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Rappler
Malaysian investors told: Keep investing in PH beyond electionsSHOPTALK. Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima (right) encourages Malaysian firms t
Malaysian investors told: Keep investing in PH beyond elections
Rappler / Posted 2 minutes ago
SHOPTALK. Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima (right) encourages Malaysian firms to do business in the Philippines. Beside him is TAEL Partners CEO Michael Sng. Photo from Department of Finance MANILA, Philippines – Malaysian investors should continue... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Why China's Economy Is on a ‘Treadmill to Hell’We left off yesterday asking whether China’s economy was in worse shape than ma
Why China's Economy Is on a ‘Treadmill to Hell’
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 3 minutes ago
We left off yesterday asking whether China’s economy was in worse shape than many people think…and whether that portends trouble for Australia. In preview, the answer is yes, and yes. I’ll get to the details in a moment. First, let’s have a quick... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Alberta oil-sands boom dries up, taking thousands of jobs with itFORT McMURRAY, Alberta — At a camp for oil workers here, a collection of 16 thr
Alberta oil-sands boom dries up, taking thousands of jobs with it
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
FORT McMURRAY, Alberta — At a camp for oil workers here, a collection of 16 three-story buildings that once housed 2,000 workers sits empty. A parking lot at a neighboring camp is now dotted with abandoned cars. With oil prices falling precipitously,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Home prices charge ahead, driving some buyers farther afieldThe list of cities some might call suburbs of Seattle now stretches to places l
Home prices charge ahead, driving some buyers farther afield
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
The list of cities some might call suburbs of Seattle now stretches to places like North Bend, Poulsbo and Cle Elum. More homebuyers are willing to trade in longer commutes to buy a house they can afford or for more space and features. Some would-be... Read more
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The Advocate
Health insurance company Aetna to open Perkins Rowe office with 100 jobsAetna is opening an administrative office in Perkins Rowe in July, a move that
Health insurance company Aetna to open Perkins Rowe office with 100 jobs
The Advocate / Posted 8 minutes ago
Aetna is opening an administrative office in Perkins Rowe in July, a move that will create about 100 jobs in Baton Rouge. The 13,302-square-foot office will be on the fifth floor of Perkins Rowe, above LA Fitness. Aetna has had a commercial... Read more
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The Advocate
Dairy Queen looks for 80 Louisiana locations; five in Baton Rouge, 15 in New OrleansDairy Queen plans to add 70 to 80 new Louisiana locations over the next 10 year
Dairy Queen looks for 80 Louisiana locations; five in Baton Rouge, 15 in New Orleans
The Advocate / Posted 8 minutes ago
Dairy Queen plans to add 70 to 80 new Louisiana locations over the next 10 years, with up to five in the Baton Rouge area and more than 15 in New Orleans, said International Dairy Queen Inc. Vice President of Franchise Development Jim Kerr. “We have... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The steroid era of startups is over — Here's what 8 top VCs think will happen nextThe game has changed. In April, venture capitalist Bill Gurley wrote an essay
The steroid era of startups is over — Here's what 8 top VCs think will happen next
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
The game has changed. In April, venture capitalist Bill Gurley wrote an essay crystallizing what many venture capitalists had been talking about for months. Essentially, too many companies have taken too much money at unsupportable valuations. A... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Just because a startup has lots of customers and revenue doesn't make it a good business"It's different this time." That's one of the refrains heard during the most r
Just because a startup has lots of customers and revenue doesn't make it a good business
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
"It's different this time." That's one of the refrains heard during the most recent "steroid era" of startups, where investors were pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into startups at valuations that couldn't be justified by their underlying... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Jack Dorsey got a double dose of investor anger this earnings season (TWTR, SQ)Nobody said running two public companies would be easy. And Jack Dorsey, the 3
Jack Dorsey got a double dose of investor anger this earnings season (TWTR, SQ)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
Nobody said running two public companies would be easy. And Jack Dorsey, the 39-year-old CEO of Twitter and Square, got a painful reminder of just how tough the jobs can be with a double-dose of investor ire in the past week. And the rough... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
'El Chapo' Guzmán's Sinaloa cartel was melting down its profits to sneak them out of the USFor drug cartels, hiding the profits of their illicit sales is often as hard as
'El Chapo' Guzmán's Sinaloa cartel was melting down its profits to sneak them out of the US
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
For drug cartels, hiding the profits of their illicit sales is often as hard as getting the goods to the market in the first place. To overcome that challenge, US-based members of imprisoned Mexican kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's Sinaloa cartel... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NY approves new virtual currency exchangeNew York state has approved regulations allowing a new virtual currency called
NY approves new virtual currency exchange
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 10 minutes ago
New York state has approved regulations allowing a new virtual currency called Ether. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's Department of Financial Services announced the move Thursday. The regulations will govern the new virtual exchange, called... Read more
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Boston Globe
OneUnited looks for reinvention with falling profits and depositsOneUnited Bank opened its Grove Hall branch in 2007 to much fanfare, with a vis
OneUnited looks for reinvention with falling profits and deposits
Boston Globe / Posted 10 minutes ago
OneUnited Bank opened its Grove Hall branch in 2007 to much fanfare, with a visit from the mayor and promises by bank officials to rejuvenate the Roxbury neighborhood and lend hundreds of millions of dollars to the Boston community. The reality has... Read more
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Northern Star
Natural health giant buys Byron company for $23millionAUSTRALIA'S leading natural health company, Blackmores, has paid $23million for
Natural health giant buys Byron company for $23million
Northern Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
AUSTRALIA'S leading natural health company, Blackmores, has paid $23million for Byron Bay company Global Therapeutics. Global Therapeutics is one of the country's leading Chinese herbal medicine companies withs its brands Fusion and Oriental... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
GoPro sales, shares dropLOS ANGELES - Mobile payments firm Square, online review site Yelp and action-c
GoPro sales, shares drop
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 12 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES - Mobile payments firm Square, online review site Yelp and action-cam maker GoPro all lost money in quarterly earnings announced Thursday--but Wall Street saw it as a positive sign, as they all beat estimates. Square’s revenues increased... Read more
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Adelaide Now
AOFM sells $700m of Treasury bondsThe Australian government has sold $700 million of November 21, 2020, Treasury
AOFM sells $700m of Treasury bonds
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Australian government has sold $700 million of November 21, 2020, Treasury bonds. The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM), which conducts bond auctions on behalf of the government, said the bonds were sold for a weighted average... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Asian shares languishAsian shares are wallowing near three-week lows as investors brace for the US p
Asian shares languish
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 minutes ago
Asian shares are wallowing near three-week lows as investors brace for the US payrolls report after other jobs-related data raised doubts about the seemingly rosy picture on employment conditions in the world's no. 1 economy. MSCI's broadest index... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
GoPro sales, shares dropLOS ANGELES - Mobile payments firm Square, online review site Yelp and action-c
GoPro sales, shares drop
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 15 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES - Mobile payments firm Square, online review site Yelp and action-cam maker GoPro all lost money in quarterly earnings announced Thursday--but Wall Street saw it as a positive sign, as they all beat estimates. Square’s revenues increased... Read more
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DW
Ready for the apocalypse in Poland |Focus on EuropeReady for the apocalypse in Poland Fears are rising in Poland -
Ready for the apocalypse in Poland |
DW / Posted 17 minutes ago
Focus on EuropeReady for the apocalypse in Poland Fears are rising in Poland - fears of Russian President Vladimir Putin, of terrorism and the specter of another war. One symptom is the growing numbers of preppers - people who stock up on provisions... Read more
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Herald Sun
Private money needed for infrastructureTreasury secretary John Fraser says it would be a "tough task" to rely only on
Private money needed for infrastructure
Herald Sun / Posted 18 minutes ago
Treasury secretary John Fraser says it would be a "tough task" to rely only on governments to fund new road, rail and ports. Mr Fraser told a Senate estimates hearing on Friday that infrastructure and housing would be key drivers of the national and... Read more
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Herald Sun
Treasury official plays down credit riskIt would "take a lot" to put Australia's triple-A credit rating at risk, Treasu
Treasury official plays down credit risk
Herald Sun / Posted 18 minutes ago
It would "take a lot" to put Australia's triple-A credit rating at risk, Treasury secretary John Fraser says. "I think we are particularly well placed," Mr Fraser said, in response to a question at a Senate estimates committee on Friday about... Read more
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Herald Sun
Ford to invest $182M in softwareFord says it is investing $182 million in a San Francisco software development
Ford to invest $182M in software
Herald Sun / Posted 18 minutes ago
Ford says it is investing $182 million in a San Francisco software development company called Pivotal. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker says the investment will sharpen its software expertise as it moves toward becoming a mobility company. It... Read more
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Weekly Times
Wildfire may stall Canada's 2Q growthProduction cuts in Alberta's oil sands forced by a raging wildfire may cause Ca
Wildfire may stall Canada's 2Q growth
Weekly Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Production cuts in Alberta's oil sands forced by a raging wildfire may cause Canadian growth to stall in the second quarter, economists warn, predicting this would help keep the central bank on hold and weigh on the Canadian dollar. The wildfire... Read more
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Weekly Times
Ford to invest $182M in softwareFord says it is investing $182 million in a San Francisco software development
Ford to invest $182M in software
Weekly Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Ford says it is investing $182 million in a San Francisco software development company called Pivotal. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker says the investment will sharpen its software expertise as it moves toward becoming a mobility company. It... Read more
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Herald Sun
Asian shares languishAsian shares are wallowing near three-week lows as investors brace for the US p
Asian shares languish
Herald Sun / Posted 18 minutes ago
Asian shares are wallowing near three-week lows as investors brace for the US payrolls report after other jobs-related data raised doubts about the seemingly rosy picture on employment conditions in the world's no. 1 economy. MSCI's broadest index... Read more
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Weekly Times
AOFM sells $700m of Treasury bondsThe Australian government has sold $700 million of November 21, 2020, Treasury
AOFM sells $700m of Treasury bonds
Weekly Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
The Australian government has sold $700 million of November 21, 2020, Treasury bonds. The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM), which conducts bond auctions on behalf of the government, said the bonds were sold for a weighted average... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Private money needed for infrastructureTreasury secretary John Fraser says it would be a "tough task" to rely only on
Private money needed for infrastructure
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 minutes ago
Treasury secretary John Fraser says it would be a "tough task" to rely only on governments to fund new road, rail and ports. Mr Fraser told a Senate estimates hearing on Friday that infrastructure and housing would be key drivers of the national and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Robots are coming for your jobsSome of the richest, smartest and most powerful humans have an important messag
Robots are coming for your jobs
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 minutes ago
Some of the richest, smartest and most powerful humans have an important message for the rest of us as they convened to discuss pressing global issues: the robots are coming. At the Milken Institute's Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Public feedback and ideas sought for Foxton Beach reservesFriday, 6 May 2016, 12:42 pmPress Release: Foxton Community Board Friday 6 May
Public feedback and ideas sought for Foxton Beach reserves
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 minutes ago
Friday, 6 May 2016, 12:42 pmPress Release: Foxton Community Board Friday 6 May 2016Members of the public are invited to have their say... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Wildfire may stall Canada's 2Q growthProduction cuts in Alberta's oil sands forced by a raging wildfire may cause Ca
Wildfire may stall Canada's 2Q growth
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 minutes ago
Production cuts in Alberta's oil sands forced by a raging wildfire may cause Canadian growth to stall in the second quarter, economists warn, predicting this would help keep the central bank on hold and weigh on the Canadian dollar. The wildfire... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Asian shares languishAsian shares are wallowing near three-week lows as investors brace for the US p
Asian shares languish
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 minutes ago
Asian shares are wallowing near three-week lows as investors brace for the US payrolls report after other jobs-related data raised doubts about the seemingly rosy picture on employment conditions in the world's no. 1 economy. MSCI's broadest index... Read more
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