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Manchester Evening News
Greater Manchester councils hand out £66m of loans to kickstart projects building new homesTown hall bosses have started dipping into a huge pot of devolution cash to get
Greater Manchester councils hand out £66m of loans to kickstart projects building new homes
Manchester Evening News / Posted a minute ago
Town hall bosses have started dipping into a huge pot of devolution cash to get projects off the ground. The schemes, which will deliver more than 1,000 new homes in Greater Manchester, have been given a boost after £66m from a £300m region-wide... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Hitting the road for Labor Day weekend? Gas prices cheapest in decadeIf you’re planning on hitting the road this Labor Day weekend, you’re in luck.
Hitting the road for Labor Day weekend? Gas prices cheapest in decade
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted a minute ago
If you’re planning on hitting the road this Labor Day weekend, you’re in luck. Motorists could find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade. “Prices are down 12 cents in just the last week, 20 cents in the last month, and are nearly a dollar... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
HOMEFINDER: New families moving to the West ShoreWest Shore sales are up, the market is balanced and 2016 is shaping up for anot
HOMEFINDER: New families moving to the West Shore
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted a minute ago
West Shore sales are up, the market is balanced and 2016 is shaping up for another great year. Victoria Real Estate board president Guy Crozier said the West Shore is one of the strongest areas of growth on Vancouver Island and isn’t expecting the... Read more
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Daily FX
Page 921Disclaimer: Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk and
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Daily FX / Posted a minute ago
Disclaimer: Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss in excess... Read more
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Business Insurance
Catastrophe bond volume drops in second quarterCatastrophe bond issuance for the second quarter was lower than in the past two
Catastrophe bond volume drops in second quarter
Business Insurance / Posted a minute ago
Catastrophe bond issuance for the second quarter was lower than in the past two years, according to a report released Thursday by GC Securities. The new Catastrophe Bond Update: Second Quarter 2015 report by the MMC Securities Corp. division showed... Read more
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Business Insurance
Lloyd's of London names Taipei top city for GDP at riskA new study by Lloyd’s of London puts $4.56 trillion of gross domestic product
Lloyd's of London names Taipei top city for GDP at risk
Business Insurance / Posted a minute ago
A new study by Lloyd’s of London puts $4.56 trillion of gross domestic product at risk from 18 perils in 301 cities around the world. Released Tuesday, the Lloyd’s City Risk Index breaks out by city the amount of GDP at risk from perils including... Read more
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Business Insurance
Wholesale broker acquires stake in specialty trucking agencyDallas-basedwholesale broker U.S. Risk Insurance Group Inc. said Thursday that
Wholesale broker acquires stake in specialty trucking agency
Business Insurance / Posted a minute ago
Dallas-basedwholesale broker U.S. Risk Insurance Group Inc. said Thursday that it has acquired ownership interest in Strategic Program Managers dba Strategic Insurance Underwriters. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Strategic Program... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Job cuts at WaterNSW bring fears for the future of Sydney's drinking waterThere are fears water we get from the tap could be compromised. Job cuts and o
Job cuts at WaterNSW bring fears for the future of Sydney's drinking water
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
There are fears water we get from the tap could be compromised. Job cuts and other changes at the specialist agency established to respond to Sydney's contaminated drinking water crisis 17 years ago have sparked concerns that the long-term integrity... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Draghi tweaks bond-buying program as ECB downgrades outlookDraghi said inflation rates in the 19-nation region may drop below zero before
Draghi tweaks bond-buying program as ECB downgrades outlook
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
Draghi said inflation rates in the 19-nation region may drop below zero before accelerating to 1.1 per cent in 2016 and 1.7 per cent the following year. Photo: AP Mario Draghi unveiled a revamp of quantitative easing and signalled officials might... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Stocks gain; Europe's central bank ready to boost stimulusNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. and global stocks were broadly higher in midday trading Th
Stocks gain; Europe's central bank ready to boost stimulus
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. and global stocks were broadly higher in midday trading Thursday, helped by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if needed. A rebound in... Read more
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Business Insider
Are you up to date on the cutting edge mobile payment trends?EXCLUSIVE FREE REPORT: Be in the know with our Mobile Payments Report. Find
Are you up to date on the cutting edge mobile payment trends?
Business Insider / Posted 2 minutes ago
EXCLUSIVE FREE REPORT: Be in the know with our Mobile Payments Report. Find out the key user trends, forecasts, and companies vying to dominate mobile payments. Get ahead of the curve with this free report.This is FREE from BI Intelli... Read more
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Business Insider
A hot new theory is being passed around for why the market crashed last monthThe markets went haywire last week, and Wall Street has a hot new theory for wh
A hot new theory is being passed around for why the market crashed last month
Business Insider / Posted 2 minutes ago
The markets went haywire last week, and Wall Street has a hot new theory for why. Numerous investors have pointed to what are called risk parity funds and commodity-trading advisers (CTA) as being partly to blame. The latest to point the finger is... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Metro Transportation Auth, NY 2015 E-5 VRBs Short-Term Rating 'F1+'; Revises Long-TermNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a short-term rating of 'F
Fitch Rates Metro Transportation Auth, NY 2015 E-5 VRBs Short-Term Rating 'F1+'; Revises Long-Term
Business Wire / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a short-term rating of 'F1+' and revised the long-term rating to 'AA+' for the $50,000,000 Metropolitan Transportation Authority transportation revenue variable rate bonds subseries 2015E-5. The... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms LOCAP's IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed LOCAP LLC's (LOCAP) Issue
Fitch Affirms LOCAP's IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed LOCAP LLC's (LOCAP) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB+'. Its short-term IDR and commercial paper rating have been affirmed at 'F2'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The rating action impacts $28... Read more
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Business Wire
GRESB Names Kilroy Realty North American Leader in Sustainability for Second Year in a RowLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) announced t
GRESB Names Kilroy Realty North American Leader in Sustainability for Second Year in a Row
Business Wire / Posted 3 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) announced today that it has once again been named the North American leader in sustainability by GRESB. GRESB is widely recognized as the most rigorous standard for measuring the... Read more
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Business Wire
China Pentaerythritol Markets Study 2015-2024China's demand for Pentaerythritol has grown at a fast pace in the past decade.
China Pentaerythritol Markets Study 2015-2024
Business Wire / Posted 3 minutes ago
China's demand for Pentaerythritol has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next decade, both production and demand will continue to grow. The Chinese economy maintains a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Smart Card IC Market 2015- Availability of Twin Smart Cards a Key Market TrendThe global smart card IC market to grow at CAGR of 8.06% and 8.67%, in terms of
Global Smart Card IC Market 2015- Availability of Twin Smart Cards a Key Market Trend
Business Wire / Posted 3 minutes ago
The global smart card IC market to grow at CAGR of 8.06% and 8.67%, in terms of revenue and unit sales, respectively, over the period 2014-2019. This report covers the current scenario and the growth prospects of the global smart card IC market for... Read more
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Business Wire
University Foundation Chooses Unit4 as the Flexible Option to Manage EndowmentsWith a $123 million endowment and more than 2,600 accounts to manage, the Found
University Foundation Chooses Unit4 as the Flexible Option to Manage Endowments
Business Wire / Posted 3 minutes ago
With a $123 million endowment and more than 2,600 accounts to manage, the Foundation’s CFO Steve Nagle says Unit4 Business World’s agile People Platform will provide the Foundation with flexibility and industry-specific functionality. “Our current... Read more
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Business Wire
Easterly Acquisition Corp. Rings Opening Bell of The Nasdaq Stock MarketBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Easterly Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: EACQU) today annou
Easterly Acquisition Corp. Rings Opening Bell of The Nasdaq Stock Market
Business Wire / Posted 3 minutes ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Easterly Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: EACQU) today announced that it rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market to celebrate the previously announced listing of Easterly’s units on the Nasdaq Capital Market. Easterly is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Iwi drop legal action over housing landBastion Point, Orakei. Photo / Dean Purcell. Auckland iwi will have right of f
Iwi drop legal action over housing land
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
Bastion Point, Orakei. Photo / Dean Purcell. Auckland iwi will have right of first refusal to develop houses on Crown land - and have secured an agreement that 40 per cent of construction will be social or affordable housing. Ngati Whatua has now... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Asia bank chief sees room for twoChina's move doesn't have to spark rivalry, Japanese visitor tells Herald polit
Asia bank chief sees room for two
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
China's move doesn't have to spark rivalry, Japanese visitor tells Herald political editor Audrey Young. Takehiko Nakao is one of the most important bankers in Asia. Photo / Mark Mitchell As president of the Asian Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Maori trust in cultural row over bank noteThe new $10 bank note features a disputed panel design. A Maori trust claims t
Maori trust in cultural row over bank note
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
The new $10 bank note features a disputed panel design. A Maori trust claims the Reserve Bank has used one of its cultural patterns on the new $10 bank note without seeking advice or permission. The tukutuku panel design, visible on the redesigned... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Funding offer fails to lift offRainforest Experiences, which provides eco-tourism tours in the North Island's
Funding offer fails to lift off
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
Rainforest Experiences, which provides eco-tourism tours in the North Island's Whirinaki Forest, fell well short this week of the minimum target of $600,000, attracting only three investors after 35 days. Photo / Supplied Liftoff, a new... Read more
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IMF
Opening Remarks by IMF Deputy Managing Director At the 2015 High-level Caribbean Forum on �Financing Growth�At the 2015 High-level Caribbean Forum on “Financing Growth”Opening Remarks by
Opening Remarks by IMF Deputy Managing Director At the 2015 High-level Caribbean Forum on �Financing Growth�
IMF / Posted 4 minutes ago
At the 2015 High-level Caribbean Forum on “Financing Growth”Opening Remarks by Min Zhu Deputy Managing Director International Monetary Fund St. Kitts and Nevis September 2, 2015 As prepared for delivery Honorable Prime Minister Timothy... Read more
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FOX Business
Volkswagen finance chief Poetsch set to become company's new chairman, successor to PiechBERLIN – Volkswagen says its chief financial officer, Hans Dieter Poetsch, is s
Volkswagen finance chief Poetsch set to become company's new chairman, successor to Piech
FOX Business / Posted 5 minutes ago
BERLIN – Volkswagen says its chief financial officer, Hans Dieter Poetsch, is set to become its new chairman — filling the position that longtime company patriarch Ferdinand Piech vacated in April. The automaker said Thursday that the 64-year-old... Read more
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Brandon Sun
US services companies expand at healthy pace in August, driven by robust sales and new ordersIn this photo taken Friday, June 12, 2015, Judith Castro serves a lunch order a
US services companies expand at healthy pace in August, driven by robust sales and new orders
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 minutes ago
In this photo taken Friday, June 12, 2015, Judith Castro serves a lunch order at a local grocery store in the Little Havana area of Miami. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of... Read more
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News 4 Reno
VW finance chief set to become new chairmanBERLIN — Volkswagen says its chief financial officer, Hans Dieter Poetsch, is s
VW finance chief set to become new chairman
News 4 Reno / Posted 5 minutes ago
BERLIN — Volkswagen says its chief financial officer, Hans Dieter Poetsch, is set to become its new chairman — filling the position that longtime company patriarch Ferdinand Piech vacated in April. The automaker said Thursday that the 64-year-old... Read more
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News 4 Reno
Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi schemePHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors have charged three people with running a $54 million
Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme
News 4 Reno / Posted 5 minutes ago
PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors have charged three people with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme they say was built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel that they never developed. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia... Read more
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FOX Business
How to Buckle Up and Ride This Stock MarketWall Street is in the midst of some of the biggest stock swings since 2011. Wit
How to Buckle Up and Ride This Stock Market
FOX Business / Posted 5 minutes ago
Wall Street is in the midst of some of the biggest stock swings since 2011. With the Dow Jones Industrials down another 470 points on Tuesday, following last week’s mid-day drop of 1,089 points, it looks like this roller coaster ride is far from... Read more
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News 4 Reno
General Mills selling Green Giant, Le Sueur for $765MMINNEAPOLIS — General Mills is selling its Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable b
General Mills selling Green Giant, Le Sueur for $765M
News 4 Reno / Posted 5 minutes ago
MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills is selling its Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable businesses to B&G Foods Inc. for about $765 million in cash. The transaction includes the Green Giant and Le Sueur businesses in the U.S., Canada and some other... Read more
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