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Stamford Advocate
Fox Chief Hints at More Downsizing to ComeThe current wave of downsizing at 21st Century Fox may not be the last. Speaki
Fox Chief Hints at More Downsizing to Come
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
The current wave of downsizing at 21st Century Fox may not be the last. Speaking to investors Monday following the release of the company’s second-quarter 2016 earnings, CEO James Murdoch indicated that the company has designs on cutting payroll... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Escape is named top salon by trade publicationBETHEL — A local salon with nearly three decades of experience contributing to
Escape is named top salon by trade publication
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
BETHEL — A local salon with nearly three decades of experience contributing to the local community was recently named one of the best businesses in the industry for their philanthropic efforts. Maria Rodrigues and Robin Miller, who started Escape... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sears just got another depressing sign it is doomedSears is losing some of its most loyal customers. The department store has tra
Sears just got another depressing sign it is doomed
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
Sears is losing some of its most loyal customers. The department store has traditionally attracted female shoppers aged 55 years and older, but that demographic is now choosing to shop elsewhere, according to a recent study by Prosper Insights &... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
One major oil CEO thinks the industry is in a 'severe and prolonged down cycle' (DO)The oil industry has taken it on the chin over the last few months. Prices hav
One major oil CEO thinks the industry is in a 'severe and prolonged down cycle' (DO)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
The oil industry has taken it on the chin over the last few months. Prices have fallen along with revenues, and the renaissance in US oil production has turned into a nightmare. According to Diamond Offshore Drilling CEO Marc Edwards, the bad dream... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Google CEO Sundar Pichai got a stock package worth almost $200 million (GOOG, GOOGL)Google's Sundar Pichai is getting a nice payday to go along with his new role a
Google CEO Sundar Pichai got a stock package worth almost $200 million (GOOG, GOOGL)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
Google's Sundar Pichai is getting a nice payday to go along with his new role as CEO of the internet search company. Pichai received roughly $183 million in stock, which will vest over a period of four years, according to a regulatory filing. The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford LED maker eyes reverse splitStamford-based Revolution Lighting Technologies (Nasdaq: RVLT) is undertaking i
Stamford LED maker eyes reverse split
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 minutes ago
Stamford-based Revolution Lighting Technologies (Nasdaq: RVLT) is undertaking in February a reverse stock split at a ratio of 1-for-10, with the effect of increasing share prices above the $1 threshold under which shares are subject to being delisted... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
More budget cuts likely for Oklahoma schools, roads, prisonsOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Deeper budget cuts are coming for Oklahoma's schools, heal
More budget cuts likely for Oklahoma schools, roads, prisons
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 minutes ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Deeper budget cuts are coming for Oklahoma's schools, health care, roads and prisons. Oklahoma's Secretary of Finance Preston Doerflinger (DOR'-fling-ur) notified state agencies Monday that continued declines in revenue... Read more
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The Economic Times
Firms such as Steadview, Iconiq scout for top talent to build India teamsNEW DELHI: A number of global investment firms are queuing to establish teams i
Firms such as Steadview, Iconiq scout for top talent to build India teams
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: A number of global investment firms are queuing to establish teams in the country, including a Hong Kongbased hedge fund that backs India's largest internet companies and a Silicon Valley multi-family office that counts Mark Zuckerberg... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sensex slumps 330 points on global worriesMUMBAI: Stock sentiments weakened after Dow Futures and European markets droppe
Sensex slumps 330 points on global worries
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Stock sentiments weakened after Dow Futures and European markets dropped on Monday amid concerns of a possible interest rate rise by the US Federal Reserve in March, while easing crude oil prices dampened spirits. But what's heartening is... Read more
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The Economic Times
Closed-end equity funds shift to safer bets as maturity nearsMUMBAI: As maturity date nears amid an uncertain market environment, a handful
Closed-end equity funds shift to safer bets as maturity nears
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
MUMBAI: As maturity date nears amid an uncertain market environment, a handful of closed-end equity schemes launched three years ago are preparing to ensure investors are offered a soft landing. Three schemes — IDFC Equity Opportunity Series1, ICICI... Read more
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The Economic Times
Google CEO Sundar Pichai receives $199 million stock from Alphabet IncNEW YORK: Google Inc's Sundar Pichai is poised to become one of the highest-pai
Google CEO Sundar Pichai receives $199 million stock from Alphabet Inc
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Google Inc's Sundar Pichai is poised to become one of the highest-paid executives of a publicly traded company this year after parent Alphabet Inc awarded him restricted stock worth some $199 million. Pichai, who is Google's chief executive... Read more
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The Economic Times
As US funds exit Indian bonds, Japanese investors step in seeing nation's strong macroeconomic scenarioMUMBAI: US investors are exiting Indian bonds as they withdraw from emerging ma
As US funds exit Indian bonds, Japanese investors step in seeing nation's strong macroeconomic scenario
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
MUMBAI: US investors are exiting Indian bonds as they withdraw from emerging markets in anticipation of higher rates back home and a stronger dollar, but Japanese investors are stepping in to fill the breach, fund managers said. They see a strong... Read more
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The Economic Times
Desi products now say Made in India, Made for IndiaBENGALURU: In a country rich in ethnic and cultural diversity, the retail marke
Desi products now say Made in India, Made for India
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
BENGALURU: In a country rich in ethnic and cultural diversity, the retail market has spawned only a handful of local brands with nationwide appeal. Lessons from overseas are instructive. The "deep pockets of foreign counterparts has set certain... Read more
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The Economic Times
Decision to increase minimum import price of steel may hurt automobile companiesET INTELLIGENCE GROUP: The government's decision to increase minimum import pri
Decision to increase minimum import price of steel may hurt automobile companies
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
ET INTELLIGENCE GROUP: The government's decision to increase minimum import price (MIP) of steel for the next six months will reduce the benefit of lower commodity prices for automobile companies. Steel prices may rise in the range of 30 to 70%... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tuborg Strong, Elephant bring fizz to Carlsberg’s India salesMUMBAI: Strong beer is helping Carlsberg ride out of sluggish beer sales in Ind
Tuborg Strong, Elephant bring fizz to Carlsberg’s India sales
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Strong beer is helping Carlsberg ride out of sluggish beer sales in India. At a time when the overall Indian beer market is growing at about 5% a year, robust sales of brands like Tuborg and Elephant have helped the Danish brewer double its... Read more
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Calculated Risk
Small Business Confidence, Job OpeningsFrom the Boston Globe: Gasoline prices slide even lower in Mass. Gasoline price
Small Business Confidence, Job Openings
Calculated Risk / Posted 3 minutes ago
From the Boston Globe: Gasoline prices slide even lower in Mass. Gasoline prices fell for the ninth consecutive week in Massachusetts, tumbling to an average of $1.77 a gallon on Monday, according to AAA Northeast. It remains unclear whether prices... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
$250m for energy-efficient housingThe federal government is set to provide $250 million in loans for energy-effic
$250m for energy-efficient housing
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 5 minutes ago
The federal government is set to provide $250 million in loans for energy-efficient public housing projects. The Clean Energy Finance Corporation will put up the money for 1000 homes for low-income earners, Environment Minister Greg Hunt said on... Read more
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WA Today
Can hobbits save NZ's troubled dairy farmers?The green hills of New Zealand, Hobbiton. Photo: Fairfax New Zealand farmer Ia
Can hobbits save NZ's troubled dairy farmers?
WA Today / Posted 5 minutes ago
The green hills of New Zealand, Hobbiton. Photo: Fairfax New Zealand farmer Ian Diprose used to count on the dairy industry for most of his income. Today, he relies on tourism. As plunging milk prices push dairy farms into the red and hurt rural... Read more
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Perth Now
Australian market set to open lowerUS sharemarkets tumbled on Monday as persistent concerns about global growth do
Australian market set to open lower
Perth Now / Posted 5 minutes ago
US sharemarkets tumbled on Monday as persistent concerns about global growth dominated sentiment. However losses did pare back towards the end of trade. All major 10 S&P sectors were lower with the financial sector losing 2.6%. Goldman Sachs fell... Read more
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Perth Now
Dollar lower on weak commoditiesTHE Australian dollar has edged lower on the back of weaker commodity prices an
Dollar lower on weak commodities
Perth Now / Posted 5 minutes ago
THE Australian dollar has edged lower on the back of weaker commodity prices and signs the US Federal Reserve may tighten its monetary policy. At 0630 AEDT on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 70.79 US cents, down from 70.96 cents on... Read more
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Perth Now
GM suspends Egypt operations General Motors has temporarily suspended its operations in Egypt due a curren
GM suspends Egypt operations
Perth Now / Posted 5 minutes ago
General Motors has temporarily suspended its operations in Egypt due a currency crisis, a company source has told Reuters. Import-dependent Egypt has been in economic crisis since a 2011 uprising and subsequent... Read more
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WA Today
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boomNick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boom
WA Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
Nick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as much as 40 per cent after a strong first half. Photo: Rob Homer Furniture retailer Nick Scali expects net profits to rise as much as 40 per cent in 2016 after strong... Read more
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WA Today
Westpac bullish on business borrowingThe chief executive of Westpac's business bank, David Lindberg, says borrower s
Westpac bullish on business borrowing
WA Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
The chief executive of Westpac's business bank, David Lindberg, says borrower stress levels are at "historic lows". Photo: Jim Rice Westpac's head of business banking, David Lindberg, says the bank is experiencing a rebound in borrowing by... Read more
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WA Today
Pathology lobby group to launch campaign against $650m funding cutPathology Australia chief executive Liesel Wett is launching a campaign against
Pathology lobby group to launch campaign against $650m funding cut
WA Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
Pathology Australia chief executive Liesel Wett is launching a campaign against MYEFO cuts. Pathology Australia will attempt to kill $650 million in cuts for diagnostic tests such as blood tests and X-rays with a consumer campaign to run in 5000... Read more
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Sky News Australia
GST debate rattles consumer confidenceNew figures may show how consumers are reacting to the on-off debate over incre
GST debate rattles consumer confidence
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 minutes ago
New figures may show how consumers are reacting to the on-off debate over increasing the GST under the Turnbull government's tax reform process. The weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence gauge, due on Tuesday, has been in decline since the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Wall Street tech sell-off continuesWall Street fell sharply in early trading, continuing a technology-led sell-off
Wall Street tech sell-off continues
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 minutes ago
Wall Street fell sharply in early trading, continuing a technology-led sell-off, as fears of a worsening global-economic slowdown and dropping oil prices continued to rattle investors. The Nasdaq Composite that includes large-cap technology names... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The day the droid army struckI joined the market after qualifying as an accountant, though I commenced work
The day the droid army struck
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
I joined the market after qualifying as an accountant, though I commenced work on the trading floor as a lowly clerk, running orders and reading out prices to clients over the phone. Over those four decades I have witnessed infinite change, notably... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Officials Comment on Multitude of Empty Buildings Around Allen CountyYou know these stores, you probably drive by them everyday - or at least what t
Officials Comment on Multitude of Empty Buildings Around Allen County
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 minutes ago
You know these stores, you probably drive by them everyday - or at least what they used to be. Elder-Beerman, Home Depot, Steak 'n Shake, they're now just vacant buildings and empty parking lots, and online shopping could be to blame. "We as... Read more
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Ars Technica
Verizon reportedly in the market to buy Yahoo for large user baseFurther Reading Verizon didn't buy AOL, a dying ISP—it bought AOL, a digital a
Verizon reportedly in the market to buy Yahoo for large user base
Ars Technica / Posted 7 minutes ago
Further Reading Verizon didn't buy AOL, a dying ISP—it bought AOL, a digital ad company.Verizon, which acquired AOL last year, is now reportedly interested in taking on Yahoo as well. Further Reading Yahoo’s core business spin-off could take... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Japan to take on caviar giantsThe country is preparing to ship domestically produced caviar overseas for the
Japan to take on caviar giants
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
The country is preparing to ship domestically produced caviar overseas for the first time in an ambitious attempt to establish itself as a rival to Russia and Iran, the main players in the world market. The hub of its domestic caviar production is... Read more
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