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Zero Hedge
Bill Blain: There Is A "Last Days Of Rome" Feel To The News These Days...Blain’s Morning Porridge – August 22nd 2017 “”Forty-two,” said Deep Thought, w
Zero Hedge / Posted moments ago
Blain’s Morning Porridge – August 22nd 2017 “”Forty-two,” said Deep Thought, with infinite majesty and calm.… ” I’m wondering if I’ve stumbled into a parallel universe after coming back to the office yesterday. Its too damn quiet out-there!... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hong Kong braces for typhoon Hato, some flights cancelledHONG KONG: Hong Kong's weather observatory said it might issue its third-highes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's weather observatory said it might issue its third-highest typhoon warning at midnight, with severe tropical storm Hato forecast to veer within 100 km of the city early on Wednesday, disrupting flights and other services. The... Read more
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Fortune
Hacking Coinbase: The Great Bitcoin Bank RobberyIt was a suspicious move that Everett had most certainly not requested. But eve
Fortune / Posted a minute ago
It was a suspicious move that Everett had most certainly not requested. But even as he pleaded with the agent to block the switch, it was too late. Less than five minutes later, Everett’s cell service abruptly shut off, and as he rushed to his... Read more
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Fortune
5 Ways Businesses Are Already Using BlockchainsDespite its sophistication, the banking industry is still bedeviled by sluggish
Fortune / Posted a minute ago
Despite its sophistication, the banking industry is still bedeviled by sluggish systems that can take hours or days to confirm basic transactions such as stock sales or money transfers. But the ongoing adoption of blockchains by the likes of... Read more
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Fortune
Why Big Business Is Racing to Build BlockchainsEven if the craze for Bitcoin and Ethereum abates, the power of the “blockchain
Fortune / Posted a minute ago
Even if the craze for Bitcoin and Ethereum abates, the power of the “blockchain” tech behind those currencies is very real. Here’s how businesses are trying to harness it—and why they can’t afford to ignore it. One summer morning in a coffee shop on... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte dad cautions used car buyers after teen son's experienceA Charlotte teen is regretting one of his first major purchases. Nomy Delgado
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 minutes ago
A Charlotte teen is regretting one of his first major purchases. Nomy Delgado says his son bought a 2001 Acura back in June from used car dealer Four Seasons Auto. He says the car ran fine when the teen went for a test drive, but just a week later,... Read more
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The News and Star
Government borrowing this financial year rises to £22.8 billionGovernment borrowing for the current financial year has risen to £22.8 billion,
The News and Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
Government borrowing for the current financial year has risen to £22.8 billion, despite a small surplus in July following a rise in tax receipts. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector... Read more
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The News and Star
Lidl now UK's seventh largest supermarketLidl has overtaken Waitrose to become the UK's seventh largest supermarket as s
The News and Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
Lidl has overtaken Waitrose to become the UK's seventh largest supermarket as shoppers cope with inflation by turning to the discounters, figures show. The German retailer increased its market share to a record high of 5.2% over the 12 weeks to... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Meaningful correction': Apartment boom soon to run out of puffWill the housing construction boom be followed by a bust, as is often the case?
The Young Witness / Posted 3 minutes ago
Will the housing construction boom be followed by a bust, as is often the case? If you walk around inner Sydney or Melbourne, it's hard to miss the record-breaking apartment construction boom transforming the skyline. But get this: the frantic... Read more
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express
GBP/EUR falls despite first UK budget surplus since 2002 and tumbling Eurozone confidence UK PUBLIC sector spending figures have beaten forecasts for July, but the pou
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
UK PUBLIC sector spending figures have beaten forecasts for July, but the pound is inching lower against the euro as markets remain concerned by the fact... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gymnastics chief sees ‘2 or 3 more’ gold medalsReyland Capellan (left) and Kaitlin de Guzman (right) celebrate with Gymnastics
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 minutes ago
Reyland Capellan (left) and Kaitlin de Guzman (right) celebrate with Gymnastics Association of the Philippines and chief of mission Cynthia Carrion after winning two gold medals in the gymnastics competition of the 29th Southeast Asian Games.... Read more
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express
Ofgem threaten to pull the plug on energy firms in MAJOR customer warning ELECTRICITY distribution companies may have combined revenue of £13.9 million
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
ELECTRICITY distribution companies may have combined revenue of £13.9 million switched off unless they improve customer service, it was announced yesterday. Ofgem has blasted... Read more
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express
Remoaner Osborne claims Brexit vote is making UK 'poorer' - but the economy is BOOMING GEORGE OSBORNE insisted the Brexit vote has made the UK “poorer” despite top
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
GEORGE OSBORNE insisted the Brexit vote has made the UK “poorer” despite top economists predicting Britain’s economy could be boosted by £135 billion a year. The... Read more
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express
Martin Lewis Money Saving Expert: For the cheapest energy bills do THIS MARTIN LEWIS, Money Saving Expert, revealed what you need to do to get the ch
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
MARTIN LEWIS, Money Saving Expert, revealed what you need to do to get the cheapest energy bills. Martin Lewis, Money Saving Expert, revealed how to get the cheapest deal on... Read more
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express
Britain's budget in SURPLUS for the first time in 15 YEARS with £200m boost BRITAIN received more money in taxes and other income than it spent in July,
express / Posted 5 minutes ago
BRITAIN received more money in taxes and other income than it spent in July, putting the national finances in surplus for the first time since 2002, in a huge economic boost... Read more
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Roll Call
Puerto Rico Pressing On in Its Quest for StatehoodPuerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello recently swore in his dream team for politica
Roll Call / Posted 6 minutes ago
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello recently swore in his dream team for political representation — two senators and five representatives to match the commonwealth’s population. They are expected to travel to Washington soon and ask lawmakers to be... Read more
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EuroNews
UK factories' output expectations highest since March as orders rise - CBILONDON (Reuters) – British factories expect further strong growth over the next
EuroNews / Posted 7 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) – British factories expect further strong growth over the next three months after a pick-up in orders, though consumers are likely to feel greater pressure from higher prices, an industry survey showed on Tuesday. The Confederation... Read more
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The Irish Times
Toronto Dominion confirms it will expand its Irish operationsToronto-Dominion Bank, Canada’s largest lender by assets, has become the latest
The Irish Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada’s largest lender by assets, has become the latest global financial services group to choose Ireland as its post-Brexit European hub. The Dublin expansion, which will also see the group establish a bond trading unit, is... Read more
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Market Watch
Dow, S&P set for 2nd day of gains as rebound continuesWall Street stocks look set for a higher open on Tuesday, as traders pick up ba
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
Wall Street stocks look set for a higher open on Tuesday, as traders pick up bargains after last week’s selloff and as the countdown to the Jackson Hole meeting of central bankers ticks on. “There had been fears that last week’s selling may... Read more
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The Star
Hong Kong braces for typhoon Hato, some flights cancelledHONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's weather observatory said it might issue its t
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's weather observatory said it might issue its third-highest typhoon warning at midnight, with severe tropical storm Hato forecast to veer within 100 km of the city early on Wednesday, disrupting flights and other... Read more
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Market Watch
Norway's sovereign wealth fund tops $1 trillionNorway's sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, topped a $1 trillion valua
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
Norway's sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, topped a $1 trillion valuation after the best half-year return in its history. The fund announced a 2.6% return on its investments in the second quarter of this year, helped by a solid performance... Read more
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Market Watch
German economic sentiment drops more than seenFRANKFURT--German economic sentiment fell markedly in August, but the general o
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
FRANKFURT--German economic sentiment fell markedly in August, but the general outlook for Europe's largest economy remains "stable" and relatively solid, the ZEW think tank said Tuesday. The think tank's measure of economic expectations fell to 10... Read more
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Market Watch
Americans aren’t splurging on fun experiences; we’re spending more on expensive health careOne of these hot takes in the media even came with a provocative (and completel
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
One of these hot takes in the media even came with a provocative (and completely erroneous) graphic claiming that experiences now account for 67% of spending, compared with just 3% for clothing. PHILIPPE MERLE/AFP/Getty Images Some people claim... Read more
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Market Watch
Hostelworld swings to profit as bookings riseHostelworld Group PLC (HSW.LN) on Tuesday said it swung to first-half profit, a
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
Hostelworld Group PLC (HSW.LN) on Tuesday said it swung to first-half profit, as bookings at core brand Hostelworld rose 21% and the Ireland-based company recovered from an impairment charge incurred in the first half of 2016. The hotel operator... Read more
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The Star
KLCI, key Asian markets close higher, ringgit climbsKUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia and most key Asian markets closed on firmer note o
The Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia and most key Asian markets closed on firmer note on Tuesday, with Genting Malaysia and Sime Darby among the biggest movers on the FBM KLCI while the ringgit rose against several major currencies. At 5pm, the KLCI was up... Read more
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The Star
Boustead Plantations eyes Dutaland’s plantation land in SabahKUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Plantations Bhd (BPB) seeks to acquire 11,579.31ha of pl
The Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Plantations Bhd (BPB) seeks to acquire 11,579.31ha of plantation land in the Labuk and Sugut district of Sabah, including all movable fixed assets, machineries and vehicles located there, for an indicative price of... Read more
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The Star
AMMB, RHB Bank to scrap merger plan due to valuation issuesKUALA LUMPUR: AMMB Holdings Bhd and RHB Bank Bhd called off their proposed merg
The Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: AMMB Holdings Bhd and RHB Bank Bhd called off their proposed merger due to valuations issues, sources said. Earlier, Bloomberg reported the two Malaysian lenders had difficulty reaching agreement on terms, one of the people said,... Read more
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PR.com
Jim Peddle Has Joined the International Business Brokers Association, Inc. (IBBA.Org) Playbook Advisory announced today that Jim Peddle, President & Founder, has j
PR.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Playbook Advisory announced today that Jim Peddle, President & Founder, has joined the largest business brokerage association in the United States. The IBBA is an... Read more
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Rappler
Japan Tobacco buying Mighty Corp for $1 billionTOKYO, Japan – Japan Tobacco (JT) said on Tuesday, August 22, it would pay near
Rappler / Posted 11 minutes ago
TOKYO, Japan – Japan Tobacco (JT) said on Tuesday, August 22, it would pay nearly $1 billion to buy Mighty Corp., the Philippines' number two cigarette firm, marking its second acquisition in Southeast Asia this month. One of the world's biggest... Read more
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Rappler
BSP moves to strengthen banks' governanceMANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) moved to strengthen
Rappler / Posted 11 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) moved to strengthen the governance of banks as it amended its corporate governance guidelines following some high-profile mishaps in the industry. The BSP said the policy change, which it... Read more
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