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BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Average Rating of

BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

Previously on 04/20/2017, HSBC Holdings plc released a statement about BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) increased the target price from $0.00 to $26.00. This represents a yield of 2.28%. This i...

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Brussels: EU hopeful United Kingdom vote will smooth Brexit path

Brussels: EU hopeful United Kingdom vote will smooth Brexit path

The Labour Party has been riven by divisions over its leader Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit, while Mrs May's commitment to a clean break with the European Union has undermined support for Ukip. The EU's for...

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Oil futures slip as analysts determine market still flooded amid production increases

The production cuts - made from a very high baseline - were created to support prices and ease the budget pressure being felt by oil-producing countries. The latest USA oil production and inventory da...

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El-Erian: French Election Could Roil Markets

El-Erian: French Election Could Roil Markets

A runoff between the top two vote-getters would be on May 7. "Whoever is the toughest on radical Islamic terrorism, and whoever is the toughest at the borders, will do well in the election", Trump f...

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Streaming Deals Like Amazon's NFL Deal Not 'Smart For Us — Netflix

The US had net adds of 1.42 million, and the figure reached 3.53 million internationally (-22%), giving the company a total base of 98.75 million subscribers at the end of March. "It's a good start". ...

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DOJ letter threatens Landrieu with termination of grant over immigration laws

DOJ letter threatens Landrieu with termination of grant over immigration laws

On Friday, letters threatening to withhold federal grant money were sent from the Department of Justice to officials in communities across the United States. Federal regulations forbid any state or lo...

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Apple Gets Permit To Test Self Driving Vehicles

Not many companies have actually done tests even though they have permits, and this is evidenced by the lack of "miles driven" in their reports to the DMV. Meanwhile, GM said Thursday it plans to ...

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Super Bowl rematch tops 10 best games on the 2017 National Football League schedule

Super Bowl rematch tops 10 best games on the 2017 National Football League schedule

James White, who was with the New England Patriots since he entered the league through 2014 NFL Draft, recorded 60 receptions for 551 yards and only 39 carries for 166 yards in 2016 NFL season. While ...

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March for Science on Saturday

March for Science on Saturday

There will also be hands-on practical lessons in recycling. It's so powerful, it has taken us from Galileo's first look through a telescope to our modern science-based, highly technological, space-far...

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Trump plans executive actions on finance, tax rules

Asked whether this was the administration's attempt to get rid of "too big to fail", Mnuchin said, "President Trump is absolutely committed to make sure that taxpayers are not at risk for government b...

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Ontario housing measures aimed at renters, buyers

How do you think these new measures will affect Toronto's ongoing housing crisis and real estate industry? The measures announced Thursday appeared similar to those the British Columbia government...

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Oil spill reported on North Slope, volume unknown

BP, whose Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out and caused the largest oil spill in USA history, has responded to questions about the well, but information was limited and there was no estimate ...

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India to Trump: America still needs our tech workers

U.S. President Donald Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" executive order on Tuesday left questions about how the government would enforce the order and whether it would make a real difference in ...

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Fox Will Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims Against Bill O'Reilly

Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes has also been accused of serial sexual misconduct. Although " SNL " was unfair in one way - it lumped Trump and O'Reilly's history of sexism together - when in realit...

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'Peace-loving' North Korea: 'We do not fear war'

South Korea's military said earlier the North seems all set to conduct what would be its sixth nuclear test at its Punggye-ri site in its northeastern region anytime on the leadership's decision. Chin...

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Weak start for oil prices ahead of data dump

Traders focused on preliminary U.S. production estimates in the weekly Energy Information Administration (EIA) report that suggested domestic output is still climbing. production and inventory data wi...

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Oil Prices Fall to 11-day Low on US Shale Output Surge

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 12c, or 0.2%, to $50.56 a barrel. "The rebalancing in USA crude stocks may have got under way, but concerns about further gasoline builds are r...

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U.K. Lawmakers Vote in Favor of Early Election on June 8

U.K. Lawmakers Vote in Favor of Early Election on June 8

She said that since Britons voted to leave the European Union in June, the country had come together, but politicians had not. May will put forward such a motion at 13:00 p.m (BST) today once Prime...

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Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car

The massive increase in Volvo's presence in China - seven years ago it had no production in the world's largest auto market - is part of the automaker's $11 billion revival under Chinese owner Zhejian...

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out a second Brexit referendum

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out a second Brexit referendum

In the case of the UK, May is hoping to cash in on increased voter support for her Conservative Party and to solidify her position through an election to strengthen the negotiations of Brexit, the UK'...

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May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

She is expected to win the necessary backing of more than two-thirds of parliament in a vote that is likely to take place soon after 1300 GMT. May said the snap election was aimed at overcoming di...

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BP's leaking Alaska well stops spraying crude oil, still emitting gas

A leak of natural gas from an Alaska North Slope oil well was plugged by pumping salt water down the well. The total amount of oil spilled and whether the crude affected the snow-covered tundra near...

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Trump is playing chicken with Democrats over border wall funding

He will reach the milestone that traditionally invites scrutiny of a commander-in-chief's early progress a week today. Congress has until next week to pass a bill to fund the government. Representativ...

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Australia to get it's first taste of Trump

Australia to get it's first taste of Trump

Australia's own free trade agreement with the U.S., signed 12 years ago, and other investment opportunities are to be discussed during talks in Sydney between Pence and Trade Minister Steve Ciobio, wh...

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EPA chief makes first Superfund site visit with IN stop

Pruitt has criticized the EPA for overreach and President Donald Trump's administration has taken steps to roll back stricter environmental regulations put in place over the past eight years. "They ...

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With North Korea, we do have cards to play

SEOUL/BEIJING , April 21 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Friday it was on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amasse...

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Trump vows 'massive' tax cut plan next week

The president added later Friday at the Treasury Department that the administration will "be having a big announcement Wednesday having to do with tax reform". Both Trump and Mnuchin have promised tha...

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China's March home prices defy curbs, further tightening expected

China's March home prices defy curbs, further tightening expected

It is encouraging to see credit growth slowing to a less unsustainable pace; an extended period in which nominal GDP growth outpaced credit growth would greatly allay concerns about the sustainabili...

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'Charging Bull' artist wants 'Fearless Girl' out of the way

Now, Charging Bull sculptor Arturo Di Modica wants the statue of the young girl removed, saying it violates copyright and was placed there for commercial gain. It's also interesting to note that...

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Le Pen 'exploited Paris shooting to boost campaign'

Le Pen 'exploited Paris shooting to boost campaign'

However previous attacks that have taken place soon before elections, including the November 2015 attacks in Paris ahead of regional polls and the shooting in a Jewish school before the 2012 presi...

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Oil prices flat as IEA report counters higher U.S. output

According to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, crude oil inventories fell by 2.17 million barrels in the week ending on April 7-better than the expected inventory build of 8...

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Oil regains some ground, but oversupply weighs

Oil regains some ground, but oversupply weighs

Last week, the API reported a 1.3-million-barrel draw for crude oil inventories for week ending April 7, while the EIA reported a 2.2-million-barrel draw. Due to the long period of low energy prices...

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United Airlines, city agree to preserve evidence in Dao incident

United Airlines is changing a company policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already on board and airplane. The Airline Passenger Protection Act, sponsored by Republican ...

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EPA chief delays methane rule at behest of oil and gas firms

EPA chief delays methane rule at behest of oil and gas firms

The NAACP also called on Pruitt to keep the EPA's Office of Environmental Justice open. They are anxious Pruitt won't do enough to eradicate the problem because he and President Trump want to roll b...

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SaskMilk swings back after Trump NAFTA comments

SaskMilk swings back after Trump NAFTA comments

During a visit to Wisconsin Tuesday, Mr. Trump said that he will demand an explanation from the Canadian government for having the pricing programs. Dozens of the state's dairy farms face being dro...

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