The nation’s commercial banks and savings institutions reported a 13% rise in net income in the third quarter, hitting a record as institutions’ profits soared and expenses moderated.

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Time For Truth: (Wall Street Journal) – U.S. Banks Report Record Profit in Third Quarter

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The EU is taking a tough line on net neutrality.

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (Berec) – which represents all the EU’s communications regulators – has finally published guidelines clarifying how telecom companies should treat the data they handle, months after a law concerning the matter was published.

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Time For Truth: (10 News) – EU's net neutrality guidelines get published

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Stocks keep reaching new heights, and investors keep giving them the side eye.

Even as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was setting a string of records through July, nearly as many dollars were leaving stock funds as entering. Investors are still skeptical of a market that hurt them so painfully during the 2008 financial crisis.

Read the Full Article: Source – CBS News
Time For Truth: (CBS News) – Stocks keep going up, and investors keep saying no thanks

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The Queen could be in line for a 6.5 per cent increase in her taxpayer-funded income to £45.6 million – amounting to a 47 per cent increase in the space of just five years.

Rising profits for the Crown Estate – on which Her Majesty’s income is calculated – mean that she will receive £42.8m in the current financial year, up from £40.1m last year.

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