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European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said last Thursday that Trump's proposed tariffs are "a blatant intervention to protect USA domestic industry and not to be based on any national security justification". The three will address the media in the afternoon. Japan's aluminium industry wants the United States to scrap plans to impose tariffs on the metal since it would hurt business and raise volatility in the metal markets, causing increased uncertainty for future trade.
  • Shah Rukh Khan nearly dozed off on sets of Zero!

    Shah Rukh Khan nearly dozed off on sets of Zero!

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    Katrina is playing an actress in the film, who struggles with alcoholism. Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan has referred to Katrina Kaif as his media manager in the latest picture shared by himself on his Twitter page. There's nearly nine months left for the film to release but it has been garnering a lot of love and attention from all quarters. "We all are humans and " Zero " comes from there".
  • Metro Detroit gas prices see slight rise this week

    Metro Detroit gas prices see slight rise this week

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    While pump prices have dipped in recent weeks, this is not a trend consumers should expect to linger. And GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst Dan McTeague, in a note issued today, said there are already indications that prices at the pumps are about to strengthen "helped by a noticeable number of refineries out for maintenance and a stronger demand outlook than we saw a year ago".
  • Zacks Investment Research Downgrades PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) to Sell

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    According to Zacks, " Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. focuses primarily on directly originating, investing in and managing senior floating-rate commercial mortgage loans and other debt and debt-like commercial real estate investments". (NYSE:MSM) earned "Buy" rating by Stephens on Wednesday, January 10. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, December 1 report.
  • Trump says maybe US will have a president for life someday

    Trump says maybe US will have a president for life someday

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    The government's target for this year is in line with economists' forecasts. China makes half the world's steel and aluminium, but has been acting in recent years to reduce overcapacity and close outdated steel mills which contribute to air pollution.
  • Gaming's donations are large part of Las Vegas Victims' Fund

    Gaming's donations are large part of Las Vegas Victims' Fund

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    Scott Nielson, chairman of the Las Vegas Victims' Fund said the figure also includes contributions from slot manufacturers and the Vegas Strong Benefit Concert hosted by T-Mobile area. The Vegas Strong Fund - established and principally funded by Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts , Caesars Entertainment, Boyd Gaming and Red Rock Resorts - contributed $5.2 million.
  • US Treasury Just Threw a New Twist in Broadcom's Proposed Qualcomm Takeover

    US Treasury Just Threw a New Twist in Broadcom's Proposed Qualcomm Takeover

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    Broadcom Ltd.'s hostile $117 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc. faces a major roadblock after the powerful Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) issued an interim order for the target to delay its investor meeting. Broadcom in a statement said that the Qualcomm move is a desperate act by Qualcomm to entrench its incumbent board of directors and prevent its own stockholders from voting for Broadcom's independent director nominees .
  • Clouds And Some Rain To Start Off The Week

    Clouds And Some Rain To Start Off The Week

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    Expect lows in the mid 40s. Another clear night is in store for the state and temps will be headed down into the upper 20s and lower 30s for all of our viewing area. It will be breezy Tuesday with an overnight chance for a rain-snow mix into Wednesday . ThursdayThe day will come with a chance for lake-enhanced snow but honestly, it's just going to be a grey day and cold for most of us.
  • Diesel slide continues as United Kingdom vehicle sales fall for 11th month running

    Diesel slide continues as United Kingdom vehicle sales fall for 11th month running

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    Some 258,000 new cars have been registered so far this year, a decrease of 5.1 per cent on the same period in 2017. So far this year, the United Kingdom new auto market has declined by 5.1%. This came after the Government unveiled plans to ban the sale of all conventional diesel and petrol cars by 2040. The rest of the auto market did not see a slump and sales in petrol cars rose by 14.4 percent.
  • Oil sector needs 2020 investment vision to meet demand

    Oil sector needs 2020 investment vision to meet demand

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    The International Energy Agency on Monday revised US oil output growth up sharply, saying the country would be producing a total of almost 17 million barrels per day in 2023, up from 13.2 million previous year, eating into OPEC's market share and moving closer to self-sufficiency.
  • Service sector contracts in February

    Service sector contracts in February

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    Britain's services businesses perked up in February after the weakest start to the year in nearly a decade, according to a survey that reinforced market bets that the Bank of England will raise interest rates again in May. "Both activity and new work declined for the first time since November, with rates of contraction the strongest since August, thereby ending the recent recovery experienced by India's service sector ", said Aashna Dodhia , an economist at IHS Markit .
  • WhatsApp brings preview and lock features to voice recordings

    WhatsApp brings preview and lock features to voice recordings

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    Facebook-owned WhatsApp has updates its chat platform with some new features. Currently, the feature is available in Android beta version and WhatsApp is expected to roll it out to stable build very soon. Since the introduction of the " Delete for everyone " feature back in November, most of us have already seen the infamous "This message was deleted" written in our chats.
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.16

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.16

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    The stock increased 2.05% or $2.4 during the last trading session, reaching $119.45. Blackrock Incorporated holds 19.79M shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Olstein Capital Management Lp decreased Winnebago Inds Inc (NYSE:WGO) stake by 61,930 shares to 115,400 valued at $5.16M in 2017Q3. It also increased its holding in Pioneer Nat Res Co (NYSE:PXD) by 587,029 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.69 million shares, and has risen its stake in Masonite Intl Corp New (NYSE:DOOR).
  • Bitcoin Bandits Steal 600 Mining Machines

    Bitcoin Bandits Steal 600 Mining Machines

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    Over the past few years, Iceland has turned as the favorite destination for Bitcoin mining individuals and companies because of the country's huge data center industry as well access to country's rich source of surplus geothermal energy. What is your comment concerning the stolen cryptocurrency miners? "This is a grand theft on a scale unseen before", NBC News reports a Reykjanes police commissioner, Olafur Helgi Kjartansson, as explaining.
  • Investors Sell Exxon Mobil (XOM) on Strength (XOM)

    Investors Sell Exxon Mobil (XOM) on Strength (XOM)

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    The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $68.65. Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.37, for a total value of $406,595.49. Among 54 analysts covering Facebook ( NASDAQ:FB ), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold.
  • AXA to swoop for XL Group for US$15.3 billion

    AXA to swoop for XL Group for US$15.3 billion

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    XL had also attracted interest from competitors including Germany's Allianz SE. The deal has been approved by the boards of both insurers but will need to be agreed by shareholders. AXA has not been hit as hard as some by a series of costly natural catastrophes in 2017, thanks to reinsurance contracts and a diversified business model, and last month it reported higher-than-expected 2017 net profits of 6.2 billion euros.