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Inflation crawls into RBA target band

He expects it will be well into 2018 before the central bank has to raise the cash rates. A jump of nearly 6 per cent at the petrol bowser over the quarter - compared to a 10 per cent fall in the previous quarter - was the biggest contributor to the headline figure, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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The Big Upgrade That Is Driving Steel Stocks

United States Steel's revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. AlphaOne also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 95 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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Highly Traded Stock: BHP Billiton plc (BBL)

The correct version of this piece can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/04/25/fy2018-earnings-forecast-for-bhp-billiton-plc-issued-by-jefferies-group-bbl.html. BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has risen 10.61% since September 23, 2016 and is uptrending. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in BBL.

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Chipotle's sales grow for the first time since the E. coli crisis

Sii Investments Inc. WI boosted its position in Chipotle Mexican Grill by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed 15.08%. Food costs were 33.8% of revenue in Q1, down 150 basis points from a year ago. Chipotle's earnings power collapsed to nearly zero past year, as sales plunged and the company invested in various food safety and marketing initiatives to provide a foundation for its recovery.

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JR Smith's Dumb Pass Almost Cost The Cavs The Win

The bottom line, though, is that it is easy for those guys to make shots when James is getting them wide open shots. The Pacers got the best outputs of their short playoff stint from complementary players Myles Turner and Lance Stephenson .

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Canada-US relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant,' says PM

Homebuilding stocks took a dive Tuesday morning, with the S&P 500 Homebuilding Index down 1.4%, according to an article in Business Insider by Jonathan Garber. Despite the agreement, US lumber firms continued to allege that their Canadian counterparts had an unfair advantage which allowed them to sell their lumber in the USA market at prices American firms couldn't sell at.

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Trump Tax Plan Said to Call for Corporate Rate Cut to 15%

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Wednesday's announcement would pursue a long-term overhaul of the tax code. President Donald Trump will call for cutting taxes for individuals and lowering the corporate rate to 15 percent to fulfill a promise he made during his campaign, according to a White House official.

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Canada's Trudeau says will stand up to Trump on trade

Builders also called for increasing domestic production by boosting timber sales from publicly owned lands, opening up more federal forest for logging in an environmentally sustainable way and reducing lumber exports. Canadian dairy farmers complained about the cheap imports coming across the border. Some American dairy farmers have been devastated. Walker told Trump on Twitter Tuesday that it was "great" to speak to him that morning and thanked him for supporting Wisconsin dairy farmers.

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Unroll.me backlash shows us exactly what's wrong with privacy policies

But the CEO of Unroll.Me - whose parent company was revealed this weekend to have sold Unroll.Me's anonymised customer data to Uber - has invented a whole new level of awful, borderline sociopathic non-apology. Yeah, that gray-on-gray one at the bottom that you have to scroll down to see. "We will also be more clear about our data usage in our on-boarding process".

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Five Killed in NYC House Fire

There was no immediate theory on what started the blaze. The two-story single family home was engulfed by the four-alarm blaze. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the youngest victim was 2 years old and the oldest was 21, but the age of one was still unknown, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said.

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Wells Fargo shareholders tepidly re-elect bank's directors in raucous meeting

The three directors in good stead with shareholders all joined the board in recent months, indicating investors may welcome new additions with the right expertise. The bank was ordered to pay US$5.4 million to a manager who was sacked in 2010. It also remains under investigation by federal and state agencies, including the Justice Department and the California attorney general's office.

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Compliance rating for industry under GST on the cards

He said the government was sticking to the July 1 deadline and prodded the trade and industry not to be complacent as it did not need much preparation. Adhia said as many as 71% of the existing taxpayers have already migrated to the GSTN portal and the CBEC has asked field offices to organise awareness camps in towns with a population of 1 lakh or more.

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Auto Manufacturers - Major: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Position of the day

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.36 a share for the next quarter. Also, EVP Karl-Thomas Neumann sold 1,379 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, February 13th. The stock's price switched up 0.65% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, dropped -4.77% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and fell -5.16% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average.

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Top Gainers of the Day: Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) from Biotechnology

Cowen and Company's target price points to a potential upside of 22.08% from the stock's current price. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US and global trademark & copyright laws.

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Softwood Duties Could Endanger 25000 Canadian Jobs

Department of Commerce announced its first batch of duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports, ranging from three to 24 per cent depending on the companies and where they operate in Canada. It's the fifth time since 1981 that Canada and the USA have sparred over softwood, and Canada has prevailed every time it has challenged the US through the North American Free Trade Agreement, the World Trade Organization or in the US court system.

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Soybeans, Corn Mixed in Early Trading as Investors Weigh Dollar, Planting

The USDA crop progress report shows that four percent of the corn planted has emerged. Producers were able to make significant progress planting corn during the past week, according to the agriculture department's weekly update on IL crops.

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Trump's 'big announcement' on tax to be broad principles

He said he wants to allow many people to file their taxes on a "postcard". A White House spokeswoman didn't immediately respond to a request for comment from The Post . Mnuchin had previously said his team was already looking into both the SIFI designation process and the use of orderly liquidation. The first Treasury Department review of banking regulations won't be submitted to the White House until June, and these two new reviews won't be complete until even later in the year.

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Oil prices flat in choppy trade, rising United States production weighs

US gasoline stockpiles rose by 1.5 million barrels last week, defying market consensus of a 2-million decline, according to the weekly report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Wednesday. They settled down 53 cents at $52.65 a barrel. "Unless the (EIA) data shows something drastically different, this report should cause a severe dent in the bullish case (for oil prices)", said Sukrit Vijayakar, director of energy consultancy Trifecta.

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Samsung Destroys Guy Who Made A Dick Pic Joke On Twitter

The internet is full of speculations about the new arrival of the iPhone 8 in the tenth anniversary of Apple, but Apple's analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has made it clear that the phone might be well launched in September this year as scheduled but with extreme shortages.

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Mayor Tory lays out three priorities heading into housing meeting

Wynne stressed that the changes are being made to calm the frenetic market and establish fairness for those trying buy a home. Wein said everyone, government included, needs to be careful not to rely on "anecdotal" stories about the real estate market.

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For Wipro, Obamacare repeal may lead to muted Q1 revenues

Wipro expects to have more than 50% of its staff in the U.S. to be local employees during the first quarter of FY18, a trend followed by an increasing number of Indian technology companies to combat a rising protectionist stance in America and become visa independent firms.

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European shares surge as political risk eases on French vote results

Investors had feared two euroskeptics-Le Pen and far-left politician Jean Luc Melenchon-would make it to the runoff vote, as opinion polls had been showing an extremely tight race. Farage said he was not "calling it" for Le Pen, but predicted the gap between the two candidates will "narrow considerably" in the next two weeks. "From today I want to build a majority for a government and for a new transformation".

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Australia to add 'values' test to citizenship exam

Echoing United States President Donald Trump and his "America First" mantra, Mr Turnbull said he wanted to focus on "Australian jobs and Australian values". Further details about the new test are expected to be announced later today. "The announcement has alarmed many multicultural advocates and migrant and ethnic groups will feel targeted", said Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem, reporting from Sydney.

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Lockheed Martin's sales miss estimates, shares drop

Several other analysts have also recently commented on LMT . Vetr upgraded Lockheed Martin from a "hold" rating to a " buy " rating and set a $260.42 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, December 26th. Lockheed noted that several issues took a toll on earnings . The company's adjusted earnings were $3.00 per share, topping the average estimate of $2.79, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

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No promotion for United Airlines boss Oscar Munoz after passenger dragging horror

Videos filmed by fellow passengers went viral and propelled United Airlines, which initially attempted to defend the incident by claiming Dr. Dao had been "belligerent", into a disastrous PR spin. Per an agreement between Munoz and the board reached in April 2016, following a proxy fight over the board's makeup, Munoz was slated to become chairman in 2018.

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Support For Legalizing Marijuana Has Never Been So High

What's more, a vast majority of people - 88% - are in favor of medical marijuana. Despite a partisan split in support for legalization, Americans from all political backgrounds overwhelmingly opposed the federal government taking action in states that have passed laws allowing for the sale and use of marijuana.

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More Venezuelans struggle in US as their country implodes

Protests have been roiling Venezuela on an nearly daily basis since the pro-government Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers three weeks ago, a decision later reversed amid a storm of global rebuke. Elsewhere in the capital, riot police fired tear gas at another group of protesters who threw stones at them. "I am clinging to peace, to love, I'm clinging to dialogue and to fight every day for the motherland", Maduro said on Sunday.

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Oil prices up for 3rd straight week

Crude inventories fell 1.03 million barrels to 532.3 million last week, the agency reported Wednesday. Brent crude futures LCOc1 traded at $54.92 per barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 also remained nearly unchanged from the last close at $52.43 a barrel, reported Reuters .

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Pollo Tropical Closing 30 Stores Across Texas, Tennessee And Georgia

Analysts have placed a $17.85 price target on Credit Suisse Group AG, suggesting a 18.45% gain from recent close. (FRGI) now has a value of $24.6 while the company's 52 week low is at $19.40, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 02/28/17.

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Move to ban removal of plane passengers

United said the change is an initial step as it reviews policies in order to "deliver the best customer experience". David Dao, the 69-year old Kentucky physician yanked off the fully booked flight after refusing to give up his seat for a crew member, sustained injuries and may need surgery , according to his attorney.

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Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber

In Central Canada, sawmills tend to be smaller, don't have as much cash flow to pay duties and are therefore more at risk of closing, experts say. U.S. But now as it responds to the USA move, it must juggle ongoing softwood negotiations, upcoming NAFTA renegotiations, and a frustrated industry at home.

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Curtis Banks Group PLC (CBP) To Go Ex-Dividend on April 27th

It now has negative earnings. The Company's Europe & International Division consists of segments, including Packaging Paper, which offers containerboard, sack kraft paper, specialty kraft paper and pulp; Fibre Packaging, which includes industrial bags, corrugated packaging and extrusion coatings; Consumer Packaging, which includes advanced films and components, consumer goods packaging and release liners, and Uncoated Fine Paper, which includes uncoated fine paper, pulp and newsprint.

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At Least 12 Are Dead In Venezuela After A Night Of Protests

According to Olivares, 9 of those admitted died from injuries caused by electrocution and gunfire. The deaths occurred in the capital's southwestern El Valle district, the ministry said in a statement, adding six people were also wounded.

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Lessons We Learned From United Airlines

The Second Amendment, which was initiated by Mr. Munoz, removes the provisions in the Employment Agreement related to the future appointment of Mr. Munoz as Chairman of the Board of Directors of UCH (the "Board"), leaving future determinations related to the Chairman position to the discretion of the Board.

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Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

US homebuilders quickly warned that the move would drive up the cost of new houses. Ross said that while no immediate further actions against Canada are being contemplated, the trade disputes point to the need to renegotiate NAFTA sooner rather than later.


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