• Oil Near Five-Month Lows
Oil Near Five-Month Lows

Oil prices were marooned near five-months lows on Friday after a near 5 percent fall in the previous session on concerns over rising USA supply, wiping out all of the price gains since OPEC's move to curb output. Brent traded volumes on Thursday reached a record high of almost 542,000 contracts, suggesting that hedge funds had accelerated reducti...

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  • Rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging, official says
Rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging, official says

With his flowing curly hair and often bare chest, Cornell showed off his vocal skills on Soundgarden hits such as " Black Hole Sun ", set to dissonant minor chord progressions on guitar. That friend was then forced to open Cornell's hotel room door where he was found dead in the bathroom with something around his neck. Woody repeated that police ar...

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  • Oil prices dip as supplies remain ample despite production cuts
Oil prices dip as supplies remain ample despite production cuts

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation pledged their support for an extension, and thus an agreement by all OPEC members at their upcoming meeting next week seems to have become a formality only. The country remains a hurdle to the extension of OPEC deal. Earlier this week, Croft stated that "Right now we are in this sort of $50-$55 range becaus...

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  • Investec Capital Gives Bank Of Georgia Price Target With Potential -89.18% Downside
Investec Capital Gives Bank Of Georgia Price Target With Potential -89.18% Downside

Therefore 80% are positive. The period high was 1.29 and a low of 1.23. $99.16's average target is -5.39% below currents $104.81 stock price. Pearson PLC had 268 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canada Pension Plan Board holds 0.01% in Copart, Inc. The Texas-based Maverick Cap has invested 0.04% in Copart, Inc. GB G...

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  • Global gold prices shine as Donald Trump's mounting troubles hurt dollar
Global gold prices shine as Donald Trump's mounting troubles hurt dollar

Earlier in the session, allegations surfaced of US President Donald Trump having asked former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey - whom he sacked last week - to end a probe into his former security adviser. The dollar was subjected to renewed selling pressure with the trade-weighted index declining to fresh six-month lows....

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  • Terrifying details emerge on the reason behind Trump's laptop ban
Terrifying details emerge on the reason behind Trump's laptop ban

Passengers on flights from those locations to the USA can't carry laptops, tablets or other electronic devices larger than a smartphone in aircraft cabins. The internationally-respected pilots union said: "Lithium battery fires, unless caught early can spread quickly and therefore official ICAO ( International Civil Aviation Organization ) advice ...

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  • Amazon's Echo Show Is The Improved Personal Assistant
Amazon's Echo Show Is The Improved Personal Assistant

In line with what most leaks speculated, the Echo Show features a 7-inch screen; set into the frame are a front-facing five-megapixel camera and a pair of two-inch speakers. Its price tag will reflect this distinction, with The Wall Street Journal claiming that the new Amazon Echo will be sold for more than $200. Amazon is adding support for fre...

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  • Driver Group (LON:DRV) New Price Targets
Driver Group (LON:DRV) New Price Targets

It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Amira Nature Foods Limited (NYSE:ANFI) had a decrease of 2.35% in short interest. Its down 3.69% from 32.30M shares previously. Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and $170 target. Analysts await Owens-Illinois Inc (NYSE:OI) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.80 EPS, up 15.94% or $0.11 from last year's ...

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  • White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies
White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies

The computers would operate normally, but the miner would also run in the background. WannaCry demands that users pay between $300 (around Rs 19,000) and $600 (around Rs 39,000) in bitcoin in lieu of getting their data decrypted. Shutting down a network can prevent the continued encryption - and possible loss - of more files. BuzzFeed News aske...

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  • Texas congressman calls for impeachment of Trump on House floor
Texas congressman calls for impeachment of Trump on House floor

It's similar to an indictment. So far Rep. Al Green (D-Texas ) has actively called for Trump's impeachment on the House floor. Two presidents have been impeached, and neither was convicted. The represetnative from the 9th district in Texas said the call for impeachment was made because he feels the democracy of the United States is at risk.

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  • Lib Dem manifesto targets diesel cars
Lib Dem manifesto targets diesel cars

Launching the Liberal Democrat manifesto for the June 8 General Election , Mr Farron said the document set out a vision of an "open, tolerant and united" Britain far removed from the "cold, mean-spirited" country favoured by Mrs May and Mr Farage.

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  • Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'
Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to the position in a letter obtained by CNN. "He appointed Mueller because he was cognizant enough to understand whether or not he thought he could be fair in the investigation was irrelevant", said Steven Silverman, a Baltimore attorney who has known Rosenstein for years.

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  • Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'
Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'

One official said it appeared the transition aides were moving the information from the transition offices to the White House, a distance of just a few blocks. But for all of the finger-pointing and blame-placing inside the White House, the common factor in all of the controversies is the man in the Oval Office.

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  • Warren Buffett criticises Wells Fargo, defends 3G at wide-ranging meeting
Warren Buffett criticises Wells Fargo, defends 3G at wide-ranging meeting

He was critical of himself while speaking to shareholders as he and vice chairman Charles Munger admitted they made a mistake not investing in Google early , despite his subsidiary Geico being an early user of its ad service. The two executives spoke about the arcana of insurance, one of Berkshire's biggest businesses. Buffett, 86, was ranked th...

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  • General Motors Restructuring International Markets To Strengthen Global Business
General Motors Restructuring International Markets To Strengthen Global Business

Automobile manufacturer General Motors India on Thursday said it will cease domestic sales by the end of 2017 and thereafter only focus on exporting its products from India . It would also not help us achieve a leadership position or compelling, long-term profitability in the domestic market. GM International will streamline its regional headq...

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  • Unemployment rate drops to 4.1 percent in April
Unemployment rate drops to 4.1 percent in April

The national unemployment rate was 4.4 percent this April and 3.3 percent in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA ) held interest rates at a record low 1.50 percent for a ninth straight month in May. Construction with 13,700 new jobs. The labor force participation rate over the year has increased 1.5 percent comp...

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  • Oil prices rise on expectation of extended crude supply cut
Oil prices rise on expectation of extended crude supply cut

Oil futures were up in North American trading on Tuesday, with prices headed closer to daily highs reached in the prior session, as investors looked ahead to weekly data from the USA on stockpiles of crude and refined products. And on Tuesday, Kuwait said it "gives its full backing and support to. extend the oil output cuts deal between OPEC and ot...

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  • Nevada outlaws anti-gay clinical therapy on children
Nevada outlaws anti-gay clinical therapy on children

The new law makes it illegal for licensed therapists and counselors to try and change the sexual orientation or gender expression of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender children. Sandoval is the fourth Republican governor to sign into a law a ban on conversion therapy. Among them, Republican Assemblyman Chris Edwards of Las Vegas, said it doe...

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  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) SVP D Bruce Sewell Sells 67500 Shares
Apple Inc. (AAPL) SVP D Bruce Sewell Sells 67500 Shares

Stanford Investment Group Inc. now owns 98,014 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $11,352,000 after buying an additional 20,176 shares during the last quarter. In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2. Therefore 84% are positive. Apple Inc .

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  • 'ANY TIME, ANY PLACE' | Defiant North Korea vows more missile launches
'ANY TIME, ANY PLACE' | Defiant North Korea vows more missile launches

As for Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, according to AFP, that the most recent ballistic missile test was unsafe, but he also warned against attempts to "intimidate" North Korea. In short, he argues that North Korea doesn't yet have the wherewithal to attack the United States. In response, the U.S. has beefed up their military drill...

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  • United States dollar tumbles on talk that Trump could face impeachment charges
United States dollar tumbles on talk that Trump could face impeachment charges

USA share futures and the dollar tumbled in Asian trade on Wednesday after reports President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end a probe into Trump's former national security advisor. The dollar index has erased its post-election gains. The yen showed limited response to data that showed Japan's GDP grew an annualised 2.2 per ...

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  • Bankruptcy forces organizers of British Columbia music festival to cancel event
Bankruptcy forces organizers of British Columbia music festival to cancel event

People who had bought tickets for the festival were incredulous at the news online. "Unfortunately there are no automatic refunds from PMF", the website reads. Meanwhile, tickets are still available for purchase on their website. The festival had also tweeted as recently as Wednesday, with everything appearing normal.

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  • Ralph Lauren Finds New CEO...Where? P&G
Ralph Lauren Finds New CEO...Where? P&G

Free webinar: Register now to learn about Closing the Gap between Government and IT with Army and Military Health System. Louvet won't butt heads with Lauren on merchandising, but at the same time, knows how to successfully run a business, Cramer explained.

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  • Poor Jeremy the snail can only sit and watch
Poor Jeremy the snail can only sit and watch

The rare snail - named Jeremy - has a shell whose spirals turn in an anti-clockwise direction, meaning that he can not mate with the majority of the world's snail population who spiral the opposite way. However a heartbroken Jeremy was left in the cold as the two newcomers, named Lefty and Tomeu, paired up themselves to produce over 170 baby snails...

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  • Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election
Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

That means many of them may be burdened by the handicap of being largely unknown to voters in constituencies they compete for. This comes after a wave of right wing Nationalism pushed candidate Marine Le Pen of the "National Front", past the first round of the election.

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  • Alibaba reveals $6 bln share buyback as misses EPS forecast
Alibaba reveals $6 bln share buyback as misses EPS forecast

China's embrace of the smartphone in the past decade - as well as economic activities related to the internet - has turned Alibaba , Tencent Holdings and other Chinese technology companies into some of the largest enterprises in the industry.

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  • NHS cyber attack: A&Es 'fully open' again
NHS cyber attack: A&Es 'fully open' again

We will speak to individual patients who are affected, so if you have not heard otherwise, please attend your appointment. Australian organisations will return to work as the local fallout from the weekend's global cyber attack becomes clearer.

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  • French president talks to Putin, faces media troubles
French president talks to Putin, faces media troubles

The youngest person selected to work in Macron's government was Mounir Mahjoubi, 33, who was named junior minister for digital economy. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool). "It's not about imposing anything". But Castaner said Hulot would have to stick to Macron's programme, adding: "A minister doesn't set conditions for a president or a prime minis...

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  • Brazilian President Michel Temer denies corruption charges
Brazilian President Michel Temer denies corruption charges

Whether Temer manages to hang on to his job or not, the economic reforms which he had pushed are now unlikely to be passed, analysts said. Three people with direct knowledge of the investigation said the O Globo report was accurate. Globo published what seemed to be pictures showing men delivering a suitcase of cash for Neves. The countr...

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  • Clay Helton: Report: United buys Coliseum naming rights
Clay Helton: Report: United buys Coliseum naming rights

The Memorial Coliseum name had to be worked into whatever the place is called. Two years ago, USC reportedly began shopping naming rights for the LA Coliseum. It remains unclear how United will use its brand name with regard to the stadium. The Rams and Los Angeles Chargers are slated to move to a new stadium in Inglewood, California, but recent ...

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  • Temer faces calls to go over 'bribes'
Temer faces calls to go over 'bribes'

Brazil's 2021 Eurobonds slumped most on record early on Thursday. Temer denied the accusations and after much speculation told an audience on Thursday in the capital Brasilia he would not resign. "He did not participate or authorize any attempt to keep Cunha from reaching a plea bargain with Justice (officials)", the statement said. He has comp...

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  • Mortgage Rates Plunge Along with 10-Year Treasury Yield
Mortgage Rates Plunge Along with 10-Year Treasury Yield

While the White House scandal was the catalyst for a measurable drop in the past couple days, mortgage rates had already moved a bit lower thanks to a slower than expected rise in consumer prices. US markets have been in turmoil this week over concerns about President Donald Trump's economic agenda. "This benefits the bond market (where mortgage in...

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  • Trump Administration Says It Will Launch NAFTA Renegotiation
Trump Administration Says It Will Launch NAFTA Renegotiation

Lighthizer, a corporate lawyer and former deputy USA trade representative in the Reagan administration, took office on Monday (15 May) promising to help President Donald Trump "permanently" reverse what he described as America's "dangerous" trade policies.

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  • ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation
ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

He dismissed outrage over Trump's disclosures as US politicians whipping up "anti-Russian sentiment". The issue had begun to take a spot on the back burner this week, when late Tuesday afternoon, the New York Times released a bombshell report alleging that Trump had asked Comey privately to drop the investigation against his friend, Michael...

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  • Voices of Iranians ahead of presidential election
Voices of Iranians ahead of presidential election

Karroubi asked all Iranians to take part in the election and to protect the democratic process by choosing their preferred candidate, but said: "I will vote for Rouhani of course". He had appeared at a Tehran rally alongside Rouhani on Saturday, where he was cheered by the president's supporters. On Monday, Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf ...

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