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Amazon plans 5000 new posts in UK - BBC News

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BBC News

Amazon plans 5000 new posts in UK
BBC News
Online retail giant Amazon has said it will create 5,000 new full-time jobs in the UK this year. The firm said it was looking for a range of staff including software developers and warehouse staff. There will be jobs at Amazon's head office in London ...
Amazon to create over 5000 jobs in Britain in 2017Business Insider
Amazon to hire 5000 in latest UK tech expansionFinancial Times
Amazon creates thousands of new jobs in another win for post-Brexit UK and Expedia expands London officeCity A.M.
Bloomberg -The Independent -Express.co.uk -The Times (subscription)
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Japan Inc signals boost to domestic capex but less keen on the US: Reuters poll - Reuters

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Reuters

Japan Inc signals boost to domestic capex but less keen on the US: Reuters poll
Reuters
People cross a street in a business district in central Tokyo, Japan, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Peter. By Tetsushi Kajimoto | TOKYO. TOKYO One third of Japanese firms are looking to lift business investment at home in the next financial year ...

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Kraft-Heinz Relents: Unilever Stands Alone - Seeking Alpha

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Channel NewsAsia

Kraft-Heinz Relents: Unilever Stands Alone
Seeking Alpha
That Kraft-Heinz have now relented can only be considered good news for Unilever shareholders. On February 17, Kraft-Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) confirmed that they had approached Unilever (NYSE:UL) (NYSE:UN) with an offer for a $143 billion merger.
Kraft still hungry for Unilever after rejected offerFort Worth Star Telegram
Kraft Heinz pulls plug on massive Unilever bidWCPO
Kraft withdraws offer to merge with UnileverThe Sydney Morning Herald
Kansas City Star -ninemsn -Mirror.co.uk -Livemint
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Trump Administration Mulls Changes to Trade Deficit Calculations: WSJ - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

Trump Administration Mulls Changes to Trade Deficit Calculations: WSJ
U.S. News & World Report
People walk near the international border port in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is mulling changes to how it calculates U.S. trade deficits ...
WSJ: Trump Seeks to Change in Calculating US Trade DeficitNewsmax
Trump administration may tweak data to re-calculate trade deficitMarketWatch
Trump administration weighs changes to calculate US trade deficitsCNBC
The New Civil Rights Movement -Business Mirror -China Law Blog (blog) -TheBull.com.au
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Kraft Heinz drops $143-billion offer for Unilever - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

Kraft Heinz drops $143-billion offer for Unilever
Los Angeles Times
Kraft Heinz has decided to withdraw its $143-billion offer to buy Unilever, the companies announced Sunday in a joint news release. Unilever — which has a head office in London and makes mayonnaise, tea and seasonings — earlier had spurned the offer, ...

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Texas Oil Fields Rebound From Price Lull, but Jobs Are Left Behind - New York Times

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New York Times

Texas Oil Fields Rebound From Price Lull, but Jobs Are Left Behind
New York Times
MIDLAND, Tex. — In the land where oil jobs were once a guaranteed road to security for blue-collar workers, Eustasio Velazquez's career has been upended by technology. For 10 years, he laid cables for service companies doing seismic testing in the ...
US drillers add oil rigs for fifth straight week -Baker HughesReuters
US Oil Producers Add 10 Rigs, Baker Hughes ReportsTheStreet.com
Oil Services, Equipment Stocks To Watch As US Shale RevivesInvestor's Business Daily
NewsOK.com -FuelFix (blog) -Midland Reporter-Telegram -Business Insider
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Warren Buffett once bought Bill Gates lunch at McDonald's with coupons - CNBC

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CNBC

Warren Buffett once bought Bill Gates lunch at McDonald's with coupons
CNBC
Warren Buffett is the third richest man in the world, with an estimated net worth of $75 billion. But the Oracle of Omaha still values a good deal. In Bill and Melinda Gates' 2017 annual letter, which they addressed to longtime friend Buffett, Bill ...
Warren Watch: How Gates Foundation uses money from BuffettOmaha World-Herald
Revisiting Berkshire Hathaway Nearly 20 Years LaterForbes
Follow Warren Buffett With These ETF StrategiesZacks.com
Madison.com -Benzinga -Kiplinger Personal Finance -Bloomington Pantagraph
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The fiduciary rule and you - Washington Post

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Washington Post

The fiduciary rule and you
Washington Post
President Donald Trump's administration is working to dismantle a complex set of financial rules including the “fiduciary rule,” which requires certain financial professionals to act in their clients' best interests when providing retirement advice ...
7 tips for investors | SzymanskiNJ.com
Whether fiduciary rule sticks or not, the principle is here to staySTLtoday.com
Letter: Advisers should act in investor's interestFredericksburg.com

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2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs - San Francisco Chronicle

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CBS Local

2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs
San Francisco Chronicle
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam by constructing a massive steel-and-concrete gutter that ...
Oroville Reveals Concerns About California's 1500 Aging DamsBreitbart News
Five SLO County dams ruled safe as officials look to Oroville for useful lessonsThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
What the Oroville Dam Disaster Says About America's Aging InfrastructureFortune
The Journal News | LoHud.com -KCRA Sacramento -Monroe Evening News
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UAE Seals Deal With China's CNPC for Onshore Oil Project - New York Times

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AMEinfo

UAE Seals Deal With China's CNPC for Onshore Oil Project
New York Times
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates' main state oil company has signed a deal giving China National Petroleum Company an 8 percent stake in a major onshore oil project. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says CNPC will pay an ...
China's oil giant CNPC signs $1.77 bn Abu Dhabi dealYahoo News
Abu Dhabi Awards China's CNPC Stake in Main Onshore Oil DepositsBloomberg
UAE, China firms seal onshore oil concession dealXinhua
gulfnews.com -Al-Bawaba -The National
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2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs - Vallejo Times Herald

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2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs
Vallejo Times Herald
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam. They constructed a massive steel-and-concrete gutter ...

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UPDATE 1-Iraq's oil reserves increase to 153 bln barrels, oil minister says - Reuters

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TVC News

UPDATE 1-Iraq's oil reserves increase to 153 bln barrels, oil minister says
Reuters
BAGHDAD Feb 19 Iraq's oil reserves have increased to 153 billion barrels, from a previous estimate of 143 billion barrels, Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Sunday. Iraq will ask the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to adopt the new ...
Iraq Says Proven Oil Reserves Rise to 153 Billion BarrelsU.S. News & World Report
Iraq reports increased oil reserves of 153bn barrelsBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)
Iraq restructures National Oil Tanker Company and rebuilds country's fleetMaritime Herald

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Week Ahead On Wall Street: Warren Buffett Publishes Annual Letter, Retailers Unleash Earnings - Forbes

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Forbes

Week Ahead On Wall Street: Warren Buffett Publishes Annual Letter, Retailers Unleash Earnings
Forbes
Warren Buffett has been making quite a splash with his investments in recent weeks, piling into the airlines he once called a "death trap" and nearly quadrupling his stake in Apple. At the same time he has all but given up on Wal-Mart. Investors will ...
Earnings, earnings and more earnings; Can the Trump rally continue?CNNMoney

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1 Killed, 3 Injured in Saudi Aramco Oil Pipeline Leak - U.S. News & World Report

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Al-Bawaba

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Saudi Aramco Oil Pipeline Leak
U.S. News & World Report
Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco says one person has been killed and three others injured as a result of an oil pipeline leak in the east of the kingdom. Feb. 19, 2017, at 7:32 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. 1 Killed, 3 Injured in ...
Saudi Arabia debating shape of Aramco ahead of IPO: sourcesArabianBusiness.com
JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley tipped to underwrite Saudi Aramco IPOAl-Bawaba
Watch The Saudi Aramco IPO Closely - Oil Markets DailySeeking Alpha
Al-Arabiya -Trade Arabia -ETEnergyworld.com -Platts
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Why I'm Staying Away From The Snapchat IPO - Seeking Alpha

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NDTV

Why I'm Staying Away From The Snapchat IPO
Seeking Alpha
The platform relies heavily on advertising growth and would need to compete with the likes of Facebook and Google for ad revenues. Slowing user growth and retention could also signal a shift in Snapchat's popularity. By Richard Saintvilus. Snap Inc.
How Much Will Snapchat's Stock Cost? A Timeline Leading Up To The App's Proposed $22.2 Billion ValuationInternational Business Times
Snap set to pitch $3.2 billion share sale to voteless investorsTimes of Oman
Snap Values Itself at Up to $22B Ahead of IPOTop Tech News
Tech Times -Los Angeles Times -Digital Trends -Entrepreneur
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A 43% Return On An Unchanged Stock - Seeking Alpha

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Seeking Alpha

A 43% Return On An Unchanged Stock
Seeking Alpha
Creative use of option sales can make for superior results, though, if you know the right underlying stock and how to set up the trade. Read on to find the "secret sauce" which can turn a normal stock into a super-hero trade. To avoid undue risk, I've ...
The Emerald Acquisition Ltd. Increases Position in American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)DailyQuint
American Eagle Outfitters employee claims store discriminating against him because of race, medical disorderSoutheast Texas Record
Hot Stocks Among Investors: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO), HRG Group, Inc. (HRG)Post Analyst
TopChronicle -The Independent Republic -StockNewsJournal -TWN
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IMF to Loan Mongolia $440 Million as Part of $5.5b Bailout - Bloomberg

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 22:42

Bloomberg

IMF to Loan Mongolia $440 Million as Part of $5.5b Bailout
Bloomberg
Mongolia reached an initial agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a three-year program that includes a $440 million loan package as part of a $5.5 billion bailout to help the north Asian country with looming debt repayments. “The Asian ...
IMF says it has agreed terms for $5 bn loan to MongoliaWashington Post
West Africa's medium-term growth outlook favourable – IMFDaily Trust

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Where's your tax refund? Some face more delays - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 22:08

Detroit Free Press

Where's your tax refund? Some face more delays
Detroit Free Press
Early this tax season, the cash refunds actually hitting wallets turned as sluggish as downtown traffic heading home in a snowstorm. The dollar amount of federal income tax refunds was down a shocking 77.6% for the week ending Feb. 3, compared with a ...
Betty Lin-Fisher: CPAs offer Top 10 tax tipsAkron Beacon Journal
Tax Advocate: Use tax breaks you're entitled toObserver-Reporter
Six Steps To Maximize Your Tax RefundmySanAntonio.com
New York Times -Salina Journal (subscription) -WTSP.com -Four States Homepage
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Michigan's thousands of crumbling dams pose dangers - Monroe Evening News

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:42

Michigan's thousands of crumbling dams pose dangers
Monroe Evening News
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality said that all but six of the state's 88 potential high-hazard dams are approaching 50 years old, the average engineered life-span for a dam, the Detroit Free Press reported. By Associated Press. DETROIT ...

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China bans all coal imports from North Korea, severing major financial lifeline for regime - The Independent

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 15:58

The Independent

China bans all coal imports from North Korea, severing major financial lifeline for regime
The Independent
China has announced it is suspending all coal imports from North Korea until the end of the year in a move which will deal a major financial blow to the Pyongyang regime. The surprise announcement by the Chinese Commerce Ministry is a sign of Beijing's ...
China to suspend coal imports from North KoreaAljazeera.com
Trade Restriction: China to stop coal import from N KoreaThe Express Tribune

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