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McDonald's Earnings Beat Expectations

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We're building a better McDonald's, and more customers are noticing, McDonald's president and chief executive officer Steve Easterbrook said this week when the company released its second-quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2017. Read More »

General Motors Company Q2 FY17, Caterpillar Inc. Q2 FY17 Earnings

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The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $35.00 and a 200 day moving average price of $35.28. General Motors Co (gm) defied the increasingly gloomy mood around the US auto sector Tuesday reporting a better-than-expected quarterly net profit and refusing to cut its earnings outlook for the full year, despite a drop in sales. Read More »

KKR to buy WebMD in deal worth US$2.8bil

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) exchanged hands 21.39 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 26.44 Million shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.81. In the transaction dated December 08, 2016, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; DIMICK NEIL F disposed a total of 18,740 shares at an average price of $52.84, amounting to approximately $990,222. Read More »

Greece's new five-year bond highly symbolic but long road ahead

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However, there is a long road to travel before this happens. However it is a psychological milestone, demonstrating that Greece is back on the road to weaning itself off bailout aid. The desire to forge even stronger bonds with Greece was the message that a Greek Australian delegation delivered during its visit to Athens. The IMF has warned that its debts remain unsustainable, with a debt-to-GDP ratio of some 180 per cent, though most of this is now owed to official lenders. Read More »

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Stake Held by Ashfield Capital Partners LLC

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Capital One Association holds 0.04% or 5,150 shares. Royal Bancorp Of Scotland Grp Incorporated Public Limited, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 2,550 shares. A rating of 4 or 5 would indicate a consensus Sell. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of SLM in report on Wednesday, May 31 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

Michael Kors agrees Jimmy Choo takeover

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With the acquisition, Michael Kors says it expects to grow Jimmy Choo sales to US$1 billion, to create a more balanced portfolio with greater product diversification, and foster an enhanced positioning in the attractive and growing luxury footwear, particularly in the men's luxury footwear category. Read More »

Alphabet Q2 shows fine impact, 23% cost-per-click drop

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Risks of violating European Union competition rules had long shadowed Alphabet's Google unit, and antitrust enforcers in Brussels last month slapped the record fine on it for favoring its own shopping service. The Alphabet Q2 FY17 earnings release reported a 52% year over year increase in aggregate paid clicks and a 61% increase in paid clicks on Google Properties. Read More »

Fact: Snopes turns to crowdfunding to save site amid legal feud

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Proper Media , meanwhile, alleges that David Mikkelson "has engaged in a lengthy scheme of concealment and subterfuge to gain control of the company and to drain its profits ". A GoFundMe fundraiser page called "Save Snopes " was created Monday by its team with the goal of raising $500,000. Proper Media said the deal included Mr. Read More »

House to vote on Russian Federation sanctions deal next week

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The measure also includes sanctions on Iran, but in terms of giving Congress oversight over new Russian penalties, the source said the bill is "far stronger than any review component agreed to on Iran". "He's going to study that legislation and see what the final product looks like", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters on Monday when asked whether Trump would support it. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Is Taking Aggressive Steps To Boost Oil Prices Higher

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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC) meeting on Monday seem to turned out well as they have agreed together with non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation to pull back production by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from January 2017 until the end of March 2018. Read More »

Suzuki gives early preview of Swift Sport

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On the upside, the Sport should be lighter than before, given that regular Swift hatchbacks are up to 120kg lighter than the previous generation on account of Suzuki's new "Heartect" architecture, shared with the Baleno. Featuring larger 17-inch wheels, the new Swift Sport will come with bigger brakes and a bespoke sports suspension for increased agility. The front grille is expected to be more angular and less round than the standard model. Read More »

Traders Buy Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) on Weakness

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Discovery Capital Management LLC CT bought a new stake in Halliburton during the fourth quarter valued at about $193,469,000. Finally, Park National Corp OH boosted its position in Halliburton by 11.3% in the first quarter. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.62%. Read More »

Michael Irvin won't be charged with sexual assault

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Irvin went on to call the woman's allegations "heinous" and "false". News came out Monday that prosecutors will not pursue charges against Irvin. Irvin, 51, had strongly denied the allegations, saying they were "heinous" and caused "the most hard period my family and I have ever had to endure", USA Today reported . Read More »

New York Times Still Wants An Apology For 'Malicious' Fox News Segment

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In its Friday article, Fox News said that Thomas appeared to be talking about a Times report published in June 2015 that described how US intelligence agencies "extracted valuable information" during the raid. But the Times article that Fox News and Thomas put blame on was published June 8, 2015. New insights yielded by the seized trove - four to seven terabytes of data, according to one official - include how the organization's shadowy leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, operates and ... Read More »

Contreras smacks 2-run homer vs. Cardinals

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The Cubs began the day one game behind shaky Milwaukee for the division lead, with the Cardinals 3 1/2 back of the Brewers. Jedd Gyorko, Randal Grichuk and Paul DeJong each had two hits for the Cardinals. St. Louis also recalled catcher Carson Kelly from Memphis and designated backup catcher Eric Fryer for assignment. Duke, 34, is coming back from Tommy John surgery in October. Read More »

United States home sales stumble as prices hit record high

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Despite last month's decline, June's sales pace is 0.7 percent ahead of a year ago, but is the second lowest of 2017, behind February's 5.47 million. The decline in sales, announced on Monday by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), was anticipated, as pending home sales have decreased in each of the previous three months, ticking down by 0.8 percent in May. Read More »

Blue Apron rallies after analyst coverage starts

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Northcoast upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, May 16 report. Among 3 analysts covering LB Foster Co ( NASDAQ:FSTR ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. The company has market cap of $489.92 million. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of global copyright & trademark law. Read More »

Bush's Baked Beans recalled over defective cans

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Bush Brothers found the issue as part of its quality control inspections. Subsequent investigations indicated a temporary quality issue from one of our can suppliers. Bush Brothers & Company announced a voluntary recall on certain cans of beans over the weekend. Bush's Best Baked Beans says you should throw out the cans, even if they don't smell spoiled or look tainted. Read More »

Lady Olenna Shaded All Men, Won Game of Thrones

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Game of Thrones is one remarkable fantasy show, with all the magic, the ice zombies but most importantly, the dragons. What can one impossibly attractive woman do with one impossibly handsome, albeit castrated, man? The half siblings don't know they are related, but I'm very excited to see if either of them realizes how similar they may be when they begin to spend some time together. Read More »

Gold, silver futures settle higher as United States dollar sinks

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The ECB targets inflation at just below 2 percent. Sterling was 0.1 percent lower on Wednesday at $1.3026, still not far from a high of $1.3126 touched the previous day. The Canadian dollar was trading at C$1.2590 to the greenback, or 79.46 US cents, up 0.3 percent. The U.S. currency was reeling from the collapse of the Republicans' push to overhaul healthcare, raising questions over President Donald Trump's ability to pass promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending. Read More »

Love Island's Montana and Alex reveal real reason behind shock dumping

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Montana Brown has said that she has "no regrets" about her behaviour on Love Island after becoming the latest contestant to be dumped from the show. Adding that she had "zero regrets" about her time in the villa, she said: "I was true to myself - I think it's very hard to be that when you're in the villa and I made such unbelievable friends and had a great experience". Read More »

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives for first official visit

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Johnson made to joke to describe the "hongi" which is a very formal greeting, often used as ceremonies, whereby one person presses one's nose and forehead against the forehead of the other person. The memorial has been designed by Weta Workshop, the design company responsible for the production design and graphic effects in the Lord of the Rings movies. Read More »

Effects Of ACA Repeal Could Be Dire For NY

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If anything, it should drive the deductiles on regulated insurance even higher , since that market would largely consist of sicker individuals. The GOP health plan would boot people off of Medicaid onto insurance they couldn't afford to use. Read More »

VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

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According to the Spiegel report , the five German auto brands met starting in the 1990s to coordinate activities related to their vehicle technology, costs, suppliers and strategy as well as emissions controls in diesel engines. Others have countered that numerous jobs lost in the combustion engine sector would be replaced by jobs in research and development, information technology and other zero-emissions technology sectors. Read More »

Oil market rebalancing to speed up in second half: OPEC's Barkindo

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On Friday, Petro-Logistics, a consultancy that keeps tabs on Opec's oil output, said that the group's production levels would rise by 145,000 barrels per day this month, nudging its combined production above 33 million barrels per day. "The committee may issue a statement on cooperation in production cuts, but output cuts by Libya and Nigeria would be next to impossible considering Libya was just re-emerging from the civil war, for example", said Kaname Gokon, strategist for commodities ... Read More »

Kane back to his best as Spurs put four past PSG

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The two clubs traded punches in a breathless opening to the game. "So yeah, from our point of view we're just here to work hard [knowing] the team we got is a special team that we've been playing with each other now for a few years, so it's important that we continue that chemistry". Read More »

Jordan Spieth Edges Matt Kuchar to Win 2017 British Open

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Jordan Spieth will come to Sydney in November as the champion golfer of the year , victor of the oldest and most storied tournament in the world, and with at least three legs of the career Grand Slam. After two fine shots to find the heart of the par-4 16th, Spieth once again got hot with the putter and poured it home for birdie and a two-shot cushion, before birdies were exchanged from 10 feet for Kuchar and five feet for Spieth at the par-5 17th. Read More »

Vehicle companies caught refitting faulty airbags

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Some of the world's biggest vehicle companies are refitting recalled Takata airbags with the same faulty products, Choice has revealed. The Courier Mail reported a 58 year old man died in a Sydney crash when he was struck in the neck with a fragment from a faulty airbag. Read More »