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Q13 FOX Seattle
European Union hits Apple with $14.6 billion tax billLONDON — Ireland must recover up to 13 billion euros ($14.6 billion) in unpaid
European Union hits Apple with $14.6 billion tax bill
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted a minute ago
LONDON — Ireland must recover up to 13 billion euros ($14.6 billion) in unpaid taxes from Apple, European officials said on Tuesday. The tax ruling is the biggest the European Union has ever made regarding a single company, and it could spark a huge... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Good News Is Bad News" Again - Confidence Surge Sparks Stock, Oil PurgeThe hghest current expectations confidence since August 2007 has sparked a mome
"Good News Is Bad News" Again - Confidence Surge Sparks Stock, Oil Purge
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 minutes ago
The hghest current expectations confidence since August 2007 has sparked a moment of turmoil in the markets as USD strength sends stocks and oil reeling. Gold is down modestly and Treasuries are bid with the long-end outperforming (as the yield curve... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Consumer Confidence Soars To 11-Month Highs (With 5 Standard Deviation Beat)Slumping economic growth and rising gas prices don't matter. US Consumer Confid
Consumer Confidence Soars To 11-Month Highs (With 5 Standard Deviation Beat)
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 minutes ago
Slumping economic growth and rising gas prices don't matter. US Consumer Confidence jumped to 101.1 in August - highest since Sept 2015 - smashing expectations by almost 5 standard deviations as stocks hit record highs. Notably 'current... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Oil Tumbles As Market Questions Whether An OPEC Production Freeze Is Even Remotely Possible?Oil prices enjoyed a bump last week, thanks in part to a weakened dollar and so
Oil Tumbles As Market Questions Whether An OPEC Production Freeze Is Even Remotely Possible?
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 minutes ago
Oil prices enjoyed a bump last week, thanks in part to a weakened dollar and some geopolitical tensions in the Persian Gulf. But a large factor in the recent rally has been the return of a possible OPEC production freeze, a subject that was last... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US banks see higher net income, expand lending in second quarter - FDICWASHINGTON: U.S. banks saw their net income increase US$584 million, or 1.4 per
US banks see higher net income, expand lending in second quarter - FDIC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: U.S. banks saw their net income increase US$584 million, or 1.4 percent, compared to the second quarter of last year in a sign of strength for the sector, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Total credits increased... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Agrium, Potash Corp in merger talksREUTERS: Canadian fertilizer companies Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchew
Agrium, Potash Corp in merger talks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
REUTERS: Canadian fertilizer companies Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc are in talks to merge, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, in what would be tie-up of the world's biggest crop nutrient company by capacity and North America's largest... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Seven investment ideas for high returns in a low-growth worldSeven investment ideas that will lift you out of the low-growth world. Interes
Seven investment ideas for high returns in a low-growth world
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 minutes ago
Seven investment ideas that will lift you out of the low-growth world. Interest rates are at record lows and economic growth may be constrained, but there are still some investments that pay above the odds without taking silly risks. However,... Read more
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The News and Star
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley joins list of highest-paid models on estimated £6.8mModel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has entered the world's highest-paid models lis
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley joins list of highest-paid models on estimated £6.8m
The News and Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has entered the world's highest-paid models list for the first time, above the likes of Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. The Plymouth-born stunner, 29, has ranked in a tie fifth position with American model Gigi Hadid... Read more
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Fortune
The Boom in Stock Buybacks May Be OverThe great stock buyback boom may be on the wane, undermined by falling company
The Boom in Stock Buybacks May Be Over
Fortune / Posted 4 minutes ago
The great stock buyback boom may be on the wane, undermined by falling company earnings. U.S. company stock buybacks are down 21% in the first seven months of 2016 compared to the same period a year earlier, according to TrimTabs Investment... Read more
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Fortune
Clinton Lagging in Polls Could Be a Warning Sign for MarketsWhile many on Wall Street consider the November presidential elections to be th
Clinton Lagging in Polls Could Be a Warning Sign for Markets
Fortune / Posted 4 minutes ago
While many on Wall Street consider the November presidential elections to be the most “immediate threat” to the global economy, markets may be setting up for a fall even before that date. That because most investors anticipate that Democratic... Read more
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Fortune
Read Tim Cook's Letter Responding to Apple's $14.5 Billion EU Tax BillApple CEO Tim Cook has written a letter to the Apple aapl community in Europe f
Read Tim Cook's Letter Responding to Apple's $14.5 Billion EU Tax Bill
Fortune / Posted 4 minutes ago
Apple CEO Tim Cook has written a letter to the Apple aapl community in Europe following a ruling on Tuesday by the European Commission that culminated in a record-breaking tax penalty for the tech company. Concluding a two year investigation, the... Read more
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USA Today
Consumer confidence hits12-month high in AugustConsumer confidence surged to a 12-month high in August as strong job gains and
Consumer confidence hits12-month high in August
USA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
Consumer confidence surged to a 12-month high in August as strong job gains and low gasoline prices more than offset uncertainty over the presidential election and weak economic growth. The Conference Board’s index of Americans’ views of the economy... Read more
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The Young Witness
Seven investment ideas for high returns in a low-growth worldSeven investment ideas that will lift you out of the low-growth world. Interes
Seven investment ideas for high returns in a low-growth world
The Young Witness / Posted 4 minutes ago
Seven investment ideas that will lift you out of the low-growth world. Interest rates are at record lows and economic growth may be constrained, but there are still some investments that pay above the odds without taking silly risks. However,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
DSW reports drop in comparable store sales, plans cost-cutting actions DSW beat Wall Street expectations for the second quarter in sales and earning
DSW reports drop in comparable store sales, plans cost-cutting actions
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 minutes ago
DSW beat Wall Street expectations for the second quarter in sales and earnings per share, but a drop in comparable store sales and an increase in discounts sent shares tumbling... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Consumers feeling more confident about U.S. economy WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence increased in August to its highest
Consumers feeling more confident about U.S. economy
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence increased in August to its highest level in nearly a year, suggesting economic growth could pick up in the second half of the year. The Conference Board... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Stocks edge down; Hershey plunges after Mondelez loses interestU.S. stocks were slightly lower in early trading Tuesday in what looks to be an
Stocks edge down; Hershey plunges after Mondelez loses interest
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
U.S. stocks were slightly lower in early trading Tuesday in what looks to be another quiet day as the summer wanes. Hershey plunged after the company walked away from a merger proposal, and Apple slipped after the company was hit with a large tax... Read more
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WALB Albany
US criticizes EU ruling on Apple as 'unfair'BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on the European Union's decision that Apple must pay
US criticizes EU ruling on Apple as 'unfair'
WALB Albany / Posted 6 minutes ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on the European Union's decision that Apple must pay billions in back taxes (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The U.S. Treasury Department has expressed disappointment over the ruling by the European Union that Apple will have... Read more
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express
Currency blow for Sturgeon as top economic expert brands her pound plans a MISTAKENicola Sturgeon warned Scotland would be prepared to join the Euro if independe
Currency blow for Sturgeon as top economic expert brands her pound plans a MISTAKE
express / Posted 6 minutes ago
Nicola Sturgeon warned Scotland would be prepared to join the Euro if independence goes through Professor Joseph Stiglitz, a key member of the Scottish Government’s council of economic advisers, also said a breakaway country should consider... Read more
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express
‘Brexit tax’ car firm Avis has NOT paid UK tax for FIVE YEARSCar giant Avis has not been paying the taxes it should have Corporation tax is
‘Brexit tax’ car firm Avis has NOT paid UK tax for FIVE YEARS
express / Posted 6 minutes ago
Car giant Avis has not been paying the taxes it should have Corporation tax is currently at 20 per cent, which means that the company has an up front liability to hand over £1.86 million to HMRC. The international hire car company has a complex... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH debt-GDP ratio improves in first half The Philippine government’s debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio improv
PH debt-GDP ratio improves in first half
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Philippine government’s debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio improved in the first semester of the year, an indication of the country’s strong creditworthiness, the Department of Finance (DOF)... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
CA restrains PCC on telco sale probe The Court of Appeals (CA) has stopped the Philippine Competition Commission (
CA restrains PCC on telco sale probe
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Court of Appeals (CA) has stopped the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) from reviewing the P70-billion buyout deal of the telco assets of San Miguel Corporation (SMC) by the Philippine Long Distance... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DPWH won’t be an underspending agency – VillarVillar, in an interview following the DPWH’s Appropriations panel hearing Tuesd
DPWH won’t be an underspending agency – Villar
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 minutes ago
Villar, in an interview following the DPWH’s Appropriations panel hearing Tuesday afternoon at the House of Representatives (HOR), bared that he’s considering it a priority not to pinch pennies like the previous administration. “That’s one of my... Read more
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The Age
NAB sits out on $8 billion in institutional loansNational Australia Bank opted out of making $8 billion in loans to large corpor
NAB sits out on $8 billion in institutional loans
The Age / Posted 8 minutes ago
National Australia Bank opted out of making $8 billion in loans to large corporations in the past year, as stiff competition from overseas banks puts the squeeze on returns on institutional banking. In a media briefing on Tuesday, senior executives... Read more
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The Age
The case against a royal commission on Australia's banksThe strength of our banking system is critical for consumers and our economy. W
The case against a royal commission on Australia's banks
The Age / Posted 8 minutes ago
The strength of our banking system is critical for consumers and our economy. Whether you are a couple with a mortgage or a small business owner looking for finance, Australians interact with our financial system every day, and they must have... Read more
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EuroNews
Brexit vote unnerves eurozone and UK businessesEconomic sentiment in the eurozone fell in August, dropping to its lowest level
Brexit vote unnerves eurozone and UK businesses
EuroNews / Posted 8 minutes ago
Economic sentiment in the eurozone fell in August, dropping to its lowest level since March, particularly in industry. Economists linked that to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The European Commission’s Economic Sentiment Indicator for... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Apple must pay up to $14.5B in back taxes to IrelandApple says the EU's decision will have "serious, wide-reaching implications." (
Apple must pay up to $14.5B in back taxes to Ireland
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 minutes ago
Apple says the EU's decision will have "serious, wide-reaching implications." (Photo: Apple.) By Elizabeth Weise and Jon Swartz, USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO — Apple must pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes to Ireland, the European Union ruled Tuesday... Read more
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Market Watch
Agrium Inc.Potash, Agrium shares halted after sharp gains 11:03 a.m. Aug. 2, 2013 4:42 p
Agrium Inc.
Market Watch / Posted 9 minutes ago
Potash, Agrium shares halted after sharp gains 11:03 a.m. Aug. 2, 2013 4:42 p.m. June 19, 2012 7:57 a.m. June 7, 2012 4:49 p.m. May 29, 2012 5:44 p.m. May 24, 2012 5:27 p.m. April 25, 2012 11:10 a.m. April 25, 2012 5:27 p.m. April 24,... Read more
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Market Watch
Get ready for a 5%-10% stock-market dropIf you have trades on that you’ve been thinking about selling, it’s time to sel
Get ready for a 5%-10% stock-market drop
Market Watch / Posted 9 minutes ago
If you have trades on that you’ve been thinking about selling, it’s time to sell. If you have a lot of margin on, bring it down. If you have little buying power, find a way to raise some. The reason: There’s likely going to be a significant selloff... Read more
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Market Watch
Consumer confidence highest in nearly a yearConsumers were fairly optimistic about the economy as summer wound down. WASHI
Consumer confidence highest in nearly a year
Market Watch / Posted 9 minutes ago
Consumers were fairly optimistic about the economy as summer wound down. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Consumers in August showed the most confidence in the economy in almost a year, buoyed by improved job prospects, a survey showed. The consumer... Read more
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The Irish Times
Apple shares cushioned after EU ruling by cash pileShares in Apple fell slightly in early trading in New York on Tuesday as invest
Apple shares cushioned after EU ruling by cash pile
The Irish Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Shares in Apple fell slightly in early trading in New York on Tuesday as investors largely shrugged off a European Commission ruling the company must pay up to €13 billion in unpaid taxes, plus interest, to Ireland. Apple shares lost 0.3 per cent to... Read more
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