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Connecticut Post
These 17 US companies have the biggest piles of cashAmerican companies are hoarding cash like crazy. In the second quarter of 2017
Connecticut Post / Posted a minute ago
American companies are hoarding cash like crazy. In the second quarter of 2017, twenty-four of the largest American companies are holding on to a whopping $1.01 trillion in cash reserves, up 1.63% from the first quarter, according to analysis of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How Becoming an S Corporation Can Save You Money at Tax TimeNobody wants to pay extra at tax time. That's why Entrepreneur Network partner
Connecticut Post / Posted a minute ago
Nobody wants to pay extra at tax time. That's why Entrepreneur Network partner Mark Kohler is breaking down how you can save money by converting your business to an S corporation. If you're selling a product or service, then becoming an S corporation... Read more
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Connecticut Post
GOLDMAN SACHS: This may not be the big correction that markets have been waiting forA correction seems to be in order for the stock market after a stretch of histo
Connecticut Post / Posted a minute ago
A correction seems to be in order for the stock market after a stretch of historically low volatility. But technical analysts at Goldman Sachs say the recent sell-off wasn't the start of one. A decline of about 10% is broadly considered a... Read more
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The Hindu
Sensex makes marginal gains, Infosys closes up tooDomestic stock indices on Tuesday could not carry forward the initial momentum
The Hindu / Posted 2 minutes ago
Domestic stock indices on Tuesday could not carry forward the initial momentum and showed volatility as both Sensex and Nifty moved in a range before signing off on a higher note. The markets looked for direction, but there were no major triggers at... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -ON MORAL GROUND. Instead of the usual credit-grab of government projects by “ep
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 2 minutes ago
ON MORAL GROUND. Instead of the usual credit-grab of government projects by “epal” politicos, this tarpaulin on a government building under construction in Candaba town carries an appeal of Mayor Danilo “Boy” Baylon for his constituents to refrain... Read more
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Canberra Times
Parking pain may have peaked at Sydney AirportParking pain at Sydney Airport may have at last peaked as commuters increasingl
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Parking pain at Sydney Airport may have at last peaked as commuters increasingly take the train or ride-sharing services. The ASX-listed Sydney Airport on Tuesday released figures showing it posted the lowest growth in revenue from parking fees in... Read more
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Canberra Times
BHP versus Elliott - the fight isn't over yetIt is hard to believe activist shareholder Elliott Management is about to stop
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
It is hard to believe activist shareholder Elliott Management is about to stop agitating for change at BHP now the company has caved in to its demands to ditch its US oil and gas shale assets. Quite the opposite. It will be emboldened to pursue... Read more
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Canberra Times
Cedar Woods net profit rises as sales surgeWestern Australian property developer Cedar Woods has posted a record net profi
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Western Australian property developer Cedar Woods has posted a record net profit of $45.44 million after a bumper 12 months of sales. Net profit increased 4.2 per cent in the year to June 30 on the back of a 27 per cent surge in revenue to $222.26... Read more
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Canberra Times
Former David Jones fashion boss Donna Player says leaving the department store was 'a gift'Player, considered one of the most powerful women in Australian fashion retail,
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Player, considered one of the most powerful women in Australian fashion retail, abruptly left her role as group merchandise executive during a senior management shake up by the department store's South African owner, Woolworths, last year. Former... Read more
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Canberra Times
Chook price war helps Inghams' earnings take offAustralia's largest chicken producer Inghams Group has emerged as the victor fr
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Australia's largest chicken producer Inghams Group has emerged as the victor from last year's supermarket chook war, crediting the price cutting with driving demand for its birds during its first year as a listed company. Inghams' chief executive... Read more
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Canberra Times
IVF price wars lower costs for treatmentA budding price war in the IVF sector has led to lower treatment prices at one
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
A budding price war in the IVF sector has led to lower treatment prices at one of Australia's largest providers but costs for consumers could still go lower, according to one of the industry's pioneers. Two of Australia's largest IVF providers –... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why this original 1970s Gold Coast home just sold for $6.5 millionGetting into beachfront real estate on the Gold Coast just got harder. This ve
Canberra Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Getting into beachfront real estate on the Gold Coast just got harder. This very original 1970s beach house may look like your average suburban home but this week it changed hands for an eye-watering $6.5 million. The house may be modest but its... Read more
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Canberra Times
A good relationship between a builder and architect can actually save you moneyIf you’ve already dropped a small fortune on architectural plans for a new hous
Canberra Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
If you’ve already dropped a small fortune on architectural plans for a new house, it might be tempting to try to score some mates rates off that friend of a friend who’s a builder to save a few dollars. But beware: it could cost you in the long... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Retail app maker Tulip raises US$40 mln from Kleiner Perkins, othersREUTERS: Canada's Tulip Retail, which makes an app for retailers, said on Tuesd
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 minutes ago
REUTERS: Canada's Tulip Retail, which makes an app for retailers, said on Tuesday it raised US$40 million in a funding round led by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The Series B funding, which included existing investors such... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
German investor morale plunges as emissions scandal bitesBERLIN: The mood among German investors fell for the third month running in Aug
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 minutes ago
BERLIN: The mood among German investors fell for the third month running in August, a survey showed on Tuesday, linking the drop to an emissions scandal engulfing the country's car industry. The sector's reputation and the "clean" diesel technology... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchainCHICAGO/NEW YORK,: Nestle SA , Unilever Plc , Tyson Foods Inc and other large f
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 minutes ago
CHICAGO/NEW YORK,: Nestle SA , Unilever Plc , Tyson Foods Inc and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM's project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in a joint... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 22Overnight Media Digest: - President Donald Trump said he would expand the U.S.
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 minutes ago
Overnight Media Digest: - President Donald Trump said he would expand the U.S. mission in Afghanistan but take a different approach from his predecessors by being tougher on Pakistan and refraining from telegraphing troop levels.... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
When full-service airlines go budgetJust five years ago, the rule of thumb was that an airline ticket included the
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 minutes ago
Just five years ago, the rule of thumb was that an airline ticket included the cost of carrying your luggage. But that was when the term “ancillary revenue” was little more than a twinkle in the eyes of airline money crunchers. “The first report on... Read more
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Fortune
Meet The Ledger: Fortune's Take on Fintech and BlockchainA revolutionary software called blockchain is poised to transform all sorts of
Fortune / Posted 8 minutes ago
A revolutionary software called blockchain is poised to transform all sorts of businesses—from big banks to Silicon Valley startups—in the same way broadband Internet and cloud computing did a generation before. Leading tech thinkers say we're on the... Read more
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Fortune
Walmart and 9 Food Giants Team Up on Blockchain PlansFor the trials Walmart used Hyperledger Fabric, a blockchain originally built b
Fortune / Posted 8 minutes ago
For the trials Walmart used Hyperledger Fabric, a blockchain originally built by IBM and now housed under the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger group. This is the preferred blockchain of IBM, which has been marshaling clients to try the tech across... Read more
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News 8000
McDonald's cancels franchises for 169 restaurants in IndiaA McDonald's restaurant in Khan Market, New Delhi, India. A McDonald's restaur
News 8000 / Posted 8 minutes ago
A McDonald's restaurant in Khan Market, New Delhi, India. A McDonald's restaurant in Khan Market, New Delhi, India.Related Content NEW DELHI (CNNMoney) - India's burger bust-up is going super-sized. McDonald's has terminated franchise agreements... Read more
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News 8000
Financial cost of 16 years in AfghanistanTrump makes prime-time speechRelated content NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - President D
News 8000 / Posted 8 minutes ago
Trump makes prime-time speechRelated content NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - President Donald Trump vowed on Monday to beef up the American military presence in Afghanistan, a strategy that promises to extend the longest war in U.S. history and add billions... Read more
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News 8000
German police seize 5,000 Trump-shaped ecstasy pillsRelated content (CNN) - German police have seized around 5,000 ecstasy tablets
News 8000 / Posted 8 minutes ago
Related content (CNN) - German police have seized around 5,000 ecstasy tablets shaped like the head of U.S. President Donald Trump, a haul worth tens of thousands of euros. The tablets were found in a car in Lower Saxony, a state in northwest... Read more
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SKY News
UK airports warn to brace for Brexit impactSky News has obtained a confidential report submitted to Government by Gatwick,
SKY News / Posted 9 minutes ago
Sky News has obtained a confidential report submitted to Government by Gatwick, Heathrow, London City, Manchester and Stansted airports, which urges the EU and the UK Government to target October next year as the deadline for an interim aviation... Read more
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birminghammail
Why there's going to be a new town on the outskirts of BirminghamA new town could be build on green belt land between Birmingham and Coventry.
birminghammail / Posted 9 minutes ago
A new town could be build on green belt land between Birmingham and Coventry. Plans are being pushed for the new ‘urban quarter’, which would create 4,000 new homes for the area. The development is earmarked for land next to Birmingham Airport and... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Filipino officials: Chinese navy stalked Philippine areaA man walks past a map of the Philippines and it's archipelagic waters during a
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
A man walks past a map of the Philippines and it's archipelagic waters during a budget meeting in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Two Filipino security officials say China has deployed its navy and coast guard ships in a cluster of... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Limit amount of bonds not approved by voters, LIBA, some council members saySome Lincoln City Council members and the Lincoln Independent Business Associat
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
Some Lincoln City Council members and the Lincoln Independent Business Association are concerned about the city’s growing reliance on bonds, which do not require voter approval, for putting in new street lights. The issue came up Monday night as the... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Upton Park travel firm and boss fined £43k for mis-selling pilgrimages Shah Shahin Chowdhury was sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court. Picture: PA A
Newham Recorder / Posted 10 minutes ago
Shah Shahin Chowdhury was sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court. Picture: PA A travel firm and its director have been told to pay £43,000 after being convicted of misleading... Read more
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The Sentinel
Filipino officials: Chinese navy stalked Philippine areaA man walks past a map of the Philippines and it's archipelagic waters during a
The Sentinel / Posted 11 minutes ago
A man walks past a map of the Philippines and it's archipelagic waters during a budget meeting in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Two Filipino security officials say China has deployed its navy and coast guard ships in a cluster of... Read more
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express
Germany heading for economic NIGHTMARE as confidence PLUNGES CONFIDENCE in Germany's economy has fallen dramatically, as exports tumble an
express / Posted 11 minutes ago
CONFIDENCE in Germany's economy has fallen dramatically, as exports tumble and trouble looms over the country's prized car industry, a top survey has revealed. Confidence in Germany's... Read more
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