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Exclusive: Japan's regional banks face stress test for ultra-low rates | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s financial regulator is running stress tests to see if too much cash in the system is stifling smaller banks’ ability to earn, unlike regulatory tests elsewhere that have been designed to see whether lenders had enough capital to cope with financial shocks.<p>A man using his …

Uber's Pressing For India Comeback Via Social Media Campaign

As it prepares to make a return to the Indian roads, beleaguered car hire app Uber has mounted a social media campaign seeking public support for its reappearance.<p>Ahead of a crucial meeting with the transport authorities in Delhi where the rules governing taxi aggregators are expected to be …

Email Marketing Should Remain Top Priority for Small Business Owners

With so many online avenues to consider when it comes to promoting your business online, email is often left in the dust. Social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn often top conversations when it comes to identifying best practices for gaining online visibility. Yet email – as old fashioned …

Why Your Email Sign-Off Is More Important Than You Think | Inc.com

About a year ago, I read a very interesting article by Matthew Malady, about his hatred for (and subsequent revolt against) email sign-offs.<p>Malady argued that these "ridiculous variations" are useless--even harmful--because they waste valuable time.<p>I've thought a lot about Malady's comments over …

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Algeria calls for OPEC to cut production

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's oil minister on Sunday called on OPEC to cut production and raise the price of oil, which has plunged dramatically …

Gap between rich, poor schools doubled in 4 years

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The gap between what wealthy districts and poor districts spend to educate children has widened dramatically in the four years …

Volkswagen's Audi to step up investments in 2015-19 on models, plants

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) flagship Audi division is to increase spending on new models, plants and technology through 2019 to push its goal of surpassing German rival BMW as the world’s largest luxury-car manufacturer.<p>An Audi TT Sportback Concept car is displayed on media day at …

German Central Bank President: The Situation In Europe Isn't As Bad As People Think

In an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Jens Weidmann, a member of the European Central Bank's Governing Council, also reiterated his opposition to ECB plans to buy sovereign bonds.<p>The ECB is watching carefully how a recent drop in oil prices will affect euro zone …

Farmers brace for labor shortage under new policy

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California — the nation's leading grower of fruits, vegetables and nuts — fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.<p>Thousands of the state's …

7 wacky mansions for sale

Slide 1 of 8<p>For anyone who’s ever dreamed of living the life of a storybook pirate—and has millions of dollars to spare—take a look at this home on …

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Oil's Heading For $40, For Shale Oil Is A Free Market And Opec's A Cartel

Sometimes you just need someone to point out to you something that should be obvious. And once it is pointed out it is obvious: so it is for me with this point being made over at Bloomberg. That the shale oil producers (and we can lump in the condensates from gas production, tar sands and so on as …