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Baird Financial Group, Inc. Marginally Lowers Its Investment in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The company has market cap of $541.21 billion. Narwhal Capital Mgmt reported 135,750 shares. Microsoft Corp now has $553.95B valuation. The stock increased 1.24% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $70.87. Morfit G Mason also sold $297.28 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) shares. $338,709 worth of stock was sold by Capossela Christopher C on Wednesday, May 24.

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Northern Ireland 'perhaps most vulnerable to bad Brexit deal', warns Coveney

New Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney, appointed by Mr Varadkar last Thursday, joined the meetings at Stormont Castle for the first time and pledged to "spare no effort" in attempts to re-establish the Executive. "My Government remains absolutely committed to a successful outcome from these talks, and we remain steadfast in our support for the Belfast Agreement and its successors".

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Never heard of NDA presidential candidate Kovind: Mamata

The Left leader said Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who was part of the BJP's three-member committee which held consultations with the opposition parties to evolve consensus over presidential polls, informed him about the ruling party's decision.

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Oil edges up towards data on reserves and production in US

The EIA said US crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 million barrel increase reported by the American Petroleum Institute .

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United Kingdom vehicle industry says no Brexit deal would cause permanent damage

Without interim arrangements being agreed, businesses would be forced to trade under World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules, which it labelled "the worst foreseeable outcome for the sector, its employees and the British economy". "This would undermine our competitiveness and our ability to attract the investment that is critical to future growth". The group's intervention came as a study released by the Automotive Council suggested that cars manufactured in Britain were becoming more British, ...

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RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSNAY) Reviewed By Analysts

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, December 11 with "Underperform". The stock of Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 29. It has underperformed by 60.26% the S&P500. Genuine Parts Company is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials.

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New Analyst Ratings For Mitie Group (LON:MTO)

Serco Group PLC had 109 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Liberum Capital maintained Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY) on Thursday, March 16 with "Sell" rating. Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) has 0.00% since June 20, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in Q4 2016.

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Bank of England chief downplays chance of interest rate hike

Elsewhere in his remarks, Carney also reiterated that monetary policy measures by the Bank of England, "cannot prevent the weaker real income growth likely to accompany the transition to new trading arrangements with the European Union ".

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Looking at the Technicals For Dairy Crest Group PLC (DCG.L)

Therefore 0 are positive. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 26. The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, September 21. The rating was initiated by Bernstein on Monday, August 22 with "Outperform".

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Snapchat Inks $100 Million Deal With Time Warner To Create Entertainment Content

It suggests that major media companies are starting to understand Snap's vision. The share of seats that went to women in 2016 fell by two percentage points, to 27.8%, ending a seven-year run of year-on-year gains. At time of publication, Snap waned to trade up a mere 1.4 percent at $17.79 on the day. The partnership comes at a crucial time for Snap , whose shares sunk last week to its $17 IPO price .

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Silvana Tenreyro appointed to Monetary Policy Committee

The LSE economics professor was one of 280 economists who signed a public letter saying it would be a "major mistake" for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, and is well known for being critical of Brexit. Tenreyro's busy CV also shows she has worked as an economist at the US Federal Reserve Bank of Boston for two years from 2002, been a member of the Council of the European Economic Association between 2010-2015, an elected member of the Council of the Royal Economic Society ...

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Tenn. homeowner holds escaped Georgia prison inmates at gunpoint until cops arrive

The murderers fired their weapons at the police as they tried to speed away, but eventually they crashed the stolen vehicle into the woods and ran toward a nearby home. When officers approached, Rowe and Dubose surrendered and were taken into custody without injuries, Goodwin said. They also ate a beef stew the woman had been preparing, took valuables and clothing, and ordered the man and woman to concoct a story that would hide their identities.

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China stocks slip ahead of MSCI decision, liquidity concerns linger

But Yan Kaiwen, an analyst with China Fortune Securities, said he believes inclusion of A-shares is "not that likely". Still, all the 169 mainland companies can be now accessed by foreign investors on the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect.

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Mkhwebane to detail reasons for opposing Zuma's state capture review bid

Mkhwebane said in her remedial action that the justice and correctional services portfolio committee must begin a process to amend the Constitution so that the Reserve Bank's mandate is altered to sustaining economic growth and ensuring citizens' economic well-being is protected.

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US Navy Jet Shoots Down Syria Warplane Later Allies Bombed

On Sunday, a United States jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber near the city of Tabqah. The new clash comes two months after the USA launched a barrage of Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase that had hosted airplanes responsible for a chemical weapons attack in Idlib province.

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Carney: Now is not the time to raise interest rates

After Mr. Carney's comments the pound fell 0.5% to $1.2674. BOE chief Carney said in his delayed Mansion House speech in London Tuesday that "now is not yet the time" to begin to lift the bank's key interest rate from its current 0.25%.

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Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

The company is providing trauma and grief counseling. San Francisco police said five people were shot by the gunman, who then took his own life. The shooter opened fire at the UPS building at 17th and Utah Streets at around 8:55 a.m. local time, just as the workday was getting underway. "He was a joyful man. Always happy", Mr Miggins said. Michael Lefiti was identified by family members early Wednesday afternoon.

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Eland Oil & Gas PLC (ELA) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

Therefore 67% are positive. Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC had 3 analyst reports since February 25, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm now has a neutral rating on the stock. Hm Payson And owns 0.01% invested in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) for 2,578 shares. Analysts await Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) to report earnings on August, 4.

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Boeing launches 737 MAX 10 with 240 orders, commitments

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar this month and blocked air, sea and land traffic with Qatar over its support for Islamist groups and ties with Iran. The latest deal has brought CALC's outstanding order to 139 aircraft, which include 89 Airbus and 50 Boeing aircraft, enabling the company to deliver up to 226 aircraft by 2023.

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'No doubt' over Britain leaving EU: Brexit minister Davis

After nearly a year of waffling, Britain on Monday finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts about leaving the bloc, with the final outcome, due in 2019, as important as it now seems unpredictable. "It's a bit of a dog's breakfast at the moment because there is a lot of maneuvering and a lot of moving parts". Membership of the European Economic Area (EEA), like Norway, would give Britain access to the single market in return for allowing free movement of EU nationals ...

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Atlanta Fed Raises Q-2 GDP Growth View to 3.2%

However, analysts interpret the Fed's balance sheet reduction as "ramping up slowly" due to the weakness in inflation . In her post-meeting statement, Yellen outlined the expected plans to reduce the reinvestment of principal payments from maturing securities.

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Talks on British exit from European Union begin in Brussels

Other issues that have to be sorted include the status of the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. First on the table, Mr. Barnier said, was "identifying priorities" such as the border in Ireland and setting out a timetable for the talks.

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Amazon wrecked the mall; now it's coming for the grocery store

The Amazon-Whole Foods combination could put even more pressure on rival grocery chains and other big grocery sellers. Meanwhile, the more than 460 Whole Foods stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom could be turned into distribution hubs - not just for delivering groceries but as pickup centers for online orders.

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Brexit negotiations kick off almost a year after referendum

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France , welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels .

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Portland General Electric Company

The stock declined 0.22% or $0.07 reaching $28.93 on the news. Regentatlantic Capital LLC boosted its position in shares of Portland General Electric Company by 5.9% in the first quarter. It also reduced its holding in Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) by 100,519 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,128 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (ILF).

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Barclays and former CEO charged with fraud by SFO

The four men are the most senior United Kingdom banking executives charged since the financial crisis, which forced many lenders to seek government bailouts and sparked a global recession. In its own statement, Barclays said it is "considering its position in relation to these developments". Richard Boath , a former senior executive at the investment bank, was accused of conspiracy to commit fraud.

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Qatar Ties to Iran Terrorism

Erdogan has also strongly denied accusations that Qatar supports terrorism, arguing the country had been a staunch opponent of the Islamic State group. On June 5, these three countries, in addition to Egypt, broke diplomatic relations with Qatar and implemented a series of economic reprisals after claiming that Doha funds terrorist groups.

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Britain says will be "positive and constructive" in Brexit talks

Brexit Secretary David Davis has said Britain will seek "a deal that works in the best interests of all citizens" in Brexit talks getting under way in Brussels . "We're leaving the EU and because we are leaving the EU, we will be leaving the single market and by the way, we will be leaving the customs union".

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Kansas' Congressional Leaders React To Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Controllers

He would also transfer responsibility for a $36 billion air traffic modernization program at the FAA to a new private entity. Opponents, including Delta Air Lines, say the USA system is so large that privatization would not save money, and would drive up ticket costs and could create a national security risk.

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Gulf crisis a "blessing in disguise" for Qatar seaport

The Middle-Eastern country has been hit with an embargo by several of its Gulf neighbours, which has continued into its second week after Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region accused Qatar of supporting the groups. Qatar long has been trying to secure its relations with the USA, whether through hosting the American military base or an office for the Taliban, said David B.

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Clovis Oncology to launch $250 mln stock offering

Stock institutional ownership is 84.30% while insider ownership includes 0.50%. State Street Corp now owns 2,141,663 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $95,131,000 after buying an additional 1,035,917 shares during the period.

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Sahara sells Grosvenor House, SC reprieve on full deposit

After senior lawyer Kapil Sibal appearing for Roy and the group submitted that the sale has been completed and sought permission of the court to transfer funds from the deal to the Sebi-Sahara refund account, a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Ranjan Gogoi allowed the same.

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Pakistan leapfrog to sixth place in rankings

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. On Sunday, Pakistan outclassed traditional rivals India by a mammoth 180-run margin to lift the title at The Oval , prompting Afridi to say that Pakistan cricket is back on track, especially after narrowly managing to qualify as the lowest-ranked side in the eight-team Champions Trophy .

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Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are 'very positive'

Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labour Party, which saw its number seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after last Thursday's vote produced no clear victor. Later, May will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron , including looking at ways to tackle online radicalisation and terrorism. "The door of course is still open as long as Brexit negotiations have not been concluded", he said.

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NZ dollar slips as Fed's Dudley talks up US inflation

Commodity Futures Trading Commission data showed on Friday. Sterling declined against dollar on Monday as demand for sterling weakened on uncertainty over domestic politics and over Britain's economic future, as formal Brexit negotiations got under way.


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