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$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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Orlando Sentinel
Michigan Gov. Snyder plans $30M credit for Flint customersMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose $30 million in state funding to help pay
Michigan Gov. Snyder plans $30M credit for Flint customers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 minutes ago
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose $30 million in state funding to help pay the water bills of Flint residents facing an emergency over the city's lead-contaminated water supply. Snyder will brief Flint officials and pastors about the plan... Read more
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Orange County Register
Stocks fall sharply as banks, tech sector take a beatingWall Street rode another wave of selling Monday that sent U.S. stocks sharply l
Stocks fall sharply as banks, tech sector take a beating
Orange County Register / Posted 6 minutes ago
Wall Street rode another wave of selling Monday that sent U.S. stocks sharply lower, before a late-afternoon pullback stemmed some of the losses. Investors unloaded materials, financials and other stocks, briefly knocking the Dow Jones industrial... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Stamford LED maker eyes reverse splitStamford-based Revolution Lighting Technologies (Nasdaq: RVLT) is undertaking i
Stamford LED maker eyes reverse split
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 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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Connecticut Post
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
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 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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Connecticut Post
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
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 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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Connecticut Post
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)
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 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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Connecticut Post
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)
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 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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WKYC Cleveland
Bloomberg confirms he's consider WH bidFormer New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg upped the buzz-factor on a potenti
Bloomberg confirms he's consider WH bid
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 8 minutes ago
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg upped the buzz-factor on a potential presidential run Monday. He confirmed to the Financial Times that he is "looking at all options" when it came to a 2016 White House bid. “I find the level of... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Chamber celebrates community, hands out awardsThe Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Friday. The ban
Chamber celebrates community, hands out awards
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 9 minutes ago
The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Friday. The banquet was held at the Sidney Elks Lodge, and various awards were given to community members. Brooke DeNovellis, outgoing chamber board chairman, passed the gavel to 2016... Read more
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The Courier Mail
GM suspends Egypt operations General Motors has temporarily suspended its operations in Egypt due a curren
GM suspends Egypt operations
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 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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Channel NewsAsia
US bank stocks and bonds clobbered by recession worryNEW YORK (Reuters/IFR) - U.S. bank stocks and bonds took a pounding on Monday a
US bank stocks and bonds clobbered by recession worry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters/IFR) - U.S. bank stocks and bonds took a pounding on Monday as recession fears compounded concern about their exposure to the energy sector and expectations that global interest rates are unlikely to rise quickly. The S&P 500... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cisco's quarterly report to offer gauge of technology demandSAN FRANCISCO: Investors spooked by a steep sell-off in enterprise tech stocks
Cisco's quarterly report to offer gauge of technology demand
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Investors spooked by a steep sell-off in enterprise tech stocks will get a fresh glimpse of the health of technology spending on Wednesday when bellwether Cisco Systems Inc posts its quarterly results. The networking equipment maker... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Banking shares plummet on economic slowdown fearsNEW YORK: Shares of large banks and other financial stocks were pummelled on Wa
Banking shares plummet on economic slowdown fears
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Shares of large banks and other financial stocks were pummelled on Wall Street on Monday (Feb 8) as fears of a US economic slowdown heightened worries over deteriorating credit quality. US banks were broadly lower, but the hardest-hit... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Gundlach: Bonds Won't Bottom Until Panic Sends VIX Above 40Over the past two years, Jeff Gundlach has been alternating between dispensing
Gundlach: Bonds Won't Bottom Until Panic Sends VIX Above 40
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 minutes ago
Over the past two years, Jeff Gundlach has been alternating between dispensing fire and brimstone, and doom and gloom. More importantly, he has also been right which explains why as his arch nemesis Pimco has been losing billions in AUM, Gundlach's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Fed Lacks The Physical Cash, Legal Authority And Computer Systems To Implement NIRP, According To The FedOver the weekend, we presented a comprehensive step by step analysis laying out
Fed Lacks The Physical Cash, Legal Authority And Computer Systems To Implement NIRP, According To The Fed
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 minutes ago
Over the weekend, we presented a comprehensive step by step analysis laying out both the mechanics (and implications) of the Fed unleashing NIRP in the US when the time comes: a time which as JPM further defined, would be characterized by... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Gas-Leak Refugees Get Some ReliefSouthern California Gas Co. announced Monday it has reached a new agreement wit
Gas-Leak Refugees Get Some Relief
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 12 minutes ago
Southern California Gas Co. announced Monday it has reached a new agreement with the city to extend the time allotted for displaced Porter Ranch residents to return home once the Aliso Canyon gas leak has been resolved. Originally, the Los... Read more
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