Posts Tagged ‘PAID’

When Rate Increases Get Less Sweet for Banks

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Banks haven’t felt pressure to raise deposit rates in response to Federal Reserve interest-rate increases, but that will eventually change.

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Pakistan Starts Building Fence Along Border With Afghanistan

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Pakistan said it has begun building a fence along its border with Afghanistan, a move that could further rile relations between the two countries, each of which blames the other for harboring terrorists.

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Iraq Military Contradicts Claim U.S. Airstrike Killed Civilians

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The Iraqi military said Sunday a blast that killed scores of civilians in western Mosul was triggered by an Islamic State booby trap, contradicting local officials and residents who claimed a U.S.-led coalition airstrike caused the deaths.

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Brexit Threatens to Stir Old Political Currents in Northern Ireland

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The strains in Northern Irish politics today are as great as at any time since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement—and Brexit is to blame.

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Thousands Across Russia Protest Corruption

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Demonstrators took to the streets of cities across Russia to protest official corruption in the most significant challenge to President Vladimir Putin in years. Opposition figure Alexei Navalny was detained in Moscow.

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A Steel Pioneer Is Getting Out of Steel

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, which CEO Heinrich Hiesinger aims to refocus on capital goods, took a big step away from its once-core steel business with the sale of its last steel plant in the Americas. Shedding its European steel unit is the next test.

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Global Economy Week Ahead: Yellen Speech, Eurozone Inflation, China PMI

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The week ahead will feature a speech from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and bring data from around the globe, including a first look at the February U.S. trade deficit, eurozone inflation and reports on Chinese manufacturing.

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Air Products & Chemicals Walks Away From Bid for Yingde Gases

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Industrial gas maker Air Products & Chemicals Inc. backed away from its bid to buy China’s Yingde Gases Group Co.

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Republicans Could Have Another Fight Over Tax Overhaul

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

After a battle within the Republican party over its health-care bill, the GOP plans on moving on to something simpler: rewriting the U.S. tax code. But it might be heading right into another minefield.

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U.K. Slams Apps That Let Terrorists Communicate in Secret

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

British officials tore into technology companies for what they said was profiting from terrorist propaganda and offering them secret places to communicate, in strong criticism of Silicon Valley days after a terrorist rampage outside Parliament left four people dead.

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Eurozone Recovery Has Gathered Pace, Surveys Show

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The eurozone’s economy may have picked up during the first three months of 2017, according to surveys of purchasing managers, raising expectations that the ECB will consider a moderation of its stimulus measures over the coming year.

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Judge Rules UPS Improperly Shipped Untaxed Cigarettes Into New York

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

A federal judge ruled United Parcel Service illegally shipped millions of cigarettes to New York State from Indian reservations, opening up the parcel carrier to damages and other penalties for skirting taxes on tobacco products

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The Future of Music: Playing for $30,000 in Tips

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

More up-and-coming musical and comedy acts are using apps like YouNow and Live.ly to live-stream performances, interact with audiences—and rake in virtual-currency tips.

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Apple Bites Back With iPhone Court Win in China

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

A Beijing court found Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models don’t infringe on smartphone-design patents held by defunct local manufacturer Baili.

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In China, Syngenta Deal Feeds Local GMO Fears

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

In China, the opposition to genetically altered food and grains has been brought to the forefront by ChemChina’s $43 billion deal to buy Syngenta, a leading producer of genetically engineered seeds.

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Edward Bennett Resisted the Limitations of Quadriplegia to Run a Bank

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Though an accident left him confined to a wheelchair, Edward Bennett went on to graduate from Yale and later served as president of the First National Bank of Santa Fe. He died March 3 at 57.

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From Multiplex to Living Room, in 45 Days or Less

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Hollywood studios are planning to move ahead with “premium” video on demand, making major movies available to home viewers within weeks after they hit theaters.

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One CEO Got Paid $46M in a Month, but the Rest of the Year Is a Mystery

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Johnson Controls won’t say how much Alex Molinaroli made after September because companies don’t have to disclose how much top executives were paid by a firm that disappears or becomes a subsidiary in a merger.

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The High-Speed Trading Behind Your Amazon Purchase

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Beneath the placid surface of product pages lies an unseen world of bots, algorithms, flash crashes and fierce competition.

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After Protecting Sharks, New Pressure to Protect Humans

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Australia spends millions of dollars to shield itself from shark attacks after its conservation efforts boost the population.

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Iran Slaps Sanctions on 15 U.S. Companies

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Iran sanctioned 15 American companies in retaliation for restrictions that the Trump administration imposed on companies and people allegedly connected with its ballistic-missile program.

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Obamacare Lives But the Health-Care Bull Is Mortal

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The demise of the American Health Care act should please investors for now. However, the risks of changing health policy have shifted rather than evaporated.

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Why PTC’s Revenue Still Raises Eyebrows

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Software maker PTC has said its shift to a subscription model is attracting new customers, but its numbers look different from others that have undergone similar transitions.

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Oil Exporters Nearly Back to Square One on Deal

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

OPEC and its oil exporting ally Russia could feel pressure to extend or deepen output cuts now that most of the post-November gains have faded.

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Blasts Kill at Least Six as Troops Battle Militants in Bangladesh

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

At least six people, including two policemen, have died in explosions in eastern Bangladesh as troops battle suspected militants holed up with an ammunitions cache, police said.

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Merkel Faces Test in Closely Watched Saarland State Election

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Voters in Saarland, one of Germany’s smallest states, were going to the polls in an election that is drawing unusual attention as a test of sentiment ahead of a national vote in September.

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Beijing Favorite Carrie Lam to Be Hong Kong’s Next Leader

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Hong Kong’s electoral committee picked the city’s former No. 2 official, Carrie Lam, in voting that underscored China’s growing political influence on the former British colony.

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Greece Receives Three Bids in Long-Running Port Saga

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Greece has received three binding bids for a majority stake in its second-largest port in Thessaloniki, the state privatizations agency said, as the country tries to privatize parts of its infrastructure to meet bailout terms.

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U.S. Airstrike Kills al Qaeda Leader in Afghanistan

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Qari Yasin allegedly plotted multiple al Qaeda-affiliated attacks, according to the Pentagon, including a 2008 bombing on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, that killed two U.S. servicemen and dozens of civilians.

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Uber Suspends Self-Driving Vehicle Program

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Uber Technologies said it is suspending testing of its autonomous vehicles after one of the autos was involved in an accident in Tempe, Ariz., casting doubt on one of the most high-profile self-driving programs.

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