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Walmart in Early-Stage Acquisition Talks with Health Insurer Humana

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Humana , valued at $37.5 billion, would be the largest acquisition in Walmart's history. In December previous year, CVS Health Corporation, a USA based retail pharmacy & healthcare firm, had declared to acquire Aetna Inc., an American health insurance firm, for United States dollars 69 billion . Read More »

Cricket Australia clears coach Lehmann after cover-up claims

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Australia coach Darren Lehmann said Wednesday he fears for the health of Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft after they were suspended and sent home in disgrace following the ball-tampering scandal. They are hurting and I feel for them and their families. Whilst all these cricketers are getting heavily trolled on social media, Air New Zealand came up with the most cheeky troll. Read More »

SpaceX Rocket set for liftoff from California coast

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SpaceX will launch 10 Iridium satellites atop a Falcon 9 Friday. The satellites provide telecommunication services to the United States government and commercial companies. SpaceX has not publicaly confirmed that it will use Mr. Steven again, but the ship did leave the Port of Los Angeles on Thursday. It's heading for a location denoted as "Iridium 5", a nod to the name of Friday's mission. Read More »

Toyota, Suzuki Partner in Indian Market

Below we have listed all your queries related to the newly formed partnership. The intensified partnership between the two is not one way though as Suzuki is bound to benefit from Toyota's R&D firepower so as to develop lower emission vehicles and the self-driving department which is now dormant but which Suzuki has been lagging. Read More »

Thousands of bags misplaced at Delhi airport

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The luggage of thousands of people has already been misplaced. As per details by Delhi International Airport ( DIAL ) spokesperson, the Delhi airport witnessed heavy rush and increased number of goods during the long weekend that starts today. Read More »

Germany: VW to buy back cars if cities impose diesel bans

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The lots include a shuttered suburban Detroit football stadium, a former Minnesota paper mill and a sun-bleached desert graveyard near Victorville, California. It is offering drivers a " diesel environmental incentive" until the summer, offering drivers thousands off a new auto. As of the end of 2017, the automaker was storing 294,000 vehicles around the nation. Read More »

SpaceX Gains US FCC Approval to Launch High-Broadband Satellite Services

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Unofficially, sources in the loop were told that Musk forwarded a memo to all hands soon after launch, confirming that the Starlink prototypes had successfully sent their "Hello, world" message to ground control. Thursday's SpaceX approval represents the first of its kind for a new generation of large, non-geostationary satellite orbit, fixed-satellite service systems. Read More »

United States stocks end weak quarter on upbeat note

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AbbVie rose 3.8 percent and Philip Morris International gained 2.4 percent. For the first quarter of 2018, the Dow declined 2.3 percent and the S&P lost 1.2 percent, but the Nasdaq gained 2.3 percent. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 6 points, or 0.4%, to 1,519. TECH FACTOR: Thursday's run-up in technology stocks signaled that investors believe the sector was oversold in recent weeks, said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U.S. Read More »

ExxonMobil (XOM) Shares Sold by Mackenzie Financial Corp

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Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 15.64M shares a day, this signifies a pretty noteworthy change over the norm. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, March 8 by Wells Fargo. Read More »

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Starbucks (SBUX) Share Price

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Its down 10.93% from 1.14 million shares previously. The company has market cap of $81.05 billion. 983.38 million shares or 1.10% more from 972.68 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Among 21 analysts covering Crown Castle International Corp ( NYSE:CCI ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Morgan Stanley. Read More »

Anbang's ex-chairman Wu Xiaohui contests charges as trial opens in China

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Mr Wu appeared at the Shanghai No 1 Intermediate Court, where prosecutors accused him of defrauding Anbang of 65.25bn yuan (Dh38.19bn), AP reported. Wu responded that he didn't control some of the entities, and that he was unaware there were so many, according to the court account. The court said parliamentarians, journalists and others, including family members of Wu, attended the hearing. Read More »

On March 28-29 analysts noticed Blackmoon Crypto (BMC) decline by -2.87%

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Ink Protocol (CURRENCY:XNK) traded up 3.7% against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 5:00 AM E.T. on March 13th. The highest price was $62.4788 and lowest of $43.4304 for March 28-29. PinkCoin's official Twitter account is @Pinkcoin_ . 2GIVE's official website is 2give.info . According to CryptoCompare, "RISE is a Dapp and Smart Contract creation and deployment user-friendly platform based on Lisk, and created to reinforce programming langueage diversity and security". Read More »

Tech sell-off hits US stocks as Nasdaq slumps 2.9%

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Stocks took a beating last week after President Trump announced plans to impose new tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese goods in retaliation for alleged Chinese intellectual property theft. Last week, the 10-year yield fell sharply to 2.81% last week as investors sought safe haven from volatile stocks . The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 2.82 percent from 2.85 percent late Monday. Read More »

Detroit Tigers Friday Opening Day Weather Forecast

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The Tigers have re-signed left handed pitcher Jairo Labourt after losing him on waivers. "No. Just bump everything back a day", he said. The season opener between the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed Thursday because of bad weather. Read More »

OPEC, Russia considering 10-20 year oil alliance

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Morgan. "While we wait to see if an unparalleled decades-long agreement between so many producers can be achieved, one thing seems certain - there is no expire date in sight for the Saudi-Russia romance". OPEC sources said the group and its allies are likely to keep their deal on cutting output for the rest of 2018 when they meet in June. Despite high volatility this week and some remaining scepticism about Shanghai's trading hours, as well as doubts about the process for physical delivery ... Read More »

Constellation Brands Pops On Strong Earnings, 42% Dividend Hike

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This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Constellation Brands, Inc . (NYSE: STZ ) has risen 33.47% since March 29, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 44% are positive. Brookfield Asset Management Inc accumulated 4.24M shares. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, November 6 by Argus Research. Read More »

CME Group reaches deal to acquire NEX for $5.5 billion

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About 1.04M shares traded. It has risen more than 30 percent in 2017. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500. The Capital International Inc holds 46,650 shares with $6.81 million value, down from 60,960 last quarter. Captrust Financial Advsr holds 2,142 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Empire Life Investments Inc. lifted its holdings in CME Group by 1.1% during the 4th quarter. Read More »

Bank to pay $2 billion penalty over toxic mortgages

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It was alleged that it misled those investors about the quality of the home loans backing those deals. Two former Barclays executives named in the government's complaint - Paul Menefee, who was the head banker for subprime RMBS products, and John Carroll, who served as head trader for subprime loan acquisitions - agreed to pay a combined $2 million in civil penalties to dismiss the claims against them, according to the statement . Read More »

FAAC Meeting Deadlocked Over Discrepancy In NNPC Revenue

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Meanwhile, the Accountant General of Federation on Wednesday signed the mandates for the Central Bank of Nigeria to pay the approved revenue allocation into the accounts of the Federal, State and Local Governments. "So we don't want to disrupt Nigerians from enjoying themselves this holiday. So we decided that we will not collect the figures presented, that we will contest it". Read More »

Daimler, BMW to merge car-sharing, other digital services

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Both car2go and ReachNow operate in Portland, but it's not clear how the deal will impact them. On Wednesday, Daimler British motor vehicle and BMW chose to merge their services so that they can expand their transportation businessses. Auto manufacturing giants BMW and Daimler have chose to consolidate their efforts for the future of mobility by merging their respective urban mobility divisions. Read More »

Valpak is randomly mailing out $100 checks with your coupons

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The idea is to get people to actually open the envelopes; instead of stuffing them in a drawer or the trash. But the company says beginning in March, select envelopes will include a $100 check. The direct mail and digital marketing company announced in a news release that it's randomly placing $100 checks in Valpak envelopes every month in 2018 in all 150 of its US markets. Read More »

Judge Dismisses Most Serious Charges In Penn State Hazing Death

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Prosecutors have alleged a fraternity member deleted the video, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation was able to recover it. Investigators say he drank heavily before falling down several times. "I am disappointed by the decision of the Magisterial District Judge and we are assessing our legal options", Shapiro said. Felony counts of aggravated assault that would have carried the lengthiest potential prison sentences had been tossed at a prior hearing, and prosecutors eventually opted ... Read More »

Recent Trading UpdatesThe Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Stock Price trades 2.27%

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It closed at $94.2 lastly. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has risen 29.90% since March 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.80% the S&P500. The insider AMOS DANIEL P sold 24,983 shares worth $2.24M. Hartford Mgmt has invested 0.14% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Norinchukin State Bank The has 332,574 shares for 1.03% of their portfolio. Read More »

Renault and Nissan may merge to take on Volkswagen, Toyota

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Nissan now holds a 15 percent stake at Renault , while the French carmaker owns 43 percent of its Japanese partner. Carlos Ghosn is chairman for the two companies and the driving force behind the current negotiations and if a deal is reached, would run the new combined entity. Read More »

WannaCry virus strikes Boeing production plant

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He reportedly added that he was concerned the virus would hit equipment used in functional tests of planes ready to roll out and potentially " spread to airplane software ". According to the Daily Express , the engineer said he was anxious about the virus "spreading to airplane software", although the malware is now believed to have been contained to production only. Read More »

Modi owes explanation to AP: Naidu

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The chief minister who is incensed by the BJP's attempt at mudslinging through corruption charges attempted to hit back saying he had carefully preserved all documents about expenditure knowing fully well that the national party would put the blame on the state government. Read More »

'Real change': Walmart to remove Cosmopolitan magazines from checkout lines

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Still, these kinds of choices - which are so often described as "business decisions", as Walmart said yesterday - means that retailers are always going to be alienating one customer group or another. Amanda Mckelvey of Business Insider said, "Pulling a magazine that empowers women to talk about s** in a healthy and positive way is counter-productive". Read More »

Charity Commission publishes gender pay gap figures

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However, male employees at Channel 5 , which include Director of Programmes Ben Frow, received median annual bonus payments 22.5% higher than their female counterparts. This could be done by setting up subsidiary companies to skew figures, as well as withholding details of directors' pay if they are classed as owners. Read More »

Conviviality on the brink of collapse

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The company was looking to raise £125m in emergency funding but failed to do so. Bargain Booze owner Conviviality this morning confirmed it is likely to fall into administration putting 2,600 jobs at risk. Sky News has reported that Conviviality, which stunned investors earlier this month when it revealed a £30m tax bill, is expected to announce that it has been unable to secure sufficient new funds. Read More »

Canadian teenager wins $780000 lottery on 18th birthday

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Charlie Lagarde was the lucky victor in Loto-Quebec's Gagnant a Vie lottery. Prizes in Canadian dollars for the Gagnant à vie game range from $4 to the grand prize - the $1 million one-time payout or the $1,000 weekly lifetime annuity. After about a week of weighing her options, Ms Lagarde went for the latter, the BBC reported on Wednesday (March 28). Patrice Lavoie, a spokesperson for the lottery corporation, called it a "great start in life" for a "kind, down-to-earth and ... Read More »

That $100 Check Tucked Among Your ValPak Coupons is Real, Compan

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Valpak, the company that sends you all of those coupons in the mail, doesn't just want to save you money, now it wants to give you money - well, at least some of you. The company said there are no strings attached. Anyone who receives one of the lucky envelopes will find a special message. Keep on your mailbox - there could be $100 in it soon. Read More »