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Oil prices buoyed by U.S. crude stock dip

A reduction in commercial US crude stocks, which fell 1 million barrels last week to 532.34 million barrels, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), also supported prices, traders said. While more OPEC members are seen ready to extend output cuts, United States crude stockpiles dropped from a record. U.S. gasoline inventories rose unexpectedly last week as refineries continued to ramp-up, but the resulting drawdown in oil stockpiles was also less than anticipated. Read More »

Stifel Nicolaus Initiates Coverage on Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG)

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Bank of America Corp lowered shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Co. from a "buy" rating to an "underperform" rating and cut their target price for the stock from $27.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 4th. The stock of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG ) is a huge mover today! ( NYSE:COG ) traded down 1.941% during trading on Friday, hitting $23.995. Read More »

U.S. to honour 'dumb' refugee exchange deal with Australia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, is greeted by Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce after arriving in Sydney , Friday, April 21, 2017. "Mr Pence is a traditional conservative Republican who has an alliance-centric view of the world and I think the goal of his mission is to telegraph continuity to Japan and Korea, Australia and Indonesia". Read More »

Afghanistan Officials Say 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By 'Mother Of All Bombs'

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However, the unprecedented attack triggered global shock waves, with some condemning the use of Afghanistan as what they called a testing ground for the weapon. An elderly man who lives close to the bombing site in Achin's Momand Dara area told the AFP news agency the blast was so piercingly loud that his infant granddaughter was experiencing hearing loss. Read More »

Where and how to commemorate ANZAC Day in your capital city

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This Friday the branch will run its Anzac Appeal Badge Day and will be selling badges outside Five Loaves Bakery and the Cummins IGA from 8.30am to raise money for the Anzac Appeal. Warrnambool RSL's Doug Heazlewood said, for the first time, children would be encouraged to place a poppy on a board at the conclusion of the service. Read More »

Hansa Trust PLC (HAN) to Issue GBX 8 Dividend

The firm has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, April 13. BSQUARE Corporation is focused on providing software solutions and related engineering services to businesses that develop, market and sell dedicated objective standalone intelligent systems. Read More »

USA under Trump Series Key comments from Steven Mnuchin interview with FT

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Mr. Mnuchin said that it is probably delayed a bit because of the healthcare. Shortly after taking office in February, Mnuchin said the administration wanted to pass major tax legislation by the time Congress left for its August recess. I am just pointing out the magnitude of what economic growth does.' Mnuchin said. While the EURUSD has fluctuated overnight, Mnuchin's repeat comment has had an impact on the USDJPY, which has levitated sharply in the overnight session, rising just shy of ... Read More »

Easter week means egg hunts, fun activities for families

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The event is free of charge and open to the public. Kids are encouraged to bring their own baskets. For the 3 to 4-year-old age group, Layla Riley, 3, of Durham was the only one to come away with the golden egg. LANDER - The Lander Parks and Recreation Department is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at City Park on Saturday, April 15 at 9:30 a.m. Butler - A helicopter will drop 10,000 eggs at 10:15 a.m. Read More »

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) & Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CSCO . Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. April 19, 2017 AppDynamics, a Cisco company and the leader in application intelligence, announced AppD Summit Europe, the industry's inaugural event to help technology leaders fulfill their missions to make their businesses digital first. Read More »

Kevin Durant & Matt Barnes Questionable For Game 3

The Spurs made all 17 of their free throws, a tremendous improvement from Game 3 when they were 16 of 28 from the line. Coach Kerr said that if Durant isn't 100 percent, the Warriors would be cautious with him, and he's officially questionable to play on Saturday. Read More »

San Francisco power outage affects about 90000 customers

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Around 11:30 transit officials managed to restore power to the rail station by using a portable generator. As of 1:30 p.m., power had been restored to 15,000 people in the city. The San Francisco Chronicle reported (http://bit.ly/2pN3o6b ) the outage also affected the Presidio, and KRON-TV reported effects stretched to the Marina/Cow Hollow area. Read More »

IMF withdraws vow to combat protectionism

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Carstens did not say whether the decision to remove language about fighting protectionism was due to the new trade stance of the US. The French election presents free trade advocates with a third potential blow in less than a year after Britain's European Union referendum and Trump's election on a platform to restrict imports and protect United States jobs. Read More »

Analysts At Stifel Reiterated Vernalis PLC (LON:VER) As Hold

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Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $16.89 million activity. RFMK's SI was 3,100 shares in April as released by FINRA. About 689,914 shares traded. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 101 target in Friday, April 21 report. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, December 8 by Mediobanca. Read More »

Starbucks baristas hate the new Unicorn Frappuccinos and are losing it online

It was as if Starbucks blended together all of the candy Valentines I received in second grade (back in a civilized society when the whole class gave them out, and you were never left hungry and lonely on V-Day). But it is hard to make when there are like 20 fraps all at once both front and drive thru, ' he wrote in a Facebook message. According to the Associated Press , Starbucks said it's reaching out to Burson "to talk about his experience and how to make it better". Read More »

Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc . says there's no fundamental evidence in the oil market to justify this week's selloff in prices. OPEC rhetoric has had little market impact with the main market focus still on risks posed by increased United States production and the high level of inventories. Read More »

United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger-dragging incident

Back in December, the analyst had called United Continental the "most compelling stock" in the airline sector. United tried to emphasize that its growth plans weren't meant to invade a rival's market but were more about reclaiming United's "natural market share" and "restoring United to where it should have been". Read More »

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr sidelined for Game 3 with illness

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But we felt that the way the game had gone, we had to fight and do it for him. and the way that he said it was that we had to win one for the Gipper. Their scoring duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. Kerr missed the morning shootaround, and the team announced about three hours before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers that he would not be on the sidelines. Read More »

United States vice president Pence wraps up visit to Japan

Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay. Pence chose the ship's deck as the venue to once again emphasize Washington's commitment to the Japan-U.S. military alliance based on the 1960 bilateral security treaty. The Trump administration plans to "reform" the existing deal to level the playing field, he told the room of executives, most of whom represented US companies doing business in South Korea. Read More »

Holiday Inn, Candlewood Suites hotels targeted by malware

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IHG said a cybersecurity investigation revealed that malware accessed payment card data from cards used on site at some of its franchisee-operated properties in the Americas, thereby generating unauthorized charges on those cards after being used at IHG front desks. Read More »

Conley, Gasol give Grizzlies a big victory

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Conley got most of his help from Zach Randolph (21 points, eight rebounds) and Marc Gasol (21 points, six rebounds and three assists). He even got a dunk in that first half. As improbable as a tied series seemed after Game 2 , the Grizzlies ensured they will be playing at least one more game at home when they'll go back to Memphis for Game 6 . Read More »

Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

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Her daughter - who herself was shot at in an incident in March - said that her mother was able to speak, the friend said. A wave of violence has hit Kenya's drought-stricken Laikipia region in recent months as armed cattle-herders searching for scarce grazing land have driven tens of thousands of cattle onto private farms and ranches from poor quality communal land. Read More »

Trump meets freed Egypt aid worker in Oval Office

During a briefing for reporters Friday, Spicer emphasized that after Trump was briefed on Hijazi's detention earlier this year he directed his administration to work behind the scenes on the issue . Aya Hijazi grew up in Falls Church, Virgina, and is a graduate of George Mason University. Nevertheless, the Trump administration reset the US-Egypt friendship. Read More »

Jason Chaffetz Won't Seek Re-Election in 2018

But Chaffetz has declined, saying the intelligence committees are better equipped. "The president, under the law, is exempt from conflict of interest laws", the congressman told the audience. Cannon refused to meet with Chaffetz after that. He says the state of Utah needs to figure out how that would work. Why are Democrats so happy to see Chaffetz go? Since his first run for Congress in 2008, Chaffetz consistently won his heavily Republican district by margins of 40 to 50 percent. Read More »

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

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Asked about the USA administration's skepticism about climate change, Kim said the World Bank will continue to work with governments and private sectors in the world to boost financing for climate change, especially in China, India and Philippines. Read More »

President Trump Dumps Dodd-Frank with Executive Order

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Like many of Mr. Trump's executive orders, Mnuchin confirmed that Friday's measures do not confer any new legal authority to the president that he doesn't already have. The other new Treasury Department review takes aim at regulators' ability to label certain financial firms "too big to fail" and subject them to tougher federal scrutiny. Read More »

Time to Bomb North Korea

Vice President Mick Pence made the comments while speaking to reporters with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney on Saturday. "Now that we possess mighty nuclear power to protect ourselves from USA nuclear threat, we will respond without the slightest hesitation to full-out war with full-out war and to nuclear war with our style of nuclear strike, and we will emerge victor in the final battle with the United States", the North's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Read More »

Mexico will be paying for the badly needed border wall, Trump insists

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Sessions went on to explain that there is excess money in tax credits going to Mexicans that the USA can utilize to help finance the wall. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Sunday's This Week that the project will get funded. America is watching Trump have a real time meltdown as the President sounded unstable while demanding that Congress fund his collapsing Mexico wall plan. Read More »

Traders Buy Shares of Chevron Co. (CVX) on Weakness on Analyst Downgrade

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Cypress Capital Management LLC now owns 39,265 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $4,621,000 after buying an additional 11,025 shares during the period. "( CVX )" was originally posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright law. Read More »

Leading Candidate in French Presidential Race

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The vote "is really important, mainly because we really need a change in this country with all the difficulties we are facing and terrorism", said Paris resident Alain Richaud. With Brexit pending, Germany needs a strong France to reinvigorate the European Union and make the euro zone stronger and more sustainable. Both candidates have tapped into widespread disillusionment with traditional parties. Read More »

Troops mass in Pyongyang show of strength

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North Korea is also unwilling to show any signs of backing down under United States pressure, insisting that hey are willing to fight a war if President Trump wants one, and threatening nuclear retaliation against USA forces in South Korea, as well as across the region. Read More »

The Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Stake Boosted by Granite Investment Advisors LLC

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Sales plunged 15% in the quarter and Mattel reported a bigger than expected loss. Mattel had a return on equity of 15.52% and a net margin of 5.83%. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 9,726 shares of the company's stock worth $267,000 after buying an additional 140 shares during the period. Read More »

Volvo's EV Will Be Sale Globally in 2019, Built In China

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The first all-electric Volvo, due to hit showrooms in 2019, will be manufactured in China. Another highlight was the number of new-energy vehicles, with 159 models on display this year. Volkswagen plans to launch its first purely electric auto in China next year and 13 new-energy vehicles by 2020. The challenge is to offer electrified vehicles "at the right time". Read More »