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Oil price falls on strong US$, crude glut

The country produces 4.36 million barrels a day, according to July data published by Bloomberg . Some observers also read a lot into a remark made last week by Bijan Namdar Zanganeh , oil minister for Iran, who said his country will participate in the freeze talks: Bob Yawger , director of the futures division at Mizuho Securities USA Inc ., declared, "The news about the Iranian oil minister heading to Algiers is bullish; this increases the likelihood of an agreement to freeze ...

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Earth-like planet discovered

Proxima b has a mass around 1.3 times that of Earth , but orbits much closer to its star, circling it every 11 days. Space.com reports the planet lies within the "habitable zone" around Proxima Centauri , which refers to the range of distances at which liquid water could be found on the surface.

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Investor's Watch List - Chico's FAS Inc.'s (CHS)

Chico's is one of the few brands, whose target audience is women with age 30 years and above. A Director in the company, Dyer David, on Wednesday March 30, 2016 collected $1,194,700 from the sale of 92,184 shares at a per-share price of $13.02.

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What are Analysts opinions on: Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD)

Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 12/1/16. The Toronto-Dominion Bank reported a price of 44.63 today, indicating a change of 1.18%. The weekly performance is 1.62% for The Toronto-Dominion Bank, while the monthly performance measure stands at 2.43%. Momentum traders often study the price swings of a stock and draw opinion that the stock will move in a particular direction, yielding a profitable trade.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) , ACADIA

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) ended Tuesday session in green amid volatile trading. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 13.72% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 26.12% and -43.07% respectively.

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Theresa May to meet cabinet ministers for Brexit discussions

A second referendum on Britain's European Union membership has been explicitly ruled out by Prime Minister Theresa May . She said the government will look at how to increase productivity and "get tough on irresponsible behavior in big business - again making sure that actually everyone is able to share in the country's prosperity".

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) Earnings Preview: Should Investors Be Nervous?

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and for the current quarter 22 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.36/share. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE:TEVA) had its price target reduced by equities research analysts at Leerink Swann from $66.00 to $61.00 in a report released on Wednesday.

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Fed's Fisher Says US Job Market Near Full Employment

The focus now turns to this Friday's U.S non-farm payroll (NFP) and its implications for near term policy. S&P 500 financials closed at their highest level since early December, right before the Fed raised interest rates for the first time in almost 10 years.

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I'm not aware NFF engaged foreign coach- Dalung

It was gathered that based on the directive of the Minister of Youth and Sport, Solomon Dalung , the General Secretary of the NFF, Dr. Muhammed Sanusi, has started putting together a report. The withdrawal of Siasia's official vehicle by the NFF is condemnable, " he said. " But, how I wish the coach will be able to overcome all the challenges which have surrounded the issue and focus himself to serving the country ".

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Shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Sees Large Outflow of Money

Finally, Capital One Financial Corp. restated an equal weight rating on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is up 0.77% in the last 3-month period. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -0.8% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -0.56% and 13.23% respectively. (NYSE:COG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 29th.

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Sell-Side Research Consensus On McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

RPg Family Wealth Advisory LLC increased its stake in McDonald's Corp.by 572.4% in the first quarter. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.15% of Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il's portfolio.Boyd Watterson Asset Managementoh reduced its stake in MCD by selling 544 shares or 7.02% in the most recent quarter.

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US Secretary Of State John Kerry Talks To Students At IIT-Delhi

He said had spoken to Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about the need for his country to deprive any group of "sanctuary". "We don't make distinctions between good and bad terrorists". Kerry said the USA continued to support all efforts to bring the perpetrators of the Mumbai and Pathankot terror attacks to justice. The new India-US framework is aimed at stepping up bilateral cooperation in identifying, coordinating, sharing and implementing cyber security best practices.

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Oil slips on dollar strength

Oil prices fell 2 percent on Wednesday after USA government data showed a large surprise weekly build in US crude and distillate stockpiles and a smaller-than-expected draw in gasoline. Prices across the petroleum complex dipped on the data, as traders reacted to the build in inventories at a time when stocks have overall already been at high levels seasonally.

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Obama cuts short the sentences of 8 inmates from Illinois

President Barack Obama walks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S. before his departure to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, August 26, 2016. The President is thus making good on his call for second chances in the United States penal system. Most were low-level drug dealers who were facing heavy sentences due to a penal system critics say imposes excessive sentences for such crimes.

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Indian growth slows sharply in June quarter

The subdued growth is mostly due to mining, construction and farm sectors. India's GDP growth slowed down to 7.1% in the first quarter of current fiscal as against 7.5% in the same period of a year ago and 7.9% in the quarter ended March 2016.

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Will Apple Feel Tax Repayment?

Despite the huge potential bill, Apple's share price dropped by just one per cent on the news. Both Apple and Ireland plan to appeal the decision made. "This decision sends a clear message". Apple has had a base in the southern city of Cork since 1980 and employs almost 6,000 people in Ireland, through which it routes its worldwide sales totalling billions.

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Dramatic photos show refugees fleeing Libya being rescued at sea

Groups such as Proactiva Open Arms and Doctors Without Borders helped take on some 3,000 people who had been travelling in some 20 small wooden boats. This route remains nearly as lethal today as it was two years ago with record numbers of migrants embarking on the journey between Libya and Italy.

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Negative global cues subdue equity markets

Markets in India closed higher on Thursday with the Sensex rising 118 points to close at 28,123 and the Nifty rising 49 to end at 8,763. SBI and associate banks: Shares of State Bank of India gained over 3 per cent to highest since August 24 after the SBI board approved merger of its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank with itself.

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Dollar, shares rise on expectations of USA rate increase

Brent crude futures were up 17 cents at $49.43 a barrel, USA crude added 21 cents to $47.19, while gold slipped 0.2 percent at $1,320.79 per ounce. The index is a measure of the dollar against a basket of major currencies. Platinum has fallen 7.8 percent in August and palladium 3.6 percent. Gold's drop this month would be the first for August since 2009, as the metal generally climbs on jewelry demand ahead of the wedding and festival season in India, the top consumer along with China.

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Dollar stands tall after data enhances US rate hike expectations

The dollar index, measured against a basket of currencies, fell 0.1 percent to 95.957. The dollar has been "supported by the recent, more hawkish comments from the Fed which have signaled that the Fed is moving closer to resuming rate hikes", said Lee Hardman, a foreign-exchange strategist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd in London.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc.'s (UAL)

The stock's weekly volatility was 2.12% and the RSI amounts to 72.10. Douglas Lane & Associates LLC purchased a new stake in shares of United Continental Holdings during the first quarter valued at $86,730,000. When it comes to earning per share the company is at 564.30% for the year with a projected *TBA earning per share for the next year. Altimeter Capital Management Lp holds 35.17% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc for 11.51 million shares.

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Tragically Hip Prepares For Final Concert In Kingston, Ontario

Trudeau was among the fans who attended what's believed to be the band's final show, in Kingston, Ontario Saturday night. The Tragically Hip, which never achieved widespread fame in America, remains one of Canada's most beloved bands after churning out hits for decades.

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Gold down on technical trading, stronger USA dollar

Technicals suggest gold testing support at $1,308 and break below * Platinum above 8-week low hit on Tuesday * Palladium off over 5-week lows hit in previous session (Updates prices) By Sethuraman N R Aug 31 ( Reuters ) - Gold stood above two-month lows touched in the prior session as investors waited for USA nonfarm payroll numbers later this week for clues on the timing of a Federal Reserve rate hike, but the bullion was on track for its first monthly decline since May.

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US companies add a solid 177000 jobs in August

Payroll processor ADP said the job growth was driven by services firms such as retailers, financial services firms, and professional and business services, which includes higher-paying jobs like accountants, engineers and architects. "Unemployment and underemployment continue to decline-the economy is not quite at full employment, but we're pretty close". The smallest businesses, those with one to 19 employees added 24,000 jobs last month, while those with 20 to 49 employees added 38,000 ...

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Irish cabinet may need more time to decide on Apple appeal: minister

The Revenue Commissioner chairman, Niall Cody, says the overarching problem is "mismatches between different countries' tax rules ". That Ireland provided Apple illegal aid through a favorable tax arrangement, which violated the European Union's state-aid rules.

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At least 50 United States business giants committed to narrowing gender pay gap

Target, Apple and Facebook , along with 26 other USA companies, have signed onto the White House's equal pay pledge . Now an additional 29 businesses have signed the pledge. " While the gap has narrowed slightly over the past few years, there is much more work to be done to ensure fair pay for all ". However, it is now a reminder that women haven't attained full equality with men.

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Canadian economy contracts 1.6 % in Q2

The drop in GDP came as exports fell by 4.5 per cent. There was a monthly expansion of 1.6% for the goods-producing industries following a 2.6% decline the previous month with a sharp rise in non-conventional oil extraction as capacity returned following wildfires in the Fort McMurray region, which seriously damaged output in May.

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Florida Gives Green Light To Solar Amendment

Justin Hoysradt, CEO of Vinyasun, a solar energy equipment supplier based in West Palm Beach, said the voters' overwhelming support for the amendment goes in the face of the rhetoric that Florida doesn't support solar power. Yet on Friday Mason-Dixon Polling & Research released findings that indicated the measure was having serious trouble with Republicans and independent voters.

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Pentagon warns Assad regime to avoid action near U.S. and allied forces

The YPG is a central part of the US-led campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria and now holds large parts of the north of the country. "We always have the right to defend our forces", Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said at a news conference in reference to an incident last Thursday in which Syrian Su-24s bombed near a U.S.

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Dollar General Corp. (DG) Lowered to Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets

Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price objective on Dollar General Corp . from $90.00 to $103.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Friday. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 14th will be given a $0.25 dividend.

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Nigeria officially in recession, GDP growth drops to -2.06%

The government collected 1.16 trillion naira in revenue, or about half of what it expected, in the second quarter compared with 1.27 trillion naira in the previous three months, the central bank said in a report August 26. The statistical body said 19 major sectors, most of which are substantially indirectly dependent on the oil sector recorded negative growth. " Nigeria has had sluggish economic growth since the end of 2015 with the rate dropping to an estimated three per cent in December ...

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Top bankers welcome Patels appointment as RBI Governor

The government nominees to the MPC have been shortlisted by a search-cum-selection committee headed by the cabinet secretary with the RBI governor and the economic affairs secretary and three experts in the field of economics or banking or finance or monetary policy as its members.

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Gold heading for first monthly dip in three on rate hike worries

The Dow Jones industrial average declined 49 points, or 0.26%, to 18,454, the S&P 500 lost four points, or 0.2%, to 2,176 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped nine points, or 0.18%, to 5,223. Fischer added in an interview on Tuesday that the USA job market is almost at full strength. Economic docket: Fischer appears on Bloomberg TV between 6:30 and 7 a.m.

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Syrian war: US scrambles jets to Hassakeh

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on August 20 that the bombing raids by the Syrians showed that Damascus was starting to see Kurdish attempts to gain territory in northern Syria as "a threat". Kurdish fighters' gains were noticeable after government warplanes ceased bombing Kurdish positions in the city on Friday. The incident marked one of the closest calls he knew of between US coalition forces operating in Syria and Mr.

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Pilots bailed after being charged with being under influence of alcohol

United Airlines pilots Paul Brady Grebenc, left, and Carlos Roberto Licona leave Paisley Sheriff Court in Glasgow after being freed on bail Monday. Police believe both were about to take to the sky under the influence. The airline is cooperating with the investigation and is conducting its own, it said. These are the first pictures of the two pilots who were arrested at a United Kingdom airport after allegedly trying to board their flight to America while drunk.


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