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This (incomprehensive) list will hopefully enlighten you about some aspects of living in Norway, Sweden and Finland. (And yes, I know that I've forgotten all about Denmark and Iceland, but I'm not that familiar with these countries, so I'm going to focus...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Maunu Suni | Monday, August 31, 2015
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One of the defining features of the post-Lehman cross-border capital flows has been the dominant role played by bond market investors. Whereas in the earlier periods, large commercial lenders were the primary overseas lenders, the onset of stricter regulations...
From: Urbanomics | By: Gulzar Natarajan | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The FAA has granted 1,300 permits that allow commercial firms to operate drones for everything from selling real estate to inspecting utility lines. But there's concern over some recent close calls.
From: NPR | By: Brian Naylor | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Law firm Sidley Austin LLP has added Vijay S. Sekhorn as a partner at its Southern California office. Sekhorn is joining the firm's M&A and private equity practices. Sekhorn is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, August 31, 2015
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If Remainder represented the abandonment of the pure and sacred self against the apparatus of a long held tradition of realism, then Satin Island seeks to reveal how such distinctions are ultimately meaningless
From: The Millions | By: Jared Pollen | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Jane McGinn has always had a sweet spot for ice cream. She loves it in and of itself, but her affection for the beat-the-heat summer treat is more than cream deep. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jane grew up on ice cream. You see, her grandmother married...
From: TV Squad | By: Nancy Ruhling | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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It's all but confirmed at this point that Apple's next iPhone (likely called the 6S) will have a new feature called Force Touch. It's a feature very well-known to Apple Watch owners. The idea is a pressure-sensitive screen that does different stuff...
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Johnston | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Unless Tim Cook wishes to be a full-time guest on CNBC’s Mad Money, it’s a safe bet that Apple will introduce new iPhones at it’s keynote event next week. As usual, there is no great shortage of rumors and posturing. The invitation to the event...
From: GigaOm | By: Brian S Hall | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Plenty of buildings still boast Donald Trump's name in Manhattan, where he became famous as a real estate developer. But he doesn't actually own most of them — and never has.
From: NPR | By: Janet Babin | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Plenty of buildings still boast Donald Trump's name in Manhattan, where he became famous as a real estate developer. But he doesn't actually own most of them and never has.
From: NPR | By: Janet Babin | Monday, August 31, 2015
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“The barriers to success for women in our profession are sometimes ourselves,” says the Vice-Chairman of PwC Singapore and the Markets Leader of PwC Asia Bin Hwee Quek. “We sometimes believe we cannot reach the pinnacle of our career. This is not...
From: Glass Hammer | By: Content Team | Monday, August 31, 2015
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A New York City real estate executive has been arraigned on drunken driving charges after a fatal car crash in the Hamptons.
From: Fox News | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Seeking some fresh produce direct from the farm this summer? The western suburbs offer a myriad of choices. Needham Farmers’ Market is open every Sunday noon to 4 PM through November 22, 2015. They are located in the parking lot … Continue reading...
From: Talk of our Towns | By: Jane Neilson | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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PORTSMOUTH Portsmouth forced out its general services director over his purchase of nearly $900,000 worth of mulching equipment, and city staff members still struggle to figure out what to do with it. But City Council members blame lack of oversight...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Jeb Bush's presidential campaign responded on Monday to Donald Trump's Instagram ad in which the real estate magnate and GOP frontrunner used a clip of Bush to suggest that he is not tough on crime.
From: Mediaite | By: Andrew Desiderio | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Catch yourself up on where Canada stands in an uncertain global economy The post Your essential reads on Canada’s economy appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Alaska has more than $50 billion of oil money in the bank. Why can’t it pay its bills?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Alana Semuels | Monday, August 31, 2015
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I had been evacuated in Houston when Hurricane Katrina hit and the levees broke. I watched CNN for days and cried for my city, New Orleans: seeing the dead bodies, watching people wading through the foul waters and hearing the screams for help from the...
From: Lemondrop | By: LaToya Cantrell | Monday, August 31, 2015
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There's a lot I'm not eating right now; I'm just not talking about it. For instance, I'm not eating woodland creatures of any kind. Squirrels, skunks and rabbits -- basically anything that appeared in Bambi is off my diet. Technically speaking, I'm woodland...
From: AOL Television | By: Ann marie Houghtailing | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Why no one wanted to see Zac Efron’s dark EDM movie
From: The Awl | By: Jia Tolentino | Monday, August 31, 2015
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You may have some questions about just how McDonald’s runs its franchising operations and why the company is the focus of so much attention with the NLRB’s Browning decision from last week. Of course, franchising can mean a lot of different things...
From: Lawyers Guns and Money | By: Erik Loomis | Monday, August 31, 2015
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I grew up what you might call "lowly Orthodox" meaning we kept the meat and dairy dishes separate but ate the fish sandwich at McDonald's. My mother, Harriet, had her own special brand of Jewish. I called it "Reader's Digest kosher." For those old enough...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Chef Rossi | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Mike Hauke opened a pizza and sub shop in Atlantic City in 2009, but only after he had failed in nine tries to rent the space to somebody else. He had bought the building three years earlier on the advice of his father, an accountant who considered distressed...
From: New Yorker | By: Nick Paumgarten | Monday, August 31, 2015
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The Carlyle Group has agreed to buy Blyth Inc. for $6 a share or $98 million. Robert B. Goergen, Blyth's Chairman of the Board, and Robert B. Goergen, Jr., Blyth's President and CEO, who beneficially own approximately 38 percent of Blyth's stock, are...
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Monday, August 31, 2015
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The REAL Reason China’s Economy Is Crashing China 2015 = U.S. 2008 We noted in 2009, in a piece titled “China 2009 = America 2001 = Rome 11 BC“: One of the top experts on China’s economy – [economics professor] Michael Pettis – has a very...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Washingtons Blog | Monday, August 31, 2015
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an innovator who reorganized state government to be more efficient. For others, he was forever stained by his conviction for selling the powers...
From: Business Insider | By: Brian Witte | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Filed under: ETFs, Personal Finance, Mutual Funds, Stock Markets, Investing Shutterstock"ETFs bring diversification to investors of all sizes as with a single share you can access entire markets." By Kyle Woodley Yes. The answer to the question is yes...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Consultancy says lifting of sanctions will bring more global firms into Dubai, creating demand for more homes and office space.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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My native language is Swedish. And I work as a webdeveloper. And at the moment I am working on a real estate website written in English. A word that describes the area inside a property. For this I think the word "Living Area" is best (but please correct...
From: English Stack Exchange | By: Johan Gudmundsson | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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More evidence it’s been a cool summer at the top of Orange County’s real estate heap: The mid-August sales pace in million-dollar neighborhoods ran 12 percent slower than a year earlier. CoreLogic home buying data for the 22 business days ending......
From: Orange County Register | By: JONATHAN LANSNER | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The European Industrial and Logistics market experienced record levels of investment in Q2 2015 with the total volume reaching €6.1 billion and more transactions taking place in Hungary in the first half of 2015 than in the past couple of years, according...
From: Budapest Business Journal | By: BBJ editor | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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So, as usual, we love Beijing, the weather's cooling (a bit), everyone's off, and the skies are blue. But this holiday, well...it's a bit different than average autumn occasion. A bit less festive, perhaps? Sounds like a good one to get away for a few...
From: The Beijinger | By: Steven Schwankert | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Real estate developer Donald Trump has largely dominated the Republican primary polls throughout the summer, his numbers surging on the strength of his forceful personality and his strong performance in the debates. However, a new Iowa poll has Trump...
From: EveryJoe | By: Mark Edward | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Filed under: Real Estate, Consumer Goods, Drug Companies, Dividend Stocks, Investing Getty Images By Anne Kates Smith What's not to like about dividends? Income-seeking investors have flocked to them in recent years as interest rates have plunged. So...
From: Daily Finance | By: Kiplinger | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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An Allston apartment building remained closed yesterday as the city formally served the property managers with 60-plus building and sanitary code violations — including 15 emergency violations required to be fixed within 24 hours, before the city will...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Donna Goodison | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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There's an exhaustive supply of advice out there about how to use LinkedIn for your job search. But what about other online tools for landing a job you love? As a professional career coach, I am always on the lookout for innovative approaches that make...
From: Urlesque | By: Suzanne Grossman | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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A large part of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s stance on immigration involves building a wall along the southern U.S. border — a wall the real estate tycoon insists will be paid for by Mexico. But not so fast says GOP rival Jeb...
From: Free Republic | By: bizpacreview.com | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Real estate magnate Trump has spent weeks dominating the Republican field, and has emerged as a credible White House candidate for many voters in Iowa, the first crucible of the 2016 nominating contest. But with Carson’s stellar showing in a series...
From: Free Republic | By: businessinsider.com | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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GUEST: Business users shift multiple times a day between computers and mobile devices, so it’s not surprising that the winning business applications have figured out how to seamlessly blend the experiences by relying on persistent underlying data living...
From: VentureBeat | By: Alison Wagonfeld, Emergence Capital | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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China lowered the down payment for those who use their housing provident funds to buy a second home, signaling its intention to prop up the property market in a time of battered confidence.
From: China.org.cn | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Out on Eastern Long Island, real food and real estate rule, somebody who knows recently told me. This wisdom was proven at a special dinner at the Pollock-Krasner House on the waterfront Springs site where the artist couple lived, and at Guild Hall's...
From: AOL Television | By: Regina Weinreich | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Real estate mogul Donald Trump has broadened his lead over his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, a new poll shows, as more Republican voters begin to see the bombastic billionaire in a favorable light. The Morning Consult survey shows...
From: Free Republic | By: Morning Consult | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The owner of Palo Alto, Calif.’s only trailer park has rejected a bid to buy the land using mostly city and county money, dealing a blow to a pocket of diversity in Silicon Valley....
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Christina Passariello | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Ross Ulbricht, the convicted mastermind behind Silk Road, the world’s largest online narcotics emporium, won't be the only person nabbed because of his or her involvement with the site. Former US Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges pleaded guilty Monday...
From: Business Insider | By: Harrison Jacobs | Monday, August 31, 2015
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The real estate mogul solidified his lead and dominated the race in August.
From: The Hill | By: Jonathan Easley | Monday, August 31, 2015
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NEW YORK – While Donald Trump famously complained for weeks about tough questions from Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly at the Aug. 6 Republican debate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul leveled his own charge of mistreatment Monday. In an interview on Boston...
From: That's Fit | By: Michael Calderone | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Two writers meeting at a café, both having won a literary award this year for unpublished work, one of us for her stories, the other for her memoir. We got together because each recognized the other as a writer to reckon with. Two women, we discovered,...
From: AOL Television | By: Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. | Monday, August 31, 2015
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When it comes to some of the most luxurious real estate in Las Vegas, you need to look up … way up. That's where lofty penthouses are found.
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Those navigating the New York City market now have fewer hoops to jump through when searching for a real estate professional, thanks to The Real Deal‘s newly-launched database. Powered by commercial mortgage brokerage Eastern Union, The Real Deal‘s...
From: The Real Deal | By: Kerry Barger | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Unless WWE SmackDown stops feeling like Raw-lite, it won't matter what day or what network the show is on. It will continue to draw underwhelming ratings. SmackDown doesn't feel must-watch because it isn't. A fan can just choose to only watch Raw and...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Ryan Dilbert | Monday, August 31, 2015
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