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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma lawmakers should learn from incentive problemsLAWMAKERS seeking funds to fill a massive budget shortfall are looking at poten
Oklahoma lawmakers should learn from incentive problems
The Oklahoman / Posted moments ago
LAWMAKERS seeking funds to fill a massive budget shortfall are looking at potential changes to some of Oklahoma's numerous tax incentive programs. That's sensible — with a $1.3 billion deficit looming for the fiscal year that begins July 1, a host of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
The Archivist: Fires don’t keep Oklahoma City stockyards from doing businessOne hundred and one years ago, a fire broke out in Packingtown, now known as St
The Archivist: Fires don’t keep Oklahoma City stockyards from doing business
The Oklahoman / Posted moments ago
One hundred and one years ago, a fire broke out in Packingtown, now known as Stockyards City. The Exchange building was burning. The Oklahoman on May 3, 1915, described the destruction: Fire, starting from an unknown cause in the second floor of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Dave Says: Will benefits, cost of private college merit investment?DEAR DAVE: I'm a senior in high school in Arkansas, and I think I want to study
Dave Says: Will benefits, cost of private college merit investment?
The Oklahoman / Posted moments ago
DEAR DAVE: I'm a senior in high school in Arkansas, and I think I want to study business in college. I've gotten an unusual offer from a small, out-of-state school. It revolves around a $3,000 student loan program, where the loan converts to a... Read more
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The Hindu
Puerto Rico’s debt crisis explainedPuerto Rico’s debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island’s governor s
Puerto Rico’s debt crisis explained
The Hindu / Posted a minute ago
Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island’s governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island’s governor... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California budget flunks Moody’s fiscal ‘stress test’Moody’s Investor Service last month delivered what should be a sobering message
California budget flunks Moody’s fiscal ‘stress test’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 minutes ago
Moody’s Investor Service last month delivered what should be a sobering message about California’s vulnerability to a massive fiscal meltdown. The credit rating organization conducted a “stress test” of the nation’s largest states. California’s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedNEW YORK (AP) � Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the isl
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Island officials spent the weekend trying to negotiate a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
ICE may have more time to consider bid for London bourseLONDON: London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse may have to delay a vot
ICE may have more time to consider bid for London bourse
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
LONDON: London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Boerse may have to delay a vote on their proposed merger until after Britain's EU referendum, handing more time to Intercontinental Exchange to decide whether to make a counter-bid for the British... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Goldman targets 'mass affluent' borrowers with unusual lending planNEW YORK: Goldman Sachs Group Inc , the banking gold standard for the world's e
Goldman targets 'mass affluent' borrowers with unusual lending plan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs Group Inc , the banking gold standard for the world's elite, sees a future in less prosperous investors. A creative strategy taking shape inside the bank calls for it to partner with small brokerages and wealth management... Read more
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NZCity
Land sale under investigationThe Overseas Investment Office says it is investigating "serious issues" that h
Land sale under investigation
NZCity / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Overseas Investment Office says it is investigating "serious issues" that have been raised about the sale of a Taranaki station to a foreign company. Labour MP David Cunliffe last week revealed the owners, Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, were... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The Chamber is lobbying for your business, communityThe most important work we do as a chamber of commerce is work our members and
The Chamber is lobbying for your business, community
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 minutes ago
The most important work we do as a chamber of commerce is work our members and community know little about. It’s done in meetings at City Hall. It’s done in phone calls to state legislators. It’s done via countless email communications and personal... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedNEW YORK (AP) - Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the isl
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Island officials spent the weekend trying to negotiate a... Read more
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Philly.com
People on the Move: Aqua America taps new chief administrative officerAqua America Inc., Bryn Mawr, has hired Susan F. Haindl as chief administrative
People on the Move: Aqua America taps new chief administrative officer
Philly.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Aqua America Inc., Bryn Mawr, has hired Susan F. Haindl as chief administrative officer. She had been a vice president at Anexinet, a provider of digital business solutions, and prior to that was managing director, operations, for the Pew Charitable... Read more
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Shropshire Star
New Shropshire Council computer system to cost £10 million « Shropshire StarThe authority’s leader, Malcolm Pate, says the new council-wide system will req
New Shropshire Council computer system to cost £10 million « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
The authority’s leader, Malcolm Pate, says the new council-wide system will require a “substantial capital investment”, but “is intended to make us a lot more efficient”. It will be discussed by Shropshire Council at a meeting next week. A team of... Read more
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The Star
As oil plows through US$45 a barrel, US producers rush to lock in pricesHouston: US oil producers pounced on this month's 20% rally in crude futures to
As oil plows through US$45 a barrel, US producers rush to lock in prices
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
Houston: US oil producers pounced on this month's 20% rally in crude futures to the highest level since November, locking in better prices for their oil by selling future output and securing an additional lifeline for the years-long downturn. The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Pfizer to release results for first three months of yearThe analysts’ current consensus range is $0.52-$0.58 for earnings per share, wh
Pfizer to release results for first three months of year
The Irish Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
The analysts’ current consensus range is $0.52-$0.58 for earnings per share, while the consensus range for revenue is $11.37 billion-$12.91 billion, with an average of $11.99 billion. Back in February, Pfizer posted earnings per share at $0.53, which... Read more
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The Irish Times
Food entrepreneurs can learn from Fever Tree and ChobaniThe holy grail of all new brand builders is to create a disruptive innovation t
Food entrepreneurs can learn from Fever Tree and Chobani
The Irish Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
The holy grail of all new brand builders is to create a disruptive innovation that sets a new agenda and sparks sustained category growth. In the food sector, the most commercially successful of such innovations are often not original scientific... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish firms using invoice finance generated €25.9bn in 2015Turnover generated by nearly 2,000 Irish companies using invoice finance reache
Irish firms using invoice finance generated €25.9bn in 2015
The Irish Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Turnover generated by nearly 2,000 Irish companies using invoice finance reached €25.9 billion in 2015, up two per cent on the same figure for 2014, the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA) annual conference will hear in Dublin this week. This is... Read more
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The Star
New bankruptcy code may take years to clean up India's debt messNew Delhi: A long-awaited Indian bankruptcy code may soon win parliamentary app
New bankruptcy code may take years to clean up India's debt mess
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
New Delhi: A long-awaited Indian bankruptcy code may soon win parliamentary approval, but struggling creditors – above all state banks trying to recover US$100 billion in bad loans – shouldn't start celebrating just yet. The measure marks a vital... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Outrage over college's plans to sell political memorabiliaIn this Friday, April 29, 2016 photo, attorney Bruce Rubenstein, a collector of
Outrage over college's plans to sell political memorabilia
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 minutes ago
In this Friday, April 29, 2016 photo, attorney Bruce Rubenstein, a collector of left-wing political memorabilia, stands in front of a 1920s drawing by political cartoonist Art Young on April 29, 2016 inside his office in Hartford, Conn. Rubenstein is... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments MondayFILE - In this Dec. 16, 2015, file photo, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Gar
Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2015, file photo, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla speaks at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Garcia said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S. territory ™s government have... Read more
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Market Watch
Japan's domestic auto sales rose 7.2% on yearTOKYO--Japan's domestic sales of new cars, trucks and buses increased 7.2% from
Japan's domestic auto sales rose 7.2% on year
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
TOKYO--Japan's domestic sales of new cars, trucks and buses increased 7.2% from a year earlier in April, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said Monday. Sales totaled 212,713 vehicles in April, the association said. Separately, sales of... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil prices fall as investors continue to cash in on April’s fast runCrude oil prices extended a fall on Monday from the end of last week as profit-
Oil prices fall as investors continue to cash in on April’s fast run
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
Crude oil prices extended a fall on Monday from the end of last week as profit-taking offset positive sentiment from declining U.S. crude oil production and a weaker dollar. The profit-taking started end of last week as crude oil prices reached 2016... Read more
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Market Watch
Japanese yen soars to fresh 18-month high against the dollarThe yen gained to a fresh 18-month high against the dollar in rangebound Asian
Japanese yen soars to fresh 18-month high against the dollar
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
The yen gained to a fresh 18-month high against the dollar in rangebound Asian trade on Monday, with investors still feeling the heat of the Bank of Japan’s decision to hold fire last week. The Japanese currency strengthened at a rapid pace, as the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Will investors sell in May and go away?Six out of the last eleven years have experienced a sell-off in shares during M
Will investors sell in May and go away?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 minutes ago
Six out of the last eleven years have experienced a sell-off in shares during May. Photo: Artiom Muhaciov There's an onslaught of data bombarding Australian investors in the first week of May, making it tricky to decide whether historical trends... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedNEW YORK (AP) � Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the isl
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Island officials spent the weekend trying to negotiate a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedNEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the isl
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Island officials spent the weekend trying to negotiate a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Outrage over college's plans to sell political memorabiliaHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of America's largest troves of political and campaig
Outrage over college's plans to sell political memorabilia
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 minutes ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of America's largest troves of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block, spurring protests from some who do not want to see it divided up and sold to private collectors. The University of Hartford... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Best High-Yielding Long Term Government Bond Mutual Funds (VEDTX, VUSTX)Long-term government bond portfolios invest at least 90% of their holdings in b
3 Best High-Yielding Long Term Government Bond Mutual Funds (VEDTX, VUSTX)
Investopedia / Posted 12 minutes ago
Long-term government bond portfolios invest at least 90% of their holdings in bonds backed by the U.S. government or by government-linked agencies. Though these funds are not risk-free, this government backing minimizes the credit risk of these... Read more
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The Financial Express
French PM vows to supervise Australian sub deal himselfDCNS plans to build a 4,500-tonne conventionally-powered version of its 4,700-t
French PM vows to supervise Australian sub deal himself
The Financial Express / Posted 13 minutes ago
DCNS plans to build a 4,500-tonne conventionally-powered version of its 4,700-tonne Barracuda, which the company has described as “the most technically complex artefact in Australia” (Reuters) A mega deal to build Australian submarines was so... Read more
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The Financial Express
Indian rupee opens 8 paise lower against dollar at 66.41The Indian rupee had recovered by 19 paise against the American unit to close a
Indian rupee opens 8 paise lower against dollar at 66.41
The Financial Express / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Indian rupee had recovered by 19 paise against the American unit to close at 66.33 in Friday’s trade on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters in view of weaker greenback overseas. (Express photo) Indian Rupee weakened by 8 paise to... Read more
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