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The Age
Window closing for metal producers to cash in on rallyUS Steel Corp to Freeport-McMoRan would benefit from following the example of A
Window closing for metal producers to cash in on rally
The Age / Posted a minute ago
US Steel Corp to Freeport-McMoRan would benefit from following the example of AK Steel Holding, which announced an equity issuance this week, David Gagliano, an analyst at BMO in New York, said Friday. Photo: Andrey Rudakov Metal producers whose... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Business Digest, April 30, 2016: Santa Cruz County Bank posts profitSANTA CRUZ Santa Cruz County Bank posts profit Locally owned Santa Cruz Count
Business Digest, April 30, 2016: Santa Cruz County Bank posts profit
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 minutes ago
SANTA CRUZ Santa Cruz County Bank posts profit Locally owned Santa Cruz County Bank posted a profit of $1.5 million for the quarter ending March 31, up 3 percent from the prior quarter and 20 percent from a year ago. Earnings were 69 cents per... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Target brand perception falls, but it's not 'catastrophic' | PollTarget's transgender bathroom policy has sparked nationwide outcry, but isn't l
Target brand perception falls, but it's not 'catastrophic' | Poll
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 minutes ago
Target's transgender bathroom policy has sparked nationwide outcry, but isn't likely to negatively affect the brand longterm, experts say. (Photo: ANDREW GOMBERT, EPA) By Hadley Malcolm, USA TODAY More than 1 million people may be roaring against... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China, Japan put on new US currency watch listIn the latest report, the department concluded that no major trading partner qu
China, Japan put on new US currency watch list
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
In the latest report, the department concluded that no major trading partner qualified as a currency manipulator; the last country it labelled a manipulator was China, in 1994. Photo: Bloomberg The US put economies including China, Japan and Germany... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Window closing for metal producers to cash in on rallyUS Steel Corp to Freeport-McMoRan would benefit from following the example of A
Window closing for metal producers to cash in on rally
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
US Steel Corp to Freeport-McMoRan would benefit from following the example of AK Steel Holding, which announced an equity issuance this week, David Gagliano, an analyst at BMO in New York, said Friday. Photo: Andrey Rudakov Metal producers whose... Read more
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Salon.com
“Ponzi austerity” scheme imposed by E.U. and U.S. bleeds Greece dry on behalf of banks, says ex-finance ministerThe former finance minister of Greece says the European Union and international
“Ponzi austerity” scheme imposed by E.U. and U.S. bleeds Greece dry on behalf of banks, says ex-finance minister
Salon.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The former finance minister of Greece says the European Union and international financial institutions are imposing unjust “ponzi austerity” on his country, while banks rake in billions and the Greek people suffer. For years, Greece has faced an... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Cypress Point Business Park�sold for $23MFriday, April 29, 5:45 PM EDT Cypress Point is a 344,000-square-foot, eight-bu
Cypress Point Business Park�sold for $23M
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 3 minutes ago
Friday, April 29, 5:45 PM EDT Cypress Point is a 344,000-square-foot, eight-building property on 40 acres in Southside. Its anchor tenants include Fanatics Inc., US Assure and City Refrigeration, which is a Scotland-based company that established... Read more
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Canberra Times
China, Japan put on new US currency watch listThe US put economies including China, Japan and Germany on a new currency watch
China, Japan put on new US currency watch list
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
The US put economies including China, Japan and Germany on a new currency watch list, saying that their foreign-exchange practices bear close monitoring to gauge if they provide an unfair trade advantage over America. The inaugural list also... Read more
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Canberra Times
Window closing for metal producers to cash in on rallyMetal producers whose debt soared as prices collapsed now have a chance to pay
Window closing for metal producers to cash in on rally
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Metal producers whose debt soared as prices collapsed now have a chance to pay some back by tapping rallying equity markets, but only if they act before the recovery fades. That's the view of analysts from BMO Capital Markets, Clarksons Platou... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Mitchell Schnurman: It’s the moment of truth for Hunt-Oncor dealIs it too late to call in the cavalry? How about killing the poison pill? The
Mitchell Schnurman: It’s the moment of truth for Hunt-Oncor deal
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Is it too late to call in the cavalry? How about killing the poison pill? The Hunt family’s $18 billion deal for Oncor is about to fall apart after Texas regulators bungled the case. Last month, they unanimously approved the purchase and cited its... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Why Your Fancy Banking App Isn't Helping You Budget BetterOne of the promises of online banking is that you can get an app to do your bud
Why Your Fancy Banking App Isn't Helping You Budget Better
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 minutes ago
One of the promises of online banking is that you can get an app to do your budgeting for you. It's something that feels necessary in a post-Great Recession world: Real household incomes have been falling over the last decade and a half, and people... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bezos displaces Slim as fourth richest personJeff Bezos has toppled Mexico's Carlos Slim as the world's fourth-richest perso
Bezos displaces Slim as fourth richest person
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
Jeff Bezos has toppled Mexico's Carlos Slim as the world's fourth-richest person Jeff Bezos has toppled Mexico's Carlos Slim as the world's fourth-richest person. The net worth of the 52-year-old... Read more
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Business Standard India
Amazon's cloud business lifts profit to a recordAmazon reported net income of $513 million, or $1.07 a share, up from a loss of
Amazon's cloud business lifts profit to a record
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
Amazon reported net income of $513 million, or $1.07 a share, up from a loss of $57 million, or 12 cents a share Amazon delivered a blowout quarter on Thursday, joining Facebook as one of the rare... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
US stocks hit by health care woes but avoid bigger lossesFILE - This May 11, 2007 file photo shows a Wall Street sign in front of the fl
US stocks hit by health care woes but avoid bigger losses
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 minutes ago
FILE - This May 11, 2007 file photo shows a Wall Street sign in front of the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly fell Friday, April 29, 2016, after Wall Street slid and Japan's central bank surprised markets... Read more
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Japan Today
Japanese life insurers' holdings of foreign securities set for new heights ‹ Japan TodayJapanese life insurers expect to lift holdings of foreign securities to record
Japanese life insurers' holdings of foreign securities set for new heights ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
Japanese life insurers expect to lift holdings of foreign securities to record levels this fiscal year as they hunt better returns than the record low domestic yields prevailing under the Bank of Japan’s negative interest rate policy. Summaries of... Read more
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Air Force Times
Tobacco prices going way up in DoD stores — you'll pay the same as civiliansTobacco users will see sharp price increases in military stores in some states
Tobacco prices going way up in DoD stores — you'll pay the same as civilians
Air Force Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
Tobacco users will see sharp price increases in military stores in some states under a new Defense Department policy being implemented in a further effort to crush tobacco use. An initial analysis by Military Times shows the new policy could mean an... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan Post Insurance to boost holdings of risk assets, minimise yen bonds ‹ Japan TodayIn its quest for higher returns, Japan Post Insurance Co plans to buy more stoc
Japan Post Insurance to boost holdings of risk assets, minimise yen bonds ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
In its quest for higher returns, Japan Post Insurance Co plans to buy more stocks - both at home and abroad - and other risk assets while minimising its holdings of negative-yielding yen-denominated bonds, company officials said. Holdings of risk... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sanjel bondholders denied in bid to block salesA judge has denied a bid by Sanjel Corp.’s bondholders to block the sale of the
Sanjel bondholders denied in bid to block sales
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 minutes ago
A judge has denied a bid by Sanjel Corp.’s bondholders to block the sale of the family-owned fracking company’s businesses under court supervision. The holders of $300-million in Sanjel bonds had complained that they had been left out of the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Paying the waySUBMITTED Scotiabank has raised nearly $100,000 over the past three years to h
Paying the way
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
SUBMITTED Scotiabank has raised nearly $100,000 over the past three years to help support local programming for vulnerable residents across Simcoe County through its United Way campaign. Pictured, from left, are Scotiabank community manager Tom... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Google Parent Company Pays Top Two Execs $1 in 2015Larry Page and Sergey Brin are each worth roughly $35 billion and have eschewed
Google Parent Company Pays Top Two Execs $1 in 2015
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 19 minutes ago
Larry Page and Sergey Brin are each worth roughly $35 billion and have eschewed salaries and bonuses for several years. Alphabet, the parent of Google, paid CEO Larry Page and president Sergey Brin one whole buck each for their services in... Read more
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Weekly Times
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 2008The yen has hit an 18-month high as investors bet the Bank of Japan might be do
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 2008
Weekly Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
The yen has hit an 18-month high as investors bet the Bank of Japan might be done adding stimulus to the economy, while stocks in Europe and on Wall Street headed lower as earnings disappointed. Major European stock indexes closed down more than 2... Read more
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Weekly Times
Wall St falls as earnings weighUS stocks have posted their largest weekly drop in more than two months as earn
Wall St falls as earnings weigh
Weekly Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
US stocks have posted their largest weekly drop in more than two months as earnings reports continued to weigh, but the S&P 500 and Dow have managed to close up for April after strong showings mid-month. Company results once more gave the market... Read more
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Herald Sun
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 2008The yen has hit an 18-month high as investors bet the Bank of Japan might be do
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 2008
Herald Sun / Posted 22 minutes ago
The yen has hit an 18-month high as investors bet the Bank of Japan might be done adding stimulus to the economy, while stocks in Europe and on Wall Street headed lower as earnings disappointed. Major European stock indexes closed down more than 2... Read more
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Herald Sun
Cracking some simple money mythsAUSTRALIANS remain confused around several financial myths and whether they are
Cracking some simple money myths
Herald Sun / Posted 22 minutes ago
AUSTRALIANS remain confused around several financial myths and whether they are doing themselves more harm than good. Financial institution ME’s head of deposits and transactional banking Nic Emery says there are a few key things credit card users... Read more
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Toronto Star
Ottawa moves to ban sale of menthol cigarettes citing appeal to young smokersA posting in the latest Canada Gazette starts the clock on a 30-day public comm
Ottawa moves to ban sale of menthol cigarettes citing appeal to young smokers
Toronto Star / Posted 22 minutes ago
A posting in the latest Canada Gazette starts the clock on a 30-day public comment period, but the writing has been on the wall since at least 2009 when the former Conservative government banned most flavoured tobacco products. Menthol cigarettes, a... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Auditor-General extends Housing NZ $2.3m procurement probeThe Office of the Auditor-General is extending its probe into Housing New Zeala
Auditor-General extends Housing NZ $2.3m procurement probe
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 23 minutes ago
The Office of the Auditor-General is extending its probe into Housing New Zealand's procurement processes after finding "significant weaknesses" in the way it managed conflicts of interest and shortcomings when contracting Auckland investment banker... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Cousins Properties to buy Parkway for $1.95BCousins Properties Inc. agreed to buy Parkway Properties Inc. for about $1.95 b
Cousins Properties to buy Parkway for $1.95B
Finance and Commerce / Posted 23 minutes ago
Cousins Properties Inc. agreed to buy Parkway Properties Inc. for about $1.95 billion in stock, then spin off the combined company’s Houston office buildings into a separate real estate investment trust. Parkway shareholders will receive 1.63 shares... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
U.S. consumer spending inches up in MarchWASHINGTON — U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as
U.S. consumer spending inches up in March
Finance and Commerce / Posted 23 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a big fall in spending on autos and other long-lasting items. Spending edged up 0.1 percent last month after a 0.2... Read more
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CNBC
US puts China, Japan and Germany on monitoring listA significant trade surplus with the United States is defined by Treasury as a
US puts China, Japan and Germany on monitoring list
CNBC / Posted 24 minutes ago
A significant trade surplus with the United States is defined by Treasury as a country with a bilateral trade surplus of more than $20 billion. Treasury determines a country has a material current account surplus when its surplus is larger than 3... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
The Legislature has no excuse for delaying a Permanent Fund planWith the Legislature in overtime, the budget challenge comes down to this: Will
The Legislature has no excuse for delaying a Permanent Fund plan
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 24 minutes ago
With the Legislature in overtime, the budget challenge comes down to this: Will the state use earnings of the Permanent Fund to help pay its bills in an off-the-cuff fashion or create a plan? Leave aside the arguments about getting someone else to... Read more
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