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Buffett’s Salty Steak Draws Warning From Wells Fargo CEO

bloomberg.com — Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf, telling the story of his first meal with Warren Buffett in Omaha, Nebraska, said the billionaire investor's eating habits came as a shock.
Sep 17, 2014

Hey @WarrenBuffett I like my #steaks too - the saltier (and rarer!) the better. Don't listen to Mr. Stumpf. bloom.bg/1DkPMOk $BRK $WFC

Sep 17, 2014

Buffett’s Salty Steak Draws Warning From Wells Fargo CEO bloom.bg/1DkPMOk

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Randy Eurasians Surprise Scientists With Ancient Sex Romp

bloomberg.com — A sexually prolific group of Northern Eurasians roamed the ancient world, mating with everyone from the ancestors of Native Americans to Eastern Europeans, say Harvard researchers who suggest the findings should expand existing views of how modern man came to be.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @CaseyCommon: Headline of the day, from @BloombergNews: Randy Eurasians Surprise Scientists With Ancient Sex Romp bloom.bg/1yhPNmj

Sep 17, 2014

Headline of the day, from @BloombergNews: Randy Eurasians Surprise Scientists With Ancient Sex Romp bloom.bg/1yhPNmj

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3 Photos That Help Explain the Frenzy Over Alibaba's IPO

bloomberg.com — If you live in China, or perhaps Russia, or are part of the Chinese diaspora, you already know how big of a deal Alibaba Group is. And if you're one of the investors clamoring for a piece - any piece - of the giant e-commerce company, there's no doubt you're sold on its prospects.
Sep 17, 2014

The secret to success in New York: Name your company after an Iraqi thief. bloom.bg/1qZCsK6 via @BloombergNews pic.twitter.com/CcL4pM9jXG

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Dawn Counter-Terrorism Raids Held in Sydney After Alert Raised

bloomberg.com — Australian police made a string of arrests in pre-dawn counter-terrorism raids in Sydney, days after the government raised the terror alert citing the threat posed by local supporters of Islamic State extremists. State and federal officers raided properties in 12 suburbs in northwest Sydney, and three suburbs in Brisbane in Queensland state, the Australian Federal Police said.
Sep 17, 2014

“We are at serious risk from a terrorist attack” @tonyabbottmhr #Beheading Plot Thwarted in Australia #Terror Raids bloom.bg/1ua6jOO

Sep 17, 2014

Well done, Mate: Beheading Plot Thwarted in Australia Terrorism Raids bloom.bg/1ua6jOO via @BloombergNews

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Food Babe’s Starbucks Attacks Draw ‘Quackmail’ Backlash

bloomberg.com — Food Babe breezes into a public radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina, clutching a $10 jar of raw juice and dressed from her morning workout -- Lululemon tank, sequined black Uggs and a charm necklace blessed in India.
Sep 17, 2014

The good, the bad, the scientific void that is the Food Babe. bloom.bg/1uFuTtj via @BloombergNews

Sep 17, 2014

RT @jackkaskey: Food Babe’s ingredient attacks draw ‘quackmail’ backlash, reports @DuaneStanford bloom.bg/1uFuTtj via @BloombergNews

Sep 17, 2014

Food Babe’s ingredient attacks draw backlash due to lack of science bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…

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Female Bank CEOs Deepen Malaysia Expertise Pool: Islamic Finance

bloomberg.com — In her native Malaysia, Hong Leong Islamic Bank Bhd. Chief Executive Officer Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz says she has never felt discriminated against on the basis of her gender. Overseas, it's a different matter.
Sep 17, 2014

@MatRybinski @BloombergNews The picture of Hong Leong Islamic Bank's CEO here challenges the "burqa" stereotype. bloom.bg/1u9ZAEj

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Hong Kong Developers Raise Cash to Buy Land: Real Estate

bloomberg.com — Billionaires including Li Ka-shing and Robert Ng have cut debt at their Hong Kong developers to near-record lows in preparation to buy land as prices fall, a signal the city's real estate gains may be coming to an end. Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd.
Sep 18, 2014

#HK billionaire developers with lowest debt-equity ratio in two decades, cash up for downturn. bloom.bg/1uIlTUb pic.twitter.com/42dlttwzMX

Sep 17, 2014

Great story: HK developers cut debt to lowest in decades, amass cash as they wait for land prices to tumble further bloom.bg/1uIlTUb

Sep 17, 2014

Billionaire Hong Kong Developers Raise Cash to Buy Land as Prices Decline bloom.bg/1uIlTUb

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: Billionaire Hong Kong developers raise cash to buy land as prices decline bloom.bg/1uIlTUb

U.S. House Adopts Obama's Request to Aid Syrian Rebels

bloomberg.com — House Republicans and Democrats backed President Barack Obama 's request to train and equip Syrian rebels in a measure that both parties stressed doesn't authorize a U.S. ground war to defeat Islamic militants. In a 273-156 vote, the Republican-led chamber agreed to add the proposal to a must-pass bill to finance the government through Dec.
Sep 17, 2014

U.S. House Adopts Obama’s Request to Aid Syrian Rebels - bloom.bg/1qZw0CG

Sep 17, 2014

US House OKs training/equipping #Syria rebels; I'll be interested to see how they discern who the "good guys" are bloom.bg/1qZw0CG

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: BREAKING: In a 273-156 vote, the Republican-led House of Representatives agree to train and equip Syrian rebels: bloom.bg/1qZw0CG

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: BREAKING: In a 273-156 vote, the Republican-led House of Representatives agree to train and equip Syrian rebels: bloom.bg/1qZw0CG

Economy Reporter

careers.bloomberg.com — The Role: Bloomberg News is seeking an experienced reporter who will drive coverage of the Canadian government and economy out of our Ottawa office. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience covering Canadian policy at a major newspaper or news service.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @amayeda: Bloomberg's looking for a seasoned reporter to drive our government and economy coverage in Ottawa. Posting here: bit.ly/1qLl0dp

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BBGCanada: JOB ALERT: @BBGCanada is looking for a seasoned reporter to drive gov't and economy coverage in Ottawa bit.ly/1qLl0dp h/t @amayeda

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Fed Keeps ‘Considerable Time’ Pledge as Growth Is ‘Moderate’

bloomberg.com — The Federal Reserve said the economy is expanding at a moderate pace and inflation is below its goal while maintaining a commitment to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time" after asset purchases are completed. "Labor market conditions improved somewhat further" while "significant underutilization of labor resources" remains, the Federal Open Market Committee said today in a statement in Washington.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @JanetLorin: Fed keeps ‘considerable time’ pledge as growth ‘moderate’ bloom.bg/1Dktf4n

Sep 17, 2014

Fed keeps ‘considerable time’ pledge as growth ‘moderate’ bloom.bg/1Dktf4n

Sep 17, 2014

The Fed opts to keep 'considerable time' interest rate pledge bloom.bg/1Dktf4n via @JeffKearns

Sep 17, 2014

Fed to keep interest rates near zero fpr a ‘considerable time’ bloom.bg/1Dktf4n

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: FED: Yellen maintains commitment to low interest rates for a "considerable time": bloom.bg/1Dktf4n

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Is It Time for China to Scrap GDP Targets? Yes, Says S&P

bloomberg.com — As economists debate whether China can meet this year's gross domestic product growth goal of 7.5 percent, would it be better to ditch targeting altogether? Yes, according to Standard & Poor's Singapore-based economists Paul Gruenwald and Vincent Conti, who say that China's adherence to targeting is hurting financial stability.
Sep 18, 2014

Is It Time for China to Scrap GDP Targets? Yes, Says S&P bloom.bg/1ub39tX

Sep 18, 2014

Time for China to Scrap GDP Target, says S&P bloom.bg/1ub39tX via @BloombergNews China and everyone. GDP is a dumb measure of progress

Sep 17, 2014

Is It Time for China to Scrap GDP Targets? Yes, Says S&P - Bloomberg ift.tt/XHhrrW

Thai Junta Leader Questions Safety of Tourists Wearing Bikinis

bloomberg.com — Junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha said the slaying of two British backpackers on a resort island had hurt Thailand 's image, and also appeared to question the behavior of some of the millions who visit the nation each year.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @stanyee: Person currently running Thailand: "Will it be safe wearing a bikini, unless you are not beautiful?" bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…

Sep 17, 2014

RT @stanyee: Person currently running Thailand: "Will it be safe wearing a bikini, unless you are not beautiful?" bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…

Sep 17, 2014

Person currently running Thailand: "Will it be safe wearing a bikini, unless you are not beautiful?" bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…

Fed Decision Day Guide: Considerable Debate on Forward Guidance

bloomberg.com — Here's what to look for when the Federal Open Market Committee releases its policy statement and new economic projections at 2 p.m. today in Washington and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a press conference at 2:30 p.m. -- Still "considerable"? It's shaping up as a close call.
Sep 17, 2014

`Considerable time'? It's a coin flip of whether the FOMC rate pledge stays bloom.bg/1uFtanG

Sep 17, 2014

If Fed drops 'considerable time' language from the #FOMC statement, what exactly do you replace it with? bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…

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Macau Casino Stock Rout Draws Top Fund: Chart of the Day

bloomberg.com — The tumble in Macau casino shares that erased $74 billion of value in eight months has spurred Macquarie Investment Management's top-ranked stock picker to look for buying opportunities. The CHART OF THE DAY shows relative-strength indexes for Sands China Ltd. (1928), Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. (27) and Wynn Macau Ltd.
Sep 17, 2014

Macau Casino Stock Rout Draws Top Fund: Chart of the Day bloom.bg/1uIi0yH via @BloombergNews

Sep 17, 2014

Macau casinos' $74 billion stock plunge lures top-ranked fund: Chart of the Day bloom.bg/1uIi0yH pic.twitter.com/XwKnVTjAkG

NFL Sponsors Staying Mum on Abuse Crosses CEO Gender Line

bloomberg.com — The National Football League's handling of the Ray Rice domestic abuse case has provoked outrage among many women's groups and united them in calling for the resignation of Commissioner Roger Goodell. Another group of women has been mostly silent: The female chief executive officers of PepsiCo (PEP) Inc., General Motors Co.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: Activists push female CEOs of Pepsi, GM and Campbell Soup to speak out against NFL: bloom.bg/1uFtHWI pic.twitter.com/NDOD43SeVD

Sep 17, 2014

RT @MonicaHesse: I'd go with "human CEOs." MT @richarddeitsch Do female CEOs of NFL sponsors have a moral obligation to speak out? bloom.bg/1uFtHWI

Sep 17, 2014

I'd go with "human CEOs." MT @richarddeitsch Do female CEOs of NFL sponsors have a moral obligation to speak out? bloom.bg/1uFtHWI

Sep 17, 2014

Via @soshnick: Do female CEOs of NFL sponsors have a moral obligation to speak out? bloom.bg/1uFtHWI

Sep 17, 2014

NFL sponsors mum on Rice abuse as case crosses CEO gender line bloom.bg/1r8KLnh via @soshnick

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