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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Fox Business

Outlook for drilling dim amid low oil prices; Wyoming working rig count lowest since 1999

Yesterday
Drilling for oil and gas in Wyoming has sunk to the lowest rate since 1999 amid oil prices that are too low for petroleum companies to invest in new exploration.

Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay grandmother who won $41M bonus in slot machine error

Yesterday
When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big.

Lawmakers pass bill that would make Hawaii first state to raise legal smoking age to 21

Yesterday
A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.

North Dakota approves new oil tax framework: Bill lowers taxes, abolishes price triggers

Yesterday
With oil prices sinking enough that drillers may soon see a more favorable tax rate, North Dakota lawmakers approved a new framework Friday that cuts the price-triggered exemption in exchange for a lower tax rate.

Germany's Deutsche Bank changes tack on Postbank unit as part of new strategy

Yesterday
Germany's Deutsche Bank AG says it plans to "deconsolidate" its Postbank retail banking unit, in which it has held a majority since 2010.

End of Comcast's takeover attempt of TWC; many moving parts in the cable industry remain

Yesterday
The Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal is off, but that doesn't mean that there aren't collisions ahead in the cable universe.

Marvell Technology says PC and storage weakness hurt its 1st-quarter revenue, and shares slide

Yesterday
Chipmaker Marvell Technology slashed its revenue forecasts Friday, saying weak results from the PC and storage markets and reduced demand from emerging markets are hurting its business.

Wolf's tax plan will tap money from all income levels, independent analysis says

Yesterday
Gov. Tom Wolf's sprawling package of tax changes he is seeking may not necessarily spare lower-income households, as his administration contends, the Legislature's fiscal analysis arm said this week.

Investigation by newspaper and TV station shows Ohio's background check system is unreliable

Yesterday
Ohio's computerized background check system has been flawed and unreliable for years, often failing to provide accurate information about convicted felons, according to an investigation by The Columbus Dispatch and WBNS-TV.

Midwest producers of pheasants for hunting are anxious as bird flu spreads in domestic poultry

Yesterday
Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention measures in an effort to shield their multi-billion-dollar industry from the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak sweeping the region's poultry producers.

Comcast lost with its $45 billion bet on Time Warner Cable. So who won?

Yesterday
In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging.

Korean firm lost $375K for fake Pharrell show scam by man who also scammed women online

Yesterday
The FBI in Pittsburgh says a man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by pretending to work for a Japanese talent agency on behalf of musician Pharrell Williams.

NASCAR Puts Comcast in the Driver’s Seat

Yesterday
Comcast’s Xfinity & NASCAR want to reward loyal fans while also bringing in new ones.  by Robert Gray

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Friday

Yesterday
Stocks advanced slightly Friday as investors cheered the quarterly results of three large technology companies: Google, Microsoft and Amazon.

American delays delivery of Boeing 787; United opts to switch 787 order to different planes

Yesterday
American Airlines Group Inc. says it will delay delivery of five Boeing 787 jets in response to slower growth in international travel demand.

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