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Brisbane Times
Can hobbits save NZ's troubled dairy farmers?The green hills of New Zealand, Hobbiton. Photo: Fairfax New Zealand farmer Ia
Can hobbits save NZ's troubled dairy farmers?
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The green hills of New Zealand, Hobbiton. Photo: Fairfax New Zealand farmer Ian Diprose used to count on the dairy industry for most of his income. Today, he relies on tourism. As plunging milk prices push dairy farms into the red and hurt rural... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Pathology lobby group to launch campaign against $650m funding cutPathology Australia chief executive Liesel Wett is launching a campaign against
Pathology lobby group to launch campaign against $650m funding cut
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Pathology Australia chief executive Liesel Wett is launching a campaign against MYEFO cuts. Pathology Australia will attempt to kill $650 million in cuts for diagnostic tests such as blood tests and X-rays with a consumer campaign to run in 5000... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boomNick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boom
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Nick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as much as 40 per cent after a strong first half. Photo: Rob Homer Furniture retailer Nick Scali expects net profits to rise as much as 40 per cent in 2016 after strong... Read more
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Breitbart
Puerto Rico Declares Zika EmergencyPuerto Rico declared a public health emergency over the Zika virus on Friday af
Puerto Rico Declares Zika Emergency
Breitbart / Posted 3 minutes ago
Puerto Rico declared a public health emergency over the Zika virus on Friday afternoon, following the confirmation of 22 cases of the infection, including one pregnant woman, and one man who developed the severe Guillain-Barre syndrome neurological... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Unitywater leaves plumbers, customers footing the billFORMER Queensland Treasurer Joan Sheldon has come out swinging about a Unitywat
Unitywater leaves plumbers, customers footing the bill
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 minutes ago
FORMER Queensland Treasurer Joan Sheldon has come out swinging about a Unitywater policy that has transferred the cost of identifying problems with its infrastructure to plumbers and customers. Plumbers face being left hundreds of dollars out of... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Noble Corp. (NE) Stock Rises Despite Q4 Earnings MissThe London-based offshore drilling contractor posted adjusted earnings of 52 ce
Noble Corp. (NE) Stock Rises Despite Q4 Earnings Miss
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The London-based offshore drilling contractor posted adjusted earnings of 52 cents per diluted share for the three months ended December 31, missing estimates of 58 cents per share. Revenue also fell short of estimates at $713 million, excluding a... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Carat announces changes to its senior leadership team Media agency Carat has announced a number of changes to its senior management
Carat announces changes to its senior leadership team
MumBRELLA / Posted 3 minutes ago
Media agency Carat has announced a number of changes to its senior management with Ashley Earnshaw promoted to its national leadership team as chief investment officer and promotions for Sam... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Mea Culpa: Noble Corp. isn't the worst oil stock in the worldDespite their apparent advantages to peers, however, it should be fairly noted
Mea Culpa: Noble Corp. isn't the worst oil stock in the world
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Despite their apparent advantages to peers, however, it should be fairly noted that Noble stock has not performed better, or even on a par, with peers; whether we look at a six-month or 12-month comparison, Noble has actually been one of the weakest... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Yelp stumbles as CFO quits; results get released earlySAN FRANCISCO -- Yelp, which has made a name for itself by practically creating
Yelp stumbles as CFO quits; results get released early
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yelp, which has made a name for itself by practically creating the market for consumers to give reviews and recommendations online, heard from its investors Monday after the surprise announcement that Chief Financial Officer Ron... Read more
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The News & Observer
Joint venture acquires Triangle Town Center for $174M | News & Observer February 8, 2016 5:59 PM A joint venture has acquired th
Joint venture acquires Triangle Town Center for $174M
The News & Observer / Posted 4 minutes ago
| News & Observer February 8, 2016 5:59 PM A joint venture has acquired the Triangle Town Center mall in North Raleigh for $174... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Mea Culpa: Noble Corp. isn't the worst oil stock in the worldLast week I nominated a company for TheStreet's "The Worst Stock in the World"
Mea Culpa: Noble Corp. isn't the worst oil stock in the world
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Last week I nominated a company for TheStreet's "The Worst Stock in the World" campaign, which identifies stocks that should be avoided at all costs. I write exclusively about energy and, inside that space, it was easy to look at the plagued offshore... Read more
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TheStreet.com
1-800-Flowers.com Seeking Sweet Valentine’s Day Success"The planning starts February 15th for the following year," said McCann. "We wo
1-800-Flowers.com Seeking Sweet Valentine’s Day Success
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
"The planning starts February 15th for the following year," said McCann. "We work with our growers all around the world to make sure we are getting the best quality product. And as we've grown over the years, we do that by focusing on the customer... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
More budget cuts likely for Oklahoma schools, roads, prisonsOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Deeper budget cuts are coming for Oklahoma's schools, heal
More budget cuts likely for Oklahoma schools, roads, prisons
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 4 minutes ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Deeper budget cuts are coming for Oklahoma's schools, health care, roads and prisons. Oklahoma's Secretary of Finance Preston Doerflinger (DOR'-fling-ur) notified state agencies Monday that continued declines in revenue... Read more
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Daily Mail
Swedish telecom chief to steer web body ICANN to independenceAmerica to lose control of the Internet: Swedish telecom chief to steer web bod
Swedish telecom chief to steer web body ICANN to independence
Daily Mail / Posted 4 minutes ago
America to lose control of the Internet: Swedish telecom chief to steer web body that controls domain names to independence Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will transition from nonprofit to become independent... Read more
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Money Management
Time for planners to review 4% ruleCurrent minimum withdrawal rates for account based pensions in Australia may le
Time for planners to review 4% rule
Money Management / Posted 5 minutes ago
Current minimum withdrawal rates for account based pensions in Australia may lead to investors depleting retirement assets too soon, according to new research published by Morningstar. The assessment, contained in a paper, Safe Withdrawal Rates for... Read more
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Money Management
Praemium announces positive half-year fiscal resultPraemium have this morning announced profits of $14.7 million, recording a 35 p
Praemium announces positive half-year fiscal result
Money Management / Posted 5 minutes ago
Praemium have this morning announced profits of $14.7 million, recording a 35 per cent increase on revenue in their fiscal results for the first half of the 2015-16 financial year. Praemium's financial results detail half year operating performance... Read more
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Money Management
Investec buys into crowd-funding ventureInvestec Australia is aiming to harness the distribution power and capital inte
Investec buys into crowd-funding venture
Money Management / Posted 5 minutes ago
Investec Australia is aiming to harness the distribution power and capital intermediation capabilities of crowd-funding through its investment in Equitise. The funds management firm announced it had taken a 20 per cent stake in the Trans-Tasman... Read more
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Money Management
Synchron and AIA to create level insurance productIndependently-owned licensee, Synchron, has partnered with life insurance compa
Synchron and AIA to create level insurance product
Money Management / Posted 5 minutes ago
Independently-owned licensee, Synchron, has partnered with life insurance company, AIA Australia, to create a fixed term level product ahead of the implementation of the Life Insurance Framework (LIF) later this year. The product, which was in the... Read more
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Money Management
GPS Wealth picks up two new practicesSpecialist financial services dealer group, GPS Wealth, has picked up a financi
GPS Wealth picks up two new practices
Money Management / Posted 5 minutes ago
Specialist financial services dealer group, GPS Wealth, has picked up a financial planning practice as well as an accounting firm in the lead up to the removal of the accountants' exemption on 1 July. Brisbane-based medium-sized accounting firm,... Read more
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Money Management
CFS unveils new mobile appColonial First State (CFS) has launched a new mobile app which it claims will h
CFS unveils new mobile app
Money Management / Posted 5 minutes ago
Colonial First State (CFS) has launched a new mobile app which it claims will help financial advisers provide better service for their clients. The initial release app, developed by CFS' FirstTech team, is available free to all financial advisers... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Dollar strength, foreign weakness keyed N.J. export decline in 2015The strong U.S. dollar and the weakness of New Jersey’s global trading partners
Dollar strength, foreign weakness keyed N.J. export decline in 2015
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
The strong U.S. dollar and the weakness of New Jersey’s global trading partners helped depress state exports last year, while America’s economic strength helped boost the volume of goods imported through the state’s ports. The dollar value of New... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Gap reports 7 pct drop for a key sales figure for 4QNEW YORK — Gap Inc. reported slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial
Gap reports 7 pct drop for a key sales figure for 4Q
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Gap Inc. reported slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial fourth-quarter, which covers the holiday season. The company, which operates Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores, said Monday that a key revenue measure, sales at... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Apollo CEO Explains Why $1.1 Billion Deal Makes SenseAfter years of increased federal oversight and competition, a billion dollar de
Apollo CEO Explains Why $1.1 Billion Deal Makes Sense
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 6 minutes ago
After years of increased federal oversight and competition, a billion dollar deal is in the works to buy the parent company of the University of Phoenix. If approved by shareholders and regulators, a consortium of private investors will pay $9.50... Read more
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The Age
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boomNick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boom
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
Nick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as much as 40 per cent after a strong first half. Photo: Rob Homer Furniture retailer Nick Scali expects net profits to rise as much as 40 per cent in 2016 after strong... Read more
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The Border Mail
COBAR TO LOSE JOBS: Endeavor Mine announces it will shed two-thirds of workforceALMOST two-thirds of the employees at Endeavor Mine are facing redundancy as of
COBAR TO LOSE JOBS: Endeavor Mine announces it will shed two-thirds of workforce
The Border Mail / Posted 6 minutes ago
ALMOST two-thirds of the employees at Endeavor Mine are facing redundancy as of Monday. Employees of the CBH Resources-run Endeavor Mine were told the news at a staff-only meeting at the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club on Monday meeting. The working... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Enterprise zone applicationsEnterprise zones encourage job growth and investment in economically depressed
Enterprise zone applications
Bureau County Republican / Posted 7 minutes ago
Enterprise zones encourage job growth and investment in economically depressed areas. Companies within a zone, or that agree to move into one, can qualify for tax incentives that include sales tax exemptions on purchases of building materials and... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Telco complaints dropA year-on-year comparison of complaints about telecommunications services show
Telco complaints drop
Computer World Australia / Posted 7 minutes ago
A year-on-year comparison of complaints about telecommunications services show a significant drop in the December quarter, according to the latest ‘Complaints in Context’ report issued by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman and Communications... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Pathology lobby group to launch campaign against $650m funding cutPathology Australia chief executive Liesel Wett is launching a campaign against
Pathology lobby group to launch campaign against $650m funding cut
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
Pathology Australia chief executive Liesel Wett is launching a campaign against MYEFO cuts. Pathology Australia will attempt to kill $650 million in cuts for diagnostic tests such as blood tests and X-rays with a consumer campaign to run in 5000... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boomNick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as
Nick Scali profit jumps 41pc as furniture sales boom
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
Nick Scali managing director Anthony Scali expects full year profits to rise as much as 40 per cent after a strong first half. Photo: Rob Homer Furniture retailer Nick Scali expects net profits to rise as much as 40 per cent in 2016 after strong... Read more
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Denver Post
Denver Broncos Super Bowl victory could signal stock market's lossBack in 1970s, Wall Street analyst Robert H. Stovall noticed that whenever an o
Denver Broncos Super Bowl victory could signal stock market's loss
Denver Post / Posted 8 minutes ago
Back in 1970s, Wall Street analyst Robert H. Stovall noticed that whenever an original American Football League team, like the Denver Broncos, won the championship, stock returns were negative for the year. Up years followed a win by an original... Read more
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