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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Union Pacific to shed 750 jobsOMAHA, Neb. -- Union Pacific is eliminating 500 management positions and 250 ot
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted moments ago
OMAHA, Neb. -- Union Pacific is eliminating 500 management positions and 250 other jobs to save about $110 million annually and delete about 8 percent of the railroad's managers from payroll. The railroad told the affected workers Wednesday that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Target raises outlook, says sales on riseTarget Corp. on Wednesday delivered another sign that its comeback is taking ho
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted moments ago
Target Corp. on Wednesday delivered another sign that its comeback is taking hold as stronger online sales helped brighten the retailer's outlook. Second-quarter sales topped analysts' estimates, and the company raised its forecast for the rest of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansan signs letter urging caution in NAFTA talksThis week, more than 50 agriculture deans and academics in the United States si
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted moments ago
This week, more than 50 agriculture deans and academics in the United States signed a letter urging trade representatives to avoid changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement that would hamper trade. One of the signers was Mark Cochran, vice... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR port OKs try for debt of $5.5MThe Little Rock Port Authority took the first step Wednesday to issue up to $5.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted moments ago
The Little Rock Port Authority took the first step Wednesday to issue up to $5.5 million in debt that the agency's top official says will help make the Arkansas River port more competitive on the global stage. The bond issue that likely will take... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Retiree system investments upThe trustees for the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System on Wednesday s
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted moments ago
The trustees for the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System on Wednesday signaled their intent to raise the rate charged to state and local governments in fiscal 2019, after they learned the value of the system's investments increased by $676... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefWal-Mart to release 2nd-quarter results Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will release its
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted moments ago
Wal-Mart to release 2nd-quarter results Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will release its second-quarter financial results today. A prerecorded conference call and quarterly earnings news release will be available around 6 a.m. Analysts estimate Wal-Mart will... Read more
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The World
Asia shares meander after subdued gains on Wall StreetFED MINUTES: The minutes from the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meeti
The World / Posted a minute ago
FED MINUTES: The minutes from the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meeting last month did not include many details about the central bank's plans for letting its balance sheet shrink. The notes showed a divided Fed, as some members of its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ericsson could shed 25,000 jobs in cost-cutting driveSTOCKHOLM: Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson may lay off around 25,000 employe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
STOCKHOLM: Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson may lay off around 25,000 employees outside Sweden as part of its savings programme, Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet reported on Thursday, citing unidentified sources at the company. Ericsson said in... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Metrorail to spend millions on wrecked trainsA torched Metrorail train. Credit: EWN Metrorail in the Western Cape says it w
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted a minute ago
A torched Metrorail train. Credit: EWN Metrorail in the Western Cape says it will be spending millions of rand over the next two years to secure its infrastructure and get its vandalised coaches back on the tracks. But regional manager Richard... Read more
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Zero Hedge
European Junk: "The Good-Looking Ones Are Always Bad News"Yesterday, a few different readers emailed to ask my opinion about the European
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
Yesterday, a few different readers emailed to ask my opinion about the European Junk Bond versus US Treasury yield chart that Tiho Brkan from The Atlas Investor Blog recently published. Well, I have to give Tiho credit, his chart certainly stirred... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
​Watford close to loan deal for Benfica winger Carilloare on the verge of securing the services of Andre Carrillo, according to repor
tribalfootball.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
are on the verge of securing the services of Andre Carrillo, according to reports from the Mirror. According to reports emerging out of England, claims are being made that Watford are currently close to securing the services of Sporting Lisbon's... Read more
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NZCity
NZ shares edge up to new recordNew Zealand shares edged up to a new record on Thursday as stocks across Asia r
NZCity / Posted 4 minutes ago
New Zealand shares edged up to a new record on Thursday as stocks across Asia rose in a relatively quiet earnings day domestically. Fletcher Building extended its gain after Wednesday's result while Skellerup climbed on its increased profit. The... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Asia shares meander after subdued gains on Wall StreetFED MINUTES: The minutes from the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meeti
The Times and Democrat / Posted 4 minutes ago
FED MINUTES: The minutes from the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meeting last month did not include many details about the central bank's plans for letting its balance sheet shrink. The notes showed a divided Fed, as some members of its... Read more
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Northern Echo
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Northern Echo / Posted 4 minutes ago
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Mumbrella
Government agrees four media reform points with Nick Xenophon TeamDays after One Nation senators said they would give ‘conditional’ support to th
Mumbrella / Posted 4 minutes ago
Days after One Nation senators said they would give ‘conditional’ support to the media reform bill, the Turnbull Government claims it has reached an “in-principle” agreement on four measures with the Nick Xenophon Team. The existing government... Read more
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Philly.com
Urban Outfitters, Target help lead a rally in retailNEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday as Urban Outfitters and Target h
Philly.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday as Urban Outfitters and Target helped retailers rally. That was enough to cancel out more losses for energy companies. Urban Outfitters and Target did better in the second quarter than analysts... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Asia shares meander after subdued gains on Wall StreetFED MINUTES: The minutes from the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meeti
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
FED MINUTES: The minutes from the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meeting last month did not include many details about the central bank's plans for letting its balance sheet shrink. The notes showed a divided Fed, as some members of its... Read more
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Wakefield Today
A-levels 2017: Your guide to Yorkshire's resultsThousands of students from across Yorkshire will today find out their A-level r
Wakefield Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
Thousands of students from across Yorkshire will today find out their A-level results and start the process of looking for a university or employment. We will bring you a comprehensive list of the results from across our county... just keep logging... Read more
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EuroNews
German residential building permits fall in first half of 2017BERLIN (Reuters) – Residential building permits issued in Germany dropped 7 per
EuroNews / Posted 8 minutes ago
BERLIN (Reuters) – Residential building permits issued in Germany dropped 7 percent on the year in the first six months of 2017, data showed on Thursday, in a sign that a construction boom in Europe’s biggest economy could soon peter out. Home... Read more
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EuroNews
Drugmaker Hikma expects 2017 revenue at the lower end of guidance(Reuters) – Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Thursday it expected 2017
EuroNews / Posted 8 minutes ago
(Reuters) – Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Thursday it expected 2017 revenue at the lower end of its guidance, after increased competition in the generics business hit prices and volumes. The Jordan-based company, which makes and markets... Read more
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The Irish Times
Casting off swimwear hits Victoria Secrets bottom lineL Brands Inc. tumbled as much as 10 percent in late trading after disappointing
The Irish Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
L Brands Inc. tumbled as much as 10 percent in late trading after disappointing investors with its profit forecast, a sign that the company’s comeback is still a ways off. Sales at Victoria’s Secret also fell more than projected last quarter.The... Read more
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EuroNews
Gem Diamonds half-year revenue falls on lower diamond output, prices(Reuters) – Gem Diamonds Ltd reported a 14 drop in half-year revenue,
EuroNews / Posted 8 minutes ago
(Reuters) – Gem Diamonds Ltd reported a 14 drop in half-year revenue, hurt by lower production and a decline in average diamond prices. The company, which mines diamonds from the Letseng mine in Lesotho, said its revenue fell to $93 million... Read more
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The Star
China Unicom shares still halted, one named investor denies participationHONG KONG: China Unicom’s two main units said on Thursday their shares would re
The Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
HONG KONG: China Unicom’s two main units said on Thursday their shares would remain suspended until further notice, one day after the group announced it was raising US$11.7 billion from investors including Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings. No... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia eyes Africa for halal exportsKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is on track to export RM50bil halal products by 2020 fro
The Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is on track to export RM50bil halal products by 2020 from RM42.18bil last year, aided by more entrepreneurs increasing their presence in the global market, said Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) Chief Executive... Read more
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The Star
Air Berlin aims for asset sales to at least two buyers by end-SeptFRANKFURT: Insolvent German airline Air Berlin aims to strike deals to sell ass
The Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
FRANKFURT: Insolvent German airline Air Berlin aims to strike deals to sell assets to two or more buyers by the end of September, before a government loan keeping its planes in the air runs out, its chief executive said. The group is in talks with a... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Congressman Issa joins effort to get “Made In USA” label back on Ontario company’s Maglite flashlightsMaglite flashlights are manufactured and ready to be shipped during a tour at M
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 8 minutes ago
Maglite flashlights are manufactured and ready to be shipped during a tour at Mag Instrument, Inc., in Ontario Tuesday, August 15, 2017. California does not allow a product to say “Made in America” if any components are made outside USA. Congressman... Read more
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EuroNews
Ericsson could shed 25,000 jobs in cost-cutting driveSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson may lay off around 25,
EuroNews / Posted 8 minutes ago
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson may lay off around 25,000 employees outside Sweden as part of its savings programme, Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet reported on Thursday, citing unidentified sources at the company. Ericsson... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
LL Bean boosting production of iconic bootLEWISTON, Maine (AP) - L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 minutes ago
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most iconic product. The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for its leather-and-rubber "duck boot" with a new manufacturing center that's... Read more
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Market Watch
Kingfisher quarterly comparable sales declineLONDON--Home improvement retailer Kingfisher PLC (KGF.LN) Thursday reported a f
Market Watch / Posted 9 minutes ago
LONDON--Home improvement retailer Kingfisher PLC (KGF.LN) Thursday reported a fall in second-quarter comparable sales amid continued weakness in France, disruption related to a company overhaul and worse weather conditions. Revenue for the quarter... Read more
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Market Watch
Standard Bank first-half profit rises 14%JOHANNESBURG--South Africa's Standard Bank Group Ltd. (SBK.JO), Africa's bigges
Market Watch / Posted 9 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG--South Africa's Standard Bank Group Ltd. (SBK.JO), Africa's biggest lender by assets, reported a higher half-year profit on Thursday, citing robust earnings in markets on the broader continent, including Angola, Ghana, Mozambique,... Read more
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