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Compass Group PLC's (CMPGY) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc

BNP Paribas reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a GBX 3,500 ($43.73) price objective on shares of Intertek Group plc in a research note on Monday, August 22nd. Receive News & Ratings for Compass Group PLC Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Compass Group PLC and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

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Clinton Campaign to Participate in Recount Efforts

Wisconsin provides only 10 votes in the crucial electoral college that gave Mr Trump victory in the 8 November election. "The U.S. government concluded that Russian state actors were behind the hacks of the Democratic National Committee and the personal email accounts of Hillary for America campaign officials, and just yesterday, the Washington Post reported that the Russian government was behind much of the "fake news" propaganda that circulated online in the closing weeks of the ...

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Russian Federation will still attend OPEC preparatory talks on November 28

At the same time, Azerbaijan was ready to support the decisions on stabilization of oil prices. A Russian energy ministry spokeswoman declined to comment. That assertion still leaves unresolved the significant issue of exactly how much the country would reduce production, and from what level, said a Gulf OPEC delegate Thursday.

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Gold-fund holdings slide for fifth day over rate

In the previous session, it marked its lowest since June 3 at $1,210.73, remaining on track for its second straight weekly decline. The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar on Friday, gaining NT$0.142 to close at NT$32.010, the highest level since July 27, when the U.S.

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Oil prices slump as market unsure of output cut deal

Saudi Arabia pulled out of planned talks with non-OPEC nations including Russian Federation as disagreements about how to share the burden of supply cuts stood in the way of a deal to boost prices just days before a make-or-break meeting in Vienna.

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Shoppers pack local malls and stores for Black Friday

Early shopping on online retail giant Amazon was set to outpace last year's Black Friday, the company said in a statement to ABC News. The lowest unemployment rate in eight years, 4.9 percent for last month, and a rise in hourly wage rates of 2.8 percent for the year, the biggest increase since 2009, are fueling consumer confidence and spending power.

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Rutgers Students Rally Against Trump Immigration Policies

A flier posted on social media and directed toward District of Columbia Public School students detailed the main goal for the demonstration and advised against disrespecting police officers and starting negative or obscene chants. Public Schools, however some said they were from Montgomery County Public Schools. Some of Trump's supporters, including former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, have called for the demonstrations to stop.

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Chicago Airport Workers Are Striking, but Will Wait Until After Thanksgiving

Workers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) are planning on going on strike after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Funnily enough, all of the workers that attended the press conference were already wearing scarves sporting Service Employees International Union (SEIU) colors.

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PM Modi pushes for use of mobiles to deal with cash crunch

He emphasized that this Union Government does not stop at laying foundation stones, and ensures completion of projects. "We will come again to inaugurate this project in 2020 in our (next) tenure", the PMsaid, adding, "foundation stones are target-oriented in my regime".

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Germany opposes call to end Turkey's European Union accession talks

Relations between Turkey and Europe have been stalled by many issues, including the failure of the European Union to grant visa liberalization for Turkish citizens as promised in the migrant deal, in addition to EU's indifference to the coup attempt and terrorist organizations attacking Turkey.

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Cards Against Humanity Is Digging a Holiday Hole to Celebrate Black Friday

Cards Against Humanity reveals its annual Black Friday shenanigans, this time asking fans to donate money for no reason other than to dig a hole in the ground. "We'll find out together how deep this thing goes". The digging will continue "as long as the money keeps coming in". In 2015, the company asked for $5 donations , which it then gave to its employees.

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Mayawati Slams Modi's Emotional Blackmail; Dares BJP in UP Polls

Mayawati also addressed questions related to the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh elections. "For pulling a cruel trick on the common man in pursuance of vested political interests, the BJP will be taught a lesson in the coming elections in Uttar Pradesh and four other states as also in the 2019 general elections", the BSP leader said.

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OPEC Uncertainty Weighs on Oil Prices

OPEC is due to meet on November 30 to coordinate a cut, potentially together with non-OPEC member Russian Federation, but there is also disagreement within the producer cartel as to which member states should cut and by how much. "We have to solve our problems as OPEC first". OPEC estimates that it pumped 33.6 million barrels a day last month. On Thursday, the oil minister of non-OPEC nation Azerbaijan said OPEC was also pushing oil producers outside the group to make big cuts in output.

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Saudi Arabia plans to skip OPEC's crucial meeting next week

Baghdad also claims that it lost valuable oil market share to other OPEC members when the country was placed under worldwide sanction during the presidency of Saddam Hussein. "If we keep production at the current level we are making our contribution, for us that essentially means a cut of 200,000-300,000 barrels per day (in 2017)", he told journalists.

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Schumer and McConnell Named as Senate Leaders

Harry Reid of Nevada, who is retiring at the end of his term in January. He also said that the Democratic Party needs to be the party that speaks to the people and works in the name of all Americans, adding that Democrats must regain the support of the country's working class, which on November 8 generally voted for Trump .

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Oil Prices Await Effect of OPEC Deal

Prior to the November 23 comments by Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, Iraq had sought an exemption from joining any production cuts, arguing that its fight against Islamic State justifies special treatment. He noted that in the meeting the proposal for cutting output by 1.1 million barrels a day has been presented. Russia, Azerbaijan and Mexico will be in attendance but non-OPEC member Oman, which has been to prior meetings, won't attend, according to a Bloomberg report.

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Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90

He later released a statement in which he called Castro a "brutal dictator" who oppressed his own people for almost 60 years. "Today, we offer condolences to Fidel Castro's family, and our thoughts and prayers are with the Cuban people". "Over six decades, millions of Cubans were forced to flee their own country, and those accused of opposing the regime were routinely jailed and even killed".

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Iran optimistic on OPEC deal, to give view on curbs at meeting

Nov 26 Russian Federation is continuing consultations with OPEC aimed at stabilising oil markets and is positive about a global deal, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday. The issue raised by Saudi Arabia underscores the lingering lack of cohesion among OPEC members. A meeting of OPEC experts this week made some progress in how to implement the cut, but Iran and Iraq raised conditions for participating, according to sources.

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Donald Trump disavows white supremacist group

Spencer rallied against Jews and quoted Nazi propaganda by stating in German "Lugenpresse", or the lying press. Referring to white nationalists, Hughes said on CNN Wednesday that Trump "does not want to give this group of awful, hateful people any more attention than.

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Black Friday Kick-Off to Holiday Shopping Season Hints at Shift Online

Both kinds of customers were at the Mall of America in Minnesota - which was closed on Thanksgiving this year - on Friday morning. People carry retail shopping bags during Black Friday events on November 25, 2016 in New York City. The marketing director for Cielo Vista Mall said there has been a shift in shopping trends. That excludes vehicle sales, gas and restaurant receipts.

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Keep an eye on Price Trends: Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG)

The company had revenue of $1.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.31 billion. Credit Suisse Group AG assumed coverage on Citizens Financial Group in a research note on Tuesday. Citizens Financial Group had a return on equity of 4.88% and a net margin of 17.53%. 07/29/2016 - Principal Financial Group Inc was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

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OPEC Deal Could Save Oil Prices, says Algeria

The failed Monday meeting was supposed to include Russian Federation despite their already unofficial agreement to freeze production at current near-record levels while shining on the energy community by calling the freeze a "cut" because the freeze figure is lower than its planned 2017 production level.

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Saudi pulls out of planned talks with non-Opec nations

Schieldrop said prices could rebound if the November 30 meeting succeeded in reaching a targeted production cap of 32.5 million to 33.0 million barrels per day (bpd), from the 33.64 million bpd the group pumped in October. The deal is expected to be finalized in Vienna on November 30. OPEC members Venezuela and Algeria both desperately need higher oil prices to save their oil-dependent national economies.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks climb on strong earnings

Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.24-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 1.14-to-1 ratio favored advancers. Earlier it went as high as 19,014. Patterson cuts its profit forecast and its shares dropped $9.51, or 20 percent, to $38. Campbell Soup gained $1.77, or 3.2 percent, to $56.81 and Hormel rose 57 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $35.51.

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Green Party raises $3.5M for presidential vote recounts

According to the commission, the deadline for finishing the recounting of votes is December 13. The statewide recount in the presidential election would require a recount of almost twice as many ballots - about 3 million - and the process would become even more cumbersome if Stein is successful in requiring a recount by hand, as she has said she prefers.

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Cold morning in Flagstaff doesn't stop Black Friday shoppers

In the past she would wake up early in the morning to start shopping. The 43-year-old neuropsychologist says she prefers buying gifts from online catalogues and boutique retailers rather than larger corporations, which she says value her less as a customer.

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Kirk Cousins: 'How you like me now' shout wasn't message for GM

The players were ready to think about what's ahead, too. "He was lights-out", Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson said. The difference in Thursday's contest could come in the running game. And once-forgotten tight end Vernon Davis has totaled 26 grabs for 382 yards and a pair of scores. In fairness, Green Bay's defense is all kinds of banged up, as is their corps of running backs, and the list of injuries lengthened in Washington to include linebacker Blake Martinez (knee), safety ...

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Gorbachev about Castro: Fidel took Soviet perestroika very close to heart

Castro's death was announced via state television by his brother and successor, current Cuban President Raúl Castro. I'm deeply sad to learn of Former Cuban President Fidel Castro's demise. Some two million Cubans live in the United States, almost 70 percent of them in Florida. Jacob Zuma - "President Castro identified with our struggle against apartheid.

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Abe meets with Trump in NYC

Neither side revealed any details of the discussion during the 90-minute meeting, although speculation was rife about the topics that would be talked about. Usually that meeting would have been with the Prime Minister of England, so Trump has already thumbed his nose at convention and offended the British, but to have his daughter - who has zero foreign policy experience or expertise, and zero security clearance, is wholly unacceptable.

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Earl Thomas ruled out for Seahawks

But maybe somewhat ominously, coach Pete Carroll talked after the game of the punishment Rawls had taken, saying at one point Monday that Rawls had been "thrashed". "They played a little better than we did that day". It's a great example. The Buccaneers won at Arrowhead Stadium - where the Chiefs had won 10 straight - by limiting their mistakes and getting well-timed turnovers.

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Wells Fargo tries to kill fake account suit

Wells Fargo & Co.is trying to keep dozens of customers suing over bogus accounts opened by its employees out of court, saying they agreed to resolve any disputes in arbitration when they began doing business with the bank. This lawsuit, filed November 22 in a Minnesota federal court, accuses Wells Fargo of intentionally boosting the 401 (k) assets invested in the company's own target date funds by defaulting participant contributions into those funds through a "quick" and "easy" enrollment ...

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Ayushmann, Siddharth, others condole Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro's demise

They stood outside the popular Versailles restaurant in Little Havana neighborhood with signs reading, "Satan, Fidel is now yours". President Obama loosened a series of regulations at the time allowing more U.S. Here are some early reactions to the passing of the 90-year-old Cold War icon, whose life was defined by his resistance to the capitalist United States.

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Dow closes at another record high

The S&P 500 consumer staples index's 0.8 percent gain boosted shares on Black Friday, which traditionally kicks off the crucial USA holiday shopping season. MAKING BANK: Higher bond yields are linked to higher interest rates, so the rising yields helped bank stocks turn higher. Capital One rose 2.03 dollars, or 2.5%, to 84.62 dollars and Sterling Bancorp jumped 45 cents, or 2%, to 23.50 dollars.

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Green Party's Jill Stein raising $7M for vote recount

Stein announced the filing of the formal request with the Wisconsin Election Commission on Twitter and said the recount of votes will begin next week. "There is no smoking gun". By waiting until the last moment to file for the recount , Stein could create chaos in Wisconsin - and possibly rob the state of its 10 electoral votes.

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Dow, S&P 500 hit record highs as Nasdaq slips

Eli Lilly (LLY.N) fell 10.5 percent to $68 after the company said it would stop developing its Alzheimer's drug following a trial failure. The S&P 500 inched lower on Wednesday afternoon, hurt by declines in Eli Lilly and other healthcare shares, while the Dow edged higher along with industrial stocks in light trading ahead of a USA holiday.


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