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Denver Post
T. Boone Pickens says America's oil industry is "dead in the water"NEW YORK — T. Boone Pickens turns 88 years old in a few weeks. He is in the pro
T. Boone Pickens says America's oil industry is "dead in the water"
Denver Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK — T. Boone Pickens turns 88 years old in a few weeks. He is in the process of giving his personal fortune to charity and will joke, when asked about investments he's eyeing and trends he's worrying about, about projects that might come... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Spain's Ferrovial not interested in detention centre work at Manus, NauruFerrovial CEO Inigo Meiras. Photo: Ferrovial Spain's Ferrovial says it does no
Spain's Ferrovial not interested in detention centre work at Manus, Nauru
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
Ferrovial CEO Inigo Meiras. Photo: Ferrovial Spain's Ferrovial says it does not intend to operate detention centres after taking control of ASX-listed Broadspectrum, which manages the controversial Manus Island and Nauru facilities. The global... Read more
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The Alpena News
Hundreds line up in Detroit for water bill payment plansDETROIT (AP) — People behind in water bill payments have lined up in Detroit to
Hundreds line up in Detroit for water bill payment plans
The Alpena News / Posted 2 minutes ago
DETROIT (AP) — People behind in water bill payments have lined up in Detroit to keep their service on. The Detroit News reports (http://detne.ws/1VFwle6 ) that hundreds waited Saturday at a water assistance fair to sign up for a payment plan. The... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm uniqueOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this wee
Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 2 minutes ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate's annual... Read more
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Denver Post
Banks bet human next-gen tellers will give them an edgeYou can pay for coffee with a wave of your phone, pay your friend with a push o
Banks bet human next-gen tellers will give them an edge
Denver Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
You can pay for coffee with a wave of your phone, pay your friend with a push of a button and deposit that check with a click of your phone camera. Money and banking are increasingly electronic. About 36 percent of online adults are active... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Green Shoots, May 1, 2016West Start Aviation sells, will expand News that a company is selling can be m
Green Shoots, May 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 minutes ago
West Start Aviation sells, will expand News that a company is selling can be met with trepidation and worry about downsizing. That’s not the case with West Star Aviation. Last week’s sale of the Grand Junction aircraft repair and maintenance... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
India FTA a priority for NZSpeaking after the bi-lateral talks today, Key said the deal would take New Zea
India FTA a priority for NZ
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
Speaking after the bi-lateral talks today, Key said the deal would take New Zealand’s economic relationship with India to the “next level”. Photo / Getty Images John Key says a free trade agreement with India is a priority for the Government and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Feeding frenzy in Spain's renewable energy sectorMADRID - A wind of change is blowing on Spain's renewables: companies and inves
Feeding frenzy in Spain's renewable energy sector
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 minutes ago
MADRID - A wind of change is blowing on Spain's renewables: companies and investment funds have been on a buying spree, taking advantage of the know-how and growth prospects of a sector still limping out of a crisis. A strong point of Spain's wind... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Be ready and able to explain how ETFs workClients may have a difficult time understanding the complexities of ETFs. That’
Be ready and able to explain how ETFs work
Financial Planning.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
Clients may have a difficult time understanding the complexities of ETFs. That’s why it’s the advisor’s job to carefully explain how these funds work. “ETFs are, in many cases, much more complex vehicles than most people realize, whether they are... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
A fix for chaotic portfoliosIt's an all too common problem: chaotic, directionless new client portfolios.
A fix for chaotic portfolios
Financial Planning.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
It's an all too common problem: chaotic, directionless new client portfolios. “They can be way overweight in some areas, like domestic large-cap, or underweight in others, like small-cap or global,” says Michael Schultz, investment manager and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Why companies are building corporate garagesWhen Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra recently tweeted about corporations
Why companies are building corporate garages
The Economic Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
When Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra recently tweeted about corporations incubating startups, he was, in fact, putting his mouth where his money already is. The `intrapreneur' idea is one that the $17-billion SUV-to-software group is committed... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sensex week ahead: Top four events to track in the coming weekNEW DELHI: The benchmark equity indices closed on a flat note for the week ende
Sensex week ahead: Top four events to track in the coming week
The Economic Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: The benchmark equity indices closed on a flat note for the week ended on April 29, as the market consolidated in a narrow range for the second consecutive week in a row. The market requires fresh triggers to either break out or break down... Read more
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The Economic Times
Debt-ridden Sri Lanka snuggles up to China again at India’s expenseNEW DELHI: India is hoping to host Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena th
Debt-ridden Sri Lanka snuggles up to China again at India’s expense
The Economic Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: India is hoping to host Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena this month for a multi-religious event at Ujjain which will be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi. The visit by Sirisena, if it happens, will come at a time when India's... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired CompanyLaziness led to the creation of Venmo, a mobile payments company acquired by Pa
5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 minutes ago
Laziness led to the creation of Venmo, a mobile payments company acquired by Paypal in 2013 that processed $7.5 billion last year. Seven years ago, Venmo co-founder Iqram Magdon-Ismail and his former University of Pennsylvania roommate, Andrew... Read more
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The Economic Times
The week that was: Realty, banking, tech stocks shone when BoJ, earnings hurt StreetNEW DELHI: It was a poor weak for domestic stocks, with concerns over poor grow
The week that was: Realty, banking, tech stocks shone when BoJ, earnings hurt Street
The Economic Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: It was a poor weak for domestic stocks, with concerns over poor growth of India Inc cropping up on back-to-back earnings disappointments from blue chip companies. Adding to concerns was the Bank of Japan (BoJ) policy outcome on Thursday,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Mercedes looks at kiosk approach to drive brand salienceMUMBAI: Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz is adopting a kiosk approach at high foot
Mercedes looks at kiosk approach to drive brand salience
The Economic Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz is adopting a kiosk approach at high footfall areas in key cities for promoting the brand through greater 'consumer engagement' as it aims at double-digit growth this year through a line-up of new launches. "We... Read more
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The Economic Times
Unfair to pin down celebs for misleading ads, say brand gurusMUMBAI: With a parliamentary standing committee calling for stringent penal pro
Unfair to pin down celebs for misleading ads, say brand gurus
The Economic Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
MUMBAI: With a parliamentary standing committee calling for stringent penal provisions to make celebrities who hawk brands accountable for misleading advertisements, industry experts feel it is unfair to single out celebs for such mishappenings. The... Read more
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The Manila Times
Future of scandal-hit Mitsubishi Motors in doubt — againMay 1, 2016 1:08 pm TOKYO: Sales are falling off a cliff. Its reputation is in
Future of scandal-hit Mitsubishi Motors in doubt — again
The Manila Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
May 1, 2016 1:08 pm TOKYO: Sales are falling off a cliff. Its reputation is in tatters. And even its top executive is talking about whether the automaker will survive. Mitsubishi Motors’... Read more
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The Manila Times
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisisMay 1, 2016 1:11 pm NAIROBI: A year into a political crisis which has claimed
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisis
The Manila Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
May 1, 2016 1:11 pm NAIROBI: A year into a political crisis which has claimed about 500 lives, driven a quarter of a million into exile and prompted Western donors to suspend government aid, Burundi’s... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm uniqueOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this wee
Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 14 minutes ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate's annual... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Banking company holds meeting, reelects 3 to boardBerninger discussed the company's performance during 2015, and said net income
Banking company holds meeting, reelects 3 to board
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 17 minutes ago
Berninger discussed the company's performance during 2015, and said net income was $4,544,944 or $3.02 per share compared to $4,761,192 at the end of 2014, loans increased by 6.36 percent to $300,903,517, deposits increased 0.59 percent to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired CompanyLaziness led to the creation of Venmo, a mobile payments company acquired by Pa
5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 minutes ago
Laziness led to the creation of Venmo, a mobile payments company acquired by Paypal in 2013 that processed $7.5 billion last year. Seven years ago, Venmo co-founder Iqram Magdon-Ismail and his former University of Pennsylvania roommate, Andrew... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Futures File: All that glitters is not gold; sometimes it’s silver, tooPrecious metals, black gold and cattle top this edition of Futures File, our we
Futures File: All that glitters is not gold; sometimes it’s silver, too
The Oklahoman / Posted 20 minutes ago
Precious metals, black gold and cattle top this edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities roundup. Slow economy makes metals move fast Prices were boosted by weak economic news in the U.S. this week and an update confirming that the Federal... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
People in Business - Dosher awards honors, names new controllerDosher names new controller SOUTHPORT -- Margaret Fontana is the new controlle
People in Business - Dosher awards honors, names new controller
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 minutes ago
Dosher names new controller SOUTHPORT -- Margaret Fontana is the new controller at Dosher Memorial Hospital. Fontana has more than 15 years of experience in operations and financial management within non-profit and for-profit organizations, and... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Buying (and selling) low Life can be confusing if you’re a reader of The Sunday Telegraph. Constantly
Buying (and selling) low
MumBRELLA / Posted 27 minutes ago
Life can be confusing if you’re a reader of The Sunday Telegraph. Constantly, you might be asking yourself: “As an unsophisticated investor, what shares shall I buy and sell?” Luckily, the newspaper has on hand... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm uniqueOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this wee
Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique
The Marietta Times / Posted 32 minutes ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate's annual... Read more
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Investopedia
UPS Stock: An Earnings Case StudyUnited Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is the largest package delivery company
UPS Stock: An Earnings Case Study
Investopedia / Posted 32 minutes ago
United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is the largest package delivery company in the world. In 2015, the company had sales of $58.4 billion and net income of $4.8 billion, which, when expressed in earnings per share (EPS), was equal to $5.43 per... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Could you come up with $400 if disaster struck?If a financial emergency struck — say, a health problem or a car that needed re
Could you come up with $400 if disaster struck?
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 32 minutes ago
If a financial emergency struck — say, a health problem or a car that needed repair — would you be able to come up with $400? According to the Federal Reserve Board, 47 percent of Americans would have trouble paying it — they would have to sell... Read more
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The Financial Express
Outlook: Quarterly earnings, oil to set market trajectoryAlso, purchasing managers’ index (PMI) data for services and manufacturing sect
Outlook: Quarterly earnings, oil to set market trajectory
The Financial Express / Posted 33 minutes ago
Also, purchasing managers’ index (PMI) data for services and manufacturing sectors are due this week, which will have some bearing on trading. (Reuters) Domestic stocks will take cues from the next batch of quarterly earnings from blue-chips,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Vodafone picks Kotak, UBS, ICICI for $2-bn share saleVodafone India is the second largest domestic mobile phone operator with close
Vodafone picks Kotak, UBS, ICICI for $2-bn share sale
The Financial Express / Posted 33 minutes ago
Vodafone India is the second largest domestic mobile phone operator with close to 200 million customers. (Reuters) Telecom major Vodafone India is close to launching an IPO with its British parent picking six investment banks, including Kotak, ICICI... Read more
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