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CNBC
Trader bets $2 million on Wal-Mart rallyOn Wednesday, a trader bought 20,000 September 72.50-strike calls for 89 cents,
Trader bets $2 million on Wal-Mart rally
CNBC / Posted moments ago
On Wednesday, a trader bought 20,000 September 72.50-strike calls for 89 cents, or $89 per options contract. Since each call option accounts for 100 shares of stock, this is a $1.78 million bet that Wal-Mart will rally at least 2 percent in the next... Read more
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Reuters
LyondellBasell retains bank for potential sale of Houston refineryA general view of the Lyondell-Basell refinery in Houston, Texas February 1, 20
LyondellBasell retains bank for potential sale of Houston refinery
Reuters / Posted moments ago
A general view of the Lyondell-Basell refinery in Houston, Texas February 1, 2015. REUTERS/Richard Carson NEW YORK/HOUSTON LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB.N) has retained Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC.N) to help with the potential sale of... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. agency rolls out refinance program for homeownersA real estate sign advertising a new home for sale is pictured in Vienna, Virgi
U.S. agency rolls out refinance program for homeowners
Reuters / Posted moments ago
A real estate sign advertising a new home for sale is pictured in Vienna, Virginia, outside of Washington, October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo NEW YORK The regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unveiled on Thursday a program aimed... Read more
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CNBC
St. Jude Medical drops after Muddy Water findings of 'negligent product design'Shares of St. Jude Medical briefly fell more than 8 percent Thursday after Mudd
St. Jude Medical drops after Muddy Water findings of 'negligent product design'
CNBC / Posted moments ago
Shares of St. Jude Medical briefly fell more than 8 percent Thursday after Muddy Waters Capital announced the firm is short the stock because it believes St. Jude's cardiac devices are vulnerable to cyberattacks. In a report published Thursday, the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Global trade at slowest pace in 7 yearsCompanies across the world are pumping the brakes this year on shipments and ne
Global trade at slowest pace in 7 years
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted moments ago
Companies across the world are pumping the brakes this year on shipments and new purchases from overseas. Global trade volume only rose 0.1% in June compared to a year ago, according an analysis of government global trade data released Thursday by... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted moments ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Global trade at slowest pace in 7 yearsMore money headlines NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Companies across the world are pump
Global trade at slowest pace in 7 years
KRCR TV Redding / Posted a minute ago
More money headlines NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Companies across the world are pumping the brakes this year on shipments and new purchases from overseas. Global trade volume only rose 0.1% in June compared to a year ago, according an analysis of... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Abbotsford News / Posted a minute ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana gives $200K to help families amid lead contaminationEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) - The state of Indiana is providing $200,000 to the cit
Indiana gives $200K to help families amid lead contamination
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted a minute ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) - The state of Indiana is providing $200,000 to the city of East Chicago to help families living at a public housing complex where soil is tainted with elevated levels of lead and arsenic. The Indiana Housing and Community... Read more
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NBC News
VW to pay dealers $1.2 billion in diesel scandalTwo months after agreeing to a $14.7 billion deal with federal regulators over
VW to pay dealers $1.2 billion in diesel scandal
NBC News / Posted a minute ago
Two months after agreeing to a $14.7 billion deal with federal regulators over its cheating on diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen has reached another settlement covering its 650 U.S. dealers. The maker will pay $1.2 billion over the next 18 months... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge
Lord & Taylor Employee Embezzled $30,000 In Four Months, Stamford Cops SaySTAMFORD, Conn. -- A Lord & Taylor employee allegedly embezzled $30,000 from th
Lord & Taylor Employee Embezzled $30,000 In Four Months, Stamford Cops Say
The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge / Posted a minute ago
STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Lord & Taylor employee allegedly embezzled $30,000 from the Stamford store by submitting false returns on her and a relative's credit card, Stamford Police said. Sissy Mateo-Alvarado, 25, of 6 Hoover Ave., Stamford made 67... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Safety zone created to exchange items bought onlineCovington Police established what it calls a new "Internet Purchase Exchange Lo
Safety zone created to exchange items bought online
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a minute ago
Covington Police established what it calls a new "Internet Purchase Exchange Location" in the lobby of the police department, 212 East Kirkland Street. Chief Tim Lentz says the area was created to address safety concerns for residents who buy and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Used-tire company rolling out new locationUPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP – An Allentown company that sells used tires nationwide
Used-tire company rolling out new location
The Morning Call / Posted a minute ago
UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP – An Allentown company that sells used tires nationwide is moving to the suburbs. Markward Group said in a news release that VYC Tires Inc. is moving into a 61,157-square-foot building at 7072 Snowdrift Drive, which is in the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Raising Hope Telethon raises over $55K for GBR Food Bank, Salvation ArmyTwo nonprofit organizations that are crucial for supplying the community have c
Raising Hope Telethon raises over $55K for GBR Food Bank, Salvation Army
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a minute ago
Two nonprofit organizations that are crucial for supplying the community have continued to do so during the historic flood event that impacted many parishes in south Louisiana. Unfortunately, they too are in need of assistance as they experienced... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Global trade at slowest pace in 7 yearsMore money headlines NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Companies across the world are pump
Global trade at slowest pace in 7 years
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 minutes ago
More money headlines NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Companies across the world are pumping the brakes this year on shipments and new purchases from overseas. Global trade volume only rose 0.1% in June compared to a year ago, according an analysis of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Uber's first-half losses reach at least $US1.27bnThe ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies is not a public company, but every thr
Uber's first-half losses reach at least $US1.27bn
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its business performance from its head of finance, Gautam Gupta. On Friday, Gupta... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Oil advances on Iran decision to attend OPEC meetingOil increased after a report that Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh wil
Oil advances on Iran decision to attend OPEC meeting
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Oil increased after a report that Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh will participate in an informal meeting of OPEC members next month in Algiers. Futures rose 1.2 per cent in New York. Prices surged this month partly on speculation that... Read more
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BC Local News
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
BC Local News / Posted 3 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentalsFOR the first time in a year Gladstone vacancy rates are declining, meaning peo
The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 minutes ago
FOR the first time in a year Gladstone vacancy rates are declining, meaning people are moving in to our available homes. The June quarter figures for vacancy rates released by Real Estate Institute of Queensland show the rate has dropped from 11.3%... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Comox Valley Record / Posted 3 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 4 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 4 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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Castlegar News
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Castlegar News / Posted 4 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bedIn this photo provided by Puerto Princesa Tourism Office, a giant pearl measuri
For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
In this photo provided by Puerto Princesa Tourism Office, a giant pearl measuring 30cm wide (1ft), 67cm long (2.2ft) and weighing 34kg (75lb) is displayed in the lobby of the Puerto Princesa Tourism Office in Puerto Princesa city, Palawan province in... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Peace Arch News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slumpWood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first si
Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 5 minutes ago
Wood products exports from Canada to Asia were down 18 per cent in the first six months of 2016, with the biggest decline being softwood lumber from B.C. to China, according to the Seattle-based Wood Resources International. Lumber sales to China... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Auction house to sell composite skeleton of a dodo birdLONDON -- The dodo bird is extinct -- but one collector can now have their own
Auction house to sell composite skeleton of a dodo bird
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON -- The dodo bird is extinct -- but one collector can now have their own dodo skeleton. Summers Place Auctions is selling what it describes as a rare composite skeleton of a dodo bird, a creature once found on the island of Mauritius. It comes... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Central sale not a done dealThe sale of the former Barrie Central Collegiate site isn't a done deal just ye
Central sale not a done deal
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 minutes ago
The sale of the former Barrie Central Collegiate site isn't a done deal just yet. "The buyer has requested more time to do their due diligence and the school board has agreed and extended the conditional period to Nov. 20," said broker Shannon... Read more
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The Age
Oil advances on Iran decision to attend OPEC meetingOil increased after a report that Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh wil
Oil advances on Iran decision to attend OPEC meeting
The Age / Posted 7 minutes ago
Oil increased after a report that Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh will participate in an informal meeting of OPEC members next month in Algiers. Futures rose 1.2 per cent in New York. Prices surged this month partly on speculation that... Read more
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