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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
CEOs' pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don'tNEW YORK — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year.
CEOs' pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don't
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a minute ago
NEW YORK — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. The typical chief executive in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mauritius PM picks son as finance minister after conviction quashedPORT LOUIS: Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth picked his son Pravind as
Mauritius PM picks son as finance minister after conviction quashed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
PORT LOUIS: Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth picked his son Pravind as finance minister, the president's office said on Wednesday. The younger Jugnauth, 53, was earlier in the day cleared by the country's supreme court of a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bayer could get ECB financing for Monsanto bid, rules showFRANKFURT: Bayer could receive financing from the European Central Bank that wo
Bayer could get ECB financing for Monsanto bid, rules show
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
FRANKFURT: Bayer could receive financing from the European Central Bank that would help to fund a takeover of Monsanto , according to the terms of the ECB's bond-buying program. U.S.-based Monsanto, the world's largest seed company, turned down... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
AT&T bids for Yahoo's internet businessREUTERS - AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, has made a bid for Yahoo I
AT&T bids for Yahoo's internet business
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
REUTERS - AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, has made a bid for Yahoo Inc's internet business, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Yahoo's shares recouped some of their losses following the report and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Will The Fed Hike In June? It's All In The Hands Of China Now, Deutsche Bank ExplainsOver the weekend, Deutsche Bank's chief credit strategist Dominic Konstam relea
Will The Fed Hike In June? It's All In The Hands Of China Now, Deutsche Bank Explains
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 minutes ago
Over the weekend, Deutsche Bank's chief credit strategist Dominic Konstam released a report in which as we documented, he explained his reasons why "the market is not ready for a June hike." This was his key point: The operative question is whether... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Cheap Shale Gas Will End SoonSubmitted by Arthur Berman via OilPrice.com, Enthusiasts believe that shale ga
Why Cheap Shale Gas Will End Soon
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 minutes ago
Submitted by Arthur Berman via OilPrice.com, Enthusiasts believe that shale gas is simultaneously cheap, abundant and profitable thus defying all rules of business and economics. That is magical thinking. But U.S. shale gas production is declining... Read more
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Everett Herald
House GOP faces first vote on Puerto Rico billEvan Vucci / Associated Press Puerto Rico�s Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierlu
House GOP faces first vote on Puerto Rico bill
Everett Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
Evan Vucci / Associated Press Puerto Rico�s Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi, D-Puerto Rico (second from left), listens on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday during a House Natural Resources Committee markup hearing on H.R. 5278, Puerto... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Subsidies for Iron Range plant awaiting Gov. Dayton's OKST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Iron Range officials hope to see Gov. Mark Dayton's sign
Subsidies for Iron Range plant awaiting Gov. Dayton's OK
KTTC Rochester / Posted 4 minutes ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Iron Range officials hope to see Gov. Mark Dayton's signature on bills that include millions of dollars in subsidies for an unidentified wood siding manufacturer. Minnesota Public Radio News (http://bit.ly/1szPrWC ) reports... Read more
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Fortune
Yes, There Really Is A Company Called 'Big Ass Solutions'It’s an engineering and manufacturing company that makes industrial-sized energ
Yes, There Really Is A Company Called 'Big Ass Solutions'
Fortune / Posted 4 minutes ago
It’s an engineering and manufacturing company that makes industrial-sized energy efficient fans and LED lighting fixtures for homes, offices, and commercial buildings. Founded in 1999, the Lexington, Ky.-based company was originally called the HVLS... Read more
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Fortune
Will Qualcomm Make a Major Acquisition?Qualcomm CEO Steven Mollenkopf was in Boston this week to speak with investors
Will Qualcomm Make a Major Acquisition?
Fortune / Posted 4 minutes ago
Qualcomm CEO Steven Mollenkopf was in Boston this week to speak with investors at J.P. Morgan’s annual tech conference. On stage with J.P. Morgan jpyyl analyst Rod Hall on Tuesday, Mollenkopf faced a packed room of hedge fund managers, mutual fund... Read more
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USA Today
AT&T made bid for Yahoo assetsAT&T and Verizon may be competing over more than wireless customers. According
AT&T made bid for Yahoo assets
USA Today / Posted 5 minutes ago
AT&T and Verizon may be competing over more than wireless customers. According to Bloomberg, AT&T has made a bid for Yahoo's core Internet assets and could potentially end up securing them. Verizon has long been considered the frontrunner in a... Read more
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Dundas Star News
$222 million for Ontario First Nations healthAt Sweetness Bakery in Ancaster, Ontario, they make delicious and creative cust
$222 million for Ontario First Nations health
Dundas Star News / Posted 6 minutes ago
At Sweetness Bakery in Ancaster, Ontario, they make delicious and creative custom cakes for all... Question: Can I be disinherited by a Will on the basis of discrimination? Answer:... Question: How important is it for an expert witness to be... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
U.S. probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practicesChinese e-commerce firm Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulato
U.S. probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practices
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulators in connection with its accounting practices. Alibaba said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has requested documents and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Stocks climb for the second day as energy companies jumpU.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday as energy companies, banks and mi
Stocks climb for the second day as energy companies jump
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday as energy companies, banks and mining and chemicals companies all trade higher. Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to sell a business to Computer Sciences, and both stocks are jumping. European stocks are... Read more
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express
Boost for first-time buyers amid dramatic mortgage rate drop FIRST-time buyer mortgage rates are at their lowest level in five years helpi
Boost for first-time buyers amid dramatic mortgage rate drop
express / Posted 8 minutes ago
FIRST-time buyer mortgage rates are at their lowest level in five years helping prospective owners get on to the property ladder, analysis has shown. First-time buyers have been handed a... Read more
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express
Millions of young workers 'should take more risk with pensions' to save for retirement YOUNGER workers have been urged to take more risk with their pension savings
Millions of young workers 'should take more risk with pensions' to save for retirement
express / Posted 8 minutes ago
YOUNGER workers have been urged to take more risk with their pension savings to have enough money in retirement. Young people should take more risk with their... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Global slowdown maybe but not in Germany German business morale improved more than expected in May and consumers are a
Global slowdown maybe but not in Germany
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 minutes ago
German business morale improved more than expected in May and consumers are also upbeat. As Hayley Platt reports, the surveys suggest Europe's biggest economy will extend its surprisingly strong start to the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
G7 search for holy grail: growth(TV TOKYO - Broadcasters: NO ACCESS JAPAN/CNN & CNNI, BBC WORLD, NBC, CNBC MUST
G7 search for holy grail: growth
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 minutes ago
(TV TOKYO - Broadcasters: NO ACCESS JAPAN/CNN & CNNI, BBC WORLD, NBC, CNBC MUST ON-SCREEN COURTESY 'TV TOKYO' IF PICTURES TO BE SHOWN ON CABLE, COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE IN JAPAN. Digital: NO ACCESS JAPANESE WEBSITES) If Shinzo Abe had a balance sheet... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China envoy looks forward to meeting with Duterte to settle maritime dispute Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is “a strong man of principle” who clearly
China envoy looks forward to meeting with Duterte to settle maritime dispute
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 minutes ago
Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is “a strong man of principle” who clearly exhibits the type of leadership that the Chinese government would like to work with to improve... Read more
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The Star
Mauritius PM picks son as finance minister after conviction quashedPORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth picked his son
Mauritius PM picks son as finance minister after conviction quashed
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth picked his son Pravind as finance minister, the president's office said on Wednesday. The younger Jugnauth, 53, was earlier in the day cleared by the country's supreme court of a... Read more
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The Star
Wall Street up as banks rally on prospects of higher ratesAt 11:07am the Dow Jones industrial average was up 167.65 points, or 0.95%, at
Wall Street up as banks rally on prospects of higher rates
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
At 11:07am the Dow Jones industrial average was up 167.65 points, or 0.95%, at 17,873.7. The Reuters photo shows traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NEW YORK: Wall Street was higher on Wednesday, extending gains from... Read more
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The Star
AT&T bids for Yahoo’s Internet business - BloombergYahoo has shortlisted close to 10 bidders in an auction for its Internet busine
AT&T bids for Yahoo’s Internet business - Bloomberg
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
Yahoo has shortlisted close to 10 bidders in an auction for its Internet business, according to a report. - Reuters pic BENGALURU: AT&T Inc, the No. 2 US wireless carrier, has made a bid for Yahoo Inc’s Internet business, Bloomberg reported on... Read more
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EuroNews
EU to make online shopping easier with ban on geo-blockingThe European Commission has unveiled proposals which would make it easier for c
EU to make online shopping easier with ban on geo-blocking
EuroNews / Posted 9 minutes ago
The European Commission has unveiled proposals which would make it easier for customers in the EU to buy online from other member countries. The process of geo-blocking which restricts access to internet shoppers from another country or redirects... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
FedEx closes TNT deal, gains bigger footprint in EuropeFedEx has finalized purchase of TNT Express, extending the Memphis-based compan
FedEx closes TNT deal, gains bigger footprint in Europe
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 minutes ago
FedEx has finalized purchase of TNT Express, extending the Memphis-based company's reach in the European ground parcel delivery business. By Wayne Risher, USA TODAY NETWORK, The Memphis Commercial Appeal FedEx closed today on a landmark deal to buy... Read more
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Market Watch
Alibaba’s stock rocked after SEC investigation disclosedShares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. tumbled on heavy volume Wednesday, after t
Alibaba’s stock rocked after SEC investigation disclosed
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
Shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. tumbled on heavy volume Wednesday, after the China-based e-commerce giant disclosed that it was being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In its annual report filed with the SEC, Alibaba... Read more
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Market Watch
Hewlett Packard’s enterprise spinoff cheers investors, but analysts are unimpressedShares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE, +8.37% soared 10% on Wednesday af
Hewlett Packard’s enterprise spinoff cheers investors, but analysts are unimpressed
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE, +8.37% soared 10% on Wednesday after the company announced earnings and said that it would spin off its enterprise services unit in a merger with CSC, but analysts haven’t been as quick to celebrate. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Vanguard names Michael Rollings finance chiefVanguard on Wednesday named Michael Rollings as chief financial officer, replac
Vanguard names Michael Rollings finance chief
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
Vanguard on Wednesday named Michael Rollings as chief financial officer, replacing Managing Director Glenn Read, who will remain on the firm's 11-person senior leadership team. Rollings was most recently executive vice president of MassMutual... Read more
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Market Watch
How Zika virus could infect the municipal-bond marketAs U.S. officials race to prevent an outbreak of the Zika virus, financial mark
How Zika virus could infect the municipal-bond market
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
As U.S. officials race to prevent an outbreak of the Zika virus, financial markets are beginning to feel the sting. Municipal bonds — a relatively quiet corner of the financial universe but a potential lens on deeper economic impact — could see... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU cracks down on website ‘geo-blocking’The European Commission has introduced proposed measures to crack down on the o
EU cracks down on website ‘geo-blocking’
The Irish Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
The European Commission has introduced proposed measures to crack down on the online practice of “geo-blocking” where consumers experience problems with internet transactions based on where they live. It is part of the EU’s “digital single market”... Read more
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Salon.com
Markets Right Now: Stocks open solidly higher on Wall StreetNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all tim
Markets Right Now: Stocks open solidly higher on Wall Street
Salon.com / Posted 11 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Stocks are moving higher on Wall Street, led by gains in mining and chemicals companies and banks. Hewlett Packard Enterprise rose nearly 10... Read more
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