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Investopedia
I'm Retired: Is it Safe to Invest in the Technology Sector?Technology stocks got off to a rough start this year: by mid-January, the Nasda
I'm Retired: Is it Safe to Invest in the Technology Sector?
Investopedia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Technology stocks got off to a rough start this year: by mid-January, the Nasdaq Composite (a tech-heavy index, considered a benchmark for the sector) had fallen 14% from its 52-week high. Many techies have rallied a bit since, but given that the... Read more
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Market Watch
Second largest food service company US Foods files for IPOUS Foods Holdings Corp., one of the largest private companies in the U.S. with
Second largest food service company US Foods files for IPO
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
US Foods Holdings Corp., one of the largest private companies in the U.S. with annual revenue of more than $20 billion, registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering on Tuesday. The dollar amount and the number... Read more
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Market Watch
Urban Outfitters sales flat for holiday quarterUrban Outfitters Inc. on Tuesday reported flat sales for its holiday quarter, f
Urban Outfitters sales flat for holiday quarter
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Urban Outfitters Inc. on Tuesday reported flat sales for its holiday quarter, falling just shy of Wall Street expectations as its namesake and Anthropologie brands posted declines in a core sales metric. Urban Outfitters, which is also the parent of... Read more
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Market Watch
Disney ESPN concern undercuts 'Star Wars' strengthWalt Disney Co. reported the highest quarterly earnings in its history as the s
Disney ESPN concern undercuts 'Star Wars' strength
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Walt Disney Co. reported the highest quarterly earnings in its history as the success of the latest installment of "Star Wars" offset continued woes at its ESPN sports network. Shares, down 21% over the past three months, fell 4.7% to $88 in recent... Read more
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Market Watch
Disney earnings surge on 'Star Wars'Walt Disney Co. reported the highest quarterly earnings in its history as the s
Disney earnings surge on 'Star Wars'
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Walt Disney Co. reported the highest quarterly earnings in its history as the success of the latest installment of "Star Wars" offset continued woes at its ESPN sports network. Shares, down 21% over the past three months, fell 3.6% to $88.88 in... Read more
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Investopedia
Tesla Stock Drives Off a Cliff (TSLA)Amid the market volatility, momentum stocks like Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), whi
Tesla Stock Drives Off a Cliff (TSLA)
Investopedia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Amid the market volatility, momentum stocks like Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), which is down 25% in five days, continue to get hammered. But while the stock appears attractive here (it closed Tuesday, Feb. 9 up 0.18% before giving up some 3% after... Read more
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Market Watch
Anadarko slashes dividend by 81%Anadarko Petroleum Corp., hit hard by sharply lower energy prices, slashed its
Anadarko slashes dividend by 81%
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Anadarko Petroleum Corp., hit hard by sharply lower energy prices, slashed its quarterly dividend by 81% to five cents a share. The move will save the company about $450 million a year, Anadarko Chief Executive Al Walker said. The company's stock,... Read more
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Market Watch
Akamai announces restructuring, stock buybacksAkamai Technologies Inc. AKAM, -3.44% on Tuesday reported lower fourth-quarter
Akamai announces restructuring, stock buybacks
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Akamai Technologies Inc. AKAM, -3.44% on Tuesday reported lower fourth-quarter profit, weighed down by costs tied to its network-building push, and disclosed an organizational shakeup to focus operations on its web and media business. The company... Read more
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Market Watch
Twitter’s ‘bullish divergence’ gives investors a glimmer of hopeInvestors in Twitter Inc.’s stock, who have taken a relentless beating over the
Twitter’s ‘bullish divergence’ gives investors a glimmer of hope
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Investors in Twitter Inc.’s stock, who have taken a relentless beating over the past several months, may finally have a glimmer of hope ahead of fourth-quarter results on Wednesday, in the form of short-term bullish technical divergence. Twitter’s... Read more
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The Irish Times
Drop in Disney profits, but ‘Force’ is strong in first quarterWalt Disney Company’s first-quarter profit rose, beating analysts’ estimates as
Drop in Disney profits, but ‘Force’ is strong in first quarter
The Irish Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Walt Disney Company’s first-quarter profit rose, beating analysts’ estimates as the December hit Star Wars: The Force Awakens boosted the film studio and consumer-products business. Earnings at the ESPN sports network, closely watched by investors,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Panda to buy rival Greenstar’s refuse collection businessGreenstar, the waste company, is to sell its refuse collection business to its
Panda to buy rival Greenstar’s refuse collection business
The Irish Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Greenstar, the waste company, is to sell its refuse collection business to its rival, Panda, in what would be a significant consolidaton of the market. Panda will take on some 80,000 Greenstar residential customers in addition to the 150,000 it... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Copper miner OZ Minerals has revealed a boost to profits and dividendsOZ Minerals boss Andrew Cole said the good times should continue into 2016. Pho
Copper miner OZ Minerals has revealed a boost to profits and dividends
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
OZ Minerals boss Andrew Cole said the good times should continue into 2016. Photo: Scott Barbour OZ Minerals has revealed dramatically improved profits for 2015 despite the recent weakness in copper and gold prices. The biggest ever haul of copper... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Beyonce jolts Red Lobster sales after Super Bowl 'Formation' performanceRed Lobster chief executive Kim Lopdrup said sales jumped 33 per cent on Sunday
Beyonce jolts Red Lobster sales after Super Bowl 'Formation' performance
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
Red Lobster chief executive Kim Lopdrup said sales jumped 33 per cent on Sunday and increased "well into the double digits" on Monday after mega star Beyoncé mentioned the seafood chain in her new song, "Formation." The song, which was released over... Read more
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Salon.com
Wyndham and Viacom are big market moversNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially Tuesday on the New York Stock E
Wyndham and Viacom are big market movers
Salon.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: Wyndham Worldwide Corp., up $1.58 to $63.21 The hotel operator reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit and revenue and... Read more
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Salon.com
Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shadesHELSINKI (AP) — Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceili
Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades
Salon.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and injure people. The company says that after receiving complaints from customers that the shades of some... Read more
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Canberra Times
Copper miner OZ Minerals has revealed a boost to profits and dividendsOZ Minerals boss Andrew Cole said the good times should continue into 2016. Pho
Copper miner OZ Minerals has revealed a boost to profits and dividends
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
OZ Minerals boss Andrew Cole said the good times should continue into 2016. Photo: Scott Barbour OZ Minerals has revealed dramatically improved profits for 2015 despite the recent weakness in copper and gold prices. The biggest ever haul of copper... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why making too much money is a problem for WooliesMaking too much money is a problem for Woolworths. Photo: Glenn Hunt Woolworth
Why making too much money is a problem for Woolies
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Making too much money is a problem for Woolworths. Photo: Glenn Hunt Woolworths has a problem. Well, judging by the closure of Masters, a new advertising brief, and reports that it might shutter some of its upmarket Thomas Dux stores, perhaps more... Read more
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Canberra Times
Innovation in electronic payments to accelerate demise of chequesConsigned to history: New electronic funds transfer systems will mean the days
Innovation in electronic payments to accelerate demise of cheques
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Consigned to history: New electronic funds transfer systems will mean the days of writing out big cheques will be over for most people. Photo: Salvation Army It's been almost 20 years since I last owned a cheque book in Australia, and I never felt... Read more
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Canberra Times
Noel Whittaker explains annuitiesIllustration: Michael Mucci My sister in law spoke of putting some of their su
Noel Whittaker explains annuities
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Illustration: Michael Mucci My sister in law spoke of putting some of their super money in an annuity – we are trying to understand how they work. Can you help? It means you pay a fund manager a lump sum in exchange for an income for a specified... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
App puts spare change on stock marketAcorns app comes to Australia to invest spare change in stock market | DailyTel
App puts spare change on stock market
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 minutes ago
Acorns app comes to Australia to invest spare change in stock market | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Spare change ... Micro-investment platform Acorns is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Tense calm"US shares bounce back" No bounce to be precise. "Australia’s newly crowned I
Tense calm
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
"US shares bounce back" No bounce to be precise. "Australia’s newly crowned Investors of the Year...they’re retiring aged 24 and why they have a knack for making a killing out of property .......Kate and Matt have built a portfolio of 16 properties... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
CBA rakes in dollar a day for every AussieCBA chalks up record first-half profit, raking in $1.05 a day for every Aussie
CBA rakes in dollar a day for every Aussie
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 minutes ago
CBA chalks up record first-half profit, raking in $1.05 a day for every Aussie | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website THE Commonwealth Bank has posted a record... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why investors should consider China in the Year of the MonkeyThe Year of the Monkey could be an auspicious time to invest in the undervalued
Why investors should consider China in the Year of the Monkey
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Year of the Monkey could be an auspicious time to invest in the undervalued Chinese sharemarket. Photo: Anthony Kwan This week, millions of Chinese people are travelling home to welcome the Year of the Monkey with their families. After a torrid... Read more
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Canberra Times
Home building boom lifts Boral profit 23pcNew home building is boosting Boral's earnings. Photo: Ben Rushton Constructio
Home building boom lifts Boral profit 23pc
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
New home building is boosting Boral's earnings. Photo: Ben Rushton Construction materials group Boral has upped its dividend after buoyant new home building on the east coast boosted its interim net profit after tax 30.7 per cent to $136.6... Read more
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Canberra Times
Businesses out of pocket after Telstra's nationwide outagePoweredLocal chief executive Michael Jankie lost almost $15,000 from Telstra's
Businesses out of pocket after Telstra's nationwide outage
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
PoweredLocal chief executive Michael Jankie lost almost $15,000 from Telstra's outage on Tuesday. Photo: Josh Robenstone Though Telstra's widespread outage on Tuesday caused inconvenience and frustration for thousands of people, the damage was... Read more
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Canberra Times
What people learn from going bankruptJulie Ann Cairns went to the brink of bankruptcy. Photo: Supplied Brisbane wom
What people learn from going bankrupt
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Julie Ann Cairns went to the brink of bankruptcy. Photo: Supplied Brisbane woman Julie Rainbow is one of the thousands of Australians who go bankrupt every year. More than a decade ago she and her then husband and their two children had what she... Read more
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Canberra Times
AGL Energy write-downs push first-half into lossAGL Energy is planning to move away from coal-based power generation. Photo: Pa
AGL Energy write-downs push first-half into loss
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
AGL Energy is planning to move away from coal-based power generation. Photo: Pat Scala AGL Energy is launching a renewable energy business to develop up to $3 billion of large-scale projects as part of a renewed push into lower-carbon fuels as the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Deutsche Bank investors have 'completely lost faith'Deutsche Bank bosses face a formidable task to drag its shares off a 30-year lo
Deutsche Bank investors have 'completely lost faith'
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Deutsche Bank bosses face a formidable task to drag its shares off a 30-year low, with reassurances about its capital levels doing little to improve investor confidence and few other options on the table to trigger a recovery. Germany's flagship... Read more
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Canberra Times
Beyonce jolts Red Lobster sales after Super Bowl 'Formation' performanceRed Lobster chief executive Kim Lopdrup said sales jumped 33 per cent on Sunday
Beyonce jolts Red Lobster sales after Super Bowl 'Formation' performance
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Red Lobster chief executive Kim Lopdrup said sales jumped 33 per cent on Sunday and increased "well into the double digits" on Monday after mega star Beyoncé mentioned the seafood chain in her new song, "Formation." The song, which was released over... Read more
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Canberra Times
Commonwealth Bank profit rises 4pc to $4.8 billionCommonwealth Bank's first half profits swelled 4 per cent to $4.8 billion, help
Commonwealth Bank profit rises 4pc to $4.8 billion
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Commonwealth Bank's first half profits swelled 4 per cent to $4.8 billion, helped by a strong performance in its flagship retail banking arm and low numbers of loans turning sour. Amid a debate over whether banks may be forced to cut their... Read more
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