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Samsung expects all-time high operating profit in Q2

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Net income and detailed profits of each business will be disclosed later this month after external audits. Samsung Electronics on Friday released its preliminary results for the April-June period, reporting a record high operating profit thanks to a boom in the global chip market and strong sales of its Galaxy S8 smartphone. Read More »

NJ Transit Train Derails at Penn Station; No Injuries Reported

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A train carrying at least 100 passengers bound for New Jersey derailed at Penn Station in New York Thursday night, officials said. 'Train service is suspended in/out of PSNY due to minor NJ Transit train derailment . On Sunday, Amtrak lifted a speed restriction for trains heading into Penn Station. "My 8:51 train came back to the platform after a derailment ahead of us", Eric Anderson tweeted. Read More »

NC to boycott JK Assembly session over GST issue

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A spokesman for the Congress said here this afternoon that Core Group meeting was held today under the chairmanship of state Congress unit chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir which was attended by all party legislators and senior leaders. "They felt if GST clicks they will say they were part of the process that led to the new regime, and if it failed the government could be blamed", he said. Read More »

Ashley tells £15m claim court: I like to get drunk

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I've given him millions of pounds", said Mr Ashley, who on Wednesday had angrily denied allegations he had routinely paid off-the-books... Mr Ashley disputes the claim and a judge is analysing evidence at a High Court trial in London. But he said Mr Ashley sometimes did business "in unorthodox ways and in unusual venues". Ashley said it was another banker in the pub's "job" to "get the drinks in". Read More »

Kittel bursts through to win Tour de France stage six

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Eurosport is the home of the Tour de France . In the points classification, Kittel trails Demare (FDJ) by 27 points, after Peter Sagan , who was targeting a sixth consecutive green jersey, was kicked out of the race for sending Mark Cavendish crashing in the finale of the fourth stage. Read More »

Uber introduces tipping in Toronto, several other Canadian cities

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The tips go directly to the driver without Uber taking a cut and riders can tip up to 30 days after the ride. On their end, drivers will be able to choose whether they want to access tips. A recent report showed Uber driver retention dropped sharply in the past year. Uber had contended tipping would interrupt its vaunted "seamless" checkout process and make customers feel pressured to pay more. Read More »

Dollar's bounce stalls after Fed minutes; U.S. data eyed

Willem Verhagen, senior economist at NN Investment Partners, believed a fall in the USA stock market would not deter the Fed from gently raising interest rates. The pace of price increases has slowed in recent months, forcing the Fed to back away from its earlier predictions that this would be the year that inflation approaches the Fed's desired 2 percent annual pace. Read More »

Qualcomm asks United States to ban iPhone imports

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Qualcomm says that Apple is violating six patents that have to do with extending a phone's battery life. The iPhone is under attack, with Qualcomm demanding that Apple be blocked from bringing the best-selling smartphone into the United States while a patent battle is waged. Read More »

ADP: Private Sector Added 158000 Jobs in June

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A closer look behind the headlines reveals a startling fact: The U.S. economy is awfully close to full employment and as a result there are increasingly more job openings than people to fill them. The four-week moving average of claims, considered a better measure of labor market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, rose 750 to 243,000 last week. Read More »

USD Weakens as ADP Employment Report Disappoints

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Economists had expected an increase of about 185,000 jobs compared to the addition of 253,000 jobs originally reported for the previous month. USA private payrolls increased by 158,000 in June, according to ADP Research Institute. On the other side of the ledger, education lost 6,000 jobs, natural resources and mining declined by 4,000 and construction fell by 2,000. The bulk of the new jobs came from medium-sized businesses with 50 to 499 employees, ADP said. Read More »

Here's Why Monogram Residential Trust Is Up 22% Today

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MORE has been the subject of several recent research reports. Monogram's stockholders will receive $12 per share in cash, which represents a premium of approximately 22 percent to Monogram's unaffected closing stock price on July 3, the last trading day prior to the public announcement of the transaction. Read More »

Abu Dhabi Airport Laptop Ban Lifted

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Qatar Air, based out of Doha Airport, is the only Middle Eastern super-connector airline still subject to the ban. The Transportation Security Administration has appreciated the action taken by Etihad Airways since it is a part of an anti-terrorism measure for the safety of the global civil aviation and the industry. Read More »

EU Charges Merck, General Electric, Canon With Breaching Merger Rules

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EU Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager said her department is reviewing recent merger clearances on suspicion that companies misled the commission when registering for antitrust review. GE re-registered its deal in February to reflect the future project, which had not been notified in the initial registration two weeks earlier, the European Union said. Read More »

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) Valuation According To Analysts

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US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 15.4% in the first quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 89.54% of the company's stock. "The addition of HSN will enhance QVC's position as the leading global video e-commerce retailer", said Greg Maffei, president and CEO, Liberty Interactive. Read More »

Magnitude 6.5 quake hits Leyte; 10 injured

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The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 6.5. Two of those trapped managed to send text messages seeking help, the vice mayor said. "It normally emits white smoke but after the quake, it emitted dark smoke", Ribo added. "They were frantic, crying", he added. Local residents reported strong shaking and said people fled from their houses, and some were knocked over.km about 580 km southwest of the capital, Manila. Read More »

Glasgow Rangers beaten by HMRC in tax trust case

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But moving to "clarify the implications of this final legal decision from a football regulatory perspective", the SFA said there was little point in pursuing the matter. Between 2001 and 2009 around £50m was paid to Rangers employees through EBTs. The scheme was most widely used during the tenure of manager Dick Advocaat, who himself received £1.5million, and his signing Norwegian Tore Andre Flo - the most expensive in the history of Scottish football at £13 million - is said to have ... Read More »

Canada trade data shows economic strength ahead of rate decision

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The trade gap fell 2.3 percent compared to April to $46.5 billion. Advertisment Figures released by Statistics Canada Thursday showed the nation's trade deficit doubled to $1.1 billion in May, even as two-way trade between Canada and the rest of the world surged to a record high. Read More »

Oil snaps rally; stocks, dollar steady after Fed minutes

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Fed officials, including Chairwoman Janet Yellen, have suggested recent weakness in inflation data reflect one-time factors, justifying its continuing efforts to normalize monetary policy despite the signs of shakiness. In U.S. corporate news, O'Reilly Automotive -16% after announcing Q2 comparable sales rose 1.7% vs. prior guidance of 3%-5% due in part to weak consumer demand. Read More »

France to end sales of petrol, diesel cars by 2040

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He said the goal would put a burden on auto manufacturers in France but the government has a few projects which "can fulfill that promise". French President Emmanuel Macron wants to press ahead with implementing the pact to fight climate change after U.S President Donald Trump pulled out of the landmark deal reached in the French capital in 2015. Read More »

Yum! Brands' (NYSE:YUM) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Sanford C. Bernstein

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Nationwide Fund Advisors continued to hold its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: YUMC ) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 21.70% since July 5, 2016 and is uptrending. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.64%. Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) closed its previous trading session at $139.28

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The stock's quarterly performance specifies a shift of 41.94%, and its last twelve month performance is stands at 202.11% while moved 40.23% for the past six months. The ex-dividend date was Fri, May 19th. this indicates a $0.56 dividend on a yearly basis and a payout of of 0.40%. NVIDIA Corporation's dividend payout ratio is now 18.60%. Read More »

Honor 8 Pro with 128GB storage launched, priced at Rs 29999

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I have been using the Honor 8 Pro from the last couple of weeks and the device has been pretty impressive. The pricing though is a bit better with the phone being launched at Rs. Talking about its software front , the smartphone runs company's proprietary Emotion UI 5.1 custom UI skin, based on Google's Android 7.0 Nougat operating system . Read More »

United Airlines Apologizes For Giving Away Child's Seat

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I told him, I bought both of these seats". Shirley Yamauchi told Hawaii News Now that she considered protesting, but was scared to make a scene. "I had bought both of these tickets way in advance". "What happened to my son was unsafe, uncomfortable and unfair", Shirley Yamauchi told KITV . Read More »

MRP Rules Under GST Release, Penalty For Not Reflecting Revised Rates

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Dabur India is also evaluating the recent directive and plans to come up with the revised prices along with the pre- GST rates. Amitabh Gupta, additional DG and controller of legal metrology, Maharashtra, told The Asian Age, "We have taken action against four shops - which include Kailash Parbat hotel along the old Mumbai-Pune highway, where a bottle with MRP Rs 20 was sold at Rs 45; Mom's Kitchen in Byculla east where an aerated soft drink was sold at Rs 18; and Rakesh Electronics of ... Read More »

Qatar Airways' Laptop Ban On US Flights Lifted

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Thursday's development comes close on the heels of the lifting of similar bans on Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi, followed by Turkish Airlines flights from Instanbul and Emirates flights from Dubai. The new measures, which take effect within three weeks of the announcement, will affect around 3,25,000 daily passengers travelling on 180 airlines from 280 airports around the world, according to the U.S. Read More »

Coca Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) Sentiment Increased, Despite

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About 814,630 shares traded. Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Hldgs Ltd has 1.17 million shares. It has outperformed by 2.36% the S&P500. Avalon Advisors Llc increased Coca (KO) stake by 1.36% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Its up 0.06, from 1.06 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 76 investors sold KO shares while 623 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 503 raised stakes. Read More »

Chris Christie's Jersey Shore Sand Sculpture Goes Viral

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A photographer from the Star-Ledger spotted and photographed Christie sitting in a chair wearing a baseball hat and t-shirt getting some sun on the beach attached to the governor's summer residence at Island Beach State Park , a state-owned beach. Read More »

Presidential poll: Meira to seek support in Bihar

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Earlier in the day, the former Lok Sabha Speaker visited Meghalaya and met the leaders of other northeastern states at a function held in Assam's capital town Guwahati and said she had received assurance of support from most of the political leaders in the northeastern region. Read More »

What's Happening To These Stocks? - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC), Centene Corporation

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Shares of Honda Motor Company , Ltd. J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded Honda Motor Company from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.26. SORL Auto Parts now has a consensus price target of $6.00, indicating a potential downside of 10.18%. Read More »