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Only in Trumpland is Gary Cohn suitable Fed chair

A Cohn appointment would break with a tradition of having an economist as Fed chairman. It points out the former Goldman Sachs president is a Democrat who favors free trade. Cramer spoke ahead of Yellen's address to Congress on Wednesday. Cohn had been reportedly leading up the search for someone to take over for Yellen when her term expires in February 2018. Read More »

Mt Gox CEO facing trial in Japan as bitcoin gains traction

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If found guilty of embezzlement, he could face up to five years in prison, or a fine of up to 500,000 yen ($4,000). "The charges (against Karpeles) only cover a subset of the issues which were happening at MtGox, so I don't expect that we will find out most of the information we want to know", said Kolin Burges, a British investor who said he had lost several hundred bitcoins in the collapse of MtGox. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra bags third Hollywood film

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The person who can be seen holding Priyanka holding tightly from the back, in the pictures is one of the actors of the film Adam Devine. This photo is going viral on the Instagram. As for the plot, according to SpotboyE, " Isn't It Romantic? is a story of a NY based architect Natalie (Rebel Wilson), who is a hard-working individual, but she is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city's next skyscraper". Read More »

Manny Pacquiao 'not surprised' by WBO review of Jeff Horn loss

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People saw what happened", before continuing, "We have seen worse judgements in the past where judges manipulated results. "I thought I'd won the fight on the day and I think Pacquiao thought it as well". Horn said he welcomed the outcome of the WBO review. "The judges' scores would have greatly changed if the referee did his job properly", Mitra alleged. Read More »

White House slams Senate Democrats for obstruction on Trump nominees

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The Senate has received over 240 nominations but confirmed just over 50, as Democrats have used every tool at their disposal to slow the confirmation process. "He could legitimately go to Vladimir Putin and say, 'I'm going to sign this, because it doesn't matter if I do or if I don't, and if I don't sign it I'll be hammered, it will be a huge embarrassment, ' so I don't see how he doesn't sign it". Read More »

Supreme Court Declares Makarfi Committee Legal

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Two out of the three-member Appeal Court, Justice B.G. Sanga and Justice A. Gumel, in the judgment, said the Port Harcourt convention was an abuse of court process. Subsequently, Senator Sheriff officially resumed work at the national secretariat of the Party during which he expressed optimism that he would return the Party to the people. Read More »

Scotland's unemployment rate falls to post-recession low

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Employment in the United Kingdom hit a fresh record high last month, new data released by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday showed. As a result, real pay fell by 0.5 per cent. However, inflation had hit an nearly four-year high of 2.9% in May. The unemployment rate also dropped by 0.2% on the quarter to 4.5%. John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, said: "The great United Kingdom jobs creating machine has kicked into gear again, with employment growth accelerating in recent ... Read More »

Burberry reports 3 percent underlying growth in first quarter

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During early morning trading shares in Burberry ticked up as much as 5 percent. The company reported weakness in some areas of Continental Europe such as Italy. "This is a time of great change for Burberry and the wider luxury industry", he added. "I look forward to building on the foundations Christopher (Bailey) and the team have put in place and creating new energy to drive growth". Read More »

LaGuardia, Newark And JFK Workers Call Off Strike

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The union representing skycaps, wheelchair attendants, cabin cleaners, and baggage handlers at the luggage carousels said workers will go on strike at Philadelphia International Airport starting Wednesday. Over the past several years more than 8,000 NY region airport workers have launched successful organizing campaigns and through 32BJ negotiated better wages, working conditions and benefits through airport employers. Read More »

Twitter Hires Ned Segal, Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director, as CFO

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Segal will start his new job as CFO in August. Anthony Noto , who has been serving as Twitter's CFO and chief operating officer since November, will remain at the company as COO, Twitter said in a statement. Twitter, which has 328 million users, is scheduled to report its second quarter earnings on July 27 before the market opens. In May, Mr. Dorsey's co-founder, Biz Stone , said he was rejoining Twitter to focus on its culture and work on conveying elements of Twitter's culture ... Read More »

Oil prices jump on falling USA fuel inventories, lower production outlook

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U.S. crude stocks plunged nearly three times more than forecast in the latest week, while gasoline inventories decreased unexpectedly and distillate stocks built, industry group the American Petroleum Institute said yesterday. On an annual basis, USA crude production peaked at 9.64 million barrels a day in 1970, according to EIA data dating back to 1860 . Saudi Arabia will deliver full crude oil volumes to India and Southeast Asia next month, in a sign that OPEC's largest exporter and de ... Read More »

Pentagon Flies B-1B Bombers Over South Korea

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In an interview, the Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz said he would rather anxious about moose which terrorizing in the area, than the defective North Korean missiles, which are according to him are so called ICBMs. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Wednesday. The incident took place in South Korea, which hit the right place in the isolated country, where they are threatening the USA not to conduct any more such drills on the peninsula, and this drill might be the ... Read More »

The Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

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Director, White Christine Anna, sold 1,873 common shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc . A negative earnings surprise will usually result in a decline in share price. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (NASDAQ: ARNA ) yearly performance is 8.18% and net profit margin is -19.10%. In other Arena Pharmaceuticals news, insider Amit Munshi bought 50,000 shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, April 26th. Read More »

Barracuda Networks Announced Better-than-Expected Q1 Earnings

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MA now owns 52,327 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock valued at $1,209,000 after buying an additional 621 shares during the last quarter. CUDA's SI was 1.67 million shares in July as released by FINRA. DA Davidson lowered their price target on shares of Barracuda Networks from $25.00 to $23.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. Read More »

Polestar offers performance upgrade for Volvo XC60

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Sweden's safety-conscious auto concern has lifted the lid on its range of Polestar tuning products for the new XC60 , and the result may be more than you expect. Meanwhile the gearshift patterns are faster, and the shift points are altered to make the most of the improved mid-range grunt. The gearbox shifts faster, gearshift points have been calibrated to utilise the mid-range engine performance, and the gear-hold function maintains the same gear when cornering with high lateral g-force in ... Read More »

Dems to McConnell: Work with us to stabilize health insurance market

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Wisconsin's other USA senator, Ron Johnson , R-Oshkosh, is among the Republican holdouts on health care . Democrats are united in opposition to the bill . We believe he intends this as a threat, based on the idea that failing to get something passed on this issue after years of promises will be a political disaster for GOP senators, and that having to work with hated Democrats on some kind of solution would make it even worse. Read More »

RMR Real Estate Income Fund

Among 11 analysts covering Terraform Power Inc ( NASDAQ:TERP ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new position in Investors Real Estate Trust during the fourth quarter valued at $213,000. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/07/11/investors-real-estate-trust-iret-earns-coverage-optimism-score-of-0-13-updated.html. Read More »

Krispy Kreme Celebrating Its Glazed Doughnut's 80th Birthday With 80-Cent Dozens

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Donuts are always cheap. A dozen of their Original Glazed doughnuts cost about 8 bucks. Even Shaquille O'Neal is getting in on the action by throwing a birthday party with customers. There's no reason to pretend like we all aren't absolutely obsessed with Krispy Kreme donuts. "The joy created by our Original Glazed doughnut and its secret recipe spans generations, and that is certainly something to celebrate", said Krispy Kreme Chief Marketing Officer Jackie Woodward. Read More »

Trump sued for blocking dissenters on Twitter

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The Knight First Amendment Institute , directed by Jameel Jaffer, also joined the lawsuit as a plaintiff although its Twitter account had not been blocked by Trump. Such blocking, the complaint stated, "imposes an unconstitutional restriction on their right to access statements that defendants are otherwise making available to the public at large". Read More »

Trump To Nominate Quarles For Fed's Top Regulatory Post

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Trump intends to nominate Quarles as the Fed's vice chairman for bank supervision, a position that requires Senate confirmation. His nomination has been widely expected since April. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed that he co-wrote in March 2016, Quarles argued for a monetary policy rule to guide the central bank's interest rate decisions, a stance that is popular with many conservative Republicans. Read More »

Beijing tries to pull the plug on VPNs in internet 'clean-up'

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China has informed ISPs operating in the country that they must prohibit VPN use by customers by February 1. It's at this point that NordVPN naturally takes the opportunity to promote itself, stating that it is "one of the most secure VPN service providers in the world", and that it "is now strengthening its position in the Chinese market with an app for Windows, soon to be followed by Mac, iOS and Android apps". Read More »

Telecoms Regulator Sets Out Rules For Upcoming UK Spectrum Auction

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Ofcom is capping how much spectrum a mobile operator can own at 37% - effectively banning the tie up between BT and EE from bidding at the next spectrum auction. "Whilst we welcome the developments as a positive move, we still believe there is a need to review the current wholesale access remedies to support the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market", Katz added. Read More »

Electric carmaker Faraday Future halts work on Nevada plant

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Although it appears to be losing a major anchor on the Apex site, North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee said plans are in place to move forward on the site with other projects. 26, 2017. Throughout the process of working with Faraday, the state recognized both the opportunity a large manufacturing facility could provide as well as the inherent risk associated with a start-up company attempting this endeavor. Read More »

Marks & Spencer On Track As First-Quarter Revenue Rises

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Perhaps more worrying is that analysts are starting to question whether M&S is falling behind its peers, particularly in food sales, which fell 0.1% on a like-for-like basis, below rivals such as Sainsbury and Tesco. Six stores were identified for closure in April and one has closed so far. However, like-for-like food sales dipped by 0.1% - which was worse than expected - and without Easter falling in April, comparable revenue across the United Kingdom business would have declined further. Read More »

Russia Considers Expelling US Diplomats In Retaliation For Seized Compounds

Lavrov said on Tuesday Russia well understood the impact of the continued "anti-Russian bias of the U.S. Congress" now that the Trump administration had always been in place. "Russian ties" and create a "trap" for Trump, he added. A meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Shannon is scheduled to take place in St. Read More »

US May Retaliate Alone Against North Korea

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Malcolm Turnbull and Theresa May say China is the one country that has the ability to "bring the North Korean regime to its senses" and stop its nuclear missile program. "Now the ball's in their court", she said. "They're either going to go along with us and the rest of the worldwide community and say, yes, we think that what North Korea did was wrong, or they're not", she said. Read More »

Pepsico, Inc. Setting The Table For Earnings

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The firm owned 33,632 shares of the company's stock after selling 513 shares during the period. Shares of Pepsico ( PEP ) traded down 0.1961% during trading on Thursday, hitting $115.0739. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted $0.89 EPS. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.03. Read More »

The Jefferies Group LLC Downgrades Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) to Underperform

The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, September 28. In other news, SVP Joshua A. Mills sold 9,211 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 6th. Beck Mack Oliver Limited Liability holds 1.21% or 325,805 shares. Shikiar Asset Management Inc decreased Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA) stake by 71.71% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Read More »

City of St. Anthony Officially Parts Ways with Jeronimo Yanez

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Anthony, a suburb of St Paul, the capital of the State of Minnesota, adding that it " puts an end to one of the chapters of this awful tragedy". He is to receive $48,500 (£37,679) as part of the agreement to leave office. Prosecutors said Yanez was not justified in firing his gun, saying that Castile was courteous and non-threatening. As per the reports , Jeronimo Yanez will be paid the money in a lump sum, applicable deductions and withholdings for state and federal taxes. Read More »

Launching gig economy review, Britain's May hopes to regain authority

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The author of a government review into work practices is calling for the end of the "cash in hand economy". The review won't advise workers be guaranteed minimum wage, though companies will be expected to show how workers could realistically earn at least 1.2 times the living wage of £7.50 an hour, for example by modelling the rate at which they must complete tasks to earn such pay. Read More »