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Gold Treads Water On Rate Hike Views; Falling Stocks Support

Some analysts still believe that is possible gold ascends to $1,500 per troy ounce. Spot gold was up 0.05 per cent at US$1,328.32 an ounce by 3:12pm EDT (1912 GMT), with U.S. "While we're above the $124 mark here in the GLD, I think it's a buy and we could move out of the range in the gold market", added Gordon. "As the market reduces the likelihood of a near-term rate rise and if oil losses stabilize, gold prices should find a bottom, at least in the run up to the FOMC", HSBC ...

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Markets Ease After Brainard Speech

And in a speech delivered Monday, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard cautioned against calls to raise U.S. interest rates prematurely. Future traders are now pricing in a 15% chance of a hike at the Fed's September 20-21 policy-setting meeting, down from 21% earlier on Monday, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool.

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LinkedIn co-founder pledges $5M for Trump tax records

The co-founder of LinkedIn pledged yesterday to donate up to US$5 million (RM20.47 million) to a crowdfunded charitable campaign for veterans if Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump releases his tax returns. Last week, Hoffman announced that he would donate $25,000 to a campaign to recall Judge Aaron Persky, who presided over the Stanford sexual assault case.

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Tesla's updated self-driving system could have prevented death, says Elon Musk

Here's how the update should impact the Tesla's abilities. Tesla CEO wanted to underline the fact that ideal safety is impossible to obtain, but the Tesla's efforts are made to increase the probability of higher safety. M -Tesla has announced an update to its Autopilot electronic driver assistance system aimed at increasing accuracy and safety. Autopilot 8.0 will temporarily prevent drivers from using the "hands-free" driving aid if they fail to respond to sonic warnings coming from ...

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Swift Transportation's (SWFT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America Corp

Dozer, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Monday bloom on Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) [ Trend Analysis ], stock jumped down about -4.01% in early session as its gaining volume of 1.03 Million. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.60, for a total transaction of $39,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the transaction, the director now owns 11,275 shares in the company, valued at $220,990.

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Analysts Take on Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ:SFM) Share Price History

Wells Fargo & Co. reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Sprouts Farmers Market in a report on Thursday, May 26th. 08/08/2016 - Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc . During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.22 EPS. The 52-week high of Sprouts Farmers Market Inc is $30 and the 52-week low is $18.7.

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Former WWE star CM Punk suffers devastating loss on UFC debut

Okay, so that may be a bit harsh but CM Punk's mixed martial arts career couldn't have got off to a worse start. Still, his debut at the UFC has earned him the admiration and respect from many fighters and fans. "I knew what to expect and I was ready to dominate". "I'm just really, really hard on myself". Right now, Punk said his main focus is turning his attention to his wife - former professional wrestler April Brooks (AJ Lee) - after she supported him so much after making the ...

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Hillary Clinton backtracks after 'basket of deplorables' jibe at Trump backers

The Democratic former secretary of state meanwhile met in NY with a bipartisan panel of experts to discuss issues of terrorism and national security that the next president will likely face. She shrugged for comic effect then returned to the podium. Trump , who has often praised Russian President Vladimir Putin, made the comments in an interview with former CNN broadcaster Larry King, whose podcast was aired on Thursday night, September 8, on the RT network, a 24-hour news channel that ...

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Fed member cautions on September rate hike

On the economic data front, China released better-than-expected August data, with fixed-asset investment growth holding steady at 8.1% on-year, August industrial output rising 6.3% on-year and retail sales increasing by 10.6% on-year. "We are still under the impression that recent hawkish Fed official comments have been meant to increase the markets' expectations for a December rate hike, assuming the data and market conditions, at the time, allow", Bullard said.

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FBR Capital Indicates Potential 5.12% Increase In Shares Of Whiting Petroleum Corporation

Other Hedge Funds, Including, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al sold out all of its stake in WLL during the most recent quarter. 9 advised "Hold Rating" regarding the stock. Whiting Petroleum Corp. The business's revenue was down 42.4% on a year-over-year basis. Next Fiscal Year EPS Estimate is projected at $-0.89. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 1.70.

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Dovish Brainard sees September Fed-hike bets pared

The S&P 500 closed up 1.47 per cent at 2,159.04 while the Dow Jones Industrial average closed up 1.32 per cent at 18,325.07. On Tuesday they fell back to zero and last stood at 0.012 percent, down 2.8 basis points on the day. Data on Tuesday showed China's factory output and retail sales grew faster than expected in August. OVERSEAS: Germany's DAX was down 1.5 percent while the CAC-40 in France also fell 1.8 percent.

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Micro Focus unveils $8.8bn mega merger

Sales fell 6.5 percent to $12.2 billion, compared with estimates of $12.6 billion. Separately HPE reported better-than-expected earnings in its fiscal third quarter ended July 31. At its main Enterprise Group, revenue fell 8 percent to Dollars 6.5 billion, or flat when adjusted for divestments and currency effects, with a 12.6 percent operating margin.

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Stan Wawrinka shocks Novak Djokovic to win the US Open

That continued a pattern that carried throughout: Djokovic, as good a returner as there is in the game - now, certainly, and perhaps ever - managed to convert only 3 of 17 break chances. There are way better tennis players than me on grass. He defeated the Serb in the final of the 2015 French Open, winning by a scoreline of 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4.

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Football Pools to be sold for almost £100m

It will be bought by Burlywood Capital , an investment fund run by the founder of online betting site Sportingbet. Burlywood an investment fund specialising in media and entertainment will look to float a new company on London's AIM market for the goal of acquiring The Football Pools .

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Stanford sex offender released after 3 months

They chased and tackled, holding him down until police arrived on the scene. Brock Turner was released from prison on September 2, 2016, three months into his six-month sentence for three counts of sexual assault. Persky has recused himself from hearing criminal cases and has asked to be moved to another court. But supporters of the recall campaign said that is not enough.

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Stocks up 200 after after Fed's dovish remarks

South Korea's Kospi opened up 0.73 per cent at 2,006. The boring summer in the markets probably made the Fed more likely to raise rates later in the year. The Dow (. DJI ) rallied 1.32 percent to end at 18,325.07 points and the S&P 500 (. SPX ) jumped 1.47 percent to 2,159.04. And U.S. economic growth has been sluggish since late previous year, dragged down by the worldwide troubles and by a strong dollar that makes U.S.

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USA stocks inch higher as investors seek safe picks

Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard Monday argued for a cautious approach to raising rates, abating worries about higher rates sparked by another Fed official last week. Sterling weakened 0.6 percent to US$1.3249 after slightly softer-than-expected United Kingdom inflation data. US stock prices rose following Brainard's comments while the dollar weakened and yields on USA government debt fell.

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Hanjin Group Decides to Inject Emergency Funds into Hanjin Shipping

DP World , operator of the Fairview container terminal in Prince Rupert, and CN Rail have made arrangements to handle containers from the ship, provided owners of the cargo pre-pay for the handling, according to a statement form the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

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Cauvery Row: PM 'Pained' Over Violence in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday assured Tamil Sangam of protection for Tamils in the state in the wake of violence in the city following a Supreme Court direction to release 12,000 cusecs of Cauvery water everyday for next ten days to Tamil Nadu.

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Stocks Steady as Rate-Rise Worries Ebb

Investors will look today to Fed Governor Lael Brainard - seen as a leading opponent of rate increases - for further indications of the likely trajectory of interest rates in the world's biggest economy before the September 20-21 policy meeting.

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'South Korea has a plan to annihilate Pyongyang'

The South Korean defense ministry has also presented the "Korea Massive Punishment & Retaliation" to the national assembly, "aimed at wiping a certain section of Pyongyang completely off the map", Yonhap quoted a military source as saying.

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Asia stocks gain, dollar sags on Fed governors dovish comments

While some investors had speculated that Brainard would switch over to the more hawkish camp, the Fed governor had said on Monday she wanted to see a stronger trend in U.S. Against the yen, the dollar inched up 0.1 percent to 101.96 yen, after falling 0.8 percent on Monday. The euro nudged up 0.1 percent to USD 1.1238 while the dollar index stood little changed at 95.112 after losing about 0.2 percent the previous day.

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Nalco registers Rs 135 cr profit in Q1

The company's net profit also has boosted by 12.21 per cent to Rs 340 crore in Q1FY17 on a yearly basis. The company's consolidated net profit for Q1 rose to Rs 439 crore from Rs 409 crore in the corresponding quarter of the last fiscal.

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Japan's Renesas Electronics to buy US chipmaker Intersil for $3.2 billio

This follows three years which has seen Intersil implement a policy of narrowing its product offering and focus on specific market areas. "We can combine our products and offer them in a package", he added, saying the chipmaker would "actively seek out other mergers" to further grow its business.

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Cease-fire appears to be holding in Syria

Previous deals this year to implement nationwide or localized ceasefires in Syria have each broken down within hours or days of going into effect. Update, 4:30 p.m. Salem al-Muslet, spokesman for the High Negotiations Committee opposition umbrella group, demanded "guarantees" on which rebel groups would be targeted.

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Fed hike unlikely next week after warning on consumer spending

Financial markets had been on edge after several Fed officials in recent days had signaled a willingness to resume raising rates when they meet next week. And inflation remains well below the 2% the Fed is targeting. Investors were unfazed by a run of relatively upbeat Chinese data that included industrial output, which rose a better-than-expected 6.3% in August, further dimming the expectation of a rate cut any time soon.

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United States Steel Corp

The investment firm sold 14,964 shares of X which is valued $339,384.Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale boosted its stake in X in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,160 additional shares and now holds a total of 8,337 shares of United States Steel Corporation which is valued at $220,847.Essex Investment Management Co reduced its stake in X by selling 304 shares or 2.35% in the most recent quarter.

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Tesla unveils updates to Autopilot feature

Tesla Motors is updating its semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot with new limits on hands-off driving and other improvements in a bid to enhance the safety and prevent accidents. The administration has been investigating the matter to find out if the accident has taken place from any safety defect in the Autopilot. Wood or painted plastic is nearly as transparent as glass to radar, while any metal surface with a dish shape is reflective and is amplified to many times its actual ...

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Assad determined to 'reclaim country', hours after ceasefire

Syrian government forces and insurgent rebels clashed in several areas on Sunday, according to Reuters . Kirby also told ABC News that there are predetermined areas that Assad will not be allowed to strike - areas that are Nusra-dominated, but protected by the US due to the intermingling of opposition forces.

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US, Korean officials to discuss Hanjin Shipping fallout

Customs and Border Protection . "We have the money to fully service those four ships", Ilana Volkov, a Hanjin attorney, told a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing in Newark, New Jersey on Friday. While Hanjin's lawyers attempt to find legal coverage in 43 countries in order to secure the vessels against arrest in the ports, some captains are headed for Singapore, Hamburg or Busan in South Korea, where the company hopes that the vessels will not be seized and that they are allowed to unload, so ...

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Trump stands up for backers even as rally scuffle breaks out

And, you know, it's just so - it's so unusual that with all of that information out there, and as soon as it became clear I couldn't power through, we, you know, we said what was going on. The former secretary of state made an early exit Sunday from an event in NY memorialising the September 11, 2001 attacks, and a video showed her stumbling and requiring assistance as she entered a van.

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NCAA to move 7 championships from North Carolina due to HB2 law

The NCAA cited "state laws that limit civil rights protections" and emphasized that its championship events must promote an "inclusive atmosphere for all college athletes, coaches, administrators and fans". "It's long past time state lawmakers repealed this vile law , and if they don't, the majority of voters opposed to HB2 will ensure they pay the price in November".

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Mexican finance minister Videgaray forced out after Trump visit

A somber-looking Pena Nieto told a news conference that Videgaray, who officials said was the architect of the visit by the Republican nominee for the November 8 USA presidential election, would give way to a former finance minister, Jose Antonio Meade.

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China to become first trillion dollar aviation market

Boeing expects that a rising middle class will grow leisure and business travel in the country. Boeing sees single-aisle demand accounting for 75% of new deliveries, hitting 5,110 through 2035 as low-priced carriers expand to meet demand from the rising middle class.

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Americans got raise last year for first time since 2007

Median household income in the United States in 2015 was $56,516, an increase in real terms of 5.2 percent from the 2014 median income of $53,718. "The poor and the typical full-time worker and family remain worse off today than they were at the end of the Bill Clinton administration", he said in a statement ahead of the Census Bureau's release of data.


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