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Plunging Oil Prices


New post on Financial Post | Business Oil just keeps plunging and plunging as bearish sentiment deepens by Reuters Crude oil prices tumbled further in Friday afternoon trade, with U.S. crude down US$6 a barrel to below US$68 and benchmark Brent … Continue reading

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Investors in Netflix Inc will need patience to reap rewards


Netflix Inc seen shedding billions in market cap Thursday as slower subscriber growth turns investors off by Reuters Investors in Netflix Inc will need patience to reap the rewards of a costly push into original content and international markets, analysts said, … Continue reading

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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola


Posted: 10/12/2014 7:22 am EDT Updated: 13 minutes ago 0 DALLAS (AP) — A Texas health care worker tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the … Continue reading

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Overworked fathers create a new mantra of their own: Lean out


Republish Reprint Joseph Brean | September 29, 2014 6:50 PM ET More from Joseph Brean | @JosephBrean Courtesy Max SchiresonMax Schireson of software firm 10gen decided to spend more time with his children after he missed key family events. Few … Continue reading

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Where there’s a Will there’s a Way


Washington hears of Plan B for exporting oil: an ‘Arctic Gateway’ by Canadian Press WASHINGTON — With pipeline plans facing opposition in the West, the East, and the South, a Canadian premier is in the U.S. this week promoting an alternate … Continue reading

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Sanctions could hurt American Companies as well as Russian


New post on Financial Post | Business Russia says an Arctic well it drilled with Exxon Mobil has just struck oil — a lot of it by Bloomberg News Russia’s state-run oil company said a well drilled in the Arctic Ocean … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet ?


Put away your wallet: Why mobile payments’ moment may have finally arrived by Armina Ligaya Thousands of years ago, humans traded grains and rocks for goods. We dug into our satchels for bits of silver. How little things have changed. Generation … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia and ISIS


New post on Financial Post | Business Saudi Arabia could fight ISIS with oil — if they can bear the price by Yadullah Hussain Saudi Arabia might end up doing more in the growing multilateral campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria … Continue reading

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Israeli’s Continue to Bully the Palestinians


(CNN) — Israel came under fire Monday for claiming close to 1,000 acres of land in the Palestinian West Bank. Israel announced Sunday that the land in and around the Wadi Fukin valley, would become “state land,” clearing the way … Continue reading

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New Faces of Marijuana / revisited


The New Faces of Marijuana May18by jgibason Hardball with Chris Matthews / Health / SocietyBy Lisa CrivelliCharlotte Figi, the namesake of the Charlotte’s Web oil.Charlotte Figi, the namesake of the Charlotte’s Web oil.Courtesy of Paige FigiTwo years ago, Charlotte Figi was … Continue reading

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