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TSX rises as US indexes fall, loonie unchanged

Energy producers added 0.4 percent, even as crude slipped in NY to trade at around $44 a barrel. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar was at 77.80 cents U.S., up 0.82 of a cent from Friday. Canadian equity markets were closed Monday for a holiday. "The markets are still pricing in the possibility of a September hike, but it's quite low, " she said.

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Pipeline companies Enbridge and Spectra Energy to merge

ENB's market capitalization is now $0.0. When it comes to earning per share the company is at -81.90% for the year with a projected 6.50% earning per share for the next year. Municipal Employees' Retirement System Of Michigan reduced its stake in Williams Partners LP by 15.01% during the most recent quarter end. SEP has been the topic of several other reports.

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Hanjin Shipping's alliance membership suspended

However, it will no longer load its containers on Hanjin Shipping vessels while all CMA CGM contianers now on Hanjin vessels are being unloaded and will be transhipped onto vessels of CMA CGM and other partners. That adds to one other ship seized in Singapore by a creditor earlier in the week. To many South Koreans, Hanjin's troubles are typical of the difficulties the country's large family-owned business conglomerates - known as Chaebol - are undergoing as offspring of the founding ...

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First visit to Bennu in billions of years

Astronomers first spotted the asteroid using the Mount Lemmon Survey's 60-inch (1.5 m) Cassegrain telescope at the University of Arizona. Astronomers shared a collective sigh of relief last week when a 100-foot asteroid hurtling toward Earth missed by 50,000 miles-just a fifth of the distance to the moon.

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Clinton, Trump square off over national security

The Democrat was repeatedly challenged on her controversial email use at the State Department and her vote as a senator for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Trump said Clinton made "a awful mistake on Libya" when she was secretary of state. Clinton also asked that she be "judged on the totality of my record".

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Filipino President Duterte Holds Informal Meeting With President Obama At ASEAN Summit

Obama said he planned to do everything possible to persuade lawmakers to approve it before year's end. "You must be respectful". Do not just throw away questions and statements. Yasay sought to characterise Wednesday's meeting as proof the alliance was strong enough to withstand such hiccups. Marciano Paynor, chief Philippine protocol officer and the country's incoming ambassador to the United States, said Duterte was learning "quick" during the summit, his global debut since becoming ...

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Trudeau's challenge in China: forging closer ties while remaining wary

In a dialogue session with Chinese entrepreneurs, Trudeau, who started today a tour of this Asian territory, said he hopes to convey "friendship and openness towards China" not only to his children but also to the future generations of Canada.

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Trade, jobs on Turnbull's G20 agenda

With China - which has shown growing worldwide leadership on climate change - hosting the summit for the first time, "we can expect climate and energy to be front and centre", said Joanna Lewis, a specialist at Georgetown University on energy and environmental issues in China.

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Deepika Padukone teaches Vin Diesel to say I love you in Hindi

Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone went live on Vin's facebook page and that definitely were the most surreal 4 minutes on the internet today. Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel chose to go live on Facebook to interact with their fans both in the USA and India.

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Analyst Perspectives: AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)

This transaction occurred on 2016-05-11 totals $2488000.2. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 260,438 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $15,634,093.14. (NYSE:ABBV) had an excellent day at the stock market, with its price going up by 0.76%, to 64.61. Other Hedge Funds, Including, Group One Trading reduced its stake in ABBV by selling 16,859 shares or 7.47% in the most recent quarter.

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Thousands of Turkish education personnel suspended

South-eastern Turkey has seen the worst violence in two decades since the outlawed PKK abandoned a two-year ceasefire with the government in July 2015. In addition, Barzani's political adviser Kifah Mahmoud told AFP that "If the PKK did not have an armed presence in the region, Turkey would not bomb civilian areas".

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Pier 1 (PIR) Sees Weaker Sales Ahead, CEO To Resign

MD boosted its stake in shares of Pier 1 Imports by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Finally, Ngam Advisors L.P. acquired a new stake in Pier 1 Imports during the first quarter valued at $239,000. "We are hopeful Pier 1 financial results will show stabilization this year, but remain concerned about intense competitive pressure in the sector", said KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Bradley Thomas.

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Blow to SNP hopes as poll shows no independence Brexit bounce

Sturgeon said that she had chosen not to discuss her heartbreaking miscarriage because it was not something she wished to be defined by. "It is disappointing that, days before laying a legislative agenda before the most powerful Scottish Parliament ever, the SNP are determined to drag us back to the arguments of the past".

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Irish Universities fall sharply in world rankings table

Two of South Africa's top-400 universities dropped in the global rankings this year, with the University of Cape Town dropping twenty places. IIT Delhi that secured 179th rank last year was pushed down to 185 during 2016-17, IIT Bombay that got listed as the 202nd on the list last year slipped to 219, IIT Kanpur also received a flat blow after it lost its 271th position settling down in 302.

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US average 30-year mortgage rate declines to 3.44 per cent

Mortgage rates were only slightly changed over the past week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate inching lower to 3.56 percent, according to Bankrate .com's weekly national survey. If you are anxious about inflationary aspects due to the economy, you may want to renew early and guarantee a rate if mortgage interest rates increase in the next few years.

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Asean meeting: Focus on South China Sea dispute

An worldwide arbitration ruling dismissed in July China's claim to maritime features in the disputed waters, in which Beijing continues to build its military and civilian presence to consolidate power in the region. "I can tell you that there has not been any change to the Huangyan Island situation". USA officials, however, said that there were other critical elements in the ASEAN statement that China failed to block, and which amounted to a strong diplomatic rebuke of Beijing .

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Outcry as Trump defends sex assault tweet

Also on Wednesday, Clinton's campaign announced that 95 retired generals and admirals have endorsed her presidential bid, one day after a group of 88 retired generals and admirals signed an open letter backing Trump to reverse the "hollowing out" of the USA military.

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Zika Funding Fails In Senate For The Third Time

We see the Senate picked up right where it left off before its seven-week summer recess - blocking a bill to provide $1.1 billion for Zika prevention efforts because it would bar funding for Planned Parenthood and its affiliates. Since Congress was last in session, he's criticized a Gold Star family, waffled on immigration and berated another sitting Republican senator on Twitter .

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Walgreens prepares to dump stores to get Rite Aid deal OK

The company recent traded volume was lower than its average volume of 4.82 million shares. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 1.61% of Whitnell's portfolio.Nbt Bank N A Ny boosted its stake in WBA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 425 additional shares and now holds a total of 26,561 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $2,138,957.

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US jobless claims fall as labour market remains strong

The prior week's reading was unrevised at 263,000. Filings have been below 300,000 for 79 straight weeks - the longest stretch since 1970 and a level economists say is typically consistent with a healthy labor market. With the unemployment rate holding below 5 percent and job openings reaching a record high in July, managers are focused on retaining and attracting employees.

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Shareholders in snub to Sports Direct chairman Keith Hallawell

However, he has vowed to remain in the role for at least another year after receiving overwhelming support from the company's majority owner Mike Ashley. On Monday, Royal London Asset Management called for Mr Hellawell to resign, saying that it will again oppose the reappointment of the company's non-executive directors.

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Kazakhstan's prime minister named security boss in reshuffle

The office of the president of Kazakhstan says the country's prime minister has been dismissed and appointed to lead the security agency. Bakytzhan Sagintayev , now first deputy prime minister, will take over the role on a temporary basis, according to the decree.

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Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Vmware (VMW)

The firm has a market cap of $30.88 billion and a PE ratio of 29.32. The firm has a SMA 50 (Simple Moving Average) of $72.30 and a SMA 200-(Simple Moving Average) of $60.12. 5,442,905 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 81% from the previous session's volume of 3,013,456 shares.The stock last traded at $73.39 and had previously closed at $73.78.

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Clinton defends handling of classified information at State

Attacking Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Trump said her policies as Secretary of State left the Middle East in more disarray than ever before. She cites his calls to stop Muslim immigration to the U.S. Clinton, by contrast, sought to re-emphasise her foreign policy expertise while defending her legacy as Obama's Secretary of State. She again said her use of a private e-mail system was a mistake.

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Are Analysts Bearish Sigma Designs Inc (NASDAQ:SIGM) After Last Week?

Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sigma Designs from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $10.82. Sigma Designs Inc makes up approx 0.08% of Royce Associates Lp's portfolio. After yesterday's market close, the Milpitas, CA-based semiconductor solutions company said on its earnings call that it sees third-quarter revenue between $62 million and $65 ...

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Military Strongly in Camp Trump

Clinton said Trump was " dead wrong " for saying his tax returns were not the concern of everyday Americans, despite every major presidential nominee since Richard Nixon releasing their taxes before the election. "This is a traditionally Republican state, but Hillary's not taking anything for granted", Luis Heredia, a Democratic National Committeeman based in Arizona, said.

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Paulsen seeks answers about EpiPen price increases

Stocks of biotechnology companies dropped across the board Wednesday after Clinton criticized Mylan and vowed to take action on drug prices if elected. "The system wasn't built for that", said Bresch. "It was never intended that a consumer, the patients would be paying list price. never". Mylan said most commercially insured patients were already being helped by its savings coupon and many paid no out-of-pocket costs.

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Mylan to offer a generic EpiPen at half the price

The authorized generic "will be identical to the branded product, including device functionality and drug formulation", and will launch it in several weeks, pending completion of labeling revisions, Mylan added. The senators then raise questions about Mylan's "EpiPen4Schools" program, which Stat News reports may have violated antitrust laws by prohibiting participating schools from buying competing products.

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China shuns Seoul security dialogue amid missile defense row

On the backdrop of North Korea's unusually frequent military provocations, South Korea and the U.S.' presidents vowed to increase efforts to push for the worldwide community's thorough implementation of U.N. North Korea in the meantime, appears to be making its own attempt at diplomacy. Monday's missile launches were the latest in a series by North Korea this year in violation of Security Council resolutions that were supported by China banning ballistic missile-related activities by ...

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Hanjin bankruptcy sparks global shipping crisis

Trucking and railroad companies (especially those heavily dependent on moving the shipper's cargo from USA ports) are wary, further complicating the matter, and some 540,000 containers may see delivery delays ranging from a few days to more than a month, freight brokers in Asia said.

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Trump vs. Clinton: Nine weeks to go

Clinton has been ahead in just about every single Virginia poll conducted in the past four months, and Real Clear Politics' polling average has Clinton ahead of Trump 45 to 40 percent. And we're not putting ground troops into Syria". Where Clinton was incisive about how she'd act going forward, she struggled to defend her past decisionmaking.

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Postal union puts job action on hold for 24 hours

CUP-W and the Crown corporation agreed to another 24-hour extension requested by a federal mediator, who has been working with the two sides since Friday. "We're not really gaining anything". A postal worker walks past Canada Post trucks at a sorting centre in Montreal on July 8, 2016. Two Calgary businesses that CTV spoke with said that a postal strike would make it hard for them to get goods to customers and stock their own shelves.

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Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) Updated Price Targets

These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. During the last trading session, the expensive price at which share traded, recorded at $12.15 and cheapest price at share trade was noted at $11.77.

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Gold steady on weaker dollar; European Central Bank meet eyed

As of 12:38 am GMT, the futures price was trading at $1,354.70 a troy ounce, easily its highest level since August 18. Gold prices surged on Tuesday, reaching their highest level in three weeks as dismal USA economic data reassured investors that interest rates will remain lower for longer.

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World stocks hit one-year high as Fed hike prospects fade

While the U.S.is on a long streak of job growth, reports over the last few months have been inconsistent. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Asian shares were mixed in quiet trading on Tuesday after US markets were closed for the Labor Day holiday.


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