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Global comparable sales up 3% at McDonald's

Sales crushed expectations with a 2.7% gain year-over-year for same-store sales, much higher than the expectations of 1.4% growth. The Oak Brook, IL-based fast food giant reported Q4 EPS of $1.44, which was $0.03 better than the Wall Street consensus estimate of $1.41.

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Dollar falls as Trump takes charge

Mike van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets, said the dollar sell-off was 'inspired by president Trump's inauguration speech in which he adopted a very nationalist, protectionist rhetoric that risks rocking the globalisation boat and thus spurred safe haven demand, ' he said.

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Donald Trump attacks media reports of small inauguration crowds

She has also maintained that presidents should not be ultimately judged by the number of people who have attended their inauguration, but by their accomplishments. The brash billionaire and his chief spokesman launched a startling assault on the media on Saturday, Trump's first full day in office, accusing reporters of downplaying the turnout at his swearing-in ceremony.

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Trump accuses 'dishonest' media of fabricating his well-documented feud with Central Intelligence Agency

Trump has repeatedly used a variety of platforms to deride the intelligence community before and after it was publicly determined that Russian Federation was behind a campaign geared toward influencing the presidential election in November.

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Governor Cuomo requiring insurance companies to cover reproductive health care

The move is an effort to safeguard some of the protections women now receive under the Affordable Care Act, which is likely to be repealed under President Donald Trump. The New York Times reports (http://nyti.ms/2jIEW2z ) that the Democratic governor will announce the new state insurance regulations on Saturday. The mandate to cover abortion goes further than the federal law.

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Revenue rises at Paddy Power Betfair despite big payouts

This started with the unexpected United States election outcome, which cost the Group nearly £5m, and concluded with our European sportsbooks losing money on football bets in the month of December. Stockbroker Peel Hunt guided on an Ebitda of EUR391 million for the year ended December 31, a lower guidance in the forecast range, it said. The bookmaker said that revenue rose by 18% in 2016 to GBP1.55 billion from GBP1.32 billion in 2015, or by 11% at constant exchange rates.

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Donald Trump's inauguration cake looks very similar to Barack Obama's

Trump said. Heck, even President George W. Bush's second inauguration saw 197,000 riders by 11am. It remains to be seen how Trump's future presidential moments will do in terms of ratings, but it seems likely he will continue to care.

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United States scrapping TPP bad for NZ - English

The comments - which came the same day as Sonny Perdue was appointed USA agriculture secretary, and hours before Friday's inauguration of Mr Trump as United States president - follow a series of comment from the agriculture sector cautioning against loss of free trade agreements such as Nafta .

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Jose Mourinho explains why Luke Shaw hasn't been playing for Manchester United

Again I say many times, a draw is a good result when the opponent is better than you and a draw is a good result when you are being dominated [by the opponent] and in the end you manage to leave with that point. "It isn't a reward for him, it is a privilege for us to be able to keep such a good player and man". When asked why Rojo and Martial were absent, Mourinho said, as quoted by the Manchester Evening News : "He was not feeling well".

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A Running List of Donald Trump's First Official Actions as President

He called the assumption of power by Trump "just a little pit stop". A widely respected officer who served for more than 40 years, Kelly won strong support from Republicans, who hailed his military experience and the border expertise he gained at Southern Command.

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Here's Trump's First Order Of Business For Foreign Policy

The latest comments about Chicago come just a week after the U.S. Department of Justice issued a damning, sweeping report that found the city's police officers are poorly trained and quick to turn to excessive and even deadly force, most often against blacks and Latino residents, without facing consequences.

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Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Set An All-Time High After Solid Q4 Report

Several other research firms have also weighed in on NFLX. Cantor Fitzgerald increased their target price on shares of Netflix to $160.00 in a research report on Thursday. These millions of new subscribers will have plenty to watch, as the company has said that it is producing about 1,000 hours of new original content to be streamed this year, compared with 600 hours last year.

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He Just Gave "Alternative Facts"

This pair of photos shows a view of the crowd on the National Mall at the inaugurations of President Barack Obama, above, on January 20, 2009, and President Donald Trump, below, on January 20, 2017. The Trump counselor then argued that journalists intentionally mislead readers about Trump, noting that Time Magazine reporter Zeke Miller mistakenly sent out a White House pool report asserting that the bust of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Lucas Perez On Bench - Arsenal Team vs Burnley Confirmed

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is set for a triple injury boost with Ashley Barnes, Dean Marney and Johann Berg Gudmundsson all back in contention. The two big-name players yet to pen fresh terms are Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil , with Wenger offering no update on the apparent impasse over the duo's proposed new contracts.

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Premier League Title Rivals Plot Moves for Manchester United's Luke Shaw

Yes, I wanted him to play at right-back. Jose Mourinho is a manager who is not scared off selling high profile players as he did with Juan Mata, who he sold to Manchester United when he was managing Chelsea in 2014. "So even in that match , which could have been good for him, he was not able to play, so he's having a hard period", the Portuguese coach added. When Mr Van Gaal made a decision to buy him he did well, he knew him very well, he was very young at the World Cup, he had flashes of ...

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Sundance Films We Want To See in 2017

Much of Hollywood opposed Trump in the 2016 elections and instead raised millions of dollars for his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. Park City • Braving a snowstorm, an estimated 8,000 women and men marched in the ski town Saturday to show their anger - and their resolve - in the face of the new presidency of Donald Trump.

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Alibaba to sponsor the Olympics until 2028

No financial details were disclosed. The Alibaba deal comes as Asia prepares to host three consecutive games, with South Korea's Pyeongchang staging the 2018 winter games, Tokyo the 2020 summer Olympics and Beijing the 2022 winter games. Alibaba will be joining the Olympic's highest sponsorship level - alongside worldwide brands like Coke, McDonalds and Visa. Alibaba will create a global e-commerce platform that will sell official Olympic products to fans.

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Price Target & Session Watch on Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

The company's stock had a trading volume of 4,598,717 shares. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $88.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research note on Monday, August 29th. It has a dividend yield of *TBA while the payout ratio is 0.00%. Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX ) opened the session with a $72.44 price tag, later ranging from $72.03 to $73.04, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day.

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Investor Watch-List Stock: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.'s (WMT)

If we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is 1.21%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.16%. Assetmark Inc.'s holdings in Wal-Mart Stores were worth $2,250,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A Zacks consensus now shows Street analysts projecting the company to post per share earnings of $1.3. The business earned $118.20 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $118.69 billion.

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Hillary Clinton and Ivanka Trump Wear White Pantsuits to the Inauguration

On the other side of the coin, designers including Carolina Herrera, Thom Browne and Tommy Hilfiger publicly stated that it would be an honor, with Hilfiger telling WWD: "I think Melania is a very handsome woman and I think any designer should be proud to dress her".

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Analysts Estimates and Ratings: Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM)

Acropolis Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Philip Morris International by 0.5% in the third quarter. Payden & Rygel's holdings in Philip Morris International were worth $9,625,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) broadcasts new structure for International Business

The company earned $21.60 billion during the quarter. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), have changed 14.04% and 22.97%, respectively. 01/09/2017 - Wells Fargo & Company had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Raymond James. (NYSE:WFC) opened at 55.96 on Friday. The stock touched 52-week High of $58.02 on Dec 8, 2016 and 52-week Low of $43.55 on Oct 4, 2016.

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Analysts Spotlight: Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) , Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI)

Synovus Financial Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Activision Blizzard during the third quarter worth approximately $163,000. Activision Blizzard's revenue was up 58.4% compared to the same quarter previous year. The top gainers for today include Activision Blizzard, Inc. "( ATVI )" was first reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the propert of of The Cerbat Gem.

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Crude Rebounds on Confidence in OPEC Cuts

Oil-price gains will trigger a "significant" increase in USA shale output as OPEC and other producers reduce supply, according to the head of the International Energy Agency . But demand growth in China centers around these refiners and the policy move could put a dent in China's overall oil imports . OPEC and several independent producers agreed last year to cut supply, the first such deal in 15 years, as of January 1, 2017 to remove a glut.

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Government welcomes May's speech on Brexit

To avoid falling off the WTO cliff-edge, May spoke of negotiating a "comprehensive free trade agreement" that would provide "the greatest possible access to the single market". Canada's free-trade deal with the European Union has taken seven years and is not yet in force. The truth is that when Mrs May formally triggers Brexit she will find the cards stacked against her.

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Donald Trump is now the president of the United States of America

In 2014, the governor's chief counsel wrote in a letter that in would not recognize several hundred same-sex marriages that took place after a federal judge overturned Indiana's law banning it. The two activist groups that organised the dance party said they plan to hold another protest the morning of Inauguration Day, Friday 20 January. Hundreds of protesters were breaking it down Wednesday night in the streets outside of Pence's temporary rented home in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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Army picks Sig P320 for MHS handgun

Army as its weapon of choice", Ron Cohen, chief executive officer of Sig Sauer, said in a statement . The new weapon will replace the M9 Beretta that has served as the main pistol or sidearm for the US Army for the past three decades, the Army Times noted in a report also on Thursday.

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Women Marchers Plan To Send Signal To President Trump

The idea of the Women's March on Washington started out small. "People like me who are not trans, who are not gay, who are not women, need to stand up for people who have not been treated well by the structures that our society has built", says Rahula Strohl.

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First Alert Forecast: Temps in the 50s expected this weekend

Most of Saturday with just be cloudy with slim rain chances during the day. Overnight , temperatures will fall into the low to mid 50s. Monday night we will have more clear skies with temperatures in the lower 50s. Waves in Long Island Sound could reach 5-10 feet, but 16-21 feet over the open ocean! Thursday should be partly to mostly cloudy and quite breezy.

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How Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) trades after earning announcements?

Macquarie started coverage on shares of General Motors in a research note on Wednesday, November 30th. The stock dropped -1.18 percent the session following the earnings reports were released, and on 7th day price change was -4.04 percent.

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Trump team pledges to tear up Obama climate policies

The plan projects lifting the restrictions will stimulate the domestic workforce and increase wages by more than $30 billion over the next seven years. President Trump will refocus the EPA on its essential mission of protecting our air and water. Just minutes after President Donald J. Trump took the oath of office Friday morning, changes began to take place - starting with the government's website.

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Today's Top Gainers: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC)

Earnings surprise history: Last quarter, the company posted approximately $4.7 billion in revenue and EPS of $1.06. We remain encouraged by the company's efforts to generate positive operating leverage through its cost-saving initiatives. PNC from the sector Financial with a gain of 1.04%. A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$1.93 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$1.9.

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Google search veteran now hails from Uber

He will lead the company's mapping division as well as a unit that runs the dispatching, marketing and pricing of Uber cars. Singhal who has an accomplished history in Silicon Valley will be looking after the Maps and Marketplace departments at Uber, and will also act as an advisor to CEO Travis Kalanick and VP of Engineering and Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski, in an effort to build Uber's self-driving technology.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. 11.8% Potential Upside Now Implied by Deutsche Bank

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc .'s short ratio is at 2.14 and the float short is at 1.10%. The company reported $2.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.06. U.S. based company, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc .'s (TMO)'s latest closing price distance was at -3.35% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -0.32% and 0.32% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average.

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Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR):Brokerage Firm Rating Analysis

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $34.27. Stock has got outperform rating from 4 analysts of Thomson Reuters whereas 19 analysts given hold rating to the stock. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share.


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