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Okotoks Western Wheel
$1 million lost in alleged investor fraudWednesday, Sep 20, 2017 04:43 pm Friends and acquaintances of former High Rive
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 3 minutes ago
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 04:43 pm Friends and acquaintances of former High River resident James Macleod took the stand last week to testify about how they lost tens and, in some cases, hundreds of thousands dollars to him in an alleged ponzi scheme... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Local steelworkers visit DC to lobby for import investigationThe administration launched a Section 232 investigation into whether record lev
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 4 minutes ago
The administration launched a Section 232 investigation into whether record levels of steel imports jeopardized national security by weakening the American manufacturing base and potentially leaving the country dependent on foreign steelmakers during... Read more
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The Columbian
U.S. stocks wobble after Fed announcement, but close higherU.S. stock indexes overcame an afternoon wobble to close mostly higher Wednesda
The Columbian / Posted 4 minutes ago
U.S. stock indexes overcame an afternoon wobble to close mostly higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would start reducing its huge bond portfolio next month and was still on track to raise interest rates later this year. The central... Read more
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The Columbian
Electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises $20 million in IPOEUGENE, Ore. — Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearl
The Columbian / Posted 5 minutes ago
EUGENE, Ore. — Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearly $20 million in a recent initial public offering and its founder says the firm is on track to deliver its first vehicles to customers this year. Arcimoto shares will... Read more
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The Columbian
Chocolate peanut butter Cheerios on the horizonMINNEAPOLIS — General Mills Inc.’s latest results disappointed investors, but e
The Columbian / Posted 5 minutes ago
MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills Inc.’s latest results disappointed investors, but executives said the company is on track to meet financial goals for its new fiscal year and revealed a potential hit product — chocolate peanut butter... Read more
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The Columbian
Fed to modestly reduce its bond holdingsWASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of
The Columbian / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds that it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move reflects a strengthened economy and could mean higher rates on mortgages... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Investors should tune out PowerPoint and 'macro crap'Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and list
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 minutes ago
Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and listening too closely to the economists at big institutions. In my last column I looked at things that waste your time as an investor. That includes "orangutans", my name for... Read more
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Manning River Times
Investors should tune out PowerPoint and 'macro crap'Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and list
Manning River Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and listening too closely to the economists at big institutions. In my last column I looked at things that waste your time as an investor. That includes "orangutans", my name for... Read more
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Financial News Network
CBA sells life insurance business to AIA Group & reviews of CFSCommonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA) has announced the sale of the Australian and New Ze
Financial News Network / Posted 8 minutes ago
Commonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA) has announced the sale of the Australian and New Zealand arms of its life insurance business, Comminsure Life and Sovereign, to AIA Group for $3.8 billion. The deal includes a 20 year distribution partnership with AIA for... Read more
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Financial News Network
G8 Education snaps up 19 childcare centres for $27mG8 Education (ASX:GEM) has acquired 19 early education and childcare centres fo
Financial News Network / Posted 8 minutes ago
G8 Education (ASX:GEM) has acquired 19 early education and childcare centres for $27 million. The childcare services provider has acquired a portfolio of six new centres in Queensland, five in New South Wales and eight in Victoria. The centres are... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Nicole Kidman toasts Emmy win in San Francisco with local starsSAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - September 19 - Nicole Kidman attends Futures Withou
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - September 19 - Nicole Kidman attends Futures Without Violence Hosts Big Little Night on September 19th 2017 at Futures Without Violence in San Francisco, California (Photo - Susana Bates for Drew Altizer Photography) SAN... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Investors should tune out PowerPoint and 'macro crap'Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and list
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 minutes ago
Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and listening too closely to the economists at big institutions. In my last column I looked at things that waste your time as an investor. That includes "orangutans", my name for... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
49ers-Rams tickets reselling for the price of two stadium pretzelsThursday night's Rams-49ers game may be the toughest sell in the history of Lev
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 minutes ago
Thursday night's Rams-49ers game may be the toughest sell in the history of Levi's Stadium. As of Wednesday, resale tickets were being offered on StubHub for as low as $14 to see the team host the Los Angeles Rams at 7 p.m. That price is just... Read more
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CNET
iPhone X production may face further delay, analyst warnsThe iPhone X faces supply issues that may delay production, a chip analyst warn
CNET / Posted 10 minutes ago
The iPhone X faces supply issues that may delay production, a chip analyst warns. You may have to wait a bit longer to get your hands on Apple's new iPhone X. Production of Apple's newest flagship handset likely hasn't even begun, even though Apple... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Bucking The Trend Despite Changing Times
by Cooperative Energy CompanyAll over the Midwest you’ll see cooperative mergers happening more and more fre
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 11 minutes ago
All over the Midwest you’ll see cooperative mergers happening more and more frequently. Co-ops exist to benefit the people who use the co-op’s services, rather than to generate profits for outside investors. For example, the average farmers who... Read more
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Boston Globe
Stocks wobble after Fed announcement but close higherUS stock indexes overcame an afternoon wobble to close mostly higher Wednesday
Boston Globe / Posted 11 minutes ago
US stock indexes overcame an afternoon wobble to close mostly higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would start reducing its huge bond portfolio next month and was still on track to raise interest rates later this year. The central... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
September 20th, 2017Family who survived Irma now in Maria's path Jessica Mangiaracina and Bob Perk
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 15 minutes ago
Family who survived Irma now in Maria's path Jessica Mangiaracina and Bob Perkins barely survived Hurricane Irma… KRBC AM Forecast: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Another warm and muggy start to the day, setting up for a very hot… Puerto Rico:... Read more
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asianage
Telcos to lose out $600 millionNew Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai’s decision to halve mobile termination charge
asianage / Posted 18 minutes ago
New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai’s decision to halve mobile termination charges is expected to “result in a transfer of $500 to 600 million per year” from incumbent telecom operators to Reliance Jio, Fitch said on Wednesday. Trai on Tuesday had... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellington City Council united on housing reform planThursday, 21 September 2017, 10:53 amPress Release: Wellington City Council 21
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 minutes ago
Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:53 amPress Release: Wellington City Council 21 September 2017 Wellington City Council has today voted... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellington City Council united on housing reform planThursday, 21 September 2017, 10:34 amPress Release: Wellington City Council We
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 minutes ago
Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:34 amPress Release: Wellington City Council Wellington City Council has today voted unanimously to undertake... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Economy Grows 0.8% in June QuarterThursday, 21 September 2017, 10:54 amPress Release: Statistics New Zealand Eco
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 minutes ago
Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:54 amPress Release: Statistics New Zealand Economy grows 0.8 percentGross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.8 percent in the June 2017 quarter, following a revised 0.6 percent rise in the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Annual Net Migration Remains HighThursday, 21 September 2017, 10:56 amPress Release: Statistics New Zealand Ann
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 minutes ago
Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:56 amPress Release: Statistics New Zealand Annual net migration remains high Annual net migration was 72,100 in the August 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. This compared with 69,100 in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Jalcon Homes’ Scaffolding Tent Builds Auckland Homes FasterThursday, 21 September 2017, 10:42 amPress Release: Jalcon Homes Jalcon Homes’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 minutes ago
Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:42 amPress Release: Jalcon Homes Jalcon Homes’ innovative scaffolding tent helps build Auckland homes fasterThe ever-changing Auckland weather is no longer an... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hospitality & Services Mainstay of Hawke’s Bay CBDsThursday, 21 September 2017, 11:02 amPress Release: Kite Communications Hospit
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 minutes ago
Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:02 amPress Release: Kite Communications Hospitality and services mainstay of Hawke’s Bay CBDsWith the growing trend of online retailing and large format retail,... Read more
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The North West Star
Investors should tune out PowerPoint and 'macro crap'Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and list
The North West Star / Posted 21 minutes ago
Two more time-wasters for investors: watching Powerpoint presentations and listening too closely to the economists at big institutions. In my last column I looked at things that waste your time as an investor. That includes "orangutans", my name for... Read more
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Reuters
Fed balance-sheet runoff could rock fiscal boatWASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) - The Federal Reserve is sailing into unchar
Reuters / Posted 21 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) - The Federal Reserve is sailing into uncharted waters. The U.S. central bank will start shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet next month. The timing is risky, with lawmakers set to spar again over government... Read more
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Reuters
Australia's CBA to sell life insurance unit to AIA Group for $3.05 billion(Reuters) - Australia’s No. 1 lender Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX) sa
Reuters / Posted 21 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Australia’s No. 1 lender Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX) said it would sell its life insurance unit to Hong Kong-based AIA Group Ltd (1299.HK) for A$3.8 billion ($3.05 billion) and flagged a possible spin-off its asset management... Read more
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Reuters
FedEx raises TNT integration costs by $75 million: filings(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp (FDX.N) said on Wednesday its e
Reuters / Posted 21 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp (FDX.N) said on Wednesday its expects to incur roughly $350 million in integration costs related to its acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT Express during 2018, some $75 million higher than previous... Read more
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Reuters
Fed to hike U.S. rates again in 2017, balance sheet seen cut to $3 trillionNEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve will resume rate hikes in Decembe
Reuters / Posted 22 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve will resume rate hikes in December and raise borrowing costs three more times in 2018, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday. The U.S. central bank will also reduce the size of its asset stock pile by about... Read more
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Reuters
Fed quietly opens the final chapter of its crisis-era bonds policyNEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve, the world’s largest holder of U.S. de
Reuters / Posted 22 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve, the world’s largest holder of U.S. debt, announced on Wednesday it was edging back from the market and investors barely budged. There were no tectonic shifts in stock, bond or currency markets after the U.S.... Read more
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