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The Wilmington Star-News
Markets Right Now:NEW YORK (AP) � The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all tim
Markets Right Now:
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted a minute ago
NEW YORK (AP) � The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in energy and financial shares. Hewlett Packard Enterprise rose over 11 percent and Computer... Read more
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Zero Hedge
WTI Crude Nears $50 Then Tumbles After Bigger Than Expected Gasoline Build Offsets Production CutThe July WTI contract neared $50 for the first time since early November ahead
WTI Crude Nears $50 Then Tumbles After Bigger Than Expected Gasoline Build Offsets Production Cut
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
The July WTI contract neared $50 for the first time since early November ahead of this morning's DOE data, extending gains from last night's API-reported biggest draw since 2015 (which we warned seemed like catch up from a big build last week). DOE... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Services PMI Tumbles, Misses By Most On Record "Dealing Blow To Q2 Rebound Hopes"bullish! Mortimer! We need a masseuse quickly to massage these damned numbers!
US Services PMI Tumbles, Misses By Most On Record "Dealing Blow To Q2 Rebound Hopes"
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
bullish! Mortimer! We need a masseuse quickly to massage these damned numbers!!! So GO Janet, raise those rates. And don't be shy, make it an enormous 50bp in June. Everything is so awesome. Or, in other words, put up or SHUT UP (POMO - Permanenet... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Choice For Venezuela Is Stark: Print Money & Fail Or Establish Sound MoneySubmitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, There are a number of reas
The Choice For Venezuela Is Stark: Print Money & Fail Or Establish Sound Money
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, There are a number of reasons why adopting the USD is a natural choice for any Venezuelan government that is not bent on self-destruction. Let's start our analysis of Venezuela's economic plight... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greece wins cash in 'breakthrough' deal, but rocky road ahead on debtBRUSSELS: Eurozone ministers reached on Wednesday (May 25) a vital deal to unlo
Greece wins cash in 'breakthrough' deal, but rocky road ahead on debt
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
BRUSSELS: Eurozone ministers reached on Wednesday (May 25) a vital deal to unlock urgent cash for Greece but analysts warned promises to tackle the country's debt mountain are sketchy, spelling trouble further down the road. The agreement unlocks... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Gang Surrenders Key to TeslaCrypt Ransomware KingdomEset on Wednesday announced that it has fashioned a free tool that victims of a
Gang Surrenders Key to TeslaCrypt Ransomware Kingdom
E-Commerce Times / Posted a minute ago
Eset on Wednesday announced that it has fashioned a free tool that victims of all variants of the TeslaCrypt ransomware can use to unlock affected files. After the criminal gang behind TeslaCrypt recently abandoned support of the malicious software,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Ageing NSW facing a $17b hole in its financesA $17b hole in the state's finances is 'pretty worrying' and Jodie Watt fears s
Ageing NSW facing a $17b hole in its finances
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 minutes ago
A $17b hole in the state's finances is 'pretty worrying' and Jodie Watt fears she will never have the life her parents have. NSW is facing a $17 billion hole in its finances by mid-century, largely due to escalating health costs associated with an... Read more
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Arkansas Business
SPONSORED: 3 Ways Wharton Business Scholars Challenge Retirement ThinkingConventional wisdom is being turned on its head in many ways these days. From p
SPONSORED: 3 Ways Wharton Business Scholars Challenge Retirement Thinking
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
Conventional wisdom is being turned on its head in many ways these days. From politics to healthcare, there seems to be a revolution in thinking about how we arrive at the outcomes that are in our best interest. Nowhere is conventional wisdom under... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Tux Dollars at Work as Menguin Raises Nearly $1M from InvestorsAn online tuxedo rental company in Fayetteville raised nearly $1 million in a r
Tux Dollars at Work as Menguin Raises Nearly $1M from Investors
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
An online tuxedo rental company in Fayetteville raised nearly $1 million in a recent offering, according to a document on file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Menguin Inc. will use the money to hire employees, build technology and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
5 Companies Given Global Trade Awards, Trans-Pacific Partnership ToutedThe Arkansas District Export Council recognized five winners of the 2016 Govern
5 Companies Given Global Trade Awards, Trans-Pacific Partnership Touted
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Arkansas District Export Council recognized five winners of the 2016 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade at its annual awards luncheon Tuesday at the Governor’s Mansion. The theme of the luncheon was the importance of free trade in... Read more
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Fortune
U.S. Officials Are Investigating Anheuser-Busch InBevU.S. antitrust officials are investigating Anheuser-Busch InBev ahbif over its
U.S. Officials Are Investigating Anheuser-Busch InBev
Fortune / Posted 3 minutes ago
U.S. antitrust officials are investigating Anheuser-Busch InBev ahbif over its new incentives that encourage independent distributors to sell more of its own beer brands at the expense of competing craft brews, two people with knowledge of the matter... Read more
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USA Today
Raise more from corporations: Opposing viewOur country’s top corporate tax rate should not be lowered because skillful cor
Raise more from corporations: Opposing view
USA Today / Posted 3 minutes ago
Our country’s top corporate tax rate should not be lowered because skillful corporate tax engineers game the system. Recently, the Treasury Department acted to curb corporate inversions — tax avoidance schemes in which large U.S. multinational... Read more
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Fortune
Another Day, Another Big Marketing Software InfusionSeismic, which sells software for automating updates to corporate sales and mar
Another Day, Another Big Marketing Software Infusion
Fortune / Posted 3 minutes ago
Seismic, which sells software for automating updates to corporate sales and marketing collateral, has disclosed a $40 million Series C round led by General Atlantic. The infusion disclosed Wednesday gives the private equity firm a seat on the San... Read more
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The Young Witness
Ageing NSW facing a $17b hole in its financesA $17b hole in the state's finances is 'pretty worrying' and Jodie Watt fears s
Ageing NSW facing a $17b hole in its finances
The Young Witness / Posted 4 minutes ago
A $17b hole in the state's finances is 'pretty worrying' and Jodie Watt fears she will never have the life her parents have. NSW is facing a $17 billion hole in its finances by mid-century, largely due to escalating health costs associated with an... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
As energy prices fall, Shell to cut 2,200 jobsThe losses are in addition to cuts already being implemented because of the ene
As energy prices fall, Shell to cut 2,200 jobs
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
The losses are in addition to cuts already being implemented because of the energy company's merger with BG. The losses will include some 475 positions in the North Sea. Oil companies around the world are slashing jobs and postponing investments to... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Parent still waiting for Liberal MPP apologyThe best place to start learning about how to grow fruit trees is at LittleTree
Parent still waiting for Liberal MPP apology
Dundas Star News / Posted 4 minutes ago
The best place to start learning about how to grow fruit trees is at LittleTree Garden Market in... By David Grossman For many, it’s like home away from home. McMaster University’s athletic and... Question: My teenage grandson was injured in a car... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Bank of Canada says wildfires will slow economyQuestion: My brother is incapable but doesn’t have a Power of Attorney – What c
Bank of Canada says wildfires will slow economy
Dundas Star News / Posted 4 minutes ago
Question: My brother is incapable but doesn’t have a Power of Attorney – What can I... Finding the perfect vacation property for your family reunion is not simply a matter of finding... By David Grossman After many years of private practice,... Read more
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The Age
QBE boss John Neal finds his "sweet spot"QBE boss, John Neal, has joined the group of CEOs projecting themselves into th
QBE boss John Neal finds his "sweet spot"
The Age / Posted 7 minutes ago
QBE boss, John Neal, has joined the group of CEOs projecting themselves into the "thought leadership" space with his latest LinkedIn post: Maximising your personal effectiveness. It appears that one of the many, many things wrong with CBD's career... Read more
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The Age
Wall Street may have finally decided that a US rate rise is good newsSomething unusual and encouraging happened on Wednesday. After deciding that th
Wall Street may have finally decided that a US rate rise is good news
The Age / Posted 7 minutes ago
Something unusual and encouraging happened on Wednesday. After deciding that the US Federal Reserve would raise its benchmark short-term interest rate next month, Wall Street investors bought shares with enthusiasm, handing the US sharemarket its... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
CEO pay climbs again, stock prices not so muchNEW YORK — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year.
CEO pay climbs again, stock prices not so much
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That’s almost double the typical American worker’s, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. The typical chief executive in the... Read more
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Market Watch
Home prices heat up in Sun Belt, Pacific NorthwestHome prices rose 5.7% in the first quarter compared to the same period a year a
Home prices heat up in Sun Belt, Pacific Northwest
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Home prices rose 5.7% in the first quarter compared to the same period a year ago, driven by growth in areas most battered by the housing bust and in the hard-charging economies of the Northwest. It was the 19th quarter of price increases for the... Read more
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The Star
SEC investigating Alibabas accounting practicesBENGALURU: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it was being investigated by the US S
SEC investigating Alibabas accounting practices
The Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
BENGALURU: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it was being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over whether the Chinese e-commerce company’s accounting practices violated any federal laws. Alibaba’s shares were down 4.1% at... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Markets Right Now:NEW YORK (AP) � The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all tim
Markets Right Now:
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) � The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in energy and financial shares. Hewlett Packard Enterprise rose over 11 percent and Computer... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
QBE boss John Neal finds his "sweet spot"QBE boss, John Neal, has joined the group of CEOs projecting themselves into th
QBE boss John Neal finds his "sweet spot"
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
QBE boss, John Neal, has joined the group of CEOs projecting themselves into the "thought leadership" space with his latest LinkedIn post: Maximising your personal effectiveness. It appears that one of the many, many things wrong with CBD's career... Read more
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The Register
Irish data cops kick Max Schrems' latest Facebook complaint up to EU CourtThe Irish Data Protection Commissioner has referred Max Schrems' original compl
Irish data cops kick Max Schrems' latest Facebook complaint up to EU Court
The Register / Posted 9 minutes ago
The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has referred Max Schrems' original complaint to the EU Court of Justice to determine if Facebook's transfers of personal data from the EU to the US is legal. Transatlantic data sharing has come under tight... Read more
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Salon.com
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s accounting in SEC probeWASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is under investigati
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s accounting in SEC probe
Salon.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulators in connection with its accounting practices. The company, whose digital platforms make up 80 percent of Chinese e-commerce, disclosed the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Wall Street may have finally decided that a US rate rise is good newsSomething unusual and encouraging happened on Wednesday. After deciding that th
Wall Street may have finally decided that a US rate rise is good news
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
Something unusual and encouraging happened on Wednesday. After deciding that the US Federal Reserve would raise its benchmark short-term interest rate next month, Wall Street investors bought shares with enthusiasm, handing the US sharemarket its... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ageing NSW facing a $17b hole in its financesNSW is facing a $17 billion hole in its finances by mid-century, largely due to
Ageing NSW facing a $17b hole in its finances
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
NSW is facing a $17 billion hole in its finances by mid-century, largely due to escalating health costs associated with an ageing population, unless changes are made to rein in spending and boost revenue. In a sting for the federal government during... Read more
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Salon.com
The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepe
The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015
Salon.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. Top raises: 1. Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia, $94.6 million, up 881 percent. Stock... Read more
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Salon.com
Occupy Wall Street is back — and it might actually succeed this timeWhat the hell happened to Occupy Wall Street? After the Great Recession of 200
Occupy Wall Street is back — and it might actually succeed this time
Salon.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
What the hell happened to Occupy Wall Street? After the Great Recession of 2008, the climate was ripe for populism. Americans were pissed off. The same people who wrecked the economy were, once again, rewarded for their recklessness. The logic of... Read more
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