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Obama to nominate new head of Federal Reserve
By New Statesman - 09 October 9:18

Janet Yellen will become the first woman to head the US central bank.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 09 October 9:10

News stories from around the web.

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The retail sector falls back to earth with a bump
By Neil Saunders - 08 October 18:05

September’s sales numbers aren't cause for alarm though.

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The Silk Road was a valuable counterbalance to government intrusion
By Spears magazine - 08 October 10:55

Silk Road 2.0 is already set to launch.

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G4S messes up again - this time with a privately run prison
By Douglas Blakey - 08 October 10:50

Should we have seen this coming?

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Why are the markets so calm about the US shutdown and debt ceiling debates?
By Nick Beecroft - 08 October 10:45

The "Fear Index" is languishing at 17.

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More billionaires in Africa than we thought? Big Deal
By Oliver Williams - 08 October 10:41

The real question should be "why aren't there more?"

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The wrong people are feeling shame for Britain's poverty
By Frances Ryan - 08 October 10:35

More than half a million people rely on food banks to eat; almost triple that of the year before. Shame is the logical response - but something has been lost in translation.

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Twitter floats. But there's a problem
By Rupert Staines - 08 October 10:34

It won't make money as easily as Facebook.

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Alcatel-Lucent to eliminate 10,000 jobs worldwide
By New Statesman - 08 October 9:43

Majority of the cuts will be in EMEA region.

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Time Warner Cable to buy fibre optic network firm DukeNet
By New Statesman - 08 October 9:35

The $600m deal will expand fibre footprint of Time Warner in the US.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 08 October 9:19

News stories from around the web.

What the internet does, and doesn't, know about you
By Paul Rosenzweig - 07 October 16:39

For years, a large data aggregator has quietly, behind the scenes, been gathering your information—as one writer put it “mapping the consumer genome.” Some saw this as rather ominous; others as just curious. But it was, for all of us, mysterious. Until no

Boris's call for tax relief on season tickets is a gimmick to hide his failures
By Andrew Adonis - 07 October 13:10

The majority of lower-income Londoners don't have season tickets and will continue to suffer from above-inflation fare rises.

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The politics of pricing
By economia - 07 October 12:13

The fear of "difficult conversations with clients".

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Five questions answered on the Royal Mail sale
By Heidi Vella - 07 October 12:00

is it “short changing” tax payers?

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The civil service is recruiting a load of tech-savvy grads
By Charlotte Jee - 07 October 11:21

"Technology and business" in the fast stream.

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New car registrations rose 12.1 per cent in September
By New Statesman - 07 October 9:34

Figures show recovery in the UK new car market.

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Airbus secures first aircraft deal with JAL
By New Statesman - 07 October 9:19

The multi-billion deal could worsen Boeing’s business prospects in Japan.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 07 October 9:10

News stories from around the web.

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Five questions answered on Twitter’s bid to raise $1bn from the stock market
By Heidi Vella - 04 October 12:52

Twitter has revealed plans to try and raise $1bn (£619m) in its stock market debut. We answer five questions on Twitter’s stock market flotation plans.

The problem with touts: how ticket resellers got a foothold in football
By Martin Cloake - 03 October 15:30

Football clubs such as Spurs are replacing their ticket exchange schemes with commercial resellers. Are their fans getting a good deal?

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Good broadband is even more important than you think
By Sanjiv Gossain - 03 October 12:42

Moving too slowly right now.

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Disabled and on the Work Programme: "Cold calling companies for 8 to 16 hours a week"
By Frances Ryan - 03 October 11:52

"Life is already extremely limited for me, but with the pressure of the Work Programme, I've just felt a lot more hopeless – about either getting a job or just feeling happy and well again."

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Vatican bank is closing its foreign branches
By Spears magazine - 03 October 9:38

Scandal hits close to home.

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The Fed continues to sway over its QE policy
By Spears magazine - 03 October 9:32

What's the cause of this oscillation?

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Goldman Sachs, pension funds to acquire 26 per cent stake in Dong Energy
By New Statesman - 03 October 7:53

The $2bn investment will allow the Danish utility to pursue future plans.

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French court fines Ryanair €8m for breach of labour laws
By New Statesman - 03 October 7:28

The Irish budget airline will appeal the court’s ruling.