Economy

Merkel given big boost by voters in final pre-election test

CDU general secretary Peter Tauber said the party had won the Social Democrats' "heartland" in North Rhine-Westphalia, but other figures suggested regional issues played a key role. National polls sho...

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United States housing data, political turmoil hit US$; global stocks flat

The euro extended gains to break above $1.10 - reaching a six-month high - as the dollar wobbled following a series of below-par results out of the U.S., including on inflation. United States crude fu...

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New passenger bill of rights spells out compensation rules

New passenger bill of rights spells out compensation rules

He says said the rules would ensure "travelers are treated like people and not numbers". A flurry of reports followed of passengers bumped off planes due to overbooking and, most recently, CBC Rad...

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Dick's Sporting Goods Shares Tank on Weak Earnings, Other Sports Retailers Follow

Dick's Sporting Goods Shares Tank on Weak Earnings, Other Sports Retailers Follow

Following the sale, the director now owns 119,171 shares in the company, valued at $5,807,202.83. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.5/share and a High Estimate of $0.65/share. Th...

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Bombardier reports smaller quarterly loss (BBD.)

Bombardier reports smaller quarterly loss (BBD.)

Bombardier Inc Executive Chairman Pierre Beaudoin is giving up management responsibilities after an outcry over compensation, but will continue to lead the board, the company said on Thursday as it re...

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$0.16 EPS Expected for Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) This Quarter

$0.16 EPS Expected for Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) This Quarter

Narrowing in, the stock is at a distance of -10.34% from the 50 day high and -0.94% off of the 50 day low. Urban's gross profit rate decreased 284 basis points versus the prior year's comparable per...

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Kate Middleton Talks Sister Pippa's Wedding at Buckingham Palace Garden Party

Kate Middleton Talks Sister Pippa's Wedding at Buckingham Palace Garden Party

The Royal Recycler was back at it in a lovely, baby blue coat dress when she stepped out for a garden party at Buckingham Palace. Prince George and Princess Charlotte are expected to be a page boy a...

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Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) Quarterly Analytical Analysis

Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) Quarterly Analytical Analysis

There are now 1,799,110,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 2998.5 giving Rio Tinto PLC a market capitalisation of 53.95B GBp. The stock diminished about -19.14% in the past 5 years, t...

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Analyst Outlook: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)

Analyst Outlook: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)

The mean target projections are based on 15 opinions. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. The company's 50...

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French campaign revs up with rival rallies, May Day marches

French campaign revs up with rival rallies, May Day marches

France's election is drawing attention across the European Union just as the bloc is negotiating Britain's departure. Numerous protesters who took to the streets Monday were reportedly there to show...

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Bank warns households face Brexit squeeze as inflation rises

Economists expect the BoE will trim its growth forecast for this year to account for the weak first quarter, but otherwise its economy and inflation projections will look similar to those from three m...

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European car sales drop in April but remain up for the year

European car sales drop in April but remain up for the year

The decline in April registrations, the first monthly drop this year, limited the four-month increase to 4.5 per cent to 5.49 million cars , ACEA said. Overall, Volkswagen Group's sales dropped 8.8...

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Pirated, outdated operating systems contributes in global ransomware attack

Brazosport College in Lake Jackson, Tex., was one of the few institutions in the USA that reported cases of the WannaCry attack Friday. They have stolen your data files and demand a ransom. Still,...

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Wal Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) Stock Sentiment Worsens

Wal Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) Stock Sentiment Worsens

Glassman Wealth Services now owns 1,471 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 597 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust bought a new position in shares of ...

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Trending Stock Analysis: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Freeport-McMoRan by 46.2% in the first quarter. During the same period past year, the company earned ($0.16) EPS. It has a dividend ...

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Brokers Change Their Target Price On American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)

Brokers Change Their Target Price On American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of AEO. Currently American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.8%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners a...

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Chelsea are planning another Premier League trophy parade

Premier League champions Chelsea will parade the trophy on May 28 - when they will also hope to be in possession of the FA Cup. The future of Terry has perplexed many of Antonio Conte's predece...

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Banks cut home loan rates, check special discount for women

Banks cut home loan rates, check special discount for women

In both cases, the reduction in interest rate is 30 basis points from the previous rates, a release issued by the bank said. However, the lender had a flat rate of 8.50 per cent for all types of borro...

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Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC)

The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $29.57. MKM Partners reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a $30.00 target price (up from $26.00) on shares of Symantec in a re...

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Amtrak Engineer Charged With Manslaughter for 2015 Crash

Amtrak Engineer Charged With Manslaughter for 2015 Crash

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the charges Friday evening, two years to the day after the crash. Shapiro approved a felony charge of risking or causing a catastrophe and a string of misdeme...

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Payment system outage closes some Starbucks in US, Canada

Payment system outage closes some Starbucks in US, Canada

The outage happened after the company ran a regular technology update on cash registers overnight. A rep for Starbucks tells Consumerist that an overnight technology update to store registers in the...

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Bank of England's Carney likely to stress virtue of patience

The Bank of England sent a mixed message on the future pace of interest rate rises on Thursday ahead of next month's general election, with a modest downgrade of its 2017 growth forecast and a majorit...

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Teen clothing retailer Rue 21 restructuring under Chapter 11

Teen clothing retailer Rue 21 restructuring under Chapter 11

Just in the past few months, companies including Payless , The Limited , Bebe , and American Apparel are all closing retail stores, many to focus on e-commerce. Private equity firm Apax Partners bo...

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Richard Spencer Leads Group Protesting Sale Of Confederate Statue

A police officer was injured when an object thrown from the crowd struck him in the head . "What brings us together is that we are white , we are a people, we will not be replaced", Spencer said ...

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Oil Prices Hold Gains on Prospects for OPEC Deal

Brent crude, the worldwide benchmark for crude oil, gained around $1.53 to trade at $52.37 per barrel on the global market. Brent crude futures were at US$51.95 per barrel at 0457 GMT, up 13 cent...

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Third-period goal is the difference in 1-0 win

Third-period goal is the difference in 1-0 win

Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan, left, celebrates with teammates Mark Stone (61) and Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) after scoring the game-winning goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the overtime period...

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Kessel comes through to tie series for Penguins

While the Senators didn't have as many opportunities in the offensive zone as the Penguins, Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury still had to save all 23 shots he faced to clinch the win. If anyt...

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A New Type of Deal to Reduce Violence in Syria

A New Type of Deal to Reduce Violence in Syria

A deal unveiled by Russia's military to set up safe zones in Syria has come into force. The United States, which was not part of the negotiations in Kazakhstan that reached the proposal, said there ...

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Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

The president has the absolute right to distribute classified information. He explained that Trump shared information about ISIS plots to attack airplane flights, pointing out that terrorists had ...

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Russian official denies Trump shared classified information

Russian official denies Trump shared classified information

Rep. Alma Adams, a Charlotte Democrat, said Trump's decision to share secrets about ISIS with Russians was unacceptable. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was ...

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