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Business Pound Rises Ahead Of UK GDP Data
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The expansion of 0.3 per cent - in line with estimates - followed a 0.2 per cent pace in the three months through March. However, the Office for National Statistics noted a "notable slowdown" in the first half of 2017. While a majority of BOE officials voted to keep interest rates at a record low last month, some pushed for an increase. 'We have long predicted that Brexit would have some negative long-term effects, but in the case of this year's forecast [downgrade] we are basing it purely ...

Business RBI shifts focus to Rs 200 notes, stops printing Rs 2000 notes
Author: 0 RBI shifts focus to Rs 200 notes, stops printing Rs 2000 notes

Latest RBI data suggests that of currency worth Rs 15 lakh crore taken off circulation through the government's note ban move, nearly 14.5 lakh crore was back in circulation by June this year. The central bank had reportedly chose to bring in Rs 200 notes in March after consulting the finance ministry, they said. Not all the new notes printed so far have been released into circulation by the central bank.

Business QTS Realty reports 2Q results
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About shares traded. Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) has declined 27.51% since July 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 163.50% the S&P500. Hgk Asset Management owns 192,058 shares. Ameritas Inv Inc has invested 0.06% in Education Realty Trust, Inc. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding SBY? Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Digital Realty Trust from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $126.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on ...

Business High-flying euro lays European shares low as oil picks up
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There is a growing sense that it will want to tread carefully, and markets were reflecting that. After the market closed, shares of Google parent Alphabet ( GOOGL.O ), one of the high-flying "FANG" stocks, traded down 2.2 percent following the company's quarterly report and dragged on Nasdaq 100 futures NQc1.

Author: 0 Israel reviews security measures at holy sites after deadly clashes

The White House welcomed Israel's decision to remove metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, saying the Jewish state was "reducing tensions". Abbas said that he would freeze all contacts with Israel until Jerusalem commits on canceling all the measures against Palestinian people in general and especially in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa mosque.

Business YouTuber Jake Paul and Disney part ways after neighborhood controversy
Author: 0 YouTuber Jake Paul and Disney part ways after neighborhood controversy

Disney's or, um, Disney and Paul's "mutual decision" follows a news report from KTLA 5 in which an anchor attempted to interview Paul about his recent unneighborly behavior in a rental unit outside of Los Angeles. The 20-year-old YouTuber and former Vine star appears on the show Bizaardvark . Even though he's been out at Disney for less than a week, Deadline reported that he's already joined LiveXLife Studios as a contributing social editor.

Business US Fed Ahead, Trump Takes Another Shot at Obamacare Repeal
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Diane Swonk, chief economist at DS Economics, said she still thinks the Fed will raise rates one more time this year — in December — but only if her forecast of a rebound in inflation comes true. Fed Chair Janet Yellen told lawmakers on July 13 that policy makers were watching inflation "very carefully" after weak readings clouded the prospects for its rise to the Fed's 2 percent target, though she didn't signal a change in the outlook for further gradual rate increases.

Business Markets Right Now: Stocks dip ahead of busy earnings week
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Stocks dip ahead of busy earnings week

The Standard & Poor's 500 lost 2.63 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,469.91 after nine of the 11 sectors that make up the index logged losses. Meanwhile, oil prices continued to gain after Monday's meeting of Opec and non-Opec members in Russian Federation resulted in Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation promising harsher penalties for non-compliance, with the former pledging to lower exports.

Business Awesome! Girl Scouts Just Added 23 New STEM Badges
Author: 0 Awesome! Girl Scouts Just Added 23 New STEM Badges

And now GSUSA says the 23 new badges represent the largest programming rollout for scouts in almost a decade, and presents the opportunity to "create algorithms, design robots and racecars, go on environmentally conscious camping trips, collect data in the great outdoors, try their hand at engineering, and so much more".

Business Nielsen to Add Hulu & YouTube Viewing for TV Ratings
Author: 0 Nielsen to Add Hulu & YouTube Viewing for TV Ratings

Both Hulu and YouTube launched live TV services in the spring, with both services priced just under $40 a month. More and more viewers are making the switch from cable to OTT services as well as using digital subscription services such as Hulu, Sling, Amazon, and YouTube TV instead of switching on their television set.

Business United States Steel Corporation to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.05 (X)
Author: 0 United States Steel Corporation to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.05 (X)

The target implies a 99.38% spike from where the shares are now trading. The company holds 178.13 million outstanding shares and 173.24 million shares are floating in market. Also, Director Paul Anthony Mascarenas bought 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 18th. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ) stock has moved in a downward direction this week, causing concern for some investors.

Business NEW SONG ALERT: Emraan Hashmi and Sunny Leone turn up the heat!
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The hot actress is back in Bollywood upcoming movie " Baadshaho " to spice up your life. Sunny Leone and Emraan Hashmi are two names that are enough to increase the hotness quotient. The sizzling chemistry between both the stars is raising the temperature in the song. The track is sung by Mika Singh and Neeti Mohan . The film, starring Ajay Devgn , Emraan Hashmi , Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta, Vidyut Jammwal and Sanjai Mishra, is set in the backdrop of 1975 Emergency but ...

Business AT&T, Verizon to Report on the Wireless Industry's Q2 Pain
Author: 0 AT&T, Verizon to Report on the Wireless Industry's Q2 Pain

That meant a decline in postpaid phones of 89,000 subs - a Y/Y improvement in those declines, for the fifth straight quarter (and as mentioned, best-ever postpaid phone churn of 0.79%). The company's Mexican operations helped improve those results. Business wireline revenues were $7.4 billion, down 5.9% from past year. FirstNet: Under terms of the contract, AT&T will get access to FirstNet's 20 MHz of 700 MHz low-band spectrum and $6.5 billion for designing and operating the nationwide ...

Business De Blasio releases list of demands that definitely won't fix the subway
Author: 0 De Blasio releases list of demands that definitely won't fix the subway

Regularly cleaning the subway system using new equipment, such as mobile track vacuums, along with increasing the frequency of station cleaning. The MTA will deploy a slew of personnel to help tackle some of the common causes of delays, including EMT squads based at transit hubs to efficiently deal with those "sick passengers".

Business Trump says Apple will build three 'big' new plants in US
Author: 0 Trump says Apple will build three 'big' new plants in US

Trump didn't elaborate on where those plants would be located or when they would be built, the paper reported. Reps for Apple did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Not only is it economically challenging, but the supply chain and logistics that Apple relies on is designed around Chinese manufacturing. Of course, Apple doesn't do any of its own manufacturing, save for some Mac Pro production in Texas.

Business Messi persuades Neymar to remain at Barcelona
Author: 0 Messi persuades Neymar to remain at Barcelona

The 25-year-old has grown exhausted of living in Lionel Messi's shadow at Barcelona , and will seal a world-record fee to link up with Unai Emery's men imminently. The magician himself recently told his team-mates he would be departing the side to link up with Les Parisiens . The Brazil global is good friends with defender Alves who opted to join PSG ahead of Manchester City this summer.

Business Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Hold Rating for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
Author: 0 Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Hold Rating for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

The stock's average target of $8.50 is -38.76% below today's ($13.88) share price. Beat revenue estimates . The company saw revenue figures of $1.22 billion, topping our consensus estimate of $1.15 billion. They now have a Dollars 12 price target on the stock. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: " Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD ) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows" was first published by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News.

Business Consumer Confidence Grew in July
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Analysts had been expecting a half-point decrease. The overall confidence reading of 121.1 was the highest since the confidence index hit 124.9 in March. Income expectations dipped, as 20.0% of consumers expected their incomes to increase in coming months, down from 20.9% in June. "We view this as further confirmation that United States household sector is on solid footing and the first quarter weakness in consumer spending is likely to be temporary", Blerina Uruci of Barclays said in a ...

Business Court: Former VW executive to plead guilty in emissions scandal
Author: 0 Court: Former VW executive to plead guilty in emissions scandal

Schmidt was arrested January 7, 2017 in Florida. Prosecutors and lawyers in the criminal case told a federal judge Tuesday morning that Mr. Schmidt has agreed to plead guilty, a spokesman for the U.S. Volkswagen has agreed to spend as much as $25 billion in the United States to resolve claims from owners and regulators over polluting diesel vehicles and offered to buy back about 500,000 vehicles.

Business McDonald's sees strong Q2 profits amid recovery in US
Author: 0 McDonald's sees strong Q2 profits amid recovery in US

Comparable sales for the International Lead segment increased 6.3% for the quarter, led by continued momentum in the United Kingdom, strong performance in Canada and Germany and positive results across all other markets. And Instinet analyst Mark Kalinowski said that other menu news could help boost sales in the coming quarters. "For the quarter, we delivered our strongest global comparable sales and guest count results in more than five years".

Business Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance
Author: 0 Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Cal-Maine Foods by 3,766.5% in the first quarter. WARNING: "Cal-Maine Foods, Inc". Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.62% of the company's stock. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S.

Business VW To Hold Emergency Meeting Over Alleged EU Cartel
Author: 0 VW To Hold Emergency Meeting Over Alleged EU Cartel

BMW issued a statement denying that its urea tanks were too small to provide adequate exhaust treatment and said its vehicles' emissions met legal requirements. A US federal judge ruled in April 2017 that Volkswagen "must pay a 2.8 billion USA dollar criminal fine for rigging diesel-powered vehicles to cheat on government emissions tests".

Author: 0 France appeal over 'virulent' Riviera and Corsica fires

Since yesterday morning, 15 police officers and four firefighters have been injured tackling the multiple outbreaks. 'We are awaiting reinforcements, ' said regional deputy fire chief Jean-Jacques Peraldi. Smoke rising from the fire near Biguglia on Tuesday. The current problem for the department is that there is another fire that has spread more than 150 hectares further north and there are two or three fires which are still active.

Business Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC Has $708000 Position in Ford Motor Company (F)
Author: 0 Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC Has $708000 Position in Ford Motor Company (F)

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 24 with "Sector Perform". Berenberg Bank set a $10.00 target price on shares of Ford Motor and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. 12/19/2016 - Ford Motor Company had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. Strs Ohio holds 2.31 million shares or 0.35% of its portfolio.

Business Lyft, Taco Bell Team-Up Serves Users' Ride Needs and Late-Night Cravings
Author: 0 Lyft, Taco Bell Team-Up Serves Users' Ride Needs and Late-Night Cravings

Speaking of, Taco Bell and Lyft are planning some extra goodies as part of their partnership, according to Business Insider: free Doritos Locos tacos, a "custom in-car menu", and a "taco-themed auto". Lyft stated that the app option will be tested on a limited basis this Thursday through Saturday, and then again on August 3 and 5 in Orange County, California, from 9 p.m.to 2 a.m.

Business Domino's Pizza to resume share buybacks
Author: 0 Domino's Pizza to resume share buybacks

Apg Asset Management N.v. augmented its ownership by buying 5,700 shares an increase of 3.1% in the quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated has invested 0.02% in Domino's Pizza, Inc . During the same period past year, the firm earned $0.89 earnings per share. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 879 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $162,000 after buying an additional 4 shares during the last quarter.