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CIO chief leaves Trump's manufacturing council

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The departure of Krzanich follows the earlier resignations of Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier . The resignations follow an outcry over Trump's initial response to the protests led by white supremacist groups that turned violent in Charlottesville over the weekend. Read More »

Vishal Sikka resigns: Who is UB Pravin Rao, interim CEO of Infosys

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While he didn't detail out these "distractions", it may be noted that some of Infosys founders, including N R Narayana Murthy, have alleged corporate governance lapses at the firm and questioned the high compensation paid to Sikka and severance package extended to certain former executives. Read More »

Nigerians must start thanking God for Buhari's safe return - Dogara

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Hon. The visit of the two leaders of the National Assembly was made known in a tweet posted on the twitter account of the Presidency on Thursday. Details of the visit were still sketchy as at press time. "I am glad that he is doing well". Last Saturday, he also received a delegation of his media team . The presidential media team was led by Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, accompanied by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Garba Shehu, Senior ... Read More »

Guam, Japan prepare for possible North Korea missile launch

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Speaking after the exercise in March, USFK deputy commander Lt. Gen. Thomas Bergeson said the alliance's mission "is first and foremost to deter any aggression from North Korea". Two ICBM test launches in July by North Korea showed that Pyongyang has developed the ability to hit the US mainland. "The trip highlights our ironclad commitment to the defence of the Republic of Korea in the face of North Korea's provocations and threats", the statement said. Read More »

US Federal Reserve split over pace of interest rate hikes

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The yield on USA 10-year Treasuries fell to levels reached yesterday, at lows of 2.222 per cent at the time of writing after the minutes were released. President Donald Trump's manufacturing council and strategic policy forum pushed the dollar from its previous gains. In their assessment of the economy, the FOMC members were largely impressed, especially in the areas of employment and household spending. Read More »

President Trump Disbands Two White House Business Councils

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Three prominent business leaders resigned from the council on Monday and Tuesday, but the rest pledged they would continue to advise the president. Drugmakers have come under withering criticism for soaring prices in the USA, including by President Trump, though he has yet to act on a promise to contain them. Read More »

CIO Resigns From Trump's Manufacturing Council

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By departing, Paul, Trumka and Lee follow in the footsteps of three CEOs - Merck's Kenneth Frazier , Under Armour's Kevin Plank and Intel's Brian Krzanich - who resigned from the council on Monday following the president's heavily criticized handling of the deadly violence that erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. Read More »

Mylan announces $465 million settlement

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While the gist of the settlement has been known for 10 months, it was not previously publicly known that Mylan's competitor Sanofi played a major role in the case. Sanofi made a rival auto-injector called Auvi-Q. Mylan shares rose 1.9 percent to $31.03 at 12:10 p.m.in NY, on a day when the US markets declined. Read More »

YouTube TV is rapidly expanding its reach

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It's not known if regional sports networks like Fox Sports Ohio or Sportstime Ohio will be available on the service when it launches in the area. These new markets include Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Seattle, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. Read More »

P!nk slams hater who called her Christina Aguilera's "backup singer"

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Christina invited Pink to act as a guest judge with her, and Pink gushed: "I love when you're around long enough to have a full circle moment and that was a full circle moment for me because in all honesty, I'm a fan of hers". Pink also expressed her disappointment when her idol, Linda Perry - who inspired a lot of the sound of Pink's Missundaztood - began to work with Aguilera . Read More »

Australia's government accuses New Zealand of 'conspiring' against it

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If the High Court finds Joyce is ineligible to serve, he will be forced to resign from the lower house of Australian parliament, leaving the government with 75 of 150 total seats. New Zealand officials said queries from Australian journalists prompted last week's discovery about Joyce's status. Ms Keay's confirmation in July that she had not moved to renounce her British citizenship until a month before the 2016 federal election contradict Mr Burke's assurance. Read More »

Land Securities Group plc's (LAND) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

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Shares of Jupiter Fund Management PLC ( LON:JUP ) traded up 1.06% on Thursday, hitting GBX 525.00. Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) has risen 9.71% since August 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of TRV in report on Tuesday, April 26 with "Neutral" rating. On Tuesday, February 23 the stock rating was initiated by Buckingham Research with "Buy". Read More »

Huge relief for knee implant patients as regulator caps prices

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Cancer patients needing an implant have been provided major relief, with costs for specialised implants slashed to Rs 1,13,950 from the current over Rs 5 lakh and above. Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI), an association of research-based medical technology companies said it reviewing the Order from the NPPA. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather to Avoid s*x Before Bout With Conor McGregor

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The motion passed unanimously to let the matchup be contested with 8-ounce gloves, rather than 10-ounce ones that the regulations state. The McGregor vs. "I do not like the Nevada State Athletic Commission being used as a pawn in a social media battle", Marnell said. "They took both fighters requests into consideration and I'm very happy with it". Read More »

United Kingdom inflation steady in July, may be nearing peak

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The first half of 2017 the UK's economy saw the lowest growth rate in the European Union, with inflation well above the 2% target as the price of imported food and energy has been eating into purchasing power. "Although we expect CPI inflation to rise a bit further over the months ahead, the end of inflation's ascent now looks in sight", said Victoria Clarke, of Investec. Read More »

Bonds firmer as European Central Bank concerned about strong euro

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ECB President Mario Draghi's comments at a banking forum in Portugal late June fed market expectations of an imminent tapering and send yields and the euro soaring. The council was broadly satisfied that financial conditions remained supportive of economic expansion, but remarked on "re-pricings" in foreign exchange and bond markets that had "led to some deterioration since the previous meeting". Read More »

Carrot found growing through lost engagement ring

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She even went to a jewellers and bought a replacement! Grams' daughter-in-law, Colleen Daley, lives at the farm now, and was "harvesting carrots for supper with her dog Billy", The Associated Press reports. "It just doesn't seem real", she said. Lena Paahlsson was pulling carrots in her garden when she made the discovery. "I cried for I don't know how many days", she said. Read More »

Infosys To Consider Buyback On Saturday, Shares Surge

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Infosys shares surged as much as 4.1 per cent to an intraday high of Rs 1,014.80 on Thursday after the Bengaluru-based IT outsourcer said that its board will meet on August 19 (Saturday) to consider a share buyback proposal. Share buybacks typically improve earnings per share and return surplus cash to shareholders while also supporting share price during period of sluggish market condition. Read More »

What Story Are The Numbers Telling For C&C Group PLC (CGPZF)

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Hdfc Bank Ltd now has $71.86 billion valuation. The company's stock had a trading volume of 616,995 shares. Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $847,830 was made by NEVENS THOMAS MICHAEL on Tuesday, March 7. It has a 8.23 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include West, including divisions located in Arizona, California, Nevada and Washington; Mountain, including divisions located in Colorado and Utah; East, including divisions located in Virginia, Florida and Maryland, which ... Read More »

B&Q owner Kingfishers blames weather for sales dip

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Like-for-like group sales fell by 1.9% to £3.1bn, with United Kingdom sales down by 1%. "The second quarter has broadly followed a similar course to first quarter although B&Q's performance was impacted by seasonal swings", chief executive Veronique Laury said . Read More »

Oil Pares Gains as US Gasoline and Cushing Supplies Rise

Oil prices edged up on Wednesday, lifted by declining US crude inventories, although markets were still restrained by general oversupply. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light sweet crude futures for delivery in September slipped 14 cents, or 0.3%, to $46.64 a barrel, but were swinging between small gains and losses. Read More »

Wal-Mart Sales Rise as Retailer Dodges Industry Malaise

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Financial Advisors Network Inc. now owns 3,561 shares of the retailer's stock worth $271,000 after buying an additional 46 shares during the last quarter. A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 15 by S&P Research. Read More »

Shares of ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) are value at $16.45

The good news is there's still room for Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY ) to grow. Insiders sold a total of 336,460 shares of company stock worth $4,703,111 in the last quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 27th. Since March 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $813,603 activity. Read More »

Hyundai reveals electric auto with 800+km per charge Features Specification

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It is likely to be offered at a competitive price as its auto parts sister company Hyundai Mobis has recently completed the industry's only plant with an integrated system capable of producing all major parts for the fuel cell vehicle. In extended efforts to strengthen its electric vehicle lineup, the carmaker plans to launch the electric version of the Kona subcompact SUV with a driving range of 390 km in the first half of 2018, it said. Read More »

Federal Reserve minutes: FOMC members express "concern" over inflation weakness

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US gold futures GCcv1 for December delivery rose 0.3 percent to settle at $1,282.90 an ounce. The 30-year bond last rose 18/32 in price to yield 2.8127 per cent, from 2.84 per cent late on Tuesday. Import prices came in as expected, up 0.1%, but higher than the previous -0.2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gained 0.21%. U.S. Housing Starts and Building Permits for the U.S. Read More »