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Niles Police: Phone Scammer Targeting Seniors By Claiming To Be With IRS

published about 1 hour ago
Niles Police: Phone Scammer Targeting Seniors By Claiming To Be With IRS
A phone scammer pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service is targeting seniors and demanding money, police in north suburban Niles are warning.

Why Leaders Are Not Necessarily The People You Think They Are

published about 2 hours ago
Much of the comment surrounding the sudden departure this week of Harriet Green from the chief executive spot at the UK-based travel company Thomas Cook has centred on a remark she had made to a newspaper. “I am a landa, a cross between a lion and a panda,” she reportedly said. “Sometimes I am a real lion, I can roar, make things happen, I can change the course through will, energy and just being incredibly aggressive and assertive. But I ... more

Memo To The CEO: We Need To Challenge The Status Quo

published about 3 hours ago
Did you notice what's happening in the strategy review meetings? For me, the clue was when they brought out the "full product range" argument. Never mind that some of their products don't make any money, or that competitors do them better, or that our best customers don't buy them...we have to keep them because we need a full product range. This was the argument made at Intel in the mid-80s when they had to get out of the memory business. ... more

A Cypriot Answer To Egypt's Energy Woes

published about 3 hours ago
In an effort to ease the country's mounting energy woes, Egypt has moved to expand natural gas trade ties with Cyprus in anticipation of the island nation's hydrocarbon future.

Oil prices crash below $70

published about 3 hours ago
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Lion Air Orders 40 More ATR Planes

published about 2 hours ago
Lion Group, the parent of Indonesian discount carrier Lion Air, placed a US$1 billion order with European aircraft maker ATR for 40 additional planes.

Macquarie Group, Kuwait's Sovereign-Wealth Fund to Buy E.On's Spanish Assets

published about 3 hours ago
German power utility E.ON has agreed to sell its Spanish assets to Australia’s Macquarie Group and Kuwait’s sovereign-wealth fund in a deal worth $3.1 billion.

EU Poised to Approve Lower-Cost Rockets

published about 3 hours ago
EU Poised to Approve Lower-Cost Rockets
European politicians are poised to approve a new generation of lower-cost rockets, partly in response to competition from U.S. launch providers, government and aerospace-industry officials ... more

France, Germany Seek New Internet Powers

published about 3 hours ago
France, Germany Seek New Internet Powers
French and German officials called on EU officials to take a fresh look at the competitive and tax behaviors of big U.S. Internet companies in ... more

In Thailand, Firms Add Apprentices

published about 3 hours ago
In Thailand, Firms Add Apprentices
An increasing number of companies in Thailand, including many in the auto industry, are rolling out apprenticeship programs aimed at beefing up the country’s workforce.
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HP's converged storage 'growth engine' stalls

published about 4 hours ago
Annual compare shows fall HP's newer, converged storage offerings are selling less well than they did a year ago. In the storage golf tournament, HP ... more

We'll use Watson's BRAINS... for cloudy mobile payments, says firm, trousering $49m

published about 5 hours ago
Gathers cash from Telefonica, MasterCard, Santander Mobile payments company Monitise has raised £49m via partners Telefonica, Santander and MasterCard to invest in global payments tech.…

Home Depot hacker hosing cost a wallet-draining $43m (so far)

published about 8 hours ago
Card firms might make claims against hardware giant, it warns Hacked hardware mart Home Depot has forked out $43m to quash spot fires emanating from ... more

Bladerunner sequel might actually be good. Harrison Ford is in it

published about 8 hours ago
Go ahead, you're all clear, kid... Sorry, wrong film Harrison Ford will star in the much-anticipated sequel to Blade Runner, director Ridley Scott has confirmed.…

Germany's Gabriel says can't double investment plans

published about 5 hours ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Germany cannot double its existing commitment to 10 billion euros of additional public investment as urged by a joint Franco-German paper, Economy ... more

WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history

published about 5 hours ago
WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization adopted the first worldwide trade reform in its history on Thursday, after years of stalemate, months of deadlock ... more

Falling oil prices deal bigger economic blow to Africa than Ebola

published about 5 hours ago
By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Plunging world oil prices have dealt a blow to Africa far greater - in purely economic terms - than ... more

ECB's Draghi warns countries to reform as clouds gather over euro zone

published about 6 hours ago
ECB's Draghi warns countries to reform as clouds gather over euro zone
By Jussi Rosendahl and Sarah White HELSINKI/ MADRID (Reuters) - Failure to reform and shield weaker members threatens to divide the euro zone, the head ... more

Canada third-quarter current account deficit shrinks to C$8.40 billion

published about 7 hours ago
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's current account deficit in the third quarter unexpectedly narrowed to C$8.40 billion ($7.43 billion), its best performance in six years, Statistics ... more

1 Million Applied for Health Insurance in Federal Marketplace in First Week of Enrollment

published 1 day ago
1 Million Applied for Health Insurance in Federal Marketplace in First Week of Enrollment
The applications at the start of the three-month enrollment period showed that in contrast to initial problems last year, HealthCare.gov was working.

Your Money Adviser: When It Comes to Holiday Shopping, Not All Plastic Is Equal

published 1 day ago
To keep your money safe from hackers, many experts recommend using a credit card instead of a debit card both online and in stores.

Sketch Guy: If Giving Feels So Good, Why Don’t We Do It?

published Mon, Nov 24 2014 12:18 GMT
Sketch Guy: If Giving Feels So Good, Why Don’t We Do It?
For some people, but not everyone, life just seems better after giving to others.

Strategies: Does Wall Street Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid

published Sat, Nov 22 2014 13:01 GMT
Strategies: Does Wall Street Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid
Historically, shared political power in Washington seems to have little connection to stock market returns — until you slice and dice how the power has ... more

Economic View: Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy

published Sat, Nov 22 2014 09:23 GMT
Economic View: Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy
Clearly, many rich people like to display their incredible wealth. Yet, generally, they think they know value when they see it.