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Volkswagen shares gain on word of planned U.S. settlement

The diesel emission outrage break out in September 2015 when the US Ecological Protection Agency (EPA) found that many VW cars sold in America had a "defeat device" in diesel cars that could sense when they were being tested and adjust the performance accordingly to improve results.

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British Airways strike latest: BA says travel will not be disrupted

A pay rise of 2% in the first year, and 2.5% in years two and three, was rejected by a vote of 7-1 among Unite members, after it was tabled shortly before Christmas. The 48-hour strike, lasting all of Tuesday and Wednesday, will only affect a "small number" of British Airways flights to and from London Heathrow, according to the airline.

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President Xi to Attend Davos World Economic Forum

The 2017 report, the 12th annual report, is based on an assessment of 30 global risks by 750 experts from a variety of backgrounds, including business, academia and non-governmental organizations. "It is no coincidence that challenges to social cohesion and policy-makers' legitimacy are coinciding with a highly disruptive phase of technological change".

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White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for Charleston shooting

Roof sat with the Bible study group for about 45 minutes, and during the final prayer - when everyone's eyes were closed - he started firing. Roof stared straight ahead as the judge read through the jury's verdict findings before announcing his death sentence, local media reported.

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Shares Up 0.17% Tuesday's Pre-market

The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.06/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 42.9%. Hartford Investment Management Co. Yahoo! Inc.'s price right now is 42.12 (a change of 1.87% and change from open, 0.85%). Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has the market capitalization of $39.55 Billion.

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Airbus deliveries rose 8% in 2016, orders outpaced Boeing

The company's order books are now well filled and Airbus said that it has an "overall backlog" of 6,874 aircraft on order, with a value of close to Dollars 1.02 trillion. "ACG will be able to offer its airline customers the latest and most advanced A320s that will notably deliver unmatched comfort to passengers". Over 12,800 A320 Family aircraft have already been ordered, including over 4,800 A320neo Family aircraft from 89 customers.

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Record Christmas Week Boosts Sainsbury's Third-Quarter Sales

Group chief executive Mike Coupe said: "The market remains very competitive and the impact of the devaluation of sterling remains uncertain". Some investors have expressed concern the Argos takeover unwisely increases Sainsbury's exposure to higher import costs given the depreciation of sterling since June's Brexit vote but the group said Argos had traded well, with like-for-like sales up 4.0 percent.

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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc 9.5% Potential Upside Now Implied by Barclays

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,826 shares of the company's stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 1,278 shares in the last quarter. The company's P/E is 0 and Forward P/E ratio is 0. The reported earnings topped the analyst's consensus by $0.02 with the surprise factor around 2.60%.

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Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. 12/22/2016 - Micron Technology, Inc . had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Instinet. The company reported the earnings of $0.32/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.28/share. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright legislation.

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Your credit rating will soon decide your home loan rate

Public sector lender Bank of Baroda (BoB) on Monday lowered interest rate on home loans by 70 basis points (bps) to 8.35 per cent - the lowest in the industry. Moreover, the bank also waived off the fees which is charged while shifting a base rate loan to MCLR structure. Currently, borrowers have to pay anywhere between Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 as a switching fee to get loans converted to the new regime.

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EC orders removal of PM's pictures from hoardings in poll-bound states

The postponement of the Budget in 2012 was done by the UPA government at the behest of the Opposition without the poll panel having to intervene. The budget is usually presented around the last week of February and, as a result, the approval of the budget spills over to the next financial year, delaying the start of new programmes, the government said.

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United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Earns Consensus Hold Rating

Earlier the firm had a rating of "Buy " on the company shares. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of United States Steel Corporation by 74.5% in the second quarter. The company's quarterly performance represents an optimistic momentum of 129.06 percent, with a surge of 5.82 percent in the stock price over the last one month.

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U.S. Small-Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980

The Index reached 105.8, an increase of 7.4 points. Twelve percent of employers surveyed cited the difficulty of finding qualified workers as their top business problem. The number of small-business owners who believe now is an ideal time to expand stands at three times the average. Labor market indicators stayed quite supportive.

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Analysts Update Their Price Target On ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON)

American International Group Inc. owned 0.19% of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation worth $7,544,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.60% of the company's stock. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://sportsperspectives.com/2017/01/10/american-international-group-inc-raises-stake-in-cypress-semiconductor-corporation-cy/.

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Rahul to preside over Congress national convention on Wednesday

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday addressed the " Jan Vedna Sammelan " in New Delhi and said that every institution that Congress had built, the BJP and Narendra Modi has weakened. He also said the country will run by PM Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. Rahul Gandhi also had a meeting with senior leaders at his residence to discuss the strategy ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in five states.

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Trinity in talks to buy Northern & Shell titles

Express Newspapers is not involved in this initiative, called Project Juno. The British publisher of the Daily Mirror said on Tuesday that no offer had been made and there was no certainty that any agreement would be reached. Any purchase of a minority stake in Northern & Shell could lead to a larger deal. In relation to Mr Montgomery, he said "my people have been speaking loads to his management".

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The Right Way to Start Replacing ObamaCare

Senate Democrats took turns speaking out in support of the unpopular law in a series of videos posted to Facebook along with the "Make America Sick Again" slogan, which even 30 percent of Democratic voters reject, according to the poll.

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Changing Momentum Financial Stock: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s (GS)

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has a mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Dec 16 of $7.06B, according to 31 analysts. (The) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, November 18th. (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.72%. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . closed its last trading session at $244.9 with the loss of -0.82%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move.

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Turkish Lira Weakens Amidst Constitutional Debate

It rose to 3.6820 by mid-morning in Turkey. With this revision, an additional liquidity of approximately $1.5 billion will be provided to the financial system. Analysts had predicted the debate in Turkey's parliament over a controversial new draft constitution aimed at expanding the powers of presidency under Recep Tayyip Erdogan could compound the currency's woes.

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Xerox Corporation (XRX) Now Covered by Cross Research

Executives hold 0.72 percent of the stock. Freeport-McMoRan Inc.'s growth estimate for the current quarter is 1600, and 362.5 percent for the next quarter. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 31st. It has a dividend yield of 4.45%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 13th.

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Sensex gains 24 points on positive Asian cues

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) inched-up by 1.95 points or 0.02 per cent to 8,245.75 points. The BSE Sensex surged more than 150 points to regain the 27,000 mark, while the Nifty added almost 50 points to trade above the 8,300 mark.

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RBI informed a day before note ban

While power minister Piyush Goyal told the Rajya Sabha a while back the idea was that of the RBI, a report in The Indian Express has today said that the central bank in a note said it was in fact the government's idea. The central bank has been dealing with criticism that it compromised its autonomy by serving largely as a tag-along on the government's plans for a massive decision on currency.

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Emerald Acquisition Ltd. Has $14563000 Position in Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Vetr downgraded shares of Kimco Realty Corporation from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $33.15 price objective on the stock.in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd.

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Brokers Recommendations on: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Kinder Morgan , Inc.is 38.5%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 0%. Kinder Morgan Inc opened for trading at $21.71 and hit $21.91 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $21.81, with a gain of 0.55% or 0.12 points.

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NAO warns HMRC against 'uncertainty' caused by office closures

The committee is expected to call HMRC officials to explain how the forecasts were so wrong. By reducing the number of its offices and moving to a regional centre model HMRC it hopes "to significantly reduce its running costs and modernise the way it works".

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FCA To Invest $1 Billion For Jeep Pickup, Wagoneer And Grand Wagoneer

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Sunday announced a $1 billion investment to expand factories in OH and MI and create 2,000 jobs in the United States . General Motors Co (GM.N) Chief Executive Mary Barra on Sunday said tax reform and "streamlining regulations ... are just two areas that would be extremely beneficial" for Trump to address.

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American Express Company (AXP) Sets New 52-Week High After Analyst Upgrade

Zacks Investment Research cut American Express Company from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, November 25th. The California-based Knightsbridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 4.96% in American Express Company (NYSE: AXP ).

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Bill Gross falls in love with technical analysis

Gross noted that bonds have been in a 30-year bear market, with the 10-year yield dropping to a low of 1.36% in July. It's not that Bill Gross has fallen in love with technical-only trading; it's that a break of 2.60% (in his view) would confirm a change in inflation views in the market and a new paradigm.

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Barracuda Networks Inc (NYSE:CUDA) reports revenue of $88.8 million

In an uptrend a 50-day, 100-day or 200-day moving average may act as a support level, as shown in the figure below. Roka Bioscience, which focuses on the development and commercialization of molecular assay technologies for the detection of foodborne pathogens, has 1.84M shares outstanding, market capitalization (intraday) of $9.39M and ROKA stock 52-week range is from $3.66 to $16.00 per share.

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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) , Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS)

Several research firms recently commented on HPE. 10/14/2016 - Hewlett-Packard Company had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Mizuho. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock. The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 10/19/2016. The firm has "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, October 14.

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Biafra: Kanu in court, alleges plot to detain him perpetually

Kanu, alongside three others, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi, are now facing trial for an 11-count charge bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony and publication of defamatory matter. "They are clamping down on the innocent citizens". The judge further urged them to stop all the "gra-gra" which she saw through the CCT camera as well as ensure that defendants are un-cuffed as soon as they arrive the court premises subsequently.

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. For the current quarter, the highest estimate analysts provided is 1.08 Billion and the lowest is 1.06 Billion. Today's High Market Cap Stock of the day is Advanced Micro Devices, Inc ., ( NASDAQ: AMD ), with a large market cap of 10574.48.

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World Bank forecasts 2.7% growth in 2017

Global growth should expand at a 2.7% annual rate this year, the 189-nation lending agency said. That's a slight downward revision from the bank's previous forecast in June when it was two.eight percent, . "We could imagine China agreeing to tighten its environmental rules since it seems increasingly in their self-interest and they are already trying to prevent weakness in their currency, but other concessions could prove hard to come by, " said Ethan Harris, head of global economics at BofAML.

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After Prodding, Republicans Slowing Down Cabinet Confirmation Process

Congress. The author of the demands? They are pointing to a 2009 letter from Sen. As many as four top Cabinet nominees of President-elect Donald Trump will receive confirmation hearings this week without having completed financial disclosure reports and ethics agreements, breaking a longstanding tradition in the Senate.

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Valeant sells $2B in assets to begin paying down debt

The company rocked its 52-Week High of $101.4 on Feb 2, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $13 on Dec 15, 2016. The company's backers have consistently argued the stock market has ignored the value of the underlying businesses, while its detractors have focused on the company's debt and slumping earnings.


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