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US durable goods advance modest 0.7 per cent in March

US durable goods advance modest 0.7 per cent in March

Overall demand grew more slowly in March in part because orders for motor vehicles and parts declined for the second straight month, falling 0.8% from February. That missed forecasts for growth of 1.2...

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White House: Trump's Trade Call With Trudeau 'Amicable.' Canada: Not So Much

White House: Trump's Trade Call With Trudeau 'Amicable.' Canada: Not So Much

Independent trade panels have sided with Canada in all four of the previous cases. Freeland said she had had long conversations with Ross on Sunday and Monday about lumber. Lumber Coalition. The Com...

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Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms

Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms

It largely echoes the proposal Trump outlined as a candidate and did not include some key details. This is another tax cut for only the rich (like his health-care bill) that offers no immediate benefi...

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Trump's 15% business tax is lowest for big economy

But Trump's top economic adviser used some bad math to describe the proposal, raising questions. The existing standard deduction Americans can claim is $6,300 for individuals and $12,600 for marri...

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(EXAS) Hits New 52-Week High on Earnings Beat

(EXAS) Hits New 52-Week High on Earnings Beat

EXACT Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS ) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 21st. During the same quarter a year ago, the company earned ($0.41) earnings per share. Zacks Investment Research...

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Trump Not Pulling Out of NAFTA 'at This Time'

Trump Not Pulling Out of NAFTA 'at This Time'

To recap: NAFTA , passed in the early 1990s, eliminated most tariffs on products traded between the U.S., Canada and Mexico , which for the auto industry has also meant a huge boost to vehicle pro...

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Amazon's results beat estimates, lifted by cloud unit; shares hit high

Amazon's results beat estimates, lifted by cloud unit; shares hit high

The revenue growth and profitability of Amazon has been hard for analysts to estimate as the company continues to invest heavily in areas that include its web services operation, fulfillment centers...

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SoCal national monument land could be affected by Trump order

Trump, signing the order at the Department of the Interior, vowed to give control over local lands "back to the states and people where it belongs", specifically citing President Barack Obama's Decem...

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FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Key Net Neutrality Rules

A plan to reverse the rules approved by the FCC under Democratic President Barack Obama is expected to set off a fight over the future of the internet regulation. The rules approved by the FCC in 20...

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Trump Rules Out Swift Nafta Exit in Favor of Renegotiation

Trump's top advisers had been embroiled in a debate over how aggressively to proceed on reshaping USA participation in Nafta, with hard-liners favoring a threatened withdrawal as soon as this week and...

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European Central Bank maintains ultra-loose monetary policy

The ECB also left untouched plans to buy Euro 60 bln of corporate and government bonds per month until December under its "quantitative easing" program. Thursday's decision "suggests that the Bank is ...

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Medical Properties Trust Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $33.50 price target (up previously from $31.00) on shares of Hospitality Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, January 6th. If y...

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Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Getting Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Getting Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows

Revenues were also up over 28 percent in the first quarter. The lowest price target out of the polled analysts is presently $280. After a year in the doldrums following 2015's E. The purchase was di...

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Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

Mr Lee denies any wrongdoing. A Samsung spokesperson said the company can not comment on "the future product plan". "The company believes a holding company does not have clear benefits compared to...

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Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates €5.20 Price Target for Nokia Oyj (NOKIA)

Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates €5.20 Price Target for Nokia Oyj (NOKIA)

The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.05/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 62.5%. The company reported revenue of $6.89 Billion in the same period past year. Tocquevi...

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Brewers jump on Reds early in 9-4 win

If you only counted the eight that Thames has hit off Cincinnati pitchers this season, he would still have more home runs than anyone else in the majors. "I have to do a better job of making pitches a...

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Uber takes to the skies with flying cabs announced for 2020

The most famous ride sharing company of the world also announced that it will start its flying vehicle service first in Texas and Dubai. If Uber's plans eventually take place and people get the ch...

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Possible progress on Wisconsin dairy farm crisis

The steep import taxes on certain milk and cheese products basically protect Canadian dairy farmers from imports (because it prevents outside products from being financially competitive). Once it ar...

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Stock with Unusual Volume: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA)

Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 29.58%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 25.49% which means the stock is constan...

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Most Active Volume Stock: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Most Active Volume Stock: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Finally, SkyBridge Capital II LLC raised its position in shares of International Business Machines Corp .by 10.5% in the third quarter. Shares of International Business Machines Corp . Goelzer Inv...

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Google parent Alphabet's profit soars on strong ad sales

The YouTube ad boycott by several hundred advertisers over spots that appeared with objectionable content on the service didn't hurt first-quarter earnings for parent company Alphabet . The internet ...

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The Case for and Against Xerox Corporation (XRX)

Xerox Corp (XRX) now has Return on Equity of 8.53. The business had revenue of $2.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.46 billion. Fundamental analysis takes into consi...

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Steven Mnuchin defends President Trump's tax-cut plan

The plan will also essentially create a zero percent tax rate by increasing the standard deduction for married couples to the first $24,000 earned, which will lead to "simplification because far fe...

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MGM Resorts International Q1 Profit Climbs 210%

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on MGM Resorts International, where 9 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 12 analysts have given a Buy signal, 0 said it's a HOLD,...

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Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) reported Q1 net income of $305 million

While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about Valero Energy Corporation (VLO ) . Moreover, Metropolitan Life Insur New York has 0.04% invested in Valero Energy P...

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Eurozone confidence keeps growing but European Central Bank to remain cautious

Meanwhile, Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda , said he expects the ECB to leave its policy unchanged, with the June meeting being seen as the most likely point at which the central bank w...

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Door seems closed completely to Trump tax returns release

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said during a White House briefing to roll out the plan Wednesday that it would lead to rapid economic growth, helping to cover the cost of the cuts-but many tax ...

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BJP defaming Hinduism: Mamata Banerjee

BJP defaming Hinduism: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday called the level of poverty in Bengal as the worst in the country, and exuded confidence that the state would become as prosperous as Maharashtra and Guja...

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White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA

White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA

White House officials told CBS News the order was being drafted by Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council, with help from chief strategist Steve Bannon, the economic nationalists among...

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Party leaders spar over economy, housing and leadership in election debate

Party leaders spar over economy, housing and leadership in election debate

But that didn't stop the ruling party from baldly declaring that Clark was the real victor, and then persuading low-information (i.e. ignorant) voters that that this was true. British Columbia NDP Lea...

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Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Adm. Harry Harris Jr.is commander of U.S. But Harris said it's not a matter of if but when. Noting that the ships had eventually gone on to sail toward the Korean Peninsula, Harris said they are s...

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Passenger says flight attendant nearly hit baby

In an appearance on the Today Show yesterday, lawyer Thomas Demetrio said he was contacted by the woman - who was recorded on video crying after an incident last Friday involving an American Air...

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Trump Orders Wide Review of Financial System Regulations

Mnuchin noted that the administration's goal is to achieve "sustained growth of 3% or higher" through its mix of economic and tax policies. "They're too complicated", he said . The cuts will be " big...

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Procter & Gamble Backs 2017 Outlook

Procter & Gamble Backs 2017 Outlook

Chief Executive David Taylor pointed to modest organic sales growth and double-digit core earnings growth amid an environment "characterized by a slowdown in market growth, continued geopolitical disr...

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AAP loses ground in Delhi, tough times ahead

AAP loses ground in Delhi, tough times ahead

The BJP on Wednesday rode to a spectacular hat-trick in Delhi civic polls bagging all the three corporations while the electoral drubbings of AAP and Congress continued. Experts said the BJP , wh...

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