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Deseret News
US home prices rise in March as spring buying season beginsWASHINGTON — U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying
US home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins
Deseret News / Posted a minute ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs haven't thwarted sales. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index increased 5.4 percent in March compared with... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
PFT, NBC extend deal into 2023July 1 will mark the seventh anniversary of the PFT-NBC partnership, which laun
PFT, NBC extend deal into 2023
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted a minute ago
July 1 will mark the seventh anniversary of the PFT-NBC partnership, which launched on that day back in 2009. So why not sign up for another seven years? PFT can confirm with a high degree of confidence (in lieu of saying “that’s news to me“) the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Foreign ownership at Samsung C&T keeps falling following mergerSEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors have continued to dump shares of Sa
Foreign ownership at Samsung C&T keeps falling following merger
Yonhap News Agency / Posted a minute ago
SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors have continued to dump shares of Samsung C&T Corp., the fashion and trading arm of South Korea's top conglomerate, since its merger last year, dragging down its share prices, the bourse operator said... Read more
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Canberra Times
How to value technology stocks for investorsYou might have heard of a little Aussie tech company called Atlassian. Actually
How to value technology stocks for investors
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
You might have heard of a little Aussie tech company called Atlassian. Actually, most people haven't – and it's not that little. Atlassian is in the so-hot-right-now field of cloud-based software, and two blokes from Australia have turned it into a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Six Max Dupain photos of Sydney (and one of Tumut) you've probably never seen beforeThe black-and-white photographs of Max Dupain are very documented although ther
Six Max Dupain photos of Sydney (and one of Tumut) you've probably never seen before
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
The black-and-white photographs of Max Dupain are very documented although there has been a limited range available on the secondary market, based largely on his early beach series (Sunbaker 1937, Bondi 1939, etc) plus a few stylised nudes. His... Read more
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Canberra Times
Celebrate innovation that puts the customer in chargeIt's no secret that the word innovation is in vogue. It's not just that it's o
Celebrate innovation that puts the customer in charge
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
It's no secret that the word innovation is in vogue. It's not just that it's one of our prime minister's favourite words, it's a trend across the English-speaking world. Innovation isn't just about looking different, it's about delivering real... Read more
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Canberra Times
Best apps to manage your moneyOur mobile devices are becoming the go-to instruments of convenient commerce, o
Best apps to manage your money
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Our mobile devices are becoming the go-to instruments of convenient commerce, offering something that consumers are only just beginning to come to terms with – a world of instantaneous self-wealth management. Already consumer spending through mobile... Read more
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Canberra Times
Most innovative investment of all caused the global financial crisisWhenever I hear the term "innovation" in connection with financial services, I
Most innovative investment of all caused the global financial crisis
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Whenever I hear the term "innovation" in connection with financial services, I think about the rocket scientists who came up with one of the most innovative investments of all time. These were the collateralised debt obligations (CDOs). As Warren... Read more
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Canberra Times
GDP growth accelerates in first quarterThe pace of Australia's economic growth picked up in the first quarter this yea
GDP growth accelerates in first quarter
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
The pace of Australia's economic growth picked up in the first quarter this year, as strong export volumes helped offset patchy consumer spending and lacklustre business profits and investment. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday... Read more
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Canberra Times
Innovation special for Money: full story listMoney has published an innovation special on Wednesday June 1, 2016, looking at
Innovation special for Money: full story list
Canberra Times / Posted a minute ago
Money has published an innovation special on Wednesday June 1, 2016, looking at how technology is changing the world of personal finance and investment. Here is the full story list. The new breed of alternative investments John Collett | Investment... Read more
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Business Standard India
Petrol price raised by Rs 2.58, diesel costlier by Rs 2.26 per litreThe Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have increased prices of petrol by Rs 2.58 p
Petrol price raised by Rs 2.58, diesel costlier by Rs 2.26 per litre
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have increased prices of petrol by Rs 2.58 per litre and diesel rates by Rs 2.26 per litre in order to align the domestic rates of the automobile fuels with global prices. Post the change, effective today, petrol... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Jose Cuervo is planning a $1 billion IPOJose Cuervo is thinking about going public. According to Bloomberg, the world'
Jose Cuervo is planning a $1 billion IPO
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
Jose Cuervo is thinking about going public. According to Bloomberg, the world's largest tequila producer wants to raise as much as $1 billion in an initial public offering slated for the third quarter. Like the US, Mexico hasn't seen much IPO... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF budget increase aimed at homeless, safety, quality of lifeSan Francisco’s budget will grow to $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2016-17, a $700
SF budget increase aimed at homeless, safety, quality of life
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
San Francisco’s budget will grow to $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2016-17, a $700 million increase from this year that will pay for more transportation funding, street cleaning and police officers. The increase reflects the city’s sustained economic... Read more
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Japan Today
LIXIL to celebrate 1million SaTo ('Safe Toilet') products in use globally ‹ Japan TodayLIXIL Group Corp, a global leader in housing and building materials, products a
LIXIL to celebrate 1million SaTo ('Safe Toilet') products in use globally ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 minutes ago
LIXIL Group Corp, a global leader in housing and building materials, products and services, is set to exceed one million units of the innovative SaTo (“Safe Toilet”) brand products in use within July this year. The first SaTo model was developed... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shari Redstone Says Viacom Shareholders Want New ManagementLOS ANGELES — Shari Redstone, the daughter of media billionaire Sumner Redstone
Shari Redstone Says Viacom Shareholders Want New Management
Boston Globe / Posted 10 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES — Shari Redstone, the daughter of media billionaire Sumner Redstone, said Viacom Inc. shareholders want new management, the strongest indication yet that the family controlling the company may seek to oust chief executive Philippe... Read more
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Boston Globe
Carl Icahn Won’t Be the Bill Ackman of Allergan: GadflyBillionaire investor Carl Icahn said he has taken a ‘‘large position’’ in Aller
Carl Icahn Won’t Be the Bill Ackman of Allergan: Gadfly
Boston Globe / Posted 10 minutes ago
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he has taken a ‘‘large position’’ in Allergan, backing chief executive officer Brent Saunders in what the drugmaker said it doesn’t believe will be an activist role. In 2013, Icahn helped place Saunders in the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outBy Justin Pritchard And Martha Mendoza, The Associated Press While intruders r
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 minutes ago
By Justin Pritchard And Martha Mendoza, The Associated Press While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana congressmen have impact on Puerto Rican debt crisisHouse Resolution 5278, on which the U.S. House of Representatives is expected t
Louisiana congressmen have impact on Puerto Rican debt crisis
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 minutes ago
House Resolution 5278, on which the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote as early as Wednesday, essentially would establish an oversight board to help Puerto Rico manage its public finances. In the House Committee on Natural Resources... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
U.S. consumer confidence slips in MayWASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell for a second month in May to the low
U.S. consumer confidence slips in May
Finance and Commerce / Posted 18 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell for a second month in May to the lowest level since November. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its index of consumer confidence slipped to 92.6 from 94.7 in April. The May reading matched the level in... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Kirkcaldie board holds firm on Brierley bid after ditching leaseKirkcaldie & Stains' [NZX: KRK] directors reiterated their recommendation that
Kirkcaldie board holds firm on Brierley bid after ditching lease
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 minutes ago
Kirkcaldie & Stains' [NZX: KRK] directors reiterated their recommendation that shareholders reject veteran corporate raider NBR Rich Lister Ron Brierley's takeover offer after raising their estimate for the cash that will be returned once lease... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
SBA to again grant loans to refinance propertySmall businesses will again be able to use Small Business Administration loans
SBA to again grant loans to refinance property
Finance and Commerce / Posted 18 minutes ago
Small businesses will again be able to use Small Business Administration loans to refinance mortgages and loans on real estate and some types of equipment. The SBA has issued regulations that allow the loans — previously available only to buy, expand... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt approves updated AgResearch Future Footprint PlanScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced that shareholding mi
Govt approves updated AgResearch Future Footprint Plan
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 minutes ago
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced that shareholding ministers have approved AgResearch’s updated Future Footprint Programme (FFP) business case which will reconfigure the... Read more
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Reuters
China May official manufacturing PMI unchanged at 50.1An employee works on an assembly line producing automobiles at a factory in Qin
China May official manufacturing PMI unchanged at 50.1
Reuters / Posted 19 minutes ago
An employee works on an assembly line producing automobiles at a factory in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, March 1, 2016. BEIJING Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded marginally in May, an official survey showed on Wednesday,... Read more
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Reuters
Nippon Steel looks to break up Usiminas after CEO appointmentA logo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is pictured outside its headquarte
Nippon Steel looks to break up Usiminas after CEO appointment
Reuters / Posted 19 minutes ago
A logo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is pictured outside its headquarters in Tokyo November 9, 2012. SAO PAULO The recent change of chief executive at Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas has accelerated plans for controlling shareholders Nippon... Read more
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Reuters
Oil prices fall on rising Middle East output, China demand concernsAn oil pump jack can be seen in Cisco, Texas, August 23, 2015. SINGAPORE Oil p
Oil prices fall on rising Middle East output, China demand concerns
Reuters / Posted 19 minutes ago
An oil pump jack can be seen in Cisco, Texas, August 23, 2015. SINGAPORE Oil prices fell early on Wednesday as production from the major Middle East exporters was expected to remain high or even increase just as concerns over the state of China's... Read more
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Reuters
Asia stocks sag as oil slip dampens sentiment, dollar stallsA man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Apr
Asia stocks sag as oil slip dampens sentiment, dollar stalls
Reuters / Posted 19 minutes ago
A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. TOKYO Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil prices dampened investors' appetite for riskier assets, while the recently bullish dollar... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tight Deadline For Free Home Insulation ApplicationsWednesday, 1 June 2016, 1:04 pmPress Release: Ruapehu District CouncilHousehold
Tight Deadline For Free Home Insulation Applications
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 minutes ago
Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 1:04 pmPress Release: Ruapehu District CouncilHouseholds wanting to be considered for free or subsidised insulation under... Read more
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CNBC
Saudi Arabia lines up banks for $15B debut bond saleGulf governments are rushing to issue bonds ahead of Saudi Arabia's large issua
Saudi Arabia lines up banks for $15B debut bond sale
CNBC / Posted 20 minutes ago
Gulf governments are rushing to issue bonds ahead of Saudi Arabia's large issuance, which could dominate the market. Gas-rich Qatar surprised markets last week by issuing $9 billion in international bonds with maturities of five, 10, and 30 years,... Read more
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CNBC
China official May manufacturing PMI at 50.1; unchanged from April: ReutersThe index had been in contraction territory for seven straight months prior to
China official May manufacturing PMI at 50.1; unchanged from April: Reuters
CNBC / Posted 20 minutes ago
The index had been in contraction territory for seven straight months prior to breaching the key 50-level in March. A reading above 50 indicates expansionary activity while a number below 50 indicates contraction. Indeed, March's report had revived... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outWhile intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and pla
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 minutes ago
While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities,... Read more
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