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The Daily Reckoning
The Five Biggest Risks Facing the ASXThe ASX has had a topsy-turvy day so far. Having hit a low of 5,015 points at 1
The Five Biggest Risks Facing the ASX
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 2 minutes ago
The ASX has had a topsy-turvy day so far. Having hit a low of 5,015 points at 1:00pm AEST, the local market is down 13 points (5,082) at 4:00pm. That’s a fairly good day in the context of recent selloffs. But it might just be the calm before the... Read more
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Business Standard India
In Asia-Pacific's public eye, Modi below Xi, Abe: SurveyThe report says, "Overall, Modi suffers from a lack of recognition Thirty-nine
In Asia-Pacific's public eye, Modi below Xi, Abe: Survey
Business Standard India / Posted 3 minutes ago
The report says, "Overall, Modi suffers from a lack of recognition Thirty-nine per cent of Asians have confidence in Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's role on the world stage, according to a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Mexico's president admits 'difficult' year has shaken confidence in governmentMexico’s embattled president has kicked off the second half of his administrati
Mexico's president admits 'difficult' year has shaken confidence in government
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 minutes ago
Mexico’s embattled president has kicked off the second half of his administration with a state of the nation address that acknowledged his government faces widespread public indignation and distrust, as well as a grave economic outlook, but also... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
California passes bill forcing biggest pension funds to divest from coalCalifornia lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday requiring the state’s two large
California passes bill forcing biggest pension funds to divest from coal
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 minutes ago
California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday requiring the state’s two largest pension plans to divest their holdings in thermal coal as part of a push this legislative session to address climate change. “Coal is the fuel of the past and it’s no... Read more
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Irish Examiner
No such story | Irish Examiner Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs Thursday, Septemb
No such story
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 minutes ago
| Irish Examiner Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 12:28 AM A business group has said the latest Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs being created, as the country's finances improve. The... Read more
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Mortgage Introducer
Over-55s will buy second homesIt also seems older borrowers have cash to burn, as the average maximum purchas
Over-55s will buy second homes
Mortgage Introducer / Posted 6 minutes ago
It also seems older borrowers have cash to burn, as the average maximum purchase price for their next property is over £250,000 and one in five (20%) said they are willing to spend over £350,000.Stan Russell, retirement expert at Prudential, said:... Read more
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Daily Herald
New iPads for teachers in Glenbard Dist. 87 budgetTo get a sense of how fast technology evolves, Glenbard High School District 87
New iPads for teachers in Glenbard Dist. 87 budget
Daily Herald / Posted 6 minutes ago
To get a sense of how fast technology evolves, Glenbard High School District 87 teachers have iPads, most in only their second year of use, that can store 16 gigabytes of data. Incoming freshmen? Their new tablets have a whopping 64 gigs. To narrow... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Waning demand for commodities sends cargo ships to scrapyardAs China’s slump deepens, it’s off to the scrapyard for a growing number of glo
Waning demand for commodities sends cargo ships to scrapyard
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
As China’s slump deepens, it’s off to the scrapyard for a growing number of global cargo ships. A drop in shipping rates amid the collapse in demand for coal, ore and other commodities has sparked a sharp rise in the number of ships yanked from the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Traders, investors should never confuse rolesAt the risk of overstating the obvious, there are important differences between
Traders, investors should never confuse roles
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
At the risk of overstating the obvious, there are important differences between traders and investors. Their timelines differ, as do their goals, preferred assets and methods. Yet some of what I have been hearing from members of each group suggests... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Buffett's favourite stock screen is flashing buy on these TSX companiesI haven’t run the Warren Buffett-inspired stock selection screen for three year
Buffett's favourite stock screen is flashing buy on these TSX companies
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
I haven’t run the Warren Buffett-inspired stock selection screen for three years, which is not smart on my part – the last effort uncovered Shoppers Drug Mart, which was taken out by Loblaws less than a year later at a hefty premium. Previous... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Lower loonie lures Canadians to currency-hedged ETFsCurrency-hedged exchange-traded funds saw an uptick in popularity after the Can
Lower loonie lures Canadians to currency-hedged ETFs
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
Currency-hedged exchange-traded funds saw an uptick in popularity after the Canadian dollar dropped to near 75 cents (U.S.) last month, a sign that investors could be increasing bets that the loonie will reverse some of its recent losses. Despite... Read more
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Gold Coast Business News
STAGNATION FEARS AS BOARDS BURIED IN PROTOCOL Written on the 3 September 2015 RULES and regulations are at the forefront o
STAGNATION FEARS AS BOARDS BURIED IN PROTOCOL
Gold Coast Business News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Written on the 3 September 2015 RULES and regulations are at the forefront of the board members' minds as growth management and company strategy take a back-seat, a new study has found. Deloitte's... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Why financial system stability matters – Arisyi Raz Published: 3 September 2015 7:19 AM Recently, many news outlets, experts and
Why financial system stability matters – Arisyi Raz
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 minutes ago
Published: 3 September 2015 7:19 AM Recently, many news outlets, experts and economists have been concerned about Indonesian economic stability. When talking about economic stability, the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
France optimistic about Rafale warplane deal, says source Published: 3 September 2015 7:11 AM France's Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le D
France optimistic about Rafale warplane deal, says source
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 minutes ago
Published: 3 September 2015 7:11 AM France's Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (left) and Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein at a news conference about Malaysia's proposed... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Wall Street rebound: Stocks close sharply higher WednesdayNEW YORK — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of
Wall Street rebound: Stocks close sharply higher Wednesday
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China. The market... Read more
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Toronto Star
Consumers drive recovery, but for how long?“Record levels of residential mortgage debt and consumer loans do make househol
Consumers drive recovery, but for how long?
Toronto Star / Posted 17 minutes ago
“Record levels of residential mortgage debt and consumer loans do make households, particularly those with high total debt service ratios and increased exposure to variable rates, sensitive to higher-than-expected costs should economic conditions... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Kathmandu board again urges shareholders to reject Briscoe's hostile takeover bidThe increasingly hostile takeover offer for Kathmandu [NZX: KMD] has seen the o
Kathmandu board again urges shareholders to reject Briscoe's hostile takeover bid
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 minutes ago
The increasingly hostile takeover offer for Kathmandu [NZX: KMD] has seen the outdoor clothing chain retailer's board reiterate today that the offer from Briscoe Group [NZX: BGR] is inadequate and urged shareholders to reject it. The directors were... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
New vehicle sales on track for record yearNew Zealand new vehicle sales rose 10 % in August and are on track for a second
New vehicle sales on track for record year
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 minutes ago
New Zealand new vehicle sales rose 10 % in August and are on track for a second record year. This is despite a weaker currency pushing up the import prices. New vehicle registrations increased to 11,192 last month from 10,189 in the year earlier... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
New crowdfunder Liftoff fails to fly on first outing with eco-tour businessLiftoff, a new crowd-funding platform, has failed to fly with its first offer,
New crowdfunder Liftoff fails to fly on first outing with eco-tour business
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 minutes ago
Liftoff, a new crowd-funding platform, has failed to fly with its first offer, raising just $2500 of the $1.2 million sought. The campaign for Rainforest Experiences, which provides eco-tourism tours in the North Island's Whirinaki Forest, fell well... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Have Auckland's house prices turned?After five months of setting ever increasing record prices, Auckland house pric
Have Auckland's house prices turned?
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 minutes ago
After five months of setting ever increasing record prices, Auckland house prices eased back last month. The median price fell to $755,000, $2000 lower than it was in July and $9000 or 1.2% below the median price over the previous three months. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand has $7.52 billion GDP at risk Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:38 amPress Release: Weber Shandwick according t
New Zealand has $7.52 billion GDP at risk
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 minutes ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:38 amPress Release: Weber Shandwick according to the Lloyd’s City Risk Index 2015--2025 Wellington, 3 September 2015 -- In a new report... Read more
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Calcutta News
Canadian oil sands facility of ConocoPhillips commences production HOUSTON ConocoPhillips, the fourth-largest US oil company, Tuesday safely del
Canadian oil sands facility of ConocoPhillips commences production
Calcutta News / Posted 19 minutes ago
HOUSTON ConocoPhillips, the fourth-largest US oil company, Tuesday safely delivered first oil at its Surmont 2 in-situ oil sands facility in Canada, marking a significant milestone... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Revised Report Estimates San Diego Convention Center Expansion To Be $539M A revised report on San Diego Convention Center options was released Wednesda
Revised Report Estimates San Diego Convention Center Expansion To Be $539M
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 minutes ago
A revised report on San Diego Convention Center options was released Wednesday to correct a financial cost-benefit analysis impacted by a consultant's use of an incorrect... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Yahoo CEO to give birth to twins while tackling turnaroundSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins wh
Yahoo CEO to give birth to twins while tackling turnaround
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 21 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins while trying to deliver a long-promised turnaround at the struggling Internet company. The identical twin girls are expected to be born in December, according to an... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
County commissioners approve bonds for campus construction, upgradesThe Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners voted 10-0 Tuesday to adopt a reso
County commissioners approve bonds for campus construction, upgrades
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 22 minutes ago
The Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners voted 10-0 Tuesday to adopt a resolution that approves the issuance of up to $764 million in revenue bonds by the county Educational Facilities Authority on behalf of the University of Miami. Tax-exempt... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Market turmoil restricts Fed's policy options, says Bill GrossRecent market volatility is "but one sign that something may be amiss in the gl
Market turmoil restricts Fed's policy options, says Bill Gross
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
Recent market volatility is "but one sign that something may be amiss in the global economy itself - China notwithstanding", Gross wrote. Photo: Reuters Bill Gross said the Federal Reserve has waited so long to raise interest rates that any move now... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Irate Bank of America Investors Win an Ally in Fight Over CEO/ChairmanBank of America has also said creating the position of lead independent directo
Irate Bank of America Investors Win an Ally in Fight Over CEO/Chairman
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
Bank of America has also said creating the position of lead independent director, now held by former Hospital Corp. of America chief Jack Bovender, provides a strong counterweight to a CEO who also serves as chairman. A vote against the bank's... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Bank of America Chief's Dual Role Is Safe but Some Board Seats Face RiskTwo proxy advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services, or ISS, and Glass
Bank of America Chief's Dual Role Is Safe but Some Board Seats Face Risk
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
Two proxy advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services, or ISS, and Glass Lewis, have recommended shareholders vote against four directors who supported the move during next week's general meeting. Even though the election is uncontested,... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Everywhere I Turn, It's China, China, China!NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- I can imagine some early staff meeting at the Wall Stre
Everywhere I Turn, It's China, China, China!
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- I can imagine some early staff meeting at the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. The editor in charge is telling the journalists present that he wants stories about China -- oil, treasuries, and of course, stocks. This is the hot... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Charts Show Crosswinds for These Five AirlinesNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In the early 1900s, the Dow Jones Transportation Averag
Charts Show Crosswinds for These Five Airlines
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In the early 1900s, the Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA) was a lot simpler as it was composed entirely of the new transportation of the era -- railroads or rails for short. Over the years, as technology changed, the... Read more
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