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USA Today
Hedge funds keep getting crushedNEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting cru
Hedge funds keep getting crushed
USA Today / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting crushed again this year as some of their favorite stocks get walloped. The average hedge fund that invests in stocks — as opposed to debt or currencies — dropped 3.66% in... Read more
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Salon.com
Authorities close German unit of Canada’s Maple FinancialBERLIN (AP) — German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after t
Authorities close German unit of Canada’s Maple Financial
Salon.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the Canadian-owned company was investigated for alleged tax evasion and money laundering. Maple Bank, based in Frankfurt, Germany, is part of Canada’s Maple Financial... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australians bet their home on their grand business ideaWhole Kids founders Monica and James Meldrum with daughter Chloe. Photo: Suppli
Australians bet their home on their grand business idea
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Whole Kids founders Monica and James Meldrum with daughter Chloe. Photo: Supplied Home ownership was in sight for Melbourne couple James and Monica Meldrum, who had saved a healthy deposit of $100,000. But the couple put their great Australian... Read more
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iTWire
Regional spectrum will help enhance 4G services: TelstraTelstra, along with Optus, Vodafone and TPG spent a total of $543.5 million buy
Regional spectrum will help enhance 4G services: Telstra
iTWire / Posted 11 minutes ago
Telstra, along with Optus, Vodafone and TPG spent a total of $543.5 million buying spectrum in the 1800 MHz band at the auction, with Telstra outlaying $190 million for its share. Telstra CEO Andy Penn said the additional spectrum was good news for... Read more
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The Columbian
Christensen Shipyards trying to leave recent troubles in its wakeInside a white fiberglass hull not far from the Columbia River, Jesse Castro is
Christensen Shipyards trying to leave recent troubles in its wake
The Columbian / Posted 12 minutes ago
Inside a white fiberglass hull not far from the Columbia River, Jesse Castro is working on the final sheen that will one day bear the reflections of the rich. As he polishes the walls and cabinets that today hold his own 26-year-old reflection, one... Read more
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The Columbian
Berko: Fed is unlikely to continue to raise interest ratesDear Mr. Berko: In February of 2009, I wrote you for advice on how to invest $6
Berko: Fed is unlikely to continue to raise interest rates
The Columbian / Posted 12 minutes ago
Dear Mr. Berko: In February of 2009, I wrote you for advice on how to invest $60,000 for safety and appreciation, and you told me to invest $6,000 each in AFLAC, United Health, Toyota, Federal Express, Panera Bread, Chevron, Boeing, Chubb, Eli Lilly... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian Revenue Service website hacked by suspected Pak based groupsOfficials said messages like 'Pakistan Zindabad' and 'we are team Pak cyber att
Indian Revenue Service website hacked by suspected Pak based groups
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
Officials said messages like 'Pakistan Zindabad' and 'we are team Pak cyber attacker' were posted on the websiteOfficials said messages like 'Pakistan Zindabad' and 'we are team Pak... Read more
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Business Standard India
Marketing, finance top roles as IIM Lucknow wraps up final placements in 3 daysRoles in marketing, finance and consulting were offered the most at Indian Inst
Marketing, finance top roles as IIM Lucknow wraps up final placements in 3 days
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
Roles in marketing, finance and consulting were offered the most at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) which wrapped up the final placements for flagship post graduate programme batch of 2014- 2016. IIM Lucknow achieved 100% final... Read more
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CTV News
Authorities close German unit of Canada's Maple FinancialBERLIN -- German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the C
Authorities close German unit of Canada's Maple Financial
CTV News / Posted 14 minutes ago
BERLIN -- German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the Canadian-owned company was investigated for alleged tax evasion and money laundering. Maple Bank, based in Frankfurt, Germany, is part of Canada's Maple Financial... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Authorities close German unit of Canada's Maple FinancialBERLIN (AP) — German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after t
Authorities close German unit of Canada's Maple Financial
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 minutes ago
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the Canadian-owned company was investigated for alleged tax evasion and money laundering. Maple Bank, based in Frankfurt, Germany, is part of Canada’s Maple Financial... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Super Bowl advertisers find the lofty price worth the investment(CNN) - Some people, especially non-sports fans, only watch the Super Bowl for
Super Bowl advertisers find the lofty price worth the investment
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 minutes ago
(CNN) - Some people, especially non-sports fans, only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. But should companies shell out big bucks for their products? That's the $5 million question - literally. Ads for Super Bowl 50 cost a record-breaking $5... Read more
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Daily Herald
Authorities close German unit of Canada's Maple FinancialBERLIN -- German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the C
Authorities close German unit of Canada's Maple Financial
Daily Herald / Posted 16 minutes ago
BERLIN -- German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the Canadian-owned company was investigated for alleged tax evasion and money laundering. Maple Bank, based in Frankfurt, Germany, is part of Canada's Maple Financial... Read more
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New Kerala
Abu Dhabi crown prince to visit India on WednesdayNew Delhi, Feb. 7 : At the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Crown Pr
Abu Dhabi crown prince to visit India on Wednesday
New Kerala / Posted 18 minutes ago
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : At the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will pay his first visit to India from 10-12 February. He... Read more
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New Kerala
Pak Army seek funds from Govt. for new security divisionIslamabad, Feb.7 : The Pakistan Army has sought additional funds from the Finan
Pak Army seek funds from Govt. for new security division
New Kerala / Posted 18 minutes ago
Islamabad, Feb.7 : The Pakistan Army has sought additional funds from the Finance Ministry to raise a new security division and an additional 28 security battalions. Senior army officials had a meeting with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Dubai’s Emaar Malls says profit up 23% in 2015 Published: 7 February 2016 10:16 PM Emaar Malls, the shopping and retail arm
Dubai’s Emaar Malls says profit up 23% in 2015
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 19 minutes ago
Published: 7 February 2016 10:16 PM Emaar Malls, the shopping and retail arm mostly owned by Dubai's Emaar Properties giant, said today its annual profit surged 23% to US$451 million in 2015, as rental... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Germany shuts down German arm of Canada’s Maple Bank Published: 7 February 2016 9:53 PM The German financial sector watchdog, BaF
Germany shuts down German arm of Canada’s Maple Bank
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 19 minutes ago
Published: 7 February 2016 9:53 PM The German financial sector watchdog, BaFin, said today it has shut down the German arm of Canadian lender Maple Bank until further notice due to looming... Read more
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Newsmax
Argentina Offers $6.5 Billion Cash Deal to End Debt BattleTwo out of six leading bondholders have already accepted the offer, the U.S. co
Argentina Offers $6.5 Billion Cash Deal to End Debt Battle
Newsmax / Posted 21 minutes ago
Two out of six leading bondholders have already accepted the offer, the U.S. court-appointed mediator said, hailing the proposal by Argentina's new, business-friendly government as an "historic breakthrough." The offer, if accepted by all litigating... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
BTRC discusses Robi-Airtel merger with 4 operators MondayBangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BRTC) has sent letters to t
BTRC discusses Robi-Airtel merger with 4 operators Monday
Bdnews24.com / Posted 22 minutes ago
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BRTC) has sent letters to the chief executive officers of Grameenphone, Banglalink and Citycell and managing director of Teletalk regarding the meeting. The letters said the BTRC chairman would be... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Tech business Channel Ape helps sell stuff on the InternetApes are cool. Data entry is not. Those revelations led to the creation of a f
Tech business Channel Ape helps sell stuff on the Internet
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 minutes ago
Apes are cool. Data entry is not. Those revelations led to the creation of a fast-growing Jessup-based business, ChannelApe, a service that allows people to easily sell thousands of items on home-grown websites or marketplaces such as eBay and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Investors using index funds to try to beat the marketNEW YORK — Don’t try to beat the market. The adage got pounded for years into
Investors using index funds to try to beat the market
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Don’t try to beat the market. The adage got pounded for years into investors, and many began to live by it. After seeing so many investments fail to keep up with the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, investors put their money instead into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amcon Takes Full Ownership of Aero, Ernst & Young to Perform Forensic AuditBy Bennett Oghifo and Chinedu Eze The assumption of full ownership of Aero Con
Amcon Takes Full Ownership of Aero, Ernst & Young to Perform Forensic Audit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
By Bennett Oghifo and Chinedu Eze The assumption of full ownership of Aero Contractors, a premium airline in Nigeria, will not affect its flight operations, the Managing Director of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru has... Read more
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ORF Wien
Kaffeesieder: Geldentnahme geklärt Der Verein der Wiener Kaffeehausbesitzer beklagt den Verlust von 150.000 Euro
Kaffeesieder: Geldentnahme geklärt
ORF Wien / Posted 28 minutes ago
Der Verein der Wiener Kaffeehausbesitzer beklagt den Verlust von 150.000 Euro aus der Vereinskasse. Die neue Obfrau Anna Karnitscher bestätigte dies gegenüber Radio Wien. Es gebe aber bereits Vereinbarungen über... Read more
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Reuters
Volkswagen to offer generous compensation for U.S. customersA worker wearing a protective mask stands next to a Volkswagen logo at a dealer
Volkswagen to offer generous compensation for U.S. customers
Reuters / Posted 28 minutes ago
A worker wearing a protective mask stands next to a Volkswagen logo at a dealership in Madrid, Spain, December 16, 2015. FRANKFURT Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) will offer generous compensation packages for the roughly 600,000 U.S. owners of diesel... Read more
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Calcutta News
FB Stock: Goldman Sachs Delivers Reality Check to Facebook Inc Bears The One Reason to be Bullish on FB Stock When it comes to virtual reality (V
FB Stock: Goldman Sachs Delivers Reality Check to Facebook Inc Bears
Calcutta News / Posted 28 minutes ago
The One Reason to be Bullish on FB Stock When it comes to virtual reality (VR), Wall Street wasn't buying what Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was selling. FB stock surged along with its... Read more
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CNBC
Tishman, builder of the Twin Towers, diesWhen prices for the 185,000 tons of steel needed at the trade center came in mu
Tishman, builder of the Twin Towers, dies
CNBC / Posted 29 minutes ago
When prices for the 185,000 tons of steel needed at the trade center came in much higher than expected, Tishman and the authority divided the job into 15 separate bid "packages" — exterior columns, interior columns, beams, trusses — and negotiated... Read more
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dna
Govt to meet fiscal deficit target of 3.9% for FY16: Deutsche BankThe government is likely to meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.9% for the curr
Govt to meet fiscal deficit target of 3.9% for FY16: Deutsche Bank
dna / Posted 31 minutes ago
The government is likely to meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.9% for the current financial year and is expected to set it at 3.8% of the GDP for the next fiscal, says a Deutsche Bank report. According to the global financial services major, the... Read more
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dna
NSE pitches for self-listing but Sebi firm on cross-listing ruleUnder pressure from shareholders to get listed, leading stock exchange NSE is p
NSE pitches for self-listing but Sebi firm on cross-listing rule
dna / Posted 31 minutes ago
Under pressure from shareholders to get listed, leading stock exchange NSE is pitching hard for self-listing but capital markets regulator Sebi is firm on its rule that only allows cross-listing of stock exchanges. As per Sebi regulations, which... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not AlonePhoto by Chris Nickels for NPR Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student l
Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone
KPBS San Diego / Posted 31 minutes ago
Photo by Chris Nickels for NPR Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And there's yet another survey out that shows students in this country are confused about their loans, in the dark when it comes to knowing what they've... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Here are 5 reasons that investors are likely to bet on real estate in 20162. Gateway, Secondary Cities Will Prosper Major gateway cities will benefit th
Here are 5 reasons that investors are likely to bet on real estate in 2016
TheStreet.com / Posted 34 minutes ago
2. Gateway, Secondary Cities Will Prosper Major gateway cities will benefit the most. These include such major business hubs as London, New York, San Francisco, Miami, Tokyo, Los Angeles and Sydney. Demand for housing, office, manufacturing and... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Here are 5 reasons that investors are likely to bet on real estate in 2016With everything that has happened in recent months, including the Federal Reser
Here are 5 reasons that investors are likely to bet on real estate in 2016
TheStreet.com / Posted 34 minutes ago
With everything that has happened in recent months, including the Federal Reserve'sinterest rate hike and the turmoil in global equity markets, many investors will likely be seeking refuge in real estate. For them, real estate may seem like a less... Read more
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