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Channel NewsAsia
EU regulators clear US$100 bln-plus AB InBev, SABMiller dealThe world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev gained EU antitrust approval on
EU regulators clear US$100 bln-plus AB InBev, SABMiller deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
The world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev gained EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its US$100 billion-plus acquisition of SABMiller on condition it sell almost the whole of SABMiller's beer business in Europe. Reuters was the first to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Climate change takes center stage at Exxon, Chevron annual meetingsHOUSTON: Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp will face their toughest-ever push b
Climate change takes center stage at Exxon, Chevron annual meetings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
HOUSTON: Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp will face their toughest-ever push by shareholders concerned about a warming world at annual meetings on Wednesday, as the Paris accord to tackle climate change ratchets up investor pressure on two of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US new home sales rise in April to eight-year highWASHINGTON: Sales of new homes in the United States surged in April to their be
US new home sales rise in April to eight-year high
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
WASHINGTON: Sales of new homes in the United States surged in April to their best level since January 2008 despite tight supplies and rising prices, the Commerce Department reported on Tuesday (May 24). As the Spring home shopping season opened,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
European stocks bank higherLONDON: European stock markets rebounded on Tuesday (May 24), led sharply highe
European stocks bank higher
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
LONDON: European stock markets rebounded on Tuesday (May 24), led sharply higher by banking shares boosted by an apparent ebbing in the chances of a leave vote in Britain's upcoming referendum on EU membership. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU approves AB InBev buyout of SABMiller, subject to conditionsBRUSSELS: The EU's anti-trust regulator on Tuesday (May 24) cleared the blockbu
EU approves AB InBev buyout of SABMiller, subject to conditions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
BRUSSELS: The EU's anti-trust regulator on Tuesday (May 24) cleared the blockbuster buyout by the world's top brewer AB InBev of rival SAB Miller, but only on condition that it sells off most of SABMiller's European business. The Belgium-based... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Manufacturer expanding, creating 26 new jobs in WalhallaWALHALLA, S.C. (AP) - A company that makes electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic
Manufacturer expanding, creating 26 new jobs in Walhalla
WBTV Charlotte / Posted a minute ago
WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) - A company that makes electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic parts for military and industrial uses is expanding in Oconee County, adding 26 new jobs. Nason Company announced Tuesday it is investing $2.5 million to expand its... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
HB2's economic impact hits Charlotte hard, leaders sayMecklenburg County suffered a total of $285 million in missed economic impact a
HB2's economic impact hits Charlotte hard, leaders say
WBTV Charlotte / Posted a minute ago
Mecklenburg County suffered a total of $285 million in missed economic impact and around 1,000 jobs as a result of House Bill 2, the Charlotte Chamber estimates. The numbers were released Tuesday, after the Charlotte Council voted 7-4 against a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
New Survey Aims To Gauge Fairfield's Business ClimateFAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield business owners and residents can participate in
New Survey Aims To Gauge Fairfield's Business Climate
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted a minute ago
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield business owners and residents can participate in an online survey regarding the town’s business climate and economic development. The survey can be found by clicking here. The survey will be available through June... Read more
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News 8000
Moneywatch: Kids getting phone at age 10Americans at retirement age may not have the income they need. A report from B
Moneywatch: Kids getting phone at age 10
News 8000 / Posted a minute ago
Americans at retirement age may not have the income they need. A report from Bankrate.com finds that at age 65 and over income levels are just 60% of what they are for those aged 45-64. Financial planners say you should maintain at least 70% of... Read more
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USA Today
Monsanto spurns Bayer's $62B offerAgricultural chemical and seed giant Monsanto has turned down German pharmaceut
Monsanto spurns Bayer's $62B offer
USA Today / Posted a minute ago
Agricultural chemical and seed giant Monsanto has turned down German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG's $62 billion acquisition bid as "financially inadequate." Monsanto issued a statement Tuesday that its board of directors unanimously voted down... Read more
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USA Today
New-home sales exploded in April: What it means for buyers, sellersThe spring home-buying season has definitely sprung. Sales of new homes soared
New-home sales exploded in April: What it means for buyers, sellers
USA Today / Posted a minute ago
The spring home-buying season has definitely sprung. Sales of new homes soared 16.6% in April, blowing away economists' expectations for a rise of 1.8%, the Commerce Department announced Tuesday. It's a huge turnaround from March, when sales dipped... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
More young adults live with parents than partners, a firstMany of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their ol
More young adults live with parents than partners, a first
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Many of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms. For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research... Read more
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express
Britain's huge £1.6TRILLION debt swells higher as Osborne FAILS to get a grip on borrowing BRITAIN's debt jumped to £1.596 TRILLION in April, as George Osborne already
Britain's huge £1.6TRILLION debt swells higher as Osborne FAILS to get a grip on borrowing
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
BRITAIN's debt jumped to £1.596 TRILLION in April, as George Osborne already looks set to blow his economy promises for the year ahead. Britain's debt is at... Read more
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express
Signs of ANOTHER housing crash: London rent prices drop hitting landlords RENTS in London fell in April taking landlord returns to almost the lowest le
Signs of ANOTHER housing crash: London rent prices drop hitting landlords
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
RENTS in London fell in April taking landlord returns to almost the lowest level in the country, in yet another sign the market could be heading for a shock crash. Rents in... Read more
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express
Bank boss Carney accused of conspiring with George Osborne for EU 'propaganda' BANK of England boss Mark Carney was accused of conspiring with George Osborn
Bank boss Carney accused of conspiring with George Osborne for EU 'propaganda'
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
BANK of England boss Mark Carney was accused of conspiring with George Osborne to produce Brexit "propaganda", when he appeared before the MP Treasury Select Committee... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Popular library rescued by volunteersA TEAM of volunteers have clubbed together to save Gosforth Library. The publi
Popular library rescued by volunteers
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 minutes ago
A TEAM of volunteers have clubbed together to save Gosforth Library. The public facility, which was closed by Cumbria County Council last month, reopened its doors to the public at the weekend. A partnership of volunteers, Gosforth Parish Council... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Property bug, spending boost German GDP Strong private consumption and higher construction investment drove a 0.7 per
Property bug, spending boost German GDP
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 minutes ago
Strong private consumption and higher construction investment drove a 0.7 percent rise in German gross domestic product in the first quarter, more than offsetting the effects of weaker foreign trade. As David... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Oklahoma Lawmakers Reach Budget AgreementRepublican legislative leaders say they've reached a budget deal with the gover
Oklahoma Lawmakers Reach Budget Agreement
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 9 minutes ago
Republican legislative leaders say they've reached a budget deal with the governor's office that protects core state services and includes no further cuts to public schools. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Sen. Clark Jolley says the deal... Read more
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Market Watch
New mortgage delinquencies near lowest level in 17 yearsStrong job creation and a seven-year U.S. economic recovery have helped home ow
New mortgage delinquencies near lowest level in 17 years
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
Strong job creation and a seven-year U.S. economic recovery have helped home owners get in the best shape in years. The number of new foreclosures in the first quarter edged near the lowest level in 17 years, the New York Federal Reserve said... Read more
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Market Watch
Sony expects losses to widen as Apple’s iPhone sales dragSluggish sales of Apple Inc.’s iPhones are starting to hit Sony Corp.’s bottom
Sony expects losses to widen as Apple’s iPhone sales drag
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
Sluggish sales of Apple Inc.’s iPhones are starting to hit Sony Corp.’s bottom line, with the electronics company warning Tuesday that it expects the business that makes components for smartphones to post a wider operating loss. The warning puts... Read more
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Market Watch
S&P 500’s range-bound May backdrop supports bullish-leaning technical biasEditor’s Note: This is a free edition of The Technical Indicator, a daily Marke
S&P 500’s range-bound May backdrop supports bullish-leaning technical bias
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
Editor’s Note: This is a free edition of The Technical Indicator, a daily MarketWatch subscriber newsletter. To get this column each market day, click here. Technically speaking, the U.S. markets’ bigger-picture backdrop continues to support a... Read more
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Market Watch
Rising home prices in Boston prompt more sellers to listPresident John F. Kennedy often referred to economic growth with the phrase "a
Rising home prices in Boston prompt more sellers to list
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
President John F. Kennedy often referred to economic growth with the phrase "a rising tide lifts all the boats." This concept — economic success breeding success for all — is what appears to be occurring with the greater Boston housing market.... Read more
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Market Watch
Housing’s lost decade may be coming to an endBack to normal — the combined rate of new- and existing-home sales reached 6 mi
Housing’s lost decade may be coming to an end
Market Watch / Posted 20 minutes ago
Back to normal — the combined rate of new- and existing-home sales reached 6 million in April. Has housing entered a new phase? Sales hit a fresh milestone in April, a possible sign that housing is no longer in a recovery, but just working through... Read more
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Market Watch
Earnings-season takeaway: Companies are now expected to over-deliverThe stock market’s long-standing expectation game — in which savvy companies “b
Earnings-season takeaway: Companies are now expected to over-deliver
Market Watch / Posted 20 minutes ago
The stock market’s long-standing expectation game — in which savvy companies “beat” their guidance, giving thrills to investors — has reached an almost insane level. Case in point: This past quarter, most stocks in the three top-performing sectors —... Read more
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The Star
Shell faces rising investor discontent over executive payTwo investor advisory firms recommend opposing Shell’s remuneration report, say
Shell faces rising investor discontent over executive pay
The Star / Posted 20 minutes ago
Two investor advisory firms recommend opposing Shell’s remuneration report, saying there was a disconnect between its executive pay and that of other employees and its financial performance. The Reuters photo shows a passenger plane flying over a... Read more
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The Star
Monsanto to reject Bayer bid, seek higher priceNEW YORK: Monsanto Co, the world’s largest seed company, will reject Bayer AG’s
Monsanto to reject Bayer bid, seek higher price
The Star / Posted 20 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Monsanto Co, the world’s largest seed company, will reject Bayer AG’s US$62bil (RM254.6bil) acquisition bid and seek a higher price, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Monsanto can see the logic of combining with the... Read more
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The Star
Wall St rises more than 1% as bank, tech stocks jumpAt 11:07am ET the Dow Jones industrial average was up 209.97 points, or 1.2%, a
Wall St rises more than 1% as bank, tech stocks jump
The Star / Posted 20 minutes ago
At 11:07am ET the Dow Jones industrial average was up 209.97 points, or 1.2%, at 17,702.9. The EPA photo shows traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. NEW YORK: US stocks rose to their highest in the last seven... Read more
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EuroNews
No ‘haircut’ for Greece as Eurogroup hold bailout talksEurozone finance ministers are meeting in Brussels for their latest round of ne
No ‘haircut’ for Greece as Eurogroup hold bailout talks
EuroNews / Posted 20 minutes ago
Eurozone finance ministers are meeting in Brussels for their latest round of negotiations over Greece. They are expected to confirm that Athens has pushed through enough austerity reforms to qualify for up to €11bn in bailout cash. This would mean... Read more
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The Register
Insure against a cyberwhat now? How the heck do we crunch those numbers?The head of a UK industry insurance organisation has called for the government
Insure against a cyberwhat now? How the heck do we crunch those numbers?
The Register / Posted 20 minutes ago
The head of a UK industry insurance organisation has called for the government to create a database where companies would be obliged to “record details of cyber attacks”. Insurers are struggling to access premiums for newly introduced cyber... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Reasons Why Bayer is Interested in MonsantoBayer made a $62-billion all-cash bid for Monsanto Co. (MON) this morning. If i
3 Reasons Why Bayer is Interested in Monsanto
Investopedia / Posted 20 minutes ago
Bayer made a $62-billion all-cash bid for Monsanto Co. (MON) this morning. If it goes through, this will be the second-largest acquisition by the German company. At first glance, the proposed merger might seem like a marriage of opposites. After all,... Read more
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