Information (January 5, 2013).

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Do you know MedlinePlus.gov ? It's the National Institutes of Health's award-winning website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus.gov provides reliable information about conditions, diseases and healthy living. MedlinePlus.gov is available in Spanish , too! We invite you to browse MedlinePlus.gov, where you’ll find a wealth of resources, including: the latest health news anatomy and surgery videos , plus interactive tutorials more than 900 health topic pages After your visit, stay connected to MedlinePlus.gov by: subscribing to e-mail updates (for health news, or updates on health topics), following @medlineplus on Twitter, and visiting our mobile site, m.medlineplus.gov , for health information on-the-go.

Osborne backs break-up of banks that fail to reform: BBC News | Business (February 4, 2013)..)

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Osborne backs break-up of banks that fail to reform The UK's big banks will be broken up if they fail to follow new rules to ring-fence risky investment operations from High Street outlets, Chancellor George Osborne has announced. He has said taxpayers are angry at banks' behaviour and will never again be expected to bail them out. His speech comes on the same day the government introduces its Banking Reform Bill in Parliament. Customers will also be able to switch bank accounts to a rival within a week. Mr Osborne also said the banking system was not working for its customers, particularly small businesses and individuals. He pointed to the fact that large banking transactions could be done instantly, whereas small businesses could wait days for money to pass through the system. Mr Osborne had previously warned against "unpicking the consensus" over structural reform of the sector. But the chancellor appears now to have accepted a major recomme

Investors Daily Alert (February 4, 2013).; The Cloud Rules Again This Year

INVESTORS DAILY ALERT The Daily Guru The Cloud Rules Again This Year , Rob DeFrancesco Jim Jubak on MoneyShow.com How to Play China's ‘Rural’ Rise Earnings: Same Rules Don't Apply

BBC News | Business (February 4, 2013).: Google boss labels China 'IT menace'

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    4 February 2013 Last updated at 01:28 GMT Google boss labels China 'IT menace' Google Chairman Eric Schmidt uses a new book to call China an Internet menace that backs cyber-crime for economic and political gain, reports say. Google settles French news dispute Wall Street Journal 'also hacked' Google user data requests rise again Iraqi mobile firm raises $1.3bn The Iraqi mobile phone operator Asiacell raises $1.3bn (£828m) on the Iraq stock market, doubling the value of the companies listed there. Barclays finance chief to step down The finance director of Barclays, Chris Lucas, and its group general counsel Mark Harding are retiring from the company, it announces.

Money Show Investors Daily Alert (January 31, 2013).: Surfing the Investment Zeitgeist

INVESTORS DAILY ALERT The Daily Guru Finding Long-Term Growth Beyond Value , Stephen Grant No-Nonsense Investing 4 Reasons Apple Won't See $700 Again , Howard Gold Jim Jubak on MoneyShow.com The US Isn't Alone TOP PROS' TOP PICKS A Buy and Hold Gem , Timothy Lutts 2 Champions of the Fiscal Cliff , John Mauldin GURUS' VIEWS & STRATEGIES Kick the Can and Hope for Change , Genia Turanova CHARTS IN PLAY Dumping the Junk? , Tom Aspray IDEAS FROM AROUND THE WORLD China Can't Get Enough Silver , Tony Daltorio Today's Featured Videos & Exclusive Interviews Surfing the Investment Zeitgeist , Mike Franklin What Long-Term Investors Need to Know , Jack Ablin Covered Calls for Conservative Investors , Mike Scanlin

MarketWatch | U.S. Stock Market Future Indications (January 31, 2013).

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By Barbara Kollmeyer , MarketWatch  MADRID (MarketWatch) — Investors were sitting on the sidelines Thursday, with U.S. stock-market futures flat ahead of a clutch of economic data that are separately expected to show a pickup in jobless claims, rising consumer spending and a slight improvement in Chicago manufacturing.  On the corporate front, MasterCard and many other companies are scheduled to report ahead of the bell. Facebook Inc. shares will also come under the spotlight after the social-media firm reported results the prior day.  On the last trading day of the month, futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJH3 +0.04% DJH3 +0.04% DJH3

NYT Latest Businesss News (January 31, 2013)

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  5:42 AM ET Reuters Online Bingo Shows Its Worth at Rank 5:39 AM ET Reuters Exclusive: Catalonia Complains to Brussels About Unfair Treatment by Spain 5:28 AM ET AP Honda Profit Surges on Sales   5:42 AM ET Reuters Online Bingo Shows Its Worth at Rank 5:39 AM ET Reuters Exclusive: Catalonia Complains to Brussels About Unfair Treatment by Spain 5:28 AM ET AP Honda Profit

NYT: ALERT FGC BOLSA- FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS (January 31, 2013): U.S. Growth Halted as Federal Spending Fell in 4th Quarter

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Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN January 31, 2013 Compiled: 12:31 AM U.S. Growth Halted as Federal Spending Fell in 4th Quarter By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ and BINYAMIN APPELBAUM (NYT) The government played a role in slowing the economic recovery as cuts in military spending and other factors overwhelmed the Federal Reserve’s expanded campaign to spur growth. Fed Holds Steady on Strategy; Cites ‘Pause’ in Growth By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM (NYT) The Federal Reserve, noting that economic growth had “paused” in recent months, said Wednesday that it would continue its efforts to stimulate the economy for as long as it deemed necessary. More Articles On This Topic »

NYT | Global Update (January 31, 2013)

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January 31, 2013 Compiled 05:42 GMT Global Update TOP NEWS Hackers in China Attacked The Times for Last 4 Months By NICOLE PERLROTH The timing of the attacks coincided with reporting for an investigation that found that the relatives of China's prime minister had accumulated a fortune worth several billion dollars through business dealings. Israeli Airstrike in Syria Targets Arms Convoy, U.S. Says By ISABEL KERSHNER and MICHAEL R. GORDON Israel carried out a strike deep inside Syria, American officials reported, saying they believed the target was a shipment of antiaircraft weapons meant for Hezbo