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Finance and Commerce
New-home sales improved modestly in JuneWASHINGTON — U.S. sales of new homes perked up slightly in June, a sign that mo
Finance and Commerce / Posted moments ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of new homes perked up slightly in June, a sign that more would-be buyers are seeking newly built properties. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new-home sales edged up 0.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Small traders reluctant to accept Rs2,000 notes“Where will the traders go if the government withdraws Rs2,000 note?” asked San
Hindustantimes.com / Posted moments ago
“Where will the traders go if the government withdraws Rs2,000 note?” asked Sandeep Bansal, president of Uttar Pradesh Udyog Vyapar Mandal. Rishi Pal, a trader in Haryana’s Hisar, recalled the problems business community faced after Rs1,000 and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt should exit from infra, hand over schools, jails to pvt sector: NITI Aayog CEOThe government needs to exit infrastructure projects and even look at handing o
Hindustantimes.com / Posted moments ago
The government needs to exit infrastructure projects and even look at handing over jails, schools and colleges to the private sector as happens to be the case in countries like Canada and Australia, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Wednesday. At... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Shareholders reject CEO's pay amid concerns over opioid epidemicMcKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and othe
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted moments ago
McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top executives over concerns about the company's role in the opioid crisis. McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump’s treasury secretary is ‘looking closely’ at online sales taxesBy Brian Fung | Washington Post The Trump administration is weighing whether t
The Mercury News / Posted moments ago
By Brian Fung | Washington Post The Trump administration is weighing whether to support online sales taxes that could give state governments greater flexibility in their budgets. Testifying before a Senate panel on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Treasury... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gold bond investment limit increased from 500 gram to 4kg annuallyThe government approved raising the sovereign gold bond limit to 4kg a year to
Hindustantimes.com / Posted moments ago
The government approved raising the sovereign gold bond limit to 4kg a year to encourage Indian families to put tonnes of the precious metal stashed at homes into the financial system. The previous limit for individuals and undivided Hindu families... Read more
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CNBC
These two charts show that it’s time to buy the dollar drop: BofA StrategistThe U.S. dollar index is hovering near its lowest level in more than a year, an
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
The U.S. dollar index is hovering near its lowest level in more than a year, and according to one strategist we may have just witnessed a bottom. Paul Ciana, chief global technical strategist at Bank of America, says there are two charts of the... Read more
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CNBC
Whole Foods profit falls as same-store sales drop 1.9%In the third quarter, net income fell to $106 million, or 33 cents per shares,
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
In the third quarter, net income fell to $106 million, or 33 cents per shares, from $120 million, or 37 cents a share, a year ago. However, on an adjusted basis, Whole Foods earned 36 cents per share, ahead of the 33 cents per share projected by a... Read more
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CNBC
Shares of Outback Steakhouse owner plummet 8% as company struggles to woo dinersSales at casual dining restaurants may be on the mend, but the sector's upturn
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
Sales at casual dining restaurants may be on the mend, but the sector's upturn wasn't enough for Outback Steakhouse owner Bloomin' Brands. "We have seen some strengthening of casual dining sales trends over the past two quarters since a significant... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screeningWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) sa
Reuters / Posted a minute ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. defense companies lift forecasts amid growing security concerns(Reuters) - Top U.S. weapons makers reported better-than-expected quarterly res
Reuters / Posted a minute ago
(Reuters) - Top U.S. weapons makers reported better-than-expected quarterly results and raised their full-year forecasts, buoyed by higher demand for fighter jets and tanks amid heightened security concerns around the world. "The international... Read more
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Reuters
Whole Foods profit down as same-store sales declines persistsLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.O), which has agreed to be
Reuters / Posted a minute ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.O), which has agreed to be bought by Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) for $13.7 billion, on Wednesday reported a quarterly profit decline after same-store sales fell for the eighth quarter in a row. Shares... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Shareholders reject CEO's pay amid concerns over opioid epidemicMcKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and othe
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted a minute ago
McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top executives over concerns about the company's role in the opioid crisis. McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top... Read more
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CNBC
Wall Street's 'fear index,' the VIX, falls to record low under 9 after Fed statementAt 2:01 p.m., the VIX dropped below 9, hitting a low of 8.84, below the low of
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
At 2:01 p.m., the VIX dropped below 9, hitting a low of 8.84, below the low of 8.89 from Dec 27, 1993. The VIX then popped back up to around 9.32 as of 2:21 p.m. The Fed released its statement on monetary policy at 2:00 p.m. ET. Source: Reut... Read more
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CNBC
Here's why everyone is watching the Fed's 'balance sheet' and what it means for your moneySo that 2008 infusion boosted the Fed's holdings to $2 trillion. Where did the
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
So that 2008 infusion boosted the Fed's holdings to $2 trillion. Where did the other $2 trillion and change come from? As the Great Recession deepened, the Fed embarked on several rounds of a controversial, never-tried policy to lower interest rates... Read more
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CNBC
How stock investors are cashing in on the red-hot ‘sharing economy’ trendAs the "sharing economy" has expanded and morphed into a seeming catch-all term
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
As the "sharing economy" has expanded and morphed into a seeming catch-all term for companies that connect strangers through technology, equity investors may be able to cash in on the technology-driven trend. That's according to an exhaustive recent... Read more
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CNBC
Fed says stimulus wind down to begin 'relatively soon,' leaves rates unchangedThe Federal Reserve laid the groundwork Wednesday to begin winding down shortly
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
The Federal Reserve laid the groundwork Wednesday to begin winding down shortly the massive stimulus program it embarked on to rescue the economy from the financial crisis. As expected, the Fed also unanimously declined to raise interest rates this... Read more
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CNBC
Here's what could go wrong with stocks at record highsStrategas Research's head policy analyst, Daniel Clifton, says he calls the bud
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
Strategas Research's head policy analyst, Daniel Clifton, says he calls the budget debate the "spinach" portion of the Republican agenda, the part that Congress has to work through before it can get to tax reform. The budget for fiscal 2018 contains... Read more
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Reuters
Clawing back ECB stimulus this autumn 'reasonable': NowotnyLINZ, Austria (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has begun talks about tight
Reuters / Posted 2 minutes ago
LINZ, Austria (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has begun talks about tightening policy and it would be reasonable to reduce the intensity of stimulus, Austrian central bank governor Ewald Nowotny said on Wednesday, adding that a decision was... Read more
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Reuters
Traders pare bets on December Fed rate hike(Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest rate futures rose on Wednesday, reflecting
Reuters / Posted 2 minutes ago
(Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest rate futures rose on Wednesday, reflecting reduced expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates further this year after the central bank said it would begin to reduce its balance sheet... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Shareholders reject CEO's pay amid concerns over opioid epidemicMcKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and othe
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 minutes ago
McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top executives over concerns about the company's role in the opioid crisis. McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top... Read more
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dna
London's top boroughs built fewer homes for poorBy Matthew Ponsford LONDON, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - London boro
dna / Posted 3 minutes ago
By Matthew Ponsford LONDON, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - London boroughs with the highest property prices are failing to build low-cost homes for their poorest residents, according to a report released on Wednesday that further highlights... Read more
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dna
Over 18K NGOs fail to file annual returns for 5 yearsMore than 18,000 NGOs did not file their annual income and expenditure statemen
dna / Posted 4 minutes ago
More than 18,000 NGOs did not file their annual income and expenditure statements for the five-year period between 2010-11 and 2014-15, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. "More than 18,000 NGOs, who did not file due annual returns from financial... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Shareholders reject CEO's pay amid concerns over opioid epidemicMcKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and othe
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 minutes ago
McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top executives over concerns about the company's role in the opioid crisis. McKesson shareholders rejected the proposed compensation for their CEO and other top... Read more
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BC Local News
BC Northern Real Estate Board news releaseThe BC Northern Real Estate Board (BCNREB) stated in a news release dated July
BC Local News / Posted 4 minutes ago
The BC Northern Real Estate Board (BCNREB) stated in a news release dated July 7, 2017 that 2583 properties were sold through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS ®) in the first six months of 2017. This is up from the 2389 sales reported in the first... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fed flags 'relatively soon' cut to balance sheetThe Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged and said it expected to start
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged and said it expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds "relatively soon" in a sign of confidence in the US economy. The US central bank kept its benchmark lending rate in a target... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China steel futures extend rally amid crackdown on low-grade steel capacityChina's steel rebar futures climbed for a third session on Wednesday, rising as
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
China's steel rebar futures climbed for a third session on Wednesday, rising as much as 2.8 per cent on concerns about a possible tightening of supply as Beijing sends inspection teams to mills across the nation. The government is sending 18 teams... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
This Denim Company Thinks Blue Jeans Can Go Green And Still Be AffordableBut, says Foxvog, “slow fashion” is no guarantee of good working conditions, ei
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 6 minutes ago
But, says Foxvog, “slow fashion” is no guarantee of good working conditions, either. She sees living wages, freedom of association, and compliance with the United Nation’s International Labor Organization standards as essential first steps. Like... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
Midday Stock RoundupThe S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,477.62 The Dow Jones Industrial Av
Orange County Business Journal / Posted 7 minutes ago
The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,477.62 The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4% to 21,695.37. The NASDAQ was up 0.1% to 6,420.12. The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 0.1% to 2.32%. The price of gold was down 0.2% to... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Tampa twins facing charges in Clearwater road rage incidentIn Focus with Allison Walker Torres is a 30-minute public affairs program, feat
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 minutes ago
In Focus with Allison Walker Torres is a 30-minute public affairs program, featuring a roundtable of newsmakers representing a range of perspectives, including local officials and expert analysts as they tackle topical issues of importance to... Read more
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