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Dollar on defensive, Asia stocks subdued amid U.S. trade unease | Reuters

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SYDNEY The dollar was under pressure in Asia on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump’s focus on trade protectionism fueled suspicions his administration might seek a competitive advantage through a weaker currency. The talk of trade wars favored safe-haven Treasuries and the Japanese yen while leaving equities mixed. MSCI’s broadest ...

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Call it Nuveen now: TIAA renames its asset management unit

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TIAA is one of the oldest names in the retirement industry, founded by industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1918. But it is stepping away from that history in one part of its business as it seeks more money from outside investors. TIAA’s asset-management unit Monday renamed itself Nuveen, taking the brand of a ...

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Latitude Consolidated has big plans for the Mt Ida gold belt

The drilling follows up strong results achieved in the maiden drill program recently completed at three prospects at the Quinn’s and Mt Ida South Project areas. Latitude’s 312 square kilometre tenement package comprises the 100% owned Quinn’s and Mt Ida South gold projects and 80% of the Mt ...

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Samsung Electronics profit powered by memory chips

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Samsung Electronics reported its best quarterly profit in more than three years as strong sales of memory chips and display panels helped the South Korean company bounce back from the costly Galaxy Note 7 smartphone debacle. The world’s largest maker of smartphones and memory chips said on Tuesday that operating ...

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Samsung Electronics profit powered by memory chips

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Samsung Electronics reported its best quarterly profit in more than three years as strong sales of memory chips and display panels helped the South Korean company bounce back from the costly Galaxy Note 7 smartphone debacle. The world’s largest maker of smartphones and memory chips said on Tuesday that operating ...

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Amazon subpoenaed by textbook publishers over counterfeit sales

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Three of the world’s largest textbook publishers have subpoenaed Amazon to reveal the names and financial accounts of online vendors who allegedly sell counterfeit books at “too good to be true” prices. Pearson Education, Cengage Learning and McGraw Hill Education are suing 100 unnamed Amazon marketplace sellers for copyright infringement. ...

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Canada has ‘very special status,’ not a NAFTA target: Trump adviser | Reuters

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By David Ljunggren | CALGARY, Alberta CALGARY, Alberta Canada has a “very special status” and is unlikely to be hit hard by changes the United States wants to make to the NAFTA trade accord, the head of a business advisory council to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday. Stephen ...

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