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National Catholic Reporter
Congress Wrestles with Puerto Rican DebtLast week, Congress held a hearing on the crisis in Puerto Rico. As readers wil
Congress Wrestles with Puerto Rican Debt
National Catholic Reporter / Posted a minute ago
Last week, Congress held a hearing on the crisis in Puerto Rico. As readers will recall, I have written about the sovereign debt crisis before, and the humanitarian crisis within which the economic difficult is happening. It is important to frame it... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Top Links: Bank stocks under pressure as credit cycle turnsA roundup of what The Globe and Mail’s market strategist Scott Barlow is readin
Top Links: Bank stocks under pressure as credit cycle turns
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 minutes ago
A roundup of what The Globe and Mail’s market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the Web Chinese markets are closed for New Year’s celebrations so the Shanghai Composite is not available as a scapegoat for what looks like another... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Monday's analyst upgrades and downgradesInside the Market’s roundup of some of today’s key analyst actions. This file w
Monday's analyst upgrades and downgrades
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 minutes ago
Inside the Market’s roundup of some of today’s key analyst actions. This file will be updated often during the trading day so check back for new details. Following the recent signing of letters of intent to purchase to purchase two U.S.-based... Read more
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Newsmax
Albert Edwards: China's Loss of Monetary Firepower Will Kill StocksU.S. stocks are likely to suffer even more this year as the value of China’s cu
Albert Edwards: China's Loss of Monetary Firepower Will Kill Stocks
Newsmax / Posted 2 minutes ago
U.S. stocks are likely to suffer even more this year as the value of China’s currency collapses with the rapid decline in its foreign reserves. That's the latest message from Albert Edwards, the global strategist at Societe Generale who established... Read more
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YugaTech
Globe hits all-time high revenue of Php113.7 billionGlobe has annoucned that they’ve hit an all-time high in terms of revenues that
Globe hits all-time high revenue of Php113.7 billion
YugaTech / Posted 3 minutes ago
Globe has annoucned that they’ve hit an all-time high in terms of revenues that reached Php113.7 billion. This represents about 15% growth from the previous year. Most of the revenues came from their mobile business which contributed Php85.1... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
United Way Offering Tax Filing AssistanceDES MOINES, Iowa -- Every year, the Internal Revenue Services estimates that mi
United Way Offering Tax Filing Assistance
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 minutes ago
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Every year, the Internal Revenue Services estimates that millions of Americans make mistakes during the tax filing process. The Central Iowa United Way is working to make sure Iowans stay off that list. Volunteer Income Tax... Read more
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iol.co.za
Madibeng faces power cut over R22m debtBrits - Eskom has issued a notice to interrupt bulk electricity supply to the M
Madibeng faces power cut over R22m debt
iol.co.za / Posted 3 minutes ago
Brits - Eskom has issued a notice to interrupt bulk electricity supply to the Madibeng local municipality in the North West, with the municipality reportedly owing the power utility more than R22 million in unpaid bills. “Local municipality of... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
A tiny home to solve a large problemIf Barry McDougall has his way, a community of tiny homes will soon sprout up i
A tiny home to solve a large problem
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
If Barry McDougall has his way, a community of tiny homes will soon sprout up in Vernon. The manager of the Kekuli Centre apartment complex and youth programs for the First Nations Friendship Centre (FNFC) is hoping to find a solution to the housing... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Stocks set to kick off new week deeply in redWall Street is bracing for another rough day as the Dow is down more than 200 p
Stocks set to kick off new week deeply in red
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 minutes ago
Wall Street is bracing for another rough day as the Dow is down more than 200 points in pre-market trading amid a fresh slide in oil prices below the key $30 per barrel mark and continued fears about slowing global growth. The rocky start to 2016... Read more
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RTE News
Share prices hit 16-month low amid growth worriesStress in the financial sector, triggered by worries over global growth and the
Share prices hit 16-month low amid growth worries
RTE News / Posted 4 minutes ago
Stress in the financial sector, triggered by worries over global growth and the impact of negative interest rates, have driven European share prices to their lowest in 16 months today and sent the cost of insuring bank debt soaring. Concern over the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Stocks set to kick off new week deeply in redWall Street is bracing for another rough day as the Dow is down more than 200 p
Stocks set to kick off new week deeply in red
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 minutes ago
Wall Street is bracing for another rough day as the Dow is down more than 200 points in pre-market trading amid a fresh slide in oil prices below the key $30 per barrel mark and continued fears about slowing global growth. The rocky start to 2016... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
U.S. stocks set to drop as oil sinks to $30Call it a Super Bowl hangover. The stock market's terrible start to 2016 is ab
U.S. stocks set to drop as oil sinks to $30
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 6 minutes ago
Call it a Super Bowl hangover. The stock market's terrible start to 2016 is about to get even worse with the Dow set to drop nearly 200 points on Monday morning. Things are even bleaker for the technology-heavy index Nasdaq, which is on track to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sailing in the Wrong VesselMonday, November 16, 2015, was a day seemingly decreed to cause a stir among th
Sailing in the Wrong Vessel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Monday, November 16, 2015, was a day seemingly decreed to cause a stir among the operators of sea ports and terminals in Nigeria. On that day, the Executive Director, Directorate of Marines and Operations, Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) sent an... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Halewood JLR models help drive best ever January sales resultsLuxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) today reported its best ever January r
Halewood JLR models help drive best ever January sales results
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 minutes ago
Luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) today reported its best ever January retail sales of 46,016 vehicles, up 24% on January 2015. Retail sales for the month of January were up year-on-year across all regions: 65% in Europe, 36% in the UK, 9% in... Read more
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The Free Press
An Encroaching Disaster: Population and Consumption Sustainabilityby Nicholas Kenney Allow me to paint a picture. A picture of riots, famine, an
An Encroaching Disaster: Population and Consumption Sustainability
The Free Press / Posted 6 minutes ago
by Nicholas Kenney Allow me to paint a picture. A picture of riots, famine, and disease, where the once well-off struggle for even the most basic of resources. Two problems that go hand in hand have created this scene: unchecked human population and... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Osborne 'may have to raise taxes or slash spending to balance books by 2020'Chancellor George Osborne may have to impose large additional tax rises or spen
Osborne 'may have to raise taxes or slash spending to balance books by 2020'
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 minutes ago
Chancellor George Osborne may have to impose large additional tax rises or spending cuts at very short notice to meet his target of balancing the nation's books by 2019/20, an influential economic think-tank has warned. With a surplus of just £10... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Randgold Bucks Industry Trend With New RecordFor Randgold Resources 2015 has been one of the best years in the company's his
Randgold Bucks Industry Trend With New Record
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
For Randgold Resources 2015 has been one of the best years in the company's history, chief executive Mark Bristow said on Monday. The record gold production is up 7% quarter on quarter and 6% year on year. Bristow said the production increase is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Utilise Undeveloped Land, Local Investors ToldThe Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) says local investors should utilise the vas
Utilise Undeveloped Land, Local Investors Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) says local investors should utilise the vast undeveloped land in the country to set up agricultural processing industries that could contribute to wealth creation in the country. ZDA director general Patrick... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
States' External Debt Rose By N270 Billion in Five Years - Debt Management OfficeThe 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory grew their ex
States' External Debt Rose By N270 Billion in Five Years - Debt Management Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
The 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory grew their external debts by $1.37bn (N270bn at the current interbank exchange rate of N197 to a dollar) in five years, investigation has shown. Statistics obtained from the Debt... Read more
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The Free Press
Rent prices at all time highs while USM explores new optionsBack in 2008, the world stopped and watched as the most powerful and democratic
Rent prices at all time highs while USM explores new options
The Free Press / Posted 7 minutes ago
Back in 2008, the world stopped and watched as the most powerful and democratically free economy was brought to its knees after several years of mismanaged financial practices from some of the nation’s largest banking and securities institutions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, FAO Discuss Improving Food SuppliesMinister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafi discussed on Saturday with
Egypt, FAO Discuss Improving Food Supplies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafi discussed on Saturday with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Director Menghestab Haile measures meant to improve food supply and fight malnutrition in Egypt. The talks tackled... Read more
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DW
ThyssenKrupp digitizes for the future |China arrests 21 over $7.6 billion Ponzi scam 01.02.2016 Chinese executives ha
ThyssenKrupp digitizes for the future |
DW / Posted 7 minutes ago
China arrests 21 over $7.6 billion Ponzi scam 01.02.2016 Chinese executives have reaped more than 7 billion euros in what may be China's largest case of financial fraud. Some 95 percent of the company's projects were fictional entities, according to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EIB to Extend 115 Million-Euro Loan to Egypt for Power GenerationThe European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to sign a 115-million-euro loan
EIB to Extend 115 Million-Euro Loan to Egypt for Power Generation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to sign a 115-million-euro loan with Egypt during this year to establish a wind farm in the West Bank of the Gulf of Suez, some 400 kilometers southeast of Cairo, said EIB President Werner Hoyer. In an... Read more
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asianage
Rupee extends losses to 67.94, down 30 paiseRepresentational Image. The dollar index was up by 0.12 per cent against a bas
Rupee extends losses to 67.94, down 30 paise
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
Representational Image. The dollar index was up by 0.12 per cent against a basket of six currencies in the late afternoon trade. Mumbai: Extending losses for the second straight day, the rupee on February 8, dropped by another 30 paise to close at... Read more
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asianage
India's economy grows 7.3 per cent in third quarterThe Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates on hold at 6.75 per cent last wee
India's economy grows 7.3 per cent in third quarter
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates on hold at 6.75 per cent last week. New Delhi: India's economy grew 7.3 per cent in the third quarter of the financial year, official data showed Monday, a slowdown from the previous quarter but beating... Read more
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DW
German investor anxiety makes for shaky trading |Germany's DAX below 10,000 after China rout 07.01.2016 Germany's stock market
German investor anxiety makes for shaky trading |
DW / Posted 7 minutes ago
Germany's DAX below 10,000 after China rout 07.01.2016 Germany's stock market index has tumbled more than 2 percent following a heavy sell-off on Asia's stock markets on heightened tensions over China's weak economy. The DAX slump also led other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt's Benchmark Index Declined By 1.2 PercentCairo — The Egyptian stock market's benchmark index EGX 30 retreated by 1.2 per
Egypt's Benchmark Index Declined By 1.2 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Cairo — The Egyptian stock market's benchmark index EGX 30 retreated by 1.2 per cent on Sunday reaching 6,126 points, down from 6,202. Meanwhile, the secondary indices inched up, with EGX 70 for small and medium enterprises rising by 0.8 per cent... Read more
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asianage
27 PSU banks write off 1.14 lakh crore bad debts during 2012-15PSU banks have been witnessing a continuous surge in bad loans. New Delhi: A w
27 PSU banks write off 1.14 lakh crore bad debts during 2012-15
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
PSU banks have been witnessing a continuous surge in bad loans. New Delhi: A whopping Rs 1.14 lakh crore of bad loans have been written off by 27 public sector banks (PSBs) during FY 2012-15, with the last fiscal alone witnessing a steep 53 per cent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Turnover At Dar Bourse Catapults 215 Per CentThe week on week market turnover at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) incr
Turnover At Dar Bourse Catapults 215 Per Cent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
The week on week market turnover at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) increased three times to 11.33bn/- equivalent to 215.59 per cent rise compared to 3.59bn/- of the previous session. Similarly, shares traded increased by 1,733 per cent to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Firm Partners With Local EngineersA South African substation construction, civil engineering and renewable energy
SA Firm Partners With Local Engineers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
A South African substation construction, civil engineering and renewable energy company has partnered with Zambian entrepreneurs to start operations in the country, with an initial investment of US$20 million. Gridbow Engineers and Technical... Read more
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