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Genies, vampires and fan fiction give Wattpad a lead against Amazon

Wattpad Technology Inc. has become the world's biggest online story-sharing community, with 40 million people a month reading and writing stories about lamp-dwelling genies, vampire wives and dreamy trysts with boy bands.<p>Now the Toronto startup, backed by investors including OMERS Ventures, is …

Casper is making mattress shopping a friendly experience—and it’s paying off

If you’ve ever experienced shopping for a mattress in the US, you’ll empathize with Casper‘s lament.<p>“Buying a mattress is just like buying a used car,” observes Casper co-founder and head of product design, Jeff Chapin. “We’re not interested in the quick sale, we want to change the whole …

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'Corinthian 15' Student Debt Strike Picks Up Congressional Endorsement

Former for-profit college students who publicly announced a "debt strike" have gained a prominent endorsement from an influential member of Congress.<p>Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said Tuesday she supports the 15 former students who declared last week they won't make payments on their federal …

ITV profits rise after 'strong performance'

<b>Commercial broadcaster ITV, home of Downton Abbey, has reported a big rise in profits for 2014.</b><p>Pre-tax profits - including exceptional items - rose 39% to £605m for the year to 31 December.<p>"ITV delivered another strong performances in 2014," said chief executive Adam Crozier. "All parts of the …

Downton Abbey

Turkey's lira falls to record low on rate-cut talk

ISTANBUL--Turkey's currency the lira slumped to a record low against the dollar on Wednesday as political pressure on the central bank and …

Indian Stocks Bounce On 25 Bps Repo Rate Cut

An interesting little story out of India: those companies largely exposed to interest rates have bounced on the stock market this morning as the Reserve Bank of India has announced a 25 basis points cut in the repo rate from 7.75% to 7.5%. The rally is up to 8% in certain specifically financially …

Stock Markets

5 stunners from the Geneva car show

GENEVA (AP) — Forget driverless cars, electric power or even green technology. There is no doubt what visitors are coming to see at the glamorous …

Auto Shows

5 Ways You're Accidentally Wrecking Your Credit

Certain actions, like closing a high-fee credit card, might seem financially savvy. But there could be consequences for your credit.<p>It’s one thing to …

Germany says third Greek aid package not on Eurogroup agenda | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers have no plans to discuss a possible third rescue package for Greece when they meet on Monday, a German finance ministry spokesman said on Wednesday after a Spanish minister revived the possibility of more aid for Athens.<p>Greek national flags are …

Europe

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U.K. Wins Court Case With ECB on Euro Clearing

ECB policy requiring U.K. companies managing financial trades in euros to relocate to the eurozone will be annulled<p>By<p>Viktoria Dendrinou<p>Viktoria Dendrinou<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@v_dendrinou<p>viktoria.dendrinou@wsj.com<p>BRUSSELS—Europe’s second-highest court annulled a policy by the European …

European Central Bank

Reserve Bank of India cuts rates in yet another surprise

Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan clearly loves surprises.<p>The Indian central bank chief unexpectedly cut key lending rates yet again on Wednesday, just days after the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a new budget.<p>The central bank was not scheduled to issue a rate …

India

Departing Standard Chartered CEO waives bonus after disastrous 2014

Peter Sands, the outgoing chief executive of Standard Chartered, is waiving a a multimillion pound bonus to demonstrate leadership after overseeing a 30% fall in profits and embarking on further cost-cutting measures.<p>Sands, who is being replaced by veteran investment banker Bill Winters in June, …

Investing

Areva nuclear group announces 4.8 bn euro loss

French nuclear group Areva confirmed record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to project delays © AFP Charly Triballeau<p>Paris (AFP) - French nuclear group Areva on Wednesday confirmed record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 …