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Here's what's unique about S&P 500's longest losing streak in 8 years

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. At 10:59 am the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 41.47 points, or 0.23 percent, at 17,995.63. "It seems that the only remaining obstacle to the Fed hiking in December would be a significant adverse financial market reaction to the US presidential election", said Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit, in an email.

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Analysts' Consensus Recommendations: Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR), Alaska Air Group, Inc

Doheny Asset Management CA owned 0.08% of Frontier Communications Corp. worth $4,470,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Frontier Communications has been the topic of 15 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.

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(NYSE:MPW), MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG)

By Looking at Earnings History, Out of 12 Quarters when the Earnings were reported, Medical Properties Trust Inc. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 67,729 shares in the company, valued at $1,040,317.44. After posting $0.32 EPS for the previous quarter, Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s analysts now forecast -3.13% negative EPS growth. On 11/2/2016, shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

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NC counties must restore voters removed from rolls, judge says

While North Carolina's process for challenging voter registration seems totally insane , does it represent voter suppression? The NAACP said minority voters were targeted "in coordinated, en masse challenge proceedings brought in the final weeks and months before election day, and whose right to vote has been challenged exclusively on the basis of a single piece of undeliverable mail".

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Experts Analysis on Share Price: EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG)

The reported earnings topped the analyst's consensus by $0.12 with the surprise factor around 12.40%. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. Taking an example, a firm might try to support financial earnings by recording revenue in the continuing quarter while deferring credit of the related expenses to an upcoming quarter.

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Ed Rendell: Hillary Making Mistake by Attacking FBI's James Comey

In an interview with NowThis released Wednesday morning, Obama did not name Comey specifically, but he did vent his frustration over the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's letter to Congress just a week and a half before Election Day that has fueled a media storm about the potential damage the new emails could do - a question that Comey could not answer because he does not know what the contents of the emails are.

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AT&T buys Time Warner for $85.4 billion

AT&T said it expected the deal to be completed by the end of 2017. Senators Mike Lee, the Republican chair of the Senate subcommittee on antitrust, and Amy Klobuchar, the committee's ranking Democrat, said on Sunday the committee would carefully scrutinize the merger.

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Moeen Ali hails Ben Stokes despite taking five wickets himself for England

Pacer Stokes, man of the match in the first Test, caused some problems for the Bangladeshi batsmen in the opening session, conceding just six runs off his five overs. On day of twists and turns, England ended up losing Ben Duckett , Alastair Cook and Gary Balance to close on 50 for three. Obviously, it feels very good, particularly because we get to play too few Tests.

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Wall St. Extends Losses on Election Jitters, Weak Oil

Investors are rethinking their long-held bets of a November 8 victory for Democrat Hillary Clinton amid signs that her Republican rival Donald Trump could be closing the gap. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's Nikkei 225 lost 1.3 percent to 16,905.36 and South Korea's Kospi lost 0.1 percent to 1,982.02. JOBS BACKDROP: The declines happened despite data that showed USA employers added a decent 161,000 jobs in October and raised pay sharply for many workers.

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Five years in the making, 'The Plan' ends Cubs drought

Although some people are upset about it, picking up Clay Buchholz's option makes all the sense in the world. I mean, it's hard not to think that way considering what he did with the Red Sox. Two years later, they did. But many years of WGN's cable broadcasts of Cubs games put them front and center on America's radar, perhaps all the more so as a palatable distraction in a dismal election year.

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Andy Murray becomes world number one for the first time

He needs one more win after beating Tomas Berdych 7-6 (9), 7-5. Milos Raonic is coming off a straight sets win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga that took 21 games to decide. He admitted his long-awaited victory at Roland Garros took a toll on him. "I think the claycourt season laid the groundwork for where he is today".

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Cruz avoids talk of Trump while campaigning with Pence

God uses imperfect vessels". Pence will hold a rally at 10 a.m. Friday in a hangar at AVFlight at the Capital Region International Airport. Pence said the world is a more unsafe place today since Clinton and Obama took office, citing the ransom the Obama administration paid to the Iranian regime, which he described as a "terrorist state", in exchange for American prisoners.

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Arrested APSC chief sent to 14-day police custody

Patir was allegedly caught red-handed by Dibrugarh police while accepting Rs 10 lakh from a job aspirant, Anshumita Gogoi, at his rented house in Dibrugarh. Rahman, who was also summoned by the police, is absconding. Organisations like Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti and All Assam Students' Union have attacked Paul for his alleged involvement in irregularities and had accused former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of protecting him.

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Factory output hits 2-year high, dims rate-cut hopes

Philip O'Sullivan, a economist with Investec, previously pointed to "well-founded caution" on the part of Irish manufacturers as they head into the year's end and said that October's "modest improvement is not enough to make us change that assessment, not least given next week's United States elections, which could have a significant impact on the health of the sector".

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Facebook smashes earnings with £5.7bn revenue

That's more than half of the 3.2 billion people estimated to have access to Internet worldwide. In the past few months it has apologised for unfairly removing certain content, and admitted it overestimated how much video users have watched for the last two years.

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Wall Street not Pleased with AT&T and Time Warner Deal

It helped the company to expand its pay-TV reach nationwide and, however, the AT&T-Warner conglomeration didn't come as a surprise to analysts who had guessed the company's expansion plans already. This isn't just a theory, by the way - AT&T is now already doing this for its subscribers who want to watch DirectTV over their mobile-data connection.

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Judge denies Republicans' election request in Pennsylvania

Trump has repeatedly said Tuesday's presidential election may be rigged, without providing scant evidence, and has urged supporters to keep an eye out for signs of voting fraud in Philadelphia and other heavily Democratic areas. State GOP spokeswoman Megan Sweeney had called the lawsuit "a commonsense remedy to ensure the fairest election possible". The GOP's lawsuit claimed there just aren't enough Republicans in Philadelphia County for the party to recruit and that because some electoral ...

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Commuters battle traffic on Day 2 of city transit strike

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority stated the cancellations were forced by king city transit workers who prevented regional train crews from reporting to work.City buses, trolleys, and subways have also been cancelled due to the walkout.SEPTA is in court seeking an injunction to keep picketers from blocking access to facilities for their regional rail crews.

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Saudi does not 'threaten' oil output hike: Gulf source

Tensions between the oil-rich countries have simmered in recent months amid the prospect of an Opec deal, but at a meeting of experts last week, aimed at thrashing out a production cut, they were thought to have clashed again. The Saudi stance followed objections by Iran, which said it was unwilling to freeze its output, the same OPEC sources said. Iran thinks it should be exempt from such limits as it production recovers following the lifting of European Union sanctions.

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Carney to leave BoE in June 2019

Sterling rose as high as 1.228 against the USA dollar and 1.117 against the euro in early trading on Tuesday. "In an appearance at the House of Lords last week Carney said whether he will stay in his role or not is "'an entirely personal decision" and that "no one should read anything into that decision in terms of Government policy".

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US airlines look to fill the wide gulf in cabin classes

Most U.S. airlines offer some kind of extra-legroom seating today. Additionally, the rendering shows five rows of the new cabin in between business class and a main cabin that appears to be in a 3-3-3 configuration which is standard on the A350-900.

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Obama Chides Clinton Crowd For Booing Trump Supporter: "Hold Up! Hold Up!"

Trump has a 9-point edge in Missouri, the poll found. The rapper Jay-Z and his superstar singer wife Beyonce were to join Clinton at an event later on Friday. In his two campaigns, President Barack Obama easily carried MI twice, by 16 points in 2008 and almost 10 points in 2012. The Huffington Post on the other said that Clinton had a 97.9 per cent chances of winning the elections, even as Trump appears to have a late surge.

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#NoDAPL: Obama Says Army Corps Is Considering Rerouting Dakota Access Pipeline

One law enforcement official had a very different view of the protest. Protesters at the site are calling themselves water protectors. The resistance of the local tribe has gained worldwide attention in recent weeks and the number of protesters has swelled.

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Paris Agreement On Climate Change Comes Into Effect

The agreement passed a threshold in early October, when 55 nations accounting for more than 55% of greenhouse gas emissions signed on, allowing it to come into force Friday, Reuters reported . The annual report of U.N. Environment analyzed countries' current pledges for emission cuts and said they were not sufficient. The agreement, signed by more than 190 countries in December of 2015, aims to bring countries together to hold "the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 ...

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Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Array BioPharma from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 4th. As of writing, Array BioPharma Inc.'s RSI stands at 50.56. The company had revenue of $39.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.47 million. Array BioPharma had a negative return on equity of 568.67% and a negative net margin of 62.42%.

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ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) , Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS)

Jefferies Group reiterated their buy rating on shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Ariad Pharmaceuticals from a "neutral" rating to an "underweight" rating and dropped their price target for the company from $9.97 to $7.00 in a research note on Monday, October 24th.

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Arsenal derby chance for Spurs to make fans proud: Lloris

There is further bad news for the Gunners, as Mauricio Pochettino's side will be able to welcome back Harry Kane into their squad following six weeks out of action with an ankle issue. "Now it is in the past and we will try not to repeat it again". Attack: Spurs have been handed a huge injury boost with the news that Harry Kane has been passed fit and is available for selection so I expect the England global to come straight back in to the side up front with Vincent Janssen dropping out.

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Tesla is gearing up to spend $1 billion in the fourth quarter

Tesla recently announced its third quarter financial results, with analysts and investors alike already used to certain losses - but the company actually reported a net income of $22 million. After a hard first half of the year, Tesla is now shipping a record number of cars per quarter and seeing its profit margins improve on each vehicle.

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Bank of England keeps rates on hold, ups growth forecasts

While the revision partly reflects the impact of lower real income growth on household spending, according to the report, "it also reflects uncertainty over future trading arrangements, and the risk that UK-based firms' access to European Union markets could be materially reduced, which could restrain business activity and supply growth over a protracted period".

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S. Korea leader can be investigated, says her PM nominee

Choi was formally arrested Thursday on charges of fraud and abuse of power. In an attempt to salvage her sinking presidency, President Park Geun-hye said Friday she will submit to a criminal investigation into allegations that she allowed a longtime friend to influence state affairs.

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Cubs, Indians duel in most tweeted World Series of all time

A caravan of team buses was welcomed by a raucous crowd outside Wrigley Field early Thursday morning. The Cubs' 8-7, extra-inning win over the Cleveland Indians was the franchise's first title since 1908, when Theodore Roosevelt was USA president.

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Analysts At Wedbush Upgraded Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) To Outperform

And secondly, whether AT&T will favour its own content over others that it's carrying. AT&T announced the pending acquisition on October 22 as a way for the two companies to bring content to customers on any screen as an alternative to existing cable providers, while also offering more choices to users seeking additional over-the-top and mobile viewing options.

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FTSE 100 falls on U.S. election uncertainty

The blue chip FTSE 100 index was down 0.3 percent at 6,825.38 points by 1032 GMT, lagging the broader European market which was broadly positive. On Thursday, the FTSE 100 fell sharply after the English High Court ruled that the government would have to go to parliament to start the process of leaving the European Union.

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Mexico has a 'contingency plan' if Trump wins

During a period of market volatility in the weeks before the US election, Mexico has been "modeling" how November 8 vote could impact banks and corporations, Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade said on Friday. On 30 September, Carstens likened a Trump win to a hurricane hitting Mexico, and said a victory for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton would be better for the economy.

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Polluted smog covers Pakistan's city of Lahore

Birds sit on a tree in the dense smog in Lahore , Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. At least 25 people were killed and over 100 others injured in separate vehicle collisions near Pakistan's capital city on Thursday, including one on Islamabad- Lahore Motorway where a dozen cars rammed a passenger bus due to dense smog that has engulfed Punjab province.


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