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North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks

North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks

Excessive fears surrounding North Korea seemed to have receded, traders say, but activity was subdued with Japanese markets closed on Friday. It was on course for a weekly rise of about 5%, the bigg...

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LTFRB suspends Uber for 1 month

LTFRB suspends Uber for 1 month

Uber Philippines in Pasig City. The LTFRB also issued a recommendation that the transport company should extend financial assistance to its affected operators as a "form of good faith" as it was "pr...

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ALDI launching grocery delivery pilot with Instacart

ALDI launching grocery delivery pilot with Instacart

Germany's Aldi , one of the most recognisable global discount retailers, has announced it will embark on delivering groceries in the competitive USA market in a bid to lock horns with Amazon. The Ins...

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stake Boosted by Sawtooth Solutions LLC

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stake Boosted by Sawtooth Solutions LLC

Finally, Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund purchased a new stake in Wal-Mart Stores during the fourth quarter worth approximately $3,370,000. 6,316 were reported by Wealthtrust Fairport...

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Amazon to close Lovefilm in the UK

Amazon to close Lovefilm in the UK

Amazon cited a "decreasing demand" for the discs and a growing number of customers who were streaming movies and TV series instead. "We have very much enjoyed delivering the Lovefilm By Post Service...

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Standard Life and Aberdeen complete merger to create asset management behemoth

Standard Life and Aberdeen complete merger to create asset management behemoth

Standard Life PLC ( LON:SL .) and Aberdeen Asset Management PLC ( LON:ADM ) began their new life together as Standard Life Aberdeen this morning after their merger finally completed. Overall, S...

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Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) Position Held by Alliancebernstein LP

TNB Financial now owns 203,941 shares of the company's stock valued at $9,147,000 after buying an additional 9,281 shares during the period. Boston Partners boosted its stake in shares of Coca-Cola Eu...

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Telit CEO leaves after links emerge to decades-old fraud

Telit CEO leaves after links emerge to decades-old fraud

Telit launched an inquiry when it was alleged Mr Cats was actually Uzi Katz, who is wanted for fraud in the US. It said his non-disclosure was a "source of considerable anger". Telit Communications...

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Insiders Buying, Short Interest Falling Nustar GP Holdings, LLC Units (NYSE:NSH)

Greehey acquired 7,500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stake...

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VF Corp. To Acquire Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co.; Raises Outlook

VF Corp. To Acquire Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co.; Raises Outlook

VF already sells the workwear brands Wrangler RIGGS Workwear, Timberland PRO, Red Kap, Bulwark, and Horace Small. VF will pay $820 million in cash for the privately-held company. VF expects synerg...

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Ryanair Wants To Introduce Two Drink Limit For Passengers

Ryanair Wants To Introduce Two Drink Limit For Passengers

Panorama's survey of cabin crew found half had seen verbal, physical or sexual abuse on a United Kingdom flight, while one in five said they had been a victim. "As the largest airline in Europe, Ryana...

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Korea tensions cast long shadow over markets

Korea tensions cast long shadow over markets

Tensions with North Korea appear to have finally shaken the confidence of USA investors, after the S&P 500 opened 0.8% lower, threatening to end its 15-day streak with a closing streak of more than 0....

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Bombay High Court puts up Sahara's Aamby Valley for auction

Bombay High Court puts up Sahara's Aamby Valley for auction

Subrata Roy-owned Sahara Group Aamby Valley is now up for auction at a reserve price of about Rs 37,000 crore, as the Bombay High Court on Monday announced the sale of the luxurious property near ...

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North Korea nuclear standoff sees bitcoin surge past $4000

North Korea nuclear standoff sees bitcoin surge past $4000

The digital currency was founded in 2009 and has become a major force in online trading, with numerous largest companies now accepting it as payment for goods and services, among them Microsoft. Finan...

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Retail parks outperform high street and shopping centres

Retail parks outperform high street and shopping centres

Both the high street and shopping centres saw footfall drop, with the latter seeing a 2.2% decrease, however retail parks experienced a 2.1% increase. British retailers missed out on a sunshine boost ...

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Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville

Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville

Frazier wrote in a statement that he felt "responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism". Tesla CEO Elon Musk resigned from the manufacturing council in June, and two ot...

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One in Five Americans Think Their Workplace Is Hostile

One in Five Americans Think Their Workplace Is Hostile

According to an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S workers by the Rand Corp, Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles, almost 55% of workers surveyed face "unpleasant and potent...

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Uber brings in-app tipping to the UK

Uber brings in-app tipping to the UK

Drivers have long asked for an an option to let passengers tip them in the app, but the Californian transportation firm previously refused. The current grace period of five minutes will be reduced t...

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Garden Bridge Trust to shut down

Garden Bridge Trust to shut down

We are incredibly sad that we have not been able to make the dream of the Garden Bridge a reality and that the mayor does not feel able to continue with the support he initially gave us. Despite havin...

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The Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) Shares Down 5.3% Following Weak Earnings

The Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) Shares Down 5.3% Following Weak Earnings

Additionally, higher synergies from the Fairchild acquisition along with improving operating leverage will boost profitability. News about a company's financial status, products, or plans, whether pos...

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Tech companies lead broad slide in USA stocks; oil rises

Tech companies lead broad slide in USA stocks; oil rises

Against the yen, the euro last traded at 128.29 yen, down 0.2 percent. The market was waiting f or USA consumer inflation data on Friday that would offer more clues about future Fed decisions. The a...

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Liberum Capital Boosts Shaftesbury plc (LON:SHB) Price Target to GBX 1025

Liberum Capital Boosts Shaftesbury plc (LON:SHB) Price Target to GBX 1025

Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "hold" rating and set a GBX 325 ($4.23) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a research report on Friday, April 21st. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This article ...

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Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify

Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify

North Korea responded with a statement by its official KCNA news agency claiming Trump is "driving" the Korean peninsula to the "brink of a nuclear war". The yen on Friday added to a strong weekl...

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Markets turn to green as Sensex, Nifty open on positive note

Markets turn to green as Sensex, Nifty open on positive note

On Friday, the banchmark indices plunged to their five-week lows on the back of negative global cues and intense selling activities in metal, automobile and banking stocks. On Friday, BSE Sensex and ...

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Asian markets mixed after strong Japan GDP

Asian markets mixed after strong Japan GDP

Japanese shares fell sharply to hit a 3-1/2-month low as trading resumed after a long holiday weekend. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to its price, traded ta...

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North Korea: No Imminent Threat Of Nuclear War, Says CIA Chief

Director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he would not be surprised if North Korea tested another missile, Reuters reported. Reuters reported that North Korea said on Thursday that plans would be comple...

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China home sales grow at slowest pace in more than two years

China home sales grow at slowest pace in more than two years

Output of high-tech industries rose 12.1 percent year on year in July, while that of equipment manufacturing sector climbed 10.7 percent, both exceeding that of the overall output growth. However, adj...

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Global Stocks Selloff Stops at Wall Street; Gold, Yen Tick Up

Global Stocks Selloff Stops at Wall Street; Gold, Yen Tick Up

Data showed US producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in almost a year, while another set showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly ...

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July retail inflation seen picking up for first time in 4 months

July retail inflation seen picking up for first time in 4 months

India's wholesale inflation grew at 1.88 percent during July, marginally higher from 0.90 percent in June, due to an increase in foods articles and vegetable prices. It was the first easing by an As...

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Japan GDP Jumps 1.0% In Q2

Japan GDP Jumps 1.0% In Q2

Japan's GDP in the II quarter increased by 4% compared to the same period a year ago , according to preliminary data of the government. The costs of the companies in the second quarter grew by 2.4%, ...

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Top US General to Meet Moon Amid N.Korea Tensions

But he says "effective military-to-military" ties with China also are important. But he stressed that the U.S.is pursuing "a very determined diplomatic effort" led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerso...

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Traders Buy Large Volume of Century Aluminum Call Options (CENX)

The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research on Thursday, January 19 to "Hold". The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $14.20. Gamco Inc Et Al reporte...

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Yen, Swiss Franc Surpass Dollar

Trump warned North Korea again on Thursday not to strike Guam or US allies, saying his earlier threat to unleash " fire and fury " on Pyongyang if it launched an attack may not have been tough eno...

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Happy Janmasthami 2017: Here's how India is preparing for Lord Krishna's birthday

Happy Janmasthami 2017: Here's how India is preparing for Lord Krishna's birthday

Janmashtami , also known as Krishna Janmashtami is a religious festival commemorating the birth of Lord Krishna . What is the significance of the Janmashtami? May you celebrate the festival with yo...

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Amazon issues refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses

Amazon issues refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses

Amazon is refunding customer purchases for protective solar eclipse glasses that it hasn't been able to confirm come from a reputable manufacturer , according to a safety notification from the compan...

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Gold Jumps On North Korea Tensions

Gold Jumps On North Korea Tensions

Odds of a Fed rate rise during the December meeting now stand at around 40% according to the CME Group's 30-day Fed Fund futures prices. "Despite the threat from President Trump yesterday, mark...

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Selloff in stocks takes a breather; gold and yen tick up

Selloff in stocks takes a breather; gold and yen tick up

The pan-European STOXX 600 hit its lowest level since the end of March, down 1.1%. The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term US stock market volatility, h...

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Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate

Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate

Chief market analyst at CMC Markets Micheal Hewson agreed that investors have become used to tensions between the US and North Korea in recent years, but the "inexperience" of the US President has l...

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European markets end lower amid geopolitical tensions

The recovery fit a recent pattern of investors using dips to put more money in stocks. The remarks followed a new report asserting that USA intelligence has assessed that Pyongyang has successfu...

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Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger

Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger

The Shanghai Composite added 0.08% and the Shenzhen Composite inched higher by 0.07%. KOREA JITTERS: With President Donald Trump warning North Korea of " fire and fury ", investors have become...

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