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Oliver Says Canada ’Very Close’ to Eliminating Budget Gap

bloomberg.com — Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said his government is getting "very close" to eliminating its deficit and is preparing to give a budget update that will stress fiscal prudence. The budget update will send the message that Canada is "in good shape, relatively," Oliver said at the Bloomberg Canadian Fixed Income conference in New York today, adding the update usually comes in late October or early November.

Mexico President Says He’s Against Legal Marijuana Sales

bloomberg.com — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said that he's against the legalization of marijuana as Latin American leaders debate drug policies, saying it would open the door to increased harm from narcotics. The Western hemisphere needs a broad debate regarding the legality of marijuana, Pena Nieto said in a television interview at Bloomberg's headquarters in New York.

Tiger Woods to Test New Nike Irons After Back Rehabilitation

bloomberg.com — Tiger Woods will test out a new set of golf clubs as well as his ailing back as he targets a return to competitive golf in December. "I still need to do a little more testing," Woods said during an interview with Bloomberg Television yesterday at New Jersey's Liberty National Golf Club.

HBO said to be valued at $20 billion as Fox seeks Netflix killer

northjersey.com — Offer rejected for deal insiders say is focused on HBO programs, streaming service Rupert Murdoch wants HBO so badly, he's willing to buy all of Time Warner Inc. to get it. HBO is one of the main reasons, along with rights to sports programming and international content distribution, that Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc.

CNN Said Valued at Up to $8 Billion by Fox in Time Warner Deal

bloomberg.com — CNN, the pioneer of 24-hour network news, could fetch as much as $8 billion should it be sold following a tie-up of parent Time Warner Inc. (TWX) and 21st Century Fox Inc. (FOXA), according to people familiar with the matter.

HBO Said Valued at $20 Billion by Fox Seeking Netflix Killer

finance.yahoo.com — Rupert Murdoch wants HBO so badly, he's willing to buy all of Time Warner Inc. to get it. HBO is one of the main reasons, along with rights to sports programming and international content distribution, that Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) offered $85 a share for Time Warner, said a person familiar with the matter.

HBO Said Valued at $20 Billion by Fox Seeking Netflix Killer

bloomberg.com — Rupert Murdoch wants HBO so badly, he's willing to buy all of Time Warner (TWX) Inc. to get it. HBO is one of the main reasons, along with rights to sports programming and international content distribution, that Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) offered $85 a share for Time Warner, said a person familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Analyst Hintz Leaves Bernstein to Teach

bloomberg.com — Brad Hintz, a Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. analyst who covered investment banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for more than a decade, is leaving Wall Street to become a professor at New York University. Hintz, 64, said he will help teach a course on managing financial institutions at the Stern School of Business.

Schwab Sees ‘Fight’ to Keep Davos Man’s Money From Tainting WEF

bloomberg.com — World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab said he's in a "constant fight" to keep corporate interests from commandeering the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, even as his organization collects about $200 million from sponsors such as Citigroup Inc., Google Inc. and Accenture Plc.

Quandt Family Buys Entrust in Shift From Card Swipes to Online

bloomberg.com — The billionaire Quandt family's Datacard Group agreed to buy Entrust Inc., a maker of identity management and authentication software, to meet increased demand for security as more business goes digital. Datacard, a plastic-card printing supplier based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, is paying $500 million in cash for Entrust, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter who asked not to be identified because the terms are private.
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Oct 23, 2014

The man behind the mother of all commodity bubbles, Nelson Bunker Hunt, remembered in this terrific obit by @bobivry mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-2…

Oct 22, 2014

@michaelfertik America, sadly, knows tragedy all too well. For Canada this is a shock beyond description.

Oct 22, 2014

RT @sladurantaye: Updated: List of reporters, witnesses, citizens, police and military tweeting from downtown #ottawa. twitter.com/sladurantaye/l…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @MattCampbel: Shocking video of many, many gunshots being fired in Canadian Parliament from @joshwingrove youtu.be/XrGqoISd-do

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