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Australia-Interest-Rate-090214.jpg Policymakers of Reserve Bank of Australia decided to maintain its record low interest rate once again as they continue to assess that the most prudent course is a period of stability in interest rates. The monetary policy board retained the cash rate at 2.50 percent. The rate has been at the current level since August 2013.
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BiliCam, a new smartphone app, allows users to detect jaundice in newborn babies by simply snapping a picture. The disorder, often difficult to detect in newborns, is caused by insufficient elimination of the chemical bilirubin in the baby's system. Babies who do not sufficiently expel the chemical can often appear yellow; however, the discoloration isn't always apparent to the naked eye.
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Following the long, holiday weekend, stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 15 points.
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Discount retailer Dollar General Corp. (DG) Tuesday said it has sent a sweetened acquisition proposal to the Board of Directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO). Further, the company increased the number of stores it is willing to divest if ordered by the Federal Trade Commission, and agreed to pay a $500 million reverse break-up fee to Family Dollar relating to antitrust matters.
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Falls are common in people with multiple sclerosis, and roughly half of these falls are said to result in an injury requiring medical attention. New research now suggests a promising tool to help people with multiple sclerosis reduce their risk of accidental falls. Guess what!
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With both "As Above, So Below" and "The November Man" struggling mightily to find an audience, "Guardians of the Galaxy" had yet another big weekend, topping charts for the third time in five weeks and propelling it past "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" to be the top domestic draw of the year.
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Greece's manufacturing activity expanded in August, after declining in the previous month, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. Seasonally adjusted Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 50.1 in August from 48.7 in July. This marked the highest reading in three...
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