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KGTV San Diego
US homeownership rate of 62.9 percent matches a 51-year lowWASHINGTON (AP) — The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched
US homeownership rate of 62.9 percent matches a 51-year low
KGTV San Diego / Posted a minute ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched its lowest level in 51 years — evidence that rising property prices, high rents and stagnant pay have made it hard for many to buy. Just 62.9 percent of households owned... Read more
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WA Today
Cheesed off: Murray Goulburn takes $100m-a-year hit on Woolworths contract lossAustralia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn Co-operative, has taken ano
Cheesed off: Murray Goulburn takes $100m-a-year hit on Woolworths contract loss
WA Today / Posted 3 minutes ago
Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn Co-operative, has taken another hit, with Woolworths dumping it as its supplier of many of its private-label dairy products. Murray Goulburn said the loss of the bulk of the contract would cost it... Read more
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WA Today
Google silences doubters with bumper quarterRevenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The
Google silences doubters with bumper quarter
WA Today / Posted 3 minutes ago
Revenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The same goes for profits. Seven of its products have more than 1 billion users, a scale unimaginable in the predigital era. A reorganisation last year into a holding company... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bupa, HBF join 'trip advisor' health platformUp to six million Australians will soon be able to access an online healthcare
Bupa, HBF join 'trip advisor' health platform
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 minutes ago
Up to six million Australians will soon be able to access an online healthcare platform to make more informed choices about medical procedures and healthcare providers. Health insurance majors Bupa and HBF have agreed to join the Whitecoat health... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Things are looking up for emerging marketsGlobal GDP growth might get a boost next year, as some economies approach the e
Things are looking up for emerging markets
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 minutes ago
Global GDP growth might get a boost next year, as some economies approach the end of the “emerging markets business cycle” and begin a gradual recovery, a new report from Morgan Stanley says. The report describes the five phases of the emerging... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The most interesting number from Google's earnings had nothing to do with advertisingGoogle parent company Alphabet just beat Wall Street expectations on its Q2 ear
The most interesting number from Google's earnings had nothing to do with advertising
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 minutes ago
Google parent company Alphabet just beat Wall Street expectations on its Q2 earnings, sending its stock up about 5% after-hours. Its cash cow — ad revenue — grew a healthy 19.5% year-over-year, while "Other Bets" like Nest and Verily continued to... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
8 things you didn’t know about the new and improved JCPenneyIf you haven’t visited your local JCPenney lately, it might be time to give it
8 things you didn’t know about the new and improved JCPenney
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 minutes ago
If you haven’t visited your local JCPenney lately, it might be time to give it another look! Just a couple of years ago, the department store founded by James Cash Penney in 1902 was in trouble, and many wondered if it would even survive. While the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Dollar General is profiting from Walmart's failureDollar General has bought 41 of Walmart's failed Express stores. CNBC reports
Dollar General is profiting from Walmart's failure
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 minutes ago
Dollar General has bought 41 of Walmart's failed Express stores. CNBC reports that Dollar General will upgrade 40 of its existing stores into the new locations. It will also open in one new market. "Dollar General is excited to add these locations... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
New spaces: ilani under constructionIf you’ve driven past the La Center exit on Interstate 5 any time during the pa
New spaces: ilani under construction
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 10 minutes ago
If you’ve driven past the La Center exit on Interstate 5 any time during the past few months, you likely saw it – a massive 368,000-square-foot building rising just to the west of the highway. That building – now between 40 and 50 percent complete –... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Minimum-wage increase sinks Roseville bookstore, owner saysBibliophile Kelley Ulmer closed her Almost Perfect Book Store on Wednesday afte
Minimum-wage increase sinks Roseville bookstore, owner says
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 minutes ago
Bibliophile Kelley Ulmer closed her Almost Perfect Book Store on Wednesday after 25 years of business at Rocky Ridge Drive and Douglas Boulevard in Roseville, saying that the added expense from minimum-wage increases had made it impossible for her to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Worlds Made By Hand: "Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, The Federal government h
Worlds Made By Hand: "Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 minutes ago
Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, The Federal government has ceased to exist. The nation has splintered and varied factions are vying for power in autonomous regions of the country, but the small community of Union Grove, New... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Japanese Bond Futures Halted Without WarningAt 2051ET, Japanese government bond futures suddenly halted trading. There was
Japanese Bond Futures Halted Without Warning
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 minutes ago
At 2051ET, Japanese government bond futures suddenly halted trading. There was no limit moves or sudden surge in volume and the Osaka Excchange has confirmed it is investigatingthe reasons for the halt. Following the earlier flash-crash in USDJPY,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Star Trek' licensing helps boost CBS earningsREUTERS: CBS Corp , owner of the most-watched U.S. television network, on Thurs
'Star Trek' licensing helps boost CBS earnings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 minutes ago
REUTERS: CBS Corp , owner of the most-watched U.S. television network, on Thursday posted a 27.4 percent rise in quarterly profit that beat expectations as licensing revenue from its new "Star Trek" series offset slower advertising sales. Shares of... Read more
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NZCity
NZ residential building consents hit highNew Zealand residential building consents reached their highest annual total in
NZ residential building consents hit high
NZCity / Posted 14 minutes ago
New Zealand residential building consents reached their highest annual total in more than a decade, driven by activity in Auckland and surrounding regions. Seasonally adjusted consents increased 16 per cent to 29,097 in the year through June, the... Read more
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Northern Echo
Brexit vote result causes consumer confidence to plungeThe figure is a further three-point slide from the minus 9 recorded by the inde
Brexit vote result causes consumer confidence to plunge
Northern Echo / Posted 15 minutes ago
The figure is a further three-point slide from the minus 9 recorded by the index's Brexit Special in early July, which found 60% of consumers expected the general economic situation to worsen in the next 12 months. Each of the latest survey's key... Read more
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The Age
Google silences doubters with bumper quarterRevenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The
Google silences doubters with bumper quarter
The Age / Posted 18 minutes ago
Revenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The same goes for profits. Seven of its products have more than 1 billion users, a scale unimaginable in the predigital era. A reorganisation last year into a holding company... Read more
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Market Watch
Taiwan economy breaks streak, finally grows in Q2Taiwan's economy finally grew from a year earlier in the three months to June a
Taiwan economy breaks streak, finally grows in Q2
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
Taiwan's economy finally grew from a year earlier in the three months to June after three successive quarterly contractions, strengthening hopes that the island nation might be regaining momentum after a lengthy export slump triggered by China's... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Radial to hire 500 more workers in RedlandsRadial, a business that helps companies streamline their orders, payments and c
Radial to hire 500 more workers in Redlands
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 19 minutes ago
Radial, a business that helps companies streamline their orders, payments and customer care operations, is looking to hire an additional 500 workers in Redlands to meet increased demand for its services during the holiday season, the company... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
New no-kill animal shelter opens in AlbanyJapanese art exhibit returns to Columbus MuseumJapanese art exhibit returns to
New no-kill animal shelter opens in Albany
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 minutes ago
Japanese art exhibit returns to Columbus MuseumJapanese art exhibit returns to Columbus Museum The Fountain City is getting a little taste of Eastern culture. The Columbus Public Library hosted a Japanese artwork exhibit on Thursday afternoon. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Facebook says it may owe up to $5 billion in taxesFacebook Inc. said that it could end up owing $3 billion to $5 billion in addit
Facebook says it may owe up to $5 billion in taxes
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
Facebook Inc. said that it could end up owing $3 billion to $5 billion in additional taxes as a result of action by the Internal Revenue Service in a long-running dispute related to how it transferred assets overseas. The internet company said in a... Read more
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Market Watch
Japan's Q2 industrial output stays flatTOKYO--Japan's industrial output marked time in April-June, according to govern
Japan's Q2 industrial output stays flat
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
TOKYO--Japan's industrial output marked time in April-June, according to government data released Friday, following a weak first quarter that saw global market turbulence and a natural disaster earlier in the year. Output of a range of goods from... Read more
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Market Watch
China's Baidu again disappoints on profitsBaidu Inc. on Thursday gave downbeat revenue projections for the current period
China's Baidu again disappoints on profits
Market Watch / Posted 19 minutes ago
Baidu Inc. on Thursday gave downbeat revenue projections for the current period following a second consecutive sharp drop in quarterly profit. The Chinese internet giant -- which has had a near monopoly on China's internet-search traffic since... Read more
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The Register
Startup AirTrunk plans big new data centres in Melbourne, Sydney, AsiaExclusive A startup data centre builder/operator called AirTrunk has applied to
Startup AirTrunk plans big new data centres in Melbourne, Sydney, Asia
The Register / Posted 20 minutes ago
Exclusive A startup data centre builder/operator called AirTrunk has applied to build a substantial data centre on the fringes of Melbourne. AirTrunk outed itself to financial press a couple of weeks ago, claiming it has plans for bit barns in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Google silences doubters with bumper quarterRevenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The
Google silences doubters with bumper quarter
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 minutes ago
Revenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The same goes for profits. Seven of its products have more than 1 billion users, a scale unimaginable in the predigital era. A reorganisation last year into a holding company... Read more
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NBC Washington
New Law Proposals Could Crack Down on Debt CollectorsDebt collectors could face a crackdown with new laws proposed that would regula
New Law Proposals Could Crack Down on Debt Collectors
NBC Washington / Posted 22 minutes ago
Debt collectors could face a crackdown with new laws proposed that would regulate their practices. Regulations of the billion-dollar industry that affects about 70 million people include limiting calls to six per week, barring collectors from suing... Read more
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Canberra Times
Cheesed off: Murray Goulburn takes $100m-year hit on Woolworths contract lossAustralia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn Co-operative, has taken ano
Cheesed off: Murray Goulburn takes $100m-year hit on Woolworths contract loss
Canberra Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn Co-operative, has taken another hit, with Woolworths dumping it as its supplier of many of its private-label dairy products. Murray Goulburn said the loss of the bulk of the contract would cost it... Read more
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Canberra Times
iTunes gift cards are being increasingly used in tax scams"Aggressive" scammers masquerading as the taxman have ripped more than $1 milli
iTunes gift cards are being increasingly used in tax scams
Canberra Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
"Aggressive" scammers masquerading as the taxman have ripped more than $1 million from innocent Australians so far this year, prompting a fresh round of public warnings. A recording of a scam that Sue Bull received Scammers are increasingly... Read more
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Canberra Times
Google silences doubters with bumper quarterRevenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The
Google silences doubters with bumper quarter
Canberra Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
Revenue regularly increases at a clip rarely achieved by firms of its size. The same goes for profits. Seven of its products have more than 1 billion users, a scale unimaginable in the predigital era. A reorganisation last year into a holding company... Read more
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ajc.com
8 things you didn’t know about the new and improved JCPenneyIf you haven’t visited your local JCPenney lately, it might be time to give it
8 things you didn’t know about the new and improved JCPenney
ajc.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
If you haven’t visited your local JCPenney lately, it might be time to give it another look! Just a couple of years ago, the department store founded by James Cash Penney in 1902 was in trouble, and many wondered if it would even survive. While the... Read more
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Garden City News
Village Board approves projects from sewers to water storageAt the Thursday, July 21 Board of Trustees’ meeting Deputy Mayor Richard Silver
Village Board approves projects from sewers to water storage
Garden City News / Posted 27 minutes ago
At the Thursday, July 21 Board of Trustees’ meeting Deputy Mayor Richard Silver asked for some details on a $200,000 bond resolution for Public Works authorizing sanitary sewer repairs and manhole relining, which was allocated in the 2016-’17 capital... Read more
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