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  1. Asian Shares Rise on China Rate Cut, European Stocks Trade MixedRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | TheStreet.com

    LONDON -- Asian markets strengthened overnight on Monday, after the People's Bank of China announced its second interest rate cut in three months and India came out with a business-friendly, infrastructure focused budget. China cut the benchmark one-year lending rate by 25 basis points to 5.35% and the one-year bench mark deposit rate to 2.5%.

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  2. permanent tsb Upgrades Its Real-Time Credit Scoring With SASRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Sys-Con Media

    Analyzing this data in real time will help the bank to make quicker decisions that reflect each customer's circumstances, thanks to technology provided by SAS, the global leader in business analytics . PTSB chose SAS because of the integration between its various solutions, which significantly reduces the time it takes to develop and deploy new scorecards for the bank's customers.

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  3. Ambac Announces Annual Meeting on May 14, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | GlobeNewswire

    Ambac Financial Group, Inc. , a holding company whose subsidiaries provide financial guarantees and other financial services, today announced that its Board of Directors set the date for the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders for Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. . The meeting will be held at Ambac's headquarters at One State Street Plaza, New York, NY.

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  4. PM pledges 200,000 starter homesRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Wimbledon Guardian

    Councils will be forced to help find plots for people seeking to build their own homes as part of a package of Conservative manifesto promises Prime Minister David Cameron will target under-40s priced out of the first-home market by offering developers the chance to build on cheaper brownfield commercial land and waiving taxes - in return for a 20% cut in the sale price Prime Minister David Cameron will target under-40s priced out of the first-home market by offering developers the chance to build on cheaper brownfield commercial land and waiving taxes - in return for a 20% cut in the sale price Prime Minister David Cameron tries his hand at brick laying during a visit to the Barratt Homes Evolve development in Grays, Essex Prime Minister David Cameron tries his hand at brick laying during a visit to the Barratt Homes Evolve development in Grays, Essex David Cameron has pledged to double ... (more)

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  5. I'm Not Sitting Out This Dance: Host Hotels Is A BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Recently, Stifel downgraded Host Hotels & Resorts from a Buy to a Hold due to "lackluster 2015 outlook... and partly due to valuation". While the company may be "sitting on the dance" as it relates to large-scale acquisitions, I'm not going to wait.

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  6. Building A $100,000 High-Yield Income Portfolio From Scratch, Adding...Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    New Residential's acquisition of Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. highlights that mortgage servicing assets are an attractive growth field. Two weeks ago I kicked off this article series by buying Prospect Capital for my high-yield income portfolio, HYIP, which caused some heated discussions at the time.

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  7. Century 21 China Real Estate to Report Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results on March 11, 2015Read the original story

    40 min ago | Sys-Con Media

    CTCLY has experienced substantial growth since it commenced operations in 2000, and received numerous awards and recognition as franchisor and real estate services provider for its service quality and business achievements. Century 21 China Real Estate became a public company in and its ADSs, each of which represents 45 ordinary shares of CTCLY, currently trade on the OTC Marketplaces under the symbol "CTCLY".

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  8. Considerations for Blended FamiliesRead the original story

    41 min ago | Law Professor Blogs Network

    Second marriages bring additional estate planning considerations, especially when children from past relationships are involved. Here are some tips for addressing a blended family in estate planning: Communicate with the your new-spouse and any adult children regarding your current financial situation, and desires for distribution of those assets.

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  9. 6 big ideas from India's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WISW-AM Columbia

    India has released its latest budget to great fanfare, presenting reforms that investors hope will finally deliver sustained and rapid economic growth. But some said weeks of anticipation had given way to a feeling that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had missed an opportunity on Saturday to introduce "big bang" free-market reforms.

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  10. Overcoming Small Business ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | AllBusiness.com

    The future can look bleak when starting a small business. According to the U.K. Office for National Statistics , six out of ten businesses starting in the U.K. today won't make it to 2020.

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  11. Invest: Put Your Money to Work for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | AllBusiness.com

    We often talk about how hard we are working for our money. And, in fact, earned income is the way that most of us survive.

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  12. Small Business Outlook: Happy Days Are Here AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | AllBusiness.com

    To steal a line from a 1930s-era songbook, it looks like happy days are here again-at least for the nation's small business owners. The latest annual Semi-Annual Small Business Index poll, conducted by Rocket Lawyer , asked entrepreneurs about the small business outlook for 2015, and the news has me doing a happy dance.

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  13. Thousands of Britons lured by Cyprus property dream stung by Swiss...Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Daily Mail

    Buying a property abroad is a retirement or holiday dream for many Britons lured by the fantasy of beaming sunshine while sipping cocktails contently by the pool. However, for thousands who bought property in Cyprus before the financial crisis, it has become a nightmare as they face demands from banks on the island, putting their home in Britain in jeopardy as a result of poor advice.

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  14. Mark your calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Business Journal

    This week's business events explore intercultural skills in the workforce, health as a productivity booster, retirement investing and cybersecurity. There's also a salute to teens for their STEM achievements.

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  15. MBS Week Ahead: Refocusing on Data as March BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Mortgage News Daily

    Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: If you've been following the MBS Commentary, you know what a big deal this afternoon could be . Markets have been preparing for it for weeks and MBS Live members have been on top of those movements every step of the way.

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  16. Mortgage tightening dampens flat salesRead the original story

    59 min ago | The Standard

    But Cheung Kong Holdings' project La Lumiere, with units of around 400 sellable square feet costing over HK$6 million, received more than 500 checks for its first batch of 52 units. The cooling measures, effective last Friday, cut the maximum mortgage ratio for flats costing HK$6 million or below to 60 percent from 70 percent, meaning those buyers may need to pay an extra HK$600,000 for a down payment.

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  17. Conditions still challenging for small businesses, federation warns, as figures show drop in lendingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bournemouth Echo

    REGION: The Federation of Small Businesses has responded to figures showing a A 0.8bn net decrease in lending to small businesses in the fourth quarter of 2014. Neil Eames, development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses in Wessex, said: "These figures suggest that while we have seen some positive signs recently, credit conditions remain challenging for smaller companies.

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  18. Carrick best reads: I dare you not to touch your tax refundRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... Images) The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick. I dare you not to touch your tax refund A retirement blog for young adults challenges readers to save ...

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  19. Don't Fall for These 12 Mental Money TrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    In today's world, you need to think differently. If you're doing any of these things, it's time to stop.

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  20. Four Reasons Young Americans Should Burn Their Student Loan PapersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Common Dreams

    'Fifty years ago students burned their draft cards to protest an immoral war against the people of Vietnam. Today it's a different kind of war, immoral in another way, waged against young Americans of approximately the same age, and threatening them in a manner that endangers not their lives but their livelihoods.'

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