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Deal with N Korea is 'in the making'

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Kim had earlier invited Trump to join him for what would be unprecedented talks between leaders of the two nations. This must be because the Trump administration has kept bolstering its military pressure and economic sanctions. He's repeatedly urged China to do more to pressure North Korea into abandoning its nuclear program . It is concerning that North Korea seems to be taking the lead in this series of developments. Read More »

US Steel to Reopen Illinois Steelmaking Facilities After Tariffs Announcement

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U.S. Steel said it is reopening the plant because it anticipates the announced tariff will cause an increase in domestic demand for steel. Residents and business owners in a small IL town outside St. USA steel makers are expected to increase prices if tariffs are imposed. The company expects to provide information on the anticipated financial impact of the restart as more details on the President's executive order become available for analysis in the coming days. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty trade firm PSU banks weak; SBI dips 1.4%

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The Sensex ended at 33,307, down 44.43 points, while the broader Nifty50 closed at 10,226, down 15.80 points. On similar lines, the NSE Nifty was up by 35.35 points, or 0.34 percent, at 10,278 points. "Central bank meetings should call for cautiousness, and markets will closely follow developments along USA import tariffs". On the currency front, the Indian rupee weakened by two paise to close at 65.17 against the United States dollar from its previous close at 65.15. Read More »

Tariffs Less About China; More About NAFTA, Canada

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In interviews Tuesday, the top Canadian negotiator in the original NAFTA and the top American trade official who completed the pact under Bill Clinton expressed their doubts. There are some indications from the White House that the tariff threat might continue to be held over Canada and Mexico as a negotiating weapon, in an effort to prod them into a new NAFTA deal. Read More »

Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"

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Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware bought a new stake in shares of Wynn Resorts during the fourth quarter worth about $171,000. The company on Thursday announced the settlement with Universal Entertainment Corp, which previously held an nearly 20 percent stake in Wynn Resorts through its privately held subsidiary Aruze USA Inc. Read More »

St Helens "named and shamed" by government

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As well as recovering back-pay for workers, the government has fined the companies a total of £1.3m for breaking the law. So no need to leave tip for a few months, then. Business minister Andrew Griffiths said today's "name and shame" list should remind employers to "get their house in order" before the national minimum wage rate increases from 1 April. Read More »

Waffle House worker brought to tears during honor for kindness

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Williams, who is saving for college, didn't think twice about helping. I don't know her name but I heard this elderly man tell her his hands don't work too good. Williams kind gesture went viral on social media, and on Thursday, it was returned with a big surprise. As a thank-you gesture in recognition of her kindness, TSU presented her with a $16,000 scholarship and La Marque mayor Bobby Hocking honored her with her own day, Fox 8 reports. Read More »

Vince Staples uses GoFundMe as genius marketing ploy

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Sure enough, critics began complaining about anything they could about Staples after that point including his live performances and beat selections. $2 million, Vince says, "will allow me to shut the fuck up forever, and you will never hear from me again". Read More »

Goldman Sachs CEO prepares to exit by end of year

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Late in 2016, the bank appointed two co-presidents in Harvey Schwartz and David Solomon, who are the two most likely candidates to replace Blankfein. "He backed Solomon to get the top job because "[Goldman] bankers are having a big day again". Read More »

London jobless rate rises amid labour force surge

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In Ontario, employment was little changed in February with the unemployment rate settling at 5.5 per cent. Year-over-year, employment in the province rose by 40,000, entirely due to increases in part-time work, according to the agency. In Saskatchewan, the economy shed 2,900 jobs. The rate, which is seasonally adjusted, was down 0.5 per cent from 6.9 per cent in February 2017. Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in December. Read More »

Jack Dorsey wants to measure how Twitter affects society

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In an nearly 50-minute Periscope live, Jack said , "The intention is to open verification to everyone". "To do it in a way that is scalable, so we're not in the way and people can verify for facts about themselves and we don't have to be the judge and imply any bias on our part". Read More »

WVU moves ahead to face Texas Tech in Big 12 semifinals

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Bamba could have feasted on an undersized Texas Tech club if fully healthy, having already posted two double-doubles against them this season . "My career never meant that much to me, but, you know, it's kind of hard to deny it being around them and being in the locker room with them". Read More »

Government Rejects "Latte Levy" In Favour Of Voluntary Action

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However, the EAC has criticised this response as betraying a lack of commitment from the government, with Creagh commenting: "The UK's throwaway culture is having a devastating impact on our streets, beaches and seas". When discussing the committee's proposals to invest any funds generated into the infrastructure needed to recycle coffee cups, including more specified bins, the response said this approach would "fundamentally undermine" the goal behind producer responsibility regimes which ... Read More »

William Hill sells its Australian business

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This is an increase from William Hill's previous dividend of $4.26. "With complementary geographic profiles, we expect the combined business to leverage CrownBet's operating and proprietary technology platform and be well positioned for growth and to navigate the ongoing regulatory and taxation changes in the Australian market". Read More »

China Warns of 'Justified and Necessary Response' to Trade War

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Relate Tariffs may help Big Steel, but hurt the smaller manufacturers What you need to know about Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs How seriously should the world take this tariff talk? . Xi pledged US$124bn towards the initiative at the Belt and Road summit previous year, on top of the US$900bn worth of projects already underway or planned. Read More »

Toys R Us may liquidate its bankrupt U.S. operations, report says

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However, the situation remains fluid, Bloomberg reported . Toys R Us did not have the holiday performance that would have put lenders in a better position to negotiate favorable terms for the chain. The situation has also deteriorated for numerous retailer's overseas divisions, which weren't part of the bankruptcy, according to the report. It's not yet clear what will happen to the Canadian unit, which filed at the same time as the USA division. Read More »

New faces named in Ireland squad

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The Northern Irish boss made the claim last week that the Republic only approach a certain type of Northern-based player to play global football for the Republic - that type being players of a Catholic background, something that has angered Martin O'Neill. Read More »

Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Dialight (DIA)

GBX 94's average target is 142.58% above currents GBX 38.75 stock price. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC had 389 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock increased 1.07% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $15.11. About 247,048 shares traded. Serco Group plc (LON:SRP) has 0.00% since March 6, 2017 and is. Read More »

Coca-Cola Will Launch First Alcoholic Beverage to Compete In Japan

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It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500. Armstrong Henry H Associates Inc decreased its stake in Coca (KO) by 3.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Credit Suisse. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Read More »

Japan Toughens Oversight, Penalizes Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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The exchanges ordered to improve their operations must file a plan to the agency by March 22. The punishments represent the FSA's widest response yet to concerns over security flaws at Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges, which first grew from the 2014 collapse of the Mt. Read More »

Front Barnett Associates LLC Increases Position in Amazon.Com INC

It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. In related news, CEO Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 250 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,462.32, for a total transaction of $795,502.08. More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. Bar Harbor Trust Services, which manages about $188.12M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 4,864 shares to ... Read More »

US$2.6b award plan for Musk cheered by big Tesla shareholders

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Trump's White House previous year pointedly noted that China's import tariffs on US cars contributed to the USA trade deficit with China, Quartz reported . "Meaning, same import duties, ownership constraints & other factors", Musk said on Twitter in response to a Trump tweet about trade with China. At a Cabinet meeting Thursday afternoon, Trump told reporters that he was intending to stick with the 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent on aluminum ahead of an expected announcement ... Read More »

Ford Motor (F) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.09

I-G Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Foot Locker Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.72B market cap company. It also increased its holding in Turkcell Il. Hiz. More interesting news about Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Ford: How Safe Is The Dividend?" published on March 05, 2018 as well as Marketwatch.com's news article titled: "GM and Ford would suffer a $1 billion profit hit if steel tariffs ... Read More »

Bureau Of Meteorology Staff Caught Mining Cryptocurrency After AFP Raid

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According to the ABC , one of the employees has gone on leave since being questioned. Look, mining cryptocurrency off work computers mightn't be the greatest of ideas. Before you ask, no, they didn't use the BOM's Cray XC-40 supercomputer, which the bureau received back in 2016 . A spokesperson for the bureau declined to answer questions, citing the ongoing investigation, as did the AFP. Read More »

Teenagers Defeat Trump's Move to Kill Climate Change Lawsuit

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The lawsuit alleges that decades of USA energy policy takes away the children's Constitutional right to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness". "My greatest hope in addressing climate change lays in a successful trial, where the only acceptable outcome is a court-ordered science-based climate recovery plan". Read More »

Airport Chaos in Sydney

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MAJOR problems at Sydney Airport has caused hundreds of passengers to be delayed and chaos inside two terminals. "We're advising passengers and visitors to avoid T1 and T2 until further notice". At about 8:30am, Sydney Airport reported they had resumed processing passengers as normal and were "working hard to catch up on delays", a Tweet from the company said. Read More »

S. Africa's economic growth in 2017 offers "cautious cheer"

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The agriculture industry registered the highest growth at 37.5 percent, although the expansion was slower than in the third quarter when the sector grew 41.1 percent. "Nene discussed the outcomes of his meeting with credit ratings agency Moody's and the country's improved economic outlook", said Botes. National Treasury will probably raise projections for economic growth this year in its October mid-term budget as the country overcomes governance and financial problems that have lowered ... Read More »

Express Scripts To Be Acquired By Cigna

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The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $80.91. It worsened, as 27 investors sold PDC Energy , Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. Express Scripts had 58 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ) earned "Hold" rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, October 24. Read More »

Featured Stock for Investors: Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)

The institutional investor held 34,033 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.20 million, up from 19,624 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baird. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 12 by Suntrust Robinson. The rating was initiated by Evercore on Friday, October 2 with "Buy". Read More »

Investors Buy Microsoft (MSFT) on Weakness

The stock decreased 1.48% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $87.74. About 12.62 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. Therefore 50% are positive. The Clorox Company had 51 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Domino's Pizza Records Strong Growth In Ireland For 2017

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It has underperformed by 10.31% the S&P500. LAWRENCE JEFFREY D also sold $3.14 million worth of Domino's Pizza, Inc. Brookfield Asset Inc owns 1.46M shares. The company has a market cap of $1,470.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,270.71. FNY Partners Fund LP purchased a new position in Domino's Pizza in the third quarter worth $158,000. Read More »

Toronto Raptors become first team in National Basketball Association to clinch playoff berth

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The Raptors had their depth tested when they had to play most of the game down three key rotation players. They remain five games behind Miami and Milwaukee for the final playoff spot, with just 17 games to play. "So, that's how we've been built". The Raptors won 51 games last season and are projected by basketball reference to win 59.2 games this season. It appears that the Raptors front office knew what they had in this roster as it's paying off this season. Read More »

Bharti Airtel rises as government raises spectrum cap for mobile carriers

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The IMG, in its recommendations submitted last year, had suggested the extension of time period for the payment of spectrum bought in auctions by operators to 16 years from the current 10 years. The entry of Reliance Jio - promoted by Mukesh Ambani - has resulted into the slow down in the Indian telecom services industry . Confirming the ET Now newsbreak, the Telecom Commission, the apex decision-making body at the Department of Telecom (DoT), on Tuesday approved TRAI recommendations on ... Read More »

At $40bn, Mukesh Ambani richest among 121 billionaires in India

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Bezos and Gates are trailed by American investor Warren Buffet - with an estimated fortune of $84 billion - followed by Frenchman Bernard Arnault, the head of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, with a net worth of $72 billion, climbing seven positions and Europe's richest person. Read More »

Trump's new tariffs could hit these U.S. states the hardest

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That soothed worries that the Trump Administration could lean more toward protectionist policies after the departure of his top economic adviser Gary Cohn . On the other hand, McMillan said, if companies decide to eat most of those higher costs, their profit will take a hit, hurting their stock values. Read More »

North Korea says it is open to talks with US on denuclearization

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In the same statement from President Moon Jae-in's office, it revealed that it will be graced by the two states' leaders. "We're going to soon find out", he said . The North has repeatedly said in the past that it won't negotiate over its nuclear program and vowed to bolster its nuclear and missile arsenals. Read More »

Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) reports 4Q17 Profit Surge

The apparel retailer announced that its adjusted earnings came in at $451 million, or $1.19 per share, topping the year-ago figure of $301 million, or 77 cents per share. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, March 2 by M Partners. (NASDAQ: ROST ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by SunTrust. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Tuesday, March 21 by Barclays Capital. Read More »

Abercrombie's same-store sales top Street estimates

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The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Wednesday, July 5. Jane Street Limited holds 12,651 shares. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new position in Abercrombie & Fitch during the 3rd quarter worth $528,000. Read More »

Analyst Earnings Estimates Coverage: Enable Midstream Partners, LP (ENBL)

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It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 2.72M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $45.56 million, down from 2.76M at the end of the previous reported quarter. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.31 EPS. research analysts forecast that EQT Midstream Partners will post 5.67 EPS for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Analyst EPS Forecast Coverage: Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (CDR)

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About 329,941 shares traded. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 9,661 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $743,000 after buying an additional 706 shares during the last quarter. Generally, a higher P/CF ratio indicates that the company is less capital demanding and the lesser price to cash flow indicates that the company is more capital demanding. Read More »

SEC Issues Statement on Crypto Exchange Regulation

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A number of these platforms provide a mechanism for trading assets that meet the definition of a "security" under the federal securities laws. Instead of registering with the SEC, some of the largest trading platforms like COinbase have money transmission licenses with separate states. Read More »

Is Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) a Long Term Growth Play?

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The company reported $2.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.09 by $0.07. The stock had a trading volume of 5,400,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,470,000. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership stated it has 29,620 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Smithfield has invested 0.02% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Read More »

Travis Kalanick is taking his next big idea to India

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According to an announcement on his Twitter account, the new fund will focus on "large-scale job creation". Ecommerce, and emerging innovation in China and India. Kalanick, who co-founded Uber almost a decade ago, was ousted from his ride-hailing company after a tumultuous period previous year. One round of discussions took place between the two companies but the talks did not progress, although it is possible that a fresh round might take place in June, ET had reported earlier. Read More »

McDonald's flips golden arches to celebrate International Women's Day

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In recent years, companies have started using International Women's Day to broadcast their views on gender equality. The sign is outside the McDonald's in Lynwood, Calif ., retained by Patricia Williams for three decades. Lewis said McDonald's is flipping its logo "in honor of the extraordinary accomplishments of women everywhere". "From restaurant crew and management to our C-suite of senior leadership, women play invaluable roles at all levels, and together with our independent ... Read More »