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Jobs Report: Economy Added Just 98000 Jobs in March, But Unemployment Fell

Markets reacted negatively to the disappointing March jobs report . The BLS reported that the official unemployment rate fell to 4.5% in March, better than the 4.7% expected by Bloomberg and the 4.7% in February. Claims rose during the survey week for March nonfarm payrolls, suggesting some moderation in the pace of job growth after two straight months of gains in excess of 230,000.

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Trump adds firepower to Canadian milk debate

Critics, like Conservative Party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier, who has called it a cartel, say the system has artificially increased the price of dairy, chicken and eggs. However, Francois Dumontier, a spokesman for Les Producteurs de lait du Quebec, said imports of USA milk products have increased since 1993, and now account for three-quarters of milk products in Canada.

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Trump promises action to help dairy farmers

Meanwhile, Canadian dairy farmers had a lot of leftover, unused high-protein milk product that it could not sell. "So we'll start those discussions". The importance of the trip for Trump was evident by those who accompanied him to Wisconsin.

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Warriors' Durant out of Game 2

Th. McGee shined on a night none of the usual stars found their consistent shooting strokes. Kevin Durant's left calf strain, which seemed inconsequential when it occurred in Game 1, will force him to miss court time . Trail Blazers: G Allen Crabbe (L foot soreness) and G CJ McCollum (R ankle sprain) were listed as probable and upgraded to available. The play went to review and was ruled a common foul.

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OPEC 'optimistic' oil output cuts leading to price recovery

Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil, were at $54.77 per barrel at 0354 GMT (11:54 p.m. ET), down 12 cents from their last close. More barrels could be on their way to the market from US shale fields as financial companies are investing billions in production, a Reuters analysis showed.

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US Navy photo reveals aircraft carrier nowhere near North Korea

By the time the White House was asked about the Carl Vinson , its imminent arrival had been emblazoned on front pages across East Asia, fanning fears that Trump was considering a pre-emptive military strike. The strike group, which includes the aircraft carrier, its 60-plus aircraft, the guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer and USS Michael Murphy and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain are now expected to arrive off the Korean peninsula by the end of April, several U.S.

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Trump celebrates after his unpopularity puts red seats in play

That would tee up a June 20 runoff with Republican Karen Handel , who was headed to a second-place finish with 19.5 percent of the vote. Georgia's 6th congressional district has always been a GOP stronghold, represented in recent decades by a pair of high-profile, far-right Republicans Tom Price and Newt Gingrich.

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Assad allies threaten United States over any new strikes on Syria

In Tehran, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the United States had made a "strategic mistake", and vowed that Iran "will not leave the field.in the face of threats". will not stand idly by, and that Russian Federation should now reconsider support for the "murderous regime". "And this is something to let Russian Federation know, 'You know what?" While Nikki Haley, the U.S.

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Unemployment rates tumble for teens and Hispanics

This placed Gallia 13th out of 88 counties, in terms of unemployment. Unemployment in Mason County is down slightly, according to the latest statistics. Overall, the jobs report showed the economy adding about 98,000 jobs during the month, and the unemployment rate dipping to 4.5 percent. Construction jobs increased 6,000 after robust gains in January and February.

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Be Heard Group PLC (BHRD) Receives Buy Rating from Dowgate Capital

In the last ninety days, insiders bought 35 shares of company stock valued at $56,092. It has underperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. On Wednesday analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated ASOS Plc's (LON:ASC) shares as "Hold" in a research note issued to investors.

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India ruling party leaders face trial in 1992 mosque attack

Regarding one of the leaders Kalyan Singh, who now enjoys immunity by virtue of holding the post of Governor, the Court directed that charges against him should be framed after he demits the office. And the accused names are different in two cases. Besides, it said that the trial court in Lucknow will frame additional charges against Advani and others and proceed against them.

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Debenham's to close a distribution centre in Northampton

He said Debenhams was responding to changes in shopping habits to leisure spending and online purchasing. Debenhams , which is second to No.1 department store chain John Lewis by revenue, also said it made a pretax profit of 87.8 million pounds ($112.5 million) in the 26 weeks to March 4, down 6.4 percent from 93.8 million pounds in the previous corresponding period.

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Most important Analyst's Actions: Crown Castle International Corp.'s (CCI)

CENTRAL TRUST Co's holdings in Crown Castle International Corp . (REIT) by 1.0% in the first quarter. Nevertheless, it is a common misunderstanding that a greater share price directs towards a larger company where stock price might also twist the definite worth of the organization.

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Japan records $5.64 bn trade surplus in March

Questions remain: Will Japanese consumers will start spending again, and will the USA take a tougher line with Asian exporters over their trade surpluses with America. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) earlier this week boosted its growth outlook for the Asian country, predicting a 1.2-percent expansion of the economy this year, up from an earlier estimate of 0.8-percent GDP growth.

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Two held over plot to disrupt French presidential election

The suspects, Mahiedine Merabet, 29 and Clement Baur, 23 , both French , were detained under arrest warrants for terrorist criminal association, according to a police document obtained by The Associated Press. Socialist President Francois Hollande opted not to seek a second term as his approval rating plumbed record lows, his party's candidate Benoit Hamon has slipped to a distant fifth and Fillon, from the other traditional party, is running as a French-style Thatcherite who will shake up ...

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Microchip Technology (MCHP) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.22

Media headlines about Microchip Technology (NASDAQ:MCHP) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. Summit Redstone Partners upgraded the shares of MCHP in report on Tuesday, April 4 to "Buy" rating.

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Barkindo says OPEC, non-OPEC committed to restore market stability

This is not because crude is the next "hot" market to buy. Investors are predicting a bullish market for oil in near future. Reducing the supply of crude oil in the market also had an adverse effect on the traders and middlemen. Oil prices were down almost 4% through the afternoon on Wednesday and now hover just above the $50 a barrel mark. This means they can continue to pump at will and net this amount (a level that makes them very profitable).

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Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) & Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY)

Exxon Mobil Corporation now has $343.17 billion valuation. 8821415 shares were traded on Exxon Mobil Corporation's last session. Following the sale, the insider now owns 200,500 shares in the company, valued at $17,581,845. Sumitomo Life accumulated 147,813 shares. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Exxon Mobil Co". Copeland Mngmt Ltd Co holds 47,947 shares. Robert W. Baird downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Thursday, August 6 report.

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Now Women Don't Need To Change Their Name In Passport After…

She still retains her maiden name (Women don't have to take husband's last name as a legal requirement). He also added that women will also have the option to include their mothers' names on their passports instead of their father's name.

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U.S. Urges China to Open Trade After Sparing It Manipulator Tag

It kept China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland on its foreign-exchange monitoring list. The Treasury report recognized what many analysts have said over the past year, namely that China has recently intervened in foreign exchange markets to prop up the value of its yuan currency, not push it lower to make Chinese exports cheaper.

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General Motors says Venezuela illegally seized auto plant

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday unexpectedly took over GM's plant in the central Carabobo state, seizing production facilities and vehicle stock, the company said in a statement. As The Detroit News notes, those economic problems have been a drag on GM for years, causing it to lose more than $700 million in 2015. South American operations, which include Venezuela, account for a relatively small portion of GM's earnings and sales.

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Chemical weapons watchdog confirms sarin or similar agent used in Khan Sheykhun

Israel has largely stayed out of the civil war raging in its northern neighbor. Former foreign minister Alistair Burt asked Johnson whether the government felt bound by a previous vote in 2013. Senior Israeli defence officials believe Assad could possess up to three tons of chemical weapons, it was reported today. The entire stockpile was said to have been dismantled and shipped out under global supervision in 2014 and destroyed.

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'Fahrenheit 451': Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon To Star In HBO Movie

Shannon plays Montag's fire chief and mentor, Captain Beatty, who ends up not being the greatest role model for a burgeoning free-thinker. Legendary filmmaker François Truffaut adapted the novel himself in a 1966 film and the idea of another remake has been kicking around for some time.

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Melania Trump remind Donald how the national anthem works

That bulletin eventually led to House Oversight Committee Chairman Devin Nunes' "revelation" that former National Security Adviser Susan Rice "unmasked" the name of US citizens related to the Trump transition team-a routine request with significant oversight in the intelligence community.

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Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

According to a quick count released by several pollsters, the incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (popularly known by his Chinese nickname Ahok) and his running mate Djarot Saiful Hidayat gained only about 43 per cent of the votes, while their challengers Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno are likely to win with roughly 57 per cent.

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Trump Responds to Canadian Milk Issue During Wisconsin Trip

In addition, Canada's producers recently got together and lowered their prices for dairy ingredients to make them more competitive against the cheaper American imports. The first is Canada's supply-management system for dairy and poultry products. But dairy industry leaders in Australia and New Zealand said on Wednesday they would support any move by the United States to draw the WTO into the trade dispute.

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Analyst Stock Ratings: DISH Network Corporation (DISH), Exelon Corporation (EXC)

For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will post sales of $14.77 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $14.29 billion to $15.2 billion. The stock now has a 3 month MA of 149.6, and a 6 month MA of 145.13. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Caymus Capital Partners L.P. owns 3.31 million shares or 2.55% of their USA portfolio.

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NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) introduced beta drivers for all pascal-series

During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 9.52 million shares. Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is -6.86%. Institutional investors own 85.00% of the company's stock. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink .

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Griezmann leaves it late to deny Real in derby

Genuine Madrid's La Liga title hopes were dented after they were held to a 1-1 derby draw by Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu. Still, I'm going to have a smile on my face until the end of the season. Atletico can turn with confidence still high to the Champions League, where it hosts Leicester on Tuesday in the quarterfinals the same day that Barcelona visits Juventus.

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Australia to instigate stricter working visas

Those working in Australia under a 457 visa now, will not be affected. " We must ensure that our citizenship program is conducted in our national interest ", Turnbull said in a statement . Echoing United States President Donald Trump and his "America First" mantra, Mr Turnbull said he wanted to focus on "Australian jobs and Australian values ".

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Employers Added 98000 Jobs in March Below Expectations of 180000

The retail industry overall has lost 89,000 jobs since a recent high in October 2016. Employment growth unexpectedly slowed in March, hurt in part by job losses in the retail industry. The unemployment rate fell to a post-crisis low of 4.5%, and the number of people who were working part-time but preferred full-time jobs fell by 151,000 to 5.5 million.

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Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

Maduro's government has been increasing its suppression of protests over the past weeks, with Caracas-based nongovernmental agency Foro Penal reporting five deaths and at least 538 arrests at protests this month. "Today there were millions of us and tomorrow even more of us have to come out". In the western city of San Cristobal, a 23-year-old woman identified as Paola Ramirez was shot dead by similar groups, according to Mayor Patricia Gutierrez, who said the groups circled demonstrators ...

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Investors Heaps up on Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Fusion Family Wealth LLC bought a new stake in Pfizer during the fourth quarter worth $109,000. Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in shares of Pfizer by 0.7% in the third quarter. If you are viewing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US and global trademark & copyright legislation.

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Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

The four-week moving average of claims, considered a better measure of labour market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, fell 4,250 to 243,000 last week. The unemployment rate, however, dropped to 4.5%, the lowest level since May 2007. Consumers appear to have pulled back on spending after healthy increases in last year's fourth quarter.

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CMC invests in Hollywood talent agency

CMC is a leading investor in China's media and entertainment, internet and mobile, and lifestyle sectors. "CMC has been in a highly productive cooperation with CAA under the leadership of Richard Lovett, and we look forward to greater accomplishments in the future".


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