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3 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News agency spending to buoy two key businesses

Newport News ' economic development arm plans to spend some funds with an airline and on a miniature golf course to lend a helping hand to two major players in the Peninsula economy - but in neither case is the idea simply to have some fun.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, APAC, Inc

7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Is Betting $1 Billion on This Man

USG is one of the largest manufacturers of drywall and other various construction materials in the country, and holds either the first or second market position in all of the core businesses in which it operates.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, USG Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Business Wire, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services

11 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

No Impact On The Inn At Harbor Shores From Lamar Closure

The construction industry in West Michigan took a hit this week with the sudden closure of Lamar Construction of Hudsonville.

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Related Topix: Hudsonville, MI

15 hrs ago | BlogTO

The 10 longest running live music residencies in Toronto

Toronto's longest running live music residencies seem at odds with an age of SnapChat and one day pop-up shops, but it's nice to know some things hang around for longer than a millisecond.

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Related Topix: Wine, Retail, Grossman's, Music, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Forbes.com

Nasdaq 100 Movers: FAST, AMZN

In early trading on Friday, shares of Amazon.com topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 4.2%.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Retail, Fastenal, Financial Markets

The Age

Boral's Kane not one to lose a fight

Australians like to think of themselves as direct, no nonsense - and plain speaking.

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Related Topix: USG Corporation

Business Journal

Local construction forecast looking up

The region's construction firms are growing more optimistic. That's according to the new Commercial Contractors Condition Index from the Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania, a quarterly survey of the region's construction industry.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Construction course set to inspire city's teenagers

Pupils from King Ecgbert School in Dore and from Rotherham's Aston Academy are to go on a Design Engineer Construct course put together with the help of Arup, Topcon and Amey.

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Business Journal

Meritage Homes buys Legendary Communities for $130M

Scottsdale-based Meritage Homes Corp. is buying an Atlanta home builder for $130 million.

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Related Topix: Meritage Corporation, South Carolina

The Age

CFMEU is lawless: construction boss

The CFMEU is a "lawless organisation" trying to impose its own business model on the construction industry, the head of a building giant says.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The enterprise was renamed to better reflect the growing depth and br... )--FBL Financial Group, Inc. will announce its second quarter 2014 earnings after the close of the market on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: FBL Financial Group, Insurance, Meritage Corporation, Innovo Group, Apparel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Willis Appoints Regional Construction Industry Leader for Middle East

Late last year Willis announced the creation of five new industry groups - Construction, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Transportation and Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

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Related Topix: Willis Group Holdings, Insurance

The Motley Fool

Can Caterpillar Inc. Defy Cyclical Downturns and Protect Its Dividend?

Warren Buffet said, "Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless."

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Related Topix: Caterpillar, Manufacturing, Insurance, 9

Fine Homebuilding

Construction Industry Fatalities Increase

Construction industry fatalities increased in 2012 to a rate of 9.9 per 100,000 workers, more than 8% greater than a year earlier, according to an AFL-CIO report.

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Related Topix: OSHA

Forbes.com

Nasdaq 100 Movers: TSCO, COST

In early trading on Thursday, shares of Costco Wholesale topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 0.4%.

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Related Topix: Retail, Costco Wholesale, Tractor Supply, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

Why Tractor Supply (TSCO) Stock Is Down On Thursday Morning

For the 2014 second quarter, the retail farm and ranch store operator reported an 8.8% sales growth to $1.58 billion, over the prior year's second quarter.

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Related Topix: Tractor Supply, Retail, Financial Markets

USA Today

Retail stocks that are avoiding the 'funk'

A: Consumers are in a spending "funk," according to retailer Container Store, which gave a disappointing outlook this week.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Foot Locker, Retail, Apparel, Signet Jewelers, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Forbes.com

Wednesday 7/9 Insider Buying Report: DY

Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money.

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Related Topix: Dycom Industries, Telecom, Financial Markets

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Deadline

Syfy Orders 'The Magicians' Pilot Based On Lev Grossman Fantasy Books

EXCLUSIVE: Syfy has greenlighted a pilot for The Magicians , an adaptation of Lev Grossman 's best-selling fantasy book trilogy.

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Related Topix: Grossman's, Retail

The Age

need2know: Stocks set to open higher

Local shares are set to edge higher as the latest Fed meeting minutes reassured investors of the central bank's plan to steadily ease back its easy money policy.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Global Integrity, Centex

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