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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Business

Judge Approves $450 Million Settlement in Apple E-Book Case

Yesterday - New York Times Business
A deal in the antitrust case would give consumers $400 million in cash and e-book credits, and lawyers $50.million. But an appeal is still pending by By BRIAN X. CHEN and NICOLE PERLROTH

Google Breakup Call Under Consideration By European Parliament: Report

Yesterday - Fox Business
European elected officials are preparing to call for a breakup of Google Inc. , according to a published report Friday

Carl Djerassi: father of the contraceptive pill

Yesterday - Financial Times
The chemist-turned-author talks about the lack of research in other areas of birth control and why he believes egg freezing is the future

US citizenship returns to tax Boris

Yesterday - Financial Times
Dual-national London mayor caught by reach of IRS

Oil producers can’t kick drilling habit

Yesterday - Financial Times
It is not enough to find the cash to bail out the feckless exploration addicts, warns John Dizard

Congressional officials: Federal investigators may have recovered missing IRS emails

Yesterday - Fox Business
Lawmakers and congressional aides say federal investigators have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over Internal Revenue Service treatment of tea party groups

U.S. Won't Change Fannie and Freddie Control Without Legislation

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
A Treasury Department spokesman said the Obama administration wouldn’t consider ending government control of mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac without legislation

European Critics Envision Google's 'Unbundling'

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition chief to proceed forcefully

Rail chief apologises for ‘lousy’ service

Yesterday - Financial Times
Freight investment ‘will slow’ if regulators tighten rules to curb returns

Homebuilders companies shares up at the close of trading

Yesterday - Fox Business
Shares of some top homebuilders companies were up at the close of trading: DR Horton rose $.19 or .8 percent, to $25.49

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