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Japan hits North Korea with new sanctions

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North Korea's nuclear aspirations have progressed forward rapidly despite sanctions, and Pyongyang has resisted any United States attempts at negotiation that mandates de-nuclearization up front. Beijing had already suspended imports of North Korean coal in February. "We have made a decision to work in close coordination with the United States and have taken these new measures reflecting on those taken by Washington", Suga said. Read More »

Vianet Group PLC (VNET) Insider James Dickson Acquires 34790 Shares of Stock

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The firm has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, November 1. Jefferies maintained the shares of SE in report on Wednesday, June 8 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, January 25 by BB&T Capital. The stock of Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, November 5 by Oppenheimer. Read More »

U.S. dollar declines after Yellen speech

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Many Republican politicians have been urging a loosening in regulations, in particular the Dodd-Frank Act, which became law in 2010 and which aimed to protect consumers by ensuring no bank could be "too big to fail". Earlier in the session, Yellen said the economy was stabilizing but made no specific remarks about monetary policy during her speech at the gathering of central bankers in Wyoming. Read More »

Sterling bounces after Yellen speech though outlook bleak

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Yellen's speech will be closely scrutinized for any hints on when the Federal Reserve may begin balance sheet reduction while Draghi could comment on the euro's recent strength. "Not only will the next European Central Bank meeting in September come with new macroeconomic projections that will shape their decision on QE after December, but his speech also falls at a relatively illiquid time of the day and month". Read More »

Why Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Shares Jumped Today

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CLSA upgraded the shares of JPM in report on Tuesday, August 25 to "Outperform" rating. On Friday, September 25 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with "Buy". Sigma Planning Corp invested in 0.02% or 31,775 shares. (NASDAQ:MANH). Panagora Asset Mgmt has invested 0% in Manhattan Associates, Inc. Macquarie Group Incorporated reported 14,100 shares. Read More »

Janet Yellen defends U.S. regulations

She said reforms put in place after the 2007 to 2009 crisis have strengthened the financial system without impeding economic growth, and any future changes should remain modest . According to Ms. Yellen, the Dodd-Frank act has allowed them to secure the banking system, in particular because the financial institutions are obliged to maintain a level of capital higher. Read More »

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce discusses interest in Arsenal's Jack Wilshere

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The Scotland global Snodgrass was only brought to the East London Club in January after a promising first half of last season with Hull City . Snodgrass has failed to hold down a regular spot in Slavan Bilic's West Ham side since leaving Hull in January and will now be reunited with former boss Steve Bruce in Birmingham. Read More »

Metro Vancouver bridge tolls to be lifted September 1

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Transport demand management reduces pollution and emissions, alleviates congestion and helps pay for costly infrastructure. "We look forward to that commitment being met so that British Columbians can have an evidence-based, truly fair approach to this file". Read More »

US extends sanctions against North Korea

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Washington and Pyongyang have traded heated rhetoric and dueling threats in recent months, and Wednesday's verbal volley published by the state-run KCNA news agency was, in some ways, a predictable response to the joint US-South Korean military exercises from a North Korean regime that views such activities as practice for an eventual invasion. Read More »

Volkswagen engineer sentenced by MI judge for emissions conspiracy

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Volkswagen customers by implementing software specifically created to cheat U.S. emissions tests in almost 600,000 Volkswagen "clean diesel" vehicles. "But he wasn't the mastermind". James Robert Liang, 63, of Newbury Park, California, pleaded guilty a year ago to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, to commit wire fraud and to violate the Clean Air Act. Read More »

Boosts Rating On Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)

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It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500. At current levels, Chipotle Mexican Grill , Inc. (NYSE: CMG)'s Buy count is 0 and Strong Buy is 6 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 17, respectively. Raab And Moskowitz Asset Limited Liability holds 2.14% or 33,987 shares in its portfolio. Independent Investors reported 414,683 shares. D Scott Neal reported 200 shares stake. Read More »

Will Yellen Present a New Fed View at Jackson Hole?

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However, recent media reports suggested that Draghi will refrain from any major announcements. Investors now price just a 42% chance of a rate rise in the U.S.by the end of the year, according to Fed-fund futures tracked by CME Group, and almost 35% expect rates to be unchanged in August 2018, well below the Fed's own projections for monetary policy. Read More »

Household spending and business investment slows over Q2

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That has dragged on the strong consumer spending which has fuelled economic growth over the last couple of years. The figures were contained in the latest official reading of economic growth, which confirmed an initial estimate that GDP rose by 0.3% in the May-June period, ticking up just slightly from the 0.1% first quarter rise. Read More »

High-Tech Controls Essential to Integrating Power Grid with Wind, Solar

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Over 200 coal plants and five nuclear reactors have been shuttered in the US over the last seven years, and natural gas generators and hydropower sources have filled-in where the grid has faltered, the report says. The study then goes on to say that tax credits for renewable sources, such as solar and wind, are also eating into "baseload" (stations that can generate minimum grid demand) profits. Read More »

Lalu Yadav Questions PM Modi's Visit To Flood-Affected Bihar

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Sushil Modi's comments came on a day when Congress sources said neither Rahul Gandhi nor Congress president Sonia Gandhi was likely to attend the rally. "Why did the PM not pay a visit to Bihar during floods past year when there was a Grand Alliance government?.PM visit to flood areas will nothing but a "hawakhori" (pleasure trip)", Prasad said. Read More »

MAC Launches New Aaliyah-Inspired Collection

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In 2015, a Change.org petition calling for a MAC x Aaliyah collection launched , which resulted in over 26,000 signatures. Not for the first time , MAC is collaborating with an iconic young star - posthumously. "So proud to be an aaliyah fan right now!" " Aaliyah is truly one in a million", MAC wrote in their announcement. As for Aaliyah , take a look at how fans remembered Baby Girl today. Read More »

Foods That Will Be Cheaper At Whole Foods Starting On Monday

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Amazon will also sell Whole Foods private-label products on its website, Amazon Fresh, Prime Pantry, and Prime Now. Integration is a major aspect, with Amazon Prime eventually set to become the official customer rewards scheme for Whole Foods patrons - with Prime members set to enjoy saving and other benefits. Read More »

Tesla to Unveil Electric Semi Truck

Sandeep Kar states that while the truck breaks 200 miles, Musk can claim that it's a long haul. "I'm not going to count them out for having a strategy for longer distances or ranges, but right out of the gate I think that's where they'll start", said Perry, who is the chief technology officer and chief procurement officer for Ryder. Read More »

Driverless Lorries: This Is How They Will Work

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Proponents of such technology argue that the front lorry would be able to push air out of the way, therefore allowing the other vehicles in the convoy travel more efficiently. But last night a Labour source said: 'Convoys of lorries risk life and limb on our packed motorway network. The government has awarded a contract to the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), jointly funded by the Department of Transport and Highways England. Read More »

Qantas eyes Sydney-London direct flights

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Qantas says by using the next generation long-haul carriers, it should cut the 20-hour journey from Sydney to London by four hours, while nearly three hours will be lopped off flights from Melbourne to NY. Now, as technology has matured, Qantas executives finally see the potential to realize that dream. Qantas Loyalty booked a record $369 million Underlying EBIT on a 4 per cent increase in revenue as it continued to diversify its earnings. Read More »

Samsung heir awaits verdict in corruption trial

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Chaebols are South Korea's large, family-run conglomerates that have historically played an important role in the country's economic development. Lee, the 49-year-old heir to one of the world's biggest corporate empires, has been held since February on charges that he bribed Park to help secure control of a conglomerate that owns Samsung Electronics , the world's leading smartphone and chip maker, and has interests ranging from drugs and home appliances to insurance and hotels. Read More »

Activist takes sledgehammer to Christopher Columbus monument in northeast Baltimore

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Another person holds a sign that reads: " Racism, tear it down ". " Christopher Columbus symbolizes the initial invasion of European capitalism into the Western Hemisphere", the video's narrator stated. Alluding to the growing national controversy surrounding Confederate monuments in the USA, he labels "hate-filled monuments" as tools of white supremacy. Read More »

Comparing Express, Inc. (EXPR) and American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

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The Company offers a range of apparel and accessories for men and women under the American Eagle Outfitters Brand ( AEO Brand), and intimates, apparel and personal care products for women under the Aerie brand. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter past year. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. Read More »