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Reserve Bank of New Zealand Holds Rates Steady

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New Zealand's central bank signaled that interest rates may need to rise slightly earlier than previously expected as it revised up inflation forecasts. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) delivered few surprises at its November monetary policy meeting, keeping the cash rate steady at 1.75% while indicating that interest rates will likely remain steady for several years yet. Read More »

Snap reveals Tencent takes 12% stake as earnings disappoint

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News of the purchase could ease disappointment over the US company's July-September earnings, which sent Snap shares plunging as much as 20% in after-hours trading Tuesday. Earlier this year, it bought a 5 percent stake in Tesla Inc. Speaking more broadly, Tencent's increased interest in Snap also gives it another way into the influential American technology scene. Read More »

Best Buy releases 2017 Black Friday ad

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Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Target released its Black Friday ad earlier this week. That's different from previous year when it kept the stores open straight through the night. Its stores will then reopen at 6 a.m. local time on Friday until 10 p.m., 11 p.m. or midnight. Well, fashion isn't what it used to be: Macy's has some great deals on some devices as well. Read More »

Oil markets stumble on a surprise USA crude inventory build-up

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Crude oil stocks rose by 2,237 MBBL last week to 457,143 MBBL, from 454,906 MBBL. Gasoline production last week averaged 10.2 million bpd, an increase on the previous week, with refineries operating at 89.6 percent of capacity and processing 16.3 million barrels of crude oil daily. Read More »

Engine on Hawaiian Airlines catches fire after landing at United States aiport

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It was being moved from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., to the Sea-Tac airport. The plane landed safely. Cooper said the pilots were notified and the fire was extinguished as the plane taxied. The fire had already been extinguished by the time Fire crews arrived at the aircraft". The FAA is now investigating the incident. UPDATE: An A330 ferry flight from PAE to SEA experienced a left engine issue on final approach at SEA tonight. Read More »

Sears expects smaller 3Q loss, pension contribution relief

Goodhaven Capital Management Llc owns 61,997 shares for 0.27% of their portfolio. In other news, Director Fairholme Capital Management L sold 11,700 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 7th. US retailer Sears Holdings Corp on Wednesday forecast a smaller loss for the third quarter, and said it signed a deal to relieve itself from making some future pension contributions. Read More »

Yahoo's Mayer points to Russians in data-breach apology

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USA lawmakers will grill current and former executives from Equifax and Yahoo at a hearing today focused on security breaches at their companies that have affected billions of internet users. "This dais has an obligation to make a law and not just wag our fingers", said Senator Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, at the meeting of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Read More »

US Ambassador Says Upcoming Xi-Trump Meeting "Historic"

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Trump and his wife Melania were whisked from Beijing airport - where they were met on Wednesday by China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi, a key player in the outreach to Trump since he won election a year ago - straight to the Forbidden City. "So North Korea will be high on the agenda". Now, some people might call him the king of China. I happen to think he's a very good person. "China is doing much more than it's ever done in the past", the official noted. Read More »

Hidden Valley Is Now Selling Kegs of Ranch Dressing

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Hidden Valley also has gifts for the ranch lovers who prefer to show their boldness through their fashion. The keg measures in at 9.7 inches tall and 6.3 inches in diameter. Their full line of products include ornaments, fuzzy socks, cozy slippers, a Christmas sweater featuring a ranch bottle, and even a holiday ranch fountain with a tree skirt. Read More »

Pay rise for 150000 on 'real living wage'

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For those living in London, the rate will rise by 45p to £10.20 an hour. Around 59 percent of those earning below the real Living Wage indicated a sharp increase in the cost of living as rising inflation bites. The Living Wage Foundation also revealed that Heathrow airport will become the first Living Wage airport. "In-work poverty is today's story". Heathrow is amongst over 150 employers accrediting in the build up to Living Wage Week, including the National Gallery, Somerset House and ... Read More »

Loop Capital Reiterates "Hold" Rating for CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

It was reported last month CVS Health is in talks to buy health insurance company Aetna in potential healthcare mega-deal. The Company offers a range of products and services, such as advising patients on their medications at its CVS Pharmacy locations, introducing programs to help control costs for its clients at CVS Caremark, how care is delivered to its patients with conditions through CVS Specialty, pharmacy care for the senior community through Omnicare. Read More »

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro Resolutions Playing Diablo 3

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The bundle includes a pair of Under Armour Curry 4 "More Power" custom colorway sneakers, V-Mode Crossfade 2 Wireless headphones with BoomPro Gaming Microphones, the Xbox One X console, a pair of Stance Atheltic Crew Socks, a couple of Xbox One Elite controllers, unspecified Xbox One games, and 12 months of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Games pass. Read More »

You Can Now Fly From The UK To New York For £99

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The special €129.99 price to JFK will be available on selected flights for travel between April to June 2018 and September to October 2018. "This is in addition to the WOW air Stopover offer that allows passengers to take a few days in Iceland before carrying on with their journey to the States or Canada". Read More »

Uber inks deal with NASA to map aerial taxi routes

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Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden also said Uber would begin testing four-passenger, 200-miles-per-hour (322-km-per-hour) flying taxi services across Los Angeles in 2020, its second test market after Dallas/Fort Worth. Uber's flying auto initiative, dubbed "Uber Elevate", comes at a time when Uber has faced multiple controversies including dozens of civil suits, the ousting of founder Travis Kalanick as chief executive officer and criminal probes from the U.S. Read More »

The Bull Case for Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

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Columbia Asset Mgmt stated it has 1.03% in Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX ). During the same period past year, the company posted $1.83 earnings per share. Oppenheimer And Company stated it has 0.05% in Cray Inc. Moreover, Arizona State Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in Cray Inc. Alps Advisors Inc holds 817,346 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Read More »

Sensex tanks 360 points as oil holds at 2-1/2 year highs

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The slide in the markets came after the 30-share Sensex touched its new record intra-day high of 33,865.95 early. Both indexes posted their biggest percentage loss in almost six weeks. Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services, said: "Political disturbance in Saudi is triggering high volatility in the crude prices, which is negative for India leading to depreciation in rupee". Read More »

Delhi airport scuffle: Indigo fires whistle-blower for recording staff manhandling passenger

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As Video Footage Shows Passenger was pinned down on the tarmac, the airline staff holding him by his neck tightly on the ground, as the passenger fights back, swinging his arms wildly. An IndiGo statemnet quoted Ghosh as saying that he had apologised to the passenger . "Once again my personal and honest apologies to the affected passenger ", the statement added. Read More »

Broadcom Makes $100M Bid for Qualcomm

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Qualcomm may be willing to do whatever it takes to repel Broadcom's $103 billion hostile takeover, but stock investors remain bullish on a deal getting done. The takeover bid from Broadcom could be exactly what the company needs in order to restore shareholder value. Broadcom believes that through acquiring Qualcomm it can broaden its portfolio and better compete with its other competitors, as well as deliver additional value for its stockholders. Read More »

Nothing Says Happy Holidays Like A Keg Of Ranch Dressing

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Are you one of those unusual people who put ranch dressing on, well, everything? The keg is 9.7 inches tall and 6.3 inches wide. It also includes a year's supply of ranch. You won't get any judgement from Hidden Valley! As part of the company's holiday outlet, they are offering a mini ranch keg . The holiday ranch fountain consists of four tiers and a holiday-themed skirt for $110. Read More »

Retailers hit by worst non-food sales on record in October

In-store sales of non-food items rose just 0.2% in October, the weakest growth since the BRC began measuring the category in January 2011. "The UK BRC Retail Sales make for rather depressing reading. "After a brief uptick, fashion sales reverted back to the dreary theme we have seen for a number of months this year". Ms Dickinson said that the rise in inflation, which hit its highest for more than five years in September, was making shoppers "ever more cautious in considering what ... Read More »

SSE and npower set to merge to create biggest United Kingdom supplier

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London-listed SSE , which is the UK's second largest energy supplier, and Npower, owned by Germany's Innogy, said the idea was to merge their respective gas and electricity supply businesses into an independent entity. "It will disclose the outcome of the discussions as soon as they are concluded". The announcement comes as energy firms face continuing political pressure over household bills and the threat of a price cap being imposed by the Government. Read More »

Delve into today's share market: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

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For this year, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) is performing 1.36%. The lower end of the projection is $0.26 per share, while the higher end is $0.34 per share. The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -1.1%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 1.36% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. Read More »

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Consensus Earnings Outlook

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They were forecasting US$0.51 per share three months ago. For the week, the stock is performing 2.26%. Narrowing in, the stock is at a distance of 10.91% from the 50 day high and 30.58% off of the 50 day low.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc . Read More »

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

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BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 2,779.4% during the 1st quarter. By taking a look at the stock's current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q2 2017. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.56%. It is negative, as 53 investors sold MPC shares while 274 reduced holdings. Read More »

Coca-Cola European Partners plc Setting The Table For Earnings

North American Management Corp raised its stake in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 10.3% in the second quarter. LLC raised its stake in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 6.0% during the second quarter. The low EPS estimate is $0.37, while the high EPS estimate is $0.42. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 5.0% during the 1st quarter. Read More »

BT Investment Management Ltd Invests $6.13 Million in Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

It has underperformed by 3.46% the S&P500. Blair William & Communication Il, Illinois-based fund reported 8,779 shares. Archford Capital Strategies Ltd Llc reported 18 shares. Shares for $505,259 were sold by BERBERIAN LANCE. Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.06, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 84 investors sold DVN shares while 210 reduced holdings. Read More »

Another fast-charging network starts in Europe

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As great as it is to buzz along the interstate in Ludicrous mode in a Model S or driving Uber in a Nissan Leaf, you still need a more practical way to charge on the go. Based in Munich, Germany, the effort is led by Chief Executive Officer Michael Hajesch and Chief Operating Officer Marcus Groll, with a team of 50 people set to be in place by the start of 2018. Read More »

JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Shares Bought by Barrett Asset Management LLC

JPM has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance its showing bearish trend of -0.62% in last five regular trading sessions. Kames Public Limited Com, United Kingdom-based fund reported 1.25 million shares. 128,541 were reported by Lafleur And Godfrey. (NYSE:JPM) was sold by BACON ASHLEY on Thursday, May 11. Read More »

Amazon announces 10 days of Black Friday deals from 17 - 26 November

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It has a Dare to Compare section on its website, where it posts the results of all-day price checks. Sears reportedly will mark down goods 10-50 percent, and Kmart 10-40 percent. There are some other third party retailers who are also showing up some popular products as a Black Friday deals. Samsung is aiming towards the Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 deals unlike other retailers. Read More »

BC to impose strong penalties for distracted driving

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He says distracted driving will be designated as "high-risk driving behaviour" under the ICBC Driver Risk Premium Program. "Taking action to improve safety and penalize unsafe behaviours benefits all British Columbians and is another step in the right direction", says Attorney General David Eby in a news release. Read More »

Primark owner Associated British Foods reports surge in full-year profit

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AB Foods announced in a statement this morning that its revenue had climbed 15 percent at actual exchange rates to £15.4 billion for the 52 weeks ended September 16. Besides, Primark, ABF also owns a big sugar , grocery , agriculture and ingredients business and employs around 133,000 people in 50 countries. Read More »