Sunday, 31 August 2014

Latest News

  • Kazakhstan names reasons for fuel and lubricants shortage

    19:30 | 31/8/14
    According to KazEnergy, based on the exchange rate of Russian ruble (RUB) against Kazakh tenge (KZT), currently the AI-92 gasoline costs 159 KZT per liter ($1 - 182 KZT) and the diesel fuel costs 171 KZT per liter at Russian filling stations. more»
  • Take your pick

    19:18 | 31/8/14
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
    7: Fort Wayne's Historic Swinney Homestead Open House, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; costumed members of Settlers Inc. will share history of the Homestead and the Swinney family; 637-8622. Sept. 7: Be a Tourist in ... 27: Deer Park Pub's ... more»
  • Acer wins Fish Odyssey grand prize with 31-pound salmon

    19:05 | 31/8/14
    Niagara Gazette
    It was the luck of the draw, or so the saying goes. For Richard Acer of Appleton, he decided to try a Zara Spook plug behind an E-Chip flasher to take a 31-pound, 2-ounce salmon off the 30 Mile Point area east of Olcott. more»
  • Motley Fool: Stock your portfolio with S&P 500

    18:56 | 31/8/14
    The Spokesman Review
    If you only have one stock investment in your portfolio, you'd do well to make it an index fund based on the S&P 500, the index of 500 of America's biggest companies that together make up about 80 percent of the overall market's value. A single ... more»
  • Austrians say the party is over for business in Eastern Europe

    18:56 | 31/8/14
    Erste Group, emerging Europe's third-biggest lender, is on course for a record loss this year after writing down businesses in Romania and Croatia and setting aside 130 million euros for a Hungarian law forcing banks to compensate customers for ... more»
  • Finance ministry calls meeting with LIC on Jan Dhan Yojana

    18:56 | 31/8/14
    Mumbai: The finance ministry has asked the state-owned Life Insurance Corp. of India (LIC) to submit details on structuring the Rs.30,000-life cover to be offered under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, which was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra ... more»
  • Dubai's Emaar to Launch Malls Business IPO in September

    18:56 | 31/8/14
    Wall Street Journal
    Emaar said the IPO of malls business EMG, which was announced earlier this year, is open to both individual and institutional investors but limited to 30% and 70% respectively of the offering. Emaar expects to sell at least 15% of EMG ... "The ... more»
  • A history of landmarks never built

    18:33 | 31/8/14
    Las Vegas Review-Journal
    Even in the city's early years, successful hoteliers and hopeful developers arrived with dreams to turn this stretch of desert into a resort area similar to ones in other railroad towns such as Santa Fe, N.M. more»
  • SUNDAY EXTRA: Council clears way for tax financing district

    18:22 | 31/8/14
    Muskogee Daily Phoenix
    They approved a resolution that lays out the steps required by state law to set up a tax increment financing district. Councilors also approved a $70,000 contract with Public Finance Law Group to provide legal services related to the creation of a TIF ... more»
  • Business Names & Faces

    18:00 | 31/8/14
    M2 Service Group is owned and operated by Steve Sewall, who previously owned TradeWinds Mechancial Services. M2 service group comprises three divisions: HVAC, Electrical and Drain Services. M2 is a single-source platform that address overlapping ... more»
  • Religious freedom is more than a right to speak and assemble

    18:00 | 31/8/14
    Deseret News
    ... has retreated from its original, hard-line stance that only 'houses of worship' that hire and serve fellow believers deserve religious freedom,” said Lori Windham, senior counsel to the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which successfully fought ... more»
  • Amazon Vs. Hachette: Fewer Middlemen Equals A Better World

    18:00 | 31/8/14
    Editor's note: Josh is a Venture Partner investing in technology start-ups at Sigma West. Josh was the fourth employee at global online freelancer marketplace oDesk, where he was in charge of sales, marketing, product marketing and business development. more»
  • Startup sales keep Boise on tech map

    18:00 | 31/8/14
    The Idaho Statesman
    based Xtreme Consulting Group Inc. The company designed Web-based apps, provided consulting services and created business software to meet particular clients' needs. more»
  • Amid oil and gas boom, Colorado continues role as earthquake lab

    18:00 | 31/8/14
    The Denver Post
    A few miles away in the city, Gail Jackson joined neighbors spilling out into the street, wondering if a plane crash had triggered the big bang and sudden vibration that dissipated as quickly as it arrived. more»
  • Rockies road trip: driving Colorado in the summer

    18:00 | 31/8/14
    The Guardian
    We soon discovered that dining options in these tiny, unvisited mountain towns are limited. In Leadville we could choose between $6 steaks and ... Heavy-set Americans trudged from building to building, sinking free litres of cola and funnelling cents ... more»