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The Courier Mail
More Vic asset sales to follow port leaseVictoria is looking at selling off more state assets as it prepares for the $7
More Vic asset sales to follow port lease
The Courier Mail / Posted moments ago
Victoria is looking at selling off more state assets as it prepares for the $7 billion sale of the Port of Melbourne lease. Treasurer Tim Pallas says the port sale will provide a windfall surplus for Victoria, which has already predicted a $2.9... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Italian oil giant Eni swings to 1Q lossItalian gas and oil giant Eni lost 792 million euros ($A1.1 billion) in the fir
Italian oil giant Eni swings to 1Q loss
The Courier Mail / Posted moments ago
Italian gas and oil giant Eni lost 792 million euros ($A1.1 billion) in the first quarter on sharply weaker commodity prices. Eni on Friday said the loss compares with a profit of 832 million euros in the same period last year. Given weak pricing,... Read more
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International Business Times
Housing Bill: Government should be 'embarrassed' by Right to Buy plan for housing associations A cross-party group of MPs on the Public Accounts Committee has blasted governm
Housing Bill: Government should be 'embarrassed' by Right to Buy plan for housing associations
International Business Times / Posted a minute ago
A cross-party group of MPs on the Public Accounts Committee has blasted government's plan to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants and said it should be "embarrassed" by the policy's lack of detail. The government said more... Read more
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International Business Times
AstraZeneca to focus on cancer treatments while pruning commercial and manufacturing operations AstraZeneca is planning to give more priority to its oncology business. The Ang
AstraZeneca to focus on cancer treatments while pruning commercial and manufacturing operations
International Business Times / Posted a minute ago
AstraZeneca is planning to give more priority to its oncology business. The Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals firm will focus on cancer treatments in an attempt to streamline operations and help increase revenues. It also plans to initiate a cost cutting... Read more
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International Business Times
UK housing: Rents rising faster than wages in England and 'will peak in autumn' Rents are still rising faster than earnings in England, according to figures fr
UK housing: Rents rising faster than wages in England and 'will peak in autumn'
International Business Times / Posted a minute ago
Rents are still rising faster than earnings in England, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In the year to March 2016, private rents grew 2.8% on average, well ahead of the 1.8% growth in weekly earnings. A housing... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Colgate fined for dirty detergent dealColgate-Palmolive has been fined $18 million over an illegal deal to control th
Colgate fined for dirty detergent deal
The Courier Mail / Posted a minute ago
Colgate-Palmolive has been fined $18 million over an illegal deal to control the price and supply of laundry detergents. In a deal with competitor Unilever Australia, Colgate stopped selling laundry concentrate in 2009 and started selling ultra... Read more
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CNBC
US Treasurys edge higher; data eyedOn the data front, personal income and spending data as well as core PCE prices
US Treasurys edge higher; data eyed
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
On the data front, personal income and spending data as well as core PCE prices and the employment cost index are all set to be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chicago PMI is set to follow at 9:45 a.m., with consumer sentiment due at 10:00 a.m. In oil... Read more
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CNBC
Euro zone data deluge: Better-than-expected growth, but we're back in deflationEconomists like Howard Archer, chief U.K. and European economist at IHS Global
Euro zone data deluge: Better-than-expected growth, but we're back in deflation
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
Economists like Howard Archer, chief U.K. and European economist at IHS Global Insight, said there were a "number of positives for euro zone growth" and that extra ECB stimulus would start to "kick in" soon. "While they have firmed recently, oil and... Read more
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CNBC
Why the 'sell in May' mantra doesn't hold up to historyThere's also the flip side — the period of "investable" months. The "sell in M
Why the 'sell in May' mantra doesn't hold up to history
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
There's also the flip side — the period of "investable" months. The "sell in May and go away" strategy suggests investors return to stocks in November and hold until the following April. Indeed, the S&P 500 has traded positive 80 percent of the time... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
New Canaan Students Take Home Second Place At Mock Stock Trading EventSTAMFORD, Conn. — Academy of Information Technology senior Daniel Ruskin has so
New Canaan Students Take Home Second Place At Mock Stock Trading Event
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted a minute ago
STAMFORD, Conn. — Academy of Information Technology senior Daniel Ruskin has some simple advice for investors: You want to buy low and sell high — at just the right time. Ruskin had made a “bunch” of money on Dutch Oil only to lose some on RBC, two... Read more
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Swissinfo
The U.S. Is Sitting on a Mountain of Cheese(Bloomberg) -- When bacon was abundant it was everywhere: in your jam, on seemi
The U.S. Is Sitting on a Mountain of Cheese
Swissinfo / Posted a minute ago
(Bloomberg) -- When bacon was abundant it was everywhere: in your jam, on seemingly every burger, even flavoring bourbon. So if history is any guide, this year's food trend is extra cheese. The reason is the U.S. is sitting on more butter and cheese... Read more
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Swissinfo
SNB's Jordan Still Sees Room for Maneuver on ‘Overvalued’ Franc(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank hasn’t yet exhausted its policy options
SNB's Jordan Still Sees Room for Maneuver on ‘Overvalued’ Franc
Swissinfo / Posted a minute ago
(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank hasn’t yet exhausted its policy options and won’t hesitate to take unconventional steps in the face of a a franc that remains “significantly overvalued,” President Thomas Jordan said. The central bank is... Read more
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CNBC
Buffett: Don't put too much stock in Icahn's 'reckoning' warningSharing a view with Icahn, Buffett believes the obsession among Republicans on
Buffett: Don't put too much stock in Icahn's 'reckoning' warning
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
Sharing a view with Icahn, Buffett believes the obsession among Republicans on Capitol Hill about the national debt is misplaced. "The national debt as a percentage of GDP is a little higher than I would like it, but the main thing is not to have it... Read more
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Reuters
EU clears CMA CGM, NOL container shipping mergerA truck loads a shipping container belonging to CMA-CGM shipping Company in the
EU clears CMA CGM, NOL container shipping merger
Reuters / Posted a minute ago
A truck loads a shipping container belonging to CMA-CGM shipping Company in the port of Marseille, France, March 15, 2016. BRUSSELS The European Commission said on Friday it had cleared French shipping group CMA CGM's [CMACG.UL] $2.4 billion... Read more
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Swissinfo
Ruble Extends Best Start to a Year on Record as $50 Oil Looms(Bloomberg) -- Russia’s ruble headed for a fourth month of gains, in the best s
Ruble Extends Best Start to a Year on Record as $50 Oil Looms
Swissinfo / Posted a minute ago
(Bloomberg) -- Russia’s ruble headed for a fourth month of gains, in the best start to a year on record, as oil moved closer to the $50 per barrel milestone and investors weighed prospects for interest-rate cuts in the second half of 2016. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
SNB dismisses ‘politically motivated’ reformsCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
SNB dismisses ‘politically motivated’ reforms
Swissinfo / Posted a minute ago
Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is copyrighted. It is intended for private use only. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Porsche SE Seeks Investments Beyond VW Despite Dwindling Cash(Bloomberg) -- Porsche Automobil Holding SE, the investment vehicle of the bill
Porsche SE Seeks Investments Beyond VW Despite Dwindling Cash
Swissinfo / Posted a minute ago
(Bloomberg) -- Porsche Automobil Holding SE, the investment vehicle of the billionaire family that controls Volkswagen AG, stuck to a goal of making acquisitions beyond the beleaguered carmaker, even as its dwindling cash on hand reduces the scope of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Market Turmoil Hits EFG Revenue as Wealthy Cut Back on Trading(Bloomberg) -- EFG International AG, the Swiss private bank controlled by billi
Market Turmoil Hits EFG Revenue as Wealthy Cut Back on Trading
Swissinfo / Posted a minute ago
(Bloomberg) -- EFG International AG, the Swiss private bank controlled by billionaire Spiro Latsis, said revenue fell in the first quarter as clients cut back on investing amid global market turmoil. The shares fell. New money from clients was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Stronger oil price boosts energy and resources sector; All Ordinaries end on a high Local stocks have ended the week slightly highe
Stronger oil price boosts energy and resources sector
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 minutes ago
; All Ordinaries end on a high Local stocks have ended the week slightly higher, with the All Ordinaries Index lifted 26 points to 5,316. The ASX 200 also rose 26 points to 5,252. The best... Read more
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dna
Coinbase users in the US can now buy Bitcoin with debit cardsUsers of Coinbase in the US will be able to purchase Bitcoin using their debit
Coinbase users in the US can now buy Bitcoin with debit cards
dna / Posted 3 minutes ago
Users of Coinbase in the US will be able to purchase Bitcoin using their debit cards. Until now, the bitcoin wallet and exchange company required users to connect their US bank accounts to their Coinbase accounts, verify with a small double-deposit... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Eurozone economic growth rate unexpectedly doublesLONDON (AP) - The eurozone economy has finally recouped all the ground lost in
Eurozone economic growth rate unexpectedly doubles
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 4 minutes ago
LONDON (AP) - The eurozone economy has finally recouped all the ground lost in the recessions of the past eight years after official figures Friday showed that the 19-country single currency bloc expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Eurozone growth rate unexpectedly doublesThe eurozone's economic growth rate doubled in the first three months of the ye
Eurozone growth rate unexpectedly doubles
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 minutes ago
The eurozone's economic growth rate doubled in the first three months of the year compared to the fourth quarter — to 0.6%, the Eurostat statistics agency said Friday. The relatively strong expansion rate, its fastest in a year, was not expected and... Read more
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thebee
Eurozone Recovers To Pre-Recession LevelThe eurozone economy has finally recovered all the ground lost since the 2008 d
Eurozone Recovers To Pre-Recession Level
thebee / Posted 6 minutes ago
The eurozone economy has finally recovered all the ground lost since the 2008 downturn after growth accelerated in the first quarter of 2016. An official first estimate from statistical body Eurostat showed the 19-nation single currency bloc saw... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Audit finds Gillard farm loans hampered by inexperienceTWO Federal Government farm loan schemes costing almost $4 billion were hampere
Audit finds Gillard farm loans hampered by inexperience
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 minutes ago
TWO Federal Government farm loan schemes costing almost $4 billion were hampered by a lack of experience in the Agriculture Department and a failure to complete a cost-benefit analysis of the policy. An audit of the Gillard and Abbott government... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Domino's Pizza, Avnet, NXP SemiconductorsHamada said Avnet is not seeing prolonged weakness in Asia, as some had predict
Domino's Pizza, Avnet, NXP Semiconductors
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Hamada said Avnet is not seeing prolonged weakness in Asia, as some had predicted, but instead the company saw a revenue miss from its IT hardware business. Avnet's components business remains on target, Hamada added, and Europe continue to be... Read more
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TheStreet.com
How Will AstraZeneca (AZN) Stock React to Upcoming Q1 Earnings?The London-based pharmaceutical company is expected to report a year-over-year
How Will AstraZeneca (AZN) Stock React to Upcoming Q1 Earnings?
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The London-based pharmaceutical company is expected to report a year-over-year increase in earnings per share, but a 1.50% decline revenue. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters have estimated earnings of 49 cents per share on revenue of $5.96... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Ignore Carl Icahn, think for yourselfSearch Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Ma
Ignore Carl Icahn, think for yourself
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. But Cramer told viewers they shouldn't just blindly follow Icahn, they need to think for themselves. There are plenty of tech stocks that are... Read more
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TheStreet.com
10 things you should know for Friday, April 29This includes Dreher Breweries in Hungary, Kompania Piwowarska in Poland, Plzen
10 things you should know for Friday, April 29
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
This includes Dreher Breweries in Hungary, Kompania Piwowarska in Poland, Plzensky Prazdroj in the Czech Republic, Pivovary Topvar in Slovakia, and Ursus Breweries in Romania. "These assets include a number of top brands in their markets and are... Read more
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TheStreet.com
AstraZeneca First Quarter Fails to Ease Growth WorriesThe lackluster response comes as a result of concerns over the outlook for grow
AstraZeneca First Quarter Fails to Ease Growth Worries
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The lackluster response comes as a result of concerns over the outlook for growth at the group in the coming years, which is clouded by the expiration of a key patent in May, as well as unease over management's strategy to address these issues. The... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Pearson Tumbles on U.S. School-Test Woes; AFT to Protest at AGMPearson(PSO) shares dropped in early morning trading in London after announcing
Pearson Tumbles on U.S. School-Test Woes; AFT to Protest at AGM
TheStreet.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Pearson(PSO) shares dropped in early morning trading in London after announcing less-than-appealing first-quarter results. Shares were trading 1.1% down, as the company feels the pain of restructuring. The education company reported a 4% fall in... Read more
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