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Real Estate Business
Investors reveal best real estate agents The most highly regarded real estate agents in the country have been revealed
Investors reveal best real estate agents
Real Estate Business / Posted a minute ago
The most highly regarded real estate agents in the country have been revealed after property investors voted more than 7,000 times in the inaugural Investors Choice Awards. The awards, partnered by... Read more
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Real Estate Business
Breaching the act is ‘common in a tight market’ A high-profile industry figure has called for an end to undocumented selling
Breaching the act is ‘common in a tight market’
Real Estate Business / Posted a minute ago
A high-profile industry figure has called for an end to undocumented selling activity, which many agents believe is rife in their local market. According to a recent REB poll, 81.4 per cent of agents... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
US stocks move lower; energy sector drags as oil price fallsRelated Stories NEW YORK (AP) — August was a brutal month for investors. Fear
US stocks move lower; energy sector drags as oil price falls
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted a minute ago
Related Stories NEW YORK (AP) — August was a brutal month for investors. Fears about a slowdown in China's economy and concerns about when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates pushed stocks sharply lower this month. While the market... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rep. Takai proposes shift of highway money to railU.S. Rep. Mark Takai said on Monday the state needs to spend money faster or ri
Rep. Takai proposes shift of highway money to rail
Hawaii News Now / Posted a minute ago
U.S. Rep. Mark Takai said on Monday the state needs to spend money faster or risk missing out on new appropriations from Congress. He's asking the federal government to allow $100 million available for rehabilitation of Kamehemeha and Farrington... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76A pub’s popularity is based on a combination of serving good food and providing
Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
Dundas Star News / Posted 2 minutes ago
A pub’s popularity is based on a combination of serving good food and providing a place to... A new robotic hair transplant technology has redefined hair restoration, giving men experiencing... Having a pool creates increased liability risks for... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Memorial set for entertainer Lois LiliensteinAs a reputable HVAC company, A-Plus Air in Stoney Creek knows it’s not just abo
Memorial set for entertainer Lois Lilienstein
Dundas Star News / Posted 2 minutes ago
As a reputable HVAC company, A-Plus Air in Stoney Creek knows it’s not just about the products and... Your first question is going to be, what is VoIP? Voice over IP is technology that allows a voice... Summer has arrived and the hot weather is... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern KentuckyHAZARD, Ky. (AP) - State and federal officials have kicked off the constructio
Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern Kentucky
WYMT TV News First / Posted 2 minutes ago
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) - State and federal officials have kicked off the construction of 3,400 miles of fiber optic cable they hope will transform eastern Kentucky's economy following the decline of the coal industry. Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers and... Read more
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The Age
Wait and see modeThe Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted its worst month in more than three years
Wait and see mode
The Age / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted its worst month in more than three years. Photo: AP Local shares poised to open little changed ahead of a RBA board meeting and the release of China purchasing managers' indexes. What you need2know SPI... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Reuters Exclusive: Citi plans to rebuild equities business Citigroup has increased hiring and improved technology to ramp up its equitie
Reuters Exclusive: Citi plans to rebuild equities business
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
Citigroup has increased hiring and improved technology to ramp up its equities trading business, according to an exclusive report by Reuters. Shartia Brantley reports. Citigroup plans to... Read more
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The Age
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in AugustUkraine's dollar-denominated bonds returned 25 per cent in August after a debt-
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in August
The Age / Posted 4 minutes ago
Ukraine's dollar-denominated bonds returned 25 per cent in August after a debt-restructuring deal. Photo: Reuters The country deemed most likely to default worldwide was also the best place to park your money in the August market... Read more
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Market Watch
RadioShack's creditors sue Standard GeneralRadioShack's junior creditors are suing hedge fund Standard General LP, the com
RadioShack's creditors sue Standard General
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
RadioShack's junior creditors are suing hedge fund Standard General LP, the company's largest prebankruptcy shareholder and current owner, in a last-ditch effort to get repaid. The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Fort Worth, Texas,... Read more
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Market Watch
Oshkosh boosts stock buyback by 10 million sharesOshkosh Corp. OSK, +0.00% on Monday said it will increase its stock repurchase
Oshkosh boosts stock buyback by 10 million shares
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Oshkosh Corp. OSK, +0.00% on Monday said it will increase its stock repurchase program by 10 million shares. It currently has 299,198 shares remaining in its previous repurchase authorization. The increase follows an announcement last week that the... Read more
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Market Watch
Pharmedium Healthcare files for IPOPharmedium Healthcare Holdings Inc. filed for their initial public offering lat
Pharmedium Healthcare files for IPO
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Pharmedium Healthcare Holdings Inc. filed for their initial public offering late Monday with an eye on raising up to $100 million. The company provides hospitals with compounded sterile preparations, or formulations of drug combinations that are not... Read more
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Market Watch
Dow posts worst August decline in 17 yearsThe month of August can be pretty rough for stock investors. But this August ha
Dow posts worst August decline in 17 years
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
The month of August can be pretty rough for stock investors. But this August has earned its place in the record books, as stocks were unsettled by uncertainty over the state of affairs in the world’s second largest economy, China. The Dow posted a... Read more
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DNA Info
267 Affordable Housing Units Coming to Downtown Brooklyn and DUMBODOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Downtown Brooklyn's building boom will yield 267 affordable
267 Affordable Housing Units Coming to Downtown Brooklyn and DUMBO
DNA Info / Posted 6 minutes ago
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Downtown Brooklyn's building boom will yield 267 affordable apartments out of about 1,400 units being built this year, according to the city's Department of Housing Preservation & Development. Work was ongoing at the sites... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Wait and see modeThe Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted its worst month in more than three years
Wait and see mode
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted its worst month in more than three years. Photo: AP Local shares poised to open little changed ahead of a RBA board meeting and the release of China purchasing managers' indexes. What you need2know SPI... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in AugustUkraine's dollar-denominated bonds returned 25 per cent in August after a debt-
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in August
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 minutes ago
Ukraine's dollar-denominated bonds returned 25 per cent in August after a debt-restructuring deal. Photo: Reuters The country deemed most likely to default worldwide was also the best place to park your money in the August market... Read more
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The Register
What sounds like a silly yoga-fitness-dance craze, and lost $325m in value in 8 years? ZimbraEmail and collaboration biz Zimbra has lost 93 per cent of its value in eight y
What sounds like a silly yoga-fitness-dance craze, and lost $325m in value in 8 years? Zimbra
The Register / Posted 6 minutes ago
Email and collaboration biz Zimbra has lost 93 per cent of its value in eight years, and has been bought by Synacor for just seven per cent of the price Yahoo! paid for the company in 2007. Scott Dietzen, currently the CEO of Pure Storage, was the... Read more
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Salon.com
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on MondayStocks fell moderately on Monday, as a spike in crude oil prices helped offset
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday
Salon.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Stocks fell moderately on Monday, as a spike in crude oil prices helped offset steeper declines. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index ended August down 6.3 percent, its worst showing since May 2012. For the day: The Dow fell 114.98 points, or 0.7... Read more
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Investopedia
Chinese Slowdown Impacts Iron Ore MarketRed-hot demand for iron ore (from which iron is extracted), driven by such coun
Chinese Slowdown Impacts Iron Ore Market
Investopedia / Posted 6 minutes ago
Red-hot demand for iron ore (from which iron is extracted), driven by such countries as China, has fueled an insatiable global appetite for the commodity over the past decade. Now, however, with the ongoing slowdown in the Chinese economy (for more,... Read more
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Investopedia
Who Actually Trades or Invests In Penny Stocks?The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) refers to a "penny stock" as a sec
Who Actually Trades or Invests In Penny Stocks?
Investopedia / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) refers to a "penny stock" as a security issued by a small company that trades at less than $5 per share, and which is generally quoted over-the-counter, for instance on the OTC Bulletin Board or OTC Link... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Caesars gets reprieve in N.Y. lawsuit rulingBy Kimberly Pierceall, AP Caesars Entertainment Corp. can breathe a bit easier
Caesars gets reprieve in N.Y. lawsuit ruling
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 6 minutes ago
By Kimberly Pierceall, AP Caesars Entertainment Corp. can breathe a bit easier after a New York federal judge denied the company’s bondholders a quick judgment in their pursuit for nearly $7 billion they say they’re owed. On Thursday, New York... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wall Street's worst month in three years ends on a sour noteAugust was Wall Street's worst month since 2012. Photo: Reuters Wall Street en
Wall Street's worst month in three years ends on a sour note
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
August was Wall Street's worst month since 2012. Photo: Reuters Wall Street ended lower on Monday and wrapped up its worst month since May 2012 after a senior Federal Reserve official heightened fears among investors of a potential US interest hike... Read more
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Canberra Times
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in AugustUkraine's dollar-denominated bonds returned 25 per cent in August after a debt-
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in August
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Ukraine's dollar-denominated bonds returned 25 per cent in August after a debt-restructuring deal. Photo: Reuters The country deemed most likely to default worldwide was also the best place to park your money in the August market... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wait and see modeThe Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted its worst month in more than three years
Wait and see mode
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted its worst month in more than three years. Photo: AP Local shares poised to open little changed ahead of a RBA board meeting and the release of China purchasing managers' indexes. What you need2know SPI... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Moody's Warns Lawmakers of Budget Stalemate ImpactA major credit rating agency is warning legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner to re
Moody's Warns Lawmakers of Budget Stalemate Impact
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 minutes ago
A major credit rating agency is warning legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner to reach a budget agreement by late September because it's linked to other massive financial problems. Moody's Investors Service said Monday that the stalemate underscores... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
7 events that can rock America in SeptemberIf you hit the summer snooze button in August you missed a lot. Stock markets p
7 events that can rock America in September
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 9 minutes ago
If you hit the summer snooze button in August you missed a lot. Stock markets plunged, China got worse, Brazil went into recession and the Fed's rate hike drama only heated up. But September could be an even bigger roller coaster month. A plethora... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
A big bank's glitch adds to confusion on Wall StreetSo much for the summer doldrums on Wall Street. The past week has featured an
A big bank's glitch adds to confusion on Wall Street
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 9 minutes ago
So much for the summer doldrums on Wall Street. The past week has featured an unprecedented 1,000-point plunge for the Dow, dramatic stock market rebounds and mini-flash crashes for General Electric and some exchange-traded funds. As if those... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
A big bank's glitch adds to confusion on Wall StreetSo much for the summer doldrums on Wall Street. The past week has featured an
A big bank's glitch adds to confusion on Wall Street
KSBW Salinas / Posted 14 minutes ago
So much for the summer doldrums on Wall Street. The past week has featured an unprecedented 1,000-point plunge for the Dow, dramatic stock market rebounds and mini-flash crashes for General Electric and some exchange-traded funds. As if those... Read more
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KECI Missoula
A big bank's glitch adds to confusion on Wall StreetSo much for the summer doldrums on Wall Street. The past week has featured an
A big bank's glitch adds to confusion on Wall Street
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 minutes ago
So much for the summer doldrums on Wall Street. The past week has featured an unprecedented 1,000-point plunge for the Dow, dramatic stock market rebounds and mini-flash crashes for General Electric and some exchange-traded funds. As if those... Read more
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