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WBTV Charlotte
Power sales from dams top $225M in revenues; lawsuit pendingBy EMERY P. DALESIO AP Business Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina da
WBTV Charlotte / Posted a minute ago
By EMERY P. DALESIO AP Business Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina dams that once produced electricity for a factory employing 1,000 workers has generated more than $225 million in revenues since the plant was closed and the hydroelectric... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Tesla unveils pay plan for Elon Musk: He could get nothing for 10 yearsAt each milestone, Musk could exercise options on about 1.69 million shares of
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
At each milestone, Musk could exercise options on about 1.69 million shares of Tesla stock — an amount equal to 1% of the shares outstanding as of last Sunday. At the first milestone, after Tesla's market capitalization reaches $100 billion, he could... Read more
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Philly.com
U.S. slips to No. 8 in world rankings, from No. 4 in 2016, Wharton prof tells DavosHas America slipped in the world rankings? According to Wharton, the U.S. ain’t
Philly.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Has America slipped in the world rankings? According to Wharton, the U.S. ain’t what it was compared to two years ago. In its annual survey, Wharton ranked America as No. 8 in 2018, compared with our No. 7 ranking in 2017, and No. 4 world ranking in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
JPMorgan Chase raising wages, hiring, opening more branchesJPMorgan Chase announced Tuesday that it will boost wages, open new branches an
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 minutes ago
JPMorgan Chase announced Tuesday that it will boost wages, open new branches and hire thousands of new workers, citing improved economic performance and sweeping changes to the U.S. tax code. Wages will rise to between $15 and $18 an hour from a... Read more
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Island Packet
Hundreds protest in Zurich against Davos forumThe Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):
Island Packet / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Hundreds of protesters, some with their faces covered, are marching in Switzerland's largest city to denounce the World Economic Forum and the planned visit... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Power sales from dams top $225M in revenues; lawsuit pendingBy EMERY P. DALESIO AP Business Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina da
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 minutes ago
By EMERY P. DALESIO AP Business Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina dams that once produced electricity for a factory employing 1,000 workers has generated more than $225 million in revenues since the plant was closed and the hydroelectric... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Webster Financial beats Street 4Q forecastsWATERBURY — Webster Financial Corp. (WBS) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter pr
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 18 minutes ago
WATERBURY — Webster Financial Corp. (WBS) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $69.9 million. The bank, based in Waterbury, Connecticut, said it had earnings of 73 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
State awards additional funding for industrial park in BernRelated stories BERN TWP., Pa. - The Greater Berks Development Fund (GBDF) is
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 minutes ago
Related stories BERN TWP., Pa. - The Greater Berks Development Fund (GBDF) is well on its way to securing the funding it needs to develop an industrial park that is expected to create hundreds of jobs in Bern Township. Pennsylvania's Commonwealth... Read more
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asianage
India’s grape exports rise this yearNASHIK: With a shortage of grapes due to the drought in South Africa and with C
asianage / Posted 26 minutes ago
NASHIK: With a shortage of grapes due to the drought in South Africa and with Chile’s harvest season slated to arrive in February, India grape exports have nearly doubled compared to last year. Indian vineyard owners had grasped the situation in... Read more
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asianage
Sensex 36,139, Nifty 11,083MUMBAI: Continuing with their winning momentum, the equity markets soared to ye
asianage / Posted 26 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Continuing with their winning momentum, the equity markets soared to yet another record high on Tuesday after International Monetary Fund (IMF) said India is set to regain the tag of fastest growing major economy in the world in FY19 with a... Read more
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asianage
Centre slow to set up strict cyber security normsHyderabad: Despite India suffering quite a few cyberattacks, an expert claims t
asianage / Posted 26 minutes ago
Hyderabad: Despite India suffering quite a few cyberattacks, an expert claims the government has been slow to address the problem by framing a strict cyber security policy. “Compared to the US where there is a greater awareness about cybersecurity,... Read more
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asianage
Budget to focus on infra not sops: IcraNew Delhi: Union Budget is likely to focus on higher spending on infrastructure
asianage / Posted 26 minutes ago
New Delhi: Union Budget is likely to focus on higher spending on infrastructure and social security to stimulate demand rather than slashing taxes as in the current situation as revenue collections are yet to stabilise after the switch over to GST,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Councillor Pleas for Investors At OnayenaOmuthiya — The councillor of Onayena constituency, Iyambo Indongo, is calling f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
Omuthiya — The councillor of Onayena constituency, Iyambo Indongo, is calling for prospective investors to apply for plots for both business and residential purposes while it is still early. Onayena and Oshivelo are now proclaimed settlements. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FCMB Restates Commitment to Hospitality IndustryFirst City Monument Bank (FCMB) has demonstrated its commitment to the developm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has demonstrated its commitment to the development of the hospitality industry by wholly financing the 155-room Radisson Blu Hotel located at Ikeja GRA in Lagos. The new five-star hotel, which is the third in Nigeria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Venaani Wades Into SOE Privatisation DebateWindhoek — The leader of the official opposition in parliament, McHenry Venaani
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
Windhoek — The leader of the official opposition in parliament, McHenry Venaani, has spoken of his intention to table a motion on the privatisation of non-performing state-owned enterprises (SOEs), singling out the national airline Air Namibia, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Walvis Bay Salt Refiners Exports First Consignment to U.S.Windhoek — Growing the number of clients for salt supply beyond the traditional
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
Windhoek — Growing the number of clients for salt supply beyond the traditional African market, Walvis Bay Salt Refiners (WBSR) will soon export its first vessel of salt to the United States of America. WBSR, which is part of the wider Synchem Group,... Read more
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New York Daily News
Trudeau backs gender balance on boardsSpecial police is on guard on the opening day of the 48th annual meeting of the
New York Daily News / Posted 28 minutes ago
Special police is on guard on the opening day of the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP) DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic... Read more
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Swissinfo
Stocks Rise on Earnings as Tech Rallies; Oil Gains(Bloomberg) -- Earnings set the tone for American equities, with strong results
Swissinfo / Posted 29 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Earnings set the tone for American equities, with strong results from Netflix Inc. bolstering technology indexes, while blue chips were mixed. Treasuries rose and the dollar edged lower. The Nasdaq 100 Index surged as Netflix powered... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Memo: Tax credit cost state $262.1 million last fiscal yearMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new memo from the Legislature's fiscal analysts shows ta
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 29 minutes ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new memo from the Legislature's fiscal analysts shows tax breaks targeted at manufacturers and farmers cost the state more than $260 million in revenue during the last fiscal year. Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz... Read more
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PRWeek US
Procter & Gamble announces second round of global agency cull Procter & Gamble has reduced the agencies it works with by more than half, an
PRWeek US / Posted 33 minutes ago
Procter & Gamble has reduced the agencies it works with by more than half, and plans to half the number again, the CMG company's finance chief said as it revealed encouraging sales for... Read more
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Daily Record
Rutgers: Athletic Department outspent its total revenue in fiscal year 2017Atmosphere scenes from Rutgers basketball's memorable win over Seton Hall. Jerr
Daily Record / Posted 34 minutes ago
Atmosphere scenes from Rutgers basketball's memorable win over Seton Hall. Jerry Carino PISCATAWAY -- The Rutgers University athletic department outspent its revenue in fiscal year 2017, according to the annual report of its operating budget. The... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
For SoFi, Twitter exec Anthony Noto checks all the right CEO boxesNoto, a former Army Ranger and Goldman Sachs banker, joined Twitter in 2014 aft
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 34 minutes ago
Noto, a former Army Ranger and Goldman Sachs banker, joined Twitter in 2014 after helping take the company public. His resume checks two boxes that were likely top priorities for SoFi’s board: experience managing IPOs and experience dealing with... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX snaps five-day losing streak as banks rally Australian shares snapped a five-session losing streak to close firmly higher o
Canberra Times / Posted 34 minutes ago
Australian shares snapped a five-session losing streak to close firmly higher on Tuesday, as investors keyed into an upbeat forecast for global economic growth and after a US government shutdown ended almost as quickly as it began. The S&P/ASX 200... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Is moving to the country the answer to housing affordability?Moving to the country the answer to housing affordability for some, but prices
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 35 minutes ago
Moving to the country the answer to housing affordability for some, but prices are rising Real estate agents are reporting strong interest in regional property sales as first home buyers and retiring baby boomers realise the savings that can be made... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gold-backed cryptocurrency being developed by Perth MintCryptocurrency backed by gold being developed by Perth Mint to entice investors
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 35 minutes ago
Cryptocurrency backed by gold being developed by Perth Mint to entice investors back to precious metals Australia's biggest gold refiner, the Perth Mint, is developing its own cryptocurrency backed by physical precious metals. The ambitious plan,... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
Midday Stock RoundupThe S&P 500 increased 0.2% in midday trading to 2,837.48. The Dow Jones Indust
Orange County Business Journal / Posted 35 minutes ago
The S&P 500 increased 0.2% in midday trading to 2,837.48. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 26,203.82. The Nasdaq jumped 0.6% to 7,450.80. The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond fell 1.4% to 2.63%. The price of gold was up 0.4% to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
China faces protests after investment scheme collapsesBEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are struggling to quell protests following t
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 36 minutes ago
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are struggling to quell protests following the collapse of an investment scheme police say took as much as $4.7 billion from millions of depositors. The implosion of Qianbao.com adds to a string of failures of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
I-74 reopens after crash spills cashMore Local More Local News-Gazette.com embraces discussion of both community
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 36 minutes ago
More Local More Local News-Gazette.com embraces discussion of both community and world issues. We welcome you to contribute your ideas, opinions and comments, but we ask that you avoid personal attacks, vulgarity and hate speech. We reserve the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Man shot, killed in Pasco County; 1 in custodyIn Focus with Allison Walker Torres is a 30-minute public affairs program, feat
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 37 minutes ago
In Focus with Allison Walker Torres is a 30-minute public affairs program, featuring a roundtable of newsmakers representing a range of perspectives, including local officials and expert analysts as they tackle topical issues of importance to... Read more
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FOX Business
Verizon Posts Earnings Beat, Issues Better-Expected GuidanceTop domestic wireless carrier Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) reported fourth
FOX Business / Posted 41 minutes ago
Top domestic wireless carrier Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) reported fourth-quarter earnings this morning, and the company enjoyed strong subscriber gains that helped Verizon beat the consensus estimate on revenue. As expected, Fios video... Read more
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