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  • ITV boosted by revived takeover hopes

    Another revival of takeover speculation pushed ITV to a record high on Monday. The shares rose 3.6 per cent to 218.7p on reports that Liberty Global, its 6.4 per cent shareholder, has been sounding out ...

    Financial Times
  • Your Past Now Exposed Online!

    A new website has made it simple to search through anyone's past online. It's as easy as typing in a name and selecting a state!

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  • Iliad in talks with potential partners to up stake in T-Mobile US

    Iliad, the French low-cost telecoms operator, is in talks with several potential partners about making an offer for a larger stake in T-Mobile US, the US mobile operator. Thomas Reynaud, Iliad's chief ...

    Financial Times
  • Earnings Expectations For The Week Of September 1

    It will be another quiet week on the earnings front in the wake of the Labor Day holiday. Among the most prominent quarterly reports due, Ciena (NYSE: CIEN ), Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR ), Hovnanian (NYSE: ...

    Benzinga
  • Perform Group surges on offer from Access Industries

    Shares in Perform, the sports media group, surged 26 per cent on Monday after Access Industries announced its intention to buy all the shares in the FTSE 250 company that it does not already own at a valuation ...

    Financial Times
  • Big Tesco shareholder reduces stake

    A top 10 Tesco shareholder has cut its stake in the struggling UK retailer by more than half, saying it was put off by an "incoherent strategy" and "unclear management direction". Harris ...

    Financial Times
  • Carlyle settles to avoid trial by jury

    Carlyle has brought to an end allegations that the world's largest private equity groups conspired to fix the prices of leveraged buyouts, by agreeing to a settlement ahead of a jury trial. The Washington-based ...

    Financial Times
  • Companies diary: September 1 - September 7

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters. Company announcements are of information publicly available before last week.

    Financial Times
  • Hyundai 2014 Clearance Don't Pay MSRP of $14,645

    Massive August Hyundai Sale Now! Get Our Lowest Hyundai Price & Save. Check Special Internet Hyundai Prices Right Now. Hurry, Ends Soon.

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  • The IPO Story for the Next Two Weeks Is Alibaba

    The market for initial public offerings has essentially ground to a halt around the Labor Day holiday.

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  • Crude Oil Rail Terminal Operator Files for IPO

    USD Partners L.P. on Friday filed for an initial public offering and it plans to to trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Private equity seizes chance to expand oil interests

    Mustafa Siddiqui is enjoying a change of scene. He's just arrived in the UK to head up Blackstone's energy investments in Europe - the first time they've been run out of London, instead of New York. That ...

    Financial Times
  • Movers & shakers: September 1

    ? Polar Capital, the $13.7bn Aim-listed investment manager, is planning to develop absolute return funds with the appointment of Guy Rushton, previously an equity analyst at Legal & General. Polar intends ...

    Financial Times
  • Cultural Realities Of Latin American Entrepreneurship

    Editor’s note: Derek Footer is the Managing Partner of Origo Ventures, a fund focused on early stage technology companies throughout the Latin American region, and the CEO of HardTech Labs, a firm focused on building hardware and biotech ecosystems in the San Diego/Baja region.One of the brilliant…

    TechCrunch
  • Former Teacher And Current Entrepreneur Walter Duncan Offers Advice On Getting Things Done

    In honor of back to school we’re talking to creatives, VCs, and, in this case, entrepreneurs about what it takes to succeed. Walter Duncan is a really nice guy and dedicated “teacherpreneur” who has created a test-taking app. His start-up has taken in hundreds of thousands in funding and the…

    TechCrunch
  • Insurance for Cars Used Less Than 50 Miles a Day

    If you are currently insured, drive less than 50 miles/day or have no DUI's, you qualify for the lowest possible insurance rates offered in the U.S.

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  • Toll Brothers, Hovnanian Upcoming Q3 Margins Eyed By MKM Partners

    Two big housing construction companies report earnings next week and investors will be looking for improved growth in orders as well as at least a little wider profit margins, an analyst said Friday. MKM ...

    Benzinga
  • [$$] Research Reports

    Many may be obtained through Thomson Reuters at thomson.com/financial or 800-638-8241. Analog Devices • ADI-Nasdaq Neutral • Price $52.21 on Aug. 27 by MKM Partners The maker of digital-analog semiconductors and signal-processing circuitry for the industrial, automotive, and communications…

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  • [$$] Charting the Market

    Burger King Worldwide With an $11 billion deal to buy the coffee-and-doughnuts chain Tim Hortons, the hamburger king will move its headquarters to Canada and cut its taxes. Meanwhile, the restaurant chain swung to a loss in the July quarter.

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  • [$$] Harris Keeps Its Payout Streak Alive

    Last Monday, the Melbourne, Fla., company, whose corporate roots trace back to the 1890s, raised its quarterly common payout 12%, to 47 cents a share from 42 cents, for a 2.7% yield. Harris has been distributing dividends without interruption since 1941. CEO William Brown said the increase…

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  • Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

    Over the past three years, opposition from the FCC has helped quash two potential megamergers in the cellphone industry, inspiring companies to compete ever harder for your business.

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Washington judge upholds small city's pot shop ban

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A state judge said Friday that a small city can continue to ban state-licensed marijuana businesses, in a case with big implications for Washington's experiment in legal pot.

    Associated Press
  • PCH Winner Could Take Home $5K a Week for Life

    NBC will announce a Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize winner soon, so be sure to get your free entry at PCH.com today!

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  • Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.

    Associated Press