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  • Turn $40 Into $10 Million. Buffett's Best Advice

    1 simple Warren Buffett quote explains the key investing strategy that could create unimaginable long term wealth for you and your family.

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  • Apple Pay’s First TV Ad Is A World Series Spot From MasterCard And MLB

    Apple’s new payment system is live, and Apple Pay has already garnered more attention than most mobile payment efforts to date. It also has a new ad, which aired yesterday during the opening game of the 2014 World Series, from payment partner MasterCard.MasterCard’s ad accompanies its new rollout…

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  • When Should Startups Hire A CFO?

    Editor’s note: Christian Gheorghe is the founder and CEO of Tidemark, maker of modern cloud-first business planning and enterprise analytics solutions. Previously he was formerly SVP and CTO at SAP. Many founders and CEOs of startups don’t spend a lot of time thinking about CFOs. When it comes to…

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  • Google’s DeepMind Acqui-Hires Two AI Teams In The UK, Partners With Oxford

    Earlier this year Google acquired DeepMind in the UK to expand the work that it is doing in artificial intelligence, and today the company announced that it is making some more significant moves to build this out even further.It is acqui-hiring the two academic teams of founders, seven people in…

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  • Early Stage Investor Version One Ventures Closes $35M Second Fund

    The Vancouver-based early stage investment fund Version One Ventures, led by founder and current Andreessen Horowitz board partner Boris Wertz, has closed its second fund of $35 million today. The venture firm, which also has offices in Palo Alto, secured the funding from Northleaf Venture Catalyst…

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  • GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says its third-quarter profit nearly doubled as strong earnings in North America and China outweighed struggles in Europe and South America.

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  • Tesco Bank profit rises as customer numbers grow

    Tesco Bank provided some welcome relief for the retailer as it announced an 18 per cent rise in underlying interim pre-tax profit, reflecting the growing success of the supermarket's move into UK financial ...

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  • Honda docks chief's pay as fifth recall hits

    Honda has cut the pay of its chief executive Takanobu Ito by 20 per cent following the fifth recall of its Fit hybrid model in a year due to safety issues. The Japanese carmaker announced the move on Thursday ...

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  • Retailers lead FTSE 100 losses

    UK retailers crowded at the bottom of the FTSE 100 on Thursday after fresh insight into the problems faced by Tesco unsettled the sector. After the biggest name on the UK high street confirmed it overstated ...

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  • Hyundai Motor looks to placate investors with dividend boost

    Hyundai Motor has promised to consider increasing its dividend payout in spite of falling earnings, in an apparent bid to assuage investor outrage over its planned $10bn outlay on a new headquarters. "In ...

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  • Foxtons shares tumble after warning of sharp property slowdown

    Shares in Foxtons tumbled after the London-focused estate agent warned that its 2014 earnings would fall below last year because of "a sharp and recent slowing of volumes in [the] London property ...

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  • Credit Suisse Q3 profit more than doubles

    GENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse's profits more than doubled in the third quarter as Switzerland's second-largest bank benefited from cost cutting, brisk business in emerging markets and the services it provides for wealthy clients.

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  • How buybacks can underpin miners' dividend policies

    BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto like to brag about their progressive dividends. Each year, the two FTSE 100 miners pay out a modest but slightly higher amount to their shareholders. For BHP that amounted to ...

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  • Yikes! Mortgage Rates Just Took a Huge Dip

    Rates now at 2.88% APR with no points. $225,000 mortgage for $934/mo. 5/1 ARM. Calculate new payment now!

  • Ladbrokes boosted by World Cup

    The football World Cup revitalised Ladbrokes, helping the UK bookmaker deliver a near doubling in third-quarter operating profit. Under pressure from investors over its digital performance and its trailing ...

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  • Premier Foods squeezed by discounters

    Premier Foods, the maker of Bisto gravy, has blamed the march of the discount supermarkets for a near-5 per cent drop in third-quarter sales, giving guidance that its full-year profits will be "towards ...

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  • Debenhams suffers steep profit fall in difficult year

    Debenhams has reported a steep decline in full-year profits, capping off a difficult year for the department store chain, which began 2014 with a profit warning and the resignation of its finance director. ...

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  • Unilever reports slowest sales growth in a decade

    Unilever, the maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, reported its weakest rate of quarterly sales growth in a decade after a sharp slowdown in China and a drop in sales in Europe. The Anglo-Dutch ...

    Financial Times
  • Nokia's broadband gamble pays off

    Nokia's gamble on telecoms equipment following the sale of its handset division to Microsoft last year is paying off, reporting its first year-on-year sales increase in more than three years in the third ...

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  • Daimler net profit up 49 percent in 3rd quarter

    BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Daimler says its net earnings rose by nearly half in the third quarter as revenue rose 10 percent and the company booked a one-time gain from the sale of a stake in a maker of heavy-duty engines.

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  • The 2015 Mazda6

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  • Credit Suisse cautions over mixed end to year

    Credit Suisse warned on of an uncertain end to the year even as third-quarter results beat analysts' forecasts. In the three months to the end of September, the Swiss bank reported a net profit of SFr1.03bn, ...

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