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US April jobs report - Analysts react

US April jobs report - Analysts react

The low unemployment rate captures how far the US economy has come since the Great Recession ended in 2009, when unemployment hit 10%. While that lowered the year-on-year increase to 2.5 percent, the ...

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Cobham plc 4.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Citigroup

Cobham plc 4.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Citigroup

The company has market cap of $15.03 million. The Firm operates in the segment of evaluation, acquisition and exploration activities, which focus principally in Australia. 5/4/2017-Jefferies Group LLC...

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Energy shares lead world stock losses on volatile oil price

On Thursday, while prices were still more than 50 percent below their peak in 2014, surging shale output triggered crude's biggest collapse in a generation and left rival producers scrambling to prote...

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President Trump Gets First Victory With House Republicans Voting to Repeal Obamacare

Although it is a major victory for President Donald Trump, the bill is far from becoming law. And that was in a chamber Republicans control 238-193. He says changes would get people the care and cov...

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Pyongyang alleges Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim

Pyongyang alleges Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim

The CIA and the South Korean intelligence service, " hotbed of evils in the world , hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the DPRK", the news agency said , using the initials for N...

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Nike Runner Narrowly Misses Shattering Two Hour Marathon Record

That this was no ordinary attempt was obvious from the start as the three athletes were immediately joined by six pacers who adopted an arrowhead formation behind a Tesla vehicle with a giant clock ti...

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Fed says slowdown in USA growth is temporary

While the United States central bank's decision to maintain its benchmark rate at a target range of 0.75%-1% was largely expected, the statement accompanying the decision was being closely watched...

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SOLID: 211000 Jobs Created in April, Unemployment Falls to 4.4%

SOLID: 211000 Jobs Created in April, Unemployment Falls to 4.4%

Economists surveyed by CNNMoney predict the US economy added 190,000 jobs in April, which would be far better than the 98,000 jobs added in March. Expectations were for 190,000 new jobs and an unemplo...

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Berkshire Hathaway events continue, Buffett set for TV interviews

Berkshire owns about 10 percent of Wells Fargo's stock. The bank last fall said that its employees opened up 2 million bank accounts without customer approval to meet unrealistic sales goals. "But, ...

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Puerto Rico hit with lawsuits after litigation freeze ends

The lawsuit comes after the island's government failed to negotiate any deal with bondholders. The federal oversight board installed by Congress invoked a quasi-bankruptcy law that puts Puerto Ric...

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North Korea detains USA citizen over 'hostile acts'

North Korea detains USA citizen over 'hostile acts'

The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology is the only privately funded university in North Korea and is unique for having a large number of foreign staff. As NPR's Lauren Frayer reports from ...

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THE HIGHLIGHTS: Warren Buffett talks about investing, technology, risks, and mistakes

During his interview with ET Now he elaborated on how he sees India and what are his plan. "But I think it is absolutely essential to America that we become more productive". Buffett said he is "no te...

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European Union countries united on Brexit negotiating guidelines

European Union countries united on Brexit negotiating guidelines

European Council president Donald Tusk has tweeted to say the EU now has a "firm and fair" political mandate for the talks. Speaking after the summit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Junck...

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Trump And Putin Lose As Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Election

Le Pen's projected 35 percent score dashed her hopes that the populist wave which swept Donald Trump into the White House and led Britain to vote to leave the European Union would also carry her to Fr...

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AkzoNobel rejects 3rd PPG Industries takeover bid

AkzoNobel rejects 3rd PPG Industries takeover bid

PPG had raised an earlier offer for the Dutch company by 8% to €96.75 per share, valuing AkzoNobel at €26.9bn (£22.8bn). Pittsburgh-based PPG initiated its courtship of Akzo at the start of March, o...

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Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

Those expected to witness the opening ceremony are Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, AFP Chief Eduaro Ano, acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo US Ambassador Sung Kim and dozens of local ...

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Kim Hak-song: North Korea detains fourth USA citizen amid nuclear tensions

The KCNA didn't say whether the two cases are connected. In Washington , the State Department said it was aware of the report of the new detention and that "the security of USA citizens is one ...

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Stars Wars fans say, 'May the 4th be with you'

Stars Wars fans say, 'May the 4th be with you'

Fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of these beloved Star Wars films in a live symphonic concert experience, as the Star Wars Film Concert Series premieres from September 15...

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Puerto Rico governor says Title III bankruptcy is imminent

Puerto Rico governor says Title III bankruptcy is imminent

The government responded with an offer to repay 70 percent of claims through new bonds, and another 20 cents through a "growth" bond, payable only if Puerto Rico surpassed fiscal projections.The sides...

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April Jobs Report Boosts Optimism for Spring Rebound, June Rate Rise

April Jobs Report Boosts Optimism for Spring Rebound, June Rate Rise

The stronger reading for the jobs market and the larger-than-expected drop in the jobless rate in April could help reassure the Fed to continue with its plan of raising interest rates twice more this ...

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Alanis Morissette's former business manager gets six years for his embezzlement

The Washington Post reported that Schwartz, "pleaded guilty to wire fraud and filing a false tax return after admitting to stealing nearly $5 million from Morissette between May 2010 and January 2014...

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Chinese export, import growth slow in April as rebound cools

Chinese export, import growth slow in April as rebound cools

As a result of 2016, the trade turnover between Russia and China grew by 2.2 percent to $69.525 billion where Chinese exports to Russia grew by 7.3 percent to 37.297 billion dollars, while imports fro...

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In the aircraft, Turkish Airlines passengers will offer laptops

In the aircraft, Turkish Airlines passengers will offer laptops

Everything went smoothly as planned as she went to the gate stamped on it and even had a United Airlines representative scanned it. "When she went to sit someone was sitting there already", her niec...

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Buffett says trust is key to Berkshire's success

Warren Buffett controls the largest stake in Wells Fargo & Co. At Wells Fargo there were three very significant mistakes, he says, but the biggest problem was the bank's incentive system. And two ...

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Risks of oil market

Benchmark Brent crude gained 55 percent in the quarter from a year earlier as OPEC and and non-OPEC members agreed to cut output by 1.8 million barrels a day. Opec and other oil nations are meeting...

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Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

Susan Collins is working on her own bill. Republicans are moving their current proposal through the House without waiting for another analysis from the Congressional Budget Office. New Jersey, along w...

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Westpac's half-year profit hits $4 billion

Westpac's half-year profit hits $4 billion

On the state of the housing market, he said 90-plus day delinquencies remained low by historical standards and the bank's home loan book continued to perform well, with more than 70 per cent of custom...

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Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

The other two detained US citizens "are already serving prison terms, with hard labor, for alleged "anti-state acts" and 'espionage, '" Lauren adds. The U.S., South Korea and other states have accu...

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Warren Buffett To Shareholders: 'We Messed Up By Not Investing In Amazon'

The annual meeting was livestreamed by Yahoo for only the second time in history. "Last year, Wells Fargo paid $185 million to settle allegations, without admitting or denying wrongdoing, of" widesp...

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Senate approves $1.2tn government spending bill to avoid shutdown

In back-to back tweets, Trump questioned a budget agreement to keep the government open until September that includes a lot of things, like funding of Planned Parenthood, and excludes some things, lik...

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