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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
GST must fund health, not federal tax cuts: SA TreasurerGST needed for health services, not federal income tax cuts, South Australian T
GST must fund health, not federal tax cuts: SA Treasurer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 minutes ago
GST needed for health services, not federal income tax cuts, South Australian Treasurer argues Photo: SA Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis wants GST revenue for health services, not to allow federal income tax cuts. (ABC News: Nick Harmsen) GST revenue... Read more
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TribLIVE
Presidential hopeful Sanders gains ground on Clinton in Iowa pollWASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders narrowed the gap with leadin
Presidential hopeful Sanders gains ground on Clinton in Iowa poll
TribLIVE / Posted 13 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders narrowed the gap with leading Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a recent opinion poll in the political bellwether state of Iowa as support for the front-runner fell below 50 percent for the first... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rice scheme civil claim 'still an option'The Commerce Ministry has rejected widespread criticism on social media that it
Rice scheme civil claim 'still an option'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 minutes ago
The Commerce Ministry has rejected widespread criticism on social media that it was too slow to act in demanding financial compensation from suspects in the multi-billion-baht rice-pledging scandal. A new wave of negative comments from concerned... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Doubts about China’s economic leadership sap confidenceWASHINGTON (AP) — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark
Doubts about China’s economic leadership sap confidence
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 30 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years. But the world’s second-largest economy isn’t collapsing — certainly not yet,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Downtown parkers seeing red over sea of blue placardsWalk down any street near the state Capitol and you’ll see plenty of blue disab
Downtown parkers seeing red over sea of blue placards
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 34 minutes ago
Walk down any street near the state Capitol and you’ll see plenty of blue disabled placards in the windows of parked cars. On some blocks, by the city’s count, they hang in more than 70 percent of the vehicles. Under state law, those blue placards... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Emergency needs school aid came from other K-12 fundingThe emergency aid fund that dozens of school districts vied for this week was c
Emergency needs school aid came from other K-12 funding
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 40 minutes ago
The emergency aid fund that dozens of school districts vied for this week was created by trimming dollars from K-12 funding elsewhere, a revelation that prompted complaints from superintendents, though the head of the Senate’s budget panel dismissed... Read more
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The Advocate
Tentative deal made for Ascension Parish to buy Peoples Water system in DonaldsonvilleGONZALES — Ascension Parish government has reached an agreement in principle wi
Tentative deal made for Ascension Parish to buy Peoples Water system in Donaldsonville
The Advocate / Posted 53 minutes ago
GONZALES — Ascension Parish government has reached an agreement in principle with Peoples Water Service Co. to buy its water operations in Donaldsonville for $5.9 million. If the deal goes through, the parish plans to inject another $5 million in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Subdued inflation strengthens case for steady rates By finance reporter Rebecca Hyam An unofficial monthly measure of inflation
Subdued inflation strengthens case for steady rates
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
By finance reporter Rebecca Hyam An unofficial monthly measure of inflation shows that consumer prices moderated from July to August. The TD Securities - Melbourne Institute Monthly Inflation... Read more
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The Washington Times
China’s leaders on the spot after economic stumblesChinese officials say they know exactly who is to blame for a wild week that ro
China’s leaders on the spot after economic stumbles
The Washington Times / Posted an hour ago
Chinese officials say they know exactly who is to blame for a wild week that rocked global stock markets, battered the currencies of emerging markets around the globe, sent commodity prices lower and may have shaved a percentage point or two off of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bernie Sanders’ voter base is growing but narrowSen. Bernard Sanders has become a force in the Democratic presidential race thi
Bernie Sanders’ voter base is growing but narrow
The Washington Times / Posted an hour ago
Sen. Bernard Sanders has become a force in the Democratic presidential race this year with a base of supporters who would look at home on a university quad — young, wealthy and college-educated voters — many of them getting involved in politics for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New rule targets tax cheatsThe Revenue Department is poised to amend the law to allow the use of market pr
New rule targets tax cheats
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
The Revenue Department is poised to amend the law to allow the use of market prices in assessing income tax payments, aiming to plug a loophole by which property owners avoid paying larger tax bills. The amendment is vital because the Treasury... Read more
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The Wanderer
Marion’s Water and Sewer Rates IncreasedInterest in the topic of increases in water and sewer rates was expected to bri
Marion’s Water and Sewer Rates Increased
The Wanderer / Posted an hour ago
Interest in the topic of increases in water and sewer rates was expected to bring out the public to the Marion Board of Selectmen meeting on August 25. Only nine residents showed up. But in spite of the surprisingly low turn out, the subject matter... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
Cormann says economy going in right directionFinance Minister Mathias Cormann believes the government's plan for jobs and gr
Cormann says economy going in right direction
SKY News Business RSS / Posted an hour ago
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann believes the government's plan for jobs and growth is working, with a series of key economic figures due this week. The national accounts for the June quarter are out on Wednesday after showing one of the fastest... Read more
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Philly.com
Brennan: The perils of overdoing it when going after political rivalsChris Brennan, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 8:0
Brennan: The perils of overdoing it when going after political rivals
Philly.com / Posted an hour ago
Chris Brennan, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 8:06 PM He resigned from Liberty City's board Thursday evening and contacted the Philadelphia Board of Ethics Friday. He'll be sitting down with the Board of Ethics Monday... Read more
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The Star
Economy facing its greatest test - Global TrendsTODAY marks the completion of 58 years of Merdeka. On the economy, there is muc
Economy facing its greatest test - Global Trends
The Star / Posted an hour ago
TODAY marks the completion of 58 years of Merdeka. On the economy, there is much to be proud of, with nearly six decades of generally good growth. One key reason is that the national economy has become well diversified. At Independence, Malaya was... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Pyne Gould annual profit shrinks 99% from restated 2014 resultPyne Gould Corp [NZX:PGC], which restated its 2014 accounts to remove an antici
Pyne Gould annual profit shrinks 99% from restated 2014 result
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 hours ago
Pyne Gould Corp [NZX:PGC], which restated its 2014 accounts to remove an anticipated gain on the sale of Perpetual Trust, said 2015 profit shrank by 99% as interest income fell, expenses jumped and the asset management firm didn't get a repeat of the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Residential building consents jump 20% in July, driven by Auckland intentionsNew Zealand residential building consents jumped by a fifth in July, turning ar
Residential building consents jump 20% in July, driven by Auckland intentions
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 hours ago
New Zealand residential building consents jumped by a fifth in July, turning around a decline in June, and spurred by increased construction intentions in Auckland. Seasonally adjusted consents climbed to 2525 in July, from 2096 a month earlier,... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Allied Farmers' annual profit sinks 88% after overhauling business, dairy weighs on livestock unitAllied Farmers posted an 88% drop in annual profit after an overhaul of the bus
Allied Farmers' annual profit sinks 88% after overhauling business, dairy weighs on livestock unit
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 hours ago
Allied Farmers posted an 88% drop in annual profit after an overhaul of the business increased the firm's tax bill, and as its profitable livestock unit was held back by the slowing dairy sector. Net profit attributable to shareholders dropped to... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Robert Samuelson: Globalization at warp speedWASHINGTON — Globalization lives.A fascinating but little-noted aspect of the r
Robert Samuelson: Globalization at warp speed
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Globalization lives.A fascinating but little-noted aspect of the recent financial turmoil is how much it's been an international event. It started with doubts about China's economy, symbolized by a tumbling stock market and a surprise... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Central school students thankful for pavilionDear Editor: Over the past few weeks the students at Central School were very
Central school students thankful for pavilion
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 2 hours ago
Dear Editor: Over the past few weeks the students at Central School were very glad to have a new shade structure to protect them from the hot sun (and rain) and to provide a great outdoor classroom. Two years ago Central's ancient maple trees had... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Policy Confusion Reigns As China Caps Muni Debt, Uncaps Bank Debt, And Bad Loans SoarLast week, China moved to increase the quota for issuance under the country’s l
Policy Confusion Reigns As China Caps Muni Debt, Uncaps Bank Debt, And Bad Loans Soar
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
Last week, China moved to increase the quota for issuance under the country’s local government debt swap program to CNY3.2 trillion. The program, designed to help the country’s local governments crawl out from under a debt burden that amounts to more... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World to Fed: We're prepared for US rate hike, so don't delayJACKSON HOLE, Wyo.: Central bankers from around the world are telling their Ame
World to Fed: We're prepared for US rate hike, so don't delay
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.: Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a U.S. interest rate hike and would prefer that the Federal Reserve make the move without further ado. In private and in public... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delayFederal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinha
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delay
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 hours ago
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinhart, Harvard University Professor of the International Financial System (R) and her husband Vincent attend the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual Jackson Hole... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
World to Fed - We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delayBank of England Governor Mark Carney (L) talks with U.S. Department of Commerce
World to Fed - We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delay
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 hours ago
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney (L) talks with U.S. Department of Commerce Chief Economist Susan Helper during the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, August 29,... Read more
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The Star
Muhibbah gets revenue in US dollars from three airportsTHE oil and gas sector on the KL stock market, dampened by low oil prices and a
Muhibbah gets revenue in US dollars from three airports
The Star / Posted 2 hours ago
THE oil and gas sector on the KL stock market, dampened by low oil prices and a weak ringgit, may be shunned for the moment, but not Muhibbah Engineering Bhd: it is positioning itself as a beneficiary of the strong US dollar and one of the main... Read more
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The Star
Investing during difficult timesPETALING JAYA: Amid a challenging socio-economic and political situation that M
Investing during difficult times
The Star / Posted 2 hours ago
PETALING JAYA: Amid a challenging socio-economic and political situation that Malaysia is now facing, icapital.biz Bhd will be holding its 2015 Investor Day. The lanky Tan Teng Boo (pic), the founder and fund manager of iCapital.biz and a seasoned... Read more
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The Star
Brazil’s Rousseff drops plan to restore unpopular taxBRASILIA: President Dilma Rousseff has dropped the idea of reinstating a tax on
Brazil’s Rousseff drops plan to restore unpopular tax
The Star / Posted 2 hours ago
BRASILIA: President Dilma Rousseff has dropped the idea of reinstating a tax on financial transactions to bridge a gaping fiscal deficit after it ran into a barrage of criticism even from within her coalition, Brazilian media reported. The Folha de... Read more
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Scotsman
New look Scottish Senior Open hailed as success Paul Broadhurst of England edged out Gordon Manson in a play-off to win the Sc
New look Scottish Senior Open hailed as success
Scotsman / Posted 2 hours ago
Paul Broadhurst of England edged out Gordon Manson in a play-off to win the Scottish Senior Open at Archerfield. Picture: Getty ANDY Stubbs, its managing director, believes a new pro-am format used for... Read more
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Scotsman
Public services ‘kept in dark’ as SNP delays budget John Swinney will wait for UK spending plans to be revealed. Picture: Steven S
Public services ‘kept in dark’ as SNP delays budget
Scotsman / Posted 2 hours ago
John Swinney will wait for UK spending plans to be revealed. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor JOHN Swinney’s plan to delay publication of the Scottish Budget will leave public services in the dark over... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Here’s a list of terms in the financial industry that need some monitoringPersonal finance needs a language police. There are too many stale or misleadi
Here’s a list of terms in the financial industry that need some monitoring
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Personal finance needs a language police. There are too many stale or misleading phrases that keep financial and investing matters dry and confusing, and help the financial industry avoid taking responsibility for its products and actions. Personal... Read more
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Reuters
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delayFederal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinha
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delay
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinhart, Harvard University Professor of the International Financial System (R) and her husband Vincent attend the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual Jackson Hole... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
City asks developers for hotel proposals at Vermont airportSOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A high-end hotel could be on its way to Burlington
City asks developers for hotel proposals at Vermont airport
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 hours ago
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A high-end hotel could be on its way to Burlington International Airport. Vermont Public Radio reports Burlington asked developers Thursday to submit proposals for what could be a 120-room hotel on airport... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Homestart help a reward for saving wellRapson Loans and Finance owner Chris Rapson agrees that a $450,000 cap cuts out
Homestart help a reward for saving well
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Rapson Loans and Finance owner Chris Rapson agrees that a $450,000 cap cuts out most three-bedroom or bigger new builds. A total of $373,000 has been paid out to 54 local first-home buyers to give them a helping hand into the property market. In... Read more
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heraldscotland
Glasgow mariner reflects on a successful move into mailingWhat is your business called? Johnston Mailing. Where is it based? Hillingto
Glasgow mariner reflects on a successful move into mailing
heraldscotland / Posted 3 hours ago
What is your business called? Johnston Mailing. Where is it based? Hillington Park, near Glasgow. What services does it offer? A full range of direct mailing services such as Mono and Colour Laser printing, postcards, envelope insertion, poly... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Political party funding: Will more transparency mean deeper democracy?It was Thomas Carothers, a US expert on international democracy and US foreign
Political party funding: Will more transparency mean deeper democracy?
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 hours ago
It was Thomas Carothers, a US expert on international democracy and US foreign policy, who in 2006 noted this “standard lament” from the citizens of democracies in the developing world and who seemed to agree that political parties are a bunch of... Read more
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The Hindu
Land Acquisition Ordinance Bill gets a burialGovernement will include 13 points to reform the law, says Narendra Modi. Prim
Land Acquisition Ordinance Bill gets a burial
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
Governement will include 13 points to reform the law, says Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared that the Land Acquisition Ordinance which his government had thrice promulgated would be allowed to lapse on August 31. A... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
France's economy minister calls for euro zone government with fiscal transfersFrench Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron arrives to attend a hearing at the Fren
France's economy minister calls for euro zone government with fiscal transfers
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 hours ago
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron arrives to attend a hearing at the French National Assembly in Paris, France, July 21, 2015. BERLIN French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has called for a new start for Europe, telling a German newspaper the... Read more
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Independent
Small Talk: Dearth of lending shows it is too early to take pressure off the high-street banksLook, for example, at the latest quarterly report from Professor Russel Griggs,
Small Talk: Dearth of lending shows it is too early to take pressure off the high-street banks
Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
Look, for example, at the latest quarterly report from Professor Russel Griggs, the independent external reviewer appointed by the Government to hear appeals from small businesses that think they have been wrongly turned down for finance by their... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
GOP establishment plans Trump takedownMitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush
GOP establishment plans Trump takedown
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 hours ago
Mitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush, and the GOP establishment debate about trying to take down Donald Trump -- those stories filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table. 1. A glaring... Read more
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The Washington Times
ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS: Wealth building 101: Squirrel something awayANALYSIS/OPINION: The most important concept in business is leverage. Leverage
ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS: Wealth building 101: Squirrel something away
The Washington Times / Posted 4 hours ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: The most important concept in business is leverage. Leverage in physics means using gravity or other natural forces to move a large object with a relatively small amount of applied power. In business, leverage implies using a... Read more
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Independent
Spanish police arrest first man for trade in Sierra Leone blood diamondsMichael Desaedeleer, a joint American and Belgian national, was detained on Fri
Spanish police arrest first man for trade in Sierra Leone blood diamonds
Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
Michael Desaedeleer, a joint American and Belgian national, was detained on Friday at Malaga airport as he was about to board a flight to the US. Spanish police, acting on a request from Belgium under the European Arrest Warrant (EAW), alleged that... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Health-E News: There's no quick fix for National Health InsuranceBarely a week ago, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi promised Parliament’s healt
Health-E News: There's no quick fix for National Health Insurance
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 hours ago
Barely a week ago, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi promised Parliament’s health portfolio committee that the White Paper on the National Health Insurance (NHI) would be with them ‘soon’. But ‘soon’ is a word that has been linked with the elusive... Read more
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The Hindu
Kerala Speaker summons George, KC( leadershipP.C. George disqualification issue moves to next stage Thiruvananthapuram: Spe
Kerala Speaker summons George, KC( leadership
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
P.C. George disqualification issue moves to next stage Thiruvananthapuram: Speaker N. Sakhtan has asked the Kerala Congress (M) leaders and the party’s rebel leader P.C. George to appear before him on September 1 for a hearing on the petition... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
A Q&A With Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market TurmoilMarketPsych's computer programs attempt to gauge the market's mood by scanning
A Q&A With Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
MarketPsych's computer programs attempt to gauge the market's mood by scanning news and Twitter and other social media. The data feed it sells to traders sifts through more than 3 million articles each day, registering confusion, optimism and fear.... Read more
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Business Spectator
Preying on WoolworthsContinued turmoil at long-term market darling Woolworths has predators lurking
Preying on Woolworths
Business Spectator / Posted 4 hours ago
Continued turmoil at long-term market darling Woolworths has predators lurking around some of its more troublesome ventures. Elsewhere, Macquarie Group shifts its attention to Esanda after dropping out of the GE Capital auction, exclusive talks... Read more
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iTNews
Victorian emergency services agency names new CIOAGL veteran to oversee ESTA systems overhaul. The agency responsible for dispa
Victorian emergency services agency names new CIO
iTNews / Posted 4 hours ago
AGL veteran to oversee ESTA systems overhaul. The agency responsible for dispatching triple zero services in Victoria has named former AGL head of technology services Glenn Page as its new chief information officer. The Emergency Services... Read more
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Business Standard India
Who was the real star of 2-stage rupee devaluation in 1991?Predictably, writes Ramesh, the first stage of devaluation evoked strong politi
Who was the real star of 2-stage rupee devaluation in 1991?
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
Predictably, writes Ramesh, the first stage of devaluation evoked strong political reaction and Rao became more uncomfortable with the ideaWho was the real star of India's two-stage rupee... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Why starter homes are disappearingWhen couples get married, they typically buy an inexpensive" starter home," the
Why starter homes are disappearing
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 hours ago
When couples get married, they typically buy an inexpensive" starter home," then move up to a bigger home when kids and better job come along. Back in the 1920s, families bought inexpensive starter homes directly from the Sears catalog, and had them... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
GOP establishment plans Trump takedownMitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush
GOP establishment plans Trump takedown
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 hours ago
Mitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush, and the GOP establishment debate about trying to take down Donald Trump -- those stories filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table. 1. A glaring... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
GOP establishment plans Trump takedownMitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush
GOP establishment plans Trump takedown
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 5 hours ago
Mitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush, and the GOP establishment debate about trying to take down Donald Trump -- those stories filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table. 1. A glaring... Read more
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