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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
World Bank revises up oil price forecastThe World Bank is raising its 2016 forecast for crude oil prices to US$43 per b
World Bank revises up oil price forecast
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted moments ago
The World Bank is raising its 2016 forecast for crude oil prices to US$43 per barrel from $41 due to supply outages and robust demand in the second quarter. Oil prices jumped 37% in the second quarter, largely on the back of supply disruptions,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
PayPal eyes social commercePayPal, the US-based company, plans to launch its new payment system to serve t
PayPal eyes social commerce
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted moments ago
PayPal, the US-based company, plans to launch its new payment system to serve the Thai market in the next two weeks. Bloomberg PayPal, the leading international payment service provider, is focusing on social commerce in Thailand to capitalise on... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Section 44 urged for rice salesThe government is being urged to exercise the powerful Section 44 of the interi
Section 44 urged for rice sales
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted moments ago
The government is being urged to exercise the powerful Section 44 of the interim charter to cut red tape and speed up sales of state rice stocks. Nipon Poapongsakorn, a distinguished fellow at Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), said the... Read more
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TheBull
Demand for managed risk equity strategies increases amid volatile marketWith interest rates at record lows, traditional asset allocation approaches of
Demand for managed risk equity strategies increases amid volatile market
TheBull / Posted 5 minutes ago
With interest rates at record lows, traditional asset allocation approaches of diversifying into lower risk investments to manage risk may no longer be appropriate for income-oriented investors in or approaching drawdown mode. 27.07.2016 10:05... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
McLean County economic climate is strongMCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. -- A strong snapshot of the economic climate in McLean Coun
McLean County economic climate is strong
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 minutes ago
MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. -- A strong snapshot of the economic climate in McLean County. That's the county with the highest concentration of corn and soybean acreage in all of Illinois. Retail sales were up 1.3% in 2015, to $2.46 billion. Home sales... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Caterpillar continues on a downward spiralPEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar's years long downturn continued on Tuesday with the
Caterpillar continues on a downward spiral
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 minutes ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar's years long downturn continued on Tuesday with the release of their second quarter earnings. Here are the numbers. For the second quarter of 2016 Cat is reporting a total profit of just over $10.3 billion. That means a... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Pitkin County looks to bond market for financingPitkin County commissioners are leaning toward financing a new $24.6 million co
Pitkin County looks to bond market for financing
The Aspen Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Pitkin County commissioners are leaning toward financing a new $24.6 million county building on Main Street by selling the debt on the bond market. County Treasurer Tom Oken told commissioners Tuesday that a previous idea of financing the cost of... Read more
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Perth Now
Real reason Woolies is strugglingWOUNDED retailer Woolworths is finally closing some of its supermarkets. The gr
Real reason Woolies is struggling
Perth Now / Posted 10 minutes ago
WOUNDED retailer Woolworths is finally closing some of its supermarkets. The great Australian chain has been bleeding for a long time — this week it stepped out of the fight to patch its wounds. It is going to shut 17 Australian supermarkets that... Read more
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Perth Now
Bank incentives get the chopCASHBACK incentives are quickly disappearing as financial institutions play scr
Bank incentives get the chop
Perth Now / Posted 10 minutes ago
CASHBACK incentives are quickly disappearing as financial institutions play scrooge on giving out rewards to customers. ING Direct’s popular cashback deal was rolled out four years ago and is the latest incentive to be dumped, with many customers... Read more
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Perth Now
Fortescue targets further costs cutsFortescue Metals Group is targeting further cost reduction in the current fisca
Fortescue targets further costs cuts
Perth Now / Posted 10 minutes ago
Fortescue Metals Group is targeting further cost reduction in the current fiscal year as it seeks to match the cost structure of larger rival Rio Tinto in an effort to boost returns. The iron ore miner on Wednesday said it is targeting cash... Read more
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WA Today
Fortescue Metals Group says its unit costs will continue fallingFortescue Metals Group has forecast virtually no growth in iron ore exports ove
Fortescue Metals Group says its unit costs will continue falling
WA Today / Posted 10 minutes ago
Fortescue Metals Group has forecast virtually no growth in iron ore exports over the next year, but predicted that its costs of production will continue falling. The miner vowed to ship between 165 million and 170 million tonnes in the 2017... Read more
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WA Today
What your iPhone can tell you about the dollarInvestors accustomed to using the price of a Big Mac to tell whether a currency
What your iPhone can tell you about the dollar
WA Today / Posted 10 minutes ago
Investors accustomed to using the price of a Big Mac to tell whether a currency is cheap or expensive may have to reboot their thinking. Nomura Holdings's new iPhone index suggests the dollar is the most undervalued currency among 23 global peers,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Is The Trans-Pacific Partnership Obama's Vietnam?The prospects for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are not looking very good
Is The Trans-Pacific Partnership Obama's Vietnam?
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 minutes ago
The prospects for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are not looking very good right now. Both parties' presidential candidates have come out against the deal. Donald Trump has placed it at the top of his list of bad trade deals that he wants to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Fortescue targets further costs cutsFortescue Metals Group is targeting further cost reduction in the current fisca
Fortescue targets further costs cuts
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 minutes ago
Fortescue Metals Group is targeting further cost reduction in the current fiscal year as it seeks to match the cost structure of larger rival Rio Tinto in an effort to boost returns. The iron ore miner on Wednesday said it is targeting cash... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Survey finds New Englanders worried about energy pricesBOSTON, (State House News Service) – Less than half of New Englanders think the
Survey finds New Englanders worried about energy prices
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 minutes ago
BOSTON, (State House News Service) – Less than half of New Englanders think their state’s governor and Legislature are doing enough to address the high cost of energy in the region, a new survey released Tuesday found. A survey of 1,650 residents in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Too Simple" Energy-Economy Models Give Misleading AnswersSubmitted by Gail Tverberg via Our Finite World blog, Does it make a differenc
"Too Simple" Energy-Economy Models Give Misleading Answers
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 minutes ago
Submitted by Gail Tverberg via Our Finite World blog, Does it make a difference if our models of energy and the economy are overly simple? I would argue that it depends on what we plan to use the models for. If all we want to do is determine... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Dead 'Market' Walking: Chinese Stock Volatility Crashes Near Record LowsFools should have bought in when they could, now the long-term investors will h
Dead 'Market' Walking: Chinese Stock Volatility Crashes Near Record Lows
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 minutes ago
Fools should have bought in when they could, now the long-term investors will hold their stocks and ride the wave straight to the moon. All the speculators on the sidelines will keep trying to bid up the price in hopes that investors will allow them... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tesla's Musk says master plan will require capital raiseSPARKS, Nevada: Tesla Motors Inc's "master plan" to broaden the electric vehicl
Tesla's Musk says master plan will require capital raise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 minutes ago
SPARKS, Nevada: Tesla Motors Inc's "master plan" to broaden the electric vehicle maker's product line could cost "tens of billions" of dollars over time and would likely require a "modest capital raise", Chief Executive Elon Musk said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Asian shares edge up on Wall Street lead, pre-Fed nerves limit gainsTOKYO: Asian stocks edged up early on Wednesday following a relatively upbeat s
Asian shares edge up on Wall Street lead, pre-Fed nerves limit gains
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 minutes ago
TOKYO: Asian stocks edged up early on Wednesday following a relatively upbeat session overnight for U.S. and European stocks, with caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision capping gains. The safe-haven yen sat atop large gains as hopes... Read more
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USA Today
Apple bulls should hope a car is a ways offInvestors betting that an Apple car will be a future revenue growth driver for
Apple bulls should hope a car is a ways off
USA Today / Posted 21 minutes ago
Investors betting that an Apple car will be a future revenue growth driver for the company may also want to start hoping one doesn't get here too quickly. Apple's plunging profit margins don't need further downward pressure, and entering the car... Read more
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The Young Witness
Last-minute deals to China, Indochina, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India with Wendy Wu ToursNab last-minute savings on more than 50 departures before the end of the year o
Last-minute deals to China, Indochina, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India with Wendy Wu Tours
The Young Witness / Posted 22 minutes ago
Nab last-minute savings on more than 50 departures before the end of the year of Wendy Wu Tours across China, Indochina, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India. Travel deals: Last-minute deals to China, Indochina, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India with Wendy Wu... Read more
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SKY News
Twitter Earnings Fail To Meet ExpectationsThe number of monthly active users rose just three million to 313 million in th
Twitter Earnings Fail To Meet Expectations
SKY News / Posted 22 minutes ago
The number of monthly active users rose just three million to 313 million in the last quarter. At the same time, the company reported revenue of $602m (£458m) - just short of the expected $607m (£462m). The social media site can at least say this... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Deficit-saddled Alaska gets another hit to its credit ratingJUNEAU — Alaska’s credit rating has taken another hit in the face of a multibil
Deficit-saddled Alaska gets another hit to its credit rating
Juneau Empire / Posted 24 minutes ago
JUNEAU — Alaska’s credit rating has taken another hit in the face of a multibillion-dollar budget deficit that state officials have yet to close. With Monday’s downgrade by Moody’s Investors Service, the state has seen its credit rating lowered by... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
PG&E mitigation measure approved by water boardCompany addresses the potential loss of existing important farmland Posted Jul
PG&E mitigation measure approved by water board
Desert Dispatch / Posted 25 minutes ago
Company addresses the potential loss of existing important farmland Posted Jul. 26, 2016 at 5:16 PM VICTORVILLE — The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board approved an implementation strategy by Pacific Gas and Electric for a Chromium 6... Read more
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The Age
ANZ Bank wins in High Court bank fee caseThe High Court has delivered the final blow to a long-running legal battle over
ANZ Bank wins in High Court bank fee case
The Age / Posted 25 minutes ago
The High Court has delivered the final blow to a long-running legal battle over bank fees, upholding a decision that ANZ Bank was entitled to charge late payment fees of up to $35. On Wednesday morning the court dismissed with costs an appeal from... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Economy expected to post growth slowdown as GDP figures are publishedThe UK economy is expected to post a slowdown in growth when official gross dom
Economy expected to post growth slowdown as GDP figures are published
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 26 minutes ago
The UK economy is expected to post a slowdown in growth when official gross domestic product (GDP) figures are published. GDP is forecast to ease back to 0.3% in the second quarter of 2016, down from 0.4% in the first quarter, amid mounting... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
MPs warn over cuts to taxpayer helplinesCuts to taxpayer helplines could see standards of service plunge back to "unacc
MPs warn over cuts to taxpayer helplines
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 26 minutes ago
Cuts to taxpayer helplines could see standards of service plunge back to "unacceptable" levels, MPs have warned. The Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has expressed concern about plans by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to reduce... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin needs to invest to gain from Brexit fall-outThe Irish property market has been through a whirlwind few years, swinging from
Dublin needs to invest to gain from Brexit fall-out
The Irish Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
The Irish property market has been through a whirlwind few years, swinging from the best- performing global investment market to the worst and back again. This has not helped Ireland’s risk profile, but structural improvements, such as the... Read more
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The Irish Times
AIB to return €1.76bn of bailout funding to the StateThis payment will involve the bank paying €1.6 billion to redeem the contingent
AIB to return €1.76bn of bailout funding to the State
The Irish Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
This payment will involve the bank paying €1.6 billion to redeem the contingent capital notes (CoCos) at face value along with accrued interest of €160 million. The payment will coincide with the release of AIB’s financial results for the first six... Read more
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The Irish Times
Major Howth development gets the go-aheadThe Nama-appointed receivers, Grant Thornton, are due to announce shortly the d
Major Howth development gets the go-ahead
The Irish Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
The Nama-appointed receivers, Grant Thornton, are due to announce shortly the development strategy for the site, which will accommodate 200 residential units, six commercial buildings and 487 car parking spaces, most of them at basement level. The... Read more
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