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Brent for March settlement advanced 29 cents to $69.49 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange after adding 0.6 per cent to close on Wednesday at the highest level since December 2014. USA crude oil production increased in 2017 by more than 384,000 barrels per day (b/d) to 9.2 million b/d, based on data through September and estimates from the December Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) for the remainder of 2017.
  • Creative Planning Holds Stake in Magellan Midstream Prtnrs LP (MMP)

    Creative Planning Holds Stake in Magellan Midstream Prtnrs LP (MMP)

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    NBW Capital LLC now owns 277,378 shares of the energy company's stock valued at $12,593,000 after buying an additional 788 shares in the last quarter. For the goal of this commentary, I like to use data from the most recent 12 months, which annualizes the most recent half-year data, or in some cases, the latest annual report is already the most recent financial year data.
  • Police warn against 'highly addictive' substances coming to town - Girl Scout Cookies

    Police warn against 'highly addictive' substances coming to town - Girl Scout Cookies

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    Anybody can order cookies anytime they want clear up through March 17. The act of selling cookies is not just about fundraising but also learning skills based in responsibility and independence. Some troops use it to pay their registration for the next year, some use it to buy uniforms, some use it to travel. Girl Scout troops in Houston, Texas, are allowing customers to donate part of their purchase to Hurricane Harvey first responders as a way to give back.
  • Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) And Insider Trading Activity

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    Tesla Inc (TSLA) traded up $3.15 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $337.95. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. Tb Alternative Assets Ltd increased its stake in Tesla Inc Tsla Us (TSLA) by 63.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
  • Deontay Wilder to defend WBC title against Luis Ortiz

    Deontay Wilder to defend WBC title against Luis Ortiz

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    Showtime will produce the event and will televise it either on Showtime or on sister network CBS. When the original fight with 38-year-old Ortiz was postponed, Wilder then defended his WBC title against fellow American Bermane Stirmane and won with a first-round knockout.
  • Retail Sales Grew 0.4% in December

    Retail Sales Grew 0.4% in December

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    Clothing and accessories stores increased 2.7% unadjusted year-over-year. December alone was up 0.4% seasonally adjusted from November and up 4.6% unadjusted year-over-year. Commerce Department on Friday. Shepherdson also pointed out the sharp 0.4% net upward revision to non-automobile sales for October and November, which he expected would trigger upward revisions to estimates of household consumption for the final three months of 2017.
  • Tyler Barriss charged with manslaughter in fatal 'swatting' incident

    Tyler Barriss charged with manslaughter in fatal 'swatting' incident

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    Prosecutors allege he made a call from Los Angeles on December 28 with a fake story about a shooting and kidnapping at a home in Wichita; responding police officers fatally shot a man at the home. Neither Barriss nor Finch was involved in the disputed game, according to the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing.
  • Come Fly With Us, India Tells Foreign Investors

    Come Fly With Us, India Tells Foreign Investors

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    It received a $5.8 billion in bailout funds from the taxpayer, but still needs more capital to become profitable. "Foreign investment (s) in Air India including that of foreign airline (s) shall not exceed 49 per cent either directly or indirectly substantial ownership and effective control of Air India shall continue to be vested in Indian National", the statement said .
  • Bank on JP Morgan, Not Wells

    Bank on JP Morgan, Not Wells

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    Institutional investors own 73.76% of the company's stock . The stock increased 0.89% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $111.83. About 13.68 million shares traded or 5.75% up from the average. Jpmorgan Chase & Co now has $382.48 billion valuation. (NYSE: JPM ) Stock Overbought" on January 12, 2018, also Cnbc.com with their article: "JP Morgan earnings top expectations after tax bill charge" published on January 12, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: "JPMorgan: "The Great ...
  • Sen. Jeff Klein accused of forcibly kissing staffer

    Sen. Jeff Klein accused of forcibly kissing staffer

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    Jeff Klein was accused earlier this week by Erica Vladimer of forcibly kissing her outside an Albany bar in the early spring of 2015. "Those of you who know me, know that I would not have remained silent", said Savino. The allegations against Klein come as numerous women have come forward in recent months to allege sexual misconduct against high profile celebrities and politicians.
  • Paige 'Done' As An In-Ring Talent In WWE

    Paige 'Done' As An In-Ring Talent In WWE

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    The belief at the time was that she had suffered a stinger, but further testing led to WWE's decision to not clear her for return as an in-ring performer. She is still expected to be featured as the mouth piece for Absolution. The belief now is that she is finished as an in-ring wrestler. There is still no official confirmation from the WWE or Paige herself concerning the issue, so there is a slight chance these reports are false.
  • IShares US Basic Materials (IYM) Rises 0.2189% for Jan 9

    IShares US Basic Materials (IYM) Rises 0.2189% for Jan 9

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    Some investors will only study the fundamentals while others will only follow the technicals. This may include studying the balance sheet, profit and loss statements, and the overall competency of company management. The MFI indicator is an oscillator which ranges between fixed values of 0 and 100 and as with most oscillators divergences form a major part of trading with the MFI indicator.
  • Diet Coke Announces a Fab Four

    Diet Coke Announces a Fab Four

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    And who knows? Perhaps the new Diet Coke flavours will be even better than the original. Ultimately, Diet Coke landed on four flavors that received the most positive consumer responses: Ginger Lime, Feisty Cherry, Zesty Blood Orange and Twisted Mango.
  • Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Live Tour Could Earn Her Close To $500 Million

    Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Live Tour Could Earn Her Close To $500 Million

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    Tickets for the July 27 and 28 shows went on sale last month . Swift diehards, often referred to as Swifties, can improve their position in line to purchase tickets by buying "boosts", such as pre-ordering her album , buying a replica of a snake ring she wore in a music video ($60) or a $50 Taylor Swift T-shirt, according to the New York Post .
  • Crude oil prices at 2.5-year high

    Crude oil prices at 2.5-year high

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    He added: "Yet even with these factors offering a boost, prices will likely remain range-bound, and possibly volatile, on a combination of increasing United States shale production, reduced but still significant global supplies, and potential non-compliance with agreed production cuts - especially if demand growth is more tepid".
  • DST Systems (DST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Evercore ISI

    DST Systems (DST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Evercore ISI

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    DST Systems Inc (NYSE:DST), a it company based in United States, received a lot of attention from a substantial price increase on the NYSE in the over the last few months. In related news, CFO Patrick J. Pedonti sold 20,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. This may occur at the same time.
  • Liverpool Arena Fire: Photos Released Showing Damage Caused By Blaze

    Liverpool Arena Fire: Photos Released Showing Damage Caused By Blaze

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    The Echo Arena was forced to cancel the last performance of the Liverpool International Horse Show and hundreds of people were left stranded overnight. Witnesses said cars seemed to explode every couple of seconds when the fire was at its peak. However, the ABI said it was highly unusual to have so many vehicles destroyed at the same time at a single location.
  • Kevin Gates Has Been Released From Prison

    Kevin Gates Has Been Released From Prison

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    Early Wednesday morning (Jan. 10), embattled rapper Kevin Gates was released from an IL state prison, TMZ reports. Before that sentence was complete, he was arrested for an outstanding warrant in IL for felony gun charges. Kevin Gates has a few reasons to smile this morning. Fans of the rapper immediately took to Twitter to express their excitement about his release from prison.
  • Important Factors to Analyse a Good Investment: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

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    It has underperformed by 4.61% the S&P500. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Guggenheim. Therefore 32% are positive. Multi-Color had 16 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Strs Ohio holds 110,000 shares. Mufg Americas Hldg has invested 0% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). 15 were accumulated by Lenox Wealth Advsr. Greenwood Gearhart Incorporated accumulated 41,819 shares.
  • 'Chinese economy grew 'around 6.9%' in 2017'

    'Chinese economy grew 'around 6.9%' in 2017'

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    Governments build dams to harness its hydropower and produce electricity. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged Thursday to build a community of shared future with Cambodia that is of strategic significance. The stated goal of the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation forum, created by China in 2015, is to promote sustainable development and boost the quality of life for the millions of people living in the Mekong subregion.
  • The US can't have its WTO and disregard it too

    The US can't have its WTO and disregard it too

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    A wide-ranging trade complaint has been filed by Canada against the USA, accusing it of breaking worldwide trade rules. "Canada and the USA share a longstanding and important relationship, but in the face of these unfounded trade actions it's important that our government defends Canada's interests".
  • M&S to invest £25m in 'digital-first' tech programme changes

    M&S to invest £25m in 'digital-first' tech programme changes

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    Insurance Third Party Administration marketplace and will establish TCS BaNCS as a formidable digital platform for the U.S. insurance industry, following its stellar global track record over the past decade", said Suresh Muthuswami, President and Global Head, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Platforms, at TCS.
  • IndusInd Bank slips in volatile trade

    IndusInd Bank slips in volatile trade

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    The bank saw deposit growth of 23% with savings deposits growing at 68%. Further, the lender reported that its net interest margin was "stable at 3.99 per cent" for the third quarter as against 4 per cent in the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
  • Gene therapy treatment for hereditary eye disease will cost $850000

    Gene therapy treatment for hereditary eye disease will cost $850000

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    Spark will try to deflect some pricing concerns by offering unconventional payment plans to insurers. It can improve the vision of those with a rare form of blindness that affects just a few thousand people in the U.S. It will cost $425,000 per eye, and while $850,000 is steep, it's lower than the $1 million at which many expected the treatment to be priced. Most prescription drugs in the USA are paid for by insurers, including private plans and government programs like Medicare and ...
  • Key update on Kenya Airways daily flights to NY

    Key update on Kenya Airways daily flights to NY

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    Direct flights to the U.S. will significantly reduce the time taken to move cargo between the USA and East Africa; from seven days to as little as a day. From New York, flights will depart at 12:25 pm to land in Nairobi at 10.55 am, the following day. Kenya Airways Chairman Michael Joseph said that the flights will symbolize the comeback for the airline that has been making losses for the past few years.
  • Central Okanagan sees big property value increase in 2018 BC Assessment

    Central Okanagan sees big property value increase in 2018 BC Assessment

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    In West Vancouver, dominated by expensive single-family homes, residential values were flat, up just over one per cent. Residential property in the District of North Vancouver was up an average of four per cent in the past year. In the City of Prince George, BC Assessment calculated a 5.42 per cent value increase in residential properties, 2.49 per cent increase in light industrial properties and a 3.59 per cent increase in business and other properties between the 2017 and 2018 assessments.
  • Michel, Georgia wouldn't give up in wild Rose Bowl

    Michel, Georgia wouldn't give up in wild Rose Bowl

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    Mayfield got some primo seats to Thursday's Clippers game from Oklahoma native Blake Griffin . He has set career highs in yards per carry (7.95) and rushing touchdowns (16) as a senior, and needs just 33 rushing yards in the championship game to break his personal mark for most yards in a season set as a sophomore (1,161).
  • Are Analysts Bearish WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) After Last Week?

    Are Analysts Bearish WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) After Last Week?

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    The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, June 14 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Buy" on Thursday, May 11. Sun Life Financial Inc. Moreover, Venator Capital Management Ltd. has 2.3% invested in the company for 212,441 shares. Gam Holdings Ag owns 46,340 shares or 0.08% of their U.S.
  • Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Amasses

    Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Amasses "Hundreds of Millions" in Bitcoin

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    The venture capital firm bought about $15 million to $20 million in bitcoin, and told investors that after bitcoin's surge in the past year, those holdings are worth hundreds of millions of dollars, the newspaper said. High-profile investors like Warren Buffet and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon have publicly questioned the reliability of Bitcoin as a financial asset.
  • Nissan wants to use your brain waves to make driving safer

    Nissan wants to use your brain waves to make driving safer

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    Nissan believes the B2V technology makes the driving experience more fun and personal for the driver, compared with fully autonomous vehicles. But Nissan's system is created to decode what a driver is thinking and use that to help control how a vehicle steers, accelerates or brakes.
  • CES 2018- What's In Store For The Enterprise?

    CES 2018- What's In Store For The Enterprise?

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    This year's CES is set to be a big one, with tech gurus from across the world gearing up to show off their wares. In light of this past year, many campaigners saw the dearth of female speakers at CES as the flawless example of technology's diversity issues.
  • Water Main Break At JFK Airport Causes Flood, Soaks Baggage Claim Area

    Water Main Break At JFK Airport Causes Flood, Soaks Baggage Claim Area

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    It was unclear what caused the water problem, which sent about 3 inches of it into the terminal's west end. As the terminal flooded, power had to be turned off for safety reasons. The deluge led to canceled flights and a sea of suitcases inside the baggage claim area at Terminal 4, the main gateway for global flights at the NY airport.
  • Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of General Electric Company (GE)

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    About 44.58 million shares traded. Shares of General Electric Co. Pennsylvania Company invested in 1.04M shares. After $0.83 actual earnings per share reported by Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:CMI) earned "Sell" rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, November 1. Short interest, which represents the number of a stock's shares now being shorted, captures what the market as a whole feels about a stock.
  • Loup Ventures' Analyst Gene Munster Argues Amazon May Acquire Target

    Loup Ventures' Analyst Gene Munster Argues Amazon May Acquire Target

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    Amazon already bought Whole Foods, and according to the prediction , it's not done with traditional retailers. Market-share numbers suggest a deal would be approved by regulators, and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. stores to lure customers with in-store discounts and other perks . One possible hurdle is President Trump's undisguised dislike of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos , who also owns The Washington Post , a revitalized nemesis for the president.
  • Jack White Announces New Album 'Boarding House Reach' Shares Two Tracks

    Jack White Announces New Album 'Boarding House Reach' Shares Two Tracks

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    In conjunction with the news, White has released two tracks from the album, " Connected By Love " and " Respect Commander ", with a video attending the former. He's also shared a video for " Connected By Love " directed by Pasqual Gutierrez . White expertly pivots through it all - plus an eye-watering guitar solo - before stripping it down to a basic piano line and then bringing everything back in again for a climactic, if rather staid, finale.
  • Dominion Energy to buy Scana Corp in $7.9-bn deal

    Dominion Energy to buy Scana Corp in $7.9-bn deal

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    Summer Units 2 and 3 project", Dominion said . Powering the surge was the announcement that it would combine with Dominion Energy ( NYSE: D ) in an all-stock deal. "The only way to resolve this travesty is to sell Santee Cooper", he said in a statement. Customers now are paying about 18 percent of their monthly bills for the failed project.
  • Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc

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    About 227,295 shares traded. Medical Properties Trust , Inc. According to the most recent data, Medical Properties Trust , Inc. has a 52-week high of $14.22 and a 52-week low of $11.90. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Sunday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 19th. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Friday, July 1 by JMP Securities.
  • Amazon: More than 5B items shipped through Prime in 2017

    Amazon: More than 5B items shipped through Prime in 2017

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    One of the biggest online retailers in the whole world recently reported that they managed to tally a whopping 5 billion shipped items last 2017 to their Prime customers. Lastly, the Instant Pot Cookbook was the book that Prime members gifted all year long. Looking at in-depth figures, the Prime Day 2017 managed to scoop a massive 60% increase from a year over year.