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Barrie's unemployment rate improves slightly in March

A broad measure of unemployment, that includes people who want to work but have given up searching and those working part-time because they can not find full-time employment, fell to 8.9 percent, the ...

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MPs clear way for general election on June 8

She passed the required minimum needed of 434 MPs in support, after opposition MPs, mainly from Labour and the Liberal Democrats, voted in favor of an election. Mr Dunne added: "We need a strong, stab...

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Australia Continues Crackdown On Immigrants, Unveils Tougher Citizenship Criterion

Australia Continues Crackdown On Immigrants, Unveils Tougher Citizenship Criterion

Those working in Australia under a 457 visa now, will not be affected. The move is likely to affect dozens of Indians, who are among the majority of the temporary foreign workers who use the visa pr...

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Complete Evaluation of: Schlumberger Limited (SLB)

Complete Evaluation of: Schlumberger Limited (SLB)

SunTrust Banks, Inc. assumed coverage on shares of Schlumberger Limited.in a report on Wednesday, January 18th. It is negative, as 65 investors sold Schlumberger Limited. This represents a $2.00 annua...

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(MUR) Receives Consensus Rating of

(MUR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.10 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). "(MUR) Given ...

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Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) Under Analyst Spotlight

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Finally, First Republic Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 0....

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Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

The number of Americans applying for new unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained at a low level, suggesting steady job growth. The increase followed three straight weeks of declines. "That'...

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Putin: Russian people will choose Khalife through the ballot box

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied interfering in the US election. Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has advised the public to seriously doubt claims of a so-called Russian strategy f...

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Malcolm Mitchell: 'Almost brought me to tears' to be mentioned by President

Malcolm Mitchell: 'Almost brought me to tears' to be mentioned by President

The team presented the president with a personalized "Trump" No. 45 jersey and a helmet from February's Super Bowl, the first such game to go to overtime. Kraft and Trump are close friends, with the N...

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Serena Williams deletes Snapchat photo revealing pregnancy

That event will take place four months before her 37th birthday - but do not write off a woman who will return to world number one on Monday. Tennis star and world number two player Serena Williams...

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Stephen Colbert Defends 'Papa Bear' Bill O'Reilly

Stephen Colbert Defends 'Papa Bear' Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly, who hosted this program for 20 years is leaving the Fox News Channel. The memo was signed by Rupert, Lachlan and James Murdoch, the company's top executives. He went on to say there a...

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UK Parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of early June 8 election

Parliament will be dissolved on May 2, sparking nearly six weeks of campaigning. The British parliament is due to vote Wednesday on the call. The Labour leader said it was a "chance to vote for a L...

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City's unemployment rate 7.7 per cent

For March, analysts were expecting a far smaller dip in job creation to 180,000 net new positions, on the back of the public sector hiring freeze put in place by the government of Trump and March's po...

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Macquarie agrees to buy Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn

Macquarie agrees to buy Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn

Ministers said that, under the new ownership, at least £3 billion will be invested in the green economy over the next three years. "The deal raises questions about whether the bank's valuable gree...

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Housing plan tackles speculation, supply

Housing plan tackles speculation, supply

Sousa and Morneau have jockeyed back and forth over who is responsible for the increasingly feverish market, and appear at odds over whether a tax on speculation or foreign investment is the best appr...

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GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory seized

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory seized

The leftist-led Venezuela is facing deepening economic crisis, and the country has already roiled many US companies. A court in the Zulia state said it imposed a broad embargo on the assets of Gene...

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Ottawa Senators level-headed as 4th battle with Bruins approaches

Defenseman John-Michael Liles had two assists for Boston. "He was very calm between the second and third and you saw his calm play calmed everybody down also on the ice". Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backst...

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Pagegroup PLC (MPI) Upgraded to Buy at Kepler Capital Markets

The company has market cap of $150.83 million. The Firm operates through two divisions: High Street and Travel. It has a 20.56 P/E ratio. RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics f...

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Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US

U.S. President is wrong when he called Canada's dairy industry practices unfair, said Canada's Ambassador David MacNaughton on Tuesday. "The facts do not bear this out", the letter began. The Ottawa-b...

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Toyota To Invest Record $1.3 Billion In Kentucky Plant

James said the upgrades will position the plant "to compete globally for new models, build ever-better cars for our customers now and enable us to respond quicker and more capably to market demands"...

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VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

Since then, the VA has made several efforts to improve veteran wait times , including establishing the Veterans Choice Program. "Our number one priority is getting veterans' access to care when and...

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Chase, Commerce Mortgage Rate Wrap Up Apr 20, 2017

Chase, Commerce Mortgage Rate Wrap Up Apr 20, 2017

On an unadjusted basis, total volume decreased 2% compared with the previous week. For existing homeowners researching a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or equity loan, there's been a slight chan...

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$0.66 EPS Expected for First Financial Corp (THFF) This Quarter

$0.66 EPS Expected for First Financial Corp (THFF) This Quarter

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Raymond James Ser Advsr Inc invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Fulton Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FULT). The company also recent...

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Texas bill allowing unlicensed carry of guns clear committee

Texas bill allowing unlicensed carry of guns clear committee

The tentative victory comes after senators approved a budget that cuts state funding for public schools by $1.8 billion in general revenue, and uses local property tax revenue to make up the differenc...

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Kate Spade Needs to Close Its Deal

The research firm Downgrade the stock to Neutral. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. restated a "hold" rating on shares of Kate Spade & Co in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. Tracking the...

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Bank of America beats Street 1Q forecasts

Baird lowered Bank of America Corp from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and raised their price objective for the company from $17.00 to $18.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 16th. S...

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Active Volume Stock: Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Active Volume Stock: Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Net income reported by Abbott Laboratories was $419 million . The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $52.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $41.00. Earnings: Th...

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MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Reviewed By Analysts

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Reviewed By Analysts

Pnc Serv Grp Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) for 428,083 shares. RSI measures the speed and change of a stock price to warn investors when a stock's momentum has car...

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Streaming Deals Like Amazon's NFL Deal Not 'Smart For Us — Netflix

The firm continues to insist that Netflix will remain focused on streaming video on demand and has no interest in adding ad-supported live streaming. Instead, it's aiming for a steady stream of "s...

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Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue

Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue

Saudi support is essential for the 13-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to renew its agreement at its next meeting, in Vienna on May 25. Data for the first quarter aren't deta...

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