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The Alpena News
Moody's downgrades ratings for 43 Michigan school districtsLANSING, Mich. (AP) — More than three dozen Michigan school districts have seen
Moody's downgrades ratings for 43 Michigan school districts
The Alpena News / Posted moments ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More than three dozen Michigan school districts have seen their credit ratings downgraded this year by Moody's Investors Service. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/1Jw2RqU ) Monday that falling revenue and rising costs... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Perseus overcomes power cuts to post record profitShares in gold miner Perseus Mining have climbed as it reported a record, full-
Perseus overcomes power cuts to post record profit
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted moments ago
Shares in gold miner Perseus Mining have climbed as it reported a record, full-year profit. Photo: Peter Braig Australian miners complaining about energy costs might want to reflect on the energy challenges that Ghana-focused gold miner Perseus has... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian dollar slips on China, weak business dataThe Australian dollar is expected to fall to US70¢ by the end of the year. Phot
Australian dollar slips on China, weak business data
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted moments ago
The Australian dollar is expected to fall to US70¢ by the end of the year. Photo: Reuters The Australian dollar slipped on Monday as mixed business data, concerns about China and positioning before a possible rate rise in the United States... Read more
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Eye Witness News
5 suspects caught with R78 million worth of 'undeclared' currency The passengers were due to fly to the UAE last night but were cornered while
5 suspects caught with R78 million worth of 'undeclared' currency
Eye Witness News / Posted moments ago
The passengers were due to fly to the UAE last night but were cornered while boarding their plane. Eleven bags, in which the currency was held and which were sealed in front of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Merkel: expect Greece to fulfil obligations after electionBERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making clear she expects Greec
Merkel: expect Greece to fulfil obligations after election
The Charleston State Journal / Posted moments ago
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making clear she expects Greece to continue complying with its obligations to creditors after upcoming elections, and says she doesn't see any possibility of reducing interest rates on its bailout... Read more
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Business Insider
The oil crash has 'everyone on pins and needles' in TexasAnd the fear is all about oil. Economists had expected the reading to come in
The oil crash has 'everyone on pins and needles' in Texas
Business Insider / Posted a minute ago
And the fear is all about oil. Economists had expected the reading to come in at -3.8, slightly better than July's -4.6 reading but still indicating a decline in activity in the region. August's worse-than-expected decline reflects both a... Read more
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Business Insider
CHANOS: Five things the world needs to understand about ChinaJim Chanos, the founder of short-biased hedge fund Kynikos Associates, has been
CHANOS: Five things the world needs to understand about China
Business Insider / Posted a minute ago
Jim Chanos, the founder of short-biased hedge fund Kynikos Associates, has been questioning China's growth numbers since 2010. Now — with a recent currency devaluation, flailing stock market indices, debt at 280% of gross domestic product, and... Read more
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Entrpreneur
EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a JobAs a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompa
EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a Job
Entrpreneur / Posted 2 minutes ago
As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Upgrades NCB's Commercial Special Servicer Rating; Affirms Primary and MasterNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has taken the following actions on Nat
Fitch Upgrades NCB's Commercial Special Servicer Rating; Affirms Primary and Master
Business Wire / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has taken the following actions on National Cooperative Bank, N.A.'s (NCB, the bank, or company) commercial servicer ratings: --Special servicer rating upgraded to 'CSS2-' from 'CSS3+'; --Primary servicer... Read more
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Business Wire
Mexican Pawnshops, an Evolving IndustryMONTERREY, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gold prices and exchange rate volatility, a
Mexican Pawnshops, an Evolving Industry
Business Wire / Posted 2 minutes ago
MONTERREY, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gold prices and exchange rate volatility, amid increasing regulation and competition from microfinance companies, are pushing the consolidation of the pawnshop sector in Mexico, according to a new Fitch Ratings... Read more
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Business Wire
Digital Defense, Inc. Partners with ILTA on Complimentary Information Security Benchmarking Report for Legal IndustryHigh profile breaches in 2015 that spotlighted the desire for hackers to obtain
Digital Defense, Inc. Partners with ILTA on Complimentary Information Security Benchmarking Report for Legal Industry
Business Wire / Posted 2 minutes ago
High profile breaches in 2015 that spotlighted the desire for hackers to obtain intellectual property underscore the importance of identifying the weaknesses that could potentially leave organizations exposed. Law firms around the globe are anxious... Read more
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Business Wire
CFMS SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP Announces Investigation of ConforMIS, Inc.; Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm for Additional InformationSAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP i
CFMS SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP Announces Investigation of ConforMIS, Inc.; Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm for Additional Information
Business Wire / Posted 2 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by ConforMIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFMS) and certain of its officers and directors. ConforMIS is a medical... Read more
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Business Wire
Divvy LLC Lands National Account, Expands OperationsOMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Divvy LLC (www.shopdivvy.com), a Proxibid company
Divvy LLC Lands National Account, Expands Operations
Business Wire / Posted 2 minutes ago
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Divvy LLC (www.shopdivvy.com), a Proxibid company focused on offering unique reverse supply chain solutions for the consumer electronic and computing industries, has secured business with one of the nation’s largest... Read more
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Business Wire
macys.com Today Launches Exclusive Alliance with nineteenthamendment.com That Will Give Its Customers the Opportunity to Discover and Support Independent DesignersNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macy’s (NYSE:M) today announced the launch of a coll
macys.com Today Launches Exclusive Alliance with nineteenthamendment.com That Will Give Its Customers the Opportunity to Discover and Support Independent Designers
Business Wire / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macy’s (NYSE:M) today announced the launch of a collaboration with online fashion tech start-up company Nineteenth Amendment on macys.com. The exclusive partnership will expose Nineteenth Amendment’s stable of up-and-coming... Read more
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Business Wire
The Shuman Law Firm Investigates eHealth, Inc.The Firm’s investigation relates to potential damages to eHealth caused by alle
The Shuman Law Firm Investigates eHealth, Inc.
Business Wire / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Firm’s investigation relates to potential damages to eHealth caused by allegedly false and misleading public statements made by the Company’s senior officers and directors regarding the Company’s true financial condition and future business... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
China's slowdown is good news for the U.S.U.S. stocks have endured a lot of turmoil, but recent shocks have made apparent
China's slowdown is good news for the U.S.
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 minutes ago
U.S. stocks have endured a lot of turmoil, but recent shocks have made apparent important facts about China and the shifting global economy long ignored by many analysts and investors. Those bode well for America and the bull market should soon... Read more
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IMF
Blanchard: Looking Forward, Looking BackINTERVIEW WITH OLIVIER BLANCHARD Olivier Blanchard will step down as Economi
Blanchard: Looking Forward, Looking Back
IMF / Posted 3 minutes ago
INTERVIEW WITH OLIVIER BLANCHARD Olivier Blanchard will step down as Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department at the end of September. He will join the Peterson Institute for... Read more
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IMF
IMF and St. Kitts and Nevis Organize Fourth Regional Caribbean Forum Focusing on “Financing Growth”Press Release No. 15/392 August 31, 2015 The International Monetary Fund (IMF
IMF and St. Kitts and Nevis Organize Fourth Regional Caribbean Forum Focusing on “Financing Growth”
IMF / Posted 3 minutes ago
Press Release No. 15/392 August 31, 2015 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in collaboration with the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will hold... Read more
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GalvaNews
Gas prices see biggest drop of year nationallyAverage retail gasoline prices in Illinois have fallen 26.3 cents per gallon in
Gas prices see biggest drop of year nationally
GalvaNews / Posted 3 minutes ago
Average retail gasoline prices in Illinois have fallen 26.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.77/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 4,378 gas outlets in Illinois. This compares with the national average that has fallen... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Muni Market Slows as Summer Nears EndMunicipal volume is forecast to plunge to the lowest in six months as end-of-su
Muni Market Slows as Summer Nears End
Financial Planning.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Municipal volume is forecast to plunge to the lowest in six months as end-of-summer holidays approach. There are only four deals greater than $100 million on the calendar for the week of Aug. 31, three of them negotiated deals. The estimated volume... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
How Barred Advisors Sell Their BooksA registered rep at my firm got into trouble at his previous employer. I think
How Barred Advisors Sell Their Books
Financial Planning.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
A registered rep at my firm got into trouble at his previous employer. I think FINRA is likely to bar him from the industry. Since he is in his mid-60s, he�s considering retiring from the business and wants to sell his book of business to another... Read more
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FOX Business
EIA Cuts U.S. Oil Output Estimates Year-DateU.S. oil production this year was lower than previously estimated, the U.S. Ene
EIA Cuts U.S. Oil Output Estimates Year-Date
FOX Business / Posted 4 minutes ago
U.S. oil production this year was lower than previously estimated, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Monday. The newly released federal data confirmed that U.S. oil output has taken a hit from lower oil prices, as new investments have... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine gas prices sank 10 cents in past weekPORTLAND, Maine — The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline dropped abo
Maine gas prices sank 10 cents in past week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 minutes ago
PORTLAND, Maine — The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline dropped about 10 cents in Maine during the past week, to $2.39 on Sunday, as the national average fell at a faster rate. The gas price tracking site GasBuddy recorded a drop in the... Read more
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FOX Business
Fiat Chrysler CEO Fuels Talk of GM MergerMarchionne has publicly pushed for consolidation, citing rising production cost
Fiat Chrysler CEO Fuels Talk of GM Merger
FOX Business / Posted 4 minutes ago
Marchionne has publicly pushed for consolidation, citing rising production costs among other reasons, ever since overseeing the merger of Fiat and Chrysler. He has eyed a potential combination of FCA and GM, even proposing a merger in an email to GM... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State seeks comment on planned merger of Pen Bay, Waldo health systemsAUGUSTA, Maine — The public has until next week to comment on the proposed merg
State seeks comment on planned merger of Pen Bay, Waldo health systems
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 minutes ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — The public has until next week to comment on the proposed merger of Pen Bay Healthcare and Waldo County Healthcare. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is soliciting public comment about the proposed merger with a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland, YMCA to host recreation forum TuesdayROCKLAND, Maine — The city and Penobscot Bay YMCA will hold a forum at 6 p.m. T
Rockland, YMCA to host recreation forum Tuesday
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 minutes ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — The city and Penobscot Bay YMCA will hold a forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall to gather comments from the public on the pending agreement for the YMCA to operate the community’s recreation program. “We will consider this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
3 reasons markets lost faith in China's economy, at a glanceFor decades, Chinese economic policymakers have drawn praise for keeping their
3 reasons markets lost faith in China's economy, at a glance
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 minutes ago
For decades, Chinese economic policymakers have drawn praise for keeping their economy growing strongly through turbulence, such as the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998 and the worldwide financial tumult of 2008. But investors have begun to lose... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
D.C. regulators reject proposed merger of Exelon, PepcoRegulators in the District of Columbia have rejected the proposed merger betwee
D.C. regulators reject proposed merger of Exelon, Pepco
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 minutes ago
Regulators in the District of Columbia have rejected the proposed merger between power companies Exelon and Pepco. The three-member D.C. Public Service Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to reject the merger. It had already been approved by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
US stocks open modestly lower, led by energy sectorStocks moved lower in early trading Monday, as oil prices fell and investors re
US stocks open modestly lower, led by energy sector
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 minutes ago
Stocks moved lower in early trading Monday, as oil prices fell and investors reacted to signs that the Federal Reserve was still on pace to raise rates this month. It sets up another volatile week on Wall Street, which has been battered this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidenceThe fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's
Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 minutes ago
The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years. But the world's second-largest economy isn't collapsing — certainly not yet, anyway. What's really... Read more
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