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European Central Bank holds key rate at record low of zero percent

Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were up 6/32 in price to yield 1.731 percent, down 2 basis points from late on Wednesday, while the 30-year bond was up 21/32 in price, yielding 2.482 percent, which was down 3 basis points from Wednesday. He said the European Central Bank is now re-examining the design of the QE programme and would make a decision at the 8 December meeting. Draghi said inflation should increase in 2017 and 2018, partly because of changes in year-ago comparisons.

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Core sector grows 5% in September

With steel in particular, earlier there was dumping by China that was affecting the sector. This is the only sector which rose by double digit. The cement sector grew by 5.5 per cent in September, faster than the 3.1 per cent seen in August.

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Zika ravages testes of mice; study raises concern about fertility in men

Men are unlikely to discover their infertility until they try to have a baby. Within the first week, the virus had entered the testes and began causing inflammation. "Not just looking at it as a female issue or a female problem but also looking at it as a male problem", said James Jones of Fort Myers. There is no vaccine or drug for Zika at the moment, but if public health experts find that the virus can undermine sperm production and function in men, it could expand the market for ...

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Horse race is Australia's richest

The Osamu Hirata-trained gelding would need to defy history, however, by becoming the first ever nine-year-old to salute and achieve it from the "unlucky" barrier 18, which has never produced a victor. Due to injury, Almandin did not race for another two years after that win in Germany, but Williams has him firing on all cylinders and believes the horse has beaten the handicapper.

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Jets vs Browns: The Most Important Play

It was the second straight weekend the Jets legend took to the social media platform to question a Gang Green quarterback. They can't look to the future and go young and see what they have in Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg. I say we, but I didn't. Jackson was cranky when he arrived at his postgame news conference. "Coach [Karl] Dorrell had a speech for the offense", he said.

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General Electric and Baker Hughes Merging Gas and Oil Business

The transaction is expected to add 4 U.S. cents per share to GE's earnings by 2018 and 8 USA cents per share by 2020. Baker Hughes terminated plans to be acquired by the current No. The two companies have about US$32 billion in revenues and operations in 120 countries. The "New" Baker Hughes has a strong balance sheet. The combined company will be moving beyond oilfield services and into oil and gas productivity solutions.

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Elon Musk Pitches New Custom Solar Panels On Hollywood Backlot

A joint venture between Tesla and SolarCity , in which the billionaire entrepreneur is the biggest shareholder, the Solar Roof tile consists of a tempered glass panel, a "high-efficiency" solar cell, and a coloured louver film. "There's about four to five million new roofs in the USA every year, and I think 20 times that number world wide", Musk said. "Solar and batteries go together like peanut butter and jelly", Musk said.

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General Electric to combine oil and gas operations with Baker Hughes

GE will own 62.5% stake in the new company, while Baker Hughes will hold the remaining stake. It expects synergies of $1.6bn by 2020. In deal news, General Electric announced it would merge its oil and gas division with Baker Hughes , creating a new company with $32 billion in revenue a year.

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Did Hackers Use Internet-Connected Home Devices to Attack Popular Websites?

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices was at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted USA internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies. US-based security researcher Brian Krebs , who has reported extensively on this trend, notes hackers have recently increased the scale and intensity of DDOS attacks .

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Wisconsin student charged with assaulting 4 more women

Prosecutors said one of the women was assaulted multiple times during a ballroom dancing class she was attending with Cook this past spring. Since his arrest last week, police said at least a dozen women have come forward claiming they are victims, too.

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Tesla posts quarterly profit, second in history as public company

Revenue more than doubled to $2.3 billion from $936.8 million for the same period past year, and far exceeded Thomson Reuters analysts' consensus estimates, which forecasted $1.98 billion in sales. The company posted its earnings just days before Tesla shareholders are expected to vote on whether to allow the acquisition of SolarCity to go through.

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Gold steady as market focus turns to U.S. Fed meeting

To many, the decision today involves weighing up continued weakness in inflation and softer labour market conditions against recent strength in east coast property markets and Australian commodity export prices. The Fed should announce it will raise interest rates a modest one-eighth or one-sixteenth of a point at each of its forthcoming meetings going forward-and stick to the schedule unless substantial changes in the economic data warrant.

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Recently Changed Price Targets On Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

The investment management company now holds a total of 68,949 shares of Apple which is valued at $8,153,219 after selling 520 shares in Apple, the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 25, 2016.Apple makes up approximately 1.96% of Chemung Canal Trust Co's portfolio.

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US Talks Major Military Buildup Against North Korea

Security Council resolutions. The U.S. Strategic Command issued a statement late Wednesday saying it presumed the missile was a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile . A Seoul defence ministry official said the USA does not usually cite the names of its allies when it elaborates on its extended deterrence commitments, but South Korea is definitely one of them.

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Police clash with PTI protesters ahead of march, several vehicles set ablaze

Khan has been protesting to force Sharif resign after names of his children were listed in the Panama Papers as possessing offshore companies to take care of their properties overseas. He asked the party supporters to make sure to avoid arrests. He said Prime Minister Sharif could "punish" the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf workers but he had no right to create hardship for the people of the entire province.

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Tata Group ousts chairman and appoints patriach

Reportedly, Mistry wanted to build his political ties in order to build his profile as the successor to Ratan Tata. He also said that he had inherited a "debt-laden enterprise". However, Mistry will remain a director of the individual companies, though his tenure as Chairman is the shortest so far at the group. Reports attribute Mistry's ouster to his falling out of favour with family patriarch Ratan Tata and the powerful trusts, which own two-thirds of the group.

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China set to show off stealth jet at national air show

For example, both the J-10 and J-20 are powered by modified Salyut AL-31FN series engines manufactured by Russian Federation, although it is believed that more recent examples of the J-10 ('B" and "C' variants) are being equipped with the WS-10 system.

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Tesla presents Solar Roof Tiles

The "Slate Glass Tile" The "Tuscan Glass Tile" The "Textured Glass Tile" The "Smooth Glass Tile" 2. Musk showed off some homes fitted with the Tesla/SolarCity solar tiles, which are made of tempered glass and have built-in solar cells that generate electricity.

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Twitter, Amazon, Spotify among top websites shut in cyber attack

For a significant part of yesterday, internet users in parts of Canada, the USA and Europe lost access to websites such as Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit and Airbnb. As per AFP, a mysterious group called the New World Hackers is now claiming responsibility for the cyberattack through their Twitter account. Dyn told CNBC on Friday the last of three cyberattacks it faced "has been resolved", but did not know who was responsible for the attacks.

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Mike Pence's Plane Skids Off LaGuardia Runway

It says travelers could still encounter some residual delays. Planes were temporarily prevented from landing or taking off at the Queens airport, though the FAA later reported that departures and arrivals had partially resumed on one runway.

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Canada says must work hard to ensure firms benefit from EU deal

Sunday's agreement in Brussels cleared the way for the Liberal government to table legislation in Ottawa to review the implementation of CETA - an agreement that has been seven years in the making and had faced an eleventh-hour delay due to initial opposition by the Belgian region of Wallonia over the pact's controversial investor-state settlement mechanism.

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Australia's manufacturing sector returned to growth in October

A separate index compiled by the official Chinese Federation of Logistics & Purchasing found a similar pick-up in output and new orders helped push the reading to 51.2 last month from 50.4 in September. But new export orders contracted to below the boom-bust line, suggesting persistent sluggishness in global demand. Strength was also evident in the broader economy, with the non-manufacturing PMI rising to its strongest reading in nearly a year with growth in the services sector more than ...

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Goldman Says UnionPay Curbs Won't Tame 'Stealth' China Outflows

China's forex regulator had earlier expressed concern as an increasing number of mainlanders have been buying insurance policies in Hong Kong, particularly life insurance policies with investment functions, to hedge against the renminbi weakness.

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What Brexit Woes? British Economy Grew More Than Expected In Q3

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 0.5% in its first estimate of third quarter growth, down slightly from 0.7% in the second quarter. A spokesman said the British people had expressed their view very clearly on 23 June, when 51.9% of voters opted to leave the European Union, adding: "There will be no second referendum".

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Turnovers cost WVU in first loss of season

It wasn't the same, but you have to put it into context and realize that this is a game". The best part about the crowd is the majority of them stayed the entire game. In receiving, Jalen McCleskey posted 129 yards in six receptions while Carson added 27 yards and a touchdown in two receptions. Despite suffering its first defeat of the season, WVU is reminded it has five games to play in the regular season and is still in the thick of the Big 12 title race.

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GE, Baker Hughes create powerful new player in energy sector

Meanwhile, GE will retain 62.5% ownership of the newly-formed company, will be executed using a partnership structure. A strong signal on the economy and more corporate deals weren't enough to help stocks close higher on Wall Street Monday.

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Pipeline Protesters Are Increasingly Divided Over Tactics

A Facebook group says the Morton County Sheriff's Department is using the social media site to find out who may be joining in the protest. "This claim/rumor is absolutely false", Donnell Preskey, a spokeswoman for the department, said in an email.

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Lookout for these three stocks?: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

Cisco Systems makes up approx 0.50% of Gradient Investments's portfolio. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 2.6%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 12.6%. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . Cisco Systems, Inc. recently traded -1.02% below its 50-day simple moving average and went up 8.65% from its 200-day simple moving average.

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Viacom names Robert Bakish acting president, CEO

As a part of an overall restructuring, Viacom has announced company 20-year veteran Bob Bakish will be acting president/CEO of the company, succeeding Tom Dooley who had a temporary role in the post. Since 2007, Mr. Bakish has overseen Viacom's large and growing portfolio of global channels, adding foreign versions of brands like Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET, Spike and Nick Jr.to stalwarts like MTV and Nickelodeon.

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Cousins, Gay lead Kings over Timberwolves 106-103

After a jumper from Ben McLemore to begin the fourth, the Hawks sped to 11 consecutive points, including threes from both Kent Bazemore and Malcolm Delaney. Sacramento responded in the third, opening the period with a 22-7 run fueled largely by Gay and Cousins. But the Hawks went on an 11-2 run to start the fourth to retake the lead, 90-83.

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Premarket Runners: Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc(NYSE:ZBH), TeamHealth Holdings (NYSE:TMH)

Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by TeamHealth's Board of Directors, Blackstone and its co-investors will acquire all of the outstanding shares of TeamHealth common stock for $43.50 per share in cash. The stock of Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE: ZBH ) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, January 29 by Needham. Team Health Holdings presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $47.47.

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Packers release Knile Davis two weeks after trading for him

Even in defeat, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was sharp when the Green Bay Packers needed him most. For that to happen, McCarthy and company must find a way to establish a running game. "We just backed our tight end up more", he said. SAINTS 25, SEAHAWKS 20: Drew Brees passed for 265 yards and a touchdown and scored on a quarterback keeper as New Orleans (3-4) won at home.

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School bus drivers authorize strike for Tuesday

A strike would have involved about 900 workers and thousands of students. At the heart of the contention between the union members and their employers is healthcare costs - specifically the two companies saying workers should bear the costs of future healthcare increases.

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Spain's Rajoy sworn in as PM, minority gov't may struggle

Rajoy was rejected in the first confidence vote Thursday, in which he needed a majority in the Parliament. If Rajoy, 61, had not won the parliamentary vote on Saturday a third general election would have been held in December. That would allow the government to make some headway on closing Spain's budget gap, lowering the country's 19% unemployment rate and bolstering funding to the public pension system.

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Top Senate Democrat says FBI Director James Comey may have broken law

Last night the FBI obtained a warrant to begin reviewing newly-discovered e-mails that may be relevant to the investigation into Mrs Clinton's e-mail server. He called Comey "a man of integrity" but said "good men make mistakes". Earlier, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid charged that Comey might have broken the law .


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