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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Alexander's, Synchrony Financial and HCP

Synchrony Financial was covered by a number of analysts recently, 10 rated the stock as Buy, 10 rated Outperform, 5 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $38 target in Wednesday, April 12 report. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.13, for a total transaction of $292,978.17.

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Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays first quarter economic weakness

Mining, though, added to Thursday's weakness amid an overnight decline in metals prices - highlighted by copper's 3% slide, the biggest one-day drop since July 2015. There was no change to the wording on balance sheet reinvestments, not surprisingly. The Fed stopped buying new bonds in 2014 but has kept its balance sheet high by reinvesting the proceeds of maturing bonds.

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Dozens of Fairfax journalists down pens in protest over job cuts

The group, which has also radio and digital interests, is the main rival in Australia to News Limited, Rupert Murdoch's Australian empire, which is also suffering from falling revenues. Fairfax journalists on Twitter say Australia's oldest publisher is offering voluntary redundancies at its metro publishing business, which includes masthead titles The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age .

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Demand for gold plunges after Trump win

Central banks also bought considerably less gold in the quarter - just 76.3 tons. In Turkey, jewelry demand dropped to a four-year low of 7.7 tons due to high gold prices and the recent referendum process. Slower central bank demand also contributed to the weakness. Demand stood at 1,034.5 tonnes between January and March 2017, its lowest level in 11 years.

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Analysts At Barclays Capital Retained Ferrexpo PLC (LON:FXPO) As Underweight

Akorn Inc had 22 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The stock has "Buy/Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, September 4. The stock of Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB) earned "Hold" rating by Numis Securities on Wednesday, January 27.

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Scribes seek better working condition on World Press Freedom

A country without a free and independent press is nothing to brag about, has nothing to teach, and no way to fulfill its potential. Because the circumstances that breed impunity remain, the drop in journalist killings previous year could be a mere pause in what has become a habit of permanently silencing critical reporting and commentary.

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Deadline looms for handing in old £5 notes

The good news is all Bank of England notes remain payable at face value for all time, however, you may be very limited in how you can use them after they are withdrawn. After 5 May, you can still deposit your £5 notes directly into your United Kingdom bank account at any post office. You can ask the shop keeper to give you a new note instead, as they have been told not to give out old ones as change anymore.

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Apple steps up its effort to emphasize its economic impact

Unlike those firms, Apple's announcement was not a hiring promise; the company simply said that it was hoping to promote us manufacturing with its new fund. This is because the United States imposes a huge tax on money earned overseas, if it is brought back into the US. "This doesn't make sense on a broad basis, and so I think the administration, you saw that they're really getting this and want to bring this back and I hope that that comes to pass".

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Puerto Rico's bankruptcy may be biggest ever for US

Congress passed the law a year ago after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal bankruptcy law bars Puerto Rico from restructuring the debt of its insolvent public utilities. U.S. territories are barred from filing for a traditional bankruptcy like most USA cities or states. The filing includes only Puerto Rico's central government, which owes some $18 billion in debt backed by the island's constitution.

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ICICI Bank net rises nearly 3 times

Mumbai: Private sector lender ICICI Bank on Wednesday reported a 189 per cent jump in its net profit after tax (PAT) for the quarter ended March 2017 on the back of strong growth in net interest income and drop in provisions. "Addition to NPA was gradually declining; however, it stayed elevated during the quarter due to the cement account", Ms. Kochhar said. Besides, the bank's domestic advances grew by 14 per cent on a YoY basis, while the retail portfolio increased by 19 per cent ...

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Fed Keeps Rates on Hold as Slowdown in Growth Deemed Temporary

Committee members voted unanimously to hold the short-term federal funds rate, a key benchmark for consumer and business lending, to a target between 0.75% and 1%. ANALYST'S TAKE: Chris Weston of IG said in a report that economic indicators for the USA have been underwhelming of late, so that leaves open the risk that the Fed may look to lower expectations of a hike in June.

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World stocks rise on French vote relief and Trump tax-plan talk

Le Pen, visiting the Rungis wholesale market outside Paris on Tuesday, said the French government must promote meat from France. French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen has called for more food to be produced and consumed in the country known as the gastronomic center of the Western world.

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United settles with dragged customer

On Thursday, Dao's attorney revealed that they had reached an "amicable settlement " with United. Mr Dao's lead attorney, Thomas Demetrio, praised the airline and its chief executive, Oscar Munoz, for accepting responsibility and not blaming others, including the city of Chicago , whose airport security officers yanked Mr Dao from his seat and dragged him off the United Express plane.

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Performance Check on Shares of Titan International, Inc. (NYSE:TWI)

Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI) has risen 25.66% since September 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday, March 31st.

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United CEO calls passenger incident an epic mistake

American Airlines said it also would reduce overbooking and planned to reach out to customers before they arrive at the airport if flights are oversold. Terming the airlines "monopolies" due to consolidation within the industry, Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, the delegate for Washington, D.C., asked why the airlines' "contract of carriage", their agreement with customers, was so complicated - and couldn't be boiled down to a single page.

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Fed Set to Leave Interest Rates Unchanged

The Fed also is watching whether President Donald Trump can push through Congress his initiatives on tax cuts and federal spending, which Mr. Trump seeks to bolster economic growth. "We view much of the weakness in March as driven by one-off factors and expect inflation to firm on a monthly basis in the very near term", Rod Martin, an economist at Barclays in NY, told Reuters .

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French hopefuls show no common ground pre-debate

National Front candidate Le Pen has said she wanted to replace the European Union single currency with another, looser type of co-operation in the form of the ECU basket of currencies that preceded the euro. Hollande and members of the government have led warnings about the risk of a Le Pen presidency, with around a third of voters set to abstain, according to pollsters' predictions.

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British election: Labour offers Brexit pledge on European Union nationals

Tony Blair, the most successful leader in Labour history who led the party to three successive election wins, sees Theresa May returning as the prime minister after the June 8 election and refuses to endorse party leader Jeremy Corbyn. "But we don't accept that immigration should be the only overarching priority, the only red line". "We are continuing to press her to have those debates, and to have a head-to-head debate".

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New lumber tariff could increase home prices — FAST FACTS

There are concerns that President Trump's new tariff on Canadian lumber imports could jack up the prices of newly built homes. "So when we're the country with the deficits, we have no fear". The rise came in the wake of the news that Washington will impose tariffs on five major Canadian lumber exporters. U.S. lumber companies have accused their Canadian counterparts of receiving government subsidies and dumping lumber into the United States market - much of which goes towards building homes.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announces blue print to reverse net neutrality rules

On Wednesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a plan to roll back the FCC's enforcement of net neutrality , the principle that internet service providers should provide equal access to all applications of the internet.

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Federal Reserve meets as economic picture darkens

Despite signaling that further rate hikes are still on tap for the remainder of the year, the FOMC held the Fed Funds Rate in the United States steady at a range of 0.75% to 1% in a unanimous vote. The Fed also said that it expected the first-quarter's slow economic growth to speed up later in the year. The unemployment rate also fell in March to near a 10-year low.

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US Federal Reserve keeps key lending rate unchanged

The Canadian dollar lost ground against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil fell and the dollar was buoyed after the U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates unchanged following its two-day policy meeting. The Fed said near-term risks to the economy appear "roughly balanced", with inflation closing in on its 2 percent goal and the jobless rate near a level officials see as consistent with their maximum-employment mandate.

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With late deals, House Republicans set Thursday vote on GOP health bill

Rep. Steve King said there was an agreement that his language in the original bill that would "strike out" the requirement to cover essential health benefits would be offered in the Senate with the support of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

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Co-President Bill Shine Is Out, and a Woman Will Oversee Programming

Ailes was replaced in August as chairman of Fox News by Rupert Murdoch, who's also the chairman and controlling shareholder of parent company 21st Century Fox Inc. "But to some Fox News conservative vets like Hannity, Shine was the remaining bulwark against the Murdoch sons, who are seen as "liberals" trying to radically reinvent the network in the model of a mainstream cable-news rival like CNN." Shine's name was also included in other lawsuits against the network.

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Soldiers' mutilation: India provides Pakistan with 'actionable evidence'

Wednesday's statement said a trail of blood showed that the people who killed the soldiers returned along the LOC. "Foreign Secretary summons Pak HC, conveys India's outrage, demands action against Pak soldiers and commanders responsible", Baglay said on Twitter .

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President Trump Vows Continued Fight for Freedom

President Trump said he was "proud" to be the 1st to speak to the convention since Ronald Reagan did almost 35 years ago in Phoenix, AZ. This isn't the first time that Trump has spoken to the NRA, which endorsed him in May of previous year, but it does mark the first time since then-President Ronald Reagan did so in 1983 that a sitting president has spoken at its convention, ABC News reports .

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U.S. Trade Deficit Little Changed At $43.7 Billion In March

Analysts had expected a 1.4 percent increase, according to a consensus forecast. Trade issues have become a key focus over the past few weeks following US President Trump's threat to withdraw from NAFTA while the US has imposed tariffs on Canadian lumber imports.

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Tesla 1Q loss widens on higher spending ahead of Model 3

Excluding items, the company lost $1.33 per share. Cash burn was the second most in the company's history, behind only the final period of past year. Last month, Musk tweeted that Tesla plans for a semi-truck to debut in September and that it will unveil a pickup in 18-24 months.

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UN hopes Trump will preach human rights to Duterte

Trump told Duterte that he was interested in developing a "warm, working relationship". In December, Duterte released a statement saying Trump had told him he was conducting his war on drugs "the right way". He said waivers would change how states could treat those who don't maintain insurance and they could find ways to "incentivize people to obtain coverage before they fall ill".

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French Presidential Candidates Look to Broaden Support

Politicians on the moderate left and right, including French President Francois Hollande and the losing Socialist and Republican party candidates in Sunday's first-round vote, maneuvered to block Le Pen's path to power. The election is widely seen as a litmus test for the populist wave that a year ago prompted Britain to vote to leave the European Union and USA voters to elect Donald Trump president.

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Puerto Rico turns to courts for debt protection

Title III of that law - a hybrid between Chapter 9 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, designed for local governments (although Puerto Rico is excluded) and corporations, respectively, - provides a stay on all creditor litigation and would leave decisions on debt repayment in the hands of a court.

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Puerto Rico announces historic debt restructuring in court

By comparison, the US city of Detroit had $9.3 billion of obligations when it filed for bankruptcy in 2013 in the biggest USA municipal bankruptcy ever. Bondholders can not challenge Rossello's decision until 120 days from now. Some expect creditors to challenge the filing, arguing the board did not meet requirements under PROMESA to conduct good faith negotiations out of court.

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All you need is growth

The bill introduced this month in New York's Senate and Assembly would require the state to release five years of state tax information for any president or vice president who files a NY state return. The association also said just 12 school districts will try for tax levy overrides this year, down from 36 last year, because their increases exceed their allowable tax levy limits.

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Dallas Police Search for Active Shooter After Firefighter Injured by Gunfire

A police robot entered the home after several hours and located the bodies of two people, including the suspected shooter. The gunman who shot and injured a paramedic treating a civilian in Dallas claimed on his Facebook page to be the New Black Panther Party's longtime national minister of defense.

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GDP Growth Takes a Hit as Consumers Pullback on Spending

The ONS noted that the slower growth in the first quarter was mainly due to services, which grew by 0.3% compared with growth of 0.8% in the fourth quarter of 2016. While the slowdown was owed partly to transitory forces and seasonal-adjustment issues, weakness in consumer spending raised concerns about a lagging economy.


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