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Bloomberg News reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter, that officials in Beijing have recommended the Chinese government lowers - or even stops - its buying of USA sovereign debt. Bloomberg quoted unnamed sources close to the topic that official Chinese authorities overseeing the country's foreign exchange reserves have recommended a delay or even a suspension of US Treasury purchases.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX) Given Buy Rating at Robert W. Baird

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    About 6.86M shares traded or 66.84% up from the average. Ing Groep Nv invested 0.07% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ). It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $44.81B company.
  • JFK Airport terminal evacuated because of massive water main break

    JFK Airport terminal evacuated because of massive water main break

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    Domestic arrivals and departures and global departures from Terminal 4 were experiencing delays Sunday. Amy says it comes close on the heels of dozens of cancellations and delays over the weekend due to heavy snow. Mariani Silva spent the night at JFK , after arriving around 7 p.m. Sunday for her flight home to Brazil. It looked as if she was going to just miss the storm, but the plane never left the gate.
  • Cabinet clears 49% FDI in Air India

    Cabinet clears 49% FDI in Air India

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    The government notification also clarified that real estate broking services did not amount to real estate business and was therefore eligible for 100 per cent FDI under automatic route . Since coming to power three-and-a-half years ago, the Narendra Modi administration has opened up sectors such as railways and defence to foreign competition while increasing the cap for insurance.
  • United Kingdom grocer Sainsbury's has record Christmas week as online sales grow

    United Kingdom grocer Sainsbury's has record Christmas week as online sales grow

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    Earlier this week industry figures revealed that food like-for-like sales grew by 2.6pc during December, while non-food like-for-like sales dropped by 1.9pc. "We're pleased with our performance across the group this quarter". The mixed fortunes of Sainsbury's food and general merchandise division is fresh evidence of the challenges facing non-food retailers.
  • Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) Holder Bancorpsouth INC Lowered Stake

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    Raymond James Trust who had been investing in Mcdonalds for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $138.34 billion market cap company. McDonald's (MCD) traded down $0.12 during trading on Friday, reaching $173.93. The stock of Pepsico, Inc. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Hold". The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $178.52.
  • White House doesn't see need for faster Fed hikes

    White House doesn't see need for faster Fed hikes

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    He said one possibility would be for the Fed to create a band that allowed USA inflation to range between 1.5 percent and 3 percent. Williams in the past has spoken favorably of this approach to monetary policy, known as price-level targeting.
  • Commuters Want Their Money Back After Days of Train Delays

    Commuters Want Their Money Back After Days of Train Delays

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    Major delays saw commuters trapped on crowded stations and in unairconiditioned carriages during peak hour, with Sydney Trains blaming "staff availability and earlier incidents" for the chaos. The report will be made public and include recommendations on better allocation of resources and what refinements can be made to the new rail timetable , which Labor and the rail union have blamed for the chaotic scenes in recent days .
  • 'It was so ferocious': Passengers recall terrifying cruise through 'bomb cyclone'

    'It was so ferocious': Passengers recall terrifying cruise through 'bomb cyclone'

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    When Del Ross and his family boarded the Norwegian Breakaway for a two-week voyage to NY, they never envisioned the horror they would endure as last week's "bomb cyclone" battered America's northeast. A Stony Brook family said their cruise to the Bahamas took a frightening turn when their ship sailed straight into the winter storm that pummeled the East Coast last week.
  • World Bank predicts

    World Bank predicts "enormous growth" for India, 7.3% in 2018-19

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    In its Global Economic Prospects report , the World Bank forecasts this year to be the first that the world economy is operating at full capacity since the financial crisis a decade ago. The World Bank forecast that China , the world's second-largest economy, will grow 6.4 percent this year. Another risk are the "escalating trade restrictions".
  • Analyst's Predictions on Calpine Corporation (CPN), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

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    The company's stock had a trading volume of 24,980,237 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,756,623. The Company ended its previous trading session at $5.65 with the loss of -4.24%. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, August 10 by Credit Suisse. According to Zacks , analysts expect that Boston Scientific will report full year earnings of $1.25 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.23 to $1.26.
  • UK Government Wades Into BBC Gender Pay Row

    UK Government Wades Into BBC Gender Pay Row

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    Whilst draft regulations have not yet been published as a result of the current impasse at Stormont, employers in Northern Ireland should be proactive when it comes to preparing for the introduction of gender pay gap reporting requirements.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK): Insider Trading and Ownership Analysis

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    North Star Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Chesapeake Energy for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.57B market cap company. Glenmede Trust Na invested in 0% or 30,466 shares. Parametric Port Assocs Ltd Liability has 3.31 million shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 7 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE: CHK ) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.
  • Analysts See $0.86 EPS for Intel Corporation

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    The stock decreased 1.77% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $43.95. Court Place Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Intel Corporation by 2.1% in the third quarter. Baird. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 14 by Pacific Crest. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) earned "Sell" rating by Bernstein on Friday, October 27.