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Federal Reserve boosts interest rates by another quarter-point

Federal Reserve boosts interest rates by another quarter-point

But if the Fed ends up raising rates three or four times this year and follows up with three additional hikes in 2018, its benchmark rate would be left at a level that might start to dampen economic...

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Analyst Stock Ratings: General Electric Company (GE), Ford Motor Company (F)

General Electric Company ( NYSE:GE ) opened at 29.54 on Wednesday. General Electric Company got Upgrade on 16-Dec-16 where investment firm Bernstein Upgrade the stock from Mkt Perform to Outperform. T...

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What do Analysts Say about: Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE)

What do Analysts Say about: Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE)

These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. (NYSE:HCA) might hit $92.45, however, the High Price Target and Low price Target are $110 and ...

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Tech $1.2 billion security startup Okta files for its long-awaited IPO

Tech $1.2 billion security startup Okta files for its long-awaited IPO

Snap shares jumped 44% on their first day of trading and another 10% on their second day, finishing then at $27.09, well above Snap's opening price of $24. Okta , which provides secure identity serv...

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Futures Down Ahead of Fed Meeting

Futures Down Ahead of Fed Meeting

S&P 500 e-minis were down 2.25 points, or 0.09 percent, with 81,663 contracts traded. Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 2 points, or 0.04 percent, on volume of 4,552 contracts. "For those looking for a r...

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Christian pastors accused of smuggling North Korean defectors out of China

Speaking at a briefing last week, acting State Department spokesman Mark Toner repeated the long-standing US position that North Korea would need to give some sign it was serious about giving up nucle...

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U.S. women's hockey to boycott world championships over wage dispute

U.S. women's hockey to boycott world championships over wage dispute

Multiple United States women's national team players announced the team's intention to boycott the event on Wednesday unless "significant progress" is made on negotiations with USA Hockey on fair wage...

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MN better than national average on student loan defaults

MN better than national average on student loan defaults

Currently, the law mandates that the April must be disclosed before a borrower gets a student loan from a private bank. "This one site, the total loan balance is $35,858.81". Borrowers of loans issued...

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Trump to announce review of auto emissions and fuel efficiency rules

Trump to announce review of auto emissions and fuel efficiency rules

Trump will unveil the review at an event in Detroit where he will meet with executives from companies, including General Motors, Ford and Fiat. Pushing the finding ahead by 16 months angered many in t...

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Trading Overview of Stock: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

The highest analyst price target is $11.00, which implies a rally of -6 percent. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 4 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 24 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 1 gi...

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Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has current Market Capitalization of $25.89 Million

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has current Market Capitalization of $25.89 Million

The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.82 at current month while compared with $0.74 in a month ago. 03/07/2017 - Analog Devices, Inc . had ...

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Justice Department seeks more time to provide evidence on Trump wiretapping claims

Justice Department seeks more time to provide evidence on Trump wiretapping claims

Two congressmen privy to sensitive intelligence information said this weekend that they, too, had no information now to support Trump's claims . Trump's senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway, said in an...

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Zara-owner Inditex posts 12% rise in sales

Zara-owner Inditex posts 12% rise in sales

It recorded same-store sales growth of 10% - as the company invested €1.4bn in new technology and refining its e-commerce platform - while also opening new stores. They have underperformed European st...

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Consumer Goods Sector Snapshot: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), General Motors Company (GM)

Consumer Goods Sector Snapshot: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), General Motors Company (GM)

The number of shares now owned by investors are 4.27 bln. SL Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola during the second quarter valued at $693,000. Shareholders of record on Wednesda...

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Richard Spencer's nonprofit, pro-hate National Policy Institute lost its tax-exempt status

Richard Spencer's nonprofit, pro-hate National Policy Institute lost its tax-exempt status

He has said that the United States "at the end of the day, belongs to white men", and at a November conference in Washington, D.C., he received Nazi salutes from supporters. "It's a bit embarrassing, ...

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Wall St. drifts along with eyes on Fed

The S&P 500 gained 4.83 points, or 0.20 percent, to 2,370.28. "The market is still coalesced around three tightenings this year, but there's certainly room for four". Broadly flat against the euro, ...

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DSS writes Senate, insists Magu 'unfit' to head EFCC

DSS writes Senate, insists Magu 'unfit' to head EFCC

At the Senate's plenary today, majority of the Senators rejected the confirmation of Magu as the EFCC boss through popular vote. On arrival, Magu went straight to the office of the Senior Special As...

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United States producer prices rise past forecasts in February

United States producer prices rise past forecasts in February

Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. On a monthly basis, producer and import prices slid 0.2 percent, in contrast to the expected increase of 0.4 percent. Food prices increased 0.3% on the ...

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Cathay Pacific reports first annual loss in 8 years

Cathay Pacific reports first annual loss in 8 years

Shares of Hong Kong's flag carrier fell nearly 5 percent after the news. Acknowledging the competitive landscape, Cathay recently undertook what was the biggest review of its business in two decades...

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Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

The company reported $-0.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stoc...

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Audi offices raided in Dieselgate investigation

Audi said earlier on Wednesday that German prosecutors were searching its headquarters in Ingolstadt and a factory in Neckarsulm. Premises of Volkswagen's VOWG_p.DE luxury unit Audi as well as se...

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Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Reviewed By Analysts

Finally, Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price target on shares of Abbott Laboratories from $48.00 to $46.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, Janua...

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The government drops its plan to hike National Insurance for the self-employed

The government drops its plan to hike National Insurance for the self-employed

According to the proposal, the treasury meant to initially raise National Insurance contributions for those classified as self-employed from 1 percent to 10 percent, with a envisaged further increase ...

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Fed Policy Keeps Stock ETF Traders on Edge

Fed Policy Keeps Stock ETF Traders on Edge

An increasingly likely rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve this month keeps the value of American dollar high, which creates downward pressure on oil prices. Benchmark Brent crude fell 1.5 percent t...

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The Republican Health Plan

The Republican Health Plan

Yesterday afternoon, the CBO released its findings, and the outlook isn't good. On Monday the Congressional Budget Office (CBO ) projected that the number of uninsured people would grow by 14 mil...

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Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler merger? VW CEO does not rule out possibility

Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler merger? VW CEO does not rule out possibility

If both companies start the talks on the merger, the potential intricate matter is the rivalry between Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen. It is debatable that Marchionne may take up the challenge and conta...

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Oil in Global Economy Series: OPEC deal compliance review

Oil in Global Economy Series: OPEC deal compliance review

Russia's top oil major Rosneft warned that a recovery in US oil output may deter OPEC and non-OPEC producers from extending production cuts beyond June and might lead to a new price war. "Neverthel...

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BJP drops sitting councillors, wants new faces in civic polls

BJP drops sitting councillors, wants new faces in civic polls

According to sources, numerous sitting councillors have been promised tickets for the next Assembly elections and other posts in the organisation. Tiwari, who carries an "outsider" tag in Delhi, cla...

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Scott Gottlieb, a Familiar Face at the FDA, Could Return as Commissioner

Scott Gottlieb, a Familiar Face at the FDA, Could Return as Commissioner

Bush administration", said a March 10 NPR piece . As frustration only grows regarding the Republicans' continued wrangling over how best to repeal and replace ObamaCare, Donald Trump's choice to he...

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Trump to Announce Review of Vehicle Emissions Rules

Trump to Announce Review of Vehicle Emissions Rules

Trump has long signaled his intention to reverse Obama's climate-change initiatives, but the Republican president has vowed his planned overhaul of green regulation would not jeopardize America's wate...

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American Airlines Offering Free In-Flight Meals Again!

American Airlines Offering Free In-Flight Meals Again!

American Airlines said today that it plans to offer free meals to everyone in economy on certain cross-country flights starting May 1. American Airlines is dishing out more free perks. The airline...

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport recognized best airport in CIS

Heydar Aliyev International Airport recognized best airport in CIS

The award for Best Airport Staff recognizes airport workers who come into contact with travelers across a wide range of areas, including staff working at customer help counters, immigration and secu...

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Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARLZ)

Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARLZ)

As of current trade, Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ARLZ) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -32.79%. According to 2 analysts, Price Target for Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. This estimat...

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Here's how Republican health care reform would affect young people

Here's how Republican health care reform would affect young people

The Columbus Dispatch reports Ohio's proposed Medicaid budget for next year is projected at $28 billion, including federal funding. Using IRS data on tax returns for every ZIP code , TIME calcula...

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Oil settles a tad lower after sliding to three-month lows

Saudi Arabia said it was "committed" to stabilising the global oil market, and that its output was still in line with its Opec target. While Saudi Arabia pumped more than 10 million barrels a day...

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