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ABC News
Fortis Buying Electric Transmission Company ITC for $6.9BCanadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in
Fortis Buying Electric Transmission Company ITC for $6.9B
ABC News / Posted a minute ago
Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business. ITC owns and runs high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan,... Read more
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ABC News
After Challenging Holiday, Sears to Speed up Store ClosingsFollowing a "challenging" holiday season, Sears will accelerate the closure of
After Challenging Holiday, Sears to Speed up Store Closings
ABC News / Posted a minute ago
Following a "challenging" holiday season, Sears will accelerate the closure of some of its stores. Comparable-store sales in the fourth quarter dropped 6.9 percent at Sears, and 7.2 percent at Kmart, which the also company owns. While the quarter... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9BNEW YORK (AP) � Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company
Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9B
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business. ITC Holdings Corp. shareholders will receive $22.57 per... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Shopping for Valentine’s Day? Stretch your dollar with estate jewelleryAnne Wallner carefully removes a platinum-and-diamond clip made by Cartier from
Shopping for Valentine’s Day? Stretch your dollar with estate jewellery
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 minutes ago
Anne Wallner carefully removes a platinum-and-diamond clip made by Cartier from a cabinet in her jewellery store. Often worn in pairs, she only has one of the handmade, mid-century pieces for sale. With more than seven carats of diamonds, including... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Agrium quarterly profit jumps; 2016 outlook falls short of forecastsAgrium Inc., a Canadian fertilizer and farm products retailer, forecast lower-t
Agrium quarterly profit jumps; 2016 outlook falls short of forecasts
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 minutes ago
Agrium Inc., a Canadian fertilizer and farm products retailer, forecast lower-than-expected profit for 2016, blaming weak prices. The company said it expects to earn $5.50 (U.S.)-$7.00 per share in 2016, slightly below analysts average estimate of... Read more
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Dover Post
MAKING CENTS: Investing requires attentionWhen building an investment portfolio, there are two ways to construct and moni
MAKING CENTS: Investing requires attention
Dover Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
When building an investment portfolio, there are two ways to construct and monitor that portfolio. One is with active management and the other is passive management.Neither is right or wrong, and the condition of financial markets may favor one over... Read more
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Newsmax
IEA Sees Global Oil Glut Worsening, OPEC Deal UnlikelyThe agency, which coordinates energy policies of industrialized countries, said
IEA Sees Global Oil Glut Worsening, OPEC Deal Unlikely
Newsmax / Posted 4 minutes ago
The agency, which coordinates energy policies of industrialized countries, said that while it did not believe oil prices could follow some of the most extreme forecasts and fall to as low as $10 per barrel, it was equally hard to see how they could... Read more
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Newsmax
Global Bond Rally Near 'Panic' Level With Japan Yield Below ZeroSovereign bonds surged, sending the Japanese benchmark 10-year yield below zero
Global Bond Rally Near 'Panic' Level With Japan Yield Below Zero
Newsmax / Posted 4 minutes ago
Sovereign bonds surged, sending the Japanese benchmark 10-year yield below zero for the first time, as investors seeking the safest assets gorged on government debt. Treasury yields dropped to a one-year low and those on short-dated German... Read more
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Newsmax
Goldman Sees More Oil Swings That Could Drag Price Below $20Oil could drop below $20 a barrel as the search for a level that brings supply
Goldman Sees More Oil Swings That Could Drag Price Below $20
Newsmax / Posted 4 minutes ago
Oil could drop below $20 a barrel as the search for a level that brings supply and demand back into balance makes prices even more volatile, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. predicted. Capacity to store crude has been exhausted in some places, said Jeff... Read more
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Newsmax
Janet Yellen Has 5 Big Questions to AnswerFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will deliver her semi-annual testimony to Ho
Janet Yellen Has 5 Big Questions to Answer
Newsmax / Posted 4 minutes ago
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will deliver her semi-annual testimony to House and Senate committees this week. Her remarks will be closely monitored, especially in light of the recent increase in global economic insecurity — which has... Read more
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Newsmax
Key US Recession Predictor Is Missing From Nation's HighwaysAs a serial entrepreneur based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Bradley Jacobs hangs
Key US Recession Predictor Is Missing From Nation's Highways
Newsmax / Posted 4 minutes ago
As a serial entrepreneur based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Bradley Jacobs hangs out with the big-money crowd dominated by hedge fund and private-equity types. The tenor of their conversations, he’s observed, has suddenly grown pessimistic with many... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Chesapeake Energy denies bankruptcy rumorsChesapeake Energy insists it's not plotting a bankruptcy filing. The natural g
Chesapeake Energy denies bankruptcy rumors
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 minutes ago
Chesapeake Energy insists it's not plotting a bankruptcy filing. The natural gas and oil giant was forced to issue a statement on Monday after its stock tanked over 50%. Chesapeake said it "currently has no plans to pursue bankruptcy." Chesapeake... Read more
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Computer Business Review
UK banks urged to release open data and API to aid consumer choiceThe Open Banking Working Group (OBWG) has today unveiled its report into the fu
UK banks urged to release open data and API to aid consumer choice
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Open Banking Working Group (OBWG) has today unveiled its report into the future of open data in the banking sector. The report calls on banks to make their data, including information about products and services, available as open data. It says... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9BNEW YORK (AP) - Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company
Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9B
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business. ITC Holdings Corp. shareholders will receive $22.57 per... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Film companies moving to Wurlitzer building in North TonawandaBuffalo Film League, a digital media company, will make North Tonawanda’s histo
Film companies moving to Wurlitzer building in North Tonawanda
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 minutes ago
Buffalo Film League, a digital media company, will make North Tonawanda’s historic Wurlitzer building its new media production and film consortium headquarters. The company is in the process of producing and distributing a feature documentary about... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Chesapeake Energy denies bankruptcy rumorsChesapeake Energy insists it's not plotting a bankruptcy filing. The natural g
Chesapeake Energy denies bankruptcy rumors
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 9 minutes ago
Chesapeake Energy insists it's not plotting a bankruptcy filing. The natural gas and oil giant was forced to issue a statement on Monday after its stock tanked over 50%. Chesapeake said it "currently has no plans to pursue bankruptcy." Chesapeake... Read more
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Weekly Times
‘We’re at breaking point’A LONG-time Murray Goulburn supplier has written an open letter asking why an i
‘We’re at breaking point’
Weekly Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
A LONG-time Murray Goulburn supplier has written an open letter asking why an interim dividend is being paid before step-ups have been budgeted for. Here is the full text of Bernhard Lubitz’s open letter, addressed to the co-operative’s chairman... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fortis to buy Novi power line company ITC for $6.9BNEW YORK — Canadian utility Fortis is buying Novi-based electric transmission c
Fortis to buy Novi power line company ITC for $6.9B
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Canadian utility Fortis is buying Novi-based electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business. ITC Holdings Corp. shareholders will receive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Daimler Takes a Crack At Africa With Nairobi OfficeGerman automotive corporation Daimler AG has opened an Africa office for its tr
Daimler Takes a Crack At Africa With Nairobi Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
German automotive corporation Daimler AG has opened an Africa office for its trucks business in Nairobi saying Kenya's transport hub status will power sales. The company plans to use Nairobi as base to push its products to 41 countries where it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana Crackdown Targets Finance Industry TrickstersAccra — THE future looks gloomy for Ghana's microfinance institutions as the co
Ghana Crackdown Targets Finance Industry Tricksters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Accra — THE future looks gloomy for Ghana's microfinance institutions as the country's central bank cracks the whip on fly-night lenders that have mushroomed across the country. However, such moves could also have an impact on genuine leaders who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister for Gender Calls for Support for Social Protection InterventionsMinister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has calle
Minister for Gender Calls for Support for Social Protection Interventions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has called on the international community to support efforts at developing social protection systems that would facilitate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unicef Applauds Ghana's Achievement in Social ProtectionThe Deputy Director of the United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) in charge of
Unicef Applauds Ghana's Achievement in Social Protection
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
The Deputy Director of the United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) in charge of Programmes, Her Excellency Vidhya Ganesh has commended Ghana for it success in the implementation of several social protection programmes which are helping to achieve the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Gives Landlords March Deadline to Pay Rental TaxNairobi — The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has set a March tax compliance dead
Kenya Gives Landlords March Deadline to Pay Rental Tax
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Nairobi — The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has set a March tax compliance deadline for the more than 100,000 landlords who have not been paying rental income tax since its coming into force in January. The KRA expects the landlords to receive a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Cash Injected Into Equity MarketDar es Salaam — The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) total turnover advanced
More Cash Injected Into Equity Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Dar es Salaam — The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) total turnover advanced by 214 per cent during the week ending February 5, 2016 as investors started injecting their cash into the equity market with new vigour after completing their year-end... Read more
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Weekly Times
Water no bundle of delightVICTORIA’S water was “unbundled” from land back in 2008. Many irrigators blame
Water no bundle of delight
Weekly Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
VICTORIA’S water was “unbundled” from land back in 2008. Many irrigators blame that landmark reform, where water could be bought and sold with no need to own land, as the start of their problems. Worse was to come when farmers cashed in their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICT Firm Adapts to ChallengesJohannesburg — ADAPT-IT, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed provider of spe
ICT Firm Adapts to Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Johannesburg — ADAPT-IT, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed provider of specialised software solutions, has released a satisfactory set of results for the half-year ended December 31. Turnover was up 19 percent to R310 million (2014: R261... Read more
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Weekly Times
Time to tighten rulesAgainst the grain: Creditors believe some administrators are on a “gravy train”
Time to tighten rules
Weekly Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Against the grain: Creditors believe some administrators are on a “gravy train”. THE Federal Government needs to tighten the laws relating to company collapses. Regulation of those entrusted to administer failed companies should be an area of... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bid takes sparkle out of SapphireSpilt grain: Brenton Strauss’ Sapphire (SA) and Crazy Lace (SA) look set to be
Bid takes sparkle out of Sapphire
Weekly Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Spilt grain: Brenton Strauss’ Sapphire (SA) and Crazy Lace (SA) look set to be liquidated in the long-running saga of the River City Grain Co grain buying business. GRAIN trader Brenton Strauss’ web of companies ­appears set to unravel. The... Read more
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Weekly Times
Infant formula dairy’s hot itemINFANT formula powder has confirmed its status as dairy’s hottest item, with sa
Infant formula dairy’s hot item
Weekly Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
INFANT formula powder has confirmed its status as dairy’s hottest item, with sales surging more than 30 per cent in the past year. Supermarket figures for the 12 months to October last year reveal the amount of infant formula sold rose 31.6 per... Read more
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Weekly Times
Year’s early gains disappearCHANGES in currency and the looming Chinese New Year wiped all this year’s gain
Year’s early gains disappear
Weekly Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
CHANGES in currency and the looming Chinese New Year wiped all this year’s gains from the wool market. The Eastern Market Indicator lost 15c/kg last week to finish at 1265c/kg, with the only category maintaining ground being the 23 micron. Other... Read more
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