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London stocks hit record high on rallying oil price

London stocks hit record high on rallying oil price

The global "ransomware" cyber attack disrupted factories, hospitals, shops and schools, but spurred investors on Monday to buy stocks set to benefit from higher cyber security spending by firms and go...

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New S. Korean administration's response to N. Korea's missile test

New S. Korean administration's response to N. Korea's missile test

State media paraphrased North Korea's leader as saying that "the most ideal weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the USA", warning that "the US should not ...

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China's economy slows in April as credit tightens

China's economy slows in April as credit tightens

Home prices in China's biggest cities were likely to rebound if government curbs were relaxed, a senior official from the country's top economic planner was quoted as saying in late April, suggesting ...

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Venezuela hopes no country hinders China's 'fantastic' Silk Road initiative

The deals came as Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the Beijing summit expected to be attended by leaders from at least 29 countries to promote Xi's visio...

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Mobile and Sprint merger talks have started up again

Mobile and Sprint merger talks have started up again

The resumption of talks may have been triggered by an April 27th deadline passing that concluded a spectrum auction blackout period for participants to pursue deals. 3,52,405 crores) - about $23 billi...

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United Says Some Cockpit Door Passwords Compromised

United Says Some Cockpit Door Passwords Compromised

Beleaguered United Airlines, an operating unit of United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL ), admitted that details of its cockpit security have been made public. The flight deck access procedures inclu...

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IT Industry Layoffs May Continue Up To 2 Years, Say Experts

IT Industry Layoffs May Continue Up To 2 Years, Say Experts

Similarly, Wipro and Tech Mahindra are also either firing employess or handing them single-digit appraisals citing cash crunch. Wipro has also reportedly started the process of making the organisa...

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Emergency Declared At Nuclear-Contaminated Site In Washington State

Crews working at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation following a tunnel collapse on Tue., May 9, 2017. Hanford, located in southcentral Washington state, has about 9,000 employees and a lot of them were...

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Jefferies Group LLC Boosts Dcc Plc (DCC) Price Target to GBX 8500

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) has risen 6.88% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. Over the last twelve months shares in Unite Group PLC have increased by 4.87% from 614.58 to 644.5. It has a 18....

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U.S. to Arm Syrian Kurds

U.S. to Arm Syrian Kurds

The PKK is considered a terrorist group by the U.S., Turkey and the European Union. The news about the USA plan to arm Syrian Kurds comes, as the Trump administration mulls sending as many as 5,000 ...

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Coach buys Kate Spade for $2.4bn (£1.85bn)

Coach will pay $18.50 a share in cash for Kate Spade, a premium of 9% to the closing price on Friday, The two companies also offer a combination of men's wear, ready-to-wear fashion, accessories, frag...

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Civil Rights Groups Vow to Battle Trump's 'Religious Liberty' Order in Court

Civil Rights Groups Vow to Battle Trump's 'Religious Liberty' Order in Court

The order was widely praised by religious organizations that either felt hemmed in by the law or openly violated it, but the American Civil Liberties Union promised to sue to stop it, saying the order...

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Vodacom agrees R34.6bn Safaricom deal to tap Kenyan market

Vodacom agrees R34.6bn Safaricom deal to tap Kenyan market

Vodafone will retain a 12.5% shareholding in Vodafone Kenya. "The proposed transaction will expose Vodacom Group to the attractive high growth Kenyan market, being one of the largest and most adva...

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Oil Gets a Boost From Shrinking US Crude Glut

The bullish inventories report came in after crude prices dipped 1% when EIA highlighted its near-term outlook for US oil production and reiterates its estimates for oil prices. OPEC boosted estimates...

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Trump invites new S Korean president Moon to visit US

Trump invites new S Korean president Moon to visit US

Lee Nak-yon, a regional governor who was a political ally of two former presidents who held summits with North Korea in 2000 and 2007 was nominated as prime minister. But his scope for maneuver will b...

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Vista Outdoor Inc.'s (VSTO)

Vista Outdoor Inc.'s (VSTO)

Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in Vista Outdoor by 4.5% in the third quarter. The stock climbed 2.58 percent over the past quarter, while declined -44.81 percent over the past six months. DA D...

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Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

On 5/28/2015 BT Group plc announced a semiannual dividend of $1.30 3.78% with an ex dividend date of 8/12/2015 which will be payable on 9/14/2015. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.92 during the last tr...

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Palestinian Authority hails UNESCO's anti-Israel resolution

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization of attempting to negate his country's claim to Jerusalem . Ambassador Carl Magnus Nesser...

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Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S To Compete With Google Chromebooks

The laptop starts at $999, the same as the MacBook Air, but much more than what iPads and Chromebooks go for. "So it seems Microsoft is trying to steal some of the glitter of the old rival", she add...

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What Tri-state moms want to hear, experience on Mother's Day

The church is now home to the International Mother's Day Shrine. "Put together a bundle of her favourite things", she suggested. But she said her kids are mostly good. I just want you to know ...

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G7 nations to agree joint fight against cyber attacks - draft

But he said the continued uncertainty about the direction of US policy represented a risk, echoing comments made on Friday by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso. "The global economy is facing a prolon...

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BHP Billiton emphasises its Australian roots in new corporate rebranding campaign

BHP Billiton emphasises its Australian roots in new corporate rebranding campaign

A 10 million Australian dollar (US$7.4 million) campaign rolls out in Australia starting this week, beginning with two 30-second commercials and a three-minute video for employees and social media tha...

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The Belt and Road

Speaking to an audience that included Russian President Vladimir Putin and leaders of 29 other countries, Xi outlined the most ambitious political vision yet for the " Belt and Road Initiative", a ...

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China trade agreement impacts meats, natural gas

China trade agreement impacts meats, natural gas

The deal also fast-tracks US approval of Chinese poultry imports and gives Chinese banks more access to the USA market. China had conditionally lifted its longstanding import ban on American beef...

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TPG revises bid for Fairfax

TPG revises bid for Fairfax

The proposal is also subject to a number of conditions, including foreign investment approval from both Australia and New Zealand, due diligence, and Fairfax shareholder approval. Last week the media ...

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Russian Federation sees oil market balance in winter if cuts deal extended - agencies

Russian Federation sees oil market balance in winter if cuts deal extended - agencies

According to both the ministers, the deal aims to rebalance the supply and demand globally with an aim to bring down global inventories to the levels of the 5-year average. Russian Federation and Saud...

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Crude Oil Price Forecast: OPEC's Kitchen Sink Fails To Lift Crude

Crude Oil Price Forecast: OPEC's Kitchen Sink Fails To Lift Crude

Total US Crude oil inventory stands at 527.77 million barrels (mb) in April, 2017, 3.6 per cent higher from same period last year and 21.6 per cent higher from five-Year average. Essentially, what we ...

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Crude Oil Prices Consolidate Gains, Supply Issues Remain Crucial

The price for Brent crude oil was up 1.1 percent about a half hour before the start of us trading to $50.76 per barrel. USA light crude oil was up 68 cents at $48.01. Ole Hansen, the head of commodity...

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Snap is getting destroyed after its earnings disaster (SNAP)

Snap is getting destroyed after its earnings disaster (SNAP)

After closing the day at $22.98, Snap's shares tanked 21.5% in overnight trading and continued to fall during trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday, closing at $18.05, a loss in ...

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Carney: UK's consumer slowdown has begun

The Inflation Report added that wages were likely to rise faster in the coming years, with CPI inflation lower and GDP growth stable. "With households" real incomes set to come under further pressur...

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Negotiations ongoing to exchange more Chibok girls with detained insurgents

Alhassan said the recently-released 82 would be reunited at another facility in the capital with 24 of their classmates who were released or found past year. The girls, ages 16 to 18, are believed to ...

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The Trade Desk, Inc. | $TTD Stock | Shares Increase on Impressive Q1 Earnings

To reflect a much stronger-than-expected earnings performance, Cantor analyst Kip Paulson upgrades TTD to Overweight from Neutral and raises his price target to $55 from $40. If you are accessing th...

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Crude Futures Settle Nearly 5% Lower; Gains From OPEC-Led Deal Erased

Crude Futures Settle Nearly 5% Lower; Gains From OPEC-Led Deal Erased

NAN reports that on December 10, 2016, OPEC won the backing of countries outside the oil cartel to join supply cuts for the first time since 2001, overcoming the final major obstacle for a global ag...

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Factory Growth Slows, Will We Still See A Rate Hike?

Factory Growth Slows, Will We Still See A Rate Hike?

The Federal Reserve has hit pause, leaving its key policy rate unchanged in its current range from 0.75 percent to 1 percent. Job gains were described as "solid", as were the fundamentals underpinning...

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US, European officials to discuss proposed expansion of in-flight laptop ban

The ban, already in place at 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa, prohibits electronics larger than a cellphone in the passenger cabin. While restrictions have yet to be imposed, the United St...

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