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United Kingdom economy grows by only 0.3%

Construction rose just 0.2 percent. United Kingdom retail sales fell much more than expected last month, the Office for National Statistics said Friday, sending the pound lower against the USA dollar amid concerns for the pace of consumer growth in Europe's second largest economy.

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Tillerson: we will wait as long as North Korean threat is 'manageable'

At the same time, the U.S.is boosting its military presence in the area with an aircraft carrier battle group and submarine as it leaves open the option of striking first against Kim Jong Un's regime. As to whether or not he's rational, I have no opinion on it. Tillerson said this to Fox News in an interview aired last night. The video comes at a particularly tense time in relations between North Korea and the United States, with the Trump administration sending warships to the region in a ...

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Oil edges up after six days of straight losses

Oil prices dipped on Monday, reversing earlier gains as concerns about a pick up in USA drilling activity trumped expectations that OPEC will extend output cuts till the end of 2017. Hard negotiations are already under way to decide whether the OPEC deal that expires in June should be extended or not when the members meet in Vienna on May 23rd.

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Delhi police bring TTV Dhinakaran to Chennai, search house for bribe trail

The transaction, through Chandrashekhar, was sought to be made by Dinakaran to bribe an Election Commission official to obtain the "Two Leaves" symbol of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). After taking them under their custody for five days, the police took them to Chennai to corroborate the evidences and held inquiry in the residences of the two accused.

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Can Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) Stock Grow Their Earnings?

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) joined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) in delivering better than expected results for the March quarter. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.40%. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/capstone-asset-management-co-raises-position-in-general-motors-company-gm-updated/600078.html.

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Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY) Valuation According To Analysts

The stock of Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) hit a new 52-week high and has $24.58 target or 9.00% above today's $22.55 share price. The Commercial Lending segment primarily includes floating rate and adjustable rate commercial and industrial loans, as well as fixed rate owner occupied and commercial real estate loans.

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Stocks under Consideration: Ford Motor Co. (F), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

First Manhattan Co. now owns 43,744 shares of the company's stock worth $182,000 after buying an additional 5,500 shares in the last quarter. Sirius XM Holdings also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday.

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Federal Police 'Illegally' Accessed A Journalist's Metadata

We have breached in respect of a journalist's particular circumstances on this occasion. Colvin told reporters the breach was a result of "human error". The introduction of the laws were met with fierce opposition, with complaints on privacy grounds. Last year, the AFP also admitted it had requested access to the metadata of The Guardian journalist Paul Farrell.

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Akshaya Tritiya 2017 Images: Aksha Teej Quotes and Wallpapers

It may be considered auspicious to buy gold on the day of Akshay Tritiya that is celebrated on Friday, it is definitely not the corporate trend anymore, says experts. Paytm hit gold when the e-wallet firm announced that it joined hands with MMTC-PAMP to launch "Digital Gold" that will allow its users to buy and sell gold through the electronic platform.

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Oil prices tumble on lasting oversupply concerns

Analysts noted that the EIA report also showed gasoline and distillate stockpiles grew, while USA production and imports increased. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading at $49.34 per barrel at 0217 GMT, up 37 cents, or 0.76 percent, from their last close.

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Nasdaq hits record on corporate earnings

In 2.20pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 1.3 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.8 percent. USA stocks hovered near record levels on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated tax plan, while a flood of quarterly earnings reports kept investors busy.

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RBS reports profit for the first quarter of 2017

Excluding conduct charges and restructuring costs , operating profit in the three months through March topped estimates as the company indicated it's on track to lower operating expenses by at least 750 million pounds ($968 million) this year, the company said.

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Gardaí arrest man and woman on suspicion of terrorism in Irish city

Gardaí arrested them at a rented property and a detailed search was later conduced at the house. They are understood to be being held for questioning on suspicion of facilitating the transfer of money and information in relation to alleged worldwide terrorist activity.

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Trump Tax Plan is a Sweet Deal for Corporations and the Rich

Critics of the Trump administration, have slammed the proposed tax cuts, calling it "a plan for the rich", and a "reckless" plan "for massive tax giveaways to corporations". Average property taxes for Suffolk homes came in less at $9,333 with an average market value of $469,877 and a tax rate of 1.99 percent. The exchange on CBS This Morning was much less argumentative, but co-host Charile Rose perfectly defined the ultimate objective of the liberal media: "Mr.

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U.S. to honour 'dumb' refugee exchange deal with Australia

In January, US president Mr Trump and Mr Turnbull clashed over the agreement that strained ties between the countries. It apparently didn't go well. During what should have been a routine phone call, Trump ended up complaining about the arrangement, calling it "the worst deal ever", and ending the phone call early.

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Easter Day 2017 Significance, History, Traditions & Celebrations

How Christians celebrate Easter often depends on their denomination. Harden said she is expecting at least 500 people to attend church this weekend among the Saturday and Sunday services. Palmer adds that "God can roll away stones in our lives". "This is the story, which our nation needs to hear again and again at a time like this that we can rise above our present national challenges and see better days ahead".

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Starbucks sales fall short of expectations

The company also said the drink spurred interest in its Frappuccinos, and promised it has another drink in the pipeline that is "as good as Unicorn or better". Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) last session's volume of 4.19 million shares was lower than its average volume of 5.51 million shares. Another trade for 168,814 shares valued at $9.90 million was sold by CULVER JOHN.

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Trump picks trade fight with Canada

US Department of Commerce has determined the need to impose countervailing duties of roughly $1 billion on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the US. Carr said Ottawa has put forward "reasonable proposals" over the past year addressing United States producers' concerns. US lumber representatives disputed that the duties would have a material impact on home prices.

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United States Steel Corporation (X): Q1 Miss On Higher Flat Rolled Cost

The basic materials company reported ($0.83) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $1.18. For the current year United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has set to release EPS of $2.99 as per the sentiments of 17 analysts, however according to 15 analysts, the company expected to release $3.07 EPS for next year.

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Starbucks results disappoint, new CEO must brew up growth

The company released its latest earnings report Thursday, and it showed weak sales growth in the U.S. That sent its stock price down almost 5% during after-hours trading. Starbucks said almost a third of its sales were made online or through its app last quarter. Schultz also took the opportunity to brag about Starbucks' digital prowess and said the company's app "will definitely pay off" for the company in the long run.

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Pumps more, but OPEC and North Korea loom

The EIA added that total motor gasoline inventories increased by 1.5 million barrels last week and are now near the upper limit of the average range. Reports from Reuters said that as of Thursday last week, brent Crude futures settled up 3 cents at $55.89 a barrel while U.S.

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Civil rights activists repudiate AG Jeff Sessions' visit to Long Island

Most recently, the gang is believed to have been behind the killings of four men in Central Islip on April 12, whose bodies were found in a park hacked by machetes. Phil Ramos and Sen. Trump blamed what he called the "weak illegal immigration policies of the Obama administration" that allowed MS-13 gangs to form in US cities.

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Mulvaney: Tax Plan Intentionally Short on Details

Tax experts said far more details were needed to determine how average Americans would be affected. Toder said that's hard to know. "There's not enough specificity". "Very few farms or family businesses pay the tax". Mnuchin said the Treasury would issue rules to prevent wealthy people from capitalizing on the lower rate.

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Libya's Sharara oilfield restarts after pipeline protests end - Libyan oil source

Just as we warned yesterday following the EIA inventory and production data release, the exuberance over the crude draw was misplaced (due to the surge in product builds and nearly unprecedented refining activity along with continued resurgent oil production).

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation Earnings & Price Target Update

The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $13.45. Growth in EPS is an important measure of management performance because it shows how much money the company is making for it's shareholders, not only due to changes in profit, but also after all the effects of issuance of new shares (this is especially important when the growth comes as a result of acquisition).

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United States stocks close lower after tax plan unveiled

The S&P 500 erased 1.16 points, or 0.05 percent, to 2,387.45. The Dow Jones industrial average gained even more due to the big jumps for Caterpillar and McDonald's , rising 1.1 percent, to 20,996.12. The Russell 2000 is up 31.22 points, or 2.3 percent. The S&P 500 is up 149.94 points, or 6.7 percent. Gains by Under Armour, Comcast and other companies reporting stronger-than-expected profits on Thursday helped to offset a slump in energy stocks.

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Uber launches Uber Elevate, guarantees Flying Taxis in Dallas by 2020

The VTOLs will be small, electric aircraft that Uber has said will be quiet enough to operate in metropolitan areas and have zero emissions . Uber says that the travel time from San Francisco's Marina to downtown San Jose will be cut to about 15 minutes, down from roughly the two hours it takes to get there by driving.

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Too early to predict effects of Trump's tax cuts

During a press conference on Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration plans to eliminate all tax deductions other than mortgage interest and charitable deductions. This is a 3.8% tax some people must pay on their investment income, introduced to help pay for President Obama's health care law. But whether they pay more or less depends largely on details that have yet to be released.

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TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE:TPH) Quarterly EPS Analysis

TRI Pointe Group, Inc.is a homebuilder company. FBR & Co reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of TRI Pointe Group in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of global copyright & trademark laws.

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Cenovus Energy posts smaller-than-expected quarterly loss

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CVE. Cenovus shares crashed last month in their biggest single-day drop on news of the deal, which is to be funded through debt and selling shares and what the company deems to be "non-core" assets.

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Australian citizenship to include test of 'values'

During the visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mr Turnbull undertook a ride aboard the Delhi Metro and visited the famous Akshardham Temple in the national capital. Turnbull said the visa change would attract better skilled workers and see Australians employed over cheap foreign workers brought in under the old 457 visa program .

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Oil prices face second weekly loss as oversupply lingers

JP Morgan told the news agency: "Crude markets are close to floating storage economics and this is a bearish sign for output price developments". "The Persian Gulf oil producers provided their strongest hint yet that the current output deal with non-Opec producers could be prolonged beyond the original June deadline", said Tamas Varga, an analyst at PVM Oil Associates Ltd.in London.

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Everyday religious questions: Was Christ's resurrection literal or spiritual?

The Holy Week which began with Palm Sunday on April 9, culminates with the Easter Sunday on April 16. The world ever remembers the great message of love, sacrifice, forgiveness, compassion and brotherhood, which Lord Jesus Christ gave to humanity.

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Get Ready For A Tougher Australian Citizenship Test

The stricter immigration policy came in a bid to put "Australia First", rhetoric that is thought to echo US President Donald Trump's "America First" policy. Mr Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton will address the media in Canberra on Tuesday afternoon. The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry said restructuring the program would make it more sustainable and provided a chance to hit the "reset button" on temporary skilled migration.

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'Egregious abuse of federal power': Trump orders review of new nat'l monuments

It was yet another executive action from a president trying to rack up accomplishments before his first 100 days in office, with Saturday marking that milestone. He will submit a preliminary review within 45 days and a final review within 120 days. Congress now possesses the power to eliminate national monuments but has done so only a handful of times and never for a monument on the scale of Bears Ears, which is more than 1 million acres and considered sacred to local Native American tribes .


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