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Monarch holidays protection extended

Budget airline Monarch receives an extension to its licence to sell package holidays and says it has secured "significant" new investment from shareholders.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:13 pm

Costco's new Visa card is off to a hot start

Warehouse retail king Costco recently ended its relationship with American Express in favor of a new one with Visa and Citigroup. And after a bit of a bumpy start, it looks like the new deal is starting to pay off.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 5:59 pm

Wells Fargo illegally seizes soldier's car: 'I just think it sucks'

Dennis Singleton was a soldier preparing to go to Afghanistan in 2013 when he found out from his former wife that Wells Fargo had repossessed their car in North Carolina.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 5:58 pm

Iconic '80s toy bear Teddy Ruxpin is back

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 5:49 pm

China is cutting off cash to Venezuela

Venezuela can't pluck leaves off China's money tree anymore.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:52 pm

Wells Fargo made me work overtime -- without extra pay

Wells Fargo's notorious pressure-cooker culture led the bank to force some hourly employees to work late without overtime pay, former workers say.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:49 pm

Qatar is losing billions on Deutsche Bank

Investors are hurting from Deutsche Bank's share price collapse, none more so than Qatar.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:47 pm

Deutsche Bank chief Cryan tries to reassure on bank's strength

After troubled Deutsche Bank's shares hit another record low, the chief executive sends an email to reassure staff that the bank's finances are strong.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:30 pm

Deutsche Bank shares rebound in wild trading session

Hear that whooshing noise? That's the sound of Deutsche Bank investors breathing a huge sigh of relief after the lender's stock went on a wild ride on Friday.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:27 pm

Big names, big viewership: 'Saturday Night Live' gets ready to mock Trump and Clinton

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:21 pm

FTSE 100 eases back from earlier losses

London's FTSE 100 eased back from a fall of more than 1% to close down by 0.34% at 6,895.8 points.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:19 pm

Deutsche Bank CEO tells staff: Market forces are trying to weaken us

Deutsche Bank's chief executive has made an appeal for calm, telling employees that worries over the bank's financial health are vastly overstated.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:05 pm

Why 1 million workers are getting paid sick leave: Op-Ed

Editor's note: Tom Perez is the U.S. Labor Secretary. Margot Dorfman is the CEO of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce. The opinions expressed in this commentary are their own.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:01 pm

This MacArthur 'genius' is helping the unbanked one loan at a time

José Quiñonez is helping immigrants come out from the shadows of the American banking system.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 3:46 pm

Oil slump causes Indian workers to leave Saudi Arabia

The closure of companies in Saudi Arabia has left thousands of Indian workers without jobs.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 3:31 pm

Punish Wells Fargo? Yes. Break it up? No.

It looks like Americans have found the rusty pitchforks they last used in 2008 when we found out big banks were behaving badly.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 3:20 pm

Vidal, Buckley debates paved way for TV punditry

Few experiments have more acutely signaled the news media's future than the 1968 televised debates between William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal, a larger significance captured beautifully by "Best of Enemies," an Independent Lens documentary airing on PBS.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 3:11 pm

100 days after Brexit vote: No meltdown (yet)

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:34 pm

Business rate rise to push up cost of broadband, BT says

BT condemns "excessive" new business rates, which it says will push up the cost of broadband services.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:33 pm

Wealth of people in their 30s has 'halved in a decade'

People in their early 30s are "half as wealthy" as those now in their 40s were at the same age, a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies finds.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:08 pm

Why Walmart is interested in India's biggest online retailer

Walmart is taking another run at breaking into the Indian market -- this time by writing a fat check.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 1:58 pm

Zimbabwe's import ban fuels smugglers

Import restrictions in Zimbabwe have seen traders resort to smuggling in goods over the border.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 1:29 pm

Pinewood Studios celebrates 80 years of film

Pinewood Studios, which opened its gates in 1936 to compete with Hollywood, is celebrating 80 years of filmmaking.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 1:27 pm

Russia limits state purchase of foreign electronic devices

Preview The Kremlin has issued a by-law that limits state-run enterprises from buying foreign-made electronic devices. The list includes cellular phones, laptops and tablet computers, cash registers and ATMs.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 1:22 pm

Donald Trump's last press conference was on July 27

Donald Trump, who previously knocked Hillary Clinton for avoiding the press, has not held a press conference for more than two months.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 1:16 pm

Xi factor: When Xi Jinping tries product, Chinese sales soar

Preview There's one sure way to boost sales of Russian ice cream, British beer or New Zealand travel packages in China – treat the country's president Xi Jinping.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 1:11 pm

Canada's economy grows more than expected on rebound in energy sector - Financial Post


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Canada's economy grows more than expected on rebound in energy sector
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Canadian PressCanada's GDP data today will likely reinforce expectations that the economy has bounced back after shrinking in the second quarter. Twitter · Google+ · LinkedIn · Email · Typo? More. Comments · Tumblr · Pinterest · Reddit · Digg · FarkIt ...
Canada's economy continues rebound, growing in July by 0.5%, beating estimatesNews Talk 610 CKTB
Canada GDP Growth Exceeds Forecasts on Oil Reboot After FiresBloomberg

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:46 pm

Meet Luigi: MIT's sewer-scouring robot

We've seen used robots as personal assistants, emergency rescuers and even hotel concierges -- but what if they could also do our dirty work?
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:46 pm

Saudi Arabia gambles it can raise oil prices without losing too much market share: Kemp - Daily Mail


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Saudi Arabia gambles it can raise oil prices without losing too much market share: Kemp
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LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries surprised oil traders and analysts by announcing a production deal following a hastily convened extraordinary meeting in Algiers on Wednesday. The Algiers agreement ...
OPEC deal sets stage for oil price recovery, Suncor CEO saysThe Globe and Mail
Oil Falls as OPEC Deal Raises Questions — Energy JournalWall Street Journal (blog)
How Long Will OPEC Hot Air Continue To Fuel Oil PricesNasdaq
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:42 pm

Malaysia's Petronas weighs sale to exit $11.4B BC LNG project: Report - bnn.ca


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Malaysia's Petronas weighs sale to exit $11.4B BC LNG project: Report
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Will Disney make a bid for Twitter? These Citi analysts say it's a bad move · SpaceX's Elon Musk outlines plans for humans to colonize Mars: 'Are you prepared to die?' As Shomi shuts down, Bell CEO George Cope says CraveTV 'continues to grow'.
Petronas weighs sale to exit $27B Canada LNG project: sourcesCBC.ca

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:05 pm

Car makers plan for electric future

The BBC's Theo Leggett has been taking a look at some of the car manufacturers' latest electric concepts at the Paris Motor Show.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 11:52 am

Ireland's post-Brexit labour pain

Colm O'Regan looks at the implications of Brexit for Irish workers who cross the border on their daily commute.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 11:34 am

Enbridge selling Saskatchewan pipeline assets to Tundra Energy for about $1.08B - bnn.ca


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Enbridge selling Saskatchewan pipeline assets to Tundra Energy for about $1.08B
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CALGARY -- Tundra Energy Marketing Ltd. announced it has reached an agreement to buy the South East Saskatchewan Pipeline System from Enbridge Income Fund Holdings for $1.075 billion in cash. Tundra said the deal is expected to close in late 2016, ...
Enbridge selling key Saskatchewan pipeline system for $1-billionThe Globe and Mail
Enbridge Inc. Announces $1.075-Billion Sale of South Prairie Region AssetsStockhouse
Tundra Energy to buy Enbridge pipeline systemEnergy Global
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 11:22 am

Tax on foreign homebuyers in Vancouver came too late, mayor Gregor Robertson says - bnn.ca


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Tax on foreign homebuyers in Vancouver came too late, mayor Gregor Robertson says
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The B.C. government waited too long to crack down on soaring home prices in Vancouver, and middle-class families can now no longer afford a detached house in the city, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says. The federal and provincial governments ...
What is Vancouver doing with Airbnb, and what does it mean for Toronto?MetroNews Canada
Airbnb could face penalties for unlicensed hosts under Vancouver proposalVancouver Sun
New Airbnb rules: Vancouver continues assault on private propertyThe Globe and Mail
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 10:55 am

Deutsche Bank slumps; European markets follow; Brexit relief

1. Deutsche Bank slumps: Shares in Germany's biggest lender slumped about 5% after reports indicated that 10 hedge fund clients are reducing their dealings with the bank. The stock had lost more than 8% in early trade, when it hit a new record low.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 10:38 am

Samsung accused of 'arrogance' and consumer ‘discrimination’ in China

Preview China’s state broadcaster CCTV has called Samsung Electronics behavior toward Chinese consumers ‘discrimination’ due to the company’s poor handling of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone recall.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 10:22 am

Ofgem investigates 'E' energy supplier

The energy supplier E is to be investigated by the regulator Ofgem for potentially misleading its customers.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 10:08 am

Saudis tried to cut secret deal with OPEC – WSJ

Preview Ahead of OPEC's informal freeze talks in Algeria, Saudi Arabia offered the cartel a secret deal, reports the Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 10:02 am

UK spending grew strongly post-Brexit vote, ONS data shows

The UK services sector grew much more strongly than expected in the wake of June's vote to leave the European Union, latest figures show.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 10:02 am

Under pressure

Deutsche Bank is under the most pressure a major lender has faced since the financial crisis, but many trace its woes back beyond the banking crash.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 9:55 am

WSJ columnist urges voters to pick Clinton over 'unstable' Trump

A member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board has urged Americans to vote for Hillary Clinton to avoid a potentially disastrous Donald Trump presidency.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 9:47 am

Deutsche Bank shares touch fresh record lows as big clients flee

Preview Deutsche Bank stock fell eight percent to $11.48 per share in early Friday trading on reports several big hedge funds withdrew billions of dollars to cut exposure to the German lender.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 9:45 am

Premarket: Deutsche Bank woes keep global stocks on steep slide

Deutsche Bank shares fall 8 per cent; oil pulls back after two day surge
Author: Marc Jones
Posted: September 30, 2016, 9:23 am

Can Toronto's affordable housing crisis be fixed? - CBC.ca


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Can Toronto's affordable housing crisis be fixed?
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As Toronto gets ready to host a national housing summit Friday, where stakeholders and government officials will discuss ways to address homelessness and the shortage of affordable housing, there are many in the city for whom it isn't just a talking ...
How to tackle the housing crisis in Canada's citiesThe Globe and Mail
Housing: A National Crisis with Local StakesToronto Star
How do we fix Toronto's housing crisis? Experts weigh inMetroNews Canada
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 9:00 am

Nasdaq’s Canadian 'dark pool' launch set for Halloween

U.S. exchanges company says ‘lack of competition’ major factor in entering dark pool market
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 9:00 am

RBS brings back NatWest Markets name as part of 'ring-fencing'

Royal Bank of Scotland is renaming its investment bank NatWest Markets as part of its separation from the bank's High Street operations.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:13 am

Housebuilders need to build faster, says Nationwide

Housebuilders should get on and build more houses, the Nationwide Building Society has declared, as prices continue to rise.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:07 am

Supermarkets 'bake bread to lure shoppers'

Supermarkets in the UK deliberately overproduce in-store baked bread to keep shelves full as a marketing ploy, food waste charities claim.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 7:56 am

Deutsche shares drop after hedge funds cut exposure - Financial Times


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Deutsche shares drop after hedge funds cut exposure
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Shares in Deutsche Bank fell to a new multi-decade low on Friday morning on fresh concerns over Germany's largest lender. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic. Select topic, Top Stories, Brexit ...

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 7:45 am

Ex-city employees subcontracted to recycle winter sand - CBC.ca


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Ex-city employees subcontracted to recycle winter sand
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Edmonton city staff and council members are concerned that former city employees manage Sand Recycling Ltd., the company carrying out the beleaguered winter sand recycling program. After discussing a scathing report on the program that highlights ...
Edmonton councillors asks for 'cooling off period' policy for former employeesGlobalnews.ca
'This stinks so much': $74-million sand recycling contract under fire at City HallEdmonton Journal
Sand audit leads Edmonton to consider cooling off periodMetroNews Canada

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 3:53 am

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