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More the merrier: Phoenix had largest increase of people in nation

The state lost more than 37,000 residents. The drop in population mirrors a trend throughout the metropolitan area: Among the 19 largest metro areas in the United States, the Chicago region was the only one that did not grow in population between 2015 and 2016, according to census figures released in March .

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Should You Buy Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) On Current Analyst Views?

Cetera Advisor Network Ltd invested in 5,373 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), after opening at $53.37, closed at $53.35 by scoring -0.41%. Whale Rock Cap Ltd reported 1.33M shares stake. Tortoise Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). Community Bancorporation Of Raymore stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC).

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Fed signals it is close to rate hike

Most FOMC members thought it was appropriate to hike soon. US bond yields dipped ahead of a $28 billion sale of seven-year notes. Seoul jumped 1.1 per cent to a fresh record after the South Korean central bank kept interest rates on hold citing an improving economy.

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UK's fraud office questions Petrofac CEO, COO over Unaoil

The company also said that it had formed a special committee of the board to oversee its response to the investigation and will appoint of an external expert to manage its interactions with the U.K.'s Serious Fraud Squad (SFO). "We're focused on the facts unearthed by the SFO and others related to the Company's activities with Monaco-based Unaoil", said Hagens Berman partner Reed Kathrein.

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Gunmen break into Lagos school, 'abduct six students'

They were said to have attempted to abduct more students but were stopped security operatives stationed at the school. They were released after the ransom was paid. He added that security agencies were intensifying efforts towards ensuring the safety and security of the people of Lagos. Owoseni, who was at the school very early in the morning, appealed for calmness from parents and guardian of the kidnapped school children to enable security agencies focus on rescue operations.

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Manchester Terror Attack: UK Officials 'Furious' Over Investigation Leaks from US

The anti-terror force that took Hashim Abedi into custody said that the teenager had confessed that both he and his brother were members of the Islamic State group and that he "knew all the details" of the Manchester attack plot. British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with U.S. President Donald Trump when she meets him at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels later on Thursday, a government source told Reuters .

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World stocks hit record after Fed minutes, oil up as OPEC meets

Australia's S&P ASX 200 rose 0.4 percent to 5,789.60. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 73 points, or 0.4 percent, to 21,085. Among the day's gainers, Intuit (INTU.O) jumped 6.7 percent after the tax-preparation software maker posted a profit topped estimates and also raised its revenue forecast.

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Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

The proposal cuts funding for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. "We'll try to get the country back to a healthy economy again, get people working again, and get people optimistic of the country again", Mulvaney said .

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'No Substance': Trump's Meeting With Abbas a 'Big Victory' for Netanyahu

In what may concern peace advocates, he did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of worldwide efforts and US Middle East diplomacy. And so many people I spoke to here, Israelis and Palestinians, said, why should Trump be any different? Marking the victory in the 1967 Battle of Jerusalem at the capital's military cemetery, Netanyahu added that while Israel greatly appreciates the USA assistance and support, "history has proven that Israel's security depends on ...

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US issues arrest warrant for Bikram yoga founder

Choudhury claimed a year ago that the court costs and a decline in business left him almost bankrupt. According to the report, the warrant, issued on Wednesday, allows authorities to arrest Choudhury if he returns to the U.S. Jafa-Bodden also claimed she was sacked after she tried to investigate another woman's sexual harassment and rape allegations against the yoga guru.

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Georgian bank TBC sees shares rise after Peel Hunt confirm buy rating

One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. It has a 23.45 P/E ratio. Among 2 analysts covering Cerus ( NASDAQ:CERS ), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Chiminski John R also sold $2.11 million worth of Catalent Inc (NYSE:CTLT) on Thursday, March 16.

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Analysts Rating Review: Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)

The Schneider Capital Management Corp holds 5.62M shares with $39.43 million value, up from 5.16M last quarter. These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.10) EPS. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.90. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Private Advisor Group LLC Has $287,000 Stake in Chesapeake Energy Co".

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Trump wraps up Israel and West Bank visit, heads to Europe

President Donald Trump: "Just so you understand, I never mentioned the word or the name 'Israel , ' never mentioned it during that conversation". The U.S. Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza launched a general strike Monday to protest President Trump's visit and to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners now on hunger strike in Israeli jails.

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Crude rebounds ahead of OPEC meeting conclusion

After OPEC delegates announced the agreement during their meeting in Vienna , oil prices dropped sharply. "It is a disappointment that Opec hasn't done more to balance the markets ", he added. OPEC decided it would extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018 on May 25, an OPEC delegate said according to a Reuters report.

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Silver Capital Management LLC Sells 12630 Shares of MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Among 13 analysts covering MGM Resorts (NYSE:MGM), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Gamco Invsts Inc Et Al has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM). Finally, Aegis restated a "buy" rating and set a $35.00 target price (up previously from $33.00) on shares of MGM Resorts International in a research report on Saturday, April 29th.

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S&P 500 hits record high after upbeat retail results

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record closing highs on Thursday, with the market propped up by gains in the consumer discretionary sector after strong reports from Best Buy and other retailers . Minutes of the Fed's latest meeting, released on Wednesday afternoon, showed that while policymakers backed a rate hike, they also agreed to hold off until it was clear a recent slowdown in the economy was temporary.

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Trump's 'Ultimate Deal' Not Closer After Israel Visit

President Donald Trump: "Just so you understand, I never mentioned the word or the name 'Israel, ' never mentioned it during that conversation". Throughout his stops in the Middle East, the President has made expanding counter-terrorism efforts a key theme.

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OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months to fight glut

However, in the days prior to the meeting, talk of a possible extension for 12 months, or deeper cuts than the current agreement, helped buoy prices on optimism of a faster drawdown in supply. There is a general expectation that solid demand across the globe and a ramping up of activity by refineries, particularly in Asia, that had been down for maintenance, will see demand rise sharply in the second half of this year.

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General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Quarterly Analysis

Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price objective on American Electric Power Company from $70.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Thursday, October 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by Credit Suisse.

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Mnuchin Says US Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

The China deal came just months after Trump was attacking Beijing in an election campaign in which he promised to restore trade barriers if he felt they were needed to protect USA interests. A Canadian ministry statement says Morneau and Mnuchin engaged in a "productive discussion" and that Canada committed to working out a durable solution of the issue.

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Senate Issues Two Subpoenas to Flynn's Businesses

Leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday they will consider "interim steps" to compel Flynn to hand over documents related to its Russian Federation, short of citing him for contempt, after he refused to comply with a subpoena.

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RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA) Analyst Target Changes

With 28,700 avg volume, 7 days are for Conn Water Services (NASDAQ:CTWS)'s short sellers to cover CTWS's short positions. The SI to Covisint Corporation's float is 1.08%. Among 9 analysts covering Ibstock Plc ( LON:IBST ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Bovis Homes Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 430.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,028.00.

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Interest rate stays the same

However, should inflation continue to surprise on the downside, a future rate reduction would not be out of the question. "However, in the current environment of high levels of uncertainty, the risks to the outlook could easily deteriorate, and derail the current favourable assessment".

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Oil producers extend output cuts into 2018

There is also some skepticism among experts that the countries reining in production will be able to push up prices in the longer term. The reaction highlighted that after the sharp price rebounds in the oil pits the past 2 1/2 weeks, bulls wanted to lock in some gains.

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Dowling & Yahnke LLC Buys 398 Shares of Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ)

This ratio is calculated by dividing the current share price by the book value per share. It has outperformed by 70.16% the S&P500. Alerus Financial NA's holdings in Mondelez International were worth $4,425,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

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Trump Budget Cuts Infrastructure Spending

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, through his role on the House Budget Committee, was given the same allotted five minutes as other committee members to question Budget Director Mick Mulvaney during a hearing on Wednesday. What President Donald Trump wants to do is merely slow the growth of Medicaid spending, he said. The budget director pushed back on the criticism on Thursday.

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In 2012, NYC driver wanted to kill cops

A Times Square motorist accused of steering his auto onto one of the busiest pavements in the United States and mowing down pedestrians has been charged with murder and 20 counts of attempted murder. Jared Sabater told Fox 5 News that he was one of at least seven men who ran after Ricardo Rojas, 26, as he attempted to get away. "A woman in front on the sidewalk was hit and tossed before then auto reached 44th st, continued plowing people down at full speed up to 45th street, where it was ...

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New forex global code in London aims to restore confidence

The Code does not impose legal or regulatory obligations on market participants or substitute for regulation, but is meant to supplement local laws, rules and regulation by identifying global good practices and processes. For example, how do you identify and effectively mitigate conduct risk in electronic trading with features like last look which allows dealers to reject client orders at their sole discretion? The Code will be maintained and updated by a new Global Foreign Exchange ...

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Turkey condemns U.S. over 'aggressive' acts against its bodyguards in DC brawl

Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Serdar Kılıç was summoned to the State Department last week, the State Department official said . A senior administration official wouldn't rule out future action by Trump but acknowledged Monday that Turkey is such a critical anti-terrorism partner that the U.S.is limited in how much it can retaliate.

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Tembec gets friendly takeover bid from Florida-based Rayonier Advanced Materials

Tembec's Canadian headquarters will remain in Montreal with the corporate headquarters at RAM's on Riverplace Boulevard on Jacksonville's Southbank. "Rayonier Advanced Materials is the ideal partner for us, given the complementary nature of our products, expertise, and resources", said Tembec CEO James Lopez in a statement.

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Oil swings sharply after OPEC indicates 9-month extension to output cuts

The crude market is now starting to rebalance in earnest, but it will take time and the bulk of stockpile draws will come between June and September, Ross said . "We very much are benefitting from the improved oil price, you know it went as low as $28 a barrel". In the US, oil inventories dropped a seventh week while output rose, government data shows.

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Touching Most Active List Today

Randgold-Resources had 31 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:VRNT) earned "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, December 3. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can owns 136,244 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Shelton holds 214,483 shares. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL)'s stock had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by stock analysts at Iberia Capital in a research note issued to investors on Friday, May 12th.

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Summary of Price Movements: GameStop Corp. (GME)

Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd holds 0.02% of its portfolio in GameStop Corp . Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0% or 20,179 shares. It has a 143.46 P/E ratio. It operates its business in five segments, which consists of four Video Game Brands segments: United States, Canada, Australia and Europe, and Technology Brands segment.

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China's credit rating downgraded to 'A1' on rising debt

Moody's said it expects the government's direct debt burden to rise gradually towards 40 per cent of GDP by next year "and closer to 45 per cent by the end of the decade". Moody's Investors Service slashed its rating on Chinese debt from Aa3 to A1 due to the possibility of a "material rise" in economy-wide debt. But, since banks are mostly state owned, and it is assumed the government would intervene in a crisis, banks are often allowed to issue debt at a higher rating.

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President Trump Tours Holy Sites in Jerusalem

He however offered no specifics, with widespread scepticism over whether meaningful talks are possible for now. ".Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements , and failure of Israel to recognize the state of Palestine in the same way we recognize it, which undermines the realization of the two-state solution".


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