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Daily Maverick
State of the Nation Address 2016We are proud of our democracy and what we have achieved in a short space of tim
State of the Nation Address 2016
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 minutes ago
We are proud of our democracy and what we have achieved in a short space of time. Our democracy is functional, solid and stable. The Constitution, which has its foundation in the Freedom Charter, proclaims that South Africa belongs to all who live... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bank of Japan loses control as QE hits the limits“This is a reverse policy shock. We are reaching the limits of quantitative eas
Bank of Japan loses control as QE hits the limits
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 minutes ago
“This is a reverse policy shock. We are reaching the limits of quantitative easing as we know it,” said David Bloom, currency chief at HSBC. “Countries are losing their ability to drive down their currencies.” The Bank of Japan bought vast amounts... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Market panic: Investors fall prey to 'death spiral' as faith in central banks waversAnalysts warned that markets were in the grip of a “self-reinforcing death spir
Market panic: Investors fall prey to 'death spiral' as faith in central banks wavers
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 minutes ago
Analysts warned that markets were in the grip of a “self-reinforcing death spiral” driven by anxiety that the world’s central banks were losing their fight against insipid inflation despite resorting to an eight-year stretch of unprecedented stimulus... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Viacom Stock Actually Didn’t Have a Terrible Day TodayGood news, Viacom shareholders: Your stock didn’t plummet today! As a matter o
Viacom Stock Actually Didn’t Have a Terrible Day Today
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 minutes ago
Good news, Viacom shareholders: Your stock didn’t plummet today! As a matter of fact, it didn’t even drop, fall, sink, slip or dip — rather, VIAB actually finished up for the day. You read that right. Prior to Thursday, Viacom shares had closed... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Pandora Mulling Deal to Sell CompanyCiting sources that have been “briefed on the talks,” the Times reports that Pa
Pandora Mulling Deal to Sell Company
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 minutes ago
Citing sources that have been “briefed on the talks,” the Times reports that Pandora has enlisted Morgan Stanley to meet with potential buyers. The paper cautioned that the preliminary talks may not ultimately result in an agreement to sell the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Belimo reports solid sales growth in AmericasDespite facing currency headwinds that had a negative impact on profitability,
Belimo reports solid sales growth in Americas
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 minutes ago
Despite facing currency headwinds that had a negative impact on profitability, Belimo Corp. released guidance Thursday touting strong revenue growth in the Americas. Belimo, a Swiss company that has its North American headquarters located on... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How an Engineer's Desire to Keep His Keys Organized Led to a BusinessMichael Tunney used to keep a small key ring in his pocket, but he hated how th
How an Engineer's Desire to Keep His Keys Organized Led to a Business
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 minutes ago
Michael Tunney used to keep a small key ring in his pocket, but he hated how the jagged metal kept jabbing his leg. One night, as he was perched on a barstool, the then-twenty-something noticed a long line of keys sitting on top of the bar.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoilFILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the
Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoil
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 minutes ago
FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. Global markets shuddered again Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, with bank stocks in particular getting hammered, oil falling further and investors... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
YELLEN: The stock market sell-off is not the Fed's fault (SPY, DJI, IXIC)Things got a bit testy Thursday as Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said that
YELLEN: The stock market sell-off is not the Fed's fault (SPY, DJI, IXIC)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
Things got a bit testy Thursday as Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said that the decision to raise interest is not the source of the current market meltdown. During a multi-hour testimony to the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Inspired by 'The Big Short,' some investors are trying to bet against subprime auto loansApparently inspired by "The Big Short," some investors are trying to bet agains
Inspired by 'The Big Short,' some investors are trying to bet against subprime auto loans
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
Apparently inspired by "The Big Short," some investors are trying to bet against subprime car loans. Just after the film about the 2008 financial crisis debuted in December, banks began receiving an influx of calls from money managers expressing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Billionaire Bill Ackman wrote an op-ed in support of Bloomberg for president because 'America is burning'Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman, the CEO of the $13 billion Pershing
Billionaire Bill Ackman wrote an op-ed in support of Bloomberg for president because 'America is burning'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman, the CEO of the $13 billion Pershing Square Capital, has just published an op-ed article in the Financial Times throwing his support behind Michael Bloomberg for president. Now he's taking an activist... Read more
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The Economic Times
Twitter shares slump to all-time low as user growth stallsNEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Shares of social media website Twitter Inc hit an all-t
Twitter shares slump to all-time low as user growth stalls
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Shares of social media website Twitter Inc hit an all-time low on Thursday after the company said late on Wednesday that user growth stalled for the first time since the company went public in 2013. More than 20 brokerages... Read more
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Mashable
Now even Pandora is struggling with its futureMusic streaming service Pandora had a bizarre day Thursday just before announci
Now even Pandora is struggling with its future
Mashable / Posted 3 minutes ago
Music streaming service Pandora had a bizarre day Thursday just before announcing its latest earnings report. Its stock moved up and down so wildly — suddenly jumping from $8.35 a share to $11.20 a share — that the New York Stock Exchange forced... Read more
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Mashable
There won't be a new Assassin's Creed in 2016Annualized franchises may the next victim of the Assassin secret society. Duri
There won't be a new Assassin's Creed in 2016
Mashable / Posted 3 minutes ago
Annualized franchises may the next victim of the Assassin secret society. During its third earnings report for the 2015-16 fiscal year, publisher Ubisoft relayed the upcoming projects for the next fiscal year (which extends into first three months... Read more
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The Economic Times
Canada's CDPQ, SWFs from Oman & Kuwait to light up Tata Power-ICICI Venture's JVThe three global investors are now together investing around $650 million of eq
Canada's CDPQ, SWFs from Oman & Kuwait to light up Tata Power-ICICI Venture's JV
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
The three global investors are now together investing around $650 million of equity to create a dedicated pool of $850 million, making it one of the largest commitment from SWFs and pension capital in the country so far, said multiple sources aware... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developmentsWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that gl
Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developments
KGTV San Diego / Posted 4 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the Fed's interest-rate... Read more
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Calculated Risk
An update on oil pricesFrom the WSJ: U.S. Crude Settles at 13-Year Low on Oversupply Fears Oil prices
An update on oil prices
Calculated Risk / Posted 4 minutes ago
From the WSJ: U.S. Crude Settles at 13-Year Low on Oversupply Fears Oil prices settled at their lowest levels since 2003 as growing stockpiles in the U.S. and continuing worries about falls in the wider financial markets keep oil in the red. Light,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgetBRUSSELS (AP) - Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 minutes ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its new government's plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoilNEW YORK (AP) - That second scoop or slice makes everything so much better. So
Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoil
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - That second scoop or slice makes everything so much better. So why not double the fun investing, too? Investors in search of supercharged returns are plugging more dollars into investments that aim to give double or even triple the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Italy 'opens tax probe on Google managers'Italian prosecutors are investigating at least three managers at Alphabet Inc's
Italy 'opens tax probe on Google managers'
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 minutes ago
Italian prosecutors are investigating at least three managers at Alphabet Inc's Google as part of a probe into the company's suspected evasion of taxes worth 227 million euros ($A360 million), investigative sources say. Lawmakers across Europe are... Read more
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Perth Now
Gold hits one-year high Gold has vaulted more than five per cent to a one-year high, on track for its
Gold hits one-year high
Perth Now / Posted 5 minutes ago
Gold has vaulted more than five per cent to a one-year high, on track for its biggest daily jump in more than seven years as financial uncertainty, a lower US dollar and tumbling stock prices around the world prompt investors... Read more
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Perth Now
LME copper lifts on $US fall Copper has risen as the US dollar slips, but fears for global growth sparked
LME copper lifts on $US fall
Perth Now / Posted 6 minutes ago
Copper has risen as the US dollar slips, but fears for global growth sparked by worries about a potential financial crisis and uncertainty about demand in China has curbed gains. Benchmark copper on the London Metal... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Payday lender to pay back customersPayday lender Fair Go will have to pay customers back more than $34,000. The A
Payday lender to pay back customers
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 minutes ago
Payday lender Fair Go will have to pay customers back more than $34,000. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission had already made Fair Go Finance pay $34,000 in fines for collecting excessive interest and fees from 550 customers,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Wall St falls as investors fleeUS stock indexes have plummeted morning as investors spooked by the health of t
Wall St falls as investors flee
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 minutes ago
US stock indexes have plummeted morning as investors spooked by the health of the global economy jettisoned stocks and fled to safe-haven assets. All three major indexes were down more than 1 per cent on Thursday, led by financials, especially... Read more
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Sky News Australia
RBA boss to be grilled on economyVolatility on global financial markets and the possibility of a further rate cu
RBA boss to be grilled on economy
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 minutes ago
Volatility on global financial markets and the possibility of a further rate cut will be key issues facing the head of the Reserve Bank as he fronts a parliamentary committee. RBA governor Glenn Stevens faces his bi-annual grilling by the House of... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
New Mexico braces for budget crunch linked to oil pricesSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Leaders of the New Mexico Senate are urging state agencie
New Mexico braces for budget crunch linked to oil prices
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 6 minutes ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Leaders of the New Mexico Senate are urging state agencies to institute cost-saving measures and plan to rewrite a budget for next year approved by the Republican-controlled House in response to declining revenue... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Gold hits one-year high Gold has vaulted more than five per cent to a one-year high, on track for its
Gold hits one-year high
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 minutes ago
Gold has vaulted more than five per cent to a one-year high, on track for its biggest daily jump in more than seven years as financial uncertainty, a lower US dollar and tumbling stock prices around the world prompt investors... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developmentsWASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that gl
Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developments
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the Fed's interest-rate... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
US markets trim losses in late tradingDeclines in banks and other financial companies led a broad slide in U.S. stock
US markets trim losses in late trading
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 minutes ago
Declines in banks and other financial companies led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Thursday afternoon, but the market recovered somewhat from even steeper losses earlier in the day. The slump reflected heightened concerns about global economic... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoilNEW YORK (AP) - That second scoop or slice makes everything so much better. So
Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoil
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - That second scoop or slice makes everything so much better. So why not double the fun investing, too? Investors in search of supercharged returns are plugging more dollars into investments that aim to give double or even triple the... Read more
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