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NZCity
Ebos profit jumps 20% as sales top $7bEbos Group posted a 20 per cent gain in full-year profit and lifted its dividen
Ebos profit jumps 20% as sales top $7b
NZCity / Posted a minute ago
Ebos Group posted a 20 per cent gain in full-year profit and lifted its dividends as revenue topped $7 billion for the first time, saying it expects further earnings growth in the current year. Profit rose to $127 million, or 84 cents a share, in... Read more
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Northern Echo
Lofty plans for air ambulance serviceHe said: “We are offering more comprehensive care year on year. Last year we st
Lofty plans for air ambulance service
Northern Echo / Posted 2 minutes ago
He said: “We are offering more comprehensive care year on year. Last year we started carrying blood. This year, plasma. But these developments – which are saving lives – are only made possible through training and research. “The new site would give... Read more
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The Age
MYOB swings back into the black with $26 million interim profitShares in MYOB have sunk 6 per cent despite the company showing a swing back to
MYOB swings back into the black with $26 million interim profit
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
Shares in MYOB have sunk 6 per cent despite the company showing a swing back to the black with an interim net profit of $26 million. Following the half year result, which marks the end of the prospectus forecast period, roughly $1.41 billion worth... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Non-Causeway projects getting $1.5 million of Causeway moneyFor the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the Causeway Commission raked in more than $16 m
Non-Causeway projects getting $1.5 million of Causeway money
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 minutes ago
For the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the Causeway Commission raked in more than $16 million in tolls. The biggest chunk pays for salaries, bridge maintenance and policing, but it's not only for policing the Causeway. Last year, the commission paid $1.3... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Contract awarded to clean contaminated port buildingWe take notice that the three port commissioners are hiding out over this lates
Contract awarded to clean contaminated port building
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 minutes ago
We take notice that the three port commissioners are hiding out over this latest episode of the "Industrial" Area, which was laughingly touted as "sustainable" by Bozeman and cronies. Heck, every other word in all the Sun's articles, in support of... Read more
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Market Watch
Dow’s rising stock imperils Warren Buffett’s $8-per-second cash cowWarren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. continues to reap rich dividends from
Dow’s rising stock imperils Warren Buffett’s $8-per-second cash cow
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. continues to reap rich dividends from a canny loan extended to Dow Chemical Co. seven years ago. But a recent rally in Dow’s stock is putting that income stream at risk. Shares of Dow have spent much of the... Read more
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Market Watch
Asian stocks slump as investors remain cautiousShares in Asia were mostly lower Thursday, with markets cautious ahead of the U
Asian stocks slump as investors remain cautious
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
Shares in Asia were mostly lower Thursday, with markets cautious ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole symposium — which starts later in the trading day — sidelining investors. As has been the case all week, traders are focused on what... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
MYOB swings back into the black with $26 million interim profitShares in MYOB have sunk 6 per cent despite the company showing a swing back to
MYOB swings back into the black with $26 million interim profit
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Shares in MYOB have sunk 6 per cent despite the company showing a swing back to the black with an interim net profit of $26 million. Following the half year result, which marks the end of the prospectus forecast period, roughly $1.41 billion worth... Read more
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The Register
Doing business with Asia? Then worry more about securityOrganisations across the Asia Pacific are terrible at information security, a M
Doing business with Asia? Then worry more about security
The Register / Posted 7 minutes ago
Organisations across the Asia Pacific are terrible at information security, a Mandiant report contests. While businesses in the United States will detect a hacker in their networks within four months, in line with the global average, it takes 17... Read more
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Digi Times
Innodisk launches power over Ethernet expansion cards suitable for industrial systems Press release [Thursday 25 August 2016] Innodisk, the service-driven provide
Innodisk launches power over Ethernet expansion cards suitable for industrial systems
Digi Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Press release [Thursday 25 August 2016] Innodisk, the service-driven provider of flash, memory and peripheral modules for industrial and embedded systems,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian resource company embroiled in claims it bribed the family of Congo presidentThe three neatly dressed businessmen were on a mission as rewarding as it was r
Australian resource company embroiled in claims it bribed the family of Congo president
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
The three neatly dressed businessmen were on a mission as rewarding as it was risky. At stake was the multibillion-dollar dream of Australian company Sundance Resources – a dream that, if it came true, would not only pay tremendous dividends for... Read more
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WestportNow
Finance Board Says Farm Will Pay Some of Revovation CostsWednesday, August 24, 2016 By James Lomuscio Westport’s Board of Finance to
Finance Board Says Farm Will Pay Some of Revovation Costs
WestportNow / Posted 9 minutes ago
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 By James Lomuscio Westport’s Board of Finance tonight voted 5 to 1 in favor of a $325,000 appropriation for Wakeman Town Farm renovations, with the catch that the... Read more
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Canberra Times
MYOB swings back into the black with $26 million interim profitShares in MYOB have sunk 6 per cent despite the company showing a swing back to
MYOB swings back into the black with $26 million interim profit
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Shares in MYOB have sunk 6 per cent despite the company showing a swing back to the black with an interim net profit of $26 million. Following the half year result, which marks the end of the prospectus forecast period, roughly $1.41 billion worth... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Gold and Dollars Both Have a Future — But Gold’s Future is BrighterPublisher’s note: We’ve been having this great ‘gold vs paper money’ debate for
Gold and Dollars Both Have a Future — But Gold’s Future is Brighter
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 11 minutes ago
Publisher’s note: We’ve been having this great ‘gold vs paper money’ debate for some time now. In fact, Port Phillip Publishing’s spiritual founder Bill Bonner has been thinking and writing about — and buying — gold since it was in the doldrums in... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Red Bricks and Blue Chips… But No GoldHere’s an interesting statistic for you. In 2014, more than half of all Austra
Red Bricks and Blue Chips… But No Gold
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 11 minutes ago
Here’s an interesting statistic for you. In 2014, more than half of all Australian households — 54% to be precise — had two cars. That probably doesn’t surprise you, though. So I’ve got another one. A whopping one in five Australians is part of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Still bill wins the vote in upper houseThe Bill mandating steel use in government infrastructure projects passed the N
Still bill wins the vote in upper house
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Bill mandating steel use in government infrastructure projects passed the NSW upper house on Thursday. The Bill mandating steel use in government infrastructure projects passed the NSW upper house on Thursday. The Bill – put forward by the... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Victim of heroin overdose blogs minutes before death; addictive drugs causing havoc in IndianaA lethal batch of heroin made its way to Southern Indiana, leading to more than
Victim of heroin overdose blogs minutes before death; addictive drugs causing havoc in Indiana
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 18 minutes ago
A lethal batch of heroin made its way to Southern Indiana, leading to more than a dozen overdoses and one death. It happened in Jennings and Jackson counties. Fourteen people overdosed on what police believe is the same batch of laced heroin. A... Read more
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Northern Star
Woolworth, Target post massive losses, write-downsWOOLWORTHS has posted a loss of $1.23 billion - almost 160% down on its previou
Woolworth, Target post massive losses, write-downs
Northern Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
WOOLWORTHS has posted a loss of $1.23 billion - almost 160% down on its previous year's result following its Masters hardware store failures and a downturn in sales at Big W. The Australian retail giant has announced a new operating model with 500... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Edmonton mayor ‘side-swiped’ by Alberta’s infrastructure-funding decisionMayor Don Iveson’s dream to knit Alberta’s sprawling capital city together with
Edmonton mayor ‘side-swiped’ by Alberta’s infrastructure-funding decision
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 minutes ago
Mayor Don Iveson’s dream to knit Alberta’s sprawling capital city together with light rail lines could be in jeopardy as the provincial government has announced it will fund only 25 per cent of infrastructure projects under a new federal... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Receiver rebuffs $93 million offer for Jay PeakA bid has been made to purchase Jay Peak Resort for $93 million, but the person
Receiver rebuffs $93 million offer for Jay Peak
Bennington Banner / Posted 21 minutes ago
A bid has been made to purchase Jay Peak Resort for $93 million, but the person who is overseeing the property through receivership said it is not for sale. A seven-page document was filed in a Miami federal court Monday as part of a Securities and... Read more
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Variety
Publicity Executive Andrea Jaffee Dies at 66Longtime publicity and marketing executive Andrea Jaffe, who was once called th
Publicity Executive Andrea Jaffee Dies at 66
Variety / Posted 26 minutes ago
Longtime publicity and marketing executive Andrea Jaffe, who was once called the “iron-fisted personal publicist” of Tom Cruise and also worked closely with Oliver Stone, died Wednesday in Wilmington, N.C. after a lengthy illness. She was the... Read more
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Variety
What is Fueling Wanda’s Hollywood Dealmaking?Wanda announced its $3.5 billion acquisition of Legendary in January and immedi
What is Fueling Wanda’s Hollywood Dealmaking?
Variety / Posted 26 minutes ago
Wanda announced its $3.5 billion acquisition of Legendary in January and immediately set about refinancing the group’s film unit through restructurings and select share sales to a couple of dozen corporate and institutional investors. With Legendary... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Walls’ Street: Meet the Reserve Bank of India’s new governorCredit card details are required to authenticate your account. You won't be cha
Walls’ Street: Meet the Reserve Bank of India’s new governor
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 27 minutes ago
Credit card details are required to authenticate your account. You won't be charged until your trial has ended. Cancel anytime. *Terms and Conditions As part of this registration, we validate your credit/debit card with a test transaction of 1 cent.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Invivo winery shares positive annual results at lively AGMFOR STAKEHOLDERS TO TOAST A GOOD YEARIt’s probably one of themost lively invest
Invivo winery shares positive annual results at lively AGM
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 minutes ago
FOR STAKEHOLDERS TO TOAST A GOOD YEARIt’s probably one of themost lively investor ‘meetings’ you’re likely to attend.Forget stuffy AGMs, the shareholders who joined the Invivo directors at the winemaker’s 2016 AGM in Te Kauwhata yesterday (24 Aug.)... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Non-Causeway projects getting $1.5 million of Causeway moneyFor the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the Causeway Commission raked in more than $16 m
Non-Causeway projects getting $1.5 million of Causeway money
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 27 minutes ago
For the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the Causeway Commission raked in more than $16 million in tolls. The biggest chunk pays for salaries, bridge maintenance and policing, but it's not only for policing the Causeway. Last year, the commission paid $1.3... Read more
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CNBC
Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhangTraders said price falls this week had truncated a rally that pushed crude up b
Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang
CNBC / Posted 28 minutes ago
Traders said price falls this week had truncated a rally that pushed crude up by more than 20 percent earlier in August on talk of a potential deal by oil producers to freeze output in an effort to rein in oversupply. Hopes of a deal were dampened... Read more
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CNBC
Gold edges higher as dollar dips, Fed in focusGold rose slightly on Thursday after hitting a four-week low in the previous se
Gold edges higher as dollar dips, Fed in focus
CNBC / Posted 28 minutes ago
Gold rose slightly on Thursday after hitting a four-week low in the previous session, with the dollar losing strength ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that will be closely watched for clues on U.S. interest rate policy.... Read more
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Reuters
Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhangAn oil pump is seen in Lagunillas, Venezuela, August 13, 2016. REUTERS/Jesus C
Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang
Reuters / Posted 28 minutes ago
An oil pump is seen in Lagunillas, Venezuela, August 13, 2016. REUTERS/Jesus Contreras SINGAPORE Crude prices edged lower on Thursday as brimming U.S. and Asian fuel inventories returned investors' attention to a large global supply overhang,... Read more
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Reuters
South Korea finance minister says anti-graft law, sluggish exports to weigh on growth in second halfSouth Korea's finance minister Yoo Il-ho answers questions from reporters durin
South Korea finance minister says anti-graft law, sluggish exports to weigh on growth in second half
Reuters / Posted 28 minutes ago
South Korea's finance minister Yoo Il-ho answers questions from reporters during his visit to a port in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, January 15, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEOUL South Korea's finance minister said on Thursday the introduction of an... Read more
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dna
Tata Global brews strategy for struggling China biz, plans to acquire dairy productsTata group head Cyrus Mistry is looking at ways to restructure and rework some
Tata Global brews strategy for struggling China biz, plans to acquire dairy products
dna / Posted 30 minutes ago
Tata group head Cyrus Mistry is looking at ways to restructure and rework some of the businesses of Tata Global Beverages following a difficult year in 2016. Restructuring of its loss-making Chinese joint venture Zhejiang Tata Tea Extraction Co and... Read more
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