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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores openNEW YORK — Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Alibaba-backed Best Inc cuts expected price range for US IPOREUTERS: Alibaba Group-backed Chinese logistics firm Best Inc on Tuesday slashe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
REUTERS: Alibaba Group-backed Chinese logistics firm Best Inc on Tuesday slashed the expected price range of its U.S. initial public offering, one day before its market debut, suggesting tepid investor enthusiasm. Best expects its offering of 45... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
T-mobile, Sprint in merger talks: CNBCREUTERS: U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are said to be
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
REUTERS: U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are said to be in active merger talks, CNBC reported, citing sources. CNBC reported that the companies are still weeks away from finalizing a deal and believe the chances of reaching... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Appeals court ruling voids funding method for new roadsST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota Court of Appeals ruling means growing commun
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 minutes ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota Court of Appeals ruling means growing communities may need to find new ways to pay for roads. The court on Monday invalidated roadway fees charged by Woodbury. The Twin Cities suburb levied the fees against housing... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Entergy Honored for Driving Economic DevelopmentEntergy Corp., the parent company of the state's largest investor-owned electri
Arkansas Business / Posted 6 minutes ago
Entergy Corp., the parent company of the state's largest investor-owned electric utility, Entergy Arkansas, has once again been recognized as a powerful force in economic development by Site Selection magazine. The magazine, a resource for... Read more
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Fortune
Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy: From 'Category Killer' to Retail Roadkill in 20 YearsToys 'R' Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest and one
Fortune / Posted 6 minutes ago
Toys 'R' Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest and one of the largest victims of the trend to online shopping at the expense of traditional bricks-and-mortar stores. It almost certainly won't be the last. Fatally, it was... Read more
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Fortune
T-Mobile and Sprint Could Be Looking to Merge—AgainCNBC reported that the companies are still weeks away from finalizing a deal an
Fortune / Posted 6 minutes ago
CNBC reported that the companies are still weeks away from finalizing a deal and believe the chances of reaching that deal are not assured. While T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere is expected to lead any combination that results from a merger,... Read more
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News 8000
Walgreens finally buys Rite Aid stores in a diminished dealNEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Walgreens has finally figured out a way to buy Rite Aid -
News 8000 / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Walgreens has finally figured out a way to buy Rite Aid -- or about half of it, at least. The pharmacy giant said Tuesday that federal regulators have accepted its $4.4 billion deal to buy 1,932 Rite Aid stores. That will leave... Read more
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SKY News
Cancellations cause turbulence at Ryanair, but they won't bring down the airlineThat, to say the least, is over-egging things. Is this hugely embarrassing to
SKY News / Posted 8 minutes ago
That, to say the least, is over-egging things. Is this hugely embarrassing to Ryanair? Yes. Is this going to hit its sales and profits this year? Yes. Is this going to damage the confidence of some customers to the extent that they will never... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
US stocks edge higher in early trading; oil prices riseTHE FED: Investors have their eye on the Federal Reserve, which was holding a t
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
THE FED: Investors have their eye on the Federal Reserve, which was holding a two-day meeting of its policymakers. The panel was expected to deliver an update on the Fed's view of the economy Wednesday. Forecasters expect the Fed to leave interest... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Ask Brianna: How can I budget when my rent is so high?In 2015, almost half of all U.S. renters were cost-burdened, meaning they spent
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
In 2015, almost half of all U.S. renters were cost-burdened, meaning they spent more than 30 percent of their income on housing, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. That's largely because earnings haven't grown at... Read more
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express
Brussels faces rebellion over South America trade deal that will 'devastate' EU farmers BRUSSELS was today facing serious questions about its proposed trade deal wit
express / Posted 9 minutes ago
BRUSSELS was today facing serious questions about its proposed trade deal with a group of South American countries after Irish farmers warned it would have a... Read more
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express
Esure could be for sale as Peter Wood looks to sell shares SHARES in motor insurer esure have risen following reports that its biggest s
express / Posted 9 minutes ago
SHARES in motor insurer esure have risen following reports that its biggest stakeholder is looking to sell. Sir Peter Wood owns a 30.7 per cent controlling position Sir Peter Wood, who... Read more
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The Sentinel
US housing starts fall 0.8 pct., a 2nd straight monthly dropBehind the August drop was a 5.8 percent plunge in groundbreakings for multi-fa
The Sentinel / Posted 10 minutes ago
Behind the August drop was a 5.8 percent plunge in groundbreakings for multi-family buildings, such as apartments. This appears to reflect an expectation among builders that more people will shift out of apartments and into single-family homes as... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores openNEW YORK (AP) - Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in deb
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 10 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
US housing starts fall 0.8 pct., a 2nd straight monthly dropBehind the August drop was a 5.8 percent plunge in groundbreakings for multi-fa
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 10 minutes ago
Behind the August drop was a 5.8 percent plunge in groundbreakings for multi-family buildings, such as apartments. This appears to reflect an expectation among builders that more people will shift out of apartments and into single-family homes as... Read more
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Juneau Empire
JEDC finds economic silver lining in Juneau’s private sectorIf you’re looking for optimism in Juneau’s economic picture, it helps to look a
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 minutes ago
If you’re looking for optimism in Juneau’s economic picture, it helps to look at the private sector, a new report from the Juneau Economic Development Council indicates. This week, the JEDC released its annual “Economic Indicators and Outlook”... Read more
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The Age
A lot rides on how Sydneysiders react when the housing boom endsSydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there
The Age / Posted 10 minutes ago
Sydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there are signs the city's five-year housing boom is losing steam. Last weekend's auction clearance rate dipped to 67 per cent according to preliminary Domain Group data, the... Read more
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The Age
Lendlease to expand telco towers across AmericaLendlease will increase its exposure to the North American telecommunication se
The Age / Posted 10 minutes ago
Lendlease will increase its exposure to the North American telecommunication sector with the development of 423 new rooftop towers to get a slice of the massive digital communications market. In a presentation to US investors, Denis Hickey,... Read more
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The Age
Big bank mergers: ACCC wants 'four pillars' policy examinedThe consumer watchdog wants the "four pillars" policy that prevents big bank me
The Age / Posted 10 minutes ago
The consumer watchdog wants the "four pillars" policy that prevents big bank mergers to be put under the microscope, saying there is an argument it insulates the banks from fierce competition. Amid fierce political pressure on banks, the Australian... Read more
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The Age
CBS won because Network Ten employees didn't want Lachlan Murdoch to come back The emphatic message from Tuesday's creditor meeting for former Network Ten exe
The Age / Posted 10 minutes ago
The emphatic message from Tuesday's creditor meeting for former Network Ten executive chairman, Lachlan Murdoch, was that his former employees at the broadcaster didn't want him back. Ten's employees were crucial in the creditors vote, which... Read more
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The Age
Land: The most valuable four-letter word in the property industryProperties with excellent redevelopment potential have been solid gold investme
The Age / Posted 10 minutes ago
Properties with excellent redevelopment potential have been solid gold investments in many parts of Melbourne and Sydney for the past decade and they’re poised to do even better in the next 10 years. It’s easy to see why. Residential land values are... Read more
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The Age
AGL may turn to gas, as power units failAGL may consider converting its Liddell power station to gas as its coal-fired
The Age / Posted 11 minutes ago
AGL may consider converting its Liddell power station to gas as its coal-fired generation units fail in future years. The potential of the re-purposing of the existing plant was highlighted during a media site visit on Tuesday to a plant that has... Read more
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EuroNews
U.S. housing starts fall for second straight month; outlook murkyBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding fell for a second st
EuroNews / Posted 11 minutes ago
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding fell for a second straight month in August as a rebound in the construction of single-family houses was offset by persistent weakness in the volatile multifamily home segment. The report from... Read more
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EuroNews
For sizzling markets, questions loom as Fed edges back By Jonathan Spicer NEWYORK (Reuters) – Financial markets sizzled over the las
EuroNews / Posted 11 minutes ago
By Jonathan Spicer NEWYORK (Reuters) – Financial markets sizzled over the last decade as the Federal Reserve injected $3.5 trillion (£2.59 trillion) in new money, with U.S. stocks far and away... Read more
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Market Watch
Why Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller isn’t fretting about a market selloffIf you ask a market bear why they’re feeling pessimistic about U.S. stocks, one
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
If you ask a market bear why they’re feeling pessimistic about U.S. stocks, one of the first things they’re likely to mention is the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings ratio, or CAPE, the valuation measure devised by economist Robert Shiller ,... Read more
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Market Watch
Your state’s finances might look like Puerto Rico’s 10 years from nowThis is the first time on record that two Category 4 hurricanes have struck the
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
This is the first time on record that two Category 4 hurricanes have struck the U.S. mainland in the same year. Worse, Harvey and Irma landed on some of our most valuable and vulnerable coastal areas. So now, besides all the problems, the U.S.... Read more
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Market Watch
iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETFExchange-traded funds that track the South Korean equity market fell on Wednesd
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
Exchange-traded funds that track the South Korean equity market fell on Wednesday, amid an escalation in tensions between North Korea and the United States. The fell 2.3% in its biggest one-day percentage decline... Read more
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Market Watch
Teva shares rise on debt covenant amendmentsTeva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. shares rose on Tuesday after the company an
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. shares rose on Tuesday after the company announced it has made amendments to its U.S. dollar and Japanese yen term loan and revolving credit facilities, which the company said will provide it “greater... Read more
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Market Watch
Apple's price target raised at Morgan Stanley as higher ASPs should boost profitsShares of Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.35% inched up less than 0.1% in morning trade Tue
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.35% inched up less than 0.1% in morning trade Tuesday, after Morgan Stanley raised its price target, citing an improved profit outlook on the back of that higher average selling prices (ASPs). Analyst Katy Huberty... Read more
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