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Macquarie Group Ltd. Buys 40221 Shares of Oracle Co. (ORCL)

The Average Volume (3 months) is 13.38 Million. Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) opened at 44.52 on Thursday. One obvious way to identify high earnings per share growth companies is to find companies that have demonstrated such growth over the past 5 to 10 years.

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With Xi out of US, Chinese media slam Trump

On the campaign trail, Trump attacked China's unfair trade and fiscal practices, and vowed to revive blue collar American jobs and counter China with protectionist measures. "But I can see that, I think long-term, we are going to have a very, very great relationship and I look very much forward to it". "The relationship developed by President Xi and myself I think is outstanding", Trump told reporters.

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How major US stock market indexes fared on Monday

NY markets were similarly strong with the Dow Jones industrial average gaining 183.67 points to 20,636.92, the S&P 500 index adding 20.06 points to 2,349.01 and the Nasdaq composite index up 51.64 points to 5,856.79. In commodities, the June gold contract was higher for a fourth straight day, up $3.40 at US$1,291.90 an ounce as some sought the safe haven. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 were down 9.50 points, or 0.2%, at 5,385.

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Nintendo Switch breaks sales record at Nintendo

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wind surely helped sell some system, and Nintendo confirmed that it sold 1.3 million million copies of that game. For comparison to Breath of the Wild , Nintendo said back in 2006 that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, which launched alongside the Wii, sold 454,000 copies in its first week .

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Would You Buy Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) On These Analyst Ratings?

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Sales growth in the quarter for Marathon Petroleum Corporation Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing NYSE shows a value of 10.20% with Outstanding shares of 527.88. Equities analysts forecast that Marathon Petroleum Corp will post $2.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This story was first published by [[site]] and is the property of of [[site]].

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Australia Scraps Visa Program for Foreign Workers, Popular With Indian Graduates

The 457 visa which is mostly used program to sponsor skilled overseas workers to work in Australia for a period up to four years. Instead of the 457 visas, a new temporary visa will be implemented which will be specifically created to "recruit the best and brightest" in their fields to target particular skill shortages in Australian industries.

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United CEO: not to fire employees involved in passenger-dragging incident

Under the new policy, crew members must make bookings at least 60 minutes before departure. But the United chief later shifted tone, telling a television interviewer last Thursday that he felt "shame" for the incident and hoped to speak personally with Dao.

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China Q1 GDP grows 6.9% year-on-year, exceeds expectations

Prices rose 0.4 per cent in Beijing and declined 0.1 per cent in Shanghai. China's economy increased 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, laying a solid foundation for accomplishing the whole-year growth target, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

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Sensex, Nifty open in red backed by weak global cues

Other Asian markets were weak following a negative lead from Wall Street and Europe as Britain's shock decision to call an early election added to global uncertainties. The company reported a net profit of Rs 6608 crore, down 2.5%, as against Rs 6778 crore in the previous quarter. VST Industries fell over 2 percent after its standalone net profit for the March quarter declined 8.5 percent from previous year.

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Morgan Stanley's fixed income traders beat the Street

Morgan Stanley is Wall Street's leading stock-trading shop by revenue. The bank was the last of Wall Street's big names to report first-quarter earnings today, with the group topline rising from $7.8 billion a year ago to $9.7 billion. Revenues and pretax income were all higher than in the same period a year ago: institutional securities revenues rose 39% to $5.15 billion and pretax profits were up 91%; wealth management revenues rose 11% to $4.06 billion and pretax profits rose 24%; and ...

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Turkey PM: Opposition Must Respect Referendum Results

In a further sign of nervousness about the referendum's implications for the migration pact, the commission's spokesman did not rule out visa-free travel coming to fruition for Turkey. Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state that began talks to join the European Union in 2005, remains a crucial partner for the bloc by taking in millions of refugees fleeing from the six-year-old war in Syria.

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Mallya arrested in United Kingdom, released later on bail

In September 2016, the chief metropolitan magistrate court of Mumbai had issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Mallya and Kingfisher Airlines chief executive officer Sanjay Agarwal. Mallya fled the country on March 2 past year after he was booked for financial misappropriation and defaulting loan from banks to the tune of Rs 9000.

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One in five British businesses hacked by cyber criminals

He continued: "Cyber-attacks risk companies' finances, confidence and reputation, with victims reporting not only monetary losses but costs from disruption to their business and productivity". Larger companies more likely to be affected, British Chambers of Commerce survey suggested. According to the survey, 21 percent of businesses said the threat of cybercrime was hampering their growth.

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Gabbard Skeptical That Syria Was Behind Chemical Attack

Two US warships fired 59 cruise missiles from the eastern Mediterranean Sea at the Syrian airbase controlled by the forces of President Bashar al-Assad in response to a poison gas attack in a rebel-held area on Tuesday, US officials said. Syria's ally Russian Federation accused the USA of encouraging "terrorists" with its unilateral actions. Syrian warplanes have reportedly taken off from the air base targeted by U.S.

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Iranian-American groups testify against Trump's travel order

Mr Trump will direct the departments of State, Justice, Homeland Security and Labour to propose reforms to the scheme, which allows American employers to bring foreign workers to fill U.S. The government uses a lottery to award 65,000 visas every year and randomly distributes another 20,000 to graduate student workers. In recent years, about 70 percent of the visas have been issued to citizens of India.

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Bixby Delayed: Samsung's AI-Based Digital Assistant Won't Talk To You, Initially

However, in a statement given to The Verge , Samsung admits that Bixby's headline feature - voice control - won't be ready in time for when the device ships to USA consumers on April 21. We also expect more Galaxy smartphones with Bixby support to launch later this year, including the Galaxy Note 8 . It would be a safe bet if you could remap the Bixby button to something useful until the voice assistant feature is officially released.

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News 4 Sports captures spirit of Opening Day at Sun Trust Park

After hosting an exhibition and a college game, this was the first real test for SunTrust Park. Fans also got to the see the statue of Aaron, which shows the moment of impact during his home run that broke Babe Ruth's record. Twenty years earlier, Jones helped christen Turner Field, which never seemed like a place the Braves would leave until November 11, 2013, when longtime team executive John Schuerholz announced the franchise would be moving to the corner of I-75 and I-285 in Cobb ...

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AB Foods profit jump driven by sugar rebound, lifts outlook

Shares of Primark rival Next Plc have slumped since 2015 and its profit in the 12 months through January 31 fell for the first time in eight years. In the six months ended March 4, AB Foods recorded operating profit, before certain exceptional items, of 652 million pounds ($824.85 million), up from GBP486 million recorded in the year ago period.

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Malcolm Turnbull to abolish 457 immigration work visas

Mr Turnbull said the visa change would attract workers with more advanced skills, and mean more Australians would be employed over what he described as cheap foreign workers brought in under the old 457 visa programme. In the 12 months to June 2016, just 3,030 Irish people, including workers, their partners and children, were granted these skilled visas, down 26 per cent from 4,119 the previous year, and 71 per cent since the numbers peaked in 2013.

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Google rolling out revamped My Apps and Games section in Play Store

The new layout wasn't showing up for me when I opened the Play Store, but as I said at the start of the article, I cleared data and that triggered the new look. We were hoping that the company would develop the idea and turn it into a staple of its Play Store, similar to Apple's free app of the week on the App Store.

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General Electric Company (GE) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Friday

Vetr's price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.23% from the company's previous close. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of General Electric Company in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S. & global trademark and copyright legislation.

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NBA Playoffs 2017: Celtics vs. Bulls Game 2 live stream

James conveyed his sympathy after Monday morning's shootaround before Game 2 of the series against the Indiana Pacers. The 28-year-old appeared in 76 regular season games during the 2016-2017 regular season while producing a single-season career-high 28.9 points, 5.9 assists and 2.7 rebounds across 33.8 minutes per outing.

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President Trump Hosts 21000 to His 1st Easter Egg Roll

But a downsized version of the 139-year-old event is kicking off early Monday on the South Lawn. During the White House's annual White House Easter Egg Roll , President Donald Trump appeared to have needed a reminder & nudge from First Lady Melania Trump to raise his hand over his heart during the National Anthem.

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Sonu Nigam Shaves Head As Promised. Twitter Is Buzzing

The one who is cutting my hair is a Muslim and I am a Hindu. "Keep your 10 lakhs ready Maulavi (sic)". Sonu ended the interaction by quoting Ahmed Patel's remarks, " Azaan zaruri hai, loudspeaker nahi". Read Also :In this age, everyone has an opinion on other people's deeds: Anuvab Pal He followed it up with three more tweets saying, "And by the way Mohammed did not have electricity when he made Islam".

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Workers plug Alaska North Slope oil well that leaked gas

However, agency spokesperson Suzanne Skadowski says a second crack was discovered that's releasing flammable, explosive gas. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said Friday the spill is ongoing and the volume is unknown, AP reported.

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Trump tries to clarify his stance on China

The U.S.is trying to ratchet up pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz class aircraft carrier now undergoing scheduled maintenance at its home port of Yokosuka, Pence said USA intentions remained unwavering in the face of the threat posed by the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions, most recently with a failed missile ...

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CNN Exclusive: Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator

He said the referendum result ended all debate on forging a stronger presidency, which he argues is needed to prevent instability. He also said Cyprus would closely monitor not only developments in Turkey but also the reactions of other countries and global bodies, such as the European Union.

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Stunned Britain heads for the polls as Theresa May calls snap election

Theresa May announced that she was calling for elections for June 8, almost three years before it was scheduled to happen. Mr Corbyn said Mrs May's decision had given voters the chance "to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first", while Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election provided an opportunity to block "a disastrous hard Brexit ".

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United CEO felt 'shame' after seeing video of beaten passenger

Dao went viral, showing security officers yanking his limp body down the aisle of the aircraft as the man yelled out in agony. Dr. David Dao was dragged off a flight from Chicago to Louisville on Sunday, after the crew tried to find four passengers willing to give up their seats to allow four United employees to get on the flight.

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Restaurant group joins suit against Trump over business ties

The lawsuit has not only added new plaintiffs, but has expanded its list of alleged violations to include what's being called "gratuitous Chinese trademarks". When The Washington Post asked the White House for comment, a spokeswoman directed the question to the Trump Organization. The plaintiffs ask U.S.

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Burberry sales growth slows on tough US conditions

Burberry has reported retail sales growth of 3 percent underlying and 19 percent at reported FX to 1,268 million pounds (1,625 million dollars) for the period ended March 31, 2017. The comparable sales growth of 3% was supported by China, Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. "In an uncertain environment, we continue to take action to strengthen the brand and reposition Burberry for growth", CEO Christopher Bailey said.

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IBM revenue misses estimates for first time in five quarters

American National Bank now owns 1,411 shares of the technology company's stock worth $246,000 after buying an additional 333 shares during the last quarter. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of International Business Machines Corp .by 2.5% in the first quarter. Revenue from "strategic imperatives" was US$7.8 billion in the latest quarter, accounting for 42 per cent of total revenue, up from 37 per cent a year earlier.

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Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in India

Now Amazon brings its Fire TV brand also here with the Fire TV Stick expected to launch in April 2017. Powered by quad-core processor, the stick plugs into HDTV and lets consumers access thousands of movies, games and apps. Amazon also announced a new stand up special with comedian Kenny Sebastian called Don't be that guy, an exclusive animated prequel to Bahubali called the lost legends and Suicide Squads debut on Prime video.

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Syrian opposition welcomes USA strikes on Assad regime

He said the most ideal process would be a political solution that leads to a transitional government. It said Lavrov and his US counterpart agreed to continue discussions on Syria in person. Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population, condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria. "The failure related to the recent strike and the recent awful chemical weapons attack in large measure is a failure on Russia's part to achieve its commitment to the global community", he added.

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Trump Lashes Out at Tax Return Protesters: Who Paid Them?

He also reminded the country that he won the election, implying that the tax returns controversy should be put to bed. Presidents have voluntarily surrendered their returns since the Nixon administration, and though Trump has been repeatedly asked to release his tax returns since before the election, he has refused.


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