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CNBC
No IPOs for 2016...something to fear?So, what the heck went wrong for these companies? Cramer sifted through the wr
No IPOs for 2016...something to fear?
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
So, what the heck went wrong for these companies? Cramer sifted through the wreckage of the deals to look for a pattern. The biggest losers were small biotech stocks that have gotten even smaller since going public. In fact, they were so small... Read more
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Swissinfo
Deutsche Bank CoCo Holders Learn What Regulators Meant by Risk(Bloomberg) -- When European regulators created a new type of bank debt, the id
Deutsche Bank CoCo Holders Learn What Regulators Meant by Risk
Swissinfo / Posted a minute ago
(Bloomberg) -- When European regulators created a new type of bank debt, the idea was to transfer risk from taxpayers to investors. Now bondholders are learning what that really means. Yield-starved investors bought $102 billion of the contingent... Read more
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CNBC
Why companies are scared of IPOsOn a day when the market was all over the place, Cramer would rather take the t
Why companies are scared of IPOs
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
On a day when the market was all over the place, Cramer would rather take the tried-and-true approach of judging a company not by what it is, but by what it can be. One of those companies was Disney, which reported better than expected earnings on... Read more
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CNBC
Diamond: Chance of recession—but don't panicExecutives like Deutsche Bank co-CEO John Cryan were quick to reassure investor
Diamond: Chance of recession—but don't panic
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
Executives like Deutsche Bank co-CEO John Cryan were quick to reassure investors this week even as cash is crunched by ailing energy loans. Meanwhile, investors were seeing flashbacks to 2008's financial sector defaults. While European banks were... Read more
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CNBC
Trading groceries on Whole Foods earnings beatPete Najarian Long AAPL, BAC, BKE, BMY, DIS, DISCA, GE, KMI, KO, MRK, PEP, PFE
Trading groceries on Whole Foods earnings beat
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
Pete Najarian Long AAPL, BAC, BKE, BMY, DIS, DISCA, GE, KMI, KO, MRK, PEP, PFE, VIAB, he is long calls AA, AAL, BHP, BX, CHS, DAL, EEM, GDX, GE, HAIN, HBAN, LB, LC, MCD, MSFT, MTG, NRF, SLV, SWN, TWTR, UAL, WEN, WMB, WYNN, YDKN, he is long puts DB,... Read more
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CNBC
Thursday is round 2 in Yellen vs the bond market"Negative rates is not something you should strive to achieve. It is a sign oth
Thursday is round 2 in Yellen vs the bond market
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
"Negative rates is not something you should strive to achieve. It is a sign other things have not worked out," said Goncalves. He did say euro-dollar options are pricing in a very slight chance of negative U.S. yields, with a 5 percent chance for... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empireThe Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesd
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted a minute ago
The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker. Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in professional competitions. He was arrested on... Read more
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CNBC
Dollar defensive as Yellen sticks to script, yen center stage"While the Fed is in a waiting mode to see how those risks play out, we don't s
Dollar defensive as Yellen sticks to script, yen center stage
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
"While the Fed is in a waiting mode to see how those risks play out, we don't see Fed hikes being priced in again any time soon," analysts at BNP Paribas wrote in a note to clients. "In this environment USD is likely to continue to struggle against... Read more
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CNBC
Asia markets mixed, ASX up 0.5%, Kospi down 2.6%Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen began her semiannual congressional testimony
Asia markets mixed, ASX up 0.5%, Kospi down 2.6%
CNBC / Posted a minute ago
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen began her semiannual congressional testimony in the U.S. overnight, where she addressed mounting whispers about whether the Fed could implement negative interest rates as a way to boost economic activity. She said... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
IPO returns beat established listings amid shift to smaller tech floatsASX IPO returns beat established listings amid shift to smaller tech companies
IPO returns beat established listings amid shift to smaller tech floats
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 minutes ago
ASX IPO returns beat established listings amid shift to smaller tech companies Share floats outperformed already-listed firms in a year when stock market returns were hard to come by in Australia. In 2015, when the broad All Ordinaries index of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Suncorp profit slumps on disasters, ASX profits from banksSuncorp profit slumps on disasters, ASX profits from bank capital raisings Pho
Suncorp profit slumps on disasters, ASX profits from banks
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 minutes ago
Suncorp profit slumps on disasters, ASX profits from bank capital raisings Photo: Suncorp posted a fall in profit, although its banking division posted strong earnings. (Nic MacBean: ABC News) Queensland-based insurance and banking group Suncorp... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Godfreys goes green after stick vacuum messGodfreys has bought an eco-friendly cleaning products firm to make sure it does
Godfreys goes green after stick vacuum mess
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Godfreys has bought an eco-friendly cleaning products firm to make sure it doesn't miss the ''clean and green'' trend. Photo: Rob Carew Vacuum cleaner company Godfreys is on the front-foot to try and make sure it doesn't miss the next big consumer... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Twitter is losing customers and its stock is fallingIt's hard for the small core of Twitter addicts to accept, but Twitter just isn
Twitter is losing customers and its stock is falling
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 minutes ago
It's hard for the small core of Twitter addicts to accept, but Twitter just isn't popular enough to be successful. In fact, Twitter is losing customers. The social media company reported Wednesday that it lost 2 million users in the last three... Read more
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The Indian Express
Write-offs a scam, small loans rarely in it, says former RBI Deputy GovernorFormer Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Dr K C Chakrabarty says technical write-off
Write-offs a scam, small loans rarely in it, says former RBI Deputy Governor
The Indian Express / Posted 4 minutes ago
Former Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Dr K C Chakrabarty says technical write-offs by banks is a “scam” and should be stopped. “Technical write-offs by Indian banks are inequitable and should be stopped. It is a big scam. Small loans are rarely... Read more
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The Indian Express
Govt likely to tweak its tax holiday for start-upsThe government had announced an array of initiatives for start-ups, including a
Govt likely to tweak its tax holiday for start-ups
The Indian Express / Posted 4 minutes ago
The government had announced an array of initiatives for start-ups, including a Rs 10,000-crore fund of funds, ease of closing companies, patents and exemption from income tax on their profits for the first three years. With its proposal of a tax... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empireThe Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesd
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker. Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in professional competitions. He was arrested on... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASIC nears end of probe into alleged bank-bill swaps riggingASIC chairman Greg Medcraft, Photo: Michele Mossop A Senate committee in Canbe
ASIC nears end of probe into alleged bank-bill swaps rigging
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft, Photo: Michele Mossop A Senate committee in Canberra has heard that the Australian Securities and Investment Commission is reaching the end of its investigation into the alleged rigging of the bank bill swap rate. In... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Aussie bonds surge like it's 1991 without recession driverBonds are giving investors a flashback to 1991, when Bob Hawke and his Treasure
Aussie bonds surge like it's 1991 without recession driver
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Bonds are giving investors a flashback to 1991, when Bob Hawke and his Treasurer Paul Keating battled Australia's last recession. Photo: Peter Morris Australian bonds are having their best start to a year since the economy was last in recession in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASIC says Clive Palmer could face criminal chargesASIC chairman Greg Medcraft has been left frustrated by the banks as it probes
ASIC says Clive Palmer could face criminal charges
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft has been left frustrated by the banks as it probes manipulation of benchmark rates. Photo: Katherine Griffiths Clive Palmer could face criminal charges over the collapse of his company, Queensland Nickel, for the alleged... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Petrol prices plunge - more to come?Petrol prices have been slashed for a second time this week, taking the drop to
Petrol prices plunge - more to come?
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Petrol prices have been slashed for a second time this week, taking the drop to a 12-month low, and market watchers are tipping another bit cut tomorrow. Following an announcement from BP this morning, prices were cut an additional 3 cents per litre... Read more
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Breitbart
HVAC Company, Carrier, Moves 1,400 Jobs to Mexico from IndianapolisCarrier announced a decision to move at least 1,400 jobs from Indianapolis to M
HVAC Company, Carrier, Moves 1,400 Jobs to Mexico from Indianapolis
Breitbart / Posted 5 minutes ago
Carrier announced a decision to move at least 1,400 jobs from Indianapolis to Mexico. The heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration system (HVAC) company will begin the process in 2017 and hopes to complete everything by... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Tesla production up, but company posts lossPALO ALTO - Tesla Motors said Wednesday its vehicle production and sales were u
Tesla production up, but company posts loss
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 minutes ago
PALO ALTO - Tesla Motors said Wednesday its vehicle production and sales were up, but the company still recorded a $320 million loss in the final quarter of 2015. Tesla delivered a loss of $2.44 cents per share last quarter on revenues of $1.75... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Healthy Cisco earnings report buoys stockSAN JOSE -- Cisco Systems shares jumped in after-hours trading Wednesday on a p
Healthy Cisco earnings report buoys stock
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 minutes ago
SAN JOSE -- Cisco Systems shares jumped in after-hours trading Wednesday on a positive second-quarter report that may help ease Wall Street fears that have rattled tech stocks. The San Jose networking giant reported second-quarter revenue of $11.8... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Twitter shares plunge after user growth stalls in fourth quarterSAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter's stock took another beating Wednesday, plunging by mo
Twitter shares plunge after user growth stalls in fourth quarter
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter's stock took another beating Wednesday, plunging by more than 11 percent at one point in after-hours trading after reporting flat user numbers in the fourth quarter. From October to December, the company had 320 million... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Pandora Jewelry Sees Growing Demand, Plans ExpansionIs there such a thing as too much bling? Dutch jewelry company Pandora plans t
Pandora Jewelry Sees Growing Demand, Plans Expansion
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Is there such a thing as too much bling? Dutch jewelry company Pandora plans to open 250 new stores globally this year as it draws in new and younger customers. The company anounced the expansion with its quarterly results on Wednesday. For the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Tesla's New M3 Announcement Makes Investors Forget About An Ugly Q4Before announcing ugly earnings numbers Wednesday, Tesla dropped the news that
Tesla's New M3 Announcement Makes Investors Forget About An Ugly Q4
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 6 minutes ago
Before announcing ugly earnings numbers Wednesday, Tesla dropped the news that it will roll out a prototype of its much-anticipated new "mass market" vehicle, the M3, in just a few weeks on March 1. This seemed to have cheered investors mightily, as... Read more
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Money Management
Turnbull slashes red tape with tax overhaulNew legislation introduced by the Turnbull Government yesterday has targeted th
Turnbull slashes red tape with tax overhaul
Money Management / Posted 7 minutes ago
New legislation introduced by the Turnbull Government yesterday has targeted the removal of a competitive tax advantage for overseas firms amid a push for a modernisation of Australia's taxation system. The announcement comes on the back of recent... Read more
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Money Management
Suncorp’s life changes help first half resultSuncorp's moves around its life insurance products has helped drive the Queensl
Suncorp’s life changes help first half result
Money Management / Posted 7 minutes ago
Suncorp's moves around its life insurance products has helped drive the Queensland-based company to a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $530 million for the six months to 31 December 2015, down from the $631 million reported for the first half of... Read more
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Money Management
AMP Capital adds infrastructure fundAMP Capital has added the core infrastructure fund to its self-managed superann
AMP Capital adds infrastructure fund
Money Management / Posted 7 minutes ago
AMP Capital has added the core infrastructure fund to its self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) suite, following demand from trustees. The fund offers retail investors access to direct infrastructure assets usually only available to large... Read more
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Money Management
Geared investors see bright side to volatilityMargin lending investors are the most optimistic in their share market outlook,
Geared investors see bright side to volatility
Money Management / Posted 7 minutes ago
Margin lending investors are the most optimistic in their share market outlook, with both current and potential margin lending investors regarding recent share market falls as a gearing opportunity, Investment Trends research reveals. The 2015... Read more
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