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Ukrainian Gas Broker Faces Scrutiny

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:59
Dmytro Firtash has made billions brokering gas deals, but he now faces both a criminal indictment and a racketeering lawsuit in United States courts.

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California’s Thirsting Farmland

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:48
California farmers have never relied only on rain. But given a prolonged drought and environmental regulations, the jockeying for water is becoming more intense.

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The Media Equation: Aereo Case Will Shape TV’s Future

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:22
A lot of people will be watching to see how the Supreme Court rules over the legality of Aereo because of what it could mean for the broader media ecosystem.

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Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Are Expected to Expand

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:05
The lawyer whose client says he was drugged and raped in 1999 by Bryan Singer, the “X-Men: Days of Future Past” director, said defendants in the new suits had ties to Hollywood.

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Starting in June, ‘Today’ Will Simulcast on SiriusXM

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:03
NBC is announcing a deal with the satellite radio service that will bring all four hours of its franchise morning news show to radio.

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In Silicon Valley Thriller, a Settlement May Preclude the Finale

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:00
Four leading tech companies are pushing to settle a class-action suit with several noteworthy angles, including questions over employee rights and the death of a programmer who helped set the case in motion.
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Many Auto Show Visitors Unfazed by G.M. Recalls

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:32
One reason for an apparent lack of concern, analysts said, is that all of the 2.6 million cars recalled because of ignition switch are out of production.

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San Bernardino Battles Calpers Pension Demands

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:31
After having declared bankruptcy, San Bernardino wants to make a deal with Calpers to reduce the amount of money it owes into the system.
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Treasury Auctions for the Week of April 21

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:17
The following tax-exempt, fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week.

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The Week Ahead: Insider Trading Cases and Automakers’ Earnings

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:09
An appeals court will look at two hedge fund traders’ convictions, G.M. and Ford will release their first-quarter earnings, and Facebook, too, will post its quarterly results.

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$250,000 Grant to Finance Website Tied to PBS Series

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 18:36
The Knight Foundation plans to give money to the PBS series “How We Got to Now” to create a site aimed at encouraging idea-sharing among civic leaders, urban planners, designers and others.
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Bits Blog: Friends, and Influence, for Sale Online

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:52
By using social media bots, celebrities, politicians and others can falsely inflate the number of friends and followers they have, possibly swaying public opinion about a new song — or a policy position.
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General Mills Reverses Itself on Consumers’ Right to Sue

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 00:15
The company had a change of heart after consumers had a negative reaction to its new arbitration rules.

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Sending Alerts Instead, G.M. Delayed Car Recalls

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 20:05
A Times analysis of G.M.’s recent recalls shows that it repeatedly used letters to dealers and sometimes to owners, called technical service bulletins, as a stopgap safety measure instead of ordering timely recalls.

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Gene Estess, Who Left Wall Street to Aid the Poor, Dies at 78

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 18:13
Mr. Estess left the financial world to lead the Jericho Project, which serves homeless, mentally ill and addicted people in Harlem and the South Bronx.
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Taking on Adam Smith (and Karl Marx)

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:57
With his book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” Thomas Piketty has written a blockbuster in the world of economics.

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Comcast’s Real Repairman

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:53
David Cohen, Comcast executive vice president, is the point man for moving deals like the one for Time Warner Cable past regulatory hurdles.

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Shearing Season

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:41
The springtime business of removing wool from sheep in the United States.

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Economic View: When Diamonds Are Dirt Cheap, Will They Still Dazzle?

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:31
Technology has the potential to affect the value of items that are now rare and expensive, everything from diamonds to paintings and autographs.

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The Chatter: The Chatter for Sunday, April 19

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:24
Notable quotes from business articles that appeared in The New York Times last week.

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