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Canada job growth picks up in August due to part-time hires

Canada job growth picks up in August due to part-time hires

The labour force was 381,600 in August, up from 377, 100 in July. The workforce participation rate in August also went up to 61.1 per cent, from 60.4 per cent in July. Natural resource jobs in the reg...

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Marijuana stocks rally on Ontario plans to open 150 government pot stores

Marijuana stocks rally on Ontario plans to open 150 government pot stores

There are also questions on whether municipalities should be able to pass stricter regulations to control marijuana sales and how drug-impaired driving laws should compare to drunk driving penalties. ...

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Pakistan's Habib Bank to pay $225m NY fine

Pakistan's Habib Bank to pay $225m NY fine

Habib Bank has been operating in the United States since 1978. "The bank has repeatedly been given more than sufficient opportunity to correct its glaring deficiencies, yet it has failed to do so", Fi...

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Flipkart targets doubling of sales this Big Billion Day

Flipkart targets doubling of sales this Big Billion Day

The company in an official statement said that the Flipkart Sale - Big Billion Day will offer up to 90% off on products across all categories. "You can not completely walk away from discounting, but...

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No-Fly list: Levels of offence and punishment

No-Fly list: Levels of offence and punishment

According to the draft of Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) on "Handling of unruly or disruptive passengers", unruly passengers could be categorised on three levels. India's first " no fly list " rule...

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India's tolerance, openness its biggest economic strength: Rajan

India's tolerance, openness its biggest economic strength: Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday called for more autonomy to the boards of public sector banks (PSBs) to make them independent of government shackles. "There was absolutely no date fixed...

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Attorney General's office receives several price-gouging complaints from East Texans

Attorney General's office receives several price-gouging complaints from East Texans

Price gouging laws only apply to essential items and services like water, gasoline, lumber, ice, hotels, and food. Amazon .com, Inc. ( NASDAQ:AMZN ) is facing public backlash from users in the Sou...

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This Delta plane flew safely in and out of Hurricane Irma

This Delta plane flew safely in and out of Hurricane Irma

The primary concerns for South Florida at this time are the potential for destructive winds and life-threatening storm surge. In addition, the airline will waive all baggage and pet-in-cabin fees for ...

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Equifax Reports Data Breach Possibly Impacting 143 Million Consumers

Equifax Reports Data Breach Possibly Impacting 143 Million Consumers

Additionally, Equifax said that credit card numbers for about 209,000 US customers were exposed, as was "personal identifying information" on roughly 182,000 USA customers involved in credit report ...

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SuperTrend Spotted Above Stock Price for Walt Disney Co (DIS) — Signal Focus

SuperTrend Spotted Above Stock Price for Walt Disney Co (DIS) — Signal Focus

Telemus Cap Ltd Company has invested 0.15% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ). "At the same time, the recent volatility in the exchange rate represents a source of uncertainty which requires monitorin...

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Toys 'R' Us restructuring debt

Toys 'R' Us restructuring debt

CNBC also notes that despite the retailer's decision to work with a law firm, it does not necessarily mean that Toys R Us will file for bankruptcy, as many companies hire law firms to help manage deb...

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Department store shopping slump in July drags down retail spending

Department store shopping slump in July drags down retail spending

However, the "Aussie" was unable to hold those highs and was sold after nearing psychological resistance against the US Dollar (USD). The pound was able to claim gains against a host of other curr...

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Lyft launching self-driving auto test program in San Francisco

Lyft launching self-driving auto test program in San Francisco

There will technically be a driver on the front in order to comply with California law as we have yet to fully enter a world where it is acceptable to ride a vehicle with no one behind the wheel. The ...

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Eli Lilly and Company

Eli Lilly and Company

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, IMO is a stock with 835.96 million shares outstanding that normally trades 2.34% of its float. Its down 0.08, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. Pfizer Inc.", Marketwatch...

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) announces a quarterly dividend of $0.24

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) announces a quarterly dividend of $0.24

IL lifted its holdings in shares of Portland General Electric by 19.8% in the first quarter. Callahan Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 2.58% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:G...

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Under Analyst Spotlight

As per Sunday, July 16, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 14 by Bank of America. Microsoft Corporation comprises 1.7% of West...

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IBM invests $240M to build a joint AI research lab with MIT

IBM invests $240M to build a joint AI research lab with MIT

The company said Thursday its 10-year investment in the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab will aid research efforts of scientists from both institutions. The collaboration aims to advance AI hardware, software,...

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Sterling Rises as ECB Looms

Sterling Rises as ECB Looms

Federal Reserve's annual conference in Jackson Hole , Wyoming, Draghi said he was confident inflation would converge with the ECB's target of almost 2 percent as output rises towards capacity. A...

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Putin: Russia reserves right to cut further U.S. mission

Putin: Russia reserves right to cut further U.S. mission

He told the audience that Russian Federation condemned North Korea's recent actions but opined that there was no other way to manage the situation than through dialogue. North Korea has long maintaine...

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Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Morgan Stanley invested in 3.62M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Neuberger Berman Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability holds 133,650 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Nabors Industries Ltd. had its "outperform"...

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Himax Technologies, Inc. - Amer (NASDAQ:HIMX) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

Four analysts have issued estimates for Himax Technologies' earnings. Among 29 analysts covering BP ( NYSE:BP ), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Several large investors have recently made c...

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Arun Jaitley Meets Japanese Defence Minister, Focus On Deepening Military Ties

Arun Jaitley Meets Japanese Defence Minister, Focus On Deepening Military Ties

Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday assumed charge as India's first full-time woman Defense Minister, and asserted she would be a "round-the-clock" Minister, with focus on preparedness of the armed forc...

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US Jobless Claims Jump To 298000, Hurricane Harvey Effect Seen In Texas

US Jobless Claims Jump To 298000, Hurricane Harvey Effect Seen In Texas

While this week's surge in jobless claims was expected by just about everybody who looks at it, one group that got it completely wrong were economists. The Labor Department said the less volatile four...

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Hurricane Harvey Leads to Gas Price Surge in New Jersey

Hurricane Harvey Leads to Gas Price Surge in New Jersey

AAA Northeast reported that the average price for a gallon of gasoline is 36 cents higher than it was a month ago ($2.43) and 79 cents higher than one year ago ($2.00). The Department of Energy (DOE) ...

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Dynamic Capital Management Ltd grew its stake in shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises by 55.5% in the 1st quarter. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL), stock is trading $77.27 above the 52-week high an...

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United Continental, Newell Brands cut forecasts in wake of Harvey

Ardsley Advisory Ptnrs holds 156,500 shares. Newell Brands Inc . has a 1-year low of $43.43 and a 1-year high of $55.08. Sentry Investments Corp. owned 0.69% of Newell Brands worth $177,644,000 at ...

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Eicher Motors jumps 2% as firm looks at $2 billion Ducati bid

Eicher Motors jumps 2% as firm looks at $2 billion Ducati bid

If successful, the move will power Eicher Motors' portfolio, brand equity, global reach and access to technology, multiple sources aware of the development told ET. Though the company has chose to s...

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Mortgage Rates Lower, but Under Some Pressure

Mortgage Rates Lower, but Under Some Pressure

Shorter term 15 year fixed rate loans have been published at 3.375% yielding an April of 3.522% today. The short term, popular 15 year refi loan interest rates have been listed at 3.000% today and...

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Mobile One Family Plan Customers Will Get Free Netflix

Mobile One Family Plan Customers Will Get Free Netflix

The company's standard service plans promise unlimited data, but T-Mobile warns customers that it may slow their network speeds if they consume more than 32 GB in a month. This will be aided by LTE ne...

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Trump shocks GOP leaders, sides with Democrats on debt ceiling

Trump shocks GOP leaders, sides with Democrats on debt ceiling

Trump hailed a "very good" deal that will see the government funded until at least December 15 and ease the debt ceiling, allowing the government to borrow what it needs. Over the weekend, the White ...

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United Airlines spared from paying fine over passenger dragging incident

United Airlines spared from paying fine over passenger dragging incident

The letter informing United of the DoT decision was dated May 12, but it was not published until Wednesday, after the nonprofit Flyers Rights obtained it through a Freedom of Information Act (FO...

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The Ensco Plc (ESV) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Blackrock Advisors Llc acquired 439,122 shares as Tesaro Inc (TSRO)'s stock declined 19.97%. Washington-based Tradewinds Capital Management Llc has invested 0.14% in ENSCO PLC (NYSE: ESV ). The comp...

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Carroll Financial Associates Inc. Has $322000 Holdings in Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $55.13. In associated news, Director Jorgen Vig Knudstorp bought 18,000 stocks of the shares in a trade dated Fri, Aug 4th...

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Time to raise eurozone interest rates, says Deutsche Bank chief

Time to raise eurozone interest rates, says Deutsche Bank chief

The head of Germany's largest commercial bank warned of the fallout from cheap money , cautioning against using the strong euro as a justification for printing more. But he revealed an unusual view...

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Modi in Myanmar on first bilateral visit

Modi in Myanmar on first bilateral visit

On Thursday Modi paid tributes at the Martyrs' Mausoleum dedicated to Aung San, father of Suu Kyi, and other leaders of the pre-independence interim government of Myanmar who were assassinated in July...

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BMO Capital Markets Brokerages Give IAMGOLD a C$7.50 PT

About shares traded. IAMGOLD Corp (USA) (NYSE: IAG ) has risen 21.20% since September 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Iamgold Corporation has a 12 month low of $3.1...

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Amazon Plans To Build a Second Headquarters in North America

Amazon Plans To Build a Second Headquarters in North America

The Seattle-based online retailer said Thursday it plans to open a second headquarters somewhere in North America that will house up to 50,000 employees and cost $5 billion to build and operate. "We'r...

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European Central Bank (ECB) Speculation to Drive GBP EUR Outlook

European Central Bank (ECB) Speculation to Drive GBP EUR Outlook

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gained 0.3 percent. "But for that, our policy needs to be persistent, and we need to be prudent in how we adjust its parameters to improving economic conditions". At 3.30 a...

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USA stock futures flat as North Korea tensions, Hurricane Irma weigh

USA stock futures flat as North Korea tensions, Hurricane Irma weigh

The Dow and S&P stand less than 1% below their all-time closing highs hit a month ago, while the Nasdaq achieved a fresh record close on Friday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outsid...

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Energy sector targeted by sophisticated attack group

Energy sector targeted by sophisticated attack group

Electrical power grids around the world have been infiltrated by hackers . After a pause hacking started again in 2015, with a phishing email disguised as a New Year's Eve party invite. Departmen...

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