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>>   Advertising industry
Eva Green ‘Sin City 2’ ad deemed too sexy for ABC 
Simcoe Times-Reformer - 3 Hours ago
The network has rejected an ad for the upcoming Robert Rodriguez film “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” because of two scenes in which the “Penny Dreadful” actress appears to be naked, a spokesperson for
‘Sin City 2’ ad deemed too sexy for ABC Recorder and Times
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WATCH: Ohio's First Pro-Marriage Equality Ad in a Decade 
Gay.com - 2 Hours ago
A television advertisement advocating marriage equality has been aired in Ohio—an act that hasn’t been done in the state in 10 years. Why Marriage Matters Ohio — a public education campaign co-founded     Add Comment

Tesco price warning over beer ad 
NewsRT.co.uk - 3 Hours ago
Tesco has been warned over its pricing policies by the advertising watchdog following a complaint about a sales promotion for beer. The supermarket giant advertised four cans of Hobgoblin on its website     Add Comment

Hero MotoCorp to roll out 3 models in quick succession & unveil an ad blitz aimed  
Economic Times - 88 Minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Having maintained its top slot in the highly competitive domestic two-wheeler space, Hero MotoCorp is looking to consolidate its position during the festive season with a slew of launches and     Add Comment
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>>   Accounting
Penn West Announces Management-Initiated Internal Review of Accounting Practices  
BusinessWeek - 4 Hours ago
No impact on previously disclosed cash and debt balances Penn West anticipates possible delay in reporting second quarter financial results CALGARY, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD
Penn West Petroleum : Announces Management-Initiated Internal Review of Accounting  4 Traders
Penn West Petroleum : : Announces Management-Initiated Internal Review of Accounting  4 Traders
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Penn West's board, new CFO initiate independent review of accounting practices 
TMC Net - 2 Hours ago
[July 29, 2014] (Canadian Press DataFile Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) CALGARY - Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:PWT) says its board has initiated an independent review of the company's accounting
Penn West’s board, new CFO initiate independent review of accounting practices 570News
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China’s security companies tend to transform the revenue structure: KPMG 
People.com.cn - 2 Hours ago
Securities brokers in China tend to adjust the revenue structure and focus on innovative business such as asset management, margin financing and securities lending business. Abby Wang, KPMG partner, told     Add Comment

Fake passengers booked so Alison Redford could fly alone, auditor general says 
Toronto Star Online - 44 Minutes ago
EDMONTON—Former Alberta premier Alison Redford is denying any personal wrongdoing associated with findings by the province’s auditor general that passenger lists on government aircraft were altered so     Add Comment
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>>   Economics
FOREX-Dollar bulls in charge ahead of GDP and Fed tests 
CNBC - 3 Hours ago
* Dollar index near a six-month peak after another push higher * U.S. Q2 GDP, Fed statement next in focus SYDNEY, July 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar hovered at a six-month peak against a basket
Dollar bulls in charge ahead of GDP and Fed tests Austin American Statesman
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PRECIOUS-Gold treads water below $1,300 as Fed, economic data eyed 
CNBC - 2 Hours ago
SINGAPORE, July 30 (Reuters) - Gold was trading in a tight range below $1,300 an ounce on Wednesday, as investors nervously awaited the end of a Federal Reserve policy meeting to gauge the U.S. central
Gold treads water below $1,300 as Fed, economic data eyed Sharenet
Gold treads water below $1,300, economic data eyed CNBC
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Bundesbank chief welcomes inflation-busting German wage gains 
CNBC - 57 Minutes ago
FRANKFURT, July 30 (Reuters) - Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann has welcomed above-inflation wage increases in some sectors in Germany, where price pressures are firmer than in many other euro zone countries
Bundesbank chief welcomes inflation-busting German wage gains (Reuters) Yahoo!Xtra
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GARY SHILLING: Wall Street's Herd Will Be Disappointed By The GDP Report 
Houston Chronicle - 83 Minutes ago
Economists estimate real GDP jumped 3.1% in Q2 after plunging 2.9%in Q1. They believe that the economic freeze caused by the unusually harsh winter will be reversed in a spring economic thaw. See Also    Add Comment
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>>   Personal finance
VIDEO: Maxing Out 401(k) vs. Roth IRA 
Motley Fool Discussion Boards - 3 Hours ago
It's important to save for retirement, but most people only have so much money to set aside. If you have to choose between maxing out your 401(k) and contributing to a Roth IRA, how do you decide which     Add Comment

How many years of income in your 401(k)? 
Houston Chronicle - 2 Hours ago
How many employers are wasting the money they spend on employee match contributions? How much can a cost-efficient plan add to your retirement security? Those questions came to mind as I spent more time     Add Comment

Pantheon makes its push into 401(k)s 
Senior Market Advisor - 2 Hours ago
By Nick Thornton Michael Riak once made what he considered to be a routine change to the menu of mutual funds offered to Verizon Communication employees. “We made the call to add certain options in     Add Comment

Port Orange OKs proposed property tax rate 
Daytona Beach News Journal - 48 Minutes ago

After debating how to trim the city’s budget and lessen burdens on taxpayers, council members approved a proposed property tax rate that would result in     Add Comment

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>>   Business
IMH Financial Corporation Restructures its Senior Debt; Appoints New Board with  
BusinessWeek - 4 Hours ago
, IMH Financial Corporation (the "Company" or "IMH") entered into a series of agreements and transactions in connection with the refinancing of the senior secured convertible loan originally extended
IMH Financial Corporation : Restructures its Senior Debt; Appoints New Board with  4 Traders
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Amgen Profit Tops Estimates as 2,400 Jobs Will Be Cut 
La Repubblica - 63 Minutes ago
(Corrects anemia drug name in 13th paragraph.) July 29 (Bloomberg) -- Amgen Inc., the world’s biggest biotechnology company by sales, reported second-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ estimates and     Add Comment

Ending ‘Too Big to Fail’ Could Rest on Obscure Contract Language 
Washington Post - 2 Hours ago
July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Wall Street and global financial regulators, trying to squash the lingering perception that banks remain “too big to fail,” are looking to an obscure change in derivatives contracts     Add Comment

NASA Selects Environmental Test and Integration Services II Contract 
SpatialNews - 68 Minutes ago
ASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II (ETIS II) contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio. The contract will support the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate
NASA Selects Environmental Test & Integration Services II Contract Product Design and Development
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>>   Entrepreneur
Tech Startup Entefy Appoints Two Well-Known Board Members and Closes Additional  
BusinessWeek - 3 Hours ago
/PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley startup, Entefy, Inc., announced today that former CEO of NYSE Euronext, Duncan Niederauer, and former Chairman and CEO of Xilinx, Willem "Wim" Roelandts, were named to     Add Comment

Bakeries on the rise in Maine: Skowhegan event energizes entrepreneurs [Bangor Daily  
BusinessWeek - 3 Hours ago
July 30--SKOWHEGAN, Maine -- Amy Tyson and her husband, Zachary, had been summering in Kennebunk for years when they realized that amid the clam shacks and ice cream stores, something was lacking. "The
Bakeries on the rise in Maine: Skowhegan event energizes entrepreneurs Bangor Daily News
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Microsoft, Akamai launch security startup accelerator in Israel 
ZDNet - 63 Minutes ago
Microsoft and cloud services provider Akamai have joined forces to launch a security-focused startup accelerator program in Israel, in partnership with venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners     Add Comment

SINGAPORE PRESS-Nine startups apply for scheme that helps homegrown firms bid for  
Reuters - 76 Minutes ago
Homegrown technology startups will be considered first over more established firms for government projects under a new scheme and nine startups have already applied for this. Called Accreditation@IDA,     Add Comment
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>>   Marketing
Compressco Partners, L.P. Prices Private Offering Of $350 Million Of Senior Notes  
Reuters - 112 Minutes ago
PR Newswire OKLAHOMA CITY, July 29, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compressco Partners, L.P. ("Compressco") (NASDAQ: GSJK) announced today that it, and its wholly owned subsidiary
Compressco Partners : Prices Private Offering Of $350 Million Of Senior Notes Due  4 Traders
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Local Gas Station Expands with U-Haul; Satisfies Customers 
Financial Content - 107 Minutes ago
DOTHAN, Ala. "Customers love the addition of U-Haul," said Selma St. Market Selma St. Market Lazazwa said he initially added U-Haul for the extra money and brand recognition U-Haul provides, but the     Add Comment

American Homes 4 Rent Announces Dates of Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and  
KPHO Phoenix - 4 Hours ago
SOURCE American Homes 4 Rent AGOURA HILLS, Calif. Company Information American Homes 4 Rent is a leader in the single-family home rental industry and "American Homes 4 Rent" is fast becoming a nationally     Add Comment

OneSoft Solutions Inc. (Formerly Serenic Corporation) Reports Financial Results  
Reuters - 3 Hours ago
EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 29, 2014) - THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. OneSoft Solutions Inc.
OneSoft Solutions Inc. (Formerly Serenic -2- Scottrade
SERENIC : OneSoft Solutions Inc. : (Formerly Serenic Corporation) Reports Financial  4 Traders
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>>   Fashion
Inside the wall at AT&T Park 
San Francisco Chronicle - 84 Minutes ago
The on-field results Friday from the Giants-Dodgers game were depressing, to say the least. But on that sizzling summer night, AT&T Park still burst with good vibes. And there was no other place this     Add Comment

Sorry, but Beyonce is no 'fashion icon' 
Sydney Morning Herald - 2 Hours ago
Last week, music history of a sort was made when Beyoncé became the first subject of an exhibition in the Legends of Rock section of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland not to actually be in the     Add Comment

Opinion: Sorry, Beyonce is no 'fashion icon' 
Sydney Morning Herald - 3 Hours ago
LAST WEEK, music history of a sort was made when Beyoncé became the first subject of an exhibition in the Legends of Rock section of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland not to actually be in the     Add Comment

Want To See Alexa’s Most Liked Photos? 
Grazia UK - 91 Minutes ago
Alexa Chung is one of our favourite Instagram stars [Instagram] Here at (IPOTD), we do love getting lost in Alexa Chung’s oh so dreamy Instagram, so we reckon it's high time we rounded up her Top 10 Instagram     Add Comment
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>>   Clothing industry
YSL's Fusion Foundation sees nearly 12,000 women are on the waiting list 
AllVoices - 60 Minutes ago
Nearly 12,000 women are already on the waiting list for Yves Saint Laurent's Fusion Foundation three weeks before it is released nationwide. The hi-tech make-up contains a material called lipophilic acid,     Add Comment

Fastest Returning Boys in Foot Locker South Region 
MileSplit United States - 78 Minutes ago
Oklahoma state champion Ben Barrett is the lone returnee from last year's Foot Locker Nationals squad for the South Region after running his 5K PR of 14:51 to qualify for nationals in the 2013 South Regional.     Add Comment

Clothing and Apparel Companies Announce Quarterly Financial Updates - Research Reports  
Reuters - 14 Hours ago
Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 NEW YORK , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its     Add Comment

Luxottica Reports Strong 2Q2014 Growth and Renews Chanel License 
Eyesmart - 4 Hours ago
Luxottica has reported accelerated growth in the second quarter of 2014 with net sales of Euro 2.1 billion (+7.0% at constant exchange rates), an operating margin of 19.2% and free cash flow of Euro 321
Luxottica renews licence with Chanel Optometry Today
Luxottica renews licence with Chanel July 28 2014 The eyewear specialist will continue  Optometry Today
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