Thursday, 02 October 2014


  • The Competition Effect

    19:00 | 2/10/14
    University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
    Only one new member was accepted. A cappella groups the Virginia Belles and the Virginia ... Inspired by a tradition of student engagement but limited by a concentration on specific clubs, students fight what third-year College student Emma Myers ... more»
  • MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai's Emaar Malls may rise on listing after strong IPO ...

    18:48 | 2/10/14
    Reuters Africa
    DUBAI Oct 2 (Reuters) - Dubai mall operator Emaar Malls Group (EMG) will start trading on the emirate's main stock exchange on Thursday and looks likely to gain after its initial public offer last month was heavily oversubscribed. more»
  • 2014 Realtor Good Neighbor Award Winners Improve Lives, Communities

    18:26 | 2/10/14
    Insurance News Net
    For the past 15 years, the Good Neighbor Awards program has honored Realtors(TM) who volunteer their time and energy to help strengthen their communities and better the lives of their neighbors. more»
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NZX Top 5 by Value
MELCAMeridian Energy Limited1.4057,144,8220.0352.43%
SPKSpark New Zealand Limited2.9753,625,8110.0551.82%
SKTSky Network Television6.1501,320,2330.1001.60%
RYMRyman Healthcare7.660535,9380.1802.30%
Recent News
  • Hong Kong protests hit city's role as finance hub

    18:26 | 2/10/14
    The impact on Hong Kong's key industries of finance and trade is limited so far. But economists warn Hong ... "The movement may affect the economy a bit, but not too much," said Pierre Wong, 36, who works in information technology. "From an outsider ... more»
  • Singapore Sukuk Hub Goal Leaves a Lonely Sabana: Islamic Finance

    18:15 | 2/10/14
    While the city introduced rules allowing for Shariah-compliant bond sales in 2006, offerings have been limited to issuers such as Sabana, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and energy services company Swiber Holdings Ltd. ... incentives introduced, or ... more»
  • Premier League: Tottenham press ahead with stadium plans

    18:15 | 2/10/14
    Spurs must overcome a High Court challenge from Archway Street Metal Works Ltd, the last remaining landowner on the site, before they can commence building works, and were last month forced to search for a temporary home for the 2017-18 season whilst ... more»
  • PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Oct 2

    18:03 | 2/10/14
    The proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services amplified calls for Allergan Inc's board to hold off from making an all-cash acquisition that would scuttle an existing takeover offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and ... more»
  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for Oct. 2

    18:03 | 2/10/14
    Grady: Marathon Oil Co.; Loren Brown No. 1-26XH Well; NE1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 (BHL) of 23-06N-06W; 482 barrels oil per ... Kay: International Energy Corp.; Steichen No. 24-6 Well; C NE1/4 SW1/4 NE1/4 of 24-25N-01E; 15 barrels oil per day, 100,000 ... more»
  • Offseason is next important stretch for Pirates

    17:52 | 2/10/14
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    The same Pirates who were swept by the St. Louis Cardinals to open September, then came up two wins shy of catching them for the National League Central Division. more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, Genesis, Spark fall

    17:44 | 2/10/14
    Oct. 2 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell as offshore investors repatriated cash back home on the promise of yield. Meridian Energy, Genesis Energy, and Spark New Zealand fell.  more»
  • BHP to buy nickel ore from Poseidon to feed Australia refinery

    17:41 | 2/10/14
    Yahoo Finance UK
    SYDNEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton (NYSE: BBL - news) on Thursday agreed to a two-year contract to buy nickel ore from Poseidon Nickel Ltd to feed its Nickel West operations in Australia. The step indicates that BHP plans to keep running the ... more»
  • Here's Why We Believe Cree Is Still Worth $58

    17:41 | 2/10/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    Oct. 2, 2014 12:31 AM ET | About: Cree, Inc. (CREE), Includes: GE by: Trefis ... LEDs offer energy savings of 50%-60% over incandescent alternatives, leading to lower greenhouse gas emissions and a much higher lifespan compared to conventional ... more»
  • Woodstock High-Schoolers Talk Politics With Milne

    17:30 | 2/10/14
    Valley News
    Shumlin, long an advocate of single-payer health care, is hoping to use the health care exchange system to help Vermont transition to such a system. more»
  • Bastille takes Philadelphia by storm on Tuesday

    17:30 | 2/10/14
    The Intelligencer
    ... $16 to $19; Balance & Composure, TLA, 8 p.m., $15; Christine Havrilla, Tin Angel, 7:30 p.m., $13; Bayside Tigers (1990s tribute), Trocadero, 9 p.m. more»
  • Response to Julia Mossbridge's Critique of Transhumanism

    17:30 | 2/10/14
    h+ Magazine
    So the idea is that, since Nature programmed our bodies to die and Nature is Wise, we shouldn't go against Her great wisdom…? more»
  • FCC eyes punishing broadcasters for using 'Redskins' football name

    17:30 | 2/10/14
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering whether or not to punish broadcasters for using the term 'Redskins' when referring to Washington, DC's NFL football franchise. more»
  • Bernie: Don't take the playoffs for granted

    17:18 | 2/10/14
    Since 2004, the Cardinals have won 50 postseason games, 11 more than any other MLB franchise. And they have played in 91 postseason games, or 29 more than any other MLB team. more»
  • RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

    17:18 | 2/10/14
    Colombian Natural Resources, owned by investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc, will re-start coal exports and re-establish mining operations after the government helped broker a deal for its use of Drummond's Caribbean Sea port, according to government ... more»
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