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Stamford Advocate
New home sales surge to an 8-year highNew home sales rose 3.5% in June at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,00
New home sales surge to an 8-year high
Stamford Advocate / Posted moments ago
New home sales rose 3.5% in June at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000, the best level since February 2008, according to the Census Bureau. Economists had forecast that sales rose 1.6% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
McDonald's customers are 'exploiting' the company with a troubling new habitThe popularity of the McDonald's all-day breakfast menu and McPick 2 promotions
McDonald's customers are 'exploiting' the company with a troubling new habit
Stamford Advocate / Posted moments ago
The popularity of the McDonald's all-day breakfast menu and McPick 2 promotions is having an unintended consequence that is bad for business. The strategy has worked: US same-store sales at McDonald's rose 5.4% in the first quarter of the year, the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Billionaire investor Steve Cohen has a new mantra, and this is the guy enforcing itSteve Cohen has a new mantra: better to be safe than sorry. Cohen's Point72 As
Billionaire investor Steve Cohen has a new mantra, and this is the guy enforcing it
Stamford Advocate / Posted moments ago
Steve Cohen has a new mantra: better to be safe than sorry. Cohen's Point72 Asset Management is taking extra precautions to guard against wrongdoing after Cohen's predecessor hedge fund, SAC Capital Advisors, was shut down for insider... Read more
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Times of Malta
64 per cent of Maltese believe government is transparent on State aidNearly two-thirds of Maltese feel the government is being transparent when it c
64 per cent of Maltese believe government is transparent on State aid
Times of Malta / Posted moments ago
Nearly two-thirds of Maltese feel the government is being transparent when it comes to State aid, a new survey has found. An EU-wide report, published by the European Commission this week, reports that 64 per cent of Maltese respondents felt... Read more
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The Economic Times
New banking entrants to help improve credit culture: RBIMUMBAI: Reserve Bank's newly appointed deputy governor N S Vishwanathan today s
New banking entrants to help improve credit culture: RBI
The Economic Times / Posted moments ago
MUMBAI: Reserve Bank's newly appointed deputy governor N S Vishwanathan today said the entry of new players in banking space should improve the credit culture. "Competition is very important... We have licenced 11 payments banks, 10 small finance... Read more
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The Economic Times
Excise mop up from Mumbai soars 36% to Rs 15,729 crore in Q1MUMBAI: Central excise collection from the Mumbai Zone jumped 36 per cent to Rs
Excise mop up from Mumbai soars 36% to Rs 15,729 crore in Q1
The Economic Times / Posted moments ago
MUMBAI: Central excise collection from the Mumbai Zone jumped 36 per cent to Rs 15,729 crore in the first quarter of 2016-17 from Rs 11,551 crore a year ago, a senior official said today. "Both the zones put together (Mumbai is divided into two... Read more
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The Economic Times
TCS, Infosys in Forbes India 'Super 50' list; Tata Motors, HUL droppedThe list, in its second year, also features 14 newcomers, including Infosys, Ma
TCS, Infosys in Forbes India 'Super 50' list; Tata Motors, HUL dropped
The Economic Times / Posted moments ago
The list, in its second year, also features 14 newcomers, including Infosys, Maruti Suzuki, Bharat Forge, Alembic Pharma, Gillette India, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, Kansai Nerolac and LIC Housing Finance, among others. Companies which have been... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government fixes potato MEP at USD 360/tonneWholesale potato prices in Agra, Uttar Pradesh has increased to Rs 15.25 per kg
Government fixes potato MEP at USD 360/tonne
The Economic Times / Posted moments ago
Wholesale potato prices in Agra, Uttar Pradesh has increased to Rs 15.25 per kg today from Rs 7 per kg in the year-ago period. Whereas in the retail market, it is hovering in the range of Rs 30-35 per kg in the national capital. "Export of potatoes... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lack of money muscle hindering airlines from going abroadNEW DELHI: Lack of adequate resources and financial strength is the primary rea
Lack of money muscle hindering airlines from going abroad
The Economic Times / Posted moments ago
NEW DELHI: Lack of adequate resources and financial strength is the primary reason for the Indian airlines for not having large scale international operations, government said today. Significantly, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lava International to ramp up handset production in IndiaThe company currently has its first assembly unit Noida with a capacity of prod
Lava International to ramp up handset production in India
The Economic Times / Posted a minute ago
The company currently has its first assembly unit Noida with a capacity of producing one million units per month. With the second unit also in Noida, the total plant production will be increased to around 2.50 million units, Lava International Ltd... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre, states make headway on key GST issuesNEW DELHI: Making headway on the long- pending GST Bill, the Centre and States
Centre, states make headway on key GST issues
The Economic Times / Posted a minute ago
NEW DELHI: Making headway on the long- pending GST Bill, the Centre and States today agreed on the principle that the tax rate will be lower than the current levels even as the broad consensus emerged that the rate should not be part of the... Read more
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Mashable
Venmo's in-app purchases are now available to everyoneYou'll soon be able to use Venmo for much more than just paying friends. Nearl
Venmo's in-app purchases are now available to everyone
Mashable / Posted a minute ago
You'll soon be able to use Venmo for much more than just paying friends. Nearly six months after taking its first steps to expand beyond person-to-person payments, Paypal-owned Venmo is now opening up its in-app purchase abilities to all its users.... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Thieves smash Ramona mailboxes, steal personal infoRAMONA, Calif. – Authorities are looking for thieves who broke into several com
Thieves smash Ramona mailboxes, steal personal info
KGTV San Diego / Posted a minute ago
RAMONA, Calif. – Authorities are looking for thieves who broke into several community mailboxes in Ramona this week. Resident Dennis Romero says at least six community mailboxes were broken into. Romero says the thieves used a crowbar to pry open... Read more
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Calculated Risk
A few Comments on June New Home SalesThe new home sales report for June was strong at 592,000 on a seasonally adjust
A few Comments on June New Home Sales
Calculated Risk / Posted a minute ago
The new home sales report for June was strong at 592,000 on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis (SAAR) - the highest since early 2008 - and combined sales for March, April and May were revised up by 22 thousand SAAR. Sales were up 25.4%... Read more
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Perth Now
US consumer confidence steadyUS consumer confidence held steady in July and new single-family home sales hit
US consumer confidence steady
Perth Now / Posted 3 minutes ago
US consumer confidence held steady in July and new single-family home sales hit their highest level in nearly eight-and-a-half years in June, suggesting sustained momentum in the economy. Other data on Tuesday showed moderate gains in house prices... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Why Verizon wants to buy YahooVerizon doesn't want to just sell phones and wireless service -- it also wants
Why Verizon wants to buy Yahoo
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 minutes ago
Verizon doesn't want to just sell phones and wireless service -- it also wants to become a formidable media company. Verizon took one step closer to that goal when it announced Monday that it would buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion. "By acquiring Yahoo,... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
A platform for the peopleWhat if a political party's platform actually stood for workaday people — rathe
A platform for the people
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 5 minutes ago
What if a political party's platform actually stood for workaday people — rather than being a catalogue of far-out, right-wing nuttiness, or a batch of nothingness meant to preserve business as usual? Lo and behold: This year's Democratic Party... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Stocks waver as investors monitor company earningsNEW YORK -- Stocks are wavering in early trading on Tuesday as investors monito
Stocks waver as investors monitor company earnings
Silicon Valley / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- Stocks are wavering in early trading on Tuesday as investors monitor corporate earnings from the likes of Gilead, McDonald's, Texas Instruments and others. Slumping oil prices held the gains in check. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones... Read more
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Silicon Valley
AB InBev ups offer for SABMiller after Brexit pound slumpLONDON -- Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev increased its cash offer for SAB
AB InBev ups offer for SABMiller after Brexit pound slump
Silicon Valley / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON -- Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share to blunt a revolt by investors who had seen the relative value of their payout plummet as the pound declined following Britain's... Read more
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Silicon Valley
U.S. new-home sales climbed in June to more than 8-year highWASHINGTON -- Americans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in more th
U.S. new-home sales climbed in June to more than 8-year high
Silicon Valley / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- Americans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in more than eight years, a sign that a solid job market and low mortgage rates are bolstering the broader U.S. economy. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new-home sales... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Survey: American consumers' confidence remains steadyWASHINGTON -- American consumers are feeling confident about current economic c
Survey: American consumers' confidence remains steady
Silicon Valley / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- American consumers are feeling confident about current economic conditions but are a bit warier about the future. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index was essentially unchanged in July, dipping to 97.3... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
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Filing period for Arkadelphia City Board starts Friday
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Baller Status
Nintendo Stock Tanks, When Investors Find It Doesn't Own "Pokémon GO"After Pokémon GO quickly became a viral sensation, investors began snatching up
Nintendo Stock Tanks, When Investors Find It Doesn't Own "Pokémon GO"
Baller Status / Posted 6 minutes ago
After Pokémon GO quickly became a viral sensation, investors began snatching up Nintendo stock, because the company was most closely associated with the game from its original conception as a cartridge game for Game Boy. While it's believed that... Read more
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The Buffalo News
KeyCorp on track to close First Niagara deal Aug. 1KeyCorp remains on track to close its deal for First Niagara Financial Group on
KeyCorp on track to close First Niagara deal Aug. 1
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 minutes ago
KeyCorp remains on track to close its deal for First Niagara Financial Group on Aug. 1, Key officials said Tuesday. The Cleveland-based bank’s plans for First Niagara and the Buffalo market will be set in motion once the deal is finalized. Branch... Read more
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Sun Star
Imports in May rise to $6.7-BPHILIPPINE imports rose by 39.3 percent to $6.7 billion in May due to increase
Imports in May rise to $6.7-B
Sun Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
PHILIPPINE imports rose by 39.3 percent to $6.7 billion in May due to increase in local demand for capital and consumer goods, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said Tuesday. For January to May, the total imports reached to... Read more
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Sun Star
Econ plans in Sona doableTHE business community in Davao Region lauded Tuesday the first State of the Na
Econ plans in Sona doable
Sun Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
THE business community in Davao Region lauded Tuesday the first State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 25 as most of the top 10 economic recommendations agreed by the business sector during a forum last June 21 in... Read more
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Sun Star
Minda railway to materializePRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte reiterated in his first State of the Nation Address (
Minda railway to materialize
Sun Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte reiterated in his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) Monday, July 25, that the long-stalled Mindanao Railway System (MRS) will be materialized before his term ends. “In six years, the Mindanao Railway System will... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Liam Fox reveals plans for offices to boost UK business ties with USOn his first overseas trip since being named International Trade Secretary, Lia
Liam Fox reveals plans for offices to boost UK business ties with US
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 minutes ago
On his first overseas trip since being named International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox has announced plans for the establishment of three new offices designed to boost British business ties with the USA. The Government offices in the cities of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
McDonald's customers are 'exploiting' the company with a troubling new habitThe popularity of the McDonald's all-day breakfast menu and McPick 2 promotions
McDonald's customers are 'exploiting' the company with a troubling new habit
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 minutes ago
The popularity of the McDonald's all-day breakfast menu and McPick 2 promotions is having an unintended consequence that is bad for business. The strategy has worked: US same-store sales at McDonald's rose 5.4% in the first quarter of the year, the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
New home sales surge to an 8-year highNew home sales rose 3.5% in June at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,00
New home sales surge to an 8-year high
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 minutes ago
New home sales rose 3.5% in June at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000, the best level since February 2008, according to the Census Bureau. Economists had forecast that sales rose 1.6% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000,... Read more
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