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Crain's Chicago Business
Friedman vs. Blackrock's Fink on corporate social responsibility - CahillWhat would Milton Friedman say? That was my reaction to Laurence Fink's latest
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a minute ago
What would Milton Friedman say? That was my reaction to Laurence Fink's latest annual missive to CEOs of major corporations. On Jan. 16, the boss of giant money manager Blackrock released a letter urging corporate leaders to look beyond the bottom... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Discover topping credit-card rivals in growth—and bad loansAs 2018 dawns, Discover Financial Services finds itself a leader in an unfamili
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a minute ago
As 2018 dawns, Discover Financial Services finds itself a leader in an unfamiliar category: bad credit-card loans. Probably not coincidentally, the Riverwoods-based credit-card company is growing its credit-card balances at twice the rate banking... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Property Doctors: how do I set up as a landlord?Q I bought a small, one-bedroom flat in late 2016 with a mortgage on a fixed-ra
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 minutes ago
Q I bought a small, one-bedroom flat in late 2016 with a mortgage on a fixed-rate deal that ends in September. I am now moving into my boyfriend’s flat and will need to let my flat. As I have never done anything like this before, how do I go about... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Beaver Twp. homeowner finds home on real estate website, reports possible scamBeaver Township police are investigating how several homes came to be listed on
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 minutes ago
Beaver Township police are investigating how several homes came to be listed on a real estate website, when in fact they are not for sale. According to a police report, a homeowner who lives on South Avenue went to the police station last week to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'We’re not going to follow the hype': Biotech VCs are concerned by the staggering size of early-stage startup fundingMoney is flowing into biotech startups, with companies more and more frequently
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 minutes ago
Money is flowing into biotech startups, with companies more and more frequently raising more than $100 million in early-stage funding rounds. We asked venture capitalists what all this capital means for the private biotech industry. Some were... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
China needs the world more than ever right now. Don't tell Donald Trump.China's economy is showing a divergence. Exports are looking healthy but the do
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 minutes ago
China's economy is showing a divergence. Exports are looking healthy but the domestic economy is faltering. To stay afloat China needs global demand more than ever. Don't tell that to Donald Trump, who is just itching to put up tariffs that would... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
We asked a top private-equity recruiter what it takes to get a senior-level job these daysJonathan Goldstein is a partner at the recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles, wh
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 minutes ago
Jonathan Goldstein is a partner at the recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles, where he leads the US private-equity practice. We asked Goldstein a variety of questions about the hiring climate in private equity, including what it takes to land a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Meet the unconventional portfolio manager who crushed Wall Street last year while barely watching the marketAlex Umansky, who manages five mutual-fund portfolios for Baron Funds, saw his
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 minutes ago
Alex Umansky, who manages five mutual-fund portfolios for Baron Funds, saw his $199 million Fifth Avenue Growth Fund smash benchmarks in 2017 with a 40.6% return. The outperformance was largely due to the fund's heavy exposure to Amazon, Alibaba,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Report claims Staveley is eyeing up Leeds United after £250m Newcastle talks 'came to an end'Amanda Staveley could turn to Leeds United after talks to buy Newcastle United
HITC Sport / Posted 5 minutes ago
Amanda Staveley could turn to Leeds United after talks to buy Newcastle United 'came to an end', according to the Sun's Neil Ashton [19th January, page 61]. The report claims the next stop on Staveley's 'endless flirtation with buying a football... Read more
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The Holmes Report
Open Banking Puts Fintech And Bank Comms Under ScrutinyLONDON — The introduction of Open Banking could expose the communications divid
The Holmes Report / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON — The introduction of Open Banking could expose the communications divide between incumbent banks and fintechs, according to a leading economics expert. Speaking at a Bite Spotlight business trends event this week, in a wide-ranging debate... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Crypto Crash 2018: Ripple and Ethereum Still Have Huge Potential https://www.profitconfidential.com/cryptocurrency/crypto-crash-2018-ripple-et
Profit Confidential / Posted 7 minutes ago
https://www.profitconfidential.com/cryptocurrency/crypto-crash-2018-ripple-ethereum-still-have-huge-potential/ ... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Tesla Stock Has its Sights Set On a $500.00 Price ObjectiveTesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Aiming for Price Objective of $500.00 https://ww
Profit Confidential / Posted 7 minutes ago
Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Aiming for Price Objective of $500.00 https://www.profitconfidential.com/stock/tesla-stock/tsla-stock-has-sights-set-500-dollar-price-objective/ Patrick Brik... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Family Dollar Plan OK'd; Upkeep VowedThe old Whalley Avenue CVS will get a new parking lot and cosmetic improvements
New Haven Independent / Posted 10 minutes ago
The old Whalley Avenue CVS will get a new parking lot and cosmetic improvements — and still, despite some neighborhood opposition, become a Family Dollar in the end. City Plan commissioners unanimously approved the site plan for the conversion of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts Delegation: More mental health help needed for Puerto RicoBOSTON (AP) — The state’s all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing f
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 minutes ago
BOSTON (AP) — The state’s all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing federal officials on efforts to address mental health challenges in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In a letter Friday to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
China needs the world more than ever right now. Don't tell Donald Trump.China's economy is showing a divergence. Exports are looking healthy but the do
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
China's economy is showing a divergence. Exports are looking healthy but the domestic economy is faltering. To stay afloat China needs global demand more than ever. Don't tell that to Donald Trump, who is just itching to put up tariffs that would... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'We’re not going to follow the hype': Biotech VCs are concerned by the staggering size of early-stage startup fundingMoney is flowing into biotech startups, with companies more and more frequently
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
Money is flowing into biotech startups, with companies more and more frequently raising more than $100 million in early-stage funding rounds. We asked venture capitalists what all this capital means for the private biotech industry. Some were... Read more
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Connecticut Post
We asked a top private-equity recruiter what it takes to get a senior-level job these daysJonathan Goldstein is a partner at the recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles, wh
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
Jonathan Goldstein is a partner at the recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles, where he leads the US private-equity practice. We asked Goldstein a variety of questions about the hiring climate in private equity, including what it takes to land a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Meet the unconventional portfolio manager who crushed Wall Street last year while barely watching the marketAlex Umansky, who manages five mutual-fund portfolios for Baron Funds, saw his
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
Alex Umansky, who manages five mutual-fund portfolios for Baron Funds, saw his $199 million Fifth Avenue Growth Fund smash benchmarks in 2017 with a 40.6% return. The outperformance was largely due to the fund's heavy exposure to Amazon, Alibaba,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
When a start-up like Uber or Lyft goes public, what do the drivers get?Edward Escobar has been driving for Uber and Lyft for nearly four years. That’s
Los Angeles Times / Posted 20 minutes ago
Edward Escobar has been driving for Uber and Lyft for nearly four years. That’s eons in Silicon Valley time. If he were an employee at either ride-hailing company, he’d be considered a stalwart, probably with stock options fully vested. And if either... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In bizarre reversal under Trump, consumer agency reveals moves to protect payday lendersIn what would be a laughable move if it wasn’t so incredibly tragic, the Trump
Los Angeles Times / Posted 20 minutes ago
In what would be a laughable move if it wasn’t so incredibly tragic, the Trump administration’s newly emasculated Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this week sided with payday lenders over consumers. You heard right. The CFPB, now led by an... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Arsenal: Granit Xhaka backs Henrikh Mkhitaryan to succeedGranit Xhaka has backed Henrikh Mkhitaryan to be a success at Arsenal if he joi
Football.co.uk / Posted 23 minutes ago
Granit Xhaka has backed Henrikh Mkhitaryan to be a success at Arsenal if he joins in exchange for Alexis Sanchez. Mkhitaryan has struggled to make an impact at Manchester United. . Source: DailyMailPlease enable JavaScript to view the comments... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Years ago stories from the Gazette - Retired Coniston headmistress given £105 in recognition of her long service100 YEARS AGO - 1918 At Coniston Institute, in the presence of a large gatheri
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 24 minutes ago
100 YEARS AGO - 1918 At Coniston Institute, in the presence of a large gathering, Miss Walker, who retired as mistress-ship of the Coniston CE Infants School last July, was presented with a Treasury note case containing £105, in recognition of her... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian cryptocurrency investors get I-T notices as trading hits Rs 224 bnIndia has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurr
Business Standard India / Posted 30 minutes ago
India has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion (Rs 224 billion) worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, the income tax department... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hurt by higher expenses, IDFC Bank Q3 profit drops 24% to Rs 1.46 billionNet profit for the quarter, ended December 31, came in at Rs 1.46 billion ($22.
Business Standard India / Posted 30 minutes ago
Net profit for the quarter, ended December 31, came in at Rs 1.46 billion ($22.91 million) compared with Rs 1.91 billion a year ago. Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans stood at 5.62 per cent at end-December, compared with 3.92 per cent... Read more
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ABC News
Tales from the crypto: South Korea frets over crackdown on virtual economyIn South Korea, more than 200,000 people have now signed a presidential petitio
ABC News / Posted 35 minutes ago
In South Korea, more than 200,000 people have now signed a presidential petition imploring the government to reconsider a proposal to crack down on cryptocurrency -– an extraordinary public outcry and a clear sign that in South Korea, the failure of... Read more
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Income Investors
Can This 7% Yield Possibly Be Safe?istockphoto/MarenWischnewskiThis Monthly Dividend Stock Yields 7% Over the pas
Income Investors / Posted 36 minutes ago
istockphoto/MarenWischnewskiThis Monthly Dividend Stock Yields 7% Over the past decade, few businesses have paid out higher yields than business development corporations (BDCs). Big banks have turned their back on small-town America. With all of... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announces Snaresbrook Tube Station to get step-free access by 2022 Snaresbrook Station. Picture: Tom Page/CC Campaigners have been celebrating
Ilford Recorder / Posted 39 minutes ago
Snaresbrook Station. Picture: Tom Page/CC Campaigners have been celebrating after it was announced that Snaresbrook Station is the latest Tube stop in the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
TV presenter George Clarke searching for north west homes for new seriesCould your historic home be a star of the small screen? Channel 4 is on the lo
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 39 minutes ago
Could your historic home be a star of the small screen? Channel 4 is on the lookout for homes in the north west to feature in the second series of George Clarke's Old House, New Home. The series aims to help families uncover historic hidden gems... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Funding boost for sandscaping project next to gas hub Bacton gas terminal from the air. Picture; MIKE PAGE A scheme designed to ha
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 42 minutes ago
Bacton gas terminal from the air. Picture; MIKE PAGE A scheme designed to halt erosion along a key part of north Norfolk’s coastline is getting million-pound boost under a new ‘growth deal’ with... Read more
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RTT News
Realtime Business News, Economic News, Breaking News and Forex News – RTTNewsThe Securities and Exchange Commission has raised concerns for approving exchan
RTT News / Posted 42 minutes ago
The Securities and Exchange Commission has raised concerns for approving exchange-traded funds or ETFs and mutual funds that hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, indicating that it will be a long wait to see such products in the market. In a... Read more
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