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  • 7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the FAFSA
    If you need financial aid to help you pay for college, it’s important that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ...
    Department of Education.  Mon, 30 Dec 2014 09:00:31 EST.
  • DealBook Column: The Truth Hidden by IBM’s Buybacks
    IBM has posted large earnings and sent out large dividends to shareholders, but the company’s success has been tied more to financial engineering than actual performance.
    By Andrew Ross Sorkin.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:10 GMT.
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  • Sinosphere Blog: Love Blooms Amid the Umbrellas in Hong Kong
    The barricaded areas in the financial district have served as a backdrop for wedding and graduation photos, as young Hong Kongers intertwine their personal lives with the historical significance of the protests.
    By Michael Forsythe.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:26:43 GMT.
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  • Chegg to Announce Third Quarter Financial Results
    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 -- Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), the Student Hub, today announced it will issue its earnings release for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, on Monday, November 3, 2014, after the market close. ...
    PR Newswire.  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:30:00 EDT.
  • China growth slows to five-year low
    China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.
    BBC News.  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:20:21 GMT.
  • Illinois governor candidates spar on finance, jobs
    CHICAGO (AP) — Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois' financial issues and qualifications in their final televised debate Monday.
    Yahoo.  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:41:04 -0400.
  • Carrier Wrap: China Mobile growth slows, financials dip
    China Mobile continued to pad its lead as the world’s largest mobile operator, announcing it added more than 8.5 million net customers during the third quarter, pushing its total customer base to just under 800 million subscribers. ...
    Dan Meyer.  RCR Wireless.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:15:02 +0000.
  • The $7 Trillion Opportunity: Money Management Tips From The Financial Advisors Of The Future
    By some counts, adults born after 1980 -- aka, Millennials or Generation Y -- control $2 trillion in liquid assets. Within the next six years, that number will surge to $7 trillion. ...
    By Maggie Mcgrath.  Forbes.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:27:00 GMT.
  • Construction Starts in September Climb 10 Percent
    New construction starts in September advanced 10% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:02:41 GMT.
  • Bank of England warns on bankers' pay
    Banks may have to cut pay to reflect lower industry returns since the financial crisis, a senior Bank of England executive has warned.
    BBC News.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:22:42 GMT.

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