Archive for December 15th, 2011

A Word From Our Sponsor On The Importance Of Contractors Insurance And Surety Bonds

December 15, 2011
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If you are a contractor you know you have to work with clients, subcontractors, and employees. With all of the people who you have to regularly work with, whether in an office setting or on a construction site, you should make sure you and the people you work with can depend on a good...
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A Word From Our Sponsor On How To Get More Insurance Leads

December 15, 2011
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For any company to succeed there has to be new customers and people getting their services. Insurance leads are a good way to get more people calling you and using your insurance. The way you go about getting the leads you need can mean a profit or a loss. Here are just a few...
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Samsung’s anti-fanboy ads are killing Apple’s iPhone 4S buzz (Digital Trends)

December 15, 2011
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Samsung’s anti-fanboy ads are killing Apple’s iPhone 4S buzz 
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 15: Grand Theft Auto 3, Sonic CD, Snoticles, Breakout: Boost (Appolicious)

December 15, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 15: Grand Theft Auto 3, Sonic CD, Snoticles, Breakout: Boost 
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It’s a day of big-time video game releases in the iTunes App Store. Grand Theft Auto 3, one of the most controversial (and extremely fun) games ever created, just landed this week for the incredibly low price of $5. It leads this week’s gaming selection, followed closely by an iOS version of Sonic CD,...
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FedEx earns, drop in claims push stocks higher (AP)

December 15, 2011
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NEW YORK – Strong earnings from FedEx and a sharp drop in claims for unemployment benefits sent stocks higher in early trading Thursday.
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Wall Street rises on stronger data (Reuters)

December 15, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose early Thursday as stronger labor market and manufacturing data lifted sentiment after three days of losses, while higher quarterly profit from FedEx also boosted equities.
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Barbara Walters Names Steve Jobs Most Fascinating Person of 2011var NREUMQ=NREUMQ||[];NREUMQ.push(["mark","firstbyte",new Date().getTime()]); (Mashable)

December 15, 2011
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“It’s hard to imagine there ever being anyone quite like him again,” said Barbara Walters as she named Steve Jobs the most fascinating person of 2011. It was the first time she’s ever given such an honor to a person who is not alive. Here’s the entire list:
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Little Inflatable Bag Brings Affordable Light to Disaster Reliefvar NREUMQ=NREUMQ||[];NREUMQ.push(["mark","firstbyte",new Date().getTime()]); (Mashable)

December 15, 2011
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After the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Columbia University architecture students Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta got an assignment to create something that might be helpful in aiding the stricken country. They tore up inflatable toys, melted plastic and experimented with solar power. What they came up with was not an emergency structure,...
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SEC looking to appeal blocked Citigroup settlement: report (Reuters)

December 15, 2011
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(Reuters) – Enforcement staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission may request the commissioners leading the agency that they appeal last month’s rejection by a U.S. district judge of a proposed $285 million settlement with Citigroup, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Jeweler Cheng paves way for gold in China (Reuters)

December 15, 2011
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – For tycoon Cheng Yu-Tung, 86, listing his jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook, the world’s largest, on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange paves the way for his younger generation to strengthen its position in China’s glittering market.
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