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Burger King, Tim Hortons owner's sales rise

Finally, Stephens raised shares of Restaurant Brands International from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and set a $52.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, Oct...

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Thomas Cook pretax loss widens as costs rise

It said it was seeing strong demand for holidays to Greece, with bookings up 40% as it has boosted its offering to the country as part on a switch away from Turkey and Egypt after political instabilit...

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Retail inflation at 3.17% in January

Retail inflation at 3.17% in January

Howard Archer, chief United Kingdom economist at forecaster IHS Global Insight , said: 'Inflation is expected to have been lifted in January by higher fuel prices and increased food prices'. But a pi...

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Gas prices on the rise in metro Detroit

Gas prices on the rise in metro Detroit

Rockford's average per-gallon price is $2.29. That's a jump of four cents per gallon in the last week. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided in November 2016 to cut prod...

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Disneyland, Disney California Adventure increase one-day ticket and annual-pass prices

The cost of parking is also going up, from $18 to $20. On low-demand days, a one-day adult ticket jump to $97, from $95. One-day prices at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, will stay flat or ri...

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UK Pensioners Overtake Working Family Incomes for First Time

UK Pensioners Overtake Working Family Incomes for First Time

According to a report by the Resolution Foundation think tank, pensioners households in the United Kingdom are on average £20 better off than working age households, having been £70 worse off 16 years...

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Japan's economy grew 1.0% in 2016 despite slower last quarter

This can be mainly attributed to strong capital expenditure and solid exports as is evident from the government data released on Monday. The preliminary reading for fourth-quarter gross domestic pro...

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Google May Ban Torrent Links In Search Results

The voluntary agreement is considered a middle ground between the search engines and entertainment companies. According to the new report by TorrentFreak , Google has been criticised by the Hollywood...

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Korean missile launch an apparent attempt to bring USA to negotiation table

Korean missile launch an apparent attempt to bring USA to negotiation table

South Korea convened an emergency national security meeting Sunday morning in response to the launch. The North conducted two nuclear tests and a host of rocket launches previous year in continued...

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'Let Me Stop': Narayana Murthy To Infosys Board

'Let Me Stop': Narayana Murthy To Infosys Board

He said the institutional investors have a responsibility to protect their investment and should not hesitate to question the board if they find anything capable of eroding shareholders' value. "It is...

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Co-op Bank lists itself for sale in order to raise capital

Co-op Bank lists itself for sale in order to raise capital

It has not been able to strengthen its finances because of low interest rates. There is a view in the City that in the next few months the Co-op bank will embark on another dramatic restructuring, i...

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CBA, NAB and Westpac revise Apple Pay request to the ACCC

In a new submission to the competition regulator, the banks have modified the issues that they are seeking the right to band together on. Throughout the process, the banks have claimed they want a...

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Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan fails to appear in apex court

Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan fails to appear in apex court

Attorney General Mukul Rohatagi, who was of the opinion that an "example should be made of Justice Karnan", insisted that the Justice Khehar-led bench carry on and file contempt charges against him, s...

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Jio Effect : Idea Cellular Revenue Drops To Unforeseen Level

Jio Effect : Idea Cellular Revenue Drops To Unforeseen Level

The third largest telecom operator in India is also expected to report a loss of Rs 407 crore for the first time since listing. Idea said in a statement it cut mobile voice rates by 10.6 per cent an...

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JB Hi-Fi earnings up on strong sales

JB Hi-Fi is a beacon in today's troubled retail sector. JB Hi-Fi's chief executive Richard Murray says he expects the company to reach total year sales of $5.58 billion, with The Good Guys contrib...

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Switzerland votes to make citizenship easier for third-generation immigrants

According to a migration department study, fewer than 25,000 people in the country of about eight million qualify as third-generation immigrants, meaning they have at least one grandparent who was bor...

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All finance ministers have perpetual desire for lower rate: Arun Jaitley

Governor Urjit Patel who went for a cut in repo, benchmark lending rate, in his first monetary policy review on October 4 a year ago, had also said that the central bank has effected a sizable rate cu...

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The AMP Capital Investors Ltd Increases Position in Wells Fargo & Company

The AMP Capital Investors Ltd Increases Position in Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company's (WFC) stock price distance from twenty day simple moving average surged at 2.56% while its distance from fifty day simple moving average raised 3.18% along with 15.54% above di...

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Protesters Block Betsy DeVos From Visiting Washington, DC, Public School

The Twitter storm unleashed not long before DeVos' visit to a middle school in southwest Washington Friday, during which she was greeted by parents, retired teachers, and a small band of aggressive ...

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Gabelli Weighs in on Mondelez International, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (MDLZ)

Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 4,104 shares of the company's stock worth $186,000 after buying an additional 2,763 shares in the last quarter. This dividend is payable on April 13, 2017, ...

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Donald Trump, in letter to Xi Jinping, seeks 'constructive relationship'

Donald Trump, in letter to Xi Jinping, seeks 'constructive relationship'

There have been apprehensions that relations between the two countries could turn sour if threats of increased import duties on Chinese goods are implemented by Washington , any policy decision on th...

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Talks to decide future of nuclear pact with US

Talks to decide future of nuclear pact with US

Speaking in a conference call with reporters, Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov pointed to a "certain break in dialogue on strategic security issues" during the Obama administration, and said Mosco...

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Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg airport after unknown toxin spreads through air conditioning

Many also blame Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policy for the increased security treats, criticizing her decision to allow more than a million refugees into the country since early 2015. Th...

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Call of Duty "going back to its roots in 2017" says Activision

In-game purchases more than doubled past year to $3.8bn across the company as a whole. Hirshberg said that 2017's game will achieve a balance of keeping the Call of Duty franchise fresh and vita...

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Trump Fails to Realize How US Is Different

Trump Fails to Realize How US Is Different

Over the past year, and particularly in the last half of 2016, sales of the brand have steadily declined to the point where it didn't make good business sense for us to continue with the line for now....

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Bhim app sees over 14 mn registrations since launch, says IT Minister

Bhim app sees over 14 mn registrations since launch, says IT Minister

Prasad said Nasscom had also conveyed the concerns of the IT industry to his ministry. Mr. Prasad had also stated that the government would be launching two new schemes in the form of referral bonus...

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Rockets hit Iraqi capital's highly fortified Green Zone after protests turn violent

An Iraqi policeman was killed and seven others wounded in clashes with protesters loyal to prominent Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who had gathered in Baghdad on Saturday to demand political reform...

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Complaint Filed Asking for Investigation of Conway's Ivanka Trump Endorsement

Complaint Filed Asking for Investigation of Conway's Ivanka Trump Endorsement

The comments have drawn sharp criticism as under federal ethics rules executive branch employees are not allowed to use their positions to endorse products or for the private gain of friends. Later ...

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Why Oil Prices Reacted Differently To The API And EIA Reports

Oil prices have gained slightly as investors covered short positions after a rise in USA crude inventories was not as massive as many had feared, while petrol futures jumped almost 4 per cent after a ...

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Kmart and Sears drop Trump Home line of products from websites

Citing internal Nordstrom data, the Journal reported sales of Ivanka Trump-branded clothing and shoes had dropped more than 70 percent in the second, third and fourth week of October compared with the...

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USA dollar rises on hopes for Trump tax reform plan

USA dollar rises on hopes for Trump tax reform plan

Trade numbers out of the world's second largest economy were also strong, helping the Australian dollar gain up to 0.4 percent. Evidence of Chinese growth lifted shares of commodity-related sectors,...

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What those criticising the Trump boycotting New England Patriots seem to forget

Of that group, 21 did not respond to the inquiry; two players' representatives and one player avoided a definitive answer about attending; and Cardona said he would go. Since then, LeGarrette Bloun...

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USD/JPY Higher After Trump Comments

USD/JPY Higher After Trump Comments

Tax reform is a priority for President Donald Trump and for Congress, and there's momentum for cutting corporate rates significantly below the current 35 percent federal level, perhaps paid for by red...

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Colorado Made an Insane Amount of Weed Money in 2016

Colorado Made an Insane Amount of Weed Money in 2016

Cities in Colorado also collected millions of additional tax dollars, as each city typically tacks on extra duties in addition to state taxes. Colorado's $1.3 billion in legal weed sales previous ...

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Stake Reduced by TPH Asset Management LLC

Markston International LLC now owns 346,681 shares of the company's stock valued at $13,160,000 after buying an additional 71,088 shares during the period. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Marathon Petro...

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