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Connecticut Post
You Shall Be Judged By the Company You Keep!Nothing exposes a company’s amateurish approach to sales and mawkish marketing
You Shall Be Judged By the Company You Keep!
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 minutes ago
Nothing exposes a company’s amateurish approach to sales and mawkish marketing than announcing (usually via its website) its lofty list of satisfied customers. On the other hand, potential clients can be nervous about sourcing work to new firms that... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
SA banks told to tighten cyber securityThe South African Reserve Bank says that it will push local banks to tighten th
SA banks told to tighten cyber security
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 7 minutes ago
The South African Reserve Bank says that it will push local banks to tighten their cyber security after Standard Bank was defrauded of as much as R300-million, Reuters reported. "We are pleased that Standard Bank publicly said what had happened. We... Read more
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Zero Hedge
May 31Overnight Media Digest - Martin Senn, former chief executive of Zurich Insuran
May 31
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
Overnight Media Digest - Martin Senn, former chief executive of Zurich Insurance Group AG who stepped aside in December, has killed himself, the company said - the second suicide by a one-time top manager at the company in the past few years.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ecstasy use jumps in Europe, no longer just a dance drugLISBON: The drug ecstasy is making a comeback in Europe, spreading as a mainstr
Ecstasy use jumps in Europe, no longer just a dance drug
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
LISBON: The drug ecstasy is making a comeback in Europe, spreading as a mainstream party narcotic away from its niche use at dance clubs and reaching new young users, the Lisbon-based European drug agency said on Tuesday in a report. The report... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Two held over R300m Standard Bank heistJapanese police have reportedly arrested two men who were involved in a coordin
Two held over R300m Standard Bank heist
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 8 minutes ago
Japanese police have reportedly arrested two men who were involved in a coordinated heist that saw Standard Bank defrauded of R300-million. AFP reports that the two Japanese men were arrested on charges of using fake credit cards to withdraw... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Futures flat as rate hike expectations firmREUTERS: U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors d
Futures flat as rate hike expectations firm
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 minutes ago
REUTERS: U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors digested the possibility of an interest rate hike in the coming months and awaited data for clues regarding the strength of the economy. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Goldman Sachs raises odds of China share inclusion in MSCI indexes to 70 per centHONG KONG: Goldman Sachs has increased the probability that MSCI will include m
Goldman Sachs raises odds of China share inclusion in MSCI indexes to 70 per cent
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 minutes ago
HONG KONG: Goldman Sachs has increased the probability that MSCI will include mainland Chinese shares in its indexes to 70 per cent, citing recent steps taken by Beijing to remove obstacles for global money managers to invest in the country's equity... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Marketing in Communist-ruled Cuba: from guerrilla to mainstream?HAVANA: For half a century after Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution, Cuba's marketi
Marketing in Communist-ruled Cuba: from guerrilla to mainstream?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 minutes ago
HAVANA: For half a century after Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution, Cuba's marketing was limited to patriotic propaganda and its most ubiquitous brand was not Coca-Cola but late revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara, daubed on walls across the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Asia's financial markets brace for action-packed JuneSINGAPORE: If you are looking for a recovery in June, following a lacklustre mo
Asia's financial markets brace for action-packed June
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: If you are looking for a recovery in June, following a lacklustre month which saw MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan plummet nearly 2 per cent, don’t get your hopes up. Given the action-packed calendar looming in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Inland Rail will ‘spell big things’ for Narrabri“IF YOU build it, they will come.” While it might sound cliched, Narrabri Shire
Inland Rail will ‘spell big things’ for Narrabri
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 minutes ago
“IF YOU build it, they will come.” While it might sound cliched, Narrabri Shire Council mayor Conrad Bolton believes the inland rail network will spell big things for his area. REAFFIRMATION: Inland Rail chairman John Anderson, Cr Mark Coulton and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mobile base station ‘good news'THE Coalition’s commitment to building a new mobile base station at Kingstown h
Mobile base station ‘good news'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 minutes ago
THE Coalition’s commitment to building a new mobile base station at Kingstown had some good reception from the small community, which has been battling a mobile blackspot for some time. THE Coalition’s commitment to building a new mobile base... Read more
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Fortune
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Is Buying Celator For $1.5 BillionIreland-based Jazz Pharmaceuticals jazz will buy U.S.-based Celator Pharmaceuti
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Is Buying Celator For $1.5 Billion
Fortune / Posted 10 minutes ago
Ireland-based Jazz Pharmaceuticals jazz will buy U.S.-based Celator Pharmaceuticals cpxx in a cash deal valued at about $1.5 billion, to gain access to an investigational product in development for treating acute myeloid leukemia. Jazz... Read more
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USA Today
Ask Matt: Should I invest in IPOs?Q: Should I invest in IPOs? A: Companies just sold the most new stock in a day
Ask Matt: Should I invest in IPOs?
USA Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
Q: Should I invest in IPOs? A: Companies just sold the most new stock in a day than any other this year. But don’t expect investors rush for a piece of initial public offerings unless they get a sweet deal. Just 31 companies sold new shares to the... Read more
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Philly.com
Legalize Uber, downsize the Parking AuthorityPennsylvania lawmakers are poised to put a welcome end to the long-standing off
Legalize Uber, downsize the Parking Authority
Philly.com / Posted 13 minutes ago
Pennsylvania lawmakers are poised to put a welcome end to the long-standing official fiction that ride-sharing services such as Uber are fine for most of the commonwealth (and the country) but a grave threat to Philadelphia's way of life.... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Student debt climbs, now up to $1.26 trillionChristina Will won't have to start paying student loan bills for several years,
Student debt climbs, now up to $1.26 trillion
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 minutes ago
Christina Will won't have to start paying student loan bills for several years, but the 18-year-old Novi high school senior is already worried about writing that first check. "I hear so much about how having a lot of student loans really is hard for... Read more
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Aliran Online
Whatever happened to 1MDB's Cayman Islands funds?In the light of the shutting down of Swiss private bank BSI in Singapore, Anil
Whatever happened to 1MDB's Cayman Islands funds?
Aliran Online / Posted 13 minutes ago
In the light of the shutting down of Swiss private bank BSI in Singapore, Anil Netto examines what happened to over RM7bn of Malaysian public funds parked in a mysterious high-risk investment fund. In early May, the Financial Times of London carried... Read more
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Aliran Online
Who is plundering Malaysia’s wealth?It is not the average struggling Malaysian taxpayer who is stealing the nationa
Who is plundering Malaysia’s wealth?
Aliran Online / Posted 13 minutes ago
It is not the average struggling Malaysian taxpayer who is stealing the national wealth, says Wandering Malaysian. A staggering total of US$395bn was siphoned out of Malaysia in illicit financial flows in 2003-2012. Malaysia has the ignominy of... Read more
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Aliran Online
Guan Eng's bungalow, Taman Manggis deal: BN, you are hollow and hypocritical!A person can choose to sell his property at whatever price he wants to sell. It
Guan Eng's bungalow, Taman Manggis deal: BN, you are hollow and hypocritical!
Aliran Online / Posted 13 minutes ago
A person can choose to sell his property at whatever price he wants to sell. It is his prerogative. It can be way below market value or far above the market price. It is his property and it is his decision. That is not criminal in nature and he has... Read more
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The Star
Proton weighs on DRB-Hicom, RM991m net loss in FY16Weak foreign exchange affected Proton's raw material cost. KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-H
Proton weighs on DRB-Hicom, RM991m net loss in FY16
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Weak foreign exchange affected Proton's raw material cost. KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Bhd posted net losses of RM991.90mil in the financial year ended March 31, 2016, mainly due to the poor performance of Proton, which was a stark contrast for the... Read more
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The Star
Obama’s ex-economic advisor upbeat on M’sia’s growth prospectsKrueger anticipates crude oil to fluctuate around US$50 per barrel this year, w
Obama’s ex-economic advisor upbeat on M’sia’s growth prospects
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Krueger anticipates crude oil to fluctuate around US$50 per barrel this year, which would be positive for Malaysia’s economy. The Reuters photo shows crude oil storage tanks at the Cushing oil hub in Oklahoma. KUALA LUMPUR: US President Barack... Read more
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Bankrate.com
How To Save For a Down PaymentMillennials who are paying high rent and making student loan payments might fin
How To Save For a Down Payment
Bankrate.com / Posted 15 minutes ago
Millennials who are paying high rent and making student loan payments might find it daunting to save to buy a house. For some, it's impossible. Others might be able to do it if they have the discipline to set aside money rather than spend it. The... Read more
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Bankrate.com
How To Save For a Down PaymentA good way to set a monthly savings goal is to subtract your current rent from
How To Save For a Down Payment
Bankrate.com / Posted 15 minutes ago
A good way to set a monthly savings goal is to subtract your current rent from your estimated mortgage payment, including principal, interest, property tax, homeowners insurance and mortgage insurance, then save the difference. This strategy has 2... Read more
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The Star
Ecstasy use jumps in Europe, no longer just a dance drugLISBON (Reuters) - The drug ecstasy is making a comeback in Europe, spreading a
Ecstasy use jumps in Europe, no longer just a dance drug
The Star / Posted 15 minutes ago
LISBON (Reuters) - The drug ecstasy is making a comeback in Europe, spreading as a mainstream party narcotic away from its niche use at dance clubs and reaching new young users, the Lisbon-based European drug agency said on Tuesday in a report. The... Read more
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The Star
Temasek boosts stake in SAM EngineeringA worker on the production floor of Aviatron (M) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Singa
Temasek boosts stake in SAM Engineering
The Star / Posted 15 minutes ago
A worker on the production floor of Aviatron (M) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Singapore Aerospace Malaysia which is also the majority shareholder in SAM Engineering & Equipment. KUALA LUMPUR: Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd, through Singapore Aerospace... Read more
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The Star
Public Mutual declares RM424m distribution for 10 fundsPublic Mutual, which is a unit of Public Bank, said on Tuesday the gross distri
Public Mutual declares RM424m distribution for 10 funds
The Star / Posted 15 minutes ago
Public Mutual, which is a unit of Public Bank, said on Tuesday the gross distributions were declared for the financial year ended May 31, 2016. It said the gross distribution per unit for the Public Far-East Select Fund was 1.25 sen per unit while... Read more
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The Star
KLCI ends May on weak note, ringgit down nearly 5%KUALA LUMPUR: A late push of the FBM KLCI on buying of selected blue chips on T
KLCI ends May on weak note, ringgit down nearly 5%
The Star / Posted 15 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: A late push of the FBM KLCI on buying of selected blue chips on Tuesday proved futile as the index ended down nearly four points on selling pressure as the ringgit put up its worst performance in recent months. At 5pm, the KLCI was... Read more
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Market Watch
Nuns with guns: The strange day-day struggles between bankers and regulatorsSAN DIEGO—Among the new federal banking regulations there is one that financial
Nuns with guns: The strange day-day struggles between bankers and regulators
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO—Among the new federal banking regulations there is one that financial wonks call “TRID,” the TILA-Respa Integrated Disclosure rule. Attendees at a recent training school here for bank compliance staff, who must learn and enforce such... Read more
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Market Watch
Medtronic beats profit and sales expectationsMedtronic PLC MDT, +0.63% reported Tuesday fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1
Medtronic beats profit and sales expectations
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
Medtronic PLC MDT, +0.63% reported Tuesday fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.1 billion, or 78 cents a share, compared with a loss of 1 million, or breakeven on a per-share basis in the same period a year ago. Excluding non-recurring items,... Read more
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Market Watch
Three reasons why the S&P 500 is primed and ready for big gainsGet ready for “flaming June.” That was SocGen’s advice to clients on Tuesday,
Three reasons why the S&P 500 is primed and ready for big gains
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
Get ready for “flaming June.” That was SocGen’s advice to clients on Tuesday, and it doesn’t seem too far off the mark, considering what’s ahead for summer’s inaugural month. June kicks off this week with an OPEC meeting and a bunch of important... Read more
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Market Watch
Why the window for stock-market bears is ‘closing rather quickly,’ in one chartWhile it’s been more than a year since the S&P 500 hit a record high, that’s no
Why the window for stock-market bears is ‘closing rather quickly,’ in one chart
Market Watch / Posted 16 minutes ago
While it’s been more than a year since the S&P 500 hit a record high, that’s not necessarily a reason for market bears to celebrate. Jonathan Krinsky at MKM Partners has pointed out the benchmark is less than 2% from achieving a new high, so it... Read more
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