Articles by Joseph Orovic
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McDonald's Adds Calorie Counts To Menus

McDonald's customers across the U.S. will know how many calories they're shoving down their gullet every time they order a Big Mac, as the fast food giant announced starting Monday it will post calorie counts alongside all items listed on its menu.

Do Democratic Presidents Historically Pull Nation Out Of Fiscal Rut?

The 2012 campaign has focused on a myriad of social and ideological issues, with some smatterings of tax policy and truckloads of mudslinging. A new book argues voters should look past the obfuscation and consider what is best for their wallet. Its authors claim history has proven one thing: when it comes to economic success, the left has had the upper hand.

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Barclays Mulling Standard Chartered Merger

The potential move to merge with Standard Chartered could be a way for Barclays to thwart possible demands from an activist investor to return capital to shareholders, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.
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Small Banks Trump Wall Street On Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.
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Investigators Reveal MH17 Was Shot By Russian Missile

Wilbert Paulissen of the Joint Investigations Team said new evidence suggested the Buk missile, used to blow the plane out of the sky, originated from the Russian military’s 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade based in the city of Kursk.
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Mayweather's List Of Best Boxers Today

Floyd Mayweather named a number of boxers that impress him today as he believes the future of the sport is bright, especially if they clash with each other down the line.