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US businesses add 216000 jobs, most in 5 months

The Fed has held its key rate steady since raising it in late 2015 for the first time in nine years. The service-providing sector added 228,000 jobs in November. The PayScale Index, which measures the change in wages for employed USA workers, forecasts 1 percent year-over-year wage growth for Q4 2016. Small businesses (49 or fewer employees) added 37,000 new jobs.

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Noteworthy Stocks to Watch for: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) tinted loss of -0.8% (-0.21 points) to US$26.04. Plante Moran Limited Liability Company holds 0.15% or 1,443 shares in its portfolio. Narwhal Cap Mgmt last reported 20,267 shares in the company. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 2 think it is Overweight. UnitedHealth Group's revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

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Petrol price increased, diesel prices reduced

From midnight tonite, petrol will cost Rs 66.10 per litre in the capital state of Delhi, while diesel will cost Rs 52.57 per litre. Informed sources told this scribe that Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) would soon announce the price of high octane blended component (HOBC), which is mainly used in luxury cars.

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Which countries to help Saudis bear oil cut burden?

That is unchanged from the bank's earlier forecast, though it now expects prices to rise earlier in 2017 then fall over the second half as OPEC production resumed growth and US shale producers reacted to prices above $55. ANALYST TAKE: "This is still not a done deal and although numerous countries involved are making the right noises we must not forget how challenging it will be to try to push a production cut deal through, with differing ambitions from the different parties involved".

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Portland camp-in held in solidarity with Standing Rock

A source close to Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II told NBC News that they anxious the order "could put lives at risk" if protesters and activists - who refer to themselves as "water protectors" - were forced to immediately leave the camp in sub-freezing temperatures.

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Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

The dividend payout ratio (ttm) amounts to N\A percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.85. 10/04/2016 - Dollar Tree, Inc. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Cleveland Research. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . The stock was purchased at an average cost of $85.00 per share, for a total transaction of $124,950.00.

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Analysts Ratings on: AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a report on Friday, November 11th. Number of analysts are eying on this stock, and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $14.75 while their mean recommendation is 2.50 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s decision to retire security tool is myopic

Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a $65.00 target price (up previously from $60.00) on shares of Microsoft Corp.in a research report on Friday, October 21st. Novare Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp, a North Carolina-based fund reported 89,790 shares. "( MSFT )" was originally reported by Community Financial News and is the propert of of Community Financial News.

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American Eagle forecasts holiday-quarter profit below estimates

The latest exchange of 5.16 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 986.08K shares. The stock of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, August 2. American Eagle Outfitters , Inc.is expected* to report earnings on 11/30/2016 before market open. 5247946 shares were traded on American Eagle Outfitters , Inc.'s last session.

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Deutsche Bank Makes a Big, Bullish Call on Goldman Sachs

Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 53.3% in the first quarter. Performance week shows a value of 0.00%, and the Performance for the Month is valued at 18.34%. ConocoPhillips had a negative net margin of 29.45% and a negative return on equity of 10.68%.

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2.5 million dehumidifiers recalled over fire risk

The recall by Gree involves 2.5 million dehumidifiers in varying shapes, sizes and colors under 13 different brands. The recall was first announced in September 2013 , but these units continue to be blamed for fires. To report a unsafe product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired.

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Your Brain On God: Religious Experiences Trigger Brain's Reward System Like Drugs

Millennia-old religious faith and cutting-edge neuroscience seem an unlikely pairing, but by combining the two, researchers have uncovered new information about our brain's response to spiritual experiences. The results showed that powerful spiritual feelings activated nucleus accumbens - a critical brain region for processing reward. According to the scans, peak activity in the brain's reward centre typically occurred 1-3 seconds beforehand.

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Valeant's Talks to Sell Salix Break Down; Shares Drop

The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Valeant Pharmaceuticals have a median target of 23.00, with a high estimate of 55.00 and a low estimate of 9.00. To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. This company was Downgrade by Mizuho on 23-Nov-16 to Underperform. The stock traded with the volume of 8.08 Million shares yesterday.

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Global stocks mixed amid fears over oil, Italy's referendum

The action in Asian stocks was just as guarded with Australia flat, the Nikkei off 0.35 percent and Shanghai ahead by 0.5 percent. Wall Street's four main indexes all hit record highs last week, a feat last achieved in 1999. A rally in metals fizzled on signs China is taking steps to cool a trading frenzy in commodities. - Italian bonds advanced, pushing 10-year yields down 11 basis points to 1.96 percent as demand increased at auctions of 10- and five-year securities.

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Franklin, Chryst split Big Ten coaching honors

MI and Ohio State split the other defensive awards, with Buckeyes defensive lineman Tyquan Lewis taking home the Big Ten's top lineman honor and Wolverines defensive back Jourdan Lewis being named the top secondary cog in the conference. It's a learning experience. Charlton was voted by the coaches and media, Wormley by the coaches, and Glasgow was voted second team by coaches and media.

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North Dakota governor orders emergency evacuation of DAPL protesters

Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) modified its original statement , and after consultation with tribal leaders, issued a new statement saying it has no intention of forcibly removing occupants of the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock. The group filed a class-action lawsuit on Monday, seeking an injunction against the Morton County Sheriff's Department and other police forces who were present on November 20, which the lawyers accuse of using excessive force - and employing "impact ...

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OPEC seeks to nail down oil output cut

Demand remains strong. Americans consumed about 19.8 million barrels per day of petroleum over the past four weeks, up 1 percent from a year ago. Crude stocks fell sharply on the U.S. Brent crude rose 7.9 percent, or $3.64 a barrel, to $50.02 a barrel. According to AAA, the current national average pump price per gallon of regular gasoline is $2.150, up from $2.131 a week ago and down more than six cents compared with the month-ago price.

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Aldermore Group PLC (ALD) - Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates

Today there are 1,290,000,000 shares in issue of Anglo American PLC which are now trading at 1254 which brings the business's market capitalisation to 16.18B GBP. The stock of Carpetright plc (LON:CPR) earned "Hold" rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, August 9. Anglo American PLC has a 52 week low of 215.55GBX and a 52 week high of 1,270.50GBX The company's market cap is now 0 GBX.

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ICOS cigarettes: Marlboro and B&H to phase out selling fags in UK

Andre Calantzopoulos, PMI's chief executive, said he would like to work with governments towards "phase-out" of conventional cigarettes. " I believe there will come a moment in time where I would say we have sufficient adoption of these alternative products to start envisaging, together with governments, a phase-out period for cigarettes ".

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Black Friday Deals 2016 Breaks Online Sales with $1B Via Mobile

Last year, its Cyber Monday promotion was so popular that Target.com couldn't handle all of the traffic. "The two-day 15 percent off sitewide, storewide promotion was a first-of-its-kind for Target", Mike McNamara, Target's chief information officer, said in a statement.

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Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Quarterly EPS Review

Micron Technology, Inc . (NASDAQ:MU) shares were trading -4.99% below from the 52-week high mark of $20.44 and +108.59% above from the 52-week bottom of $9.31. MU Semiconductor- Memory Chips is moving around at 20.20% alongside a Profit Margin of -2.20%. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark laws.

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Analysis under Consideration: Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)

The Firm offers its products by seven core businesses: Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Interventions (PI), Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM), Electrophysiology (EP), Endoscopy, Urology and Pelvic Health, and Neuromodulation. Charles Schwab Corp. provides a full-service investing experience to customers through a clicks and mortar multi-dimensional, five channel offering of the Internet, branch offices, speech recognition, touch-tone telephone, e-mail and wireless technologies, multilingual ...

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Most global stock markets lower ahead of OPEC meeting

In oil markets, West Texas Intermediate futures for January delivery (New York Mercantile Exchange: @CL.1) rose 2.21 percent to settle at $47.08 per barrel after Dow Jones reported the Iraqi oil minister said Iraq will cooperate with other OPEC members to reach a deal.

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Cyber Monday sets new online spending record

Shoppers spent $3.45 billion on gadgets, televisions, toys and other items, smashing analyst expectations as well as all other previous one-day online shopping sales records. Tomorrow's Cyber Wednesday". But that extended sales period may diminish Cyber Monday's standing as a singular, blockbuster event, like Black Friday, which is "not as important as it once had been, " Levy says.

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Oil prices dip on scepticism ahead of OPEC meeting

Following two years of low prices, the OPEC meeting has become a magnet for global finance, with hedge fund managers, institutional investors and top oil traders mingling with officials and ministers at the upmarket Hyatt, Ritz Carlton and Kempinski hotels in Vienna.

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Authorities won't use force to remove N. Dakota oil pipeline protesters

You see the hashtag, #MniWiconi. North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple ordered an emergency evacuation on Monday for protesters at the main camp near the Dakota Access Pipeline due to "harsh winter conditions", his office said in a statement .

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Amazon employee jumps off 12-storey office building, survives

Then, he hinted that he might harm himself. Police have said that the man was taken to a Seattle hospital after surviving the fall, which occurred shortly before 9am (local time) on Monday. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. The hotline has someone available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to talk to someone. Amazon's reputation as a tough workplace was only worsened by a New York Times story a year ago that painted a dark picture of working at the e-commerce giant.

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Eyes on divided French Socialists as conservatives rally behind Fillon

Political analysts say she may reach the second round of the presidential election - meaning she has good chances to arrive in the two top candidates in the first round. France's Republican party has chosen former prime minister Francois Fillon as its candidate in next year's Presidential election, after winning the party's presidential primary.

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Trump vows to end US-Cuba 'deal' unless Havana makes better one

A nine-story portrait of a young Fidel Castro has joined the towering images of fallen guerrillas overlooking Havana's Plaza of the Revolution, the massive square where Cuba on Monday begins bidding farewell to the man who ruled the island for almost half a century.

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Phillip Hammond: Brexit will cost public finances €144bn by 2020

But the OBR said the Government could be expected to borrow £122 billion more over the five years than it predicted at the time of the Budget in March - three months before the Brexit vote. For subsequent years, the outlook remains murky due to a range of uncertainties, including global factors like the election of Donald Trump to the USA presidency.

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Steve Mnuchin Is Donald Trump's Latest Cabinet Pick

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Steven Mnuchin , a former Goldman Sachs banker, to be secretary of the Treasury , an official briefed on the decision told several U.S. It was later renamed OneWest Bank Group, and he served as its chairman before it was sold past year. House advocacy groups, however, accuse the bank of being too quick to foreclose on homeowners.

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1 killed, 9 injured in New Orleans shooting, police say

One of the men arrested was also a victim of the shooting while the second was found to be in possession of a handgun at the scene. "The shooting took place on Iberville and Bourbon streets during the Bayou Classic Weekend, four days of events, including a parade and a college football game - Grambling State versus Southern University".

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Philip Morris CEO looks towards phasing out cigarettes, BBC reports

The company said the vapour yields on average less than 10% of the levels of harmful constituents found in cigarette smoke. E-cigarettes, which use an electronic system to deliver nicotine via water vapor, are a different alternative. "Time and again, Philip Morris International has been caught lying to the public about the health effects of its products". The study discovered smokers aged 70 and over are unsurprisingly three times more likely to die than someone who has never had a ...

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Backpacker tax: Senate rejects Government's 15pc rate, Labor's 10.5pc amendment passes

Last week opposition parties including One Nation combined in the Senate to lower the backpacker tax from the government's preferred 19% rate to the Tasmanian independent Jacqui Lambie's suggestion of 10.5%. "The Senate has spoken not once, but twice", the shadow treasurer, Chris Bowen, told reporters. Two senators the government needs to pass its controversial backpacker tax are demanding the rate be watered down for a third time.

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Trump Names Indian-Origin Seema Verma as Healthcare Secretary

U.S. Rep. Tom Price , a Georgia Republican and orthopedic surgeon, is President-elect's Trump pick to head the federal Department of Health and Human Services. "Enhancing state flexibility, particularly with respect to the low-income, able-bodied population, can help cultivate further state innovation, leading to a stronger and more effective Medicaid program", Verma and Brian Neale, who served as healthcare policy director for Gov.


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