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US jobs report shores up markets but oil weakens further

US jobs report shores up markets but oil weakens further

The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Index had slid as much as 4.9 percent Thursday to the lowest since August. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said earlier Thursday in a conference call ...

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Coach to acquire Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

Coach to acquire Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

Luis added: "Through this acquisition, we will create the first New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands, defined by authentic, distinctive products and fashion innovation". Kate Spade ...

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Former FBI Asst. Director: Trump and the FBI Are Not 'At War'

Former FBI Asst. Director: Trump and the FBI Are Not 'At War'

He also said he would not inform the White House about developments in the probe. The public announcement of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey sparked chaos late Tuesday ev...

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Compass Group (LON:CPG) Receives Hold Rating From Numis Securities Analysts

Therefore 100% are positive. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BT Group plc from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 17th. The firm's market cap is GBX 21.54 ...

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Banks to fight 'smash and grab' $6.2bn tax

Banks to fight 'smash and grab' $6.2bn tax

Westpac Banking declined 0.2% and investment bank and asset manager Macquarie dropped 1%, while National Australia Bank edged up nearly 0.1%. NAB chief Andrew Thorburn said the tax "cannot be absorb...

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Federal Budget 2017 to help pensioners, business

One of the key measures announced by Mr Morrison in his second budget was all but the lowest income earners will be slugged with a 0.5 per cent lift in the Medicare levy, which rises from 2 per cent t...

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United States stocks end mixed after Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

United States stocks end mixed after Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Having only dropped the previous day after four days of record highs, the Nasdaq was the only index that showed a positive weekly trend. US stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday, dragged down by...

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US, South plotting to kill Kim Jong

US, South plotting to kill Kim Jong

This comes amid high tensions in the region. US President Donald Trump has promised to "solve" North Korea and stop it developing nuclear weapons. State media reports quoted the country's security...

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'Dangal' mints over Rs 200 cr in China

'Dangal' mints over Rs 200 cr in China

The film has been embraced by the audience there and Dangal phenomenon seems to stay in the neighbouring country for a while. The film's collection started the second week on a positive note with Rs...

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President signs executive order to investigate alleged voter fraud and suppression

It will supposedly be led by Vice President Mike Pence (chair) and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (vice chair). The objective of the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity, which w...

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Kapil Mishra begins 'Satyagraha — AAP junket row

Kapil Mishra begins 'Satyagraha — AAP junket row

He is now in the police custody. He was surrounded by a dozen supporters when the attack happened. "The man threatened me of dire consequences during the attack". "I'm sitting on a satyagraha till...

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Jones pleased with England's World Cup 'group of death'

Champions New Zealand drawn in Pool B with South Africa, Italy, Africa 1 and the victor of the Repechage. "We will focus on our journey towards the Rugby World Cup 2019 and make sure that we are r...

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Who Is Actually Attending China's Belt and Road Forum?

The pact will include, among others, agreements on energy, telecommunications, shipping and tourism. Leaders from 28 nations, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep T...

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Bank warns of 'moderate' growth as it keeps interest rates at 0.25%

Bank warns of 'moderate' growth as it keeps interest rates at 0.25%

Policymakers on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) kept interest rates on hold at 0.25% as they nudged down the growth forecast to 1.9% for 2017 from 2% in February after a sharp slowdown in the firs...

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China protests USA delegation meeting with Dalai Lama

China protests USA delegation meeting with Dalai Lama

She mentioned actor Richard Gere, a Buddhist who supports the Dalai Lama and "speaks out for the Tibetan people". "You will not be silenced", said Pelosi, a California Democrat. The Trump administra...

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Mountain biker narrowly avoids bear attack

Mountain biker narrowly avoids bear attack

Dušan Vinžík was filming his friend riding ahead of him and captured the frightening encounter which some described as intense. And now, making an angry drone seem like a godsend is this angry brown ...

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Chelsea Win Premier League title

Chelsea Win Premier League title

It means I trust my squad and this season we have had three competitions - league, FA Cup and Capital One Cup. As for Conte , he became the fourth Italian manager to win the Premier League , after C...

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Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America. But It's Really All About Beef

The deal will also allow China easier access to the US banking system and let American energy companies export LNG to China , most of which it now buys from Russian Federation. They will also buy n...

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Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.25 million trucks for software error

The recall affects certain versions of the Ram 1500 and 2500 models manufactured between 2013 and 2016, and Ram 3500 models made from 2014 to 2016. The faulty sensors could temporarily disable depl...

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Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 1-million vehicles due to software problem

An assembly line with 2014 Ram 1500 pickup trucks is seen at the Warren Truck Plant during a tour of the plant's redesigned work stations in Warren, Michigan, U.S. "It serves as a potential safeguard ...

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Why These Stocks Remain in Focus? - Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), DDR Corp. (DDR)

Why These Stocks Remain in Focus? - Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), DDR Corp. (DDR)

The firm had revenue of $194.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $188.14 million. The firm had revenue of $201.53 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus es...

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Celtic top 100 points with defeat of Aberdeen

Celtic top 100 points with defeat of Aberdeen

I think people are waiting for the game where we go soft and lose our focus. But that's not the case. "However, we go into Friday's game with a big determination to win". 'It was a penalty kick every ...

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American Midstream Partners LP (AMID) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

American Midstream Partners LP (AMID) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

The Birch Run Capital Advisors Lp holds 135,600 shares with $8.14M value, up from 124,600 last quarter. Enlink Midstream Partners Lp now has $6.11 billion valuation. They now have a Dollars 19 price t...

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Overblown claim on new China trade deal

And China's state bank-card issuer, China UnionPay Co., continues to dominate the electronic-payments market despite a US win at the WTO in 2012. China is the top export market for USA agricultu...

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Trump lawyers: Documents show no undisclosed Russian income

The letter, signed by lawyers Sheri Dillon and William Nelson, said according to their analysis of Trump's tax returns, Trump has no meaningful ties with Russia or Russian entities - "with a few exc...

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Warren Buffett says coal won't make a comeback

Instead, Munger, a Republican, said he would prefer Medicare for all. "Every year it seems I have to come earlier", said Chris Tesari, a retired businessman from Pacific Palisades, California who sa...

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Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO

When asked during Snap's earnings call Wednesday if he felt anxious about Facebook, Spiegel laughed. Snapchat reported 166 million daily active users in the latest quarter, an increase of just 3...

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Base rate held as policymakers rein in growth forecast

Base rate held as policymakers rein in growth forecast

The Committee also voted unanimously to maintain the stock of United Kingdom government bond purchases, financed by the issuance of central bank reserves, at £435 billion. That's lower than the inflat...

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North Korea wants South Korea to extradite spy chief

North Korea wants South Korea to extradite spy chief

North Korea has repeatedly requested that an worldwide forum of legal experts be established by the United Nations to clarify the legal basis for the UN sanctions. Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at...

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Flipkart, Snapdeal to sign LoI for merger next week

Flipkart, Snapdeal to sign LoI for merger next week

It's largest investor SoftBank in a filing this week said that it has incurred a valuation loss of United States dollars 1.4 billion for the financial year 2016-17, mainly on account of its two bigges...

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Budget 2017: The sly slugs in Morrison's crop of new taxes

The $100 billion threshold will be indexed to grow in line with nominal Gross Domestic Product. Ms Bligh said it was unacceptable to keep banks and the broader community "in the dark" and has demand...

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Oil Returns to $50 as US Stocks Drop

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were up 9 cents at $49.43 per barrel at 1110 GMT (7.10 a.m. ET), above a session low of $49.18, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures CLc1 were up 11 cents at $46.54 per...

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Snapchat sees shares plummet 23 pc

On the other hand, Facebook revenue was at $1.18 billion during its first reported quarter; Snap Inc.is now at $150 million, disappointing analysts, who were expecting at least $158 million. Despi...

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Australia hits banks with higher taxes

Australia's banks had their wholesale borrowings guaranteed by taxpayers during the 2008 financial crisis, but the government did not inject funding into the banking system. "Through its investments i...

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Consensus Take: Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE:SKX) Earnings & Ratings Watch

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has risen 46.13% since October 5, 2016 and is uptrending. The Firm and the Bank are engaged in the business of banking and provide a full range of financial services. Several equ...

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