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Dollar turns positive; sterling slides on Brexit concerns

Dollar turns positive; sterling slides on Brexit concerns

Sterling edged up 0.1 percent to $1.2370, but remained well shy of its Monday high of $1.2436, its loftiest peak since February 28, after Prime Minister Theresa May said she will trigger Britain's sep...

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Motorcyclist dies after crash in northeast Portland

S. Sheridan was closed between W. Warren Ave. and W. Yale Ave. while police investigated the crash. Police said racing may be to blame for the wreck. March 19. Tucson Police Dept. has identified t...

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You, women's history, and the power of Social Security

You, women's history, and the power of Social Security

In his op-ed printed on February 27, Jim Nowlan wrote, "The federal government taxes retirement, exempting most Social Security, and so do almost all the states that levy an income tax". Officially, y...

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Top Dividend Stock Pick: EverBank Financial Corp (EVER)

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in Carolina Financial Corp during the fourth quarter va...

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Brazil minister to meet representatives of meat importers

Brazil minister to meet representatives of meat importers

The media reports have stemmed from a two-year Brazilian investigation into Federal Government-employed meat inspectors. The South Korean government has "no plan to ban the importation of Brazilian ...

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GOP health care plan is big tax cut for the rich

GOP health care plan is big tax cut for the rich

What the expected changes will be remains unclear. "So I am very optimistic". "We think we should be offering more assistance than the bill now does", for lower-income people age 50 to 64, Ryan sa...

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NTUC FairPrice checking with poultry suppliers over Brazil's rotten meat scandal

NTUC FairPrice checking with poultry suppliers over Brazil's rotten meat scandal

The president said that only 33 of the 11,000 inspectors at the agriculture ministry were being investigated for allegedly taking bribes to overlook meatpackers using chemicals to improve the appearan...

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Oil prices plummet amidst increasing United States drilling activity and steady OPEC supply

Oil prices plummet amidst increasing United States drilling activity and steady OPEC supply

USA crude oil production did fall somewhat as it became clear that the late-2014 plunge in oil prices wouldn't be reversed quickly. So far, crude oil prices and broader markets such as the S&P 500 (SP...

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Wall Street slips, U.S. dollar firm on Fed outlook

Wall Street slips, U.S. dollar firm on Fed outlook

Now, the Fed is poised to raise interest rates at its next meeting in March, and given the strong labor market and rebound in inflation it is entirely plausible that the Fed may raise rates several mo...

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IDFC Bank launches Aadhaar Pay; here's how biometric-based app works

IDFC Bank launches Aadhaar Pay; here's how biometric-based app works

Aadhaar Pay is a service for merchants which will enable them to receive payments from customers without any physical payment instrument. No Transaction Fee has to be paid by the consumers. As Th...

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Team Canada improves to 4-0 at world women's curling championship

Team Canada improves to 4-0 at world women's curling championship

Scotland started strongly and led 3-0 after the first end, only to find themselves level at 3-3 after the fourth. "I've got a handle on the ice and I'm really pleased that we managed to scrape a win"....

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Shares Sold by Renaissance Technologies LLC

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Shares Sold by Renaissance Technologies LLC

State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new position in Bristol-Myers Squibb during the third quarter worth approximately $109,000. Montecito Bank & Trust raised its position in Bristol-Myers...

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Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR)

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR)

The best target price is $45 though the lowest target is $12.5. Therapeutics, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Langenberg & Company. Advisor Group Inc. The difference between the expe...

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We've Got Issues: Rep. Bergman will vote 'yes' on health care bill

We've Got Issues: Rep. Bergman will vote 'yes' on health care bill

Millions of uninsured Americans got coverage and began getting health care in more appropriate ways rather than using ERs for untreated conditions, etc. "It's a fine needle that needs to be thread". ...

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Performance of Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST) Compared to Index

Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST)'s mean EPS estimate was $-0.18 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $-0.22 on 5/5/2016 After Market Close, missing the analysts' consensus est...

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Saudi 'Mission Impossible' makes longer OPEC oil cuts inevitable

Saudi 'Mission Impossible' makes longer OPEC oil cuts inevitable

That brought the total count to 631, the most since September 2015, underlining concerns that the ongoing rebound in USA shale production could derail efforts by other major producers to rebalance g...

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Gauging the Impact of the Fed's Rate Hikes

Gauging the Impact of the Fed's Rate Hikes

The unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent. "Reports have suggested, or surely will, that this rise in mortgage rates will be the demise of the housing market". On the corporate front, ...

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Oil ends lower as rising U.S. rig count, G-20 statement unnerves

WTI crude has "found itself vulnerable to heavy losses.as the rising drilling activity in the US reinforced the oversupply fears", said Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, in a note. "We can't d...

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Idea Cellular approves Vodafone merger with itself; shares gain

Idea Cellular approves Vodafone merger with itself; shares gain

Vodafone has endured a tumultuous ride since it entered India in 2007, with fierce competition and a high-profile tax battle making a business contributing more than 10 percent of its revenues and pro...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation says no info that Obama ordered wiretapping on Trump

Federal Bureau of Investigation says no info that Obama ordered wiretapping on Trump

The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, asked Rogers if he thought it was " utterly ridiculous " that anyone in the US would ask British spies to do...

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