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Bursa Malaysia to trend upwards next week

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia is expected to trend higher next week prompted by the ringgit’s strength and upswing in global crude oil prices, an economist said. Affin Hwang Investment Bank Vice-President and Retail Research Head Datuk Dr Nazri Khan Adam … Continue reading

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Fed reaction to data barrage is focus for stocks

A street sign is seen in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in New York, February 10, 2009. Reuters/Eric Thayer Data on inflation and employment, two of the economic indicators most important to a “data-dependent” U.S. … Continue reading

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How four words rewrote Bayer-Monsanto deal script

A Monsanto logo is pictured in the company headquarters in Morges, Switzerland, May 25, 2016. Reuters/Denis Balibouse “There is nothing there.” Monsanto Co (MON.N) President Brett Begemann uttered those words last week to a small group of investors and a … Continue reading

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This crazy cyberpunk dystopian arcade is right out of Blade Runner

There once was a place where people metered out their days in a desolate, cyberpunk dystopia. Inside the walled city of Kowloon in Hong Kong, buildings lied on top of one another, and alleyways were spaces cut between homes and underneath drainage systems. … Continue reading

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N.J. Governor Christie signs Atlantic City rescue package into law

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reacts to a question during a news conference after announcing the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had resigned, a day after an internal investigation cleared Christie in the ”Bridgegate” … Continue reading

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Wall Street puts finishing touch on best week since March

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., May 25, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid Wall Street rose on Friday and capped off its strongest week since March after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair … Continue reading

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Identity of the two mysterious guys from Street Fighter II intro revealed

For over 25 years, fans of Street Fighter II have wondered who the two guys in the game’s original intro were. A lot of theories have been tossed around, but it was all speculation at best. After all of this … Continue reading

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Yellen says Fed rate hike likely appropriate in coming months

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a press conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington March 16, 2016. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates “in the coming months” if … Continue reading

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Sumner Redstone to put shareholders first in deciding fate of board, CEO

FILE PHOTO: Sumner Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corp. and Viacom, arrives at the premiere of ‘The Guilt Trip’ in Los Angeles December 11, 2012. Reuters/Fred Prouser/File Photo A spokesman for Sumner Redstone wrote in an emailed statement on Friday … Continue reading

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The best second string Looney Tunes characters

Call it Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies, or any other damn thing: I love Bugs, Daffy, Porky, and all the rest. Thing is, while watching these things over and over again growing up, I wasn’t just exposed to the varsity squad … Continue reading

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