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Rio Tinto plc's (RIO) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG

They should not be utilized to make stock portfolio or financial decisions as they are based on limited and open source information only. Rio Tinto plc is operating with a market capitalization of 60897.59, with a return on assets (ROA) of 0.00% and an average volume of 3568.24.

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New York Times purchases startup consumer guide Wirecutter for $30m

It will pay $30 million for The Wirecutter , the 5-year-old tech review outlet founded by former Gizmodo editor Brian Lam . For example, the homepage of the site today has a feature on "The Best Standing Desks". The practical approach that The Wirecutter and The Sweethome take to product recommendations embodies the same standards and values that are the pillars of our own newsroom.

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US house prices rise 5.1 percent in August year; consumer confidence sli

According to the non-seasonally adjusted S&P CoreLogic (Case-Shiller) Home Price index, prices have recovered all of their losses and are back at the highest since June 2006 record highs in August . "Demand is high and enthusiasm for homeownership remains strong, especially among all-important young, minority and would-be first-time buyers", Svenja Gudell, chief economist at real estate data provider Billow, said.

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Abortion gets heavy attention in Pennsylvania Senate race

It called her an "awkward and inexperienced campaigner" and noted "eyebrow-raising moments" as state secretary of environmental protection when she made grants to a nonprofit that employed her husband. "This is my pledge to you, and if we follow these steps, we will once again have a government of, by and for the people", Trump said, invoking a phrase from President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

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Mobile CEO John Legere Speaks Out on AT&T, Time Warner Deal

Then, there are the investors. AT&T fell 1.8 percent to $36.80. He promises to make the rich pay their "fair share" in taxes and to close "special interest loopholes" that have been good for Wall Street and the wealthy. Most of the pushback lately from the Justice Department has been on companies that were taking out competitors. CNN isn't the only Time Warner unit that potentially could cause consternation for AT&T.

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Swift Transportation (NYSE:SWFT) Receives Buy Rating From Stifel Nicolaus Analysts

The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$22.15 while the Mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$22.35. 7 given rating as a HOLD rating.1 reported as SELL recommendation and 0 issued UNDERWEIGHT rating. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . Following the sale, the director now directly owns 17,405 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $324,255.15.

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Research Ratings: Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA), Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT)

DXPE Gross Margin is 27.80% and its return on assets is -8.00%. On the brighter side, Twenty-First Century Fox's Cable Network Programming has been driving the company's performance owing to rising affiliate fees. The company had Year Ago Sales of 6.08 Billion. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc is a media and entertainment company. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter previous year.

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Warren Buffett Tells Donald Trump To Grab This [Motions To Tax Returns]

Donald Trump is a master of the "I am rubber and you are glue" approach to political rhetoric, but at Sunday night's presidential debate , he tried a novel variant on the strategy. A carry-forward allows taxpayers to apply a tax benefit in a future year if they are unable to use full amount in the current tax year. "Mr. Trump says he knows more about taxes than any other human".

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Stocks Attracting Analyst Attention: Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT)

Mattel Inc . (NASDAQ: MAT)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by analysts at Argus in a research report issued to clients and investors on Sunday. That compares with the mean forecast $1.77B and $0.71/share, respectively. The company earned $1.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $940.30 million.

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Donald Trump to reveal plan for first 100 days

She also noted that Trump had "said bad things about women" and "spread the lie that our first black president wasn't born in America". These comments appear to be part of an overall strategy by her campaign. The biggest tussle is to win over the Republican Party members whom he antagonized, He has also see that his followers vote in large numbers Since Trump is also struggling to keep Republican voters in his column.

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Asian ship crew members released after almost 5 years of captivity

According to Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP ), there were a total of 29 crew members who were initially taken as hostages. A year later, the ship sank and the crew were brought onshore in Somalia. The crew of the Naham 3 , the second longest held hostage by Somali pirates, were taken captive when their Omani-flagged vessel was hijacked in March 2012 south of the Seychelles.

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Boosts Position in Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

The Hedge Fund company now holds 38,572 shares of GILD which is valued at $2,801,870. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $102.78. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 3.03 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 6.38, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 11.21 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 6.75.

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Investor's Buzzer - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited's (TEVA)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited's short ratio is now at 1.69 and the float short is at 1.10%. (NASDAQ:CXRX) attains noticeable attention, it moving down -5.58% to trade at $4.23. The EPS of company is strolling at 1.50. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.43 EPS. They expect $1.30 EPS, down 3.70% or $0.05 from last year's $1.35 per share.

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Oil rises to 15-month high on USA supply drop, OPEC optimism

Oil traded near $50 a barrel as investors weighed a potential deal to reduce supply after Russia's largest oil company said the country was capable of a significant increase to output. Bernstein's Beveridge said that due to Opec's cuts and general market conditions, he was "forecasting a return to US$60 per barrel in 2017 and US$70 per barrel in 2018", adding that even higher prices would be prevented by rising production outside Opec.

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Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Oasis Petroleum will post ($0.62) earnings per share for the current year. A number of Wall Street analysts recently commented on the stock. The firm earned $179 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $184.47 million. Mean EPS estimate of 37 analysts for Next Fiscal Year is placed at $-0.38.

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Hamilton wins Formula One race in Texas

Next week's Grand Prix is in Mexico, a race Rosberg won last season ahead of Hamilton . Hamilton won in Austin on Sunday to cut his deficit to Rosberg but because there are now only three races remaining the victory did not change the mathematical situation between the two.

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No impact on water supply from gas spill so far

Repairs have been completed after a pipeline ruptured in Lycoming County on Friday, spilling 55,000 gallons of gasoline into the Susquehanna River. The pipeline breach was caused by heavy flooding in Lycoming County, which lies in the north-central region of Pennsylvania, LancasterOnline reported.

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SC asks Mallya to disclose his foreign assets in a month

Mallya, who owes over Rs 9,000 crore to a consortium of lenders led by the State Bank of India, left India this March. The case will be heard next on 24 November. "We dont find answer from your reply on 40 million dollar (s)". Mallya had left the country in March and is now said to be in Britain, having defied several court orders to return to India.

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The Queen joins in the messages of condolence following King Bhumibol's death

The last election, in February 2014, was blocked by anti-government groups and former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was removed from office by the Constitutional Court. Also the King of the Netherlands, Spain and Belgium have expressed their sympathy to the Thai people. Thailand has endured bomb attacks and economic worries recently while rivalry simmers between the military-led establishment and populist political forces after a decade of turmoil including two coups and deadly protests.

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HDFC Bank Q2 net profit up 20% at Rs 3455 cr

Operating expenses for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 were Rs. 4,870.0 crores, an increase of 16.2per cent over Rs. 4,189.8 crores during the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Net NPAs were at 1.61 per cent, from 1.33 per cent. For net restructured assets, they came out to be Rs 6,702 crore as against Rs 7,303 crore. HDFC's gross bad loans were 1.02 percent of total loans outstanding as of September 30, down from 1.04 percent at the end of June.

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Cost of living adjustment ticks up, barely

US retirees hoping to live the good life off their social security benefits might have to wait a while longer - the increase in checks for 2017 is a whopping $5. DeLauro will visit East Shore Senior Center in New Haven to talk about efforts to expand Social Security benefits. Three times, in 2009, 2010 and 2015, there was no increase.

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Price Target Analysis: The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (NYSE:RBS)

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (NYSE:RBS), from Financial sector has been performing well. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 109,508 shares of the company's stock worth $510,000 after buying an additional 8,880 shares during the period.

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GM profit doubles on strong US truck, SUV sales

GM's sales in the United States for the quarter fell by 4%, in a movement which matches that of its competitors Fiat Chrysler and Ford Motor , and conforms to prediction from those in the industry that auto sales have peaked. "Strong bottom line performance this year puts us solidly on track to deliver on our annual earnings outlook, and our cash generation has allowed us to complete our initial share buyback ahead of schedule".

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More than 500 South Koreans sue Samsung over botched Note 7 recall

Although the sums involved-even when accumulated-are tiny for a giant like Samsung, the lawsuit illustrates the dent the Note 7 fiasco has made in the prestige of a company used to be being treated as corporate royalty in South Korea. She added that customer safety and recalling all the Galaxy Note 7 phones in the market is still their priority. The same happened with S6 as well, but S7 was known for not getting as hot as the S6.

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Oil Nears $50 as Investors Weigh Production-Cut Agreement

There was also growing scepticism about the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) upcoming plan to limit production, said Tariq Zahir, trader at Tyche Capital Advisors in NY. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was trading at $50.62 a barrel at 0050 GMT, 1 cent below its last settlement. The price of oil and Toronto's main stock index both settled Wednesday at highs not seen in more than 15 months, buoyed by signs that Saudi Arabia foresees an end to the downturn in ...

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Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 2.29 Percent, SMA50 of 6.26 Percent and SMA200 of 7.94 percent. 17 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Valero Energy Corporation might touch $80 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $63.82 and $54 respectively.

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Debit card security breach: Forensic auditor to investigate, says RBI

The bank has blocked cards of certain customers identified by the networks. Not surprisingly, therefore, the regulator's recent feeble threat, certainly, did not cut ice with some commercial banks, who barely a week after Martins' pleadings with the public, voluntarily suspended the use of naira debit cards overseas to their customers.

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Ex-Pennsylvania Attorney General faces sentencing

Kane will serve her prison time at the womens' wing of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, although she will likely remain free on $75,000 cash bail pending an appeals process that could go on for many months. She resigned the same week. Kane's career had skyrocketed when she was elected the state's attorney general less than four years ago. Wolf nominated Bruce Beemer, a former Kane deputy who testified against her, to become attorney general.

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How do you feel about Brock Osweiler?

The Broncos' formidable defense held Osweiler to 22-of-41 passing for 131 yards. Denver's defense used to be elite but this year they've taken a step back a bit. That type of play isn't going to cut it against a Denver defense allowing the second-fewest yards per play (4.6) that used to prepare against him every day last season.

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Tiny increase coming for people on Social Security

Should you take your Social Security benefits early to avoid the Medicare premium increase? That adds up to a monthly increase of less than $4 a month. Their premiums would jump. Biggs' proposal: "If there's inflation, pay a Social Security COLA to make up for it". Social Security recipients got no cost-of-living adjustment in 2016 because inflation was even lower.

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Police probing nursing home deaths in southwestern Ontario

Rektor said investigations that extend outside of a police force's boundaries are referred to the province's Major Case Management Coordinator, which is why the Woodstock Police Service is now collaborating with other forces under Hagerman's direction.

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Aull Monroe Investment Management Corp Lowers stake in Caterpillar (CAT)

The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $76.66. At the most recent close, Caterpillar Inc . ( NYSE: CAT ) were downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc.in a note to their investors today. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th. Caterpillar Inc . (NYSE: CAT ) Farm & Construction Machinery shows a Dividend Yield of 3.57% with a Payout Ratio of 163.60%.

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Indian business giant Tata Sons removes chairman Mistry

The selection procedure will be completed by the committee in four months. Worldwide revenues make up close to 70 percent of Tata Group's total turnover, and the majority of its capital spending has been overseas in the last three years. Indian Hotels MD Rakesh Sarna is most likely to be next executive from the group to lose job, since Mistry and Tata had serious differences over the appointment, sources indicated.

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S.Korea Q3 GDP hit by Samsung, Hyundai troubles, growth still on

Quarterly GDP growth remained under 1 percent for four consecutive quarters, adding to worries that Asia's fourth-largest economy might find it hard to achieve 3 percent annual growth going forward. Private consumption grew 0.5 percent on sequential basis as expenditures on both services and non-durable goods rose. The modest improvement came largely from robust growth in construction investment, which rose 3.9 percent from the previous quarter.

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Google Pixel XL Phone: Plans for US, UK, Australia

Speaking about the developer preview, it is known to bring some improvements such as Daydream View VR headset support, and features like circular app icons, app shortcuts, and a manual storage manager. If your device is already on the Android Beta Program, there's nothing more that you need to do and your device will alert you to install an update.


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