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ABC 7 El Paso
China parades missile advancesThe neat rows of clearly marked missile systems that wound their way through Be
China parades missile advances
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 minutes ago
The neat rows of clearly marked missile systems that wound their way through Beijing Thursday as part of a massive military parade underscore the rapid development of China's indigenous defense industry. Notable missiles on display for the first... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefSam's Club offering auto-buying program Sam's Club is offering an auto-buying
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
Sam's Club offering auto-buying program Sam's Club is offering an auto-buying program for its members, a service aimed at helping save money on the purchase of new and used automobiles. The warehouse division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. trade deficit reaches 5-month low in JulyWASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to the lowest level in five m
U.S. trade deficit reaches 5-month low in July
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to the lowest level in five months as exports posted a small gain while imports declined, reflecting a big drop in shipments of consumer goods such as cellphones. The deficit narrowed to $41.9... Read more
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Daily Examiner
ACCC warns states against privatisation to boost budgetsTHE head of the nation's competition watchdog has warned state governments agai
ACCC warns states against privatisation to boost budgets
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 minutes ago
THE head of the nation's competition watchdog has warned state governments against selling off assets for a quick buck. In a speech in Sydney on Friday, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims said governments needed to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zeroLlast week, during which the S&P 500 was up 0.9% as the market rebounded off of
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 minutes ago
Llast week, during which the S&P 500 was up 0.9% as the market rebounded off of Tuesday’s lows, BofAML clients were net buyers of $5.6bn of US stocks—the biggest inflow in our data history (since ’08) following five weeks of selling. The last time... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zeroSaudi Arabia is staring down a current account-fiscal account outcome that make
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 minutes ago
Saudi Arabia is staring down a current account-fiscal account outcome that makes Brazil look favorable by comparison. With the fiscal budget deficit projected at some 20% of GDP and two proxy wars combined with the necessity of maintaining the status... Read more
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Everett Herald
Bad policy will make climate change worse Published: Friday, September 4, 2015, 12:01 a.m. By James McCuskerThe apocal
Bad policy will make climate change worse
Everett Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
Published: Friday, September 4, 2015, 12:01 a.m. By James McCuskerThe apocalyptic flavor of President Barack Obama�s Arctic speech bears an uneasy resemblance to the work of Thomas Malthus written over 200... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"Our Asia strategy team points out news reports that some Chinese government ag
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 minutes ago
"Our Asia strategy team points out news reports that some Chinese government agencies are planning on the assumption of USD/CNY at 8.0 for the end of 2016. This would be a 20% devaluation back to 2006 levels. Considering the major impact of the 3%... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zeroBy monetizing more than the entire Japanese budget deficit, the BOJ is running
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 minutes ago
By monetizing more than the entire Japanese budget deficit, the BOJ is running of out willing sellers. Without those, Japan's QE, just like that of the ECB, will grind to a halt. Better yet, this creates a vicious loop, because with every passing... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
China's stock rescue jolts companies, reform plansBEIJING (AP) � Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing's frantic effort to s
China's stock rescue jolts companies, reform plans
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 minutes ago
BEIJING (AP) � Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing's frantic effort to stop a stock market bust. The maker of electrical equipment, part of a technology industry the ruling Communist Party wants to promote, hoped to raise 200 million yuan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No BOJ easing needed in Oct if inflation expectations anchored: IMFTOKYO: The Bank of Japan does not need to expand monetary policy in October eve
No BOJ easing needed in Oct if inflation expectations anchored: IMF
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
TOKYO: The Bank of Japan does not need to expand monetary policy in October even if it cuts its growth and price forecasts, as long as inflation expectations are well anchored, the IMF's mission chief for Japan said on Friday. Kalpana Kochhar, who... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Communique will not urge Fed against rate hikes: G20 delegateANKARA: Emerging markets have voiced concern about the possibility and timing o
Communique will not urge Fed against rate hikes: G20 delegate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
ANKARA: Emerging markets have voiced concern about the possibility and timing of rate hikes by the Federal Reserve but a G20 communique from a meeting of finance chiefs in Turkey will not urge the U.S. central bank against such moves, a delegate said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Losses from Chinese port explosions seen at up to 2.16 billion poundsHONG KONG: Explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin last month could generate
Losses from Chinese port explosions seen at up to 2.16 billion pounds
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
HONG KONG: Explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin last month could generate insurance losses of up to US$3.3 billion (2.16 billion pounds), reinsurance specialist Guy Carpenter & Company said in a report on Friday, nearly double what some analysts... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia dumps plans for high-speed rail lineJAKARTA: Indonesia has unexpectedly dumped much-vaunted plans for its first hig
Indonesia dumps plans for high-speed rail line
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia has unexpectedly dumped much-vaunted plans for its first high-speed railway in favour of a slower and cheaper rail option, in a blow to Japan and China who have been fiercely competing to win the construction job. President Joko... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust dollar below US70c in late tradeOngoing global economic worries have pushed the Australian dollar to a fresh si
Aust dollar below US70c in late trade
Business Spectator / Posted 5 minutes ago
Ongoing global economic worries have pushed the Australian dollar to a fresh six year low. At 1700 AEST on Friday, the currency was trading at 69.83 US cents, down from 70.16 cents on Thursday. It hit a low of 69.59 US cents on Friday afternoon,... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aussie dollar not too weakTreasurer Joe Hockey says the Australian dollar, now sitting below 70 US cents,
Aussie dollar not too weak
Business Spectator / Posted 5 minutes ago
Treasurer Joe Hockey says the Australian dollar, now sitting below 70 US cents, isn't too low. Mr Hockey said he would leave judgment of fair value of the Australian dollar to the markets. But many Australian exporters had struggled when the... Read more
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Business Spectator
European stocks open sharply lowerEuropean stocks have retreated in opening trade, giving back much of their gain
European stocks open sharply lower
Business Spectator / Posted 5 minutes ago
European stocks have retreated in opening trade, giving back much of their gains made the previous day, as investors showed caution ahead of a jobs report that could be key in determining whether US interest rates rise later this month. London's... Read more
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Business Spectator
China prepares to take the wheel at the G20The G20 is often referred to as the world’s ‘steering committee’ and in less th
China prepares to take the wheel at the G20
Business Spectator / Posted 5 minutes ago
The G20 is often referred to as the world’s ‘steering committee’ and in less than five months China will be firmly behind the wheel. At recent G20 summits and meetings in Beijing and Shanghai, government officials, academics and business... Read more
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Business Spectator
The Week AheadEmployment dominates domestic data After the tsunami of economic data over the
The Week Ahead
Business Spectator / Posted 5 minutes ago
Employment dominates domestic data After the tsunami of economic data over the past week, another round of top-tier economic indicators is expected in the coming week. In fact, at least another six economic indicators are due for release in... Read more
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Business Spectator
Picks of the WeekA ‘full house’ alert for global equitiesRobert GottliebsenMorgan Stanley's timi
Picks of the Week
Business Spectator / Posted 5 minutes ago
A ‘full house’ alert for global equitiesRobert GottliebsenMorgan Stanley's timing indicators suggest the worst may be over for global equities, but China remains a concern for the Australian sharemarket. China's debt problem is the real concernPeter... Read more
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NZCity
NZ dollar heads for 1.5% weekly declineThe New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.5 per cent weekly drop against the gr
NZ dollar heads for 1.5% weekly decline
NZCity / Posted 6 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.5 per cent weekly drop against the greenback as investors continue to spurn risk-sensitive assets against the backdrop of weak Chinese stock markets. The kiwi fell to 63.59 US cents at 5pm in Wellington form... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Campbell Soup’s cost-cutting helps it beat analysts’ profit estimatesEarnings: Campbell Soup Co. said on Thursday its quarterly profit slightly to
Campbell Soup’s cost-cutting helps it beat analysts’ profit estimates
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 minutes ago
Earnings: Campbell Soup Co. said on Thursday its quarterly profit slightly topped expectations, thanks to a higher gross margin achieved by the company’s cost-cutting amid a... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comThe Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr Chris Cardona h
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr Chris Cardona handed out funds at this year’s €100,000 Seed Fund Award during a ceremony on Wednesday which was presided over by the Rector of the University of Malta, Prof. Juanito... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Severn Trent Water deny winter supply problem claims « Shropshire StarThe GMB union had demanded that regulator Ofwat investigate the reasons behind
Severn Trent Water deny winter supply problem claims « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
The GMB union had demanded that regulator Ofwat investigate the reasons behind an increase in Severn Trent’s estimates of background consumption among customers. The union, which represents water workers, had claimed that the increase was masking a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Max’s brings Sizzlin’ Steak to VietnamLEADING Philippine casual dining group Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI) is set to bring
Max’s brings Sizzlin’ Steak to Vietnam
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 minutes ago
LEADING Philippine casual dining group Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI) is set to bring to Vietnam Sizzlin’ Steak, its homegrown brand serving premium meals on a hot plate system. MGI recently signed a development agreement with L Concepts Limited (L... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOJ drops case against Alliance Select on opening of booksTHE Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed charges filed by a group of Singa
DOJ drops case against Alliance Select on opening of books
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 minutes ago
THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed charges filed by a group of Singapore-based minority shareholders against Alliance Select Foods International’s top officials who had allegedly conspired to prevent them from scrutinizing the books of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Indian drugmaker Cipla pushes into U.S. with two dealsAn employee works at the reception area of Cipla at its headquarters in Mumbai,
Indian drugmaker Cipla pushes into U.S. with two deals
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 minutes ago
An employee works at the reception area of Cipla at its headquarters in Mumbai, India June 17, 2015. MUMBAI Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd (CIPL.NS) is set to buy two U.S. generics businesses in cash deals worth $550 million, it said on Friday,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Bwin admits investors split on its backing of GVC takeoverBetting company Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG logo is pictured with chips a
Bwin admits investors split on its backing of GVC takeover
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 minutes ago
Betting company Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG logo is pictured with chips and cards on a poker table during an event in Paris, December 3, 2010. LONDON Online gambling firm Bwin.party (BPTY.L), which on Friday accepted a 1.06 billion pound... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Italy may raise 2015 growth forecast after data - minister to paperItalian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan attends a news conference with the f
Italy may raise 2015 growth forecast after data - minister to paper
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 minutes ago
Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan attends a news conference with the foreign press in Rome, Italy, August 4, 2015. MILAN The Italian government may raise its 2015 economic growth forecast after recent data showed a rise in job creation and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Top PSE listed firms improve corporate governance The Philippines’ Top 100 publicly listed companies (PLCs) continued to improv
Top PSE listed firms improve corporate governance
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 minutes ago
The Philippines’ Top 100 publicly listed companies (PLCs) continued to improve their overall governance scores for the third successive year, according to the 2014 Asian Development Bank (ADB)... Read more
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