• European stocks slide amid US-North Korea tensions
European stocks slide amid US-North Korea tensions

European shares followed Asian bourses higher, having already risen late on Monday after US officials played down prospects of the standoff between North Korea and the United States leading to conflict. The dollar, which had come under pressure on Friday after softer-than-expected US inflation data for July dampened expectations for another Feder...

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  • No deal reached between LTFRB, Uber
No deal reached between LTFRB, Uber

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday said that the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) should review its suspension order on Uber that halted its operations and stop the "selective crackdown just to prove a point". Uber's regional general manager has since appeared on Philippines TV in an apology to the regulatory. The Ph...

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  • Scottish unemployment total rises by 3000
Scottish unemployment total rises by 3000

But the figure was still well below the rate of inflation, which has been running as high as 2.9 per cent on the CPI measure over the period. "Latest estimates show that average weekly earnings for employees in Great Britain in nominal terms (that is, not adjusted for price inflation) increased by 2.1%, both including and excluding bonuses, compa...

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  • Retail inflation rises to 2.36% in July on higher vegetable prices
Retail inflation rises to 2.36% in July on higher vegetable prices

According to Soumya Kanti Ghosh , group chief economic adviser at SBI, the July inflation number should "thus be a transient one purely contributed by tomato prices". If inflation was to continue to rise then there would be more optimism of an interest rate hike, which in turn would help Sterling to find some support.

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  • Indians Arrested In Game Of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4 Leak Case
Indians Arrested In Game Of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4 Leak Case

The India leak in particular exposed the potential security challenges arising from third party networks around the world, although the firm at least appears to have a good idea about which insiders are responsible for the incident. Shortly after the leak occurred , HBO's distribution partner Star India admitted it was the source of the epis...

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  • Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $102.96 Million Position in TJX Companies, Inc
Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $102.96 Million Position in TJX Companies, Inc

When investing geniuses David and Tom Gardner have a stock tip, it can pay to listen. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC raised its position in TJX Companies , Inc. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. "We see exciting opportunities for our business in the second half of the year", Herrman said.

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  • Analyst's Indicator Review for Target Corporation (TGT), Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY)
Analyst's Indicator Review for Target Corporation (TGT), Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 2,081,024 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $14,401,000 after buying an additional 1,287,373 shares during the last quarter. On average, equities research analysts predict that Cypress Semiconductor Corporation will post $0.80 EPS for the current year. The share ...

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  • Oil extends decline as USA sees shale output expanding further
Oil extends decline as USA sees shale output expanding further

Crude oil futures rose due to the following factors. Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) said an investigation had been opened into recent security violations at Sharara oil field. shale oil production is expected to grow for its ninth consecutive month in September to 6.15 million barrels per day, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on...

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  • Minimum wage increasing to $11.35/hour
Minimum wage increasing to $11.35/hour

Labour Minister Harry Bains says a fair wages commission will be established to plan how to raise the rate without hurting businesses. The BC NDP campaigned during the last election on a promise to raise the province's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021.

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  • Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from user's public data
Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from user's public data

Microsoft subsidiary LinkedIn must unblock talent management startup HiQ Labs from scraping public profile data within 24 hours, United States judge Edward Chen has ruled on Monday. We don't republish or sell the data we collect. We do nothing more than what employers, recruiters, and HR departments do every day. Microsoft is determined that it...

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  • Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset £11bn merger complete
Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset £11bn merger complete

The two companies initially announced their intention to merge on 6 March, and received regulatory approval on 25 July . Boasting a price of $0.00, Standard Life (OTCMKTS: SLFPF ) traded 0.00% even on the day. The merger deepens and broadens our investment capabilities, and gives us a stronger and more diverse range of investment management s...

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  • Lawsuit: Woman claims rodent was baked into Chick-Fil-A sandwich
Lawsuit: Woman claims rodent was baked into Chick-Fil-A sandwich

Owner Dave Heffernan and the food chain say they can not comment on the matter. "I had anxiety and nightmares, which I still do" she told the outlet. In December, the company was served with a lawsuit on a discrimination claim after a 25-year-old IL man claimed he had been denied a job at the fast food chain exclusively because of his disabil...

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  • How the schedule was made: National Basketball Association taking hard look at metrics
How the schedule was made: National Basketball Association taking hard look at metrics

Also, by January, we'll have a good sense of how the Clippers are doing without Paul, and whether the Rockets have emerged as a legitimate contender to the Warriors in the West. Their work might be particularly noticed on ABC games this season. The Wizards will open at home for the first time since the 2011-12 season, when they opened u...

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  • Share Activity Lifted for Aldermore Group PLC (ALD.L) in Session
Share Activity Lifted for Aldermore Group PLC (ALD.L) in Session

The stock of Udg Healthcare PLC (LON:UDG) earned "Add" rating by Numis Securities on Thursday, November 24. Company shares of 4D Pharma PLC (DDDD.L) have seen the Rank Correlation Indicator climb higher over the past 3 trading days, suggesting that it could be nearing a turning point if the reading crosses the 80 mark.

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  • Stock Dropping in Early Trade: Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS)
Stock Dropping in Early Trade: Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS)

Still, the decrease wasn't exactly a surprise: Stack had warned during the first quarter that he believed the troubles plaguing the sporting goods sector would continue. On May 16 the company was rated "Hold" according to a UBS report down from the previous "Buy" rating. In the fiscal 2017, diluted earnings per share estimated to increase betwe...

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  • Why Advance Auto Parts Shares Are Spiraling 22% Lower
Why Advance Auto Parts Shares Are Spiraling 22% Lower

Guggenheim Capital Lc reported 222,471 shares. Advance Auto Parts ( AAP ) was trying to get its engine started heading into its earnings report this morning. Smith Jeffrey C also bought $47.00M worth of Advance Auto Parts, Inc . About shares traded. Alcobra Ltd (NASDAQ:ADHD) has declined 74.73% since August 15, 2016 and is downtrending.

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  • MoviePass Drops Prices to $10 a Month
MoviePass Drops Prices to $10 a Month

The move comes after MoviePass, which is run by an early investor in Netflix , sold its majority stake to Helios and Matheson Analytics, a small, publicly traded data firm in New York City, to raise the cash needed to make this move financially viable.

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  • Rail fares have risen 'twice as fast as wages since 2010'
Rail fares have risen 'twice as fast as wages since 2010'

An annual season ticket for a passenger travelling from Chelmsford to London now costs £4,000 - a fifth of a new nurse or police officer's salary , the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) claim. Official figures released on Tuesday show RPI rose to 3.6% last month, meaning regulated peak and season ticket prices for train travellers will ri...

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  • SE Asia stocks rise as US-Korea tensions ease
SE Asia stocks rise as US-Korea tensions ease

US President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying the US military was "locked and loaded" as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean Peninsula to the brink of nuclear war and world powers expressed alarm. Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD.TO) rose 0.5 per cent to $64.36. Tokyo shares failed to partake in the region's ga...

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  • Costco Must Pay $19 Million For Selling 'Tiffany' Rings
Costco Must Pay $19 Million For Selling 'Tiffany' Rings

The rings were not made by Tiffany & Co., and the jewelry company argued that Costco mislead customers to believe they had purchased a Tiffany ring. "They were sold in plain beige and brown wooden boxes (rather than with blue boxes or bags that said Tiffany & Co.); they were accompanied by appraisal documents that did not mention Tiffany & Co., and...

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