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Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Los Angeles Times Said to Be Nearing Sale to Billionaire Doctor

Advertisement The owner of The Los Angeles Times is close to a deal to sell the newspaper to Patrick Soon-Shiong, a billionaire Los Angeles doctor, two people familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday. The $ 500 million deal comes amid months of turmoil at The Times, including… NYT > Business Day

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TSXV Top 10 Percentage Gainers Mid-Morning

Shutterstock photo Here are the top 10 percentage gainers on the TSXV so far. 1. Troymet Exploration Corp (TYE.V), 1.5 cents, +0.005, +50% 2. Vitalhub Corp (VHI.V), 14.5 cents, +0.045, +45% 3. Element Lifestyle Retirement (ELM.V), 17 cents, +0.05, +41.67% 4. HIT Technologies (HIT.V), 7.5 cents, +0.02, +36.36% 5. Vaxil Brio (VXL.V), 15 cents, +0.04, +36.36% 6. … Latest Articles ...

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VIX, Shmix. The Debt Ceiling Is a Real Worry

Here we go, again. The debt ceiling looms and Uncle Sam stands the chance of (technically) defaulting again unless Congress gets around to increasing the federal government’s borrowing limit. The Treasury has enough “extraordinary measures” to get it through early March, according to most projections. By then, “the government would be unable to pay its obligations fully, and it would ...

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Operationalizing the digital real estate transaction, from start to eClose

Another year has passed and like previous years, we saw tremendous energy and effort dedicated to encouraging widespread adoption of electronic real estate transactions. In fact, there continues to be a steady stream of news in the mortgage industry with press releases published nearly every day announcing a variety of new offerings and technology partnerships designed to support some aspect ...

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SpaceX just launched its most powerful rocket ever—and it looked amazing

Elon Musk took one giant leap to the front of the space industry on Tuesday. div > > p:first-child”> Falcon Heavy became the most powerful commercial rocket in the world after SpaceX successfully completed its first launch of the behemoth from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The launch was the most ambitious yet for Musk’s space company, putti… ...

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Wall Street roars back, traders eye volatility ahead

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shaken out of many months of calm, Wall Street braced for a higher level of volatility in the days ahead, after a roughly 2 percent rebound in U.S. stocks on Tuesday followed the biggest one-day selloff in more than six years. The question that vexed traders: were the wild swings of the past two days the ...

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3,664 flats for sale in 2018's first BTO exercise

Singapore THE Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Tuesday launched 3,664 Built-To-Order (BTO) flats for sale in four estates, in its first exercise of the year. This is the first tranche of some 17,000 BTO flats expected in 2018 and also the inaugural batch of units to be built Let’s block ads! (Why?) … The Business Times

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Bitcoin bounces back from three-month low in volatile trade

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin rallied from three-month lows below $ 6,000 in choppy trading on Tuesday, but worries lingered about a global regulatory clampdown and moves by banks to ban buying bitcoin with credit cards. On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, bitcoin hit $ 5,920, its lowest since mid-November, before recovering to above $ 8,000 BTC=BTSP. It hit a high ...

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