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Scandal-Embroiled OSI's History Of Alleged Labor Violations
By International Business Times - Jul 30, 2014

By Connor Adams Sheets - The American meat processing conglomerate at the center of a food safety scandal in Asia that led to recalls of products sold by McDonald's and KFC has for years confronted ...

Carlyle's second-quarter earnings double
By Reuters - Jul 30, 2014

By Greg Roumeliotis NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP (O:CG) said on Wednesday its second-quarter earnings doubled from a year earlier as one of its European buyout funds started paying ...

Protecting Wall Street Against Transparency
By International Business Times - Jul 30, 2014

By David Sirota - Like many states, Rhode Island has been placing growing slices of its pension funds into higher-risk investments, entrusting the money to Wall Street financial managers who capture ...

Fast-Food Workers Celebrate McDonald’s Ruling
By International Business Times - Jul 30, 2014

By Kathleen Caulderwood - After months of protests from fast-food workers around the United States, the world’s largest hamburger chain may soon face investigations about its labor practices, which ...

Thomson Reuters reports rise in revenue, profit
By Reuters - Jul 30, 2014

(Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp (N:TRI) (TO:TRI) reported on Wednesday a 1 percent rise in revenue on growth in its Legal and Tax & Accounting divisions. The news and information company said ...

Euro touches eight-month low, European shares fall
By Reuters - Jul 30, 2014

By Emelia Sithole-Matarise LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit an eight-month trough against the dollar on Wednesday and German bond yields were at record lows ahead of inflation data expected to boost ...

Barclays profits fall as investment bank income sags
By Reuters - Jul 30, 2014

By Steve Slater and Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays Plc (L:BARC) said its underlying profits fell 8 percent in the second quarter as the British bank's attempts to crack down on ...