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Canberra Times
Copper miner OZ Minerals has revealed a boost to profits and dividendsOZ Minerals boss Andrew Cole said the good times should continue into 2016. Pho
Copper miner OZ Minerals has revealed a boost to profits and dividends
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
OZ Minerals boss Andrew Cole said the good times should continue into 2016. Photo: Scott Barbour OZ Minerals has revealed dramatically improved profits for 2015 despite the recent weakness in copper and gold prices. The biggest ever haul of copper... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why making too much money is a problem for WooliesMaking too much money is a problem for Woolworths. Photo: Glenn Hunt Woolworth
Why making too much money is a problem for Woolies
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Making too much money is a problem for Woolworths. Photo: Glenn Hunt Woolworths has a problem. Well, judging by the closure of Masters, a new advertising brief, and reports that it might shutter some of its upmarket Thomas Dux stores, perhaps more... Read more
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Canberra Times
Innovation in electronic payments to accelerate demise of chequesConsigned to history: New electronic funds transfer systems will mean the days
Innovation in electronic payments to accelerate demise of cheques
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Consigned to history: New electronic funds transfer systems will mean the days of writing out big cheques will be over for most people. Photo: Salvation Army It's been almost 20 years since I last owned a cheque book in Australia, and I never felt... Read more
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Canberra Times
Noel Whittaker explains annuitiesIllustration: Michael Mucci My sister in law spoke of putting some of their su
Noel Whittaker explains annuities
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Illustration: Michael Mucci My sister in law spoke of putting some of their super money in an annuity – we are trying to understand how they work. Can you help? It means you pay a fund manager a lump sum in exchange for an income for a specified... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
App puts spare change on stock marketAcorns app comes to Australia to invest spare change in stock market | DailyTel
App puts spare change on stock market
Daily Telegraph / Posted a minute ago
Acorns app comes to Australia to invest spare change in stock market | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Spare change ... Micro-investment platform Acorns is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Tense calm"US shares bounce back" No bounce to be precise. "Australia’s newly crowned I
Tense calm
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
"US shares bounce back" No bounce to be precise. "Australia’s newly crowned Investors of the Year...they’re retiring aged 24 and why they have a knack for making a killing out of property .......Kate and Matt have built a portfolio of 16 properties... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
CBA rakes in dollar a day for every AussieCBA chalks up record first-half profit, raking in $1.05 a day for every Aussie
CBA rakes in dollar a day for every Aussie
Daily Telegraph / Posted a minute ago
CBA chalks up record first-half profit, raking in $1.05 a day for every Aussie | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website THE Commonwealth Bank has posted a record... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why investors should consider China in the Year of the MonkeyThe Year of the Monkey could be an auspicious time to invest in the undervalued
Why investors should consider China in the Year of the Monkey
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Year of the Monkey could be an auspicious time to invest in the undervalued Chinese sharemarket. Photo: Anthony Kwan This week, millions of Chinese people are travelling home to welcome the Year of the Monkey with their families. After a torrid... Read more
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Canberra Times
Home building boom lifts Boral profit 23pcNew home building is boosting Boral's earnings. Photo: Ben Rushton Constructio
Home building boom lifts Boral profit 23pc
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
New home building is boosting Boral's earnings. Photo: Ben Rushton Construction materials group Boral has upped its dividend after buoyant new home building on the east coast boosted its interim net profit after tax 30.7 per cent to $136.6... Read more
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Canberra Times
Businesses out of pocket after Telstra's nationwide outagePoweredLocal chief executive Michael Jankie lost almost $15,000 from Telstra's
Businesses out of pocket after Telstra's nationwide outage
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
PoweredLocal chief executive Michael Jankie lost almost $15,000 from Telstra's outage on Tuesday. Photo: Josh Robenstone Though Telstra's widespread outage on Tuesday caused inconvenience and frustration for thousands of people, the damage was... Read more
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Canberra Times
What people learn from going bankruptJulie Ann Cairns went to the brink of bankruptcy. Photo: Supplied Brisbane wom
What people learn from going bankrupt
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Julie Ann Cairns went to the brink of bankruptcy. Photo: Supplied Brisbane woman Julie Rainbow is one of the thousands of Australians who go bankrupt every year. More than a decade ago she and her then husband and their two children had what she... Read more
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Canberra Times
AGL Energy write-downs push first-half into lossAGL Energy is planning to move away from coal-based power generation. Photo: Pa
AGL Energy write-downs push first-half into loss
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
AGL Energy is planning to move away from coal-based power generation. Photo: Pat Scala AGL Energy is launching a renewable energy business to develop up to $3 billion of large-scale projects as part of a renewed push into lower-carbon fuels as the... Read more
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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 2 minutes 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 2 minutes 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 2 minutes 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 10 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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