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Stock Price of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Increases 1.98%

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Buckingham Research restated a neutral rating on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research report on Tuesday, February...

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Merkel Says Weak Euro Isn't Her `Problem' in Stand Against Trump

Vice President Mike Pence pledged America's commitment was "unwavering". Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on February 18, Merkel said that territorial integrity is a crucial foundation of ...

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Macy's earnings beat expectations but revenue falls short

Just last month, Macy's announced that it would be shutting down 68 stores across the country. Estimates: A 6% EPS drop to $1.96 on a 3% revenue decline to $8.62 billion. Macy's said it sold its...

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UPS wants to turn its delivery trucks into motherships for autonomous drones

UPS wants to turn its delivery trucks into motherships for autonomous drones

The drone then rendezvoused with the truck down the road, docked back on the roof and recharged. The drone then flies up to the drop off location, releases the package and autonomously returns to th...

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HSBC cites 'largely unexpected economic and political events' in explaining 2016 results

HSBC cites 'largely unexpected economic and political events' in explaining 2016 results

The British bank, which has said it may move 1, 000 jobs to Paris following Britain's exit from the European Union, has said it had so far seen little impact from the referendum outcome on its busines...

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Oil Rises As OPEC Strives For Further Cuts

Crude oil output decreased the most in Saudi Arabia (down by 496,200 barrels per day), Iraq (down by 165,700 barrels per day) and the UAE (down by 159,300 barrels per day), while production in Ni...

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HSBC announce 82 per cent profit slump

HSBC announce 82 per cent profit slump

Reported revenue fell to $47.9bn from $59.8bn, primarily due to foreign exchange movements and significant items, including operating results for the Brazil business and the loss recognised on its dis...

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Dallas Doctor Gets Life in Prison for Botched Surgeries

Many injuries from his surgery were often due to massive blood loss. After the verdict came back, Don Martin, whose wife was one of the patients Duntsch had operated on and later died, said, "We're ...

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IHG underlying 2016 profit rises; hikes dividend

IHG underlying 2016 profit rises; hikes dividend

Barclays PLC raised their price objective on shares of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC from GBX 2,955 ($36.93) to GBX 3,060 ($38.24) and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research repor...

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Irish PM to respond to leadership questions as disquiet grows

Irish PM to respond to leadership questions as disquiet grows

Update 12.12pm:Fianna Fáil has warned Fine Gael not to allow the race to replace Enda Kenny to become a "circus", saying there is a "limit" to what the fragile confidence and supply deal between the p...

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Anglo American recovery fuelled by rising commodity prices

Anglo American recovery fuelled by rising commodity prices

On the geographical front, Anglo American is looking to lower exposure in South Africa, and said on Tuesday it was looking at "all the potential options for our export thermal coal and iron ore intere...

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Tim Hortons parent company to buy Popeyes chicken chain

It has more than 20,000 locations globally, and Popeyes would give it about another 2,600. Restaurant Brands International (TSX:QSR) said Tuesday it will pay US$1.8 billion for the Louisiana-style f...

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Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial expands global footprint with South Korea investment

Ant Financial and Kakao will likely set up Kakao Pay as a subsidiary of Kakao by early April. Ant is also involved in investment services and online banking. It plans to expand in the Philippines wi...

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RBI increases cash withdrawal limit from today

RBI increases cash withdrawal limit from today

It also said that limit on withdrawal from ATMs and savings accounts would be scrapped from March 13. Post announcement of demonetisation on November 8, the Union Government and the RBI had put rest...

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Government planning to remonetize Rs 1000 note

On November 8, Rs 500 and 1000 currency notes were demonetized in an attempt to curb illegal wealth and fake notes. As of now we have not determined anything about it. "The limits on savings bank cash...

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BMC Elections 2017: Shraddha Kapoor, Anushka Sharma cast their votes!

BMC Elections 2017: Shraddha Kapoor, Anushka Sharma cast their votes!

John posted a picture on his Twitter handle where he is seen casting his vote. Anushka Sharma also made her voice heard through her vote. Social media is buzzing with photos of celebs, which they shar...

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'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' promotions: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt take Jaipur by storm

'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' promotions: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt take Jaipur by storm

On Twitter, Varun was rebuked by some followers for apparently having said he voted in "Rajya Sabha elections" a year ago. "It's very freaky because I voted previous year", Varun said as he stepped ou...

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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

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

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

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

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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