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High street sales have fallen again at WH Smith continuing a steady decline for the chain often pilloried for its "grungy" looking shops. However, its Travel arm continues to trade strongly, with sales up 5% like-for-like, as the company revealed it is set to open 15 more United Kingdom shops this year.
  • Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says

    Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says

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    Rowe and Dubose then carjacked a getaway vehicle and fled, armed with the officers'.40-caliber Glock pistols, Sills said. Sills was emotional as he described the scene. "They need to surrender before we find 'em", he added later. The governor urged anyone in the surrounding areas to be cautious while the inmates remain at large, saying they are extremely unsafe.
  • Interest Rates Reach Highest Point Since 2008

    Interest Rates Reach Highest Point Since 2008

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    Finally, while you may think that a Fed rate hike should translate into a higher interest rate from your savings account, that may not be the case. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday following Wall Street's tech-driven rise as investors waited for word from the U.S.
  • Stock Roundup: Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN)

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    As of December 31, 2016, the Company had design, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 33,608 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $2,707,000 after buying an additional 90 shares during the last quarter.
  • Consumer Prices Decreased 0.1% in May

    Consumer Prices Decreased 0.1% in May

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    The news comes just hours before the Federal Reserve concludes its two-day monetary policy meeting and is widely expected to increase interest rates , despite weak inflation and tepid wage growth. This outstrips the Bank of England's inflation forecast of 2.65% in May. Michael Baxter, economics commentator for The Share Centre, warned the United Kingdom is suffering a "double blow" in that inflation is rising due to higher commodity prices - not dissimilar to what is happening in the ...
  • Burning Stock on the move: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

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    It has outperformed by 16.77% the S&P500. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.50 EPS. Auger Michael P. also sold $473,519 worth of Reynolds American, Inc. It has outperformed by 5.09% the S&P500. Therefore 31% are positive. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Reynolds American in a report on Thursday, May 25th.
  • Dollar flat ahead of FOMC; UK uncertainty weighs on sterling

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    Fed fund futures prices show investors have priced in about a 96 percent chance that the US central bank raises overnight interest rates to between 1.00 and 1.25 percent on Wednesday . We are seeing housing slow down, defaults on auto loans have never been higher, and the middle class that has been stretching to keep up will be hurt the most.
  • Oil prices plunge to one-month low after U.S. stocks rise

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    Oil prices have dropped and continue to trade below $50 per barrel, as global crude markets continue to remain oversupplied although Middle East tension and declining U.S. This was completely opposite the forecast for a decrease of 3.5 million barrels. The growing tension between Qatar and other OPEC members could undermine the OPEC deal.
  • Amazon is now bribing Prime members to avoid credit card fees

    Amazon is now bribing Prime members to avoid credit card fees

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    For Amazon , adding a way to earn rewards could incentivize its Prime members to spend more on the site buying toilet paper, diapers, and electronics. Amazon is hoping its users will switch over to their debit cards and use real money rather than credit. Maximum reward payments per day are capped at $196, at which point you'd have put nearly $10k in gift card balance into your account.
  • Federal Reserve raises key interest rate again

    Federal Reserve raises key interest rate again

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    In a sign of confidence, the Fed upgraded its forecast for US economic growth and unemployment this year. The Fed also announced plans to start gradually paring its bond holdings later this year, which could cause long-term rates to rise.
  • EPS for Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Expected At $0.73

    EPS for Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Expected At $0.73

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    TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: " Oracle Corporation (ORCL ) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research " was published by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. 30 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. Dynamic Advsr Solutions Limited Company reported 10,950 shares. Hsbc Hldgs Public Ltd Co holds 3.33M shares or 0.3% of its portfolio.
  • US consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent in May

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    Inflation far outstripped that, with prices rising by 2.7 per cent in the year to April. Prime Minister Theresa May , weakened by the loss of her parliamentary majority in the election , has accepted that voters' patience with austerity is at an end, the Times reported on Tuesday.
  • Tracy K. Smith is the new United States poet laureate

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    Hayden went on to praise Smith's work, saying that it "travels the world and takes on its voices; brings history and memory to life; calls on the power of literature as well as science, religion and pop culture". The role of Poet Laureate is intentionally vague ; those who hold the title receive a $35,000 stipend , funded by a private gift, and the requirements for the job are really up to the poet selected.
  • Oil prices drop over fears of Libya's oversupply

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    Brent crude ended the session 45 cents, or 0.9%, lower at $51.84 a barrel, while U.S. light crude fell 14 cents, or 0.3%, to $49.66. Still, oil markets received some support from official USA data which showed crude inventories fell sharply last week as refining and exports surged to record highs.
  • Carnival Corp (CCL) EPS Estimated At $0.47

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    ValuEngine upgraded shares of Carnival Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Dillard's had 18 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. After $0.38 actual EPS reported by Carnival Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.68% EPS growth. Garrison Bradford & Associates Inc holds 3.51% of its portfolio in Woodward Inc for 55,104 shares.
  • Lookout for Price Target? ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD)

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    Cohen Steers Inc owns 5.85M shares or 0.2% of their U.S. portfolio. The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in shares of Brookdale Senior Living by 125.2% in the first quarter. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 2 by Wells Fargo.
  • Is Commercial Metals Company (CMC) In Sound Financial Health?

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    Denton David M sold $7.71M worth of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) on Friday, March 10. Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Commercial Metals Company, where 1 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 1 analysts have given a Buy signal, 7 said it's a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.
  • Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Closed at $9.01

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    The institutional investor owned 862,281 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after selling 1,985,982 shares during the period. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI boosted its position in shares of Cousins Properties by 14.0% in the first quarter.
  • El hombre escrachado engañaba a su prometida embarazada

    El hombre escrachado engañaba a su prometida embarazada

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    Pero esto no es todo, según reveló el Dialy Mail, el joven, Shaun Edmonson de 31 años y natural de Windermere se dirigía a Ibiza para trabajar durante la temporada como 'barman' mientras su prometida quien tiene seis meses de embarazo le esperaba para casarse.
  • Sigue cayendo el dólar; se vende en $18.30 en bancos capitalinos

    Sigue cayendo el dólar; se vende en $18.30 en bancos capitalinos

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    La divisa al mayoreo se cotizó hasta en 18.03 pesos por unidad, lo que representa su mejor cotización desde el 16 de agosto de 2016, cerrando la jornada de ayer en 18.05. Analistas explicaron que de seguir el avance del peso Banxico no dará remanente de operación al gobierno en 2017. El tipo de cambio tocó un nuevo mínimo en el año de 17.9016 pesos por dólar de forma momentánea, ya que la medida estaba descontaba por el mercado.
  • Confianza de inversores impulsa precios del petróleo

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    Los perforadores estadounidenses agregaron ocho plataformas petrolíferas la semana pasada, elevando el total a 741, el mayor desde abril de 2015. La semana anterior tuvo un marcado cariz volátil y las reservas de crudo de Estados Unidos crecieron sorprendentemente.
  • Fed cuts inflation, unemployment rate forecasts

    Fed cuts inflation, unemployment rate forecasts

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    There it stood for 7 meager years while the economy recovered slowly. And, ahead of the Fed decision, the Europe's benchmark bond yield held near seven-week lows. To be sure, the Fed's preferred measure of inflation, the price index for personal consumption expenditure (PCE), rose to a five-year high of +2.1% in February, crossing the FOMC's 2% threshold in the process.
  • Marissa Mayer Resigns From Yahoo With $23 Million Severance Following Verizon Deal

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    According to Verizon , the reason Mayer left had to do with the "inherent changes" to her role. Armstrong will now be CEO of a new Verizon subsidiary called Oath , which will consist of Yahoo and various AOL services. The Oath portfolio includes HuffPost, Yahoo Sports, AOL.com, MAKERS, Tumblr , BUILD Studios, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Mail and more, with a mission to build brands people love.
  • Asian markets lag, cautious ahead of US federal Reserve meet

    Asian markets lag, cautious ahead of US federal Reserve meet

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    But a batch of mixed economic data has cast a shadow on prospects of further hikes, driving the focus to the Fed's post-meeting policy statement. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will hold her quarterly press conference after the meeting and her comments will be scrutinized for any hints on whether a third rate hike is likely this year, and whether it would happen in September or be pushed back to December.
  • US oil production seen thwarting OPEC effort to boost prices

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    The International Energy Agency had a nasty surprise for OPEC and its partners in the oil output cut agreement today. Fesharaki, who has studied Asia Pacific and Middle East energy markets since the early 1980s, said he believes the so-called red line for Saudi Arabia is 9 million barrels of oil per day, and any failure to cut below that level would cause a price pullback.
  • Vence el plazo para pagar el impuesto por las ganancias — Dólar futuro

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    El impuesto es aplicable por única vez a las personas jurídicas ( devengadas al 27 de diciembre de 2016), humanas y sucesiones indivisas ( utilidades obtenidas en el año fiscal 2016) que hayan obtenido utilidades por operaciones de compra y venta de contratos de futuros sobre subyacentes moneda extranjera y que no hubieren tenido como finalidad la cobertura respecto de una determinada operación de comercio exterior o financiera.
  • Por tener un sponsor, una atleta paralímpica también se quedó sin pensión

    Por tener un sponsor, una atleta paralímpica también se quedó sin pensión

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    El legislador por el departamento Rosario tuvo que salir a dar explicaciones ante la polémica que se generó por la quita del beneficio que percibía la atleta rosarina, campeona en los Juegos de Río del año pasado. El funcionario macrista y posible candidato a diputado por la provincia de La Pampa en estas elecciones envió su felicitación en Twitter. "íFelicitaciones Yanina por el primer oro en los #JuegosParalimpicos! íVamos Argentina!" Yanina Martínez , campeona paralímpica de los 100 ...
  • Five matches to watch on day eight at French Open

    Five matches to watch on day eight at French Open

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    Wednesday's order of play will now see Nadal and Djokovic added into a busy mix of tennis, with Stan Wawrinka taking on Marin Cilic and Britain's Andy Murray going head to head with Kei Nishikori . The World No. 2 will take on sixth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria in his quarter-final match . In a rain-affected match , the Japense grabbed a 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 0-6, 6-4.
  • Traders Secrets on Apple Inc. (AAPL), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

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    ING Groep NV boosted its stake in Yahoo! by 2.9% in the fourth quarter. Nokota Mgmt LP owns 1.64 million shares or 2.61% of their U.S. portfolio. Etrade Mngmt Ltd Company has 0.02% invested in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 18th. (YHOO) is its Earnings per Share or EPS. YHOO's profit will be $83.62M for 148.06 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality.
  • Abre SFP cuatro procesos sancionatorios por caso Odebrecht

    Abre SFP cuatro procesos sancionatorios por caso Odebrecht

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    Sólo en México se tiene detectados que Odebrecht dio más de 10.5 millones de dólares a ex funcionarios federales entre 2010 y 2014 por parte del brasileño Marcelo Odebrecht , para obtener contratos. Algunos de esos contratos se establecieron con Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), empresa productiva del Estado mexicano, que ha colaborado ampliamente en dichas investigaciones.
  • Cesta Opep se ubicó en 46,01 dólares por barril

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    Durante la mañana, el Brent caía 26 centavos a US$48,46 dólares el barril. Tras conocerse estos datos, el precio del barril de petróleo West Texas ( WTI ) para entrega en julio descendió en 0.68 dólares, hasta 45.78 dólares. La actividad de perforación petrolera en Estados Unidos continúa aumentando a ritmo acelerado, impulsando la producción de crudo en el país en más de 10% desde mediados del 2016, a más de 9.3 millones de bpd.