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>>   Advertising industry
Memphis ad agency opens tinkering lab for workers 
Miami Herald - 2 Hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Memphis advertising agency has opened a space for employees to do some creative tinkering with the idea that it will supply inspiration for their work. The Memphis Daily News reports     Add Comment

BRIEF: Walgreens to open store downtown opposite rival [The Honolulu Star-Advertiser  
BusinessWeek - 117 Minutes ago
April 19--Walgreens is planning to open in downtown Hono­lulu across from rival drugstore chain Longs Drugs, according to a building permit filed with the City and County of Hono­lulu. The project     Add Comment

Agency contradicts Slom, says Connector probe isn't done deal [The Honolulu Star-Advertiser  
BusinessWeek - 117 Minutes ago
April 19--A representative of the U.S. Government Accountability Office said the agency has not yet determined whether Hawaii will be part of its investigations into "Obama­care" health insurance exchanges,     Add Comment

If You Have a Heart, This Puppy Ad Will Completely Melt It 
Time - 5 Hours ago
American spending on pets reached a record $55.7 billion last year, according to the American Pet Products Association. “If the pet industry were tracked by the U.S. government as a single entity, we’d     Add Comment
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>>   Accounting
Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting practices  
TMC Net - 5 Hours ago
S Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting practices [Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. :: (Palo Alto Daily News (CA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 19--A former SamTrans     Add Comment

The Volcker Rule: What Should Auditors Do? 
Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance - 16 Hours ago
The Volcker Rule is aimed at eliminating proprietary trading by deposit-taking banks. The best hope for the rule is that their auditors will be able to assess and verify compliance with it. And auditors     Add Comment

The Auditor, the Entity, and Social Cost: How Will Auditing Change? 
Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance - 16 Hours ago
Auditors have always had to respond to changing conditions. If we look ahead, what might be on the horizon for the auditor of the future? The author suggests we look closely at two concepts: the entity     Add Comment

Avoiding Auditor Bias and Making Better Decisions 
Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance - 16 Hours ago
Auditors make significant decisions of a subjective nature, and often have close relationships with their clients. So even the most honest and careful auditors can unintentionally allow bias to distort     Add Comment
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>>   Economics
Manufacturing Improves in U.S. as China Stalls: Global Economy 
BusinessWeek - 98 Minutes ago
Manufacturing will take center stage in the global economic watch this week, with the U.S. projected to fare better than the rest. Orders (CGNOXAI%) for American-made capital equipment such as computers     Add Comment

Korean won undervalued by as much as 8% - IMF 
CNBC - 15 Hours ago
"Staff, therefore, continue to assess that the exchange rate remains moderately undervalued in the range of 2-8 percent, with the upper end of the range seeming more plausible in light of the recent widening     Add Comment

No way back for Kevin Pietersen, says ECB managing director Paul Downton 
NDTV - 5 Hours ago
Kevin Pietersen, England's leading run scorer across all formats, was sensationally axed from the national set-up following the team's recent 5-0 Ashes series loss in Australia. Tweet London: Kevin     Add Comment

PTD Must Continue To Be Catalyst For Economic Growth - Muhyiddin 
Bernama - 92 Minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 (Bernama)-- Administrative and Diplomatic Officers (PTD) should continue to play vital role to be the absorber, catalyst and enabler to ensure the economic development of the country     Add Comment
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>>   Personal finance
Instant Bad Credit Home Mortgage Refinance Now Offered by Trusting Lending Source  
Digital Journal - 4 Hours ago
Whether a loan shoppers needs a home purchase loan or a refinance loan, is now serving everyone who needs to get a low interest quote from a trusted provider. Now, people don't have to shop around their     Add Comment

Cast Insurance Protects Hollywood Star Power 
DailyMe.Com - 80 Minutes ago
Lights, camera, cast insuranceMotion pictures, television series and Broadway shows need more than great performances, solid writing, catchy music and visionary direction to attract an audience. They     Add Comment

5 Tips For Flipping Houses After The Bubble 
DailyMe.Com - 80 Minutes ago
real estate Tips for flipsFlipping is back. That may sound surprising for homeowners who saw their equity evaporate in the recent housing crisis. But data shows that house flippers -- buyers who purchase     Add Comment

Working widow wants Social Security bucks 
Bankrate.com - 6 Hours ago
Dear Dr. Don, My husband started collecting Social Security on April 1, 2013, at age 65. He died Sept. 14, 2013, after collecting only six months of Social Security benefits. I spoke with someone at     Add Comment
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>>   Business
Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China 
Reuters UK - 5 Hours ago
2:07pm BST MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler (FIA.MI: Quote, Profile, Research) has reached an agreement to start producing Jeep vehicles in China with partner Guangzhou Automobile Group Co (601238.SS:
Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China Reuters Yahoo! Finance
Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China Reuters 53 mins ago Yahoo! Finance
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Steria rejects bid from Atos, says their offer unsolicited 
Reuters - 6 Hours ago
French IT services group Steria , which has agreed to an all-share offer from Sopra , denied having engaged in discussions with rival Atos and said the latter's bid was unsolicited. PARIS, April 19 The
Steria Rejects Atos Offer as It Says Bid From Rival Unsolicited La Repubblica
Atos says offer for Steria in cash still open after Sopra bid Big News Network
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Ford to Make SUV With Jiangling Motors in China to Expand Sales 
BusinessWeek - 98 Minutes ago
Ford Motor Co. The midsize Ford Everest concept, which will be shown a the Beijing auto show and was created by the automaker’s design team in Australia, will be produced for the Chinese market by Ford’s     Add Comment

Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks [The Baltimore Sun :: ] 
BusinessWeek - 67 Minutes ago
April 19--After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter --     Add Comment
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>>   Entrepreneur
These Guys Met On Craigslist And 2 Years Later Their Startup Raised $US37 Million  
Business Insider Australia - 15 Hours ago
Remember last December, when Beyoncé caused a music industry firestorm by releasing her new album via her website and iTunes a full week before retailers like Amazon and Target could sell it? Well,
These Guys Met On Craigslist And 2 Years Later Their Startup Raised $37 Million  Neosho Daily News
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As Unexpected Medical Expenses Mount, Crowdfunding Site Lifts Boston Marathon Victims 
Forbes.com - 2 Hours ago
Out-of-pocket (OOP) medical expenses in the United States cost Americans nearly $328 billion in 2012 , with many attributing significant numbers of yearly bankruptcies to medical expenses. No one knows     Add Comment

Young Marion County residents test the entrepreneurial waters [Ocala Star-Banner,  
BusinessWeek - 3 Hours ago
April 19--Gabe Pierannunzi doesn't have a driver's license yet, but he's not afraid to take the wheel of his own company. The homes-schooled Ocalan, who recently turned 17, launched Appuccino, a mobile     Add Comment

Young Entrepreneur from South Africa Aims to Launch First Online Personal Development  
San Francisco Chronicle - 4 Hours ago
JC De Jongh from South Africa aims to create an online personal development platform that will assist youth in escaping the 9-5 rat race from early on and sky-rocket them to success. Western Cape,     Add Comment
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>>   Marketing
Coachella's Young Audience a Marketers Paradise 
ABC News - 3 Hours ago
When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium,     Add Comment

Live blog recap: Samsung argues marketing at Apple patent trial 
SiliconValley.com - 18 Hours ago
Apple and Samsung returned to federal court in San Jose on Friday in round two of their epic patent battle, with Samsung's attorneys continuing their defense. Mercury News reporter Howard Mintz covered     Add Comment

EQUITY ALERT: The Rosen Law Firm Files Securities Fraud Class Action Against GrowLife,  
Reuters - 14 Hours ago
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of GrowLife, Inc. (OTC:PHOT) securities between November 14, 2013 and April 9, 2014,
EQUITY ALERT : The Rosen Law Firm Files Securities Fraud Class Action Against GrowLife,  4 Traders
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Rosen Law Firm Files Class Action on Behalf of Shareholders of ChinaCast Education  
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. today announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who purchased the securities of ChinaCast Education Corporation (Nasdaq:CAST)     Add Comment
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>>   Fashion
Coachella's Young Audience a Marketers Paradise 
ABC News - 3 Hours ago
When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium,     Add Comment

The looks of the Coachella parties 
Los Angeles Times - 6 Hours ago
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No-coral campaign leads to faux coral jewelry 
Los Angeles Times - 5 Hours ago
Advertisement Along with ivory and conflict diamonds, the jewelry aficionado now has another exploited treasure from which to refrain: sea coral, which is finding itself under attack worldwide.     Add Comment

Maybelline tabs model Jourdan Dunn as 'new face' 
Mass Market Retailers - 14 Hours ago
Supplier News Breaks April 17th, 2014 NEW YORK – Maybelline New York has named British fashion model Jourdan Dunn as a new spokesmodel. The cosmetics and beauty care brand said Thursday that Jourdan
Jourdan Dunn Is The New Face Of Maybelline New York! Seventeen.com
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>>   Clothing industry
VF Corporation's $17 Billion Bet 
Motley Fool - 5 Hours ago
The success of that plan lies heavily on the shoulders of a few brands, and none of them has more weight to carry than The North Face. VF Corp.'s 2014 plan Every journey begins with a single step, unless     Add Comment

Lorde Covers 'Teen Vogue,' Lady Gaga's Unretouched Versace Pics Leak, Goop CEO Quits  
TMC Net - 83 Minutes ago
L Lorde Covers 'Teen Vogue,' Lady Gaga's Unretouched Versace Pics Leak, Goop CEO Quits [Fashionista (Fashionista Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Lady Gaga's campaign for Versace. Photo: Versace Gaga Unedited:     Add Comment

What about Laura Ashley... 
Copenhagen Post - 6 Hours ago
I try not to Dane-bash, but nonetheless I’m lamenting the tyranny of Danish interior design to a friend.  “It’s all just so damn tasteful I can’t stand it sometimes,” I rant. “Don’t you ever just want     Add Comment

Abercrombie & Fitch plans over 100 new stores in China [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition] 
TMC Net - 14 Hours ago
[April 18, 2014] (China Daily: Hong Kong Edition Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Models of Abercrombie & Fitch greet visitors during a media preview of its new flagship store in Shanghai on Thursday.     Add Comment
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