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Banco Santander FY16 Profit Rises, Lifts Dividend; Stock Up

Botín said - " Going forward, we have many opportunities for profitable growth in Europe and the Americas, in an environment we anticipate will be volatile but generally better than 2016 ". That gain was somewhat offset by a fall in the profitability of the United Kingdom operations which tumbled 14.7% over the year to €1.68 billion as the value of the pound collapsed to near-30 year lows in the wake of the Brexit vote in June.

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'Everything Pretty Much in line' in United Technologies' Earnings

Revenues rose 2.5% from past year to $14.66 billion, falling short of analysts' $14.71 billion view, however. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 77,172 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,802,413.56. CWM LLC increased its position in United Technologies Corporation by 5.0% in the second quarter. Fayerweather Charles raised its stake in United Technologies Corporation by 1.9% in the third quarter.

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Knights of Malta head resigns amid spat with Pope Francis

The showdown reflects broader conflicts inside the Roman Catholic Church, with Pope Francis facing concerted opposition to his efforts to modernise the Holy See and gently unravel the legacy of his conservative predecessors. Mr Boeselager claimed he stopped the condom distribution programmes when he was made aware of them. Numerous order's members had lamented how the confrontation with the Holy See had drawn unwanted negative attention to the order, which relies on donations to fund its ...

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The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades African Barrick Gold Ltd (ABGLF) to Buy

The stock's price fluctuated within the range of $17.72 - $18.35 during previous trading session. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $21.42. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) has a market capitalization of 20.77 Billion. 12,257,633 shares of the stock traded hands. The 52-week high of the share price is -23.89% and 52-week low of the share price is 129.04%.

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German Ifo business morale weakens in January

The Ifo headline figure was the lowest since September. ING economist Carsten Brzeski noted that 10 percent of German exports go to the U.S., helping make it Germany's single most important trade partner, and businesses are "getting increasingly concerned about the possible impact from U.S.

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47.9%: Obama Had Lower Average Approval Rating Than Nixon or Bush

Fifty-Seven percent of Americans approved of George W. Bush while 25 percent disapproved. Third place goes to another Republican president, George W. Bush (57 percent), while fourth place goes to a Democratic president, Bill Clinton (58 percent).

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Boeing Beats Q4 Forecasts But Gives Cautious 2017 Guidance

Still, revenue slid less than expected in the latest quarter and shares added 1.4% premarket to $162.85. Mizuho Securities USA Inc. bought a new position in Boeing Company (The) during the second quarter worth about $777,000. 2017 revenues are seen between $90.5 and $92.5 billion, which would be below analysts' current view of $92.83 billion. Boeing Company (The) had a net margin of 4.52% and a return on equity of 126.01%.

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Documents of three generations of Sharif family submitted in SC: Dr Musadiq

Observing that forgery is a question of fact, Justice Ijazul Ahsan, said there are two aspects to the issue, one being Maryam's dependency on her father and other that she acted as the front man for Sharif and all his properties. Giving an account of her life after marriage with Captain Safdar and her place of residence before the Oct 1999 coup and after her return to Pakistan in 2007, she said she has not been dependent on the PM since her marriage and was certainly not his dependent at the ...

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Laws against sexist dress rules must be enforced, say MPs

The Committees launched an inquiry into dress codes in the workplace following a petition launched a year ago by the London worker Nicola Thorp who was sent home for refusing to wear high heels at work. The MPs said they had received a flood of similar "troubling" examples which showed the Equalities Act 2010 was not having the desired effect. "Nevertheless, discriminatory dress codes remain commonplace in some sectors of the economy".

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Dow Jones averages 20000, cheers from NYSE floor

As we have said there is a fundamental difference between the traditional model of free trade- where advantage accrues from economies of scale, lifting profitability and- eventually wages - and the desperate search to shift to "margin management" by scouring the earth for the next group of the utterly desperate.

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Freeport-McMoRan posts profit, revamps copper ops

For trailing twelve months, EPS value for the stock is $0.50. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.92% and Monthly Volatility of 3.53%. Analysts forecast that Freeport-McMoran, Inc. Over the past 50 days, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. stock was 3.65% off of the high and 33.18% removed from the low. (NYSE:FCX)'s stock was 19.18%. Freeport-McMoran, Inc.

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Walmart is going to start selling cars because why not?

This program will not kick off until April 1, 2017 and only four markets will have CarSaver locations: Houston, Dallas, Pheonix, and Oklahoma City. Then, once a shopper has found the auto he or she wants to buy, he or she will go and visit a dealership to finalize the purchase.

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Yahoo (YHOO) Rebounds, Prospects Are Bright for Verizon Acquisition

On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal noted that the SEC is investigating the security breaches, looking into whether Yahoo should have disclosed the incidents to investors sooner. Still, news of this investigation has caused Yahoo's share price to dip once again as more investors jump ship. Verizon has said it is monitoring Yahoo's ongoing investigation into the security breaches and that the telco will review the findings before deciding on next steps.

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Unsafe storms headed to Florida, Georgia prompt historic alert

Seven were killed near Adel, Ga., as a tornado ripped through the Sunshine Acres mobile home park, destroying many of its structures and leaving a muddy grass field strewn with debris. Several thousand had also been without power in MS, where utilities were working to restore service. The weather threat extended Sunday night into the Carolinas and north Florida.

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Alibaba's revenue beats estimates on strong Single Day sales

For instance, on 11 November (Singles Day), Alibaba once again smashed its previous record, selling for almost 16 billion euros' worth of merchandise. Sales from Single's Day, held on 11 November each year, rose to 120.7bn yuan (£13.9bn) from 91.2bn a year earlier. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. raised its full-year sales forecast after quarterly results beat estimates, as Chinese spending stays strong and the company wrings revenue from fledgling areas such as cloud computing, entertainment ...

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Analytical Preview of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)

Fifth Third Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.00% and a net margin of 24.69%. Similarly, diluted earnings per share dropped to $0.49 per share, down 25% from the third quarter's $0.65 per share and down 38% from the prior year's $0.79 per share.

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President Trump calls for 'major investigation' into voter fraud

After he made the claim the first time , it was thoroughly researched and proven to be demonstrably wrong . In a meeting with congressional leaders Monday, Trump said he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton, by nearly three million votes, because of mass voter fraud, USA media reported citing sources at the meeting.

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Petra Diamonds Posts Large Jump in Production in Q4

In the duration of 12 months Petra Diamonds Ltd's share price has increased by 0% to 153.5 from 0.00. Despite the positive noises in the market, diamond prices were flat compared to the previous six-month period. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/01/25/liberum-capital-reiterates-buy-rating-for-petra-diamonds-limited-pdl.html.

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Sick of living with wife, man robs bank to go to jail

Ripple faces up to 20 years in prison for the robbery. Ripple pleaded guilty without making any plea deal so lawyers are free to argue a fair sentence. He was handed $2,924 but sat in the lobby, and when a security guard approached him, Ripple told him he was the person the guard was looking for, court documents said.

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HDFC Bank net growth hits a low

PNB Housing said it wrote back provision for contingencies of Rs 24.50 crore, created in previous years, in order to maintain the gearing ratio as per NHB guidelines. The company's deposit portfolio grew by 26 per cent to Rs 8,760 crore as on December, 2016 from Rs 6,934 crore at the end of December 2015. "The absolute numbers do reflect the reality in the market", Mr.

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Maruti Suzuki Q3 profit jumps 47 per cent YoY: 5 key takeaways

The net profit increased to Rs 1,744.5 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 from Rs 1,183 crore in the corresponding period of 2015-16. A Reuters poll had projected the automaker's Oct-Dec net to be at Rs 1,747 crore. Its domestic sales volume grew 3.9%, while exports fell 1.4%. The festival period saw Maruti Suzuki achieve large volumes in October 2016, which led to a total unit sales figure of 387, 251 cars sold in Q3'17 (up 3.5% over Q3'16).

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The Canadian National Railway Company (CNI) Receives $76.29 Consensus PT from Analysts

Talks to change rules under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), initiated by U.S. President Donald Trump, are not expected to have a negative impact on Canada, or CN, according to Jobin. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and global copyright legislation. 10/26/2016 - Canadian National Railway Company had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen.

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BHP second quarter iron ore output up 9 pct, year guidance intact

BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie said a rise in iron ore prices had helped the company's bottom line. The Melbourne-based giant said thanks to the continued ramp up of additional capacity at its Jimblebar operations in Western Australia production at its iron ore unit rose 4% year-on-year to 117.6m tonnes for the six months to end-December.

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Freight train derails in London causing severe delays

The exact cause of the derailment is not yet known, but there were no passengers on board and no injuries reported, according to the Press Association. Another user, Nicky W, said: "Another day another #southeastern disaster". The derailment happened shortly before 6am and engineers were on site within 15 minutes, Network Rail said.

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Bird flu found at Preston pheasant farm, says Defra

A full investigation is also under way to determine the source of the infection. Health check What is Bird Flu, can humans catch it, what are the symptoms and how does it spread? Bangladesh reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus at a poultry farm in Dhaka, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday (Jan 23), citing a report from the Bangladeshi agriculture ministry.

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National park defies social media ban — Badlands on Twitter

During the presidential transition period, Mr Trump said "nobody really knows" if climate change is real, and has also previously said he believes climate change is a hoax perpetuated by China. The Democratic National Committee responded with it own tweet: "Vladimir Putin would be proud ". There's an environmental badass taking charge of the Badlands National Park Twitter account .

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Annual inflation at 1.5 pc comes in weaker than expected, dollar slumps

Non-tradables inflation excludes goods and services that can be traded overseas, providing a measure of movements in prices that are domestically generated. The most significant price rises this quarter are tobacco (+7.4%), automotive fuel (+6.7%) and restaurant meals (+1.1%). The most significant offsetting price falls in Q4 were worldwide holiday travel and accommodation (-2.6 percent), accessories (-5.1 percent) and waters, soft drinks and juices (-3.2 percent).

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Samsung's Q4 Profits Soar despite Failure of Note 7

Samsung made a decision to discontinue the Note 7 in October previous year after recalling millions of the devices worldwide over safety concerns. Despite the challenge it faces in restoring consumer trust, in the absence of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, consumers snapped up Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, released in spring 2016, and other cheaper Galaxy smartphones.

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McMahon questioned during Senate confirmation hearing

McMahon talked about the ups and downs of her experience in building a professional wrestling empire with her husband, including filing for bankruptcy and losing their home. The lack of fireworks related to wrestling ― or anything else ― would seem to point to a smooth confirmation process for McMahon, which may disappoint the small business groups that had tried to challenge her.

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Verizon still not sure what to do about $4.8B Yahoo deal

In Verizon Communications Inc. Wireless revenue fell 1.5% to $23.4 billion in the fourth quarter. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 1.61%. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 10th will be issued a $0.5775 dividend.

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Etihad CEO James Hogan leaves airline

Etihad's board and Hogan "first initiated the transition process last year", the Abu Dhabi-based carrier said in a news release. Last year, he also established a group that manages investments in other carriers. A new codeshare agreement with Lufthansa and an aircraft leasing agreement between airberlin and Lufthansa were also announced. Meanwhile, Etihad's minority shareholdings in overseas carriers such as Europe's airberlin and Alitalia, as well as Virgin Australia, were yet to offer a ...

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Oil eases after two-day gain, rising USA production weighs

The energy minister said that nearly 1.5 million barrels per day of crude oil had been cut as of late January, with many countries ( like Saudi Arabia) exceeding their production cuts. The committee now has no plans to use external agencies, such as consultants that track oil exports by monitoring tanker movements, to verify that countries are implementing the pledged supply curbs, said three people familiar with the matter.

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Texas Instruments Beats Q4 Targets, Guides Higher For Q1

Texas Instruments Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 23.75 and Forward P/E ratio of 21.85. They use a one to five scale where they translate brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 0.60% dividend yield. On Tuesday analysts will want to see the extent to which Texas Instruments can maintain its momentum.

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SAF's Terrex vehicles will be returned to Singapore, says Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities said that the government will return nine Singaporean military vehicles impounded by customs officers past year, RTHK reports. In a statement , Singapore's foreign affairs ministry said Hong Kong authorities would release the Singapore Armed Forces' troop carriers and other equipment to the Singapore government.

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Rex Tillerson wins support of McCain, Graham for secretary of state

A Senate vote is expected the same day on Congressman Mike Pompeo (Republican-Kansas) to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Marco Rubio (R-FL) dropped his opposition and joined with all his fellow committee Republicans to support approval-all the committee Democrats opposed Tillerson-setting up a floor vote sometime soon.


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