• How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?
How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?

Yesterday, a different YouGov poll predicted the Conservatives will fall 16 seats short of an overall majority. Labour, on the other hand, would see their number of MPs jump from 229 to 257. Such a lead indicates the Tories would secure a majority. Kathleen Brooks, research director at City Index, suggested the poll's methodology was too untest...

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  • White House official: Trump plans to pull U.S. from Paris deal
White House official: Trump plans to pull U.S. from Paris deal

Scott Peters, D-San Diego, said in a statement Wednesday. Supporters of the climate pact are concerned that a U.S. exit could lead other nations to weaken their commitments or also withdraw, softening an accord that scientists have said is critical to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change .

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  • Wetherby Asset Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI)
Wetherby Asset Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI)

Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and issued a $90.00 price target (up previously from $85.00) on shares of Analog Devices in a report on Monday, March 13th. Investors of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.12%.

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  • Morgan plays down Stokes fears, happy with own form
Morgan plays down Stokes fears, happy with own form

Morgan's 107 in 93 balls powered his side to 339 for six, a record one-day score at Headingley and enough to force a 72-run win as the tourists stuttered to 267 all out in 45 overs. England's captain Eoin Morgan , who habitually struggles against fast short-pitched bowling, benefitted most from Morkel's absence to strike his fifth ODI century.

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  • Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament
Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament

Investors could be betting that May's future as party leader could be jeopardised by a poor showing in next week's vote, particularly given the strength of her lead heading into the campaign in late April, when she called the snap election , and may opt for a leadership challenge shortly after the result.

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  • Chinese Labor Activists Go Missing
Chinese Labor Activists Go Missing

China Labor Watch executive director Li Qiang says he assumes the men must be held either by the factory or the police to be unreachable. They had been working undercover at three shoe factories in China that belong to belong to Huajian International, one of the world's biggest shoe firms, says the New York Times .

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  • OPEC agrees to extend oil production cuts
OPEC agrees to extend oil production cuts

An alliance of numerous world's biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months - an effort to support prices that will prove hard in the face of growing production from the U.S. "Nigerian Oil Minister Emmanuel Kachikwu said earlier in an interview that extending the deal would bring price stabilit...

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  • CNN cuts ties with Kathy Griffin over video
CNN cuts ties with Kathy Griffin over video

After seeing people's reactions to the disturbing image, the comedian has released a honest apology via a video posted on Twitter. " Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself", he tweeted . Many people online called for Griffin to be jailed. Ms Griffin added that since she is a comedian, "I cross the line". "It was deeply inappropriate ...

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  • Three Mile Island nuclear plant to close in 2019
Three Mile Island nuclear plant to close in 2019

Three Mile Island isn't alone: FirstEnergy Corp. has said it could decide next year to sell or close its three nuclear plants - Davis-Besse and Perry in OH and Beaver Valley in Pennsylvania . The Three Mile Island closure may signal the start of a rush of nuclear power plants going permanently offline, victims of a changing energy market and unc...

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  • Notre Dame bumps up security ahead of Mike Pence's visit, planned protests
Notre Dame bumps up security ahead of Mike Pence's visit, planned protests

Fox News reports Pence did not acknowledge the protesters during his speech, but he did talk about free speech and human rights. As The Indy Star reported , the students, some of whom were wrapped in rainbow colored flags or bore phrases of protest on their graduation caps, later gathered outside the arena to celebrate their graduation....

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  • Concern about Greek bail-out puts pressure on euro
Concern about Greek bail-out puts pressure on euro

Other major markets were also deeply in the red, with French shares sinking nearly 1 percent, prodding investors towards the traditional security of the yen, which gained around 0.3 percent against the dollar and 0.4 percent against the euro.

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  • In Greece, blew up the auto of former Prime Minister
In Greece, blew up the auto of former Prime Minister

State news agency ANA says Papademos is undergoing surgery for abdominal and leg injuries at an Athens hospital. Greek media reported that Papademos was sitting at the back of the vehicle and opened the envelope himself. GSEE wished Papademos and his two guards, who were slightly injured by the blast, a speedy recovery. Police cordoned off th...

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  • JetBlue will test facial recognition for boarding
JetBlue will test facial recognition for boarding

JetBlue EVP-customer experience Joanna Geraghty noted the boarding process is one of the most hard " friction points " in the passenger journey for airlines to improve. JetBlue is working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and SITA on the project to test the new paperless and deviceless process. What we want to deliver is a secure and...

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  • County unemployment rate increases for April
County unemployment rate increases for April

Unemployment rates for April across Pennsylvania ranged from 3.8 percent in Adams, Chester and Lancaster counties to 8.1 percent in Cameron County. The unemployment rate for youth, or those between the ages of 15 and 24, stood at 34.0% in April, unchanged on the previous month.

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  • Michael Kors gives weak forecast, to shut some stores
Michael Kors gives weak forecast, to shut some stores

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI boosted its position in Michael Kors Holdings by 0.4% in the third quarter. Among 7 analysts covering Toronto-Dominion Bank ( TSE:TD ), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and set a $45.00 target price on shares of Michael Kors Holdings in a research repor...

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  • Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor
Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor

In his memo , Sulzberger wrote that the responsibility of the public editor "has outgrown that one office". "The public editor position, created in the aftermath of a grave journalistic scandal, played a crucial part in rebuilding our readers' trusts by acting as our in-house watchdog".

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  • Rlj Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) Shorted Shares Increased By 0.2%
Rlj Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) Shorted Shares Increased By 0.2%

RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 8th. It has underperformed by 14.08% the S&P500. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $29 target. Northern Tru Corporation holds 3.91 million shares. Amc Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX) was reduced too. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.06, from...

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  • Amazon to refund parents for unauthorized purchases made by children
Amazon to refund parents for unauthorized purchases made by children

In April of past year, it was ruled by a U.S. District Court that Amazon would have to refund purchases due to failing to clearly inform parents that certain free apps also had in-app purchases. Firstly, it should be noted that Amazon is sending out emails to eligible consumers only. You also don't need to call or send anything to Amazon by ma...

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  • Graham 'surprised' Comey will testify publicly
Graham 'surprised' Comey will testify publicly

Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an open session. Burr was joined in the statement by committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.). Trump referred to Comey's testimony at a recent Capitol Hill hearing, after which the Justice Department ended up having to amend part of his testimony ...

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  • Nigerian Senate passes Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters bill
Nigerian Senate passes Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters bill

In his presentation, Ogba explained that it had become essential to abrogate the extant law because of the controversies usually trailing the execution and regulation of the activities of football in the country. They are in charge of all the country's football teams. "The committee strongly believes that through this piece of legislation, the ob...

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  • Battered oil claws back losses after OPEC deal falls short of expectations
Battered oil claws back losses after OPEC deal falls short of expectations

With existing output curbs originally due to expire next month, a new deal had been widely anticipated. A continuation of the earlier level of cuts was perhaps the minimum they were expecting. This is surely an effort in the right direction in order to remove the bloated inventories from the market. " OPEC production cuts are most effective when...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott
Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott

May said that while she was ready for negotiations set to start 11 days after the June 8 vote, the Labour leader would "find himself alone and naked in the negotiating chamber of the European Union ". The Labour leader has ruled out forming a coalition with the SNP but after YouGov modelling suggested the June 8 poll could result in no party...

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  • Analysts' Report Recap: Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE)
Analysts' Report Recap: Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE)

The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 13 by Goldman Sachs. The company's current price-earnings ratio amounts to 10.18 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 33.22 times earnings. Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE: ETP ) traded down 1.32% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $21.75. 12/05/2016 - Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.

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  • UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows
UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

Laughing, Mrs May said: "I'm interested in the fact that Jeremy Corbyn seems to be paying far more attention to how many appearances on telly he is doing". The Financial Times has reported that Paul Meggyesi, head of global FX strategy at the U.S. bank believes that especially a hung parliament can be positive for the currency especially if it...

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  • Fidessa Group (LON:FDSA) Analyst Target Changes
Fidessa Group (LON:FDSA) Analyst Target Changes

As per Friday, January 8, the company rating was downgraded by Berenberg. In related news, insider Strive Masiyiwa acquired 1,130 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 25th. On Friday, April 15 the stock rating was initiated by Compass Point with "Sell". Since December 9, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 31 sales f...

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  • Oil prices decline on glut worries
Oil prices decline on glut worries

Global benchmark Brent crude futures were down $1.15, or 2.2 per cent, at $50.69 a barrel by 1039GMT, after earlier touching $50.63 a barrel, the weakest since May 12. USA drillers have added rigs for 19 straight weeks, to 722, the highest since April 2015 and the longest run of increases ever, according to energy services firm Baker Hughes BH...

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  • Land Securities Group plc (LAND) Receives
Land Securities Group plc (LAND) Receives "Add" Rating from Peel Hunt

RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $56 target in Friday, July 31 report. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and GBX 370 target. Toscafund Asset Management Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 1.35 million shares. Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND) has 0.00% since May 31, 2016 and is.

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  • Were Analysts Bullish IP Group Plc (LON:IPO) This Week?
Were Analysts Bullish IP Group Plc (LON:IPO) This Week?

United Utilities Group had 7 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Republic Services, Inc. Among 4 analysts covering Gentex Corp ( NASDAQ:GNTX ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by KBW on Wednesday, August 12. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained...

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  • Why HPE Earnings Were Not Enough
Why HPE Earnings Were Not Enough

Dodge & Cox purchased a new position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $4,831,636,000. Whitman said HPE can take out another $200 to $300 million in cost in the second half of the fiscal year.

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  • Flight diverted after fire in passenger's electronic device
Flight diverted after fire in passenger's electronic device

Kat Honniball, who was aboard the JetBlue flight, told WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids that passengers were "absolutely calm" as flight attendants responded. According to the airline, the decision to divert was made after "reports of smoke emitting from a carry-on bag holding an electronic device". An airport investigation with multiple parties is underw...

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  • Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord
Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord

On Tuesday, Modi said in Berlin that it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on US climate policy. But Republicans have slammed the climate deal and Trump joined the chorus when he ran for president. That promise helped rally supporters sharing his skepticism of global efforts to po...

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  • Exelon Corporation to close Three Mile Island nuclear plant
Exelon Corporation to close Three Mile Island nuclear plant

Should the state offer tax credits to keep TMI online? The unit 1 has been operational since 1974. Nearly four decades later, the Pennsylvania power plant can't seem to withstand cheap natural gas. Today it's about to become a symbol of another feature of America's nuclear power industry: the impossibility of turning a profit. CEO Chris Crane s...

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  • Sell-side Review on Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM)
Sell-side Review on Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM)

The stock decreased 1.26% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $93.77. Texas Capital Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:TCBI) has risen 65.24% since May 31, 2016 and is uptrending. Finally, Robert W. Baird upgraded Kite Realty Group Trust from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and lowered their target price for the company from $27.00 t...

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  • Blast in Kabul diplomatic kills at least 9
Blast in Kabul diplomatic kills at least 9

Afghan officials inspect outside the German embassy after a blast in Kabul , Afghanistan May 31, 2017 . "There are several other important compounds and offices near there too", said a spokesman. Passers-by stopped and helped the wounded into private cars, others congregated outside the nearby Italian-run Emergency Hospital. The Islamic ...

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  • Trump's Budget to Preserve the Swamp? New at Reason
Trump's Budget to Preserve the Swamp? New at Reason

Just how dire is the situation for nondefense programs? U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren , D-Massachusetts, led a group of chamber Democrats Friday in urging President Donald Trump to consider the impacts Medicaid cuts included in his budget and a Republican-backed health care plan could have on Americans, particularly veterans .

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