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Iceland lifts capital controls as crisis eases

October 31st, 2009

<p>AFP – REYKJAVIK (AFP) – Iceland's central bank said on Saturday it would begin progressively lifting capital controls put in place a year ago after the global financial crisis toppled the country's banking system.</p><br clear=all>

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India government to import rice: report

October 31st, 2009

<p>AFP – NEW DELHI (AFP) – India's government plans to import 30,000 tonnes of rice to offset an expected production shortfall following the worst monsoon in nearly four decades, a report said Saturday.</p><br clear=all>

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Iran says EU firms in talks to bring its gas to Nabucco

October 31st, 2009

<p>AFP – TEHRAN (AFP) – An Iranian official said on Saturday that European firms are in talks for Iran to join the EU's flagship Nabucco gas pipeline project, which aims to reduce the bloc's reliance on Russia, Mehr news agency reported.</p><br clear=all>

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Madoff to SEC watchdog: Agency held me in awe

October 31st, 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernard Madoff believed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission employees were too dazzled by his stature on Wall Street to properly probe his operations and uncover his massive fraud, documents released on Friday showed.&lt;div&gt;<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?a=pjmigyKRU_8:nJROU5JV1zM:yIl2AUoC8zA&quot;&gt;&lt;img src=&quot;http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA&quot; border=&quot;0&quot;&gt;&lt;/img&gt;&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=&quot;http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?a=pjmigyKRU_8:nJROU5JV1zM:V_sGLiPBpWU&quot;&gt;&lt;img src=&quot;http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?i=pjmigyKRU_8:nJROU5JV1zM:V_sGLiPBpWU&quot; border=&quot;0&quot;&gt;&lt;/img&gt;&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=&quot;http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews%3

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U.S. sees 10 million more H1N1 vaccine doses next week

October 31st, 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five drug companies are now increasing production of the vaccine for the H1N1 swine flu, and 10 million more doses are expected next week, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said on Saturday.&lt;div&gt;<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?a=ABePkaKusAI:tLWV2OVcI7A:yIl2AUoC8zA&quot;&gt;&lt;img src=&quot;http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA&quot; border=&quot;0&quot;&gt;&lt;/img&gt;&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=&quot;http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?a=ABePkaKusAI:tLWV2OVcI7A:V_sGLiPBpWU&quot;&gt;&lt;img src=&quot;http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?i=ABePkaKusAI:tLWV2OVcI7A:V_sGLiPBpWU&quot; border=&quot;0&quot;&gt;&lt;/img&gt;&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=&quot;http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/Reuters/domesticNews?a

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UBS AG Lists the UBS E-TRACS Dow Jones-UBS Commodity <br>Index Total Return ETN on NYSE Arca

October 31st, 2009

Wealth Matters: Big Investors Grow Wary of Hedge Funds and Private Equity

October 31st, 2009

&lt;p&gt;The rich have become cautious about putting money into alternative investments, after promises of high returns came up empty.&lt;/p&gt;<br>&lt;p&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=b6241c7a74df379e85c6146cc0eefbe3&amp;amp;p=1&quot;&gt;&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; style=&quot;0;&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; src=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/img.phdo?s=b6241c7a74df379e85c6146cc0eefbe3&amp;amp;p=1&quot; /&gt;&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br>&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; height=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;0&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; style=&quot;none&quot; src=&quot;http://a.rfihub.com/eus.gif?eui=2218&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt;

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Patient Money: Now Is the Time to Weigh Medicare Options

October 31st, 2009

&lt;p&gt;Before the year ends, people have to decide whether to choose a new plan in the program or to change nothing at all.&lt;/p&gt;<br>&lt;p&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=4e3932490c688afe8627eaecb9b2b27e&amp;amp;p=1&quot;&gt;&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; style=&quot;0;&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; src=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/img.phdo?s=4e3932490c688afe8627eaecb9b2b27e&amp;amp;p=1&quot; /&gt;&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br>&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; height=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;0&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; style=&quot;none&quot; src=&quot;http://a.rfihub.com/eus.gif?eui=2218&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt;

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U.S. Economy Began to Grow Again in 3rd Quarter

October 31st, 2009

&lt;p&gt;Output of goods and services grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate, but it will be months before job-seekers feel a change.&lt;/p&gt;<br>&lt;p&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=64291f1438bae99145a568846f339df5&amp;amp;p=1&quot;&gt;&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; style=&quot;0;&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; src=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/img.phdo?s=64291f1438bae99145a568846f339df5&amp;amp;p=1&quot; /&gt;&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br>&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; height=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;0&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; style=&quot;none&quot; src=&quot;http://a.rfihub.com/eus.gif?eui=2218&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt;

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Prescriptions: The Family That Pays Together

October 31st, 2009

&lt;p&gt;Provisions pending in the House and Senate health care bills would permit children to remain on their parents’ insurance policies well into their 20’s.&lt;/p&gt;<br>&lt;p&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=fb18ee6da80d9baf2f1ff3fcd6f0dc2a&amp;amp;p=1&quot;&gt;&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; style=&quot;0;&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; src=&quot;http://ads.pheedo.com/img.phdo?s=fb18ee6da80d9baf2f1ff3fcd6f0dc2a&amp;amp;p=1&quot; /&gt;&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br>&lt;img alt=&quot;&quot; height=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;0&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; style=&quot;none&quot; src=&quot;http://a.rfihub.com/eus.gif?eui=2218&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt;

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