• The boom is booming and Home Depot is setting records
The boom is booming and Home Depot is setting records

Longbow Research reissued a buy rating and issued a $175.00 target price on shares of Home Depot in a report on Monday. That beat Wall Street expectations by 4 cents per share, according to a poll by Zacks Investment Research . The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $165.12. Following the completion of ...

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  • German growth slows slightly in second quarter
German growth slows slightly in second quarter

Germany's statistics body said that "positive impulses" in the second quarter came from domestic demand, as spending by households and the government increased "markedly". Germany has seen "several years of pretty strong economic performance", Jack Allen, a European economist at Capital Economics in London, said before the report."The unemployment ...

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  • German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth
German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth

Germany maintained its solid economic performance, despite an unexpected yet mild slowdown in the second quarter. A growth rate of 0.6% q/q is expected for the 19-country currency bloc. "The economy looks strong and robust", supported by domestic demand, said Andreas Rees, UniCredit's chief Germany economist. The Xetra DAX in Frankfurt edged up 0.3...

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  • Lacazette delighted to get off mark in 'rollercoaster' Premier League debut
Lacazette delighted to get off mark in 'rollercoaster' Premier League debut

The 30-year old put his side 2-1 ahead of Arsenal in the 29th minute after a goal from Okazaki had cancelled Lacazette's opener. In the league's first Friday night start, Arsene Wenger's side was trailing 3-2 with seven minutes remaining but Ramsey grabbed the equaliser and Giroud headed in an 85th-minute victor.

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  • Pandora names Sling TV's Lynch as CEO
Pandora names Sling TV's Lynch as CEO

The company had faced a management reshuffle in June after Sirius XM Holdings Inc, controlled by media mogul John Malone's Liberty Media Corp, said it would invest $480 million, get three board seats and the right to pick the chairman. Current incumbent Lynch is moving to Pandora as CEO, with former Sony Pictures Television CEO Michael Lynton a...

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  • Dunford meets with Korean defense leaders
Dunford meets with Korean defense leaders

With the crisis on the Korean Peninsula at its peak following North Korea's latest test of an ICBM, considerable interest is focusing on how Moon plans to address this. Both the U.S. and North Korea have been engaged in a bitter war of words. The increased tensions on the Korean Peninsula, exacerbated by Pyongyang's missile testing and Presiden...

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  • CIA director: 'No intelligence' to suggest U.S. on cusp of nuclear war
CIA director: 'No intelligence' to suggest U.S. on cusp of nuclear war

Now, following North Korea's subsequent statement that it was considering firing missiles at Guam , it seems that we are all threatened with a Trump-made Armageddon. North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he watches USA actions a little longer, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea'...

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  • North Korea warns of 'second Korean War' ahead of joint drills
North Korea warns of 'second Korean War' ahead of joint drills

He needs to be more disciplined in his public statements. China has taken some unilateral actions to tighten the screws on North Korea , including banning all coal imports into the country in February. Not only is the Prime Minister's advisor on security and intelligence in North Korea successfully negotiating the release of Pastor (Hyeon ...

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  • Under Armour CEO Quits Trump's Manufacturing Council
Under Armour CEO Quits Trump's Manufacturing Council

Trump stepped up his Twitter criticism of the pharmaceutical giant and Frazier later in the afternoon, hours after his delayed denunciation of specific racist hate groups involved in the weekend's tragedy. In the morning, Trump tweeted that Frazier's response would give him "more time to lower ripoff drug prices". Plank's resignation comes amid a...

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  • China announces September 5 cutoff of North Korean imports
China announces September 5 cutoff of North Korean imports

The move, which could eventually lead to steep tariffs on Chinese goods, comes at a time when Trump has asked China to do more to crack down on North Korea's nuclear missile program as he threatens possible military action against Pyongyang .

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  • Wall Street Is About to Get Over Its North Korea Panic
Wall Street Is About to Get Over Its North Korea Panic

The Nikkei index slipped nearly 1 percent after hitting a three-month low even after data showing robust 1.0 percent second-quarter growth in Japan. The Federal Reserve has a 2 percent inflation target and tracks a measure that has been stuck at 1.5 percent since May despite the labor market being near full employment.

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  • SA to get giant solar thermal power plant
SA to get giant solar thermal power plant

The project will use thousands of mirrors (heliostats) to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto a central receiver on top of a tower. Take a look at how SolarReserve's molten salt energy process works in the video below. The government has signed a power purchase agreement with the USA company for the supply of energy from the project for 20 year...

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  • World's largest thermal power plant to create thousands of SA jobs
World's largest thermal power plant to create thousands of SA jobs

The government only needs up to 125MW of energy and the new plant will be able to supply other consumers. The government has signed a power purchase agreement with the United States company for the supply of energy from the project for 20 years.

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  • Wall Street climbs as North Korea tension eases
Wall Street climbs as North Korea tension eases

When the rhetoric between the two leaders heated up, investors were scurrying for safe haven currencies, including the Yen and the Swiss Franc, which surged about 1.1% on Wednesday. Data from the respected National Institute of Economic and Social Research, also released Thursday, estimated that UK GDP in the three months to July grew by just 0.2% ...

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  • United States dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens
United States dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens

Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.4 percent to 27,250.23, while the Shanghai Composite was up 0.8 percent at 3,262.54. Gold edged down from two-month highs on Monday, as the dollar inched up from last week's lows and investors kept a close watch on any developments on tensions over the Korean peninsula.

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  • Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close
Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close

For a monthly subscription fee, Lovefilm customers could receive a DVD or Blu-ray disc of their choice via post that they would send back once watched. Amazon plans to donate all Lovefilm's discs to its "charity partners". Some fans of Lovefilm were left disgruntled by the decision. "You don't have to buffer it, or worry about pixelation", he a...

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  • UK To Seek Transition Period For EU Customs Union
UK To Seek Transition Period For EU Customs Union

The chancellor restated his position in joint statement with Liam Fox, the global trade secretary, at... That would provide certainty for businesses, the government said, aiming to address a main concern of companies who fear the introduction of customs checks will cause expensive delays.

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  • Wall Street rebounds as N. Korea tensions wane
Wall Street rebounds as N. Korea tensions wane

Japan's Nikkei stock index .N225 rose 1.2 percent, with a tailwind from a weaker yen. Possibly due to the lack of appetite for risk in the market , the euro suffered on Thursday, down slightly against the dollar by 0.09% at 1.1749, slipping towards a two week low.

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  • Farmers National Bank Acquires 167 Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)
Farmers National Bank Acquires 167 Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

Stock rose 11.88% over the trailing 6 months. It is down 13.83% since August 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.53% the S&P500. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co Has $6.32 Million Stake in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc".

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  • DCP Midstream Partners, LP (DCP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
DCP Midstream Partners, LP (DCP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Summit Midstream Partners, LP focuses on developing, owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets. It closed at $18.97 lastly. It is down 3.55% since August 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Oppenheimer And Com invested in 32,732 shares or 0.07% of the stock. It dropped, as 26 investors sold Insulet Corporation shares while 58 reduced ho...

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