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Delhi News Record
New money for social housingSocial housing officials are figuring out how they will make use of a sudden in
New money for social housing
Delhi News Record / Posted 2 minutes ago
Social housing officials are figuring out how they will make use of a sudden influx of $2.6 million in provincial-federal grants. The money - part of a nationwide program initiated by Ottawa - will go towards such things as repairs and renovations... Read more
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express
Would other cities benefit from having London's 24-hour tube too? asks Deborah StoneLondon Mayor Sadiq Khan said it had ‘changed the face of weekend travel forever
Would other cities benefit from having London's 24-hour tube too? asks Deborah Stone
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said it had ‘changed the face of weekend travel forever' Last weekend’s launch was such a success that London Mayor Sadiq Khan said it had “changed the face of weekend travel forever” and with the Jubilee, Northern and... Read more
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The Age
Australia Post returns to profit as letter reforms cut lossesAustralia Post has recovered from its huge financial losses in 2015 to post a $
Australia Post returns to profit as letter reforms cut losses
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
Australia Post has recovered from its huge financial losses in 2015 to post a $41 million profit thanks to increased parcel deliveries and a shake-up of its letter delivery business. Letter volumes continued to plummet in 2016, falling almost 10 per... Read more
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The Irish Times
Investec lures Owen Callan from Cantor FitzgeraldOwen Callan is set to join Investec in the coming months from Cantor Fitzgerald
Investec lures Owen Callan from Cantor Fitzgerald
The Irish Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Owen Callan is set to join Investec in the coming months from Cantor Fitzgerald’s fixed-income team, where he provided market and macro analysis of the euro zone bond markets, specialising in Irish Government and financial sector securities. He... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Business Digest, Aug. 26, 2016: Finance Gym plans Sunday pop-upSANTA CRUZ Finance Gym plans Sunday pop-up Stacey Powell, founder and chief c
Business Digest, Aug. 26, 2016: Finance Gym plans Sunday pop-up
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 7 minutes ago
SANTA CRUZ Finance Gym plans Sunday pop-up Stacey Powell, founder and chief creative officer of The Finance Gym in Sacramento, will lead a free one-hour pop-up workshop on money management 4-5 p.m. Sunday at Ocean View Park, 102 Ocean View Ave.... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Apple boss captures $213 million from stock sales during tenureCUPERTINO >> Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook harvested windfalls from se
Apple boss captures $213 million from stock sales during tenure
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 7 minutes ago
CUPERTINO >> Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook harvested windfalls from selling stock options that topped $200 million during his five years as top boss of the Silicon Valley titan. Nevertheless, the mammoth bounty captured by Cook must be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia Post returns to profit as letter reforms cut lossesAustralia Post has recovered from its huge financial losses in 2015 to post a $
Australia Post returns to profit as letter reforms cut losses
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
Australia Post has recovered from its huge financial losses in 2015 to post a $41 million profit thanks to increased parcel deliveries and a shake-up of its letter delivery business. Letter volumes continued to plummet in 2016, falling almost 10 per... Read more
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The Register
Sprint learns that a 'rebate' includes paying people moneyUS wireless carrier Sprint will pay $2.3m to settle allegations it withheld reb
Sprint learns that a 'rebate' includes paying people money
The Register / Posted 8 minutes ago
US wireless carrier Sprint will pay $2.3m to settle allegations it withheld rebates from customers. The state of Illinois will collect and distribute the money to 32,000 residents who signed up for Sprint's mobile services between 2003 and 2011,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Mr Market may not offer handsome returnsIndex investments, those that track or mirror the returns of a certain market,
Mr Market may not offer handsome returns
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Index investments, those that track or mirror the returns of a certain market, are proving popular with investors. However, unless investors are careful they could end up in an index investment that produces returns very different to the market in... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea supports Jim Yong Kim for second term as World Bank chief(ATTN: CHANGES slug; CLARIFIES para 3; UPDATES with nomination by U.S. in paras
S. Korea supports Jim Yong Kim for second term as World Bank chief
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 10 minutes ago
(ATTN: CHANGES slug; CLARIFIES para 3; UPDATES with nomination by U.S. in paras 5, 6) SEJONG, Aug. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's government said Thursday it supports a second term for Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank Group for another five years,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Waiting for YellenIt's not quite as hectic on the earnings front as in the past days but there ar
Waiting for Yellen
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
It's not quite as hectic on the earnings front as in the past days but there are still a few mid-tier companies reporting today. Drug maker Mayne Pharma's net profit soared 379 per cent to $37.4 million after the acne treatment it acquired in... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(News Focus) S. Korea hails comfort women deal with Japan, but controversies lingerBy Park Boram SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government hailed it
(News Focus) S. Korea hails comfort women deal with Japan, but controversies linger
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 10 minutes ago
By Park Boram SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government hailed its deal to settle a long-running historic row with Japan over its colonial-era sexual enslavement of Korean women on Thursday, but lingering controversies remain in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia Post returns to profit as letter reforms cut lossesAustralia Post has recovered from its huge financial losses in 2015 to post a $
Australia Post returns to profit as letter reforms cut losses
Canberra Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Australia Post has recovered from its huge financial losses in 2015 to post a $41 million profit thanks to increased parcel deliveries and a shake-up of its letter delivery business. Letter volumes continued to plummet in 2016, falling almost 10 per... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline servicesSpending Minister Paschal Donohoe has to find up to €1bn of extra revenue to co
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline services
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 minutes ago
Spending Minister Paschal Donohoe has to find up to €1bn of extra revenue to cope with our ageing population and the number of children being born, it can be revealed. More revenue required to meet rising demand for frontline services This added... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The 4 Deadly Sins Sabotaging Your BusinessEntrepreneurs are famous for being hard working hustlers. Goal-oriented innovat
The 4 Deadly Sins Sabotaging Your Business
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 minutes ago
Entrepreneurs are famous for being hard working hustlers. Goal-oriented innovators. Motivated go-getters. It can be a blessing and curse. You set a goal, and you bust your hump to make it happen. No matter what it takes. Sometimes though, you see a... Read more
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CNET
Ultrarare Apple-1 falls short of expected $1M auction priceThis ultrarare Apple-1 sold for $815,000 at a charity auction. An ultrarare co
Ultrarare Apple-1 falls short of expected $1M auction price
CNET / Posted 18 minutes ago
This ultrarare Apple-1 sold for $815,000 at a charity auction. An ultrarare computer from Apple's earliest days sold at auction Thursday for $815,000, short of its estimated $1 million value, according to 9to5Mac. Created at a time when most... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Pop-up shop pilot approvedThe city has approved a one-year pilot project that would see pop-up shops open
Pop-up shop pilot approved
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 19 minutes ago
The city has approved a one-year pilot project that would see pop-up shops opening downtown next year. It's expected the project will cost the city $20,000, but that amount will be deliberated on during the fall budget deliberations. Economic... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
JCPenney Adding AppliancesYou'll notice a new feature at the JCPenney store in Sioux Falls next week. It
JCPenney Adding Appliances
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 19 minutes ago
You'll notice a new feature at the JCPenney store in Sioux Falls next week. It's one of 500 of the company's stores that's set to start selling appliances. This comes as appliance retail chain Sears is struggling to bounce back from major lo... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sears to borrow $300 million from Lampert as losses mountNEW YORK — Eddie Lampert, the hedge fund manager who runs Sears Holdings Corp.,
Sears to borrow $300 million from Lampert as losses mount
Boston Globe / Posted 19 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Eddie Lampert, the hedge fund manager who runs Sears Holdings Corp., is once again lining up financing for a retailer that has lost more than $9 billion in recent years. Lampert’s ESL Investments Inc. offered to lend Sears $300 million... Read more
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Boston Globe
EpiPen price hikes put Mylan CEO in hot seatDrug company chief executive Heather Bresch affectionately describes the humble
EpiPen price hikes put Mylan CEO in hot seat
Boston Globe / Posted 19 minutes ago
Drug company chief executive Heather Bresch affectionately describes the humble EpiPen as her “baby,” a once-middling product that she turned into a blockbuster. With aggressive advertising — and even more aggressive price hikes — Bresch has... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Hearings begin in Quebec to determine who knew what regarding sale of RonaThe former chief of staff to a cabinet minister who has just resigned contradic
Hearings begin in Quebec to determine who knew what regarding sale of Rona
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 minutes ago
The former chief of staff to a cabinet minister who has just resigned contradicted his ex-boss Thursday at a special legislature hearing into the controversial purchase of hardware firm Rona Inc. by Lowe’s. Pierre Ouellet told committee members that... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Germany's RTL Group Turns Drama, Digital Business into Record First HalfRTL's FremantleMedia, best known for reality TV shows, is pushing heavily into
Germany's RTL Group Turns Drama, Digital Business into Record First Half
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 24 minutes ago
RTL's FremantleMedia, best known for reality TV shows, is pushing heavily into scripted series with fantasy epic 'American Gods.' Germany's RTL Group booked another record result for the first half of 2016, with operating profits (EBITDA) up 8.6... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
QAD reports solid second quarter earningsSanta Barbara enterprise software firm QAD said it earned 3 cents per share or
QAD reports solid second quarter earnings
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 25 minutes ago
Santa Barbara enterprise software firm QAD said it earned 3 cents per share or $600,000 in its fiscal second quarter on revenue of $69.8 million. When adjusted for non-cash items such as stock option expenses and amortization costs, earnings were 15... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Net income down but Montecitio Bank & Trust’s loans and deposits growSanta Barbara-based Montecito Bank & Trust reported net income of $7.2 million
Net income down but Montecitio Bank & Trust’s loans and deposits grow
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 25 minutes ago
Santa Barbara-based Montecito Bank & Trust reported net income of $7.2 million in the second quarter, down $800,000 from the same period last year. The bank reported 13.6 percent year-over-year loan growth, ending the quarter at $752 million. Total... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Monsanto, Bayer potential mergerST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Another of St. Louis’ Fortune 500 companies is on the ver
Monsanto, Bayer potential merger
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 27 minutes ago
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Another of St. Louis’ Fortune 500 companies is on the verge of being sold to a foreign company. Bayer AG of Germany is once again negotiating to buy Monsanto and many economists say a deal is likely in the coming weeks. Bayer,... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Delegat to pay bigger dividend after posting record annual operating profitDelegat Group [NZX: DGL] will pay a bigger dividend to shareholders after repor
Delegat to pay bigger dividend after posting record annual operating profit
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 28 minutes ago
Delegat Group [NZX: DGL] will pay a bigger dividend to shareholders after reporting a record operating profit for the 2016 financial year, with North American sales driving revenue growth. The Auckland-based company's board declared a dividend of 12... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
CBL first-half profit falls 19% currency losses offset growth in premiumsCBL Corp posted an 18% fall in first-half profit as losses on foreign exchange
CBL first-half profit falls 19% currency losses offset growth in premiums
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 28 minutes ago
CBL Corp posted an 18% fall in first-half profit as losses on foreign exchange movements offset improved earnings and growth in the credit surety and financial risk insurer's gross written premiums. Net profit fell to $18.6 million, or 8.49c per... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Air New Zealand announces record profit• Operating revenue of $5.2 billion, up 6.2% (3.8% excluding divestments and fo
Air New Zealand announces record profit
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 minutes ago
• Operating revenue of $5.2 billion, up 6.2% (3.8% excluding divestments and foreign exchange) • Passenger revenue of $4.5 billion, up 8.9% (4.7% excluding foreign exchange) • Fully imputed final ordinary dividend of 10.0cents per share, bringing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Business assets reach almost $1.8 trillion Friday, 26 August 2016, 11:21 amPress Release: Statistics New Zealand 26 Augu
Business assets reach almost $1.8 trillion
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 minutes ago
Friday, 26 August 2016, 11:21 amPress Release: Statistics New Zealand 26 August 2016In 2015, New Zealand businesses held assets valued at nearly $1.8 trillion... Read more
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CNBC
What Apple should do to make investors fall in love with it againApple needs to merge Siri with Sirius XM, Cramer said. Acquiring the under-appr
What Apple should do to make investors fall in love with it again
CNBC / Posted 29 minutes ago
Apple needs to merge Siri with Sirius XM, Cramer said. Acquiring the under-appreciated Sirius XM could kill two birds with one stone. The subscription satellite radio business could dramatically boost Apple's service revenue stream. Sirius could... Read more
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