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Hike interest rates, says former Bank of England deputy

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In its quarterly Inflation Report , the Bank cut its United Kingdom growth forecast to 1.7% for this year, down from 1.9% previously, while growth is now tipped to slow to 1.6% in 2018, down from a previous forecast of 1.7%. Some will point to this as evidence that Brexit is taking its toll on the United Kingdom economy. As a result, I think the BoE will lower their GDP forecast for the rest of the year, and probably inflation, which could dampen rate hike expectations for the months to ... Read More »

Motorways could be covered in huge tents 'to stop locals breathing fumes'

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Cars, vehicles and transport in the United Kingdom accounts for around a quarter of the country's greenhouse gas emissions. The government has twice had its plans to tackle the issue ruled illegal by the courts. The first, featuring wood panels 4 metres and 6 metres high, were fitted to the M62 near junction 18 in Manchester. The U.K.'s Highways Agency is now studying and experimenting with pollution-absorbing canopies placed over the country's motorways in the pursuit of cleaner air-and ... Read More »

Boeing Dreamliner draws giantline of itself during U.S. endurance flight

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According to Flightradar, Boeing Commercial Airplanes have conducted endurance flight tests in the past that also accomplished sky art, spelling the word "Max", the Boeing logo and a large "12" in support of the Seattle Seahawks. The jet flew over Oklahoma twice, once while tracing the trailing edge of the left wing and again for the left side of the rear fuselage. The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner took a path east across Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota before changing course dramatically and ... Read More »

Dish Network's Q2 net income drops like a rock

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After a recent check, company stock has been trading near the $102.47 mark. In terms of recent volatility, the average for the month is 1.17% and 1.17% for the past week. Total revenue in the reported quarter was approximately $3,643.6 million, down 5.7% year over year and lagging the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3,717 million. Read More »

Krispy Kreme announces Reese's Peanut Butter doughnut

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The doughnut will only be available for a limited time-it's unclear exactly how long-at participating locations . Krispy Kreme's doughnut (get it?!) again. - Krispy Kreme unveiled their newest creation, theReese's Peanut Butter Doughnut, on Thursday, and it is a salty-sweet lover's dream. "It could be catastrophic if another doughnut had even a hint of the peanut dust on it". Read More »

Gramercy Property (NYSE:GPT) Rating Reiterated at Ladenburg Today

Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited holds 0.06% in Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) or 1,500 shares. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on LPT . Essex Property Trust's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 89.97%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze. Read More »

German Auto Makers Agree to Software Updates for Diesel Vehicles

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BMW said it remains committed to diesel cars despite expanding production of electric and hybrid models. The cars subject to update will be mostly those equipped with Euro-5 and partially with Euro-6 emission class engines, what will allow to reduce nitrogen oxides emissions by 25-30 percent, according to the VDA press release. Read More »

Women in early 60s lose £30 a week following state pension changes

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About 1.1 million fewer women are receiving a state pension after the age increase and the government is spending £4.2 billion a year less on pension and other benefits payments. Waspi, which is campaigning for transitional arrangements for women affected by state pension age increases, is now encouraging its members to send in complaints to the Department for Work and Pensions about the reforms. Read More »

Rio Tinto Can't Just Mine the Current Rich Vein Forever

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A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on RIO shares. Shares of Rio Tinto plc (RIO) opened at 3504.00 on Tuesday. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/08/02/ngam-advisors-l-p-has-13-15-million-position-in-rio-tinto-plc-nyserio.html. Read More »

Scientists Remove Faulty DNA in Human Embryos

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In this case, 42 out of the 58 edited embryos were free of the mutation that causes hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . Reflecting the combination of fear and wonder represented by the development, one of the researchers said: "We are finally starting to address disease-causing mutations that impact potentially millions of people" - before highlighting the dangers of taking this breakthrough in technology to its logical conclusion of creating the "perfect" offspring. Read More »

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Touches a New 52-Week High

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It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. After $0.07 actual EPS reported by PGT Innovations Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 142.86% EPS growth. (NASDAQ:ACAS) for 29,592 shares. Moreover, Snyder Capital Management L P has 1.76% invested in the company for 574,412 shares. Kcg has invested 0.03% in Apple Inc. Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks American Electric Power Co., Inc. (AEP)

Haverford Financial Services Inc. decreased its position in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) by 0.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. It fall, as 17 investors sold RARE shares while 56 reduced holdings. Operating earnings for second-quarter 2017 were $370 million or $0.75 per share, compared with operating earnings of $466 million or $0.95 per share in second-quarter 2016. Read More »

Valley National Advisers Inc. Holds Stake in Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

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Analysts had projected earnings of $1.19 a share on revenue of $7.3 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) has risen 36.37% since August 2, 2016 and is uptrending. studio, HBO , CNN, TNT, TBS, DirecTV and AT&T's wireless business under the same roof, creating a content and distribution colossus. Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $1.68 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $6.57. Read More »

Woman found dead on Ocean City beach died of suffocation

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State police crime scene technicians assisted Ocean City police's Forensics Services Unit. A resort official said that she had not been missing long before her body was found. Richard didn't know the exact depth of the hole, but said it was significant. What is not yet known is whether O'Conner fell into the hole or climbed in herself, according to medical examiner. Read More »

ACA Uncertainty Won't Alter Population Health Focus for Hospitals

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It is long past time for Americans to demand that health care be declared a human right and insist on single-payer, H.R. 676, Medicare for all. Only four percent of respondents said they are pausing their population health initiatives in response to the political climate - although the poll, conducted in June and July, may not reflect the very latest events in the tumultuous debate over the ACA and its principles. Read More »

Tax-free holiday begins Friday

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You won't have to pay sales tax on clothing or footwear that costs $100 or less per item in Maryland. Iowa's Tax Free Weekend includes both Friday and Saturday, August 4-5 while Missouri shoppers get to enjoy an extra day, August 4-6, Friday thru Sunday. Read More »

Malawi's Former President Denies "Cashgate"-linked Corruption Allegations"

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The police on Monday issued a warrant of arrest for Banda for abuse of office and money laundering charges and has since asked Interpol to arrest her. "I am the only President who got to the bottom of corruption and instituted the first-ever commission of inquiry into corruption", she said. An independent audit analysis that was funded by the German Government also established that over K550 billion of public funds was uncounted for during the 2 years that Mrs Banda was president. Read More »

Phil Jones Banned For Two European Games

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Another defender Daley Blind was charged with violation and non-compliance of the doping procedure and given a €5,000 fine. A two-game ban has also been issued to Jones, whose offence was considered more egregious than that of the Dutchman. Read More »

Senate Has Rare Good Idea to Secure the Internet of Things

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The proposed bill addresses the concern that devices connected to the internet - like cameras, coffee makers, and door locks - can be insecure gateways into home or business networks. The proposed law would also promote security research by encouraging adoption of coordinate vulnerability disclosure policies by federal contractors, and also provide legal protections to security researchers abiding by such policies. Read More »

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) Bending Lower, Touching Top Loser's List

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It is down 8.46% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Several equities research analysts have weighed in on PXD shares. 72,264 were reported by Park National Corporation Oh. The stock has relative volume of 1.06. Oakworth holds 0.07% or 3,072 shares. Since February 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $5.35 million activity. Read More »

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Trading Volume Significantly Lower

The Company's geographical segments include the United States and global. Novare Capital Management Llc increased Occidental Pete Corp ( OXY ) stake by 11.34% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. 62 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. Strengthening these views, the company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS ) growth of 70.30% in next year. Read More »

Trump says Foxconn CEO may invest $30B

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It was originally announced that Foxconn was planning to open a factory in Wisconsin and invest $10 billion. She was referring to promises by Hon Hai in 2014 to invest US$40 million in a high-tech plant in Pennsylvania that would create 500 jobs. Read More »

United States set to test launch ICBM amid tensions with North Korea

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A dozen F-16 Fighting Falcons of the U.S. Air Force will be deployed temporarily to South Korea in a demonstration of the Pentagon's continued commitment to regional security, the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) said Tuesday. " If called upon, we are ready to respond with rapid, lethal and overwhelming force at a time and place of our choosing ", Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, remarked after the training exercise. Read More »

Apple reports $45.4 billion in revenue, up 7 percent from past year

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The world's most valuable company reported revenues of $45.4 billion on Tuesday for the three months ending June 30, an increase from the $42.4 billion it reported for the same period a year ago. Services include iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud and other offerings. The "Other" categories of products rose by 23% to $2.74 billion. Read More »

Rupee scales 2-year peak of 63.70

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The rupee , however, jumped to a two-year high of 63.73 against the United States dollar, reported NDTV . The rate cut was in line with the market's expectations. The roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax has been smooth and the monsoon normal. "We look at the policy rate cut as a knee-jerk reaction to the current growth-inflation dynamics". Read More »