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Continental Resources Is Set To Take Back Its Crown And To Double Its Reserves

By David White: It used to be that Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLR) was the biggest producer in the Bakken. Not long ago Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) decided to buy out Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:KOG). This buyout is expected … Continue reading

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As giant U.S. IPO nears, Alibaba’s China e-commerce crown slips

By Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) – (This story corrects paragraph one of March 17 story to reflect Ma’s apartment had more than one room) Alibaba’s dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by … Continue reading

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Götze helps crown a reinvented Germany

This was a surprisingly entertaining game, to cap a surprisingly entertaining tournament Asia homepage

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Miss Delaware loses crown for being a few months too old

(Reuters) – A beauty contest winner, stripped of her crown as Miss Delaware due to age, said on Friday she had done nothing wrong and wants to be allowed to compete in the Miss America pageant even though she will … Continue reading

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Contenders jostle for Bond King’s crown

Bill Gross has outright bet on rising 30-year Treasury yields, but this year long-term rates have slid and those 30-year bonds have soared in price Asia homepage

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As giant U.S. IPO nears, Alibaba’s China e-commerce crown slips

By Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Alibaba's dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in a one-room apartment 15 years ago lines up a U.S. initial public offering that could … Continue reading

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Kate Spade & Company: The Crown Jewel Begins To Shine, For Investors And Bidders

By Helix Investment Research: Shares of Kate Spade & Company (KATE), formerly known as Fifth & Pacific and Liz Claiborne, have delivered solid returns for investors over the past year, returning almost 96% as investors applauded stellar results at kate … Continue reading

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Facebook looks to nab Twitter’s ‘second screen’ crown in Super Bowl

By Alexei Oreskovic and Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – More than 100 million people will be glued to their TV screens on Sunday, when the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in America's premier sporting contest, the Super … Continue reading

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‘Hobbit’ blasts past newcomers to claim third box office crown

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the special-effects-laden tale that pits dwarfs against a dragon, blasted to its third consecutive box office title, collecting $ 29.9 million over the post-Christmas weekend to beat newcomers “The … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Jackson regained the title of the highest-earning dead celebrity in the past year, easily surpassing Elvis Presley and cartoonist Charles Schulz, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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