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San Antonio Express-News
Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recessSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders h
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a minute ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that includes regulatory reforms and money for... Read more
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FOX Business
Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recessGov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle Cal
FOX Business / Posted a minute ago
Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that includes regulatory reforms and money for low-income housing. But... Read more
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FOX Business
Snap Stock Just Had Its Best Week EverEvery dog stock has its day, and sometimes its week. Shares of Snap, Inc.(NYSE:
FOX Business / Posted a minute ago
Every dog stock has its day, and sometimes its week. Shares of Snap, Inc.(NYSE: SNAP) soared 19.4% last week, moving higher after a pair of bullish analyst moves and a report that its Snapchat Discover video content platform is a hit. Snapchat's... Read more
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FOX Business
I Built an Artificial-Intelligence System for Investing -- and It Showed How Smart Warren Buffett IsI was curious. The idea of driverless cars has been, and still is, fascinating
FOX Business / Posted a minute ago
I was curious. The idea of driverless cars has been, and still is, fascinating to me. And so is the technology that makes driverless cars possible -- artificial intelligence (AI). Like many, I grew up enjoying books, movies, and TV shows that... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Housing affordability: Is Airbnb to blame?New data suggests landlords favour Airbnb-type rentals over long-term tenants,
Illawarra Mercury / Posted a minute ago
New data suggests landlords favour Airbnb-type rentals over long-term tenants, but the home-sharing website's impact on housing affordability remains contentious. An estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent rental... Read more
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FOX Business
Snap Stock Just Had Its Best Week EverEvery dog stock has its day, and sometimes its week. Shares of Snap, Inc.(NYSE:
FOX Business / Posted a minute ago
Every dog stock has its day, and sometimes its week. Shares of Snap, Inc.(NYSE: SNAP) soared 19.4% last week, moving higher after a pair of bullish analyst moves and a report that its Snapchat Discover video content platform is a hit. Continue... Read more
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FOX Business
Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recessSACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have p
FOX Business / Posted a minute ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that includes regulatory reforms and money for... Read more
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FOX Business
I Built an Artificial-Intelligence System for Investing -- and It Showed How Smart Warren Buffett IsI was curious. Continue Reading Below The idea of driverless cars has been, a
FOX Business / Posted a minute ago
I was curious. Continue Reading Below The idea of driverless cars has been, and still is, fascinating to me. And so is the technology that makes driverless cars possible -- artificial intelligence (AI). Like many, I grew up enjoying books, movies,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
We tried Walmart’s massive online pickup tower — and it shattered our expectations (WMT)Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Walmart is building giant self-service kiosks
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 minutes ago
Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Walmart is building giant self-service kiosks that retrieve customers' online orders in its stores. The kiosks, which Walmart calls pickup towers, are in about 20 stores today. Walmart is planning to roll them out... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Goldman Sachs may have lost $100 million on an energy bet gone wrong (GS)A sour bet on the direction of natural gas prices contributed to Goldman Sachs'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 minutes ago
A sour bet on the direction of natural gas prices contributed to Goldman Sachs' weak performance in commodities trading during the second quarter. According to The Wall Street Journal, the bank had wrongly bet on an increase in gas prices in the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This 18-old digital-currency millionaire thinks bitcoin could hit $10,000 a coinErik Finman may be only 18, but he's a millionaire, thanks to a very shrewd and
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 minutes ago
Erik Finman may be only 18, but he's a millionaire, thanks to a very shrewd and early investment in bitcoin. And despite the recent tumult in the world of digital currency and a huge run-up in the value of bitcoin, Finman is still a bitcoin... Read more
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WA Today
Xinja seeks up to $15 million amid push for start-up banks​Xinja, which hopes to lead a wave of new digital start-up banks, says moves to
WA Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
​Xinja, which hopes to lead a wave of new digital start-up banks, says moves to relax the strict licensing regime for the industry are already making investors more willing to back small challenger banks. The start-up is an example of one type of... Read more
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WA Today
Ariadne drops bid for four board seatsRebel shareholder Ariadne Australia has stopped pushing for four board seats at
WA Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
Rebel shareholder Ariadne Australia has stopped pushing for four board seats at rival Ardent, with property developer Kevin Seymour and US-based Andrew Hedges withdrawing their nominations. At the shareholder meeting scheduled for September 4 in... Read more
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WA Today
Focus shifts to miners as BHP, Fortescue and South32 report this weekA vast improvement in BHP's results for fiscal 2017 compared to the previous ye
WA Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
A vast improvement in BHP's results for fiscal 2017 compared to the previous year is expected to be among the highlights of a frenetic few days of reporting season this week, as the focus shifts gear to mining. The spotlight will sharpen on the... Read more
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WA Today
Metrics-obsessed managers should be careful what they wish for, unlike the banksIn decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of
WA Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
In decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of the 21st century is written, I predict it won't be kind to the great management fad of "metrics". When you look at the terrible mess the Commonwealth and the other big... Read more
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WA Today
New investment rules to curb China's foreign acquisition bingeBeijing: The Chinese government has officially put the brakes on Chinese compan
WA Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
Beijing: 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. China's State Council, or cabinet, issued the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
We tried Walmart’s massive online pickup tower — and it shattered our expectations (WMT)Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Walmart is building giant self-service kiosks
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 minutes ago
Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Walmart is building giant self-service kiosks that retrieve customers' online orders in its stores. The kiosks, which Walmart calls pickup towers, are in about 20 stores today. Walmart is planning to roll them out... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This 18-old digital-currency millionaire thinks bitcoin could hit $10,000 a coinErik Finman may be only 18, but he's a millionaire, thanks to a very shrewd and
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 minutes ago
Erik Finman may be only 18, but he's a millionaire, thanks to a very shrewd and early investment in bitcoin. And despite the recent tumult in the world of digital currency and a huge run-up in the value of bitcoin, Finman is still a bitcoin... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Goldman Sachs may have lost $100 million on an energy bet gone wrong (GS)A sour bet on the direction of natural gas prices contributed to Goldman Sachs'
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 minutes ago
A sour bet on the direction of natural gas prices contributed to Goldman Sachs' weak performance in commodities trading during the second quarter. According to The Wall Street Journal, the bank had wrongly bet on an increase in gas prices in the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
People in Business: Smith, WilliamsPeople in Business, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Smith is resident inspector at nucl
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 minutes ago
People in Business, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Smith is resident inspector at nuclear plant SOUTHPORT -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named Galen Smith as the agency’s senior resident inspector at Duke Energy’s Brunswick Nuclear Plant. Smith... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Housing affordability: Is Airbnb to blame?New data suggests landlords favour Airbnb-type rentals over long-term tenants,
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 minutes ago
New data suggests landlords favour Airbnb-type rentals over long-term tenants, but the home-sharing website's impact on housing affordability remains contentious. An estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent rental... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
New investment rules to curb China's foreign acquisition bingeThe Chinese government has officially put the brakes on Chinese companies pouri
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 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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tribalfootball.com
Crystal Palace favourites in scramble for Barcelona striker Munir El HaddadiThe young forward is expected to be sold by Barca before the deadline falls thi
tribalfootball.com / Posted 21 minutes ago
The young forward is expected to be sold by Barca before the deadline falls this month. Barca are demanding €20m to sell Munir, who spent last season on-loan with Valencia. Palace are regarded as favourites to sign the 21 year-old, thanks to their... Read more
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The Young Witness
Housing affordability: Is Airbnb to blame?New data suggests landlords favour Airbnb-type rentals over long-term tenants,
The Young Witness / Posted 23 minutes ago
New data suggests landlords favour Airbnb-type rentals over long-term tenants, but the home-sharing website's impact on housing affordability remains contentious. An estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent rental... Read more
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The Age
Strong block sales help slash $100 million from Mr Fluffy billReduced demolition costs and a rising property market have cut the total cost o
The Age / Posted 26 minutes ago
Reduced demolition costs and a rising property market have cut the total cost of the Mr Fluffy clean-up by about 25 per cent. The scheme is now expected to cost ACT taxpayers $307 million – about $100 million less than the initial $400 million-plus... Read more
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The Age
Melbourne auction clearance rate bounces back but 30 per cent of results unreported House-hunters are increasingly “wedging” Melbourne’s inner suburban real estate
The Age / Posted 26 minutes ago
House-hunters are increasingly “wedging” Melbourne’s inner suburban real estate market by targeting a small number of quality homes while ignoring comparable properties, real estate agents say. The weekend auction market saw above-market prices paid... Read more
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The Age
Xinja seeks up to $15 million amid push for start-up banks​Xinja, which hopes to lead a wave of new digital start-up banks, says moves to
The Age / Posted 26 minutes ago
​Xinja, which hopes to lead a wave of new digital start-up banks, says moves to relax the strict licensing regime for the industry are already making investors more willing to back small challenger banks. The start-up is an example of one type of... Read more
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The Age
Housing affordability: 6000 homes removed from rental market as landlords turn to AirbnbAn estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent r
The Age / Posted 26 minutes ago
An estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent rental housing market as landlords list properties on home-sharing websites such as Airbnb. New data from the University of Sydney's Urban Housing Lab suggests the... Read more
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The Age
Focus shifts to miners as BHP, Fortescue and South32 report this weekA vast improvement in BHP's results for fiscal 2017 compared to the previous ye
The Age / Posted 26 minutes ago
A vast improvement in BHP's results for fiscal 2017 compared to the previous year is expected to be among the highlights of a frenetic few days of reporting season this week, as the focus shifts gear to mining. The spotlight will sharpen on the... Read more
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The Age
Ariadne drops bid for four board seatsRebel shareholder Ariadne Australia has stopped pushing for four board seats at
The Age / Posted 26 minutes ago
Rebel shareholder Ariadne Australia has stopped pushing for four board seats at rival Ardent, with property developer Kevin Seymour and US-based Andrew Hedges withdrawing their nominations. At the shareholder meeting scheduled for September 4 in... Read more
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