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Oppenheimer Holdings Comments on Home Depot, Inc. (The)'s FY2017 Earnings (HD)

Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 670,707 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $86,305,000 after buying an additional 485,349 shares during the period. In other Home Depot ...

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Japan February manufacturing grows at fastest pace in three years

Anything above 50 signals growth, while anything below means a contraction in activity - so the higher the better. The jump was unexpected, with economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal last wee...

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Bovis Homes FY Profit Declines, Revenue Up 11%; To Undertake Structural Review

Bovis Homes FY Profit Declines, Revenue Up 11%; To Undertake Structural Review

Shares in house builder Bovis have plunged after it reported a fall in profits over a "difficult" year , took a £7m hit for customer service problems, and said it would slow the pace of building in...

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Macquarie Retained BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) As 'Outperform'

BHP's Australian shares had traded slightly higher in Tuesday's afternoon trade, and the stock was fetching $26.73 a short time ago. The company's market capitalization is $107.19 billion. If you are ...

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Amazon Just Made It Even Easier to Get Free Shipping

Amazon Just Made It Even Easier to Get Free Shipping

If you subscribe to Prime, Amazon will offer free two-day shipping on thousands of items, as well as other perks including free same-day shipping on some items, and access to services such as Prime Vi...

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Biker sexually assaults air hostess near her home in Bengaluru

Biker sexually assaults air hostess near her home in Bengaluru

A 20-year-old woman, who was returning home after dinner at a restaurant, was allegedly molested by two bike-borne miscreants, who also allegedly tore her top before escaping. He further added: "It ma...

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HSBC sees full year profit plunge 62% to $7.1bn

The $1 billion share buy-back takes HSBC's announced buy-backs since the second half of 2016 to $3.5 billion following the bank's disposal of its Brazil unit in July previous year in a $5.2 billion de...

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Unilever shares plunge after Kraft Heinz merger bid scrapped

As at the close of business on 16 February 2017, a mix of $30.23 in cash payable in US dollars and 0.222 Kraft Heinz shares per existing Unilever share would value each Unilever common share at $4...

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TCS board approves share buyback up to Rs 16000 crore

The software giant will buy back almost 6 crore shares representing 2.81% of its equity capital at Rs 2,850 apiece. The company has proposed a base price of Rs 2,850 per share for the buy back, whic...

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Unilever must prove itself after failed Kraft plan

Kraft Heinz offered GBP40 (US$50) per Unilever share, of which $30.23 would be in cash, with the rest 0.222 new shares in the combined entity. Kraft Heinz "had the utmost respect for the culture, stra...

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Paytm to invest Rs 600 crore to expand OR code payment mode

Paytm has always had QR codes for payments but they never really got famous because the company also has a phone-to-phone number transaction method which witnessed much higher adoption. Within a year...

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Snapchat Spectacles are now available to buy online, priced at $129.99

Snapchat Spectacles are now available to buy online, priced at $129.99

There was also that one charging case that melted... You can use them to capture up to 10 seconds of video at a time that can then be wirelessly synced to your smartphone and shared to Snapchat. The m...

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Saudi Stock Exchange appoints first female chairperson

Saudi Stock Exchange appoints first female chairperson

By 2020 the Islamic kingdom wants to boost the proportion of women in the job market to 28 percent from 23 percent a year ago. Sarah Al Suhaimi, now NCB Capital Co's chief executive officer, has jus...

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Alibaba pursues a tie-up with bricks-and-mortar group Bailian

Alibaba pursues a tie-up with bricks-and-mortar group Bailian

With Bailian, China based Alibaba will tap into a network of more than 4,700 stores in 25 provinces of China and apart from Hangzhou based Intime, has invested already in retail operators such as Sanj...

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There might be a strike on the night tube next month

Rail and Maritime Transport (RMT) union members plan to walk out from 21:00 GMT on 21 February in a row about staffing. The strike will leave the Central line with no service east of Leytonstone and...

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Mark Clattenburg named among match officials for Premier League weekend fixture

Mark Clattenburg named among match officials for Premier League weekend fixture

Widely regarded as one of the best officials in the game, Clattenburg presided over the finals of last season's Champions League, FA Cup and the Euro 2016 clash between France and Portugal. Mark Clatt...

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OH gas prices nickel lower this week

Prices in Meadville were as low as $2.45 per gallon, with many outlets at $2.55. Gas prices generally peak around Memorial Day. EIA reports showed USA oil production held steady at 8.97 million ba...

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Oil prices rise despite growing number of USA drilling rigs

Oil prices rise despite growing number of USA drilling rigs

OPEC's production cuts are now focusing on mostly heavy and medium grades of crude oil, which opens the door for the U.S.to provide these commodities to countries in need, including China. "Prices are...

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At 'campaign' rally, Trump attacks media, says White House running well

At 'campaign' rally, Trump attacks media, says White House running well

Trump earned applause for saying he'd repeal and replace Obamacare, a line that consistently ushered in some of his loudest praise from crowds across the country in 2016. "All of a sudden people ar...

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Kangana Ranaut was stark naked while filming steamy scenes in Rangoon

Kangana Ranaut was stark naked while filming steamy scenes in Rangoon

When commenting about Vishal's films and what make them quirky, she said, " Vishal's films are special because the negative characters are very striking". Karishma did Judwaa with him and I did ...

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Virat Kohli and Puma agree to Rs 100 crore deal

Speaking to a leading daily, he said, "It's a privilege to be part of a great list of athletes that Puma has". He added, "Both Puma and I are committed to a long-term partnership". Indian batsman Vi...

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MPs discuss US President's United Kingdom trip

Lawmakers will also consider an opposing petition, with more than 300,000 signatures, backing the state visit. "We want to give a clear message to Theresa May that it's not acceptable for her to cos...

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Germany's Schaeuble believes International Monetary Fund will be part of Greek bailout

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said late on Sunday that he expected the International Monetary Fund to continue participating in the bailout despite the lender's doubts on the terms and Gr...

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Iraq launches operation to retake western Mosul from ISIS

The coalition forces have dropped leaflets into western Mosul warning civilians of the upcoming charge and telling IS forces to surrender. "Mosul would be a tough fight for any army in the world", t...

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Kraft Heinz ditches £115bn Unilever merger

Previously, Unilever issued a statement noting the bid by Kraft Heinz that it had made a potential offer for all of the shares of Unilever . " It is best to step away early so both companies ca...

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Sensex Gains 193 Points; Nifty Ends At 8879

The Sensex touched a high of 28,696.53 points and a low of 28,419.27 points during the intra-day trade. BSE Sensex was up 192.83 points at 28661.58, the highest closing level since September 23 and ...

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Reasons Why Kangana Ranaut Should Be Crowned the Queen On KWK

Reasons Why Kangana Ranaut Should Be Crowned the Queen On KWK

This season of 'Koffee With Karan' witnessed some out of the box jodis gracing the couch and all of them did not leave any stone unturned to make their episode the best. The grapevine has it that Sara...

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United Kingdom congestion costs economy £30.8bn a year

United Kingdom congestion costs economy £30.8bn a year

Manchester is second-placed in terms of congestion, with drivers spending 39 hours a year in traffic, and Aberdeen is third on 35 hours. Study authors said a stable US economy, continued urbanizatio...

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"Facing United Is Biggest Game Of My Life" - Darragh Lenihan

Manchester United have been drawn against the Blues in the competition's quarter-finals, as Mourinho prepares to return to Stamford Bridge for the second time as Red Devils boss. There is a g...

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Earnhardt Jr. just shy of Daytona 500 pole in return to NASCAR

Earnhardt Jr. just shy of Daytona 500 pole in return to NASCAR

He may not have the pole, but, barring any unforeseen circumstances, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start his first race back on the front row. "We want to make sure everybody gets to enjoy the Florida weath...

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Analysts At Peel Hunt Reiterated Hammerson PLC (LON:HMSO) As Hold

A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on FENR. Royal Bank Of Canada upgraded Shawbrook Group PLC to a "sector performer" rating and boosted their price target for the c...

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Saudi Arabia praises Trump, warms up towards Israel

The Israelis and Saudis charged Iran with responsibility for instability in the Middle East, breaking it down to its support for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in the civil war that has taken more t...

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Crime scene photos of Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery released

Crime scene photos of Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery released

However, we can't be totally sure if this new shade is permanent (she went blond in 2013 and 2009 as well, BTW)-or a wig like her sister Kylie has been known to wear, especially given the "today's vib...

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Flows of major weapons 'highest since Cold War'

Flows of major weapons 'highest since Cold War'

China too is climbing the ladder on the arms exports, who is now a top supplier to France and Germany. "The U.S. has delivered a lot of weapons in 2016, both very expensive weapons and strategically...

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Kangana Loses Temper After 'The Voice' Anchor, Sugandha Mishra, Mimics The Queen

Kangana Loses Temper After 'The Voice' Anchor, Sugandha Mishra, Mimics The Queen

Kangana Ranaut's "Rangoon" is all set to hit the theatrical screens next week. While Karan recalled a moment when he trolled Saif Ali Khan during an earlier season when he shared the couch with Pre...

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