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Asia stocks firm as upbeat US, European data boosts confidence

Asia stocks firm as upbeat US, European data boosts confidence

The Treasury curve flattened in Asia after data from the ADP Research Institute Thursday showed US private payrolls rose 253,000 in May, beating estimates. "People may be waiting for the payroll data"...

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LG launches a mobile payment service in Korea

LG launches a mobile payment service in Korea

But the service functions in a similar fashion to Apple and Samsung . LG Pay requires a user's fingerprint to process every transaction. As soon as we get some more information on when LG plans t...

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Trump Pulls US From Climate Accord, Dismaying Allies

Trump Pulls US From Climate Accord, Dismaying Allies

The US president has previously vowed to abandon the deal reached during the tenure of his predecessor Barack Obama. During Trump's overseas trip last week, European leaders pressed him to keep the ...

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Warburton keen for action as Lions begin tough quest

Warburton keen for action as Lions begin tough quest

Meanwhile, Laidlaw has insisted the individual records of the British and Irish Lions' four nations will carry precious little weight on a gruelling tour of New Zealand . "And I'm pleased my player...

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World leaders say climate change deal can't be renegotiated

World leaders say climate change deal can't be renegotiated

His critics have argued, however, that the risks of climate change require action, and that a shift to a low-carbon energy economy can create more jobs than it eliminates. "Even oil companies like...

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White House says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

EDT; 1900 GMT). Meanwhile, China has stopped building over a hundred coal power plants and said it plans to put hundreds of billions of dollars into renewable energy within this decade. Still, h...

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France's Macron says USA interests to be harmed by climate deal withdrawal

France's Macron says USA interests to be harmed by climate deal withdrawal

Their top corporate officers signed a letter to Trump several months ago, arguing that failing to build a low-carbon economy would put USA "prosperity at risk". The European Union's top climate change...

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Illinois Senate approves property-tax freeze

Bruce Rauner's "reckless strategy of holding the budget hostage to create leverage for his corporate agenda". "Instead, the majority in the General Assembly passed phony bills trying to manage ph...

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Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

London/Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he likes guys like Donald Trump and wants to build better relations with the U.S. leader even though swirling controversies in Washington ar...

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Asia stocks tread water as China PMI in focus; sterling falters

An index tracking property shares jumped 0.8 percent to the highest in almost nine months, as China Evergrande Group surged roughly 5 percent, after unveiling plans to raise $5.8 billion. KOREA TR...

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Trump Confirms Plan To Pull US Out Of Paris Climate Deal

He also issued a joint statement with Germany and Italy affirming that the Paris accords would not be renegotiated. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ", he sai...

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Standard Chartered PLC's (STAN) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group Inc

UCHI TECHNOLOGIES BERHAD (7100.KL) shares are moving today on volatility 1.08% or $0.02 from the open. Lord Abbett And Ltd Co invested 0.03% in Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE:RE). Persimmon PLC had 160 an...

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Comey approved to testify before Senate intelligence committee, Comey associate says

On April 6, Nunes recused himself from the House Intelligence panel's Russian Federation investigation after he was investigated for ethics violations. The House Intelligence committee has issued su...

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Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s (MPW), CME Group Inc.'s (CME)

Dreman Value Mgmt L L C reported 0.25% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). About 618,534 shares traded. Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) has risen 30.32% since June ...

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Official says Trump expected to pull US from... 11:03 am Wed

Official says Trump expected to pull US from... 11:03 am Wed

Trump has several potential options. Even then, additional greenhouse gas-restraining policies are necessary, and the Trump administration isn't poised to pursue them. Trump's message appeared to pref...

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Oil falls on potential undermining of OPEC-led deal

OPEC agreed to extend the current cuts for nine months until March 2018. It's getting more and more obvious that crude oil is not going to grow as expected, which is why the hopes laid by the Kre...

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Moody's downgrades China credit rating on fears of slowdown

Moody's Investors Service yesterday slashed China's credit rating for the first time in nearly three decades, citing concerns about the country's rising debt and slowing growth, but Beijing rejecte...

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Donald Trump announces U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter ahead of the film's Sundance world premiere, Gore said of his much-observed meeting with Trump following the election: "He was receptive to some of what...

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Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

NetEase Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:NTES) has risen 77.85% since June 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.89% the S&P500. Investec Asset Management North America Inc increased its stake in Sc...

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China game for climate deal even without US

Merkel reportedly expressed her regrets directly to Trump over a phone call . An anonymous source told Reuters that Macron did much the same. The climate change deal, brought about in late 2015, unif...

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Ford replaces CEO Mark Fields

Ford replaces CEO Mark Fields

Hackett replaces Mark Fields , who's retiring after 28 years with Ford. The shake-up also includes a promotion for Jim Farley , 54, who becomes executive vice president and president, global mark...

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Opec panel looking at deepening, extending oil cuts, sources say

Opec panel looking at deepening, extending oil cuts, sources say

If the deal is not extended, the price of Brent crude is then expected to drop to United States dollars 45/bl, added Danske Bank. Crude was up 67 cents to $49.32/bbl as of 9:48 a.m. Algeria , which ...

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Coal stocks fall; U.S. exit from climate deal may hurt, not help

In an afternoon Rose Garden speech, President Trump announced that the United States is pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord for strategically defensible reasons: because it is a bad deal for A...

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Manufacturing Activity Hits Lowest Level Since Presidential Election -- Markit

According to the report, the Nikkei Malaysia Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the country's manufacturing sector dipped below the 50.0 to 48.7 in May, signalling a renewed deterioration. The ...

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Battered oil claws back losses after OPEC deal falls short of expectations

Here is an account of what the deal entails for oil producing and consuming nations. "With supply-side dynamics undergoing a fundamental shift thanks to the impact of U.S. Yet he said the wild c...

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Merkel 'disappointed' in Trump's withdrawal from Paris agreement

The line was typical Trump, delivered off-hand, off-script, but it said a multitude. The agreement was nonbinding. Negotiated in 2015 and enacted in 2016, the agreement's goal is long-term: to work to...

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LMR Partners LLP Raises Stake in QEP Resources Inc (QEP)

Covering analysts often provide target price projections for company shares. KLR Group upped their price target on QEP Resources from $22.00 to $23.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research...

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GoogleTrends: 'Liar' is most misspelled word in RI

GoogleTrends: 'Liar' is most misspelled word in RI

Do we have to spell it out for you? Also, shout out to Wisconsin , where the most sought-after spelling was the name of the state. For a few years, Google Trends has been releasing a list of ...

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Musk to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

The move did not necessarily come as a surprise- reports on Wednesday indicated Trump meant to leave the agreement. Rep. Patirck Meehan of Pennsylvania's 7th District tweeted , "Withdrawal from ...

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Arbor Realty Trust Inc (ABR) Stake Increased by Baird Financial Group Inc

It has underperformed by 7.14% the S&P500. Beech Hill Advisors Inc sold 10,425 shares as Nike Inc (NKE)'s stock declined 8.78%. Federal Realty Invt Tr Sh Ben Int New now has $8.80B valuation. Teachers...

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