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  • Vollwerth's Legacy - 100 years and 4 generations
  • Estate Planning for Small Business Owners
  • Expansions at Upper hand Brewery and Systems Control
  • The U.P. Prosperity Awards

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Asia stocks outside China rise as traders await U.S. jobs data
Markets in Asia outside China advanced on Friday ahead of the critical monthly U.S. jobs report.

Cramer's silver lining for this volatile market
Mad Money host Him Cramer shares a list of what's going right in the market.

Greece's Tsipras digs in against bailout
A defiant Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged Greeks on Wednesday to reject an international bailout deal, wrecking any prospect of repairing broken relations with EU partners before a referendum on Sunday that may decide Greece's future in Europe.

PayPal to buy digital money transfer provider Xoom
By Mari Saito SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - PayPal Inc said it would buy digital money transfer provider Xoom Corp for $890 million as it muscles into a growing international remittance market and expand in countries like Mexico, India and China ahead of a spinoff from eBay Inc . The offer price of $25 per share in cash represents a premium of about 21 percent to Xoom's Wednesday closing price of $20.70. Xoom shares surged on the announcement and were trading around the offer price in extended trading.

Hillary Clinton raises record $45 million in first quarter of campaign
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign raised at least $45 million during its first quarter, her campaign told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Clinton's haul from her campaign's launch in mid-April through June 30 is a record for primary money raised in a candidate's first quarter. President Barack Obama held the previous record for a campaign's first quarter, raising $41.9 million after launching his re-election bid.

Macy's dumps Trump clothing line in response to comments
Macy's is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul's remarks about Mexican immigrants continues. Companies have been cutting ties with Trump ...

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hike pay for their CEOs
U.S. government-controlled mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Wednesday disclosed huge pay raises for their chief executive officers, part of a plan sanctioned by their regulator to attract and retain talent. Fannie Mae CEO Timothy Mayopoulos and his counterpart at Freddie Mac, Donald Layton, will each now earn $4 million a year, up from previous annual salaries of $600,000. The Federal Housing Finance Agency, an independent regulator, slashed executive pay at the two companies in 2012.

Saudi Prince Alwaleed pledges $32 bn fortune to charity
Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Wednesday promised his entire $32 billion (28.8 billion euro) fortune to charitable projects in coming years, in one of the biggest ever such pledges. The pledge is "maybe... the first such big announcement" of its kind in the region, and is modelled on a charity established by Microsoft founder Bill Gates in the United States, the prince told reporters. Alwaleed said he would head a board of trustees tasked with spending the funds, which would still be used after his death "for humanitarian projects and initiatives".

Gross gets co-manager as Janus acquires firm of Pimco alum
Bill Gross, who has been running the $1.5 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund since leaving Pacific Investment Management Co. last year, is getting a co-manager. Janus Capital Group Inc. on Wednesday said that Kumar Palghat, who worked with Gross at Pacific Investment Management Co. for 10 years, will help run the fund, with Gross staying on as lead manager. Janus also bought a majority stake in Palghat’s firm, Kapstream Capital Pty Ltd, a global unconstrained fixed income manager with $6.6 billion in assets.

About that 36% effective tax rate for Jeb Bush
About that 36% effective tax rate for Jeb Bush