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Perth Now
NZ dollar declines as greenback gains The New Zealand dollar fell after the greenback strengthened as investor opti
NZ dollar declines as greenback gains
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar fell after the greenback strengthened as investor optimism was boosted by a gain in US retail sales and higher oil prices. The kiwi slid to 66.18 US cents at 8am in Wellington, from 66.29... Read more
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Perth Now
Gold prices easeGold prices have eased after soaring five per cent the previous day, pressured
Gold prices ease
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
Gold prices have eased after soaring five per cent the previous day, pressured by profit-taking after the biggest rally in more than seven years, but the metal was still set for its best week in four years as investors rushed to safe-haven... Read more
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Perth Now
Copper lifts on upbeat US data Copper has gained, along with oil and shares, after upbeat US data offered ho
Copper lifts on upbeat US data
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
Copper has gained, along with oil and shares, after upbeat US data offered hope of a rebound in economic growth, but metals investors were on edge ahead of the re-opening of Chinese markets next week. US consumer... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Gold prices easeGold prices have eased after soaring five per cent the previous day, pressured
Gold prices ease
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 minutes ago
Gold prices have eased after soaring five per cent the previous day, pressured by profit-taking after the biggest rally in more than seven years, but the metal was still set for its best week in four years as investors rushed to safe-haven... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Copper lifts on upbeat US data Copper has gained, along with oil and shares, after upbeat US data offered ho
Copper lifts on upbeat US data
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 minutes ago
Copper has gained, along with oil and shares, after upbeat US data offered hope of a rebound in economic growth, but metals investors were on edge ahead of the re-opening of Chinese markets next week. US consumer... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Some of the biggest hedge fund names are getting scorchedSome of the biggest names in the hedge fund space are off to a brutal start to
Some of the biggest hedge fund names are getting scorched
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 minutes ago
Some of the biggest names in the hedge fund space are off to a brutal start to 2016. Hedge funds fell 2.76% on average in January, according to data from Hedge Fund Research. The S&P 500, a popular benchmark to compare performance, fell 5% in the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's north side outpaces south in homebuilding during 2015Oklahoma City homebuilding was lopsided in 2015, with construction up to the no
Oklahoma City's north side outpaces south in homebuilding during 2015
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 minutes ago
Oklahoma City homebuilding was lopsided in 2015, with construction up to the north, down to the south, and lower across the city as a whole. Of the 3,339 building permits issued by the city — a 2 percent drop compared with 2014 — 2,180 were on the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Copper lifts on upbeat US data Copper has gained, along with oil and shares, after upbeat US data offered ho
Copper lifts on upbeat US data
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 minutes ago
Copper has gained, along with oil and shares, after upbeat US data offered hope of a rebound in economic growth, but metals investors were on edge ahead of the re-opening of Chinese markets next week. US consumer... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gold prices easeGold prices have eased after soaring five per cent the previous day, pressured
Gold prices ease
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 minutes ago
Gold prices have eased after soaring five per cent the previous day, pressured by profit-taking after the biggest rally in more than seven years, but the metal was still set for its best week in four years as investors rushed to safe-haven... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxesIkea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxes
KY3 Springfield / Posted 10 minutes ago
Ikea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes between 2009 and 2014, according to a report by the Green party in the European Parliament. The political group is accusing the retailer of "large scale tax... Read more
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Daily Examiner
New industry could create "thousands of jobs"BIOFUELS are set to be Queensland's next boom industry. Premier Annastacia Pal
New industry could create "thousands of jobs"
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 minutes ago
BIOFUELS are set to be Queensland's next boom industry. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the government planned to use experience gained from building the liquid natural gas industry to develop a new biofuel industry. Ms Palaszczuk said her... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxesIkea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxes
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 10 minutes ago
Ikea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes between 2009 and 2014, according to a report by the Green party in the European Parliament. The political group is accusing the retailer of "large scale tax... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxesIkea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxes
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 minutes ago
Ikea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes between 2009 and 2014, according to a report by the Green party in the European Parliament. The political group is accusing the retailer of "large scale tax... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Yellen's Testimony Screamed DangerAuthored by Mark St.Cyr, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave her bi-annual
Why Yellen's Testimony Screamed Danger
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 minutes ago
Authored by Mark St.Cyr, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave her bi-annual Humphrey-Hawkins testimony before congress this past week. Although the prepared remarks were much the same as expected with any monetary policy review. What really made... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Global Fixed-Income "Blood Map" Of 2016For credit investors, 2015 was bad a year (for energy bonds it may have been th
The Global Fixed-Income "Blood Map" Of 2016
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 minutes ago
For credit investors, 2015 was bad a year (for energy bonds it may have been the worst on record) culminating with the gating and liquidation of several credit-focused mutual and hedge funds. However, judging by these heatmaps, 2016 is shaping up to... Read more
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Business Spectator
Greek banks holding up: ECBThere is no reason to believe that Greek banks will need further recapitalisati
Greek banks holding up: ECB
Business Spectator / Posted 12 minutes ago
There is no reason to believe that Greek banks will need further recapitalisation, after the latest round provided them with 14.4 billion euros ($A23.1 billion) of funding, the head of the European Central Bank’s supervisory agency says. “The... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks set to liftThe Australian market looks set to open higher following strong gains on Wall S
Aust stocks set to lift
Business Spectator / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Australian market looks set to open higher following strong gains on Wall Street as banking stocks spiked and commodity prices, especially oil, lifted. At 6.45am (AEDT) on Monday, the share price index was up 87 points at 4,785. In local... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust dollar holds above US71cThe Australian dollar is higher on the back of stronger commodity prices and ri
Aust dollar holds above US71c
Business Spectator / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Australian dollar is higher on the back of stronger commodity prices and rising global equity markets. At 7.00am (AEDT) on Monday, the local unit was trading at US71.07c, up from US71.01c on Friday. The currency rose to US71.18c earlier in the... Read more
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Business Spectator
China braces for wild market swingsInvestors in Chinese stocks are facing a tumultuous return to action today afte
China braces for wild market swings
Business Spectator / Posted 12 minutes ago
Investors in Chinese stocks are facing a tumultuous return to action today after a weeklong holiday in mainland markets for the Lunar New Year shielded them from the global market turmoil. Chinese shares are already among the world’s... Read more
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Business Spectator
Relief rallyAfter five sessions in the red, Wall Street staged a classic relief rally. Wit
Relief rally
Business Spectator / Posted 12 minutes ago
After five sessions in the red, Wall Street staged a classic relief rally. With one whiff of good news -- speculation of cuts to oil output -- investors took the opportunity to snap up bargains. The UAE energy minister reportedly said OPEC members... Read more
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Business Spectator
Iron ore falls as miners jumpThe iron ore price has fallen sharply but major Australian miners have rallied
Iron ore falls as miners jump
Business Spectator / Posted 12 minutes ago
The iron ore price has fallen sharply but major Australian miners have rallied as other key commodity prices improve. Iron ore dropped 2.9 per cent to $US43.20 in its most recent session. The fall comes ahead of the reopening of Chinese equity... Read more
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News 8000
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxesIkea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes
Ikea accused of dodging $1.1 billion in taxes
News 8000 / Posted 13 minutes ago
Ikea has been accused of dodging up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes between 2009 and 2014, according to a report by the Green party in the European Parliament. The political group is accusing the retailer of "large scale tax... Read more
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NZCity
Wgtn airport benefits overstated: reportAnalysis backing the proposed Wellington airport runway extension "grossly over
Wgtn airport benefits overstated: report
NZCity / Posted 13 minutes ago
Analysis backing the proposed Wellington airport runway extension "grossly overstates" the benefits, reports from an economic consultancy say. The supporting analysis of the $300 million project also understates the costs and is based on passenger... Read more
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Real Estate Business
New home sales bounce backThe HIA-ACI New Home Sales Report revealed that total seasonally adjusted new h
New home sales bounce back
Real Estate Business / Posted 14 minutes ago
The HIA-ACI New Home Sales Report revealed that total seasonally adjusted new home sales finished last year strongly, recording a 6 per cent increase in December. HIA chief economist Harley Dale said the headline monthly rise in December 2015 was... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Competition and Uber help push down car rental ratesThe cost of travel is declining but some of the savings have nothing to do with
Competition and Uber help push down car rental rates
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 minutes ago
The cost of travel is declining but some of the savings have nothing to do with cheaper fuel prices. The average domestic airline ticket fell to $372 in the third quarter of 2015, a 6% drop compared to the same period in 2014, according to the... Read more
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Philly.com
Housing predictions as fickle as the weatherIn mid-January, Yun forecast a modest increase in sales of previously owned hom
Housing predictions as fickle as the weather
Philly.com / Posted 15 minutes ago
In mid-January, Yun forecast a modest increase in sales of previously owned homes in 2016 - 1 percent to 2 percent, not percentage points - as well as higher median prices of 5 percent to 6 percent and fixed 30-year mortgage rates topping out at 4.3... Read more
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The Age
Higher open aheadAs global markets transition to a higher volatility world, risks will rise, say
Higher open ahead
The Age / Posted 17 minutes ago
As global markets transition to a higher volatility world, risks will rise, says Mohamed El-Erian. Photo: Richard Drew Local shares are poised to rise at the open as Wall Street rallied on Friday on oil and bank shares. Amcor, among others, reports... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Higher open aheadAs global markets transition to a higher volatility world, risks will rise, say
Higher open ahead
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 minutes ago
As global markets transition to a higher volatility world, risks will rise, says Mohamed El-Erian. Photo: Richard Drew Local shares are poised to rise at the open as Wall Street rallied on Friday on oil and bank shares. Amcor, among others, reports... Read more
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The Financial Express
Don’t expect much from the Union BudgetFebruary is an important month as it leads to the announcement of the Union Bud
Don’t expect much from the Union Budget
The Financial Express / Posted 20 minutes ago
February is an important month as it leads to the announcement of the Union Budget, which is often hyped as being a ‘make or break’ one. There are several expectations, with various suggestions being made on what the finance minister should and... Read more
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The Financial Express
Editorial: A billion Aadhaars nowThough governments are mostly reviled for the bad things they do, every once in
Editorial: A billion Aadhaars now
The Financial Express / Posted 20 minutes ago
Though governments are mostly reviled for the bad things they do, every once in while they do truly path-breaking work—the work done by the Atomic Energy Commission under Homi Bhabha, ISRO under Vikram Sarabhai, the Green Revolution under MS... Read more
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