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Outerwall hikes prices for movie, video game rentals

Outerwall hikes prices for movie, video game rentals

(Reuters) – Outerwall Inc hiked prices for renting movies and video games at its Redbox kiosks to help fund improvements in its business as streaming sites reduce demand for DVDs. Reuters: U.S.

November 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ryanair hikes profit forecast on winter bookings

Ryanair hikes profit forecast on winter bookings

Ryanair hiked its profit forecast on better-than-expected winter bookings and said it would cut fares by up to 10 percent in the spring. Europe Top News and Analysis

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Why rate hikes are good news for stocks

Why rate hikes are good news for stocks

It’s no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors. The Fed’s unprecedented economic stimulus has in large part driven a surge in stock prices since 2009. The central … Economy, Government & Policy News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

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Fitch hikes Ireland’s credit rating

Fitch hikes Ireland’s credit rating

Rating agency Fitch on Friday revised Ireland's sovereign credit rating up a notch to 'A-', citing an "employment-led recovery" with a healthier banking system. Fitch is the second of the big three agencies to pull Ireland's rating up from 'BBB+' to 'A-' and thus higher into investment grade territory. Debt-plagued Ireland became the first of […]

August 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fed Minutes Suggest Rate Hikes Nowhere in Sight

Fed Minutes Suggest Rate Hikes Nowhere in Sight

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — If you’re waiting for higher interest rates, the Fed has a message: Pull up a comfortable chair, ’cause you’ll be waiting.The central bank thinks the economy is now rebounding from the cold winter — but it thinks low rates are still a crucial part of the recipe and some parts of […]

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Bank of England’s Bean says may be case for earlier rate hikes: BBC

Bank of England’s Bean says may be case for earlier rate hikes: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England’s plan to increase interest rates only gradually may mean it should move earlier than would otherwise be the case, a top policymaker at the central bank said. Reuters: Economic News

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AP IMPACT: Flood insurance hikes still a peril

AP IMPACT: Flood insurance hikes still a peril

This small, central Pennsylvania river town doesn’t have beach homes or boardwalks, but it shares more than a name with the famous stretch of New Jersey coastline 250 miles to the east. Both are among … Economy, Government & Policy News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

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India unexpectedly hikes rates, shares tumble

India unexpectedly hikes rates, shares tumble

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) took the markets by surprise, raising its key lending rate by 25 basis points to 7.50 percent on Friday. Asia Top News and Analysis

September 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
France’s Moscovici says ‘non’ to tax hikes

France’s Moscovici says ‘non’ to tax hikes

When is a socialist not a socialist? Perhaps when he advocates cutting public spending rather than raising taxes — as French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici has done. Europe Top News and Analysis

September 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bahrain hikes public spending in an attempt to quell unrest

Bahrain hikes public spending in an attempt to quell unrest

Bahrain is spending beyond its means to tackle continued political unrest. The tiny island kingdom’s state spending is expected to jump 11% this year to 3.62 billion dinars ($ 9.6 billion), including 174.2 … Commodities News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

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