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San Francisco Chronicle
Macy's is adopting a strategy from more than 100 years ago to save its businessMacy's is closing dozens of stores amid an overall decline in department store
Macy's is adopting a strategy from more than 100 years ago to save its business
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 minutes ago
Macy's is closing dozens of stores amid an overall decline in department store shopping And now, the retailer might be turning to a century-old strategy to drive sales: opening restaurants, retail expert Warren Shoulberg writes on industry website... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Zenefits CEO resigns amid compliance problemsFast-growing San Francisco software startup Zenefits said that Parker Conrad ha
Zenefits CEO resigns amid compliance problems
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 minutes ago
Fast-growing San Francisco software startup Zenefits said that Parker Conrad has resigned as chief executive officer, citing “inadequate” processes and regulatory compliance. Chief Operating Officer David Sacks, whose startup Yammer was bought by... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of l
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 minutes ago
For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Rent Prices Jump, Texans Spend More Of Their Paycheck On Rental HousingA report released last week by Apartment List shows Texas rent prices jumped 3.
Texas Rent Prices Jump, Texans Spend More Of Their Paycheck On Rental Housing
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 minutes ago
A report released last week by Apartment List shows Texas rent prices jumped 3.5 percent last year, which outpaces the national increase. Other research shows almost half of Texans spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent. When it comes to... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Health unit feels the stingA provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka Distric
Health unit feels the sting
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 3 minutes ago
A provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, which is now preparing feedback to the province's hope it formalize closer ties with the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Waters: Food a welcome focus in B.C. government's speech from the throneAs B.C.'s provincial politicians returned to the Legislature for the spring sit
Waters: Food a welcome focus in B.C. government's speech from the throne
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 3 minutes ago
As B.C.'s provincial politicians returned to the Legislature for the spring sitting Tuesday, it's clear the Liberal government is hungry for some good news. With its seemingly blinders-on focus on liquified natural gas in recent years being called... Read more
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Providence Business News
Elorza committed to 'fix the city's finances'PROVIDENCE – In his first ever state-of-the-city address, second-year Mayor Jor
Elorza committed to 'fix the city's finances'
Providence Business News / Posted 4 minutes ago
PROVIDENCE – In his first ever state-of-the-city address, second-year Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Tuesday talked broadly about his first-year accomplishments and mapped out his future goals in a city poised for economic growth but also facing financial... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Nikkei plunges 5.4%, leads global rout Published: 10 February 2016 7:29 AM The global day opens on a downcast note
Nikkei plunges 5.4%, leads global rout
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 minutes ago
Published: 10 February 2016 7:29 AM The global day opens on a downcast note with the Nikkei notching its steepest fall in percentage terms since June 2013. It is believed that the volatility will continue... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Why need PAC if press releases suffice, asks Pua on 1MDB probe Published: 10 February 2016 8:23 AM State investment vehicle 1Malaysia Devel
Why need PAC if press releases suffice, asks Pua on 1MDB probe
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 minutes ago
Published: 10 February 2016 8:23 AM State investment vehicle 1Malaysia Development Berhad is being investigated the Public Accounts Committee over financial scandals involving billions... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarterLOS ANGELES (AP) - ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine,
Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and it's coming off a round of layoffs. As more people... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
French supermarkets must now donate unsold food to charityFrance became the first nation in the world to ban supermarkets from wasting fo
French supermarkets must now donate unsold food to charity
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 minutes ago
France became the first nation in the world to ban supermarkets from wasting food under a new law this month. Large grocery stores must now donate unsold food to charities, the Guardian reports, a move that will result in millions more meals for... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q resultsLOS ANGELES (AP) - Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy
Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q results
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference call Tuesday after the media company behind MTV and Paramount Pictures missed revenue expectations for the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
City of San Diego partners with Zipcar for car-sharing programSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A five-year agreement between the city of San Diego and Zipca
City of San Diego partners with Zipcar for car-sharing program
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 5 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A five-year agreement between the city of San Diego and Zipcar for expansion of a car-sharing program was approved Tuesday by the City Council. The agreement formalizes a relationship between the city and Zipcar, a subsidiary of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Seven Generations selling $260-million of shares in private placementSeven Generations Energy Ltd. is selling $260-million of shares in a private pl
Seven Generations selling $260-million of shares in private placement
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
Seven Generations Energy Ltd. is selling $260-million of shares in a private placement, despite sputtering oil and gas markets that have kept pressure on energy stocks. Seven Generations said it is issuing 18.6 million shares at $14 apiece in what... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Tom Bradley: It’s all in the math when managing investors’ return expectationsOne of the most important things I do in managing money for individual Canadian
Tom Bradley: It’s all in the math when managing investors’ return expectations
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
One of the most important things I do in managing money for individual Canadians is to ensure they have appropriate return expectations. Not too high, not too low. In this regard, it feels as if I’m always at one extreme or the other. In good times,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Twenty North American stocks resisting downward pressureWhat are we looking for? North American securities combining positive price mo
Twenty North American stocks resisting downward pressure
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
What are we looking for? North American securities combining positive price momentum, upward analyst revisions and sector outperformance. The S&P/TSX composite index and S&P 500 have suffered significant losses this year; the overwhelming majority... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inverted yield curve spells trouble for Canadian investorsVasomedical is a medical equipment company that has been around since 1987. Th
Inverted yield curve spells trouble for Canadian investors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
Vasomedical is a medical equipment company that has been around since 1987. The Canadian yield curve was briefly inverted out to five years on Tuesday before recovering to roughly flat levels. This is bad news for domestic investors. Just how bad... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian bank stocks tumble as global sell-off spreadsCanada’s big banks have long been sheltered from many of the global economy’s b
Canadian bank stocks tumble as global sell-off spreads
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
Canada’s big banks have long been sheltered from many of the global economy’s biggest troubles, but a dramatic sell-off on Tuesday suggested that this might not be the case any longer. Canadian bank stocks were down more than 3.5 per cent during the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
U.S. stocks pare losses while oil rout deepensThe Standard & Poor's 500 index ended Tuesday down 0.1 percent after rallying a
U.S. stocks pare losses while oil rout deepens
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Standard & Poor's 500 index ended Tuesday down 0.1 percent after rallying as much as 0.8 percent in afternoon trading on speculation Deutsche Bank AG is considering buying back several billion euros of debt. The lender's U.S.-listed shares pared... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Health unit feels the stingA provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka Distric
Health unit feels the sting
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
A provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, which is now preparing feedback to the province's hope it formalize closer ties with the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Porch CEO on rough year: 'We got distracted'SAN FRANCISCO – Matt Ehrlichman is in a confessional mood. “I’ve proven that I
Porch CEO on rough year: 'We got distracted'
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Matt Ehrlichman is in a confessional mood. “I’ve proven that I’m a great entrepreneur, but the question is can I shift to being potentially a great CEO, because those are two different things,” says Porch founder and CEO Ehrlichman,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
How bad will it get for the banks?NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown
How bad will it get for the banks?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown, the likes of which has not been seen since 2008. Only this time, there will be no one there to rescue them. The biggest concerns center on major banks in Europe, where... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Snyder plans university funding above when he took officeLANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder will propose that Michigan's 15 public u
Snyder plans university funding above when he took office
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 minutes ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder will propose that Michigan's 15 public universities get 4.3 percent more in state operations funding in the next fiscal year. The higher education budget Snyder will unveil Wednesday includes nearly $1.6... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of l
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 minutes ago
For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarterLOS ANGELES (AP) - ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine,
Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and it's coming off a round of layoffs. As more people... Read more
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KXXV Waco
L.A. Rams owner Kroenke buys Waggoner RanchVERNON, TX (KFDA) - All 535,000 acres of the Waggoner Ranch near Vernon have be
L.A. Rams owner Kroenke buys Waggoner Ranch
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 minutes ago
VERNON, TX (KFDA) - All 535,000 acres of the Waggoner Ranch near Vernon have been approved for sale to businessman and rancher Stan Kroenke. The 46th Judicial District Court approved the private transaction for the ranch, which is valued at $725M,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
New report urges turning Scajaquada Expressway back to a parkwayBuffalo would benefit greatly from turning the Scajaquada Expressway into a nei
New report urges turning Scajaquada Expressway back to a parkway
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 minutes ago
Buffalo would benefit greatly from turning the Scajaquada Expressway into a neighborhood-friendly parkway, according to a policy brief issued Tuesday by an umbrella group representing 207 community organizations. The brief, drawn up by the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
How bad will it get for the banks?NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown
How bad will it get for the banks?
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown, the likes of which has not been seen since 2008. Only this time, there will be no one there to rescue them. The biggest concerns center on major banks in Europe, where... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
LA city, county pass sweeping plans against homelessnessLOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles city and county officials have approved sweeping
LA city, county pass sweeping plans against homelessness
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 10 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles city and county officials have approved sweeping plans to deal with homelessness at a cost of billions over a decade. The City Council's strategic plan calls for providing more housing and funding programs designed to... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Regal Beats Earnings Estimates as Average Movie Ticket Price Hits $9.76Regal said it ended the quarter with 572 theaters operating 7,361 screens. Reg
Regal Beats Earnings Estimates as Average Movie Ticket Price Hits $9.76
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 minutes ago
Regal said it ended the quarter with 572 theaters operating 7,361 screens. Regal Entertainment, the giant movie exhibition company, posted better-than expected earnings in its fourth quarter even as revenue was slightly below expectations. Regal... Read more
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