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LONDON - Drug trafficking and prostitution contributed £8.5 billion (10.9 billion euros, $13.8 billion) to the British economy last year, Britain's Office for National Statistics said on Tuesday....
The drug and device industry, as well as doctors, say the website’s technical problems and date inaccuracies limit its value to patients....
Among this year’s class of first-year bankers, known on Wall Street as analysts, 77.5 percent are men, a report by the recruiting start-up Vettery found....
NEW YORK - US consumer confidence fell in September to its lowest level since May on concerns over the job market and economic growth, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday....

Companies/Leaders

Celgene Corporation  (NASDAQ: CELG ) has been correcting a bit over the last week along with the rest of the market....
Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN ) stock continues to impress the technical crowd, even in its current pullback phase....
Monday's economic data was mixed, leaving market participants focused on the key unemployment report coming Friday. Income And Spending Up Personal income and spending both rose in August. Personal income rose 0.3...
Three Greater Cincinnati-based companies plan to add more than 100 new jobs after the state approved tax incentives Monday. Messer Construction, Stacker Media and BSI Engineering are expected to create 102 new jobs and...

Earnings

Milan (AFP) - Troubled Italian fashion giant Prada stonewalled questions over its tax affairs Monday after it emerged that its top two executives are being investigated for allegedly not disclosing many millions in...
Yet based on Eikon forecasts for the current financial year, DreamWorks Animation's net loss would be less than 0.1 percent of SoftBank's earnings . SoftBank's boss, Masayoshi Son, is a proven deal maker –...
"We said at the start of the financial year that the issues facing the energy sector are very challenging, and that has proved to be the case. Energy is a long-term business, however, and we are confident that...
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Capitec Bank Holdings' first-half earnings rose by an expected 21 percent after the South African mass-market lender attracted more customers and booked higher transaction income. Diluted...

Economy

The social mobility of black Americans has suffered collateral damage from the “War on Drugs.” Being convicted of a crime has devastating effects on the employment prospects and incomes of ex-felons and...
eBay is splitting off its fastest-growing segment, PayPal, the e-commerce company said today. Investors applauded the news, sending eBay's shares up nearly 7% in morning trading. The move comes after months of pressure...
Editor's Note: The following commentary originally appeared on the Financial Times website, and is based on data by the authors presented in the Financial Times' China Currency Tracker interactive feature. View the China...
Abstract This paper re-examines government debt management policy in light of the U.S. experience with extraordinary fiscal and monetary policies since 2008. We first document that the Treasury’s decision to...

Finance

Abstract This paper re-examines government debt management policy in light of the U.S. experience with extraordinary fiscal and monetary policies since 2008. We first document that the Treasury’s decision to...
Event Information September 30, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM EDT The Brookings Institution Falk Auditorium 1775 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event...
Brookings Institution Press 2014 160pp. The recession of 2007–09 was the most severe downturn in U.S. economic performance since the Great Depression. Such a huge problem triggered a huge response. The American...
One of the three oil giants will roll back back prices of three fuel products effective Tuesday....

Marketplace

The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether Internet providers should be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster....
Next version of Windows software could be crucial for Microsoft's future...
Bagel purveyor Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. said on Monday that it is being sold to JAB Holding Co., majority owner of coffee companies that include Peet’s Coffee & Tea and Caribou Coffee, for $374 million....
The Forbes 400 is out, and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is Number 50 on the list of America's richest people. His net worth is listed by Forbes as $9.2 billion, a far cry from Number One, Microsoft c0-founder Bill Gates...

Personal Finance

Source: Thinkstock House prices have been climbing higher for more than two years without pause. Record low interest rates and constrained inventory levels provided a lift to the housing market that continues to free...
The economic impact of a sabotaged radar center near Chicago that struck at the heart of the nation's air transportation grid will easily soar into tens of millions of dollars and perhaps hundreds of millions, experts...
The process of taking a minute to notice our feelings can help shape our actions for the better, a financial planner suggests....
Source: Thinkstock Everyone has something that torments them. You know, that thing that keeps you up at night — worrying, analyzing, and thinking about what you could have done differently. For some people,...

Stock Markets

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Tuesday, pulling back from the gain indicated by futures, as the dollar rose and weighed on multinational names. Major indexes are on track for...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices rose in July on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday. The S&P/Case Shiller composite index of 20...
Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance-Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain's beleaguered stock climbed after it posted...
Global stocks turned higher on Tuesday, recovering from recent losses, though investors were monitoring protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, as a potential risk to stability in Asian trading. KEEPING SCORE:...