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Target Raising Minimum Hourly Wage

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Target (NYSE: TGT ) announces a hike in its minimum hourly wage to $11 per hour in October from a current level of $10 per hour. Target Corp .is giving thousands of its employees a pay raise next month, hoping to stay ahead of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Read More »

Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX) Position Cut by Citigroup Inc

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As per Tuesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, January 22, the company rating was upgraded by Compass Point. It is negative, as 11 investors sold DM shares while 26 reduced holdings. The stock has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Friday, September 9. Noble Midstream Partners Lp was raised too. Read More »

Oil price rises as producers say market rebalancing

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Speaking after Friday's meeting of oil ministers in Vienna , he also said OPEC and the other producers needed to continue working closely together well into 2018. Rising U.S. output has somewhat offset OPEC-led production cuts. Russian Federation joined in the call to say the oil market is rebalancing. However, the number of US oil rigs operating, an indicator of future production, fell for the third straight week as a 14-month drilling recovery stalled as companies pared back on ... Read More »

Trump announces new travel restrictions on 8 countries

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It's a rollout that would serve as a replacement of the president's controversial travel ban. "The devil is in the details, and we are watching with great skepticism", Romero said. The forthcoming travel restrictions will vary depending on how certain countries screen their nationals and share terrorist information with the United States. Read More »

Canyon Bridge buys Imagination for GBP 550 mln

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The news, announced late on Friday after the London market closed, sent the shares soaring 36% to 174.35p, helped by news this morning that the British company had agreed to sell its MIPS central processing unit (CPU) business for US$65mln in cash. Read More »

Australia to launch space agency

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The lack of a national coordination framework impacts on Australia's engagement with and capacity to respond to initiatives such as the Chinese-based International Space Weather Meridian Circle Program. The announcement also coincides with the 68th Galactic Senate International Astronautical Congress now taking place in Adelaide. "And that's the key point of both the government's and Labor's plans, it is a jobs industry-first agency", he told ABC News Breakfast. Read More »

Chaos as ALL flights at Sydney airport are GROUNDED

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An air traffic control system fault has grounded flights trying to depart airports across Australia, and while the Sunshine Coast Airport is suffering no technical issues flights are still heavily affected. "We are working to have all guests on their way as quickly and safely as possible", it said in a statement. The chaos comes as thousands of families prepare to head away on vacation for the school holidays, which began for many on Monday. Read More »

Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown

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ET Saturday 22 kilometers (more than 13 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, the US Geological Survey said. "There weren't any natural earthquakes in Punggye-ri in the past", said Hong Tae-kyung of Yonsei University's Earth System Sciences Department, who said the tremors on Saturday were likely the result of geological stress, a massive landslide or the collapse of an underground tunnel used at the nuclear test site. Read More »

North Korea Says Pacific Test Of Nuclear Warhead Is Possible

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Still, when he sat down later with Trump, he complimented the president's "very strong" United Nations address, saying it would "help to change North Korea". General Assembly just 16 days after North Korea's latest nuclear test and less than a week after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan. Read More »

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

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There looked like being a massive upset as Adola began to distance Kipchoge in the latter stages, but the 32-year-old was far from out of the race and slowly began to reel his opponent in. "We haven't finished working out what times the pacemakers are going to aiming for, but it will definitely not be slower than previous year", said race director Mark Milde. Read More »

Aussie banks scrap ATM fees

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The banks said they were aware of the deep unpopularity of "foreign ATM" fees among Australians. But Australians will still need to pay fees if they use other bank's cash machines. "A competitive banking system is good for customers and good for the sector". The change is likely to cost the banks billions and be a financial boost for consumers around the country. Read More »

North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

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The threatening message came hours after the rogue nation's foreign minister said that North Korea could test a powerful nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to Trump's threats of military action. Washington had initially sought a full oil embargo, but softened its stance to secure backing from Russian Federation and China , the North's sole ally and main trading partner. Read More »

There Are Still 4000 Unsold Tickets For Iowa vs. Penn State

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He put the team on his back after a 7-5 halftime deficit that was caused by an terrible throw by Trace McSorley , which led to a touchdown for the Hawkeyes. Penn State forced Iowa to punt. It was one of the most exciting games of the college football season to this point, and here's what you need to know about it. Read More »

Trump, Kim trade more insults

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said President Donald Trump will "pay dearly" for his address to the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week. Kim . Following those insults, North Korean officials indicated Mr Kim was considering a nuclear weapon test in the Pacific Ocean, sending Japan - which is between North Korea and those open seas - into a frenzy. Read More »

Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

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If I was seven ahead I wouldn't say the league is over, so we are not going to give up. Real Madrid have failed to win in their last three La Liga home matches, which is their worst stretch since April 2011. The home side dominated the first half but were unable to find the back of the net despite Betis conceding nine corners, as the teams went into the break at 0-0. Read More »

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly'

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North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb on the Pacific Ocean after US President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the country, with leader Kim Jong-un promising to make a "mentally deranged " Trump pay dearly for his threats. Many also commented on how impressed they were by Kim Jong-un's extensive vocabulary. The Pentagon said the mission was a "demonstration of U.S. Read More »

Quake recorded in North Korea suspected explosion

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North Korea's weakest nuclear test, the first one conducted in 2006, generated a magnitude 4.3 quake. China accounts of about 90 percent North Korea's trade, according to The Associated Press. Talking about the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, Wang and Pence acknowledged the important consensus both sides have on the de-nuclearisation of the peninsula and the need to safeguard the global non-proliferation regime. Read More »

North Korea rhetoric heats up, lifting bond prices and yen

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Kim vowed to take the "highest-level" action in response to US President Donald Trump's threat at the United Nations to "totally destroy" the North over its nuclear and missile programmes. China's official Xinhua News Agency had earlier designated the magnitude-3.4 quake in North Korea as a possible result of an explosion. The move escalated tensions with the USA and North Korea's neighbors, and this week its foreign minister said the regime's options included testing a hydrogen bomb in the ... Read More »

Nikkei surges to 2-month high, but other Asian markets sag

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Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged down 0.1 percent to 5,713.60. With the North Korea issue put on the backburner for now and two hurricanes in the rearview mirror, investors turned their attention back to macro issues and particularly the Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week. Read More »

Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC

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Knowledge Leaders Capital LLC now owns 2,393 shares of the mining company's stock worth $101,000 after acquiring an additional 1,334 shares in the last quarter. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on RIO. In a research note revealed to investors and clients on Thursday, 21 September, Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) shares have had their "Buy" Rating reconfirmed by professional analysts at Jefferies. Read More »

Fundamentals in Focus for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

World Asset Management Inc now owns 62,899 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $3,179,000 after purchasing an additional 5,095 shares during the period. Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2016. The company has a long history of generating superior returns, and its stock has such a low price to tangible book value and a dividend yield approaching 4%. Read More »

Britain says Moody's downgrade based on 'outdated' Brexit view

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The UK's credit rating was cut last night by major credit agency Moody's. "Over the next few years, we have a lot less confidence that the UK's government is going to be able to fulfil its plans to bring the debt load back down, and this is an extremely high debt load that the United Kingdom has, or to be able to achieve some form of agreement with the European Union which retains a substantial share of the rights that membership of the European Union grants", he said. Read More »