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  • Report: US economy to grow 1.5% in 2014 - 08/28/2014 12:10 AM EDT
    Report: US economy to grow 1.5% in 2014

    08/28/2014 12:10 AM EDT
    WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U. 
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    SEC approves new rules for loan-backed securities
    08/28/2014 12:11 AM EDT - WASHINGTON -- Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers’ credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators. Full Story

    Apple to release 12.9-inch iPad in 2015, report says
    08/27/2014 07:23 PM EDT - Looking to spark iPad sales, Apple is developing a 12.9-inch model that will go into production early next year, a report Tuesday by Bloomberg said.  Full Story

    Lending Club could be one of Silicon Valley's biggest tech IPOs of 2014
    08/27/2014 08:52 PM EDT - Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, filed a long-anticipated initial public offering Wednesday, breathing life back into a sleepy IPO market and underscoring the rise of online lending startups that are challenging big banks and credit card companies. Full Story

    USDA launches new dairy insurance program
    08/28/2014 10:46 AM EDT - MILWAUKEE (AP) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says dairy farmers can begin signing up Sept. Full Story

    Deliveries roll following deal in Market Basket feud
    08/28/2014 08:58 AM EDT - TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - A six-week standoff between thousands of employees of a New England supermarket chain and management has ended with the news that the beloved former CEO is back in control after buying the entire company. Full Story

    Business News in Brief
    08/27/2014 09:53 PM EDT - Atlas Private Wealth Management announces new hires WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Atlas Private Wealth Management announced that John C. Ogle and Gary Weinlein recently joined the firm Ogle, senior vice president, director of financial planning and wealth management advisor, brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial service industry. Full Story

    Getting married can affect your premium tax credit
    08/27/2014 11:36 AM EDT - The IRS reminds newlyweds to add a health insurance review to their to-do list. This is particularly important if you receive premium assistance through advance payments of the premium tax credit through a Health Insurance Marketplace. If you, your spouse or a dependent gets health insurance coverage through the Marketplace, you need to let the Marketplace know you got married. Full Story

    Burger King, Tim Hortons talks could turn up heat on tax inversions
    08/25/2014 07:36 PM EDT - Burger King Worldwide's potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on off-shore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new merged firm would be based in Canada Full Story

    With sale to Demoulas imminent, will Market Basket ever be the same?
    08/26/2014 09:07 AM EDT - TEWKSBURY, Mass. -- With Market Basket expected to finalize its sale of the company to Arthur T. Demoulas imminently, many employees are anxiously waiting to return to work. With that will come, however, a new unknown: How do you get the stores back to normal? Full Story

    Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen takes crown

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants. Full Story
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    Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

    BEIJING (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities. Full Story