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Speculation Heats Up for Sears Canada Bankruptcy

It’s no secret that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has been look for a buyer for its 51% stake in Sears Canada -- and it’s also no secret that there ...
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Starbucks Takes Full Control of Its Japan Operations

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced that it will acquire the rest of Starbucks Japan. The stake that this coffee giant is looking to reacquire is roughly 60.5%. The company ...
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German Workers Walk Out at Amazon Warehouses

For at least the third time in 2014, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been hit by a workers walkout at its German warehouses. Workers at two distribution centers in Bad ...
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Scotland Independence Vote: It’s All Over but the Counting

The polls have been closed for about an hour in the Scottish referendum on independence. Votes are being tallied and early estimates on voter turnout are very high. According to ...
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Scotland Expects Record Turnout for Independence Vote

Voters in Scotland started going to the polls at 7 a.m. local time Thursday to answer a seemingly simple question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” There is a box ...
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Qatar Airways Takes Delivery of First Airbus A380

Qatar Airways took delivery of its first A380 super-jumbo jet from Airbus on Wednesday. The Middle Eastern airline has ordered a total of 10 of the planes and expects to ...
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Euro Launch and Alibaba IPO Still Worry Netflix Investors

Shares of Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) are gapping down nearly 3% in the noon hour on Tuesday after dropping nearly 4% in Monday’s trading session. The company began rolling out ...
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Would Breaking Away From the U.K. Crater Scotland’s Economy?

Scotland is the most important country in the world, at least for a week. The vote over whether Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom has many ramifications. On ...
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OECD Cuts U.S. GDP Improvement

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its interim economic assessment Monday morning, saying that the global economy continues to expand at a “moderate and uneven pace.” The ...
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Economic Numbers in China Looking Atrocious

Tracking economic data out of China is extremely hard to compare to the rest of the world. After all, most of the world would be thrilled to have growth numbers ...
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Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Wells

By Claude Salhani of Oilprice.com For the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, Syria and Iraq were a good place to start their campaign, but in order to survive ...
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Manchester United Profits Drop 84%

English soccer club Manchester United PLC (NYSE: MANU) reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full 2014 fiscal year Tuesday, and the results were not pretty. The club posted ...
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ETF Companion Guide for the 10 Best Economies in the World

After seeing a recent report from the World Economic Forum on national competitiveness ratings, 24/7 Wall St. used several metrics to determine which nations had the best economies in the ...
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Emirates Says Doesn’t Need $900 Million from Ex-Im Bank to Buy Boeing Planes

A senior official of one of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) largest customers, the United Arab Emirates’ Emirates airline, said on Friday that the company could continue to buy aircraft from ...
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Dubai Airports to Spend $32 Billion on Expansion

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, made an endorsement in the amount of $32 billion for the ...
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