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Trump says to leave business 'in total'

Bush, said in a joint statement. Donald Trump is now both president-elect of the United States and chair of the Trump Organization, his vast business that includes real estate development projects around the world. Although Romney's own 2012 presidential campaign foundered partly because he was tagged as a member of an aloof elite, Trump is considering him as a possible secretary of state.

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Samsung considers splitting business in two

The U.S. activist hedge fund, which tried unsuccessfully to stop a controversial merger of two Samsung companies past year, urged Samsung to review splitting it up into a holding company and an operating company, to list in the U.S. Repurchased shares will be cancelled, it said. It said it is seeking to add at least one new board member with CEO experience before its annual meeting in March 2017.

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Petrol hiked by 13 paise a litre, diesel cut by 12 paise

With the revision coming into play, petrol now stands at Rs. 66.10per litre as against 65.97 per litre hitherto and diesel will now retail at Rs. 54.57 as against Rs. They said the OMCs have gone all out to convince the government to approve the increase in POL prices, partly due to import of RON 92 petrol to the country.

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Local shoppers happy with Black Friday bargains

While Warren and Powell may be wily veterans of Black Friday shopping, for Nashville resident Angie Bond, this was her first time going out for the annual shopping event. "We can't wait to join the excitement of what has become a favorite holiday tradition for many of our guests when we open our doors to greet them at 6 p.m.

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Disney's 'Moana' makes a splash at U.S. box office

It unseated the Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , ' which fell to second place in its second weekend in theaters, chalking up $45.1 million for a total of $156 million so far. The holiday weekend was the sixth biggest Thanksgiving at the box office, according to comScore, and was up 4-5 percent from past year. The studio, which had box office highs in the late '90s with "Mulan" and "Tarzan", saw sales dip for nearly a decade.

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Disney's 'Moana' makes a splash at U.S. box office

It unseated the Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , ' which fell to second place in its second weekend in theaters, chalking up $45.1 million for a total of $156 million so far. The holiday weekend was the sixth biggest Thanksgiving at the box office, according to comScore, and was up 4-5 percent from past year. The studio, which had box office highs in the late '90s with "Mulan" and "Tarzan", saw sales dip for nearly a decade.

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Oil jumps 8% as OPEC agrees to production cut

The S&P Midcap 400 was up 0.2% to 1633, also off its session best, and led by oil stocks as well, with Wpx Energy (NYSE:WPX) crowned the top gainer of 17.9% to $14.36. Playing tribute to "a historic moment", Al-Sada said Wednesday's move "will definitely balance the market and help (in) reducing the stock overhang".

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US consumers should feel muted impact from rising oil price

Rising output from Libya and Nigeria - both exempt from cuts - will push OPEC production beyond the quota next quarter, while "it will be very hard to get 100 percent compliance from non-OPEC countries", he said. "A stronger pound can have the reverse effect". The market was boosted by the release of OPEC deal details. The group had failed to reach an agreement over a number of meetings this year, including one in April when efforts were foiled by rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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US consumers should feel muted impact from rising oil price

Rising output from Libya and Nigeria - both exempt from cuts - will push OPEC production beyond the quota next quarter, while "it will be very hard to get 100 percent compliance from non-OPEC countries", he said. "A stronger pound can have the reverse effect". The market was boosted by the release of OPEC deal details. The group had failed to reach an agreement over a number of meetings this year, including one in April when efforts were foiled by rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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OPEC cuts will have a muted effect on consumers

A decision to cut production could have a lasting impact on consumers, as oil price increases feed into the cost of auto fuel, heating and electricity. Oil prices have risen steadily on news that OPEC has agreed its first cut in production since 2008. "The losers are Europe and Japan - oil-importing regions of the world" with barely growing ecomonies, said Guatieri.

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Stocks Mixed as OPEC Deal Boosts Energy Shares, Biotech Sinks Nasdaq

Earlier on Wednesday at a meeting in Vienna, the OPEC reached a deal to cut the cartel's oil output by 1.2 million barrels per day from January 1, 2017, with a ceiling of oil production at 32.5 million barrels per day. "The biggest winners from the agreement are United States shale producers, who will expand production as prices rally". "The production trend has been higher".

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Oil eases in Asian trade after OPEC cut

That has been the flawless bearish storm that lead oil prices to plunge -75% from late 2014 thru early 2016. In October, OPEC supply stood at almost 1.3 million bpd above a year ago. The market shrugged off data released early on Thursday that showed Japanese companies cut spending on plant and equipment in July-September by 1.3 percent from the same period past year, the first annual decline since early 2013, a sign capital expenditures and corporate confidence remain lacklustre.

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Russian Federation ready to join OPEC's new output freeze deal: minister

Key OPEC member Saudi Arabia said it was prepared to accept "a big hit" on its own production and agree to arch-rival Iran freezing output at pre-sanctions levels. The price of oil has mostly traded between $40 and $50 a barrel since early April. There is still more supply than demand - the reason oil prices collapsed beginning in mid-2014.

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Iran welcomes OPEC production cut decision

However, the news is already affecting the market. Following the announcements, the price for Brent crude futures, the Global benchmark for oil prices, shot up over 10 per cent from below $50 on Wednesday to $51.92 per barrel at 0256 GMT.

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OPEC agrees to cut 1.2mb/d from January

The much anticipated headline is out and, as Bloomberg reports, OPEC has reached a deal agreeing to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day to 32.5mmbpd from the current level of 33.6mmbpd, according to a delegate. If their actions lead to an increase in the price to a band of $50 to $60, what kind of shale response would we get? For the next four hours, their discussions will include attempts to come to a compromise on production levels to help boost oil prices.

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OPEC agrees to take 1.2 million barrels oil cut per day

Russia, which is not a member of OPEC, has agreed to reduce its oil production by 300,000 barrels a day, but Iran, which has increased its oil production to about 3.7 million barrels a day since sanctions were lifted in January, has indicated that it plans to ratchet up production even more to 4.8 million barrels a day by 2021.

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UK Nationwide House Price Growth Eases In November

The FTSE 250 company said that its pre-tax profit increased 64pc to £84.2m in the 12 months to September 30. House prices increased last month at the weakest annual rate since January, according to Nationwide, although there are signs that demand in the market is beginning to improve.

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House price growth slowest since January

House prices edged up by 0.1% month-on-month in November, following a 0% change in October, taking the average property value across the United Kingdom to £204,947. Samuel Tombs at Pantheon Macroeconomics said the index has flatlined over the past two months, and added that, because the Nationwide data is based on lenders' mortgage offers, "it should already have registered any boost to loan values from the fall in mortgage rates since the referendum".

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Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK) reports net income of $115 million

Cwm Ltd Liability last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in MNK . While looking at the Stock's Performance, Mallinckrodt Public Limited Company now shows a Weekly Performance of -7.81%, where Monthly Performance is -14.6%, Quarterly performance is -30.15%, 6 Months performance is -19.59% and yearly performance percentage is -22.81%.

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Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) To Report June 2016 Results

According to the SEC, on Nov 18, 2016, F Justin Strickland (President) sold 24,773 shares at $30.78 per share price. (NASDAQ:CBSH) is a huge mover today! 09/15/2015 - Piper Jaffray began new coverage on Merchants Bancshares, Inc. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Credit Suisse Ag last reported 101,474 shares in the company.

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Revenue Estimates Analysis: Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE)

It has underperformed by 44.00% the S&P500. Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q2 2016. The ratio increased, as 48 funds sold all ETP shares owned while 135 reduced positions. Finally, Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Energy Transfer Partners L.P.by 0.6% in the third quarter. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.

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Rolls-Royce to axe 800 jobs from marine division

Restructuring steps will include a further simplification of the unit's structure, including a "streamlining" of senior management, plus unspecified cost-reduction initiatives, London-based Rolls-Royce said Thursday. The prolonged slump in oil and gas prices has weighed on demand for the Rolls-Royce-powered ships used in exploration and serving of rigs. Rolls-Royce also will invest in creating a new research and development centre for new propulsion products, in addition to an expanded ...

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Big Mover: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL)

Standpoint Research initiated coverage on United Continental Holdings in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Frontier Capital Management Co. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in United Continental Holdings by 19.6% in the second quarter.

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Jurgen Klopp explains Leeds team selection: Liverpool ace has been forgotten about

Players like Alberto Moreno and Kevin Stewart will know that they should have done more to force themselves into Klopp's plans. Klopp has now confirmed the predicted diagnosis that the 24-year-old will be out until probably the new year.

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British Gas set to freeze standard tariffs for the winter

It also ramps up pressure on the remaining "big six" firms Iberdrola's Scottish Power, RWE's npower and EDF Energy, to do the same. "The reason British Gas and SSE feel the need to promise a price freeze is because the huge increase in wholesale prices and the weakness of the pound means we're seeing massive inflation in the energy market".

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Oil prices hold gains after surge on OPEC output deal

The deal hinges on non-OPEC producers committing to reduce output by 600,000 barrels a day, half of which Russian Federation has reportedly already agreed to deliver. Brent crude prices were up over 8 percent as the deal was announced, trading around $50.12 a barrel while WTI was also up over 8 percent and trading at approximately $48.97 a barrel.

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Oil price soars as Opec agrees output cut

A $5 increase in the price of a barrel of oil could result in a 13 cent hike in gas prices, according to AAA. "There is firm and common ground that continuous collaborative efforts among producers, both within and outside OPEC, will complement the market in restoring a supply and demand balance".

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Oil price soars as Opec agrees output cut

A $5 increase in the price of a barrel of oil could result in a 13 cent hike in gas prices, according to AAA. "There is firm and common ground that continuous collaborative efforts among producers, both within and outside OPEC, will complement the market in restoring a supply and demand balance".

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Royal Bank of Scotland fails stress test

The test did not reveal capital inadequacies for the other four participating banks - HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society and Santander UK. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney insisted the United Kingdom should have confidence in its financial sector as the Bank released its Financial Stability Report.

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Royal Bank of Scotland fails stress test

The test did not reveal capital inadequacies for the other four participating banks - HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society and Santander UK. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney insisted the United Kingdom should have confidence in its financial sector as the Bank released its Financial Stability Report.

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Canada approves new pipelines to boost exports, environmentalists ready to fight

Climate advocates such as Patrick DeRochie of Environmental Defence said the approvals raise "grave doubts" Canada can meet its worldwide 2030 climate goals, and that much deeper emissions cuts will have to be made elsewhere in the Canadian economy.

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Brexit to spark United Kingdom slowdown, blow hole in public purse

In an illustration of how sharply the public finances have deteriorated since March, the OBR forecast that rather than the £10.4bn surplus Mr Osborne had been hoping to achieve in 2019/20, the United Kingdom will still have a deficit of £20.7bn at the end of a decade of austerity.

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W.H.O. issues new guidelines on HIV self-testing

HVTN 702 is a placebo-controlled trial, meaning that participants are randomly assigned to two groups where one group will receive the test vaccines and the other will receive a placebo which is a simple saline solution. Scientists say that this could be a new dawn in the world if it is to be successful. A safe and effective HIV vaccine would go a long way towards ending HIV in the country.

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Francois Fillon Wants To Make France Great Again

Francois Fillon has won France's Republican presidential primary, after his opponent Alain Juppe conceded defeat. According to the Harris interactive poll quoted by BFMTV (in French), Mr Fillon would lead the National Front candidate by 26% to 24% in the first round, then win the run-off against her by 67% to 33%.

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Brent soars above $52 after Opec deal

In Arkansas, gasoline cost $1.91 a gallon Wednesday, up from $1.87 a year ago. The possibility that OPEC will be unable to meet its commitment to cut production could also undermine prices as well. USA shale producers are poised to benefit the most - if their production increases, it could offset OPEC's efforts. On the foreign exchange market, the ruble, the support against the Euro and the US Dollar, the strengthening of the oil prices had, however, lost a part of its growth.


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