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Frontier Wealth Management LLC Boosts Stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Mount Vernon Associates Inc. MD raised its stake in shares of Freeport-McMoran by 9.0% in the second quarter. GA ADV now owns 17,000 shares of the natural resource company's stock valued at $189,000 after buying an additional 500 shares in the last quarter.

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Airtel Offers Free 4G Data of Worth Rs.9000 for 12 Months

Post Paid Users: As per available information, this special free 4G data for a year would be applicable for all users of MyPlan Infinity Plans, as an additional 3GB of data would be automatically added to their account, every month. the Rs 549 Infinity pack will now provide unlimited STD/Local calls and 6GB of 4G data (3GB regular data + 3GB of free data). Airtel prepaid users will get 3 GB of data above their usual 1 GB data on recharge of Rs 345, making it a total of 4 GB data per month.

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Google to help Indian SMBs go digital

Mr. Pichai said the brand new tool - My Business, has been introduced in India first and would be taken to other countries gradually. Google has been fairly active in India with consumer products being geared specifically towards the market.

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Ford To Cancel Mexico Plant, Add 700 Jobs

Those two models were among seven of 13 electrified vehicles Ford confirmed today as part of its announcement. The plant also will make a hybrid autonomous vehicle that is scheduled to be released in 2021. Fields said Trump influenced the automaker's decision to continue building the MKC in a Louisville, Kentucky, factory where it also produces the Ford Escape SUV.

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Tree pick up for city residents starts next week

Last year, more than 6,000 trees were collected in New Orleans and airlifted by the Louisiana National Guard into the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge to create new marsh habitat. Christmas trees will be accepted until January 31. Do not place trees in bags. Edwardsville Township is comprised of the city of Edwardsville, village of Glen Carbon and unincorporated areas just outside of these two municipalities.

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Python attacks, takes down alligator at Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida

It turns out a Burmese Python, an invasive species to Florida, and an alligator were fighting to the death. His video of a Burmese python wrestling an alligator in the water has quickly gone viral. "I remember seeing a hind leg with a claw and his tail rising up out of the water", Capozzi said. The Miami Herald reported that the last time a gator and python were seen battling in the area the gator managed to break free of the 13-foot python's stomach, snapping the snake in half.

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Oil prices just hit an 18-month high

February West Texas Intermediate crude fell by 82 cents, or 1.5%, to $52.90 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Effective Monday, members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries are obliged to cut production by a collective 1.2 million barrels per day in an effort to correct a market that favors the supply side.

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Cempra Inc (NASDAQ:CEMP) Noted As 'Neutral' In Update From Roth Capital

The correct version of this article can be read at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/01/03/roth-capital-downgrades-cempra-inc-cemp-to-neutral.html. Wall Street brokerage firms that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Cempra, Inc.

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US Manufacturing Activity Gains in December

The US ISM manufacturing index strengthened to 54.7 for December from 53.2 in November. The index also started 2016 in negative territory for the first two months, but ended the year showing growth in nine months total. At the same time, new order exports rose to 56 from 52, a sign that external demand may be gaining some momentum. Only four reported reduction in orders, including furniture.

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Vatican McDonald's opens despite cardinal protests

The fast-food restaurant, located in a building that is owned by the Vatican in the Borgo Pio district, prompted angry protests from some prelates who lived in the same building and were asked to help pay for the renovations that were needed to accommodate the restaurant.

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GST rollout looks unlikely by July on banknote ban

The Ministry has further asked the Council to ensure that there is no impact of GST on import or leasing of aircraft engine or spare parts, Mr. Choubey said. Most states' tax collections have taken a hit of 30-40%. "Last December, our tax collection grew by 11% and this year tax collection stood at a negative 2% because of demonetisation".

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GOP drops effort to gut independent ethics office following severe backlash

In the wake of white-hot public scrutiny, Republicans in the U.S. House have abandoned, at least for now, a plan to bring to heel a key ethics watchdog overseeing Congress. If this is Opening Day hubris, be very anxious about days two and beyond. Charging that the Office of Congressional Ethics has grown too intrusive since it was created in 2008 in the aftermath of several corruption scandals, House Republicans initially voted to place the watchdog under the oversight of the ...

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Pipeline protesters had Vikings tickets, concealed climbing gear under winter clothing

Police say a woman arrested following the hanging a Dakota Access pipeline protest banner from the roof of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis during a Minnesota Vikings' game is suspected of burglary. The pair watched the rest of the game, occasionally shifting positions or waving at spectators. Police spoke with them from a catwalk in attempt to get them to stop, and by the fourth quarter about a half-dozen police and firefighters in rappelling gear were on the truss waiting to remove the pair.

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USA stocks open higher on first trading day of 2017

The Dow spent December flirting with the unprecedented level - coming within 25 points at its peak - but never achieved it, spurning many analysts' predictions that the mark would be reached before the end of 2016. The biggest gainers on the Dow were Nike, up 2.5%, and Caterpillar, up 2%. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index rose 0.3 percent, paring its yearly drop to 1.2 percent, the principal withdraw since 2011.

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Chided by Trump, Ford scraps Mexico factory, adds MI jobs

The peso weakened 0.93 percent to 20.9315 per dollar, its lowest level since November 14, following the announcement by Ford, which had come under harsh criticism from U.S. Such remarks have signaled an uncommon degree of intervention for an incoming USA president into the affairs of US corporations. "Make in U.S.A.or pay big border tax!" Ford spokeswoman Jennifer Flake said the automaker will save $500 million by not opening the new plant in the near term, but will have some undisclosed ...

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Girl Scouts celebrating 100 years with 2 new s'mores-inspired varieties

You can pre-order the S'mores cookies for $5.50 a box, which is $1.50 more than a box of the traditional varieties - Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-si-dos and Savannah Smiles. A big change to the recipes came in 2005 when transfats were removed. This year, along with our iconic flavors, we are introducing a new cookie, the Girl Scout S'mores Cookie: a premium graham cracker sandwich cookie filled with creamy chocolate and fluffy marshmallow.

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Murphy: Republicans Might Have A Hard Time Repealing ACA

Pence told reporters at Trump transition headquarters in NY. Democrats are also launching a broader health care offensive against Republicans that focuses not only on their push to repeal Obamacare but any prospective efforts from the GOP to overhaul Medicare and Medicaid .

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Seven American Airlines Flight Attendants Hospitalized with Mysterious Illness

Their spokesperson stated that the crew members did go to the hospital after complaints of their headaches. However, it's unclear what caused the illness, with American confirming there were no toxic fumes, smoke or unusual odors aboard the aircraft.

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BBB revokes MyPillow accreditation

According to BBB, the company's "buy one, get one free offer" is actually the regular product price, which violates an advertising code of conduct agreed to by MyPillow . Naturally, I am terribly disappointed by the BBB's decision. The BOGO complaint was not the only issue or complaint the BBB brought to MyPillow's attention.

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What the media are saying about Seahawks ahead of playoffs

Like his team, Rodgers has been flawless during the streak with 15 TD passes and no interceptions. But with the Atlanta Falcons defeating the New Orleans Saints, the Seahawks will be home next week for the Wild Card round of the playoffs. He did it in his 109th game Sunday night against Green Bay. That breaks the record previously held by Matt Forte. Wilson's passing needs to step up, and he may be able to do this easily against the Lions, given the fact that this team has been allowing ...

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Construction Spending Rose in November

However, the rate is almost 11 percent higher than a year earlier. Construction spending in October was revised up to show a 0.6 percent rise instead of the previously reported 0.5 percent increase. Commercial construction, which includes retail, warehouse and farming facilities, rose 0.3 percent in November and 12 percent year-over-year. In the NY area, residential construction starts lagged in November, while nonresidential construction starts took a huge leap.

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Oil hits 18-month high at $58.37

The cartel as a whole has pledged to cut production by 1.2 million barrels a day, with 11 non-OPEC oil producers, including Russian Federation, promising to curb output by another 600,000 barrels a day. This is a 1.2-million barrel per day production cut. Book also dismissed the notion of coordinated action by OPEC and Russian Federation, pointing out that "We've been waiting to see this come through for decades; is this going to be the time?" Libya plans to ship from a port near Tripoli ...

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Property assessments soar in the North Okanagan

But while many higher priced, lake-shore homes in the area have dropped in assessed value, overall the typical single family detached house in Kelowna jumped in value in 2016 by 11.1 per cent, in West Kelowna 10.7 per cent, in Lake Country 16.3 per cent and Peachland 10.8 per cent, according to figures released by the assessment authority this week.

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Trump blasts GM for Mexican-made Chevy Cruze

The firm only imports the hatchback version from a factory in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, which represents a small percentage of the 172,000 Cruzes sold by GM in the U.S., spokesman Patrick Morrissey said . While the average age of a vehicle is still at record highs, subprime automobile loans will soon start to become a problem and incentivized selling has driven much of the USA auto makers fantastic results over the last few quarters.

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Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Earns "Hold" Rating from RBC Capital Markets

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 454,673 shares of the company's stock valued at $14,436,000 after buying an additional 446,660 shares during the period. The Company operates through three segments: North America E&P segment, which explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas in North America; International E&P segment, which explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, NGLs and natural gas ...

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Apple Watch Series 3 manufacturer focused on better battery life

Well , sorry, but it sounds like that's just not going to happen, with latest leaks suggesting the third-generation wearable will retain the same square form factor as its predecessors. But what exactly will the release of the Apple Watch Series 3 bring? Performance was a problem for the Apple Watch Series 2, so it only makes sense for Apple to focus on it.

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The FTSE 100 has reached another record high

The UK's leading companies drove the FTSE 0.7% higher to 7,202 points in early trading, but it has since given up some of the gains to trade around 7,165.9 as sterling reversed earlier losses. "The UK's housing sector could particularly perform well under that scenario and perhaps you may want to look at some prominent estate agents' stocks which have been brutally punished in 2016".

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German inflation hits highest level in three years in December

A breakdown of the non-harmonized data showed rising energy prices and higher food costs were the strongest drivers behind the overall increase. These are really strong inflation data, showing that the negative effects of lower oil prices now has no fade.

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RBI clears Paytm payments bank

Last year, Paytm announced a partnership with ICICI Bank to launch the virtual debit cards. Mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm has received the final approval from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to formally launch its payments bank, almost an year and half after getting the "in-principle" approval from the central bank.

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Trump to Obama: Don't Let Any More Prisoners Out of Gitmo

Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay during his first presidential campaign in 2008. Obama has made closing the detention facility a priority for his administration, arguing that its use has been a potent recruiting tool by terror groups and the prison has damaged USA reputation overseas.

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Asos reiterated as Hold By HSBC

Numis Securities maintained N Brown Group plc (LON:BWNG) rating on Thursday, September 22. They now have a GBP 7.00p price target on the stock. They have a GBP 1190.00p price target on the stock. They have a GBP 1200.00p price target on the stock. 06/24/2016 - Standard Chartered had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They have a GBP 1150.00p price target on the stock.

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Foxconn to set up Apple products manufacturing unit in Gujarat

The Cupertino-based company, Apple has been stepping up its efforts to grow its business as the Indian government has been incentivising companies to start manufacturing in India, exploring local manufacturing as a way to lower the cost of its devices and set up official Apple-branded stores.

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George W. Bush to attend Trump's inauguration

The event will put the 2016 presidential rivals on the same platform only weeks after their tough campaign. A similar situation unfolded in 2000 when outgoing Vice President Al Gore attended the inauguration of George W. Bush's father, however, reportedly crossed the aisle and voted for Clinton. Former presidents traditionally attend the ceremonial transfer of power at the US Capitol.

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Tesla Extends Free Unlimited Supercharger Use to Early January Buyers

Tesla has a self-driving build of its software for the latest Autopilot hardware suite that can detect and act on intersections with stop signs as demonstrated in recently released videos, but the feature is still only part of the development program of its fully self-driving system and not intended for the "Enhanced Autopilot".

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China launches first freight train to London

A new freight train service between China and the United Kingdom has been launched, BelTA learned from China Daily. The route runs through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France, before arriving in London. China's One Belt, One Road initiative aims to create a modern Silk Road Economic Belt and a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road to boost trade and extend its global influence.


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