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It’s time to think seriously about post-Brexit trade because the world wants Britain's business — Marcus Fysh MP writes for Business Insider

Britain will have plenty of trade partners outside the EU after Brexit, writes Marcus Fysh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Yeovil. "The Cabinet has been leaking scary assessments which do not account for the situation properly and actually ...
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Japan's Mizuho sees pickup in US M&A lending after tax cut

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group Inc (8411.T) sees a pickup in overseas lending after a slowdown last year in the United States, where a recently enacted corporate tax cut is widely expected to spur mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
Published: Today
Source: Reuters
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Stock market's new 'wall of worry' is built on inflation and rate fears

The U.S. stock market on Friday posted one of its best weekly performances in years, recapturing half of the losses from the startling market correction earlier this month and discovering a new "wall of worry" to climb. Continue Reading Below The S&P 500 ...
Published: Yesterday
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This Musk — Elon's brother — looks to revolutionize urban farming

NEW YORK – In sunny California, Elon Musk is upending America's auto and space industries. And here, in a cold, gritty section of Brooklyn, his brother Kimbal has embarked on a project that's just as significant in its own way: Trying to reboot the ...
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Source: USA Today
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In boost to reform, Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves bankruptcy law

DUBAI/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's cabinet has approved a bankruptcy law, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, giving a boost to efforts to make the kingdom more enticing to investors. Modern bankruptcy legislation does not ...
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Nippon Steel worries about U.S. trade action, yen's surge

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp (5401.T), Japan’s biggest steelmaker, is worried that potential U.S. trade action to cut steel imports could flood Asia with products and that the yen’s recent surge may hurt customers such as carmakers.
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Source: Reuters
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Walmart, Home Depot — What you need to know for the week ahead

After their worst drop in two years, stocks bounced back with the Dow and the S&P 500 gaining all five days to gain more than 4% on the week. The tech-heavy Nasdaq, which was the only losing among the major averages on Friday, paced gains for the week ...
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Canadian Dividend All-Stars Expected To Announce Dividend Increases - Week Of Feb. 19

It will be another busy week as there are 13 Canadian Dividend All-Stars who are scheduled to report earnings this coming week. Of those, there are a handful who are expected to announce dividend raises. Let’s take a look at the results from last week ...
Published: Yesterday
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Shake Shack beats on earnings, forecasts massive expansion in 2018

Shake Shack reported fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. Same-store sales at the burger chain rose 0.8 percent in the quarter, the company said. Shake Shack expects to open between 32 and 35 new restaurants in the U.S. in 2018, the largest ...
Published: Today
Source: CNBC
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Technology transforming internal audit profession

Professional accountants, including auditors, are facing a new world of technology that is rapidly changing how they and their companies do business. Not only must they understand the opportunities and risks of tech developments such as blockchain ...
Published: Yesterday
Source: bizjournals
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How Did America Go Bankrupt? Slowly, At First, Then All At Once!

The US federal debt has again been on the move, as of mid-week up to a fresh record of $20.7 trillion. But, really, without some sort of reference point, what does that mean? Typically, the metrics of total debt or federal debt divided by GDP (Gross ...
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RRSP Investors: Earn 6% Dividend Yield From This Top Stock

I usually don’t recommend stocks that support payouts that compromise the quality of the companies’ balance sheets. Often, an abnormally high dividend yield is a sign of trouble in the making. When investors don’t trust the long-term viability of a ...
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Coca-Cola CEO: We Have Reformed the Company, and Wall Street Is Noticing

Coca-Cola (KO) had some fizz in its fourth quarter, much to Wall Street's surprise. The beverage giant's profit outlook for 2018 was solid, too. "I think Wall Street is starting to see the story we have been talking about, we have re-formed the company ...
Published: Today
Source: TheStreet
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How much of your 401(k) retirement plan is affected by market volatility?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.08% is crawling back after last week’s roller coaster of returns and losses. What does market volatility like that even do to a 401(k) plan? The answer isn’t so simple. There’s a very good chance every ...
Published: Today
Source: MarketWatch

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