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22 min ago | The Motley Fool

3 Ways You Can Survive the Coming Stock Market Correction

It seems that every day lately, someone in the media is talking about an inevitable correction in the stock market of 10-20% or more.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Nicoll Highway tragedy 'wake-up call' for construction industry

The Nicoll Highway collapse 10 years ago was described as a "wake-up call" for the construction industry by then-Minister of State for National Development Grace Fu.

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8 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

What the Rich Think Parents Should Teach Their Children About Money

Looking to teach your children something about finances? It turns out the world's second and third richest men have strikingly similar upbringings that led to their immense success.

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Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, World News, Mexico, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services

12 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

The Greatest Growth Stock You've Probably Never Heard Of

You would think that a stock which turned $10,000 into $64,415 over the most recent decade would attract a lot of ink.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Valmont Industries, Metals, Financial Markets, Search Engines, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, 9

17 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

USG of Auburn donates $25,000 to the American Red Cross mudslide relief effort

Tim Miller, USG plant manager, presented the gift on behalf of USG at the company's facility in Auburn.

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Related Topix: USG Corporation, Auburn, WA, Oso, WA, Curtis, WA

21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Arts residency program celebrates 40 years

A visiting artist taking part in the John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Arts/Industry residency program, Foley has spent his career as an artist developing new interests and new ways of making his work speak.

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Related Topix: Kohler, Painting, Arts

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Island Packet

Small donor base behind Graham-supporting super PAC

The West Main Street Values PAC, which can accept checks of any size, raised $193,000 in the first three months of the year from seven donors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, MDC Holdings

WebCPA

Construction Industry Revenue Growth Slowing

Construction companies have seen steady profit and sales growth recovery since 2009, but 2013 figures indicate their rate of growth is slowing, according to data from the financial information company Sageworks.

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Business Journal

Texas sees the highs and lows of construction industry in March

Talk about a mixed bag. Texas' construction industry boasted an impressive number of gains and losses, according to the March 2014 employment report by Arlington, Va.-based Associated General Contractors.

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Related Topix: Texas, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

SocalTECH.com

Bringing The Power Of Mobile To The Construction Industry, With TRUCKAST

When you think about hot sectors for startups, the construction industry is not typically the first place you'd expect.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Lennox International (LII) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

Lennox International is scheduled to release its Q114 earnings data on Monday, April 21st.

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Related Topix: Lennox International

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

First-quarter Financial Summary Net sales incr... )--Cherokee Inc. , a global marketer of style-focused lifestyle brands, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended... )-- - Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. today announced the declaration of its distribution for the month of May, 2014 of $0.0967 per common ... (more)

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Related Topix: Select Comfort, Furniture, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Cherokee, AFT Corporation, Semiconductors, Electronics, Acacia Research, WPP, WPP Group, Advertising

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Worksop Guardian

Gainsborough: Top prize for housing association, Acis Group

Acis Group, together with Keepmoat Regeneration Ltd and Mitsubishi Electric, was presented with the first prize accolade from the Committed to Construction in the East Midlands Awards in the Committed to Renewable Technologies category, which took place on Friday 11th April.

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Related Topix: Mitsubishi Electric, Electronics

The Washington Post

Caterpillars (the truck kind) and critters in central Illinois

The movie theater started to rumble and shake as if a giant were stomping his feet.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Manufacturing, Insurance, Caterpillar, Peoria, OK, Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Travel

Peninsula Clarion

Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

A bill extending state tax credits to oil refineries in the state has been expanded to include the Agrium Corp. fertilizer plant in Nikiski.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, Tesoro, Nikiski, AK, Fairbanks, AK, North Pole, AK, Valdez, AK

Finance and Commerce

Minnesota's construction industry adds 2,700 jobs in March

Unusually severe March weather didn't stop Minnesota's construction industry from rallying and expanding the job gains over the past year, according to Department of Employment and Economic Development data released Thursday.

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West Sussex Today

What do you think of plans to demolish office block to build retirement flats?

A prominent Horsham office block could be demolished to make way for retirement living apartments under proposals put forward this week.

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Related Topix: West Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, McCarthy and Stone

Al Bawaba

Inside the GCC's booming construction industry

More than $40 billion worth of new contracts were awarded in the GCC during the first quarter of 2014 alone The projects markets of the Middle East are set to enjoy a record-breaking year in 2014 with more than $40 billion worth of new contracts awarded in the GCC alone in the first quarter , a report said.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

PaintSquare

Contractors Act to Avert Labor Pinch

A new plan aims to combat a shortage of skilled construction workers by pushing legislative and regulatory reforms that would make it easier to establish career and technical training programs.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Northern Michigan News

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

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