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Trump trade tariffs: Europe threatens USA bikes, bourbon and bluejeans

Instead, Trump (reportedly) chose to publicize a protectionist policy that would rankle all of America's allies on a whim Wednesday night, a decision "born out of anger at other simmering issues", according to two anonymous officials who spoke with NBC News.

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At least 7 dead as storm pounds East Coast

The nor'easter has also prompted the cancellation of more than 3,300 flights, snarled ground traffic and knocked out power to 900,000 customers with more than 400,000 of them in MA, reports CNN. Airlines, including Delta, United and Southwest, are offering fee waivers for flight cancellations or changes involving affected airports. At one point Amtrak shut down all service along the Northeast Corridor from Washington to Boston because of the strong winds and danger of flooding.

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Wie victorious in Singapore for first win since 2014

With four players in contention to win on the last hole, Wie managed to separate herself from the pack when she drained her lengthy birdie putt on the 72nd hole at the Sentosa Golf Club for a final round of seven-under 65 to finish at 17-under 271.

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New winter storm in the United Kingdom strands travelers, shuts down public transit

Drivers are being warned to stay off the roads, as freezing rain creates treacherous conditions and major travel disruption across the UK. A Storm Emma Status Red remains in place for Dublin, Kildare, Wexford and Meath while Laois and several other counties are not out of the woods yet and remain under a Status Orange alert .

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Joe Henderson: NRA boycott shows pressure can work both ways

Delta Air Lines Inc: Airliner severed marketing ties with the NRA. The bank said it will not renew a contract with the NRA to issue a NRA-branded Visa card. Georgia Lt., Gov. Casey Cagle, R, who is running for governor, on Monday threatened to kill tax legislation that would benefit Delta unless it reinstates its relationship with the NRA.

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IShares TIPS Bond (TIP) Declines 0.08% for Mar 3

The ROIC 5 year average is 0.037252 and the ROIC Quality ratio is. The Index measures the performance of the stocks of companies in the countries, which includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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Analysts Expect Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) to Post $0.19 EPS

Industrial stocks led the day's decline, with the group falling 1.9%. The SI to Empire State Realty Trust Inc Class A's float is 3.94%. Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (NYSE:CODI) has risen 3.37% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. (ARCA:ESBA) is 0.80900. (NYSE:DLR). First Bancorporation holds 0.04% or 2,092 shares in its portfolio. QTS Realty Trust presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $52.77.

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Less guns more laws

The reason for the difference may be that Americans inhabited a frontier nation in which the use of guns was essential for activities ranging from subsistence hunting to keeping the peace. In addition, voters need to know who to vote for in the upcoming midterm elections so that lawmakers compromised and funded by the NRA do not continue to carry out the agendas that result in loss of so many precious human lives.

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USA stockmarkets suffer worst month in over two years

Apple gave up $4.65, or 2.6 per cent, to $173.47 and Pfizer shed $1, or 2.7 per cent, to $35.32. The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks rose 13, or 0.9 percent, to 1,520. Total revenue rose 20 per cent on a year ago to $107 million. The disclosure follows a report in the Wall Street Journal that the SEC sent subpoenas to dozens of companies demanding information about initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies, which aren't bound by the same rigorous rules that govern public ...

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Left-Right Coalition Would Be the Best Outcome for Italy

The centre-left bloc, which is lagging behind the right and the M5S in the polls, is going big on measures to combat Italy's struggling economy. As such, leader Luigi Di Maio is set to argue that he should lead a minority government that will submit its program to the other parties.

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Microchip Technology To Acquire Microsemi In Over $10 Billion Deal

Glaxis Capital Management Llc holds 16.09% of its portfolio in Microchip Technology Incorporated for 117,670 shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Microchip Technology from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd.

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Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi

On 31 January, the CBI had registered an FIR against Nirav, his companies, and diamond jeweller Choksi in connection with the PNB fraud . PNB , India's second-biggest state lender, has mainly accused two low-level employees of the Brady House branch of issuing the LoUs without making corresponding entries in the bank's main software, helping the fraud to go undetected for years.

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Delta's stance on NRA caters to left, should spark boycotts

But where is the evidence? Delta Air Lines Inc., United Continental Holdings Inc., Hertz Global Holdings Inc., MetLife Inc . and others said they would no longer offer NRA-related deals. And researchers have noticed an interesting trend: Each year during that convention, gun injuries drop tremendously. "I'm not surprised by the findings", says Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research who was not involved in the study.

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Wall St slips after Trump announces import tariffs

Steel makers were sharply higher following reports that the government would announce tariffs on imported steel. The U.S. 10-year Treasury yields, the benchmark for global borrowing costs, was last at 2.8953 percent after spiking as much as 2.9250 percent on Tuesday.

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Gold Price Hits Two-month Low on US Rate Expectations

In other precious metals , silver was down 0.1% at US$16.46 an ounce after touching a two-month low on Thursday. Platinum for April went up 7.30 dollars, or 0.76 percent, to close at 965.10 dollars per ounce. U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration taken February 12, 2018. The dollar held steady after hitting a five-week high against a basket of currencies overnight despite the release of weak GDP, housing and Chicago-area business activity reports.

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Almost a third of Uber drivers are actually losing money, study shows

Zoepf, Stella Chen, Paa Adu and Gonzalo Pozo, said. Researchers found that drivers of both companies have limited means to boost their wages, as workers tend to conduct their business in isolation and are less likely to compare labor conditions.

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Walker comes out against Trump's proposed tariff

In a later social media post, Trump said his aim was to protect U.S.jobs in the face of cheaper foreign products. Trump wants American firms to open closed plants and rehire workers. "Kooky 18th century protectionism will jack up prices on American families - and will prompt retaliation from other countries", he wrote in a statement .

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Inflation 'subdued', European Central Bank chief says, suggesting bond buying could be extended

However, core inflation, which strips out the more volatile components from the index, rose slightly, to one per cent, giving some indication that price growth may continue its slow march towards the ECB's two per cent target. The report showed that inflation in the 19 countries sharing the Euro as their common currency slowed to 1.2 percent from 1.3 percent in January, in line with the forecasts, but well-below the ECB's long-term elusive target of nearly 2 percent.

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Sweet! Lego goes sustainable with pieces made from sugarcane

The move is part of Lego's commitment to use more sustainable materials in its core products - including its eponymous bricks - and packaging by 2030. Lego says the new plant-based elements are technically identical to those produced using conventional plastic. The company recommends that bricks no longer wanted are passed on to others or donated to charity shops or, if worn and no longer suitable for play, recycled as "other plastic".

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Officer tells homeless man to leave SC McDonald's

Gallo confronted police and management after the store asked the cops to remove the homeless man for trespassing due to complaints from McDonalds staff. "What you will not see on that video is the whole story", Bethune said. The mayor notes that the police officers work closely with the homeless community and encourages the community to come together and do the same.

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'Beast from the East' causes death, disruption in Europe

Three people in Lithuania have also died due to exposure over the past three days, the Baltic News Service (BNS) reported, as weekend temperatures plunged to minus 24 degrees Celsius (minus 11 degrees Fahrenheit). "We probably haven't seen it this cold or disruptive since March 2013". A mayor in Belgium ordered vagrants be arrested if they refuse to go to shelters, calling the cold a "major risk" and stressing it was his job to avoid potential cold-related deaths.

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Hundreds more flights cancelled across Britain as travel turmoil continues

Freezing weather conditions are disrupting flights from airports across the UK. Cork Airport remains closed and flights are not likely to resume until Saturday. Ryanair blamed its most recent decisions on Brexit and air passenger duty (APD), with airport bosses also calling for the Scottish Government to introduce its proposed cheaper air departure tax (ADT).

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Shell Midstream Partners, LP (NASDAQ:SHLX) To Report Earnings

HollySys had 9 analyst reports since December 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. More notable recent Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: "Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on ..." on February 16, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: "Distribution growth is the key to figuring out if midstream player Kinder ..." published on February 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: "Magellan ...

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NRA boycott: FedEx to keep its discount; 10 companies drop gun group

But where is the evidence? According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than 65,000 intentional firearm injuries in the United States and almost 16,000 unintentional firearm injuries in 2014, the latest year studied.

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JC Penney Company Inc (JCP) Check on Ratings

The RSI oscillates on a scale from 0 to 100. According to Wilder, any number above 70 should be considered overbought and any number below 30 should be considered oversold. Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise.

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Shares Aiming Higher Pre-Bell: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)

The stock increased 1.62% or $1.04 during the last trading session, reaching $65.1. Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by Barclays Capital. Marathon Oil Corporation is a leading exploration and production company with extensive operations across four core regions - Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America.

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United States stocks waver amid economic data

It's still on pace for a loss of 2.5 percent this week, which would be its third decline that severe in the last five weeks. Last year's economic growth ticked up to 6.9 percent, among the world's strongest. Turmoil on the markets today thanks to new tariffs and ongoing worries over inflation. On Wednesday, the yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 2.86% from 2.90% late Tuesday.

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All Green bus services on N7 through Kildare have been suspended

A spokesperson said: "Due to the updated forecast for deteriorating weather conditions this evening, Dublin Bus wishes to advise customers that we will operate our services this evening until 19.00". Most will not open again until Saturday morning at the earliest. "Due to the red weather warning in place until 15.00 tomorrow for blizzard conditions and further snow accumulations, combined with anticipated road conditions, Dublin Bus will not be in a position to operate any services ...

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Cryptocurrencies are failing as money, BoE chief says

Speaking to the inaugural Scottish Economics Conference via video link, he said : 'Cryptocurrencies act as money, at best, only for some people and to a limited extent, and even then only in parallel with the traditional currencies of the users.

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Canadian outdoor store bows to pressure on guns

In an open letter Thursday, MEC president David Labistour said while the issues of gun violence are seemingly unrelated to MEC, it has recently come to light that several brands MEC sells are owned by a corporation that has holdings in the manufacture of assault-style weapons.

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ING Groep NV Takes $796000 Position in American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC)

With 154,900 avg volume, 0 days are for AFFINOR GROWERS INC ORDINARY SHARES CA (OTCMKTS:RSSFF)'s short sellers to cover RSSFF's short positions. Genworth Financial, Inc. The short ratio for AOBC is 4.08 while that of PVG is just 6.88. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in American Outdoor Brands by 9.1% during the 4th quarter.

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Amazon has launched Prime Music in India

Amazon Prime Music's entry comes soon after Gaana, one of the biggest names in the business, raised $115 million from Chinese Internet giant Tencent. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry's Global Music Report 2016, there has been a 10.2 per cent increase in digital music revenues, which have soared to $6.7 billion, with 45.2 per cent increase in streaming revenue.

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National Grid warns United Kingdom is running out of gas

More than 1,000 drivers were left trapped overnight and more than 4,000 schools are shut as the miserable weather continues . "We are in communication with industry partners and are closely monitoring the situation", the NG said. Stored gas in the gas distribution system can provide up to two weeks or more in normal conditions. A spokesman got the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said: " We would not expect this short-term increase in wholesale prices to feed ...

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China punters bet on 'Emperor' after Xi term-limit news

On Wednesday, Beijing accused the West of reacting "hysterically" to the scrapping of presidential term limits. Li Zhanshu, one of Xi's closest aides and a member of the party's Politburo Standing Committee, is expected to be appointed chairman of the National People's Congress .

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N. Korea denies Syria chemical weapons claim

But the North's state-run media hit back by accusing the US of being the first user of chemical weapons and employing biochemical munitions to kill around 50,000 people during the 1950-53 Korean War. What is Syria's official position on chemical weapons? Russian Federation maintained that the investigative team, which had attributed most of the chemical attacks it investigated to the Syrian government, was biased against its ally.


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