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Grainnet.com
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Releases Statement on Farm Income Forecasts For 2015-16Washington, Aug. 30, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the follow
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Releases Statement on Farm Income Forecasts For 2015-16
Grainnet.com / Posted a minute ago
Washington, Aug. 30, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement today on the Farm Income and Financial Forecasts for 2015 and 2016, released by USDA's Economic Research Service. "Today's farm income forecast underscores... Read more
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Times News
Oreo maker Mondelez ends talks to buy Hershey Co.NEW YORK (AP) — Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy
Oreo maker Mondelez ends talks to buy Hershey Co.
Times News / Posted a minute ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy The Hershey Co, a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world’s best known chocolates and snacks. Hershey had said in June that it... Read more
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Grainnet.com
DuPont Pioneer and CHS Form High Oleic Soybean Contracting ProgramDuPont Pioneer and CHS Inc. (CHS) announced today that CHS Processing and Food
DuPont Pioneer and CHS Form High Oleic Soybean Contracting Program
Grainnet.com / Posted a minute ago
DuPont Pioneer and CHS Inc. (CHS) announced today that CHS Processing and Food Ingredients will offer production contracts for Pioneer® brand Plenish® high oleic soybeans for 2017 production in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. Contracted... Read more
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Deseret News
Consumer confidence at an almost 12-month highAugust’s consumers are buoyed by a sense of optimism, a survey released Tuesday
Consumer confidence at an almost 12-month high
Deseret News / Posted a minute ago
August’s consumers are buoyed by a sense of optimism, a survey released Tuesday showed. Consumers who saw the number of available jobs as “plentiful” increased from 23 to 26 percent, Yahoo reported, although the percentage who felt jobs were hard to... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
'Historic moment' for Dell, as Texas computer giant to merge with EMCDell Inc. and EMC Corp. are set to complete the biggest technology merger in hi
'Historic moment' for Dell, as Texas computer giant to merge with EMC
Dallas Morning News / Posted a minute ago
Dell Inc. and EMC Corp. are set to complete the biggest technology merger in history next week, a deal that will bring together two leading providers of data-center and corporate computing equipment as they chase faster growth. The companies have... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Pres. Obama cuts short sentences of 111 federal inmates, including a man from New BerlinObama has long called for phasing out strict sentences for drug offenses, argui
Pres. Obama cuts short sentences of 111 federal inmates, including a man from New Berlin
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 minutes ago
Obama has long called for phasing out strict sentences for drug offenses, arguing they lead to excessive punishment and incarceration rates unseen in other developed countries. White House Counsel Neil Eggleston says the commutations underscore the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Take action against errant builderIf the builder refuses to pay, take the legal route or seek liquidation Legal
Take action against errant builder
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
If the builder refuses to pay, take the legal route or seek liquidation Legal experts say if the developers continue to express inability to pay, buyers should file a petition in the SC and request it to initiate... Read more
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Business Standard India
EU hits Apple with $14.5-bn Irish tax demandApple and Dublin said the US company’s tax treatment was in line with Irish and
EU hits Apple with $14.5-bn Irish tax demand
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Apple and Dublin said the US company’s tax treatment was in line with Irish and European Union law and they would appeal the ruling, which is part of a drive against what the EU says are sweetheart tax deals that usually smaller states in the bloc... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rupee jumps to one-mth high on strong RBI macro viewGDP data for the June quarter and fiscal deficit data for July will be released
Rupee jumps to one-mth high on strong RBI macro view
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
GDP data for the June quarter and fiscal deficit data for July will be released on Wednesday A massive rally in domestic equities along with smooth supply of dollars on the back sustained capital... Read more
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Business Standard India
IDBI Bank raises Rs 1,500 cr via tier I bondsSets coupon at 11.06% in its first AT1 bond issuance, to enhance capital adequa
IDBI Bank raises Rs 1,500 cr via tier I bonds
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Sets coupon at 11.06% in its first AT1 bond issuance, to enhance capital adequacy The issue opened and closed on August 30, 2016. This is the first AT1 bond issuance by the Bank during FY 2016-17. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Google and Amazon vie for big inroad into Wall Street data troveTrying to understand what causes flash crashes is no longer just for financial
Google and Amazon vie for big inroad into Wall Street data trove
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Trying to understand what causes flash crashes is no longer just for financial regulators and Wall Street. It's a big deal in Silicon Valley too. Since billions of dollars were erased from US stocks in May 2010, the US Securities and Exchange... Read more
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Business Standard India
Odisha to offer bauxite for Lanjigarh refinery by March 2017: Anil AgarwalRecently state steel and mines minister said that we are keen to supply bauxite
Odisha to offer bauxite for Lanjigarh refinery by March 2017: Anil Agarwal
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Recently state steel and mines minister said that we are keen to supply bauxite to the Vedanta's Lanjigarh refinery The assurance follows the recent statement of state steel... Read more
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Business Standard India
New 10-year bond issue may be about 7%The new 10-year bond may be issued at around seven per cent, or lower — an indi
New 10-year bond issue may be about 7%
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
The new 10-year bond may be issued at around seven per cent, or lower — an indication rates in the economy have fallen to a multi-year low, even though banks are not passing on the rate benefit to their borrowers. The government, on Monday, said it... Read more
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Business Standard India
DLF close to 40% stake sale in rental assets armIndia's largest real estate developer DLF on Tuesday said it has shortlisted bi
DLF close to 40% stake sale in rental assets arm
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
India's largest real estate developer DLF on Tuesday said it has shortlisted bidders for the ongoing stake sale in its rental arm, DLF Cyber City Developers Ltd. The company expects to receive binding, updated bids in the form of shareholder... Read more
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Business Standard India
BS Fund Cafe 2016: Create level-playing field for MFsThe CEOs of India's biggest mutual fund (MF) houses are confident long-term inf
BS Fund Cafe 2016: Create level-playing field for MFs
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
The CEOs of India's biggest mutual fund (MF) houses are confident long-term inflows into equity schemes will not be impacted by intermittent market correction. That was the consensus at the Business Standard Fund Cafe in Mumbai on Tuesday. The top... Read more
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Business Standard India
Central bankers get tired of gold as lower exports cut cashThe biggest owners of gold are tiring of the metal. Central banks - holders of
Central bankers get tired of gold as lower exports cut cash
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
The biggest owners of gold are tiring of the metal. Central banks - holders of about 32,900 metric tons of bullion - cut their purchases by 40 per cent during the three months through June, compared with the same period a year earlier, to the lowest... Read more
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Business Standard India
MFs to take stance on Nuvo-Grasim mergerAccording to sources in the mutual fund sector, the transaction prima-facie is
MFs to take stance on Nuvo-Grasim merger
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
According to sources in the mutual fund sector, the transaction prima-facie is negative for their unit holders and they would discuss the issue in their forthcoming meeting to be called under the umbrella of Association of Mutual Funds in India. "The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Many reasons why a rate cut may not be feasibleThe commerce minister recently said that she wished the Reserve Bank of India (
Many reasons why a rate cut may not be feasible
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
The commerce minister recently said that she wished the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would cut rates for small and medium enterprises by around 200 basis points. This magnitude of cuts is not going to... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta home price gains outpace nationAtlanta’s home prices rose 5.8 percent during the past year, slightly better th
Atlanta home price gains outpace nation
ajc.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Atlanta’s home prices rose 5.8 percent during the past year, slightly better than average gains across the country, according to a much-watched national index released Tuesday. But as increases — especially among lower-priced homes — continue to... Read more
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CTV News
North American stock markets flatten amid no economic news; gold, oil also slideTORONTO -- North American stock markets closed on a muted note amid a relativel
North American stock markets flatten amid no economic news; gold, oil also slide
CTV News / Posted 5 minutes ago
TORONTO -- North American stock markets closed on a muted note amid a relatively quiet week that has been so far thin on economic news. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was flat, gaining 2.88 points to 14,684.85 as financials and industrials... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Labor Day Gas Prices Put Wrap on Cheapest Summer Since 2004 - BOSTON (Aug. 30 2016) – With summer drawing to a close motorists have enjoyed the cheapest summer at the pump since 2004 saving $18.9 billion over its duration versus last summer a swee...Labor Day Gas Prices Put Wrap on Cheapest Summer Since 2004 BOSTON (Aug. 30, 2
Labor Day Gas Prices Put Wrap on Cheapest Summer Since 2004 - BOSTON (Aug. 30 2016) – With summer drawing to a close motorists have enjoyed the cheapest summer at the pump since 2004 saving $18.9 billion over its duration versus last summer a swee...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 minutes ago
Labor Day Gas Prices Put Wrap on Cheapest Summer Since 2004 BOSTON (Aug. 30, 2016) – With summer drawing to a close, motorists have enjoyed the cheapest summer at the pump since 2004, saving $18.9 billion over its duration versus last summer, a... Read more
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Hartford Courant
State Fines Investment Adviser After Record-Keeping AccusationsA Tennessee-based broker and investment adviser known in Connecticut as Johnson
State Fines Investment Adviser After Record-Keeping Accusations
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 minutes ago
A Tennessee-based broker and investment adviser known in Connecticut as Johnson Brunetti has agreed to compliance procedures following accusations it fell short of record-keeping requirements and employed an unregistered investment adviser, according... Read more
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Greenwich Time
From the archive: Nov. 6, 1991Rubbermaid at Walmart for Deals from $8 + free shipping w/ $50 Bell Airstomper
From the archive: Nov. 6, 1991
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 minutes ago
Rubbermaid at Walmart for Deals from $8 + free shipping w/ $50 Bell Airstomper 200 Foot Pump for $5 + free shipping Clearance Toys at Walmart from $2 + free shipping w/ $50 CJ Tech 3-Outlet Dual USB Wall Tap for $10 + pickup at Walmart... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Brother ordered to pay Gravity Payments CEO’s $1.3M in legal feesThe two brothers engaged in a bitter three-week, court battle after Lucas Price
Brother ordered to pay Gravity Payments CEO’s $1.3M in legal fees
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
The two brothers engaged in a bitter three-week, court battle after Lucas Price filed a suit claiming his rights as a minority shareholder of the company were violated when Dan Price raised his own salary and used a corporate credit card for personal... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Obama cuts short the sentences of 111 federal inmatesPresident Barack Obama has cut short the sentences of 111 federal inmates in an
Obama cuts short the sentences of 111 federal inmates
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 7 minutes ago
President Barack Obama has cut short the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses Obama has long called for phasing out strict sentences for drug offenses, arguing they lead to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Markets Right Now: A mixed open for stocks on Wall StreetNEW YORK -- The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times l
Markets Right Now: A mixed open for stocks on Wall Street
Daily Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in early trading as a summer slowdown continues on Wall Street. Hershey slumped 11 percent and Mondelez rose 4... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
It looks like Google is going to kill the Nexus brand for its smartphonesRubbermaid at Walmart for Deals from $8 + free shipping w/ $50 Bell Airstomper
It looks like Google is going to kill the Nexus brand for its smartphones
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
Rubbermaid at Walmart for Deals from $8 + free shipping w/ $50 Bell Airstomper 200 Foot Pump for $5 + free shipping Clearance Toys at Walmart from $2 + free shipping w/ $50 CJ Tech 3-Outlet Dual USB Wall Tap for $10 + pickup at Walmart... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Investing like Gretzky, digging for diamonds in the rough, and why some investors are shorting the banksHockey fans all know that what Walter Gretzky told his son, hockey legend Wayne
Investing like Gretzky, digging for diamonds in the rough, and why some investors are shorting the banks
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Hockey fans all know that what Walter Gretzky told his son, hockey legend Wayne Gretzky: In order to master the game and be successful in the long term, he needed to focus on where the puck was going, not where it had been. That's good advice for... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The unlikely history behind one of Wall Street's iconic fundsA fund run by the world's biggest hedge fund firm wasn't supposed to be for out
The unlikely history behind one of Wall Street's iconic funds
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
A fund run by the world's biggest hedge fund firm wasn't supposed to be for outside investors. The fund was the first of the "risk parity" movement, a strategy since adopted by firms like AQR Capital and Neuberger Berman. Risk parity attempts to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Department of Defense employees rang up over $1 million in casino and strip club charges with no serious repercussionsDepartment of Defense personnel racked up over $1 million in casino and "adult
Department of Defense employees rang up over $1 million in casino and strip club charges with no serious repercussions
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
Department of Defense personnel racked up over $1 million in casino and "adult entertainment" charges on their Pentagon-approved cards, according to a new report from the department's inspector general. Defense Department personnel charged the... Read more
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