• US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month
US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month

Pending home sales flopped in May as inventory continued to drag on the housing market, down 0.8 percent in the National Association of REALTORS® ( NAR ) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI). Yun said. Contract signings on homes priced between $100,000 and $250,000 were up just 2 percent from a year ago, compared with a 26 percent surge for properti...

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  • Original Doom 2 Floppy Disks Are Up For Auction
Original Doom 2 Floppy Disks Are Up For Auction

There's no word yet on whether the buyer wants Romero to sign the diskettes, but given the selling price I'd say it's the least he could do. It looks like this is just a standard copy of the floppy disk edition of the game (version 1.7) that happens to have been owned by Romero.

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  • FTSE 100 Slips As Fed Increases Interest Rates
FTSE 100 Slips As Fed Increases Interest Rates

Yields on 10-year Treasuries dropped by the most in a month after data showed USA consumer prices excluding volatile food and fuel had the smallest year-over-year gain since May 2015. Instead of buying the USA dollar and selling bonds, traders ditched the greenback and bought bonds and tended to ignore the Fed's announcement. US government bonds ...

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  • India's largest container port hit by global cyber attack
India's largest container port hit by global cyber attack

The Ministry of Shipping on Wednesday confirmed that operations at one of the three terminals of the country's largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust ( JNPT ), were affected following a malware attack on AP Moller-Maersk (APM) - a firm that operates the Gateway Terminals India (GTI) at the port.

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  • Google hit with €2.4bn fine by European Union over antitrust concerns
Google hit with €2.4bn fine by European Union over antitrust concerns

The EU fine is also supported by USA companies such as Oracle, who previously accused the search giant of "stifling innovation". "This has deprived European consumers of the benefits of competition on the merits, namely genuine choice and innovation".

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  • Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers
Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers

In exchange for the All-Star point guard's services, the Clippers will be receiving fellow guards Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams in addition to forward Sam Dekker and a first-round NBA Draft pick in 2018. Paul's departure probably marks the end of the Clippers' run as a consistent top-5 team in the West, though they'll likely have ...

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  • Top Security for the 2017 Tour de France
Top Security for the 2017 Tour de France

The three-time victor and his team faced the media in Dusseldorf on Wednesday evening ahead of this year's race. That is good for fans, because it will mean the race isn't decided early on, but perhaps not so good for riders. QUEEN STAGE: Every Tour has a stage that stands out for its difficulty and drama - the so-called "Queen stage". Comin...

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  • As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control
As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control

A number of Maersk's 76 container terminals were affected and were forced to run on manual systems, AP Moller Maersk chief operating officer Vincent Clerc told AFP, refusing to specify which terminals were impacted because of the "fluidity of the situation".

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  • Planned Parenthood Are Protesting In Washington, The Handmaid's Tale Style
Planned Parenthood Are Protesting In Washington, The Handmaid's Tale Style

Planned Parenthood communications director Fern Whyland said, "It would be the worst bill for women in generations and decimate women's health care". The handmaids are considered to be fertile women whose sole function is to have babies, and are forced to undergo regular, strictly-regulated intercourse with the men in the families they are assig...

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  • Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit
Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit

BPI attorney Dan Webb told Reuters the settlement came together "quickly this week", but declined to provide details, citing a confidentiality agreement signed by both parties.The settlement came 3-1/2 weeks after the trial in the case got under way in Elk Point, South Dakota.

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  • Digging Up the Facts on Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NV (CBI)
Digging Up the Facts on Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NV (CBI)

During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.01 earnings per share . The firm's market cap is $1.45 billion. The stock price weekly volatility remained at 6.31% while volatility is standing at 6.31% for the month. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat...

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  • Alibaba puts another $1 billion into Lazada
Alibaba puts another $1 billion into Lazada

It did not name the shareholders, but Germany's Rocket Internet and Sweden's Kinnevik in separate statements confirmed they were disposing their remaining Lazada stakes. The Alibaba-Lazada co-operation will also see Lazada eventually ship products to Chinese consumers, something that Bittner says is now under "test and trial", although he declined ...

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  • Aadhar Must linked to Pan Card from July 1st, Government notify rules
Aadhar Must linked to Pan Card from July 1st, Government notify rules

The Government has made it mandatory to link existing Aadhaar numbers with the Permanent Account Number (PAN) of tax payers, effective from July 1. Earlier Revenue department had notified amendments to the income tax rules dealing in PAN application, which will come into effect from July 1, 2017.

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  • Qatar emir congratulates Saudi crown prince
Qatar emir congratulates Saudi crown prince

State media in the gas-rich Gulf state said Emir Sheikh Tamim Hamad Al-Thani had sent a cable of congratulations to the Saudi leadership. Sunni-dominated Saudi Arabia leads a coalition supporting the Yemeni government against Shiite rebels who control the capital Sanaa.

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  • Chelsea begin title defence vs. Burnley; first visitors to Tottenham at Wembley
Chelsea begin title defence vs. Burnley; first visitors to Tottenham at Wembley

The first Manchester derby of the season takes place at Old Trafford on the weekend of 9 December, while the reverse fixture will take place on April 7, 2018. West Ham's first home game is scheduled for August 19 against Southampton but the stadium won't be ready to host soccer matches at that time. They said: 'Over this period, where family co...

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  • Whitbread plc's (WTB)
Whitbread plc's (WTB) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at JP Morgan Chase & Co

The normal reading of a stock will fall in the range of 30 to 70. Among 17 analysts covering Imperial Brands ( LON:IMB ), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating on shares of Whitbread plc in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Jefferies.

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  • Qatar Airways wants to buy a 10% stake in American Airlines
Qatar Airways wants to buy a 10% stake in American Airlines

If Qatar Airways is able to take a 10% stake in American Airlines Group Inc , it would make it one of the largest investors in the company . Foreign ownership laws also limit a foreign voting interest to 24.9pc, the Fort Worth, Texas-based airline said.

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  • Senate punts, then 3 new Republicans oppose health care bill
Senate punts, then 3 new Republicans oppose health care bill

The Senate plan would end the tax penalty the law imposes on people who don't buy insurance, in effect erasing Obama's so-called individual mandate, and on larger businesses that don't offer coverage to workers. Cooper said. LIASSON: The president is getting a lot more involved. Here's how much he hates this legislation: The normally press-ad...

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  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down

Under pressure by the main shareholders, Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has made a decision to step down as a CEO of the company. The company has also fought a bitter legal battle with Waymo, the company that runs Google's self-driving vehicle research.

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  • Cyberattack Reaches Asia as New Targets Hit by Ransomware Demand
Cyberattack Reaches Asia as New Targets Hit by Ransomware Demand

Ukraine , along with Russian Federation and companies across Europe , was hit Tuesday in a wave of cyberattacks which IT experts identified as a modified version of the Petya ransomware that struck a year ago. Rosneft said its servers had suffered a "powerful" cyberattack but thanks to its backup system "the production and extraction of oil we...

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  • Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) Analyst Coverage
Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) Analyst Coverage

It is down 32.91% since June 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. ( PTEN ) has the market capitalization of $4.21 Billion. Lord Abbett & Company sold 372,479 shares as the company's stock declined 16.81% while stock markets rallied.

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  • Government Properties to buy First Potomac
Government Properties to buy First Potomac

A recommendation of 1 or 2 would represent a consensus Buy. Millennium Mgmt Ltd holds 0.22% or 2.71 million shares. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, November 2 by Raymond James. (NASDAQ:PBHC). Tcw Group Incorporated invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. Shares of PulteGroup, Inc. Pinebridge Invs Ltd Partne...

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  • Mattis says Syria's government taking US threat seriously
Mattis says Syria's government taking US threat seriously

Assad's government and his allies deny the allegation. Monday night, the White House issued a statement accusing the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad of preparing for another chemical weapons attack. The U.S. struck the base in April after a gas attack killed 89 people in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in northwestern Syr...

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  • Meal-kit maker Blue Apron lowers expected IPO price range
Meal-kit maker Blue Apron lowers expected IPO price range

It can be easy to point to Amazon's massive $13.7 billion bid for Whole Foods almost two weeks ago as a major sticking point for Blue Apron's IPO . The S&P index of consumer discretionary companies rose 13 percent over the first five months of 2017, but is down about 2.5 percent since its peak on June 2.

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  • European Union says UK's offer for European Union citizens post Brexit not good enough
European Union says UK's offer for European Union citizens post Brexit not good enough

It gives those three million EU citizens in the United Kingdom certainty about the future of their lives and we want the same certainty for the more than one million United Kingdom citizens who are living in the European Union. "They get the same residence rights, the same employment rights, the same health rights, the same welfare rights, the same...

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  • Cabinet gives in-principle nod to divest bleeding Air India
Cabinet gives in-principle nod to divest bleeding Air India

Low-priced airlines are rushing to expand their fleets to take advantage of that growth, encouraged by a fall in fuel prices that a year ago pushed several private operators into profit for the first time. The committee will decide how to deal with Air India's massive 520 billion rupee ($8 billion) debt. "Air India's balance sheet has to be restr...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice
Donald Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

That report makes clear that three senior intelligence officers - Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and and former NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett - are being interviewed this week by special counsel Bob Mueller as he looks into whether Trump obstructed justice in the Russian Federation...

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  • Draghi: Stimulus could be scaled back if economy improves
Draghi: Stimulus could be scaled back if economy improves

Analysts are now weighing whether these moves will turn into a full-scale "taper tantrum" or whether investors' continued hunger for fixed-income assets will temper any wider selloff. Draghi commented that "he sees room for paring back stimulus" this optimistic comment weighed on government bonds whereas Yellen suggested "that the USA economy can...

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  • Bank of England takes action to ward off consumer credit boom
Bank of England takes action to ward off consumer credit boom

It also noted that growth in dealership motor finance reflects a recovery in new vehicle registrations and a shift in how cars are purchased, away from ownership. Mr. Carney said that while a "no deal" scenario between the United Kingdom and the European Union might not be the most likely outcome, it would be the most threatening to the financial...

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  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) EPS Estimated At $1.32
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) EPS Estimated At $1.32

Great West Life Assurance Com Can holds 0.11% or 1.96M shares in its portfolio. Many brokers and investors view the 52-week high or low as an important factor in determining a stock's current value and forecasting future price movement. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.31 earnings per share. On average, equities a...

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  • Mover to Watch for: Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)
Mover to Watch for: Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)

Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 167,232 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,421,519.36. More interesting news about Covanta Holding Corp (NYSE: CVA ) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Ex-Dividend Reminder: Deutsche Bank Contingent Capital, Covanta Holding and ..." published on June 23, 2017 as we...

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  • New cyber attack causes mass disruption across Europe
New cyber attack causes mass disruption across Europe

Security experts said Tuesday's global cyberattack shares something in common with last month's outbreak of ransomware, dubbed WannaCry: Both spread using digital lock picks originally created by the NSA and later published to the web by a still-mysterious group known as the Shadowbrokers.

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  • Co-op Bank agrees 700 million pound rescue package
Co-op Bank agrees 700 million pound rescue package

The deal follows months of negotiations between the bank and its hedge fund creditors after Co-op put itself up for sale in February this year, seeking its second rescue in the last five years. The capital injection means the bank, which has 4 million customers, will continue as a standalone entity after it abandoned efforts to find a buyer.

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  • Revenue Estimates Analysis General Electric Company (GE)
Revenue Estimates Analysis General Electric Company (GE)

The Fjarde Ap-Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund holds 1.92M shares with $60.82 million value, down from 2.17M last quarter. In Tuesday trading General Electric Company (GE ) stock is attractive participant of Wall Street Market.

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  • Every tall building in Ireland to have cladding examined
Every tall building in Ireland to have cladding examined

A group for body corporates and apartment managers is anxious New Zealand authorities will find more high-rises with flammable cladding. "There are real questions, as to how this has happened, why it's happened and how we can ensure that it doesn't happen in the future".

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