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Zero Hedge
The Reckoning Looms - Central Bankers Really Don't Know What They're DoingSubmitted by Michael Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, As I have writte
The Reckoning Looms - Central Bankers Really Don't Know What They're Doing
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
Submitted by Michael Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, As I have written many, many times, the “unexpected” events of January and February were a dramatic wake-up call for central banks. Last August’s global liquidation they could at least... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
St. Jude says report by short sellers 'false and misleading'REUTERS: Medical device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc said on Friday that a
St. Jude says report by short sellers 'false and misleading'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
REUTERS: Medical device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc said on Friday that a report by short-selling firm Muddy Waters and a cyber-security researcher alleging its heart devices were riddled with bugs was "false and misleading." The report, which... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fiat Chrysler CEO says approached by several suitors for Magneti MarelliSTERLING HEIGHTS, Mich.: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been approached by sever
Fiat Chrysler CEO says approached by several suitors for Magneti Marelli
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich.: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been approached by several suitors for its components business Magneti Marelli, the carmaker's chief executive said on Friday, without giving names or mentioning how many had shown... Read more
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Fortune
BlackBerry to Sell $605 Million of Convertible Debt to Fairfax, OthersTroubled smartphone maker BlackBerry said it would raise about $605 million by
BlackBerry to Sell $605 Million of Convertible Debt to Fairfax, Others
Fortune / Posted 3 minutes ago
Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry said it would raise about $605 million by selling convertible debentures to shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings and other investors. The Canadian company will also redeem on Sept. 2 roughly $1.25 billion worth... Read more
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Fortune
This Business Software Company Just Filed to Go PublicAnother business technology company wants to make a go on the public markets.
This Business Software Company Just Filed to Go Public
Fortune / Posted 3 minutes ago
Another business technology company wants to make a go on the public markets. Apptio, a Bellevue, Wash.-based business software company, filed to go public on Friday and plans to trade on NASDAQ with the symbol “APTI.” The nine-year-old company said... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham police stats show decrease in crime in May, June, JulyDespite some recent high profile reports of criminal activity in the Savannah-C
Chatham police stats show decrease in crime in May, June, July
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 minutes ago
Despite some recent high profile reports of criminal activity in the Savannah-Chatham police department’s jurisdiction, the assistant chief of the joint department said Friday that on average, the number of Part 1 crimes reported in the city and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Claremont wants to kick its private water company out of town. Good ideaThe citizens of Claremont, fed up with the private company that provides their
Claremont wants to kick its private water company out of town. Good idea
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
The citizens of Claremont, fed up with the private company that provides their water, voted overwhelmingly in 2014 to seize its water system by eminent domain and convert it to a municipal utility. A Los Angeles state judge has just wrapped up a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Futures file: Housing demand hoists lumber pricesHere is this week’s Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up: Sales of new
Futures file: Housing demand hoists lumber prices
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 minutes ago
Here is this week’s Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up: Sales of new homes exploded last month to the highest level since 2007. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that a seasonally adjusted 654,000 new homes sold in July, a jump of more than... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Petition to reopen historic railway lineA PETITION to have the railway linking Rowrah and Cleator Moor to Whitehaven re
Petition to reopen historic railway line
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 minutes ago
A PETITION to have the railway linking Rowrah and Cleator Moor to Whitehaven reopened has been launched. The old Whitehaven, Cleator and Egremont Railway closed in 1965. But, the online petition states: "Since then, the towns of Rowrah and Cleator... Read more
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The Age
Oil steady but ends week 2pc lowerOil prices were largely unchanged on Friday in a volatile session, as traders r
Oil steady but ends week 2pc lower
The Age / Posted 7 minutes ago
Oil prices were largely unchanged on Friday in a volatile session, as traders reacted to comments from Fed chair Janet Yellen and reports of missile activity in Saudi Arabia. The market was taking its cues from the movement in the dollar, which has... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU to rule against Ireland on Apple tax but for less than first estimatesThe EU Commission is preparing to issue a final ruling that Ireland’s tax deal
EU to rule against Ireland on Apple tax but for less than first estimates
The Irish Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
The EU Commission is preparing to issue a final ruling that Ireland’s tax deal with Apple represented illegal state aid. However sources believe that the amount of tax which Ireland will be asked to collect from the US giant will be much less than... Read more
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Market Watch
Janet Yellen’s speech was wishy-washy. Now what?In her much-anticipated speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Sympo
Janet Yellen’s speech was wishy-washy. Now what?
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
In her much-anticipated speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyo. on Friday, Janet Yellen started out by eloquently making a clear case for a Fed interest-rate hike. Then it seems she couldn’t help herself and... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed’s Powell says central bank can be patient as it raises interest ratesJerome H. Powell, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, speaks at the Ins
Fed’s Powell says central bank can be patient as it raises interest rates
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Jerome H. Powell, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, speaks at the Institute Of International Finance Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2013. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg The U.S. central... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Oil steady but ends week 2pc lowerOil prices were largely unchanged on Friday in a volatile session, as traders r
Oil steady but ends week 2pc lower
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
Oil prices were largely unchanged on Friday in a volatile session, as traders reacted to comments from Fed chair Janet Yellen and reports of missile activity in Saudi Arabia. The market was taking its cues from the movement in the dollar, which has... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Places You Can Buy Social Impact BondsSocial impact bonds (SIBs) are innovative debt-based securities whose yields ar
3 Places You Can Buy Social Impact Bonds
Investopedia / Posted 9 minutes ago
Social impact bonds (SIBs) are innovative debt-based securities whose yields are directly linked to specific social outcomes. These desired results could include paying for social programs in underserved communities or areas that are facing cutbacks... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Put me in coach! Airlines bring back freebies to please economy passengersAfter decades of red ink, U.S. airlines have gotten their financial houses in s
Put me in coach! Airlines bring back freebies to please economy passengers
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 minutes ago
After decades of red ink, U.S. airlines have gotten their financial houses in significantly better order. And while this new wherewithal certainly won't mean more legroom or free checked bags, some carriers are exploring inexpensive ways to make... Read more
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Accounting Today
IRS Weighs Ending Cooperative Tax Compliance Program for Big BusinessThe Internal Revenue Service is closing off admission to a program that allows
IRS Weighs Ending Cooperative Tax Compliance Program for Big Business
Accounting Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Internal Revenue Service is closing off admission to a program that allows large corporations to discuss and resolve their tax issues with the IRS before filing their tax returns, due to budget constraints. The IRS said Friday no new taxpayers... Read more
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Business Standard India
Unified Payment Interface app downloads cross 10,000A day after going live, the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) for banks is gather
Unified Payment Interface app downloads cross 10,000
Business Standard India / Posted 14 minutes ago
A day after going live, the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) for banks is gathering steam. Downloads of the app by bank customers from the Google Play Store crossed the 10,000 mark. Of 21 banks whose UPI apps have been permitted by the National... Read more
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Business Standard India
Modi calls for change in laws, procedures for transforming IndiaPrime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that India needed rapid transformat
Modi calls for change in laws, procedures for transforming India
Business Standard India / Posted 14 minutes ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that India needed rapid transformation if it were to meet the challenge of the future. He said the country should change its existing administrative systems and laws, jettison unnecessary procedures, speed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tata Motors net down 57% in June quarterSales up but surge in forex, other expenses Tata Motors, the country's biggest
Tata Motors net down 57% in June quarter
Business Standard India / Posted 14 minutes ago
Sales up but surge in forex, other expenses Tata Motors, the country's biggest automobile maker by revenue, announced a consolidated net profit decline of 57 per cent in the quarter ended June, hit by foreign... Read more
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Business Standard India
MobiKwik raises $40 million from Nasdaq-listed Net1With Net1's experience in building solutions for users in Africa's hinterland,
MobiKwik raises $40 million from Nasdaq-listed Net1
Business Standard India / Posted 14 minutes ago
With Net1's experience in building solutions for users in Africa's hinterland, MobiKwik could gain an edge over rivals such as Novopay Gurgaon-based digital wallet start-up MobiKwik has raised $40... Read more
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Business Standard India
Infy to clarify guidance after SeptemberThe management also said in an analyst meet the company’s performance in the se
Infy to clarify guidance after September
Business Standard India / Posted 14 minutes ago
The management also said in an analyst meet the company’s performance in the second quarter would be better than in the first. However, several analysts said another guidance cut could be in the offing. Infosys also acknowledged the cancellation of... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Yellen Suggests Rate Hike Is Coming But Offers No TimetableWASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for r
Yellen Suggests Rate Hike Is Coming But Offers No Timetable
Hartford Courant / Posted 15 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the U.S. economy and inflation. But she stopped short of offering any... Read more
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Daily Herald
Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listingsNEW YORK -- Changes announced in corporate dividends Aug. 22-Aug. 26. Brocade
Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings
Daily Herald / Posted 16 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- Changes announced in corporate dividends Aug. 22-Aug. 26. Brocade Communications .055 from .04 First Connecticut Bncp .08 from .07 Martin Marietta Materials .42 from .40 Royal Bank of Canada g .83 from .81 Southwest Georgia Finl .11... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has sold more than $2.5 billion of Facebook stock this yearWhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum, who sold his company to Facebook in 2014, has been
WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has sold more than $2.5 billion of Facebook stock this year
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 minutes ago
WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum, who sold his company to Facebook in 2014, has been unloading Facebook stock at a steady clip under a prescheduled trading plan, with new sales several times a month, since February 2016. So Business Insider asked... Read more
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The Record
Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy townContrary to what many would think, Williamsburg Cemetery has a lot to offer the
Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town
The Record / Posted 17 minutes ago
Contrary to what many would think, Williamsburg Cemetery has a lot to offer the living. Not only... Brubacher Drums provides Elmira, St. Jacobs and the surrounding areas with a direct source for the... Contact Kitchener’s Adams's One Stop Auto to... Read more
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CNET
What to look for when buying a storage device videoGoogle Fiber to make cuts, Uber's huge loss, Apple fixes iOS security flawGoogl
What to look for when buying a storage device video
CNET / Posted 17 minutes ago
Google Fiber to make cuts, Uber's huge loss, Apple fixes iOS security flawGoogle Fiber to make cuts, Uber suffers huge loss, Apple fixes iOS security flaw Google Fiber's slow growth forces cost cuts, Uber posts a loss of at least $1.27 billion in... Read more
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CNET
No, software engineers aren't the highest paid employees in techTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
No, software engineers aren't the highest paid employees in tech
CNET / Posted 17 minutes ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Silicon Valley/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET They're almost mythical beings. They sit staring at their screens and creating everything... Read more
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Northern Star
Is this the start of our Rural Renaissance?GOOD rains, soaring cattle prices, bumper crops. The tide, it seems, is turnin
Is this the start of our Rural Renaissance?
Northern Star / Posted 18 minutes ago
GOOD rains, soaring cattle prices, bumper crops. The tide, it seems, is turning for Australia's farmers with industry forecasts predicting the most successful year they have had in, well, forever. The fact that it comes at the end of such... Read more
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Northern Star
Australian farmers can produce enough food for 80 millionAUSTRALIAN farmers, some 140,000 of them at last count, produce enough food to
Australian farmers can produce enough food for 80 million
Northern Star / Posted 18 minutes ago
AUSTRALIAN farmers, some 140,000 of them at last count, produce enough food to feed 80 million people. In addition to satisfying more than 90% of local demand, we export two thirds of our product to world markets with the value expected to pip $60... Read more
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