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Market Watch
Costco sales stall in third quarterCostco Wholesale Corp. said its sales stagnated in its third quarter, and the b
Costco sales stall in third quarter
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
Costco Wholesale Corp. said its sales stagnated in its third quarter, and the bulk seller also gave investors a glimpse into how much a wage increase for its store workers could affect its bottom line. Costco said that for the quarter ended May 8,... Read more
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Market Watch
Brent crude tops $50 a barrel for first time since NovemberHONG KONG — International oil prices rose to their highest levels in six months
Brent crude tops $50 a barrel for first time since November
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
HONG KONG — International oil prices rose to their highest levels in six months on Thursday, as the recent decline in U.S. crude stocks raised expectations for a tightening in the market amid lower global supply. Persistent oversupply has kept... Read more
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Salon.com
Takata taps asset management firm Lazard to help recall woesTOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is hiring financi
Takata taps asset management firm Lazard to help recall woes
Salon.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is hiring financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard to help tackle financial problems and massive recalls. Takata air bags can deploy with too much force, spewing shrapnel into... Read more
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The Financial Express
Gold prices edge up, but stays near 7-week low on US Fed rate hike outlookConfidence at Japanese manufacturers tumbled to a three-year low in May and is
Gold prices edge up, but stays near 7-week low on US Fed rate hike outlook
The Financial Express / Posted 3 minutes ago
Confidence at Japanese manufacturers tumbled to a three-year low in May and is seen recovering only modestly in the next three months, a Reuters poll found, in a sign the yen’s rise is taking its toll on exporters of cars and electronics.... Read more
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The Financial Express
Asian shares look set to advance, oil prices eye $50Asian shares look set to extend their recovery from 12-week lows on Thursday af
Asian shares look set to advance, oil prices eye $50
The Financial Express / Posted 3 minutes ago
Asian shares look set to extend their recovery from 12-week lows on Thursday after renewed optimism on European banks’ prospects and a rise in oil prices to near $50 a barrel helped lift global shares. Australian share futures rose 0.6 percent... Read more
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The Financial Express
Oil prices edge towards $50 after US crude stocks slumpOil prices inched towards $50 a barrel in early Asian trade on Thursday, after
Oil prices edge towards $50 after US crude stocks slump
The Financial Express / Posted 3 minutes ago
Oil prices inched towards $50 a barrel in early Asian trade on Thursday, after U.S. government figures showed a sharper-than-expected drawdown of crude stocks last week as imports dropped. Buoyant stock markets also supported prices, with the Dow... Read more
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The Financial Express
Modi’s third year begins: Economy’s green shoots yet to strike roots; private investment still frozenModi’s third year begins: Government expenditure and consumption may be waterin
Modi’s third year begins: Economy’s green shoots yet to strike roots; private investment still frozen
The Financial Express / Posted 3 minutes ago
Modi’s third year begins: Government expenditure and consumption may be watering the green shoots, as reported earlier in this series, but that may not be enough to sustain growth. Macro data flowing in this month on industrial growth, trade and the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Business investment shrinks in March quarterBusiness investment contracted sharply in the March quarter, as non-mining expe
Business investment shrinks in March quarter
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Business investment contracted sharply in the March quarter, as non-mining expenditure again failed to pick up the slack in Australia's resources downturn. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday that private sector March-quarter... Read more
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iTWire
University admin digital services not up to scratch for studentsAccording to a global study by enterprise applications vendor Unit4, nearly 1 i
University admin digital services not up to scratch for students
iTWire / Posted 5 minutes ago
According to a global study by enterprise applications vendor Unit4, nearly 1 in 3 Aussie university students (33%) have problems with their university’s digital services approach, while globally 7 in 10 students across nine markets would recommend... Read more
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Business Standard India
CEO Poll: Modi govt meets expectations of India Inc on reformsWith the Narendra Modi government completing two years in office, an overwhelmi
CEO Poll: Modi govt meets expectations of India Inc on reforms
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
With the Narendra Modi government completing two years in office, an overwhelming majority of the 50 chief executive officers (CEOs) surveyed by this newspaper said the government has met their expectations on economic reforms. The average rating was... Read more
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Business Standard India
Raghuram Rajan's 'surgery' uncovers more bad loansReserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan’s insistence on a “deep sur
Raghuram Rajan's 'surgery' uncovers more bad loans
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan’s insistence on a “deep surgery” to help banks regain health has uncovered that nearly half of the lenders’ stressed assets were not reported. RBI had made banks go through an asset quality review... Read more
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BBC News
Stamp collecting: The mistakes worth millions - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Stamp collecting: The mistakes worth millions
BBC News / Posted 14 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say While... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Climate resolutions fall short at Exxon Mobil's annual meetingShareholders will vote today on proposals that would urge the two biggest U.S.
Climate resolutions fall short at Exxon Mobil's annual meeting
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 minutes ago
Shareholders will vote today on proposals that would urge the two biggest U.S. oil producers to cut what they spend opening up new oil fields and instead hand the money to investors. Environmental critics say future climate rules will soon make it... Read more
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iol.co.za
ArcelorMittal SA to save jobs for import reliefJohannesburg - ArcelorMittal South Africa will limit job cuts, invest in steel
ArcelorMittal SA to save jobs for import relief
iol.co.za / Posted 16 minutes ago
Johannesburg - ArcelorMittal South Africa will limit job cuts, invest in steel supply and increase black ownership in return for the nation imposing anti-dumping duties on cheap Chinese imports that threaten the company’s future. South Africa is... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Warning sign: China sets currency at 5-year lowChina's leaders continue to worry about the country's economy. The rest of the
Warning sign: China sets currency at 5-year low
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 18 minutes ago
China's leaders continue to worry about the country's economy. The rest of the world should too. On Wednesday, China's central bank weakened its currency. It set the reference rate for the yuan at the lowest level in five years. The actual cut was... Read more
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CBC.ca
Jays' Canadian duo homer themselves into history booksStarting soon: To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, for all ne
Jays' Canadian duo homer themselves into history books
CBC.ca / Posted 18 minutes ago
Starting soon: To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, for all new accounts, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms... Read more
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asianage
Tata Steel UK gets 'encouraging' offers: David CameronBritain, Prime Minister David Cameron Tata's decision has turned the spotlight
Tata Steel UK gets 'encouraging' offers: David Cameron
asianage / Posted 19 minutes ago
Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron Tata's decision has turned the spotlight on the global steel market and the impact of Chinese exports that could lead to protectionist trade policies. London/Japan: Tata Steel has received a number of serious... Read more
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asianage
Tata Steel UK gets 'encouraging' offers David CameronBritain, Prime Minister David Cameron Tata's decision has turned the spotlight
Tata Steel UK gets 'encouraging' offers David Cameron
asianage / Posted 19 minutes ago
Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron Tata's decision has turned the spotlight on the global steel market and the impact of Chinese exports that could lead to protectionist trade policies. London/Japan: Tata Steel has received a number of serious... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Population-driven GDP growth helps English project rosier outlook, fatter surplusesFinance Minister Bill English has unveiled a rosier set of fiscal projections a
Population-driven GDP growth helps English project rosier outlook, fatter surpluses
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 21 minutes ago
Finance Minister Bill English has unveiled a rosier set of fiscal projections as the fastest population growth in 40 years drives economic growth and tax revenue, giving him room to spend more on health, law and order, and education while forecasting... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Joyce flags extra $410.5 mln for science researchScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced an extra $410.5 million
Joyce flags extra $410.5 mln for science research
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 21 minutes ago
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced an extra $410.5 million to fund science projects over the next four years in today's budget. The new funding is expected to push up cross-government spending on science and innovation to $1.6... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Households, migrants and tourists to keep economy chuggingPopulation growth, tourism, construction and low interest rates will underpin a
Households, migrants and tourists to keep economy chugging
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 21 minutes ago
Population growth, tourism, construction and low interest rates will underpin a robust economic outlook for the next four years, but the Budget forecasts show little change in growth rates from those forecast in the Budget a year ago. Rather, the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Financial help boosted for low-income earnersThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:23 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Anne To
Financial help boosted for low-income earners
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:23 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development26 May 2016Budget 2016 includes $4.2 million... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Health investment increases to a record $16.1bThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:19 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jona
Health investment increases to a record $16.1b
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:19 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health26 May 2016The Government’s investment in health... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$882.5m investment in school propertyThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:18 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Hekia P
$882.5m investment in school property
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:18 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of EducationHon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education26 May 2016Budget 2016... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$100m boost to develop Auckland housing“In Auckland, which is still functioning on 1993 planning documents implemented
$100m boost to develop Auckland housing
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
“In Auckland, which is still functioning on 1993 planning documents implemented when there were half a million fewer people living there, that will mean going up and out,” Dr Smith says. Auckland housing supply has been a huge focus and achievements... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Budget 2016: Is there room for tax cuts next year?Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:07 pmPress Release: PwCThe big question after Budget 2
NZ Budget 2016: Is there room for tax cuts next year?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:07 pmPress Release: PwCThe big question after Budget 2016 is whether there is room for tax cuts in Budget 2017? The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Budget 2016: Budget paints a strong picture for economyThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:12 pmPress Release: PwCNZ Budget 2016: Budget paints a
NZ Budget 2016: Budget paints a strong picture for economy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:12 pmPress Release: PwCNZ Budget 2016: Budget paints a strong picture for NZ economyThe country’s economy is in a strong position, according to the latest figures and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Smoking Tax Hike Morally QuestionableNew Zealand's grassroots campaign for lower taxes and less government waste Th
Smoking Tax Hike Morally Questionable
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
New Zealand's grassroots campaign for lower taxes and less government waste The New Zealand Taxpayers' Union is an independent activist group, dedicated to being the voice for Kiwi taxpayers in the corridors of power. It's here to fight government... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Annual education investment to exceed $11bThursday, 26 May 2016, 2:16 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Hekia P
Annual education investment to exceed $11b
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:16 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education26 May 2016Additional investment in early childhood... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Extra $19.7m for Crown prosecutionsAttorney-General26 May 2016Budget 2016 provides $19.7 million of new operating
Extra $19.7m for Crown prosecutions
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
Attorney-General26 May 2016Budget 2016 provides $19.7 million of new operating funding for Crown prosecutions over the next four years.“This investment will ensure serious offenders continue to be held to account... Read more
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