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The Escanaba Daily Press
$650K in grants to boost oral history projects, exhibitsLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Humanities Council is awarding nearly $650,0
$650K in grants to boost oral history projects, exhibits
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted a minute ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Humanities Council is awarding nearly $650,000 to 28 cultural organizations across the state for projects including oral histories, exhibits and digital archives. The funding announced this week is part of the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopesHopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that adm
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopes
Croydon Guardian / Posted a minute ago
Hopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that administrators to the stricken retailer have struck a fresh deal with suppliers for new stock. It is understood that the new order will tide BHS over for up to a week while... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Hannaford donates $18,300 worth of food to NH Food BankOver $18,000 worth of non-perishable food items were delivered to the New Hamps
Hannaford donates $18,300 worth of food to NH Food Bank
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted a minute ago
Over $18,000 worth of non-perishable food items were delivered to the New Hampshire Food Bank Friday. The Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger program recently held a "buy one, give one" promotion that aimed to provide food and monetary donations to local... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
World's largest hedge fund in line for government aidHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut commission is expected to approve a $22 mi
World's largest hedge fund in line for government aid
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 minutes ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut commission is expected to approve a $22 million loan and grant package to help the world's largest hedge fund upgrade its offices. The Connecticut Bond Commission, which is chaired by Democratic Gov. Dannel P.... Read more
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The Economic Times
US economy grew at 0.8 percent rate in first quarterWASHINGTON: The US economy slowed in the January-March quarter to the weake
US economy grew at 0.8 percent rate in first quarter
The Economic Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: The US economy slowed in the January-March quarter to the weakest pace in a year. But the slowdown was not as pronounced as first thought because of less drag from business investment and trade and more of a boost from housing. It... Read more
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The Economic Times
FM Arun Jaitley to visit Japan to deepen bilateral economic tiesNEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet investors in Japan during
FM Arun Jaitley to visit Japan to deepen bilateral economic ties
The Economic Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet investors in Japan during a six-day visit to the country beginning Sunday, aiming to enhance the bilateral economic engagement between the two Asian partners and boost cooperation among businesses... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lack of bench strength at top concern for Indian cos: DeloitteNEW DELHI: A lack of bench strength in leadership roles is a serious concern fo
Lack of bench strength at top concern for Indian cos: Deloitte
The Economic Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: A lack of bench strength in leadership roles is a serious concern for Indian businesses, according to a Deloitte report. Organisational design tops the list of the most important Human Capital Trends in the country, followed by Learning... Read more
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The Economic Times
IOC Q4 profit slumps 80%, HPCL sees 28% fallNEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corporation's fourth quarter profit slumped 80 per cent o
IOC Q4 profit slumps 80%, HPCL sees 28% fall
The Economic Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corporation's fourth quarter profit slumped 80 per cent on higher inventory loss and provision for impairment as crude oil prices fell during the period. Profit fell to Rs 1,235 crore for three months to March. Lower... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Innovate for developing economies': Jayant Sinha to entrepreneursSinha was speaking at the launch of Policy Hack , an initiative by Indian soft
'Innovate for developing economies': Jayant Sinha to entrepreneurs
The Economic Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Sinha was speaking at the launch of Policy Hack , an initiative by Indian software industry think-tank iSPIRT to simplify government policies for Indian entrepreneurs. "During this budget we have put in place the fact that we are going to have 20... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rupee strengthens to 1-week high, up 14 paise to 67.03MUMBAI: Extending its gains for the third straight day, the rupee today appre
Rupee strengthens to 1-week high, up 14 paise to 67.03
The Economic Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Extending its gains for the third straight day, the rupee today appreciated by 14 paise against the American currency to end at one-week high of 67.03 on the back of robust dollar inflows in equities. The domestic currency was further... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
U.S. economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rateThe gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic output, grew at an
U.S. economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 minutes ago
The gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic output, grew at an annual rate of 0.8 percent in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday. That's slightly better than the initial estimate of 0.5 percent but is still the... Read more
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Calculated Risk
Consumer Sentiment at 94.7Click on graph for larger image. The University of Michigan consumer sentiment
Consumer Sentiment at 94.7
Calculated Risk / Posted 5 minutes ago
Click on graph for larger image. The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for May was at 94.7, down from the preliminary reading of 95.8, and up from 89.0 in April: "Consumers were a bit less optimistic in late May than earlier in the... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Hotel, conference centre hinges on gaming expansionWHILE Pomeroy Lodging says it wants to move its Chances gaming centre to a new
Hotel, conference centre hinges on gaming expansion
Terrace Standard / Posted 6 minutes ago
WHILE Pomeroy Lodging says it wants to move its Chances gaming centre to a new location and combine it with a hotel and conference centre, it's been equally clear in saying that can only happen if the city lets it expand its gambling presence... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
North Carolina furniture market could show boycott impactRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Organizers of North Carolina's world-renowned furniture ma
North Carolina furniture market could show boycott impact
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 minutes ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Organizers of North Carolina's world-renowned furniture market are releasing attendance figures Friday that could be an important barometer of business reaction to the state's new law limiting protections for LGBT people. The... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
World's largest hedge fund in line for government aidHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut commission is expected to approve a $22 mi
World's largest hedge fund in line for government aid
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 minutes ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut commission is expected to approve a $22 million loan and grant package to help the world's largest hedge fund upgrade its offices. The Connecticut Bond Commission, which is chaired by Democratic Gov. Dannel P.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
New IMF Paper Challenges Neoliberal OrthodoxyWhile the IMF’s research team has for many years chipped away at mainstream eco
New IMF Paper Challenges Neoliberal Orthodoxy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 minutes ago
While the IMF’s research team has for many years chipped away at mainstream economic thinking, a short, accessible paper makes an even more frontal challenge. It’s caused such a stir that the Financial Times featured it on its front page. We’ve... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
US economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rateWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the
US economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from housing and less drag from business investment and trade. The gross domestic product, the... Read more
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Orange County Register
U.S. economic growth upgraded to 0.8 percent rate in first quarterWASHINGTON – The U.S. economy’s slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year
U.S. economic growth upgraded to 0.8 percent rate in first quarter
Orange County Register / Posted 11 minutes ago
WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy’s slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn’t quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from housing and less drag from business investment and trade. The gross domestic product, the broadest... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopesHopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that adm
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopes
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
Hopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that administrators to the stricken retailer have struck a fresh deal with suppliers for new stock. It is understood that the new order will tide BHS over for up to a week while... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopesHopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that adm
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopes
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 minutes ago
Hopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that administrators to the stricken retailer have struck a fresh deal with suppliers for new stock. It is understood that the new order will tide BHS over for up to a week while... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopesHopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that adm
New suppliers' stock deal boosts BHS rescue hopes
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 minutes ago
Hopes for the survival of BHS have been given a boost after it emerged that administrators to the stricken retailer have struck a fresh deal with suppliers for new stock. It is understood that the new order will tide BHS over for up to a week while... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pension change set for new UA System employeesFurther evidence of something I know I harp on a lot - AR public pension liabil
Pension change set for new UA System employees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 minutes ago
Further evidence of something I know I harp on a lot - AR public pension liabilities. This article or another should expand on the scope of the existing APERS deficit and how it will grow. AR taxpayers are on the hook for it! The problem is not... Read more
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examiner.com
Bogus bonus payments to fired FIFA finance director: sports management meltdownThis week’s firing of former FIFA finance director Markus Kattner underscores t
Bogus bonus payments to fired FIFA finance director: sports management meltdown
examiner.com / Posted 16 minutes ago
This week’s firing of former FIFA finance director Markus Kattner underscores the weakness of financial management in sports and the weakness of sports leaders to do anything effective about the problems. FIFA’s new President, Gianni Infantino,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Stocks Shrug As USDJPY, Crude, PMs Slide After Disappointing GDP PrintTHE High Stakes POKER ANALOGY: The Fed is playing BIG STACK BULLY, betting wit
Stocks Shrug As USDJPY, Crude, PMs Slide After Disappointing GDP Print
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 minutes ago
THE High Stakes POKER ANALOGY: The Fed is playing BIG STACK BULLY, betting with PAPER GOLD IOUs. ~Q. How long does that ploy ever last in a real game? ~A. Not very long at all before a bigger bully sits down at the table with HARD CASH I've said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US economic growth revised higher in first quarter; profits reboundWASHINGTON: U.S. economic growth slowed in the first quarter although not as sh
US economic growth revised higher in first quarter; profits rebound
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: U.S. economic growth slowed in the first quarter although not as sharply as initially thought, as a surge in home building and steady inventory accumulation partially offset the impact of modest consumer spending and soft business... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore stepping up efforts to nurture 'glocal' talent: Lim Swee SaySINGAPORE: Working together with global businesses to facilitate their growth a
Singapore stepping up efforts to nurture 'glocal' talent: Lim Swee Say
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: Working together with global businesses to facilitate their growth and strengthen the Singaporean workforce is a key focus for the Government, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said on Friday (May 27). Speaking at the opening of Standard... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is The Market Priced For A Summer Rate-Hike?Last November, capital markets were discounting a rate hike five months later,
Is The Market Priced For A Summer Rate-Hike?
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 minutes ago
Last November, capital markets were discounting a rate hike five months later, based on Fed Funds futures. Same story today. Last November, the S&P 500 was trading near 2100. Same story today. Last November, VIX levels were around 14. Same story... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wall Street opens flat as Yellen's speech awaitedREUTERS: Wall Street opened little changed on Friday as cautious investors brac
Wall Street opens flat as Yellen's speech awaited
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 minutes ago
REUTERS: Wall Street opened little changed on Friday as cautious investors braced for a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen for clues on the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike. Yellen is due to speak at an event hosted by Harvard... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Sprint Hires Sales Directors for Regional Headquarters In Little RockSprint Corp. of Overland Park, Kansas, announced Thursday the hiring of three s
Sprint Hires Sales Directors for Regional Headquarters In Little Rock
Arkansas Business / Posted 17 minutes ago
Sprint Corp. of Overland Park, Kansas, announced Thursday the hiring of three sales directors who will report directly to South Central Region President Jonathan Blitz. He runs the company’s new regional headquarters in Little Rock. Two of the... Read more
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Fortune
The U.S. Economy Is Not as Anemic as We ThoughtU.S. economic growth slowed in the first quarter although not as sharply as ini
The U.S. Economy Is Not as Anemic as We Thought
Fortune / Posted 18 minutes ago
U.S. economic growth slowed in the first quarter although not as sharply as initially thought, amid a surge in spending on home building and a steady increase in inventory investment by businesses. Gross domestic product rose at a 0.8% annual rate... Read more
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