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Stocks close lower as energy, financials weigh

Stocks close lower as energy, financials weigh

Oil prices fell to keep US crude below the $50 a barrel mark on concerns output cuts by the world's big exporters may not be sufficient to lessen a global glut and signs of resurgent output in Libya....

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Voice-powered search is replacing typing -- and other internet trends

As per the recent International Data Corporation Q1 report , China-based vendors captured 51.4 percent share of the smartphone shipments in India with 16.9 percent sequential growth and an impressive...

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Corbyn piles pressure on absent May in United Kingdom election debate

Corbyn piles pressure on absent May in United Kingdom election debate

Tory Home Secretary Amber Rudd will stand in for May at the seven-way debate, which will feature Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon. "Amber...

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Russia's 305800 Bpd Oil Output Cut in May Exceeds Vienna Deal Compliance

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation have both verbally consented to the extension even before the meeting began. The group was discussing whether to extend the oil production reductions agreed a ...

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Coach Steve Kerr possible to return in NBA Finals, sources say

Still, with LeBron James climbing out of a 3-1 hole in the series , the whole thing is fairly incredible. Not to mention that the Cavaliers are the team that is defending their title, so it sou...

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Britain may be heading for hung Parliament

Investors are fleeing the pound as nerves set in ahead of next week's parliamentary election , but they should be doing exactly the opposite, according to UBS Wealth Management. The constituency-by...

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What would the United States leaving the Paris climate deal look like?

What would the United States leaving the Paris climate deal look like?

A White House official said today that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision had not been made. "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!", Trump said via Twitter on Wednesday...

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As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

The decision would be a significant foreign policy break with almost every other nation on earth and a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change . House Minority Leader N...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks give up an early gain, turn lower

About 62,871 shares traded. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 1.11 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 2,411.80. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 i...

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Skipper Warburton to start in Lions opener

Every four years, the British and Irish Lions visit one of the three Southern Hemisphere rugby giants - South Africa, Australia or New Zealand - in a series that culminates with three ferocious ...

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Well Power Inc (WPWR) Needle Moving on Volume

Comerica Bank raised its position in shares of Nabors Industries by 99.7% in the first quarter. The oil and gas company reported ($0.52) earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' ...

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Private Survey: Companies added 253000 jobs in May

Private Survey: Companies added 253000 jobs in May

Private payrolls growth remains strong in America. Employment in the US private sector increased by much more than anticipated in the month of May, according to a report released by payroll processo...

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Trump is pulling United States out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

The United States is the world's second-biggest carbon dioxide emitter behind China. Trump says he's "hearing from a lot of people both ways". Earlier Wednesday, a White House official said Trump wa...

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Oil edges up after disappointing OPEC meeting

At the time, non-OPEC output was falling at a rate of about 700,000 barrels a day, while global demand was growing around 1.5 million barrels a day, year on year, and "visible inventories" were declin...

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British prime minister May could lose majority in June 8 election

With one week to go until voters go to the polls, the Tories hold a nine-point lead over Labour . "Were the government to lose its majority, it would give the other parties a greater influence". Th...

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British Airways Aims at Near Normal Gatwick Schedule After Outage

British Airways Aims at Near Normal Gatwick Schedule After Outage

In response to tweets from travelers, the airline said it was experiencing a "global system outage" affecting its website , online check-in, contact centers and baggage tracing. They were not being...

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Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.51 Per Share (SYK)

Jensen Investment Management Inc acquired 300,360 shares as Stryker Corp (SYK)'s stock rose 8.29%. Bollard Group LLC now owns 829 shares of the medical technology company's stock worth $109,000 after ...

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Brazil emerges from recession as GDP grows 1%

Brazil emerges from recession as GDP grows 1%

Brazil's jobless rate had more than doubled since hitting a record low of 6.2 percent in 2013 as the economy plunged into a deep recession. Since May 17, President Michel Temer has battled corruption...

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Market Scanner: Checking the Levels for NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NIHD)

The stock hit its 52-week high on 05/31/16, and 52-week low on 05/12/17. Taking a glance at past performance, we will examine different up or down moving trends about NIHD . (NIHD) is at 59.19. C...

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US Jobless Aid Claims Climb To 248000

US Jobless Aid Claims Climb To 248000

The four-week moving average of continuing claims also dropped to 1,914,500, a decrease of 16,000 from the previous week's revised average of 1,930,500. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 211,000 in April....

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Comey Planning To Testify Publicly As Early As Next Week

Comey Planning To Testify Publicly As Early As Next Week

Comey had previously met with Robert Mueller , the recently appointed special counsel for the Russian Federation investigation, to determine what the extent of his testimony could be . The House c...

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The most entertaining moments from the Election Debate

Nick Clegg says he is willing to assist the next prime minister over Brexit although he rejected joining a Conservative or Labour-led coalition. May said she was not attending because she would be "...

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ISIS claims responsibility for car bombing in Baghdad

ISIS claims responsibility for car bombing in Baghdad

The attack was apparently carried out using remotely detonated explosives inside a parked auto in the city center, the officials said. The blast was the result of a Daesh suicide bomber who deto...

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PM and Jeremy Corbyn face separate TV grillings by Jeremy Paxman

Going forward, in the Brexit negotiation we need to make sure we don't return to any kind of hard border in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland'. "What we had to do when we came into gover...

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Japan launches new satellite to improve GPS

Japan launches new satellite to improve GPS

The rocket is carrying a satellite named " Michibiki ", or " guidance " in Japanese, that will form part o. Japan has successfully launched a satellite as part of a broader effort to build a homegro...

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PIA IT system malfunction brings operations to a standstill

What is known is that recently appointed Chief Executive - the Spanish born Alex Cruz - has simply apologised to customers for the problem and thanked them for their patience saying "I know this has...

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Jeremy Corbyn challenges Theresa May to Cambridge debate

The Daily Telegraph newspaper's rolling average of the last eight polls now puts the Conservatives on 44%, Labour on 36%, the centrist Liberal Democrats on 8% and the anti-EU UK Independence Party...

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Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

President Trump has decided to make good on a campaign promise to revoke the United States' commitment to the Paris climate change agreement, according to multiple reports. threatening our national an...

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Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. "Memorably punchy YouGov seat projection is sophisticated analysis of micro-data, not polling", Andrew Cooper, the ...

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Full House ready to consider N Carolina spending proposal

Full House ready to consider N Carolina spending proposal

Republicans have instead opted to try to pass tax reform and health care through a process known as reconciliation, which applies to budgetary measures and only requires 51 votes . According to the r...

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Britain's Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz denied cost-cutting was the cause of a major IT outage that disrupted thousands of travellers and has said he will not resign over the incident. British Airways cance...

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Naach Meri Jaan: Salman, Sohail's 'Bhaihood' is highlight of new Tubelight song

Naach Meri Jaan: Salman, Sohail's 'Bhaihood' is highlight of new Tubelight song

By now we all know that Salman Khan will next be seen in the upcoming Kabir Khan directorial Tubelight . "Superstar Salman shared this song on his Twitter handle saying, "#NaachMeriJaan Laxman au...

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Mondelez International Sees Unusually High Options Volume (MDLZ)

It has underperformed by 11.01% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $70.65B company. We have $48.98 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:MDLZ worth $3.53 billion mor...

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Trump welcomes Vietnam leader to White House

But since the Trump administration has made clear the United States is, at present, focused on pragmatism over principle, rights advocates are looking to Congress, rather than the White House. Tru...

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Maruti sales rise 11 pc in May at 1,36962 units

Maruti sales rise 11 pc in May at 1,36962 units

And, Maruti's Super Carry, its entry model into the LCV segment, sold a total of 428 units in May 2017. The UV segment comprising of models such as the Gypsy , Ertiga , S-Cross and Vitara Brezza w...

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