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Brisbane Times
US oil futures surge 12pc, most in seven yearsWest Texas Intermediate futures rose 12 per cent after settling at the lowest s
US oil futures surge 12pc, most in seven years
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
West Texas Intermediate futures rose 12 per cent after settling at the lowest since May 2003. Photo: Greg Newington Oil surged the most seven years as equities rebounded and the United Arab Emirates oil minister reiterated OPEC's willingness to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Crazily volatile oil spikes 12% in biggest gain since 2009Don't blink --- you might miss a ridiculous swing in oil prices. The latest mo
Crazily volatile oil spikes 12% in biggest gain since 2009
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 minutes ago
Don't blink --- you might miss a ridiculous swing in oil prices. The latest move was to the upside. Big time. Crude oil prices spiked 12.3% on Friday to $29.44 a barrel. It was the biggest one-day percentage gain since February 2009. The surge... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Dow jumps 275 points as oil prices spike 12%The stock market has finally stopped crumbling -- at least for the moment. The
Dow jumps 275 points as oil prices spike 12%
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 minutes ago
The stock market has finally stopped crumbling -- at least for the moment. The Dow jumped about 275 points on Friday. The S&P 500 gained 1.7%, backing away from two-year lows. The Nasdaq also advanced, rising 1.5%. The gains help erase some of the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Oil clocks best day in 7 years on OPEC hopesOil prices scored their biggest one-day gain since 2009 Friday after hitting 12
Oil clocks best day in 7 years on OPEC hopes
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 minutes ago
Oil prices scored their biggest one-day gain since 2009 Friday after hitting 12-year lows a day earlier, as hopes of production cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries fueled a rally. The roller-coaster ride for crude oil... Read more
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BC Local News
Missing Duncan man has family worried— image credit: submitted Local police are asking the public's assistance in l
Missing Duncan man has family worried
BC Local News / Posted 2 minutes ago
— image credit: submitted Local police are asking the public's assistance in locating Everett Jones. Jones, 47, left his home in the Club Road area of Duncan on Feb. 10 at approximately 11 a.m. without indicating where he was going, and hasn't been... Read more
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BC Local News
West Kelowna gets cash infusion from Federal Gas Tax fundThe completion of chlorine room upgrades at Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Ce
West Kelowna gets cash infusion from Federal Gas Tax fund
BC Local News / Posted 2 minutes ago
The completion of chlorine room upgrades at Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre and the final phases of the Upper Glenrosa Plan have been financially bolstered with nearly $185,000 from the federal Gas Tax Fund. “The City of West Kelowna is... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Business turns male dominated trend on its headTHE Sunshine Coast's newest business incubator at Spark Bureau has turned the g
Business turns male dominated trend on its head
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 minutes ago
THE Sunshine Coast's newest business incubator at Spark Bureau has turned the global trend of male-dominated start-up companies on its head. In its first cohort, 80% of founders are women. "We're crushing all the stats," Spark Bureau founder and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
50 years ago we almost named our currency something awfulIF A different decision had been made 50 years ago, a cup of coffee could now c
50 years ago we almost named our currency something awful
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 minutes ago
IF A different decision had been made 50 years ago, a cup of coffee could now cost four kangas. Or four dinkums. Or four royals. Or, if the creators of TV show The Simpsons had their way, four dollarydoos. There was a lot of controversy about what... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Australian wage growth has stalled for four yearsDESPITE financial markets "dropping their bundle" in recent weeks, Reserve Bank
Australian wage growth has stalled for four years
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 minutes ago
DESPITE financial markets "dropping their bundle" in recent weeks, Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens said the effect of the global volatility was uncertain. Mr Stevens updated a Senate committee on Australia's economy in his twice-yearly report on... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Qualcomm is setting up as a low-risk buyShares of Qualcomm (QCOM - Get Report) may have finally reached a significant l
Qualcomm is setting up as a low-risk buy
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
Shares of Qualcomm (QCOM - Get Report) may have finally reached a significant low. The stock has been under steady pressure since the October high as it works on its fourth straight lower monthly high. This bear trend appears to have reached a major... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
AC casino revenue down 3.8 percent; online win up 26 percentATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City's casino revenue fell by 3.8 percent in January c
AC casino revenue down 3.8 percent; online win up 26 percent
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
ATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City's casino revenue fell by 3.8 percent in January compared with a year ago, even as Internet gambling posted an increase of more than 26 percent. The eight casinos took in $190.1 million in January. That includes $14.6... Read more
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The Age
US oil futures surge 12pc, most in seven yearsWest Texas Intermediate futures rose 12 per cent after settling at the lowest s
US oil futures surge 12pc, most in seven years
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
West Texas Intermediate futures rose 12 per cent after settling at the lowest since May 2003. Photo: Greg Newington Oil surged the most seven years as equities rebounded and the United Arab Emirates oil minister reiterated OPEC's willingness to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Stylist feeling right at homeA major design website has recognised the customer service of a Border home sty
Stylist feeling right at home
The Border Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
A major design website has recognised the customer service of a Border home stylist GLOWING REVIEWS: Border home stylist Sharon Strauss can promote her business as being among the Best of Houzz 2016 after claiming a customer service award. A DESIGN... Read more
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Business Insider
John Paulson has a big new betPaulson & Co. is looking to raise $1.5 billion for Paulson Strategic Partners F
John Paulson has a big new bet
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
Paulson & Co. is looking to raise $1.5 billion for Paulson Strategic Partners Fund, according to the report. It will invest in bankrupt companies and those going through restructuring or in need of rescue financing. Paulson's company was estimated... Read more
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Queensland Times
50 years ago we almost named our currency something awfulIF A different decision had been made 50 years ago, a cup of coffee could now c
50 years ago we almost named our currency something awful
Queensland Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
IF A different decision had been made 50 years ago, a cup of coffee could now cost four kangas. Or four dinkums. Or four royals. Or, if the creators of TV show The Simpsons had their way, four dollarydoos. There was a lot of controversy about what... Read more
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Queensland Times
Australian wage growth has stalled for four yearsDESPITE financial markets "dropping their bundle" in recent weeks, Reserve Bank
Australian wage growth has stalled for four years
Queensland Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
DESPITE financial markets "dropping their bundle" in recent weeks, Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens said the effect of the global volatility was uncertain. Mr Stevens updated a Senate committee on Australia's economy in his twice-yearly report on... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms 'F1' S-T Rating on CA GO CP Notes, Ser A-8 / B-8NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the short-term rating of
Fitch Affirms 'F1' S-T Rating on CA GO CP Notes, Ser A-8 / B-8
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the short-term rating of 'F1'assigned to the State of California general obligation tax-exempt commercial paper notes, series A-8 and the State of California general obligation taxable commercial... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms BALL 2009-FDGNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed all classes of Banc of Am
Fitch Affirms BALL 2009-FDG
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed all classes of Banc of America Large Loan, Inc. Trust 2009-FDG, commercial mortgage pass-through certificates, series 2009-FDG (BALL 2009-FDG). A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Black Hills Ratings at 'BBB+'; Upgrades SourceGas to 'BBB'NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Long-term Issuer Defa
Fitch Affirms Black Hills Ratings at 'BBB+'; Upgrades SourceGas to 'BBB'
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) for Black Hills Corporation (BKH) at 'BBB+' following the completion today of the company's acquisition of SourceGas Holdings LLC (SGH, not rated by... Read more
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Business Wire
Affordable Housing Market in BRIC 2016- Banking Sectors Fueling Growth in BRIC CountriesThe affordable housing market in BRIC is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.22% du
Affordable Housing Market in BRIC 2016- Banking Sectors Fueling Growth in BRIC Countries
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
The affordable housing market in BRIC is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.22% during the period 2016-2020. The BRIC countries have a large and growing middle-class population with increasing disposable incomes. Affordable housing provides the middle... Read more
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Business Wire
Technavio Announces Top Six Vendors in the Strategic Assessment of Emerging Technologies in Elevator and Escalator Market from 2015 to 2019LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has announced the top six leading vendors in
Technavio Announces Top Six Vendors in the Strategic Assessment of Emerging Technologies in Elevator and Escalator Market from 2015 to 2019
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has announced the top six leading vendors in their recentstrategic assessment of emerging technologies in elevator and escalator marketreport. This research report also presents a detailed analysis of the key... Read more
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Business Wire
Robbins Arroyo LLP: Navient Corporation (NAVI) Misled Shareholders According to a Recently Filed Class ActionSAN DIEGO & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shareholder rights law firm Robb
Robbins Arroyo LLP: Navient Corporation (NAVI) Misled Shareholders According to a Recently Filed Class Action
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that a class action complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The complaint alleges that officers and directors... Read more
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Business Wire
Global MEMS Magnetic Sensors Market Growth of 19.06% CAGR by 2020 - Allegro Microsystems, Bosch & Asahi Kasei MicrosystemsThis report forecasts the global MEMS magnetic sensors market to grow at a CAGR
Global MEMS Magnetic Sensors Market Growth of 19.06% CAGR by 2020 - Allegro Microsystems, Bosch & Asahi Kasei Microsystems
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
This report forecasts the global MEMS magnetic sensors market to grow at a CAGR of 19.06% during the period 2016-2020. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global MEMS magnetic sensors market for 2016-2020. To... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Downgrades Peabody Energy's IDR to 'CC', 2nd Liens to 'C'NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has downgraded Peabody Energy Corporat
Fitch Downgrades Peabody Energy's IDR to 'CC', 2nd Liens to 'C'
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has downgraded Peabody Energy Corporation's (Peabody, NYSE: BTU) long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'CC' from 'CCC'. Approximately $8.4 billion in face amount of obligations is affected by today's rating... Read more
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Business Wire
Increased Adoption of EMR or "Meaningful Use" Standards Driving the Medical Carts/Workstations MarketThe global medical carts/workstations market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR o
Increased Adoption of EMR or "Meaningful Use" Standards Driving the Medical Carts/Workstations Market
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
The global medical carts/workstations market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 15.7% from 2015 to 2020 to reach $5,439.4 million by 2020. Electronic Health Records (EHR), mandated and incented by government regulations, play a significant role in... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Satellite-based Earth Observation Market Growth of 14.11% CAGR by 2020 - Airbus Group, DigitalGroup & DMC International ImagingThis report forecasts the global satellite-based EO market to grow at a CAGR of
Global Satellite-based Earth Observation Market Growth of 14.11% CAGR by 2020 - Airbus Group, DigitalGroup & DMC International Imaging
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
This report forecasts the global satellite-based EO market to grow at a CAGR of 14.11% during the period 2016-2020. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global satellite-based EO market for 2016-2020. The report,... Read more
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Business Wire
SECURITIES NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Continues to Investigate Securities Claims on Behalf of DeVry Education Group Inc. Investors - DVNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, a
SECURITIES NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Continues to Investigate Securities Claims on Behalf of DeVry Education Group Inc. Investors - DV
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces that it is continuing to investigate potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) resulting from allegations that... Read more
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Business Wire
SECURITIES NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Continues to Investigate Securities Claims on Behalf of Brixmor Property Group Inc.NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, a
SECURITIES NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Continues to Investigate Securities Claims on Behalf of Brixmor Property Group Inc.
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces that it is continuing to investigate potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX) resulting from allegations... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why Wynn Resorts, Limited Popped 15% TodayWhat: Shares of gaming company Wynn Resorts, Limited surged as much as 15% in t
Why Wynn Resorts, Limited Popped 15% Today
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 minutes ago
What: Shares of gaming company Wynn Resorts, Limited surged as much as 15% in trading Friday after the company reported fourth quarter 2015 earnings results. So what: Revenue declined 16.8% to $946.9 million on a 27% drop in revenue from Macau. Net... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why SunEdison Inc Plunged 32% TodayWhat: Shares of SunEdison Inc dropped another 32% on Friday, continuing a night
Why SunEdison Inc Plunged 32% Today
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 minutes ago
What: Shares of SunEdison Inc dropped another 32% on Friday, continuing a nightmarish week for the stock. So what: Yesterday, shares fell because a judge barred the company from making unusual transfers of money because of a lawsuit by Latin America... Read more
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