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It is expectations of higher or lower interest rates that dictate the respective fates of the currencies tied to them. "The RBA will be patient in its approach to policy normalisation", said Su-Lin Ong, head of Australian economic and fixed-income strategy at Royal Bank of Canada.
  • Italy Faces Political Paralysis After Populist Shock

    Italy Faces Political Paralysis After Populist Shock

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    With no faction winning a clear majority and a hung Parliament expected, the results confirmed that negotiations to form a new government that can win a confidence vote will be long and fraught. Between the League and the 5-Stars, the partial results showed that the two parties with the most Eurosceptic platforms together topped the 50 percent needed to rule Italy .
  • Pizza Hut's new March Madness shoe orders pizza, pauses play

    Pizza Hut's new March Madness shoe orders pizza, pauses play

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    Pizza Hut created a marketing stunt of specialized sneakers past year that could order a pizza (Pizza Hut only, of course) with a press of a large button on top. Pie Tops II not only allow wearers to order pizza from the shoe, they now come with a brand new design, colors (red and wheat) and tech functionality - the ability to also pause the game.
  • Antetokounmpo, Bledsoe power Bucks past Sixers to snap four-game skid

    Antetokounmpo, Bledsoe power Bucks past Sixers to snap four-game skid

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    Monday will also mark the Pacers debut for veteran forward Trevor Booker , who signed with IN late on Saturday night. Cleveland have lost three of their last four games. The visitors led by 20 in the first quarter and 19 in the second-half before Milwaukee's late surge, which included a 21-0 run to close out the third quarter.
  • Carranza resigning as HISD Superintendent

    Carranza resigning as HISD Superintendent

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    Carranza came to Houston in August 2016 from leading the San Francisco schools, after a long career in teaching and as an administrator. When does he begin work in New York City? Richard is the right person to lead our school system forward as we build on the progress we've made over the past four years and make our vision of equity and excellence for every child a reality.
  • United Puts Brakes On Lottery Bonus Plan

    United Puts Brakes On Lottery Bonus Plan

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    The airline would have to meet at least one of four performance goals before holding a quarterly giveaway. Details of the staff lottery were first made public late last week when an internal memo from the airline's president, Scott Kirby was leaked by insiders.
  • Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) to Buyback 30000000 Shares

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    About 4.03 million shares traded. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) has risen 19.12% since February 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.27% the S&P500. Contango Oil & Gas Company Com now has $83.93M valuation. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0.05% or 213,634 shares. Convergence Partners Ltd Co holds 35,534 shares or 0.73% of its portfolio.
  • Numis Securities Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Cineworld Group (CINE)

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    About shares traded. The Singing Machine Company, Inc. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has risen 72.29% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Cineworld Group has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 755.42 ($10.44). BNP Paribas maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating in Monday, November 16 report.
  • Walmart Will Soon Bring Meal Kits to Thousands of Stores

    Walmart Will Soon Bring Meal Kits to Thousands of Stores

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    Shoppers can choose between three kinds of kits, depending on how much cooking they want to do . Decisions to expand the meal-kit business and to offer prepared meals in its stores can help Walmart ward off competition. Walmart's grocery business is threatened by Amazon , who acquired Whole Foods, discounter Aldi and meal-kit provider Blue Apron . Walmart will produce and sell pre-portioned meal kits, the retailer announced Monday, in a move likely created to compete with Amazon .
  • KS gas-price jump among highest in nation this week

    KS gas-price jump among highest in nation this week

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    While gas prices in Baton Rouge fell last week, GasBuddy.com said they rose nationally by nearly a cent, to $2.52 per gallon. Brent crude, the global standard, rose 54 cents to $64.37 a barrel. After a month of declining gas prices, March could usher in higher prices at the pump higher again this year, oil industry analysts predict. That's when refinery maintenance is expected to be completed and the switch to a more-expensive summer blend of gas kicks in, along with warmer weather and ...
  • Shkreli Must Forfeit More Than $7.3M for Securities Fraud, Judge Says

    Shkreli Must Forfeit More Than $7.3M for Securities Fraud, Judge Says

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    A federal judge in Brooklyn has ordered former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli to forfeit $A9.48 million in assets that include the infamous Wu-Tang Clan album he paid $A2.6 million for. Turing is now Vyera. A jury found him guilty last August of unrelated securities fraud charges. Shkreli was convicted of fraud for deceiving investors and misusing their money while he was a portfolio manager at a hedge fund.
  • Trump's Trade Adviser Says No Ally Exemptions From New Tariffs

    Trump's Trade Adviser Says No Ally Exemptions From New Tariffs

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    Moore, a George Washington University economist . "It's troubling to see an American administration revert to some of the failed policies of the past that not just discourages growth, but punishes [it]", Scheer said. In another news talk show appearance, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told ABC News that Trump has talked with "a number of the world leaders" about his trade tariff plans.
  • Amazon may begin offering branded checking accounts

    Amazon may begin offering branded checking accounts

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    The product, says the story, would be focused on those not yet swept up in the traditional financial services industry, but wouldn't include Amazon actually becoming a bank. It's no secret Amazon wants to keep shoppers on their platform. The question is how any partnership between the two would work, especially because a checking account is more complicated than a simple store-branded credit card.
  • Graco highchairs sold at Walmart recalled after children injured

    Graco highchairs sold at Walmart recalled after children injured

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    These are convertible chairs that convert from a traditional high chair to a toddler seat, a booster seat, and a toddler chair and table. Five children have fallen resulting in minor bumps and bruises , the company said. Customers who contact the company will receive a free fix kit with installation instructions. " We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience our consumers may have experienced, and we appreciate the loyalty of our consumers ", a statement from Graco reads.
  • Euro zone's economic roar lost some volume in February

    Euro zone's economic roar lost some volume in February

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    Respondents to the survey said the return to growth of output was the result of product diversification and easing political tensions. The service employment index rose slightly to 55.4 in February from 55.3 in January, as some of those surveyed said that they were increasing their workforce in line with rising new orders, Markit said.
  • AXA to swoop for XL Group for US$15.3 billion

    AXA to swoop for XL Group for US$15.3 billion

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    Following the closing, Mike McGavick, XL Group's CEO, will become vice-chairman of the combined P&C Commercial lines operations and special adviser to Thomas Buberl, AXA Group CEO, to advise on integration-related and other strategic matters.
  • Vehicle sales stuck in reverse

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    Things were less encouraging elsewhere though: demand for diesels dropped by 25.6 per cent compared to January 2017, while the MPV, executive and city auto segments experienced the biggest declines. What's causing the decline in new vehicle sales in the UK? Year-on-year sales of diesels are now down nearly 10 per cent but Mike Hawes, chief executive of the SMMT has tried to reassure buyers that the latest diesel are clean and not subject to the latest toxicity and pollution charges.
  • US Will Be the World's Largest Oil Producer by 2023, Says IEA

    US Will Be the World's Largest Oil Producer by 2023, Says IEA

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    Citing the production capabilities of drillers operating in USA shale fields, the world capacity to produce oil will hit 107 million barrels a day. Once heavily dependent on imports from the Middle East, the U.S.is getting closer to achieving its goal of producing enough crude to meet domestic demand for refined products like gasoline.
  • Rain, A Few Storms Likely Tonight & Monday

    Rain, A Few Storms Likely Tonight & Monday

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    Warmer with highs in the low 40s. Temperatures tonight will drop into themed 20s under clear skies. We could see a widespread general 1-3 inches out of this system overnight into Tuesday morning with an isolated chance for up to 4 inches of snowfall in some areas.
  • Carl Icahn Unloaded Millions In Steel-Related Stock Days Before Trump Tariff

    Carl Icahn Unloaded Millions In Steel-Related Stock Days Before Trump Tariff

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    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's murky business dealings since his former advisee, Donald Trump , became president past year have been reported on a great length . The resulting 4.85 percent stake means Icahn does not have to report further sales of the company's stock to the SEC, according to The Street. Icahn told CNBC in an interview on Thursday that he hadn't "had much interaction with [Trump] at all in the past four or five months".
  • Sunday alcohol sales begin in Indiana

    Sunday alcohol sales begin in Indiana

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    In the spirit of the day, Gov. Holcomb was the first in line at Goose The Market at noon on Sunday to make a purchase. Retailers have been updating work schedules and adding new Sunday shifts since the passage of the bill. Stores such as Keg Liquors, located in New Albany, says there's still a lot left to figure out like whether having an extra day will be profitable for them in the long run.
  • Barcelona star Lionel Messi wants Nou Camp team-mate to 'pack his bags'

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi wants Nou Camp team-mate to 'pack his bags'

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    Atletico arrived on the back of eight consecutive wins but Barcelona halted the surge and instead restored their own lead at the top to eight points, with 11 games left to play. If Atletico do agree to sell him, they would be hoping that he takes them to their second league title in five years before he makes the move. Argentine attacker Angel Correa came off the away side's bench just before the hour as Diego Simeone withdrew defender Sime Vrsaljko in what was a very positive ...
  • China says military no threat, but refuses to reveal budget

    China says military no threat, but refuses to reveal budget

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    But if the U.S. takes actions that hurt Chinese interests, China will not sit idly by, Zhang said. "We have no intention of overthrowing the existing worldwide order". That marked about a 7-percent increase, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy, despite regional tensions over the South China Sea and other issues.
  • Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP) Downgraded by ValuEngine

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    Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 107,700 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $2,998,000 after acquiring an additional 5,960 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:MMP). 71,969 were reported by Pnc Inc. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 50,651 shares or 0% of the stock. Icon Advisers accumulated 0.37% or 74,000 shares.
  • Will Donald Trump's tariffs decision trigger global trade war?

    Will Donald Trump's tariffs decision trigger global trade war?

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    European Union trade chiefs have reportedly been considering slapping 25% tariffs on around $3.5bn (£2.5bn) of imports from the USA, following Mr Trump's proposal of a 25% tariff on imported steel and 10% on aluminium. "I understand the frustration but the medicine the U.S. administration is willing to use is not right", he said. "The president is proposing a massive tax increase on American families".
  • Recent Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

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    NTV Asset Management LLC's holdings in GlaxoSmithKline were worth $707,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". Cantor Fitzgerald initiated the shares of GSK in report on Friday, February 26 with "Hold" rating.
  • Three questions facing Minnesota in wake of steel, aluminum tariffs

    Three questions facing Minnesota in wake of steel, aluminum tariffs

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    At first glance, President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum may look like a repetition of one of President George W. Bush's mistakes. "These proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports couldn't come at a worse time", said Cody Lusk, president of the American International Automobile Dealers Association.
  • (NASDAQ:GILD) Stake Lowered by Pennsylvania Trust Co

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    Gilead Sciences Inc . (NASDAQ: GILD ) touched its 1-Year High price of $89.54 on 01/29/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $63.76 on 06/16/17. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Thursday, September 7. The stock has "Buy" rating by Needham on Wednesday, July 29. (NASDAQ:GILD) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 25.
  • Price Target Estimates for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)

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    For The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Interpublic Group of Companies Inc have a median target of 23.50, with a high estimate of 27.00 and a low estimate of 18.50. It opened the session with a $21.16 price tag, later ranging from $20.77 to $21.5799, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. About 3.83M shares traded.
  • Huskers no match for Wolverines in Big Ten tourney rout

    Huskers no match for Wolverines in Big Ten tourney rout

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    But the next five minutes would be a nightmare harkening back to the early months of the Wolverines' season, in which they seemingly had no idea how to hold onto or clear the puck in their defensive zone. Then, just as he was getting over it, and getting his legs back under him, his left ankle bucked in practice. Only two of those 17-plus games occurred in the final 13 games of the season and they actually won one of those games.
  • Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: Spirited India lose 2-3 to Argentina

    Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: Spirited India lose 2-3 to Argentina

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    Catch highlights of India vs England, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 hockey, here. In the later phase of the quarter, it was the England who controlled proceedings as they were constantly threatening to find the equaliser, however, India's defence was resolute and kept all of England's four shots out to go into the half-time with a 1-0 lead.
  • Trump tariffs would damage USA, global economies

    Trump tariffs would damage USA, global economies

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    Trump said on Thursday that a plan for tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium products were created to safeguard American jobs in the face of cheaper foreign products and would be formally announced next week.
  • Head of NRA Isn't Backing Down on Guns

    Head of NRA Isn't Backing Down on Guns

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    First National Bank of Omaha , one of the largest private banks in USA said that it will not renew contract with National Rifle Association for branded Visa card. In that regard, United Airlines announced Saturday on Twitter that it is ending the discount it offered for flights to the annual NRA meeting.
  • Mohamed Salah sends Liverpool second, Son shines as Spurs cruise

    Mohamed Salah sends Liverpool second, Son shines as Spurs cruise

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    The Egypt winger took Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's pass and shot low under Martin Dubravka for his 32nd goal of the season and his eighth in his last seven appearances. All too often, a decent or good player would perform below their ability and Pardew's coaching as tactics were blamed. They are keeping the pressure up with their performances.
  • Brokerages Set CymaBay Therapeutics Inc (CBAY) PT at $16.56

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    About 83,096 shares traded. Telefónica, S.A. (NYSE:TEF) has risen 9.21% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.99% the S&P500. Citigroup maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $34 target in Friday, October 27 report. Volume increases every time a buyer and seller transact their stock or futures contract.
  • Tripura election results reflect people's mood for 2019: BJP

    Tripura election results reflect people's mood for 2019: BJP

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    Bhubaneswar: BJP President Amit Shah said his party's golden period will begin only after when it will form governments in Odisha, West Bengal, Karnataka, and Kerala. Sarma was in the Congress for almost two decades and a minister in the then Tarun Gogoi-led Congress governments for almost 15 years before joining the BJP in 2015.