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Air Canada Plane Missed Runway in Crash Landing


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:58:04 EDT
An Air Canada flight that crash landed at Halifax International Airport very early Sunday touched down more than 1,000 feet shy of the runway and hit an antenna array which caused the plane to lose its landing gear, safety investigators said.


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Bargain Hunting? Macy’s Is Best Value in Retail


Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:12:14 EST
The department store regularly beats estimates and executes better than peers, but sells at a discount.


WSJ.com: US Business


US Business
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Fracking's New Legal Threat: Quake Suits


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:28:43 EDT
A lawsuit in Oklahoma highlights a new question for energy companies: Can they be forced to pay for damages from earthquakes if the tremors can be linked to oil-and-gas activity?

WWE Subscriber Numbers Jump


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:16:30 EDT
World Wrestling Entertainment now has more than 1.3 million subscribers for its online TV network, a 31% increase in just two months that shows consumers’ increasing willingness to pay for channels outside of the traditional cable bundle.

UnitedHealth to Buy Catamaran for $12.8 Billion


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:59:54 EDT
UnitedHealth Group plans to bulk up its pharmacy-benefit business with the acquisition of Catamaran.


International Business Times


Amazon In Talks To Buy Online Luxury Retailer Net-a-Porter For Its Biggest Acquisition Ever: Report


Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:25:59 -0400
U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc is in talks to buy London-based online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter, but a deal is far from complete as negotiations are still in the early stages, Forbes reported Thursday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

How Apple Stores Will Sell The Apple Watch And Prod Customers To Upgrade iPhones


Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:32:01 -0400
The next time you step into an Apple Store, you might find one of its many employees giving you fashion advice in addition to suggestions for your next purchase. That’s one of many changes to the retail experience Apple is rolling out to its stores in preparation for the Apple Watch.


International Business Times


World's First Full-Scale Carbon Capture And Storage Project To Launch At Canada's Boundary Dam Plant


Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:41:15 -0400
The world’s first commercial-scale “carbon capture and storage” (CCS) project is set to launch this week at a coal-fired power plant in Canada. The $1.4 billion development marks a major milestone for the fledgling technology, which is seen as critical for cutting global warming pollution from fossil fuels.


International Business Times


US Crude Prices To Fall To $40 A Barrel: Goldman Sachs


Mon, 09 Mar 2015 05:43:07 -0400
U.S. crude prices will likely drop to $40 a barrel in the near term, reversing recent gains in oil prices as global crude inventories begin to increase again, Goldman Sachs said. The price of crude had risen by a third this year due to supply disruptions from the Middle East and refinery slowdowns in the face of high margins.

Global Food Prices Fall To Lowest Level In 5 Years: FAO


Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:37:20 -0500
Global food prices dipped to their lowest level since July 2010, continuing a steady decline, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said, in a statement released Thursday. The fall was prompted by improved supplies, falling crude oil prices and a strong dollar, according to the FAO.

Oil Tops $60 For First Time In 2015; Oversupply Persists


Sat, 14 Feb 2015 01:37:10 -0500
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil closed up for a second straight week on Friday after another drop in the U.S. rig count, and Brent crude hit a 2015 high above $60 a barrel, but market skeptics cautioned the rally could fade because supplies keep coming. Many traders and analysts believe there is a global oversupply of nearly two million barrels per day of crude oil.They say little has changed fundamentally to explain the price rebound of the past two weeks.


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