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Why summer Fridays are good for business

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  • Ukraine, Scotland dent German investor optimism

    Ukraine, Scotland dent German investor optimism

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:21:27 GMT
    A key survey of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row as the crisis in Ukraine, economic stagnation in Europe and the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland weighed on...
    A key measure of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row, dragged down by worries over the crisis in Ukraine, economic stagnation in Europe and the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland.
  • Allergan agrees to move forward with meeting

    Allergan agrees to move forward with meeting

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:21:26 GMT
    Allergan and Pershing Square are agreeing on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board.
    Allergan and Pershing Square have agreed on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board.
  • Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

    Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:12:11 GMT
    When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation.
    Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.
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