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Toronto Star
Oil crisis leaves the East barreling out of controlAfter all, there’s still a great deal of interest in Newfoundland’s offshore oi
Oil crisis leaves the East barreling out of control
Toronto Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
After all, there’s still a great deal of interest in Newfoundland’s offshore oil, which is cheaper and cleaner to extract than oilsands crude. A government land sale in the Flemish Pass basin took in a record $1.2 billion of new oil company spending... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Nearly half of us would leave if our bank acted unethicallyALMOST half of Australians would consider changing banks if they became aware t
Nearly half of us would leave if our bank acted unethically
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
ALMOST half of Australians would consider changing banks if they became aware that the bank was behaving unethically, according to a new Oxfam Australia survey. The national survey, which examined attitudes of 1000 Australians towards Australian... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shops' electricity rationed in crisis-hit VenezuelaCARACAS - Venezuelans are accustomed to severe shortages of cooking oil, diaper
Shops' electricity rationed in crisis-hit Venezuela
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 minutes ago
CARACAS - Venezuelans are accustomed to severe shortages of cooking oil, diapers and other staple products. But those hoping to buy what they could find got a new unpleasant surprise this week. Stores are closed at a mall in Caracas, on February 10,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What to Watch When Devon Energy Corp. Reports EarningsThe oil market has gone from bad to worse over the past couple of months, with
What to Watch When Devon Energy Corp. Reports Earnings
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 minutes ago
The oil market has gone from bad to worse over the past couple of months, with the price of crude slumping 17% during the fourth-quarter. That is going to have an impact on Devon Energy's fourth-quarter earnings report, which is expected to be... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Twitter's Woes in 90 SecondsThings haven't been going well for Twitter of late. The company is struggling t
Twitter's Woes in 90 Seconds
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 minutes ago
Things haven't been going well for Twitter of late. The company is struggling to grow its user base in an increasingly competitive social media space. And to make matters worse, it's desperately trying to keep up with Facebook to grow its share of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Good and the Bad in Cisco Systems' Earnings ReportWith investors expecting disappointing numbers from Cisco Systems , the company
The Good and the Bad in Cisco Systems' Earnings Report
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 minutes ago
With investors expecting disappointing numbers from Cisco Systems , the company surprised when it reported its fiscal second-quarter results. Cisco beat analyst estimates for both earnings and revenue, provided revenue guidance that exceeded... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 States Where Obamacare Enrollment Grew by at Least 34% (1 Is a Really Big Surprise)Image source: White House on Flickr. It may be hard to believe, but a third ye
3 States Where Obamacare Enrollment Grew by at Least 34% (1 Is a Really Big Surprise)
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 minutes ago
Image source: White House on Flickr. It may be hard to believe, but a third year of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is officially over. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its final... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why Carl Icahn's Pep Boys Purchase Is BrilliantDespite all evidence that Pep Boys wished to sell itself to Japanese auto part
Why Carl Icahn's Pep Boys Purchase Is Brilliant
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 minutes ago
Despite all evidence that Pep Boys wished to sell itself to Japanese auto parts and repair chain Bridgestone, famed corporate raider Carl Icahn won out in the end. Curiouser still was the price tag: just over $1 billion. True, there is some value in... Read more
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TechCrunch
The Probable, The Possible, The DelusionalMore posts by this contributor: In 1961, President John F. Kennedy told a join
The Probable, The Possible, The Delusional
TechCrunch / Posted 21 minutes ago
More posts by this contributor: In 1961, President John F. Kennedy told a joint session of Congress that before the end of the decade, America would put a man on the moon. This was not an empty political promise to get elected, but a commitment of a... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Gas main scandal begs more than an explanationHere's what we know: Two thousand miles of aging natural gas mains crumbling be
Gas main scandal begs more than an explanation
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 minutes ago
Here's what we know: Two thousand miles of aging natural gas mains crumbling beneath the streets of Chicago must be replaced. Why? Old cast-iron pipes leak, and natural gas leaks can be explosive. Here's what else we know: Chicago's gas utility,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The Chicago stocks you've never heard ofWhen Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002, stock market commentators
The Chicago stocks you've never heard of
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 minutes ago
When Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002, stock market commentators roundly predicted that tiny companies such as Lake Barrington-based CTI would disappear, unable to afford annual audit costs approaching $1 million for even the smallest... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's what happened to three elite law firms when they came to ChicagoAt least a dozen of the legal profession's marquee names have set up shop in Ch
Here's what happened to three elite law firms when they came to Chicago
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 minutes ago
At least a dozen of the legal profession's marquee names have set up shop in Chicago over the past decade or so, but they're proving that planting a flag here is no guarantee of success. In 2015, six Chicago law firms merged with firms headquartered... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Craft distilleries running out of roomWith demand exploding for their homegrown spirits, Chicago's craft distilleries
Craft distilleries running out of room
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 minutes ago
With demand exploding for their homegrown spirits, Chicago's craft distilleries are running out of room. A decade after a new wave of post-Prohibition distilleries started opening here, many are in expansion mode, scrapping to keep up with the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
This is Chicago's best-performing REITAs many investors ditch real estate stocks, some have found sanctuary in Sam Ze
This is Chicago's best-performing REIT
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 minutes ago
As many investors ditch real estate stocks, some have found sanctuary in Sam Zell's mobile home parks. The share price of Equity LifeStyle Properties, the billionaire financier's mobile home park business, hit an all-time high in early February,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Major central banks tear up interest rate plans as market turmoil forces them into reverseAt the beginning of the year the market was pricing in the possibility of two r
Major central banks tear up interest rate plans as market turmoil forces them into reverse
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 minutes ago
At the beginning of the year the market was pricing in the possibility of two rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve in 2016. Now, after a turbulent week for global stock markets, investors believe there will be no moves at all this year. The big... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This chart shows a major change in the way Americans eatAmericans like to eat out. A lot. In fact, according to chart shared by Stifel
This chart shows a major change in the way Americans eat
Stamford Advocate / Posted 27 minutes ago
Americans like to eat out. A lot. In fact, according to chart shared by Stifel's Taylor G. LaBarr, the portion of total food spending outside the home is now nearly half of Americans' total food spending. Notably, "spending on food not at home," as... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bond guru Gary Shilling thinks the 10-year Treasury yield is heading to 1% (TLT, TLO, USD, DXY)Gary Shilling is talking about bonds again. This time in an interview with Blo
Bond guru Gary Shilling thinks the 10-year Treasury yield is heading to 1% (TLT, TLO, USD, DXY)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 27 minutes ago
Gary Shilling is talking about bonds again. This time in an interview with Bloomberg's Andrea Wong, Shilling — who was Merrill Lynch's first economist in the 1980s — is repeating his forecast that the benchmark 10-year yield will fall to 1%. The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This chart shows a major change in the way Americans eatAmericans like to eat out. A lot. In fact, according to chart shared by Stifel
This chart shows a major change in the way Americans eat
Connecticut Post / Posted 34 minutes ago
Americans like to eat out. A lot. In fact, according to chart shared by Stifel's Taylor G. LaBarr, the portion of total food spending outside the home is now nearly half of Americans' total food spending. Notably, "spending on food not at home," as... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bond guru Gary Shilling thinks the 10-year Treasury yield is heading to 1% (TLT, TLO, USD, DXY)Gary Shilling is talking about bonds again. This time in an interview with Blo
Bond guru Gary Shilling thinks the 10-year Treasury yield is heading to 1% (TLT, TLO, USD, DXY)
Connecticut Post / Posted 34 minutes ago
Gary Shilling is talking about bonds again. This time in an interview with Bloomberg's Andrea Wong, Shilling — who was Merrill Lynch's first economist in the 1980s — is repeating his forecast that the benchmark 10-year yield will fall to 1%. The... Read more
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The Oklahoman
India Foreign Investment0sharesAn Indian artist dressed as a langur entertains delegates visiting 'Make
India Foreign Investment
The Oklahoman / Posted 35 minutes ago
0sharesAn Indian artist dressed as a langur entertains delegates visiting 'Make in India' centre in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Feb 13, 2016. ‘Make in India’ is an initiative launched by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year to encourage... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Should You Buy "Falling Knives"Long before the saying "BTFD" emerged on Wall Street as a result of some $13 tr
Should You Buy "Falling Knives"
Zero Hedge / Posted 39 minutes ago
Long before the saying "BTFD" emerged on Wall Street as a result of some $13 trillion in central bank liquidity injections (now rapidly unwinding as a result of the failure off the Petrodollar and the so-called Quantitative Tightening) which made... Read more
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Fortune
How to Make Your Company Attractive to InvestorsOne of the questions I get asked regularly by founders is what they have to do
How to Make Your Company Attractive to Investors
Fortune / Posted 41 minutes ago
One of the questions I get asked regularly by founders is what they have to do to raise a Series A round of investment in the $3-$10 million range.I always encourage them to consider applying to an accelerator program since one-third of all Series A... Read more
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Investopedia
How to Run a One-Person BusinessEstablishing a successful one-person business is a classic American dream. The
How to Run a One-Person Business
Investopedia / Posted 47 minutes ago
Establishing a successful one-person business is a classic American dream. The following are some checkpoints to get started on the right foot, how to make the business thrive and common pitfalls to avoid. The Business Plan Having a great idea is... Read more
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The Financial Express
On-tap issue of bank licences soon: Raghuram RajanReserve Bank of India governor Raghuram G Rajan on Saturday said the central ba
On-tap issue of bank licences soon: Raghuram Rajan
The Financial Express / Posted 48 minutes ago
Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram G Rajan on Saturday said the central bank will soon begin on-tap issuance of bank licences. (PTI) Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram G Rajan on Saturday said the central bank will soon begin on-tap... Read more
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Island Packet
Those Valentine’s Day flowers might just be from KenyaThis Valentine’s Day, there’s a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. “I k
Those Valentine’s Day flowers might just be from Kenya
Island Packet / Posted 52 minutes ago
This Valentine’s Day, there’s a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. “I know the flowers are for giving on Valentine’s Day,” said Phanice Cherop, a worker at a flower farm in Kenya. “They are very beautiful.” On a crisp February morning,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
This chart shows a major change in the way Americans eatAmericans like to eat out. A lot. In fact, according to chart shared by Stifel
This chart shows a major change in the way Americans eat
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 56 minutes ago
Americans like to eat out. A lot. In fact, according to chart shared by Stifel's Taylor G. LaBarr, the portion of total food spending outside the home is now nearly half of Americans' total food spending. Notably, "spending on food not at home," as... Read more
2 related stories
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bond guru Gary Shilling thinks the 10-year Treasury yield is heading to 1% (TLT, TLO, USD, DXY)Gary Shilling is talking about bonds again. This time in an interview with Blo
Bond guru Gary Shilling thinks the 10-year Treasury yield is heading to 1% (TLT, TLO, USD, DXY)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 56 minutes ago
Gary Shilling is talking about bonds again. This time in an interview with Bloomberg's Andrea Wong, Shilling — who was Merrill Lynch's first economist in the 1980s — is repeating his forecast that the benchmark 10-year yield will fall to 1%. The... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Now is the perfect time to raise the gas tax in OregonTime to increase gas tax: With the price of gas currently $2 or so below recent
Now is the perfect time to raise the gas tax in Oregon
OregonLive.com / Posted an hour ago
Time to increase gas tax: With the price of gas currently $2 or so below recent highs, it is time for the Oregon Legislature to act quickly and nimbly to pass an additional tax of 10 cents a gallon across the state. This tax would hardly be noticed... Read more
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Gazette
Property News: Award win for developmentA COMMUNITY-BASED development of brand-new homes in Minchinhampton has received
Property News: Award win for development
Gazette / Posted an hour ago
A COMMUNITY-BASED development of brand-new homes in Minchinhampton has received one of the UK housing industry’s most sought-after accolades. The £9.5 million housing scheme of The Paddocks and Old Common Mews won the Bronze WhatHouse? award for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'PF Deserves Kudos for Massive Projects'PARLIAMENT yesterday heard that if there is any credit that the Patriotic Front
'PF Deserves Kudos for Massive Projects'
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
PARLIAMENT yesterday heard that if there is any credit that the Patriotic Front (PF) Government deserves, it is the way it has rolled out infrastructure projects countrywide. Vice-President Inonge Wina said upgrading of the multi million Kwacha... Read more
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