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Hazelwood workers being briefed by French bosses on power station switch off

Ms King said the companies and governments need to invest in local health and community services including mental health providers to meet an expected spike in demand, and in training and new jobs opportunities for laid off workers in plant decommissioning and rehabilitation, renewable energy, energy efficiency and the booming health and social services sector.

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ANZ reports 24% fall in FY16 profit

As a result the bank is looking into the possible sale of its Australian life insurance, advice, and investment businesses. The announcement said the future of the New Zealand wealth business would be considered separately, next year. Mr Hisco said the agri portfolio "performed well during the downturn in global dairy prices as many farming customers adjusted their cost structures to remain profitable at more modest dairy payout ranges" and that the lender was "optimistic about the prospects ...

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Poland's trade in goods with Canada

TTIP is another loathed trade deal that has been in the works for years; it was also the target of protests over the weekend, as CETA has been heavily compared to it. In being able to get CETA signed. France 24 reports police claimed 1,200 protesters assembled in Paris on Saturday to oppose to deal, though organizers of the event claim the figure was closer to 5,000.

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Kaine, Trump, US lawmakers raise concerns over AT&T-Time Warner deal

Time Warner's older major deal in 2001 - where it sold itself to AOL at the peak of the dot-com boom - has been considered a big disaster by analysts. The analysts said the regulatory environment gives the deal an "uncertain outcome". AT&T also could try to push people to its own platforms by making it more expensive or hard for competitors to DirecTV or to its streaming service to access Time Warner programming, the group said.

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Craig Smith scores twice, Predators beat Avalanche 5-1

Their last regular-season win in Philadelphia was January 25, 1997, defeating the Flyers 4-1 with Steve Yzerman, Brendan Shanahan, Tomas Holmstrom and Kris Draper scoring goals, and Mike Vernon stopping 17 shots. "We got depth in goal, that's a real positive thing". There's no reason why he shouldn't be able to consistently score 15-20 goals a season. They rank third in the National Hockey League in goals scored, but second in goals allowed.

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PEG Ratio Of Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ) At

They issued a "neutral" rating and a $200.00 price objective for the company. The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of Canadian Natural Resources Limited compared to the sales or total assets figures.

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Clinton Rips Trump Voters: "Dark, Divisive, and Dangerous"

Alex Jones , a conspiracy theorist, radio host and supporter of Mr Trump , has offered his listeners $5000 in cash to disrupt Ms Clinton's rallies. Clinton wasn't going to ignore a protester accusing her husband of being a rapist. Mr Rich's ex-wife was a wealthy donor to the Democratic Party. Mr Trump says it's not too late if Democratic voters have buyer's remorse. Early voters in Wisconsin can change their vote up to three times before the general election on November 8.

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US airlines expect Thanksgiving travel to rise 2.5 percent

Fares have declined, according to industry experts, because of lower fuel costs, competition from ultra low-cost carriers such as Spirit Airlines and efforts by major carriers to squeeze more economy seats into each cabin. Department of Transportation show the average domestic airfare in the second quarter was $352 - the lowest price since 2011. Thanksgiving itself will be the lightest travel day during that period, with an estimated 1.51 million global fliers on US airlines.

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Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife had a net margin of 5.55% and a negative return on equity of 2,099.28%. Johnson and Ackman have had public disagreements on the company's business policy since December 2012 when Ackman first published a report criticizing Herbalife's business model.

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Record turnout during early voting in Louisiana ahead of Nov. 8 election

In addition, 42 percent of those voters say they want the GOP to control the next Congress, compared to 35 percent who prefer a Democratic majority, suggesting more of them are Republicans at heart. "We have voted about 15,500 people which is a little bit lower but may be on pace with 2012". "I said I'm going to get out and vote early so I don't have to be in that line when voting time comes so that's why i got out", said resident Bettie Giles.

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Alibaba (BABA) Stock Climbs as Q2 Results Beat Expectations

Alibaba said its mobile monthly active users reached 450 million in September, up 23 million from the June quarter, while annual active buyers on its China retail marketplaces reached 439 million, up 5 million. The firm has a market capitalization of $251.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.62 and a beta of 2.94. That put the stock back above its 50-day moving average.

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Better odds? An AT&T-Time Warner Deal or A Trump Presidency?

The deal would merge one of the largest wireless and broadband providers in the country with a content titan that owns CNN, HBO, and huge movie franchises like DC Comics and Harry Potter . But those conditions have been problematic, public interest groups and some competitors said past year during Comcast's aborted attempt to acquire Time Warner Cable.

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Airbnb's Anti-Discrimination Policy Starts … Now

Sounding rueful at times, U.S. District Judge Christopher R. Cooper on Tuesday ruled that the fine-print Airbnb Terms of Service that Selden had signed required him to go to arbitration instead. Airbnb users must sign an anti-discrimination pledge or have their account cancelled. Even if a contract had been formed, he argued that the arbitration provision did not apply to discrimination suits and was "unconscionable in any event".

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Notable Runners Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

HanesBrands (NYSE:HBI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 27th. Looking forward, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in between $0.55 and $0.60. Finally, Albion Financial Group UT boosted its position in HanesBrands by 1.5% in the second quarter. The company has a market cap of $9.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.30 and a beta of 1.05.

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No Fed rate hike, but one may come in December

The Aussie was flat in Asia on Wednesday as a Fed rate review later in the day expected to add insight on chances for a rate hike at the end of the year looms as does the US presidential election that opinion polls say is tightening. The Fed's decision at its previous meeting in September not to raise rates drew an unusually high three dissents from members of its policy committee.

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Dividend Stock To Watch: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Comcast Corp . had a return on equity of 15.22% and a net margin of 10.65%. In Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA)'s latest quarter, EPS moved to $0.92 from $0.83 in preceding quarter and revenues reached at $21,319.00M compared to $19,269.00M.

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Stock's Buzzers: Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

Morgan Stanley reiterated an "equal weight" rating and set a $245.00 price target on shares of Tesla Motors in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. (NYSE:CAT) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.85/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.76/share. Synovus Financial Corp increased its stake in Tesla Motors by 0.6% in the second quarter.

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Revenue Update on Cliffs Natural Resources Inc(NYSE:CLF)

The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$8.45 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$5.63. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Cliffs Natural Resources by 186.3% in the second quarter. (NYSE: CLF ) Director Joseph A. Rutkowski bought 6,000 shares of Cliffs Natural Resources stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 28th.

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Tribal chairman calls for work to stop on pipeline as rerouting considered

First Nations formed the Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sand Expansion in September. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe , which has repeatedly disputed state archaeologist findings that the pipeline won't affect cultural resources, was not involved in evaluating the find.

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Questions We Have About the Nintendo Switch

Second, we don't know the price of the Switch . Nintendo's entire plan seems to be merging the home and portable worlds in a manner that offers none of the traditional sacrifices of portable gaming. Gamespot speculates that with Capcom on the list we could also be seeing Resident Evil 7 on the Nintendo Switch as well. It introduces the concept of "gaming without boundaries", says COO and president of Nintendo's North American division, Reggie Fils-Aime.

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Manufacturing economy logs second month of expansion

A figure above 50 indicates improvement in the manufacturing sector. Pollyanna De Lima, Economist at IHS Markit, stated that "PMI data show that Indonesia's manufacturing sector faced a host of setbacks in October". According to the survey , although foreign orders contributed to the upturn in total new work, the rate of growth in new business from overseas eased to a three-month low.

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Missouri consumers see health law choices shrink

Health insurance premiums have not decreased . Over the same time, employees enrolled in PPOs - preferred provider organization plans, which have higher-than-average premiums - shrunk from 58 percent in 2014 to 48 percent. "Repealing Obamacare is one of the single most important reasons we must win on November 8", Trump told supporters in the electoral swing state of OH on Thursday.

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Canada-EU Sign Trade Deal

With free trade under attack from populist movements and anti-globalisation campaigners, the deal reduces Canada's reliance on the USA and gives the European Union a first trade pact with a G7 economy when its credibility has taken a knock from Britain's decision to leave.

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Stock futures flat as election race tightens

Investors have been cautious about taking large positions due to uncertainty surrounding the U.S. presidential election and with the Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates before the end of the year. At 10:59 a.m. EDT the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 41.47 points, or 0.23 percent, at 17,995.63. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index fell for a 7th straight day on Wednesday as polls showed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's lead over Republican rival Donald Trump ...

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Whole Foods beats 4Q profit forecasts

Mr. Robb has shared the chief executive duties for the past six years of his 25- year career with Whole Foods. Whole Foods has been hurt by increasing competition as supermarkets and even big-box retailers have been selling organic foods and products.

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Need health insurance? Marketplace open for 2017 enrollment

While many residents have been concerned over the rising cost of premiums, the statewide director of outreach and enrollment said roughly 85 percent of those purchasing insurance from the marketplace qualify for tax credits to help make coverage more affordable.

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RBA holds interest rate at 1.5 per cent

Yellen is not scheduled to hold a press conference. Most observers and market players do not expect the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed's monetary policy board, to announce a rate hike when the meeting lets out on Wednesday afternoon, despite some recent signs of improving health in the world's largest economy.

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Bears get confidence booster for bye with win vs Vikings

Realistically, the playoffs aren't in grasp this year, which means it's time to let all the first and second-year players play and keep developing them for 2017 and beyond. His play calling have been brought into the question as well. All of this after spraining his thumb in week 2 and having his head coach not wanting to confirm if he would get his starting spot back.

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Steady Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Traders sold shares of Microsoft Corp . Sell-side research firms now have a consensus one year price target of $63.72 on the stock according to First Call. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.10.

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All eyes on December as Fed leaves rates unchanged

But also, the Fed does not usually make big policy changes when there's no scheduled press conference - and there was none on Wednesday. Stevens, after the RBA reduced the benchmark rate for the second time that month, then said the decision aimed to boost the Australian economy and hike inflation which stood at 1.5 percent in the last three quarters.

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Traders Watch List - Yahoo! Inc.'s (YHOO)

AXA increased its stake in shares of Yahoo by 0.5% in the first quarter. Additionally, the company has a PE ratio of 21.93 and has EPS of 3.55. Now shares have been rated as Buy from 2 brokerage firms and 8 brokerage firms say as Strong Buy.

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Clinton targets Republican states as U.S. election campaign enters closing stages

Clinton would plunge the country into a constitutional crisis, he says. The clashes came as the fractious contest entered its final week, with the opinion polls appearing to show the race getting tighter. Trump spent several days in late September assailing the victor of his 1996 Miss Universe pageant and encouraging his Twitter followers to view her "sex tape", although none exists.

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Oil extends losses after report shows surprise US stocks build

Production increased 0.2 per cent to 8.5 million barrels a day. The goal was to pump up prices by removing some unwanted barrels from the market. Although investors had hoped they would agree a deal on limiting output, all they were able to come up with was another date for a meeting at the end of November.

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8 protesters arrested Saturday on oil pipeline route in Iowa

Many Oklahomans are set to show their support for Native Americans in North Dakota protesting an oil pipeline. But the Standing Rock tribe and environmental activists say it threatens water supplies as well as sacred Native American sites.

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MasterCard Inc. (MA) Hits New 1-Year High on Strong Earnings

Over the same time span, the stock marked US$108.93 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$78.52. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) yesterday was the subject of a new research report issued by Stifel Nicolaus in which it was reiterated as "Buy" by analysts at the firm.


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