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Nationwide reports rising house prices, as Opec hopes boost oil

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Average UK property prices were £211,085. Inflation was forecast to rise to 2.7 percent. He said: "In many regions, first time buyers already paid little or no stamp duty as the price of the typical first time buyer property was below the previous threshold of £125,000". Read More »

Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP)

This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. To answer this, we will compare the two companies across growth, profitability, risk, return, dividends, and valuation measures. Paragon Capital Management Ltd now owns 11,800 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $358,000 after purchasing an additional 105 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Amazon says Cyber Monday 2017 was its biggest shopping day ever

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Under Amazon's ownership, Whole Foods Market in the USA broke its all-time record of turkeys sold during the Thanksgiving season, thanks to lower prices and even deeper discounts for Prime members, the company said . For customers who prefer to pick up their packages when it's convenient for them, Amazon Locker is a safe and secure way to receive Amazon packages. An annual membership will set you back $99, but benefits include free two-day shipping, Prime Video and unlimited music streaming. Read More »

Dow breaks above 24000 mark as tax bill wins crucial support

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President Donald Trump has promised tax reform, and the stock market has been bouyed by expectations of lower corporate taxes since his election. Stocks finished at record highs on Tuesday as the Senate took a step toward passing a bill aimed at reforming the USA tax code. Read More »

HSE welcome Kellogg's move to cut sugar level in cereal

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The announcement is part of an effort to reduce obesity and related type 2 diabetes figures across the United Kingdom, which sugar contributes towards. Britain is reeling this morning following the news that Kellogg's is reducing in its breakfast cereals the one ingredient that makes food palatable: Sugar. Read More »

Indian economy expanded in Q2, after five years of declining growth

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The GDP growth is in line with forecasts made by SBI Research, Ficci, Reuters poll and Bloomberg. The country's economy was almost 9.2 percent in the first quarter of 2016.Since then the GDP growth rate has been continuously declining. Indian economy's slowdown started after January-March 2016 quarter. On Nov. 17, Moody's upgraded India's sovereign credit rating for the first time in almost 14 years, saying continued progress on economic and institutional reforms would boost its growth ... Read More »

Glitch by the world's biggest airline could see 15000 festive flights grounded

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The company sent a letter to its employees offering time and a half pay for working certain flights, but the APA says the conditions of the overtime pay violate its labor contract and resulted in it filing a grievance. The Allied Pilots Association tells CNN it learned about "a failure within the pilot scheduling bidding system" last Friday. However, the company has a couple weeks to address the staffing issue and said Wednesday it will "take care of our pilots and ensure we get our ... Read More »

Analysts Expect Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) to Announce $0.67 EPS

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Reliance Trust Co. of DE now owns 62,903 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $3,421,000 after buying an additional 264 shares during the period. White Pine Cap Limited Company reported 0.93% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ). Therefore 32% are positive. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) analysts on average have given a price target of $63.45 on BMY stock. Read More »

Get This: Police stop car with massive Christmas tree on top

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That was the case last Friday when police in Sudbury, Mass., pulled over a driver who was transporting a mammoth tree. A Sudbury police officer stopped the vehicle on November 24 and issued a warning to the driver, who was with his family, the police department said. Read More »

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) Director Rahul N. Merchant Acquires 2000 Shares

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The institutional investor held 251,949 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $12.63M, up from 242,139 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The business's revenue was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. Read More »

(NYSE:MRK) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

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Wg Shaheen Associate Dba Whitney holds 1.76% in Merck & Co., Inc. The stock rose 0.97% or $0.53 reaching $55.07 per share. About 2.03M shares traded. JD.Com Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:JD) has risen 77.67% since November 28, 2016 and is uptrending. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was upgraded by Berenberg. The stock of Merck KGaA (ETR:MRK) earned "Buy" rating by Commerzbank on Saturday, October 15. Read More »

'Sorry Nick': US cop accidentally tasers his partner during arrest

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While making an arrest on November 23 in Riverside, the officer inadvertently shocked his partner with his Taser while making an arrest. The officers were responding to a report of domestic violence on Thursday afternoon when the man believed to be involved in the incident refused to show his identification, the local newspaper reported. Read More »

Councillor calls for former railway line to be brought back into use

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Thousands of rail passengers across the South East are set to benefit from more space, longer trains and more reliable journeys under new government plans. "The Tories' record is of delayed, downgraded and cancelled investment, huge disparities in regional transport spending and soaring fares that are pricing passengers off the railway", he said. Read More »

Fed's Beige Book says inflation pressures have strengthened

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The situation is projected to get worse as the USA population ages, and as spending on health programs and social security "grow more rapidly than tax revenues" - which "should be a very significant concern". Despite her comments about the slow growth, she said the economy "appears to have stepped up" in recent days. Gross domestic product expanded by 3.3 per cent in the third quarter, faster than an initially reported 3 per cent annualised pace, Commerce Department figures showed. Read More »

CME Group Plans to Manage Customer Exposure to Bitcoin Futures

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If you're anxious about the soaring price of bitcoin, the financial industry has a solution: Bitcoin derivatives. Nasdaq , the exchange operator based in NY, is preparing to launch bitcoin futures contracts. Apparently - after observing resistance at $11,500 - a whale had set $11,400 as his or her target exit vector because at 10:11, the candle turned red, and three minutes later, this trader unleashed a massive market sell order. Read More »

BuzzFeed reorganises ad sales division as it cuts 8% of workforce

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The Journal previously reported that BuzzFeed missed its 2017 revenue targets by between 15% and 20%, though the company still expects growth over revenues of $250 million in 2016. BuzzFeed has built its business around so-called "native" advertising which is custom-made content created to resemble news, which is costly to produce. Read More »

Analysts See $1.90 EPS for Royal Bank of Canada (RY)

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It also increased its holding in B2gold Corp (NYSEMKT:BTG) by 7.88M shares in the quarter, for a total of 12.27M shares, and has risen its stake in Varian Med Sys Inc (NYSE:VAR). They expect $1.52 EPS, up 16.92 % or $0.22 from last year's $1.3 per share. Zacks' EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Royal Bank Of Canada . Read More »

US Economic Growth Upwardly Revised More Than Expected In Q3

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A report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday showed stronger than previously estimated USA economic growth in the third quarter. It puts Croatia's economy on course to expand 2.96 percent in the first nine months of 2017 compared with the same period a year ago. Read More »

Chipotle founder Steve Ells stepping down as CEO

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Chipotle said it has hired executive recruitment firm Spencer Stuart to help with the search. "Bringing in a new CEO is the right thing to do for all our stakeholders". Years of double-digit sales growth stalled, however, after the e-coli outbreak, which spread across several states, affecting more than 50 people. Ells also said that the chain has "vast unrealized potential", and will look at opportunities including digital, menu innovation, delivery, and worldwide expansion. Read More »

Xavier Rolet leaves London Stock Exchange with immediate effect

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The hedge fund had also called for a vote on removing LSE chairman Donald Brydon, but was told that "the board is unanimously of the view that Donald Brydon is the right person to lead the board until 2019". Investors, however, have reacted badly to the update, sending London Stock Exchange's share price 2.16 percent lower to 3,718.00p as of 09:44 GMT, underperforming the broader United Kingdom market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index now standing 0.49 percent higher at 3,718.00 points. Read More »

Is there a Bearish outlook for Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) this week?

The Stock shows P/E value of 0 and Forward P/E of 0. Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) has risen 23.54% since November 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.26% the S&P500. For PFE , the company now has 2.78 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 9.45 billion in current liabilities. Therefore 43% are positive. Read More »

EU Negotiator Hopes for Deal on Brexit Bill before Summit

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A report in The Guardian Wednesday claimed that Britain had bowed to a 50-billion-euro (59.24 billion dollars) deal with Brussels to move ahead on a future free trade agreement. It is thought that Theresa May will make a formal offer on money, European Court of Justice powers, and the Northern Ireland border on December 4th, with guidelines for the summit being drawn up by a group of EU ambassadors on December 6th, provided EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier agrees they represent ... Read More »

By 2030 Automation Could Eliminate 73 Million Jobs in US

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In the United States, between 39 million and 73 million job positions could be lost, but almost 20 million of the displaced workers would be able to shift easily into occupations that are similar, though they might be carrying out somewhat different tasks, says the report. Read More »