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The Globe and Mail
I engineered my own ousting. Here’s whyOn June 25, 2017, I’ll turn 60. While this is a milestone for all of the usual
I engineered my own ousting. Here’s why
The Globe and Mail / Posted moments ago
On June 25, 2017, I’ll turn 60. While this is a milestone for all of the usual reasons, there’s also a more unusual reason this date is looming large. At 60, all shareholders in the company I lead, FORREC Ltd., are required to sell their shares. They... Read more
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Food Business Review
MTY completes Kahala Brands’ acquisition for $310m MTY Food Group has that it has completed the acquisition of Kahala Brands for
MTY completes Kahala Brands’ acquisition for $310m
Food Business Review / Posted a minute ago
MTY Food Group has that it has completed the acquisition of Kahala Brands for nearly $310m, including $240m cash. Earlier this month, Scottsdale-based Kahala Brands received its shareholders’... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Twitter Stumbles In Q2, But Dorsey Touts Live Video Deals WANT MORE GREAT STORIES LIKE THIS? Wall Street late yesterday deepened its l
Twitter Stumbles In Q2, But Dorsey Touts Live Video Deals
Sports Business Daily / Posted a minute ago
WANT MORE GREAT STORIES LIKE THIS? Wall Street late yesterday deepened its long-running skepticism of Twitter, sending shares down by nearly 11% in after-hours trading after the S.F.-based... Read more
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iol.co.za
Spur gains on new stores, forexThe group says in a statement to shareholders on Wednesday that restaurant sale
Spur gains on new stores, forex
iol.co.za / Posted 2 minutes ago
The group says in a statement to shareholders on Wednesday that restaurant sales in South Africa grew 13 percent, while sales from international restaurants increased 12.9 percent in rand terms. On a like-for-like basis, stripping out additional... Read more
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iol.co.za
UK’s economy before BrexitThe pickup may mark the end of more than three years of uninterrupted growth. R
UK’s economy before Brexit
iol.co.za / Posted 2 minutes ago
The pickup may mark the end of more than three years of uninterrupted growth. Recent surveys suggest the Brexit vote last month delivered an immediate blow to business and consumer sentiment, with retail sales falling the most in more than four years... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
A third of rented homes in Island ‘are sub-standard’ « Jersey Evening PostALMOST a third of private rental properties in Jersey are sub-standard, the Env
A third of rented homes in Island ‘are sub-standard’ « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
ALMOST a third of private rental properties in Jersey are sub-standard, the Environmental Health Department has claimed as it plans sweeping reforms and a crackdown on rogue landlords. Landlords could soon face legal orders to upgrade their... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Newport BHS closing earlier than expectedBHS in Newport is closing earlier than expected. Picture by Joanna Hunt. THE I
Newport BHS closing earlier than expected
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 4 minutes ago
BHS in Newport is closing earlier than expected. Picture by Joanna Hunt. THE Isle of Wight's BHS branch is set to close next Wednesday, following the high street chain's spiral into administration. It was thought the Newport store would close at... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
FCA reports $352M second-quarter profit with Wall Street watchingThe automaker, under investigation by the federal government for the way it rep
FCA reports $352M second-quarter profit with Wall Street watching
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 minutes ago
The automaker, under investigation by the federal government for the way it reports sales of its cars and trucks, could face tough questions from Wall Street analysts today. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Wednesday it earned a profit of $352 million... Read more
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Field Technologies Online
Optimize Service Calls Reduce Costs And Boost RevenuesBy Matt Kresch, Director of Product Marketing for Service by Microsoft Dynamics
Optimize Service Calls Reduce Costs And Boost Revenues
Field Technologies Online / Posted 5 minutes ago
By Matt Kresch, Director of Product Marketing for Service by Microsoft Dynamics CRM Field service is the number one way companies respond to service requests. Doing it wrong leads to return visits and added costs. Companies that do it right enjoy a... Read more
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asianage
Boeing reports first quarterly loss in nearly 7 yearsBoeing also lowered its full-year earnings to the range of $6.10 and $6.30 per
Boeing reports first quarterly loss in nearly 7 years
asianage / Posted 5 minutes ago
Boeing also lowered its full-year earnings to the range of $6.10 and $6.30 per share, from $8.15 and $8.35. New York: Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bail Out Author Says Economy in TroubleBy Mark Keith Muhumuza and Jonathan Adengo Kampala — An economic consultant be
Bail Out Author Says Economy in Trouble
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
By Mark Keith Muhumuza and Jonathan Adengo Kampala — An economic consultant behind the Shs1.3 trillion cash bailout blueprint has spoken out for the first time, warning that the entire Ugandan economy is distressed and requires urgent government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fraud Volume Increases By 683 PercentThe total electronic fraud volume recorded in 2015 increased significantly, by
Fraud Volume Increases By 683 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The total electronic fraud volume recorded in 2015 increased significantly, by 683%, compared to 2014, an annual report by the Nigerian e-Fraud Forum (NeFF) has shown. However, the report said the e-fraud rate in terms of value reduced within the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obasanjo Urges Merger of Agencies to Curb WastesAbeokuta — Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for the merger
Obasanjo Urges Merger of Agencies to Curb Wastes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Abeokuta — Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for the merger of government agencies as part of efforts to curb waste of scarce resources. He made the call yesterday in Abeokuta while addressing members of the Joint Tax Board who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NSSF Against Bailout FundsThe National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has distanced itself from reports that
NSSF Against Bailout Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has distanced itself from reports that it may be one of the options government can run to to bail out cash-strapped companies. The media has been awash with news of 65 firms which need about Shs 1.3tn to save... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Backs Shs 1.3 Trillion BailoutBy Edris Kiggundu and Edward Ssekika President Yoweri Museveni yesterday weigh
Museveni Backs Shs 1.3 Trillion Bailout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
By Edris Kiggundu and Edward Ssekika President Yoweri Museveni yesterday weighed in on the eligibility of the proposed Shs 1.3 trillion bailout plan for local companies choking on debt. He said he supports the bailout, which has drawn public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart, Crane Bank Most Hurt in BailoutHalf of the Shs 1.3tn bailout package that the private sector companies are see
Stanchart, Crane Bank Most Hurt in Bailout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Half of the Shs 1.3tn bailout package that the private sector companies are seeking for will be bagged by two commercial banks; Standard Chartered and Crane - the two banks that had some of the most depressing balance sheets for 2015. According to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Link State Capitals With RailwaysBy Isiaka Wakili And Chris Agabi President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that m
FG to Link State Capitals With Railways
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
By Isiaka Wakili And Chris Agabi President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that most state capitals as well as major commercial and production centres will be linked with rail lines. This, according to him, is to ensure rapid socio-economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining Railway Modernization Project Worth DZD50 Billion Entrusted to Public FirmsAlgiers — The Council of Ministers on Tuesday approved a DZD50.6 billion projec
Mining Railway Modernization Project Worth DZD50 Billion Entrusted to Public Firms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Algiers — The Council of Ministers on Tuesday approved a DZD50.6 billion project by direct agreement" for the first section of the 177 km double-lane mining railroad in the east of the country. The project was entrusted to public companies. This is... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Best-paid CEOs run some of the worst-performing companiesLONDON – Investors should be wary of CEOs that take home excessive paychecks an
Best-paid CEOs run some of the worst-performing companies
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 7 minutes ago
LONDON – Investors should be wary of CEOs that take home excessive paychecks and bonuses. A new report from MSCI has found that better paid CEOs tend to run worse performing companies, while their underpaid peers achieve significantly better... Read more
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ORF Wien
"Alt-Wien": Stadt übernimmt Kindergärten nicht„Alt-Wien“: Stadt übernimmt Kindergärten nicht Die Stadt Wien kann die 33 von
"Alt-Wien": Stadt übernimmt Kindergärten nicht
ORF Wien / Posted 8 minutes ago
„Alt-Wien“: Stadt übernimmt Kindergärten nicht Die Stadt Wien kann die 33 von der Schließung bedrohten „Alt-Wien“-Kindergärten nicht übernehmen. Das sagte Bildungsstadträtin Sandra Frauenberger (SPÖ) zu Ö1. Unterdessen ist eine Anzeige der Stadt... Read more
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International Business Times
FX Focus: Pound falls against euro and dollar despite positive GDP data The pound lost ground against both the euro and the dollar on Wednesday (27 Jul
FX Focus: Pound falls against euro and dollar despite positive GDP data
International Business Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
The pound lost ground against both the euro and the dollar on Wednesday (27 July), failing to build on a positive report that showed the UK economy grew more than expected last month. Official figures released by the Office for National Statistics... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Best-paid CEOs run some of the worst-performing companiesLONDON — Investors should be wary of CEOs that take home excessive paychecks an
Best-paid CEOs run some of the worst-performing companies
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 8 minutes ago
LONDON — Investors should be wary of CEOs that take home excessive paychecks and bonuses. A new report from MSCI has found that better paid CEOs tend to run worse performing companies, while their underpaid peers achieve significantly better... Read more
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Reuters
Twitter's video push seen unlikely to fast-forward revenue growthJust don't expect a turnaround in the company's flagging fortunes anytime soon,
Twitter's video push seen unlikely to fast-forward revenue growth
Reuters / Posted 9 minutes ago
Just don't expect a turnaround in the company's flagging fortunes anytime soon, analysts said. Twitter on Tuesday reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since going public in 2013 as it managed to increase its user base by just 1 percent from... Read more
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CNBC
Saudi royal oil group at heart of 1MDB caseThe company also attracted high profile individuals from western business as ad
Saudi royal oil group at heart of 1MDB case
CNBC / Posted 9 minutes ago
The company also attracted high profile individuals from western business as advisers, including Rick Haythornthwaite, chairman of Centrica and MasterCard, who provided advice on oil exploration. Tony Blair Associates, the consultancy set up by the... Read more
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CNBC
Energy giants' earnings slump on low oil pricesStatoil also posted a steep fall in adjusted earnings in the first quarter, whi
Energy giants' earnings slump on low oil prices
CNBC / Posted 9 minutes ago
Statoil also posted a steep fall in adjusted earnings in the first quarter, which it attributed to the fall in oil and gas prices. Shares of Statoil listed on the Oslo stock exchange have rallied nearly 11 percent this year as oil prices recovered... Read more
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Reuters
UAE's Pacific Controls in bank talks about 1.4 billion dirhams debtDUBAI Pacific Controls, a Dubai-based technology company, is in talks with bank
UAE's Pacific Controls in bank talks about 1.4 billion dirhams debt
Reuters / Posted 9 minutes ago
DUBAI Pacific Controls, a Dubai-based technology company, is in talks with banks about restructuring debts of 1.4 billion dirhams ($381 million), sources told Reuters, one of the largest firms to have to do so since the emirate's economy began to... Read more
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CNBC
The Apple trade: Buy 'aggressively' on any weakness under $100, Cowen saysInvestors should buy Apple shares when they fall below the $100 mark this year
The Apple trade: Buy 'aggressively' on any weakness under $100, Cowen says
CNBC / Posted 9 minutes ago
Investors should buy Apple shares when they fall below the $100 mark this year in order to participate in a big rally coming in the stock in 2017, a Cowen analyst says. Apple's stock traded above $100 after the company reported better-than-feared... Read more
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CNBC
US core capital goods orders rise modestly; overall orders weakBusiness investment remains soft despite data ranging from retail sales to hous
US core capital goods orders rise modestly; overall orders weak
CNBC / Posted 9 minutes ago
Business investment remains soft despite data ranging from retail sales to housing suggesting the economy has regained speed after growth almost stalled early in the year. Economists say weak business spending could be one of the factors that could... Read more
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CNBC
Ahoy matey, your new retirement home is a cruise shipThough Crystal would not reveal the cost of a unit, CEO Edie Rodriguez said it'
Ahoy matey, your new retirement home is a cruise ship
CNBC / Posted 9 minutes ago
Though Crystal would not reveal the cost of a unit, CEO Edie Rodriguez said it's targeting an affluent customer looking for a "new kind of second, third or even fourth luxury home." Ree said there's likely more demand and resale potential in China or... Read more
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Reuters
Tepid U.S. core capital goods orders point to weak business spendingThe CAT logo is seen on the bucket of a Caterpillar machine on a lot at Milton
Tepid U.S. core capital goods orders point to weak business spending
Reuters / Posted 9 minutes ago
The CAT logo is seen on the bucket of a Caterpillar machine on a lot at Milton CAT in North Reading, Massachusetts January 23, 2013. WASHINGTON New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose less than expected in June amid weak demand for... Read more
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