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CNBC
Business jet sales seem poised to take off, but company boards stand in the way"We've got potential customers who are waiting on the sidelines," said General
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"We've got potential customers who are waiting on the sidelines," said General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. "It's simply just taking longer for a whole series of reasons — everything from the introduction of brokers to additional board approvals ...... Read more
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CNBC
Here are the two top places where WPP will be putting ad dollars this year, according to CEO Sorrell"Clearly, China is becoming a major, if not one of the two major forces in the
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"Clearly, China is becoming a major, if not one of the two major forces in the world — not only economically and politically, but technologically too," he added. Citing information and communications technology solutions provider Huawei, Sorrell... Read more
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Reuters
Trump's top picks for bank oversight face Senate grillingWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are expected to grill two of President Do
Reuters / Posted moments ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are expected to grill two of President Donald Trump’s nominees for top banking oversight roles about their past lives as financiers at a joint hearing on Thursday. Randal Quarles, tapped to be vice chairman for... Read more
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Reuters
Canadian asset manager Brookfield to buy 60 percent stake in Teekay Offshore(Reuters) - Asset manager Brookfield Business Partners said on Wednesday it wou
Reuters / Posted moments ago
(Reuters) - Asset manager Brookfield Business Partners said on Wednesday it would buy 60 percent of Teekay Offshore Partners, a subsidiary of marine transportation provider Teekay Corp, for about $750 million. Brookfield said it would invest $610... Read more
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Reuters
Goldman launches new online lending strategy for mass affluent(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc is launching a new digital platform where c
Reuters / Posted a minute ago
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc is launching a new digital platform where customers of other wealth management firms and brokerages can apply for loans, the bank said on Thursday. The platform, called GS Select, will make loans of $75,000 to $25... Read more
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Reuters
Dollar licks wounds at 13-month low after Fed inflation viewTOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar licked its wounds at 13-month lows against a baske
Reuters / Posted a minute ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar licked its wounds at 13-month lows against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's more cautious wording on the inflation outlook bolstered views it might not hike interest rates again... Read more
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Reuters
AustralianSuper prepares for U.S. infrastructure playSYDNEY (Reuters) - The head of Australia's biggest pension fund, AustralianSupe
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - The head of Australia's biggest pension fund, AustralianSuper, expects state governments in the United States will cast aside parochial concerns and allow foreign funds to invest and fix up poor infrastructure there. Governments,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois is still in critical conditionDisaster averted – for now. The decision by Illinois legislators to raise pers
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Disaster averted – for now. The decision by Illinois legislators to raise personal and corporate taxes averted a downgrading of the state’s bonds to “junk” status but fell far short of addressing the state’s fiscal problems in any meaningful... Read more
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Bolton News
Why plan to convert Asons offices into 66 flats was abandoned at last minuteA DEVELOPER has been forced to give up plans to turn the home of the former Aso
Bolton News / Posted 6 minutes ago
A DEVELOPER has been forced to give up plans to turn the home of the former Asons Solicitors into flats — after being told the building has been sold to a mystery buyer. It emerged yesterday that Empire Property Concepts wanted to convert Newspaper... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
New Fairfield affordable housing project nears completionFAIRFIELD — Kathleen Falandys sat in her living room at the Pine Tree apartment
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 9 minutes ago
FAIRFIELD — Kathleen Falandys sat in her living room at the Pine Tree apartment complex. She’d just finished a physical therapy session — shaking her head she recalls how she fell retrieving some weights from a closet during an exercise class. “I... Read more
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Business Wire
VN-Migratieagentschap wijst Kony aan om digitale strategie voor het bereiken van meer migranten verder te ontwikkelenIOM werkt nauw samen met intergouvernementele en niet-gouvernementele partners.
Business Wire / Posted 11 minutes ago
IOM werkt nauw samen met intergouvernementele en niet-gouvernementele partners. Met 166 lidstaten, meer dan 400 veldlocaties en meer dan 90 procent van haar medewerkers in het veld, spelen mobiele applicaties een cruciale rol in het succes van IOM... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil prices hover near 8-week highsOil prices were sitting just below 8-week highs on Thursday, buoyed by hopes th
FOX Business / Posted 12 minutes ago
Oil prices were sitting just below 8-week highs on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that a steeper-than-expected decline in U.S. crude oil inventories will reduce global oversupply. Brent crude futures were down 6 cents, or 0.1 percent, at $50.91 a barrel... Read more
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FOX Business
The Metrics Behind Facebook, Inc.'s Monster Second QuarterWith Facebook(NASDAQ: FB) stock rising about 42% year to date, and about 13% in
FOX Business / Posted 12 minutes ago
With Facebook(NASDAQ: FB) stock rising about 42% year to date, and about 13% in the past three months, expectations were undoubtedly high ahead of the social network's second-quarter earnings release on Wednesday. But its results didn't disappoint.... Read more
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New York Post
If Janet Yellen is acting worried — you should be tooOn Friday, we might know whether there’s a reason Janet Yellen is acting concer
New York Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
On Friday, we might know whether there’s a reason Janet Yellen is acting concerned. A couple of weeks ago, the Federal Reserve chair backtracked on her threat to continue aggressively raising interest rates. She hinted that rate hikes — of which... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Havas announces China executive appointments amid re-organisationHavas group has announced that its existing China executive leadership team wil
Marketing Interactive / Posted 12 minutes ago
Havas group has announced that its existing China executive leadership team will all assume additional duties. Mason Lin, currently Havas creative Greater China chairman is appointed as chairman of Havas Group Greater China; Karl Wu, currently Havas... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil prices hover near 8-week highsOil prices were sitting just below 8-week highs on Thursday, buoyed by hopes th
FOX Business / Posted 13 minutes ago
Oil prices were sitting just below 8-week highs on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that a steeper-than-expected decline in U.S. crude oil inventories will reduce global oversupply. Continue Reading Below Brent crude futures were down 6 cents, or 0.1... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Eat and Travel Weekly shelves print edition, goes full digitalIn the announcement, the company says it did not have a choice but to announce
Marketing Interactive / Posted 13 minutes ago
In the announcement, the company says it did not have a choice but to announce the news, as “the survival space for printed media has kept on shrinking”. The 20-year old magazine will go full digital starting today, and the final issue will be... Read more
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FOX Business
The Metrics Behind Facebook, Inc.'s Monster Second QuarterWith Facebook(NASDAQ: FB) stock rising about 42% year to date, and about 13% in
FOX Business / Posted 13 minutes ago
With Facebook(NASDAQ: FB) stock rising about 42% year to date, and about 13% in the past three months, expectations were undoubtedly high ahead of the social network's second-quarter earnings release on Wednesday. But its results didn't disappoint.... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Hong Kong salary guide for marketing and sales industry Q3 2017There has been very noticeable upswing in Hong Kong’s sales and marketing job m
Marketing Interactive / Posted 13 minutes ago
There has been very noticeable upswing in Hong Kong’s sales and marketing job market in Q2 2017, in terms of employers with open headcounts and the number of professionals who were actively seeking new positions, according to a new report by... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Motley Fool: Are you ready for dividend season?Ah, dividends. Is there any sweeter (virtual) sound than the digital tinkling o
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 minutes ago
Ah, dividends. Is there any sweeter (virtual) sound than the digital tinkling of dividends as they fall into your bank account every six months or so? Dividends – like rent, but to a greater degree – are the true expression of "passive income". You... Read more
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Motley Fool
Macquarie Group Ltd shares rise on trading update The Macquarie Group Ltd(ASX: MQG) share price edged 1.4% higher to $87.56 in
Motley Fool / Posted 16 minutes ago
The Macquarie Group Ltd(ASX: MQG) share price edged 1.4% higher to $87.56 in trade today after the group reconfirmed that it expects FY 2018’s profit result to be broadly in line with the record net... Read more
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Motley Fool
Leading brokers name 3 ASX shares to buy todayOnce a week I like to take a look at the shares which brokers are tipping to cl
Motley Fool / Posted 16 minutes ago
Once a week I like to take a look at the shares which brokers are tipping to climb higher over the coming months. Three shares in particular which have been named as buys by leading brokers this week are listed below. Should you snap up shares? CSL... Read more
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Motley Fool
Digital currencies: Is it time to buy Bitcoin or Ethereum? You may have heard of Bitcoin and Ethereum. If not don’t worry, they are two
Motley Fool / Posted 17 minutes ago
You may have heard of Bitcoin and Ethereum. If not don’t worry, they are two types of digital currencies and have been introduced as a secure and anonymous way of making payments. They are... Read more
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TheBull
Macquarie says bank levy hits it hardestMacquarie Group expects to make another annual profit of around $2.2 billion de
TheBull / Posted 17 minutes ago
Macquarie Group expects to make another annual profit of around $2.2 billion despite the impact of the federal government's new bank levy. The banking and financial services group said its performance in the first quarter of its 2017/18 fiscal year,... Read more
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The Age
Motley Fool: Are you ready for dividend season?Ah, dividends. Is there any sweeter (virtual) sound than the digital tinkling o
The Age / Posted 17 minutes ago
Ah, dividends. Is there any sweeter (virtual) sound than the digital tinkling of dividends as they fall into your bank account every six months or so? Dividends – like rent, but to a greater degree – are the true expression of "passive income". You... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Jury: Michael Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 millionBy BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury on Wednesday found
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 19 minutes ago
By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson's estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from "Billie Jean," ''Thriller" and more of the superstar's biggest... Read more
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The Economic Times
HCL Tech posts 10.7% drop in Q1 profit; FY18 CC revenue guidance at .5%Revenue for the quarter rose 0.8 per cent QoQ to Rs 12,149 crore, the company s
The Economic Times / Posted 19 minutes ago
Revenue for the quarter rose 0.8 per cent QoQ to Rs 12,149 crore, the company said. This was 7.2 per cent higher than the previous quarter on YoY basis. In dollar terms, revenue rose 3.7 per cent sequentially to $1,884 million. Net Income was down... Read more
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The Economic Times
LeEco's Coolpad says lawsuit filed against unit over loan due next monthHONG KONG: Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad Group, part of the cash-strapped Le
The Economic Times / Posted 19 minutes ago
HONG KONG: Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad Group, part of the cash-strapped LeEco technology conglomerate, said on Thursday a bank has sued a subsidiary, demanding early repayment of an 80 million yuan ($11.9 million) loan due Aug. 15. LeEco, a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dollar licks its wounds at 13-month low after Fed seen as dovishTOKYO: The dollar licked its wounds at 13-month lows against a basket of curren
The Economic Times / Posted 20 minutes ago
TOKYO: The dollar licked its wounds at 13-month lows against a basket of currencies on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve's policy statement was perceived to be slightly on the dovish side. While the Fed said it expected to start shrinking its... Read more
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The Economic Times
ITC likely to report 6-8% growth in Q1 net; negative growth in cigarette volumesNEW DELHI: FMCG major ITC is expected to post a modest 6-8 per cent YoY growth
The Economic Times / Posted 20 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: FMCG major ITC is expected to post a modest 6-8 per cent YoY growth in net profit for the June quarter dented by a flat to marginal fall in cigarette volumes. Brokerage Motilal Oswal Securities expect the cigarette maker to report a 6.2... Read more
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