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NYT: Morning Business News: Insight-Powder to the People: Asia Reshapes Cocoa Market

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BUSINESS :  Latest News At Time Of Posting 38 minutes ago Reuters Insight-Powder to the People: Asia Reshapes Cocoa Market 46 minutes ago Reuters IPO View-Firms Feel the Chill as Equity Markets Freeze 3:42 AM ET Reuters Booming German Firms Cast Nervous Eye to Euro Crisis  

NYT: Morning Business News: Futures Signal Mixed Opening for Wall Street

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BUSINESS Latest News At Time  Posting 3 minutes ago Reuters Futures Signal Mixed Opening for Wall Street 6 minutes ago Reuters Aberdeen Clients Head for Exit in Rocky August 15 minutes ago Reuters Verizon Takes Samsung's Side in Spat With Apple

NYT: Morning Business News: Baidu Sees Possible Acquisitions in Mobile, Cloud

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Latest News at Time of Posting 29 minutes ago Reuters Baidu Sees Possible Acquisitions in Mobile, Cloud 30 minutes ago NYTimes Tip of the Week: An iPod Nano as an Alarm Clock 35 minutes ago NYTimes What Does 'Economic Growth' Mean for Americans? BUSINESS T-Mobile May Suffer if AT&T Deal Fails By JENNA WORTHAM    Should the Justice Department's lawsuit kill the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile USA, some analysts say it could harm T-Mobile, its competitiveness sapped by months of limbo. DealBook: Taking On a Veteran Antitrust Judge in the AT&T Fight DealBook: Justice Dept.'s Key Officials in Pursuing the AT&T Law

NYT: Morning Business News: The Fear of a Toxic Rerun

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BUSINESS The Fear of a Toxic Rerun By KEITH BRADSHER A company is being accused of cutting corners as it builds a refinery for rare earths in Malaysia, where the last such effort became one of Asia's largest radioactive waste sites. DealBook New Investment Strategy: Preparing for the Worst By AZAM AHMED Europe's debt crisis, as well as uprisings and natural disasters, are prompting a search for portfolio protection. Despite Fears, Owning Home Retains Allure, Poll Shows By DAVID STREITFELDand MEGAN THEE-BRENAN About nine in 10 Americans see owning a home as part of the American dream, even as many doubt their home is a good investment, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll. Document : Full Poll Results • More Business News »

NYT: Morning Business News: Preserving a Market Symbol

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BUSINESS Preserving a Market Symbol By GRAHAM BOWLEY As a fight for ownership of the New York Stock Exchange continues, both bidders have pledged to preserve the 219-year-old capitalist symbol. Video : Life and Death of the Trading Floor Phone Data Used to Fill Digital Map By MIGUEL HELFT Apple and Google use data about users' locations to better pinpoint specific spots, which could lead to lucrative advertising. M.I.T. Media Lab Names a New Director By JOHN MARKOFF Joichi Ito is a 44-year-old Japanese venture capitalist who has played important roles in the development of the Internet and invested in many high-tech start-ups. • More Business News

NYT: Morning Business News: Emerging Economies Move Ahead With Nuclear Plans

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BUSINESS Emerging Economies Move Ahead With Nuclear Plans By HEATHER TIMMONS and VIKAS BAJAJ Big developing nations might reconsider their ambitious plans. But for now India and China say they will continue to invest in nuclear power. Nuclear Plants in Europe Are Delayed Disaster in Japan Batters Suppliers By MIGUEL HELFT and NICK BUNKLEY The disaster in Japan has damaged factories and disrupted the power and transportation infrastructure, causing a jump in prices for electronic components. As Library E-Books Live Long, Publisher Sets Expiration Date By JULIE BOSMAN While librarians are pushing for access to more e-books to satisfy demand, publishers are reconsidering how much that access should be worth. • More Business News »

NYT : Morning Business News : Inflation in China May Limit U.S. Trade Deficit

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BUSINESS Define Gender Gap? Look Up Wikipedia's Contributor List By NOAM COHEN Surveys suggest that less than 15 percent of the online encyclopedia's hundreds of thousands of contributors are female. Times Topic: Wikipedia Inflation in China May Limit U.S. Trade Deficit By KEITH BRADSHER Inflation is starting to slow China's export machine as buyers from Western companies balk at higher prices. Unrest in Egypt Unsettles Global Markets By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ The instability could hinder oil shipments, raise energy costs and drive equity prices down. Political Crisis Starts to Be Felt Economically • More Business News »

NYT: Morning Business News: Facebook Deal Offers Freedom From Scrutiny.

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BUSINESS DealBook Facebook Deal Offers Freedom From Scrutiny By MIGUEL HELFT Flush with cash, Facebook may be able to delay an initial public offering of stock and remain free of government regulation. DealBook: Russians' Large Stake in Facebook Grows Larger DealBook: Why Facebook Is Such a Crucial Friend for Goldman Video: Facebook's Valuation Graphics Ability Is the New Goal For Chip Makers By ASHLEE VANCE At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, makers show off new computer chips that combine top-level computation and graphics functions. Mocked as Uncool, the Minivan Rises Again By NICK BUNKLEY Minivan makers are trying to recast the much-ridiculed mom-mobile as something that parents can be proud - or at least unashamed - of driving. • More Business News »

NYT: Morning Business News: Home-Stretch Buying Lifts Merchants' Spirits

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BUSINESS DealBook Hilton and Starwood Settle Dispute By PETER LATTMAN Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide reached a settlement over claims that Hilton executives stole confidential documents related to Starwood's successful W chain. Home-Stretch Buying Lifts Merchants' Spirits By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD In-store sales are up 5.5 percent on the final weekend before Christmas compared with last year. Alabama Town's Failed Pension Is a Warning By MICHAEL COOPER and MARY WILLIAMS WALSH As cities and states struggle to pay for pensions, Prichard, Ala., is a worst case. Some retirees have become destitute. Photographs: Where the Pension Checks Stopped • More Business News »

NYT : Morning Business News.- Times Topics: European Sovereign Debt Crisis

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BUSINESS: Pushing 40, Southwest Is Still Playing the Rebel By JAD MOUAWAD Southwest has become one of the biggest airlines and is turning 40 next year, but it is clinging to a corporate culture of Halloween parties and rapping flight attendants. Video: The Southwest Way The Hunt for Jobs Sends the Irish Abroad, Again By SUZANNE DALEY As Ireland struggles with its newest financial crisis, yet another generation seems set to scatter. Irish Prime Minister Says Budget Plans Are Already in Place Irish Prime Minister Says Budget Plans Are Already in Place By LANDON THOMAS, Jr. As Irish and European officials discussed a rescue, Prime Minister Brian Cowen said a low corporate tax rate and plan to reduce the budget would not be substantially changed. Times Topics: European Sovereign Debt Crisis • More Business News »

Small Cheesemaker Defies F.D.A. Over Recall. NYT: Moring Business News.

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Small Cheesemaker Defies F.D.A. Over Recall By WILLIAM NEUMAN Estrella Family Creamery's battle is symbolic of a larger fight between small food producers and regulators. As Cheesemaking Blooms, So Can Listeria Slide Show As Cheesemaking Blooms, So Can Listeria | Slide Show A New Look in Detroit for the Newly Public G.M. By BILL VLASIC General Motors is completing its makeover, which includes reducing the government's stake in the company and changing its signs. DealBook No Threats Here, Firms Tell the U.S. By BEN PROTESS BlackRock, Vanguard and other leading money managers and mutual funds have a message for Washington: We may be big - but we aren't too big to fail. • More Business News »

NYT: Morning Business News: Wall St. Brings Its Misgivings to the World.

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BUSINESS: Start-Ups Follow Twitter, and Become Neighbors By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Hoping some of Twitter's success will rub off on them, start-ups jostle to rent offices in the same San Francisco building. U.S. and South Korea Fail to Agree on Trade By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and SEWELL CHAN President Obama and South Korea's leader gave negotiators more time to work out differences over Korean imports of American autos and beef. Wall St. Brings Its Misgivings to the World By SEWELL CHAN The daylong Seoul G-20 Business Summit led to an unusual juxtaposition of corporate and world leaders, with some businessmen expressing concern for criticism aimed at them. From DealBook: Citi's Pandit Finds More Love (for Banks) Abroad • More Business News »

NYT: Morning Business News.-Negotiations With Banks Begin for Troubled Assets

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BUSINESS: Drug Suits Raise Questions for Doctors, and Juries By NATASHA SINGER As recent lawsuits suggest a long-term risk, doctors and drug makers are debating the use of osteoporosis drugs. DealBook Negotiations With Banks Begin for Troubled Assets By JULIE CRESWELL Hedge funds and private equity firms have been hunting for bargains in the wreckage left from the financial crisis. Countries See Hazards in Free Flow of Capital By LANDON THOMAS Jr. Foreign capital in emerging markets has played a crucial role in development, but some are questioning its benefits. • More Business News »

NYT: Morning Business News.- Fed Wants Bants to Buy Back Some Bad Mortgages.Oct. 20th., 2010

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BUSINESS:   Fed Wants Banks to Buy Back Some Bad Mortgages By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ Two years after the Fed bought billions of dollars in mortgage securities as part of the financial bailout, it is pressing banks to buy some of them back. Intermission, at Best, in Battle Over Foreclosures By DAVID STREITFELD Despite Bank of America’s announcement that it will resume foreclosures, state law-enforcement officials and the White House say they will continue their inquiries. Insurers Test New Cancer Pay Systems By REED ABELSON Insurers are urging doctors to use standard treatments instead of individualized, unproven courses of therapy. • More Business News

NYT: Morning Business News.A Foreclosure Tightrope for Democrats. Oct. 12th., 2010

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BUSINESS: Ohio Attorney General Fights Against Wall Street By MICHAEL POWELL Richard Cordray is giving full throat to popular outrage by suing firms involved in the financial crisis. NEWS ANALYSIS A Foreclosure Tightrope for Democrats By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM The outcry over foreclosures has thrust the Obama administration back into the position of sheltering the banking industry from the demands of public anger. In Hungary, Mogul Finds Fertile Area for Software By ASHLEE VANCE Michael Simon, a technology entrepreneur, has repeatedly enlisted Hungarian engineers to build successful start-ups. • More Business News

NYT: Morning Business News : In Defense of Home Ownership. August 28th., 2010

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BUSINESS: Vacation Travel Recovers, but Frugality Is Focus   By CHRISTINE HAUSER With pent-up demand comes a new level of austerity as vacationers search for frugal ways to get away. United-Continental Merger Clears Federal Hurdle   By JAD MOUAWAD With a Justice Department review finished, the airlines expect to complete their $3 billion merger within weeks. YOUR MONEY In Defense of Home Ownership By RON LIEBER Many home purchases could still end in grief financially, particularly in hard-hit areas. But most probably won’t. • More Business News

NYT: Morning Business News : BlackBerry Security Stance Sows Anxiety. August 9th., 2010

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BUSINESS :   BlackBerry Security Stance Sows Anxiety By MIGUEL HELFT and VIKAS BAJAJ Some countries want the same access to BlackBerry’s encrypted services that they think is already given to United States and other industrialized democracies. Investor Appetite for Bonds in a Tepid Recovery Weighs on Rates By CHRISTINE HAUSER Rates of all sorts — mortgage, Treasury, certificates of deposit — are being driven lower, and not by the Fed. A Times Square Aura for Pop-Tarts By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD Pop-Tarts is joining brands like M&M’s and Hershey in Times Square, where the focus is often less about sales than marketing and visibility. • More Business News