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  1. Facebook begins ‘human review’ of potentially sensitive ads

    O.seattletimes.com - Business 10.07 / 20:25 o.seattletimes.com
    Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues. The company has informed some advertisers about the new “human review” requirement, warning them that it might cause delays before their ads can appear on the social media platform. Facebook has had to apologize amid…
  2. Facebook begins 'human review' of potentially sensitive ads

    Redwoodtimes.com - Business 10.07 / 20:06 redwoodtimes.com
    Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues.The company has informed some advertisers about the new "human review" requirement, warning them that it might cause delays before their ads can appear on the social media…
  3. Making Money Online – yes you can

    Zolmax.com - Business 10.07 / 19:43 zolmax.com
    This is not another get-rich-quick guide. Rather the discussion is on real methods of making money online. It is unfortunate that the internet is such a free resource. This has made the platform accessible to everyone including con artists. The blessing and the curse. The desire to make quick money has led to a lot…
  4. Lowe’s To Buy Rona in Canada

    Zolmax.com - Business 10.07 / 19:43 zolmax.com
    Lowe’s Companies Inc the home improvement retailer based in the U.S. said it had agreed to purchase Rona Inc based in Canada in a deal worth C$3.2 billion or US$2.28 billion. Lowe’s previous bid was rebuffed by Rona, dealers as well as politicians in Quebec. The unsolicited proposal for C$1.8 billion by Lowe’s to acquire [R…
  5. BP To Eliminate 7,000 Jobs By End Of 2017 (NYSE:BP)

    Zolmax.com - Business 10.07 / 19:43 zolmax.com
    After the announcement of disappointing earnings results for the latest quarter, BP repeated a commitment it made last month to cut 4,000 jobs this year in its exploration and production unit. The unit lost $728 million in the quarter. The company also said it would trim about 3,000 workers from its marketing and refining business…
  6. Rumored Small iPhone Could Bring Apple a Big Moment

    Zolmax.com - Business 10.07 / 19:43 zolmax.com
    A new iPhone 5se is rumored to be in the works and could find just the right spot amongst smartphone users for its size, features and price. The iPhone 5c could be Apple’s most confusing iPhone made. Released together with its sibling the iPhone 5s back in 2013, the handset that was unapologetically plastic was […
  7. Honda Operating Profit for Third Quarter Slides on Recalls

    Zolmax.com - Business 10.07 / 19:43 zolmax.com
    Honda Motor Co posted an operating profit for the third quarter that dropped 22%, which was more than had been expected due to an increase in costs for the massive recall of vehicles worldwide due to air bag problems. The third largest Japanese automaker is the biggest clients of Takata the air bag manufacturer. Its…
  8. Economic development surging in New Mexico tribal community

    O.seattletimes.com - Business 10.07 / 19:35 o.seattletimes.com
    ZUNI PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — An entire neighborhood dating back to the mid-1900s is being remodeled. There’s a building boom going on in Zuni Pueblo in western New Mexico. Zuni Councilwoman Virginia Chavez told the Gallup Independent (http://bit.ly/1jl8YBA) that economic development was the focus when she ran for office in 2014 and pledged her support […
  1. Kaspersky Lab Denies Helping Russian Hack of NSA Contractor

    Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has hit back at a report in the Wall Street Journal which accused it of being involved in a Russian government hack of an NSA contractor in…
  2. Westminster to Screen The Good Breast in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Thesouthwester.com - Companies 10.07 / 13:45 thesouthwester.com
    In observation of Breast Cancer Month, Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Faith & Film Ministries is partnering with the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund in presenting the documentary The Good Breast, an official selection of the 2016 Bentonville Film Festival. The documentary shares the diverse emotional journeys of four women and their surgeon as they face the challenges [&#…
  3. Directed Verdict Favors Medical Alert Provider

    Sdmmag.com - Companies 10.07 / 12:14 sdmmag.com
    A very interesting case involving a medical alert monitoring system was recently decided by the Appellate Court of…
  4. 5 Ways to Increase Brand Awareness Locally

    Sdmmag.com - Companies 10.07 / 12:14 sdmmag.com
    We can’t say it enough: The security company with the biggest, most recognized brand wins over competitors any d…
  5. Setting Sail for the Future

    Sdmmag.com - Companies 10.07 / 12:14 sdmmag.com
    When you move toward the end of your career conferences are great ways to stay…
  6. How to Overcome the 3 Most Common Objections to Sales Pitches

    Sdmmag.com - Companies 10.07 / 12:14 sdmmag.com
    You can eliminate a lot of objections simply by respecting the prospect’s time. Explain what you want early in your outreach. Every email, text, voice mail and phone call should lead with a statement that you’ll be quick, followed by a short (one or two lines or 30 seconds or less) prospect-centric customized value pro…
  7. Business Check-Up 101: Getting Your Act Together

    Sdmmag.com - Companies 10.07 / 11:22 sdmmag.com
    It’s time to take an “outside look” and get your company’s report card. There’s no time like the present to grade the business and get on track, especially as you start looking ahead to 2018. A company report card will help your team focus and frame the discussion for moving forward. Objective and honest evaluation of key aspects of business will guide the company in creating a roadmap to success…
  8. Nashville’s ACT Security Finds Competitive Advantage

    Sdmmag.com - Companies 10.07 / 11:22 sdmmag.com
    System Surveyor, based in Austin, Texas, sells an all-in-one mobile, graphical system design tool that allows the integrator to capture floor plans, drag-and-drop elements and…
  1. Seafloor Mineral Exploration: The New Gold Rush

    Economyandmarkets.com - Markets 10.07 / 05:14 economyandmarkets.com
    Managing Editor’s Note: We’re just six days away from the start of this year’s Irrational Economic Summit in Nashville. Mark Gordon, CEO and President of the marine exploration company Odyssey The post Seafloor Mineral Exploration: The New Gold Rush appeared first on Economy and Marke…
  2. I Stuck With My System and It Paid Off Big Time

    Economyandmarkets.com - Markets 10.07 / 05:14 economyandmarkets.com
    We’re closing in on the fifth iteration of our annual Irrational Economic Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. Like every year, it’ll function as an escape, a time to put our heads The post I Stuck With My System and It Paid Off Big Time appeared first on Economy and Mar…
  3. Instead of Throwing a Single-Finger Salute at the Fed…

    Economyandmarkets.com - Markets 10.07 / 05:14 economyandmarkets.com
    For the longest time now, everybody and their brother has cursed the Fed for essentially taking the “free” out of “free markets.” And there’s nothing that makes us, as investors, The post Instead of Throwing a Single-Finger Salute at the Fed… appeared first on Economy and Markets…
  4. Embrace Uncertainty and Discover How to Profit From It

    Economyandmarkets.com - Markets 10.07 / 05:14 economyandmarkets.com
    Over the past week-plus past week, my colleagues have written about a fair number of “What If…” situations. Charles took a sober look at the possibility of nuclear war. Adam The post Embrace Uncertainty and Discover How to Profit From It appeared first on Economy and Marke…
  5. China’s Solar Industry: What a Trade Dispute Could Mean for Solar Installers

    Triplepundit.com - Markets 10.06 / 11:36 triplepundit.com
    President Trump is determined to ensure that U.S. businesses aren't overshadowed by foreign industries. But what happens when a U.S. industry that that has relied for years on international suppliers suddenly finds that its resources are being impacted by U.S. tariffs designed to "boost" a relatively small domestic group of manufacturers? Some say that's the worrisome future of the U.S. solar…
  6. Cost Parity Finds More Corporations Investing in Renewables

    Triplepundit.com - Markets 10.06 / 11:36 triplepundit.com
    Renewable energy can beat fossil fuels on cost, but raw numbers only tell part of the story as corporations continue to pursue clean power…
  7. UK Switches on First Subsidy-Free Solar Farm with Battery Storage

    Triplepundit.com - Markets 10.06 / 11:36 triplepundit.com
    This week, the United Kingdom launched a new solar plant outside the town of Flitwick, about an hour's drive north of London. A 6MW battery battery storage unit will complement the 10MW solar installation, and the entire project was completed without any government…
  8. First Look: StitcherAds Announces Facebook Offline Integration for Retail

    StitcherAds, a global Facebook and Instagram Marketing Partner, announced ahead of the weekend its unified commerce solution that integrates retailers’ point of sale data with Facebook’s offline API and new ad formats for driving in-store purchases. So how does it work? “Through StitcherAds’ new feature, which deconstructs the complex relationship between social media ads and … The post First Look: StitcherAds Announces Facebook Offline Integration for Retail appeared first on M…
  1. As weddings become more elaborate, guests send more regrets

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 10.04 / 19:01 marketwatch.com
    The real reason guests are declining your wedding…
  2. This is what freaks American workers out the most about robots

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 10.04 / 16:47 marketwatch.com
    People may have reached a tipping point over the future of…
  3. Wells Fargo to refund some mortgage rate lock extension fees

    SacBee- Personal Finance 10.04 / 15:35 sacbee.com
    Wells Fargo says it will refund customers that paid mortgage rate lock extension fees that were requested from Sept. 16, 2013 through Feb. 28, 2017, as it looks to win … Click to Continue…
  4. These are the best — and worst — things about your retirement savings plan

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 10.04 / 14:47 marketwatch.com
    401(k) plans are better when employees are automatically enrolled and contributions…
  5. FA Center: A financial adviser’s long journey from full-time caretaker to entrepreneur

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 10.04 / 14:47 marketwatch.com
    Jennifer Failla’s return to work required lots of structure — and tim…
  6. Will security for hotels and music concerts change after the Las Vegas shooting?

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 10.04 / 14:23 marketwatch.com
    The shooting at a country music concert reveals the seemingly impossible task of keeping audience members…
  7. Here’s how many New Yorkers are enrolled in the state’s ‘free’ college plan

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 10.04 / 14:23 marketwatch.com
    Even those that do receive the scholarship will still have to pay for living…
  8. Six similarities between now and 1987, when the Dow plummeted 23% in one day

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 10.04 / 13:14 marketwatch.com
    Are we headed for another crash in stocks? We could be, so here’s a way to protect yourself while remaining invested, says Nigam A…
  1. Weatherford International PLC (WFT) Given a $5.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC

    Weatherford International PLC (NYSE:WFT) has been given a $5.00 price objective by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 17.92% from the company’s…
  2. Smart Sand Inc (SND) PT Set at $7.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

    Smart Sand Inc (NYSE:SND) received a $7.00 price objective from research analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price suggests a potential upside of 3.86% from the stock’s current price. Other research analysts have…
  3. Hi-Crush Partners LP (HCLP) Given a $15.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group LLC Analysts

    Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) has been assigned a $15.00 price objective by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the basic materials company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 63.04% from the stock’s previous close. A…
  4. J P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts Give ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD) a $50.00 Price Target

    ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) has been assigned a $50.00 price target by equities research analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a report released on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price target suggests a potential upside of 29.74% from…
  5. Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) PT Set at $55.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

    Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) has been given a $55.00 price objective by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a report issued on Thursday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the mining company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 12.06% from the company’s current price. RIO has been the…
  6. Market Extra: ‘Fraud.’ ‘More than a fad.’ The words Wall Street CEOs are using to describe bitcoin

    Vse.marketwatch.com - Finance 10.07 / 20:19 vse.marketwatch.com
    Seems not a day goes by without some Wall Street VIP or financial luminary deciding it’s time for them to weigh in on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Here’s a roundup of the latest high-profile sta…
  7. Market Extra: Puerto Rico has more than $70 billion in debt because of this

    Vse.marketwatch.com - Finance 10.07 / 20:19 vse.marketwatch.com
    Puerto Rico and domestic entities linked to the U.S. territory owe creditors more than $70 billion. A double-whammy of devastating hurricanes in recent months, Maria and Irma, only exacerbated the plight of the Caribbean…
  8. Market Extra: Is this the melt-up in the stock market that comes before Wall Street’s meltdown?

    Vse.marketwatch.com - Finance 10.07 / 20:19 vse.marketwatch.com
    If stock markets die in euphoria, as Sir John Templeton once famously said, then what transpired on CNBC’s Halftime Report on Friday may be the closest to the sort of exuberance that might make the British investor and fund manager’s ears prick up…
  1. Project Loon gets federal clearance to provide cell service to Puerto Rico

    CNNMoney - Money 10.07 / 22:49 money.cnn.com
    The Google-born Project Loon could help provide connectivity to the storm-ravaged…
  2. Losses at Trump's Scottish resorts doubled last year

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Money 10.07 / 17:01 blogs.abcnews.com
    A financial report filed with the British government shows Donald Trump is losing millions for a third year in a row on a couple of his biggest investments: his Scottish golf…
  3. The future, or possible downfall of, Initial Coin Offerings

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Money 10.07 / 13:13 blogs.abcnews.com
    Relentless hype has surrounded ICOs this year -- but will they remain…
  4. Jeopardy Baby!

    Aboutmjones.com - Money 10.07 / 09:18 aboutmjones.com
    (c) Saturday Night Live I happened to catch a re-run of Saturday Night Live the other day, and it just happened to be an episode with Sean Connery losing big (winning big?) at Jeopardy! with Alex Trebek. After I got done having my beverage shoot out my nose when this category came up... (c) Saturday Night…
  5. Life In The Vast Plain

    Aboutmjones.com - Money 10.07 / 09:18 aboutmjones.com
    If there's anything that several decades of mis-singing song lyrics has taught me, it's that you can't be sure that what you say is what people hear. And fund managers and investors are not immune to this phenomenon any more than the Pandora-loving public. If you've used any of the phrases below, you might want to ensure that investors picked up what you were putting down and didn't walk away with their own interpretation of your lyrics.Oh, and visit www.kissthisguy.com for a giggle over…
  6. Gun stocks rise anew, and more people own them than know it

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Money 10.07 / 07:46 blogs.abcnews.com
    Gun stocks rose again after another mass shooting, and many more investors are likely affected by it than realize…
  7. 3 Small Biotech Stocks Insiders Are Buying

    Options Flag:  No Healthcare US Equity Bret Jensen equities Healthcare biotech drugs …
  8. It's a make-or-break moment for U.S. bikeshares

    CNNMoney - Money 10.07 / 05:20 money.cnn.com
    Cities have the chance to make biking a mainstream method of public…
  1. Beyonce & Jay-Z Just Bought This $26 Million Mansion in East Hampton

    Hamptons-magazine.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 05:18 hamptons-magazine.com
    The $26 million home, designed by architect Stanford White, was built nearly 100 years ago, but has been recently renovated to incorporate a bevy of modern amenities. Summer is synonymous…
  2. Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust Awarded Major Grants

    Thebaynet.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 04:54 thebaynet.com
    A Big Boost for Conservation Easement Purchases in St. Mary’s C…
  3. Converting Your Garage Into Something More Useful

    Thebaynet.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 04:54 thebaynet.com
    Unarguably the most significant benefit of converting your garage into a place to relax, sleep, or rent is its lack of additional costs to build or…
  4. McGill School of Architecture alumnus gifts school $12-mil

    Reminetwork.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 04:04 reminetwork.com
    McGill School of Architecture alumnus Peter Guo-hua Fu, a well-known Chinese architect, recently donated $12 million to the university’s School of Architecture. The post McGill School of Architecture alumnus gifts school $12-mil appeared first on R…
  5. Developer patriarch Keith Beedie passes away

    Reminetwork.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 04:04 reminetwork.com
    The patriarch of the Beedie Development Group, Keith Beedie, died September 20 at the age of 91. He was widely recognized for his many contributions. The post Developer patriarch Keith Beedie passes away appeared first on…
  6. Enhancing patient experience

    Reminetwork.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 04:04 reminetwork.com
    The new Teck Acute Care Centre in B.C. will enhance patient experience with a healing environment that focuses on family-centred care. The post Enhancing patient experience appeared first on…
  7. WiredScore certification to launch in Canada

    Reminetwork.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 04:04 reminetwork.com
    Proponents and early adopters suggest the program can provide simplified credibility for landlords and simplified assurance for tenants via a formal third-party building assessment and an easily decipherable rating system that is tied to rigorous criteria. The post WiredScore certification to launch in Canada appeared first on…
  8. Construction begins on new Westjet hangar

    Reminetwork.com - Real Estate 10.07 / 04:04 reminetwork.com
    Construction has begun on Westjet's new $50 million hangar project at YYC Calgary International Airport. Completion is expected in spring 2019. The post Construction begins on new Westjet hangar appeared first on…