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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX poised to open higherUS stocks rallied, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted one of its stee
ASX poised to open higher
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted moments ago
US stocks rallied, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted one of its steepest drops this year, amid a respite from a global equities selloff. Photo: Reuters Local shares are poised to open higher as Wall Street found its footing, paced by a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Federal drug investigation leads to wedding dress bargainsSome happy brides are counting up their savings Wednesday afternoon. Channel 2
Federal drug investigation leads to wedding dress bargains
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted a minute ago
Some happy brides are counting up their savings Wednesday afternoon. Channel 2's Linda Stouffer explains how a federal drug investigation is leading to wedding-dress bargains. Bride Jackie Crenshaw feels like royalty with the price of her dream... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Florida clerks of court fight budget cutsClerks of court from Florida’s biggest counties said new budget cuts being hand
Florida clerks of court fight budget cuts
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted a minute ago
Clerks of court from Florida’s biggest counties said new budget cuts being handed down by legislators go one step too far. They’re worried the state will shoot itself in the foot over a small percentage of the budget. The latest budget proposal is... Read more
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Investopedia
iShares US Basic Materials (IYMThe iShares US Basic Materials ETF (NYSEARCA: IYM) was started in 2000 to track
iShares US Basic Materials (IYM
Investopedia / Posted a minute ago
The iShares US Basic Materials ETF (NYSEARCA: IYM) was started in 2000 to track the performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index. The index is composed of U.S. equities in the basic materials sector, including basic materials, chemicals,... Read more
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Investopedia
Analyzing The 5 Most Liquid Commodity Futures (WTI,ZC,NG,ZS,ZW)New participants often confuse commodity futures with index and financial futur
Analyzing The 5 Most Liquid Commodity Futures (WTI,ZC,NG,ZS,ZW)
Investopedia / Posted a minute ago
New participants often confuse commodity futures with index and financial futures contracts, including the SP-500​, Eurodollar and 10-Year Treasury Notes. Commodities represent real physical substances that can be bought or sold on spot markets. They... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX poised to open higherUS stocks rallied, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted one of its stee
ASX poised to open higher
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
US stocks rallied, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted one of its steepest drops this year, amid a respite from a global equities selloff. Photo: Reuters Local shares are poised to open higher as Wall Street found its footing, paced by a... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Plummeting Peso Hurting Border Economy - Plummeting Peso Hurting Border Economy by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune Sept. 2 2015 Clothing store owner Les Norton remembers when throngs of Mexican shoppers would make their way up Laredo’s Convent Av...Clothing store owner Les Norton remembers when throngs of Mexican shoppers woul
Plummeting Peso Hurting Border Economy - Plummeting Peso Hurting Border Economy by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune Sept. 2 2015 Clothing store owner Les Norton remembers when throngs of Mexican shoppers would make their way up Laredo’s Convent Av...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 minutes ago
Clothing store owner Les Norton remembers when throngs of Mexican shoppers would make their way up Laredo’s Convent Avenue and stay in Texas for hours before returning to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. But Norton, president of the Laredo Merchants’... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Monterey County supervisors approve farmworker housing in SpreckelsTHEY WILL BE RELEASED FROM SOLITARY. THE CONTROVERSIAL FARMWORKER HOUSING PROJE
Monterey County supervisors approve farmworker housing in Spreckels
KSBW Salinas / Posted 8 minutes ago
THEY WILL BE RELEASED FROM SOLITARY. THE CONTROVERSIAL FARMWORKER HOUSING PROJECT IS GOING FORWARD DESPITE EFFORTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON I'M SOME RESIDENTS TO GET THE APPROVAL OVERTURNED. LATE THIS AFTERNOON, AFTER A THREE-HOUR HEARING, SUPERVISORS... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
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US markets rebound a day after big plunge
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
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ABC News
SodaStream Chief Accuses Boycotters of Anti-SemitismThe chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its We
SodaStream Chief Accuses Boycotters of Anti-Semitism
ABC News / Posted 11 minutes ago
The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, accused his company's critics Wednesday of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Snack maker Mondelez adds a strong Canadian flavour to its startup programThere’s a strong Canadian flavour to the latest batch of startups chosen to par
Snack maker Mondelez adds a strong Canadian flavour to its startup program
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 13 minutes ago
There’s a strong Canadian flavour to the latest batch of startups chosen to partner with snack food and candy maker Mondelez International Inc. Hundreds of startups from across North America applied for Mondelez’s Shopper Futures initiative, but... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Hard to predict where local property market will goOPINION: I was presented with some interesting and well produced professional p
Hard to predict where local property market will go
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 minutes ago
OPINION: I was presented with some interesting and well produced professional pie charts this month from a large organisation confidently predicting where in "the cycle" the Gladstone market currently sits. Are we currently over sold on the way down... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Real estate player Brian Owendoff faces suit alleging side deals and vulgar, threatening emailsBrian Owendoff, the real estate broker forced out in 2011 as Portland head of c
Real estate player Brian Owendoff faces suit alleging side deals and vulgar, threatening emails
OregonLive.com / Posted 15 minutes ago
Brian Owendoff, the real estate broker forced out in 2011 as Portland head of commercial brokerage CB Richard Ellis after admitting he anonymously wrote hundreds of often caustic comments on OregonLive about high-profile politicians and... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Officials: New 4-star Sheraton hotel could boost San Gabriel’s economySAN GABRIEL >> Another big piece in the Valley Boulevard revitalization efforts
Officials: New 4-star Sheraton hotel could boost San Gabriel’s economy
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 16 minutes ago
SAN GABRIEL >> Another big piece in the Valley Boulevard revitalization efforts fell into place this week. Hazens Real Estate Group on Tuesday broke ground at the new Sheraton San Gabriel Hotel, a four-star establishment erected on one of the city’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Sets Tough Penalties for Vandals to Protect UtilitiesThe State has gone back to anti vandalism Bill proposed by the Attorney General
Govt Sets Tough Penalties for Vandals to Protect Utilities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
The State has gone back to anti vandalism Bill proposed by the Attorney General in 2012 to curb the menacing vice. The Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill, which targets vandalism of major infrastructure will see offenders charged up to Sh10... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Apple, Microsoft offer value as Wall Street reboundsWall Street rose, recovering part of the previous day's selloff as investors fo
Apple, Microsoft offer value as Wall Street rebounds
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 20 minutes ago
Wall Street rose, recovering part of the previous day's selloff as investors found value in some shares including Apple and Microsoft. With concern about China's economic slowdown and its impact on global growth still at the forefront of investors'... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand Optics changes handsThursday, 3 September 2015, 9:04 amPress Release: New Zealand OpticsNew Zealand
New Zealand Optics changes hands
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 minutes ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 9:04 amPress Release: New Zealand OpticsNew Zealand Optics, the industry publication for New Zealand’s ophthalmic community, is under new ownership.Former... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Survey: Business hiring steady in AugustWASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added jobs at a steady pace last month, with const
Survey: Business hiring steady in August
Finance and Commerce / Posted 21 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added jobs at a steady pace last month, with construction and manufacturing showing solid gains, a private survey found. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 190,000 jobs last month, up from 177,000... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Dollar declines as US data signals continued economic expansionThe New Zealand dollar declined after US economic data kept alive expectations
Dollar declines as US data signals continued economic expansion
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 21 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar declined after US economic data kept alive expectations the US Federal Reserve may hike interest rates this month. The kiwi slipped to 63.42USc at 8am in Wellington, from 63.63c at 5pm yesterday. The trade-weighted index... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Driving change in the Rodney property marketThursday, 3 September 2015, 9:15 amPress Release: ONEAGENCY Hall Property Group
Driving change in the Rodney property market
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 minutes ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 9:15 amPress Release: ONEAGENCY Hall Property GroupThe current real estate market in the Rodney District has changed dramatically over... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
HiFX Morning Update, September 3 2015International Payments Expertly Done HiFX is one of the largest foreign exchan
HiFX Morning Update, September 3 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 minutes ago
International Payments Expertly Done HiFX is one of the largest foreign exchange and international payment specialists in the world, managing over $30 billion on behalf of over 100,000 clients worldwide every year. Large enough to undertake the... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
If the stock market hits this level, then it's time to get nervousNEW YORK– The stock market has been ugly lately. There are those who say this
If the stock market hits this level, then it's time to get nervous
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 22 minutes ago
NEW YORK– The stock market has been ugly lately. There are those who say this is only the beginning. Get ready for a deeper crash. Then there are those who argue this is just a healthy blip and that stocks will keep going up. Goldman Sachs, for... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. Treasury's Lew says China will be held accountable on currencyU.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks at U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Di
U.S. Treasury's Lew says China will be held accountable on currency
Reuters / Posted 22 minutes ago
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks at U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) at the State Department in Washington June 23, 2015. WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Wednesday urged China to be clear about its intentions when it... Read more
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Red Herring
Tanium grabs $120m funding round — Red HerringEnterprise Cyber security company Tanium has raised $120 million in financing f
Tanium grabs $120m funding round — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 23 minutes ago
Enterprise Cyber security company Tanium has raised $120 million in financing from TPG, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) and funds advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. The capital will be used to expand the company’s operations and to support... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
High schools join Tasmanian delegation on China trade missionHigh schools join Tasmanian delegation heading to China on trade mission Photo
High schools join Tasmanian delegation on China trade mission
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 minutes ago
High schools join Tasmanian delegation heading to China on trade mission Photo: Scotch Oakburn College students toured China earlier this year at the personal invitation of president Xi Jinping. (Supplied: Scotch Oakburn) Tasmanian high school... Read more
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BC Local News
Surrey Food Bank loses all perishables after five-day power outageSURREY — The Surrey Food Bank has lost all its perishables after the weekend wi
Surrey Food Bank loses all perishables after five-day power outage
BC Local News / Posted 25 minutes ago
SURREY — The Surrey Food Bank has lost all its perishables after the weekend windstorm knocked out its power from Saturday through to roughly 11 a.m. Wednesday morning. “It’s been dreadful, just terrible,” said director Marilyn Herrmann. “We’ve... Read more
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Brisbane Times
US economy expanding across most regions, says FedBoston, San Francisco and Dallas districts specifically referenced the China sl
US economy expanding across most regions, says Fed
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 minutes ago
Boston, San Francisco and Dallas districts specifically referenced the China slowdown as a source of weaker demand for some products. Photo: Reuters The US economy expanded across most regions and industries in July and August, a Federal Reserve... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Vodka billionaire bank bonds at risk on Russia consumer distressRustam Tariko, who built his fortune importing Martini into post-Communist Russ
Vodka billionaire bank bonds at risk on Russia consumer distress
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 minutes ago
Rustam Tariko, who built his fortune importing Martini into post-Communist Russia, started his Russian Standard vodka in 1998. Deepening distress among Russian borrowers risks triggering the first major writedowns for bank bondholders since the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASX poised to open higherUS stocks rallied, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted one of its stee
ASX poised to open higher
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 minutes ago
US stocks rallied, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted one of its steepest drops this year, amid a respite from a global equities selloff. Photo: Reuters Local shares are poised to open higher as Wall Street found its footing, paced by a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Commit To Buy Heartware International At $65, Earn 21.6% Annualized Using OptionsCheck Out Our Best Services for Investors Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Dir
Commit To Buy Heartware International At $65, Earn 21.6% Annualized Using Options
TheStreet.com / Posted 26 minutes ago
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.Product Features: Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell... Read more
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