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Gazette
Home buyers urged not to rush viewings before purchasing propertiesYounger home buyers and people taking their first step on the housing ladder sp
Home buyers urged not to rush viewings before purchasing properties
Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
Younger home buyers and people taking their first step on the housing ladder spend less than an hour on average viewing a property before snapping it up, a survey has found. One in 20 (5%) people surveyed had not viewed their property at all before... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Can CVS Really Say Its Ban Cut Cigarette Sales By 1 Percent?One year ago, CVS pharmacies stopped selling tobacco to help Americans quit smo
Can CVS Really Say Its Ban Cut Cigarette Sales By 1 Percent?
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 minutes ago
One year ago, CVS pharmacies stopped selling tobacco to help Americans quit smoking. But many were skeptical if CVS could really change anything. (Video via CVS Health) According to CVS' findings, its ban meant 95 million less packs were sold in... Read more
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Independent
Hedge fund star Patrick Degorce told to pay £8m for role in tax-avoidance schemeMr Degorce, co-founder of The Children’s Investment Fund along with Sir Chris H
Hedge fund star Patrick Degorce told to pay £8m for role in tax-avoidance scheme
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
Mr Degorce, co-founder of The Children’s Investment Fund along with Sir Chris Hohn, denied knowing that a film scheme offered by Goldcrest Pictures was a tax-avoidance scheme and insisted the opportunity to buy the film rights to Star Trek VI was a... Read more
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Independent
ECB to pump in more money if inflation stallsFollowing the bank’s decision to keep interest rates at record lows, Mr Draghi
ECB to pump in more money if inflation stalls
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
Following the bank’s decision to keep interest rates at record lows, Mr Draghi said the ECB can add to its €1.1trn (£800bn) stimulus programme if needed to raise inflation or help the economy in the face of a global slowdown. The ECB is pumping... Read more
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Independent
No expense expended on a new British brand for HSBCThe rebrand was set in train by chief executive Stuart Gulliver. He argued that
No expense expended on a new British brand for HSBC
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
The rebrand was set in train by chief executive Stuart Gulliver. He argued that regulations forcing him to ring-fence his UK retail operations would also require him to find a new name to differentiate them from their prestigious parent. After a... Read more
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Independent
Sports Direct's policeman has built quite a rap sheetThe unions’ share-ownership arm wants chairman Keith Hellawell voted out. That’
Sports Direct's policeman has built quite a rap sheet
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
The unions’ share-ownership arm wants chairman Keith Hellawell voted out. That’s understandable, you might think, given the company’s longstanding, and lamentable, use of zero-hours contracts for a large part of its workforce and its cavalier... Read more
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Independent
As Co-op makes a clean break with its past, how about a break with the bank?The irony is that having fallen into a malaise common to all too many plcs – ba
As Co-op makes a clean break with its past, how about a break with the bank?
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
The irony is that having fallen into a malaise common to all too many plcs – bad governance; bad, debt-fuelled deals; and bad management paid too much to do a bad job – it has embarked on a turnaround by adopting some of the disciplines held dear by... Read more
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guardian-series
Sales fall at high street stores after August washoutUK high street stores have endured their worst month of falling sales since the
Sales fall at high street stores after August washout
guardian-series / Posted 4 minutes ago
UK high street stores have endured their worst month of falling sales since the financial crisis as August proved a washout for retailers. Sales fell 4.3% compared to the same month a year ago according to the latest figures from accountancy and... Read more
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Independent
Market Report: Glencore's roller-coaster ride continues as it rockets to top of FTSE 100The surge came as markets in China were shut for a public holiday – a fact that
Market Report: Glencore's roller-coaster ride continues as it rockets to top of FTSE 100
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
The surge came as markets in China were shut for a public holiday – a fact that had most stock markets on the front foot from the start of the session. An upbeat update from Rio Tinto, which told investors it saw global steel demand rising at 2.5 per... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
The Centre still in need of revenue sourcePage 2 of 3 - But the mayor insisted that from the beginning of The Centre, bot
The Centre still in need of revenue source
Rolla Daily News / Posted 4 minutes ago
Page 2 of 3 - But the mayor insisted that from the beginning of The Centre, both the city council and the administration understood that the facility would need additional revenue, other than that from memberships and other fees. He did not explain... Read more
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Independent
Airline profits hit new highs after August's holiday exodusWorries sparked by the murder of British tourists in Tunisia and the possibilit
Airline profits hit new highs after August's holiday exodus
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
Worries sparked by the murder of British tourists in Tunisia and the possibility of a Greek exit from the eurozone had clouded expectations earlier in the summer. But the airlines said the easing of those fears and the strength of the pound had... Read more
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Independent
We will have to be whiter than white, say Co-op's new boardAllan Leighton, a former board member at companies including Asda, Royal Mail a
We will have to be whiter than white, say Co-op's new board
Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
Allan Leighton, a former board member at companies including Asda, Royal Mail and Selfridges, said: “Clearly the governance issue was at the lead of everything. We’ve got a new board with a number of new executives who are high-calibre people. We’re... Read more
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Weekly Times
Jobs not losses under China FTA: AbetzAUSTRALIA'S pending free trade agreement with China is all about jobs growth, n
Jobs not losses under China FTA: Abetz
Weekly Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
AUSTRALIA'S pending free trade agreement with China is all about jobs growth, not job losses, government leader in the Senate Eric Abetz says. ASSISTANT Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Friday rejected union fears of job losses under the deal and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mayor announces plans to bring cruise line back to port cityMOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A mayor is negotiating to bring the cruise industry back to
Mayor announces plans to bring cruise line back to port city
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 minutes ago
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A mayor is negotiating to bring the cruise industry back to Alabama's port city. Media outlets report that Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced Thursday that Carnival Cruise Line and Mobile are negotiating an agreement to bring... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Gull Drops Petrol Prices FurtherFriday, 4 September 2015, 12:52 pmPress Release: Gull Petroleum 4 September 201
Gull Drops Petrol Prices Further
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 minutes ago
Friday, 4 September 2015, 12:52 pmPress Release: Gull Petroleum 4 September 2015 in the Face Of Other Companies’ IncreasesGull is proud to have the opportunity to pass its good “karma”... Read more
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Reuters
Euro on the defensive after dovish ECB, USD awaits payrollsA woman holds a 20 and 50 Euro bank notes in front of an ATM in this illustrati
Euro on the defensive after dovish ECB, USD awaits payrolls
Reuters / Posted 9 minutes ago
A woman holds a 20 and 50 Euro bank notes in front of an ATM in this illustration picture taken in Bern January 16, 2015. SYDNEY The euro nursed losses early on Friday, having come under broad pressure after the European Central Bank gave a sobering... Read more
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Reuters
Foreign investors navigate turmoil in Chinese markets with new playbookAn investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai
Foreign investors navigate turmoil in Chinese markets with new playbook
Reuters / Posted 9 minutes ago
An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015. BOSTON Foreign investment funds are moving at breakneck speed to retool their strategies... Read more
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Reuters
Asian shares win reprieve on ECB signal, U.S. jobs next focusA pedestrian looks at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of v
Asian shares win reprieve on ECB signal, U.S. jobs next focus
Reuters / Posted 9 minutes ago
A pedestrian looks at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, August 27, 2015. TOKYO Asian shares won a reprieve on Friday after the European Central Bank signalled its readiness... Read more
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This is West Country
Sales fall at high street stores after August washoutUK high street stores have endured their worst month of falling sales since the
Sales fall at high street stores after August washout
This is West Country / Posted 10 minutes ago
UK high street stores have endured their worst month of falling sales since the financial crisis as August proved a washout for retailers. Sales fell 4.3% compared to the same month a year ago according to the latest figures from accountancy and... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Gov. Jay Nixon weighs in on new St. Louis NFL stadiumST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talked about the latest plan
Gov. Jay Nixon weighs in on new St. Louis NFL stadium
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 10 minutes ago
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talked about the latest plans for the new football stadium on the riverfront. NFL owner meetings will be held next month. The stadium task force is marshaling all the support it can for a nearly $1... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Politicians are failing us on the economyNot to put too fine a point on it, we’re headed for the fiscal rocks. Federal
Politicians are failing us on the economy
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
Not to put too fine a point on it, we’re headed for the fiscal rocks. Federal spending accounts for about 20 percent of the nation’s GDP, the budget analysts note; if current trends continue, that will rise to fully 25 percent by 2040. Revenues will... Read more
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SaukValley.com
City OKs reimbursement for development groupThe city entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Rock Falls Communi
City OKs reimbursement for development group
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
The city entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Rock Falls Community Development Corp. on Aug. 12, 2012. That agreement stipulated that the city would reimburse the development group for consulting costs from a project that would have... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Casino giant Genting wins right to boost stake in EchoGenting chairman KT Lim has been given approval to increase the Malaysian compa
Casino giant Genting wins right to boost stake in Echo
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
Genting chairman KT Lim has been given approval to increase the Malaysian company's stake in Australian casino operator Echo Entertainment up to 23 per cent. Photo: Bloomberg Echo Entertainment suitor Genting Group, controlled by Malaysian... Read more
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SaukValley.com
K's Korners owners fielding offersK’s owner Andy Younger bought the two-story barn for $1,000, but paid $100,000
K's Korners owners fielding offers
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
K’s owner Andy Younger bought the two-story barn for $1,000, but paid $100,000 to have it moved from the Wahl Equestrian Center/Double G Arena site to his business at 13030 Galt Road in May 2014. Marion Younger, Andy’s wife, said a sale would... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Score one for the RBA crystal ballThe Reserve Bank's statement on monetary policy last month correctly forecast t
Score one for the RBA crystal ball
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Reserve Bank's statement on monetary policy last month correctly forecast the June quarter GDP. Photo: Louie Douvis So after all the hand-wringing, headlines and market gyrations, has a week of weak data made any difference to policy? No. The... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Facebook's billion reasons to smileFacebook is free and has 1.49 billion monthly active users, with 1.31 billion o
Facebook's billion reasons to smile
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
Facebook is free and has 1.49 billion monthly active users, with 1.31 billion of them mobile users as at the end of June 2015. Photo: Reuters Oscar Wilde famously said the only thing truly worth possessing in life is youth. Of course he forgot... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Can CVS Really Say Its Ban Cut Cigarette Sales By 1 Percent?One year ago, CVS pharmacies stopped selling tobacco to help Americans quit smo
Can CVS Really Say Its Ban Cut Cigarette Sales By 1 Percent?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 14 minutes ago
One year ago, CVS pharmacies stopped selling tobacco to help Americans quit smoking. But many were skeptical if CVS could really change anything. (Video via CVS Health) According to CVS' findings, its ban meant 95 million less packs were sold in... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Frontier Communications (FTR) Stock Gains After FCC Approves Verizon Wireline Operations AcquisitionThe proposed acquisition included Verizon's wireline, broadband, and video oper
Frontier Communications (FTR) Stock Gains After FCC Approves Verizon Wireline Operations Acquisition
TheStreet.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
The proposed acquisition included Verizon's wireline, broadband, and video operations, including the FiOS network, in California, Florida, and Texas. Frontier is also seeking approval from the California Public Utilities Commission and the Public... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Frontier Communications Rises, DHX Media and NQ Mobile Slip: Telecom Winners & LosersFrontier's most recent high was $8.38 on Feb. 13. Verizon shares closed Thursda
Frontier Communications Rises, DHX Media and NQ Mobile Slip: Telecom Winners & Losers
TheStreet.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
Frontier's most recent high was $8.38 on Feb. 13. Verizon shares closed Thursday at $45.70, up close to 1%. Shares of DHX Media(DHXM) finished the day at $6.19, a decline of 7.5%. The company, headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, develops and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US shares pare gains ahead of jobs reportNEW YORK—US equity markets gave up early gains Thursday as investors turned cau
US shares pare gains ahead of jobs report
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 minutes ago
NEW YORK—US equity markets gave up early gains Thursday as investors turned cautious ahead of the August jobs market report, which could weigh heavily the Federal Reserve’s upcoming interest rate decision. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished... Read more
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