Financial news on September 06, 2014

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Celebrity Guest Blogger Matt Bai: All-Encompassing

The political columnist, author and guest blogger Matt Bai, like all of us, has an Achilles heel when it comes to solving. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Corner Closet Opens Up a Bit Wider

James B Stewart Common Sense column notes that Trevor Burgess of Florida bank C1 Financial and Jason Grenfell-Gardner of drug maker IGI Laboratories are the only openly gay chief executives of publicly traded American corporations; holds that they represent generation that does not feel compelled to hide sexual orientation in the workplace. Read more..

By JAMES B. STEWART - The New York Times

Dividend Search Drives Up Utilities and S.&P. 500

Stock market gets a lift from cease-fire deal between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists; investors turn to income-paying utility stocks after disappointing August 2014 jobs report, helping push Standard & Poor's 500-stock index to another nominal high. Read more..


Documents to Share

Some documents that advisers suggest family members make available to each other. Read more..

By ALINA TUGEND - The New York Times

Job Growth Is Sluggish, Raising Fear of Malaise

Labor Dept reports that job growth slowed in August 2014 and overall unemployment rate dropped just slightly to 6.1 percent, raising concerns that United States economy may be sputtering. Read more..

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ - The New York Times

Just 13, and Working Risky 12-Hour Shifts in the Tobacco Fields

Public health experts say hundreds of children under 16 continue to work in America’s tobacco fields, where they are exposed to harmful chemicals like nicotine. Read more..


T-Mobile Accuses Huawei of Theft From Laboratory

T-Mobile files lawsuit against Huawei Technologies, accusing Chinese smartphone maker of stealing technology from T-Mobile's headquarters. Read more..

By HIROKO TABUCHI - The New York Times

Weekend Auto Calendar: Mazda Celebrates 25 Years of Miata

Mazda shows off it’s all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata at an enthusiast meet; Nascar holds last race before the Chase for the Championship. Read more..

By BENJAMIN PRESTON - The New York Times

Wheelies: The Volvos Away! Edition

Volvo sells out of its First Edition 2015 XC90 crossovers in 47 hours; Ford recalls 192,000 vehicles in China for fuel system defect. Read more..

By BENJAMIN PRESTON - The New York Times

Where Prices Don’t Want to Rise

Floyd Norris Off The Charts column holds that a big part of Europe's inflation problem and economic malaise is that consumer prices and labor costs among Germany and other eurozone countries are out of balance. Read more..

By FLOYD NORRIS - The New York Times

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