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Canberra Times
Deutsche Bank investors have 'completely lost faith'Deutsche Bank bosses face a formidable task to drag its shares off a 30-year lo
Deutsche Bank investors have 'completely lost faith'
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Deutsche Bank bosses face a formidable task to drag its shares off a 30-year low, with reassurances about its capital levels doing little to improve investor confidence and few other options on the table to trigger a recovery. Germany's flagship... Read more
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Canberra Times
Beyonce jolts Red Lobster sales after Super Bowl 'Formation' performanceRed Lobster chief executive Kim Lopdrup said sales jumped 33 per cent on Sunday
Beyonce jolts Red Lobster sales after Super Bowl 'Formation' performance
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Red Lobster chief executive Kim Lopdrup said sales jumped 33 per cent on Sunday and increased "well into the double digits" on Monday after mega star Beyoncé mentioned the seafood chain in her new song, "Formation." The song, which was released over... Read more
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Canberra Times
Commonwealth Bank profit rises 4pc to $4.8 billionCommonwealth Bank's first half profits swelled 4 per cent to $4.8 billion, help
Commonwealth Bank profit rises 4pc to $4.8 billion
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Commonwealth Bank's first half profits swelled 4 per cent to $4.8 billion, helped by a strong performance in its flagship retail banking arm and low numbers of loans turning sour. Amid a debate over whether banks may be forced to cut their... Read more
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iTWire
ANZ joins mobile payments scramble with 'the broadest range of cards'Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having b
ANZ joins mobile payments scramble with 'the broadest range of cards'
iTWire / Posted 2 minutes ago
Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Treasury says no to Arkansas's attempt to recover bondsThe U.S. Department of the Treasury has informed state Auditor Andrea Lea that
Treasury says no to Arkansas's attempt to recover bonds
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has informed state Auditor Andrea Lea that Arkansas cannot claim title to mature U.S. savings bonds the state claims are "abandoned." Arkansas is one of 18 states attempting to claim bonds issued to people whose... Read more
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The Columbian
Data breach affects 91,000 Washington Medicaid clientsPersonal identification and private health information of more than 91,000 Wash
Data breach affects 91,000 Washington Medicaid clients
The Columbian / Posted 2 minutes ago
Personal identification and private health information of more than 91,000 Washington Medicaid clients was improperly handled by two state employees, violating federal privacy laws. The Washington State Health Care Authority, which oversees the... Read more
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Accounting Today
Obama Budget Includes Tax Increases and Tax Preparer RegulationThe Obama administration released its fiscal year 2017 budget containing a numb
Obama Budget Includes Tax Increases and Tax Preparer Regulation
Accounting Today / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Obama administration released its fiscal year 2017 budget containing a number of tax increases on high-income taxpayers, oil and foreign income, along with tax breaks for the middle class and small businesses, plus a provision giving the Treasury... Read more
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Island Packet
Copeland: A good library needs the room to growOn a recent Saturday morning, the children’s section of the Beaufort Branch lib
Copeland: A good library needs the room to grow
Island Packet / Posted 4 minutes ago
On a recent Saturday morning, the children’s section of the Beaufort Branch library downtown was packed wall-to-wall with children and parents. Whether it was the cold that drove them indoors or a simple, abiding love of books is uncertain. The fact... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Average gas price in US drops below $2 a gallon for the first time since 2004For the first time since 2004, US drivers are expected to pay on average less t
Average gas price in US drops below $2 a gallon for the first time since 2004
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 minutes ago
For the first time since 2004, US drivers are expected to pay on average less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said on Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Sold! Texas's legendary Waggoner ranch bought by Arsenal owner Stan KroenkeStan Kroenke, billionaire and owner of the Los Angeles Rams and the Premier Lea
Sold! Texas's legendary Waggoner ranch bought by Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 minutes ago
Stan Kroenke, billionaire and owner of the Los Angeles Rams and the Premier League’s Arsenal, has agreed to purchase the legendary WT Waggoner ranch in Texas, representatives for the property announced on Tuesday. The ranch spans about 800 square... Read more
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CTV News
CP Rail abandons threat of proxy battle in adjusting Norfolk takeover strategyMONTREAL -- Canadian Pacific Railway is asking Norfolk Southern shareholders to
CP Rail abandons threat of proxy battle in adjusting Norfolk takeover strategy
CTV News / Posted 5 minutes ago
MONTREAL -- Canadian Pacific Railway is asking Norfolk Southern shareholders to push the U.S. railway's board to enter into merger negotiations. Calgary-based CP said Tuesday that instead of launching a proxy battle to elect a slate of sympathetic... Read more
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CTV News
TSX loses two per cent as oil falls below US$28 a barrelTORONTO -- The price of oil fell Tuesday to levels not seen in nearly 13 years,
TSX loses two per cent as oil falls below US$28 a barrel
CTV News / Posted 5 minutes ago
TORONTO -- The price of oil fell Tuesday to levels not seen in nearly 13 years, dragging down the Toronto Stock Exchange by two per cent as investors grow increasingly concerned there is too much crude on the markets. The S&P/TSX composite index... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 NumbersSix years, nine months and 10 days after launching, Brooklyn-based crowdfunding
The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 minutes ago
Six years, nine months and 10 days after launching, Brooklyn-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter reached an impressive milestone: 100,000 projects have been successfully funded on the site. The crowdfunding platform’s tally of successfully... Read more
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Greenwich Time
10 Ways to Fund Your Small BusinessDuring the life of most any business, the owner will need to seek out cash to h
10 Ways to Fund Your Small Business
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 minutes ago
During the life of most any business, the owner will need to seek out cash to help with its growth or to keep it going through a rough patch. So, planning how to fund a business is hardly a trivial or brief topic. Indeed, a thorough discussion would... Read more
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Irish Examiner
5 concerns for England ahead of the Six Nations clash against Italy | Irish Examiner Five concerns for England ahead of the Six Nations clash aga
5 concerns for England ahead of the Six Nations clash against Italy
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 minutes ago
| Irish Examiner Five concerns for England ahead of the Six Nations clash against Italy Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 09:55 pm England face Italy in round two of the RBS 6 Nations... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcyTime could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer mi
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcy
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 minutes ago
Time could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer missed a $20 million debt payment a month ago, and could be days away from a bankruptcy filing. The company said it has been in negotiations with lenders. But if it... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcyTime could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer mi
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcy
KSBW Salinas / Posted 7 minutes ago
Time could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer missed a $20 million debt payment a month ago, and could be days away from a bankruptcy filing. The company said it has been in negotiations with lenders. But if it... Read more
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Japan Today
North Korean satellite in stable orbit ‹ Japan TodayA satellite launched by North Korea at the weekend has now stabilized in its or
North Korean satellite in stable orbit ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 minutes ago
A satellite launched by North Korea at the weekend has now stabilized in its orbit around the Earth in a step forward from a satellite launch in 2012, a U.S. official and a second source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. However, the... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan Display forecasts January-March loss as Apple orders sag ‹ Japan TodayJapan Display Inc says it will swing to an operating loss in January-March, as
Japan Display forecasts January-March loss as Apple orders sag ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 minutes ago
Japan Display Inc says it will swing to an operating loss in January-March, as client Apple Inc books slowing sales of its iPhone and while the costs of keeping up with rivals in smartphone screen technology rise. The display maker forecast a... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan steps up bid to win Australia submarine contract ‹ Japan TodayJapan has assured Australia it will share its most secret stealth technology if
Japan steps up bid to win Australia submarine contract ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 minutes ago
Japan has assured Australia it will share its most secret stealth technology if it wins a contract to design and build Canberra’s next generation of submarines. Three international bidders are competing for the project worth up to A$50 billion... Read more
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The News-Times
The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 NumbersSix years, nine months and 10 days after launching, Brooklyn-based crowdfunding
The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers
The News-Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Six years, nine months and 10 days after launching, Brooklyn-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter reached an impressive milestone: 100,000 projects have been successfully funded on the site. The crowdfunding platform’s tally of successfully... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
After challenging holiday, Sears to speed up store closingsHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) - Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long m
After challenging holiday, Sears to speed up store closings
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 10 minutes ago
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) - Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator. Patience appears to be wearing thin. Shares slid early Tuesday... Read more
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The News-Times
10 Ways to Fund Your Small BusinessDuring the life of most any business, the owner will need to seek out cash to h
10 Ways to Fund Your Small Business
The News-Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
During the life of most any business, the owner will need to seek out cash to help with its growth or to keep it going through a rough patch. So, planning how to fund a business is hardly a trivial or brief topic. Indeed, a thorough discussion would... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Video: Kevin O’Leary weighs in on how a Trump presidency would affect U.S. marketsKevin O’Leary says Donald Trump’s brand of free market capitalism is exactly th
Video: Kevin O’Leary weighs in on how a Trump presidency would affect U.S. markets
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 minutes ago
Kevin O’Leary says Donald Trump’s brand of free market capitalism is exactly the shot in the arm volatile U.S. markets need. The chairman of O’Leary Financial believes putting the Donald in the White House will be a boon for the biotech sector, which... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Bonds follow Bank of Japan into negative territoryGiven Japan’s outsize public debt, holding an IOU from its government might see
Bonds follow Bank of Japan into negative territory
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 minutes ago
Given Japan’s outsize public debt, holding an IOU from its government might seem like a risky proposition that would require the promise of a substantial reward. But this week, as global economic fears drove money into safer assets, investors in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. prepares to tackle housing costs, look into improper real estate conductBritish Columbia’s Liberal government is promising better opportunities for buy
B.C. prepares to tackle housing costs, look into improper real estate conduct
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 minutes ago
British Columbia’s Liberal government is promising better opportunities for buyers to get into the housing market, but warns there is no single solution to soaring prices in some communities. In a throne speech read today in the legislature by... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budgetThe progressive wish list, which comes as the nation's long-term fiscal outlook
Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 minutes ago
The progressive wish list, which comes as the nation's long-term fiscal outlook is deteriorating, underscores the initiatives pushed by Democratic candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, who hope to succeed Obama. Republicans dismissed the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcyTime could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer mi
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcy
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 minutes ago
Time could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer missed a $20 million debt payment a month ago, and could be days away from a bankruptcy filing. The company said it has been in negotiations with lenders. But if it... Read more
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Vavel
Everton on the brink of £200million takeover after talks with American investors09-02-2016 American investors John Jay Moores and Charles Noell are in advanced
Everton on the brink of £200million takeover after talks with American investors
Vavel / Posted 14 minutes ago
09-02-2016 American investors John Jay Moores and Charles Noell are in advanced stages of talks after undergoing a six-week due diligence period and a deal could be... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NASCAR charter system will cut Cup field from 43 to 40 carsNASCAR announced significant changes Tuesday in its business model designed to
NASCAR charter system will cut Cup field from 43 to 40 cars
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 minutes ago
NASCAR announced significant changes Tuesday in its business model designed to improve financial stability by establishing a "charter system" for teams. The nine-year deal will grant NASCAR Cup Series charters to 36 teams and cut Sprint Cup fields... Read more
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