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Justin Elliott (ProPublica) 14 June 2012
Broadcasters file a petition with the FCC to water down a new political ad disclosure rule A group of broadcasters are formally asking the Federal Communications Commission to soften a new rule requiring TV stations to put political ad data on the Internet. Washington attorneys for...

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Cora Currier (ProPublica) 14 June 2012
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, testified about the bank's recent losses. He should be familiar with the committee. Lots of his employees worked for it   This morning, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase, faced a Senate hearing over more than $2 billion in bank losses caused by...

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Harsh Desai 14 June 2012
The slowing down in Eurozone has global implications for American companies and this is likely to further affect the American economy which will directly have impact on the chances President Obama’s re-election Spain became the fourth European country to get a bailout last weekend and...

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Harsh Desai 06 June 2012
Scott Walker will learn that there is a heavy price for union busting. If it can be done in progressive Wisconsin today can it be done across American tomorrow? It is just June yet, but I am sure it feels like November in Wisconsin, the picturesque Midwestern state where governor Scott...

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Harsh Desai 23 May 2012
The Republicans claim that Mitt Romney created more jobs during his governorship in Massachusetts than Obama has done in all of the US during his presidency. Romney realizes that unemployment is President Obama’s Achilles heel. Question is can Obama do an FDR? Saying “It’s  still about...

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Harsh Desai 16 May 2012
The president’s endorsement of gay marriage was a leap of faith but also had an eye on opinion polls. It actually may be Obama’s insurance policy if the economy tanks It looked as if it was well choreographed. First President Obama’s education secretary Arne Duncan said that he supported...

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Harsh Desai 09 May 2012
Early in his presidency Obama realized that the Muslim world would constitute the most important foreign policy challenge for the administration. It will be up to Romney to come out with an alternative vision to his advantage Within just a few weeks what was looking as a really...

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Soon, day-traders experiencing random emotional fluctuations will be alerted on rising stress levels by a device called the ‘Rationaliser’. Most investors are prone to jump at even the slightest signs of a dip in the stock market. Emotions regularly cloud their judgement, causing investors to...

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Has the social mood has changed to what prevailed in the 1970s? A majority of US workers does not think their bosses are honest, found a survey conducted by Harris Interactive for the Zurich-based Adecco Group, a human resources and placement company. Harris interviewed a nationwide sample of...

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Incessant rains and hailstorms in Nashik —the wine capital of India—and other parts of Maharashtra last week has sent over 40 wineries in Maharashtra scrambling for cover. The crops sowed in over 3,000 hectares of land in the region have been completely destroyed in the recent torrential...

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India’s leading television broadcaster Multi Screen Media Private Limited (MSMP), —erstwhile Sony Entertainment Television—has entered into an exclusive agreement with Yash Raj Films (YRF) to produce a mix of fiction and non-fiction serials which will be exclusive for the channel.   According...

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  UTV’s latest movie Main Aur Mrs Khanna could only pull 50% of the crowd to the theaters but its previous movie Wake Up Sid, a Ranbir Kapoor starter, which was released in theatres on 2nd October is still able to pull in 85% occupancy. PVR’s first weekend collection for the movie was about...

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BK Modi, one of India’s affluent businessmen and known for his eccentric business strategies has confirmed to Moneylife that he is investing $200 million to acquire two pristine Islands—Batam and Bintan near Singapore.   A suave Mr Modi said, “It is true that I am acquiring two Indonesian...

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