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By admin On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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4 Important Facts on Starting an Insurance Agency

While working in insurance is solid choice that is likely to leave staff members with a lucrative and successful career, going it alone is a dream to which many insurance agents aspire. However, building an agency More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Federal minister fields questions on basic income at meeting with students

Thirty McGill students meet with Jean-Yves Duclos, the Federal minister of Families, Children and Social Development for Canada. If you follow this site, you may remember a piece on my meeting with François Blais, More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Pearson shares fall 30% on profits and dividend warning

Shares in the international publishing group Pearson fell nearly 30% after the company warned of a big fall in sales in its US education business. The company said profits for 2017 could drop by £60m and it would More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Oil down 3 percent on concerns over rising Iraqi exports, U.S. output

Oil prices tumbled by 3 percent on Monday on concern that record Iraqi crude exports and rising U.S. output would undermine OPEC’s efforts to curb global oversupply. U.S. crude futures CLc1 were trading at More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Banks, oil stocks weigh on Wall St., keep Dow from 20,000

The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined on Monday, retreating from the historic 20,000 mark, weighed down by banks and energy companies, while a gain in technology stocks kept the Nasdaq afloat. Of its 30 components, More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Pound falls on May’s Brexit comments

The value of the pound has fallen to a two-month low against major currencies after Prime Minister Theresa May signalled the UK would pursue a so-called “hard Brexit” from the EU. Sterling fell about More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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UK manufacturing on ‘strong footing’

Activity in the UK’s manufacturing sector hit a two-and-a-half-year high last month, according to a survey. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for the sector rose to 56.1 in December More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Dollar, stocks up on upbeat data; oil falls

The U.S. dollar touched a 14-year high boosted by strong data, while upbeat figures out of China and Europe lifted debt yields and major stock markets got off to a higher start in the new year. Crude oil gave up More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Paris lobby predicts City firms will make decision on moving within weeks

Major City employers are expected to decide within weeks whether they need to move business out of the UK as a result of the Brexit vote, the lobby group for Paris has predicted as it sets it sights on luring up More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Oil prices jump on new output deal

Oil prices have surged after oil producing countries that are not Opec members agreed to cut output. Brent crude jumped to $57.89 a barrel – the highest since July 2015 – before falling back to $56.55, More...