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How Subscriptions Are RemakingSubscription models are changing the relationship between businesses and their customers. And investors are mostly benefiting.
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A Top Money Manager Sees RallyLong-term value player Matthew McLennan, who's posted a 9% annual return over 10 years, favors Exxon Mobil, Oracle, and Weyerhaeuser.
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What Calabria at FHFA would mean for GSE reform

American Banker - 11 Dec 2018 00:08
The administration's reported interest in having the White House aide run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's regulator signals a focus on constraining the mortgage giants' role in the housing market.
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Lance Armstrong is poised toThere was a time when Lance Armstrong's downfall in cycling was going to not only equal a lifetime of shame -- but also financial hardship. Faced with lawsuits seeking tens of millions of dollars in... damages for his fraudulent life as a doping cheat -- and an aggressively litigious pursuer of anyone who suggested otherwise...
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NYSE is accused of lettingAt the New York Stock Exchange, some traders are more equal than others. That's the bitter takeaway from stock brokers, who say the Big Board, in an unusual move last week, gave special treatment to a... broker at Morgan Stanley who asked to trade large blocks of stocks for several minutes after the markets closed....
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The deal, which is expected to close by the middle of 2019, includes IBM's Appscan, Unica, Notes and Domino products.
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No more dinners with female colleagues. Avoid one-on-one meetings. Men are adopting controversial #MeToo strategies and making life even harder for women.
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REC Q2 net profit jumps 25 pc to Rs 1,764 cr

The Economic Times - 5 Dec 2018 18:11
The company's standalone net profit stood at Rs 1,407.76 crore in the quarter ended September 30, 2017, it said in a statement.
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PayPal is opening its Xoom international money transfer service outside the U.S. starting with Canada. More markets will be added in the coming months.
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Almost half of SP 500 stocks in a bear market

Money Control - 11 Dec 2018 05:16
Almost half of SP 500 stocksThe SP 500 index has been in a correction since October, defined by many investors as a drop of 10 percent or more from a high.
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Broker-dealers Citadel Securities, Natixis Securities Americas LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc agreed to pay total penalties of more than $6 million to settle charges of providing incomplete... trading data, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday.
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Compared with their peers overseas, the Indian ultra-rich hold a smaller proportion of their wealth in liquid assets, with one third invested in their primary businesses.
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Money's Past is Crypto's Future

Forbes - 11 Dec 2018 04:16
Money's Past is Crypto'sPeople who wonder about the future of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies need look no further than the history of American 'banknotes.' The dollar is sure to go digital, and when it does there will be... little more talk of crypto than there is now of 'wildcat banking.'
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Wall Street ends on high noteWall Street went through another day of whiplash Monday, with the Dow dropping more than 500 points amid UK turmoil before ending the day up on bullish economic reports. The early pain came after UK... Prime Minister Theresa May announced she was postponing a vote on a plan to leave the European Union. "This was...
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday that Citadel Securities LLC has been ordered to pay a penalty of $3.5 million for reporting incorrect trade execution data for about 80... million trades from November 2012 to August 2016.
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Contractor near collapse over $4m Water Corporation feud

The West Australian - 11 Dec 2018 01:03
Cobey Industries, which has worked for the utility for two decades, has been shut out of tendering for extra work over claims it is owed $4m for a pipeline contract.
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Dubai's new supermarketIntroducingthe world's first sail-thru supermarket,Carrefour Bites and More by the Shore. It'sbasically a mini-mart anchored out in the ocean.        
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Global stocks extended their slump on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a fresh flare-up in tensions between Washington and... Beijing could quash chances of a trade deal.
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The local share market falls to its lowest point in 24 months, amid souring US-China trade tensions and a gloomy outlook for the local economy.
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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will increase its stake in Hong Kong-listed Alibaba Pictures to 51 percent, taking control of the film unit's board.
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Telstra wins lion's share of $853m national 5G carve-up

The West Australian - 10 Dec 2018 03:03
Telstra wins lion's share ofThe network is set to launch next year with a promise of more reliable and higher-quality video streaming, and faster fixed wireless internet.
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'The wrong investors can leadChoose investors carefully as "the wrong ones can lead to meltdown", says CEO Nikolay Piriankov.
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How Much Could the 1MDB Scandal Cost Goldman Sachs?

The New York Times - 10 Dec 2018 02:01
How Much Could the 1MDBA huge fraud at a Malaysian investment fund has weighed on Goldman's stock. How are prosecutors approaching the case -- and how can the firm defend itself?
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Four years ago, Harrison Clark was a National Guardsman making lousy beer while working behind the bar at Gold City Growlers in Dahlonega. "The owner there was a homebrewer," Clark …
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Market experts: Don't bail on stocks in 2019

New York Post - 9 Dec 2018 03:53
Market experts: Don't bail onDon't bail out on the stock market just because your stomach can't take it, market pros suggested last week. Yes, it will continue to be a rocky ride for investors. And yes, a bear market will... eventually come (if not for a couple of years). But neither the stock market nor the economy is likely...
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