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Connecticut Post
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, gs, bac, ms, c, jpm, ci, antm)Here is what you need to know. 2 European banks failed the Fed's stress tests.
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, gs, bac, ms, c, jpm, ci, antm)
Connecticut Post / Posted a minute ago
Here is what you need to know. 2 European banks failed the Fed's stress tests. While all of the major US financial institutions passed the Dodd-Frank stress tests, two European banks failed. Deutsche Bank Trust Corp. and Santander Holdings passed... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Crowdfunding Could Be In Your Portfolio But Not Too MuchCrowdfunding is an effective way to raise money for ventures. But what about th
Crowdfunding Could Be In Your Portfolio But Not Too Much
Connecticut Post / Posted a minute ago
Crowdfunding is an effective way to raise money for ventures. But what about the opportunity for all of us to become supporters of emerging companies and financially benefit from their growth? Until recently, individuals who were not wealthy did not... Read more
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The Hindu
RBI to accept pre-2005 notes only at select offices from JulyThe Reserve Bank on Thursday said it will accept pre-2005 banknotes only at its
RBI to accept pre-2005 notes only at select offices from July
The Hindu / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Reserve Bank on Thursday said it will accept pre-2005 banknotes only at its select branches from July as majority of the old series banknotes have been withdrawn. RBI is pulling out the pre-2005 banknotes because of fewer security features... Read more
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The Hindu
India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar missionThis is the bank’s largest financing of solar for any country in the world to d
India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar mission
The Hindu / Posted 3 minutes ago
This is the bank’s largest financing of solar for any country in the world to date. The World Bank Group has agreed to provide a loan of over $1 billion to support India’s ambitious initiatives to expand solar through investments in solar... Read more
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The Hindu
Central Bank of India to raise Rs 3,000 crCentral Bank of India on Thursday said it will raise up to Rs 3,000 crore by va
Central Bank of India to raise Rs 3,000 cr
The Hindu / Posted 3 minutes ago
Central Bank of India on Thursday said it will raise up to Rs 3,000 crore by various means, including follow on public offer and rights issue. At the bank’s annual general meeting that was held it sought shareholders’ approval to raise the capital,... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: Four companies to invest in after the EU referendum The vote by the UK people to leave the European Union was clearly not anticipat
Brexit: Four companies to invest in after the EU referendum
International Business Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
The vote by the UK people to leave the European Union was clearly not anticipated by the financial markets, given the harsh reaction on Friday morning and then again on the following Monday. The pound sterling is probably the best example of this... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chiacgo PMI Spikes To 18-Month High - 7 Standard-Deviation Beat - As Employment Crashes?!Seriously!! Chicago PMI spiked to 56.8 in June (from 49.3) - higher than the hi
Chiacgo PMI Spikes To 18-Month High - 7 Standard-Deviation Beat - As Employment Crashes?!
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 minutes ago
Seriously!! Chicago PMI spiked to 56.8 in June (from 49.3) - higher than the highest estimate and seven standard deviations above expectations. This is the highest since Jan 2015. Simply put, the number is beyond any credibility, as despite higher... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Film studio Lions Gate to buy Starz for US$4.4 billionREUTERS - Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, the film studio behind the Hunger Game
Film studio Lions Gate to buy Starz for US$4.4 billion
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 minutes ago
REUTERS - Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, the film studio behind the Hunger Games movie franchise, said it would buy premium television network Starz for US$4.4 billion in cash and stock, in a deal that would unite two media companies with ties to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lloyds executives buy 829,000 shares in post-Brexit show of confidenceLONDON: Fifteen Lloyds Banking Group executives have bought almost a million of
Lloyds executives buy 829,000 shares in post-Brexit show of confidence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 minutes ago
LONDON: Fifteen Lloyds Banking Group executives have bought almost a million of the lender's shares in a post-referendum show of confidence in Britain's economic prospects after the country voted to leave the European Union on Friday.A total of about... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
IMF says Deutsche Bank's global links make it biggest potential riskFRANKFURT: Deutsche Bank's links to the world's largest lenders make it a bigge
IMF says Deutsche Bank's global links make it biggest potential risk
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 minutes ago
FRANKFURT: Deutsche Bank's links to the world's largest lenders make it a bigger potential risk to the wider financial system than any other global bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday. The IMF compared possible threats to... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Visa Countersues Wal-Mart in Dispute Over Debit CardsVisa Inc. filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville on Wednes
Visa Countersues Wal-Mart in Dispute Over Debit Cards
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 minutes ago
Visa Inc. filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville on Wednesday, claiming the retailer secretly began testing a protocol that eliminated the need for signature verifications for transactions paid for with a Visa debit card. The... Read more
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USA Today
Stocks edge higher on last day of 2nd quarterThe U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter wi
Stocks edge higher on last day of 2nd quarter
USA Today / Posted 8 minutes ago
The U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter with a slight gain and relative calm, as investors continue to grapple with the fallout of the Brexit vote and look ahead to key coming events, such as the June employment... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
InvestmentsIf you cannot smooth out your portfolio performance over time, you need to cons
Investments
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
If you cannot smooth out your portfolio performance over time, you need to consider smoothing it out over different types of investments. Diversification! Including investment types that have different performance trends, that are not correlated, can... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Local development corporation unveils new logo | July 1, 2016The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation recently unveiled a new
Local development corporation unveils new logo | July 1, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 12 minutes ago
The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation recently unveiled a new logo design. The new branding features updated fonts and a new, more contemporary look to symbolize the vibrancy of the regional economic development organization and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Sodexo Ireland sees profits jump 745% as revenues riseThe Irish subsidiary of Sodexo, the outsourced food services and facilities man
Sodexo Ireland sees profits jump 745% as revenues rise
The Irish Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Irish subsidiary of Sodexo, the outsourced food services and facilities management group, saw pre-tax profits jump by 745 per cent in the year to the end of August 2015. Newly filed accounts show the company’s Irish unit, Sodexo Ireland Limited,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp buys former UTV radio stationsThe acquisition will see the group’s biggest asset, London-based radio station
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp buys former UTV radio stations
The Irish Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
The acquisition will see the group’s biggest asset, London-based radio station TalkSport, and seven Irish radio stations come under the control of News Corp (UK and Ireland), which also owns the Sun, the Times and the Sunday Times newspapers, as well... Read more
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Market Watch
Gold futures dip as dollar gains amid return to ‘riskier’ assetsGold futures prices fell and the U.S. dollar mostly gained on Thursday as globa
Gold futures dip as dollar gains amid return to ‘riskier’ assets
Market Watch / Posted 13 minutes ago
Gold futures prices fell and the U.S. dollar mostly gained on Thursday as global markets further stabilized from the volatile trading that followed the U.K. split with the European Union. Currency, metals, bond and stock gyrations are likely to... Read more
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Market Watch
News Corp buys U.K. radio company Wireless Group for $290 millionLONDON-- News Corp is buying Wireless Group PLC, the owner of the U.K. radio st
News Corp buys U.K. radio company Wireless Group for $290 million
Market Watch / Posted 13 minutes ago
LONDON-- News Corp is buying Wireless Group PLC, the owner of the U.K. radio station talkSPORT, for GBP220.3 million ($290.3 million). News Corp NWSA, +0.71% said it “believes that Wireless represents an excellent strategic fit with its existing... Read more
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The Irish Times
Almost 90 jobs lost in Co Meath as Imperial closes factoryImperial Tobacco is close its manufacturing facility in Mullingar, Co Meath wit
Almost 90 jobs lost in Co Meath as Imperial closes factory
The Irish Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
Imperial Tobacco is close its manufacturing facility in Mullingar, Co Meath with the loss of 87 jobs. The company, whose brands include Golden Virginia and Drum, said it expected most employees would leave in October. The factory has been in... Read more
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Market Watch
Priceline stock upgraded as consumers opt for vacation rentalsShares of Priceline Group Inc. PCLN, +1.75% rose 2% on Thursday after they were
Priceline stock upgraded as consumers opt for vacation rentals
Market Watch / Posted 13 minutes ago
Shares of Priceline Group Inc. PCLN, +1.75% rose 2% on Thursday after they were upgraded to overweight from equal-weight and their price target lifted to $1,525 from $1,330 at Morgan Stanley. The upgrade stemmed from expectations that the company is... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish economic growth forecast for 2017 slashed by Cantor in wake of BrexitThe broker has cut its 2016 GDP growth estimate to 3.8 per cent - from 4.4 per
Irish economic growth forecast for 2017 slashed by Cantor in wake of Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
The broker has cut its 2016 GDP growth estimate to 3.8 per cent - from 4.4 per cent previously - but its forecast for 2017 is now the lowest among major analysts. If Government forecasts fall to the same level by the time of the Budget, it will... Read more
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Market Watch
Ruby Tuesday's stock extends bounce after Tesla supercharger station plansRuby Tuesday Inc.'s stock RT, -1.11% climbed 0.8% in morning trade Thursday, ex
Ruby Tuesday's stock extends bounce after Tesla supercharger station plans
Market Watch / Posted 13 minutes ago
Ruby Tuesday Inc.'s stock RT, -1.11% climbed 0.8% in morning trade Thursday, extending its bounce off Tuesday's seven-year closing low, after the company announced a partnership with Tesla Motors Inc. TSLA, +0.29% to open supercharger stations. The... Read more
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The Star
Bank of China to sell M’sian unit for RM2bil in group restructuringKUALA LUMPUR: Bank of China Ltd (BOC) has kickstarted the restructuring of its
Bank of China to sell M’sian unit for RM2bil in group restructuring
The Star / Posted 13 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank of China Ltd (BOC) has kickstarted the restructuring of its Asean operations by selling its Malaysian and Thai units to its subsidiary BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd (BOCHK), one of the territory’s biggest commercial banking... Read more
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EuroNews
Eurozone inflation 0.1% in June – first rise in five monthsInflation is back for the eurozone. They were up by 0.1 percent compared with
Eurozone inflation 0.1% in June – first rise in five months
EuroNews / Posted 13 minutes ago
Inflation is back for the eurozone. They were up by 0.1 percent compared with June last year. In May consumer prices were down by 0.1 percent. So-called core inflation was unchanged at 0.8 percent. That calculation does not include unprocessed... Read more
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The Register
Seagate axing 1,600 staff amid PC sales slumpSeagate is flinging about three per cent of the workforce overboard to cut its
Seagate axing 1,600 staff amid PC sales slump
The Register / Posted 14 minutes ago
Seagate is flinging about three per cent of the workforce overboard to cut its cloth to match crappy PCs sales. The drive maker lodged a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last night that stated a restructuring plan had been approved... Read more
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Investopedia
Disney Declares Semi-Annual Cash Dividend (DIS)Concerns about declining ESPN subscribers haven't hurt The Walt Disney Company'
Disney Declares Semi-Annual Cash Dividend (DIS)
Investopedia / Posted 14 minutes ago
Concerns about declining ESPN subscribers haven't hurt The Walt Disney Company's (DIS) confidence in its capital position. On Wednesday, the media giant declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 71 cents per share, which now brings the company's total... Read more
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The Financial Express
Sebi bars six firms, lets off one in SCORES caseLaunched in June 2011, SCORES provides a centralised database of all investor c
Sebi bars six firms, lets off one in SCORES case
The Financial Express / Posted 15 minutes ago
Launched in June 2011, SCORES provides a centralised database of all investor complaints. Online forwarding of complaints to the listed companies concerned and upload of their action taken reports are done through this mechanism. (Reuters) Markets... Read more
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The Financial Express
ROAM-e: For the Narcissus in you- flying selfie machineROAM-e will hover around you and take all the pictures you want for 20 minutes.
ROAM-e: For the Narcissus in you- flying selfie machine
The Financial Express / Posted 15 minutes ago
ROAM-e will hover around you and take all the pictures you want for 20 minutes. After that it needs to be recharged for two hours. (Website) If you are a selfie-freak, and are looking for out-of-the-world selfies, you must realise that the selfie... Read more
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The Financial Express
April-May fiscal deficit at 43% of Budget estimates; much higher than a year agoThe fiscal deficit situation during April-May of the last fiscal was 37.5 per c
April-May fiscal deficit at 43% of Budget estimates; much higher than a year ago
The Financial Express / Posted 15 minutes ago
The fiscal deficit situation during April-May of the last fiscal was 37.5 per cent of the Budget estimates. (Reuters Photo) Fiscal deficit in the first two months of the current fiscal was Rs 2.28 lakh crore or 42.9 per cent of Budget estimates for... Read more
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Rappler
Philippine stocks' early gains fade as inauguration euphoria endsMARKET EUPHORIA. Among the sectors, the services index is the biggest gainer du
Philippine stocks' early gains fade as inauguration euphoria ends
Rappler / Posted 17 minutes ago
MARKET EUPHORIA. Among the sectors, the services index is the biggest gainer during Duterte's inauguration. MANILA, Philippines – Shares in the Philippines pulled back on Thursday, June 30, as investors booked profits in stocks that had jumped when... Read more
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