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The Morning Call
Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industryThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a massive overhaul of the mul
Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry
The Morning Call / Posted a minute ago
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry on Thursday, which would restrict collectors from calling numerous times a day, require them to have more documentation on what's... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
US to speed oil, gas permits amid sharp drop in applicationsBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - U.S. officials announced plans Thursday to speed up perm
US to speed oil, gas permits amid sharp drop in applications
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a minute ago
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - U.S. officials announced plans Thursday to speed up permitting for oil and gas drilling on federal and Indian lands to reduce delays, as applications were projected to be down 40 percent versus their historical average amid an... Read more
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NBC News
Home Ownership at Its Lowest Level Since 1965: Blame the MillennialsAfter rising just over a decade ago to its highest level ever, the nation's hom
Home Ownership at Its Lowest Level Since 1965: Blame the Millennials
NBC News / Posted a minute ago
After rising just over a decade ago to its highest level ever, the nation's home ownership rate fell to match its all-time low and could drop even further in the months to come. In the second quarter of this year, the rate fell to 62.9 percent, not... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Art to be removed from now shuttered Old State HouseHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - State officials plan to remove tens of millions of dolla
Art to be removed from now shuttered Old State House
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a minute ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - State officials plan to remove tens of millions of dollars' worth of art work and artifacts from Connecticut's Old State House, which has been closed to the public amid the state's budget problems. The 220-year-old landmark... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Yen seen at risk if Bank of Japan disappointsThe yen fluctuated between gains and losses ahead of Friday's Bank of Japan pol
Yen seen at risk if Bank of Japan disappoints
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The yen fluctuated between gains and losses ahead of Friday's Bank of Japan policy meeting as traders weighed the potential for further monetary stimulus from governor Haruhiko Kuroda. Japan's currency erased earlier gains after Reuters reported... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Property values treble over a decade in Melbourne's eastern suburbsVictorians were the lucky recipients of a 22.4 per cent rise in the total value
Property values treble over a decade in Melbourne's eastern suburbs
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Victorians were the lucky recipients of a 22.4 per cent rise in the total value of their properties over the past two years and, over a 10-year period, the homes of a select few have trebled, according to the state's Valuer-General. Every two years... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Key truths about the Obama economyAs Hillary Clinton takes the baton from President Obama tonight, she has to ack
Key truths about the Obama economy
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 minutes ago
As Hillary Clinton takes the baton from President Obama tonight, she has to acknowledge two key truths about the "Obama economy": 1. Americans are vastly better off than they were 8 years ago. 2. But most are worried. They feel they should be a lot... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Fayetteville Observer being sold to GateHouse MediaFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - The Fayetteville Publishing Company is selling The Fa
Fayetteville Observer being sold to GateHouse Media
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 minutes ago
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - The Fayetteville Publishing Company is selling The Fayetteville Observer to GateHouse Media. In a story published Thursday (http://bit.ly/2ajvWfB ) the president and publisher of The Fayetteville Publishing Company Charles... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
'Unfair' sanitary product costs prompt OUSA discountsThe Otago University Students' Association says it has been offering subsidised
'Unfair' sanitary product costs prompt OUSA discounts
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Otago University Students' Association says it has been offering subsidised sanitary products since the start of the year in a bid to curtail the ''unfair costs'' of products people are forced to buy. Victoria University students and Salvation... Read more
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KIVI Boise
SoundCloud Founders Are Reportedly Trying To Sell The Service For $1BAccording to "those familiar with the matter," SoundCloud's investors have been
SoundCloud Founders Are Reportedly Trying To Sell The Service For $1B
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 minutes ago
According to "those familiar with the matter," SoundCloud's investors have been looking to sell the Berlin-based company for a while but haven't found a buyer willing to pay that much. But it's no surprise nobody wants to pay $1 billion for a... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Atlantic City Still Awaiting State LoanMoody's Investors Service is warning that Atlantic City is likely to default Mo
Atlantic City Still Awaiting State Loan
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 5 minutes ago
Moody's Investors Service is warning that Atlantic City is likely to default Monday on its debt unless New Jersey delivers a loan it promised in May. Governor Chris Christie says the state hasn't executed the loan agreement because the city doesn't... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Senate Panel To Consider Latest TTF PlanThe Senate Budget Committee is expected to act tomorrow on the latest plan to r
Senate Panel To Consider Latest TTF Plan
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Senate Budget Committee is expected to act tomorrow on the latest plan to raise New Jersey's gas tax 23 cents a gallon to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund. Tom Kloza is the global head of energy analysis at the Oil Price Information... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
Irvine Fin-tech Firm Gets $7.5MInternet-based mortgage lender cloudvirga in Irvine raised $7.5 million in Seri
Irvine Fin-tech Firm Gets $7.5M
Orange County Business Journal / Posted 5 minutes ago
Internet-based mortgage lender cloudvirga in Irvine raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. Dallas Capital, a financial services firm in Calabasas, led the round with investments from Santa Monica venture capital firm Upfront Ventures and angel... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Tax on foreign buyers is a step toward affordabilityStarting Tuesday, foreigners will have to dig deeper into their wallets and off
Tax on foreign buyers is a step toward affordability
Peace Arch News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Starting Tuesday, foreigners will have to dig deeper into their wallets and off-shore bank accounts to buy real estate here. For that run-of-the-mill $1-million property in South Surrey or White Rock, an international buyer will be forced to cough... Read more
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The Age
Yen seen at risk if Bank of Japan disappointsThe yen fluctuated between gains and losses ahead of Friday's Bank of Japan pol
Yen seen at risk if Bank of Japan disappoints
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
The yen fluctuated between gains and losses ahead of Friday's Bank of Japan policy meeting as traders weighed the potential for further monetary stimulus from governor Haruhiko Kuroda. Japan's currency erased earlier gains after Reuters reported... Read more
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The Age
Property values treble over a decade in Melbourne's eastern suburbsVictorians were the lucky recipients of a 22.4 per cent rise in the total value
Property values treble over a decade in Melbourne's eastern suburbs
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
Victorians were the lucky recipients of a 22.4 per cent rise in the total value of their properties over the past two years and, over a 10-year period, the homes of a select few have trebled, according to the state's Valuer-General. Every two years... Read more
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The Washington Times
First state back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off at end of JulyIt may seem like just yesterday the kids had their last day of classes for the
First state back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off at end of July
The Washington Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
It may seem like just yesterday the kids had their last day of classes for the summer, but three states this weekend are holding their annual back-to-school sales tax holiday: Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi. Indeed, “[o]ver the next month, 17... Read more
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Business Insurance
Berkshire Hathaway introduces cyber liability insurance in New ZealandBerkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. has launched cyber liability insuran
Berkshire Hathaway introduces cyber liability insurance in New Zealand
Business Insurance / Posted 7 minutes ago
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. has launched cyber liability insurance in New Zealand. The policy covers business interruption and third party liabilities a policyholder faces from a data breach, rectification expenses, and emergency... Read more
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Business Insurance
Axis taps CNA exec to head U.S. programsAxis Capital Holdings Ltd. said Thursday that it has named Chicago-based John T
Axis taps CNA exec to head U.S. programs
Business Insurance / Posted 7 minutes ago
Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. said Thursday that it has named Chicago-based John Tatum executive vice president and head of U.S. programs at Axis Insurance. Mr. Tatum will be responsible for all programs and binding authorities for Axis Insurance... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Smartphone market inches back to growth with Samsung holding leadThe smartphone market is showing signs of growth again, but barely, with shipme
Smartphone market inches back to growth with Samsung holding lead
Computer World Australia / Posted 7 minutes ago
The smartphone market is showing signs of growth again, but barely, with shipments up nearly 1 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm, which had reported a 3 percent drop in the market in the... Read more
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Business Insurance
Cat losses burn XL profitsXL Group Ltd. was battered by catastrophe losses in the second quarter, reporti
Cat losses burn XL profits
Business Insurance / Posted 7 minutes ago
XL Group Ltd. was battered by catastrophe losses in the second quarter, reporting million in net income, which was a 94.7% decrease from the comparable period a year ago on Wednesday. Results of the Hamilton, Bermuda based firm, which completed its... Read more
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Business Insurance
Arch Capital profits leap in second quarterHamilton, Bermuda-based Arch Capital Group Ltd. reported a 98.2% increase in ne
Arch Capital profits leap in second quarter
Business Insurance / Posted 7 minutes ago
Hamilton, Bermuda-based Arch Capital Group Ltd. reported a 98.2% increase in net income for the second quarter to $249.4 million, the company said Wednesday. Net premiums written for the quarter increased 8.5%, to $1.02 billion. The company reported... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
POP Sees Potential New Air Cargo Opportunities Following BrexitCurrently working towards its launch, POP plans to be the first airline to oper
POP Sees Potential New Air Cargo Opportunities Following Brexit
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 minutes ago
Currently working towards its launch, POP plans to be the first airline to operate non-stop flights between the UK and both Amritsar and Ahmedabad in India’s Punjab and Gujarat states. With the long historical links between the two countries, the POP... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
PHL Honors Restaurant and RetailerThe Philadelphia Marketplace at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) named
PHL Honors Restaurant and Retailer
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Philadelphia Marketplace at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) named Sky Asian Bistro, located in Concourse C, and Roster, located in the B/C Connector, as its Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter. The Merchants of the Quarter are... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA's rand up and stocks down as SABMiller slips#RandReport: The rand strengthened against the dollar on Thursday in a broad
SA's rand up and stocks down as SABMiller slips
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 minutes ago
#RandReport: The rand strengthened against the dollar on Thursday in a broad rally by emerging assets. FILE: South African rand. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Rand,SA rand vs US dollar,rand... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Property values treble over a decade in Melbourne's eastern suburbsVictorians were the lucky recipients of a 22.4 per cent rise in the total value
Property values treble over a decade in Melbourne's eastern suburbs
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
Victorians were the lucky recipients of a 22.4 per cent rise in the total value of their properties over the past two years and, over a 10-year period, the homes of a select few have trebled, according to the state's Valuer-General. Every two years... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Yen seen at risk if Bank of Japan disappointsThe yen fluctuated between gains and losses ahead of Friday's Bank of Japan pol
Yen seen at risk if Bank of Japan disappoints
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
The yen fluctuated between gains and losses ahead of Friday's Bank of Japan policy meeting as traders weighed the potential for further monetary stimulus from governor Haruhiko Kuroda. Japan's currency erased earlier gains after Reuters reported... Read more
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Business Insider
Billionaire investor Howard Marks just dissed hedge fund 'geniuses'Howard Marks, cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, just splashed some cold
Billionaire investor Howard Marks just dissed hedge fund 'geniuses'
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
Howard Marks, cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, just splashed some cold water on the hedge fund industry. The alternative-investment giant, which manages $98 billion, reported earnings on Thursday. During the call, Goldman Sachs analyst Alex... Read more
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Business Insider
Amazon beats on earnings, stock trades up and downAmazon just reported its second quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday aft
Amazon beats on earnings, stock trades up and down
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
Amazon just reported its second quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday afternoon. It's a beat across the board, and Amazon shares are trading up ~2.5% in after hours. Here are the most important numbers: Q2 earnings per share (GAAP): $1.78... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British Gas powers its way to £516million profit despite mass customer walkoutAround 399,000 customers ditched the supplier between January and June - equiva
British Gas powers its way to £516million profit despite mass customer walkout
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 minutes ago
Around 399,000 customers ditched the supplier between January and June - equivalent to nearly 2,200 a day. Centrica boss Iain Conn claimed the firm was “not obsessed about customer numbers”. The drop in customers, and remaining households using... Read more
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