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WAVE 3 Louisville
Eclipse tourists help boost local economyTens of thousands of people are expected to visit Hopkinsville to view the ecli
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted a minute ago
Tens of thousands of people are expected to visit Hopkinsville to view the eclipse. That means big bucks for the local economy. Travelers from all over the country are spending money in local restaurants and hotels. We spoke to a group of campers... Read more
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Perth Now
Finance News Update, what you need to knowWORLD FINANCE UPDATE: The Australian market looks set to open fractionally in
Perth Now / Posted a minute ago
WORLD FINANCE UPDATE: The Australian market looks set to open fractionally in the red amid concern for the Trump administrations ability to progress its economic agenda and risk aversion following the Barcelona terror attack. At 0700 AEST on... Read more
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The Age
Markets Live: Fortescue fronts investorsLocal shares are set to open flat, even after iron ore and oil prices leapt hig
The Age / Posted a minute ago
Local shares are set to open flat, even after iron ore and oil prices leapt higher over the weekend. ASX futures were 4 points lower after Wall Street slipped, although it did steady from the previous session's sharp sell-off. The Australian dollar... Read more
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WA Today
Electricity, health and food the top worries in Choice Consumer Pulse surveyHealth expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying mo
WA Today / Posted a minute ago
Health expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying more than half of all Australian consumers. Add to that; fuel, car insurance, mortgage or rent, gas, home insurance and water, and the nation is pretty much worried about... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morningPhoto: Joshua Lott/ Getty. Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,674.51 -
Business Insider Australia / Posted a minute ago
Photo: Joshua Lott/ Getty. Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,674.51 -76.22 (-0.35%) S&P 500: 2,425.55 -4.46 (-0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7928 -0.0003 (-0.04%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,703 (-4) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines... Read more
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Sky News Australia
BlueScope Steel doubles full-year net profitBlueScope Steel has doubled its full-year net profit to $715.9 million on the b
Sky News Australia / Posted a minute ago
BlueScope Steel has doubled its full-year net profit to $715.9 million on the back of strong earnings growth and lower financing costs. The steel maker said sales revenue for the 12 months to June 30 rose 17 per cent to $1.06 billion on the back of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Brambles full-year profit down 69 per centLogistics firm Brambles has slid 69 per cent in full-year profit to $US182.9 mi
Sky News Australia / Posted a minute ago
Logistics firm Brambles has slid 69 per cent in full-year profit to $US182.9 million ($A230.6 million) on the back of a $US243.8 million write-down of its North America recycled pallets business. The company said sales revenue for the 12 months to... Read more
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The Age
Bluescope taps new CEO, warns earnings set to slideBluescope Steel warned on Monday earnings are set to fall in the current half,
The Age / Posted a minute ago
Bluescope Steel warned on Monday earnings are set to fall in the current half, hit by import competition and soaring power and gas prices locally and weaker margins in the United States. At the same time, the country's biggest steel maker flagged... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The Australian dollar is back above 79 cents as commodity prices soarThe Australian dollar has opened the new trading week above the US 79 cent leve
Business Insider Australia / Posted a minute ago
The Australian dollar has opened the new trading week above the US 79 cent level, consolidating upon the gains achieved during Friday’s session. Here’s the Aussie dollar scoreboard as at 7.45am AEST. AUD/USD 0.7922 , -0.0005 , -0.06% AUD/JPY... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Canadaian growth boosts Michael Hill profitMichael Hill International, the jewellery retailer founded by its namesake, boo
Sky News Australia / Posted a minute ago
Michael Hill International, the jewellery retailer founded by its namesake, boosted annual profit by two thirds as its Michael Hill chain grew steadily in its main markets of Australia and New Zealand and recorded stronger growth in Canada. Profit... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Former GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt reportedly tops the list to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber's CEOJeffrey Immelt, the former CEO of GE, is now the top candidate to become the ne
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 minutes ago
Jeffrey Immelt, the former CEO of GE, is now the top candidate to become the new CEO of Uber, Recode reported on Saturday, citing "numerous" unnamed sources. A majority of the board of the app-based taxi company is leaning toward Immelt, but two... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Finance News Update, what you need to knowWORLD FINANCE UPDATE: The Australian market looks set to open fractionally in
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
WORLD FINANCE UPDATE: The Australian market looks set to open fractionally in the red amid concern for the Trump administrations ability to progress its economic agenda and risk aversion following the Barcelona terror attack. At 0700 AEST on... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Metals at near multi-year highsZinc prices have risen, heading for their biggest weekly rise since November, a
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Zinc prices have risen, heading for their biggest weekly rise since November, as a sharp fall in stocks held the metal near its highest in a decade. Aluminium and copper also ended the week near multi-year highs and nickel touched its highest level... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gold near flat after surge to 9-month highGold prices have closed little changed after jumping to their highest in more t
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Gold prices have closed little changed after jumping to their highest in more than nine months as the US dollar retreated on political uncertainty in the United States and a suspected Islamist militant attack in Spain boosted bullion's safe-haven... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Oil up 3% as $US falls, US rig count dropsOil prices have risen sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs, fee
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Oil prices have risen sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs, feeding a rally that boosted global benchmark Brent crude to a weekly gain while US crude was virtually flat on the week. US energy firms cut oil rigs for a second week in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Marc Faber: In The Age Of Cyber-Terrorism, Every Investor Must Own GoldAuthored by Shannara Johnson via Hard Assets Alliance, Dr. Marc Faber, a legen
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 minutes ago
Authored by Shannara Johnson via Hard Assets Alliance, Dr. Marc Faber, a legendary investor and the editor/publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, is well known for his contrarian investing style. In a recent Metal Masters interview with the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hyundai Motor Group faces government calls to address 'big governance risk'SEOUL: South Korea's new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the aut
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 minutes ago
SEOUL: South Korea's new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate Hyundai Motor Group about overhauling its complex ownership structure, which critics say gives too much power to its controlling family at the... Read more
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The Age
Electricity, health and food the top worries in Choice Consumer Pulse surveyHealth expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying mo
The Age / Posted 12 minutes ago
Health expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying more than half of all Australian consumers. Add to that; fuel, car insurance, mortgage or rent, gas, home insurance and water, and the nation is pretty much worried about... Read more
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NZCity
Canada helps boost Michael Hill's profitMichael Hill International, the jewellery retailer founded by its namesake, boo
NZCity / Posted 12 minutes ago
Michael Hill International, the jewellery retailer founded by its namesake, boosted annual profit by two thirds as its Michael Hill chain grew steadily in its main markets of Australia and New Zealand and recorded stronger growth in Canada. Profit... Read more
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NZCity
Vista buys control of Mexican partnerCinema software outfit Vista Group International has bought a controlling stake
NZCity / Posted 12 minutes ago
Cinema software outfit Vista Group International has bought a controlling stake in a Mexican technology company to give it a stronger foothold in the growing Latin American market. It has bought a 60 per cent stake in Senda Direccion Tecnologica,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Electricity, health and food the top worries in Choice Consumer Pulse surveyHealth expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying mo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 minutes ago
Health expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying more than half of all Australian consumers. Add to that; fuel, car insurance, mortgage or rent, gas, home insurance and water, and the nation is pretty much worried about... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Eye on the Market: Does the Modern Portfolio Theory actually work?Now, I am all for diversification as long as it is not “diversify and forget.”
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 15 minutes ago
Now, I am all for diversification as long as it is not “diversify and forget.” To explain, let’s examine the six holdings from a reader, purchased in 2012. To date, only three holdings outperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500 while three did not.... Read more
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EuroNews
Emissions scandal is a risk to German economy - ministryBERLIN (Reuters) – The emissions scandal ensnaring German carmakers is a risk t
EuroNews / Posted 17 minutes ago
BERLIN (Reuters) – The emissions scandal ensnaring German carmakers is a risk to Europe’s largest economy, the Finance Ministry said on Monday, adding that it was impossible at the moment to quantify its impact. In its monthly report, the ministry... Read more
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The Star
US stocks: This weekaheadRecent changes to accounting standards and a crackdown last year by the Securit
The Star / Posted 18 minutes ago
Recent changes to accounting standards and a crackdown last year by the Securities Exchange Commission are encouraging many companies to be more cautious about reporting metrics that do not adhere to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Buffett's disciplineWarren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying
Business Standard India / Posted 23 minutes ago
Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest US natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of the biggest challenges to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jan Dhan accounts slip on credit scoreMaking Jan Dhan accounts eligible for credit has become a key concern for banks
Business Standard India / Posted 23 minutes ago
Making Jan Dhan accounts eligible for credit has become a key concern for banks to keep the scheme viable, after having achieved its broader objective of financial inclusion. At present, less than 15 per cent of the accounts are credit-linked,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt gears up to list IRFC, IRCTC by JanuaryThe government is gearing up to list Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC)
Business Standard India / Posted 23 minutes ago
The government is gearing up to list Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) by November 2017 and January 2018, respectively, Business Standard has learnt. The two market debuts, through... Read more
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Kiama Independent
BlueScope’s profits doubleBlueScope’s fortunes continue to improve, with the steelmaker on Monday announc
Kiama Independent / Posted 25 minutes ago
BlueScope’s fortunes continue to improve, with the steelmaker on Monday announcing a 102 per cent boost in profits. BlueScope's latest results show the pain of the 2015 steel crisis is paying off, said retiring company CEO Paul O'Malley BlueScope’s... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Irrational': China's crackdown set to affect our property marketThe Chinese government has officially put the brakes on Chinese companies pouri
Manning River Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
The Chinese government has officially put the brakes on Chinese companies pouring big money into overseas property development, issuing rules likely to have a significant impact in Australia. Beijing: The Chinese government has officially put the... Read more
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Manning River Times
8@eight: Flat start in store for ASXThe ASX set for a flat start to the week after Wall Street steadied on Friday,
Manning River Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
The ASX set for a flat start to the week after Wall Street steadied on Friday, while reporting season continues on in earnest. It won't necessarily surprise political analysts that President Trump's Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has been removed... Read more
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