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  • Figuring Out What Safe And Guaranteed Really Mean?
    Don?t assume common financial terms like safe, guaranteed, or flexible mean the same thing to all the players involved.
    By Robert Laura.  Forbes.  Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:56:00 GMT.
  • SNP MP Chris Law questioned over financial dealings
    SNP MP Chris Law is interviewed by police over financial dealings related to his Spirit of Independence campaign ahead of the 2014 referendum.
    BBC News.  Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:51:20 GMT.
  • IBM to Acquire Promontory, a Financial Consulting Firm
    IBM said that Promontory, which advises banks on regulatory matters, would mesh with its own offerings, including its Watson artificial intelligence platform.
    Michael J. De La Merced.  New York Times.  Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:33:21 GMT.
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  • Secretive Group That Lost Legal Challenge to American Dream Financing Plan Now Drops Options for Appeal
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 29, 2016 -- American Dream, the world-class retail, tourist and entertainment destination, will move forward with its financing plan after obtaining a unanimous ruling by New ...
    PR Newswire.  Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:04:00 EDT.
  • Africa: Letter From America - Black Lives Matter
    [Financial Gazette] As I write, street demonstrations in Charlotte, North Carolina are entering a fourth day while similar demonstrations by blacks in Tulsa, Oklahoma continue for the same reasons. ...
    All Africa.  Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:22:44 GMT.
  • Foraging: Five Places to Shop in Singapore
    Throughout Singapore, local designers are setting up shops and increasingly giving this global financial center a reputation as a design hub.
    Rooksana Hossenally.  New York Times.  Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:00:15 GMT.
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  • Polish FinMin dismissed
    Poland's Finance Minister Pawel Szalamacha has been dismissed, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo announced Wednesday.
    Xinhua.  2016-09-29.
  • Turkey to draw lessons from Moody’s cuts, reforms underway: Minister
    Turkeish Finance Minister Ağbal vows structural measures after Moody’s downgrade. The minister sees growth below 4 percent this year before a better 2017. Strengthening rule of law is critical, he says
    Hurriyet.  Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:01:00 +0200.
  • TSX rises as financials and Blackberry gain ground
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, led by the country's heavyweight bank shares, while BlackBerry Ltd rallied after announcing a strategic shift away from hardware. ...
    Yahoo.  Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:03:14 -0400.
  • Yanis Varoufakis hits out at 'inept' George Osborne
    Former Greece Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said George Osborne was an "inept" chancellor and urged Philip Hammond to increase public spending.
    BBC News.  Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:45:09 GMT.

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