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John Nichols: Avoid sequester cuts by taxing Wall Street

| February 26, 2013

Sequestration threatens to cut vital public services and undermines the economy in order to achieve budget priorities that benefit Wall Street while damaging Main Street. And, of course, sequestration asks nothing of Wall Street. That’s austerity, just as it has been practiced in Europe

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Wall Street ends slightly down, S&P positive for 7th week

| February 19, 2013

NEW YORK: The S&P 500 dipped in a late decline on Friday as Wal-Mart dropped following a report of a weak start to February sales, though the index just barely extended its streak of weekly gains to seven. Equities were little changed for much of the session, with investors finding few reasons to make big bets following an extended rally on Wall Street, but stocks turned lower in afternoon action. Wal-Mart Stores Inc dropped 2.1 percent to $69.30 after Bloomberg News reported a weak start to February sales, citing internal company e-mails

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Western Wind Energy Corp. (WNDEF: OTC Link) | Jeff Ciachurski, CEO of Western Wind Energy, responds to Tom Konrad’s letter

| February 18, 2013

TSX.V Symbol: “WND” OTCQX Symbol: “WNDEF” Issued and Outstanding: 70,656,722 VANCOUVER, Feb. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Jeff Ciachurski wishes to personally respond to Tom Konrad’s promotional news article dated February 13, 2013. There was a series of phone calls between Jeff Ciachurski, CEO of Western Wind Energy and Tom Konrad, a contributing writer to Forbes

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Superdirectories Inc. (SDIR: OTC Link) | www.Superdirectories.com Anticipating One-Billion Page views in 2013, following the footsteps of companies…

| January 30, 2013

MERRILL, N.Y., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/— Super Directories, Inc.—- (SDIR) announced that www.superdirectories.com achieved just over 170,400,000 page views in 2012

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Wall Street set for rally in wake of fiscal pact

| January 2, 2013

NEW YORK –

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LSE to Give Google Real-Time Stock Data

| February 21, 2012

The London Stock Exchange Group is to provide real-time market data to Google, bolstering the search-engine’s Google Finance offering with free access to London prices previously only available with a delay. The move, aimed at retail investors, demonstrates the growing power of the internet to deliver data available to subscribers of specialist services such as those provided by Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg LP.

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Can the stock market pick the next president?

| February 19, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — The number has been repeated so often by presidential prognosticators that it’s an article of faith: No president has been re-elected since World War II with an unemployment rate higher than 7.2 percent. But the stock market turns out to be a pretty good predictor, too. The Dow Jones industrial average has soared 62 percent since President Barack Obama took the oath of office during some of the darkest days of the Great Recession.

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Google+ iOS update brings instant upload for photo and video (Appolicious)

| February 17, 2012

Google updated its iOS app to add a new search tool and some minor tweaks, but the big news is the introduction of a service Android users already love: instant upload. If there’s one thing almost all smartphone users have in common, it’s that we use the camera and our social networks to share snaps and video. Doing so on Google+ is now a lot easier for iPhone users

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Review: 3 online services that track your spending (AP)

| February 16, 2012

NEW YORK – My approach to tracking my spending has traditionally been to wait for credit card bills to come, then (hopefully) pay them off.

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Get a taste of Apple’s new Mountain Lion OS by downloading Messages now (Yahoo! News)

| February 16, 2012

Mac users can get an iPad experience on their desktop or laptop computers Ready for an iPad-inspired experience on your Mac? You don’t need to wait for

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