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Monday, October 20, 2014

New York Times Business

DealBook: Regulator Tells Banks to Clean Up Bad Behavior or Face Downsizing

24 minutes ago
William Dudley, the president of the New York Fed, said bankers must push for change or “the inevitable conclusion will be reached that your firms are too big and complex to manage effectively.” by By PETER EAVIS

DealBook: Private Equity Titans Open Cloistered World to Smaller Investors

1 hour 20 minutes ago
Seeing individual investors as untapped sources of capital, private equity firms are seeking to attract checks in the tens of thousands of dollars rather than in the hundreds of millions. by By WILLIAM ALDEN

Briefing: Hasbro Outperforms Mattel as Barbie’s Struggles Continue

1 hour 34 minutes ago
Robust sales of Marvel and Transformers action figures in emerging markets drove a strong quarter for Hasbro, the second-largest toymaker in the United States. by By REUTERS

Frequent Flier: A Wayward Tablet Shares a Seat Pocket With a Guardian Angel

1 hour 47 minutes ago
A lost tablet finds its way back to its worried owner thanks to the founder of a pharmaceutical-naming agency and, maybe, some divine intervention. by By GARY MARTIN

Itineraries: Love Field Flight Limits End, and Passengers Cheer

2 hours ago
Because some identical or similar routes are now offered at Love and Dallas-Forth Worth International, travelers have a rare blessing: options. by By MIKE TIERNEY

Bits Blog: Amazon Strikes Deal With Simon & Schuster

2 hours 14 minutes ago
Amazon has reached a deal with Simon & Schuster, one of the Big Five publishers, while the retailer’s battle with another publisher, Hachette, grinds on. by By DAVID STREITFELD

On the Road: For Travel Pros, Ebola Fears Create Teaching Moments

2 hours 25 minutes ago
The effects in the business travel industry have been negligible so far, but concerns are growing. by By JOE SHARKEY

Jury Says Trinity Industries, a Highway Guardrail Maker, Defrauded U.S.

3 hours 40 minutes ago
The ruling in a whistle-blower case awarded $175 million, a sum that could be tripled, over malfunctioning systems that could slide through cars. by By DANIELLE IVORY and AARON M. KESSLER

IPhone 6 Propels Apple Profit to Record

3 hours 48 minutes ago
The sales of 39 million iPhones helped the company bring in $8.5 billion in profit in the last quarter. by By BRIAN X. CHEN

Bits Blog: Facebook Sues Lawyers for Pressing Dubious Ownership Case

5 hours 13 minutes ago
The company says the former lawyers for Paul Ceglia, who claimed that Mark Zuckerberg had given him a large stake in Facebook, continued to argue his case despite knowledge that his evidence was fabricated. by By VINDU GOEL

Gannett Reports Big Rise in Profit Fueled by TV Revenue

5 hours 27 minutes ago
The company said its net income in the third quarter grew 48.6 percent, year over year, aided by political advertising. by By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY

Federal Housing Finance Agency Unveils Plan to Loosen Mortgage Rules

5 hours 58 minutes ago
Since credit remains tight for many borrowers, a federal regulator is trying to ease rules to get the housing market back on track. by By DIONNE SEARCEY and PETER EAVIS

Tribeca Enterprises and Lionsgate to Team Up on Subscription Video

6 hours 29 minutes ago
The new service, which is expected to start by June, will emphasize a curated selection of films intended for an art house audience. by By BROOKS BARNES

Death Toll Rises to 29 in G.M. Switch Defect

6 hours 46 minutes ago
Two additional fatalities have been linked to defective ignition switches, bringing the total of claims eligible for compensation so far to 56. by By HILARY STOUT

Defect in Takata Air Bags Prompts Urgent Warning to Drivers

7 hours 3 minutes ago
The unusual action indicates a heightened concern among regulators over the air bags, which are linked to at least two deaths in the United States. by By CHRISTOPHER JENSEN

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