2010

Recent News

Voters arenít talking to the other partyís politicians. Here's why that matters.

How are politicians going to know what all of their constituents think, not just their most partisan backers?
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Voting begins in New Hampshire with residents relieved circus is coming to an end

Voting began in New Hampshire this morning for the state's primary. A crowded field and an aggressive campaign has many relieved the circus is coming to an end as candidates wait in anticipation for r
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New Hampshire primary: Candidates buttonhole voters as they head to polls

Much is at stake in the GOP field, while Clinton aims to trim Sandersís margin of victory.
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There are a ridiculous number of people on the New Hampshire primary ballot

Thirty Republicans. Twenty-eight Democrats.
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4 ways the New Hampshire primary is different from the Iowa caucuses

New Hampshire and Iowa are two very different early contests. Here's how.
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What David Axelrod gets right about Hillary Clinton's struggles

The former Obama adviser says campaigning "doesnít seem like her first passion."
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Popular Finance

BRIEF-Alba prelim contract to acquire Helio Capital becomes ineffective

* Preliminary contract with Helio Investimenti e Servizi Srl shareholders for possible acquisition of 100 percent stake in Helio Investimenti e Servizi Srl becomes ineffective
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Polish ruling party MPs blast banks for rising fees

* Lawmakers accuse banks of hiking fees to compensate for bank tax
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BRIEF-Banca Profilo FY prelim. net profit rises to EUR 5.8 mln

* FY preliminary net profit at 5.8 million euros ($6.57 million) versus 3.5 million euros a year ago
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Twitter, Pandora options traders on alert after LinkedIn crash

NEW YORK, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The crash in LinkedIn Corp's shares last week has many traders in the options market braced for an unusually violent reaction from Twitter Inc and Pandora Media Inc's share
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UPDATE 1-Banks eye more cost cuts amid global growth concerns

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc and other U.S. banks are looking at ways to slash expenses further this year as market turmoil, declining oil prices and concerns about Germany's Deutsche Ban
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U.S. gov't levies penalties on U.S. Bank, Santander over mortgages

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Comptroller's office said on Tuesday that U.S. Bank will pay a $10 million penalty and Santander a $3.4 million penalty in order to lift consent orders originall
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BRIEF-Generali to assign temporary CEO powers to chairman

* board to assign temporarily powers of group CEO to Chairman
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LPC-European secondary loan prices start to mirror US weakness

LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - European secondary loan prices fell below 98% of face value on Tuesday as the market starts to succumb to the weakness that is dragging US secondary prices lower as fears of
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BRIEF-Banco Popolare CEO sees 600-650 mln euro bad loan sale in H1

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Banco Popolare CEO Pier Francesco Saviotti:
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