Fight Over Minimum Wage Illustrates Web of Industry Ties (nytimes.com)
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 01:49:23 GMT – The Employment Policies Institute, an economic research center that has warned of increasing the minimum wage, is run by a public relations firm that represents the restaurant industry.
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:00:40 EDT – Wine in anything but a glass bottle used to get a bad rap. But times are changing.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:30:31 GMT – BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Euro zone inflation slowed further in September on falling prices of unprocessed food and energy, a first estimate showed on Tuesday, sending the euro lower against the dollar on expectations of further European Central Bank policy easing.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:58:09 GMT – BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s vast factory sector showed signs of steadying in September as export orders climbed, a private survey showed on Tuesday, easing fears of a hard landing but pointing to a still-sluggish economy facing considerable risks.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:43:46 GMT – (Reuters) – EBay Inc said it would spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments business, into a publicly traded company in the second half of 2015, marking an about-face for the company.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:47:55 GMT – NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of eBay Inc jumped in premarket trading on Tuesday, moving on the heaviest volume of any premarket stock after it said it would spin off its PayPal division into a publicly traded company.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:13:14 GMT – FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa pilots threatened further strike action on Tuesday as they began a 15 hour walkout at Frankfurt airport in a row with management over retirement benefits that stretches back two years.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:15:00 GMT – Global investor sentiment is diverging, with Europeans, including the UK, remaining bullish
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:50:12 GMT – Inflation declined to 0.3 percent to 0.4 percent in September, according to a preliminary estimate, and unemployment in August remained at 11.5 percent.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:00:14 GMT – The move, which Carl C. Icahn had called for, will cleave eBay almost in half, separating it from PayPal, which it acquired 12 years ago and now generates almost half eBay’s revenue.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:35:38 GMT – LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Britain’s economy is bigger than previously estimated and stood at 2.7 percent above its pre-crisis peak at end of the second quarter, according to new official figures on…