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Safety becomes the latest weapon in union fight against United – Houston Chronicle



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Safety becomes the latest weapon in union fight against United
Houston Chronicle
I've covered a lot of airline contract talks and even strikes over the years, and while they can be acrimonious and messy, one issue was always off-limits: safety. Management never publicly threatened that union
United pilots say poor training is safety issue The Associated Press
United Pilots Turn Up HeatWall Street Journal
United pilots circulate report critical of airline's safety in CongressChicago Tribune

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Citigroup to Cut at Least 3000 Jobs – New York Times



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Citigroup to Cut at Least 3000 Jobs
New York Times
Citigroup is drawing up plans to eliminate about 3000 jobs, or 1 percent of its global work force, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The bank has already notified some employees who will lose their jobs in
Citigroup Said to Consider Cutting 3000 Jobs Including Investment BankersBloomberg
Citigroup May Cut Up to 3000 JobsTheStreet.com
Citigroup to slash 3000 jobsCrain’s New York Business
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Microsoft’s Ballmer predicts growth in profits, market share – TheNewsTribune.com



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Microsoft's Ballmer predicts growth in profits, market share
TheNewsTribune.com
BELLEVUE — Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer predicted growing market share, revenue and profit for the company's products and services at the annual shareholders meeting Tuesday in Bellevue. TED S. WARRREN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Microsoft Corp.
Ballmer sees no value in splitting Microsoft upCNET
Microsoft cites synergy in deflecting split queryMarketWatch
Sluggish stock price overshadows Ballmer's message at Microsoft meetingThe Seattle Times
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Can Newt Gingrich Justify His $1.6 Million Payday? – The Atlantic



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Can Newt Gingrich Justify His $ 1.6 Million Payday?
The Atlantic
Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that Newt Gingrich "made between $ 1.6 million and $ 1.8 million in consulting fees from two contracts with mortgage company Freddie Mac," and that his work didn't involve lobbying.
Report: Gingrich Earned Seven-Figure Sum From Freddie Mac ConsultingNational Journal
Fannie and Freddie executives take their turn at the troughHouston Chronicle (blog)
Gingrich Said to Be Paid at Least $ 1.6 Million By Freddie MacBusinessWeek
Reuters -Washington Post
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Brent down, Europe debt woes dent – Reuters



Business Standard
Brent down, Europe debt woes dent
Reuters
By Simon Falush LONDON (Reuters) – Brent crude fell on Wednesday, hit by lingering worries about Italy and Greece's ability to service their massive debt burdens, further clouding an already dim demand outlook. "There's a focus on sovereign debt yields
Oil slips to near $ 99 on euro debt crisis concernsSeattle Post Intelligencer
OIL FUTURES: Crude Futures Fall; Europe Bond Yields Hurt SentimentWall Street Journal
Oil Drops From Three-Month High on US Stockpiles, Europe DebtBusinessWeek
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US inflation recedes in Oct. as consumer prices drop – USA Today



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US inflation recedes in Oct. as consumer prices drop
USA Today
WASHINGTON – US consumers paid less for gas, cars and computers in October, as overall prices dropped for the first time since June. Inflation is easing after prices rose sharply this spring. By Paul Sakuma, AP Gas prices
U.S. October Consumer Price Index Report (Text)Bloomberg
Instant view: October consumer prices fall 0.1 percent; core upReuters
Inflation Pressures EaseWall Street Journal
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Postal Service may merge Akron, Cleveland facilities – Bizjournals.com



Daily Mail
Postal Service may merge Akron, Cleveland facilities
Bizjournals.com
Merging mail-processing facilities in Akron with one in Cleveland could save the US Postal Service $ 18 million. The US Postal Service is considering merging its mail-processing facility in Akron with one in Cleveland in a move that would cut 241 jobs
US Postal Service registers $ 5.1 billion lossGant Daily
US Postal Service Lost $ 5.1 Billion in 2011KGO-AM
Meeting Set To Discuss Possible Postal Service Facility ClosureKAALtv.com
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Futures Drop as Euro Worries Persist – TheStreet.com



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Futures Drop as Euro Worries Persist
TheStreet.com
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were down 77 points, or 97 below fair value, at 11961. Futures for the S&P 500 were down 11 points higher, or 13 points below fair value, at 1243.
US Stock Futures Fall On European Growth ConcernsWall Street Journal
Stocks gain as economy trumps eurozone fearsCNN
Dow, S&P notch modest gains after retail sales surprise; Intel, other tech Washington Post
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France, Germany clash over ECB role to stem crisis | – Reuters



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France, Germany clash over ECB role to stem crisis |
Reuters
Use the Reuters Breakingviews stress test calculator to calculate how the Target core Tier 1 capital ratio and sovereign haircut levels affect the amount of capital banks need to pass the stress test. Full Coverage 1 of 2.
Euro falls as investors eye rising bond yieldsMarketWatch
Stocks and the Euro Fall as Borrowing Costs Remain HighNew York Times
No Stopping Technocrats as Europe Crisis Brings Down GovernmentsSan Francisco Chronicle
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Temasek syndicate buys BofA shares in CCB – Financial Times



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Temasek syndicate buys BofA shares in CCB
Financial Times
A syndicate including Temasek, the Singapore state investment agency, and a number of Chinese institutions has bought 10.4bn shares in China Construction Bank from Bank of America for about $ 6.6bn, according to people familiar with the transaction.
BofA Divests China Construction Bank Stake to Boost CapitalBusinessWeek
Bank of America Sells Most of China Construction Stake Boost Its CapitalBloomberg
Temasek in Talks to Buy CCB SharesWall Street Journal
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