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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPsThere is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from ra
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPs
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 minutes ago
There is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from rail franchises because of "dwindling" interest from operators, an influential group of MPs has warned. A report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) urged the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPsThere is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from ra
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPs
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 minutes ago
There is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from rail franchises because of "dwindling" interest from operators, an influential group of MPs has warned. A report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) urged the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Gold's best trading day in seven yearsAn employee arranges one kilogram gold bars for a photograph at the YLG Bullion
Gold's best trading day in seven years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
An employee arranges one kilogram gold bars for a photograph at the YLG Bullion International Co. headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo / Bloomberg As global stocks enter a bear market, gold is on the verge of bull status. Global stocks slumped... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix lands new headquarters for N.C. manufacturerA North Carolina manufacturer is relocating its corporate headquarters to Phoen
Phoenix lands new headquarters for N.C. manufacturer
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 minutes ago
A North Carolina manufacturer is relocating its corporate headquarters to Phoenix in a subsidized deal that will bring it closer to its business partners. Carlisle Companies, a Charlotte-based Fortune 1000 business that makes products that range... Read more
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IMF
Transcript: Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications DepartmentPress Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications DepartmentWashington
Transcript: Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications Department
IMF / Posted 2 minutes ago
Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications DepartmentWashington, DC Thursday, February 11, 2016 MR. RICE: Well, good morning everyone and welcome to this press briefing on behalf of the International Monetary Fund. I'm Gerry Rice of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Entrepreneurs told to benefit from AECBusts of major local figures including Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha are on
Entrepreneurs told to benefit from AEC
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 minutes ago
Busts of major local figures including Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha are on display at a recent SME fair. SMEs are being urged to take advantage of the new AEC. CHANAT KATANYU Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) should expand into... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cheap oil will not lower power priceA woman takes images of the toppled power poles hit by a storm in Bangkok's Tha
Cheap oil will not lower power price
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 minutes ago
A woman takes images of the toppled power poles hit by a storm in Bangkok's Thaling Chan district in November 2015. (Bangkok Post file photo) Despite cheaper oil, a weaker baht and fixed prices for renewable energy will see the cost of electricity... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut urges stronger IP protectionsA pile of fake goods is awaited to be destroyed in Bangkok in April 2015. (Bang
Prayut urges stronger IP protections
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 minutes ago
A pile of fake goods is awaited to be destroyed in Bangkok in April 2015. (Bangkok Post file photo) Thai laws on intellectual property rights should be improved and more strictly enforced to gain the confidence of new foreign investors and keep up... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Amazon.com, Inc. More Than Doubles Share Buyback ProgramAmazon's board has faith in where the company's stock is headed -- at least bas
Amazon.com, Inc. More Than Doubles Share Buyback Program
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 minutes ago
Amazon's board has faith in where the company's stock is headed -- at least based on the company's new repurchase program. On Wednesday, the e-commerce company surprised investors when it announced its board more than doubled the authorized amount... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BlueScope tips a $230million profitThe steel maker won a tax holiday and cut 500 jobs. Now it's on the up. BlueSc
BlueScope tips a $230million profit
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 minutes ago
The steel maker won a tax holiday and cut 500 jobs. Now it's on the up. BlueScope Steel upgraded its earnings. Photo: Peter Braig Just months after securing a payroll tax holiday from the NSW government and sealing a deal to shed 500 workers,... Read more
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TechCrunch
GGV Capital Is Raising A Giant New FundGGV Capital, a 15-year-old, cross-border venture fund that invests in both U.S.
GGV Capital Is Raising A Giant New Fund
TechCrunch / Posted 4 minutes ago
GGV Capital, a 15-year-old, cross-border venture fund that invests in both U.S. and China-based companies, is raising a giant new fund, shows a new SEC filing that lists a target of $880 million dollars and states that the first sale has yet to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Assessing Yellen's warning that markets pose a threat to economyWhile far from definitive, evidence exists that equity prices hold clues to the
Assessing Yellen's warning that markets pose a threat to economy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 minutes ago
While far from definitive, evidence exists that equity prices hold clues to the economy, either portending or influencing future growth. A study by the research firm CXO Advisory Group in July 2014 found that changes in gross domestic product only... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why the Fed shouldn't go negativeAnd so an unnatural, break-glass-in-case-of-emergency concept got a surprise he
Why the Fed shouldn't go negative
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 minutes ago
And so an unnatural, break-glass-in-case-of-emergency concept got a surprise hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill: negative interest rates. With the U.S. economy stuck in weak growth mode but buffeted on many sides by real turmoil — China struggling,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPsThere is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from ra
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPs
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 minutes ago
There is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from rail franchises because of "dwindling" interest from operators, an influential group of MPs has warned. A report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) urged the... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Wanted: Developers For Land Near Bridge To CanadaAn 11-acre parcel of land near the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge cou
Wanted: Developers For Land Near Bridge To Canada
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 7 minutes ago
An 11-acre parcel of land near the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge could eventually be home to factory outlet stores, a gas station/truck stop or hotel. That's the optimistic vision of what Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority Industrial... Read more
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TheBull
Banks shouldn't hike independently: RBAThe Reserve Bank boss says there isn't a strong case for Australia's big banks
Banks shouldn't hike independently: RBA
TheBull / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Reserve Bank boss says there isn't a strong case for Australia's big banks to hike rates right now. Last November, the country's major lenders jacked up their mortgage interest rates despite the RBA holding its cash rate at a record low two per... Read more
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TheBull
Aust share market opens lowerThe Australian share market has opened lower dragged down by financial stocks,
Aust share market opens lower
TheBull / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Australian share market has opened lower dragged down by financial stocks, following falls across international markets. Despite news of major losses in profit, mining giant Rio Tinto's stocks were up slightly, by six cents, to $41.05 at AEDT... Read more
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heraldscotland
Security industry gangsters face squeeze after Holyrood electionsHis remarks come after The Herald revealed last Saturday that Police Scotland w
Security industry gangsters face squeeze after Holyrood elections
heraldscotland / Posted 9 minutes ago
His remarks come after The Herald revealed last Saturday that Police Scotland was backing the measure north of the Border despite reluctance by UK authorities to do so. Mr Matheson said: "I am sympathetic to the idea of having clear regulation in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Premji Invest buys 8% of L Capital stake in Fabindia for around Rs 360 croreNEW DELHI|MUMBAI: Premji Invest, an existing investor in the Fabindia, has boug
Premji Invest buys 8% of L Capital stake in Fabindia for around Rs 360 crore
The Economic Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
NEW DELHI|MUMBAI: Premji Invest, an existing investor in the Fabindia, has bought exiting L Capital's 8% stake for around Rs 360 crore. L Capital, the private equity arm of leading luxury goods conglomerate Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) is... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Does Time Inc. Know It Just Bought MySpace?Time Inc. has purchased Viant, the parent company of social media site MySpace,
Does Time Inc. Know It Just Bought MySpace?
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 minutes ago
Time Inc. has purchased Viant, the parent company of social media site MySpace, the company announced Thursday. Viant is a database and advertising technology firm that controls several digital media companies, including MySpace, Xumo, and Vindico.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big winCarl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire inve
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big win
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 minutes ago
Carl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire investors got seats on the board of insurance giant AIG. Icahn won't be on the board, but he'll have one of his firm's analysts take the seat. Paulson will have a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Malloy announces capital improvement grantsBrookfield - $500,000 for streetscape improvements for Brookfield Four Corners.
Malloy announces capital improvement grants
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 minutes ago
Brookfield - $500,000 for streetscape improvements for Brookfield Four Corners. The project will benefit the community by creating a walkable, bike friendly downtown district based on the Brookfield Revitalization Plan. This district has been the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Two superpowers were responsible for a big chunk of last year’s increase in military spendingThe 2016 edition of The Military Balance, the Institute for International and S
Two superpowers were responsible for a big chunk of last year’s increase in military spending
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 minutes ago
The 2016 edition of The Military Balance, the Institute for International and Strategic Studies' definitive annual report on the state of the world's various armed forces has some encouraging and not-so-encouraging news about global defense... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Jamie Dimon just dropped $26 million on JPMorgan sharesJPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon has bought 500,000 shares in the bank, acc
Jamie Dimon just dropped $26 million on JPMorgan shares
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 minutes ago
JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon has bought 500,000 shares in the bank, according to a person familiar with the matter. The share purchase cost around $26 million, according to the person. The news was first reported by Dow Jones. Bank stocks... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Middle income Americans aren't that worried about the choppy stock marketMany are worried about what the hemorrhaging stock market could mean going forw
Middle income Americans aren't that worried about the choppy stock market
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 minutes ago
Many are worried about what the hemorrhaging stock market could mean going forward for the overall economy. But Deutsche Bank's Torsten Sløk argues that the negative wealth effect on the economy caused by investors freaking out about turbulence in... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Local currency exchange center offers travelers advice for pope visitEL PASO, Texas - If you're preparing to head over to Juarez for the pope's visi
Local currency exchange center offers travelers advice for pope visit
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 10 minutes ago
EL PASO, Texas - If you're preparing to head over to Juarez for the pope's visit next week, you may want to trade your dollars to pesos beforehand. The lines may not be long yet, but employees at Melek Corporation said they expect that to change... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
City projects papal visit will boost local economyEL PASO, Texas – City leaders said Pope Francis’ one-day stop could have a sign
City projects papal visit will boost local economy
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 10 minutes ago
EL PASO, Texas – City leaders said Pope Francis’ one-day stop could have a significant economic impact on the Borderland. The city plans on spending $1 million in security for the pope’s visit. When the pope visited Philadelphia in September, city... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kalaari Capital puts capital in online brokerage company RKSV SecuritiesMUMBAI | BENGALURU: Kalaari Capital, an early backer of etailers like Snapdeal
Kalaari Capital puts capital in online brokerage company RKSV Securities
The Economic Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
MUMBAI | BENGALURU: Kalaari Capital, an early backer of etailers like Snapdeal and Myntra, is leading a Rs 27-crore or $4-million round in online brokerage and trading company RKSV Securities as financial technology is expected to emerge as one of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nasscom plans to frame a standard definition of 'digital'MUMBAI: Nasscom's executive council is discussing how the industry could standa
Nasscom plans to frame a standard definition of 'digital'
The Economic Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Nasscom's executive council is discussing how the industry could standardise what comes under the 'digital' definition, as the business accounts for about 15% of the overall IT sector revenue. Analysts and industry watchers have often... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Cognizant’s muted forecast does not apply to the whole IT industry'MUMBAI: Cognizant's bleak forecast for its banking business is being led more b
'Cognizant’s muted forecast does not apply to the whole IT industry'
The Economic Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Cognizant's bleak forecast for its banking business is being led more by some of its clients putting on hold a part of the business they do with the company rather than industry factors, raising hopes the last quarter of the financial year... Read more
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