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  • Factbox: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes

    Aug 20 (Reuters) - - JULY 29-30 FOMC: Minutes released on Aug. 20: "The data received since the staff prepared its forecast for the June FOMC meeting suggested that real GDP growth was even weaker in the first half of the year than had been anticipated....
  • Ballmer's sole role at Microsoft now is investor

    By stepping down from Microsoft's board of directors Tuesday, Steve Ballmer shed the last of his management ties to the company, ending one of the most lucrative but ultimately mixed leadership runs in corporate America. Ballmer sent a letter Tuesday...
  • Stock traders seek edge in pre-market twilight zone

    LONDON (Reuters) - On most weekday mornings over the past year, Paris-based financial trader David Sibi has turned on a computer program designed to try and beat the U.S. stock market before it even opens. Scouring multiple trading venues that offer U.S....
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library

    Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library
    Voters in the city that launched President Barack Obama's political career are split over whether to put tax dollars into luring his presidential library to Chicago. Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll — 47 percent —...
  • Insight: How aggressive lending came back to bite South African bank Abil

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Unemployed South African construction worker Daniel isn't sure how he fell so deeply in debt. All he knows is that African Bank Investments , which was bailed out this month, kept offering him money and he kept taking. "I can't...
  • Dipping into the noisy U.S. housing market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. housing market roared in July, but investors may want to tiptoe rather than jump into the sector, analysts and fund managers say. That is because much of the 15.7 percent increase in new home construction in July, the...
  • Exclusive: Funds could face market curbs after lobbying backfires

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by global regulators than planned after their intense lobbying against a first proposal backfired, industry sources and G20 officials said. A global G20 task force is rethinking its initial...
  • Dollar breaks out to 11-month highs, eyes on Fed

    WARSAW (Reuters) - The dollar jumped on Wednesday to its highest levels against the euro and a basket of major currencies since last September, returning to gains after a shaky start to August that called into question its broader strength. Two days of...
  • Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois

     Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois
    The medical marijuana business is no place for novices. Not only will entrepreneurs applying for licenses next month need a minimum of $400,000 in liquid assets, they also must provide diagrams and photos of a purchased facility, mapped out and...
  • Baltimore-based OrderUp secures $7 million in funding

    Baltimore-based OrderUp secures $7 million in funding
    The Baltimore-based online food ordering and delivery service OrderUp has secured $7 million in venture capital funding, paving the way for accelerated growth and two new offices – one in New York City, the other in Boulder, Colorado. OrderUp said...
  • TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups

    TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups
    The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday. Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...