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Best Known Analyst's Ratings: AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T), CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX)

Detailed results are scheduled to be out on Jan 17. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. "Moreover the company's recent announcement on customer investments valued at $9.5 billion for expanding and building new facilities is a positive sign".

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Bank of England Governor: Bank Will Protect Economic Growth

In the year to November, Carney said that total household borrowing rose 4%, while consumer credit went up by more than 10% - the fastest rate since 2005. Sterling fell below $1.20 to one of its lowest levels in the past 30 years on Monday due to fears May will prioritize curbing immigration over retaining close economic ties with the European Union when she starts formal exit talks later this year.

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Trump's first home up for auction for 2nd time in 3 months

To view the home, visit Paramount Realty USA's website . Media attention generated interest in the home, which led to the original owners' postponing the auction. No one knows how much the house might sell for. The 2,500-square foot house is located in Jamaica Estates, a wealthy neighborhood in Queens. "It was a warm place", Donald Trump, a billionaire real estate mogul, said of his first home on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in September, suggesting lightly that he'd like to ...

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IEA chief warns of more 'much more' oil price volatility in 2017

Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih, the de facto leader of the OPEC, touted the impact of the cartel's production cut pact with major non-OPEC producers. Explorers reduced United States rigs searching for oil for the first time since October, after expanding to the highest level in a year the previous week.

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Reliance Jio added 72.4M subscribers since commercial launch

Segment EBIT was down 4.3% at Rs 6,194, crore against Rs 6,474 crore in the corresponding period of a year ago account of lower volumes and decline in GRMs. Higher margins saw Ebit from this vertical also increase 25.5 percent to Rs3,301 crore. Reliance's Jio unit commercially launched its fourth-generation (4G) telecoms network in September after building a new network with an investment of more than $20 billion.

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GM to announce $1B investment in U.S. factories

Most pointedly, the American automaker also announced it was working to insource axle production for its next-gen full-size pickup trucks from Mexico to MI, creating 450 jobs. Trump ratchets up pressure on automakers to build in the U.S. "The US is our home market and we are committed to growth that is good for our employees, dealers, and suppliers and supports our continued effort to drive shareholder value".

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Amazon Takes Part in USDA Pilot Program, Ready for Food Stamps Trend

The news about the company's participation in food stamp program has raised questions on whether low-income consumers will be able to afford the fee. According to Tom Vilsack, USDA Secretary, "Online purchasing is a potential lifeline for SNAP participants living in urban neighbourhoods and rural communities where access to healthy food choices can be limited".

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Tiffany Appoints Reed Krakoff as Chief Artistic Officer

Since the election of Trump, who takes office on Friday, there has been a steady stream of world leaders and potential cabinet picks coming to visit the president-elect, requiring heavy security. He continued: "Although we do not anticipate any significant improvement in 2017 to the macroeconomic challenges that we faced this year, we continue to focus on our initiatives to enhance our stores and our customers' experience".

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These Democrats Aren't Attending Trump's Inauguration

And almost all of Clinton's supporters - 94 percent - and the vast majority of third party voters - 83 percent - said Trump should release his income tax returns. Planners for the event are estimating that as many as 900,000 people will attend the January 20 event, according to NBC Washington. Meanwhile, a Washington Post/ABC News poll looks even more dire with 40% of those polled approving of Trump's transition with 54% saying, "Nope".

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Canada's two richest people shows wealth inequality

In Credit Suisse data, wealth is the value of an individual's assets minus her debt, and all data is converted to United States dollars and compared. "We can't just migrate a system to this country, " he said. In the USA, new research shows that the incomes of the bottom 50 percent have grown by zero over the last 30 years, while incomes of the top 1 percent have grown 300 percent.

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Rio Tinto's 2016 production good, but not good enough

The 329 million tonnes was very close to its original 330 million tonne target which it revised down to between 325 million tonnes and 330 million tonnes after a slow start to the year. The company also said its mined copper production, a key growth business, was 4 percent higher than 2015 at 523,000 tonnes, though still below full year guidance.

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Dollar Is "Too Strong" And "It's Killing Us"

Ahead of Friday's inauguration, investors were waiting to see if Trump would follow through on pledges for tax cuts, infrastructure spending and lighter regulation. Wal-Mart (WMT.N) rose 2.5 percent and gave the biggest boost to the Dow after the retailer said it would create 10,000 jobs in the United States this year.

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UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH): Can the Stock Surprise in Next Earnings?

In other UnitedHealth Group news, Director Richard T. Burke sold 15,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 15th. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 1,063,265 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock valued at $150,133,000 after buying an additional 17,444 shares during the period.

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Exxon boosts Permian basin holding in deal worth up to $6.6 billion

The stock has 52-week high of $95.55 and 52-week low of $71.55. Looking about the past performance history, the company plunged -2.43% in past week and declined -6.73% in one month. The company's last traded volume of 8.4 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 10.67 million shares. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright legislation.

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The Vetr Inc. lowers the Stock rating of Wells Fargo & Co

The company's price sits 4.04% above from its 50-day moving average of $55.10 and 13.60% above from the stock's 200-day moving average of $49.44. WFC Sr. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -3%. Company has 31.90% insider ownership. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S.

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Morgan Stanley Profit Rises on Surge in Bond-Trading Revenue

Morgan Stanley shares have increased almost 4 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed almost 2 percent. Company net profit margin stands at 13.10% whereas its return on equity (ROE) is 6.90%. Investment-banking revenue grew 5 percent to $1.38 billion from a year earlier due to the higher levels of completed mergers and issuance of non-investment-grade debt.

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Walmart to create 10000 U.S. jobs as Trump shadow looms

Walmart is the single biggest employer in the United States, with 1.5 million people on its books, and that number is set to increase with the announcement of a raft of new jobs. The announcement is the latest in a string of public displays from companies looking to head off criticism from the Trump administration about US job losses.

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Hyundai to invest $3.1 billion in United States plants

Amid criticism from president-elect Donald Trump of some vehicle manufacturers' North American manufacturing investment strategies, Hyundai-Kia is stressing that it plans high levels of investment in its United States operations over the next five years.

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Acacia Mining reiterated as Buy By Canaccord Genuity

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of African Barrick Gold Ltd (NASDAQ:ABGLF) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Wednesday. The company's 50-day moving average price is GBX 387.58 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 477.30. Endeavour bought True Gold Mining Inc for about C$240 million in March, giving it access to a low-priced gold mine in Burkina Faso.

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Oxfam report shows widening inequality, Labour blames govt

And over the next 20 years, 500 people will give their heirs $2.1 trillion - more than the GDP of India, a country of 1.3 billion people. Oxfam - described this gap as "obscene" said that the if this new data had been available earlier, would have shown that in 2016, 8 - 9 people would own the same as 3.6 billion who make up the poorest half section of humanity.

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United Kingdom inflation beats with 1.6% y/y - GBP/USD wobbles

The Office for National Statistics said the Consumer Price Index measure of inflation hit 1.6%, up from 1.2% in November. Tom Stevenson, investment director for Personal Investing at Fidelity International, said: "Inflation is back with a vengeance".

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XP Power Ltd. (XPP) Upgraded by Peel Hunt to Buy

Intermediate Capital Group plc (LON:ICP) had its target price boosted by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 775 ($9.35) to GBX 830 ($10.01) in a report released on Tuesday. The company's market capitalization is GBX 494.57 million. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was first published by Community Financial News and is the propert of of Community Financial News.

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Reliance Industries Q3 net profit up at Rs. 7506 crores

Reliance Retail, the retail division of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, reported a robust 40% jump in profit before depreciation, interest and taxes (PBDIT) in the third quarter ending December 31 for financial year 2017 as compared to the same quarter last year, the company said in its earnings announcement.

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Hunt for missing flight MH370 called off

In a joint-statement, they said: "Despite every effort using the best science available. the search has not been able to locate the aircraft". The search organization, run jointly by the governments of Malaysia, Australia and China, lauded the commitment of searchers in the face of what called an "unprecedented challenge".

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Trump Lashes Out at Europe, Proposes Nuclear Deal with Russian Federation

Previous reports had suggested Russian Federation was expecting sanctions relief more or less as soon as Trump took office. America's longtime friends, GOP politicians have said , are no longer sure they can count on support from the United States as a result of Obama's foreign policy.

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CEOs foresee growth amid murkey global picture

Just under 30% of CEOs expect global economic growth in the coming year, compared to 27% a year ago. The number of business leaders who expected to increase their staff headcount over the next 12 months grew from 48 per cent in 2016 to 52 per cent, while 16 per cent expected to cut staff, overwhelmingly due to technology and automation making jobs obsolete.

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NCLT reserves order on contempt plea by Cyrus Mistry's family firms

Tata Sons, its Interim Chairman Ratan Tata, directors Amit Ranbir Chandra, Ishaat Hussain, Ajay Piramal and Venu Srinivasan, among others, are the respondents in the case filed before NCLT . In his petition, Mistry had also sought the prevention of issuance of securities by Tata Sons that would dilute the stake of the two investment companies through which Mistry had filed the case.

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Alexis Sánchez's Disgusted Reaction To Being Subbed In Arsenal's Win Against Swansea

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has taken a jibe at Chelsea's current situation regarding Diego Costa. His decision to leave home at the age of 15 to play in the Basque country was one that gave him independence and showed his drive to succeed.

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Iranian oil price falls 9 cents per barrel in a week

Some important non-OPEC producers, including Russian Federation, have said they will also cut output. Top exporter Saudi Arabia and Kuwait said they had cut production by more than their commitment. Mohammed Al-Sabban, former senior adviser to the minister of petroleum, told Arab News: "Despite the continued improvement in prices in the past week, an extension of the optimism that began with the OPEC agreement at the end of a year ago, the second active week of the deal witnessed a wave of ...

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Samsung S Health Reportedly Getting Video Doctor Appointment Feature

In other news, grass is green and the sky still appears to be blue. Samsung initially announced a recall of some 2.5 million Note 7 phones in September and identified the cause of the fire as a manufacturing process problem at one of its suppliers, later identified as affiliate Samsung SDI Co Ltd.

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Airbus to have 'flying car' prototype ready in 2017, according to CEO

The company's current plans of having a single-passenger craft in the air within the next 12 months are ambitious, but seemingly within the realm of possibility, so grab your air sickness bag and strap in because the future is just around the corner.

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Biden Says Russian Sanctions Should Stay After Trump Takes Over

Ukraine will never submit to Russian aggression and return to being a vassal of the Russian empire, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told US Vice-President Joe Biden, who has visited Ukraine just days before his term ends. "I hope the next administration will also want to be a supporter and a partner in your continued progress but as you know no one else can do the hard work but the Ukrainian people".

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For China, Tillerson's South China Sea remarks increase concerns over Trump

In another affront, Trump spoke by telephone with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen after his election previous year, in a historic break with USA diplomatic precedent. Yan said, would also be seen as a huge step inside China, since it would suggest Beijing has stepped back from demanding USA respect for what is seen as a foundational sovereignty issue.

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Saudi to launch $30-50 billion renewable energy programme soon

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf monarchies have been looking into ways to cut their energy bills and diversify their power sources away from oil, their main export commodity. "This will only delay any real market balancing, and will put a strain on current oil prices, which might also come under pressure given global trade uncertainties following a Trump presidency's commitment to renegotiate trade agreements".

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Europe's fate 'in our own hands', says Angela Merkel after Donald

The president-elect has frequently derided Syrian refugees as a "Trojan horse" for terrorists ― and once officially proposed banning all Muslims from entering the US, but later said he would like to ban people from certain countries, mostly majority-Muslim ones.


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