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PBS and CBS dominated the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards on Tuesday night at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, with PBS winning 11 awards and CBS taking 10. ABC was a distant third with three Emmys, while BBC World...
From: The Wrap | By: Steve Pond | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Filed under: Life Stage Lessons Joe Belanger/Alamy Every one of us has had "aha! moments." Epiphanies. Days when we reach a crossroads and realize that we have to make some changes. For the next two months, we're sharing moments like those in our Life...
From: Daily Finance | By: Nick Clements | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The Stream Belmont is a 6-story, 70-unit apartment building in Seattle's Capital Hill neighborhood with close proximity to tons of shops, restaurants and transit. In fact, the building is so well situated it boasts a walkability score of 98 according...
From: Inhabitat | By: Bridgette Meinhold | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock indices finished Tuesday with a fizzle on quarter-end squaring and profit-taking as the S&P 500 atook a dive for the month. For the quarter though, all three major benchmarks closed outahigher. a The S&P managed...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrea Tse | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (TheStreet) – eBay ainvestors heavily bid up the stock, after the company announced it would spin off its payment processing arm PayPal. In addition, the online auction giant also announced its embattled CEO John Donahoe would step down...
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Carlyle has closed about $571 million for its fourth CLO fund of this year. This CLO will invest mostly in senior secured bank loans. Wells Fargo arranged the CLO.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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New York City officials will publicly post the names of landlords found to have harassed tenants, hoping the public shaming will be a deterrent....
From: New York Times | By: MIREYA NAVARRO | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A mixed-use commercial and residential project is rising near the train station in Wyandanch, N.Y., with leaders hoping it will revive the community....
From: New York Times | By: C. J. HUGHES | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Mr. Meyers is the managing principal of Houlihan Lawrence, a family-owned residential real estate brokerage firm....
From: New York Times | By: VIVIAN MARINO | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is one of the last remaining old time hockey rinks. But this will be the last year that the New York Islanders play there. The old barn has long been slated for replacement. It is an old building that requires expensive...
From: New Geography | By: Steve Lafleur | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks were fallingaback nearasession lows Tuesday afternoon as investors squared positions and took profits in uneasy market conditions marked by choppy trading.a a The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.21% in the...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrea Tse | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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My background is chiefly Facilities Management/Procurement/Commercial Real Estate, however, I completed my Business degree last year as a mature student of 32. It is only recently (through exhaustive introspection after being made redundant 4 months...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: emma33UK | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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As the decline in newspaper sales continues to affect media companies, they are beginning to seek new streams of revenue through online platforms. News Corp has made an aggressive move to online platforms to combat the sliding revenue from the newspaper...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Andre Poyser | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Its leaders may think they have little to lose by cracking down on protesters. They're wrong....
From: The Atlantic | By: Gwynn Guilford | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock markets were sliding back Tuesday morning as investors contemplated a dip in a consumer confidence gauge and questionedawhether the economic backdropahas been strong enough to fuel corporate earnings results.a The Dow...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrea Tse | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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News Corp. has signed a nearly billion-dollar deal to buy control of the parent company of realtor.com, an online marketplace for real estate.
From: CNN | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEW YORK: Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc, the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about US$950 million to expand its digital marketing business as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles.
From: The Star Malaysia | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Savanna has closed on a deal that will see the firm pay $24.7 million to acquire and redevelop a West Chelsea art gallery site owned by the Silvermintz family, The Real Deal has learned. But construction on the project will likely be delayed by an ongoing...
From: The Real Deal | By: Mark Maurer | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Many central banks held interest rates steady in the third quarter, but a few made moves worth noting. The European Central bank and the central banks of Israel, South Korea and Turkey cut interest rates. New Zealand and South Africa raised rates. Central...
From: Wall Street Journal | By: WSJ Staff | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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News Corp., the publishing company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, agreed Tuesday to buy San Jose’s Move Inc., an operator of real estate listings websites, for $950million in cash, as the newspaper publisher continues to branch out into new businesses....
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: New York Times | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The deal, for $950 million in cash, is the latest, and largest, by Rupert Murdoch's publishing arm as it seeks to add operations that stretch beyond newspapers.
From: New York Times | By: Michael J. de la Merced and Emily Steel | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Copenhagen’s Communions are inextricably tangled up with the Danish scene that spawned bands like Iceage, Lower, Vår, and Lust For Youth: Communions share a rehearsal space with the former two bands (among others), and they have released music on...
From: Stereogum | By: Stereogum | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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CEOs and corporate financiers revel in the power of the deal. One company, Vail Resorts, is taking the idea to extremes. By acquiring clusters of snowy U.S. retreats in different climates and selling “Epic” season passes, it is trying to smooth bumps...
From: Reuters | By: Rob Cox | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Oh, Mr. Friedrich, give me a break! The Nevada Supreme Court got it right! It blows my mind that a Common-Interest Communities and Condominium Hotels commissioner whose seat is earmarked for a homeowner representative would call this ruling “a potential...
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Move shares are up 37.6% to $21.04 on Tuesday after News Corp. apurchasedathe online real estate company for $950 million in cash. News Corp. paid a hefty premium for the site as the company reported 2013 revenue of $227 million,...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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It was eagle-eyed informant Lucy Spillerguts who snitched that Kyle MacLachlan and his 10-time Emmy-nominated “Project Runway” exec producer wife Desiree Gruber have their Hollywood Hills house listed for lease as a fully furnished rental at $20,000...
From: Variety | By: Mark David | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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It's okay if you want to panic a little. There was always the hope, however slim, that the Red Sox would convince Jon Lester to return to Boston this winter as a free agent. If that hope existed at all, it's even slimmer now, as the current A's pitcher...
From: Over the Monster | By: Marc Normandin | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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After the housing market tanked, real estate investors began snapping up foreclosures at bargain prices, betting they could rent them for a tidy profit and sell them when the market recovered. But not David Lichtenstein, 53. He went after the land, convinced...
From: Washington Post | By: Dina ElBoghdady | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Protesters Set Deadline MoreMorning Must Reads: September 29Morning Must Reads: September 26Grim Find: Real Estate Agent's Body Discovered in Shallow Grave NBC NewsCollision Course: 'Umbrella Revolution' Protesters Defiant NBC News145 Years and Counting:...
From: Time | By: Andrew Katz | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Is there still a chance Jon Lester signs with the Red Sox in the offseason? If you follow the local real estate listings, the answer is probably no.
From: Boston Globe | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The amount of money taken from struggling homeowners through a North Palm Beach-based foreclosure rescue operation may be double the original $5 million estimate, according to court documents filed last week. The Hoffman Law Group, which was shut down...
From: Palm Beach Post | By: Kimberly Miller | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Tuesday's Mad Money on CNBC: RCL data by YCharts Royal Caribbean...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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By Scott Crowe:Scott Crowe is the Global Portfolio Manager for the Resource Real Estate Global Opportunities Fund and the Resource Real Estate Diversified Income Fund. Previously, Mr. Crowe was the lead Global Portfolio Manager for Cohen & Steers,...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Scott Crowe | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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By Stone Fox Capital:The news of the day on Tuesday sent Zillow (NASDAQ:Z) down to lows not seen in a couple of months. The stock that originally popped to $165 on the news of the deal to buy Trulia (NYSE:TRLA) hit a low of $112 yesterday. The online...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Stone Fox Capital | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Michael J. Dyer, managing director of BMO Private Bank in West Palm Beach, has put together a list of questions for anyone considering buying a vacation home. Depending on the answers, a vacation home could become a treasured family asset, or a terrible...
From: Palm Beach Post | By: Kimberly Miller | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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News Corp has plans to be the biggest online real estate player in the massive US housing market with a $1b takeover of Move Inc.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Beijing (AFP) - China's former richest man Wang Jianlin once bet Alibaba founder Jack Ma 100 million yuan ($16.3 million) that online purchases in the country would not eclipse bricks-and-mortar buys in the next decade.But while Wang says he laid the...
From: Business Insider | By: Julien Girault | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The prevailing wisdom on real estate investment trusts (REITs) is that they’ll be doomed once interest rates start to rise. Because of the way REITs are structured for tax purposes they have to pay out at least 90% of their taxable income in the form...
From: The Pragmatic Capitalist | By: Ben Carlson | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The winners are in for the First Annual Expat Life Awards (ELA) are in. You read correctly: there are now awards for the best of the best of expatriate services in Beijing. Announced this past Sunday, these handsomely included several categories for...
From: The Beijinger | By: thebeijinger | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The bankruptcy auction of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel is continuing to weigh bids, and did not adjourn until next week as one participant said it would.Late Tuesday night, the attorney for Florida developer Glenn...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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by Robin DanceWhen I think about my Top Ten Least Favorite Things To Do, moving would make the list somewhere between “colonoscopy” and “ironing.” If ever there was motivator for simple living, it’s the act of packing up ALL of your things...
From: Simple Mom | By: Robin Dance | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Chinese home buyers will face lower down payments on second homes as banks and regulators look to boost the sagging property market.
From: China.org.cn | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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On September 4, ECB President pulled out a financial bazooka including a pledge to build up the ECB's balance sheet by another €1 trillion.Draghi confirmed the asset purchases would "include the real estate, the RMBS, real estate ABS. It would also...
From: Global Economic Trend Analysis | By: Mike Mish Shedlock | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A newly proposed "pied-à-terre tax" in New York City would apply to luxury homes owned by people who don’t actually live in the city....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles star Josh Altman has been sharing his real-estate journey on the show for a couple of years and fans have come to either love him or hate him. He is very aggressive in his tactics and Altman will do just about anything...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Mary Jane | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEWARK, N.J. — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations....
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Welcome to the latest installment of Billionaire Musical Chairs. This week's round was a doozy. Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg zoomed past billionaire Larry Page, as billionaires-in-training watched the net worth from the sidelines. The real action, however,...
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Startup employees these days enjoy some of the sweetest perks, from free massages and yoga classes to helicopter rides and even four-week shutdowns. 42Floors, a San Francisco-based real estate startup, is taking it up a notch with a job offer that includes...
From: Business Insider | By: Eugene Kim | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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