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Tesco's pre-tax profits soar as retailer continues comeback, sales pass £50bn

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The Company's operations consist of top drives and automated pipe handling equipment sales and rentals; aftermarket sales and services, and tubular services, including related products and accessories sales. The grocery sector has struggled in recent years, but Tesco's turnaround plan that has seen it concentrate efforts to reduce operating costs and improve efficiencies across its store has helped increase profitability. Read More »

Airbus to build passenger sleeping compartments

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Airbus will offer airlines the opportunity to convert part of an airplane's downstairs cargo hold into sleeping berths using custom-designed "lower deck modules". "The modules would not be occupied during takeoff or landing". According to Agence France-Presse , Air France-KLM (aflyy) also came up with a similar idea back in late 2016, with the intention of giving more comfort to certain economy class passenger. Read More »

What You Don't Know About Crypto Taxes Can Hurt You

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Harris, a tax attorney at law firm Akerman LLP in Tampa, Florida. Additionally, "Credit Karma's" free software files a person's federal and state taxes. Investors enriched by the 2017 bull market in cryptocurrencies now face hefty tax liability and increased scrutiny from the IRS. Lately, a paper reminding taxpayers that income generated from cryptocurrency trading must be reported on income tax returns was officially issued by the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Read More »

Walmart Inc (WMT) Expanding Reach Of Online Grocery Delivery

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Wal Mart Stores Inc now has $255.09B valuation. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $86.45. The company's stock had a trading volume of 12,054,682 shares. 165 funds opened positions while 435 raised stakes. Investors holded 881.34 million in 2017Q3 but now own 865.70 million shares or 1.77% less. Walmart Inc .'s RSI is 40.39. Read More »

France's Total to build $5bn petrochemicals facility with Aramco in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (RRPCL), a consortium of Indian oil companies which includes The Indian Oil Corp. As part of the deals, Motiva Enterprises, Aramco's Houston-based refining company, will examine TechnipFMC's production of mixed-feed ethylene, a feedstock used to make many types of plastics. Read More »

Fox offices raided in EC antitrust investigation

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Officials are expected to stay through Wednesday and possibly Thursday at the West London offices of Fox Networks Group, according to the Daily Telegraph , which first reported the raid. The moves come amid broader fears that the Murdoch media empire may be seizing too much public influence following an earlier probe by the United Kingdom competition and markets authority. Read More »

Sensex ends 91 points higher; Nifty settles at 10402

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The Sensex opened higher and went further to hit a high of 33,949.98 and finally settled 91.71 points, or 0.27 per cent, higher at 33,880.25. Global oil prices remained elevated, after steep gains in the previous session. The S&P 500 gained 0.3%, to 2,613 while the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.5%, to 6,950. However, on closing, European stocks closed in green but trimmed earlier gains of as much as 0.6%, as a stronger euro weighed on exporters. Read More »

Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP - Tweet

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This came after China said on Wednesday that it would impose 25 per cent tariffs on 106 U.S. products worth US$50 billion, ranging from soya beans to cars to aeroplanes. "The people of our great country want Safety and Security. Facing this serious problem, we must fight resolutely". "The risk is that the threat-for-threat process spins out of control and we end up in a position in which leadership on both sides find it hard to negotiate to a suitable outcome", he said. Read More »

Do We Need A QUIET PLACE Cinematic Universe?

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John Krasinski's A Quiet Place bagged $ 50 million to land at No. 1 for this weekend's USA box office ranking. Screenwriters Scott Beck and Bryan Woods briefly considered finding a home for A Quiet Place in the Cloverfield franchise, and they're very fortunate that Paramount never agreed with their initial vision. Read More »

IPL 2018: Protests delay toss at Chepauk

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To avoid the violence, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association have already issued instructions that spectators are not allowed to bring mobile phones, bags, jholas, brief-cases, pagers, radios, digital diaries, laptops, computers, tape-recorders, binoculars, remote control devices, remote control car-keys or any other electronic devices, musical instruments, video cameras, digital cameras. Read More »

Colombia captures ex-FARC head on drug trafficking charges

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Martinez said in a televised address alongside President Juan Manuel Santos . The surprise arrest of Seuxis Hernandez, better known as Jesus Santrich , at his Bogota residence on Monday came at the request of the US. Santrich, who is blind, was set to take one of those seats in July. Even before details of the arrest were known, FARC leaders condemned it as a set-up that would undermine nearly 7,000 demobilized rebel fighters' trust in the peace process. Read More »

Stocks jump as China's president eases trade fight fears

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He said China will take measures to liberalize automobile investment, significantly reduce tariffs on cars this year and protect intellectual property - all areas that have been high on the list of demands by Washington. "In the long term, reduced import tariffs on vehicles, particularly these luxury models, will force the domestic auto industry to upgrade its technologies". Read More »

Oil approaches $70 a barrel as fears over trade war ebb

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Following Xi's speech, Asian stocks and USA futures jumped in Asian morning trading. "The reducing risk of a trade war and the rising risk of a real war in Syria accounted for the large move up", said Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at Price Futures Group. Read More »

Free Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream On Tuesday

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For those eager to get their hands on free cones, Ben & Jerry's is offering a range of its popular flavors, including cookie dough. According to the Ben & Jerry's scoop shop finder , there are two Ben & Jerry's stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. Read More »

Real Madrid: Florentino Perez confirms signing of 17-year-old starlet

Even their best result away to Los Blancos - a 2-0 victory in the 2008/09 Champions League group stage, which saw Alessandro Del Piero applauded off by the home fans - would not be enough. Federation Internationale de Football Association named us the best club of the 20th century in 2000 and now we are working hard to get the same recognition in the 21st", Perez told Gazzetta dello Sport on Tuesday. Read More »

TD Asset Management Inc. Has $197178000 Holding in Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

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Welles Wilder. It has underperformed by 26.49% the S&P500. Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company ( NYSE :GE), 8 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 14 Hold. Advisers Lc reported 16,830 shares. 214,958 were accumulated by Madison Holding. Brown Brothers Harriman & accumulated 217,764 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mgmt Il stated it has 70,042 shs or 0.72% of all its holdings. Read More »

Stocks end a volatile day with small gains

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The Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 indexes ended higher, but smaller-company stocks lagged behind. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CBS on Sunday he does not expect a trade war between the USA and China to take place. Read More »

VW Plans to Replace CEO Mueller With Brand Chief Diess

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Shares in Volkswagen jumped on the news, and closed up 4.5 percent at 171.58 euros. Representatives of Porsche and the German state of Lower Saxony, VW's two largest shareholders, weren't immediately available for comment. Volkswagen, which employes over 640,000 people, has turned aggressively to electric cars under Mueller's leadership. Including Mueller, VW's management board totals nine people, with responsibilities ranging from purchasing to legal affairs to financing and human ... Read More »

Celebrate National Library Week, with La Salle kickoff event set for Wednesday

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The 21st annual Night at the Library fundraiser at Sayre Public Library is coming up this Thursday, April 12 . The La Crosse Public Library is recognizing National Library Week by inviting everyone to sit down with a good book. Resources like e-books and technology classes, materials for English-language learners, and programs for job seekers are just a few ways that libraries transform to lead their communities. Read More »

Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC Increased Monsanto Co (MON) Stake

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Investors holded 321.42 million in 2017Q3 but now own 317.44 million shares or 1.24% less. Us Bancorporation De has invested 0.1% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The 1 year EPS growth rate is -520.50%. Economists have well established that there is a strong likelihood of market abuse when four companies control 45 per cent of the market, and the fact that DOJ has now allowed one company to control 77 per cent of all seed corn, 69 per cent of all seed traits and 58-97 per cent of the markets ... Read More »

Q4 Sentiment Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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Scopia Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Spirit Rlty Cap Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.61B market cap company. Finemark Bancshares Tru holds 0.73% or 81,800 shares in its portfolio. Hite Hedge Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 348,392 shares. Read More »

JFK no longer among busiest airports, report says

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In fact, despite being 16th busiest airport in the entire world , Delhi's IGI has been ranked #1 in the Airport Service Quality for airports above 40 million passengers per annum. World aviation's center of gravity is continuing its eastward shift, with China and India poised to feature among the world's top three air-travel markets by 2020 as rising incomes make fares more affordable, Montreal-based ACI said. Read More »

Shikha to cut short her stay at Axis

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While the board has not identified a successor yet, analysts expect the bank to continue its journey towards de-risking the business by strengthening the liability franchise and increasing the share of retail and better-rated corporates. "The bank's board follows a standard process for senior appointments and forwards its recommendations to the regulator". Laden with infrastructure loans, the bank has struggled to contain NPAs. Read More »