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Athens Banner-Herald
College towns feel pinch from rental sites like AirbnbIn this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 photo Airbnb operator Jennifer McConnell stan
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted moments ago
In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 photo Airbnb operator Jennifer McConnell stands for a photograph in a communal area of her home, in Cambridge, Mass. College towns like Cambridge say they are feeling the pinch in the debate over whether short term... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Repsol Sinopec starts engineering for North Sea Liberator-Blake tiebackOffshore staff The studies will determine the technical requirements and insta
Offshore Magazine / Posted 2 minutes ago
Offshore staff The studies will determine the technical requirements and installation schedule for the tie-in, and i3 will use these and information from a site survey over the area for its proposed field development plan (FDP), presently under... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Thirty-year fixed mortgage rate rises to 3.83 percentLong-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year fixed mortgage fro
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 minutes ago
Long-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year fixed mortgage from the lowest levels of 2017. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the 30-year fixed mortgage rate was 3.83 percent, up from 3.78 percent last week and above last... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The ATM at 50: How it’s changed consumer behaviorNEW YORK — An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoi
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK — An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They’re ubiquitous — and possibly still a necessity,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines has worst impunity in the world 45 years since Martial LawMANILA, Philippines — As Manila marks 45 years to the day when martial law was
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines — As Manila marks 45 years to the day when martial law was declared, a global study showed that the Philippines had the highest level of impunity among 69 countries, a problem spawned by the threats of organized crime and Islamist... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Reinsurance firms ride out wave of storm lossesSTAMFORD — The reinsurers figure out how to cover their losses long before the
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
STAMFORD — The reinsurers figure out how to cover their losses long before the storms hit. Amid an exceptionally active Atlantic hurricane season, reinsurance firms in Stamford and elsewhere are tracking the tempests with concern, but not much... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fed agency urging corporate cybersecurity upgrades is hackedThe federal agency responsible for ensuring that markets function as they shoul
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
The federal agency responsible for ensuring that markets function as they should and for protecting investors was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit illegally. The disclosure arrived... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US stock indexes edge lower in morning trading; oil fallingU.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Thursday, wiping out modest g
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
U.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Thursday, wiping out modest gains from a day earlier. Investors were sizing up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Technology stocks were down the most. Supermarket operators and other... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The ATM at 50: How it's changed consumer behaviorThe ATM, the machine best known for spitting out $20 bills, turns 50 years old
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
The ATM, the machine best known for spitting out $20 bills, turns 50 years old this year. While ubiquitous now, they were a revolution in the banking industry and trained people to interact with kiosks in exchange for goods. (Sept. 21) NEW YORK (AP)... Read more
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Connecticut Post
When nearly everything's a winner, gold investors get antsyNEW YORK (AP) — In a world where nearly every investment is rising, so is gold.
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — In a world where nearly every investment is rising, so is gold. But a big part of why many investors are buying gold is that they're worried those other investments, such as stocks and bonds, are due for a drop. Will Rhind is a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut CBS affiliate at brink with DirecTVMeredith Corp. warned Thursday DirecTV may drop its Hartford-based CBS affiliat
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
Meredith Corp. warned Thursday DirecTV may drop its Hartford-based CBS affiliate WFSB on Friday from its Connecticut market lineup, with the companies at loggerheads for months on negotiations for a new carriage agreement. Meredith did not disclose... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Record sales means Harrogate all-ticketWhat's being said in the forum now? Harrogate Town have finally made their big
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 6 minutes ago
What's being said in the forum now? Harrogate Town have finally made their big weekend derby with York City all-ticket at the CNG Stadium.The decision has been reached with ticket sales already reaching a record level and following ongoing... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Jamie Dimon Faces Market Abuse Claim Over "False, Misleading" Bitcoin CommentsA week after Jamie Dimon made headlines by proclaiming Bitcoin a "fraud" and an
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 minutes ago
A week after Jamie Dimon made headlines by proclaiming Bitcoin a "fraud" and anyone who owns it as "stupid," the JPMorgan CEO faces a market abuse claim for "spreading false and misleading information" about bitcoin. Unless you have been living... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Stock Market Bubbles In Perspective (Or Why "This Won't End Well")none of the previous bubbles were supported by unrelenting and massive QE and m
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 minutes ago
none of the previous bubbles were supported by unrelenting and massive QE and money printing. The current bubble is wildly unique as compared to all other bubbles....the eps of the companies used for calculations have all been able to borrow money at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hack of US securities regulator rattles investors, stirs doubtsWASHINGTON/NEW YORK: Wall Street's top regulator faced questions on Thursday ab
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 minutes ago
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: Wall Street's top regulator faced questions on Thursday about its defenses against cyber criminals after admitting hackers breached its electronic database of corporate announcements and may have used it for insider trading. The... Read more
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Fortune
All of Puerto Rico's International Airports Are Closed Due to Hurricane Maria Devastation"The San Juan that we knew yesterday is no longer there," Mayor Carmen Yulín Cr
Fortune / Posted 11 minutes ago
"The San Juan that we knew yesterday is no longer there," Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told MSNBC Thursday. "We're looking at four to six months without electricity" in Puerto Rico, she added. At least 10 people have been killed by Hurricane Maria as of... Read more
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News 8000
Amazon algorithm suggests people buy bomb materialsRepresentatives from Amazon.com say they're taking another look at the website'
News 8000 / Posted 11 minutes ago
Representatives from Amazon.com say they're taking another look at the website's algorithms after it suggested users buy bomb-making materials in its "Frequently bought together" and "Customers who bought this also bought" features. Representatives... Read more
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SKY News
UK borrowing drops to lowest August levels since 2007The figure, which does not take state-owned banks into account, was well below
SKY News / Posted 12 minutes ago
The figure, which does not take state-owned banks into account, was well below economists' expectations of £7.1bn. It was largely a result of strong revenues from VAT, which rose by 5.6% on the year to £11.6bn. Sterling was generally ambivalent,... Read more
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Northern Echo
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Northern Echo / Posted 12 minutes ago
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Los Angeles Times
U.S. stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil fallingU.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in early trading Thursday as investors
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
U.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in early trading Thursday as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Technology stocks were down the most. Consumer focused-companies also fell, while energy stocks declined as... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Standard & Poor's cuts China credit rating, citing debtThe Standard & Poor's rating agency cut China's credit rating Thursday due to i
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Standard & Poor's rating agency cut China's credit rating Thursday due to its rising debts, highlighting challenges faced by the country’s leaders as they cope with slowing economic growth. The downgrade added to mounting warnings about the... Read more
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express
'Speed up' German businesses demand EU kickstart Brexit talks LEADING German companies with major UK investments added their voices to call
express / Posted 14 minutes ago
LEADING German companies with major UK investments added their voices to calls for Brexit talks with the European Union to speed up. Dr Bernd Atenstaedt wants the Brexit process to speed... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hernando budget for 2017-18 includes slight increase in tax rateBROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County Commission has given tentative approval to a
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 minutes ago
BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County Commission has given tentative approval to a $452.9 million budget, funded partially by a property tax rate that is slightly higher than last year. County officials said the increase was needed to help stabilize the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Largo's property tax rate to riseLARGO — City commissioners on Tuesday approved a higher property tax rate for n
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 minutes ago
LARGO — City commissioners on Tuesday approved a higher property tax rate for next year. The rate of about $5.74 for every $1,000 of assessed, taxable value will cost a resident with a home valued at $100,000, after exemptions, $574, about $37 more... Read more
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EuroNews
IMF tells France to spell out spending cutsPARIS (Reuters) – France must lose no time spelling out detailed plans to rein
EuroNews / Posted 16 minutes ago
PARIS (Reuters) – France must lose no time spelling out detailed plans to rein in spending, which will make or break President Emmanuel Macron’s plans for overhauling the economy, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. The IMF will... Read more
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The Irish Times
UK unexpectedly posts smallest August budget deficit in a decadeBritain unexpectedly posted its smallest budget deficit for any August since 20
The Irish Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
Britain unexpectedly posted its smallest budget deficit for any August since 2007, helped by record sales tax revenues that could give chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond room to relax his grip on spending in an upcoming budget. The deficit... Read more
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Market Watch
How to pick smarter investments in your U.S. Thrift Savings PlanNearly five million people have some or all of their retirement savings in the
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
Nearly five million people have some or all of their retirement savings in the U.S. government’s Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), and many of them probably aren’t managing it to its full potential benefit. The TSP is the government’s equivalent of a... Read more
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Market Watch
Puerto Rico’s bondholders worried after Hurricane Maria turns out lightsWinds lash the coastal city of Fajardo as Hurricane Maria approaches Puerto Ric
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
Winds lash the coastal city of Fajardo as Hurricane Maria approaches Puerto Rico, on September 19, 2017. Maria headed towards the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico after battering the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, with the US National Hurricane... Read more
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Market Watch
If the SEC were a company, its hack disclosure would have to be reported to the SECJay Clayton, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission For good
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
Jay Clayton, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission For good reason, MarketWatch gives companies that try to obscure their corporate disclosures a hard time. Made-up metrics, inconsistent disclosures, mixed-up tables — it’s the... Read more
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Market Watch
Another strong gain in leading indicators points to U.S. economy picking up speedThe U.S. economy is accelerating, according to the leading economic indicators.
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
The U.S. economy is accelerating, according to the leading economic indicators. A broad measure of U.S. economy posted another large increase in August, the latest in a string of strong readings that point to faster growth in the months ahead. The... Read more
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