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Zero Hedge
Why Commercial Real Estate Is Next: 'Challenging Technicals' Are About To Become 'Weak Fundamentals'For the past two years, while largely nonchalant with broader price levels, the
Why Commercial Real Estate Is Next: 'Challenging Technicals' Are About To Become 'Weak Fundamentals'
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
For the past two years, while largely nonchalant with broader price levels, the Fed has been warning about two particular asset bubbles: that of easy lending particularly in junk bond, and of a commercial real estate bubble. Following the recent rout... Read more
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Daily Herald
Falling stocks raise fears among retirement saversAs the economy struggled to take off in the years after the financial crisis, A
Falling stocks raise fears among retirement savers
Daily Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
As the economy struggled to take off in the years after the financial crisis, Americans had at least one shining source of optimism: a booming stock market that not only helped rebuild shattered 401(k) plans but suggested better times to come. But... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China, results, jobs to weigh on investorsASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and Europea
China, results, jobs to weigh on investors
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 hours ago
ASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and European markets rallied strongly on Friday, boosted by financial and mining sectors. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The Australian market is set to open higher on Monday, with... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China, results, jobs to weigh on investorsASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and Europea
China, results, jobs to weigh on investors
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
ASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and European markets rallied strongly on Friday, boosted by financial and mining sectors. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The Australian market is set to open higher on Monday, with... Read more
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The Age
China, results, jobs to weigh on investorsASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and Europea
China, results, jobs to weigh on investors
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
ASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and European markets rallied strongly on Friday, boosted by financial and mining sectors. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The Australian market is set to open higher on Monday, with... Read more
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heraldscotland
Could we be on the brink of a 2008-style banking crisis?Meanwhile, shares in Italy’s Unicredit have plummeted 40 per cent, Credit Suiss
Could we be on the brink of a 2008-style banking crisis?
heraldscotland / Posted 15 hours ago
Meanwhile, shares in Italy’s Unicredit have plummeted 40 per cent, Credit Suisse is down 37 per cent, France’s Societe Generale have lost 31 per cent of their value while UBS is down 29 per cent and Barclays has lost around 28 per cent. Overall, the... Read more
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Investopedia
Top 3 UBS Global Funds for Retirement Diversification in 2016UBS AG is a very well-known investment bank that is based in Switzerland. The i
Top 3 UBS Global Funds for Retirement Diversification in 2016
Investopedia / Posted 17 hours ago
UBS AG is a very well-known investment bank that is based in Switzerland. The investment bank offers a wide variety of financial services around the world, including its asset management business, which offers mutual funds. UBS operates traditional... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
There has been brutal culling of Wall Street tradersWall Street is not what it once was. More than 10,ooo jobs in sales and tradin
There has been brutal culling of Wall Street traders
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
Wall Street is not what it once was. More than 10,ooo jobs in sales and trading have disappeared since 2010, with some business lines, like bond trading, especially hard-hit. The top 10 global banks have seen a 30% decrease in fixed-income... Read more
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Connecticut Post
There has been brutal culling of Wall Street tradersWall Street is not what it once was. More than 10,ooo jobs in sales and tradin
There has been brutal culling of Wall Street traders
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 hours ago
Wall Street is not what it once was. More than 10,ooo jobs in sales and trading have disappeared since 2010, with some business lines, like bond trading, especially hard-hit. The top 10 global banks have seen a 30% decrease in fixed-income... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
There has been brutal culling of Wall Street tradersWall Street is not what it once was. More than 10,ooo jobs in sales and tradin
There has been brutal culling of Wall Street traders
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
Wall Street is not what it once was. More than 10,ooo jobs in sales and trading have disappeared since 2010, with some business lines, like bond trading, especially hard-hit. The top 10 global banks have seen a 30% decrease in fixed-income... Read more
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Northwest Herald
What a recession does to your moneyWhat about other “safer” investments? Bonds are a traditional comfort blanket
What a recession does to your money
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
What about other “safer” investments? Bonds are a traditional comfort blanket for investors during downturns because they are less volatile than stocks, and they generate regular income for investors. During the last recession, bonds helped to limit... Read more
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Business Insider
'Apple’s bargaining power over Google is weaker than previously thought'A couple of weeks ago, a court in the US heard that Google pays Apple $1 billio
'Apple’s bargaining power over Google is weaker than previously thought'
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
A couple of weeks ago, a court in the US heard that Google pays Apple $1 billion to keep its search engine in iOS, the iPhone operating system. Few other details are available. But that "$1 billion" factoid set off a round of speculation about how... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Financial Chaos, Junk Bond EditionIt’s not contained. There are over $1.8 trillion of US junk bonds outstanding.
Financial Chaos, Junk Bond Edition
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
It’s not contained. There are over $1.8 trillion of US junk bonds outstanding. It’s the lifeblood of over-indebted corporate America. When yields began to soar over a year ago, and liquidity began to dry up at the bottom of the scale, it was... Read more
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The Economic Times
Blaming China, oil for bear run in stocks? Poor earnings main culpritNEW DELHI: They say the devil lies in the detail. While it has been easy for an
Blaming China, oil for bear run in stocks? Poor earnings main culprit
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: They say the devil lies in the detail. While it has been easy for analysts and policy makers to point fingers at China and the slump in crude oil for the ongoing turmoil in equity markets, one important detail missing in the piece with... Read more
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Silicon Valley
The cloud can't kill demand for computers as big as a fridgeSEATTLE -- For PGS, an oil-imaging company in Oslo, Norway, finding pockets of
The cloud can't kill demand for computers as big as a fridge
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE -- For PGS, an oil-imaging company in Oslo, Norway, finding pockets of oil and natural gas in the ground essentially starts by taking a large ultrasound picture of Earth. "It involves huge amounts of data," said Guillaume Cambois, PGS'... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
The cloud can't kill demand for computers as big as a fridgeSEATTLE -- For PGS, an oil-imaging company in Oslo, Norway, finding pockets of
The cloud can't kill demand for computers as big as a fridge
Oakland Tribune / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE -- For PGS, an oil-imaging company in Oslo, Norway, finding pockets of oil and natural gas in the ground essentially starts by taking a large ultrasound picture of Earth. "It involves huge amounts of data," said Guillaume Cambois, PGS'... Read more
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Business Wire
Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio StatisticsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. (the "Fund") (
Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio Statistics
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE:FDI) is a closed-end bond fund managed by UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc. (formerly, UBS Global Asset Management (Americas) Inc.). The Fund invests principally... Read more
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Business Wire
Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio StatisticsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE
Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio Statistics
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:HYF) is a closed-end management investment company seeking high income and, secondarily, capital appreciation primarily through investments in lower-rated,... Read more
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Business Wire
Global High Income Fund Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio StatisticsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global High Income Fund Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE:GHI)
Global High Income Fund Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio Statistics
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global High Income Fund Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE:GHI) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking high current income and, secondarily, capital appreciation through investments primarily in... Read more
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Business Wire
Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio StatisticsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYS
Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio Statistics
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE:SGL) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking a high level of current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
BT risks losing '£1.25bn' to cheaper competitors, says UBSMeanwhile, telecoms entrepreneur Xavier Neil, who owns French network Iliad, is
BT risks losing '£1.25bn' to cheaper competitors, says UBS
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Meanwhile, telecoms entrepreneur Xavier Neil, who owns French network Iliad, is looking at entering the UK market. Mr Neil's company already controls 25pc of the French telecoms market after undercutting rivals. Competitive threats like this make a... Read more
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Business Insider
UBS has made a big hire in fixed incomeScott Francoeur, the former head of emerging markets credit sales at Morgan Sta
UBS has made a big hire in fixed income
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
Scott Francoeur, the former head of emerging markets credit sales at Morgan Stanley, has joined UBS, according to people familiar with the situation. He has joined as head of emerging markets distribution for foreign exchange, rates and credit (FRC)... Read more
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CNBC
How negative rates can crush average investorsIn theory, negative rates should make borrowing more attractive, both for consu
How negative rates can crush average investors
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
In theory, negative rates should make borrowing more attractive, both for consumers and businesses. Other than the banks, who have to pay to store their money at a central bank in a negative-rate world, other borrowers will just get loans at... Read more
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Swissinfo
UBS Said to End Coverage of Nigerian Bank Eurobonds on Liquidity(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG ceased its fixed-income research coverage of Nigeri
UBS Said to End Coverage of Nigerian Bank Eurobonds on Liquidity
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG ceased its fixed-income research coverage of Nigeria’s banks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter, as international investors increasingly shun Africa’s biggest oil producer and economy. The lender cut its... Read more
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WA Today
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hugWhen investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hug
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
When investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a sign of deeper economic woes. The last time, for example, ANZ Bank shares traded at this week's lows, in mid-2012, the world's financial system was being rattled by... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
What a recession does to your money — and how to minimize the pain If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won’t know we’re in one
What a recession does to your money — and how to minimize the pain
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won’t know we’re in one until well after it’s begun — stocks likely still have a long way to go down. The Standard & Poor’s 500... Read more
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The Age
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hugWhen investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hug
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
When investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a sign of deeper economic woes. The last time, for example, ANZ Bank shares traded at this week's lows, in mid-2012, the world's financial system was being rattled by... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hugWhen investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hug
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
When investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a sign of deeper economic woes. The last time, for example, ANZ Bank shares traded at this week's lows, in mid-2012, the world's financial system was being rattled by... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hugWhen investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hug
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
When investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a sign of deeper economic woes. The last time, for example, ANZ Bank shares traded at this week's lows, in mid-2012, the world's financial system was being rattled by... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hugWhen investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hug
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
When investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a sign of deeper economic woes. The last time, for example, ANZ Bank shares traded at this week's lows, in mid-2012, the world's financial system was being rattled by... Read more
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Morningstar
European Bank Sell-Off OverdoneSome of the hardest-hit banks--such as UniCredit, where the CEO is under press
European Bank Sell-Off Overdone
Morningstar / Posted 2 days ago
Some of the hardest-hit banks--such as UniCredit, where the CEO is under pressure to step down--have been some of the slowest to restructure postcrisis, indicating to us a level of frustration by investors at the pace of restructuring in the Italian... Read more
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Evening Standard
Traders follow suit after SuperGroup’s Dunkerton offloads 4m sharesInvestors saw the founder of SuperGroup dump shares in the fashion group and to
Traders follow suit after SuperGroup’s Dunkerton offloads 4m shares
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Investors saw the founder of SuperGroup dump shares in the fashion group and took it as a cue to do the same. Julian Dunkerton, who started the group in the mid-Eighties but stepped down as chief executive in 2014, sold four million shares at 1200p... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Stocks: 6 things to know before the openSolid economic data is supporting a relief rally in Europe, although there were
Stocks: 6 things to know before the open
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
Solid economic data is supporting a relief rally in Europe, although there were more big falls in Asia. U.S. stock futures are slightly higher, after markets sank to their lowest level in nearly two years on Thursday. UBS analysts say stocks have... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BlueScope tips a $230 million profitThe steel maker won a tax holiday and cut 500 jobs. Now it's on the up. BlueSc
BlueScope tips a $230 million profit
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
The steel maker won a tax holiday and cut 500 jobs. Now it's on the up. BlueScope Steel upgraded its earnings. Photo: Peter Braig Just months after securing a payroll tax holiday from the NSW government and sealing a deal to shed 500 workers,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Growing trust helps flurry of Sino-German dealsFRANKFURT: A flurry of sales of German and Swiss companies to Chinese buyers in
Growing trust helps flurry of Sino-German deals
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
FRANKFURT: A flurry of sales of German and Swiss companies to Chinese buyers in the past month is testament to increasing Chinese expertise in European bidding processes and growing trust, German bankers and advisers say. Those involved in the... Read more
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Reuters
Growing trust helps flurry of Sino-German dealsThe logo of Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta adorns it's plant in Muenchwilen
Growing trust helps flurry of Sino-German deals
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
The logo of Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta adorns it's plant in Muenchwilen, Switzerland February 3, 2016. FRANKFURT A flurry of sales of German and Swiss companies to Chinese buyers in the past month is testament to increasing Chinese expertise... Read more
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The Age
CityLink users to be slugged tens of billions under Andrews government planTransurban may reap billions of dollars by tolling CityLink users for up to an
CityLink users to be slugged tens of billions under Andrews government plan
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Transurban may reap billions of dollars by tolling CityLink users for up to an extra 12 years. Photo: Joe Armao Road giant Transurban will reap tens of billions of dollars by tolling CityLink users for up to 12 additional years under its proposal to... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
BHP to go harder than Rio on dividendsGlobal miner BHP Billiton is expected to go harder than rival Rio Tinto in slas
BHP to go harder than Rio on dividends
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 2 days ago
Global miner BHP Billiton is expected to go harder than rival Rio Tinto in slashing shareholder returns when it reports its financial results this month. Rio Tinto announced it will scrap its generous progressive dividend policy next year after... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
BlueScope upgrades profit forecast to $230mBlueScope Steel says the stronger performance has been driven largely by earlie
BlueScope upgrades profit forecast to $230m
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
BlueScope Steel says the stronger performance has been driven largely by earlier delivery of cost reductions, growth in Australian domestic dispatches and better margins. Photo: Peter Braig Worker concessions and 500 job cuts at BlueScope's Port... Read more
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TheBull
BHP to go harder than Rio on dividendsGlobal miner BHP Billiton is expected to go harder than rival Rio Tinto in slas
BHP to go harder than Rio on dividends
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
Global miner BHP Billiton is expected to go harder than rival Rio Tinto in slashing shareholder returns when it reports its financial results this month. Rio Tinto announced it will scrap its generous progressive dividend policy next year after... Read more
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Times of Malta
HSBC drops plan for 2016 pay freeze in speedy backpedalHSBC, Europe’s largest bank, has dropped plans to freeze pay this year, accordi
HSBC drops plan for 2016 pay freeze in speedy backpedal
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, has dropped plans to freeze pay this year, according to a memo by chief executive Stuart Gulliver seen by Reuters, reversing a cost-cutting decision made less than two weeks ago. The memo, in which Gulliver expresses... Read more
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Sky News Australia
BHP to go harder than Rio on dividendsGlobal miner BHP Billiton is expected to go harder than rival Rio Tinto in slas
BHP to go harder than Rio on dividends
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Global miner BHP Billiton is expected to go harder than rival Rio Tinto in slashing shareholder returns when it reports its financial results this month. Rio Tinto announced it will scrap its generous progressive dividend policy next year after... Read more
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TribLIVE
Investors get into recession mindset; experts warn not to dump stocks | TribLIVE Neighborhoods NEW YORK — If we are indeed in the midst of a rec
Investors get into recession mindset; experts warn not to dump stocks
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods NEW YORK — If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won't know we're... Read more
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Zero Hedge
HSBC Cancels Pay Freeze After Two Weeks Following "Staff Revolt"Late last month, HSBC Holdings CEO Stuart Gulliver announced a global freeze on
HSBC Cancels Pay Freeze After Two Weeks Following "Staff Revolt"
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Late last month, HSBC Holdings CEO Stuart Gulliver announced a global freeze on hiring and compensation in a move designed to help the bank cut some $5 billion in costs by the end of next year. To be sure, HSBC isn’t alone in seeking to roll back... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver ends pay freeze after staff revolt"We have listened to feedback and as a result decided to change the way these c
HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver ends pay freeze after staff revolt
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
"We have listened to feedback and as a result decided to change the way these cost savings are to be achieved." Photo: Bloomberg HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver cancelled a global pay freeze after less than two weeks following an employee... Read more
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Canberra Times
HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver ends pay freeze after staff revolt"We have listened to feedback and as a result decided to change the way these c
HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver ends pay freeze after staff revolt
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
"We have listened to feedback and as a result decided to change the way these cost savings are to be achieved." Photo: Bloomberg HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver cancelled a global pay freeze after less than two weeks following an employee... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Gold's best trading day in seven yearsAn employee arranges one kilogram gold bars for a photograph at the YLG Bullion
Gold's best trading day in seven years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
An employee arranges one kilogram gold bars for a photograph at the YLG Bullion International Co. headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo / Bloomberg As global stocks enter a bear market, gold is on the verge of bull status. Global stocks slumped... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BlueScope tips a $230million profitThe steel maker won a tax holiday and cut 500 jobs. Now it's on the up. BlueSc
BlueScope tips a $230million profit
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
The steel maker won a tax holiday and cut 500 jobs. Now it's on the up. BlueScope Steel upgraded its earnings. Photo: Peter Braig Just months after securing a payroll tax holiday from the NSW government and sealing a deal to shed 500 workers,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gold advances toward bull market, paced by YellenBullion has climbed 18 per cent this year, making it the best-performing commod
Gold advances toward bull market, paced by Yellen
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Bullion has climbed 18 per cent this year, making it the best-performing commodity. Photo: Bloomberg As global stocks enter a bear market, gold is on the verge of bull status. Global stocks slumped Thursday as investors shunned risk worldwide amid... Read more
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