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$0.04 EPS Expected for WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF) This Quarter

WisdomTree Investments posted earnings of $0.09 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 55.6%. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in shares of WisdomTree Investments by 8.2% in the third quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in WisdomTree Investments by 2.0% in the third quarter.

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French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results

Mr Macron appears to have the momentum on his side with the defeated socialist candidate Benoit Hamon and republican Francois Fillon pledging to throw their weight behind him to defeat Le Pen and her anti-immigration and anti-Europe policies.

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Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

The outcome is a vindication for pollsters who successfully predicted the top two slots. Le Pen said Sunday her National Front party will represent "the great alternative" to the French people. Escaping from the wreckage of Francois Hollande's Socialist government, he mounted an unprecedented independent candidacy that was initially written off.

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No measures for homebuyers that could impact house prices in Toronto: Morneau

Housing experts believe it could also free up more rental homes, say politicians and housing experts. "This proposal seems to have come out of left field and there is no policy context or rationale advanced by the Province to justify ‎this significant intrusion into what is, for the most part, a highly professionally run industry", he said.

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Polls open for first round of French presidential vote

Polls have opened in France for the first round of the presidential election, in a vote that could not only have significant consequences for the country but also the future of the EU. Le Pen has also supported France's withdrawal from the European Union, recalling the xenophobia and anti-immigrant rhetoric involved in the United Kingdom's "Brexit" referendum to leave the union.

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France's presidential election today has consequences for Europe and financial markets

Both were challenged by a party, the National Front, headed by a young, dynamic and shifty woman, Marine Le Pen. A married mother of three children at the time, she was supervising the drama club. The European Union's head office has thrown its weight behind Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential runoff against Marine Le Pen , arguing it is a choice between the defense of the EU or those seeking its destruction.

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Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - UK parties set out election stalls

The Labour leader - a lifelong opponent of nuclear weapons - went on to say there was a "discussion" going on within the party as to whether the existing commitment to maintain Trident would be in the election manifesto. "There are decisions which prime ministers have to take and those people in authority have to take (which) are sometimes very uncomfortable", Sir Patrick told The Sunday Telegraph.

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French election: Marine Le Pen through to run-off

Four of the 11 candidates stand a realistic chance of making it through, with the last opinion polls on Thursday and Friday showing the centre-left independent, Mr Macron, and the hard-Right National Front leader, Ms Le Pen, tied with 23 per cent each of the vote.

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North Korea Threatens To Sink Trump's 'Armada'

South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun gave no further details about the South's plans, other than saying Seoul was holding discussions with the U.S. North Korea is suspected of developing a new missile similar to China's DF-21D, a weapon referred to as a "carrier killer". The decision to send the strike group back to Korean waters was made by Adm.

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Macron, Le Pen advance to France runoff

Mr Macron, who stood on an anti-Le Pen platform , came in first with nearly 24 per cent of the vote. Fillon, who insisted to his The Republicans party that he would triumph despite damaging allegations that he had paid his wife and two children from the public purse for work they did not do, ended in third place with just short of 20 percent of the vote.

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Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) & Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

Halliburton Company has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $59.69. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $65.00 target price on shares of Halliburton Company in a report on Monday, April 3rd. The number of shares now owned by investors are 862.52 mln. Since the start of the New Year, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shares have seen a move of -12.70%.

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Senator proposes Passengers Bill of Rights in wake of United incident

United Airlines published first-quarter financial results on April 17, posting its first-quarter net income at $96 million, diluted earnings per share at $0.31, pre-tax earnings at $145 million and pre-tax margin at 1.7 per cent. United posted first-quarter earnings of 41 cents per share on revenue of $8.42 billion. After Dao's bloodied visage went viral in videos posted by fellow fliers, Munoz apologized for having to "re-accommodate" customers and characterized the doc as " disruptive and ...

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Asian stocks mixed as investors mull French election outcome

Le Pen and Macron are now set to face each other in a runoff election on May 7. The absence in the runoff of candidates from either the mainstream left Socialists or the right-wing Republicans party - the two main groups that have governed post-war France - also marked a seismic shift in French politics.

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Westminster Group PLC (WSG) Research Coverage Started at Beaufort Securities

Panmure Gordon began coverage on shares of Polymetal International PLC in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $16.27. Therefore 57% are positive. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an add rating and set a GBX 850 ($10.70) target price on shares of Novae Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, January 10th.

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Average Brokerage Rating Of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Amyris, Inc. (AMRS)

In terms of volatility, it has a beta coefficient of 1.33 and technical analysis volatility indicator called Average True Range or ATR around 0.83. The current value of the RSI is 44.30 that is neither bought nor sold range. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. Angled up and price is moving up (or was recently) overall, angled down and price is moving down overall, moving sideways and the price is likely in a ...

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Honeywell enjoys 'strong start to 2017,' as Q1 earnings beat estimates

Shares of Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) opened at 127.08 on Monday. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.56 EPS. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its position in Honeywell International by 0.7% in the third quarter. Several equities analysts recently commented on the company.

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Becton Dickinson to acquire Bard for $24bn

The takeover will strengthen BD's position in the markets for catheters, pumps and other items while also giving it a bigger presence in fast-growing fields including oncology and biosurgery. Ring, along with another Bard director, will join the BD board after the deal is complete, expanding the BD directorship by two members. BD will fund another tranche of the takeover by issuing $8 billion in new stock to Bard's shareholders.

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Germany's nationalist AfD elects two main contenders for vote

The Alternative for Germany's telegenic co-leader Frauke Petry had already announced last week she would not join the campaign squad, after weeks of bitter infighting between populists and more radical, hard-right forces. It includes a call to declare Islam incompatible with German culture and plans to strip immigrants convicted of serious crimes of their German passports.

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PPG raises offer for Akzo Nobel to $29 billion

Akzo Nobel responded: " Akzo Nobel confirms today it has received a third unsolicited and conditional proposal from PPG for all outstanding share capital of the company". PPG's previous, sweetened bid valued Akzo Nobel at 90 euros a share with the dividend. "I think it's important for them to do the due diligence and to sit down and listen to us", McGarry said.

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Trump vows 'massive' tax cut plan next week

A corporate tax cut that wasn't revenue neutral could expire after just two years under reconciliation rules, George Callas, Ryan's chief tax counsel, said at the IIF conference. In his "Contract with the American Voter", he vowed to work with Congress on tax legislation "within the first 100 days of my administration". But he also said that if these macroeconomic changes aren't factored in, the tax plan would grow the deficit.

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IMF foresees 3.5% global economy growth in 2017

For 2018, it retained its earlier prediction of 2.8 percent. Inflation is expected to climb from the present uncomfortably low rate of 1.5 per cent to 2 per cent this year and 2.6 per cent in 2018. Protectionism, is no. 1 risk for the International Monetary Fund, as an inward shift in policies, including toward protectionism, could lower global growth as trade and cross-border investment flows would be reduced.

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Exxon Won't Say If It's Seeking a Waiver From Russia Sanctions

An Exxon spokesman said the company declined to comment on ongoing issues. The European Union is granting sanctions waivers to its own companies, including Italian oil company Eni, to explore cooperation with Russian Federation in the Black and Barents Seas, even while the sanctions freeze out USA firms.

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1MDB and IPIC agree on arbitration settlement

Under an agreement reached at the London Court of International Arbitration, 1MDB will also assume responsibility for all future interest and principal payments on the bonds issued by its units that were guaranteed by IPIC. IPIC is seeking $6.5 billion from 1MDB and took the case to the LCIA last June but both companies have been trying to thrash out a private settlement since then, Reuters report said.

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Kenny G. makes dreams and nightmares come true with midair performance

In a month of awful news for airlines, it's nice to know you can count on Kenny G to bring some good back in the world. Delta Airlines was the host to an impromptu jazz concert after funds were raised onboard the flight to the tune of $2,000.

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American Airlines Apologizes After Video Shows Tense Moments With Flight Attendant

An employee comes into the frame and the male passenger says, "You do that to me and I'll knock you flat". According to reports, the airline attendant tried to get the double sized stroller, which got tagged by employees at gate check-in when the brawl broke between the attendant and the passenger.

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France begins presidential vote in test for populism

Choosing inside the system is no longer an option for French voters, who rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades in favor of Le Pen and the untested Macron, who has never held elected office and who founded his own political movement just past year.

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Foreign Buyers to be Taxed in Ontario

Sousa has spoken frequently in recent weeks about going after speculators, those who buy a home in the hope of turning a profit rather than to live in. Wynne said she would not rule out other measures if she sees the need. Ontario also plans to allow municipalities, led by Toronto, to slap their own tax on vacant properties.

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Macron, Le Pen on course for French runoff as Fillon concedes

With almost 90 percent of the vote in, Macron had almost 24 percent of the vote, followed by Le Pen at around 22 percent. Le Pen has also proposed a referendum on France's membership in the E.U. "I want to be the president of all the people of France", he said. SUAREZ: The projections only separate Macron and Le Pen by a few points. Riot police had to use tear gas to disperse protesters in Paris.

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Oil markets on path to recovery due to Opec deal

The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration ) reported that USA gasoline inventories rose by 1.5 MMbbls (million barrels) to 237.7 MMbbls on April 7-14, 2017. Futures touched $51.43, the lowest since April 6. Oil prices are on pace for their biggest daily percentage decline since early March, and US crude oil production is expected to rise in both 2017 and 2018.

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Oil prices mixed in choppy trade, rising U.S. production weighs

Oil's rally has faltered after three straight weekly gains on expectations the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies will extend its supply reductions. The International Energy Agency said last week that the compliance with the agreement among OPEC members and some non-members, including Russian Federation, "has been impressive", giving a lift to oil prices.

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Model S, Model X Cars Recalled Over Parking Brake Problems

While it may be true that only 5 percent will have the problem, Tesla has explained that it's almost impossible to tell which vehicles will be affected by the damaged gear. Tesla is planning on manufacturing half a million on the Model 3 by 2018 and 1M by 2020. The faulty part was supplied by a unit of Italian manufacturer of automotive brake systems Brembo S.p.A.

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RIL Q4 profit expands 12.3 pc on higher refining margins

The company also reported growth of 65.6 percent in PBDIT at Rs 366 crore for the fourth quarted ending March 31, 2017 as compared to the same quarter a year ago at Rs 221 crore. Reliance Jio had total assets of Rs 2,00,888 crore, total equity of Rs 70,864 crore and total liabilities of Rs 1,30,024 crore. Refining EBIT margins were down at 9.8 per cent for the quarter, compared with 15.8 per cent in the same quarter past year.

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Gasol's jumper with 0.7 seconds left in OT lifts Grizzlies

Tune in to Game 5 on Tuesday to see if the Memphis Grizzlies can steal one in San Antonio. Conley, who signed a five-year, $153 million contract last summer in what was the richest deal in the National Basketball Association at that point, also had a career game, finishing with 35 points for a Grizzlies postseason record.

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US Treasury won't waive Russian Federation sanctions for oil companies

Exxon Mobil has applied to the U.S. Treasury for a waiver from sanctions against Russia, to resume a landmark oil and gas drilling venture with Russian firm Rosneft, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. The company sought to resume oil drilling in several areas of the Black Sea banned by United States sanctions on Russian Federation. A Treasury Department representative said the department would not comment on individual licenses or waiver requests.

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Frontrunners Macron, Le Pen vote in French election

Voting was brisk on a bright spring day, defying forecasts of a low turnout after a campaign dominated by scandals and disillusionment with the mainstream parties of the left and right that have alternated in power for the past half century.


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