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ValuEngine lowered shares of Air France-KLM (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday morning. Air France said Friday that rising expenses for jet fuel plus a stronger euro will add to the burden caused by a string of walkouts by staff fighting for higher wages.
  • Laird PLC (LON:LRD) Analyst Ratings as of April 27, 2018

    Laird PLC (LON:LRD) Analyst Ratings as of April 27, 2018

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    Peel Hunt reiterated their hold rating on shares of Antofagasta (LON:ANTO) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The stock decreased 0.35% or GBX 0.7 during the last trading session, touching GBX 197.3.Laird PLC has volume of 244,630 shares.
  • USA dollar climbs on positive inflation data

    USA dollar climbs on positive inflation data

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    The pair was unable to hold its multi-week-highs of 1.2896 however. The U.S. dollar index rose as high as 92.18 on Tuesday, its strongest since January 11, awaiting the Federal Reserve's policy decision and U.S. Hopes that North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations will go smoothly have boosted risk-sentiment too. "The key USA dollar driver has been the divergence between economic data in the US and the rest of the world, and US data continues to look comparatively ...
  • A sunny afternoon in the QC

    A sunny afternoon in the QC

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    Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 miles per hour. Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Winds pick up by Monday with the possibility for blowing dust and sand. Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 35. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
  • Deutsche plans sweeping cuts to investment bank

    Deutsche plans sweeping cuts to investment bank

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    Net revenue for the quarter was down 5 percent year-on-year to 6.98 billion euros. "We are not strong enough in [some] areas", Christian Sewing, Deutsche's chief executive, said on the group's CIB. Deutsche Bank will take another step back from its decades-long global expansion, announcing Thursday that it will focus its investment banking business more on Europe and reduce operations in the US and Asia.
  • Subway closing 500 stores in United States

    Subway closing 500 stores in United States

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    Quite the contrary. While Subway will close restaurants in the US they plan to open 1,000 new restaurants overseas. The sandwich chain has more than 50 stores in Northeast Ohio. In 2015, Fogle pled guilty to possession of child pornography and traveling across state lines to engage in sex with a minor and was sentenced to close to 16 years in prison.
  • Ford is Giving Up on Cars in North America

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    Ford is not going to invest in the next generation of Ford sedans in North America including its full-size Taurus or midsize Fusion , said the company in its outline. Analysts polled by FactSet expected 41 cents per share and revenue of $36.78 billion. "Everything will be on the table" to fix the company, CFO Bob Shanks told reporters Wednesday at the company's headquarters in Dearborn.
  • Meek Mill Says 'I Ain't Free' Despite Prison Release

    Meek Mill Says 'I Ain't Free' Despite Prison Release

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    The rapper was released from prison this week after the Philadelphia Supreme Court issued an order overruling a previous decision by Judge Genece E. "I ain't feel free since I caught this case at the age of 19, I'm 30 now". Last November, the rapper was arrested for violating probations over drug and gun possession charges that were made nearly ten years ago, when Mill was only 21.
  • Comcast Taps Tulchan in Bid for Sky

    Comcast Taps Tulchan in Bid for Sky

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    In a move to address those concerns, the Comcast offer states the US company's intention to not acquire a majority interest in any newspapers in the United Kingdom for five years, and the establishment of a Sky News board that will ensure the editorial independence of Sky News for a 10-year period.
  • Gold firm after 3-day slide

    Gold firm after 3-day slide

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    Between February 15 and March 29, the nominal interest rates dropped modestly and both components of the nominal rates also fell modestly. "The rising bond yields in the U.S. Kuroda has stuck to his well worn dovish script overnight but this is old news, and the USDJPY continues to climb due to the USA dollar bid while triggers some stops along the way above 108.30 level.
  • Inventor Peter Madsen gets life sentence for Kim Wall murder

    Inventor Peter Madsen gets life sentence for Kim Wall murder

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    The discovery of Wall's body prompted Madsen to say that a frightful accident killed Wall - but Danish authorities were skeptical of that story. Wall, a promising 30-year-old journalist, was last seen boarding Madsen's self-built submarine in Copenhagen on August 10 last year when she had planned to interview him for an upcoming article.
  • Shire Board To Recommend Revised GBP46 Billion Takeda Offer

    Shire Board To Recommend Revised GBP46 Billion Takeda Offer

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    Shire (LON: SHP ) has reached a preliminary tie-up deal with Takeda Pharmaceutical, the group has said . The deadline can be extended at the request of Shire . Representatives for Takeda and Shire declined to comment. Shire has always been seen as a likely takeover target. Botox maker Allergan confirmed last week it would not make a bid for Shire , just a day after saying it was weighing up an offer.
  • How Kenyan politicians celebrated London Marathon winners

    How Kenyan politicians celebrated London Marathon winners

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    It's incredible. It's different pain, different training but I've really enjoyed it. "I am knackered. The guys went for it, they were on for world record pace, so it was do or die". Vivian Cheruiyot savours her victory after winning an Olympics gold medal in 5,000m in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil previous year. "I didn't want to race against anybody, I wanted to race alone".
  • Mets' Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey Has Been Moved To the Bullpen

    Mets' Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey Has Been Moved To the Bullpen

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    There's a good chance that he'll eventually get another opportunity to start, and if his results start to match his peripherals, he could have a solid season. But the Mets could not ignore the numbers - 0-2, with a 6.00 ERA. But can Harvey really get back on track? He struck out five and allowed four homers in his first two starts, which were at home against the Phillies and Nationals.
  • Opinion split on interest rate rise at Bank of England

    Opinion split on interest rate rise at Bank of England

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    Sterling had already fallen by around 0.77 per cent against the dollar on Thursday evening. Saunders' comments contrast with those of Mr last night, who cautioned markets yesterday that a rate rise in May is not a certainty. "Obviously the FTSE, which has seen its tempestuous relationship with the pound return this week, was pretty damn pleased at sterling's softening", Cambell added.
  • Are Analysts Bullish about Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) after last week?

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    Johnson Fin Grp holds 86,192 shares. Virtu Fincl Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in Schroders plc (LON:SDR). Parkside Bankshares And Tru owns 1,407 shares. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 19 by Deutsche Bank. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and set a GBX 2,300 ($29.70) price target on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Friday, March 31st.
  • Mutharika in game-changing commitment on malaria fight in Malawi

    Mutharika in game-changing commitment on malaria fight in Malawi

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    The organisations will hold "Malaria Summit London 2018" ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to announce investments totalling more than US $3.8 billion in the fight to eliminate the scourge. One team presented World Health Organization (WHO) data showing that, as global malaria deaths dropped sharply over the past 6 years, infections and deaths surged in many areas experiencing armed conflict, including Nigeria, Ivory Coast, South Sudan, and Central African Republic.
  • IRS, state extend deadline to file taxes

    IRS, state extend deadline to file taxes

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    Automatic six-month extensions are available to taxpayers who need additional time to file can visit https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/extension-of-time-to-file-your-tax-return. But wait, there's good news: Last-minute filers will get an extra day to file their returns, the IRS announced . For hours, online tax filers trying to use the IRS.gov website early Tuesday to view an outstanding balance , make a direct payment or set up a payment plan encountered the following message: "This ...
  • Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Europe Eq ETF (GSEU) Rises 0.48% for April 16

    Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Europe Eq ETF (GSEU) Rises 0.48% for April 16

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    Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis Inc has invested 0.4% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . (NYSE:GS). Global Endowment Mgmt Limited Partnership has 1,640 shs for 0.06% of their capital. Commerzbank set a €37.50 ($46.30) target price on Software (ETR:SOW) in a research report released on Monday. Now the institutional investor is holding 181,928 shares, compared to the 216,122 from the previous quarter.
  • Netflix overseas sales set to overtake US

    Netflix overseas sales set to overtake US

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    Netflix is expected to outperform in the next quarter as well, with another 6.2 million global net additions, of which 1.2 million from the U.S. and 5 million will come from worldwide markets. Sarandos added that Disney's plan to launch a branded streaming platform with exclusive Marvel, Pixar and LucasFilms content would not prevent Netflix from continuing its "Defenders" universe.
  • Carthage Board of Education sees change in members

    Carthage Board of Education sees change in members

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    In this case, Carpenter and Spivey said the School Board president should address complaints against the superintendent. She will start July of this year. An immediate weakness she noticed that needs immediate addressing is the graduation rate. The board's next regular meeting is set for Monday, May 14.
  • IEA Sees 'Mission Accomplished' For OPEC, Russia As Oil Supply Drops

    IEA Sees 'Mission Accomplished' For OPEC, Russia As Oil Supply Drops

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    Oil futures climbed to a three-year high in NY this week, moving toward $70 a barrel, as political tensions in the Middle East threaten to strain supplies even further. The global oil stocks surplus is close to evaporating, OPEC says. "The Syrian escalation risk can not be fully written off, but we view that it deserves less of a premium than three days ago", Petromatrix said in a note.
  • Man tells police he robbed bank to impress Taylor Swift

    Man tells police he robbed bank to impress Taylor Swift

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    When Rowley realized Swift was not home, police say he threw money over the fence onto her property before heading back towards CT. Police found him in Rhode Island, where they chased him back to CT. He claimed to have tried to contact Swift, but she wasn't home. This isn't the first time Swift had to deal with crazed fans. And then another stalker made it to the hallway outside the door of her NYC apartment previous year.
  • Uber still believes autonomous vehicles have a future, says CEO

    Uber still believes autonomous vehicles have a future, says CEO

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    Mayor Muriel Bowser, whose administration is pursuing a tax on ride-sharing services to help fund fixes for the city's light rail system. The company announced it would make aggregated traffic data to help planners in 12 new cities worldwide under its Uber Movement plan, to bring the total to 21.
  • NYS Reminds Taxpayers of Income Tax Return Extension Requests

    NYS Reminds Taxpayers of Income Tax Return Extension Requests

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    Additionally, "Credit Karma's" free software files a person's federal and state taxes. While helping customers, prosecutors said, she willfully assisted taxpayers in filing fraudulent tax returns by claiming the taxpayers had personal business income which they did not have.
  • Highlights of the CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook

    Highlights of the CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook

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    An increase from $665 billion in fiscal 2017. According to the report, the tax law would cost the government $2.3 trillion in revenues, but economic growth would offset that figure by about $461 billion. A copy of the $1.3 trillion spending bill is stacked on a table in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington , March 23, 2018. That forecast will likely become offical-or as official as these things can ever be-later this week, when the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) ...
  • Deutsche Bank looks to leadership change

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    Christian Sewing , retail specialist and deputy CEO, will take over immediately. However, following a comprehensive analysis we came to the conclusion that we need a new execution dynamic in the leadership of our bank'. Achletiner added that Marcus Schnenk, who is now co-deputy chief executive, would also be leaving the firm after this year's AGM, having informed the supervisory board of his decision before Easter.
  • People Are Wearing Red for Equal Pay Day. Here's Why

    People Are Wearing Red for Equal Pay Day. Here's Why

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    While women graduate from college at higher rates than men, the former still earn less than the latter in 2018. "For the last six months (at the office) I finally did get equal pay for equal work", she said. However, as a whole, employers are still failing to make progress toward achieving gender pay equity, according to a new report from Visier Insights .
  • F1 2018: 5 craziest moments of The 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix

    F1 2018: 5 craziest moments of The 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix

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    Differing tire strategies for Scuderia Ferrari and Mercedes AMG Petronas produced a thrilling finish to Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix . But, Bottas was quicker off the line and passed Kimi's Ferrari before turn 1. Vettel was next to blink at the end of lap 18, surrendering the lead to Bottas. We'll come back strongly in China hopefully. "Overall it's been close but obviously it's good to be just ahead".
  • Chicago Cubs home opener postponed due to rain

    Chicago Cubs home opener postponed due to rain

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    Cubs: 1B Anthony Rizzo missed a third straight game with back tightness. Brandon Morrow picked up his first two saves over the weekend since he signed with Chicago in the offseason. "Well, on the way out, I had no idea if I was going to the Cub convention or opening day", he said. "But we're equipped that way roster-wise obviously have another really capable player get some playing time".
  • Cubs Shut Out The Crew

    Cubs Shut Out The Crew

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    Zobrist's solo shot off the foul pole in right against Chase Anderson (0-1) in the fourth gave the Cubs the only run they would need. Dela Cruz, who struck out in the first inning, went 3-for-4 with two doubles to go with his RBI and one run and helped the Pirates even their record to 3-3.
  • Crude oil prices dip slightly

    Crude oil prices dip slightly

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    Inventories of USA crude fell by 4.617 million barrels for the week ended March 30, confounding expectations for a rise of 1.4 million barrels, according to data from the Energy Information Agency (EIA) on Wednesday. Analysts had expected an increase of 246,000 barrels. The strength of the USA dollar was a headwind for oil, said Bill Baruch, president of Blue Line Futures in Chicago.
  • After WhatsApp, unsend your messages on Facebook Messenger soon

    After WhatsApp, unsend your messages on Facebook Messenger soon

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    The company was responding to an earlier letter that Jourova sent to the social media platform on 23 March, in which she demanded explanations about its knowledge of Cambridge Analytica's alleged harvesting of up to 87 million Facebook users' profiles for its work on political campaigns.
  • Facebook, Inc. (FB) Has H&S Pattern Trading At $158.74

    Facebook, Inc. (FB) Has H&S Pattern Trading At $158.74

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    Shares of FB moved downward with change of -9.96% to its 50-day Moving average. Alkeon Llc owns 1.45 million shs. (NASDAQ:FB). Smith Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 3.87% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc . Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $215.0 target in Thursday , November 2 report. On Monday, January 8 the stock of Facebook, Inc . The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $212.78.
  • Will UK sugar tax take fizz out of drinks industry?

    Will UK sugar tax take fizz out of drinks industry?

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    Drinks with 5g of sugar per 100ml will face a tax of 18p per litre, while those with more than 8g per 100ml will face a higher rate, 24p per litre. We owe it to our kids and ourselves to reduce the amount of sugar we consume and look after our health .
  • Canadian sectors to watch as trade war between US and China escalates

    Canadian sectors to watch as trade war between US and China escalates

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    US automakers conducting business in China have not yet released any statements , waiting to see how exactly this war would mean for them. "There is no victor in a trade war, and an initiator will harm itself as well as others". Germany's DAX lost 0.4 percent while the CAC 40 in France dipped 0.2 percent. The eventual rally in the USA was too late to buoy the major European markets, which finished in the red - London down 0.1 percent, Paris 0.2 percent and Frankfurt off 0.4 percent.
  • Caravan of illegal immigrants 'broken up,' thanks to US immigration law

    Caravan of illegal immigrants 'broken up,' thanks to US immigration law

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    Now the financial markets are showing that their patience with Trump has its limits. "Any escalation in the trade war rhetoric would be more negative for China than the USA given the former's relative dependency on trade but for now, the markets are focused on the payrolls data ", said Richard Falkenhall, a senior currency strategist at SEB in Stockholm.
  • Late rally sends U.S. stock indexes higher

    Late rally sends U.S. stock indexes higher

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    The Dow was down 1.02 per cent at 23,787.67. The Nasdaq Composite Index and the S&P 500 index are on track for their best comebacks since Feb 9, when the Nasdaq tumbled 2.2% to end up 1.4% and the S&P 500 logged a 1.5% gain after being down 1.9% on the day.
  • Struggling Tesla speeds up production of Model 3 vehicles

    Struggling Tesla speeds up production of Model 3 vehicles

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    For more than eight months after the first Model 3 cars were delivered to buyers at the end of July 2017, Tesla has struggled to get Model 3 production rates up to the numbers promised by CEO Elon Musk . That came just days after Moody's Investors Service downgraded Tesla's debt (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/moodys-downgrades-tesla-debt-to-b3-fearing-liquidity-pressure-2018-03-27) further into junk-bond arena, citing concerns about potential liquidity pressures.
  • Marcher hit by police vehicle while protesting shooting of Stephon Clark

    Marcher hit by police vehicle while protesting shooting of Stephon Clark

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    The National Lawyers Guild responded to the crash by saying the sheriff's department is being "dishonest and misleading" by saying the auto was moving slowly. Capital Public Radio reports protesters had a brief confrontation with police outside the hotel. The vehicle that struck the protester continued driving.