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Business Insider
Argentina just offered $6.5 billion cash to pay off creditors who hold its defaulted bondsNEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina offered a $6.5 billion cash payment
Argentina just offered $6.5 billion cash to pay off creditors who hold its defaulted bonds
Business Insider / Posted 44 minutes ago
NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina offered a $6.5 billion cash payment to creditors who hold its defaulted bonds on Friday, seeking to end a festering legal battle that transformed the country into a financial markets pariah. Argentina's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Argentina offers US$6.5 billion cash deal to end debt battleNEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES: Argentina offered a US$6.5 billion cash payment to credi
Argentina offers US$6.5 billion cash deal to end debt battle
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES: Argentina offered a US$6.5 billion cash payment to creditors who hold its defaulted bonds on Friday, seeking to end a festering legal battle that transformed the country into a financial markets pariah. Argentina's finance... Read more
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Rappler
2015 and the Lunar Year that was: From bad to goodThis February 8th, numerous Filipino families with Chinese heritage may well be
2015 and the Lunar Year that was: From bad to good
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
This February 8th, numerous Filipino families with Chinese heritage may well be celebrating the arrival of the Lunar New Year [on February 8th]. It’s in with the Year of the Monkey and out with the Year of the Sheep. For other Filipino families, of... Read more
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Calcutta News
BNP relying on cost cutting to improve market share PARIS Shares of French bank BNP Paribas jumped on Friday after it announced f
BNP relying on cost cutting to improve market share
Calcutta News / Posted 2 hours ago
PARIS Shares of French bank BNP Paribas jumped on Friday after it announced further cost cutting measures for its investment bank. Its shares were trading 5.5 percent higher at 47.74 euro around... Read more
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The Economic Times
Worried about mixed earnings? Here are 5 stocks to beat Q3 bluesHere is a list of five stock ideas from different brokerages, which came out wi
Worried about mixed earnings? Here are 5 stocks to beat Q3 blues
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Here is a list of five stock ideas from different brokerages, which came out with these recommendations in separate notes to their clients after the December quarter results:SHREE CEMENT: Investment bank Bank of America-Meryll Lynch has maintained a... Read more
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WA Today
Australian dollar drops as jobs data bolsters greenbackThe currency continues to trade in a wide range. Photo: Bloomberg The Australi
Australian dollar drops as jobs data bolsters greenback
WA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
The currency continues to trade in a wide range. Photo: Bloomberg The Australian dollar plunged 1.9 per cent after a drop in US unemployment forced investors to reconsider the timing and pace of future interest-rate increases. The $A was trading at... Read more
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Business Standard India
ArcelorMittal asks investors for $3 billionBillionaire Lakshmi Mittal has committed to maintain his stake and his family w
ArcelorMittal asks investors for $3 billion
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
Billionaire Lakshmi Mittal has committed to maintain his stake and his family will take up about $1.1 billionArcelorMittal plans to raise $3 billion from investors and sell a $1 billion stake in Spanish... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
‘Setting priorities’This week a presidential decree went into effect raising customs tariffs on hun
‘Setting priorities’
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 hours ago
This week a presidential decree went into effect raising customs tariffs on hundreds of finished goods. Items targeted by the new decree have either a local alternative or are considered unnecessary, says a Ministry of Finance press release. Tariffs... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Negligible impact from France’s palm oil tax hikeKUCHING: Analysts believe the move by the French Parliament approved a bill tha
Negligible impact from France’s palm oil tax hike
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
KUCHING: Analysts believe the move by the French Parliament approved a bill that would raise the import tax of palm oil from 100 euros (RM460) per metric tonne (mt) up to 900 euros (RM4,140) per mt – will be negligible for Malaysian plantations for... Read more
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Namibia Economist
East is EdenHSBC—one of the two most pivotal banks in the global financial system, accordin
East is Eden
Namibia Economist / Posted 11 hours ago
HSBC—one of the two most pivotal banks in the global financial system, according to regulators, alongside JPMorgan Chase—exudes permanence. Its buildings are guarded by lions cast in bronze which passers-by touch for luck. HSBC has never been bailed... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Barclays told: sell US investment bank and axe dividendThe analysts, led by Chirantan Barua, recommend using incoming regulatory chang
Barclays told: sell US investment bank and axe dividend
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
The analysts, led by Chirantan Barua, recommend using incoming regulatory changes to ring-fence the US investment bank with the goal of floating it off as an independent bank in 2020-21 “to time the next bull market”. The investment bank is already... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil Prices Steady, Weak Fundamentals WeighOil steadied on Friday in a volatile session, as bearish fundamentals pressured
Oil Prices Steady, Weak Fundamentals Weigh
FOX Business / Posted 13 hours ago
Oil steadied on Friday in a volatile session, as bearish fundamentals pressured prices despite bullish indications earlier in the week. International benchmark Brent crude futures were 2 cents higher at $34.48 per barrel at 6.35 a.m. ET, trading in... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil Prices Steady, Weak Fundamentals WeighOil steadied on Friday in a volatile session, as bearish fundamentals pressured
Oil Prices Steady, Weak Fundamentals Weigh
FOX Business / Posted 13 hours ago
Oil steadied on Friday in a volatile session, as bearish fundamentals pressured prices despite bullish indications earlier in the week. Continue Reading Below International benchmark Brent crude futures were 2 cents higher at $34.48 per barrel at... Read more
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The Manila Times
Inflation eases to 1.3% in JanAFTER UPTICK IN NOV, DEC 2015 February 5, 2016 8:52 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABAL
Inflation eases to 1.3% in Jan
The Manila Times / Posted 13 hours ago
AFTER UPTICK IN NOV, DEC 2015 February 5, 2016 8:52 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO Reporter INFLATION moderated to 1.3 percent in January after picking up in the last two months of 2015, the government reported on... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Green Investment Bank in £423m windfarm acquisition A consortium comprising of the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) Offshore Wind F
Green Investment Bank in £423m windfarm acquisition
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 14 hours ago
A consortium comprising of the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) Offshore Wind Fund and funds managed by New York investment firm BlackRock, has acquired three UK wind farms in a deal worth... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures Unchanged, Global Stock Algos Anemic Ahead Of U.S. Payrolls ReportUS futures were largely unchanged overnight, with a modest bounce after the Eur
Futures Unchanged, Global Stock Algos Anemic Ahead Of U.S. Payrolls Report
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
US futures were largely unchanged overnight, with a modest bounce after the European close driven by a feeble attempt to push oil higher, faded quickly and as of this moment the E-mini was hugging the flatline ahead of today's main event - the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
February 5Overnight Media Digest - The Democratic presidential candidates clashed Thursd
February 5
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
Overnight Media Digest - The Democratic presidential candidates clashed Thursday night over who is the true progressive at their first one-on-one debate, with Hillary Clinton saying Senator Bernie Sanders has put forward an unrealistic agenda that... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Angry squabbling about Wall Street and progressivismIT WAS the fifth face-off between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a serie
Angry squabbling about Wall Street and progressivism
Namibia Economist / Posted 14 hours ago
IT WAS the fifth face-off between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a series of Democratic primary debates, but their first one-to-one after their last remaining rival, Maryland’s former governor Martin O’Malley, dropped out on February 1st. And... Read more
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Business Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellFriday is jobs day. The US economy is expected to have created 190,000 jobs dur
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Business Insider / Posted 14 hours ago
Friday is jobs day. The US economy is expected to have created 190,000 jobs during the month of January as the unemployment rate held at 5.0%, according to Bloomberg. In addition, average hourly earnings are anticipated to have climbed 0.3%... Read more
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Salon.com
Ronald Reagan, #GangstaGipper: Wingnuts erupt over fantasy that president packed heatThis past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring
Ronald Reagan, #GangstaGipper: Wingnuts erupt over fantasy that president packed heat
Salon.com / Posted 15 hours ago
This past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring Secret Service headquarters for research on a White House thriller, agents shared with him what Meltzer called a “secret.” President Ronald Reagan packed heat. “It’s... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bursa closes higher on expectations of stronger ringgit Published: 5 February 2016 6:33 PM . At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malays
Bursa closes higher on expectations of stronger ringgit
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 hours ago
Published: 5 February 2016 6:33 PM . At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI improved 5.69 points to 1,662.46. – AFP file pic,... Read more
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thebee
Mattel Makes Play For Tommee Tippee OwnerThe owner of Barbie and Fisher-Price has emerged as a surprise potential suitor
Mattel Makes Play For Tommee Tippee Owner
thebee / Posted 15 hours ago
The owner of Barbie and Fisher-Price has emerged as a surprise potential suitor for Tommee Tippee, one of Britain's most prominent manufacturers of baby products. Sky News understands that Mattel, the New York-listed toy company, has requested... Read more
15h
Business Insider
Christian H. Cooper is the former head of interest rate derivatives trading at an investment bank
Christian H. Cooper
Business Insider / Posted 15 hours ago
is the former head of interest rate derivatives trading at an investment bank in New York and lives part-time in Iran learning Farsi and what opportunities for development lie in Iran post-sanctions. He is a Truman National... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Oil prices steady, weak fundamentals weigh after volatile week Published: 5 February 2016 5:46 PM Crude oil futures has steadied today afte
Oil prices steady, weak fundamentals weigh after volatile week
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 16 hours ago
Published: 5 February 2016 5:46 PM Crude oil futures has steadied today after earlier losses, as bearish fundamentals weighed on markets at the end of a volatile week that saw prices... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Oil prices steady, weak fundamentals weigh after volatile weekCrude oil futures steadied on Friday after earlier losses, as bearish fundament
Oil prices steady, weak fundamentals weigh after volatile week
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Crude oil futures steadied on Friday after earlier losses, as bearish fundamentals weighed on markets at the end of a volatile week that saw prices seesaw over 10 per cent within a day. International benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at... Read more
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Market Watch
BNP Paribas profit halved by Italian write-downPARIS--French bank BNP Paribas SA reported sharply lower fourth-quarter net pro
BNP Paribas profit halved by Italian write-down
Market Watch / Posted 18 hours ago
PARIS--French bank BNP Paribas SA reported sharply lower fourth-quarter net profit on Friday, hit by a hefty write down on its Italian bank, BNL, and said it planned to trim its corporate and investment bank to meet stricter financial regulation in... Read more
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Times of Malta
Credit Suisse posts first loss since 2008Credit Suisse reported its first full-year loss since 2008 after booking a big
Credit Suisse posts first loss since 2008
Times of Malta / Posted 18 hours ago
Credit Suisse reported its first full-year loss since 2008 after booking a big impairment charge at its investment banking business, sending its share price tumbling and piling pressure on new chief executive Tidjane Thiam. Shares fell more than 12... Read more
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Scotsman
Centrica sells three wind farms in £423m deal with GIB Centrica is selling its stake in the Glens of Foudland wind farm Scottish Gas
Centrica sells three wind farms in £423m deal with GIB
Scotsman / Posted 19 hours ago
Centrica is selling its stake in the Glens of Foudland wind farm Scottish Gas owner Centrica has sold its stake in an Aberdeenshire wind farm as part of a £423 million deal. The group, along... Read more
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Business Wire
Centrica plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Disposal5 February 2016 Centrica plc (‘Centrica’) Centrica sells its 50 per cent inte
Centrica plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Disposal
Business Wire / Posted 19 hours ago
5 February 2016 Centrica plc (‘Centrica’) Centrica sells its 50 per cent interests in the Glens of Foudland, Lynn and Inner Dowsing wind farms Centrica and its 50% joint venture partner EIG Global Energy Partners (‘EIG’) have agreed a joint sale... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Morocco to switch on first phase of world's largest solar plantMorocco’s king will switch on the first phase of a concentrated solar power pla
Morocco to switch on first phase of world's largest solar plant
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 hours ago
Morocco’s king will switch on the first phase of a concentrated solar power plant on Thursday that will become the world’s largest when completed. The power station on the edge of the Saharan desert will be the size of the country’s capital city by... Read more
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The Age
Deutsche Bank's Michael Ormaechea shrugs off the firm's bonus woesMichael Ormaechea takes the helm of Deutsche Australia/NZ in addition to his re
Deutsche Bank's Michael Ormaechea shrugs off the firm's bonus woes
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
Michael Ormaechea takes the helm of Deutsche Australia/NZ in addition to his regional role. Photo: Michel OSullivan New Deutsche Bank Australia and New Zealand chief Michael Ormaechea has shrugged off concerns that an anticipated lacklustre bonus... Read more
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Market Watch
BNP Paribas profit halved by Italian write-downPARIS--French bank BNP Paribas SA reported sharply lower fourth-quarter net pro
BNP Paribas profit halved by Italian write-down
Market Watch / Posted 20 hours ago
PARIS--French bank BNP Paribas SA reported sharply lower fourth-quarter net profit on Friday, hit by a hefty write down on its Italian bank, BNL, and said it planned to trim its corporate and investment bank to meet stricter financial regulation in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Worried about mixed earnings? Five stock ideas to beat Q3 bluesEW DELHI: This earnings season, the market has showered love on companies which
Worried about mixed earnings? Five stock ideas to beat Q3 blues
The Economic Times / Posted 20 hours ago
EW DELHI: This earnings season, the market has showered love on companies which have reported strong growth while mercilessly punishing those which have not. Experts have termed the earnings season a mixed bag so far, as top lines disappointed and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street moneyDuring the Thursday-night Democratic presidential debate, former US Secretary o
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street money
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
During the Thursday-night Democratic presidential debate, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton confronted her chief primary rival over his constant criticism of her ties to Wall Street. US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has repeatedly... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Clinton goes on attack against SandersWhite House candidate Hillary Clinton has defended the speaking fees she receiv
Clinton goes on attack against Sanders
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 hours ago
White House candidate Hillary Clinton has defended the speaking fees she received from Goldman Sachs as she denied claims by rival Bernie Sanders that she's too close to Wall Street. The tense moment came as the two contenders for the Democratic... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street moneyDuring the Thursday-night Democratic presidential debate, former US Secretary o
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street money
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 hours ago
During the Thursday-night Democratic presidential debate, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton confronted her chief primary rival over his constant criticism of her ties to Wall Street. US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has repeatedly... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street moneyDuring the Thursday-night Democratic presidential debate, former US Secretary o
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street money
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
During the Thursday-night Democratic presidential debate, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton confronted her chief primary rival over his constant criticism of her ties to Wall Street. US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has repeatedly... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary blows up at Bernie over 'artful smear' about speaking fees'Enough is enough!': Hillary blows up at Bernie over campaign's 'artful smear'
Hillary blows up at Bernie over 'artful smear' about speaking fees
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
'Enough is enough!': Hillary blows up at Bernie over campaign's 'artful smear' suggesting she traded favors for Wall Street speaking fees as she insists she's '100 percent confident' her email scandal won't sink her Hillary Clinton and Bernie... Read more
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The Economic Times
What changed for markets while you were sleepingEuropean shares bleed Europe markets ended with losses as earlier gains were er
What changed for markets while you were sleeping
The Economic Times / Posted 21 hours ago
European shares bleed Europe markets ended with losses as earlier gains were erased by weak data in the US, which raised concerns over a slowdown in the number one economy of the world. The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index fell 0.2 per cent as... Read more
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Business Insider
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street moneyUS Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has repeatedly questioned why big banks and
'Enough is enough': Hillary Clinton tells Bernie Sanders to stop smearing her over Wall Street money
Business Insider / Posted 22 hours ago
US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has repeatedly questioned why big banks and financial interests have given her campaign money and paid her hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees. Clinton directly told Sanders that it was time to end... Read more
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The Star
HLIB Research downgrades SapKen to SellKUALA LUMPUR: Hong Leong Investment Bank Research (HLIB) has downgraded Sapurak
HLIB Research downgrades SapKen to Sell
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Hong Leong Investment Bank Research (HLIB) has downgraded Sapurakencana Petroleum Bhd (SapKen) to “sell” and believes 2016 would be a challenging year for the group. “We downgrade the stock to ‘sell’ with unchanged target price of... Read more
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Yahoo News
Goldman Sachs just gave Bernie Sanders the best inadvertent endorsement ever The presidential candidacy of Vermont senator Bernie Sanders “has the potenti
Goldman Sachs just gave Bernie Sanders the best inadvertent endorsement ever
Yahoo News / Posted 23 hours ago
The presidential candidacy of Vermont senator Bernie Sanders “has the potential to be a dangerous moment,” according to Lloyd Blankfein. The chairman and CEO of investment... Read more
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Boston Globe
Marcy Kaptur, longest-serving woman in the House, makes her case for Bernie Sanders - The Boston GlobeA few minutes after the CNN town hall for Democratic candidates ended Wednesday
Marcy Kaptur, longest-serving woman in the House, makes her case for Bernie Sanders - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
A few minutes after the CNN town hall for Democratic candidates ended Wednesday night, a former White House speechwriter amplified the swelling chorus of Obama alumni rallying to the cause of Hillary Clinton against Bernie Sanders. “Who has written... Read more
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SKY News
Clinton Defends Goldman Sachs Speaking FeesWhite House candidate Hillary Clinton has defended the speaking fees she receiv
Clinton Defends Goldman Sachs Speaking Fees
SKY News / Posted yesterday
White House candidate Hillary Clinton has defended the speaking fees she received from Goldman Sachs as she denied claims by rival Bernie Sanders that she's too close to Wall Street. The tense moment came as the two contenders for the Democratic... Read more
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Raw Story
Ronald Reagan pointlessly packing heat as president only makes sense in gun nut fantasylandThis past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring
Ronald Reagan pointlessly packing heat as president only makes sense in gun nut fantasyland
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
This past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring Secret Service headquarters for research on a White House thriller, agents shared with him what Meltzer called a “secret.” President Ronald Reagan packed heat. “It’s... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Of profits and prophesiesA GOOGLY is a ball bowled in cricket with unexpected spin. For years, Google wa
Of profits and prophesies
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
A GOOGLY is a ball bowled in cricket with unexpected spin. For years, Google was similarly hard to read, sharing only basic figures about its business. Alphabet, Google’s newly formed parent company, is bowling a bit straighter. When it reported... Read more
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The Economic Times
Foreign Sovereign wealth funds , private equity funds seek India investment avenues - The Economic TimesNEW DELHI: Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) from countries like Singapore and UAE
Foreign Sovereign wealth funds , private equity funds seek India investment avenues - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) from countries like Singapore and UAE as well as private equity funds today lined-up to explore investment avenues in India but they sought easy regulatory regime and appointment of a CEO of the country's... Read more
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Orange County Register
Countries' pledges of Syria aid reach $10 billionLONDON – With no end to Syria’s five-year-old civil war in sight, rich nations
Countries' pledges of Syria aid reach $10 billion
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
LONDON – With no end to Syria’s five-year-old civil war in sight, rich nations pledged more than $10 billion in aid Thursday to help address the needs of the millions of people displaced by the conflict and prepare for new waves of refugees expected... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why Cummins, Piper Jaffray, and Fastenal Jumped TodayImage source: Fastenal. The stock market posted modest gains on Thursday, send
Why Cummins, Piper Jaffray, and Fastenal Jumped Today
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Image source: Fastenal. The stock market posted modest gains on Thursday, sending the Dow to an 80-point gain and the S&P 500 to a small percentage rise. The day was more volatile than the quiet-looking final numbers would suggest, and stocks traded... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Credit Suisse to cut 4000 jobs, shares fall to 25-year lowCredit Suisse chief executive Tidjane Thiam said the bank was "very confident"
Credit Suisse to cut 4000 jobs, shares fall to 25-year low
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Credit Suisse chief executive Tidjane Thiam said the bank was "very confident" about reaching its target of cutting costs by 3.5 billion francs by 2018. Photo: Chris Ratcliffe Credit Suisse said on Thursday it would eliminate about 4000 jobs as it... Read more
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