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United States stocks make small gains as banks trade higher

Both main contracts fell about one percent in Asia, with investors also nervously waiting for OPEC to agree terms of an agreement - struck in September - to cut production. The gauge was set for a 1.8 percent increase this week. It picked up $9.91, or 1.3 percent, to $756.40. Business software maker Oracle lost 34 cents to $39.91.

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U.S. crowds pick up slightly on Black Friday, online sales jump

On Thanksgiving Day, folks spent $1.9 billion on online deals, according to Adobe, up 12% from past year. What's more , total online sales are forecast to grow 11 percent to $91.6 billion this year, according to the Adobe Digital Insights 2016 Online Shopping Report.

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Chicago O'Hare airport workers to announce day of strike

The workers, some of whom earn the IL state minimum wage of $8.25 per hour, are demanding $15 an hour and union rights. The Chicago Department of Aviation anticipates almost 1.8 million passengers will travel through Chicago's two airports for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period between Tuesday, November 20 and Tuesday November 27.

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Queues outside ATMs ease, but customers throng banks

In the post-demonetization period, next few days are likely to be a miserable "acid test" for bankers as disposing salary bills throws a big challenge for them. "We have no such problems in our currency chest, but we have huge demands to meet as we are not just giving currency to people but also at petrol pumps and post offices".

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Today, First National Trust Co. invests in Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) Shares

Several research firms recently commented on MNST. The most bearish analyst has the price target set at $45 of Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) for the same one year time frame. Monster Beverage Corporation sells its products under the Monster Energy, Nalu, Monster Rehab, NOS, Monster Energy Extra Strength Nitrous Technology, Full Throttle, Java Monster, Burn, Muscle Monster, Mother, Mega Monster Energy, Ultra, Punch Monster, Play and Power Play, Juice Monster, Gladiator, M3, ...

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Former Clinton election lawyer calls Stein's recount 'mystifying'

Stein has said that she was calling for the recount "because of the vulnerability of. voting systems and various indicators of concern", though she admitted that she does not expect the outcome of the election to change. "We believe our elections were free and fair from a cybersecurity perspective". But that money might be hard to raise once the recount is done. When Jill Stein was the Green Party's candidate for US president, the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) only gave her 36 ...

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Editor's Note: Recount waste of time, money

Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein or Roque Rocky De La Fuente - both of whom filed petitions for a recount of the presidential election results in Wisconsin - have to pay $3,499,689 for the process to continue. Trump appears to be threatened by this, but we see little reason for that. "I've done all the preliminary work", Saari said . It will be a race to finish the recount in time to meet a daunting federal deadline, and the lawsuit could delay the process.

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South Korea's Park not to respond to request by prosecutors: lawyer

A parliamentary vote to impeach her could take place as early as this week as a growing number of ruling party politicians back the opposition-led campaign to oust the president. About 260,000 people turned up for the mass rally yesterday, police said , making it one of the biggest demonstrations in South Korea's history. Park will not be charged because the South Korean Constitution affords the President immunity while holding office.

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ISIS claims Ohio State attacker was one of its 'soldiers,' reports say

Executive director David Woodyard says it's about serving those in need. After Monday's attack, he said: "We must not let the act of one individual, no matter what his motive or background, to further divide our community or our nation".

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Black Friday: Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment

As for online shoppers looking for an looking for a flawless present to their loved ones, family members and friends; we've worked hard to put together a slew of holiday gift guides for a particular items and product categories. Though the retailer was later than some competitors to this game, the result was a strong start to the Thanksgiving weekend, in which retailers get 15% of their holiday season sales.

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Analysts' Recommendations for Tesla after the SolarCity Deal

Tesla Motors, Inc . The stock touched its 52-Week High on April 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 9, 2016. The stock had a trading capacity of 3.06M shares. Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD) traded 3.24 Million shares and was closed at $50.61 per share. The company has a market cap of $32.00 billion. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.41/share and a Low EPS of $-0.58/share.

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This California Senator Wants To Scrap The Electoral College

The actual or popular votes of the people do not matter, unlike every other election held in this country - from local and state to USA senators and representatives. Not surprisingly most came from the liberal strangleholds of California and NY. Seven states have only three. In addition, the 23rd Amendment to the Constitution allows the District of Columbia three electors.

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Oil prices fall almost four per cent

A plan being discussed for the past week involves OPEC, Russia and other non-OPEC producers slashing nearly 2% of global output over the next six months. Asked whether Saudi Arabia was keeping its output high in November at around 10.6 million barrels per day, however, Falih said: "The level of demand for Saudi crude is still high and very healthy".

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Electric car factory planned in Arizona to have 2000 workers

Lucid anticipates rolling out its first model by 2018, a four-door sedan with 1,000 horsepower that would compete with Tesla electric cars. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that start-up carmaker Lucid Motors plans to spend $700 million on the factory over the next six years, with building set to start next year.

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Lufthansa pilots to strike again in pay dispute

The current protest has so far led to about 2,800 flight cancellations, disrupting travel for around 350,000 people. "It is completely incomprehensible that [Lufthansa] has refused to put forward an offer that can at least form the basis of a negotiation".

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Dozens arrested during United States protests for higher minimum wages

Cleveland was one of more than 300 cities nationally where supporters of a $15 minimum wage rallied Tuesday as part of the Fight for $15 Day of Disruption. Fast-food worker Alvin Major, 51, said he supports four children and a wife recovering from cancer. "The disparity between what the CEO gets and what the workers get is phenomenal, and it's not going to hurt them to pay a living wage", Rev.

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Active shooter alert issued at Ohio State University; several hurt

About an hour and a half later, it said the shelter-in-place warning had been lifted and the scene was secure. After the chaotic scene Monday in Ohio State University , classed was canceled for the rest day and will open on Tuesday. Michael Drake, president of the Ohio State University. The attack was first reported as an active shooter incident by Ohio State's emergency management account, but officials said there is no indication a firearm was used in the attack.

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Doubts about OPEC's production cut agreement make crude oil prices dive

Al-Abadi said he understands that OPEC members will agree to reduce production by between 900,000 and 1.2 million barrels per day - that would be a cut of between 2.7 percent and 3.6 percent from October levels. Beyond the planned output cut, Morgan Stanley said that the firm USA -dollar .DXY was the strongest oil price driver. Meanwhile, the Algerian and Venezuelan oil ministers were travelling to Moscow overnight in a final attempt to persuade Russian Federation to take part in cuts ...

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Shoppers Brave the Crowds to Find the Best Deals on Black Friday

Employee Ryan Dembrosky helps a shopper move heavy packages near the front entrance of the store.Cutlines for " Black Friday " pic # 12 Photos by Scott McCloskey Many shoppers made their way to The Highlands Friday. Chain stores like Macy's , Kohl's and Sears opened Thanksgiving evening and had specials through midnight Friday, but most mall stores opened at 9 a.m.

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Oil markets jittery ahead of OPEC meeting later in day

Documents prepared for the meeting propose OPEC cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day from October levels, an OPEC source familiar with the papers said, slightly more than the 1 million bpd the group discussed at a meeting in Algiers in September.

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Here's The Hero Cop Who Shot The Attacker At Ohio State

Officials in Ohio say a man who launched an attack on the campus of Ohio State University is dead. The attacker was identified as Ohio State student Abdul Razak Ali Artan. "It just hit everybody who was in front", he told AP. Eight of the 10 victims were men and two were women, the Times reported . Nine people were taken to three local hospitals, Andrew Thomas, the chief medical officer for OSU's Wexner Medical Center, said at a news conference.

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Iraqi leader predicts IS collapse in Mosul

The United States and Iraq have different opinion on when the Mosul offensive against the Islamic State group - also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) - will end, but the ground reality is that the poverty-stricken in the second-largest city of Iraq are already struggling to secure food.

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Lufthansa scraps 900 more flights for Thursday as pilots extend strike

This news story is related to Print/167399-Lufthansa-cancels-830-flights-as-pilots-strike-again/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. Airlines owned by Lufthansa Group including Eurowings, Germanwings, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti and Brussels Airlines are not affected by the strike .

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Brussels Airport: 20 Lufthansa flights affected

There may also be a small number of cancellations on short- and medium-haul routes as a result of the previous days' strikes . The German airline cancelled about 830 flights on Friday, with long-haul journeys facing disruption over the weekend as the dispute intensifies.

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Black Friday: US shoppers spend less over holiday weekend

Meanwhile Thanksgiving and Black Friday online sales tracked by Adobe Digital Index were $5.27billion, up 18% year-on-year. "We still expect Cyber Monday to surpass Black Friday and become the largest online sales day in history with $3.36 billion", she added.

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Saudi energy minister: oil market will balance even without output cuts

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday the oil market will rebalance itself in 2017 even if producers don't cut. Oil prices are now under pressure as the markets remain uncertain over OPEC's oil production deal on November 30th.

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Fed official: Case for rate hike stronger since election

USA government debt prices were mostly flat on Tuesday as investors digested the latest release of US economic data and comments from Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell. Mr Powell, a centrist and one of five influential governors at the central bank, said more fiscal spending on public infrastructure may helpfully raise private-sector productivity, which has been mysteriously low, holding back economic growth.

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Stocks Subdued by Lower Commodities Prices

EST. Crude prices had traded lower earlier on Monday. after Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Sunday it would not take part in any OPEC production cuts for the "foreseeable future", according to Reuters, and the Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih also said that he believed the oil market would balance itself next year even if producers did not intervene.

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Thor Industries results boosted by acquisition

Shares of Thor Industries Inc. rallied in Monday's extended session after the recreatonal vehicle maker posted quarterly results that soundly beat Wall Street's expectations. The number of shares now owned by investors are 342.05 mln. More interesting news about Thor Industries , Inc. Evercore Wealth Limited Liability owns 300 shares or 0% of their U.S.

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Retailers closed on Thanksgiving Day hope to break Black Friday records

Shamika Malloy of Albany was also there shopping for her four teenage children. -It's easier and faster to shop online. However, revenue growth for Thanksgiving Day may slow due to heavy discounting seen in the early hours of Thanksgiving Day, with discounts on tablets, televisions, toys and pet-care items all bigger than past year.

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Cyber Monday to generate over $3 Billion

Friday's online sales were up 11-percent from last year and this year is the first time online shopping exceeded $3 billion in sales. No longer limited just to United States retailers, Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping growth was a world-wide phenomenon this year with retailers outside of the USA experiencing significant growth.

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Young, Connected Consumers Help Drive Shopping over Thanksgiving

Carmen Cunnyngham of Kansas City, Kansas, was in Denver on Sunday and chose to stop at the mall to pick up a new pair of Ugg boots for her daughter. They were discounted at Nordstrom, which is one of her favorite places to shop. Instead of door-buster markdowns on a select few products, for example, retailers are shifting to a stream of discounts and alerts during the entire week via email and social media.

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JD Sports buys Go Outdoors

Peter Cowgill, Executive Chairman, commented: " Go Outdoors is a great addition to our existing Outdoor business". In the 53 week stretch leading to January 31st, 2016, Go Outdoors recorded a consolidated revenue of £202.2 million, an operating profit of £6.1 million, a pre-tax profit of £4.9 million and has gross assets totaling £76.4 million.

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Alzheimer's drug trial fail dashes hopes

The drugmaker said it hasn't decided what next steps, if any, to take with the medicine. "We will evaluate the impact of these results on the development plans for solanezumab and our other Alzheimer's pipeline assets", Dr Lechleiter said. Amyloid still plays some role, and it's premature to abandon the notion of targeting it, said a specialist who has led many previous failed Alzheimer's drug studies.

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More than 70 killed in plane crash in Colombia

The jet carrying the Chapecoense team, along with club officials and journalists, came down late at night, officials from the Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in Medellin announced. Among the survivors are three soccer team members, along with two crew members and one journalist. "Only God can give us strength". Pictures of the team as they prepared for take-off showed players in high spirits, with staff wearing club colours of green and white ready for the flight.


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