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Croydon Guardian
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPsThere is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from ra
Rail franchises may not be value for money due to dwindling interest - MPs
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 minutes ago
There is "a real risk" that the Government will not get value for money from rail franchises because of "dwindling" interest from operators, an influential group of MPs has warned. A report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) urged the... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Wanted: Developers For Land Near Bridge To CanadaAn 11-acre parcel of land near the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge cou
Wanted: Developers For Land Near Bridge To Canada
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 3 minutes ago
An 11-acre parcel of land near the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge could eventually be home to factory outlet stores, a gas station/truck stop or hotel. That's the optimistic vision of what Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority Industrial... Read more
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TheBull
Banks shouldn't hike independently: RBAThe Reserve Bank boss says there isn't a strong case for Australia's big banks
Banks shouldn't hike independently: RBA
TheBull / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Reserve Bank boss says there isn't a strong case for Australia's big banks to hike rates right now. Last November, the country's major lenders jacked up their mortgage interest rates despite the RBA holding its cash rate at a record low two per... Read more
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TheBull
Aust share market opens lowerThe Australian share market has opened lower dragged down by financial stocks,
Aust share market opens lower
TheBull / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Australian share market has opened lower dragged down by financial stocks, following falls across international markets. Despite news of major losses in profit, mining giant Rio Tinto's stocks were up slightly, by six cents, to $41.05 at AEDT... Read more
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heraldscotland
Security industry gangsters face squeeze after Holyrood electionsHis remarks come after The Herald revealed last Saturday that Police Scotland w
Security industry gangsters face squeeze after Holyrood elections
heraldscotland / Posted 5 minutes ago
His remarks come after The Herald revealed last Saturday that Police Scotland was backing the measure north of the Border despite reluctance by UK authorities to do so. Mr Matheson said: "I am sympathetic to the idea of having clear regulation in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Premji Invest buys 8% of L Capital stake in Fabindia for around Rs 360 croreNEW DELHI|MUMBAI: Premji Invest, an existing investor in the Fabindia, has boug
Premji Invest buys 8% of L Capital stake in Fabindia for around Rs 360 crore
The Economic Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW DELHI|MUMBAI: Premji Invest, an existing investor in the Fabindia, has bought exiting L Capital's 8% stake for around Rs 360 crore. L Capital, the private equity arm of leading luxury goods conglomerate Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) is... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Does Time Inc. Know It Just Bought MySpace?Time Inc. has purchased Viant, the parent company of social media site MySpace,
Does Time Inc. Know It Just Bought MySpace?
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 minutes ago
Time Inc. has purchased Viant, the parent company of social media site MySpace, the company announced Thursday. Viant is a database and advertising technology firm that controls several digital media companies, including MySpace, Xumo, and Vindico.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big winCarl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire inve
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big win
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 minutes ago
Carl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire investors got seats on the board of insurance giant AIG. Icahn won't be on the board, but he'll have one of his firm's analysts take the seat. Paulson will have a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Malloy announces capital improvement grantsBrookfield - $500,000 for streetscape improvements for Brookfield Four Corners.
Malloy announces capital improvement grants
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 minutes ago
Brookfield - $500,000 for streetscape improvements for Brookfield Four Corners. The project will benefit the community by creating a walkable, bike friendly downtown district based on the Brookfield Revitalization Plan. This district has been the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Two superpowers were responsible for a big chunk of last year’s increase in military spendingThe 2016 edition of The Military Balance, the Institute for International and S
Two superpowers were responsible for a big chunk of last year’s increase in military spending
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 minutes ago
The 2016 edition of The Military Balance, the Institute for International and Strategic Studies' definitive annual report on the state of the world's various armed forces has some encouraging and not-so-encouraging news about global defense... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Jamie Dimon just dropped $26 million on JPMorgan sharesJPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon has bought 500,000 shares in the bank, acc
Jamie Dimon just dropped $26 million on JPMorgan shares
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 minutes ago
JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon has bought 500,000 shares in the bank, according to a person familiar with the matter. The share purchase cost around $26 million, according to the person. The news was first reported by Dow Jones. Bank stocks... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Middle income Americans aren't that worried about the choppy stock marketMany are worried about what the hemorrhaging stock market could mean going forw
Middle income Americans aren't that worried about the choppy stock market
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 minutes ago
Many are worried about what the hemorrhaging stock market could mean going forward for the overall economy. But Deutsche Bank's Torsten Sløk argues that the negative wealth effect on the economy caused by investors freaking out about turbulence in... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Local currency exchange center offers travelers advice for pope visitEL PASO, Texas - If you're preparing to head over to Juarez for the pope's visi
Local currency exchange center offers travelers advice for pope visit
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 7 minutes ago
EL PASO, Texas - If you're preparing to head over to Juarez for the pope's visit next week, you may want to trade your dollars to pesos beforehand. The lines may not be long yet, but employees at Melek Corporation said they expect that to change... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
City projects papal visit will boost local economyEL PASO, Texas – City leaders said Pope Francis’ one-day stop could have a sign
City projects papal visit will boost local economy
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 7 minutes ago
EL PASO, Texas – City leaders said Pope Francis’ one-day stop could have a significant economic impact on the Borderland. The city plans on spending $1 million in security for the pope’s visit. When the pope visited Philadelphia in September, city... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kalaari Capital puts capital in online brokerage company RKSV SecuritiesMUMBAI | BENGALURU: Kalaari Capital, an early backer of etailers like Snapdeal
Kalaari Capital puts capital in online brokerage company RKSV Securities
The Economic Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
MUMBAI | BENGALURU: Kalaari Capital, an early backer of etailers like Snapdeal and Myntra, is leading a Rs 27-crore or $4-million round in online brokerage and trading company RKSV Securities as financial technology is expected to emerge as one of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nasscom plans to frame a standard definition of 'digital'MUMBAI: Nasscom's executive council is discussing how the industry could standa
Nasscom plans to frame a standard definition of 'digital'
The Economic Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Nasscom's executive council is discussing how the industry could standardise what comes under the 'digital' definition, as the business accounts for about 15% of the overall IT sector revenue. Analysts and industry watchers have often... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Cognizant’s muted forecast does not apply to the whole IT industry'MUMBAI: Cognizant's bleak forecast for its banking business is being led more b
'Cognizant’s muted forecast does not apply to the whole IT industry'
The Economic Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Cognizant's bleak forecast for its banking business is being led more by some of its clients putting on hold a part of the business they do with the company rather than industry factors, raising hopes the last quarter of the financial year... Read more
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Perth Now
SoundCloud on brink of collapseMusic streaming service SoundCloud is under a dark financial storm cloud. MUSI
SoundCloud on brink of collapse
Perth Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
Music streaming service SoundCloud is under a dark financial storm cloud. MUSIC sharing site SoundCloud is in danger of folding after a recent financial report has revealed the social media company is in serious financial trouble. New financial... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Consumer Alert: UGI proposes rate hike; Bills could increase $10 per monthUGI customers may soon be spending more on their natural gas bill. On Thursday
Consumer Alert: UGI proposes rate hike; Bills could increase $10 per month
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 9 minutes ago
UGI customers may soon be spending more on their natural gas bill. On Thursday, UGI filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to increase its base rates for residential, commercial and industrial customers by $58.6 million a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Henderson lifts underlying profit 17%Investment firm Henderson Group has lifted its full year underlying profit 17 p
Henderson lifts underlying profit 17%
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 minutes ago
Investment firm Henderson Group has lifted its full year underlying profit 17 per cent to 220 million pounds ($449 million). The fund manager, which is dual listed in Australia and the UK, said net asset inflows rose 19.7 per cent to a record 8.5... Read more
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Perth Now
Cooler house prices won't rock market: RBAThe Reserve Bank boss says falling house prices in Sydney won't develop into a
Cooler house prices won't rock market: RBA
Perth Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
The Reserve Bank boss says falling house prices in Sydney won't develop into a property market rout. Falling house prices in Sydney won't develop into a property market rout, the Reserve Bank boss... Read more
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Perth Now
Optus to take $200m revenue hit Optus expects to take a $200 million revenue hit from recent changes to what
Optus to take $200m revenue hit
Perth Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
Optus expects to take a $200 million revenue hit from recent changes to what telcos can charge each other for accepting calls to their customers. Optus' parent company Singapore Telecommunications said wholesale... Read more
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Sky News Australia
RBA says lack competition impacts fuel pricesA lack of competition is to blame for petrol pump prices not falling as fast as
RBA says lack competition impacts fuel prices
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 minutes ago
A lack of competition is to blame for petrol pump prices not falling as fast as global oil prices, the Reserve Bank says. Reserve Bank of Australia assistant governor Christopher Kent says refiners and retailers have been able to widen their margins... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Optus takes $200m revenue whackOptus expects to take a $200 million revenue hit from recent changes to what te
Optus takes $200m revenue whack
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 minutes ago
Optus expects to take a $200 million revenue hit from recent changes to what telcos can charge each other for accepting calls to their customers. Optus' parent company Singapore Telecommunications said wholesale price changes for mobile terminating... Read more
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WA Today
Tweet relief for oil markets, or social media hype?Very rarely are journalists afforded the power to move markets, but on Friday m
Tweet relief for oil markets, or social media hype?
WA Today / Posted 9 minutes ago
Very rarely are journalists afforded the power to move markets, but on Friday morning a reporter's tweet sent the market into a frenzy, with the Dow Jones index leaping almost 200 points - or more than 1 per cent - within minutes. Translating... Read more
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WA Today
Optus share of NBN increasesSingtel-Optus' total pool of mobile subscribers has grown during the crucial Ch
Optus share of NBN increases
WA Today / Posted 9 minutes ago
Singtel-Optus' total pool of mobile subscribers has grown during the crucial Christmas sales period and its share of the national broadband network market is on the rise. Optus' Singapore-based parent company on Friday released its results for the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Optus to take $200m revenue hit Optus expects to take a $200 million revenue hit from recent changes to what
Optus to take $200m revenue hit
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 minutes ago
Optus expects to take a $200 million revenue hit from recent changes to what telcos can charge each other for accepting calls to their customers. Optus' parent company Singapore Telecommunications said wholesale... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Pandora may be on the blockOAKLAND -- Pandora Media on Thursday reported a mixed bag of fiscal fourth-quar
Pandora may be on the block
Silicon Valley / Posted 11 minutes ago
OAKLAND -- Pandora Media on Thursday reported a mixed bag of fiscal fourth-quarter results, highlighted by growth in revenue and a dip in monthly listeners. However, Pandora's latest business update was upstaged by the possibility that the company... Read more
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CIO
Optus sees 9% net profit growth in Q4The latest Optus performance results released today reveal a 9 per cent increas
Optus sees 9% net profit growth in Q4
CIO / Posted 12 minutes ago
The latest Optus performance results released today reveal a 9 per cent increase net profit during the last quarter, including a 5 per cent EBITDA increase and 6 per cent growth in operating revenue. Free cash flow for the quarter was A$147 million,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Does Time Inc. Know It Just Bought MySpace?Time Inc. has purchased Viant, the parent company of social media site MySpace,
Does Time Inc. Know It Just Bought MySpace?
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 minutes ago
Time Inc. has purchased Viant, the parent company of social media site MySpace, the company announced Thursday. Viant is a database and advertising technology firm that controls several digital media companies, including MySpace, Xumo, and Vindico.... Read more
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