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Santa Cruz Sentinel
New funding platform seeks to eliminate biasPALO ALTO >> Clarence Wooten, founder of VentureFund.io, wants to change the wa
New funding platform seeks to eliminate bias
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 minutes ago
PALO ALTO >> Clarence Wooten, founder of VentureFund.io, wants to change the way entrepreneurs get funded. In his ideal world, there would be no need to go door to door on Sand Hill Road with a rehearsed pitch and listen to rejection after... Read more
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The Star
Zecon, CAB Cakaran, Pentamaster, Prolexus, PICKUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Zecon Bhd, CAB Cakaran Corp Bhd, Pentama
Zecon, CAB Cakaran, Pentamaster, Prolexus, PIC
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Zecon Bhd, CAB Cakaran Corp Bhd, Pentamaster Corp Bhd, Prolexus Bhd and Progressive Impact Corp Bhd to be among the stovks to watch on Wednesday. Zecon was picked by Unit Perumahan Penjawat Awam 1Malaysia... Read more
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The Star
Wall St cuts losses late to end tad lowerNEW YORK: U.S. stocks ended a volatile session slightly lower on Tuesday as a l
Wall St cuts losses late to end tad lower
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK: U.S. stocks ended a volatile session slightly lower on Tuesday as a late-day rally led by materials and healthcare shares offset another big drop in oil prices. Energy was the day's weakest sector, with the energy index falling 2.5 percent... Read more
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The Star
Oil drillers exposed in three-way hedgesFirms use strategy that leave them vulnerable to sharp declines NEW YORK: Oil
Oil drillers exposed in three-way hedges
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
Firms use strategy that leave them vulnerable to sharp declines NEW YORK: Oil at US$30 a barrel is blowing a hole in the insurance that US shale drillers bought to protect themselves against a crash. Companies including Marathon Oil Corp, Noble... Read more
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The Star
Oil down 8% on gloomy US, global demand outlookInternational Energy Agency (IEA) warned the world would remain awash with unwa
Oil down 8% on gloomy US, global demand outlook
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
International Energy Agency (IEA) warned the world would remain awash with unwanted oil for most of 2016 NEW YORK: Oil prices slid for a fourth straight session on Tuesday and teetered close to 12-1/2-year lows hit last month, after weak demand... Read more
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The Star
Australia's CBA H1 cash profit up 4%SYDNEY: Commonwealth Bank of Australia , the country's top mortgage lender, on
Australia's CBA H1 cash profit up 4%
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
SYDNEY: Commonwealth Bank of Australia , the country's top mortgage lender, on Wednesday posted a 4 percent gain in first-half cash profit, in line with expectations, while revenues slipped and loan impairment expenses increased. Cash profit for the... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia's wealth managers bank on tax amnesty for take-offPresident Joko Widodo's tax amnesty plan could encourage rich Indonesians to de
Indonesia's wealth managers bank on tax amnesty for take-off
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
President Joko Widodo's tax amnesty plan could encourage rich Indonesians to declare assets previously concealed from the authorities, either at home or abroad. JAKARTA: Competition is so tough among Indonesia's wealth managers that one offers... Read more
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Investopedia
Top 4 Davis Funds for Retirement Diversification in 2016Established in 1969, Davis Advisors is an independent, employee-owned wealth ma
Top 4 Davis Funds for Retirement Diversification in 2016
Investopedia / Posted 3 minutes ago
Established in 1969, Davis Advisors is an independent, employee-owned wealth management company offering investors numerous investment opportunities, including mutual funds, variable annuities and separately managed accounts. Davis Advisors mutual... Read more
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Daily Mirror
MPs slam Tory plans to sell council houses in new Right to Buy schemeIn hard-hitting report, they warn the plan is based on an “extremely questionab
MPs slam Tory plans to sell council houses in new Right to Buy scheme
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 minutes ago
In hard-hitting report, they warn the plan is based on an “extremely questionable” business model and could have “detrimental effect” on the amount of affordable housing. The Government is to force town halls to sell off high-value council houses... Read more
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NBC Chicago
After Challenging Holiday, Sears to Speed Up Store ClosingsSears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform i
After Challenging Holiday, Sears to Speed Up Store Closings
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 minutes ago
Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator. Patience appears to be wearing thin. Shares slid early Tuesday to 13-year lows after the... Read more
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Canberra Times
CBA seeks to calm nervous bank investorsLocal bank investors breathed a big sigh of relief on Wednesday morning as Comm
CBA seeks to calm nervous bank investors
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Local bank investors breathed a big sigh of relief on Wednesday morning as Commonwealth Bank of Australia shares opened around 3.5 per cent higher, rising on the back of an interim profit showing there is there is plenty of ticker left in this... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Mounting debt catches up with U.S. oil producersMIDLAND, Texas — On the 15th floor of an office tower in Midland looms a 5-foot
Mounting debt catches up with U.S. oil producers
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 minutes ago
MIDLAND, Texas — On the 15th floor of an office tower in Midland looms a 5-foot-long trophy black bear, shot by the son of an executive at Caza Oil & Gas. But it is Caza that has recently fallen prey to a different kind of predator stalking the... Read more
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First Coast News
How bad will it get for the banks?NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown
How bad will it get for the banks?
First Coast News / Posted 6 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown, the likes of which has not been seen since 2008. Only this time, there will be no one there to rescue them. The biggest concerns center on major banks in Europe, where... Read more
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iTWire
NZ telco review identifies ‘unfair contract’ terms in sectorThe New Zealand Commerce Commission, which looked at contracts in the telco sec
NZ telco review identifies ‘unfair contract’ terms in sector
iTWire / Posted 6 minutes ago
The New Zealand Commerce Commission, which looked at contracts in the telco sector and their compliance with the unfair contract terms provisions of the Fair Trading Act introduced in March last year, says many of the terms were common across the... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Mayors optimistic as feds ready grantsMetro Vancouver mayors are hopeful the federal government will contribute more
Mayors optimistic as feds ready grants
Maple Ridge News / Posted 6 minutes ago
Metro Vancouver mayors are hopeful the federal government will contribute more than the usual one third for public transit and other municipal infrastructure projects when new infrastructure grants roll out. Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner was among the... Read more
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The Columbian
Postal Service turned a profit in holiday seasonWASHINGTON — A strong holiday shipping season and a couple of favorable economi
Postal Service turned a profit in holiday season
The Columbian / Posted 7 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — A strong holiday shipping season and a couple of favorable economic situations temporarily turned around the financial fortunes of the Postal Service, officials said Tuesday. The post office reported a $307 million profit between... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy: Gas should average less than $2 a gallon in 2016For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of l
Energy: Gas should average less than $2 a gallon in 2016
The Columbian / Posted 7 minutes ago
For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said in... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Porch CEO on rough year: 'We got distracted'SAN FRANCISCO – Matt Ehrlichman is in a confessional mood. “I’ve proven that I
Porch CEO on rough year: 'We got distracted'
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Matt Ehrlichman is in a confessional mood. “I’ve proven that I’m a great entrepreneur, but the question is can I shift to being potentially a great CEO, because those are two different things,” says Porch founder and CEO Ehrlichman,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
More drivers falling behind on their car paymentsMore people are falling at least two months behind in making payments on their
More drivers falling behind on their car payments
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 minutes ago
More people are falling at least two months behind in making payments on their auto loan, a new report showed Tuesday. As more borrowers have qualified for loans amid higher national employment rates, and with new-car sales booming as a result, the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
How bad will it get for the banks?NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown
How bad will it get for the banks?
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown, the likes of which has not been seen since 2008. Only this time, there will be no one there to rescue them. The biggest concerns center on major banks in Europe, where... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Boise unveils new homeless initiativesBOISE -- Homelessness in Idaho has been brought to the forefront recently and i
Boise unveils new homeless initiatives
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 minutes ago
BOISE -- Homelessness in Idaho has been brought to the forefront recently and is now at the top of the priority list in Boise. That became evident today as the city, along with its partners, unveiled two new major initiatives to help those who are... Read more
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Business Standard India
Today's picks: 10 February 2016Stop loss long positions at 7,270. Stop short positions at 7,390. Big moves cou
Today's picks: 10 February 2016
Business Standard India / Posted 8 minutes ago
Stop loss long positions at 7,270. Stop short positions at 7,390. Big moves could go till 7,450, 7,210. A long 7,200p (74), short 7,100p (50), could gain 10-15 if the futures dips below 7,250. Stop loss short positions at 15,035. Stop long positions... Read more
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The Advocate
Crown Crafts’ profit inches upwardGonzales-based baby products company Crown Crafts Inc. reported a profit of $2.
Crown Crafts’ profit inches upward
The Advocate / Posted 9 minutes ago
Gonzales-based baby products company Crown Crafts Inc. reported a profit of $2.1 million, or 21 cents per share, for the fiscal third quarter, which ended Dec. 27. The results were slightly better than the $2 million, or 20 cents per share, reported... Read more
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Daily Herald
Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q resultsLOS ANGELES -- Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exch
Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q results
Daily Herald / Posted 10 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES -- Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference call Tuesday after the media company behind MTV and Paramount Pictures missed revenue expectations for the fifth... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Macy's is adopting a strategy from more than 100 years ago to save its businessMacy's is closing dozens of stores amid an overall decline in department store
Macy's is adopting a strategy from more than 100 years ago to save its business
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
Macy's is closing dozens of stores amid an overall decline in department store shopping And now, the retailer might be turning to a century-old strategy to drive sales: opening restaurants, retail expert Warren Shoulberg writes on industry website... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Zenefits CEO resigns amid compliance problemsFast-growing San Francisco software startup Zenefits said that Parker Conrad ha
Zenefits CEO resigns amid compliance problems
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
Fast-growing San Francisco software startup Zenefits said that Parker Conrad has resigned as chief executive officer, citing “inadequate” processes and regulatory compliance. Chief Operating Officer David Sacks, whose startup Yammer was bought by... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of l
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 minutes ago
For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Rent Prices Jump, Texans Spend More Of Their Paycheck On Rental HousingA report released last week by Apartment List shows Texas rent prices jumped 3.
Texas Rent Prices Jump, Texans Spend More Of Their Paycheck On Rental Housing
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 minutes ago
A report released last week by Apartment List shows Texas rent prices jumped 3.5 percent last year, which outpaces the national increase. Other research shows almost half of Texans spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent. When it comes to... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Health unit feels the stingA provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka Distric
Health unit feels the sting
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 12 minutes ago
A provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, which is now preparing feedback to the province's hope it formalize closer ties with the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Waters: Food a welcome focus in B.C. government's speech from the throneAs B.C.'s provincial politicians returned to the Legislature for the spring sit
Waters: Food a welcome focus in B.C. government's speech from the throne
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 13 minutes ago
As B.C.'s provincial politicians returned to the Legislature for the spring sitting Tuesday, it's clear the Liberal government is hungry for some good news. With its seemingly blinders-on focus on liquified natural gas in recent years being called... Read more
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