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Liberum Downgrades Rating On Astrazeneca PLC (AZN)

Liberum Downgrades Rating On Astrazeneca PLC (AZN)

Its up 1.35, from 1.48 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 25 investors sold Ashtead Group plc shares while 49 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. The rating was maintained by Kepler Cheuvreux with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 12. The stock has "Buy" rating by FinnCap on Wednesday, June 15. Stadium Group PLC's Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -21.51. Read More

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Apple TV 4K launched

Apple TV 4K launched

The Apple TV 4K will be available from September 22, and is priced at $179. Expect UK pricing to be straight conversions. The company will upgrade HD videos to 4K HDR for free. Yes, everything in the above list can be provided by alternative services, from Google Play Movies to Google Cast and IFTTT, but for those already invested in the Apple ecosystem the Apple TV is a pretty neat package. Read More

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Brian Gilvary Buys 70 Shares of BP plc (BP) Stock

Brian Gilvary Buys 70 Shares of BP plc (BP) Stock

The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, May 3. Wedbush has "Neutral" rating and $30 target. The stock of Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, August 15 by JP Morgan. The stock has "Neutral" rating by BNP Paribas on Thursday, April 7. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, November 9. Enquest Plc are listed in the Oil & Gas sector within UK Main Market. Read More

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Longer-Term View Adds Context to Census Poverty Data

Longer-Term View Adds Context to Census Poverty Data

Household income in the world's largest economy rose for the second straight year in 2016 while poverty also continued to decline, according to government figures Tuesday. That's only the "official" poverty rate, though, which only takes into account before-tax income. There are just seven states that now have 12% or more of their population uninsured, down from 31 states in 2013, ahead of the introduction of Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Read More

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China Planning a War Against Cryptocurrency Trades

China Planning a War Against Cryptocurrency Trades

That's a 20% drop since the start of September, when China's central bank said it would ban initial coin offerings-tipping the cryptocurrency from its all-time high of above $5,000. One of bitcoin's biggest influencers, Crypto Compare's Charles Hayter, said to CNBC recently that for China "nothing is ever certain" when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Read More

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Cabinet Reshuffle: The rise and rise of Piyush Goyal

Cabinet Reshuffle: The rise and rise of Piyush Goyal

Goyal, who was earlier the minister of state for power, will have his task cut out as the railways battles a creaking infrastructure and revenue shortage on back of low fares and stiff competition from budget airlines. Speaking to journalists, Goyal said, "The focus of the Rail Ministry will continue to be safety and convenience of passengers". "Wishing u all a great life", Prabhu tweeted minutes after 13 ministers took oath of office in the third reshuffle of the Team Modi. Read More

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Japan Emperor's granddaughter Princess Mako announces engagement to former university classmate

Japan Emperor's granddaughter Princess Mako announces engagement to former university classmate

A Japanese princess is giving up her royal status to marry a commoner she fell in love with because of his "bright smiles like the sun ". "It would be nice to have a warm and comfortable household with Mr. The announcement had originally been planned for July but the couple chose to postpone it out of consideration for a southern region hit by heavy rains and flooding in the month. Read More

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Oil prices down as United States reels from Harvey

Oil prices down as United States reels from Harvey

The good news in that report was that despite Texas being the bull's eye for Harvey , the state is still among those with the lowest average price at the pump. Earlier this week, Barclays estimated that Harvey knocked out roughly 500,000 barrels per day of crude oil production, well short of impact is had on refining. Read More

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Oil rises, gasoline jumps 13 pct as USA refineries reel

Oil rises, gasoline jumps 13 pct as USA refineries reel

Labor Day weekend's traditional surge in driving. The national average price of gasoline has started to rise, as major refineries in the Houston area have shut down. The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said that roughly 13.5 percent of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico was also shut in on Thursday. Read More

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August Jobs Report Disappoints as Unemployment Ticks Up

August Jobs Report Disappoints as Unemployment Ticks Up

The Labor Department also revised down earlier estimates for job growth in both June and July by a total of 41,000 jobs, suggesting that the labor market is not quite as strong as it appeared to be a month ago. Employers in the US added a less-than-expected 156,000 net new jobs. Despite the slight increase the unemployment rate is not bad - it's at a level considered to be at or near full employment by many economists. Read More

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VW, Nissan and Toyota enter the United Kingdom diesel scrappage market

VW, Nissan and Toyota enter the United Kingdom diesel scrappage market

A similar trade-in scheme exists in Germany. It is an important move for Volkswagen especially, which has suffered since 2015's "Dieselgate", a scandal in which millions of VW vehicles were proven to have cheated emissions tests. The UK offer builds on VW's scrappage scheme now in place in Germany. There are now six manufacturers in the United Kingdom offering drivers a discount on a new vehicle if they trade in an older, more polluting one but, according to new research the offers ... Read More

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Harvey knocks out more refineries, shifting global oil flows

Harvey knocks out more refineries, shifting global oil flows

Motorists throughout the USA should expect gasoline prices to jump, while consumers driving in Texas, Louisiana and neighboring states will see the largest increase in the coming days and weeks. But down the street, at the QT, people fumed at what they will have to become accustomed to - prices over $2.44 a gallon. "No doubt, Harvey has impacted operations and access to refineries in the Gulf Coast", Casselano said. Read More

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U.S. company to update pacemaker software against hacking risks

U.S. company to update pacemaker software against hacking risks

Patients must visit their doctors to get the updates, which should take about three minutes. The FDA notes that on August 23, it approved the firmware update "that is now available and is intended as a recall, specifically a corrective action, to reduce the risk of patient harm due to potential exploitation of cybersecurity vulnerabilities for certain Abbott pacemakers". Read More

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Hurricane Harvey: Explosion risk at chemical plant forces evacuations

Hurricane Harvey: Explosion risk at chemical plant forces evacuations

Arkema says in a news release that it manufactures organic peroxides in Crosby, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Houston. Late Monday night, the facility lost power from both its primary supply and its backup generators. It would be surprising if Arkema had not considered a scenario like this, said Sam Mannan of Texas A&M University's Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center. Read More

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United States economic growth revised up to 3 per cent in Q2

United States economic growth revised up to 3 per cent in Q2

Rising consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, exports, federal spending and private inventory investment drove the GDP increase in the second quarter. Fallout from Hurricane Harvey may also trim third-quarter growth, though reconstruction is likely to help expansion in the following period. For the year a whole, I am now predicting real GDP growth of 2.2 percent, with 2.8 percent growth for the current third quarter. Read More

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Is new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's taking over signalling changes at Uber?

Is new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's taking over signalling changes at Uber?

Uber operates in more than 75 countries worldwide . Khosrowshahi, 48, is an Iranian immigrant who came to the United States with his parents in 1978 during the Iranian Revolution. "At some point, I expect the company to be public, but that's up to the board". The company is losing hundreds of millions of dollars a quarter. Gross bookings at the service doubled as the number of trips climbed 150 percent from a year earlier. Read More

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Here's how much Amazon lowered Whole Foods prices

Here's how much Amazon lowered Whole Foods prices

It's an "opening salvo" in the grocery wars, said Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail, and shares of other supermarkets fell on the news. The FTC filed suit to unwind the deal, arguing that P&G would drive competitors from the market, not because those competitors offered an inferior product - all bleach is chemically identical - but because P&G had a promotional advantage. Read More

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No. 17 Florida suspends WR Robinson for game vs. UM

No. 17 Florida suspends WR Robinson for game vs. UM

This year, Harbaugh took his team to Rome for a week of spring practice, completed his second expansive tour of satellite camps and connected with famous folks from many walks of life on social media. "The quarterback situation, we have a plan that's in place", McElwain said. That was his choice in doing it, which is probably not something I'd do. Read More

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Growth Analysis of ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (ULTA)

Growth Analysis of ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (ULTA)

Td Asset Incorporated holds 22,693 shares. The firm earned "Perform" rating on Monday, July 31 by Oppenheimer. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of ULTA in report on Friday, March 11 with "Hold" rating. Kimbell David C also sold $4.09M worth of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ: ULTA ) on Thursday, March 30. The stock of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ: ULTA ) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Friday, December 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More

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United States stocks, bonds slip before Yellen's speech; oil drops

United States stocks, bonds slip before Yellen's speech; oil drops

USA stocks dipped on Thursday as political uncertainty in Washington kept investors cautious ahead of comments on monetary policy from central bankers gathered for their annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming . Forbes Leckie, a broker with OMF, said the swap market - particularly at the front end - has been stable lately as the market is now pricing in the first rate hike in November 2018, a shift from a few months ago when it was February-March. Read More

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Inside Trump's (Current) Beef With The GOP

He's repeatedly stated there is neither smoke nor fire when it comes to Russian Federation, so you'd think he'd want to just chill the fuck out lest it appear as though he really had something to hide. Trump risks obstruction charge pressuring McConnell on Russian Federation... Congress' Republican leaders have an opportunity to be remembered for saving the country by bringing about the end of this president's tenure as soon as possible. Read More

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RBI to introduce Rs 200 currency notes from September

RBI to introduce Rs 200 currency notes from September

Over the last few months, central government, as well as RBI, have been advocating the need to remove high denomination notes from the system. Reportedly, the new notes will hit the market by August end or first week of September. The portrait of Mahatma Gandhi , the Reserve Bank seal, guarantee and promise clause, Ashoka Pillar Emblem on the left, RBI Governor's signature are printed in intaglio i.e.in raised prints, which can be felt by touch, in Rs 20, Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 500 and Rs 2000 ... Read More

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