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Bradford pensioners 'still not claiming their entitlements'

RETTIREMENT apartments builder McCarthy & Stone says many pensioners on low incomes are still not claiming the benefits they're entitled to.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Signet shines with Zales among its brands

Signet Jewelers reported a 39 percent increase in second-quarter sales because of its Zale Corp. acquisition in May. Zale's new owner said it likes what it's found at the Irving headquarters, which is now home to the Zale division of Signet.


Related Topix: Retail, Zale, Jewelry, Signet Jewelers

Obamacare: Another GOP Governor Says Yes To Medicaid Funds

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Related Topix: American Buildings

Light Reading

Eurobites: BT Adds Ciena To Ethernet Roster

Also in today's regional roundup: MTN tests Transport SDN; 2.4 Tbit/s WDM with Huawei; Bluetooth chip specialist CSR rejects takeover bid; and more.


Related Topix: Telecom, BT Group, CIENA, CSR Limited, Bluetooth, Telecom Italia SPA

The Columbus Dispatch

Dairy Queen hit by hacker attack

Dairy Queen has become the latest victim of computer hackers bent on pilfering customers' credit and debit card information.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Edina, MN, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Supervalu, Retail, Food, Grocery, Eden Prairie, MN

Sys-Con Media

Kip Moore Debuts Video Honoring Men and Women of the Construction Industry

The song, "On the Case" , is a personal homage to his fanbase and the hardworking people that have inspired and supported him throughout his career.


Basildon Recorder

On-the-job training - " apprentice Chris Warner and Punch Construction boss Darren Arnull

The past few years may have been difficult for the construction industry, but figures released recently suggest things are back on track - and getting better.


The Day

Buffett puts $3B wager on Burger King takeover

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett got his entrepreneurial start at age 7, buying six-packs of Coke for a quarter, then hawking the beverages for a nickel apiece on hot summer nights.


Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, CocaCola, Food, See's Candies, Life, Candy


Stocks To Watch For August 28, 2014

Wall Street expects Dollar General to report its Q2 earnings at $0.83 per share on revenue of $4.77 billion.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Household Products, WilliamsSonoma, Abercrombie and Fitch, Apparel, Guess Inc Et Al, Signet Jewelers

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hotel Interactive

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Names Thomas Mangas Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that Thomas B. Mangas has been named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective September 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Armstrong World Industries

Business Journal

Construction employment in San Antonio flat, even as the pace of projects picks up

It's the Catch 22 of the construction industry. The number of projects in the pipeline is filling up once again.


Journal of Commerce

Vancouver Island's construction industry is showing strong signs of growth, new data suggests

According to the Vancouver Island Construction Association , total building permits for the island, a key sign of future construction activity the association says, climbed 8.2 per cent in quarter two.


ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Warren Buffett, Mozilla, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Business Journal

Dycom Q4 revenues up as AT&T and Comcast projects grow

Dycom Industries' fourth-quarter revenues were up slightly as two of its key customers, AT&T and Comcast , increased their business.


Related Topix: Dycom Industries, Telecom, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Automotive News

China said to mull $16 billion funding for EV chargers

China is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan in government funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities and spur demand for clean cars, according to two people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW

The Washington Post

Asian Stocks Climb on U.S. Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods

Asian stocks rose after U.S. data on durable goods and consumer confidence boosted optimism in the strength of the world's largest economy.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Boral, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, China Travel, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Insider Selling: David V. Meghreblian Sells 1,425 Shares of Deltic Timber Corp. Stock

Deltic Timber Corp. VP David V. Meghreblian unloaded 1,425 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.


Related Topix: Deltic Timber


Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Chevron Corp has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private-equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

Nasdaq 100 Movers: GILD, TSCO

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Related Topix: Retail, Tractor Supply, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

WLKY-TV Louisville

Burger King buying Tim Hortons

Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that might cut its U.S. tax bill.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services


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